Gordon Ewart Thatcher

Obituary for Gordon Ewart Thatcher, a Petty Officer on the Destroyer “Cherwell” was reported in the Bromley & District Times, 30th October 1914, [pg 4]


His pre-war military service included serving on the “Encounter” when Lord Kitchener visited New Zealand.  During the war

he was in the Red Sea expecting an engagement with the German Cruiser “Emdon”.


His parents were Mr & Rs J Thatcher of Great Elms Road, Bromley.  Gordon was one of five brothers.




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