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C34

1903 - 1906: C Class

On 17th July 1917 Submarine C34 was on the surface to the east of Fair Isle, in position 59 degrees 30 minutes North 0 degrees 05 minutes West, when she was torpedoed by the German Submarine U-52 (Walther Hans). The only survivor was Sto1 Frank Scoble O/N K22307 Frank Scoble was rescued by U-52 and taken Prisoner of War. He is understood to have returned home after the War.

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Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Dawe, Charles Henry  Leading Signalman  J 10018    22
Edwards, Arthur  Able Seaman  238353    27
Gee, Robert Taylor  Able Seaman  J 8918    24
Head, Frank Joseph  Petty Officer  214768    31
RN DoB 02/03/1886. Actual 02/10/1887
Jefferson, Ingleby Stuart  Lieutenant      24
Commanding Officer
Keith, Robert Allan  Stoker Petty Officer  283814    39
Mansfield, Henry Walter  Leading Seaman  239091  MID  26
CWGC has Mansfield Harry Walter London Gazette and TNA has Mansfield Henry Walter
Maynard, William Edwin  Able Seaman  J10067    22
McLaren, Cornelius  Telegraphist  J 26447    19
Moore, Thomas Stone  Sub Lieutenant      19
Moss, Henry  Telegraphist  J 31348    19
Playford, William George  Stoker 1st Class  K 21054    23
Roser, Walter Michael Joseph  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class  M 12906    27
Sillick, Harold Bertram  Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class  270914  MID  29
Stringer, George William  Leading Seaman  J 7837    24
Tagg, John  Able Seaman  J 12877    22
Tiller, George Edwin  Mate  -210593    32
Worrell, Frank  Leading Stoker  K 10151    27

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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