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- Biography -
- George Patrick Mayo -

Unknown person Name : George Patrick Mayo

Son of Harry and Ann Mayo

Husband of Rose Mayo, of 168, Jervis Rd., Stamshaw, Portsmouth.

Born 7 September 1884, Freshwater

Married Rose Anna Mary Neels in 1911; one son, Harry Frederick Mayo, born 1912
  Census information :

1891 : Ann Mayo, with her 3 sons including George aged 7, are at 1, Jubilee Cottages, Freshwater Bay, Freshwater.

1901 : George Mayo, aged 16, is a Boy 2 cl on the St Vincent training ship in Portsmouth.

1911 : Henry and Ann Mayo are at the Hand in Hand, Nelson Place, Ryde, where Henry Mayo is a Beer House Keeper.
  Service Details :

Petty Officer 210642 George Patrick Mayo Royal Navy H.M.S. Good Hope

George Mayo enlisted for service with the Royal Navy in 1900. At this time he was 5 ft 2 in tall, with light brown hair, blue eyes and fair complexion. By the time he was 18 he had grown to 5 ft 7 in. He served with a number of ships and shore establishments, rising through the ratings to be appointed as a Petty Officer on 15 October 1913.

He was lost when H.M.S. Good Hope was sunk off the Chilean Coast in the Battle of Coronel.
  Casualty Details :

Died : 1 November 1914 aged 30

Commemorated at : Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

St Wilfrid's School, Ventnor, War Memorial

Additional inscription on parents' gravestone in Ryde Cemetery.
  Further Information :

Battle of Coronel
  Page status :
Page last updated : 22 November 2013


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