We remember Herbert John Mahoney

We remember Herbert John Mahoney

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
sibling Alice Mahoney Source:7967786 1889
1891
sibling E. Beatrice Mahoney Source:7966425 1891
1896
birth Plymouth, Devon United Kingdom Source:7966425 Source:6485371 4th June 1896
1899
sibling Ellen M. Mahoney Source:7966425 1899
1901
dates Age 5 Source:7967786 31st March 1901
1901
location 4 Gloucester Place, Plymouth United Kingdom parents address Source:7967786 31st March 1901
1910
employment Coal Labourer Plymouth United Kingdom Source:6485371 29th August 1910
1910
location HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:6485371 30th August 1910 - 24th March 1911
1910
service Royal Navy K8540 Source:6485371 30th August 1910 - 31st December 1928
1910
enlistment Plymouth United Kingdom Source:6485371 30th August 1910
1911
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st class K.8540 HMS Carnarvon Source:6485371 25th March 1911 - 4th March 1912
1911
dates Age 15 Source:7966425 2nd April 1911
1911
location Rear of 22 York Street, Devonport, Plymouth United Kingdom parents address Source:7966425 2nd April 1911
1912
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st class K.8540 HMS Europa Source:6485371 5th March 1912 - 11th April 1912
1912
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st class K.8540 HMS Monmouth Source:6485371 12th April 1912 - 1st January 1914
1914
location HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:6485371 2nd January 1914 - 9th February 1914
1914
service Royal Navy Acting Leading Stoker K.8540 HMS Arab (base ship HMS Leander) Source:6485371 10th February 1914 - 14th December 1916
1916
location HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:6485371 15th December 1916 - 21st May 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Stoker Petty Officer K.8540 HMS Carysfort Source:6485371 22nd May 1917 - 30th June 1918
1918
location HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:6485371 1st July 1918 - 9th September 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Stoker Petty Officer K.8540 HMS Newark (base Shikari II) Source:6485371 10th September 1918 - 23rd October 1918
1918
location HMS Gunner, base ship for Granton, Edinburgh United Kingdom military residence address Source:6485371 24th October 1918 - 19th November 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Stoker Petty Officer K.8540 HMS Newark (base HMS Ganges) Source:6485371 20th November 1918 - 31st March 1919
1919
location HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:6485371 1st April 1919 - 3rd February 1920
1920
service Royal Navy Stoker Petty Officer K8540 HMS Hood Source:6485371 4th February 1920 - 14th May 1923
1923
location HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:6485371 15th May 1923 - 2nd May 1924
1924
location 2 Frederick Street, Plymouth United Kingdom their own address Source:8481143 24th February 1924
1924
marriage Emily Beatrice Luscombe Source:7963973 25th February 1924
1924
service Royal Navy Stoker Petty Officer K.8540 HMS Comus Source:6485371 3rd May 1924 - 26th May 1924
1924
service Royal Navy Stoker Petty Officer K.8540 HMS Concord Source:6485371 27th May 1924 - 23rd April 1926
1926
events Long Service and Good Conduct Medal and Gratuity Pensions and Gratuities United Kingdom Source:6485371 24th January 1926
1926
location HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:6485371 24th April 1926 - 15th June 1926
1926
service Royal Navy Stoker Petty Officer K. 8540 HMS Taurus Source:6485371 16th June 1926 - 3rd November 1927
1927
awards Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (CGM) British Award/Decoration Source:7964036 1927
1927
location HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:6485371 4th November 1927 - 10th February 1928
1928
service Royal Navy Stoker Petty Officer K.8540 HMS Concord Source:6485371 11th February 1928 - 1st May 1928
1928
discharge Source:6485371 31st December 1928
1940
service Royal Navy Stoker Petty Officer K. 8540 HMS Basilisk Source:8452956 30th May 1940
1940
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:7964018 1st June 1940
1940
death Killed in Action An enemy aircraft attacked the ship and dropped a bomb right down the funnel, killing everyone in the engine room, including Petty Officer Mahoney. HMS Basilisk off La Panne Belgium Source:7964018 Source:8452956 1st June 1940
burial Plymouth Naval War Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial The Hoe, Plymouth Stoker Petty Officer Mahoney's burial place is in the wreck of HMS Basilisk in the sea off La Panne, Belgium, grid reference: 51º08'13"N, 02º35'01"E. United Kingdom Panel 40 Column 3 Source:7967620 Source:8452956

