William was killed when the Atlantis opened fire on SS Automedon. He was on the bridge when it was shelled.
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Information provided by
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:
In Memory of
WILLIAM BROWN EWAN
S.S. Automedon (Liverpool), Merchant Navy
who died on
Monday 11 November 1940 . Age 51 .
Additional Information: . . Husband of Lavinia Ewan, of West Hartlepool, Co. Durham.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL London, United Kingdom
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Panel 12.