Charles Albert Edward DARMODY


DARMODY, Charles Albert Edward

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Port Adelaide, South Australia, 1887
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Seaman
Died: Drowned, English Channel, UK, 1 December 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Tower Hill Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Jan 1917: Involvement Merchant Navy
Date unknown: Involvement
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Served in the Mercantile Marine

Third Mate S S 'Rydal Hall' (Liverpool)

Son of Francis Winks Darmody, of 40, Oliver St., Prospect, South Australia, and the late Emma Darmody (nee Birkhead). Born at Port Adelaide.

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Charles Albert Edward DARMODY was born in Port Adelaide, South Australia in 1887

His parents were Francis Winks Byron DARMODY & Emma BIRKHEAD nee COOK

Third Mate S S 'Rydal Hall' (Liverpool)

Charles died of drowning on 1st December, 1917 in the English Channel due to his cargo ship being attacked by an enemy submarine which sank in the English Channel with 23 crew members lives lost

His name is memorialised on the Tower Hill Memorial in London


His brother George Howard DARMODY (SN 4150) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1917

Another brother Joseph Robert DARMODY (SN 503) served in WW1 and also returned to Australia in 1917