Memorial: M6186

Plaque in the Church of the Holy Spirit, Tallinn, Estonia commemorating the loss of British submarine ‘E18’ in 1916

Location

Church of the Holy Spirit, Tallinn, Estonia, Rest of the World

Transcript

'IN MEMORIAM / HM SUBMARINE E18 / 2nd June 1916 - Baltic Sea off Hiiumaa, Estonia / / EDWIN ALBERT TAYLOR BAGG, Chief Petty Officer / WILLIAM GEORGE BASS, Leading Seaman / FREDERICK CLACK, Petty Officer / DOUGLAS NOWELL COLSON DSC, Sub-Lieutenant RNR / PERCY DUFFIELD, Stoker 1st Class / CLEMENT HARRY EDWARDS, Leading Telegraphist / ERNEST ALFRED FOX, Stoker 1st Class / MAURICE HAROLD FULLER, Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class / GEORGE GABY, Telegraphist / JAMES KERR GALLOWAY, Engine Room Artificer RNR / CYRIL FRANCIS GODWARD, Able Seaman / THOMAS EDWIN GUEST, Leading Stoker / ROBERT CROSBY HALAHAN, Lieutenant-Commander RN/ ALBERT GEORGE HALL, Stoker 1st Class / HERBERT THOMAS HARRIS, Leading Stoker / CHARLES WILLIAM HOLLAND, Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class / CHARLES HUNT, Stoker 1st Class / WALTER LUKE LANDALE, Lieutenant RN / FRANK LADBROOKE MADDOX, Able Seaman / FYODOR NIKOLAEVICH MARKOVSKY, Chief Telegraphist Russian Navy / PERCY JAMES PETER NYE, Stoker 1st Class / IVAN YEFIMOVICH PANTYUKHOV, Signalman Russian Navy/ JAMES REUBEN PERCY, Leading Stoker / ARTHUR PERCY PHILLIPS, Leading Stoker / VASILIY MIKHAILOVICH POLYKARPOV, Lieutenant Russian Navy / WILLIAM GEORGE POWELL, Able Seaman / HORACE EDWARD PRITCHETT, Able Seaman / ERNEST WILLIAM RUAUX, Leading Seaman / SAMUEL ARTHUR SHEPPARD, Chief Petty Officer Stoker / WILLIAM CHADWICK SPENCER, Engine Room Artificer 1st Class / CHARLES WILLIAM TURRALL, Petty Officer/ SYDNEY AUGUSTUS WELSH, Able Seaman / FREDERICK CHARLES FRANCIS WHITE, Leading Seaman'

Details

Description: Engraved brass plate mounted on stone surround with silhouette of HM Submarine E18; details of date and position of sinking; list of the thirty British and three Russian officers and men who lost their lives; enamelled ensigns of Royal Navy (White Ensign) and Russian Navy (Cross of St Andrew).
Type: Plaque
Position: On wall of Chancel, to left of Altar.
Materials: Brass, stone mount
Artists: Meelis Pääbo, Priit Herodes.
Vessel: E18

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

Bagg, Edwin Albert Taylor
Age: 38
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Chief Petty Officer
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bass, William George
Age: 34
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Leading Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Clack, Frederick
Age: 34
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Petty Officer
Organisation: Royal Navy
Colson, Douglas Nowell
Age: 24
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Sub-Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Naval Reserve
Duffield, Percy
Age: 21
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Stoker 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Edwards, Clement Harry
Age: 22
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Leading Telegraphist
Organisation: Royal Navy
Fox, Ernest Alfred
Age: 24
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Stoker 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Fuller, Maurice Harold
Age: 27
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Gaby, George
Age: 28
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Telegraphist
Organisation: Royal Navy
Galloway, James Kerr
Age: 28
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Engine Room Artificer
Organisation: Royal Naval Reserve
Godward, Cyril Francis
Age: 23
Date of Death: 2/6/ 1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Guest, Thomas Edward
Age: 25
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Leading Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Halahan, Robert Crosby
Age: 31
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant-Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hall, Albert George
Age: 22
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Stoker 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Harris, Herbert Thomas
Age: 32
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Leading Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Holland, Charles William
Age: 26
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hunt, Charles
Age: 28
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Stoker 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Landale, Walter Luke
Age: 27
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Maddox, Frank Ladbrooke
Age: 29
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Markovsky, Fyodor Nikolaevich
Age:
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Chief Telegraphist
Organisation: Russian Navy
Nye, Percy James Peter
Age: 23
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Stoker 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Pantyukhov, Ivan Yefimovich
Age:
Date of Death: 2/16/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Signalman
Organisation: Russian Navy
Percy, James Reuben
Age: 28
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Leading Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Phillips, Arthur Percy
Age: 33
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Leading Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Polykarpov, Vasily Mikhailovich
Age:
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant
Organisation: Russian Navy
Powell, William George
Age: 45
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Pritchett, Horace Edward
Age: 23
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Ruaux, Ernest William
Age: 33
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Leading Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sheppard, Samuel Arthur
Age: 35
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Chief Petty Officer Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Spencer, William Chadwick
Age: 34
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Engine Room Artificer 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Turrall, Charles William
Age: 32
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Petty Officer
Organisation: Royal Navy
Welsh, Sydney Augustus
Age: 29
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
White, Frederick Charles Francis
Age: 23
Date of Death: 2/6/1916
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Leading Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: E18 struck a mine and sank with all hands on 2nd June 1916. The wreck was discovered on 19th October 2009. This memorial was unveiled and dedicated at a Service of Remembrance for the crew of E18 on 30th May 2010.

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