cards were distributed for the men who died on HMS Aboukir. The
image above and left were kindly supplied by Kevin Meehan. The
image above is the front of the card to his GG Uncle William Meehan
and the image to the left is the reverse of the card.
MEEHAN, Chief Engine Room Artificer 124820, H.M.S. "Aboukir",
Royal Navy. Lost 22nd September 1914. Aged 53. Long Service and
Good Conduct Medal. Son of Gladwin and Margaret Meehan, of Dublin;
husband of the late Mrs. W. Meehan. Awarded Egyptian Medal and
Khedive's Bronze Star. He served on a gun boat that sailed up
the Nile for the relief of Khartoum. No known grave. Commemorated
on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 3.