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Date: 13 November 1918

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BURIAL OF U-BOAT VICTIM AT FISHGUARD

The late Captain McCoonell Kerr, R.A.F., was interred at the C.M. Cemetery, Fishguard, on Friday, the Rev. J. T. Job officiating. A sister of the deceased captain was present, together with officers of the Air Force, and a representative of the Japanese Mercantile Steamship Company, the chairman of the Fishguard Urban Council (Mr Levi Evans, J.P.), and members of the Council and representatives of other public bodies. The deceased, whose body was washed ashore at St. David's, was from South Africa, to which he was returning on leave aboard the S.S. Hirano Maru, which was sunk by a U-boat. He had been on active service in France.


Source:
'Burial of U-Boat Victim at Fishguard.' Haverfordwest and Milford Haven Telegraph. 13 Nov. 1918. 1.

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