Thank you to Forbes Wilson for allowing me to reproduce this postcard from
is a photograph of my
grandfather, John Wilson, taken at Morrison's studio.
There is no date on the photo,
but it was probably taken during the period February 1917 - February 1919
whilst John was serving as a deck hand in WWI.
From his service record, my
grandfather did not serve on HMS Gibraltar.
service in the RNR can be found
on the royal-naval-reserve
He served on:
HMS Boadicea 2
(Auxiliary Patrol Parent Ship, Dublin 15/2/17 - 6/12/17).
(Hired Trawler, 7/12/17 - 26/4/18).
HMT Trumpeter (Hired Trawler, 27/4/18 - 3/6/18).
HMT Grosbreak (Hired Trawler, 4/6/18 - 31/12/18).
(Auxiliary Patrol Base, Granton, 1/1/19 - 9/2/19).
Forbes Wilson, Guildford Surrey, England:
December 8, 2007