Memorial: M3942

Memorial tile at All Saints’ Church, Brightlingsea, Essex commemorating Rochford Nurse d. 1917 in loss of ‘Robert Smith’

Location

All Saints' Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

' Rochford Nurse / Aged 32 / Lost from H.M. Steam / Trawler Robert Smith / July 20 1917'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Materials: Ceramic
Vessel: HM Trawler Robert Smith

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

Nurse, Robert, George
Age: 32
Date of Death: 20/7/1917
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Deck hand
Organisation: Royal Naval Reserve

Extra

Notes: 'Robert Smith' sunk by gunfire on 21 July 1917 by 'U44' with loss of all hands.
Recorder: Pippa Lacey
Photographer: Pippa Lacey