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First Name: Frederick William Last Name: MORGAN
Date of Death: 30/10/1914 Lived/Born In: Poplar
Rank: Master at Arms Unit: HMHS Rohilla
Memorial Site:

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222, East India Dock Road, Poplar

Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery


Before 1914 Rohilla was a passenger ship sailing between India and Britain but when war broke out she was converted into a naval hospital ship and became HMHS Rohilla. On 30th October, 1914, she was on her way to France from Scotland to pick up wounded soldiers when she ran aground on Saltwick Nab off the Yorkshire coast at Whitby. Because of the war the lighthouse was not lit and 146 lives were lost including that of Frederick Morgan.

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