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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

 

 

NamesA-B ~ B-C C-E ~ E-G ~ G-M ~  M-P ~ P-S ~ S-T ~ T-Z

 

Name: WILLIAM ALFRED TROTMAN
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/79049
Additional information: Born 8 Sept 1899 in Newport, Monmouth, Wales. Native of Rhiwderin, Newport. Son of James Alfred and Esther Trotman of 9 Tranquil Place, Oakfield, Cwmbran, Newport. His first Service date was 5 Oct 1917.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: THOMAS TRUEMAN
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/73076
Additional information: Born 22 Feb 1894 in Gateshead, Durham, England. Son of William and Mary Ann Trueman of 3 Southend Terrace, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead-on-Tyne.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JAMES EDWIN TUCKER
Nationality: British
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Artillery
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: R.M.A/6308
Additional information: Born 8 April 1878 in Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. He was 3rd Royal Marines Battalion. Son of George and Ellen Tucker of Portsmouth. Wife: Fanny Charlotte, 143 Abbotsbury Road, West Ham, Weymouth. In 1901 James was Listed as being on HMS Pembrooke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WILLIAM GEORGE TUFFEY
Nationality: British
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 20
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 17389DA
Additional information: Born 23 Dec 1898 in Wandsworth, Surrey, England. Son of George and Emily Tuffey, of London. Wife: Minnie Mary Tuffey of 2 Station Steps, Higher St, Brixham, Devon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ANGELO VELLA
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 45
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 120G
Additional information: Born 28 Nov 1871 in Floriana, Malta. Son of Pubblio and Maria Vella. Wife: Giovanna Vella of 125 Stada San Gaetano, Hamrum, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: GEORGE VELLA
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Cook
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 32
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 360833
Additional information: Born 2 Nov 1881 in Malta. Son of the late Antonia and Giovanna Vella of Malta. Wife: Giuseppa Vella of 127 Strada Reale, Hamrun, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WILLIAM JAMES VINEY    (More Info)
Nationality: British
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: PO/17013
Additional information: Born 11 July 1899, in Gosport,  Hampshire. Son of George and Selina Ann Viney of 65 Leesland Road, Gosport, Hampshire, England. Enlistment Date: 7 Nov 1913.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: HENRY WILLIAM WALLER
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 20
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/55740
Additional information: Born 23 Jan 1898 in Dartford, Kent, England. Person Notified: Sister, Mrs Gladys Batchelor of 48 Cromer Road, Romford, Essex.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: LEWIS CHARLES WARREN
Nationality: British
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 20
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: PLY/18637
Additional information: Born 26 Sep 1897 in Chudleigh, Newton Abbott, Devon, England. Son of the late Louis Richard Warren of Lower Thornton Cottage, Kenn, Exeter, England. Person Notified: Uncle Walter, 4 Walsingham Place, Truro, Cornwall.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: HAROLD SYDNEY WATSON
Nationality: British
Rank: Engineer Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 42
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional information: Born about 1875 in Harwich, Essex, England. Wife: Emma Jane Watson of 6 Elmhurst Road, Dovercourt, Essex.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JAMES WATSON
Nationality: British
Rank: Petty Officer Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 30
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/13870
Additional information: Born 17 Dec 1886 in Bermondsey, London, England. Son of John and Ann Watson of South Hackney, London, England. Person notified: Brother John of 128 Ballard Road, Homerton, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: GEORGE WILLIAM WHITE
Nationality: British
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 51
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: PLY/5884
Additional information: Born 11 July 1869 in Islington, England. Son of William Mansfield White and Susan White of London. Wife: Lucy White of West Bank, Blackmore, Ingatestone, Essex, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ALFRED WILLIAMS
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Leading Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/49009
Additional information: Born 16 Jan 1894 in Valetta, Malta. Son of George and Angela Williams. Wife: Giuseppe Williams of 44 Strada san Giuseppe, Valletta, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: HENRY WILLIAMS
Nationality: British
Rank: Assistant Cook
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 42
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 801283
Additional information: Born about 1876 in Stepney, London, England. Son of Charles and Charlotte Williams. Wife: Louisa Williams of 57 Selsdon Road, Upton Park, London, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name ROBERT WILLIAMS
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/67268
Additional information: Born 1 Mar 1899, in Longridge, Lancashire. Son of Elizabeth of 21 Rossie Place, Edinburburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 27.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name GEORGE RICHARD WILLS
Nationality: British
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 19
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 17635 D.A.
Additional information: Born 3 Nov 1898 in Portland, Dorset, England. Son of William and Mary Ann Wills of 4 Higher Lane, Portland, Dorchester, England
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: JOHN ALEXANDER WILSON
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: J/33265
Additional information: Born 4 Feb 1898 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. Son of Samuel and Mary Elizabeth Wilson of 212 Palatine Road, Blackpool, England. Person Informed was Edith Gertrude of 212 Palatine Road, Blackpool.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: HARRY WOOD
Nationality: British
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 19
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/74600
Additional information: Born 28 Sept 1898 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. Son of Matthew Henry and Frances Reyner Wood, of Dunford Bridge, Sheffield, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 27.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: PERCY FREDERICK WOOD
Nationality: British
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain"
Age: 29
Date of Death: 22/01/1918
Service No: F/24115
Additional information: Born 10 April 1889 in Nunhead, London, England. Son of Joseph Robert and Matilda Wood. Wife: Priscilla, 12 Askew Mansions, Askew Road, Shepherds Bush, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Cemetery: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: ROBERT PHILLIP WOOD
Nationality: British
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain"
Age: 25
Date of Death: 22/01/1918
Service No: K/42304
Additional information: Born 18 Aug 1892 in Alnwick, Northumberland. Son of John McKay Wood and Eleanor Wood of 1 Clyton Road, Jesmond, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Native of Felton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Cemetery: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CECIL JOHN WRIGHT
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/73774
Additional information: Born 24 Aug 1891, in Gateshead, Durham.Son of Francis and Savella Wright of Windy Nook. Wife: Mary Wright of 16 St. Albans Crescent, Windy Nook, Gatehead-on-Tyne, Durham, England. First Service date 17 Jul 1917.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: WALTER WRIGHT
Nationality: British
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age:  20
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: J/36502
Additional information: Born 12 Oct 1897 in Nottingham, England. Son of Kate Isabella Wright of 2 Mushams Yard, Isabella Street, Nottingham, England. First Service date was 5 Mar 1915.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29..
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CARMELO XERRI
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 29
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: 163A
Additional information: Son of Michael and Carmela Xerri. Wife: Rosina Xerri
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: SALVATORE XUEREB
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 37
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: Unknown
Additional information: Son of Benedetto and Maria Xuereb of 31 Strada Taltas, Zeitun. Wife: Maria Anna Xuereb of same address.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: EMMANUELE ZAHRA
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: 89G
Additional information: Born 3 Jun 1885 in Valetta, Malta. Son of Lorenzo and Maria Antonia Zahra. Wife: Carmela Zahra of 34 Starda Fleur-de-lis, Birchircara, Malta
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 29.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Name: CARMELO ZAMMIT
Nationality: Maltese
Rank: Leading Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Louvain."
Age: 30
Date of Death: 20/01/1918
Service No: K/49010
Additional information: Son of Paolo and Elizabeth Zammit. Wife: Carmela Zammit of 92 Strada San Guiseppe, Valletta, Malta.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

 

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