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Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies, World War 2
Researched & compiled by Don Kindell, all rights reserved

1st - 30th APRIL 1940 - in date, ship/unit & name order

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Icarus, destroyer (Navy Photos, click to enlarge)

on to May 1940



(1) Casualty information in order - Surname, First name, Initial(s), Rank and part of the Service other than RN (RNR, RNVR, RFR etc), Service Number (ratings only, also if Dominion or Indian Navies), (on the books of another ship/shore establishment, O/P – on passage), Fate

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Background Events - April-May 1940
Invasion of Norway, Battles of Narvik, Blitzkrieg on Western Europe, Dunkirk evacuation starts




Monday, 1 April 1940


Corncrake, small boat

 BARBER, William T, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 372934, died



Wednesday, 3 April 1940



 FERGUSON, Robert, Petty Officer Writer, T.124, died



Thursday, 4 April 1940



 MCGREEVY, Hugh J, Able Seaman, D/JX 146756, drowned



 JENNINGS, John, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 101901, died



 NAYLOR, William M, Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/M 5884, died


Loch Melfort

 MEREDITH, Daniel B, Stoker, P/KX 99907, died



 COW, James, Ordinary Seaman, C/SR 50442, accident, killed



Friday, 5 April 1940


Golden Emblem

 HAMILTON, John, Ordinary Seaman RNPS, LT/JX 185766, drowned


Star of India

 FISHER, Frederick W, Petty Officer Steward, P/362049, illness, died



Saturday, 6 April 1940


Fortune, all drowned

 JAGGERS, William T, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 57250, MPK

 BYRNE, Kenneth C, Leading Seaman, C/SSX 13454, MPK

 COOKE, Sidney H, Stoker Petty Officer, P/X 62810, MPK

 MCGOWAN, Michael, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 167185, MPK

 SOUTAR, Neil G, Able Seaman, C/SSX 29049, MPK



 BURBERY, Richard J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 173012, died



 SPENCE, Thomas H, Stoker 1c, C/K 65205, died



Sunday, 7 April 1940


Dalhousie (RIN)

 D'COSTA, T (initial only), Writer, 3840 (RIN), died


Laguna Belle

 PRATT, Edward W G, Stoker, T.124, died



 CRAYDEN, George A, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 22836, died


RN Engineering College Keyham, illness

 RICHARDSON, William D B, Sub Lieutenant (E), died



Monday, 8 April 1940



 MILLS, Charles B, Stoker Petty Officer, C/311782, died



 JACKSON, Leonard, Able Seaman, C/SSX 25392, drowning, MPK


Glowworm (right - CyberHeritage), destroyer, ship loss

 ALDRIDGE, William T, Stoker 1c, P/KX 92765, MPK

 ALLEN, Francis J, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 32124, MPK

 ARMITAGE, John E, Telegraphist, P/JX 150058, MPK

 ARMSTRONG, Charles K, Able Seaman, P/JX 140345, MPK

 ASHBY, William G, Able Seaman, P/SSX 15512, MPK

 ATKINS, William H, Act/Yeoman of Signals, P/J 109894, MPK

 BAMPTON, Ronald E, Able Seaman, 20926 (RAN), MPK

 BANKS, Bernard J, Assistant Cook, P/MX 56896, MPK

 BARNARD, James R, Supply Petty Officer, P/MX 45056, MPK

 BARRON, George H H, Signalman, P/JX 151167, MPK

 BECK, Gordon L, Able Seaman, P/J 100121, MPK

 BETTS, Christopher A, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 139943, MPK

 BILLETT, Kenneth H, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 28763, MPK

 BIRCH, William, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 65992, MPK

 BLACKWELL, James H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 90379, MPK

 BOOTHBY, Osbert S, Lieutenant, MPK

 BOWES, Matthew, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 27278, MPK

 BREEN, Martin, Stoker 1c, P/KX 85967, MPK

 BRIGGS, Frederick L, Able Seaman, P/JX 149671, MPK

 BROWN, Edwin J K, Act/Leading Seaman, P/J 112242, MPK

 BROWN, Frederick R, Stoker 1c, P/KX 92693, MPK

 BROWN, James E, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 24518, MPK

 BUFTON, John R, Stoker 2c, P/KX 97480, MPK

 CAMPBELL, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/SSX 19189, MPK

 CHAPMAN, Thomas A, Able Seaman, P/SSX 22564, MPK

 CHILDS, Philip A, Telegraphist, P/JX 141152, MPK

 CLARKE, Joseph F, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21587, MPK

 COLLIER, Denis C F, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 25826, MPK

 COLTHERUP, Tony A, Able Seaman, P/JX 145369, MPK

 COPE, William T G, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 76720, MPK

 CROWTHER, George E, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23201, MPK

 DAVIES, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23224, MPK

 DILLON, George, Telegraphist, P/SSX 23633, MPK

 DOWSON, Basil, Able Seaman, P/SSX 22575, MPK

 ELLETT, Alfred C, Able Seaman, P/JX 145581, MPK

 ERSKINE, William R, Able Seaman, P/JX 142747, MPK

 FAIN, Arthur R, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, P/MX 56842, killed

 FENLON, Frederick H, Able Seaman, P/JX 143119, MPK

 FINDON, Wilfred J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 89100, MPK

 FLETCHER, William, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 76359, MPK

 FORT, Richard, Able Seaman, P/SSX 22541, MPK

 FRADGLEY, Arthur J, Leading Seaman, P/JX 128502, MPK

 FRASER, Charles, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 153827, MPK

 GAIN, Charles W, Able Seaman, P/JX 144294, MPK

 GILLMORE, George R L, Petty Officer, P/J 110197, MPK

 GILLO, Harold G, Able Seaman, P/JX 128940, MPK

 GODFREY, Jack V, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 56586, MPK

 HAMILTON, Frederick, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 52039, MPK

 HARE, Francis H, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 77621, MPK

 HARMAN, Leonard F, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 50134, MPK

 HARRIS, Edwin L, Stoker 1c, P/KX 93220, MPK

 HAWES, Herbert G, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 85914, MPK

 HIGGINSON, Edwin G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84939, MPK

 HOILES, Percy S P, Gunner (T), MPK

 HOLDING, Herbert J, Electrical Artificer 1c, P/MX 46722, MPK

 HOSKINS, Charles G R, Leading Stoker, P/KX 80291, MPK

 JONES, Thomas, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/KX 76015, MPK

 KEEN, Henry W, Able Seaman, P/J 93670, MPK

 KENNEDY, John N, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 KISSANE, Patrick H, Petty Officer, P/J 108276, MPK

 LAWMAN, Michael T, Lieutenant, MPK

 LEVINGE, Reginald V N, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 LIGHTOWLER, Frank, Able Seaman, P/JX 150692, MPK

 LOCKYER, George L J, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 27291, MPK

 MACLEOD, James K, Lieutenant Commander (E), RAN, Rtd, MPK

 MACQUILLIN, Alfred J, Able Seaman, P/J 31543, MPK

 MAKER, Andrew, Stoker 2c, P/KX 95676, MPK

 MARSH, Albert C W, Able Seaman, P/J 101130, MPK

 MCIVOR, William A, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 27789, MPK

 METCALF, John J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 169495, killed

 MITCHELL, Archibald H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 96070, MPK

 MOSS, Edward H, Able Seaman, P/J 110658, MPK

 MUMFORD, Robert C, Ordnance Artificer 3c, P/MX 50692, MPK

 MURRAY, William S S, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 75866, MPK

 MUSGRAVE, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 32033, MPK

 NEWNHAM, Harold W, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 24399, MPK

 OAKES, John, Able Seaman, P/J32127, MPK

 PAUL, George W, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 61862, MPK

 PHILLIPS, Harold J, Able Seaman, P/SSX 24697, MPK

 PIPER, William A, Able Seaman, P/J 113709, MPK

 PITTOCK, James A, Able Seaman, P/SSX 5991, MPK

 PORTELLI, Antonio, Petty Officer Steward, E/LX 21008, MPK

 PUGH, George R, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, P//SD/X 1172, MPK

 RAMSDALE, Frank K J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 89804, MPK

 REDFERN, Wilfred A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 90378, MPK

 REEDER, George H, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 50944, MPK

 REGAN, Harry R W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 86408, MPK

 REX, Sidney C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 88787, MPK

 RHYS, John W, Surgeon Lieutenant, MPK

 ROOPE, Gerard B, Lieutenant Commander, MPK, awarded posthumous Victoria Cross

 SMITH, John J, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 57103, MPK

 STOCKLEY, Frederick C, Able Seaman, P/J 95568, MPK

 STRATFORD, John J, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 108803, MPK

 STRINGER, Alfred, Able Seaman, P/SSX 17394, MPK

 TAYLOR, Cyril A, Able Seaman, P/J 106801, MPK

 TAYLOR, George P, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 25893, MPK

 TERRY, Arthur E, Able Seaman, P/J 114609, MPK

 TESTEA, Antonio, Leading Cook, E/L 23186, MPK

 THORPE, Lawrence M, Able Seaman, P/J 115530, MPK

 TOLHURST, Frederick W, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 23194, MPK

 TWYCROSS, Harold, Leading Stoker, P/K 59664, MPK

 TYLER, Leonard J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 95789, MPK

 VARLEY, Eric, Stoker 1c, P/KX 91338, MPK

 VELLA, Anthony, Assistant Steward, E/LX 22885, MPK

 VINE, Reginald E, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 141109, MPK

 WALLACE, George M, Able Seaman, P/SSX 22251, MPK

 WEIR, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2235, MPK

 WHITFIELD, Frederick W, Able Seaman, P/JX 145372, MPK

 WILLIAMS, John C, Chief Petty Officer Cook, P/M 38527, MPK

 WILTSHIRE, Reginald G, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 25709, MPK

 WOOD, Tom, Stoker 1c, C/KX 95784, MPK

 WOOLFRIES, Fred, Leading Stoker, P/KX 87714, MPK

 WOTHERSPOON, John, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 66791, MPK



Tuesday, 9 April 1940



 DICKIE, John, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21511, drowning, missing



 NEWMAN, Reginald J, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18564, fall, killed


FAA, 803 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 BURGESS, Thomas G L, Air Mechanic, D/JX 146721, killed

 CHINN, William E, Petty Officer Air Mechanic, P/JX 140021, killed


Glasgow (right - navyPhotos), light cruiser, bombing

 BURROWS, Royston W, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 23322, DOW

 GUDGER, Arthur, Stoker 2c, P/KX 97026, killed

 SIZER, Eric W, Act/Leading Stoker, P/JX 138361, killed


Glowworm, ship loss

 KNIGHT, William E, Act/Petty Officer, P/K 66644, DOW


Gurkha, destroyer, ship loss

 COWAN, Thomas, Telegraphist, C/JX 144074, MPK

 CRAZE, William S, Able Seaman, D/JX 136373, MPK

 CROSSING, Alfred J C, Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 9483, MPK

 FERGUSON, Malcolm F J, Lieutenant, MPK

 HARLE, Norton, Able Seaman, D/JX 148241, MPK

 HERNIMAN, Mark, Petty Officer, D/J 110547, MPK

 HOWDEN, Ian C, Lieutenant Commander (E), MPK

 HUTCHINGS, Nigel C J S, Py/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 MCCORMACK, John, Stoker 1c, D/KX 90333, MPK

 MCKEE, Robert H, Able Seaman, D/SSX 26336, MPK

 MORGAN, David N B, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 PALMER, Cyril, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2777, killed

 PARKER, Frederick G, Able Seaman, D/J 85624, MPK

 RUSSELL, James, Leading Cook, D/MX 52180, MPK

 SMITH, David O, Lieutenant, MPK

 WARD, George B, Act/Ordnance Artificer 4c, D/MX 99186, MPK


Kashmir, collision

 HAGGAR, Norman J, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK


Service Flying Training School, No.1, Netheravon, air crash

 COOK, Herbert E, Leading Airman, C/JX 138744, killed


Victory II, illness

 CLARKE, Thomas W, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 11667, died



Wednesday, 10 April 1940



 NORSWORTHY, Reginald J, Chief Petty Officer, D/JX 158732, died


FAA, 803 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 SMEETON, Bryan J, Act/Lieutenant, MPK


FAA, 803 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 WATKINSON, Frederick, Midshipman (A), (on books of 771 Sqn), MPK


Glowworm, ship loss

 BULL, William F, Able Seaman, P/SSX 22301, DOW




Hardy, destroyer, ship loss

 CLARK, Edward K U, Lieutenant, killed

 COCKAYNE, Harry R, Leading Seaman, RFR, D/J 103089 B 15982, killed

 CROSS, Charles P W, Lieutenant, killed

 EDWARDS, Frank L, Leading Seaman, D/JX 139268, killed

 HAY, John G, Able Seaman, D/SSX 16999, killed

 HEAL, Leonard W, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 69622, killed

 HILLIER, Charles I A, Able Seaman, D/SSX 14802, killed

 HUNT, Alexander P, Leading Seaman, D/JX 138336, killed

 LANG, Henry, Able Seaman, D/J 107217, killed

 MANTLE, Hugh M, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 30801, killed

 MATTHEWS, George V, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 167512, killed

 MAXFIELD, Henry H, Stoker 1c, D/K 11687 Pens No 20131, killed

 PIMBLETT, William, Able Seaman, D/SSX 22715, killed

 PLANT, Edward, Leading Seaman, D/J 111185, killed

 STILES, Edward T, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 59023, killed

 WARBURTON-LEE, Bernard A W, Captain, killed, awarded posthumous Victoria Cross

 WATSON, Cyril, Ordinary Seaman, D/KX 168063, killed

 WEAREN, William H, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20905, killed

 WHEARTY, Andrew, Able Seaman, D/JX 134214, killed


Hotspur, destroyer

 BALDWIN, Phil, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 165376, killed

