Monks, William

From Battle of Jutland Crew Lists Project
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Aspull Petty Officer's
Death.

KILLED IN THE NAVAL BATTLE
CHIEF PETTY OFFICER WILLIAM MONKS.

News has been received by the relatives of Chief Petty Officer William Monks of Aspull, that he was killed in the naval battle in the North Sea while serving on H.M.S. "Warrior." The deceased officer, who was 26 years of age, had been in the Navy for about eleven years, and he was married in August last year. As a boy he attended St. Catherine's Day School, where he received his education.
Wigan Observer
13 June 1916
via Spike Sheldon and entry in the Commonwealth War Graves 1914-1921 casualty lists.