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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

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

Name: THOMAS WILLIAM GEORGE PASMORE
Nationality: British
Rank: Stoke 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 31
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/9695
Additional information: Born 7 Mar 1887 in Clerkenwell, London, England. Son of Mr and Mrs T Pasmore of Plaistow, London. Wife: Esther J of 68 Strada Dastion, Senglea, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WILLIAM HENRY VALENTINE PEARCE
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/72755
Additional information: Born 14 Feb 1899 in Malvern, Worcester, England. Son of Albert Leonard and Sarah Kate Pearce of Birchwood, Near Malvern. First service date was 26 Jun 1917.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WILLIAM CHARLES PERKINS
Nationality: British
Rank: Leading Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 25
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/20814
Additional information: Born 31 May 1893 in Reading, England. Son of William Charles and Lydia Perkins of Farley Hill, Reading, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: EWART WALTER LEWIS PHELPS
Nationality: British
Rank: Fitter
Regiment/Service: Admiralty Civilian
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain." Malta Dockyard.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: N/A
Additional information: Born 21 Jan 1890 in Pembroke Dock, South Wales. Son of the late George and Sarah Ann Phelps of Pembroke Dock. Relative notified: Brother George Henry S Phelps of Priory Mains, Monkton Mains, Pembroke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: MICHELE PISANI
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Steward 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 47
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 141973
Additional information: Born 4 Feb 1868 in Valetta, Malta. Son of Carmelo and Maria Pisani of 117 Strada San Gaetano, Hamrun, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JAMES PITT
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/75995
Additional information: Born 20 Apr 1899 in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England. Son of James and Jane Pitt (nee Walters) of 32 Foster Street, Wednesbury. Staffordshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ANTONIO PORTELLI - More Info
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 33
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 218G
Additional information: Son of Vittaria and Paolino Portelli. Wife: Filomena Portelli of 15 Starda San Patrizio, Valleta, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CARMELO PORTELLI
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 Maria of 35 Via Ingarra, Kala Goaza, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CHARLES HENRY PORTER
Nationality: British
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 26
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 912029
Additional information: Born abt 1892 in Chelmondiston, Suffolk, England. Son of Mary Helen Day (Formerly Porter) of 7 Halifax Cottages, Wherstead Road, Ipswich and the late George Porter. In 1911, Charles's Occ was Milkman.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: FREDERICK PORTER
Nationality: British
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 31
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 912035
Additional information: Born abt 1887 in Chelmondiston, Suffolk, England. Son of Mrs Mary Day (Formerly Porter) of 7 Halifax Cottages, Wherstead Road, Ipswich and the late George Porter.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
SURVIVOR
Name: GEOFFREY RICHARD PURCELL-GILPIN
Nationality: British
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 85
Date of Death: 08/11/1971
Service No: 17633DA
Additional information: Born 1 Feb 1886 in Toddington, Bedfordshire, England. Died 8th Nov 1971 in Co. Kildare, Ireland. (Death Info provided by Mel Meleeshka)
Name: ERNEST WILLIAM RATCLIFFE
Nationality: British
Rank: Petty Officer Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 27
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/2831
Additional information: Born 9 Feb 1891 in Heanor, Derby, England. Son of Mrs Hannah Palfreyman of 4 Glenroy Terrace, Hood Street, Sherwood, Notts.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ALBERT EDWARD REED
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/73041
Additional information: Born 1 Jul 1899 in Gareshead, Durham, England. Son of Thomas and Isabella Reed, of 27 School Street, Bensham, Gateshead-on-Tyne.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
SURVIVOR
Name: JAMES REID
Nationality:  
Rank: Actg Engine Room Artifcer 4th Class
Regiment/Service:  
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age:  
Date of Death:  
Service No:  
Additional information:  
Name SIDNEY JAMES RENOW
Nationality: British
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age 28
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: SS/107874
Additional information: Born 21 Jun 1889 in Minories, London, England. Son of James and Rachel Renow of City of London. Wife: Ada Eliza Renow (nee Plenty) of 27 Cavendish Dwellings, Allen Street, Goswell Road, London. Ada was at 4 Cove Cottages, High Street, Portland, Dorset at time of being Notified.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name NORMAN JAMES RIDLER
Nationality: British
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 19
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/28078
Additional information: Born 26 Mar 1898 in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. Son of Henry James and Esther Ridler of 2 Park Road, Nailsworth, Gloscester, England. Native of Painswick, Stroud.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WILLIAM MITCHELL ROBERTSON
Nationality: British
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 22
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 670L
Additional information: Born 28 Sep 1895 in Glitness, Nesting, Orkney, Scotland. Son of Hugh and Henerson Robertson of Gletness, Nesting, Shetlands. Wife: Jemma Leask Robertson of Wadbister, Girlsta, Shetlands.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JAMES ROWLEDGE
Nationality: British
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: RMLI
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 29
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: CH/13992
Additional information: Born 29 Oct 1889 in Gillingham, Kent, England. Son of Alice Cheesman (Formerly Rowledge) of 1 Victoria Street, Gillingham, Kent, and the late Reuben Rowledge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: MORGAN DAVID SAMUEL
Nationality: British
Rank: Signalman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain"
Age: 21
Date of Death: 22/01/1918
Service No: Wales/Z/2898
Additional information: Born 14 Sep 1897, in Ystradyfogwg, Glamorgan, Wales. Son of Eleas and Alice Samuel of 7 Shady Road, Ystrad, Rhondda, Glamorgan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: LORENZO SANT
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve(Malta)
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain"
Age: 37
Date of Death: 22/01/1918
Service No: 807F
Additional information: Born 10 Aug 1881 in Casal Curni, Malta. Son of Carmelo and Rosaria Sant of 163 Sda Rossa, Casal Curmi, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
SURVIVED
Name: PHILLIP WALTER SAVERY
Nationality: British
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age at death: 82
Date of Death: Sep Qua 1975
Service No: 009160
Additional information: Born 30 July 1893 in South Brent, Devon, England. Son of Walter William and Ellen Mary Savery. Wife: Catherine Savery (nee Owen). According to records he was serving on board HMS Lovain from 12 June 1917 until 28 Feb 1918 and  Served on HMS Magnolia from 29 Feb 1918 until 23 April 1919.
Name NATOLI SAVIOUR
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: 4th Engineer Officer
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age:  19
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional Information Son of Francis and Caterina Natoli of 96 Sda San Lucia, Valletta, Malta.
Casualty Type Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: GUISEPPE SCHIAVONE
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 22
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/49015
Additional information: Son of Felice and Carmela Schiavone. Wife: Guiseppe Schiavone of 23 Strada Porta Salvo, Senglea, Malta
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: GEORGE SEDDON
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/76014
Additional information: Born 3 Aug 1899 in Leigh, Lancashire, England. Son of George and Elizabeth Seddon of 65 Market Street, Westhoughton, Bolton. Native of Atherton, Lancs.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JOHN WILLIAM SIMPSON
Nationality: British
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 38
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 912049
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Ann Simpson of Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WILLIAM SINNOTT
Nationality: British
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 29
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 2479A
Additional Information Born Abt 1889 in Tacumshane, County Wexford, Ireland. Son of Richard and Ellen Sinnott of Hardyglass, Co.Wexford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference 29.
Memorial PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

 

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