Liverpool Masonic War Memorial Column1

FRED ALDRIDGE    LODGE of PRUDENCE No 2114
Frederick Aldridge initiated 18 April 1906. Chef
Chief Steward, died at sea aboard SS Parisian (Leyland Line) 2 November 1916 age 34
Commemorated Liverpool Masonic Hall
JOHN W ALLAN    QUEEN’S LODGE N. 2681
John William Allan initiated 7 July 1916. Chief Engineer

Lost at sea when SS Santa Amalia torpedoed 28 December 1917, age 48

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

R J ARMSTRONG    EVERTON LODGE No 823
James Richardson Armstrong initiated 8 July 1901, Chief Engineer

Lost at sea when SS Artist torpedoed 27 January 1917 age 47

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

CHAS HY ASCROFT   EVERTON LODGE No 823
Charles Henry Ascroft initiated 17 January 1912. Storekeeper

Private 62381. 25 Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, killed in action 31 October 1917 age 36

Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel

WILLIAM BEATS   BOOTLE WILBRAHAM LODGE No 2463.
William Beats initiated 2 January 1914, Cashier

Private S/44228, 6 Bn. Gordon Highlanders (formerly Piper, Liverpool Scottish)

Died as a POW on 3 November 1918 age 29. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany

JOHN COATES BELL  KING’S LODGE No 3101
John Coates Bell initiated 27 October 1914. Schoolmaster

Private 6062, 2/7 Bn. Liverpool Regiment, accidentally killed 18 July 1916 age 36

Buried in Bootle Cemetery, Nr Liverpool, England

ARTHUR BELLHOUSE  ANFIELD LODGE No 2215
Arthur Bellhouse initiated 24 May 1917. Master Mariner

Lost at sea when SS Sea Gull torpedoed 16 March 1918 age 47

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

HAROLD M BIBBY   SIR WALTER RALEIGH LODGE No 2837
Harold Mowbray Bibby initiated 8 January 1916. Chief Officer Mercantile Marine

Lieut. H.M.Yacht Verona, Royal Naval Reserve, mined at sea and killed 24 Feb 1917 age 24

Commemorated on Panel 3 of the Plymouth Naval Memorial, England

STANLEY G BOWE  ARTHUR STANLEY LODGE No 3469
Stanley Gordon Bowe initiated 9 February 1914, Tea Salesman

Lieutenant, 5 Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers, killed by shellfire 15 May 1918 age 33

Buried in Pernes British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France

ALFRED BRADLEY  LIVERPOOL DRAMATIC LODGE No 1609
Alfred Bradey (Brady) initiated 25 April 1915, Musician

Private 292925, 7 Bn. Cheshire Regiment, died (wounds?) 17 August 1917 age 30

Buried at St Andrews Churchyard, Covehithe, Suffolk, England

ALBERT BROWN  DOWNSHIRE LODGE No 594
Albert Brown initiated 16 April 1913. Steward (ships)

Private 60023, 15 Bn. South Lanc’s Reg. killed in accident 18 April 1917 age 37

Buried in Everton Cemetery, Liverpool, England

JOHN F J CAMERON  WAVERTREE LODGE No 2294
John Frederick James Cameron, initiated 17 June 1915. River Pilot

Mersey No 1 Pilot Boat, mined at Liverpool Bar, killed 28 December 1917 age 31

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

H LA TROBE CAMPBELL  CROXTETH UNITED SERVICES LODGE No 786
Harold La Trobe Campbell D.S.O., initiated 5 March 1909. Surveyor (mining)

Major, Royal Engineers, died 19 February 1919 age 37

Buried in Canford Cemetery, Bristol, England

THOMAS CAMPBELL  JAMES T CALLOW LODGE No 3596
Thomas Campbell initiated 20 January 1917. Master Mariner

Lieutenant, Royal Naval Reserve, H.M.S. President, died  29 August 1918 age 29

Buried in Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool, England

WILLIAM J CASEY  EXCELSIOR  LODGE No 3580
William James Casey initiated 15 November 1913. Railway Contractor

Pte 105698, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, killed in action 13 June 1917 age 45

Buried at Petit-Vimy British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France

GEORGE E CLARK  ANTIENT BRITON LODGE No 1675
Gilbert Edmund Clark initiated 23 April 1902, Engineer

Chief Engineer, S.S. Basil, lost in collision and sinking at sea 11 November 1917 age 52

