Broadstairs War Memorial WWI Casualty list:

Leading Stoker Frederick Frank Bean
Service Number: K/6026
Branch of Service: Royal Navy
Unit: ‘H.M.S. Hampshire’ Devonshire Class Cruiser
Date launched: 4th September, 1903
Commanding Officer: Capt. H.J. Savill RN

Voyage: Scapa Flow to Russia
Date lost: 5th June, 1916
Location: Off Hoxa Gate near the Orkneys
Cause: Sunk by mine
Casualties: 650
Survivors: 12
Date of Death: 5th June, 1916

Age: 25 yrs

Burial Location: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Grave Ref: 1, 6

Research courtesy of John T Williams


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