Window at Paston, Norfolk, commemorating Lieutenant-Commander Ralph Mack RN, died 1917, lost with HMS ‘Tornado’
St Margaret's Church, Paston, Norfolk
'To the Glory of God. I proud and loving memory of / Ralph Michael Mack Lt Commander RN younger son of Hugh Paston Mack / and Blanch Elizabeth his wife / Grandson of the late John Mack / of Paston Hall. / He commissioned and commanded / the Destroyer H.M.S. Lucifer in the / engagements of Heligoland Bight / 29 Aug 1914, and Dogger Bank / 24 Jan 1915 and was mentioned in / despatches June 1917. / He was killed in action off the / Dutch Coast 23 Dec 1917 / going down with his ship H.M.S. TORNADO.'
Vessel: HMS Lucifer; HMS Tornado.
Battle of Heligoland Bight; Battle of Dogger Bank
1914-1918 First World War
Date of Death: 23/12/1917
Cause of Death: killed in action
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant Commander
Organisation: Royal Navy