Memorial: M1513

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating William Gilbert d. 1916

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'William Gilbert aged 26, lost from H.M. Patrol Yacht 'Zarefah' off the Scotch coast May 8 1916'.

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: HMY Zarefah

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

Gilbert, William
Age: 26
Date of Death: 8/5/1916
Cause of Death: vessel loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Minesweeper HMY 'Zarefah' mined 8 May 1917 off Orkney.
Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

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