William James Brockwell
Rank: First Class Petty Officer
Ship: HMS Aboukir
Sister-in-Law: Mrs Brockwell
Brother: A Brockwell
Other Info: Lost his life on HMS Aboukir when it was sunk, along with sister ships HMS Hogue and HMS Cressy, by German submarine U-9 on 22nd September 1914. He was one of 1,459 seamen lost in the incident. William is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial, on panel 4.
Published: June 1916
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