We remember William Rawlings Lancaster

We remember William Rawlings Lancaster

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1877
birth Stockton, County Durham United Kingdom Source:9131030 Source:9131014 1877
service Other Empire Force Ship's Cook and Baker Mercantile Marine ( Merchant Navy) Source:9131014
service Royal Navy Cook (Baker) Mercantile Marine: S.S. "Falaba" Source:9131014
1915
death As a result of an attack by an enemy submarine on the S.S. "Falaba" - sunk by the U-28 about 60 miles west of St. Ann's Head, Pembrokeshire / 38 miles W of the Smalls, St. George's Channel. / near the United Kingdom Source:9131016 Source:9131397 28th March 1915
burial Perranzabuloe (st. Piran) Churchyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Cornnall United Kingdom Source:9131016

Details

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Names
TypeName
First Names William Rawlings
Initials WR
Last Name Lancaster
Source 9131014
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Other Empire Force Mercantile Marine ( Merchant Navy) Ship's Cook and Baker
Royal Navy Mercantile Marine: S.S. "Falaba" Cook (Baker)

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Anne23518
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Anne23518
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Anne23518

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Ships hit during WWI - Falaba (uboat.net) R58235
SS Falaba [+1915] (WreckSite) R58235
Ship: Falaba; Official number: 124000. Crew listing continued from BT 99/3146/1A. H... R58235

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