Biographies

Frederick ROTCHELL – HMS Opal WWI

James Henry Rotchell was born about 1872 in Bloxwich, Staffordshire.  He was the son of Thomas Rotchell and Roseanna Dewy.  In 1895 he married Sarah Jane Felton in Newport, Shropshire. The couple moved to Wrexham […]

In Memorium

ROTCHELL, Frederick James – Wrexham Cemetery

Full name: Frederick James ROTCHELL Service Number:  J/63769 Rank: Ordinary Seaman Regiment: Royal Navy “HMS Opal” (further info below) Parents name: James Henry and Sarah Jane Rotchell Birth: 08/02/1898 Birthplace: Vicarage Stables,Wrexham Death: 12/01/1918 Drowned in […]