We remember Walter Witchell

We remember Walter Witchell

Timeline

Timeline

1886
sibling Frances M Witchell Source:9498304 1886
1888
sibling William G Witchell Source:9498304 1888
1889
birth Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset United Kingdom Source:6487054 Source:9498330 25th December 1889
1891
location Queen Street, Sandford Orcas, Somerset (now Dorset) United Kingdom parents address Source:9498304 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 1 Source:9498304 5th April 1891
1892
sibling Lucy F Witchell Source:9498330 1892
1894
sibling Albert E Witchell Source:9498330 1894
1896
sibling Henry O Witchell Source:9498330 1896
1899
sibling Annie E Witchell Source:9498330 1899
1901
location Pitlands, Up Marden, Sussex, England United Kingdom parents address Source:9498330 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 11 Source:9498330 1901
1901
sibling Edith R Witchell Source:9498330 1901
1903
sibling Frederick Witchell Source:9501066 1903
1906
sibling Rosalyn Witchell Source:9501066 1906
1911
service Royal Navy Stoker 2nd Class K10223 HMSs Victory II, Renown, Victory II, Antelope Source:6487054 30th January 1911 - 14th December 1911
1911
employment Carter United Kingdom Source:6487054 30th January 1911
1911
location HMS Renown, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England United Kingdom military residence address Source:9498331 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 21 Source:9498331 2nd April 1911
1911
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st Class K10223 HMSs Antelope, Spartiate, Minotaur, Dolphin, Maidstone Source:6487054 15th December 1911 - 26th December 1915
1915
marriage Lily Gifford Source:9498340 13th November 1915 - 27th March 1916
1915
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st Class K10223 HMSs Dolphin, Maidstone HM Submarine E24 Source:9498248 27th December 1915 - 27th March 1916
1916
location 95 Charlotte Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England United Kingdom their own address Source:9498251 27th March 1916
1916
death Killed in Action Lost with the entire crew when HM Submarine E24 struck a mine. At sea - North Sea, Heligoland Bight Germany Source:6487054 27th March 1916
burial Portsmouth Naval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Portsmouth, Hampshire, England United Kingdom 20 Source:9498248

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter
Initials W
Last Name Witchell
Source 6487054
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
95 Charlotte Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England United Kingdom their own address known 27th March 1916
HMS Renown, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England United Kingdom military residence address known 2nd April 1911
Pitlands, Up Marden, Sussex, England United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Queen Street, Sandford Orcas, Somerset (now Dorset) United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy K10223 HMSs Victory II, Renown, Victory II, Antelope Stoker 2nd Class
Royal Navy K10223 HMSs Antelope, Spartiate, Minotaur, Dolphin, Maidstone Stoker 1st Class
Royal Navy K10223 HMSs Dolphin, Maidstone HM Submarine E24 Stoker 1st Class
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward W Witchell father
Annie Reed mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frances M Witchell sister 1886
William G Witchell brother 1888
Lucy F Witchell sister 1892
Albert E Witchell brother 1894
Henry O Witchell brother 1896
Annie E Witchell sister 1899
Edith R Witchell sister 1901
Frederick Witchell brother 1903
Rosalyn Witchell sister 1906
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lily Gifford wife 13th November 1915
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Hazel Brown
DateHeightSource
1911-01-30 5'6"

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Bridget3206
WW1 Naval Casualties Transcription Bridget3206
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Bridget3206
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
British armed forces and overseas deaths and burials Transcription Bridget3206
British armed forces and overseas deaths and burials Transcription Bridget3206

External Evidence

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Baptism Register, Hazelbury Plucknett Bridget3206
Partial transcription of Naval Pension Ledger Bridget3206
Marriage Register, Warminster, Wiltshire (parents') Bridget3206
The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Gosport - photographs Bridget3206
HMS E24 - Wikipedia Bridget3206
Naval Medal Rolls Bridget3206

Multimedia

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Unidentified E Class Submarine. Courtesy of NMRN. Bridget3206

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