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Skipper James Wilson **not eligible for CWGC**

 
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:31 am    Post subject: Skipper James Wilson **not eligible for CWGC** Reply with quote

Skipper James Wilson Royal Naval Reserve (T) Lunan Bay born Banff 29/12/1850 Age 63 Died At Sea 26-Dec-14 Son of James Wilson & Margaret Michie. Husband of Mrs Anderson. 1901 Census: 58, Wellington St; Wife: Frances. City Roll of Honour: 3 Devanha Terr; Glasgow Herald 31-12-14 Intimation has been received in Aberdeen that James Wilson, 3 Devanha Terrace, has died on a hospital ship in the North Sea. Mr Wilson was employed in Government service on board the local trawler Lunan Bay, of which he was master. Mr Wilson is survived by his wife and a family of nine, a particularly sad family circumstance being that a son of only 19 years of age met his life on the previous Saturday while serving on board a mine sweeper which was blown up off Scarborough.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

From http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1914-12Dec.htm

Lunan Bay, hired trawler, boom defence vessel

WILSON, James, Skipper, illness

and his son

Saturday, 19 December 1914

Orianda, hired trawler, minesweeper, mined and sunk in North Sea

WILSON, James, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 546



Name: WILSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Orianda."
Date of Death: 19/12/1914
Service No: 546DA
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 6.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:44 am    Post subject: James Wilson Jnr info on my database Reply with quote

James Wilson Jnr Deck Hand 546DA Royal Naval Reserve (T) Orianda born Banff 20/02/1895 Age 19 Died At Sea 19-Dec-14 NoK: Father: James, 3 Devanha Tce, Aberdeen. 1901 Census: 58, Wellington St; Mother: Frances. City Roll of Honour : 3 Devanha Terr; Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 6 Glasgow Herald 31-12-14 City Memorial
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This man is not a non comm. It appears he died due to illness and therefor cannot qualify as a war death.
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