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Hoffman, F E C

Chatham Naval Memorial

Chatham Naval Memorial

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Thursday 8 October 1914


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


Francis Edward Charles Hoffman

Seaman Francis Edward Charles Hoffman
Royal Naval Reserve. HMS "Aboukir"

1914-15 Star

Son of Mr and Mrs Hoffman of Garden Lane, St Helier, Jersey and husband of Florence E (nee Le Cornu), of 32, Dongola Road, Plaistow, London

Killed in action, aged 38 years

Commemorated on memorial in Masonic Temple to Freemasons, Jersey

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Thursday 8 October 1914

Another Loyal War Victim. We herewith publish a photograph of AB Francis Edward Charles Hoffman who was serving on the cruiser Aboukir which was sun in the North Sea on 22 September 1914. The deceased was a Naval Reservist who rejoined the fleet when the Admiralty called up the Fleet and Naval Reserves. He was a son of Mr & Mrs Hoffman of Garden Lane and had married a Jersey lady, Miss Florence Le Cornu. For some time he had been living in London where he was employed and besides his widow he leaves 2 little children. We feel sure that our readers will join with us in expressing sincere sympathy with the widow, children and parents of the late seaman in their bereavement.