 BARRINGTON, George, Leading Seaman, C/JX 152177, killed

 CHURCH, Reginald R C, Able Seaman, C/J 96231, killed

 GROVES, Walter A, Able Seaman, C/JX 125483, killed

 HARRISON, Clifford S, Petty Officer, C/J 111310, killed

 HOLMES, George H, Petty Officer, C/J 96006, killed

 JONES, Eddie V, Able Seaman, D/JX 144395, killed

 MIFSUD, Carmelo, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, killed

 MOYSEY, Thomas, Stoker, C/K 60089, killed

 MURTON, Reginald, Leading Seaman, C/JX 141350, killed

 OLIVER, Leslie H, Able Seaman, C/J 115043, killed

 SAVILL, John H, Stoker, C/KX 87146, killed

 SCALLY, John M, Able Seaman, C/SSX 24788, killed

 SPALL, Cyril E, Able Seaman, C/JX 328009, killed

 SYMES, Ernest A, Supply Petty Officer, C/MX 48486, DOW

 TATTERSALL, Jack, Able Seaman, C/SSX 25565, DOW


Hunter, destroyer, ship loss

 AQUILINA, Antonio, Officer's Cook 2c, E/LX 20866, MPK

 ARMSTRONG, John L, Able Seaman, D/SSX 24319, killed

 BAILEY, Albert J, Leading Seaman, D/J 110423, MPK

 BAILEY, Wilfred, Able Seaman, D/SSX 24850, MPK

 BALLANS, Harry, Leading Stoker, D/KX 81863, MPK

 BARTLETT, Leonard, Able Seaman, D/JX 143588, MPK

 BASSETT, Eric W, Able Seaman, D/JX 146853, MPK

 BEAVAN, Francis, Telegraphist, D/JX 139883, MPK

 BECKFORD, Daniel P, Stoker 1c, D/KX 88828, MPK

 BENNETT, William C, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 105355 D 213, MPK

 BERRY, John F, Stoker 1c, D/KX 90965, MPK

 BITTEN, Thomas, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/KX 98458 B 7333, MPK

 BRADFIELD, William A, Stoker 1c, D/KX 92390, MPK

 BRAY, Frederick S, Able Seaman, D/SSX 19826, MPK

 BRICKLE, Gilbert G C, Leading Stoker, D/KX 80411, MPK

 BROWN, Thomas, Signalman, D/JX 140676, MPK

 CARDING, Douglas C, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 23792, MPK

 CARRUTHERS, Cyril, Stoker 1c, D/KX 90961, MPK

 CARRUTHERS, William, Able Seaman, D/J 93741, MPK

 COLLIS, Sydney, Able Seaman, D/SSX 22630, MPK

 COX, John, Able Seaman, D/SSX 22676, MPK

 CRAFT, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 32406, killed

 CROMEY, Walter F, Able Seaman, D/JX 138480, MPK

 CUNNINGHAM, John, Petty Officer, D/JX 144732, MPK

 CUSHNIE, Hector, Stoker 2c, D/KX 98352, MPK

 DAVIES, Walter F, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 32229, MPK

 DAY, Edward F, Signalman, D/SSX 27042, MPK

 DE VILLIERS, Lindsay, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 DORWARD, Frederick P, Able Seaman, D/JX 137601, MPK

 EDWARDS, William H J, Able Seaman, D/SSX 22672, MPK

 ELEY, Thomas W, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 127776, MPK

 EVANS, Horace G, Py/Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 EVANS, Leonard, Able Seaman, D/SSX 21947, MPK

 FISHER, Joseph G J, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 136925, MPK

 FLYNN, John T, Able Seaman, D/JX 146707, MPK

 FOOT, George H, Leading Seaman, D/JX 128472, killed

 FOX, Thomas J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 88666, MPK

 GILBERT, Ernest A, Stoker 1c, D/KX 93299, killed

 GOOLD, John, Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, D/KX 77766 B 16685, MPK

 GOULD, Edward B, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/MX 46017, killed

 GOWERS, Charles P, Able Seaman, D/J 76630, MPK

 HALKET, John, Able Seaman, D/SSX 25040, MPK

 HAY, Robert P, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 27834, MPK

 HAYES, Michael F, Act/Leading Seaman, D/J 78443, MPK

 HESSEY, Harry, Able Seaman, D/SSX 15417, MPK

 HILL, Alfred, Able Seaman, D/JX 153597, MPK

 HOLEHOUSE, Cyril, Able Seaman, D/SSX 19827, MPK

 HOLT, Alfred, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 20099 B 13469, MPK

 HOOLEY, Alfred, Able Seaman, D/SSX 21939, MPK

 HOOPER, Alfred P, Stoker 1c, D/K 56076, MPK

 HORNE, Charles W, Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 129525, MPK

 HOWELL, Tudor R, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 168636, killed

 HUNTER, Thomas C, Able Seaman, D/JX 147284, MPK

 IRWIN, Arthur D, Able Seaman, D/JX 137305, MPK

 JAMES, Gwilym I G, Able Seaman, D/JX 134913, MPK

 JOHNS, Robert G, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 167980, MPK

 KESSELL, William J, Leading Signalman, D/J 77595, MPK

 KNIGHT, William H H, Able Seaman, D/J 108778, MPK

 LANCASTER, Peter N, Py/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 LAWSON, Thomas A, Act/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 137735, MPK

 LAWTON, Charles A C, Leading Seaman, D/JX 125669, killed

 MACDONALD, Alfred, Ordnance Artificer 2c, D/M 38427, killed

 MADDOCKS, Frank, Sick Berth Attendant, RNASBR, D/SBR/X 7523, MPK

 MAIDLOW, Henry R M, Lieutenant, MPK

 MANN, Samuel H, Able Seaman, D/JX 136356, MPK

 MARSH, Leonard P, Stoker 1c, D/KX 86493, MPK

 MATTHEWS, William G, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 139978, killed

 MCDONALD, Robert, Able Seaman, D/SSX 16193, MPK

 MCKAY, Robert, Stoker 1c, C/KX 88907, MPK

 MERCIECA, Anthony, Cook (O), E/LX 21860, MPK

 MORGAN, Frederick A M, Petty Officer, D/J 106662, MPK

 MUDDLE, William M, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 63521, MPK

 MULHALL, John B, Petty Officer, D/JX 126598, MPK

 MULLIGAN, Joe, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, MPK

 MULVIHILL, Daniel R, Petty Officer, D/JX 126310, MPK

 MURPHY, Michael, Able Seaman, D/JX 136520, MPK

 NANCARROW, Ronald, Able Seaman, D/SSX 13892, MPK

 PAUL, Maurice G, Able Seaman, D/JX 132531, MPK

 PAYNE, Edward C, Leading Stoker, D/KX 81183, killed

 PEARSON, Kenneth B P, Lieutenant, killed

 PITT, Gordon D, Leading Seaman, D/JX 138316, MPK

 PRESTON, Samuel, Able Seaman, D/JX 127907, MPK

 RADCLIFFE, David, Able Seaman, D/SSX 14010, MPK

 REGAN, Patrick J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 87745, MPK

 RICHARDS, Frederick W, Leading Stoker, D/K 57749, MPK

 ROBERTS, Frank T, Leading Supply Assistant, D/MX 52757, MPK

 ROBERTSON, William E, Telegraphist, D/J 51516, MPK

 ROTHWELL, Ernest, Able Seaman, D/JX 149943, MPK

 ROWE, James S, Leading Steward, C/LX 21256, killed

 RYMAN, Richard D S, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 60390, MPK

