1. Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial London
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.134
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour24C GQS

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Family :

Son of Mary Wright Scott of 6 Ocean View Whitley Bay

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: SS Clintonia 

The merchant navy (Volume 2) - Hurd, Archibald, Sir On August 1st the Clintonia (3,830 tons), after a spirited defence by her master (Mr. Geoffrey Donnelly) under a heavy fire, was sunk thirty miles from Ushant ; five Europeans and five Lascars were drowned owing to the capsizing of a ship's boat, and a number of men were wounded during the running fire which the submarine maintained before Captain Donnelly ordered his engines to be stopped.

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 : John Readhead No. 3217 E.C.Durham

17th May 1915

The record of John Readhead Lodge shows that he was initiated 17th May 1915. He is a 33 year old, Chief Officer, resident at Whitley Bay. His entry shows that he "Drowned 1.8.15." He did not advance further than Entered Apprentice.

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