Samuel Charles Iles

Memorial: Mangotsfield - St James Place

Regiment: Royal Navy

Medals: 1914–15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Stoker First Class 304868

Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth Iles (nee Marsh)

Marital status: Married

Home address: St. James Place, Mangotsfield, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Coal Hewer

Date of birth: 26/07/1882

Place of birth: Mangotsfield, Bristol

Date of death: 10/02/1916

Buried/Commemorated at: Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial (Ref 14.)

Age: 33

Further information:

Was killed in action when the sloop – the HMS Arabis - was sunk by enemy torpedo boats off the Dogger Bank

Married to Lillian May Nicholls on 29 July 1908

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

The National Archives, The London Gazette, Imperial War Graves Commission, S.C. Iles attestation papers, David Blackmore