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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 - 14th MAY 1941 -  in date, ship/unit & name order


Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Juno, destroyer, on trials (Navy Photos/Bruce Constable, click to enlarge)

on to 15th-23rd May 1941



(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

(2) Click for abbreviations

(3) Link to Commonwealth War Graves Commission

(4) More information may be found in the Name Lists




Background Events - January-May 1941
Battle of Cape Matapan, Battles for Greece & Crete, Capture of U.110, Enigma codes, Loss of 'Hood', sinking of 'Bismarck'




1 May 1941


Drake, bombing

 THOMAS, Richard, Stoker 1c (Pens), D/KX 87242, DOW



 CHARLES, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 261291, killed


FAA, 767 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 DAVID, John A, Py/Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed


Jean Frederic, ship loss

 CHISHOLM, Oliver A, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 211621, MPK

 GREENER, Clarence M, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/SSX 33032, MPK

 MADDERS, Richard G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK


ML.138, illness

 CROSS, Harold E, Lieutenant, RNVR, died



 DOCHERTY, William, Stoker 1c, R/KX 101957, died



2 May 1941


Dalhousie (RIN)

 D'CRUZ, F (initial only) X, Warrant Writer, RIN, died


Drake, bombing

 SNOAD, Boorman, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 86445 (served as John L Snoad per ADM 242 ledger), DOW



 JONES, Robert E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20500, killed



 UNDERWOOD, Albert F, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 261248, DOW


FAA, 828 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 EVERETT, Stanley W, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Jersey, ship loss

 ADDISON, Roy, Writer, P/MX 69573, MPK

 ATKINS, Arthur G, Wireman, P/MX 67689, MPK

 BARTHOLOMEW, Edward B, Engine Room Artificer 1c, P/M 33668, MPK

 BAVERSTOCK, Percival J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 178838, MPK

 BELL, Graham B, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 162487, MPK

 BOLL, Frederick C, Petty Officer Steward, P/L 6507, MPK

 BOYCE, Wilson, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 198295, MPK

 COOMBS, George A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 106645, killed

 DALLAS, William H, Leading Stoker, P/KX 89097, MPK

 DICKSON, Francis, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 192378, MPK

 DRAKE, Henry G C, Stoker 2c, P/KX 120163, MPK

 EVERETT, John, Able Seaman, P/SSX 15284, MPK

 FOOTE, William T J, Able Seaman, P/J 100021, MPK

 GALLOP, Eric A W, Leading Stoker, P/MX 78131, MPK

 GARDNER, Michael G, Lieutenant (E), MPK

 GREER, Norman W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 201356, killed

 HARMSWORTH, Noel W, Able Seaman, P/JX 159503, killed

 HARVEY, Walter H, Petty Officer, P/J 110671, killed

 IRISH, Jack, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 216561, MPK

 JONES, John A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 115321, MPK

 LENNARD, Dennis M, Able Seaman, P/JX 152783, killed

 LORIMER, Duncan, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 MOORMAN, Alfred E G, Able Seaman, P/J 106444, MPK

 MORGAN, William J, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 82986, MPK

 PARRY, Charles, Able Seaman, P/JX 144378, MPK

 PEYMAN, Edward A J, Able Seaman, P/JX 54569, MPK

 SIMMONDS, Montague H C, Petty Officer, P/JX 130016, MPK

 SPREADBURY, Lionel C, Wireman, P/MX 71491, killed

 TEMPERLEY, Arthur, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 197560, killed

 TEMPLE, William, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 162427, killed

 THORNBER, Thalberg, Sick Berth Attendant, RNASBR, P/SBR/X 7444, killed

 WALLACE, Donald S, Boy 1c, P/JX 160059, killed

 WEBB, Ronald W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 231171, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Richard, Stoker 1c, P/KX 107098, killed

 WIND, George, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84051, MPK


Juno, explosion

 PARKER, Sidney C, Gunner (T), DOW



 MALLIA, John, Leading Steward, E/L 14927, died


Naden (RCN)

 ROSS, Norman R, Writer, V/14284 (RCNVR), died


Parracombe, steamship

 FAGE, Ernest J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 195195, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HUNT, Jack, Able Seaman, C/SSX 8023, (President III, O/P), killed

 HUNT, Victor E, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 199296, (President III, O/P), MPK

 PATTERSON, William R, Lieutenant Commander, (President, O/P), missing

 TURNBULL, Stephen, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 188238, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WILSON, George, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 197789, (President III, O/P), MPK



3 May 1941


Alberic, ship loss

 ANNAND, James C, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 10082 S, MPK

 ARTHUR, Albert W H, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 176250, MPK

 CHESNUTT, Ralph, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 222422, MPK

 DUNCAN, Alexander, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 7990 C, MPK

 IZATT, Livingstone, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 110059, MPK

 JONES, Cyril M, Seaman Steward, RNPS, LT/JX 197031, MPK

 MERRIMAN, Charles S, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 110056, MPK

 MURRAY, Thomas M, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 119591, MPK

 NORTHING, Edward G, 2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/X 18338 A, MPK

 REAL, Michael, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 193922, MPK

 REAY, Arthur, Telegraphist, C/JX 194173, MPK

 TABERHAM, John T, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 216309, MPK

 WESTON, Charles R, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 207518, MPK

 WHITEHEAD, Charles S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK



 READ, Bertie V, Telegraphist, RNVR, X 3518 (NZD), killed



 HEWLETT, Bobbie, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 56956, killed

 JONES, Bernard A, Telegraphist, C/SSX 29318, died

 MCQUEEN, Henry, Ordinary Coder, D/JX 202682, MPK


Essra, steamship

 HOWELL, George W, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 202935, (President III, O/P), killed



 JOHNSON, James, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 10004 S, killed



 SWAINSON, William J, Stoker, C/K 62427, killed


Juno, explosion

 WESTON, Harold, Able Seaman, P/SSX 33173, DOW



 MURRAY, Peter, Signalman, RNVR, P/ESD/X 1767, MPK


Usk, submarine, lost

 AITCHISON, James, Stoker 1c, C/KX 85851, MPK

 AMOR, James P, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27177, MPK

 ATTRIDE, Patrick G, Telegraphist, RFR, C/J 109062, MPK

 BRADY, Arthur F, Telegraphist, C/JX 149361, MPK

 BRYANT, Reginald F, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/M 38762, MPK

 CABLE, Richard S, Leading Stoker, C/KX 84368, MPK

 CRUICKSHANKS, Joseph A, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 55809, MPK

 DARBYSHIRE, Vivian L, Lieutenant, MPK

 DARLING, Godfrey P, Lieutenant, MPK

 DAVIES, John I M, Leading Seaman, D/JX 138552, MPK

 EAST, Arthur, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 81578, MPK

 GISSING, Norman S, Petty Officer, P/J 114873, MPK

 GREEN, Herbert F, Telegraphist, D/SSX 23186, MPK

 HALL, Eric, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26837, MPK

 JONES, Euros B, Leading Signalman, D/J 106935, MPK

 JORDAN, George, Able Seaman, D/JX 134982, MPK

 KELLAWAY, Henry S, Stoker 1c, D/KX 75079, MPK

 LEGGATT, David W, Lieutenant, MPK

 MARTIN, William J A J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 55521, MPK

 O'HARE, Desmond A, Lieutenant, MPK

 ORRELL, James, Leading Stoker, RFR, C/KX 83958, MPK

 PLANT, Bernard, Stoker 1c, D/KX 67308, MPK

 PORTER, William H, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 107908, MPK

 RANDALL, Peter, Able Seaman, C/SSX 21145, MPK

 RICHARDSON, William, Able Seaman, D/JX 142696, MPK

 ROBINSON, Frederick, Leading Seaman, D/JX 125055, MPK

 SOWDEN, William, Able Seaman, D/JX 201118, MPK

 STOKES, Jack, Able Seaman, D/J 107133, MPK

 SUTCH, Henry V, Stoker 1c, P/KX 93833, MPK

 THOMAS, Christopher, Petty Officer, P/J 106785, MPK

 TWIDDY, Sidney, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 145272, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Ivor, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20499, MPK


