Spain, Walter

BORN HULL 9/08/1895. SON OF WALTER LAZENBY SPAIN AND ADA BAILLEY, 105 HAVELOCK STREET. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. EDUCATED AT TRINITY HOUSE. JOINED THE ELLERMAN-WILSON SHIPPING LINE ON 1/07/1914. SHIP’S COOK. SERVED ON THE STEAM SHIPS, OTHELLO, TORONTO, ESKIMO, ALBISTAN, TYCHO, RINALDO, FRUCTIDOR AND MORROCCO. SECOND OFFICER ON S/S BURMESE. LOST AT SEA IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN ON 21/06/1918, AGED 22. THE S/S MONTEBELLO WAS SUNK BY ENEMY SUBMARINE WITH NO SURVIVORS. HE WAS UNMARRIED. HE LEFT £142 TO HIS FATHER IN HIS WILL AT THIS PROBATE ADDRESS. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE TRINITY HOUSE WW1 MEMORIAL. LISTED IN THE DU RUVIGNEY ROLL OF HONOUR.
NB: ERNEST TASSO SPAIN, RNR AT 107.TRINITY HOUSE & EDWIN ALSO MM – 6 CHILTERN VILLAS, DIVISION ROAD.
SS Montebello, built by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Hull in 1911 and owned at the time of her loss by Ellerman’s Wilson Line, Ltd., Hull, was a British steamer of 4324 tons. On June 21st, 1918, Montebello, on a voyage from London to Hampton Roads, was sunk by the German submarine U-100 (Degenhart von Loë), 320 miles W1/2N from Ushant (Ouessant). 41 persons were lost, included the ship’s Master.
.PEOPLE ON BOARD SS MONTEBELLO123
ANDREW, GEORGE EDWARD (49), Master, Montebello, Mercantile Marine, †21/06/1918, Son of the late Henry and Ellen Andrew; husband of Annie Andrew, of 13, Alexandra Crescent, Ilkley, Yorks, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
BAXTER, WILLIAM (43), Greaser, S.S. Montebello, Mercantile Marine, †21/06/1918, Son of Robert and Isabella C. Paterson Baxter; husband of Susan Baxter (formerly Burns, nee Martin), of 2, St. Andrews Rd., Leith. Born at Leith, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
BORG, FRANCIS NICOLAS PETER (20), Mess Room Steward, S.S. Montebello, Mercantile Marine, †21/06/1918, Son of Liberato Borg, of 10, Strada Prigione, Vittoriosa, Malta, and the late Lucrezia Abela Borg, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
BRACKENBURY, HAROLD (21), Fourth Engineer Officer, S.S. Montebello, Mercantile Marine, †21/06/1918, Son of James and Phoebe Brackenbury (nee Levert), of 217, Boulevard, Hull. Born at Hull, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
BROWN, A (25), Fireman, S.S. Montebello, Mercantile Marine, †21/06/1918, Son of Hester Brown, of 133, Raynham Avenue, Edmonton, London. Born in London, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
BROWN, CHARLES HENRY (27), Fireman, S.S. Montebello, Mercantile Marine, †21/06/1918, Son of Charles Brown, of 7, Beverley Mansions, Church St., Greenwich, London, and the late Elizabeth Brown (nee White), Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
CARLSON, G (41), Able Seaman, S.S. Montebello, Mercantile Marine, †21/06/1918, Born at Gothenburg, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
CARLSON, EDWARD WILLIAM (36), Fireman, S.S. Montebello, Mercantile Marine, †21/06/1918, Son of Julia Carlson (nee Neeves), of 22, The Crescent, St. Ann’s Rd., South Tottenham, London, and the late Edward William Carlson. Born at St. George in the East, London, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
CLUBLEY, AUGUSTUS (53), First Engineer


First name:
WALTER
Rank:
3rd Officer
Date Died
21/06/1918
Place died:
Sea
Age:
22
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