Whiting, Albert

Whiting

Whiting

Albert Whiting

Rank: First Class Stoker

Ship: HMS Formidable

Mother: Mrs Whiting

Brothers: Charles Whiting & William Whiting

Address: 47 St Georges Road, Hastings

Other Info: Lost his life on HMS Formidable on 1st January 1915. According to CWGC, Albert was aged 32 when he died. HMS Formidable was torpedoed twice by German submarine U-24 and sank with the loss of 547 men. Albert is remembered at Chatham Naval Memorial on panel 12.

Published: September 1915

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Stevens, Harry

Harry Stevens

Harry StevensHarry Stevens

Rank: Able Seaman

Ship: HMS Formidable

Sent by: Emily Adams

Parents: Mr George Lewis & Mrs Kitty Stevens

Brothers: Horace Stevens & Fred Stevens

Sister: Miss Norah Stevens

Parents Address: 4 South Terrace, Halton, Hastings

Other Info: Harry was one of 551 sailors that perished when HMS Formidable sunk after the ship was torpedoed twice by German submarine U24 on 1st January 1915. He is remembered at Chatham Naval Memorial, on panel 10. Additional information from CWGC website.

Published: January 1915

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Bryant, Charles

Charles Bryant

Charles BryantCharles Bryant

Rank: Chief Ship’s Cook

Ship: HMS Formidable

Sister: Mrs Taylor

Address: 74 Vicarage Road, Hastings

Parents: Mr Jonathan & Mrs Ann Bryant of Sedlescombe

Wife: Rosalie Bryant of Fairview, Lenham, Kent

Other Info: Charles was one of 551 sailors that perished when HMS Formidable sunk after the ship was torpedoed twice by German submarine U24 on 1st January 1915. He is remembered at Chatham Naval Memorial, on panel 12. Additional information from CWGC website.

Published: January 1915

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Barthram, Edward

Barthram

BarthramEdward Barthram

Rank: Chief Petty Officer

Ship: HMS Formidable

Address: 13 Arnside Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Edward was one of 199 sailors that were saved when HMS Formidable sunk after the ship was torpedoed twice by German submarine U24 on 1st January 1915. He was rescued by the trawler Provident. Information from here.

Published: October 1914

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