Memorial: M2792

Gravestone on the Isle of Oronsay commemorating Alfred Fisher RN d. 1915 in the loss of HMS ‘Viknor’

Location

Cemetery, Isle of Oronsay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Transcript

'A. Fisher / Eng Room Artfer 1523 / LA / H.M.S. VIKNOR / 13 January 1915 / In loving memory of / Alfred Fisher / E.R.A. / Lost with HMS Viknor / 'Till the Day Dawns'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Vessel: HMS Viknor

People

Fisher, Alfred
Age:
Date of Death: 13/1/1915
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Engine Room Artificer
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Identified from description of wedding ring published in the 'Glasgow Herald'. Engine Room Artificer HMS 'Viknor ' foundered 13/1/1915 N. Coast of Ireland, possibly mined.

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