1. Memorial:Scarborough (Manor Road) CemeteryThe Oval. 9.
2. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour20A GQS

Awards & Titles:


Family :

Husband of Florence Cromack, of 195, Prospect Rd., Scarborough.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: SS Rio Colorado 

Mike: Rio Colorado was a 3.565grt Britsih Merchant ship. On the 22nd March 1917 at the entrance to River Tyne, Uk she hit a mine and sank. 10 lives lost including Master.

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 : Denison No. 1248 E.C.Yorkshire (North & East Ridings)
Joined : Marine No. 232 E.C. Somerset

8th April 1908
10th June 1908
8th July 1908

Joining member of Marine Lodge No. 232 at Calcutta on 13th June 1910, resigning on 31st January 1912.

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