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Roll of Honour 1914-1919 (Navy)

Anderson - Webster

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Anderson James. R N. Cenotaph Thurso.

Bain Alexander. Smn. Merchant Marine. Cenotaph Wick.

Bain James M. Smn. R N R. HMS "Ramaks". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 03/12/16. Parents; David, 34 Vansittart St, Wick. Wife; 45 Nicolson St, Wick.

Bain Wm. Smn/Gnr. R N R. Born & Home John O'Groats. Cenotaph Canisbay.

Bain Wm *. R N. Minesweeper. Born & Cenotaph Wick. Home Grimsby. Killed in action. 01/08/15. Parents; Alex, 11 Vansittart St, Wick. Wife; 265 Hope St, Grimsby (1 child). Killed in action 01/09/15 ?.

Bain Wm B *. Stoker. R N. HMS "Queen Mary". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 26 yrs. Jutland. Parents; John, 33 Barrogill St, Wick. Married Feb 1916. Wife; Keiss.

Bremner David. C/Sgt. MM. Royal Marines. HMS "Powerful"(1916). Born & Home Mirelandhorn. Cenotaph Ackergill. Died. Parents; David, Mirelandhorn.

Bremner Don. Gnr. R N R. Cenotaph Wick & Thrumster.

Bremner Geo. Smn. R N R. HMS "Invincible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 34 yrs. Jutland. Wife; 40 Louisburgh St, Wick.

Bremner James. Ld/Smn. R N R. Home Scarlet. Cenotaph Thrumster. Invalided home and died 07/11/17. Parents; James, Lochside, Scarlet.

Bremner W M. Smn. R N R. Cenotaph Wick.

Bremner Wm S. Smn. R N R. Minesweeper. Born & Home South Keiss. Cenotaph Keiss. Lost at sea 07/07/17. Parents; Roderick, South Keiss.

Brotchie John. Shipmaster. Merchant Marine. Home & Cenotaph Olrig.

Budge Andrew S. Smn. R N. HMS "Invicible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 31/05/16. 22 yrs. Jutland. Parents; Wm, Co-operative Buildings, Wick.

Calder Wm *. Capt. Merchant Marine. SS "Trinidad". Home Leith. Cenotaph Ackergill. Lost at sea 22/03/18 off Heligoland. Parents; Wm, Red House, Ackergill, Wick. Wife; 1 Jessfield Ter, Leith.

Calder Wm G "Billy". A/B Smn. R N R. MAMC "Laurentic". Born Lybster. Home Thurso. Cenotaph Thurso & Lybster. Lost at sea 23/01/17. 27 yrs. Sunk by mine off Irish coast. Parents; David. Lybster & Shoreside, Dunbeath. Wife; 8 Wilson St, Thurso.

Clyne Francis W. Smn. R N R. HMS "Invincible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 40 yrs. Jutland. Wife; 38 Louisburgh St, Wick (1 child).

Coghill Alexander. Smn. R N R. HMS "Victory". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Died from pneumonia. Hasiar Hosp, Gosport 31/10/18. 22 yrs. Parents; Don, 43 Willowbank, Wick.

Cormack Hugh. Smn. Naval Bde. 63rd (Royal Naval) Div. Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Captured Antwerp 1914, Died in Doeberitz PoW Camp 23/12/17. 24 yrs. Parents; 10 Kinnard St, Wick.

Cormack Hugh. Smn. R N. Home Clyth. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth.

Craig James. Smn. R N R. Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Wounded Nov 16. Lost at sea 26/10/17. Parents; Wm, 11 Vansittart St, Wick.

Cromarty G N S ?. FRAC. R N.

Doull Geo. Smn. R N R. Trawler "Bluebell". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 06/09/17. 47 yrs. Parents; 17 Vansittart St, Wick.

Doull James. Stoker. R N. HMS "Queen Mary". Born & Cenotaph Wick. Home Wick then Edinburgh. Lost at sea 31/05/16 Jutland. Wife; & 2 children, Grant St, Wick then Edinburgh.

