|Royal Navy||P.I.C. 248804||hms Egmont, Victory II & Penstemon|
Photo courtesy of a relative
Born in October 1893, William enlisted in the Royal Navy in January 1916. He served in Malta on HMS Egmont as well as on HMS Victory II and Penstemon.
1918 Crich voters
William Roe, Market Place; absent on military service.
He was born 27 Oct 1893, a limestone quarryman, height 5ft 7¾in; brown hair and blue eyes;
04/01/16 Enlisted as a stoker.
05/01/16 to 09/05/16 Victory II
10/05/16 to 19/11/18 Egmont
20/11/18 to 09/02/19 Victory II
Both Victory and Egmont were shore-based establishments. Victory II was at Crystal Palace and Egmont was an old fort on Malta.
As his photograph shows (taken in Malta) he also served on HMS Penstemon.
1911: Sun Lane, Crich
|John T||Roe||son||14||Door machinist||Crich|
William Roe's brother John T Roe is also on the Roll of Honour.