Frank Mearns

Military Information

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  • Rank: Able Seaman
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  • Regiment/Service: S.S. Ness
  • Unit/Ship: Mercantile Marine
  • Place of Death: Lost at Sea
  • Age at Death: 38
  • Date of Death: 25.10.1917
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  • Cemetery: Tower Hill Memorial
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Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Ferryden
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  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Mearns

  • Father:

    Thomas Mearns

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  • Spouse:

    Willamina Knight Gall Mearns, “Tayview Buildings” Church St, Broughty Ferry

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More about Frank Mearns

S.S. Ness was a 3,050 ton Steamer which was torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine U-64, 10 miles South East of Cabo de Gata with the loss of 2 lives

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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