Victory, bombing

 ALLEN, Reginald H, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 247604, killed

 GIBBON, Alfred, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 282088, killed

 LLOYD, William J, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 231857, killed

 SCOTT, Lennox, Sick Berth Attendant Petty Officer, P/M 38548, killed



4 May 1941



 WILLIAMS, Gordon W, Able Seaman, D/JX 174151, died



 GABRIEL, Cyril M, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 238505, killed



 O'HANLON, Francis, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/MDX 2003, DOW


DEMS, Welch Regt

 WILCE, Cyril, Private, Army, 3969066, killed

 WOODLAND, Charles J, Private, Army, 3969248, killed


Dolphin, road accident

 EDWARDS, Alfred, Leading Seaman, P/J 96614, killed


Pyramus, illness

 BOYD, Henry P, Captain, died



 CLARKE, Edward, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 197459, killed



5 May 1941



 JAMES, Llewellyn, Chief Petty Officer (Pens), D/J 14380, killed


Dolphin, accident

 CARTER, James F, Petty Officer, D/J 111443, killed



 METCALFE, James, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 241291, died



 MACDONALD, Angus C, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 222672, killed


La Malouine, bombing

 ASH, Stanley G, Steward, RNSR, P/SR 56933, killed

 TAYLOR, James, Seaman, P/JX 181288, killed


President III

 HIND, Thomas W C, Act/Able Seaman, P/J 248797, killed


Queen Elizabeth

 JACKSON, Frederick T, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 4120, died


Voltaire, ship loss, as POW

 JACKSON, William B, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, DOW



 HANCOCK, Albert J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/3477303, died



6 May 1941


Camito, ship loss

 BARCLAY, Ronald H, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

 BICKNELL, Norman, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 204479, MPK

 BROWN, Duncan M, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 BUCHANAN, Matthew, Trimmer, T.124 228296, MPK

 BURRELL, Harry, Able Seaman, P/JX 182566, MPK

 CARROLL, Patrick V, Fireman, T.124 176795, MPK

 CLARKE, William G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 209758, MPK

 DALY, Andrew, Fireman, T.124 214211, MPK

 FISHER, Cyril B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 HARPER, John, Leading Seaman, RNR, P/5957 D, MPK

 HOULIHAN, Hugh F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 194002, MPK

 LEWIS, Russell H, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

 MCINTYRE, John, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 31673, MPK

 MCLEOD, John, Leading Seaman, RNR, P/7363 E, MPK

 MCMILLAN, Robert, Fireman & Trimmer, T.124 130087, MPK

 MCQUEEN, Thomas, Fireman, T.124 86309, MPK

 MILLIGAN, George, Fireman, T.124 132263, MPK

 MOSELY, Harry W, Fireman, T.124 120187, MPK

 NICHOLSON, Daniel, Seaman, RNR, P/X 20190 A, MPK

 PARKES, Victor S, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 203497, MPK

 PINNINGTON, Sydney, Fireman, T.124 162811, MPK

 SCHOEMAN, Charles J, Fireman, T.124 214771, MPK

 SMALL, Harry, Able Seaman, P/JX 215039, MPK

 STORRY, Norman, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 201539, MPK

 TOPPLE, Frank M, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 204563, MPK

 TOWNLEY, George V, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 WATTS, Sidney G, Petty Officer, P/JX 164873, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Emrys, Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK


Dunkwa, steamship

 HUNT, Frederick, Able Seaman, P/J 86643, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MAXTED, Walter C, Gunner, RA, 6297545, (2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 PHILPOTT, Alfred H, Gunner, RA, 6297578, (2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed



 WATERWORTH, Cornelius, Stoker 2c, D/KX 108706, killed


FAA, 750 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

 BARRATT, George B, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/81421, killed

 ECKFORD, John V, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 HENSHALL, Douglas, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/81451, killed


FAA, 814 Sqn, Hermes, accident

 HERBERT, Leslie M, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



7 May 1941


Eaglet, BEADLE, John E T, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 42261, killed