Duchart Geo. Smn. R N. HMD "Ghourka". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 08/02/17. 20 yrs. Sunk by mine, English Channel. Parents; Wm, 28 Nicholson St, Wick.

Duff-Dunbar Kenneth J. Lt/Cmdr. DSO. R N. HM Submarine E-16. Born & Cenotaph Ackergill. Killed in action 22/08/16. 30 yrs. Lost ?. North Sea. Parents; Gordon, Hempriggs & Ackergill Tower, Wick. Married Feb 1915.

Dunnet David K. Smn/Gnr. R N R. Born Mill of Mey. Cenotaph Canisbay.

Dunnet John. Smn. Merchant Marine. SS "Trinidad@. Home Ratter. Cenotaph Dunnet. Lost at sea 22/03/18. 25 yrs. Top by U-boat, 12m E off Codling Light Vessel. 39 men lost. Parents; Burn of Ratter, Canisbay.

Durrand James. Smn. R N R. Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 08/03/17. Parents; 38 Breadalbane Ter, Wick.

Durrand Wm. Smn. R N R. HMS "Raglan". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 20/01/18. 25 yrs. Sunk by "Goeben & Breslau" off Imbros. Parents; James, 5 Saltoun St, Wick.

Forbes Wm. Smn. R N. HMS "Queen Mary". Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 23 yrs. Jutland. Parents; Wm, 102 High St, Wick.

Fraser Alex K. R N. Cenotaph Thurso.

Fullarton Lewis W. Engineer. R N. HM Transport Service. Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 27/07/17 UK - Spain. Ship torpedoed. Parents; Alex S, Sunbeam Ter, Wick.

Fyfe Thomas M. R N R. Cenotaph Thurso.

George Alaister F. Smn. R N V R.Born, Home & Cenotaph Thurso. Lost at sea 01/12/17 off Wales body later washed ashore. Parents; Alex, Thurso.

Grant Benj *. Smn. R N R. HM Monitor AM15". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 11/11/17. 32 yrs. Sunk by U-boat off Gaza. Parents; Geo, 38 Kinnaird St, Wick. Wife; Janet & 1 Child. 38 Kinnaird St, Wick.

Gunn Wm. R N R. HMS "Bayano". Home & Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 11/03/15 Sunk by U-boat off Clyde. Parents; 28 Grant St, Wick.

Harper Geo. Smn. R N R. HMS "Arondale Castle". Born & Home Wick. Cenotaph Ackergill & Wick. Died 15/07/16 at Kondoa, Fraugi German East Africa. Parents; James, Newton, Wick.

Harrold James. Smn. Merchant Marine. Cenotaph Keiss.

Henderson John. PO. R N. HMS "Formidable". Home Wick. Killed in action 01/01/15 Sunk by U-boat English Channal.

Hossack Peter. Smn. R N R. Cenotaph Wick.

Houston James. Smn. R N R. HMS "Charity". Born & Cenotaph Wick. Home Aberdeen. Lost at sea 24/10/15. 25 yrs. Sunk Yarmouth to Poole. Parents; Elizabeth, 12 Hanover St, Aberdeen.

Hunt James W. Merchant Marine. Born, Home & Cenotaph Thurso. Died from enteric fever 01/07/16. Parents; Grove Lane, Thurso.

MacCarthy James. AB/Smn. R N. Born & Cenotaph Thrumster.

MacDonald John R. W/O. R N R. HMD "Laurelia". Born Reay. Home Wick. Cenotaph Reay & Wick. Lost at sea 29/11/17. Wife; Laurelia Cottage, Willowbank, Wick.

MacGregor James. Smn. R N. HMS "Invincible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 32 yrs. Jutland. Parents; James, Kinnaird St, Wick. Wife; & 3 Children. 3 Smith Ter, Wick.

MacGregor Thomas. Smn. R N R. Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 26/01/17. 31 yrs. Wife; & 1 child. 31 Smith Ter, Wick.

MacKain Don. Smn. R N. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth.

MacKay Alexander. Merchant Marine. Cenotaph Thurso.

