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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #990 on: September 08, 2016, 08:59:17 am »
Another death on Edinburgh Castle but on a crew member transferred from HMS Orama.

William Surry is described as a fireman on CWGC and stoker in this log; he served in the Mercantile Marine Reserve on HMS Orama. He was buried in Choc Bay War Cemetery Row C, Gr 12.

However the crew of Edinburgh Castle went ashore in St Lucia to mark his burial
http://s3.amazonaws.com/oldweather/ADM53-40562/ADM%2053-40562-061_1.jpg

RIP William Surry



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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #991 on: November 26, 2016, 03:33:36 pm »
HMS Leviathan  6 September 1915

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM%2053-46563-006_0.jpg

10.45pm: Steam Pinnace (56 ft) no. 95 sunk after collision with DockyardTug GOPHER. List of stores lost in No. 95 Steam Pinnace attached.
10.45pm: Private E.G. Saint Royal Marines Light Infantry departed this life, having been accidentally drowned

Ernest George Saint
http://www.everymanremembered.org/profiles/soldier/2755072/

RIP Pvt. Saint.

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #992 on: November 29, 2016, 10:39:48 am »
HMS PERTH. In Perim Harbour 29/1/16.

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-55066/ADM%2053-55066-017_1.jpg

2.4pm: Arab stoker, Galeb Ali left ship for hospital
10.0pm: Galeb Ali reported died in hospital at 8.30pm

Naval History casualties lists "ALI, Ghalib (real name, but served as Galeb Ali in some sources), Stoker (Indian), (service number not listed), Perth, 29 January 1916, illness

Commonwealth war graves website lists Ghalib Ali, Stoker, HMS PERTH and his memorial as Bombay 1914-1918 Memorial Mumbai

He was buried the following day on Perim.

RIP Ghalib Ali.

Of all the ships that I have edited that have spent time at Perim this is the first indication that there was any sort of hospital on the Island.


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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #993 on: December 03, 2016, 06:41:17 pm »
HMS Leviathan  6 September 1915

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM%2053-46563-006_0.jpg

10.45pm: Steam Pinnace (56 ft) no. 95 sunk after collision with DockyardTug GOPHER. List of stores lost in No. 95 Steam Pinnace attached.
10.45pm: Private E.G. Saint Royal Marines Light Infantry departed this life, having been accidentally drowned

Ernest George Saint
http://www.everymanremembered.org/profiles/soldier/2755072/

RIP Pvt. Saint.

An Update:
     9 September 1915: 3.30pom: The body of the late private E G Saint Royal Marine Light Infantry was recovered by divers  -- (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM 53-46563-008_1.jpg)

     10 September 1915: 1.00pm: Landed funeral Party to attend funeral of the late private E G Saint Royal Marine Light Infantry -- (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM 53-46563-009_0.jpg)

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #994 on: December 03, 2016, 07:54:02 pm »
HMS Leviathan  6 September 1915

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM%2053-46563-006_0.jpg

10.45pm: Steam Pinnace (56 ft) no. 95 sunk after collision with DockyardTug GOPHER. List of stores lost in No. 95 Steam Pinnace attached.
10.45pm: Private E.G. Saint Royal Marines Light Infantry departed this life, having been accidentally drowned

Ernest George Saint
http://www.everymanremembered.org/profiles/soldier/2755072/

RIP Pvt. Saint.

An Update:
     9 September 1915: 3.30pom: The body of the late private E G Saint Royal Marine Light Infantry was recovered by divers  -- (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM 53-46563-008_1.jpg)

     10 September 1915: 1.00pm: Landed funeral Party to attend funeral of the late private E G Saint Royal Marine Light Infantry -- (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM 53-46563-009_0.jpg)

Dean I wondered if you were going to add this to the Everyman Remembered site? Or perhaps that site is not really designed for this sort of log entry?  :-\

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #995 on: December 03, 2016, 10:24:11 pm »
HMS Leviathan  6 September 1915

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM%2053-46563-006_0.jpg

10.45pm: Steam Pinnace (56 ft) no. 95 sunk after collision with DockyardTug GOPHER. List of stores lost in No. 95 Steam Pinnace attached.
10.45pm: Private E.G. Saint Royal Marines Light Infantry departed this life, having been accidentally drowned

Ernest George Saint
http://www.everymanremembered.org/profiles/soldier/2755072/

RIP Pvt. Saint.

An Update:
     9 September 1915: 3.30pom: The body of the late private E G Saint Royal Marine Light Infantry was recovered by divers  -- (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM 53-46563-008_1.jpg)

     10 September 1915: 1.00pm: Landed funeral Party to attend funeral of the late private E G Saint Royal Marine Light Infantry -- (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM 53-46563-009_0.jpg)

Dean I wondered if you were going to add this to the Everyman Remembered site? Or perhaps that site is not really designed for this sort of log entry?  :-\

It is, I tried, and thought I had several days ago when I first learned he died. But when I went back today to add this latest I found nothing there! I had voluminous 'password issues' trying to get in and gave up!!   :-[

I'll try again later.

