We remember John Edward Solley

We remember John Edward Solley

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
sibling Louisa Solley Source:8745876 1873
1885
birth Ramsgate, Kent. United Kingdom Source:8993180 Source:8745871 6th December 1885
1889
sibling Frederick Solley Source:8745871 1889
1893
sibling Mary Solley Source:8745876 1893
1899
sibling Violet Solley Source:8745871 1899
1901
dates Age 15 Source:8745876 31st March 1901
1901
employment Stone Mason Apprentice United Kingdom Source:8745876 31st March 1901
1902
enlistment H.M.S. Ganges. United Kingdom Source:8745895 8th January 1902
1911
dates Age 25 Source:8745871 2nd April 1911
1912
service Royal Navy Able Seaman 218962 HMS Vanguard Source:6266696 10th April 1912 - 9th July 1917
service Royal Navy 218962 Source:6266696
1917
death Killed in Action Just before midnight on 9th July, 1917 H.M.S. Vanguard suddenly blew up, killing all but two of her crew. John's Body was never recovered. Scarpa Flow. Scotland. United Kingdom Source:8745878 9th July 1917
burial Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery. CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Hoy, Orkney. Scotland. United Kingdom Source:8746685

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Edward
Initials JE
Last Name Solley
Source 8746704
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
5 Alpha Road. Ramsgate, Kent. United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
Fairhill Cottage. Alpha Road. Ramsgate, Kent. United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy 218962
Royal Navy 218962 HMS Vanguard Able Seaman
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Solley mother
William Solley father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frederick Solley brother 1889
Violet Solley sister 1899
Louisa Solley sister 1873
Mary Solley sister 1893

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Terry7885

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Multimedia

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Ramsgate Royal harbour Terry7885
J.E. Solley Terry7885
Naval War Memorial Chatham, Kent. Terry7885
H.M.S.Vanguard Memorial Terry7885
H.M.S. Vanguard Terry7885
5 Alpha Road. Ramsgate, Kent. Terry7885
John Edward Solley Terry7885

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