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John Head

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Birthplace: Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
Death: November 15, 1928 (12-21)
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK (Drowned in the Mary Stanford Disaster - his body was never found)
Place of Burial: Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
Immediate Family:

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

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About John Head

John Head, with his father Herbert and brother James Alfred, 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.

John's body was never recovered.

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John Head's Timeline

1911
1911
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
1928
November 15, 1928
Age 17
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
November 20, 1928
Age 17
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK