|Death: ||Sep. 14, 1914|
Disaster Victim. A native of England, The Honorable Leopold Florence Scarlett served in the Royal Navy as a Lieutenant. He was a crew member on board the Australian Submarine, the 'AE-1' (Australia's First Submarine), on September 14, 1914, when it sank for no reason in the Bismarck Sea while on patrol with the destroyer 'Parramatta.' In all, 35 crew members were lost at sea. No enemy action was suspected in her sinking. The submarine has never been found.
Body lost at sea
Specifically: Lost in the sinking of the AE1 (Australia's First Submarine), in the Bismarck Sea
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Record added: Apr 03, 2006
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