Hyde War Memorial Trust
Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Stoker 1st Class SS/104153 Frank DUDDY of (RFR/PO/B/4784) R.N. H.M.S. "Good Hope", Royal Navy
Killed in Action, at Sea Sunday 1st November 1914, At Sea , age 31
|Notes:||Served onboard HMS "Good Hope" which was sunk with HMS "Monmouth" on Sunday 1st November off Coronel, Chile. |
Frank Duddy, who was 28 years of age, was a first class stoker. He had served five years in the navy and had been three years on the reserve. Three weeks before the outbreak of war, or to be exact on the 13th July, he was called up to undergo his initial months training. When war was declared, [sic] he was forwarded to his ship, “Good Hope” and since then his relatives and friends have not seen him.
North Cheshire Herald November 14th 1914 Page 8, Column 3