Born: 16th May 1876, Ipswich.

Died: 12th April 1915; age 39; illness.

Residence: 7, Albert Street, Woolwich, Kent.

Rank: Able Seaman; Service Number: 165305 (R.F.R., Ch.B.3400) H.M. Trawler ‘Eider’.


Grave Reference:

6th Terrace Lower Side. 25.

New Cemetery,



Shetland Islands.


Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Louisa Hazell, 7, Albert Street, Woolwich, Kent.




1881  27, Albion Street, Ipswich.


Arthur was 5 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

James Hazell, 36, an Iron Fitter – Foundry, born Ipswich.

Emma Louisa Hazell (nee Last), 32, born Ipswich.

James Alfred Last, 15, a Labourer – Foundry, born Ipswich.

William Hazell, 10, born Ipswich.

John Hazell, 18 months, born Ipswich – 1887, Ipswich.


1891   7, Unity Street, Ipswich.


Arthur was 14 years old, a Bricklayer’s Labourer. He was living with his parents, siblings & maternal uncle.

James, 46, an Engine Fitter – Iron Foundry.

Louisa, 40.

William, 20, a Bricklayer’s Labourer.

Eliza Hazell, 9, born Ipswich.

‘Nelly’ Ellen Hazell, 8, born Ipswich.

James Hazell, 5, born Ipswich.

George Alfred Hazell, 3, born Ipswich.

Edward Last, 40, born Ipswich.


1911   Deptford St. Nicholas, London.



Arthur was 33 years old, married, an Able Seaman and a member of the crew on board the steamship ‘Cheviot’ of Newcastle – Home Trade. master William Henderson. ‘Cheviot’ had docked at Victoria Yard Deptford – 27th march 1911.


12 Apr. 1915 .Aftermath of explosion at Robertson’s net store, near the Fish Market, Lerwick. It appears that a fire occurred in a store adjoining a place where explosives were kept. The force of the explosion resulted in pieces of corrugated iron, splinters of wood and glass, being strewn for hundreds of yards. The store was practically blown away and below where the explosives lay, masonry and solid concrete were destroyed.

People looking at the site of the destroyed store, and the massively damaged store behind it.  Injured were: Lieut. Hopper R.N.R., Lieut. Forbes, R.N.R. H.M. trawler “Sitvel”, Lieut. Daws, Joseph J. Hughes, P.O., H.M. trawler “Eider”, Walter Brown, seaman, H.M. trawler “Sitvel”, George B. Robertson, seaman, H.M. trawler “Horatio”., George Mouat,(15) boiler cleaner, 20.Hangcliff Lane, Lk. James Inkster, H.M. trawler “Boy Joe”  F.T.Ellison, H.M. trawler “Horatio”, Charles Turner, H.M. trawler “Horatio”, George Ross, H.M. trawler “Eider”, W.T.Amis, H.M. trawler “Eider”, John Kirby, H.M. trawler “Eider”, Clarence Hall, H.M. trawler “Eider”, Walter Shewan, 4 St. Magnus St. Lk., John Herculson, Gremista, William Watt, Parkfield Road, Lk., John Tait, Harbour Street, Lk., James M. Smith, Lyndhurst, Lk., William Dalziel, Burgh Road, Lk.

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