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Fort Hancock, Sandy Hook, New Jersey

British Halyburton Memorial. On this spot were buried the remains of the honorable Hamilton Douglas Halyburton, 1st Lieutenant, Royal Navy, son of the Earl of Morton, and James Champion, Lieutenant of Marines. Together with twelve members of the crew of H.M.S. Assistance who died here at Sandy Hook in the line of duty on December 31, 1783. Erected and dedicated in 1939.


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Taken on September 11, 2012