Memorial: M1386

Memorial plaque at St Nicholas’ Church, Blakeney, Norfolk, commemorating William E King, RN, d. 1914 and George A King, RN d. 1917

Location

St Nicholas' Church, Blakeney, Norfolk

Transcript

'Sacred to the memory of / Warrant Officer WILLIAM E KING, R.N. / killed on board H.M.S. Bulwark / 26th Nov 1914. Age 39 Years / Also his brother / Warrant Officer GEORGE A KING, R.N. / Drowned from HM Destroyer 'Crusader' / Dover Patrol 21st Jan. 1917. Age 32 Years. / Their Duty Nobly Done.'

Details

Vessel: HMS Bulwark, HM Destroyer Crusader

Event

World War I

People

King, William E
Age: 39
Date of Death: 26/11/1914
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Warrant Officer
Organisation: Royal Navy
King, George A
Age: 39
Date of Death: 21/01/1917
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Warrant Officer
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Photographer: Pippa Lacey