Meyler, Michael

 
Michael
Meyler
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Wexford
Service No.
110470
Enlisted
1879 Devonport
Rank
Regiment
Date of Death
Age
54
Circumstances of Death
Sunk by three torpedoes fired from the Turkish torpedo boat Muavenet which was manned by a German crew at the time.
Other Biographical Details

Son of the late James and Anne Meyler. (Married 1881) Co. Wexford. The 1911 Census shows him with his wife Philippa at 12 Amherst Street, Pennycomequick, Plymouth. Children present were Adelaide (28), John (23), Francis (16) and Norman (12). Widow at 9 Holdsworth Street, Pennycomequick, Plymouth. Body not recovered for burial. Appears on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.

Same Vessel

Allen, Michael Joseph

Date of Birth
Service No.
3623B
Rank
Date of Death
Age
32
Circumstances of Death
HMS Goliath was sunk in Morto Bay off Cape Helles by three torpedoes from an Ottoman destroyer

Barron, William

Date of Birth
Address
Ballyhack, Arthurstown, Co. Wexford.
Service No.
2842A
Rank
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed in Dardanelles by German destroyer the Muvanet -I Milet.

Murphy, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
S.S.101958
Rank
Regiment
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Direct result of enemy action