Sub-Lieutenant HAROLD WILLIS TROUGHTON, RNVR was killed in action on 13 November 1916 while serving with Royal Naval Division. At the time of his death he was serving with 190 Brigade Trench Mortar Battery. He had previously served as an Able Seaman on the battleship H.M.S. "Temeraire".
Location of Memorial:
He is buried in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel on the Somme. He is remembered locally on the Roll of Honour at Blackheath Proprietary School. and the War Memorial at All Saints Church, BlackheathAll Saints Church, Blackheath
He was 30 years old, the son of Charles Willis Troughton and Catherine Elizabeth Troughton, of Hanover Court, Hanover Square. 901 and 1911 the family were living at 6 South Row, Blackheath and his father was a Stockbroker. Harold was born in Lee.
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