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Priv William Hulme

Priv William Hulme

Birth
Death 7 Aug 1940
At Sea
Burial Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland
Plot Cenotaph, Panel 15. [Screen Wall]
Memorial ID 100157751 · View Source
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13045085 Private William Hulme.
The Pioneer Corps.
Aux. Mil.

Aged 27.
Son of William & Annie Hulme, of Patricroft, Lancashire, England.


Commemorated on Grangegorman Memorial.
Thought to be buried in Grave No. 7.
Kilcommon Erris [Church of Ireland]
Belmullet, Co. Mayo.




He was with a group that were sent to Avonmouth, Bristol, for transfer to Gibraltar.
The men were on board a troopship, the SS Mohammed Ali-El-Kebir, which left Avonmouth on 5th August 1940. The ship was torpedoed 250 miles west of Malin Head, Co. Donegal, at 20.30pm on 7 August 1940.
HMS Griffin, a destroyer, picked up survivors, until joined by other vessels.
28 were recorded as missing following the return to Greenock, Scotland.



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  • Created by: John
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100157751
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Priv William Hulme (unknown–7 Aug 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100157751, citing Grangegorman Memorial, Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .