Able Seaman Ernest Le Gros
Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Opal"
Son of Mrs Le Gros of Sand Street, St
Killed in action, aged 38 years
Notice of Death appears
in Jersey Evening Post of Saturday 19 January 1918
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of
Saturday 19 January 1918
Roll of Honour. Mrs Le Gros of 8 Sand Street
has received an official intimation that her son, Able
Seaman Ernest Le Gros, was lost at sea during a recent
gale. The deceased, who was 38, joined the merchant service
as a lad and remained in it until some 2 years ago when
he entered the Royal Navy. He was in the Island about
10 weeks ago.
Picture courtesy of TWGPP