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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