 STEVENS, Bertie H, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/119229 B 10119, MPK

 STONE, Albert J, Engine Room Artificer 2c, P/MX 46054, MPK

 STUTTARD, Roy, Stoker 1c, D/KX 95065, MPK

 SUTTON, George A, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 53605 Pens No 26693, MPK

 TAYLOR, Frederick J, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 61872, MPK

 THOMAS, Ernest, Able Seaman, D/SSX 15572, MPK

 TUCKER, Alfred C J, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 24143, killed

 TUCKER, Nicholas J, Able Seaman, D/JX 137254, MPK

 WARREN, Trevor L G, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 51954, MPK

 WARRENDER, George, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 32038, MPK

 WEBBER, Harold C, Telegraphist, D/JX 151252, MPK

 WESTLAKE, Cyril G, Able Seaman, D/JX 138703, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Francis, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 167950, MPK

 WORSDALE, John H, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 167947, MPK

 WRANGHAM, Joseph S T, Stoker 1c, D/KX 93314, MPK

 YATE, Horace A V, Able Seaman, D/J 107371, MPK



Tarpon, submarine, lost

 ALEXANDER, Arthur G, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 93212 B 18503, MPK

 ALLISON, Francis, Stoker 1c, C/KX 83188, MPK

 ANDREW, Walter, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 51926, MPK

 BANFIELD, Edgar, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 77988, MPK

 BARRETT, George J, Leading Stoker, C/KX 80350, MPK

 BEAUMONT, Alan A, Able Seaman, P/JX 142308, MPK

 BREWER, Alfred C, Telegraphist, P/J 109329, MPK

 CADBY, Cyril G, Leading Signalman, D/JX 139976, MPK

 CALDWELL, Herbert J, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 CAVAYE, James, Petty Officer Cook, P/M 38635, MPK

 CHADWICK, George J, Telegraphist, P/JX 135579, MPK

 CHILTON, Stanley, Stoker, D/KX 86850, MPK

 COLLINS, Leslie A, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 103082, MPK

 DAVIDSON, James K, Able Seaman, P/SSX 14483, MPK

 DAVIES, Thomas E, Stoker 1c, D/KX 84743, MPK

 DAVIES, Thomas W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 80223, MPK

 EDE, William J E, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 114117, MPK

 ENDERSBY, Sidney C, Petty Officer, P/J 113098, MPK

 ETHERIDGE, George D, Engine Room Artificer 1c, P/M 34444, MPK

 FERGUSON, John, Able Seaman, RFR, D/JX 164945 B 16927, MPK

 FLEMING, William H, Petty Officer, C/JX 128503, MPK

 GATHERGOOD, Joseph A, Leading Stoker, RFR, C/KX 98416 B 16529, MPK

 GLOBE, Sydney, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 65252 B 17772, MPK

 GOODALL, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/JX 138369, MPK

 GREGORY, Albert E, Petty Officer, C/JX 126438, MPK

 HAMMERSLEY, Arthur F C, Electrical Artificer 2c, D/MX 46764, MPK

 HARRISON, Thomas C, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 107568 B 19732, MPK

 HART, George A, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 113010, MPK

 HARVEY, Leslie J, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 136108, MPK

 HILLS, Arthur A, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 108275, MPK

 HOGGETT, Harry J R, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 27357, MPK

 HOLLIDAY, William, Leading Steward, C/LX 21265, MPK

 HUBBARD, Frank P D, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 45401 B 15601, MPK

 JOPE, William B, Stoker 1c, D/KX 91430, MPK

 KELLOND, Reginald, Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/M 38362, MPK

 KETTLE, Lawrence H, Lieutenant, MPK

 LEONARD, William, Leading Stoker, C/KX 83072, MPK

 LUFF, Ronald, Stoker 1c, P/KX 83629, MPK

 PATERSON, James G W, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 39375, MPK

 PERKINS, Leslie W, Telegraphist, C/JX 131917, MPK

 RAGGETT, Archibald F, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 57325, MPK

 SHERRY, Rodney W, Warrant Engineer, MPK

 SMITH, John, Leading Seaman, C/J 105724, MPK

 SNELL, Stanley R, Stoker, D/KX 89519, MPK

 SPURDEN, Ernest G V, Leading Seaman, C/J 127480, MPK

 TATLOCK, James, Able Seaman, C/SSX 16071, MPK

 TEMPLETON, George C, Stoker 1c, D/K 64242, MPK

 THOMAS, William N C, Stoker 1c, D/KX 86588, MPK

 TROTT, Philip M J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 81624, MPK

 WALKER, Roderic J, Leading Stoker, C/KX 83031, MPK

 WALSH, Harold, Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, P/KX 76676 B 19942, MPK

 WEATHERALL, Hugh D A, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 WREN, Charles B L, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK


Thistle, submarine, lost

 ALLCOAT, Albert E, Stoker 1c, P/KX 79607, MPK

 BEECHAM, Ernest R, Stoker 1c, C/KX 89124, MPK

 BOWEN, George A, Warrant Engineer, MPK

 BOYSE, Sidney A, Able Seaman, C/K 110587, MPK

 BREWER, Victor L, Stoker 1c, D/K 65999, MPK

 BUCKIE, Keith B, Able Seaman, C/JX 137401, MPK

 CHAPMAN, Thomas A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 82964, MPK

 CHILDS, George W, Petty Officer Cook, P/MX 45759, MPK

 CLUNEY, Tom S, Able Seaman, D/JX 108613, MPK

 DAVIES, Joseph, Stoker 1c, P/KX 88600, MPK

 DIXON, John, Stoker 1c, C/KX 83251, MPK

 DOLLING, Ronald W, Leading Stoker, C/KX 84192, MPK

 DREW, William E S, Telegraphist, P/J 113174, MPK

 ENNOR, Roland P N, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 EVANS, William G F, Leading Steward, D/LX 21421, MPK

 GARFIN, Francis, Able Seaman, C/JX 152178, MPK

 GATWARD, Robert, Able Seaman, C/JX 145276, MPK

 GODDARD, Frank G, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/J 109687, MPK

 GREENSLADE, Rowland H, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 63187, MPK

 HAMMOND, Herbert T, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 80048, MPK

 HARDACRE, Richard, Able Seaman, D/JX 159776, MPK

 HARPER, Kenneth J, Lieutenant, MPK

 HASELFOOT, Wilfrid F, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 HEALEY, Michael W, Leading Seaman, P/JX 135498, MPK

 HEALEY, Walter W, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 136608, MPK

 HOWARD, Archibald, Electrical Artificer 2c, P/MX 47240, MPK

 HUSSEY, Walter S, Leading Stoker, P/KX 75767, MPK

 I'ANSON, John H, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 51242, MPK

 JONES, Lewis A, Lieutenant, MPK

 JOSS, Robert F, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 48870, MPK

 LIVESEY, Cyril J, Leading Seaman, C/JX 141230, MPK

 LUKER, Joseph W, Telegraphist, D/JX 134625, MPK

 MADDISON, George E, Stoker 1c, P/KX 62055, MPK

 MITCHELL, William E, Engine Room Artificer 1c, P/M 35072, MPK

 MORGAN, Jack L, Leading Stoker, C/KX 80827, MPK

 MURRAY, Thomas H, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 50725, MPK

