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12th December 1917

 

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Casualty Lists Merchant and Fishing

 

Casualties of  S.S. CORDOVA


TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London, United Kingdom

S.S. Cordova (Sunderland), Mercantile Marine.

Drowned, as a result of an attack by enemy destroyers 12th December 1917

FLEMING, Ship's Cook, Peter. Age 59.

Born at Greenock.

NELSON, Able Seaman, August Melcher. Age 57.

(may have been named NILSSON).

Born at Boda, Sweden.

SCOTT, Cabin Boy, John.  Age 16.

Son of Ralph and Mary Ann Scott, of 154, Alfred St., South Shields.

 

The Master and the Crew were taken prisoner

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Trawlers

 

Casualties of  Steam Trawler RANTER.(North Shields), Mercantile Marine.

Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery, Northumberland

NEWSON, Second Hand, Robert

Killed, as a result of an attack by an enemy submarine 12th December 1917. Age 61.

Son of Benjamin Newson of Lowestoft;

husband of the late Margaret Agnes Newson. Born at Lowestoft.

TAYLOR, Deck Hand, J W, 12th December 1917. Age 41.

Husband of Margaret Jane Taylor, of 20, Dockwary Square, North Shields.

WADDELL, Second Engineer, James Robert

Killed by gunfire from enemy craft 12th December 1917. Age 29.

Son of Robert and Sarah Ann Waddell;

husband of Mary Ann Waddell (nee Harding), of 27, Upper Queen St., North Shields.

Born at South Shields.

 

Tower Hill Memorial, London.

GRAY, Third Hand, George

Killed by gunfire from enemy craft 12th December 1917. Age 40.

Son of Rachael Gray, and the late Robert Gray;

husband of Isabella Gray (nee Johnson), of 3, Union Lane, South Shields.

Born at Scarborough.

 

 

Casualties of  Steam Trawler JOHN M. SMART (North Shields), Mercantile Marine.

Tower Hill Memorial, London.

KENNY, Second Engineer, William John

Killed, as the result of enemy action 12th December 1917. Age 28.

Son of William John and Mary Elizabeth Kenny;

husband of Thora Kenny (nee Pedersen), of 4, Beacon St., North Shields.

Born at North Shields.

MUDDLE, First Engineer, George Owen,

Killed, as the result of enemy action 12th December 1917. Age 53. (Served as MORLEY).

Son of the late Charles Muddle;

husband of Johanna Muddle (nee Smith), of 35, Coburg St., North Shields.

Born at Bucksted.

WALKINGTON, Cook, Alfred,

Killed, as the result of enemy action 12th  December 1917. Age 41.

Son of George William Walkington and the late Isabella Walkington;

husband of Annie Marion Walkington, of 7A, Howard St., North Shields.

Born at Bridlington.

COULTER, Deck Hand, George Wharton,

Killed, as the result of an attack by an enemy submarine 12th December 1917. Age 43.

Son of the late George and Harriet Coulter. Born at Limerick.

 

 

 

Raymond Forward

 

With Thanks to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission