JAMES SCOTT WEATHERBURN 

James Scott WEATHERBURN
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number:Mersey 5/130.
Regiment: H.M.S. "Viknor." Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Killed In Action Wednesday 13th January 1915
Age 21
County Memorial Birkenhead
Commemorated\Buried Plymouth Naval Memorial
CountryUnited Kingdom

James Scott's Story.

Birkenhead News, Saturday, February 6, 1915.

Seaman J.S. Weatherburn.

Seaman James S. Weatherburn, another St. James schoolboy, also lost his life when the Viknor crew went down. He was 21. He joined the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve as an artificer and was present at the siege of Antwerp. He was the grandson of the late chief engineer of the Birkenhead side of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board.