Wouters

Petrus Albertus ‘Albert’ WoutersAge: 55 years18611917

Name
Petrus Albertus ‘Albert’ Wouters
Given names
Petrus Albertus
Nickname
Albert
Surname
Wouters

Albert Pierre Wouters

Name
Albert Pierre Wouters
Given names
Albert Pierre
Surname
Wouters
Birth 11 November 1861
MarriageAngelique Charlotte Julie BouconView this family
yes

Residence about 1913 (Age 51 years)
Note: It looks like Petrus Albert(us) Wouters and his wife ran a pub / small hostel by the docks at number 1 or 21 or 28 Jordaanskaai/Jordaenskaai. Don’t really know the dates. The 1913 is just a guess.
Note: Google Translate of notes on document:
Event
Newspaper report of Lynorta relief mission
15 February 1915 (Age 53 years)


Event
Lynorta attacked by U-boat
28 April 1917 (Age 55 years)

Residence before 11 August 1917 (Age 55 years)
21 Berbice Road, Liverpool
Latitude: N53.389256 Longitude: W2.912952

Note: Last place of abode - from Deaths at Sea register
Note: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28857769 - World War One: How 250,000 Belgian refugees didn't leave a trace
Death 11 August 1917 (Age 55 years) Age: 55
At sea, off the north-west coast of Ireland
Latitude: N56.667 Longitude: W10.167

Cause of death: Ship torpedoed
Note: “On August 12, 1917, the SS Lynorta, a British cargo ship transporting coal from Glasgow to Livorno in Italy was torpedoed and sunk by a German U Boat off the north-west coast of Ireland. There were just two casualties, one being the ship’s chef 55-year-old Petrus Albertus Wouters.”
Note: The other man killed was Leading Seaman Edward O’Keefe from Newfoundland (Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve), aged 28, son of son of John and Alice O'Keefe, of 39, Patrick St., St. John's -http://ngb.chebucto.org/NFREG/WWI/ww1-war-dead-bh-memorial-nrnr.shtml -http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/722760/
Note: Starvation in Antwerp in 1917:
Note: "In January and March, 1915, two Massachusetts relief ships, the Harpalyce (sunk by torpedo or mine on a later relief voyage) and Lynorta, sailed." -- https://archive.org/stream/herberthooverwork00kellrich#page/170/mode/1up
Note: http://www.naval-history.net/WW1LossesBrMS1917.htm - “LYNORTA, 3,684grt, defensively-armed, 11 August 1917, 102 miles NW by N from Tory island, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 2 lives lost”
Note: http://uboat.net/wwi/ships_hit/3781.html - “Lynorta: Built: 1902; Operator: Liver Shipping Co., Ltd. (Johnston, Sproule & Co.), Liverpool”

SS Lynorta
SS Lynorta

Note: “Belgium relief ship SS Lynorta leaves Boston with food for starving Belgians”, April 1915 - https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:5h73qd305
Note: http://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/comment/CRB/CRB2-15a.htm - The Commission for Relief in Belgium


SS Lynorta
SS Lynorta

Note: “Tug Taurus helps SS Lynorta speed on its way to Belgium”, April 1915 - https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:5h73qd26k


Newspaper reports re ?relatives
Die Stem uit België p7, col 3: OVERLIJDENS
17 August 1917 (6 days after death)

Note: “LIVERPOOL - Mr. en Mme. Verlinden, wonende, 21, Berbice Road, Mosely Hill, Liverpool, laten het treurig afsterven hunner zuster weten, Mme. Jeannette Nijer-Verlinden, gestorven te Antwerpen, na eene pijnlijke ziekte, en laat 5 minderjarige kinderen achter.”
Note: Translation: “LIVERPOOL - Mr. and Mme. Verlinden, resident at 21, Berbice Road, Moseley Hill, Liverpool, report the sad death of their sister, Mme. Jeannette Nijer-Verlinden, who died in Antwerp after a painful illness leaving five underage children.”
Note: “BAKEWELL - De families Van de Velde, Vanholme en Pittoors melden met innige droefheid het afsterven van hunne teergeliefde vrouw, moeder, schoonmoeder en grootmoeder, Mevrouw Anna Maria Caeyberghs, echtgenoote van Mr B. Van de Velde, geboren te Brussel den 5 Febr 1852, en overleden te Bakewell (Derby), den 5 Aug 1917 voorzien van de HH. Sacramenten. De plechtige lijkdienst heeft plaats gehad in de katholieke kerk van Hassop op Woensdag 8 Aug., om 10 uren.”
Note: Translation: "BAKEWELL - The families Van de Velde Vanholme and Pittoors report with profound sadness the death of their dearly beloved wife, mother, mother-in-law and grandmother, Mrs. Annamaria Caeyberghs, wife of Mr. B. Van de Velde. Born in Brussels on the 5 Feb 1852 and passed away in Bakewell (Derby), on the 5 Aug 1917 strengthened by the Holy Sacraments. The funeral service took place in the Catholic Church of Hassop on Wednesday 8 August at 10am."
Burial about 11 September 1917 (31 days after death)



Event
Police record
24 September 1917 (44 days after death)

