Fireman and Trimmer Marriott McAughtry served in the Merchant Navy during World War Two. Born on 12th April 1913, he was the son of Marriott McAughtry and Elizabeth McAughtry (née Condit) of Belfast, Co. Antrim. He was the husband of Margaret McAughtry (née Keel) of 98 Hillman Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim. The couple married on 22nd June 1940 at St. Barnabas' Church of Ireland, Belfast, Co. Antrim.
He died on 5th November 1940 aged 27 years old. He was onboard SS Kenbane Head went it came under attack from the Kriegsmarine surface raider Admiral Scheer. A total of 24 men died when the Belfast built vessel went down off the coast of Greenland.
Marriott McAughtry has no known grave. His name is on Panel 60 of the Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.