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Mark Warren Stephens 1917c

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Melody Report 29 Sep 2007 13:42

Mark Warren Stephens was drowned in the Royal Oak Disaster 1939, age 22. I believe he was the sweetheart of Hilda Nora Whaley from Nottingham and is the Father of my partner. Any info gratefully accepted. If anyone knows how I can look up where he came from that would be useful. I have his Royal Navy Service No etc.

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 29 Sep 2007 14:02

From Commonwealth war graves site

Initials: M W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Assistant Cook
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Royal Oak
Age: 22
Date of Death: 14/10/1939
Service No: P/MX 56897
Additional information: Son of Mark Warren Stephens and Martha Stephens; husband of Daisy Ellen Stephens, of Wareham, Dorsetshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 35, Column 3.

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 29 Sep 2007 14:03

The father??

Initials: M W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Donkeyman
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit Text: S.S. "Wisbech" (Newcsatle)
Age: 26
Date of Death: 14/08/1917
Additional information: (Served as STEVENS). Son of William and the late Kate Stephens; husband of Martha Corinda Stephens, of 15, Anglesea Terrace, Chapel, Southampton. Born at Bursledon, Southampton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead


Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 29 Sep 2007 14:15

Listings on the freebmd site suggest that Martha had been previously married to ABRAHAMS and after her husband's death she possibly married again in 1918.



Jennifer Report 7 Dec 2021 19:09

Hello Melody!
I have just found your post!
Mark was my uncle.
His sister Florence was my mum, Mark's sister.
Please contact me on for more information.
I have so much to tell you;

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 7 Dec 2021 19:31


It’s highly unlikely Melody will see your post as she only posted once

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