George Turner Paton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 221513
  • Rank: Leading Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: H.M.S. Mary Rose
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Navy
  • Place of Death: Lost at Sea
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 17.10.1917
  • Burial Country:
  • Cemetery: Chatham Naval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 21

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 10 Bernard Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Betsy Stewart Paton

  • Father:

    David Paton

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Crowlie Paton, 6 Bernard St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about George Turner Paton

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial.

H.M.S. Mary Rose was an M-Class Destroyer and was escorting a Convoy from Norway when they were attacked and sunk by German Cruisers “Brummer” & “Breme” in the North Sea approx 70 miles east of Lerwick. The German Cruisers went on to sink 9 of the 12 ships in the convoy including the Mary Rose.

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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