North Sea Raids

 

On the 22nd September 1914 3 old armoured cruisers (Cressy, Aboukir, Cressy and Hogue) were patrolling against enemy minelaying off the Dutch Coast. All 3 were sunk by the German U Boat U9

 

In memory of the Sheffield men lost in this action.

 

Bramall Horace HMS Aboukir
Ellis George Willis HMS Aboukir
Westwood John HMS Aboukir
Clay Harry HMS Aboukir 
Bingley John William HMS Cressy
Burnand Leonard HMS Cressy
Clarke William HMS Cressy
Lee William HMS Cressy
Whelan Bernard  HMS Hogue
Wilde Reginald HMS Hogue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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