BORN HULL 22/12/1888. HUSBAND OF AMY BOYLE, AT 3 BONFIELD TERRACE, WALCOTT STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). SON OF JOHN WILLIAM BOYLE (1862-1935) & SARAH ANN SUDDABY (1863-1928), OF GILLETT STREET, HULL. HE WAS LOST AT SEA, ON 28/02/1916, AGED 27
HIS NAME IS RECORDED AS KILLED ON THE GILLETT STREET ROLL OF HONOUR (Hull Daily Mail 30 August 1916).
The British Navy trawler HMT Angelus was sunk on 28th February 1916 by a mine from the German submarine UC-6 (Matthias Graf von Schmettow), off Dover. 2 of the crew were killed.
People on board HMT ANGELUS123 1. BOYLE, JOHN WILLIAM (27), Deckhand (no. 59/TS), HMT Angelus, Royal Naval Reserve, †28/02/1916, Son of John William and Sarah Ann Boyle; husband of Amy Boyle, of 3, Bonfield Terrace, Walcott St.,, Hull. Born Hull, Memorial: Hull (Hedon Road) Cemetery 2. SAUNDERS, RICHARD (26), Skipper, HMT Angelus, Royal Naval Reserve, †28/02/1916, Husband of Kate Saunders, of 36, Hart St., Cleethorpes, Memorial: Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery ref. used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission – Cwgc Read more at wrecksite: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?73325