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East Mudros Military Cemetery, Greece

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NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 4 October 1915

Jersey Sailor Dies in Mediterranean. We regret to announce that a Jersey sailor Raymond Robert Ricou has lost his life whilst on active service. This young and promising sailor, who would have celebrated the 23rd anniversary of his birthday today, was the son of Mr & Mrs Ricou of 42 Lower Bath Street. He had been some 3 years in the Royal Navy and was serving on HMS Albion. During the operations in the Mediterranean he was taken ill and though everything possible was done he passed away on 8 September at 15th Stationary Hospital attached to the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force. An official message from the Accountant General of the Navy states that the cause of death was enteric fever. To the parents and relatives we beg to offer our sincere condolences in their bereavement.


Raymond Robert Ricou

Ordinary Seaman Raymond Robert Ricou
Royal Navy. HMS Albion

Son of Mr & Mrs Ricou of 42 Lower Bath Street, St Helier, Jersey

Died from enteric fever, aged 22 years

Commemorated on Old Boys of St James' Company Boys Brigade Memorial, Jersey


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