About this memory
The certificate shows the award of Naval Prize Money and supplementary award to Agnes Eadie, the daughter of John Eadie. Her mother Sophia (née Young) had died in 1920.
John Eadie from Newhaven ran away to sea when still a young boy. He sailed on the 'weekly boats' to the continent. During the First World War in 1915 he volunteered to work on the minesweepers. He was killed on 2nd April 1916 when his ship, HMS Commandant, struck a mine off Lowestoft.
John Eadie is the grandfather of Sophia Abrahamson.
Donor number: 0301-035