Fireman Charles William Victor Crespin
Mercantile Marine. SS Vanellus
Aged 34. Son of Charles Crespin, of 20, Albert Terrace,
Portland, Dorset. Born at Gorey, Jersey.
Killed in action, aged 34 years.
One of three brothers who all fell within 6 months
S.S. "Vanellus" (Cork) 1,797 tons, defensively-armed,
1 October 1916, Havre Roads, mined and sunk, 3 lives
Isle of Portland War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record