CHATER, Frederick Arthur

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Rank: First Mate

Year of death: 1917

Date of birth: 1851 (3rd quarter)

Date of death: 16/02/1917 aged 64

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Regiment: Mercantile Marine SS “Lady Ann” (Sunderland)

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Cemetery location: Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough A.26.18 (CWG)

Where remembered?: Tower Hill memorial,Trinity House Gardens, London
Dean Road Cemetery Scarborough A.26.18 (CWG)

Biographical Information

Son of William and Eleanor Frances Chater of Sunderland and Husband of the late Mary Ann Elizabeth Chater (nee Merifield) – married 1873
Frederick and Mary had five children
Eleanor Francis ( b 1874)
Bessie ( b 1876)
Frederick William ( b. 1885)
Emily Louise ( b. 1881)

The SS Lady Ann was on a voyage from Sunderland to Rochester carrying a cargo of coal when she was torpedoed off Scarborough and sunk by a German submarine on the 16th February 1917

Inscription

FIRST MATE
F.A. CHATER
S.S. LADY ANN
16TH FEBRUARY 1918

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