Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jabez William Traverse

In memory of:

Able Seaman Jabez William Traverse

January 19, 1942

Military Service

Service Number:

C/JX 181431




Royal Navy


H.M.S. Pembroke II (lost on S.S. Lady Hawkins)

Additional Information

Son of Harold and Martha Ann Traverse, of Loon Bay, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 201 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Kent, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

65, 1.


The Chatham Naval Memorial overlooks the town of Chatham and is approached by a steep path from the Town Hall Gardens.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JABEZ WILLIAM TRAVERSE– In memory of the men and women from Newfoundland who went away to war and did not come home. From the Newfoundland Legion magazine “Lest We Forget”. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Picture of Jabez William Traverse– "Picture of Jabez in his uniform during the Second World War"
  • Chatham War Memorial– The panels of the Chatham War Memorial.

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