 LEGDON, Joseph W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 238993, killed

 TAYLOR, Frederick, Stoker 2c, D/KX 115321, killed


Eyebright, bombing

 STANWIX, Ronald, Able Seaman, C/JX 152811, killed


FAA, 830 Sqn, St Angelo, air crash

 WELSH, William G T, Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 76532, DOW


Justify, bombing

 FAGAN, Thomas, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 109359, killed


Norwich City, bombing

 BOWMAN, John G, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 214575, killed

 HUGHES, Edward, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 231532, killed



 BUSHELL, Stephen H, Chief Petty Officer, C/216859, killed


Stoke, bombing,  , ship loss

 BAKER, Arthur W, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 60065, killed

 HEWSON, John D, Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 68249, killed

 JUGGINS, George D, Stoker 2c, C/KX 102950, killed

 KNIGHTS, James, Stoker 2c, C/KX 1042156, killed

 O'HALLORAN, Cornelius G, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 35029, killed

 PATTERSON, Bernard J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 55598, killed

 ROSE, Gerald L, Commissioned Engineer, MPK

 SAMMUT, Francesco, Petty Officer Steward, E/LX 20536, killed


Susarion, ship loss

 BAIN, John A, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241975, killed

 BRAITHWAITE, James S, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 221456, MPK

 BUSH, James, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 205677, MPK


Topaze, ship loss

 BRAITHWAITE, James, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 228180, DOW



 TAYLOR, Alfred F, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 185744, died



8 May 1941



2 Maritime Regt, RA

 CAMBERS, Frederick T, Gunner, RA, 5832308, killed


Beaver II

 DUMBLETON, Thomas A, Engine Room Artificer 5c, C/MX 65518, killed



 BRYANT, Charles H, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 239194, killed


FAA, 803 Sqn, Formidable, air operations

 CHATFIELD, William T, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/JX 139782, missing

 COSTON, Frank, Petty Officer, FAA/FX 76320, missing

 DAVIE, Geoffrey B, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, (scratch crew detached from 806 Sqn), MPK

 PEEVER, Charles W R, Lieutenant, missing


FAA, 808 Sqn, Ark Royal, air operations

 SOMERVILLE, Mark F, Lieutenant, MPK

 TILLARD, Rupert C, Lieutenant Commander, MPK


FAA, 829 Sqn, Formidable, air operations

 GROVES, Brian H, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 NORMAN, Clement F, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, RNVR, FAA/LD/X 5398, MPK

 SMITH, Kenneth H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing


Furious, bombing

 STONE, Edwin C, Chief Yeoman of Signals, D/J 76288, killed


Marmion, bombing

 SPARKS, Francis H, Petty Officer, C/J 111955, MPK


(Pinguin, German raider), onboard as POW’s

 HOOD, Ernest W, Marine, CH/177445, (Clan Buchanan, steamship), missing

 HUNT, Sidney L, Act/Able Seaman, D/J 21976, (British Emperor, steamship), missing

 MARTIN, Edward B P, Able Seaman, RNR, C/X 10129 B, (Empire Light, steamship), missing

 RICHARDSON, Harold, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 191116, (Clan Buchanan, steamship), killed


Prince Leopold

 WESTRIP, Albert E, Assistant Cook, NAP 82473, DOW


Ramillies, steamship

 SMITH, Sylvester J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 185239, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SPENCE, Edward, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 248734, (President III, O/P), MPK


Renown, battlecruiser, gun accident

 BRADSHAW, Eric, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 13989, gun, killed

 LOMAX, James, Able Seaman, D/SSX 27364, killed

 MELLOR, William, Able Seaman, D/SSX 22206, killed

 SLOAN, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 156875, killed

 WAGSTAFFE, William D, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/SSX 21565, killed



 MOSS, Leslie, Marine, PLY/X 101768, killed



 RAYNOR, William P F, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 61634, died


Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

 KENNY, Norman W, Ordinary Seaman, V/24383 (RCNVR), died


Thistle V, ship loss

 BOOTH, Henry, Marine, PO/X 2977, killed

 BROWN, Albert E, Ordinary Seaman Cook, RNPS, LT/JX 213962, MPK

 DOLEMAN, John, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 210951, MPK

 DUNN, Hugh, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 242521, MPK

 GOWING, William H, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 101618, MPK

 GREEN, Alfred E R, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 101719, MPK

 HARVEY, Bertie H, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 242691, MPK

 NUTTELL, Frederick, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 225147, MPK

 SANSOM, Charles, Py/Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

 SNOWDEN, John, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 202634, MPK

 WEDDERBURN-OGILVY, Donald S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK


Uberty, ship loss

 ALEXANDER, Richard H, Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

 BATEMAN, Thomas E, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 124850, MPK

 BOND, Sidney G, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 1012778, MPK

 BURGESS, Lewis R, Seaman Cook, RNPS, LT/JX 185795, MPK

 BYE, William R G, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 106805, MPK

 DUNCAN, William, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 119953, MPK

 FISHER, Arthur, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 173278, MPK

 JULIER, Harold, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 21677 A, MPK

 LAIRD, Donald S, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 241512, MPK

 LANGDON, Charles V M, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 173367, MPK

 MARRIOTT, George W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 191615, MPK

 PENNELL, Bernard, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 246628, MPK

 STEWART, Alexander, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241906, MPK


Viva II, ship loss

 BAATSTOE, Aage C, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 116804, MPK

 BLOMFIELD, Myles A, Act/Captain, MPK

 CLARK, Matthew A, Ordinary Seaman Cook, RNPS, LT/JX 216257, MPK

 DROVER, Willis, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 225706, MPK

 EGGINTON, Reginald, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 225796, MPK

 FLETCHER, William, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 219613, MPK

 HOLDER, Harry A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 222282, MPK

 JENSEN, Arvid J, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 114090, MPK

 KIMPTON, Frank H T, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 129696, killed

 KIRKLAND, James N McK, Petty Officer Steward, RNPS, LT/JX 242390, MPK

 LEDGER, Cyril, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 113598, MPK

 MCDONALD, Allan, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 186672, MPK

 MCDOUGALL, Allan, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

 MUDIE, John, Seaman Steward, RNPS, LT/JX 205445, MPK

 NICKLIN, Herbert J, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 O'LEARY, Robert W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 206579, MPK

 PRATT, Robert G, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 183283, MPK

 ROSS, Robert G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 199110, MPK

 TIPPING, Alfred J, Chief Cook, NAP 485073, MPK

 WIGGLESWORTH, Charles H R, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 225127, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Griffith H, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK


Westminster, bombing

 GRINDALL, Kenneth, Leading Seaman, P/JX 147733, killed



9 May 1941



1/4 Maritime Regt, RA

 HORNBLOWER, John J, Gunner, RA, 6463043, killed

 HUGHES, Frederick J, Gunner, RA, 6447002, killed


4 Maritime Regt, RA

 ALDERMAN, Stanley J, Gunner, RA, 5620037, killed

 MOGGRIDGE, John, Gunner, RA, 6969835, killed

 STABLES, Robert, Gunner, RA, 1656576, killed


Corfell, steamship

 KNUTTON, John N, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 193021, (President III, O/P), killed



 WINSLADE, George C, Lieutenant (E), heat exhaustion, died



 HOLLYER, Thomas A, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 80954, died


Drake, illness

 DART, Reginald J, Leading Stoker, D/KX 85156, died


Empire Song, steamship

 DEWICK, Frederick, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 192632, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LAMARRA, John B, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 238376, (President III, O/P), MPK



 TUCKER, William H, Py/Assistant Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 82295, killed




 VOWLES, Alfred W, Able Seaman, A 555 (RANR), (President III, O/P), killed


Foresight, bombing

 CARTER, Albert E, Act/Gunner (T), killed

 CORY, Leslie C, Stoker 2c, D/KX 113788, killed



 HARRIS, John H, Petty Officer, D/221175, died


Royal Arthur, bombing

 HARVEY, Thomas D, Marine, PO/212333, DOW


Silicia, ship loss

 BENNS, Arthur, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 200892, killed

 BLACKBURN, Roland H, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 111434, MPK

 NELSON, John, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 114705, MPK

 NICHOLSON, Edward, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 113597, killed

 PAGE, John C, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 175054, MPK

 PORTER, Harold C W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 212491, killed

 TEASDALE, William J, Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 10378 S, MPK



10 May 1941



 GILLARD, Thomas L, Leading Air Fitter (E), FAA/SFX 65, DOW


Empire Caribou, steamship

 HOROBIN, Leslie, Leading Bombardier, RA, 3973373, (3/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 ROBERTS, Trevor L, Gunner, RA, 3970786, (3/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


FAA, 806 Sqn, Formidable, air crash

 THOMPSON, Clifford H, Leading Airman, P/JX 154414, killed

 TOUCHBOURNE, Philip S, Lieutenant (A), killed


French (RCN)

 MORRIS, Blake, Able Seaman, V/10304 (RCNVR), died



 HANSEN, William C, Act/Steward, T.124 R 224544, died


Northern Gem

 FEARNLEY, John, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 113697, died


President, bombing

 London, ROBINSON, Ludovick G C, Commander, Rtd, killed


Renown, gun accident

 ANDREW, Harold, Able Seaman, D/SSX 28690, DOW


RM Lymstone, in Egypt

 OWEN, Arthur P, Marine, EX 5072, died


South African Naval Force

 HUGHES, T (initial only) J, Stoker, 71383 (SANF), died


Stadacona (RCN)

 BEANLAND, John, Able Seaman, A/4222 (RCNR), died


Tordonn (SANF)

 CASSON, William, Able Seaman, 252935 V (SANF), died


Victory I

 NOAKES, Frederick H, Able Seaman, P/J 28114, died



 SIMMONDS, Maurice A, Able Seaman, P/SSX 27609, DOW



11 May 1941



 HEARNSHAW, Frank, Leading Telegraphist, P/J 32543, killed



 RUSSELL, Henry N, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 158791, died


FAA, 806 Sqn, Formidable, air crash

 RUSH, Alfred S, Leading Airman, RNVR, FAA/LD/X 5370, MPK

 SPARKE, Philip D J, Lieutenant (A), MPK



 MASON, Edward G, Ordinary Seaman, JX 266225, died


Goatfell, bombing

 TANDY, Noel, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 94612, killed



 ROSCORLA, Richard S, Fireman, T.124, killed


King Alfred, bombing

 PIPER, Reginald F H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed



 DUNECLIFT, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 164500, killed

 RUSSELL, Alan, Signalman, D/SSX 31427, died


Pembroke IV

 JAMESON, John W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 203803, killed


RM Engineers

 SLOPER, William J, Marine, PO/10475, killed



 SANDS, Charles, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 66184, died


Royal Naval Patrol Service

 GURNEY, Thomas E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 194313, killed

 TREADWELL, Donald V, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 205319, killed



 HOGAN, John, Able Seaman, P/XX 23749, died



 EVANS, Harry E, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 259339, killed

 RODGERS, John, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/SSX 30516, killed



12 May 1941



 WELCH, George T A, Able Seaman (Pens), D/218143, MPK



 PRIOR, Ernest, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 31963, DOW



 GOODMAN, Thomas W, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/F 55124, killed


Ladybird, ship loss

 MORLEY, George R, Able Seaman, P/J 59384, MPK

 OLLEY, Wiliam, Able Seaman, P/JX 171410, MPK

 PATON, Edward, Able Seaman, P/JX 152815, MPK


Pembroke Dockyard, Milford Haven, bombing

 BURDER, Richard E, Police Constable, PLY/RMPSR, killed



13 May 1941


Benvrackie, steamship

 WENT, Harold, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 239604, (President III, O/P), MPK


Dalhousie (RIN)

