Memorial: M3896

Headstone at Kilchattan Cemetery, Isle of Colonsay commemorating J. Kellacher RNVR d. 1940 in the loss of HMS ‘Transylvania’

Location

Kilchattan Cemetery, Isle of Colonsay, Argyllshire, Scotland

Transcript

'J. KELLACHER / ABLE SEAMAN RNVR P/ESDX 91 / HMS TRANSYLVANIA / 1OTH AUGUST 1940 AGE 33 / ON HIS SOUL / SWEET JESUS, HAVE MERCY / R.I.P.'

Details

Type: Headstone
Vessel: HMS Transylvania

Event Category

1939-1945 Second World War

People

Kellacher, J.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 10/8/1940
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: RNVR

Extra

Notes: HMS 'Transylvania' sunk by 'U56'
Recorder: Kevin Byrne 1996