Sick Berth Attendant Walter Harold Drelaud*
Royal Navy. HMS Niger
Youngest son of John & Amelia Delaud of 59 Ann Street,
St Helier, Jersey
Killed in action, aged 31 years
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 23 November
Asleep in the Deep. We understand that
Mr & Mrs J Drelaud of 59 Ann Street on Saturday
last received official notification of the death of
their youngest son Walter Harold (Wally) Drelaud who
died on board HMS Niger which was torpedoed off Deal
on 11 November. For some time doubts were entertained
as to whether the young sailor was on board the Niger
but the official intimation now clears the matter up.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved family.