Webley, James Jabez

BORN LONDON 04/12/1896. STRAND. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON HULL’S WALKER STREET MEMORIAL. SISTER JANE LIVED IN FLEET STREET, HOLBORN, LONDON. COMMEMORATED ON THE CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

On 22 March 1918, the British sloop HMS Gaillardia, built by Blyth Shipbuilding in 1917, struck a British laid mine in the Northern Barrage, Pentland Firth. 93 hands were lost, including Captain Shafer.

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First name:
JAMES JABEZ
Military Number:
25374
Rank:
Able Seaman
Date Died
22/03/1918
Place died:
Sea
Age:
21
, WALKER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK