Tuesday, 2 February 2016

George Ogden 1873 -1914

George Ogden Barnsley Chronicle 5 Dec 1914
(with thanks to Barnsley Archives)


Military Service:

Enlisted: *unknown*
Service and Ship:   Royal Navy HMS Bulwark
Service number and rank:  269671  Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd class
Awards: *unknown*

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.

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