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Abraham, C.F., 2nd Eng.Off., 1947

Photo: B. Chandler

In Blyth Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of:

C.F. Abraham
Second Engineer Officer
S.S. "Phillipp M."
12th February 1947 age 49.

At the going down of the sun
And in the morning
We will remember him.

Mizpah means "The Lord Watch over me" Genesis 31 v 49.

Simon Glancey has provided the following:

According to the Burntisland website, the SS Phillip M was torpedoed and sunk on 24/2/1944. See link below.
Ancestry has the Merchant Seaman Deaths record card for Abraham. It states he died at his home at 8 Rowley Street, Blyth, and death was ‘accepted as ascribed to a war injury.’ He was born on July 4th 1897 in Guernsey."

He is remembered on our List of Ships’ crews

S.S. Phillip M
The CWGC entry for 2nd Engineer Officer Abraham

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk