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Churchill, W F H

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Tower Hill Mercantile Marine Memorial, London


Walter Francis Henry Churchill

Able Seaman Walter Francis Henry Churchill
Mercantile Marine. S.S. "Whorlton" (West Hartlepool)

Son of George Francis Churchill, of 70, New Rd., Skewen, Glam., and the late Amelia Elizabeth Churchill. Born in Jersey.

Lost, aged 45.

On the 12/01/1918 the WHORLTON was on passage from Dunkirk to Southampton when she was torpedoed and sunk by the UB-30, in the English Channel, near the Owers Lightvessel, with the loss of all hands.

Commemorated on
Jersey Mercantile Marine Memorial at Jersey Maritime Museum

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record