S.S. Dunaff Head (Belfast), Merchant Navy (British Civilian)
Date Of Birth:
08/03/1941 (Died at Sea)
James Cochrane was the son of James and Elizabeth Cochrane. He was born on 13th February 1906 in the district of Magherafelt. It seems Jamesís mother died on 6th November 1910when James was three years old. H and his sister boarded at Townparks School in Magherafelt. Fireman and Trimmer James Cochrane served with the Merchant Navy in World War Two on board S.S. Dunaff Head. It was sunk on 8th March 1941.
The Tower Hill Memorial commemorates men and women of the Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets who died in both World Wars and who have no known grave. It stands on the south side of the garden of Trinity Square, London, close to The Tower of London.