James Alfred Head

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James Alfred Head

Death: November 15, 1928 (14-23)
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK (Drowned in the Mary Stanford Disaster)
Immediate Family:

Son of Herbert Head and Lucy Ann Head
Brother of Herbert William Head; John Head; Kathleen L Head and William G Head

Occupation: 1911 - 2;
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About James Alfred Head

James Alfred Head, with his father Herbert and brother John, were three of 17 men who perished in the Mary Stanford Disaster when RNLB Mary Stanford (ON 661), a Liverpool-class lifeboat, which capsized in Rye Harbour in 1928.

The disaster occurred on 15 November 1928 when the whole of the 17-man crew of the Mary Stanford Lifeboat were drowned, practically the whole male fishing population of the village of Rye Harbour.

There is a picture of Jim and Jack Head at RYEHARBOUR.NET

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November 15, 1928
Age 19
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK