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Remembered Today:

New CWGC Commemoration 07.12.13


Terry Denham

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CWGC added the following casualty to its database today.

BONES, David James

Stoker 1st Class 303890

Royal Navy

Died 06.01.18 Age 36

Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent

NOT FORGOTTEN

Stoker Bones died post-discharge of general paralysis of the insane.

This case was put forward on behalf of John Morcombe back in December 2004. Nine years later, he has been accepted by MoD for commemoration.

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Well done. That seems an amazing length of time for a decision.

Keith

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May He Rest In Peace

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  • 4 months later...

BONES, DAVID JAMES
Rank:Stoker 1st ClassService No:303890Date of Death:06/01/1918Age:36Regiment/Service:Royal NavyPanel ReferenceAddenda PanelMemorialCHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

Grave Found Great Yarmouth Caister Cemetery; with thanks to John Morcombe

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  • 6 months later...

BONES, DAVID JAMES

Rank:Stoker 1st ClassService No:303890Date of Death:06/01/1918Age:36Regiment/Service:Royal NavyGrave Reference:Sec. B. Row 1. Grave 37.Cemetery:GREAT YARMOUTH (CAISTER) CEMETERY

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR

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