 BALWAL, Khan, Able Seaman, 2663 (RIN), died



 CHAPPELL, Norman V, Able Seaman, D/J 54853, killed

 COLE, Edward H, Able Seaman (Pens), D/J 17914, MPK


Goatfell, bombing

 BRERETON, Frederick G T, Able Seaman (Pens), C/J 109091, DOW

 MELLANBY, Robert W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 226060, DOW


Harry Melling

 RICHARDSON, Walter, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 242854, DOWS


Nelson, boat accident

 MILLS, Henry, Blacksmith 1c, P/MX 46395, killed

 THITCHENER, Horace G, Able Seaman, P/JX 130606, killed


RM Plymouth Division

 RICHARDS, Kenneth H, Marine, PLY/X 103223, died


RN Engineering College, Keyham, bombing

 RATCLIFFE, Michael W R, Act/Lieutenant (E), killed


Royal Sovereign

 ROBSON, Frank C, Engine Room Artificer 5c, C/MX 53247, died


Salopian, ship loss

 HOLLAND, Harold, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

 MCCAFFREY, Henry, Fireman, T.124 X, MPK

 PENTON, James, Leading Seaman, RNR, C/X 7932 C, MPK


Undaunted, submarine, lost

 ANTHONY, James W, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 ARMSTRONG, George A, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 143870, MPK

 BATE, Jack C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 BEATTY, James T, Able Seaman, P/JX 137493, MPK

 BLANDFORD, Ernest J, Petty Officer, P/JX 134084, MPK

 BRADY, James J, Leading Stoker, P/KX 82853, MPK

 BUSHELL, Douglas, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 201596, MPK

 CHAPMAN, Frank R, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 15100, MPK

 D'ALMAINE, Harry R, Lieutenant, MPK

 FURMENGER, Victor A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 20458, MPK

 HARMS, Alfred J, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 45622, MPK

 HARTSHORN, George A, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 163772, MPK

 HASTIE, James, Stoker 1c, D/K 55416, MPK

 HEAL, Herbert V, Stoker 1c, P/K 58480, MPK

 HILLCOAT, Thomas M, Stoker 1c, D/KX 98362, MPK

 ISAAC, Donald J, Engine Room Artificer 1c, P/M 37663, MPK

 KING, Charles W, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/J 66612, MPK

 LEWER, James M, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 50604, MPK

 LIVESEY, James L, Lieutenant, MPK

 LOCKWOOD, William F, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26885, MPK

 MICKLEFIELD, Fred, Leading Stoker, D/KX 83358, MPK

 MORRISON, George E, Able Seaman, P/JX 133548, MPK

 MUDD, Thomas E, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 61605, MPK

 NEWTON, Albert E, Stoker 1c, D/K 63309, MPK

 RALPHSON, Sidney, Telegraphist, D/SSX 28845, MPK

 REEVES, John G, Petty Officer, C/JX 126593, MPK

 ROBERTS, Norman, Leading Signalman, C/SSX 17313, MPK

 ROBINSON, Leonard G, Leading Seaman, C/J 115104, MPK

 ROGERS, Robert W M, Leading Seaman, P/JX 164845, MPK

 SUMPTON, Ronald, Able Seaman, RNR, C/X 20887 A, MPK

 WORRALL, Hewlett T, Able Seaman, P/JX 142444, MPK

 YOUNG, Donald G, Able Seaman, P/J 101589, MPK



14 May 1941


6/3 Maritime Regt, RA

 KENISTON, Albert E, Gunner, RA, 5575290, killed



 HEARNE, Richard F, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Minicoy, bombing

 COLE, Walter E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 205395, MPK

 PEGG, Ernest F, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 PRESTLEY, James, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 115146, MPK


Puriri, ship loss

 BLACKLAWS, Douglas W, Lieutenant, RNZN, killed

 HOBLEY, George E R, Steward, T.124, MPK

 MATTSON, Barndt A, Petty Officer Stoker, T.124, MPK

 PURKIN, Leon, Able Seaman, T.124, MPK

 RICHARDSON, John, Steward, T.124, MPK


Rabaul, steamship

 EYERS, Victor A, Able Seaman, H 768 (RANR), (President III, O/P), killed 



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