Todd, Charles Arthur

Charles Arthur Todd

Charles Arthur ToddCharles Arthur Todd

Rank: Able Seaman

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Ship: HMS Defence

Parents: Mr & Mrs Todd

Wife: Mary Ann Todd

Brother: John Todd

Address: 38 North Terrace, Halton, Hastings

Other Info: HMS Defence sank during the Battle of Jutland on 31st May 1916 with the loss of 903 lives. Charles was one of those lost. He died aged 33 and is remembered at Portsmouth Naval Memorial on panel 24.

Published: November 1915

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Southon, Harry

Harry Southon

Harry SouthonHarry Southon

Rank: Articifer Engineer

Ship: HMS Laertes

Sister: Mrs Rummery

Brother-in-Law: George Rummery

Parents: Mr William Edmond & Mrs Hannah Amelia Southon

Wife: Ellen Grace Southon

Home Address: 45 Crofton Road, North End, Portsmouth

Sister’s Address: 200 Priory Road, West Hill, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Harry died aged 33 whilst serving aboard HMS Defence, which was lost with all hands on 31st May 1916 during the Battle of Jutland.

Published: April 1915

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