Geoffrey Harry Verrall Bayfield

Name

Geoffrey Harry Verrall Bayfield

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

31/05/1916
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lieutenant
Royal Navy
H.M.S. “Black Prince”

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Panel 11
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Hertingfordbury Village Memorial Church of St Mary and St John Church Roll of Honour, Hertingfordbury Birch Green Village Memorial Birch Green School Memorial

Pre War

Born 1893 in Brecknock, Breconshire son of Rev Matthew Albert and Helen Campbell Bayfield, rector of St Mary’s Church, Hertingfordbury, Herts. in 1911.

Wartime Service

Entered the Navy Lists on 15 Sep 1910 as Midshipman. Aboard H.M.S. London in the far East on 2 April 1911. Sub Lieutenant in 1913. Served in Dover Patrol 1915-16 in "Nubian" and "Mohawk”. Killed in action at the Battle of Jutland when H.M.S. Black Prince was shelled and sunk by the German battleship Thuringen.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox