Barron, William

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

Son of William and Mary Barron née Neville of Ballyhack, Arthurstown. When torpedoed, the HMS Goliath blew-up and capsized immediately taking 570 of her 750 crew including the captain to a watery grave. (Enniscorthy Guardian 1915)

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

Meyler, Michael

Date of Birth
Service No.
110470
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.

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