Rank: First Class Stoker
Ship: HMS India
Mother: Mrs Johnston
Address: 25 Perth Road, Silverhill
Other Info: Lost on 8th August 1915. The SS India, an armed merchant cruiser, was torpedoed by the German submarine U-22 off the coast of Norway. 160 crew were lost and 141 saved. William is remembered at Plymouth Naval Memorial on panel 6.
William is not named on Hastings War Memorial.
Published: September 1915
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