Memorial: M1598

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Ernest James Wheeler d. 1944

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'Ernest James Wheeler aged 47 of yacht 'Westward' drowned in River Dart 19 Nov 1944'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Westward (yacht)

People

Wheeler, Ernest James
Age: 47
Date of Death: 19/11/1944
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: yacht crew
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Yacht 'Westward' 1910. She was laid up at Dartmouth during the Second World War following the death of her owner, Thomas Benjamin Frederick Davis (1867-1942).
Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

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