 OWENS, William J, Leading Stoker, P/KX 75140, MPK

 PENN, Albert E, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 13244, MPK

 PERKIN, William S, Petty Officer, D/J 108608, MPK

 RAE, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/SSX 16497, MPK

 READING, Joseph F, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 87590 B 17612, MPK

 RICHARDS, Walter G, Leading Signalman, P/JX 125681, MPK

 ROUSELL, William R, Stoker 1c, P/KX 88482, MPK

 SAUNDERS, Leonard R, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 75319, MPK

 SIDDELL, John S, Leading Stoker, P/KX 84411, MPK

 SIMPSON, Harold, Leading Seaman, P/J 81161, MPK

 SUMMERSBEE, John F, Petty Officer, P/JX 128645, MPK

 THOMPSON, John H, Petty Officer, C/J 96699, MPK

 TODD, Joseph, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 29775 Pens No 11771, MPK

 VASS, James, Leading Seaman, D/JX 142625, MPK

 WARDEN, James H, Leading Stoker, C/KX 80943, MPK

 WHEELER, Fred, Able Seaman, D/JX 135250, MPK

 WHITTAKER, James, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/KX 75377 B 19746, MPK



Thursday, 11 April 1940


Eclipse, bombing

 BRINKWORTH, William J, Stoker 1c, D/K 66316, killed

 CURGENVEN, Leonard B, Lieutenant (E), killed

 HART, William R, Able Seaman, D/J 110318, DOW

 MCCALLUM, William E, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 47327, killed


Hotspur, 1st Battle of Narvik

 SYMES, Harry, Able Seaman, C/JX 128147, DOW



Friday, 12 April 1940



 PITCAIRN, Colin M, Commander, RNR, Rtd, drowned


Glowworm, ship loss

 KING, Frederick C, Able Seaman, P/SSX 20368, DOW



 ROBINSON, Harry, Stoker, P/KX 75347, drowned



Saturday, 13 April 1940




Cossack, destroyer

 ABERY, Alan D, Stoker, P/KX 97837, killed

 ADAMS, Ronald W H, Writer, P/MX 58090, killed

 BAXTER, James, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 62175, killed

 BOUCHER, Herbert, Ordinary Seaman, RNSR, P/JX 168646, killed

 CLARK, Andrew H, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, killed

 GRIFFITHS, George A, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 56013, killed

 MARSHALL, Stanley A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 95387, killed

 TEMPLEMAN, Joseph E, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 63082, killed

 TYRELL, Thomas H C, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 25914, killed

 WARD, Herbert W, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 22985, DOW


Eskimo, destroyer

 ANDREWS, Sidney L, Stoker 2c, C/KX 99130, MPK

 BOLTON, Edward, Able Seaman, C/SSX 22122, MPK

 EDNEY, Frederick N, Petty Officer Cook, C/MX 45388, killed

 FIELD, Joseph P, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 85445, killed

 HAMILTON, Stanley A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 85273, MPK

 HOOPER, Charles K, Sick Berth Attendant Petty Officer, C/M 37992, MPK

 KINDNESS, William, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26613, MPK

 MARSH, Wallace A, Supply Petty Officer, C/MX 45470, killed

 MCPHERSON, Richard A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 17511, MPK

 MOBLEY, Henry J, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/M 39435, MPK

 MORGAN, William W, Able Seaman, C/JX 133780, MPK

 RILEY, Charles G, Able Seaman, C/SSX 23585, MPK

 ROUTLEDGE, Leslie T, Stoker 1c, C/KX 95515, MPK

 RUBERY, Herbert L, Cook, C/MX 55689, MPK

 TELFORD, James D W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 94828, MPK

 WHEELWRIGHT, Robert W, Engine Room Artificer 5c, C/MX 60350, MPK

 YOUNG, William S, Stoker 1c, C/KX 94843, MPK


Foxhound, destroyer

 MAIDSTONE, Cecil, Able Seaman, C/JX 148889, killed


Punjabi, destroyer

 CLARK, John W, Leading Stoker, D/KX 82178, killed

 COLLINS, Harold, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 31090, killed

 COUPER, Francis A, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 30808, killed

 JAMES, Edward J, Able Seaman, D/JX 138700, killed

 LAUNDRY, Richard W G, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 914566, killed

 MORRIS, Joseph N, Able Seaman, D/SSX 19393, killed



FAA, 771 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 FRANKLIN, Lionel C, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), MPK


FAA, 816 Sqn, Furious, aircraft carrier, air crash

 DALE, Raymond F, Naval Airman 1c, D/JX 152349, missing


FAA, 818 Sqn, Furious, aircraft carrier, air crash

 HAMPDEN, Grenville R, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), MPK


President III

 BEARDSMORE, William H, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 185468, accident, killed



Sunday, 14 April 1940




Cossack, destroyer

 DAWSON, Sidney R, Able Seaman, P/JX 152539, DOW


Eskimo, destroyer

 LAUNDON, William A, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 125093, DOW


Punjabi, destroyer

 EDMUNDS, William H, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 29271, DOW



FAA, 803 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 BARNARD, Albert A, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 76460, MPK

 MCIVER, Eric D, Captain, RM, MPK


Kimberley, destroyer, shore gunfire, Narvik

 CLARK, Frederick C, Able Seaman, P/J 55543, killed

 DAVIES, Herbert W, Leading Seaman, P/JX 131370, killed

 GLYNN, Henry T D, Lieutenant, killed

 HURN, Charles N, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 31227, killed

 WILLIAMS, John C R, Leading Seaman, P/J 94618, killed



Monday, 15 April 1940


Africana (SANF)

 BESTER, A (initial only) T, Leading Stoker, 6640 (SANF), died



 FLAHERTY, James, Chief Shipwright, D/MX 58368, died


Glasgow, bombing

 MILLIGAN, Robert N, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 132376, DOW



 HOUSELL, Francis H, Marine, PO/X 3440, road accident, killed


Pembroke IV

 ROBSON, Humphrey M, Captain, Rtd, illness, died



Tuesday, 16 April 1940



 BROADBENT, Thomas, Able Seaman, P/SSX 26783, drowned


Hunter, destroyer, 1st Battle of Narvik

 SMART, Harold J, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/KX 76842 B 16528, DOW



 WOODALL, John S, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 180129, died



 CLARKE, Stanley C, Leading Seaman, D/JX 14120, drowned



Wednesday, 17 April 1940


Caradoc, light cruiser

 MITCHELL, Albert R, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 45636, illness, died


Coolebar (RAN) MACINTOSH, Peter M, Lieutenant Commander, RANR (S), illness, died


Philomel (RNZN), all drowned

 DALLOW, Jack W, Signalman, 3594 (RNZN)

 RYAN, William A, Ordinary Signalman, A/1815 (RNZN)

