Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Leading Seaman Andrew Hunter

NAME; Hunter, Andrew
RANK;  Leading Seaman
SERV. NO; 3341 / C
UNIT/SERVICE; Royal Naval Reserve
REGIMENT; S.S. “Karnak
BORN; Carrickfergus 5 January 1872
LIVED; Glasgow
ENLISTED; Unknown 
FATE; Drowned at Sea 14 January 1918 age 35
CEMETERY; No known grave, body not recovered.
MEMORIAL; Portsmouth Naval Memorial – Panel 31

REMARKS; Andrew was born in Carrickfergus 5th January 1872 the son of Andrew and Annie Hunter, he was husband of Nellie Hunter, of 3, Nicholson St., Glasgow.  He drowned at sea on 14th January 1918 while on board S.S Karnak.  His body was never recovered and he is forever remembered on Portsmouth Naval Memorial.  

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