John Edward Mark Merritt

Merritt, John Edward Mark

John Edward Mark Merritt

John Edward Mark Merritt

Rank: Able Seaman

Ship: HMS Conquest

Sister-in-Law: Mrs Merritt

Brother: George Merritt

Brother’s Address: 93 High Street, Hastings

Other Info: Killed on 25th April 1916. John was killed when HMS Conquest was engaging the German battlecruisers who had attacked Yarmouth. The ship was hit by a shell that killed 25 and wounded 15.

John is remembered at the Chatham Naval Memorial on panel 16.

Published: August 1916

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