William John Sales

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 4384
  • Rank: Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: H.M.S. Wellholme
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Reserve
  • Place of Death: Lost at Sea
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 30.01.1918
  • Burial Country:
  • Cemetery: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 31

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 20.05.1892
  • Place of Birth: Longhaven, Aberdeenshire
  • Address: 19 North Tay Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
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  • Father:
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  • Spouse:

    Annie Sales, 19  North Tay St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about William John Sales

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. He was serving aboard H.M.S. Wellholme which was torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine UB-55, S.W. of Portland on 30 Jan 1918.

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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