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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

Of:13 Mary Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1883, Marple, Cheshire
Parents:Elizabeth Duddy and Edward Duddy of 165a, George Street, West Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Royal Navy Stoker
He enlisted in:
Remembered on:Grave/Panel 4 of the memorial in Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, UK
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


Served onboard HMS "Good Hope" which was sunk with HMS "Monmouth" on Sunday 1st November off Coronel, Chile.

Newspaper Report:
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