Deck Hand Alfred Jenkins, R.N.R.
(1891-1917)

Deck Hand Alfred Jenkins, 3709/Sd, Royal Naval Reserve.
H.M.S. Paddle Minesweeper, Queen Of The North
Killed In Action by Torpedo Aged 26, 20th July 1917.
Buried with Honour at Noordwijk General Cemetery, Netherlands.
Wife, Ethel, of King Street, Pembroke Dock.
Son of William and Elizabeth, Clifton Terrace, Mumbles
Mr. & Mrs. Jenkins still had four other sons in the Navy, William, Harry, Ivor and Ernest.
A son-in–law Mr. W. Bullock was killed some months back.
Ernest was killed on 11 November 1917.
(Photo courtesy of John Powell and Mumbles War Memorials)



The grave of Alfred Jenkins at Noordwijk General Cemetery, Netherlands. According to records his body washed up on West-Terschelling Island and was sent to Noordwijk for internment.
(Photo courtesy of Mark Sijlmans)
© Mark Sijlmans all rights reserved





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