1. Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon31
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.116
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour15D GQS

Awards & Titles:


Early Life :

Born in Pembrey, Carmarthenshire to George (Coastguard) and Mary. Siblings: Georgina (1865)and Matthew (1868)
He was in Portsmouth aboard HMS Hawk at the time of the 1891 census and employed as a Ship Steward's Assistant, and by 1893, at the time he joined Freemasonry, he was living 6 Herbert Street Morice Town, Devonport

Family :

Wife: Mary Louisa, of 61, Station Rd., Keyham Barton, Devonport.

Probate record shows: BARGEWELL, George of 6a Station Road, Devonport - Ships Steward, Royal Navy - Died March 1918 at sea on active service. Probate administered at London and granted 11 June to Mary Louisa Bargewell - widow. Effects 570

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: SS Romeo 

Mike: Cargo ship Romeo, 1,730grt, (Wilson Line) .

Action : Naval Campaign 

Naval Campaign is defined as to include all sea operations where attrition rates are in ones and twos and which do not fall within specific naval battles such as Jutland, Coronel, Falklands etc. This includes Merchant Navy losses.

Detail :

BARGEWELL, George, Ship's Steward, SS Romeo The Masonic Roll of Honour 1921 lists he serving in the Royal Navy. Cargo ship SS Romeo, 1,730grt, (Wilson Line) had been sailing to Liverpool from Scapa Flow in ballast. On the 3rd March 1918, 7 miles South from the Mull of Galloway the ship was intercepted and sunk by U-102. Also lost on the SS Romeo that day was Brother Chief Engineer James Alfred NUGENT of PEMBROKE LODGE No 1299

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : St Aubyn No. 954 E.C.Devonshire

14th November 1893
12th December 1893
9th January 1894

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