Mass Grave Merchant Seamen North Front Cemetery Gibraltar

On the North Front Cemetery in Gibraltar is the mass grave of the merchant seaman who died by explosion on board S.S. Empire Ruskin on 18 january 1943.
Text on the grave:

ERECTED BY THE "MEDITERRANEAN MISSION TO SEAMAN"
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF

WILLIAM THOMSON
BERNARD GRAHAM
THOMAS DICKSON
IVOR BLACKFORD
HENRY ANDERSON
JAMES BLACK
WILLIAM BARRY
FREDERICK COSIER
JOHN FREE
JOHN WILSON
PETER WITHERS
ROBERT MUIR

MERCHANT SEAMAN WHO DIED
AT THE RESULTS OF AN EXPLOSIAN
ON BOARD S.S. EMPIRE RUSKIN
18 JANUARI 1943

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Source

  • Text: TracesOfWar.com
  • Photos: TracesOfWar.com