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WILLINGTON QUAY

Talbot, J., A/Smn., 1915
On the Helles Memorial is the name of Tyneside Z/634 Able Seaman John Talbot, serving with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who died 06/05/1915.

Colin Boyd has provided the following:

John was born on 8th October 1888. He was working as a riveter living with his father, John at 30, Norman Terrace, Willington Quay when he enlisted in the Royal Naval Division on 24th October 1914.

John joined the Hood Battalion on 25th January 1915 and was killed in action in Gallipoli on 6th May 1915.

John Talbot is remembered in Willington Quay on W56.03 and W56.08


The CWGC entry for Able Seaman Talbot

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