BORN GOXHILL, LINCES, 1886. HUSBAND OF MARY ELIZABETH DOMMETT, OF 6, MOORHEAD BUILDINGS, WAVELEY STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS).
HE MARRIED MARY ELIZABETH ABLETT, AT HULL IN 1909.
A DECKHAND FISHERMAN. HE SERVED AS A DECKHAND, IN THE ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE, ON HMS “ACTALION”, WHICH WAS A TORPEDO TRAINING SCHOOL, BASED IN SHEERNESS, KENT. HE WENT INSANE AND WAS INVALIDED FROM THE SERVICE, ON 13/04/1915. HE DIED ON 13/06/1915, AGED 30. (AT County Asylum (Prestwich Hospital)
Burial on 21 Jun 1915, at St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Prestwich, Metropolitan Borough of Bury, Greater Manchester, England
HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON HULL’S WALKER STREET MEMORIAL.
HE LEFT A WIDOW, MARY ELIZABETH DOMMETT AND SON, WILLIAM DOMMEYY, BORN ON 20/07/1909. MARY WAS AWARDED A WEEKLY PENSION OF 15 SHILLINGS, ON 04/04/1917, BUT THIS ENDED WHEN SHE MARRIED, SERGEANT, HARRY COULMAN, 7TH EYR, ON 18/09/1917.
HMS Actaeon, shore base at Sheerness, was an ex-coastal Destoyer TB-1 – TB-12 class. TB-8 ex- Gnat, launched 1/12/1906, built by Thornycroft. Armament 2 x 12 pounder, 3 x 18inch Torpedo Tubes. 225 to 255 tons 175 x 17.5 x 6 feet. Turbine 3750 shp = 26.5 knots. Sold 1920. The base, HMS Actaeon, at Sheerness was a torpedo training school. HMS Actaeon II was a ship/hulk kept at Sheerness as part of that school until 1922.