Details of HENRY HERMANN VON DADELSZEN

Born: 1816

Died: 1852

Source: SPG Missionary (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)

Biography: HENRY HERMANN VON DADELSZEN was born in 1816, and educated at King's College, London. He was ordained deacon in 1839, and priest in 1840, by the Bishop of Madras. He worked in the Madras diocese till 1842, when he was transferred by the Bishop to Newera Eliya, in Ceylon. In 1846 he was appointed Colonial Chaplain of Kandy, and ministered to the troops in the garrison. He died there in 1852. The officers of the Queen's 15th and 37th Regiments erected a monument to his memory in the garrison cemetery.