George Jenkins Williamson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 229331
  • Rank: Petty Officer Stoker
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: H.M. Submarine K-13
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Navy
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 29.01.1917
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Faslane Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Sec B, Grave 9

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 87 King Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Andrew Williamson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Lydia Williamson, 87 King St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Robertina, born 13.06.1912 & Georgina, born 08.08.1914

More about George Jenkins Williamson

K. 13 was a K Class Submarine which sank in Gareloch, Argyll on 29.01.1917 during her sea trails with 73 men on board including contractors of the builders. 31 men in the rear section of the sub were immediately drowned when she went down, but 42 men in the forward section of the vessel were saved when the Submarine was raised 57 hours after the initial sinking.

George Jenkins Williamson   229331   Royal Navy

WILLIAMSON—Drowned at sea, on 29th January, George Jenkins Williamson, stoker, P.O., beloved husband of Lydia Smith, 87 King Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 24th February 1917

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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