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15 Sep 1915
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He served with the Royal Naval Reserve aboard HMS Lagos
Sub Lt Robert Elliott RNR, HMS Lagos, died of disease at Duela, West Africa • Medal list: Star, Victory Medal and British War Medal, ‘DD 15/9/15’ • N/T UK, Royal Navy and Royal Marine War Graves Roll, 1914-1919 • Only record of HMS Lagos is a WW2 destroyer (laid down post Great War). • Douala Cemetery: This public cemetery is in the Akwa area of Douala on the opposite side of the road from the Catholic Catherdral of Rue Joss. There are 24 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war • London Gazette 27 April 1915. In accordance with the provisions of His Majesty's Order in Council of 16th December, 1912, temporary commissions in the Royal Naval Reserve have been issued as follows … Sub Lieutenants: Robert Elliott • www.naval-history.net/xDKCasAlpha1914-18E.htm. ELLIOTT, Robert, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, Lagos, 15 September 1915, died in Cameroons https://books.google.co.uk/books. RN ROH 1914-1918 Pt 2 by date and ship/unit, by Don Kindell. Wednesday 15 September 1915: Lagos, miscellaneous vessel, Cameroons area; Elliott Robert, sub lieutenant RNR, died Research by Rachel Farrand
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