This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
George Turner Paton
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 221513
- Rank: Leading Seaman
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 10 Bernard Street, Dundee
Betsy Stewart Paton
Mary Crowlie Paton, 6 Bernard St, Dundee
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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