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 Honour2C GQS

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Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: SS Duckbridge 

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 :

William CLAYBURN was the Master of the SS Duckbridge (1491 grt) which sank after hitting a mine six miles North of Straitie Point, Cardiff shortly after leaving Cardiff to an unknown destination. 19 of the crew were lost including William CLAYBURN.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : St John's No. 80 E.C.Durham

6th January 1903
10th February 1903
22nd January 1904

The Lodge Summons for 19th April 1921 gives the following detail: In Fraternal Remembrance of our Glorious Dead: Bro. W. Clayburn, Master Mariner. Admiralty Transport mined in North Sea 22nd February 1916.

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