Commemorated Liverpool Masonic Hall

JOHN D CLARKE  TOXTETH LODGE No 1356
John Darlington Clarke initiated 18 March 1914. Steward (ship’s)

Chief Steward, S.S. Basil, lost in collision and sinking at sea 11 November 1917 age 29

Buried at Toxteth Cemetery, Liverpool

JAMES N CLITHEROE  MARLBOROUGH LODGE No 1620
James Norman Clitheroe initiated 4 March 1912, Ships Steward

Lieutenant of 53 Sqn. R.A.F.. killed when his aircraft crashed 22 May 1918 age 32

Buried in Blackpool Cemetery, Lancashire, England

JOHN SCOTT COLLINS  NEPTUNE LODGE No 1264
John Scott Collins initiated 1 February 1915,  Joiner (wood)

Sapper 158966, 87 Field Company Royal Engineers died of wounds 26 October 1916 age 29

Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France

J L W COLLINSON  WEST LANCASHIRE LODGE No 1403,

                                     LIVERPOOL CASTLE LODGE No 3373

Jeffreys Lewis William Collinson 9 January 1909. Student at Oxford

joined Liverpool Castle No 3373 on 24 October 1912

2nd Lieutenant, 2 Bn. South Lancashire Regiment killed in action 15 July 1916 age 31

Commemorated on the Ovillers Memorial, Somme, France

JOHN A CORDER  KIRKDALE LODGE No 1756
John Armstrong Corder initiated 24 September 1913. Ships Hairdresser

Barber aboard S.S.Dwinsk, torpedoed and lost at sea 18 June 1918 age 27

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

ARTHUR G CORLETT  NEPTUNE LODGE No 1264
Arthur George Corlett initiated 2 December1912. Clerk

Private 44253, 12 Bn Manchester Regiment died of wounds 17 September 1917 age 32

Buried in Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux, Pas-de-Calais, France

ARTHUR E COWLEY  CYCLING AND ATHLETIC LODGE No 2335
Arthur Edwin Cowley initiated 1 June 1911. Chief Steward (ship)

Sergeant 16164, 2 City Battalion, Liverpool Pal’s, killed in action 1 July 1916 age 28

Buried in Danzig Alley Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France

SAMUEL H CRAIG   EVERTON LODGE No 823
Samuel Henry Craig initiated 17 May 1911. Chief Steward (ship)

Purser, S.S.Princess Royal, lost at sea when torpedoed 26 May 1918 age 41

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

GEORGE CRAIGE  SIR WALTER RALEIGH LODGE No 2837
George Craige initiated 13 May 1911. Book-keeper

2nd Lieut. Liverpool Scottish, died of illness 28 October 1918 age 33

Buried in St Luke’s Churchyard, Great Crosby, Nr. Liverpool. England

HARRY CROOK   EVERTON LODGE No 823
Harry (Henry) Crook initiated 16 July 1913. Licensed Victualler

2nd Lieutenant, 1st City Bn. Liverpool Pal’s died of wounds 20 April 1918 age 44

Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, near Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

J McCOLM CULLEN   ANTIENT BRITON LODGE No 1675
James McColm Cullen initiated 26 March 1912. Wine and Spirit Merchant

Leading Seaman M/1/30 R.N.V.R., S.S. Red Rose, lost at sea 21 May 1918 age 29

Commemorated on Panel 29 of the Plymouth Naval Memorial, England

FREDERICK CURTIS   ANTIENT BRITON LODGE No 1675
Frederick Curtis initiated 25 June 1912. Salesman

Private 332218 Liverpool Regiment, killed in action 30 November 1917 age 37

Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, France

ALFRED REG CUTTS  MARLBOROUGH LODGE No 1620
Alfred Reginald Cutts initiated 5 May 1913. Ships Steward

Private 34569, 3rd City Bn. Liverpool Pal’s killed in action 30 July 1916 age 26

Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

JAMES DAVENPORT  ALLIANCE LODGE No 667
James Davenport initiated 19 September 1899, Book-keeper

Co.Sgt Major, Royal Defence Corps, killed in accident at Gretna, 13 June 1917 age 49

Buried in Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool, England

CHARLES DEVINE  STANLEY LODGE No 1325
Charles Lawford Devine (Divine) initiated 27 July 1914. Chief Engineer