 WAITE, Desmond, Ordinary Signalman, A/1867 (RNZN)


Suffolk (right - NavyPhotos), heavy cruiser, bombing

 BAYLDON, Bertram F, Marine, PO/X 1062, killed

 BENNETT, Arthur E, Marine, PO/X 3707, killed

 BOLSTER, Leslie L, Stoker, P/KX 96074, MPK

 CHAPMAN, Frank H, Stoker, P/KX 96739, MPK

 CHENEY, Denis C, Marine, PO/X 3856, killed

 COLLINS, Frederick H, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

 CONNELLY, George E, Marine, PO/X 3527, killed

 DUNGEY, Percy J, Marine, PLY/20929, killed

 ELLIOTT, Albert J, Marine, PO/X 1135, killed

 ELSON, Thomas A W, Mechanician, P/K 63318, DOW

 FAIRLEY, James G, Marine, PO/3620, killed

 GIBSON, William H, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 55345, MPK

 HARGREAVES, William, Marine, PO/X 3629, killed

 HEFFORD, Alfred H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 90946, DOW

 IVES, William W, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 85880, MPK

 JONES, Charles T, Marine, PO/X 3782, killed

 KING, David J, Marine, PO/X 1229, killed

 LANE, William C, Marine, CH/X 2217, killed

 LONG, Walter S, Marine, PO/22666, killed

 MARTIN, Arthur D, Corporal, PO/X 1778, killed

 MOORE, William, Ordnance Artificer, P/MX 57430, MPK

 NAPIER, Robert, Marine, PO/X 1557, killed

 NICHOLS, Peter N, Marine, PO/X 3928, killed

 PARKER, Joseph R, Corporal, PO/X 2350, killed

 PERKINS, William, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 60294, DOW

 POWELL, William H, Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 55656, MPK

 SHEPPARD, Daniel, Stoker 1c, P/KX 96745, DOW

 SWEENEY, Bernard, Stoker, P/KX 91856, MPK

 TOVERY, Norman, Marine, PO/X 2803, killed

 WILLIAMSON, Thomas B, Marine, PO/X 3422, killed

 WRIGHT, Alfred, Able Seaman, P/J 50342, MPK



Thursday, 18 April 1940



 ROBERTS, John H, Seaman, P/JX 183765, died


FAA, 816 Sqn, Furious, aircraft carrier, air crash

 WHITTINGHAM, Frank, Lieutenant (A), killed



 WOODLEY, Alfred E, Marine, EX 5700, died


Sterlet, submarine, lost

 AKIEN, Nicholas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 88098, MPK

 ANDREWS, George W A, Able Seaman, P/JX 138738, MPK

 BENSON, James, Telegraphist, D/JX 138867, MPK

 BESSELL, Henry T, Leading Seaman, D/JX 136593, MPK

 BRIGHTMAN, Alfred A, Petty Officer, P/J 114357, MPK

 BRYSON, Robert Mc, Telegraphist, C/JX 141411, MPK

 CAMPBELL, Kenneth, Able Seaman, C/JX 130771, MPK

 CHILTON, George, Able Seaman, P/SSX 17860, MPK

 CRONE, John S, Py/Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 DIXON, Frank E P, Leading Telegraphist, C/J 108928, MPK

 DUNN, Harry, Leading Seaman, C/JX 129256, MPK

 ELLWOOD, Richard, Able Seaman, C/J 75422, MPK

 EVANS, William E H, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 50815, MPK

 FOX, George, Stoker 1c, D/KX 87377, MPK

 FRANKLIN, Harry C J, Petty Officer, P/J 112094, MPK

 GRAY, Walter R, Leading Stoker, D/KX 86093, MPK

 HAWARD, Gerard H S, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 HUGHES, Frank, Signalman, P/JX 134680, MPK

 JACQUES, Horace S, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/J 112956, MPK

 JONES, Harley F, Able Seaman, D/SSX 18833, MPK

 KAY, Friend, Leading Stoker, P/K 76700, MPK

 LAKE, Edward C, Petty Officer, D/J 103460, MPK

 LANCASTER, Harry, Able Seaman, C/JX 142953, MPK

 LANGRIDGE, Alfred O, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 63748, MPK

 LLOYD, John A, Leading Stoker, P/KX 86075, MPK

 MARTIN, Gerard J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 87882, MPK

 MERCER, Norman W, Engine Room Artificer 3c, C/MX 47755, MPK

 NICHOLSON, George B, Stoker 1c, P/KX 87843, MPK

 NUTTALL, John H, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 47689, MPK

 PAIGE, Jack C, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 PICKARD, James B, Engine Room Artificer 1c, P/M 26962, MPK

 POPHAM, William H, Leading Seaman, P/JX 137164, MPK

 SARFAS, Albert S, Commissioned Engineer, MPK

 SARGANT, Walter C R, Leading Stoker, C/K 59967, MPK

 SHERRICK, John, Able Seaman, P/J 101287, MPK

 THOMSETT, Henry G, Leading Signalman, P/JX 134346, MPK

 TOOMBS, Roy, Engine Room Artificer 3c, C/MX 47640, MPK

 WARDLE, Gilbert, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 WHEELER, Francis E T, Stoker 1c, P/KX 58360, MPK

 WOOD, Robert, Leading Stoker, C/KX 76274, MPK

 WRIGHT, Gordon J, Lieutenant, MPK


Suffolk, heavy cruiser, bombing

 ROBERTS, George W A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 88954, DOW



Saturday, 20 April 1940



 BURGESS, Francis R L, Air Fitter, FAA/FX 77038, died


FAA, 800 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 CROSSLEY, John R, Midshipman (A), MPK

 HALL, Maurice, Leading Airman, FX 76325, MPK


Topaz, Admiralty trawler

 BURGESS, Alan C, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 199358, died


Venture (RCN)

 PALMER, Charles, Petty Officer Stoker, A/1810 (RCNR), died


Victory, bombing

 BLAKE, Edward W H, Captain, Rtd, killed



Sunday, 21 April 1940



 MARTIN, Frank T, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21798, drowning, missing


Manchester, light cruiser

 TROLLOPE, Wilfred M, Master At Arms, P/M 39773, illness, died


Pretoria Castle

 LYNCH, James, Ordinary Seaman, C/SR 16053, drowned



Monday, 22 April 1940



 REID, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2827, died



 LACEY, George W, Able Seaman, P/2214111, illness, died



 THODAY, Arthur C, Chief Petty Officer, P/JX 142817, died


FAA, 759 Sqn, Raven, air crash

 BURR, James O, Midshipman (A), killed


FAA, 803 Sqn, Glorious, aircraft carrier, air crash

 BROWN, Kenneth A, Naval Airman 1c, FX 77401, killed


FAA, 818 Sqn, Furious, aircraft carrier, air crash

 CUTLER, Thomas G, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 77748, killed

 MESSENGER, Charles R D, Lieutenant, killed


Glowworm, ship loss

 HUCKER, Ernest A, Act/Leading Signalman, P/JX 132913, DOW

 PALFREYMAN, Charles, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21715, DOW


