Galician (1900)
HMHS Glenart Castle
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Oct. 30, 2016

My maternal grandfather, Andrew Duncan, was one of the casualties on the Glenart Castle. I'm interested on any group involved with marking the 100 years in 2018. I live in Bridport, Dorset and have visited Hartland, but didn't know of a memorial. Next visit I will go looking for it. Andrew's death had a devastating affect on his family, three young children and my widowed grandmother. My extended family would like to mark the centenary of his death. Any info will be gratefully received.

Yours sincerely,
Jamie Staple

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Mar. 19, 2017

There is an annual service of Remembrance at the Hartland Point Memorial on the 26th February. The memorial stone is just off of the Coastal Path above Hartland Point, the walk up can be "challenging" in bad weather! Full details can be made available. 2018 is a special occasion, the final plans are not yet completed. Again if interested I will keep you up to date. Bridport should be no problem for a day trip, if you are thinking about staying overnight be aware that local accommodation could be at a premium. I am in contract with other relatives.

Bob Lawrence
Representing the Royal Army Medical Corps

Feb. 1, 2013

Below is a photo of Michael P. Sinnott, Radio Officer on the Glenart Castle. Born in Cahore, Gorey, Co.Wexford, Ireland. He was my Mothers uncle.

Best regards,
Ben Breen
Co. Wexford, Ireland

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