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Herbert John
Initials HJ
Last Name Mahoney
Source 7964036
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
2 Frederick Street, Plymouth United Kingdom their own address known 24th February 1924
4 Gloucester Place, Plymouth United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
HMS Gunner, base ship for Granton, Edinburgh United Kingdom military residence address 24th October 1918 - 19th November 1918
HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address 30th August 1910 - 24th March 1911
HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address 2nd January 1914 - 9th February 1914
HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address 15th December 1916 - 21st May 1917
HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address 1st July 1918 - 9th September 1918
HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address 1st April 1919 - 3rd February 1920
HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address 15th May 1923 - 2nd May 1924
HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address 24th April 1926 - 15th June 1926
HMS Vivid II, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address 4th November 1927 - 10th February 1928
Rear of 22 York Street, Devonport, Plymouth United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy K. 8540 HMS Taurus Stoker Petty Officer
Royal Navy K8540
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Carnarvon Stoker 1st class
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Europa Stoker 1st class
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Monmouth Stoker 1st class
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Carysfort Stoker Petty Officer
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Comus Stoker Petty Officer
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Concord Stoker Petty Officer
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Concord Stoker Petty Officer
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Arab (base ship HMS Leander) Acting Leading Stoker
Royal Navy K8540 HMS Hood Stoker Petty Officer
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Newark (base Shikari II) Stoker Petty Officer
Royal Navy K.8540 HMS Newark (base HMS Ganges) Stoker Petty Officer
Royal Navy K. 8540 HMS Basilisk Stoker Petty Officer
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (CGM) British Award/Decoration
GC British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Mahoney mother
John Mahoney father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
E. Beatrice Mahoney sister 1891
Ellen M. Mahoney sister 1899
Alice Mahoney sister 1889
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Beatrice Luscombe wife 25th February 1924
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Light brown
DateHeightSource
1922-06-23 5'7"

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Patrick63223
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

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Naval History: Index of Casualties by date and ship/1st June 1940/HMS Basilisk Patrick63223
Galantry Award - The George Cross Patrick63223
HMS Basilisk (H11) - Wikipedia Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Herbert John Mahoney's wedding, 1924 Patrick63223
HMS Taurus Patrick63223
HMS Basilisk Patrick63223
Petty Mahoney receives the George Cross Patrick63223
Plymouth War Memorial Patrick63223
Petty Officer Mahoney and his wife Emily Patrick63223
HMS Vivid Patrick63223
HMS Carnarvon Patrick63223
HMS Europa Patrick63223
HMS Monmouth Patrick63223
HMS Leander Patrick63223
HMS Carysfort Patrick63223
HMS Hood Patrick63223
HMS Comus Patrick63223
HMS Concord Patrick63223
HMS Vivid crew WW1 Patrick63223
HMS Vivid crew Patrick63223
HMS Vivid cap tally Patrick63223
The Royal Navy Patrick63223
Barracks, Royal Naval Base, Devonport Patrick63223
HMS Carnarvon Patrick63223
HMS Monmouth Patrick63223
HMS Leander Patrick63223
Sailors of HMS Vivid Patrick63223
HMS Vivid, Royal Naval Base, Devonport Patrick63223
HMS Hood Patrick63223
HMS Comus Patrick63223
HMS Europa Patrick63223
Sailors of HMS Vivid Patrick63223
HMS Ganges Patrick63223
Petty Officer Mahoney's George Cross Patrick63223
Plymouth's Naval War Memorial Patrick63223
William Street, Devonport Patrick63223
York Street, Devonport Patrick63223
Gloucester Place Patrick63223
HMS Arab Patrick63223
HMS Newark Patrick63223
Granton Harbour Patrick63223
Herbert Mahoney's Marriage Certificate Patrick63223
Frederick Street, Plymouth Patrick63223

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