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Fortune, James

Date of Birth
Address
Ringsend, Dublin.
Date of Death
Age
53
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed when sailing from Dublin to Liverpool.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Christopher and Mary Fortune. Husband of Mary Anne Fortune née Kane of 8 Hasting Street, Ringsend, Dublin.  The Adela was a 685 grt defensively-armed British Merchant ship. On the 27th December 1917 when 12 miles NW from the Skerries, Anglesea, she was torpedoed by German submarine U-100 without warning and sunk. 24 lives lost. Read more at: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?12755
Name appears on the Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London. 

Tweedy, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Portersgate, Fethard.
Date of Death
Age
49
Other Biographical Details
Son of the late George and Ellen Tweedy née White. Husband of Kate Tweedy née McGuinness of Portersgate, Fethard.