Pelican, bombing

 ABLE, Raymond A, Petty Officer, C/JX 128428, missing

 BAKER, Albert G, Writer, RNVR, C/DX 46, killed

 BATES, Eric V, Stoker, C/KX 96392, killed

 BATH, Reginald G, Able Seaman, C/JX 148340, killed

 BEGGS, Ernest A, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20662, killed

 BURKITT, Edmund F, Paymaster Lieutenant, (Victory, O/P), killed

 CARE, Douglas W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26006, killed

 CHAPMAN, Herbert J, Able Seaman, C/SSX 24264, killed

 CHURCHYARD, Albert, Able Seaman, C/JX 152651, killed

 COOKE, Lionel G G, Able Seaman, D/SSX 25856, MPK

 COOKE, Samuel W, Marine, PLY/X 2587, killed

 COX, Francis J, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18591, killed

 CROYDEN, John J, Petty Officer Steward, C/L 12148, killed

 DICKIE, Benjamin C, Able Seaman, C/SSX 22812, killed

 DOBSON, John E, Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 21473, killed

 DONNELLY, Patrick, Able Seaman, D/JX 148464, MPK

 ENGLISH, William J M, Petty Officer, D/JX 136528, killed

 FAUNCH, John T, Able Seaman, C/SSX 22481, killed

 FYFE, William, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27933, killed

 GARDNER, Leonard, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 172155, killed

 GARNER, Edmund A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 14424, killed

 GRAHAM, Walter T, Leading Stoker, C/KX 82814, killed

 GRANADOS, Ernest F, Stoker, C/KX 80383, killed

 HEAD, George W, Stoker, RFR, C/K 50239, killed

 HOWELL, Harry, Boatswain, Rtd, (Victory, O/P), MPK

 JACKSON, Harry J V, Able Seaman, C/JX 152198, killed

 JOHNSON, Frank, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 141904, killed

 KEITH, Conrad J, Able Seaman, C/J 104863, killed

 KNIGHT, Harry T, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 30874, killed

 LEWTAS, John, Leading Writer, D/MX 52798, killed

 LYLE, William C, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 172519, killed

 MACLEISH, Alan A F, Commander, Rtd, (Victory, O/P), MPK

 MARTINDALE, Frank, Able Seaman, C/JX 145767, killed

 MCGINNES, James, Stoker 1c, C/KX 86871, killed

 MCKANDIE, David I B, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27936, killed

 MILLS, Walter E, Able Seaman, C/JX 128264, killed

 MORGAN, Stephen A, Able Seaman, C/JX 141539, killed

 MORLEY, Hubert H, Cook, D/MX 54935, MPK

 NALL, John W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 172172, killed

 POSTANS, Herbert C L, Stoker, C/KX 89894, killed

 PRIOR, Percival J, Shipwright, C/MX 45554, killed

 RIVERS, Oliver W, Chief Yeoman of Signals, C/J90511, killed

 ROBERTS, Llewellyn, Able Seaman, D/SSX 21949, MPK

 ROBERTS, William A J, Able Seaman, C/SSX 19210, killed

 SOMERS, Douglas A P, Ordinary Seaman, C/MX 60300, killed

 SOUTH, Frederick W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 22218, killed

 THIRSK, Joseph A, Leading Seaman, C/X 9510 B, killed

 THOMPSON, Hubert R, Lieutenant Commander, killed

 THORN, Matthew D, Cook, C/MX 54411, killed

 TURNER, Charles McH, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27934, killed

 VERRINDER, Walter S, Stoker, C/KX 84127, killed

 WALLACE, William J, Act/Steward, C/LX 22917, killed

 WATSON, George A, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 130189, MPK

 WATT, George, Able Seaman, C/SSX 24430, killed

 WEBBER, Harold N C, Lieutenant Commander, (Pembroke, O/P), killed

 WHITE, Ernest A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 23967, killed

 YATES, Pax G, Able Seaman, C/JX 145586, killed



Tuesday, 23 April 1940



 HARDING, Albert A, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 178623, died


Hunter, ship loss

 BLOWER, Robert W, Able Seaman, D/SSX 22624, DOW

 BLUNDELL, Nicholas, Able Seaman, D/SSX 21213, DOW

 COOMBE, James H, Act/Gunner (T), DOW

 SMAIL, James, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 85547, DOW


Victory III

 WILLIS, Philip F, Marine, PLY/X 2257, killed



Wednesday, 24 April 1940


Curacoa (right - Ships Photographs), light cruiser, bombing

 ADAM, Charles, Blacksmith, C/M 39046, killed

 ALEXANDER, William H, Telegraphist, C/SSX 15696, killed

 BANKS, Eric, Able Seaman, C/JX 151761, killed

 BULMER, Thomas W, Able Seaman, C/JX 140215, killed

 BURNS, Francis E, Petty Officer, C/JX 129713, killed

 BURROWS, Stanley, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 152856, killed

 CARLTON, James W, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 59900, killed

 CARTER, Frederick G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 158282, killed

 CLAPHAM, Harold H, Supply Assistant, C/SR 8158, killed

 CONNOR, John, Petty Officer, C/J 112681, killed

 DICKSON, John, Stoker 1c, C/K 26818, killed

 EASTWOOD, Charles F, Chief Mechanic, C/K 6415, killed

 GILL, Henry E, Cook, C/MX 55607, killed

 GRAHAM, Colin, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 152034, killed

 GROUT, Stanley, Petty Officer Steward, C/L 12905, killed

 HARRIS, John H, Cook, C/MX 56669, killed

 HAYWARD, William, Chief Armourer, C/M 34893, killed

 HOLLOWAY, George J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 10928, killed

 HOPWOOD, Sidney, Painter 2c, C/MX 49570, killed

 JOYES, Frederick W, Signalman, C/JX 140272, killed

 JOYNER, William J, Stoker 1c, C/SS 119494, killed

 LESLIE, Gilbert, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 48993, killed

 MACLENNAN, Roderick, Petty Officer, RNR, C/X 7230 C, killed

 MALTUS, Edwin T, Engine Room Artificer, C/M 34595, killed

 MAY, Cyril E, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18749, killed

 MUNDAY, Hubert G, Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 48135, killed

 ONG, George E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 154358, killed

 OUGHTRED, Kenneth W, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/HD/X 141, killed

 PARKER, Samuel G, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18607, killed

 PAYNE, Harry A, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, killed

 PEARCE, John S, Able Seaman, C/JX 143262, killed

 PETCH, Albert V, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/HD/X 21, killed

 RAMSEY, James, Master At Arms, C/M 39718, killed

 ROWAN, George W, Telegraphist, C/SSX 24983, killed

 SILLETT, Dudley J E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 76862, killed

 SMITH, Charles E, Cook, C/MX 56001, killed

 SNOWDEN, Reginald, Ordinary Signalman, C/SSX 28541, killed

 WEATHERSTONE, Joseph A, Shipwright 1c, C/MX 59448, killed

 WEAVER, Harry C, Chief Shipwrght, C/MX 45156, killed

 WHELDALE, Lawrence, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/HDX 36, killed

 WRIGHTSON, Reginald A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 89493, killed

