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Everyone on the Lusitania's last voyage, including passengers and crew.

Peter Gavan

Peter Gavan

About Peter

Peter Gavan was born in Mayo, County Mayo, Ireland in 1877.

He served as a trimmer in the Engineering Department on board the Lusitania, and was killed when she was sunk. He was aged 38 years.

As his body was never recovered and identified after the disaster, his name is embossed on the Mercantile Marine Memorial at Tower Hill, London. 

References

Commonwealth War Graves, Commission, Cunard Records, PRO BT 334.

Name:
Peter Gavan

Outcome:
Lost

Type:
Crew

Age at time of sailing:
38

Address at time of sailing:
-

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