James Herbert Otway
Merchant Navy. British
|Died||11 Dec 1940||(18)|
Roster information listed for James Herbert Otway
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Rotorua||Steam passenger ship||Ordinary Seaman||11 Dec 1940 (+)||U-96 (1)|
Son of Frederick Robert and Kathleen Otway; nephew of Celia A. Smith, of Sedgeford, Norfolk. He was picked up by HMS Ebor Wyke after the sinking of Rotorua, but subsequently died and was buried ashore in Sandwick Cemetery.