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HMS Louvain

Commemorative Information Page

 

 

 

In remembrance of the Ships Company  at the time of the sinking, we have created a few pages.

Below is information of the men who died and survived during the sinking of HMS Louvain.

 

 If you know of anyone who you think should be added to the commemorative page or you

have a photo or information which you would like to be added please send an Email to:Carrie-Ann & Ken

 

 

Names A-B ~ B-C C-E ~ E-G ~ G-M ~ M-P ~ P-S ~ S-T ~ T-Z

Name: EMMANUELE GRIMA
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navl Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 30
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 791F
Additional information: Son of Guiseppe and Teresa Grima.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JOSEPH GRIOLI
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Officer's Steward 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 40
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 358243
Additional information: Born 16th Nov 1881. Son of Gaetano and Filomena Grioli. Wife: Concetta Grioli of 83 Strada Levante,Valletta, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: GEORGE HENRY HALES
Nationality: British
Rank: Greaser
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: Abt 42
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 912040
Additional information: Born in about 1876 in Harwich, Essex, England. Son of Jane and William Hales. Wife: Martha A Hales.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ERNEST WILLIAM NATHAN HARDING
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/77554
Additional information: Son of John and Frances Harding of 6 Newland Terrace, Queens Rd Battersea, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: FREDERICK ALBERT HAWKINS
Nationality: British
Rank: Leading Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 28
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: SS106356
Additional information: Born 27th Feb 1889, in Bridport, Dorset, England. Son of Gerrard and Susan Hawkins. Wife: Mabel Hawkins. First Service Date was 8 Jan 1908.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
SURVIVED
Name: SYDNEY LEONARD HEARN
Nationality: British
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Date of Birth: 8th July 1899
Date of Death: 25th Aug 1989
Age 90
Service No: J/77556
Additional information: Born in Sydenham, London, England. Son of James and Annie Hearn. In 1911 Sydney was living at 80 High Street, Sydenham, London. First Service date was 4 Sep 1917. Wife: Winifred K Hearn (nee Warren) Sydney Survived both World Wars.
Name: JOHN WILLIAM HOLCOMBE
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/76577
Additional information: Son of Mrs Emily Holcombe of London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: EDWARD WILLIAM HERBERT HOLLAND
Nationality: British
Rank: Armourer's Mate
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 35
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 346926
Additional information: Son of Edward and Sarah Holland of St Heliers, Jersey. Wife: Lizzie Holland of 24 Chesterfield Rd, Copner, Portsmouth, England
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: THOMAS HOWARD
Nationality: British
Rank: Greaser
Regiment/Service: Marcantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 878295
Additional information: Wife: Annie Turner (Formerly Howard) of 27 Dean St, Aston-under-Lyne.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ROBERT HUGHES
Nationality: British
Rank: Assistant Paymaster
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 26
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional information:  
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: GILBERT HUNTER
Nationality: British
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 32
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 3156B
Additional information: Son of the lat Gilbert Hunter. Native of Lerwick.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WILLIAM JACKSON
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 26
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/68102
Additional information: Son of Robert and Mary Ann Jackson of Nelson. Wife: Florrie Jackson of 29 Berkeley St, Nelson, Lancs, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 27.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JOSEPH HENRY KEEBLE
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/74647
Additional information: Son of Clara Keeble of 36 Looe St, Plymouth, England
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 27.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ROBERT ALBERT WILLIAM KEEP
Nationality: British
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: RMLI
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: CH/20953
Additional information: Son of James William and Mary Ann Keep, of 227 Haydons Rd, Wimbledon, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name JAMES E KELLY
Nationality: British
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age Unknown
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 914348
Additional information:  
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name JOHN KENNEDY
Nationality: British
Rank: Bugler
Regiment/Service: RMLI
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 16
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: CH/20983
Additional information: Son of Martha Kate Kennedy of 55 Springfield Rd, Babbacombe, Torquay. and the late William Kennedy. Born in London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: HENRY A KENT
Nationality: British
Rank: Donkeyman
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 912045
Additional information:  
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WILLIAM HENRY KING
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/76583
Additional information: Born 26th May 1899. Son of Charlotte E King of 17 Lansdowne Rd, Forest Gate, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WALTER EDWARD LEEKS
Nationality: British
Rank: Greaser
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain"
Age: 39
Date of Death: 22/01/1918
Service No: 912044
Additional information: Wife: Emma J Leeks, of 7 Portland Place, Dovercourt, Harwich.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: GEORGE LEWIS
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain"
Age: 20
Date of Death: 22/01/1918
Service No: J/79048
Additional information: Son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Lewis of 22 Eva St. Neath, Glam.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 27.
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CARMELO LIA
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 20
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/49008
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Michelina Lia of Senglea, Malta. Wife: Margherita Lia of 39 Strada Punta, Senglea, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CHARLES WILLIAM LOCKER
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age:  18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/76016
Additional information: Son of W and B M Locker of 1 Bank St, Platt Bridge, Wigan, Native of Newhall, Burton-on-Trent.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WILLIAM LOWE
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/75986
Additional information: Born 23rd March 1899. Son of George Lowe of 195 Market St. Birkenhead.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CHARLES LUDLOW
Nationality: British
Rank: Scullion
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 938279
Additional information: Son of Walter and Charlotte Ludlow of 90 Portland Rd, Canning Town, London. Listed for HMS Gazelle as well.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: REGINALD VICTOR LUGGAR
Nationality: British
Rank: Officer's Steward 3rd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 21
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: L/5366
Additional information: Son of Adeline S A Luggar of 101 Chestnut Avenue, Walthamstow, London, and the late DR. William H. Luggar.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ANTONIO MAGRI
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 32
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional information: Son of Paolo and Antonia Magri of Tarxen. Wife: Marianna Magri of 45 Annunziata St, Tarxen, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
   

 

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