1. Grave:Calais Southern CemeteryB.Offrs.6
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.134
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour35D GQS

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Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: HMS Nepaulin 

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 :

Nepaulin, built by Napier, Shanks & Bell, Glasgow in 1892 and operated at the time of her loss by Royal Navy, was a British auxiliary minesweeper of 314 tons. On April 20th, 1917, Nepaulin was sunk by a mine from the German submarine UB-12 (Ernst Steindorff), near the Dyck lightvessel. 19 persons were lost. Read more at wrecksite:

Probate SHAW John of The Laurels Netherby-road Forest Hill Kent died 20 April 1917 at sea Administration (with Will limited) London 29 October to Joseph Benjamin Shaw retired engineer attorney of Leonard John Shaw. Effects £282 6s. 8d.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Military Jubilee No. 2195 E.C.East Kent

19th July 1916
23rd August 1916
27th September 1916

He "Drowned at Sea 20.4.17."

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