MacKay Alexander. Dk Hand. R N R. HMT "Ascot". Home & Cenotaph Dunbeath. Lost at sea 10/11/18. 21 yrs. Torp by U-baot off Farn Islands. Parents; John, Shoreside, Dunbeath.

MacKay Alexander C. Smn. R N R. Patrol. Cenotaph Olrig.

MacKay Charles. Smn. Merchant Marine. Born, Home & Cenotaph Thurso. Died 1918. 25 yrs. Parents; Geo, Shore St, Thurso. Married Dec 1917.

MacKay Don. Smn. R F R. HMS "Europe". Born & Cenotaph Watten. Home Leith. Died from enteric fever 09/08/15. Parents; Wm, Dunn, Watten. (Mother; 43 Iona St, Leith).

MacKay Don. Smn. R N. HMS "Europe". Cenotaph Watten.

MacKay Geo W. Smn/Gnr. R N R. Born, Home & Cenotaph Thurso. Died from pneumonia 31/01/19. 24 yrs. Parents; Hugh, 6 Couper St, Thurso.

Mackay James. Smn/Gnr. R N. HMS "Invincible". Born West Lyth. Home Staxigoe. Cenotaph Bower & Staxigoe. Killed in action 31/05/16. 23 yrs. Jutland. Parents; Wm, West Lyth, Bower. Wife; & Child, Staxigoe.

MacKay Neil. A/B Smn. R N. HMS "Newmarket". Born, Home & Cenotaph Lybster. Lost at sea 16/07/17. 38 yrs. Sunk unknown, E Mediterranean. Wife; Achow, Lybster. & 2 Children.

MacKay Wm. Dk Hnd. R N R. HM Drifter "Clachnacuddin". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. (Grave states Killed in action 26/4/16). Killed 01/04/15 ?.42 yrs. explosion Adriatic. Wife; 62 Argyle Sq, Wick.

MacKenzie James. Smn. R N R. Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 04/06/17. Wife; Jessie, 35 Wellington St, Wick.

MacKenzie James S. Smn. R N. Cenotaph Wick.

MacKintosh Hugh. R N R. Born & Cenotaph Thurso.

MacLean Murdo. Smn. R N R. HMS "Invincible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 37 yrs. Jutland. Wife; & 5 children, 34 Vansittart St, Wick.

MacLeod Geo R. A/B Gnr. R N. HMT "Pitstruan" ?. Home & Cenotaph Lybster. Wounded Apl 16. Lost at sea 03/04/17. 20 yrs. Sunk by mine off Noss Head. 13/4/17 ?. Grandparents; Robert, Achow, Lybster.

MacLeod Wm T. Smn. R N R. "Mary Rose". Born, Home & Cenotaph Thurso. Died of pneumonia at Naval Hosp Gosport 01/09/18. 22 yrs. Parents; Wm, Shore St, Thurso. He was sunk and landed in Norway 17/10/17.

Malcolm Wm. Smn. R N R. Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Died in an accident at Doeberitz PoW camp Germany 01/08/15. Parents; Hugh, 19 Grant St, Wick.

Manson Alex G. Smn. R N R. Born & Home John O'Groats. Cenotaph Canisbay. Died from illness 17/07/18. Parents; John, East End, John O'Groats.

Manson David. Smn. R N R. Born & Home Stroma. Cenotaph Canisbay & Stroma.

Miller David. AB/Smn. R N. HMS "Goliath". Home Ackergill. Cenotaph Ackergill & Wick. Lost at sea 13/05/15 Sunk by Torpedo Boat off Cape Helles. Parents; James, Macarthur St, Wick.

Miller Don. Smn. R N R. Home & Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 26/04/15. Wife; 11 Vanittart St, Wick.

Miller Don. Smn. R N R. HMD "Laforey". Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 24/03/17. 21 yrs. Sunk by mine, English Channel. Parents; Wm, 43 Dempster st, Wick.

Miller Don. Smn. R N R. Home & Cenotaph Wick.

Miller Don. Smn. R N. HMS "Clachnacudden". Home & Cenotaph Wick. Killed in explosion 20/04/16. 41 yrs. Wife; Diana & 6 Children, 11 Vansittart St, Wick.

Miller Geo W G. R N R. Cenotaph Thurso.

Miller J. R N. Patrol. Home & Cenotaph Wick.

Miller John. Admirality Service. Home & Cenotaph Wick. Died 29/07/16. Parents; 11 Kinnard St, Wick.

Miller Wm. Smn/Gnr. R N R. HMT "Pitstruan". Home & Cenotaph Lybster. Lost at sea 14/04/17. 19 yrs. Sunk by mine off Noss Head. Parents; Robert, Skaill, Lybster.

Miller Wm J. Smn. R N R. Born, Home & Cenotaph Keiss. Died while on leave 09/01/19. Parents; James, Keiss.

More Geo. Smn. R N R. HMS "Lydian". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 18/09/15 Sunk by mine off South Foreland. Parents; Geo, 17 Barrogill St, Wick. Wife; Huddart St, Wick.

More Geo F*. Stoker. R N. Minesweeper HMD "Bessie". Home & Cenotaph Wick. Died in accident 01/12/17. Parents; Don, 26 Wellinton St, Wick.

Morrison Thomas W. Chief Eng. Merchant Marine. SS "Canova". Born Wick. Home Liverpool. Cenotaph Keiss. Wounded Sep 15. Lost at sea 24/12/17 Torp by U-boat, 15m S off Mine Hd. 7 crew lost. Parents; Keiss then 40 Oriel Rd, Bootle, Liverpool.

Mowat John. Naval Worker. Born & Cenotaph Keiss. Died 24/03/19.

Muir Edward. Capt. Merchant Marine. SS "Princess Royal". Born Scarfskerry. Cenotaph Dunnet. Lost at sea 26/05/18 Torp by U-boat, 3m WNW off St Agnes Hd. 19 crew lost. Parents; Scarfskerry.

Murray James S. Ld Smn. Merchant Marine. SS "Gretaston". Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 11/04/17. 38 yrs. Sunk probably by Sub, Atlantic. 29 crew lost. Parents; Joseph, 22 Nicolson St, Wick. Wife; Christina, 14 Bexley Ter, Wick.

Nicol Charles. Smn. R N. HMS "Russell". Home & Cenotaph Lybster. Lost at sea 27/04/16 Sunk by mine off Malta. Parents; Roadside, Lybster.

Nicol John. Smn. R N R. HMS "Invincible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick.Lost at sea 31/05/16. 39 yrs. Jutland. Wife; & 8 children, 29 Nicolson St, Wick.

Nicolson Peter. Smn. R N R. Cenotaph Wick.

Oag Wm. Smn. R N. HMS "Invincible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 36 yrs. Jutland. Wife; & 3 Children 51 Kinnard St, Wick.

Omand James. Naval Worker. Cenotaph Staxigoe.

Phimester Alexander. Stoker. R N HMS "London". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Died from heart failure, Gibraltar 16/10/15. Wife; 11 or 27 Kinnard St, Wick.

Rafferty Alex B. Stoker. R N. HMS "Queen Mary". Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 30 yrs. Jutland. Wife; & 2 children 29 Macrae St, Wick.

Reid Don. Smn. R N R. Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 12/10/17. Parents; David, 2 Wellinton St, Wick.

Reid Don M. Smn. Merchant Marine (1917). Born, Home & Cenotaph Thurso. Lost at sea. Parents; Wm, Shore St, Thurso.

Robertson Alexander. Smn. R N R (1917). Born, Home & Cenotaph Thurso. Lost at sea 25 yrs. Parents; James, Wilson St, Thurso.

Robertson Don. Smn. R N R. "HMS "Invincible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 32 yrs. Jutland. Parents; ? 14 Barrogill St, Wick. Wife; & 3 children. 7 Upper Dunbar St, Wick.

Robertson Geo B. Smn. R N R. HMT "Horatio". Born & Cenotaph Wick. Home Forse. Killed 12/04/15 Lerwick. Parents; James, 58 Louisburgh St, Wick. Wife; 28 Louisburgh St, Wick. Killed 14/04/15 ?.

