HMS Anchusa, Royal Navy Reserve Unit (British Navy)
Date Of Birth:
16/07/1918 (Died at Sea)
Henry Neville Chamberlain was the son of Rev. George Chamberlain and Dilliana Mary Chamberlain. Rev. George Chamberlain married Dilliana Mary Brereton on 28 April 1880. Henry Neville Chamberlain was born 30th July 1886 in Carrickfergus. Rev. George Chamberlain was a Church of Ireland Clergyman. Henry attended the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Henry joined the Royal Navy Reserve Unit and served on HMS Anchusa. The Anchusa was torpedoed on 16th July 1918 by a German submarine off the north coast of Ireland. The majority of the eighty officers, men & boys were lost. Lieutenant Henry Chamberlain was killed just two weeks off his 32nd birthday. The CWGC record that his mother lived at The Rectory, Castledawson, Co. Londonderry.
The Memorial is situated centrally on The Hoe which looks directly towards Plymouth Sound. It is accessible at all times. Copies of the Memorial Register are kept at the Tourist Information Office at Island House.