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Cadman, Maurice Danks


First name(s)Maurice Danks
Date of birth1898
Place of birthMadeley District, Shropshire
Family detailsSon of Thomas and Betsy Adelaide Cadman, of "Coniston", Alexandra Rd, Wellington, Salop
Previous educationGrammar School, Wellington
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1916-1917
Military unitRoyal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. Rival
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsH.M.S. Rival, North Sea Oct. 1917 to June 1918
Date of death4 June 1918
Age at death20
Rank at deathSurgeon Probationer
Commemoration(s)Portsmouth Naval Memorial
NotesMaurice Danks Cadman, Surgeon-Probationer, R.N.V.R., St. Thomas's Hospital, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cadman of Wellington, Salop. Killed on HM destroyer Rival which collided with the liner it was escorting in the Channel, the collision being followed by an explosion of depth charges, on 4th June 1918. O.T.C
SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; University of London O.T.C. 1914-19

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