PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Hand, ERNEST EDWARD, 14511DA, HM Trawler "Ina Williams" Royal
Naval Reserve. Killed by mine explosion off Berehaven 30 May 1917.
Age 20. Son of Harriet Carter of 8 Tower St, Tower Hamlets, Dover,
and the late Henry Hall Carter. Panel 24
Trimmer, THOMAS RICHARD, HMS "City of Belfast" Mercantile
Marine Reserve. Accidentally drowned 26 December 1915. Age 25.
Born in Dover, the son of William Claringbould and Hester, his wife,
formerly Hartridge. In 1901 the family were living at 14 Norman
Street, Dover, and Mr Claringbould was working as a butcher. Husband of C. M. J. Bullen (formerly Claringbould) of 5 Dickson
Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover. At home too were William, 20, a billiard
marker, Francis, 19, a cellar man, Charles, 12, and Thomas, 10. Panel 9
Cook, DENIS, 998261, RFA "Hughli" Mercantile Marine Reserve.
Drowned in loss of vessel off the Belgian Coast 26 April 1919. Age
36. Son of John and Mary Dunne of Templemore, Co. Tipperary;
husband of L. Dunne of 38 Chapel Place, Dover. Panel 32
Assistant Paymaster, MAURICE DYMOKE, HMS "Indefatigable" Royal
Navy. Killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age 22. Son
of Capt T. H. and Alberta Dymocke of "Sea View" Priory Hill,
Dover. Born Bombay, India. Panel 10
$GRIFFITHS, THOMAS, 4 March 1916. Panel 19
Ordinary Seaman, WILFRED CHARLES, J/33855, HMPMS "Ascot"
Royal Navy. Killed in action with submarine off Farne Islands 10
November 1918. Age 19. Son of Wilfred Grubb (Ch P.O.) of 11 Limes
Rd, Buckland, Dover. Panel 27
Hand, THOMAS, 691DA, HM Trawler "Amy" Royal Naval Reserve.
Killed by mine explosion off Havre 11 April 1917. Age 40. Born 4
December 1877. Husband of
Elizabeth Hare of 12 James St, Neyland Pembrokeshire. From
Dover, the son of Alfred Hare, a Gunner in the Royal Artillery, and
his wife Sarah. A brother, Charles, and a sister, Elizabeth, were
also born in Dover. Panel 24
Officer, FRANK, 235231, HM S/M "E47" Royal Navy. Killed in loss
of vessel in North Sea 20 August 1917. Age 29. Son of Frank and Emma
Johnson of Llandudno, Wales; husband of Emma J. Broadley (formerly
Johnson) of Newsole Farm, Whitfield, Dover. Panel 20
Trimmer, WILLIAM J., 931462, HMS "Champagne" Mercantile Marine
Reserve. Killed in action with submarine in Atlantic 9 October 1917.
Age 17. Son of Thomas and Lavinia Succamore of 13 Claremont St,
North Woolwich, London. From Dover. In 1901 Mrs Succamore was living
at 35 Hartley Street, Dover, with her sons Thomas, aged 3, and
William, aged 1. They were all born in Dover. Panel 26
Seaman, WALTER STEPHEN SOCKWELL, J/15758, HMS "Defence"
Royal Navy. Killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age
20. Son of Walter and Alice Williams of 3 Heverham Rd, Plumstead, London.
From Dover. 12.
PORTLAND ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY
Cook 1st Class, ALFRED JOHN, 362365(PO) HMS "Sarepta" Royal
Navy. Born 9 February 1866. Died from disease, 2 September 1919. Age 56. Son of the late John Hoy; husband of
Annie Hoy of 7, previously 4, Douglas Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover. 596.
His son, Edward Hoy, died from
wounds in 1917.
