Morton, Arthur Charles


War Service:
Paymaster ARTHUR CHARLES MORTON of the Royal Naval Reserve was killed on 12 February 1918, aged 29. His ship, the ‘Eleanor’, a small coastal vessel converted to transport ammunition was torpedoed off St Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight whilst carrying mines from Immingham to Falmouth. The entire ship's company of 35 was lost.

He was lost at sea and is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial at St Laurence, Catford.

He was the son of Arthur Morton of Catford and husband of Louisa Morton of 25, Kingsthorpe Road, Sydenham.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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