Stoker 1st Class Henry Louis Cotillard
Royal Navy. HMS Black Prince
Son of Peter Marie Cotillard and Emily Martin Cotillard,
of Blaenpant Lodge, St. Saviour's Hill, Jersey. One
of three brothers who served, all of whom fell.
Killed in action, aged 23 years
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Saturday 10
Roll of Honour. Another Jerseyman who
made the supreme sacrifice in the naval battle of 31
May was 1st Class Stoker Henry Louis Cotillard of HMS
Black Prince. The sailor, who was highly esteemed by
all, was the second son of Mr & Mrs Cotillard of
Leonard House, Georgetown, and was in his 24th year.
We offer the family our sincerest sympathy in their
The cruiser Black Prince
blew up with all hands during the battle of Jutland.
A total of 26 Jerseymen are believed
to have lost their lives in the Naval Battle of Jutland
on 31 May 1916 and on HMS Hampshire which sank on
6 June 1916 after striking a mine off the Orkneys.