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Roll of Honour

Hartlepool seafarers lost at sea

Gent, John

26, Thomas Street, West Hartlepool
Cornforth, Co. Durham

Lost on the steamship Magdeburg.

John Gent was born at Cornforth, Co. Durham, in 1836, to parents John (a Bricklayer, born Sedgefield in 1800), and Margaret Gent (born Cornforth in 1806).

At the time of his loss, John's address was No.26, Thomas Street, Stranton, West Hartlepool.