BORN HULL 1868. SON OF ROBERT & ELIZABETH DUNNING. WIFE MARY JANE (CHAPMAN) LIVED CHURCH STREET, NORTH CAVE.
SS Cavallo, built by Dunlop, Bremner & Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow in 1913 and owned at the time of her loss by T. Wilson, Sons & Co. Ltd., Hull, was a British steamer of 2086 tons.
On February 1st, 1918, Cavallo, on a voyage from Liverpool & Swansea to Odda with a cargo of coal & tinplate, was sunk by the German submarine U-46 (Leo Hillebrand), 6 miles northwest of Trevose Head. 3 persons were lost.
1. DUNNING, WILLIAM (50), Second Engineer, SS Cavallo, Mercantile Marine, †01/02/1918, Son of the late Robert and Elizabeth Dunning; husband of Mary Jane Dunning (nee Chapman), of Church St., North Cave, East Yorkshire. Born at Hull, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
2. GARDAM, ROBERT ARTHUR DENTON (27), Second Officer, SS Cavallo, Mercantile Marine, †01/02/1918, Son of William Denton Gardam and Annie Gardam (nee Bulman), of 29, Hawthorn Avenue, Anlaby Rd., Newington, Hull. Born at Hull, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
3. THOMSON, CLIFFORD HAMPSON (18), Apprentice, SS Cavallo, Mercantile Marine, †01/02/1918, Son of Janet Thomson, of Shortwood, Mount Parade, Harrogate, Yorks, and the late James Thomson. Born at Bradford, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial