Memorial: M3921

Plaque in St Mary’s Church, Mortlake commemorating sea scouts who died in the loss of ‘Wrangle II’ in 1950

Location

St Mary's Church, Mortlake, London, England

Transcript

'IN HONOURED MEMORY / OF THE CREW OF THE / 1ST MORTLAKE WHALER / WANGLE III LOST IN / THE ENGLISH CHANNEL / RETURNING HOME FROM CALAIS / 19TH AUGUST 1950 / J. WEEDON, D.S.C. G.S.M. B. PETERS / D. AMOS W. TOWNDROW / B. BELL R. WALFORD / K. BLACK (D.C. KENSINGTON) P. WHITE / M PERCIVAL W. WOODS'

Details

Type: Plaque
Materials: Bronze
Vessel: Wangle III

People

Weedon, John
Age: 34
Date of Death: 19/8/1951
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant Commander
Organisation: Royal Navy
Amos, Donald Edward
Age: 27
Date of Death: 19/8/1951
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts
Black, Kenneth
Age: 27
Date of Death: 19/8/1951
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts
Bell, Bernard
Age: 27
Date of Death: 19/8/1952
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts
Percival, Maurice Alan
Age: 17
Date of Death: 19/8/1952
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts
Peters, Brian Alan
Age: 18
Date of Death: 19/8/1952
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts
Towndrow, William Patrick
Age: 19
Date of Death: 19/8/1952
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts
Walford, Robert Edward
Age: 18
Date of Death: 19/8/1952
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts
Peters, Brian Alan
Age: 18
Date of Death: 19/8/1952
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts
White, Peter Frederick
Age: 19
Date of Death: 19/8/1952
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts
Woods, Wiliam
Age: 17
Date of Death: 19/8/1952
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Sea Scout
Organisation: Sea Scouts

Extra

Bibliography: Roy Masini 'Sea Scouting: a history, 1909-2009'pp. 163-4.