Arthur David Bottoms

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Able Seaman, RN (HMS Black Prince) - J8658 | Died: 1916.05.31 | Age at death: c21 | Action: Jutland | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Portsmouth Naval Memorial (12) [Service record ref ADM 188/664/8658] |

Born Hendon, 3 Sep 1897, one of at least two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bottoms, of 11 Wildwood Grove, North End Rd., Hampstead (res until after 1921) – members of congregation. Old boy of HPS – one of several brothers (incl William, who was off school with consumption/ ricketts for 4 months in…

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Robert Roxburgh

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Midshipman RN, HMS Indefatigable | Died: 1916.05.31 | Age at death: 18 | Action: Jutland | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Plymouth Naval Memorial (Ref 10) |

Born Oct 1897, West Kirby, youngest of three sons of Archibald and Janet Roxburgh. Joined Royal Navy as cadet at Osborne before age of 13; midshipman on battlecruiser Indeftaigable with the Rosyth Force at Jutland. Ship was among the first ships in action and was sunk early in the battle with loss of over 1,000…

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