Philadelphia on 08 September 1908

Cobh, on 07 May 1915

6 years, 7 months

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania U.S. The family was British by nationality. John boarded Lusitania with his parents and 4 older siblings Stephen (14) Alberta (12) Catherine (10) Romily (9) and infant brother Peter and their nurse Dorothy Allen as 1st class. On May 7, 1915 Lusitania was struck by a torpedo from a German U-boat in the Mid-Atlantic ocean. Even though the whole family was unaware of the tragedy, they all lost their lives in the sinking. John's body was recovered as well as his older brother Stephen's and baby brother Peter.


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