William Larn

#22368, b. September 1900, d. 17 October 1919

Log page on the day William was wounded. He died the next day

Individual's Timeline

Birth29 July 1900William Larn1
Birth RegSeptember 1900William Larn2
Death17 October 1919William Larn3

Primary events

  • Birth: William Larn was born on 29 July 1900 in Walworth, Greater London, England.1
  • Birth Reg: William's birth was registered in the quarter ended in September 1900 in the St Saviour, Newington registration district.2
  • Death: William died on 17 October 1919 in at sea, In the Royal Navy. Killed in shore action near Riga from the ship Dragon. Click on an icon of a camera for a look at the ship (Aged 19 years and 1 month, worked back from recorded birth date).3

Census details

Military Career

Records show that William Larn served in the armed forces. Reference:     ADM 188/816/84897
Name      Larn, William
Official Number:      J84897
Place of Birth:      Walworth, London
Date of Birth:      29 July 1900
Date:      [1918]
Held by:      The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department      Vol No. J84-2
Legal status:      Public Record.1


  1. DB - British National Archives, database results, unknown repository address.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Larn, William - St. Saviour. 1d/91.
  3. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, First name(s)      William
    Last name      Larn
    Gender      Male
    Birth year      1900
    Birth date      29 Jul 1900
    Birth place      Walworth
    Birth county      London
    Death year      1919
    Death date      17 Oct 1919
    Age      19
    Departure port      -
    Series      ADM 242
    Box      0009
    Service      RN
    Record set      Deaths at sea, 1781-1968
    Category      Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Record collection      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      Great Britain.