Brockwell, William James

Brockwell & Beal

William James Brockwell

Rank: First Class Petty Officer

Ship: HMS Aboukir

Sister-in-Law: Mrs Brockwell

Brother: A Brockwell

Brothers-in-Law: Edgar Beal, J Beal, E Beal, Harry Beal & Albert Beal

Address: Eastbourne

Other Info: Lost his life on HMS Aboukir when it was sunk, along with sister ships HMS Hogue and HMS Cressy, by German submarine U-9 on 22nd September 1914. He was one of 1,459 seamen lost in the incident. William is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial, on panel 4.

Published: June 1916

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