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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: WILLIE MARSDEN
Nationality: British
Rank: Stocker 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/44558
Additional information: Son of Peter and Florence Marsden of 139 Petre Street, Sheffield, England
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ARCHIE MCARTHUR
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 30
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/74569
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Ann McLean McArthur of Sanddaig, Tiree, Argyllshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 27.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: PETER MCCOURT
Nationality: British
Rank: Stocker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 19
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/407020
Additional information: Son of Annie McCourt of Blackhill, Co. Durham and the late John McCourt.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JOSEPH MCGILLIVRAY
Nationality: British
Rank: Petty Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 27
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 2577A
Additional information: Son of Donald and Mary McGillivray of High St, Balbriggan, Dublin.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JAMES MCMILLAN
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 19
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: CLDE Z/8616
Additional information: Born 21 Sept 1898 in Lisnaglam, Lanark, England. Son of Margaret Stewart and James McMillan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: SALVATORE MEILAK
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 28
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 209G
Additional information: Son of Vincent and Emilia Piott Meilak. Wife: Maria Dorores Meilak of 52 Strada Torre San Giovanni, Vittoriosa, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CARMELO MELI
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/84043
Additional information: Son of John Meli of 22 Strada Mezzo Gionro, Casai Zabber, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 27.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: SIDNEY MERRETT
Nationality: British
Rank: Air Mechanic 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 27
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: F/26942
Additional information: Son of Tom and Eliza Merrett. Wife: Evelyn May Merrett of 55 Croydon Rd, Chaterham Valley, Surrey, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: MAURICE WILLIAM MERRITT
Nationality: British
Rank: Air Machanic 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 28
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: F/28513
Additional information: Born in Paddington, London. Son of Maurice John and Mary Merritt. Wife: Lillian Jane Merritt of 37 Lymington Avenue, Wood Green, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JOHN JOHNSON METCALFE
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/76018
Additional information: Born 28 May 1899 in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England. Mother: Catherine Metcalfe.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: PERCIVAL METCALFE
Nationality: British
Rank: Leading Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/8700
Additional information: Born 30th Dec 1894 in York, England. Son of John George Alonsa and Mary Jane Metcalfe of The Cottage, Flaxton, York, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: FREDERICK ALFRED METSON
Nationality: British
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 34
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 912036
Additional information: Born in 1883 in Dovercourt, England. Son of Mr F Metson of 47 Manor Rd, Upper Dovercourt. Wife: Maud E Metson of 30 Clarkes Rd, Upper Dovercourt, Harwich, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CARMELO MICALLEF
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Assistant Cook
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 46
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional information: Born in Malta. Son of Giachino and Maria Fava Micallef of Malta. Wife: Giovanna Ellul Micallef of 149 Strada Reale, Casal Zabbar, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: GIOVANNI MICALLEF
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Assistant Cook
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 24
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional information: Born in Valletta. Son of Henry and Mary Borg Micallef of 4 School St, Hamrun, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: TANCAR MICALLIF
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Assistant Cook
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional information: Husband of Guiseppa of 118 Strada Xalores, Hamrim, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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Name EMMANUELE MIFSUD
Nationality: British
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age 34
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/49012
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Michelina Mifsud of Zeitun. Husband of Lorenza Mifsud of 46 Strada Taltas, Zeitun, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name HENRY MILLER
Nationality: British
Rank: Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 4814S
Additional information:  
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
SURVIVED
Name: ROLAND MILNE
Nationality: British
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Unknown
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 63
Date of Death: 1958
Service No: Pos C4577
Additional information: Born 14 Apr 1893 in Gourdon, Kincardinshire, Scotland. Roland married Margaret Lownie.
   
   
   
Name: FREDERICK MORGAN
Nationality: British
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 21
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: SS/5670
Additional information: Born 2 Dec 1896 in St. Sepulchre, Northampton, England. Son of Mr Morgan and Margaret Morgan of 6 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: THOMAS MORGAN
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Signalman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain"
Age: 20
Date of Death: 22/01/1918
Service No: J/26428
Additional information: Son of Lucy Morgan of 11 Silver Street, Tiverton, Devon, England and the late John Morgan.

Served on H.M.S Cornwall at the battle of Falkland Islands.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 27.
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ANGUS MORRISON
Nationality: British
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain"
Age: 36
Date of Death: 22/01/1918
Service No: 2782B
Additional information: Son of Norman ans Annie Morrison of Port of Ness, Stornoway. Husband of Catherine Morrison of 32 Habost, Port of ness, Stornoway.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Cemetery: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JAMES O'KEEFE
Nationality: British
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 924088
Additional information: Son of Kate O'Keefe of 18 Bridge Street, Ringsend, Co. Dublin.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: EMMANUELLE PACE
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age:  32
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 109G
Additional information: Son of Carmelo and Carmela Pace. Husband of Marianna Pace of 11 Strada Seconda, Floriana, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: HENRY PADLEY
Nationality: British
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 31
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: S.S.104387
Additional information: Born 26th Nov 1886 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. Husband of Gertrude Padley of Arley House, Vaughan Street, Llandudno.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: HENRY EDWARD PARFITT
Nationality: British
Rank: Officer's Steward 3rd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 19
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: L/7105
Additional information: Born 4 Jan 1899, in Hackney, London, England. Baptism was the 22nd Jan 1899 in Hackney, London. Son of Richard and Beatrice Parfitt of 27 West street, Grove Road, Walthamslow, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: OLIVER LAURENCE PARKINSON
Nationality: British
Rank: Assistant Paymaster
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 25
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional information: Born 1892 in Warwick, Warwickshire, England. Christened 12 Jan 1893 in Warwick. Son of William Laurence Parkinson and Sarah Jane Parkinson (nee Holgate) of "Norman Hurst", Broadgreen, Liverpool, England.

Middle name spelt Laurence or Lawrence on different documents.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ANNUNGIATO PARNIS
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional information: Son of Valentino and Margarita Parnis of Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
   
   
   
   

 

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