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|Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:02 pm Post subject: SEAMAN WILLIAM MALTMAN of Eyemouth.** Now Commemorated **
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Named on the Eyemouth War Memorial as:
SEAMAN WILLIAM MALTMAN. ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE. T.S.
William Maltman � age 29 � Trimmer (TS2913) Royal Naval Reserve.
William was a baker living in the High Street, Eyemouth when he enlisted in April 1915. Latterly he was serving on the hired trawler �Wallington� which was operating as a boom defence vessel, when he became ill with tuberculosis and he was invalided out of the service from the R.N. Hospital at Chatham in June 1916. William died a year later at his sister's house in Albert Road, Eyemouth.
(Source: Service record and GROS � Death Register)
Born 1888 in Eyemouth. Son of John Maltman and of the late Agnes (Craig) Maltman (died 1916) of Home Street, Eyemouth.
Died on 27 July 1917. Burial place not yet known.