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Robert Scott Pollock

  • Service number
    WWI 812113 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Navy AWMM
    • Merchant Navy Public - Keith - Researcher - 11 June 2021 - MMR ratings' medal roll WW1
  • Last rank
  • War


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    Robert Scott AWMM
  • Surname
    Pollock AWMM
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    WWI 812113 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • War
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    • Navy AWMM
    • Merchant Navy Public - Keith - Researcher - 11 June 2021 - MMR ratings' medal roll WW1
  • Service number
    WWI 812113 AWMM
  • Military service
    Royal Navy AWMM
    Mercantile Marine Reserve HMS Motagua AMC 10th Cruiser Squadron AWMM
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    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM

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  • Born UK emigrated to NZ 1880 when 11 Joined RNR in Britain & posted to this AMC - one of 27 officers & ratings killed when DC detonated following a collision with the destroyer USS Manley while escorting a convoy - body never recovered & his name is on the Plymouth Naval Memorial - appeared to have died of disease or accident while serving in this AMC AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    19 March 1918 AWMM
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  • External links
    MMR ratings' medal roll WW1 Public - Keith - Researcher - 11 June 2021 - Archive reference: ADM 171/132
    Surnames Meb-War
    Robt. Pollock
    Rating: Leading Fireman
    Discharge number: 812113
    Medals awarded: 1914-1915 Star, BWM, VM
  • Documents
    Naval Casualties War graves roll: L - Q WW1 Public - Keith - Researcher - 11 June 2021 - Archive reference: ADM 242/9
    Name: Robert Scott Pollock
    Rank: Greaser
    Birth Date: 1876
    Death Date: 19 Mar 1918
    Cause of Death: Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action
    Branch of Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
    Official Number: 812113.
    Port Division: Devonport
    Ship or Unit: HMS Motagua
    Name and Address of Cemetery: Body Not Recovered For Burial
    Relatives Notified and Address: Sister: Mrs B Grigor; Lowe Street, Lower Riccorton, Christchurch


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11 June 2021KeithLondonResearcher

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