 ADAMS, Charles E, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 77476, MPK


FAA, 700 Sqn, Southampton, aircraft carrier, air crash

 FURBER, Paul L, Midshipman (A), MPK


FAA, 759 Sqn, Raven, air crash

 MARRYAT, Victor C, Lieutenant, killed


Glasgow, gun accident

 PITT, Donald A, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 27397, killed


Nelson, battleship, at Aandalsnes, Norway

 BOLEY, Ernest V, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 154146, killed


Sparrowhawk, air crash

 SMEATHERS, Cyril L, Act/Petty Officer Airman, P/JX 135213, killed


St Angelo

 HOBBS, Frederick G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 170057, illness, died


Torpedo Training Unit, Gosport, air crash

 LYVER, Sydney, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed


Ut Prosim

 LARNER, Charles H, Ty/Skipper, RNR, drowned



Thursday, 25 April 1940


FAA, 810 Sqn, Ark Royal, fleet carrier, air crash

 LLOYD, Leslie M, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 76328, missing

 PARDOE, Arthur A, Lieutenant, MPK


Lily, steamship

 COULDWELL, Rowland, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SSX 13048 CH D 502, (Pyramus, O/P), killed

 HEDGER, Charles, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SSX 12345 CH D 589, (Pyramus, O/P), killed

 MARKHAM, William F, Leading Seaman, RFR, P/J 104557, (Pyramus, O/P), killed

 MCALLISTER, Henry, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SSX 13195 CH D 409, (Pyramus, O/P), killed

 SMITH, Victor G, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 64331 ChD 1293, (Pyramus, O/P), killed

 SPEIRS, Angus MacQ, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, (Pyramus, O/P), MPK


Nelson, battleship, in Norway

 MARTIN, Leslie J, Able Seaman, P/KX 134937, killed



 RUSSELL, James, Leading Seaman Rigger, R/JX 177410, killed



 PEIRCE, George M, Shipwright 3c, P/346964, died



Friday, 26 April 1940


Curacoa, bombing

 WOODCOCK, John, Boy 1c, C/JX 161188, DOW


Glorious, aircraft carrier, air crash

 BALDWIN, Kenneth G, Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/JX 15033, missing


Kent, heavy cruiser

 BREEN, Edgar, Able Seaman, C/JX 151779, illness, died



Saturday, 27 April 1940


Curacoa, light cruiser, bombing

 FLACK, Arthur J, Boy 1c, C/JX 160985, DOW

 STONE, Douglas J, Able Seaman, C/JX 146495, DOW


FAA, 801 Sqn, Ark Royal, aircraft carrier, air crash

 CHURCH, William C A, Lieutenant (A), MPK

 WILLIS, David G, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), MPK



 MENNIE, George, Seaman, T.124, drowned



Sunday, 28 April 1940


Carlisle, light cruiser, bombing

 COLLINGWOOD, Peter, Py/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed



 GAINE, George D, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, illness, died



Monday, 29 April 1940


Edinburgh, light cruiser

 SALTER, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/JX 143336, died


Fleetwood, bombing

 ALLEN, Clifford G, Able Seaman, P/JX 129299, killed


Unity, submarine, lost

 HARE, James S, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 145574, missing

 LOW, John N A, Lieutenant, MPK

 MILLER, Henry J, Able Seaman, P/J 55387, missing

 SHELTON, Cecil, Stoker 1c, P/KX 91083, missing



Tuesday, 30 April 1940


Bittern, bombing, ship loss

 ADAMS, Albert, Stoker, P/KX 947117, killed

 BAILEY, Frank, Able Seaman, P/SSX 18416, killed

 COOK, Victor F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 168301, MPK

 DODDS, Robert H, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, P/UD/X 1590, MPK

 DOIDGE, John R K, Able Seaman, P/JX 145986, killed

 ELLIS, William, Stoker, P/KX 83151, killed

 FRIEND, William H, Able Seaman, P/JX 14328, MPK

 HARDING, Charles, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 32194, killed

 MACKENROT, Percival, Petty Officer, P/J 106506, killed

 MCKELLAR, William A, Able Seaman, P/SSX 24079, killed

 MOWAT, Thomas, Able Seaman, P/JX 132355, killed

 OUNSWORTH, Harry J, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 150527, killed

 OWEN, James G C, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23998, killed

 ROWLEY, Thomas H, Able Seaman, P/JX 126532, killed

 SANDERS, Frederick C W, Petty Officer, P/JX 163738, killed

 SMITH, Victor R, Stoker, P/KX 88211, killed

 TURNER, Harry, Signalman, P/SX 152677, killed

 WARNER, William D, Stoker, P/KX 84273, killed

 WHITE, Edgar J, Petty Officer Seward, P/L 14675, killed

 YOUNG, Charles, Stoker 1c, P/K 59934, killed


Dunoon, ship loss

 BARCLAY, Hugh A, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 BROWN, Noel, Act/Leading Signalman, C/SSX 14235, MPK

 BRYANT, Lovell G, Able Seaman, C/JX 145226, MPK

 CHAMPKIN, Henry H, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 28744, MPK

 GLANVILLE, Bartholomew J, Able Seaman, C/SSX 24425, MPK

 HALES, George H, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 28750, MPK

 HILL, Richard A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 JAMES, John, Leading Steward, E/L 6313, MPK

 JOHNSON, George W, Able Seaman, C/J 92286, MPK

 MARTIN, Charles W, Stoker 2c, C/KX 97661, MPK

 MORGAN, George H, Stoker 1c, C/K 65175, MPK

 MULHOLLAND, James, Able Seaman, C/SSX 15923, MPK

 OSBORN, Christopher, Stoker 2c, C/KX 97662, MPK

 REDGRAVE, Arthur G, Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 146178 Pens No 12976, MPK

 ROUSE, Robert B, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 156209, MPK

 SARGEANT, Ernest J, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27513, MPK

 SHACKLETON, Joseph, Able Seaman, C/SSX 16265, MPK

 SMITH, William C, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/SSX 27684, MPK

 TAYLOR, Frederick, Stoker 1c, C/KX 91271, MPK

 TORR, James H C, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 WADDINGHAM, Roy E, Stoker 2c, C/KX 96032, MPK

 WAKELING, George R, Leading Seaman, C/J 112561, MPK

 WATERFIELD, John F, Able Seaman, C/SSX 21784, MPK

 WEBB, George H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 78390, MPK

 WHITTINGHAM, Edward C, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 62959, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Lawrence R, Able Seaman, C/JX 143856, MPK

 WOODS, Joseph, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 154683, MPK



 LAY, Alfred E, Leading Stoker, C/K 59002, MPK


Fleetwood, bombing

 BAGWELL, Oliver, Marine, EX 507, DOW


RM Chatham Division, Namsos, Norway

 SWALLOW, Lionel E, Colour Sergeant, CH 22269, DOW


St Goran, bombing

 GLENTON, Thomas A, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 170718, killed

 MARLOW, Frederick N R, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 170590, killed

 MCGUIGAN, William C, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, killed

 PARSONS, Harold E, Signalman, RNVR, P/LD/X 3555, killed


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