1. Memorial:Tynemouth (Preston) CemeteryC.C.10330
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.134
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour5D GQS

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Family :

Husband of Susannah Ross of 26 Tynedale Avenue, Monkseaton

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: SS John O' Scott 

Coalship, the ?John O Scott?, registered at Newcastle, was torpedoed by an enemy submarine off Trevose Head, north coast of Cornwall, and all the crew of 18 were lost

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.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : St Hilda No. 240 E.C.Durham

10th July 1905
11th September 1905
9th October 1905

Listed as a 38 year old Mariner from South Shields in 1905 at the time of his initiation into St. Hilda Lodge. The contribution register shows that he was "Killed @ Sea Sep. 1918."

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