First World War – Royal Navy & Merchant Navy

The following members of the family served in either the Royal Navy or the Merchant Navy during the First World War. Some of those named have further information about the person that can be accessed by clicking on the name.

The Royal Navy

Ernest Charles William Reffell – RNVR AA696 Enlisted 22 October 1914, demobilised 13 February 1919.

Frank Alexander Reffell – Born 17 December 1896 Peckham. Retired Lieutenant, Devonport 1948. Died 28 December 1984 in Hull.

The Merchant Navy

CF Reffell – Fireman, SS Falaba (Liverpool), Merchant Navy