Martin, Henry

Edward Mann & Henry Martin

Edward Mann & Henry Martin

Henry Martin

Rank: Seaman

Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve

Ship: HMS Bayano

Parents: Mrs T D Martin

Address: Trafalger Cottages, Tackleway, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Henry died on 11th March when HMS Bayano was torpedoed by German submarine U27. He was among 195 officers and sailors lost. Edward is remembered at Portsmouth Naval Memorial on panel 10.

*The paper states ‘Harry Martin’ which differs to the name listed on CWGC.

Published: March 1915

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Mann, Edward

Edward Mann

Edward MannEdward Mann & Harry Martin
Edward Mann

Rank: Seaman

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Ship: HMS Bayano

Parents: Mr & Mrs Mann

Address: 1 East Street, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Edward died aged 22 on 11th March when HMS Bayano was torpedoed by German submarine U27. He was among 195 officers and sailors lost. Edward is remembered at Portsmouth Naval Memorial on panel 20.

Published: November 1914 & March 1915

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Rolfe, T G

T G Rolfe

T G RolfeT G RolfeThomas George Rolfe

Regiment: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve

Ship: HMS Bayano

Address: Bourne Street, Hastings

Other Info: At Walmer. Was one of the survivors aboard HMS Bayano which was torpedoed on March 11th 1915. He was saved (after clinging to rafts for five hours with other members of the crew) by Captain J Foster and the crew of Balmarino. Mr Rolfe was taken to County Hospital, Ayr with three others. He was most kindly treated. Then he was taken to Portsmouth and from there sent home for 14 days leave. He has now returned to Portsmouth.

Published: October 1914 & April 1915

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