Lieutenant HMS M28 Royal Naval Reserve, killed at sea 20 January 1918 age 30

Buried in Lancashire Landings Cemetery, Sedd-el-Bahr, Gallipoli, Turkey

GEORGE DIXON  KIRKDALE LODGE No 1756 also
GEORGE DIXON  LIVERPOOL LODGE No 1547
George Dixon (name shows on memorial twice but is same person) initiated 25 April 1906

Manger for African Merchants and joining member to Liverpool Lodge 17 May 1913

Bombardier, 105645, D Battery, 113 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

Killed in action 1 June 1917 age 36

Buried in Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, near Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

HARVEY S DUDER  SEFTON LODGE No 680

                                    LIVERPOOL CASTLE LODGE No 3373

Harvey Steevens Duder initiated Lodge No.680 on 10 February 1911, Solicitor

joined Lodge No.3373 6 February 1914

Captain, Liverpool Irish, killed in action 31 August 1917 age 40

Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, (Ypres) Belgium

FREDK WM DUNBABIN  LITHERLAND LODGE No 3676
Frederick William Dunbabin initiated 5 May 1915. Commercial Clerk

Private 358971, Liverpool Scottish, killed by enemy shellfire 7 July 1917 age 34

Buried in Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension, Nord, France

WILLIAM DURBROW  ANFIELD LODGE No 2215
William Durbrow initiated 15 February 1915. Engineer

Engineer, S.S.Burutu lost in collision at sea 3 October 1918 age 35

Commemorated Liverpool Masonic Hall

ROBERT J DURRANT  LODGE of PRUDENCE No 2114
Robert James Durrant initiated 18 December 1893. Ships Pilot

Lost at sea Mersey No1 Pilot ship mined at Liverpool Bar 28 December 1917 age 52

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

FRANK M EDGAR  LODGE OF EMULATION No 1505
Frank Maxwell Edgar initiated 9 February 1914. Cotton Brokers Clerk

Sergeant 1551, Liverpool Scottish, killed in action 9 August 1916 age 27

Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

JOHN EDMONDSON  LODGE of PRUDENCE No 2114
John Edmondson initiated 15 October 1906. Master Mariner

Captain, S.S. Huntsvale, killed when torpedoed at sea 4 November 1916 age 46

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

ALFRED C EDWARDS  TEMPLE LODGE No 1094
Alfred Cecil Edwards M.C. initiated 9 November 1910.  Doctor

Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps, died of wounds (gassing) 25 July 1917 age 37

Buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, Seine-Maritime, France

JOHN ELSTON  JAMES T CALLOW LODGE No 3596
John Elston initiated 18 September 1915 Cashier

Gunner 285473, Royal Garrison Artillery, killed in action 21 March 1918 age 32

Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Faubourg-d’Amiens Cem. Arras, France

JOHN A EVANS  TOXTETH LODGE No 1356
John Albert Evans initiated 12 August 1908. Steward (ships)

Chief Steward, lost at sea in collision on SS Mendi 21 February 1917 age 33

Commemorated Liverpool Masonic Hall

ALFRED FISHER  PRINCE OF WALES LODGE No 1035
Alfred Fisher initiated 9 January 1913, Chief Engineer

Engineer lost when S.S. Coonagh torpedoed 15 March 1917 age 36

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

JAMES A FISHER  WILBRAHAM LODGE No 1713
James Arthur Fisher initiated 14 November 1911. Commercial Traveller

Private 380911, 11 Bn. Liverpool Regiment killed in action 23 March 1918 age 31

Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

JOSEPH H FLETCHER  TEMPLE LODGE No 1094
Joseph Harold Fletcher initiated 10 March 1909. Manager

Captain 19 Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers killed in action 25 November 1917 age 31

Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, Nord, France

ACHESON H FORREST  MARLBOROUGH LODGE No 1620
Acheson Hill Forrest initiated 4 June 1917. Engineer

Lost his life when S.S. Merton Hall was torpedoed 11 February 1918 age 25

Commemorated on the Mercantile Marine Memorial, Tower Hill, London

ERNEST G FORREST  HAMER LODGE No 1393
Ernest Gilbert Forrest initiated 22 March 1912. Estate Agent

L/Cpl17580 3rd City Bn. Liverpool Pal’s killed in action 30 July 1916 age 26

Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, Somme, France

FREDK F GERMAN  SKELMERSDALE LODGE No 1380
Frederick Francis German initiated in 1886. Surgeon Doctor

Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps, died of illness 27 March 1916 age 56

Buried in St. Luke’s Churchyard, Great Crosby, Liverpool, England