Aldbourne Heritage Centre
Rank & Unit Private MTRAS Corps
Death 8 Jan 1916 aboard the SS Citta di Palermo, NE or Brindisi
Family Son of Thomas Charles and Rose Emily Pembroke
Biographic detail Born in Aldbourne circa 1895, in 1911 was at Dudmore working on the farm
Extra detail Died at sea on the SS Citta di Palermo – carrying troops when it was mined on Jan 8 1916 NE of Brindisi, the mine had been laid by German submarine UC14, 143 British soldiers had been on board, 57 lives were lost in the sinking. The vessel had been heading for Salonika