BORN HULL 16/03/1882. SON OF EMILY & THE LATE AUGUSTINE JAMES KELLY, PICKERING HOMES. HIS WIFE ELIZABETH AND CHILDREN LIVED AT 8 ST GEORGES GROVE, WOODCOCK STREET, HULL (NAVY RECORDS ADDRESS). HE DROWNED WHILE MINESWEEPING, ON 26/08/1915, AGED 33. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE WOODCOK STREET ROLL OF HONOUR (HDM 23/09/1916).
JASPER, Admiralty-owned trawler, 221/1912, previously Kingston Steam Trawling, purchased by Admiralty pre-war, 1-6pdr, Admiralty No.164, commissioned as minesweeper, Lt William St Clair Fleming RNR. Taking part in sweeping field laid by German auxiliary minelayer Meteor in Moray Firth, mined at 0935 on 26th August 1915 and sank quickly (8 ratings killed).
PEOPLE ON BOARD HMS JASPER123 commemortated on Chatham Naval Memorial.
DAVISON, JOHN LAMMING , Deck Hand (no. 226DA),
HAMPTON, HERBERT , Engineman (no. 47ES), 18 Rosamond Street, Hull
KELLY, EDWARD (32), Engineman (no. 170ES), Son of Emily Kelly, of Pickering’s Homes, Hull, and the late Augustus James Kelly; husband of Elizabeth Kelly, of 8, St. George’s Grove, Woodcock St., Hull,
MORRISON, ALEXANDER (46), Deck Hand (no. 1559DA), Son of George Morrison, of Aberdeen; Husband of Jane Taylor Skinner (formerly Morrison), of 45, Rosebank Terrace, Aberdeen, Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
MULHOLLAND, JOHN DANIEL (24), Deck Hand (no. 91DA), Grandson of Mrs. Margaret Pickering, of 5, Lily Terrace, Parrot St., Selby St., Hull. Native of Hull,
PARKER, GEORGE (32), Trimmer (no. 85TS), H.M. Trawler Jasper, Royal Naval Reserve, †26/08/1915, Son of Walter and Sarah Parker, of 23, Weldon St., Beeston Rd., Hunslet, Leeds,
SALMON, DANIEL ROBERT (29), Second Hand (no. 109SA), Son of Daniel and Susanne Salmon, of Great Yarmouth; husband of Maria Elizabeth Salmon, of 90, Eastbourne St., Hessle Rd., Hull, Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial
SUTTON, EDWARD (45) , Trimmer (no. 339TS), Sister; Mrs Sarah Road; New Street, Tiddington, Stratford on Avon.