Memorial: M1853

Memorial in¬†Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff commemorating Valentine Milsom d. 1914 in the loss of the SS ‘Daleby’


Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales


'In loving memory of / George / the beloved husband of / Sarah Ann Milsom / who died Feb 28th 1913, aged 68 years / Thy will be done / Also Charles Valentine their son / Died May 3rd 1881 aged 3 months / Also of Valentine / their youngest son / who lost his life through enemy action / on the S.S. Daleby April 29th 1917 / Aged 32 years / Also the above / Sarah Ann / who died March 16th 1932 / Ages 89 years.'


Type: Gravestone
Vessel: SS Daleby

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War


Milsom, Valentine
Age: 32
Date of Death: 29/4/1917
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Cook
Organisation: Ropner Shipping Co.


Notes: SS 'Daleby' torpedoed by 'U-70' off the coast of Ireland.
Recorder: David J. Wickham, 2019