BORN HULL 23/8/1881. SON OF HENRY & MARY ANN ABBOTT AT 108 ADELAIDE STREET (1901 CENSUS) & ABOVE ADDRESS (SUPPLIED BY JON GROBBLER). HE WAS MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES FOR MINESWEEPING SERVICES. LEFT WIFE MARY & TWO CHILDREN. AT 5 CHURCHILL STREET, DOVER (NAVAL RECORDS). NOTE: A JOHN WILLIAM ABBOTT, RN – LIVED AT 22 LEONARD STREET, HULL. LISTED ON THE TRINITY HOUSE SCHOOL, GREAT WAR MEMORIAL, GEORGE STREET, HULL.
Jan Lettens 11/09/2010 Falmouth III, built by J. Duthie Torry SB. Co., Aberdeen in 1909 and operated at the time of her loss by Royal Navy, was a British navy trawler of 198 tons. On November 19th, 1915, Falmouth III was sunk by a mine from the German submarine UC-5 (Herbert Pustkuchen), off Dover. 7 persons were lost.
People on board HMT FALMOUTH III123 1. ABBOTT, WILLIAM HENRY , Engineman (no. 126ES), Mentioned in Despatches, HMT Falmouth III, Royal Naval Reserve, †19/11/1915, Mentioned for Minesweeping Services, Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial 2. FITZGERALD, WILLIAM EDWARD , Trimmer (no. 1657TS), Mentioned in Despatches, HMT Falmouth III, Royal Naval Reserve, †19/11/1915, Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial 3. HARVEY (41), Engineman (no. ES/99), HMT Falmouth III, Royal Naval Reserve, †19/11/1915, Husband of Catherine Harvey, of 10, Pill Rd., Milford Haven, Memorial: Milford Haven Cemetery 4. MCINTOSH, JAMES ALEXANDER (32), Sub-Lieutenant, HMT Falmouth III, Royal Naval Reserve, †19/11/1915, Son of Oliver Ross McIntosh and Jeanie Dick McIntosh, of 331 Sauchiehall St., Glasgow. Formerly 2nd Officer of S.S. Cameronia. (Anchor Line), Memorial: Noordwijk General Cemetery 5. MIDGLEY, ARTHUR , Deck Hand (no. 5850DA), HMT Falmouth III, Royal Naval Reserve, †19/11/1915, Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial Read more at wrecksite: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?73263