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #996 on: December 04, 2016, 12:06:13 pm »
HMS Leviathan  6 September 1915

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM%2053-46563-006_0.jpg

10.45pm: Steam Pinnace (56 ft) no. 95 sunk after collision with DockyardTug GOPHER. List of stores lost in No. 95 Steam Pinnace attached.
10.45pm: Private E.G. Saint Royal Marines Light Infantry departed this life, having been accidentally drowned

Ernest George Saint
http://www.everymanremembered.org/profiles/soldier/2755072/

RIP Pvt. Saint.

An Update:
     9 September 1915: 3.30pom: The body of the late private E G Saint Royal Marine Light Infantry was recovered by divers  -- (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM 53-46563-008_1.jpg)

     10 September 1915: 1.00pm: Landed funeral Party to attend funeral of the late private E G Saint Royal Marine Light Infantry -- (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46563/ADM 53-46563-009_0.jpg)

Dean I wondered if you were going to add this to the Everyman Remembered site? Or perhaps that site is not really designed for this sort of log entry?  :-\

It is, I tried, and thought I had several days ago when I first learned he died. But when I went back today to add this latest I found nothing there! I had voluminous 'password issues' trying to get in and gave up!!   :-[

I'll try again later.

Oh dear - logging in nightmares are so off-putting :(  Hope it is easier later for you :)

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #997 on: December 04, 2016, 01:54:41 pm »
I THINK I finally got it done. 

Ernest G. Saint.

Remembered.

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #998 on: December 05, 2016, 09:26:38 pm »
I THINK I finally got it done. 

Ernest G. Saint.

Remembered.

That's so satisfying - a soul remembered. We should all be remembered. :)

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #999 on: December 25, 2016, 05:12:35 pm »
HMS Leviathan 4 February 1916

(http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46568/ADM%2053-46568-005_0.jpg)

3.22pm: Man overboard 29.0 N 67.4W. Dropped Starboard LifeBuoy. Helm & engines as requisite for closing LifeBuoy. Acting Leading Stoker W. T. Holt: 101775, not saved.
3.55pm: Helm & engines as requisite for picking up LifeBuoy
4.02pm: Course N 41? E. 87 revx
4.13pm: Streamed Patent Log.
4.30pm: Course N 42? E
5.00pm: Quarters. Held Funeral Service for the late Leading Stoker W T Holt

Added to 'Everyman Remembered.'

Requite in Pace William Thomas Holt.


Fixed link, Randi
« Last Edit: December 26, 2016, 03:36:46 pm by Randi »

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #1000 on: December 26, 2016, 03:00:29 pm »
(Dean I think the link is a bit widdershins  :-\ )

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #1001 on: January 01, 2017, 01:16:34 pm »
Another death on HMS Perth

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-55078/ADM%2053-55078-013_0.jpg

20/1/17
5.30pm: Private Egleton RMLI shot by accidental discharge of a revolver (.455 Webley automatic), Sergeant Brooks RMLI shot through left hand by same bullet
10.45pm: Private Egleton died

The following day she reports. http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-55078/ADM%2053-55078-013_1.jpg

6.45am: Ship's company mustered for funeral of Pte Egleton RMLI which took place 3 miles West by North from Gizan.

(Note that he is referred to in the logs as Pte Egleton, but it appears from Naval History & Commonwealth War Graves sites that his surname was spelled Eggleton)

Remembered on Everyman Remembered.

RIP Fred Eggleton


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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #1002 on: January 22, 2017, 08:00:54 am »
Edinburgh Castle reported that Ooma, a supply vessel left Abrolhos anchorage for a funeral on 20 May 1917. The deceased was a fireman named Thomas Chambers who died accidentally according the NHN. He is commemorated on panel 25 of the Plymouth Memorial. During the funeral EC half-masted her colours.

RIP Thomas Chambers

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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #1003 on: February 07, 2017, 05:38:07 pm »
1st December 1914, HMS Berwick.
7.10pm: Death from heart failure, George French Petty Officer (OS) ON 168030.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-35258/ADM53-35258-133_0.jpg

2nd December:
9.00am: Stopped. Divisions. Performed Divine Service. Committed to the deep the mortal remains of Petty Officer George French.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-35258/ADM53-35258-133_1.jpg

Rest in peace, George French.


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Re: RN Burials at sea and other recorded deaths...
« Reply #1004 on: April 29, 2017, 06:49:57 pm »
Two more deaths to report on HMS PERTH.

After three years on the Red Sea Patrol, she is returning to Britain. She is accompanying a convoy from Gibraltar to Milford Haven in October 1918 when the convoy spots a submarine. Her log records the action. The submarine (U139) appears to have surfaced & attacked with gunfire before submurging twice. On both occasions an officer on Perth was killed.

The submarine subsequently sunk one ship in the convoy.

Both men were buried at sea at 5 pm the following day, North East of her noon position at 42.7N, -9.4W.

Acting Sub Lieutenant Frederick Fotheringham A Stevenson & Assistant Paymaster Charles Maile. RIP.
Both commemorated on Everyman Remembered
« Last Edit: April 30, 2017, 09:43:31 am by Tegwen »