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL (Hampshire)
photo: Dean Sumner
Lieutenant, GEOFFREY HARRY VERRALL, HMS "Black Prince" Royal
Navy. Killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age 23. Son
of Matthew Albert and Helen Campbell Bayfield of Hertingfordbury,
Herts. Served in Dover Patrol 1915-16 in "Nubian" and "Mohawk". Panel
BOWDITCH, William, 207154, 1st Class Ship's Corp, died 31 May
1916 at the Battle of Jutland aboard HMS Invincible. Born on 9
January 1884, he was the son of William and Louisa Bowditch from
"Lynton", Ash Road, Sandwich. Mr Bowditch was the inspector for the
NSPCC and they lived at 103 High Street, Dover. Mrs Bowditch died
after a very short illness in 1918 and is buried at Charlton, Mr
Bowditch died in 1930
$CAY, Captain, ARTHUR LINDSAY, RN, 31 May 1916. Panel 10
Leading Stoker, ARTHUR WILLIAM, K/10234, HMS "Invincible" Royal
Navy. Killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age 23. Son
of Henry and Emily Cooper of 9 Guildford Lawn, Liverpool St,
Dover. From St. Helen's, Isle of Wight. Panel 16
Leading Stoker, ALBERT EDWARD, 19384, HMS "Tartar" Royal Navy.
Killed by mine explosion in Straits of Dover 17 June 1917. Age 24.
Son of Mr and Mrs John Curtis of 23 Hope St, Landport,
Portsmouth; husband of Nellie Gertrude Curtis of Mitre Hotel, 77, Snargate St, Dover.
$DICKS, Stoker 1st Class, SAMUEL DRESSER, HMS Invincible, 31 May 1916.
HALL, Able Seaman, EDGAR WILLIAM, HMS
Monmouth, 1 November 1914, Panel 2
Gunner, JOHN WILLIAM, HM Submarine K4 Royal Navy. Drowned
through collision in North Sea 31 January 1918. Age 32. Son of John
F. B. Hammond; husband of Sarah Elizabeth Hammond of 8 Markland
Rd. Dover. Panel 28
GEORGE JAMES, RMA/6306, HMS "Indefatigable" Royal Marine
Artillery. Killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age
32. Born 22 July 1882. Son of the late Gnr George Hill, RMA and
Charlotte Hill. 1891 at 20 Worsley Street, Portsea, Portsmouth,
George Hill, 41, Marine Artillery Pensioner, born Whittington,
Gloucestershire, Charlotte Hill, aged 37, born Pembroke, Cosheston,
Amy J, 12 and Maud, 10, both born in Walmer, George J, 8, born
Dover, John E, 6, born at Eastney, Hampshire, and Frank, 2, born at
Maidenhead. 1901 George James Hill, a soldier and bugler, 18, at
Eastney Barracks. His sister, Annie(?), at 38 Cornwall Street, Deal,
was notified of his death.
Seaman, WALTER GEORGE, J/20278, HMS "Queen Mary" Royal Navy.
Killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age 18. Born 17
June 1897 in Liverpool. Son of
Walter Sydney and Annie Eva Elizabeth Lelliott of 32 Salisbury
Rd, Dover, Kent, parents notified of his death at 126 Clarence
Place, Dover. In 1901 the family were at Hospital(?), Bridle Road,
Bradford, Yorkshire, where Mr Lelliott, born in Ireland, was a
Timekeeper on the Waterworks. There also were Walter's elder
brother, Frederick, 4, born at Rhyader, Radnorshire, and his younger
sister, Eunice, 8 months, born at Langsett, Yorkshire. Panel 13
Seaman, ROBERT JAMES, J/9573, HMS "Invincible" Royal Navy.
Born 6 July 1894 at Runcorn, Cheshire, killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age 21. Son of
William Henry and Catherine Mann of 3 Russell St, Dover. In 1901 the
family were living at Westerleight, Chipping Sodbury. Mr Mann was 32
and a locomotive fitter, born in Landley, Derbyshire. Mrs Mann was
36, born in Ireland. Robert's younger brother, Thomas Sidney, was 1,
born at Westerleigh. Panel 12
Berth Attendant, ALBERT GODFREY SANDERSON, M/6821, HMS
"Hampshire" Royal Navy. Killed by mine explosion off Orkneys 5
June 1916. Age 20. Only son of Albert Ernest and Florence Elizabeth
Naylor of 37 St. Paul's Rd, Northampton. Born Dover. Panel 20
NORRIS, Sam, 363319, Officer's Steward 1st
class, born Eythorne, Dover 7 May 1879. Royal Navy, HMS Bulwark,
died 26 November 1914, wife Emma, 122 Clayhill Road, Gosport. Son of
Stephen Norris and his wife Hannah. 1881 at Upper Street, Eythorne,
with brother Alfred, aged 3. Mr Norris was working as a general
labourer. In 1891 at The Kennels, Waldershare, with Mr Norris
working as a Kennel Man. In 1901 Sam was a footman and servant at 1
Cambridge Gate, St Pancras, London.
O'BREE, John, was a hired mate and
Admiralty civilian. He was one of two people killed when HM Dredger
St Dunstan was mined off Portland Bill on 23 September 1917. In 1884
he had married Charlotte A Dyer in Dover; she was half-cousin
to William Yorker. In
1891 Charlotte was living at 32 Strond Street with their two
children, John, 4, and Cicely, 2. In 1901 the family were living at
5 Finnis Hill, Dover, with Mr O'Bree working as a fisherman. (His
wife is here named as Amelia C). John had become a port errand boy
for fish, and there were three more children; Willie, aged 9, Alice,
aged 5, and Albert V, aged 1. Visiting them was William Yorker, aged
Panel Reference 28.
Seaman, OWEN, 217302, HMS "Bulwark" Royal Navy. Killed by
internal explosion of vessel off Sheerness 26 November 1914. Age 30.
Husband of Alice Louisa Gregory (formerly Phillips) of 33 Wyndham
Rd, Dover. Panel 2
Arthur Edmund, 183240, Petty Officer, Royal Fleet Reserve, from 1 St
James Passage, Townwall Street, born in Hastings on 30 March 1878,
married to Ellen Mary Pilbeam, one of twelve men who died 28 March
1916 when Saxon Prince, a minesweeper, was lost in a storm in the
Straits, commemorated in Dover Patrol Book of Remembrance. Panel 12
Boatswain, 229595, WILLIAM FERRY, HMS "Invincible" Royal Navy. Killed
in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Husband of Ivy Victoria Laura Raper,
née Ashby, of 13 Bridge St, Dover. Panel 11. Born on 15 November
1887 at Towton,Tadcaster, in Yorkshire, he was a clerk when he
joined the RN at Portsmouth for twelve years on 5 November 1905. He
had brown hair and blue eyes and was half an inch short of six feet.
He had a tattoo of ships on his right forearm and a flag and anchor
on his left. In 1911 he was a Leading Signalman serving with the
Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert. He became an acting Signal
Boatswain on 30 April 1914; his rank was confirmed on 27 May 1915.
At this time he was serving aboard the Invincible, having joined the
battlecruiser in August 1914. He married Miss Ashby at St Paul's
church, Dover, on 29 April 1915. Ivy remarried
in 1922, to Sydney Clark. See also Admiral Harvey
(casualty Lucy Wall), Ivy's stepfather
Frank Rogers, and brother
Stoker 1st Class, ALBERT HENRY, K/15010, HMS "Invincible" Royal
Navy. Killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age 26. Son
of Mr and Mrs Samways of Wareham, Dorset; husband of Alice Stockney (formerly Samways) of 67 Bulwark St, Dover.
Archibald, Chief Stoker, died 23 January 1917, HMS Simoom, panel 22
$SHEPPARD, FREDERICK ALBERT STANLEY, 31 May 1916, panel 20
1st Class, CHARLES ALBERT, J/42039, HMS "Invincible" Royal
Navy. Killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age 17. Son
of Robert and Amy Florence Thurley of 11 Edred Rd, Dover. Panel 14
Stoker 1st Class, WILLIAM HENRY, SS/103409, (RFR/PO/B/4468) HMS
"Good Hope" Royal Navy. Killed in action at Battle of Coronel 1
November 1914. Age 26. Husband of Minnie Jane Gold (formerly
Williams) of 23 Moselle St, High Rd, Tottenham, London. From Dover.
Signalman, JOSEPH, 222824, D S M, Mentioned in Despatches, HMS
"Flirt" Royal Navy. Killed in action with TBDs in Straits of
Dover 26 October 1916. Age 29. Son of James Loftus Wise and Agnes
Eleanor Wise of London; husband of Edith Green (formerly Wise) of
Corporation House, Tower Hamlets Rd, Dover. Panel 14
from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission