Memorial: M4664

Gravestone in the Memorial Garden, Next to Walton-Le-Soken Parish Church, Essex, commemorating John Robert McGrath d. 1916

Location

Memorial Garden, Next to Walton-Le-Soken Parish Church, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, England

Transcript

'IHS / John Robert McGrath / Stoker 1st Class / Died / March 28th 1916 / Aged 29 years'

Details

Description: Headstones arranged in two parallel lines.
Type: War Graves Commission headstone
Vessel: HMS Conquest

People

MacGrath, John Robert
Age: 29
Date of Death: 28/3/1916
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Stoker 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Crew members drowned in capsize of whaler.