Personal information about Louisa Claridge

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Death Information

Name:
   Louisa Claridge
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Death certificate for Louisa Claridge
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Death certificate for
Louisa Claridge
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Maiden name:
 
Date of Death:
   05 February 1917
Age at death:
  53
Date of birth:
(From death certificate)
 
Place of birth:
(From death certificate)
 
Gender:
   Female
Place of death:
   4 Victoria Villas, Jubilee Road, Newbury, Newbury
Usual address:
   4 Victoria Villas, Jubilee Road, Newbury
Occupation:
 
Cause of death:
  Dilated heart
Death certificate information
Registration year:
   1917
Registration quarter:
   March
Registration district:
   Newbury
Register volume:
  2c
Register page/folio:
   415
Comments: 
Information Sources: General Register Office
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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Louisa Claridge
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Age at death:
   53
Date of burial:
   10 February 1917
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   Jubilee Road,, Newbury.
Burial register information:
  
Book number: 1899
Page number: 299
Record number: 9586
Official at burial:
   A Griffiths
     
Source of information:
  Burial Register
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Memorial Details

  Louisa Claridge
  05 February 1917
  54
  Female
   
  4 kerbstones and shield at centre
  Sandstone with engraved letters
   
  Shield Face: In Loving Memory of Jack M. Evans who gave his life for King and Country Oct. 20th. 1940 aged 23. North kerbstone: In Memory of John Claridge who died Oct. 30th. 1916 aged 56 South kerbstone: Also Louisa, his wife who died Feb. 5th. 1917 aged 54.
   
  Shield fair, kerbstones subsiding.
  88
    Jack Evans' stone is for War Memorial not burial
   
  15 February 2012
  DL
 
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Other people list on this memorial

Jack Evans
John Claridge

 

 

Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Louisa Claridge
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JACK EVANS

FOOTNOTE
 
On the grave of John and Louisa Claridge rests the following memorial stone:-
 
 
 
 
This is to their grandson JACK MARSHALL EVANS who was born to their daughter Lydia (1889 - 1975) on 30th December, 1916.
 
He joined the Royal Navy in January 1935 and later became part of the submarine service until his death on H.M. Submarine Triad which was sunk on 20th October 1940 in The Gulf of Toranto, Italy, with the loss of all hands - a complement of 53..  
 
The following is an Admiralty report of the loss:-
 
Triad was assigned to the Mediterranean. On 9 October 1940 she sailed from Malta to operate in the Gulf of Taranto, with orders to reach Alexandria on completion of her patrol. She failed to make port and by 20 October the submarine was declared overdue. She was believed to have been lost in a minefield or sunk by Italian anti-submarine aircraft. New evidence suggests that Triad was engaged and sunk with all hands on the night of 14/15 October by the Italian submarine Enrico Toti. 
 
At 01:00 on 15 October, Enrico Toti sighted a large submarine 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) to port: both boats manoeuvred into attack position. Italian accounts claim the British opened fire first, but all of Triad's shells missed. She also fired a torpedo which Enrico Toti avoided by turning sharply, then closed on the enemy submarine at top speed, firing as she approached. Soon, machine gun fire compelled the British gunners to abandon the exposed deck. As the British submarine started to dive, Enrico Toti fired a torpedo and hit the British submarine with two 120 mm shells. The boat rose vertically then disappeared without survivors. The action lasted around 30 minutes.

 
 
 
Photo kindly supplied by a relative - Keith Russ


We shall remember them.
This obituary entry is awaiting verification.
 
 

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Evans Family Grave
Evans Family Grave at Newtown Road Cemetery
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Evans Family Grave
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Jack Evans
photograph of Jack Evans, Royal Navy - grandson of John and Louisa Claridge
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Jack Evans
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Jack Evans
Jack Evans - memorial stone at Newtown Road Cemetery, Newbury
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Jack Evans
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Louisa Claridge death cert.
Louisa Claridge death cert.

 



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