- Silvertown, London - 4 November 1891
- At sea - 31 May 1916
- Killed in action
- Served in
- Royal Navy
- 22 Eastwood Road, North Woolwich Rd, West Silvertown London,
Frederick Mortimer served on HMS Invincible which was sunk at the Battle of Jutland, with only six survivors.
It’s possible the Private A Mortimer also commemorated on the bells was his brother Albert Mortimer.
If so, this would be the first time so far that we have found the names of two men from one family on the bells; in several cases only one of the brothers is commemorated. But Albert and Frederick Mortimer had a third brother Henry who also died in the First World War, on 23 Mar 1918. He was apparently married just before dying. Frederick and Albert do not appear to have graves so that could possibly be why they were included on this memorial and he was not, but we don’t know.
Thanks to Roger F Mortimer of the Guild of One Name Studies for this information.
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