Rippingale Genealogy

George W GRIMES

Male 1893 - 1916  (23 years)


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  • Name George W GRIMES 
    Born 16 Feb 1893  Cley, Norfolk, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 12 Mar 1893  West Beckham, Norfolk, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    EMPL 1916  Hull, Yorkshire, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Deck Hand, Royal Naval Reserve 
    Died 21 Dec 1916  At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Person ID I2482  Rippingale
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2017 

    Family Ellen Kezia PYCROFT,   b. 30 Oct 1888, Kings Lynn RD, Norfolk, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970, Louth, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1914  Kings Lynn RD, Norfolk, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Feb 1893 - Cley, Norfolk, ENGLAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 12 Mar 1893 - West Beckham, Norfolk, ENGLAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEMPL - 1916 - Hull, Yorkshire, ENGLAND Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • George was illegitimate and baptised (and probably born) in the West Beckham Workhouse, Norfolk. He and other members of the crew of the Hull trawler “St Ives” were killed when their ship hit a mine on 21 Dec 1916.

      UK, Royal Navy and Royal Marine War Graves Roll, 1914-1919 about George William Grimes
      Name: George William Grimes
      Rank: Deck Hand
      Birth Date: 16 Feb 1893
      Birth Place: Clay, Norfolk
      Branch of Service: Royal Naval Reserve
      Cause of Death: Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action
      Official Number Port Division: 8276 D.A. (Ch)
      Death Date: 21 Dec 1916
      Ship or Unit: HM Trawler St Ives
      Location of Grave: Not recorded
      Name and Address of Cemetery: Body Not Recovered For Burial
      Relatives Notified and Address: Mother: Jemima, Hill Top, Clay Next Sea, Norfolk

  • Sources 
    1. [S280] UK, Royal Navy and Royal Marine War Graves Roll, 1914-1919 , TNA Series: ADM 242/8; Scan Number: 0678.

    2. [S420] Norfolk, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915.

    3. [S480] UK, British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records, 1730-1960.

    4. [S480] UK, British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records, 1730-1960, Admiralty: Naval Casualties, Indexes, War Grave Rolls and Statistics Book, First World War.; Class: ADM 242; Piece: Piece 014; Piece Description: Piece 014 .

    5. [S5] FreeBMD, Sep 1914; Kings Lynn; vol 4b, p 704.