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Carpenters Crew M/2729 George Brain

HM Hospital Ship Rohilla, Royal Navy
Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action
: October 30th 1914, aged 25. On October 30th 1914 HMHS Rohilla ran aground 400 yards off the coast at Whitby and broke up. 83 souls were lost in the disaster. See links below for more.

  • Buried Bolehall and Glascote Cemetery
  • Commemorated: Rohilla Memorial, Whitby, Yorks
  • Son of George and Rhoda Brain
  • Brother to Private Oliver John Brain, Reginald, John, Percy and May
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Glascote

Links to Relevant Information

1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1890 in Glascote
  • Employed as Carpenters Crew [1911]
  • Lived at Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham [1911]

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