Note: Dead body of a man (supposed Mon. A Wouters, 21 Berbice Road, Liverpool) found on seashore at Dalvile Bay, Sleat. Cause of death bullet wound. Reported by PC Fraser, Armadale. [From the police reports in the archives in Portree --Maggie Macdonald, Sleat Local History Society]
Probate 23 March 1923 (5 years after death)
Note: WOUTERS, Petrus Albertus or Pierre Albert or Albert, of Anvers, Belgium, was drowned at sea off the West Coast of Scotland, on or about 11 August 1917, intestate. Confirmation Edinburgh, 23 March, to Angelique Charlotte Julie Boucon or Wouters, Quai Jordaens 21, à Anvers aforesaid, the relict, Value of Estate, £115:13:11.
Probate 31 July 1923 (5 years after death)
Note: WOUTERS Albert Pierre of Antwerp Belgium died 11 August 1917 at sea. Administration (limited) London 31 July to James Simpson bank agen the attorney of Angelique Charlotte Julie Wouters widow. Effects £145 16s. in England.
Family with Angelique Charlotte Julie Boucon - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:

Residence
It looks like Petrus Albert(us) Wouters and his wife ran a pub / small hostel by the docks at number 1 or 21 or 28 Jordaanskaai/Jordaenskaai. Don’t really know the dates. The 1913 is just a guess.
Residence
Google Translate of notes on document: FILES HOUSES (1870- 1930), ANTWERP List of operators who were born before 1876 City Archives (FelixArchief) Oudeleeuwenrui 29, 2000 Antwerp Series I (MA 27 601 t / m MA 27640) The City Archive (FelixArchief) contains a lot of information on hostels. There are 2 sets, 1st series (40 bundles) comprises operators born before 1876 (MA 27 601 t / m 27640), 2nd series (42 bundles) (MA 27 559 t / m 27600) comprises the other operators. Note that these files are situated among the police files; they contain include the opening and closing of the inn, official reports, administrative documents, certificates of good conduct and morals, determining the closing time ... Also notice that the district Kiel here also commonly found. Also missing some issues. These can be transferred to other archives. It is not only accommodate one below to be found, but also hotels, boarding houses, ie places where liquor could be offered. Also, though it is rare, cigar shops listed serving liquor.
Event
Residence
Last place of abode - from Deaths at Sea register
Residence
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28857769 - World War One: How 250,000 Belgian refugees didn't leave a trace
Death
Death
“On August 12, 1917, the SS Lynorta, a British cargo ship transporting coal from Glasgow to Livorno in Italy was torpedoed and sunk by a German U Boat off the north-west coast of Ireland. There were just two casualties, one being the ship’s chef 55-year-old Petrus Albertus Wouters.”
Death
Death
Death
Death
Death
The other man killed was Leading Seaman Edward O’Keefe from Newfoundland (Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve), aged 28, son of son of John and Alice O'Keefe, of 39, Patrick St., St. John's -http://ngb.chebucto.org/NFREG/WWI/ww1-war-dead-bh-memorial-nrnr.shtml -http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/722760/
Death
Death
"In January and March, 1915, two Massachusetts relief ships, the Harpalyce (sunk by torpedo or mine on a later relief voyage) and Lynorta, sailed." -- https://archive.org/stream/herberthooverwork00kellrich#page/170/mode/1up
Death
Death
Death
http://www.naval-history.net/WW1LossesBrMS1917.htm - “LYNORTA, 3,684grt, defensively-armed, 11 August 1917, 102 miles NW by N from Tory island, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 2 lives lost”
Death
http://uboat.net/wwi/ships_hit/3781.html - “Lynorta: Built: 1902; Operator: Liver Shipping Co., Ltd. (Johnston, Sproule & Co.), Liverpool”
Newspaper reports re ?relatives
“LIVERPOOL - Mr. en Mme. Verlinden, wonende, 21, Berbice Road, Mosely Hill, Liverpool, laten het treurig afsterven hunner zuster weten, Mme. Jeannette Nijer-Verlinden, gestorven te Antwerpen, na eene pijnlijke ziekte, en laat 5 minderjarige kinderen achter.”
Burial
Burial
Event
Dead body of a man (supposed Mon. A Wouters, 21 Berbice Road, Liverpool) found on seashore at Dalvile Bay, Sleat. Cause of death bullet wound. Reported by PC Fraser, Armadale. [From the police reports in the archives in Portree --Maggie Macdonald, Sleat Local History Society]
Probate
WOUTERS, Petrus Albertus or Pierre Albert or Albert, of Anvers, Belgium, was drowned at sea off the West Coast of Scotland, on or about 11 August 1917, intestate. Confirmation Edinburgh, 23 March, to Angelique Charlotte Julie Boucon or Wouters, Quai Jordaens 21, à Anvers aforesaid, the relict, Value of Estate, £115:13:11.
Probate
WOUTERS Albert Pierre of Antwerp Belgium died 11 August 1917 at sea. Administration (limited) London 31 July to James Simpson bank agen the attorney of Angelique Charlotte Julie Wouters widow. Effects £145 16s. in England.
ResidenceDossiers Herbergen (1870- 1930), te Antwerpen
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Note: “Belgium relief ship SS Lynorta leaves Boston with food for starving Belgians”, April 1915 - https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:5h73qd305
Note: http://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/comment/CRB/CRB2-15a.htm - The Commission for Relief in Belgium
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Note: “Tug Taurus helps SS Lynorta speed on its way to Belgium”, April 1915 - https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:5h73qd26k
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