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Able Seaman J/41552 Paul John Mort

Royal Navy, aboard HMS Ghurka
Killed in Action, English Channel, 8th February 1917 aged 25

  • Commemorated: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Portsmouth, Hants. Panel 25
  • Awarded: Not yet established
  • Son of the late William and Elizabeth Hannah Mort [nee Allen] of Rose Cottage, Millford, Stafford
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments

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  • Born 25 Jul 1892 at Stafford, Staffs
  • Lived at Milford, nr Stafford [1911]
  • Employed as a Gardener [1911]
  • Enlisted 30 Jun 1915

No connection to Nuneaton has yet been established

The Sinking of HMS Ghurka

HMS Ghurka was sunk on 8 February 1917 after hitting a German mine off Dungeness.Only five of the crew survived,with 74 killed.

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