Edward Albert Howard

Military Information

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  • Service no: 230663
  • Rank: Able Seaman
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  • Regiment/Service: H.M. Submarine E-30
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Navy
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 07.04.1916
  • Burial Country: England
  • Cemetery: Blyth Cemetery, Northumberland
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: C.73.

Personal Information

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  • Address: 24 West Street, Dundee
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  • Spouse:

    Catherine Howard, 431, Collins Ave, Cincinatti, Ohio, USA.

  • Children:

    Catherine, born 14.04.1912, Olive, born 17.07.1913 & Edna, born 26.08.1916

More about Edward Albert Howard

It is believed that E. A. Howard died as the result of a battery explosion in the Submarine engine room 07.04.1916 which killed 3 men.  Submarine E-30 later struck a mine and sank with the loss of the entire crew 22.11.1916 off Orford Ness, Suffolk.

The two others who died were Petty Officer, R. Larcombe, 309324 and Stoker 1st Class, J. Smith, K/9282.

Edward Albert Howard   230663   Royal Navy

HOWARD___Killed at sea by explosion, on 7th April, Edward Albert Howard, Royal Navy. – Inserted by his sorrowing wife.

Dundee People’s Journal 22nd April 1916

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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