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1911 - 1924: E Class

On 2th March 1917 Submarine E49 left the Shetlands for patrol. As the Submarine was clearing the Balta Sound she hit a mine which had been laid by the German U-Boat UC-76 on 10th March 1917. E49 sank with all the crew and is lying in 16 fathoms (96 feet) of water off Huney Island.

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Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Arm, Henry Victor  Boy Telegraphist  J 49157    16
16 Years and 10 months old
Beal, Basil Arthur  Lieutenant      29
Commanding Officer
Belsey, Leonard  Petty Officer  210639    32
Brashier, Jubilee John  Leading Stoker  K 6635    29
At birth Brashier, John Jubilee Served as Brashier, Jubilee John.
Breeley, Alfred  Engine Room Artificer 4th Class  M 11286    24
Cartland, Francis  Able Seaman  366403    25
RN DoB 03/08/1891. Actual DoB 03/08/1893
Copeland, Alfred  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class  M 1025    29
Coy, Thomas  Leading Telegraphist  J 4768    24
Earle, Edwin  Stoker 1st Class  SS 115184    21
At birth Earle, Edwin James Served as Earle, Edwin.
Gillham, Edward  Petty Officer  196012    35
Grosse, Frank  Able Seaman  J 2081    24
RN DoB 02/04/1892. Actual DoB 02/04/1893
Harris, George William  Stoker 1st Class  K 7235    24
Harvey, John Stephen  Temporary Lieutenant (RNR)      28
Hawkes, George  Leading Signalman  J 11022    22
Holmes, John  Stoker Petty Officer  301544    33
RN DoB 29/07/1883. Actual DoB 29/07/1884
Hopkins, Herbert  Able Seaman  200283    34
At birth Hopkins, Walter Herbert George Served as Hopkins, Herbert.
Jones, Benjamin George  Leading Seaman  J 4968    25
Kerr, Alexander  Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class  271504    35
Lampon, Henry James  Stoker 1st Class  K 17422    22
Morgan, George Albert  Petty Officer  211489    32
Mortimer, Sydney Pace  Stoker 1st Class  K 13468    23
Parkinson, Reay  Lieutenant      24
Pembroke, James Martin  Able Seaman  J 22183    21
Randall, Herbert Henry  Leading Seaman  204195    35
Simpson, Harry Jarlick  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class  M 3130    29
Actual name Simpson, Harry Garlick, Navy records show Simpson, Harry Jarlick.
Skelton, John  Leading Stoker  K 3416    27
Spells, Charles Edward  Stoker 1st Class  K 20704    21
Stevens, John Henry  Leading Seaman  190271    36
At birth Stevens, John Served as Stevens, John Henry.
Sullivan, Jeremiah  Stoker 1st Class  K21238    23
Tilley, Robert James  Able Seaman  J 11627    22
Wakefield, Reginald James  Stoker 1st Class  K 16051    23
RN DoB 26/01/1894. Actual DoB 26/01/1896

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A Tribute To Submariners

I have often looked for an opportunity of paying tribute to our submariners.

There is no branch of His Majesty's Forces which in this war has suffered the same proportion of total loss as our submarine service.

It is the most dangerous of all services.

That is perhaps the reason why the First Lord tells me that the entry into it is keenly sought by Officers and Men.

I feel sure the House would wish to testify its gratitude and admiration to our Submariners for their Skill - Courage and Devotion which has proved of inestimable value to the sustenance of our country.

Winston Churchill

We Will Remember Them

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