|George Ogden Barnsley Chronicle 5 Dec 1914|
(with thanks to Barnsley Archives)
Service and Ship: Royal Navy HMS Bulwark
Service number and rank: 269671 Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd class
Death: Age 41 Killed by explosion on HMS Bulwark.
CWGC Remembered: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Panel Reference: 3
Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Son of William and Sarah Ogden, of 36, Pontefract Rd., Barnsley, Yorkshire.
St Marys Combined War Memorial Barnsley Panel 6
St Peters Church Memoral Plaque Doncaster Road Barnsley
Links & Notes:
HMS Bulwark's going down was not war related, it was due to an accidental explosion.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Lives of the First World War
George Ogden is remembered on this website http://www.naval-history.net/
More information on the sinking of HMS Bulwark
The Sinking of HMS Bulwark
Naval History Website
Seaman George Edward Wike who is also remembered on the St Mary's War Memorial was also killed in this Naval accident.