1. Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial London
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.119
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour40D GQS

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Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: SS Treverbyn 

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 :

Gained his First Maste certificate on the 10th December 1896 at Salcombe, Devon and his Master's Certificate of Competency on 9th June 1898 at Plymouth.

CWGC shows "CHISSEL, Master Richard. "Treverbyn" 3rd Sept., 1917." Wrecksite EU elaborates: "On September 3rd, 1917, Treverbyn, on a voyage from Narvik to Manchester with a cargo of iron ore, was sunk by a mine from the German submarine U-75 (Fritz Schmolling), 2 miles ESE Ushinish lighthouse, South Uist, Outer Hebrides. 27 persons were lost."

Probate CHISSELL Richard of 3 Egerton-road Plymouth died 3 September 1917 at sea Probate London 20 November to Beatrice Maude Chissell £6595 17s. 4d.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Llangattock No. 2547 E.C.South Wales

15th October 1909
23rd May 1912
30th September 1912

At the time of initiation, Richard was employed as a Master Mariner and resident at 19 Clarence Embankment, Cardiff. The final annotation in the contribution register of the Lodge shows that he "Died September 1917."

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