Pilbeam, Arthur Edward

Pilbeam

Arthur Edward Pilbeam

Rank: Petty Officer, 2nd Class

Ship: HM Trawler Saxon Prince

Father: William Pilbeam

Brothers: William J Pilbeam & Ernest E Pilbeam

Son or Nephew: William J Pilbeam

Address: 10 Station Road, Hastings

Other Info: In August of 1914 the steam trawler Saxon Prince (SN58) was requisitioned by the Royal Navy and converted to minesweeper (Ad No 262). On 28th March 1916 the Saxon Prince disappeared in a SW Force 12 storm off Dover with all hands including Arthur (source). He is remembered at Portsmouth Naval Memorial on Panel 12.

Published: February 1915

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