BORN HULL 26/08/1873. SON OF JANE THRUSSELL (1844-1885) AND HORATIO HALDENBY (1839-1906), OF HULL.. HE LIVED IN SOUTHCOATES, HULL, WOOLWICH, LONDON, ST FAITH WITHIN, HAMPSHIRE AND 2 QUEENS TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL. HUSBAND OF FLORENCE EMMA HALDENBY (GIBBS) AT 2 QUEENS TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL AND 82 RUTLAND STREET, NEW CLEE GRIMSBY. HE SERVED IN THE ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE, AS ENGINMAN OF THE TRAWLER “REMINDO”. LOST AT SEA, ON 02/02/1918, AGED 43. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE COTTINGHAM WW1 MEMORIAL.
HIS BROTHER, COOK, THOMAS EDWARD HALDENBY WAS LOST ON THE TRAWLER “CELIA”, ON 08/01/1915, AGED 43.
Built for George F. Sleight, Grimsby (GY.1089); Yard No 361; Launched 29/02/1917; In September 1917 Rqd by the Royal Navy as an anti-submarine vessel with Hydrophone listening equipment; Fitted with 1 x 12 pdr.; No. FY 3065; On 02/02/1918 vessel sunk by explosion off Portland; German claims state torpedoed by UC-79 on the French side of the Channel. 20 crew were lost. The only Hull sailor was:-
HALDENBY, GEORGE FREDRICK (43), Engineman (no. 893ES), HMT Remindo, Royal Naval Reserve, â€ 02/02/1918, Husband of Florence Emma Haldenby, of 2, Queen’s Terrace, Gillett St., Hessle Rd., Hull, Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial.