Maud Gossard Ashcroft was the daughter of William and Martha Ashcroft. She was born on 16th December 1908 in Limavady. She was the second of four children. By 1914, the family had moved to Coagh. Maud Ashcroft went on to marry Samuel Nuttall. Samuel and Maud Nuttall were civilians living at 31 Lee Park, Lewisham, London. They were killed at home on 17th September 1940, presumably by bombs dropped during the ‘Blitz’.
The Tower Hill Memorial commemorates men and women of the Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets who died in both World Wars and who have no known grave. It stands on the south side of the garden of Trinity Square, London, close to The Tower of London.