Second Hand Philip Edward Mauger
Royal Navy. HM Drifter "Coleus"
The youngest son of Mr P F Mauger of Le Creux Farm.
He had been in the Merchant Navy prior to the war,
but was moved to serve in a minesweeper. He was killed
when his ship was sunk by a mine.
Killed in action, aged 31 years
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post
of 26 October 1918
Roll of Honour. Mr P F Mauger of Les Creux
Farm, St Brelades has received the sad news of the death
of his eldest son, P E Mauger, who was Mate on a mine
sweeper which was sunk on 4 October. The deceased, who
was in his 32nd year, was in the merchant service previous
to the war and for the last 3 years had been engaged
in the precarious business of minesweeping. WE tender
the family our sincere condolences.