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Priv Donald Ernest Vere Domican

Priv Donald Ernest Vere Domican

Birth
Cardiff, Wales
Death 2 Jul 1940 (aged 20–21)
At Sea
Burial Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland
Plot Cenotaph, Panel 15. [Screen Wall]
Memorial ID 100157749 · View Source
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3964603 Private Donald Ernest Vere Domican.
The Welch Regiment.
5th Battalion.

Aged 21.
Son of Ernest Robert James Domican and Amelia Domican, of Grangetown, Cardiff.

His body was washed ashore at Annagh Head, near Belmullet, and reported to the Gardai on 6 August 1940. His body was taken to Belmullet Hospital, and he was buried the following day.

He is buried in Grave No. 1.
Kilcommon Erris [Church of Ireland]
Belmullet, Co. Mayo.

He was probably on board SS Arandora Star, which was carrying a crew of 375 British crew and military guards, almost 500 German and 712 Italian prisoners of war/internees to Canada, when it was sunk by U-47, on 2 July 1940.
Over 800 died in the sinking.


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  • Created by: John
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100157749
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Priv Donald Ernest Vere Domican (1919–2 Jul 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100157749, citing Grangegorman Memorial, Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .