Casualty Details...

Apprentice James Gordon Kerr

SS Tiberton Merchant Navy

Died: Wednesday 14th February 1940 in Narvik, Norway.

Killed at sea. Age: 21

Cemetery: Tower Hill Memorial London. Grave/Memorial Identifier: Pane 108

Son of the late James Taylor Mackee Kerr, Ythan View Hotel, Methlick and of Elizabeth Wallace, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen.

The SS Tiberton was sailing from Narvik to Middlesborough with a cargo of iron ore when it was struck by a single torpedo from a German U-boat and sank without trace.  All 34 crew were killed.

Family Grave: Methlick MI 445