Robertson John. Gnr. R N R. Home & Cenotaph Dunnet. Died 08/04/19. Parents; Schoolery, Canisbay. Wife; Brough, Dunnet.

Robertson John. Smn. R N R. HMS "Invincible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 31 yrs. Jutland. Wife; & 4 children, 13 Mowat Lane, Wick.

Rosie Alexander. Smn. R N R. HMS "Penarth". Born & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 04/02/19. Parents; Eric, 9 Argyle Sq, Wick.

Rosie Wm. Smn. R N. Cenotaph Wick.

Ross Geo. Ld Smn. R N R. HMS "Bayano". Born John O'Groats. Home Seater. Cenotaph Canisbay. Killed in action 11/03/15. Parents; Thomas, Stemster, John O'Groats.

Simpson Geo. Smn. Merchant Marine. SS "Brantingham". Cenotaph Dunnet. Lost at sea 04/10/16 Torp by U-boat, Arctic Ocean. 24 crew lost.

Sinclair James. Smn. R N R. Drifter. Home & Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 26/04/15. Parents; 4 Whitehouse Lane, Wick.

Sinclair Wm. Smn. R N R. Born & Home Stroma. Cenotaph Canisbay & Stroma. Died from pneumonia 25/01/18. Parents; Angus, Stroma.

Sinclair Wm B *. A/Mate. R N. HMS "Pincess Irene". Born & Home Scrabster. Cenotaph Thurso. Killed in expolsion at Sheerness, Orkney. 27/05/15. 29 yrs. Parents; Capt, Scrabster & George St, Thurso.

Smith James. Smn. R N R. HM Collier "Tynemouth". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 31/01/15. 21 yrs. Sunk after leaving Cardiff. Parents; John, Port Dunbar, Wick.

Snowling Geo. Smn. R N R. HMS "Carmania". Born Yarmouth. Home & Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 01/09/14. 27 yrs. East coast, S America. Wife; Edith, 10 Bank Row, Wick.

Steven Walter. R N R. Born East End. Home John O'Groats. Cenotaph Canisbay. Killed in action 09/10/18. Parents; East End, John O'Groats.

Sutherland James H. A/B Gnr. R N. Home Mid-Clyth. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Died from pneumonia 01/02/19. Wife; Annie, Mid-Clyth.

Swanson Angus S. Dkhnd. R N R. HMT "Theban". Born Thurso. Home Wick. Cenotaph Thurso & Wick. Died 11/12/18. Parents; David, Thurso. Wife; Kinnard St, Wick.

Swanson David. Smn. R N R. Born, Home & Cenotaph Thurso. Killed in action 26/11/16. 35 yrs. off Dover Coast. Parents; David, Thurso. Wife; 11 Shore St, Thurso.

Swanson James. Capt. Merchant Marine. SS "Brantingham". Cenotaph Dunnet. Lost at sea 04/10/16 Torp by U-boat, Arctic Ocean. 24 crew lost.

Tait David. Navy or Civilian ?. Lost at sea 11/04/17. 25 yrs. Parents; 39 Kinnaird St, Wick.

Thain David. W/Op. R N R. SS "Monarch". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Invalided home Dec 17 due to malaria. Died from Spanish flu at home 30/09/18. Parents; Alex, 10 Scalesburn, Wick.

Thompson Hugh. Smn. R N R. Smack "Ethel & Millie". Born, Home & Cenotaph Thurso. Lost at sea 16/08/17 Sunk by U-boat Noth Sea. Parents; Don, Shore St, Thurso.

Waters Wm D. Smn. R N. HMS "Orvieto". Home & Cenotaph Lybster. Died on Hosp Ship 29/04/17. 19 yrs. Parents; Lybster Mains.

Webster James *. Smn. R N R. HMT "Towhee". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 15/06/17 English Channel. Parents; 18 Argyle Sq, Wick.

Webster Wm *. Smn. R N. HMS "Invincible". Born, Home & Cenotaph Wick. Lost at sea 31/05/16. 31 yrs. Jutland. Parents; 18 Argyle Sq, Wick. Wife; & 2 children 13 Kirklane, Wick.

 

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