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Francis John Eddolls

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Regiment

Eddolls

Francis John

PLY/5543

L/Cpl

Plymouth Div, RMLI

Born

Age

Enlisted at

Address

 

43

  Burnley

Date of Death

Where killed

Cause of Death

18/03/1917

Off Wolf Rock

Killed

Cemetery

Plot

Country

Plymouth Naval Memorial

23

England

Next of Kin

Next of kin address

Town

Ida Maud Eddols

45 Cromwell St

Burnley

Notes

Parents John and Amelia Eddols of Chippenham.

Killed in action with a submarine off Wolf Rock.

Served on SS "Joshua Nicholson"

Joshua Nicholson SS was a 1,853grt defensively-armed British Merchant ship. On the 18th March 1917 when on route from London for Alexandria she was torpedoed by German submarine U-70 when off the Wolf Rock, Lands End, Cornwall. 26 lives lost including Master. Owned by Westcott & Laurance Ltd.

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Last updated - 05/11/2010

 

 


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