Carpenter's Mate Lewis Vassallo was a Maltese sailor of the Royal Navy who died during the First World War.

He was born on 16 March 1876, in Malta,[1] the son of Giovanni and Carmela Vassallo, and later husband of Teresa, of San Michele.

Vassallo, who entered the navy in 1898,[1] died on 31 May 1916, during the Battle of Jutland, when HMS Black Prince was lost with all hands.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Plymouth Naval Memorial.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies.


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