Great War Dundee
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Edward Albert Howard
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 230663
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 24 West Street, Dundee
Catherine Howard, 431, Collins Ave, Cincinatti, Ohio, USA.
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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