1. Memorial:Chatham Naval Memorial Kent
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.117
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour2C GQS

Awards & Titles:


Family :

Husband of Frances A. R. Bolam, of 191, Westbourne Avenue, Gateshead-on-Tyne.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: SS Heatherside 

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 John's No. 80 E.C.Durham

8th June 1909
11th October 1911
22nd December 1913

The Lodge Summons for 19th April 1921 gives the following detail: In Fraternal Remembrance of our Glorious Dead: J.W. Bolam, Sub-Lieut R.N.R. Perished at sea in December 1917 (presumed torpedoed).

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