BORN CARDIFF 1858. SON OF GEORGE DALTRY (1832-1902) AND MARY WILLIAMS (1827-1872). HE MARRIED SUSAN JACOBSON (1854-1935) IN HULL, IN MARCH 1916. WIFE SUSAN DALTRY ABOVE NAVAL ADDRESS. LOST BY ENEMY ACTION. HULL MERCHANT NAVY RECORDS.
On April 2nd, 1917, the British steel cargo ship BENLARIG, left Fremantle for Colombo with a cargo of wheat in bags and went missing. She was not heard of ever since. 37 CREW LOST. Benlarig was a Bine Line cargo requisitioned by the Admiralty as a collier, aka Collier No.617.
DALTRY, WILLIAM JAMES (59), Able Seaman, SS Benlarig, Mercantile Marine, †02/04/1917, Husband of Susan Daltry (formerly Jacobson, nee Moore), of 10, Lizzies Grove, Liverpool St., Hull. Born at Cardiff, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial.
FLEET, CHARLES EDWARD (29), Boatswain, SS Benlarig, Mercantile Marine, †02/04/1917, Son of George Benjamin and Ann Maria Fleet, of Bram Lea, The Paddock, Anlaby Park, Hull. Born at Gorleston-on-Sea, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
TINDALL, JOHN WILLIAM (27), Sailor, SS Benlarig, Mercantile Marine, †02/04/1917, Son of John William Tindall, of 114, Francis Street West, Hull, Yorks, and the late Alice Tindall (nee Carey). Born at Hull, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial