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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 1942 -  in date, ship/unit & name order


Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Illustrious, fleet aircraft carrier
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on to May 1942



(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 - March-May 1942
Russian convoys, Raid on St Nazaire, Battle of Sirte Gulf, SE Asia & SW Pacific occupied, British landings on Madagascar




1 April 1942


1/1 Maritime Regt, RA

 FIRTH, Harold, Gunner, RA, 4757352, killed

 WALKER, Henry, Gunner, RA, 4806979, killed



 MOORE, Albert E, Ty/Warrant Mechanician, died


Croome, illness

 STEWART, Andrew, Able Seaman, D/SSX 18344, died


FAA, 804 Sqn, Caroline, air crash

 MOLLISON, George P, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 833 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 HORNE, Sydney V, Act/Leading Photographer, FAA/MX 57545, MPK

 IVESON, Edward M, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Furious, road accident

 MAHONEY, Harold L V, Assistant Steward, D/LX 26723, killed


Illustrious, accident

 DUFFY, Edward J, Warrant Observer DOW


Jupiter, as POW

 SNEAP, Sydney, Act/Petty Officer, D/J 110876, died


Newcastle, drowning

 ROBINSON, John C, Stoker 1c, D/KX 105947, died


Pandora, submarine, lost

 BREEN, Ernest C, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 89821, MPK

 COCKWILL, George H, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 154246, MPK

 COLBOURNE, Wilfred, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/M 38811, MPK

 COOK, Stephen J C, Telegraphist, P/JX 162713, MPK

 GARLAND, John, Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, P/KX 75494, MPK

 GRUMMIT, Arthur E, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 144446, MPK

 HESELTINE, Ronald J, Able Seaman, C/JX 199487, MPK

 HICKMAN, Frank J, Warrant Engineer, MPK

 HITCHCOCK, Robert D, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 55833, MPK

 HOGBEN, George H, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 82690, MPK

 HUGHES, John A, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 91147, MPK

 JONES, Thomas B, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 151718, MPK

 KIRTON, John P, Cook (S), C/MX 62679, MPK

 LEGG, Reggie, Stoker 2c, P/SKX 216, MPK

 LEWIN, Arthur C, Act/Leading Stoker, RFR, D/KX 63629, MPK

 LYNCH, John F, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 128952, MPK

 MARSH, Leslie, Stoker 1c, D/KX 86061, MPK

 MECHEN, William T, Stoker 2c, P/KX 134592, MPK

 PATON, John H T, Able Seaman, C/JX 136388, MPK

 SEELEY, Henry, Leading Steward, C/LX 24470, MPK

 SLADE, Peter D, Electrical Artificer 4c, D/MX 58175, MPK

 SMITH, George W J, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 145167, MPK

 VERNON, Arthur, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 103781, MPK

 WALFORD, Lyndon, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 WATTS, Stanley W J, Telegraphist, RFR, C/J 80287, MPK

 WEST, Philip, Leading Seaman, D/JX 105383, MPK

 WORTH, Desmond T, Act/Leading Seaman, D/MX 151384, MPK


Penelope, bombing

 GUNN, Henry J, Able Seaman, D/JX 191834, killed


Robert W Pomeroy, steamship

 TAWS, Alexander, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 223616, (President III, O/P), killed


Sambur, drowning

 WESTGATE, Richard E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 165029, MPK



2 April 1942


Ambuscade, illness

 RIDGEWELL, John W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 274666, died



 CALEY, Donald W, Py/Ordnance Mechanic, C/MX 92956, MPK


FAA, 782 Sqn, Merlin, air crash

 SHAW, Harold, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 STOCKS, Kenneth, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Fareham, bombing

 BURNS, Charles K, Stoker 2c, D/KX 114253, killed

 BUSHELL, William G, Ty/Leading Stoker, C/KX 88869, killed

 DAVIS, Charles I, Stoker 1c, D/KX 128296, killed

 O'KEEFE, John, Stoker, D/KX 128603, killed

 WHITWORTH, Victor, Stoker 1c, D/KX 107070, killed          


Illustrious, fire

 STRATTON, Percival C, Able Seaman, P/JX 137353, DOW


Vervain, illness

 KELLY, John B, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/ESD/X 1498, died



3 April 1942



 HUDSON, Arthur, Act/Ordnance Artificer 4c, D/MX 75118, DOW


Drake, illness

 BOARDMAN, Henry, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 56658, died



 BREMNER, Robert M, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, bombing, killed

 EVANS, George W, Lance Corporal, RM, RME 10253, illness, died


Newmarket, lost overboard

 LOWE, Richard W, Able Seaman, D/JX 154121, MPK


RM 3rd Battalion, road accident

 PALMER, Bernard O, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed


Scorpion, as POW

 TAYLOR, John, Able Seaman, D/J 88030, died



4 April 1942


6/3 Maritime Regt, RA

 CONROY, Patrick, Gunner, RA, 2984328, killed


Colombo, illness

 COLLINS, Terence F, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 5312, died


Douwe Aukes, illness

 WILSON, Robert McK, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281178, died


Gleniffer, steamship, accident

 FITZGERALD, Robert R, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 267127, killed


Kestrel, illness

 ELDRED, Edward S, Ty/Paymaster Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Kingston, bombing

 BARR, Frederick, Able Seaman, D/JX 206075, killed

 BRISTOW, Percy W J, Able Seaman, P/JX 183359, killed

 HAGUE, Peter B, Lieutenant, RNVR DOW

 LEE, Thomas, Telegraphist, P/JX 211182, killed

 METCALFE, George, Able Seaman, P/JX 193287, killed

 MURPHY, John, Yeoman of Signals, D/JX 134464, killed

 NAYLOR, Frank, Telegraphist, D/JX 213142, killed

 PRINCE, Reginald C, Able Seaman, P/SSX 28507, killed

 SOMERVILLE, Philip, Commander DOW

 STANLEY, Walter, Able Seaman, P/SSX 28631, killed

 TAYLOR, George E, Able Seaman, P/JX 224570, killed

 WILSON, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/SSX 24542, killed


Lucifer, drowning

 KING, Thomas, Able Seaman, P/JX 255120, died


RAF 273 Sqn, air crash

 MASS, Aubrey L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Ulster Monarch, accident

 RICHARDSON, Herbert, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 298110, DOI



5 April 1942



 HARWOOD, Leslie, Air Mechanic (L) 1c, FAA/SFX 1025, DOWS

 PLUMRIDGE, Francis M, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/FX 80855, DOWS


Berberis, drowning

 RICHARDSON, Frank T, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 210717, died


Clio, illness

 GERMON, William J, Lieutenant Commander (E), Rtd, died


Cornwall (right - NavyPhotos), ship loss

 ADKINS, Edward A, Cook, P/MX 80261, MPK

 AMEY, William A, Electrical Artificer 1c, C/MX 46476, MPK

 ANDREWS, Leonard T C, Cook, C/MX 71287, MPK

 ARMITAGE, Harold W, Able Seaman, C/JX 164242, MPK

 ARTHINGTON, Norman, Stoker 1c, C/KX 103689, MPK

 ARTHUR, Matthew E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 100029, MPK

 ASHLEY, Ernest F, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 66325, MPK

 AYLING, Alfred D C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 121007, MPK

 BAILLIE, William A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 294614, MPK

 BAKER, Horatio T W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 100084, MPK

 BANNER, David M, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 155862, MPK

 BARRETT, Cyril E, Musician, RMB/2928, MPK

 BATES, John S, Stoker 2c, 68924 (SANF), MPK

 BESWETHERICK, Hedley C, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, 86671 (SANF), MPK

 BIRD, John M, Chaplain, MPK

 BISS, Gordon A, Leading Supply Assistant, P/MX 541115, MPK

 BLOGG, Frederick W, Able Seaman, C/JX 134608, MPK

 BONNICI, Carmelo, Leading Steward, E/L 12291, MPK

 BOTES, John S, Stoker 2c, RNVR, 68924 (SANF), MPK

 BOULSOVER, William, Stoker 1c, C/KX 100080, MPK

 BRADLEY, Wilfred, Coder, C/JX 251212, MPK

 BROCKMAN, Frederick L, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 80379, MPK

 BROCKMAN, Wilfred C R, Mechanician 1c, C/KX 79805, MPK

 BROWN, William E, Mechanician 2c, C/K 64777, MPK

 BUCKETT, Leslie W, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 88741, MPK

 BULLIMORE, Thomas E, Signalman, C/SSX 30240, MPK

 BURRELL, Leslie, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 217992, MPK

 BUTLER, Charles J A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 100082, MPK

 CASLAKE, Jack N, Telegraphist, C/JX 145713, MPK

 CHAVE, Walter B, Petty Officer, C/J 109859, MPK

 CIOFFI, Antonio, Officer's Cook 2c, E/LX 20356, MPK

 COCHRANE, Frederick H, Able Seaman, D/JX 139545, MPK

 COLEMAN, Ernest, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 82536, MPK

 COMER, James, Stoker 1c, C/KX 123545, MPK

 COMMERFORD, Noel P, Able Seaman, RNVR, 66493 (SANF), MPK

 COOK, Stanley N, Painter, C/MX 64814, MPK

 COWELL, Frank E, Ty/Gunner, MPK

 CRAWFORD, Cecil E, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, RNVR, 67922 (SANF), MPK

 DAWSON, Joseph H, Able Seaman, C/JX 154840, MPK

 DOLLAN, Thomas, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 81240, MPK

 DONOVAN, Brian E B, Ty/Petty Officer, C/JX 140196, MPK

 DREW, George W E, Chief Petty Officer Cook, C/M 36805, MPK

 DU PREEZ, Charles P H, Able Seaman, 68175 (SANF), MPK

 DUERDEN, Clifford, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 247137, MPK

 DUNTHORNE, Walter L, Able Seaman, C/JX 156612, MPK

 DURBEC, Maurice L, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 164227, MPK

 DURKIN, Arthur M, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 89818, MPK

 DUTTON, Charles C, Stoker 2c, RNVR, 68949 (SANF), MPK

 EDGAR, Michael L, Ty/Lieutenant (E), MPK

 ELLIOTT, Henry S, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 74594, MPK

 ELLUL, Joseph M, Steward, E/LX 22653, MPK

 ELSWORTH, John W E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 95127, MPK

 EMBERTON, William H, Warrant Ordnance Officer, MPK

 FARLEY, Walter, Able Seaman, C/JX 144807, MPK

 FEARFIELD, John F R, Lieutenant, MPK

 FLANNIGAN, Alexander Mcd, Stoker 2c, P/KX 130467, MPK

 FLEUTY, Romney, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 128617, MPK

 FORREST, James C, Able Seaman, C/JX 144739, MPK

 FOSTER, George, Able Seaman, D/JX 164269, MPK

 FOX, John H E, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/JX 149694, MPK

 GALLIERS, Denis, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 90095, MPK

 GARWOOD, Anthony H, Marine, CH/X 2174, MPK

 GASKIN, Stanley F, Able Seaman, C/JX 162586, MPK

 GELDER, Kenneth, Ty/Leading Supply Assistant, C/MX 68445, MPK

 GILHAM, Ronald T, Able Seaman, C/JX 157076, MPK

 GLOYNS, William S, Band Corporal, RMB/X 299, MPK

 GODDARD, Peter, Paymaster Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 GOODGER, Charles E, Leading Seaman, C/JX 152260, MPK

 GOODWIN, Donald F, Marine, CH/X 1405, MPK

 GORE, Sidney J, Ty/Petty Officer, C/J 114038, MPK

 GRANT, Thomas, Stoker 2c, P/KX 131857, MPK

 HALES, William, Able Seaman, C/JX 184799, MPK

 HANSFORD, Peter C, Boy Telegraphist, P/JX 171869, MPK

 HANSLO, Raymond F, Able Seaman, RNVR, 68295 (SANF), MPK

 HARRIS, Arthur T, Able Seaman, C/JX 189336, MPK

 HAYHOE, Richard A, Telegraphist, C/JX 134856, MPK

 HEATHER, Ronald C W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 20599, MPK

 HEMSLEY, Edward J, Stoker 2c, P/KX 130478, MPK

 HICKIE, Edward T, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 30369, MPK

 HOPPER, Charles A, Able Seaman, C/JX 141200, MPK

 HOWELL, Bernard J, Musician, RMB/X 1089, MPK

 HUBBARD, Harry, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 139559, MPK

 HUDSON, Alfred G, Musician, RMB/X 796, MPK

 HUNT, Kenneth G, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 82958, MPK

 IRONS, Stanley W N, Able Seaman, C/SSX 25074, MPK

 JACKSON, Bert T, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 45249, MPK

 JAGO, Edwin C E, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, MPK

 JONES, Edward J, Able Seaman, C/JX 169489, MPK

 KEEBLE, Leonard G, Boy Telegraphist, P/JX 181948, MPK

 KEITH, Kenneth I B, Able Seaman, RNVR, 66742 (SANF), MPK

 KELK, Thomas L, Stoker 1c, C/KX 94992, MPK

 KELLY, Johnstone, Stoker 1c, C/KX 101336, MPK

 KENNEDY, George R, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 277894, MPK

 KENNEDY, Samuel, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 49931, MPK

 KENYON, Graeme A B, Able Seaman, RNVR, 68002 (SANF), MPK

 KING, Matthew, Act/Blacksmith 4c, C/MX 76705, MPK

 KIRBY, Charrington C, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 KIRSTEN, Monty G W, Able Seaman, RNVR, 68917 (SANF), MPK

 KNIGHT, Roy M, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 283473, MPK

 LAMBIE, Francis M, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 258735, MPK

 LANCASTER, Percy G, Able Seaman, C/J 69059, MPK

 LANG, Robert R, Able Seaman, C/JX 170065, MPK

 LARMAN, Edward J C, Shipwright 1c, C/MX 45371, MPK

 LAW, Edward, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, RNVR, 66760 (SANF), MPK

 LEADBETTER, Ronald, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 78653, MPK

 LEFEVRE, Leslie, Leading Stoker, C/K 61548, MPK

 LEWIS, Joseph, Ty/Supply Chief Petty Officer, C/MX 45862, MPK

 LONG, Bernard W, Musician, RMB/X 234, MPK

 LOVELL, Clarence Y, Leading Cook, C/MX 52434, MPK

 LUNN, Douglas, Able Seaman, C/JX 164141, MPK

 MANTLE, William K, Boy 2c, D/JX 177254, MPK

 MARRINER, George, Regulating Petty Officer, C/MX 54515, MPK

 MCDAVID, William K, Stoker 2c, RNVR, 69138 (SANF), MPK

 MERRIMAN, Charles E L, Petty Officer, C/J 97532, MPK

 METHERELL, Denis R, Band Corporal, RMB/X 356, MPK

 MILLAR, James, Boy 1c, D/JX 184634, MPK

 MILLETT, Robert F, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 MITCHELL, Albert V, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 96656, DOW

 MITCHELL, William A, Stoker 1c, RNVR, 68796 (SANF), MPK

 MODERATE, Herbert T, Marine, CH/X 2072, MPK

 MOODY, John, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 202683, MPK

 MOORE, James A, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/J 100703, MPK

 MORRISH, Basil C, Coder, C/JX 251527, MPK

 MULLINS, Stanley W, Musician, RMB/X 783, MPK

 NEVILLE, Frederick R J, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 79545, MPK

 NOBLE, Bertie G, Marine, CH/23264, MPK

 O'NEILL, Robert J, Marine, CH/X 3059, MPK

 OSBORNE, Cyril E, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 95122, MPK

 PARISH, Kenneth T, Able Seaman, C/SSX 30444, MPK

 PARRISH, Albert, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 273283, MPK

 PEARN, Kenneth R, Boy 2c, D/JX 163309, MPK

 PERRYMAN, Horace C, Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 2842, MPK

 PHILLIPS, Rex, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 177483, MPK

 PICKERING, Vincent, Stoker 1c, D/KX 116534, MPK

 PLATT, Richard, Engine Room Artificer 3c, C/MX 58054, MPK

 POOLE, Leslie, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 128275, MPK

 PORTANIER, Paul, Steward, E/LX 22369, MPK

 POWELL, Frederick G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 107140, MPK

 PRODGER, Sydney S, Musician, RMB/X 438, MPK

 RAMSEY, William G, Able Seaman, C/JX 156339, MPK

 READ, Alfred R, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 163098, MPK

 READ, Arthur W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26314, MPK

 REID, David S, Lieutenant, RM, MPK

 REVELEY, Ronald H, Musician, RMB/X 440, MPK

 ROBERTS, John, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 87989, MPK

 ROBINSON, Richard W, Marine, CH/24858, MPK

 ROGERS, Edward N, Sick Berth Petty Officer, C/MX 45134, MPK

 ROGERS, Victor R, Signalman, C/SSX 22804, MPK

 ROLLS, George P W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 101362, MPK

 ROTHNIE, Norman A J, Corporal, RM, CH/X 1200, MPK

 SAMMUT, Guiseppe, Petty Officer Steward, E/L 14973, MPK

 SARGENT, Leonard W, Able Seaman, C/JX 160439, MPK

 SCHOFIELD, Leslie W, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 81256, MPK

 SENIOR, Henry G, Mechanician 1c, C/KX 82408, MPK

 SHARP, Frederick W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 25903, MPK

 SHIEL, Ernest M, Stoker 1c, C/KX 95117, MPK

 SHOOBRIDGE, Arthur G, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 63301, MPK

 SHORE, Albert W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18811, MPK

 SIFLEET, Ernest G, Marine, CH/X 1970, MPK

 SMITH, Alfred G, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 65522, MPK

 SMITH, Allan C, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 60790, MPK

 SMITH, Harry, Marine, CH/X 102195, MPK

 SMITH, John W, Able Seaman, C/J 99852, MPK

 SMITH, Joseph, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 83665, MPK

 SMITH, Thomas G, Cook, C/MX 71322, MPK

 SOUTER, Joseph, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18444, MPK

 SPENCE, Noel W, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, 68732 (SANF), MPK

 SPENCER, Stanley H, Telegraphist, C/JX 182373, MPK

 SQUIRES, John E, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, 68728 (SANF), MPK

 STEPHEN, Eric B, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, 68861 (SANF), MPK

 STEVENTON, Adam, Ordnance Artificer 4c, C/MX 66092, MPK

 STUBBING, Alfred H, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, MPK

 SWANN, Lawrence T, Stoker 1c, RNVR, 68710 (SANF), MPK

 THORPE, Maurice, Stoker 2c, RNVR, 69140 (SANF), MPK

 THURMAN, William T A, Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, C/KX 77093, MPK

 TOTTMAN, William C, Able Seaman, C/JX 161978, MPK

 USHER, John G W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 103947, MPK

 VALLANCE, William R, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 VALLETTA, Louis, Cook (O), E/LX 22981, MPK

 VERSFELD, Peter H S, Able Seaman, RNVR, 68859 (SANF), MPK

 VINK, Benjamin F, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, 68860 (SANF), MPK

 WATERS, Dennis E, Ty/Petty Officer Writer, C/MX 57211, MPK

 WATKINS, William J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 277995, MPK

 WATTS, Francis C, Petty Officer, C/J 103433, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Maurice, Able Seaman, C/J 96869, MPK

 WILLS, Edward D, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 89225, MPK

 WILLSON, Gerald F, Stoker 2c, RNVR, 69006 (SANF), MPK

 WILSON, Alexander F, Ty/Petty Officer, RFR, C/J 104316, MPK

 WILSON, Gerald W L, Stoker 2c, P/SKX 271, MPK

 WILSON, James, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 95124, MPK

 WINCHESTER, Kenneth A, Musician, RMB/X 887, MPK

 WRIGHT, Thomas H, Able Seaman, RNVR, 68039 (SANF), MPK


Dorsetshire (right - NavyPhotos), ship loss

 ALLAN, Andrew W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 93152, MPK

 ALLEN, Walter W B, Act/Leading Seaman, D/J 79198, MPK

 ALMOND, John, Electrical Artificer 4c, D/MX 60623, MPK

 ANGUS, Robert B, Marine, PLY/X 100031, MPK

 ARMSTRONG, Edwin F, Telegraphist, D/JX 161559, MPK

 AUSTIN, Joseph, Ty/Act/Gunner (T), MPK

 BAGNALL, Joshua, Marine, PLY/X 1210, MPK

 BAGWELL, Donovan, Corporal, RM, PLY/X 541, MPK

 BAILEY, Frederick W, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 93886, MPK

 BAINES, Thomas F, Marine, PLY/X 2702, MPK

 BAMFORD, Frank C M, Surgeon Commander, MPK

 BANNISTER, Robert, Stoker 2c, D/KX 121864, MPK

 BARKER, Clifford, Act/Shipwright 4c, D/MX 63039, MPK

 BARRATT, James, Stoker 1c, P/KX 89480, MPK

 BELL, Douglas S, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, 67243 (SANF), MPK

 BELLIS, Arthur, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 93882, MPK

 BIDGOOD, William J, Chief Shipwright, D/M 7914, MPK

 BLACKBURN, Leslie, Act/Yeoman of Signals, D/JX 150344, MPK

 BODYCOTE, Arthur J E, Petty Officer, D/JX 135551, MPK

 BOUNDY, Ernest A, Chief Petty Officer Steward, D/L 10960, MPK

 BOUNDY, Jack, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Steward, D/LX 21782, DOW

 BOUQUET, Peter V, Lieutenant (E), MPK

 BOWRING, Sidney, Stoker 2c, D/KX 122182, MPK

 BRADLEY, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 164784, MPK

 BRANAGAN, Charles S, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 54292, MPK

 BRUCE, Alexander M, Stoker 2c, 67907 (SANF), MPK

 BURDER, Alexander R, Able Seaman, D/JX 193579, MPK

 BUTTAR, Charles P, Commander (E), MPK

 CAINE, Ronald, Stoker 2c, D/KX 122235, MPK

 CALVERLEY, Arthur, Stoker 2c, D/KX 127791, MPK

 CARNE, John W A, Air Artificer 4c, FAA/FX 75141, MPK

 CHANTRELL, Sidney G, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 818778, MPK

 CLARK, William G, Boy 1c, D/JX 180650, MPK

 COCKERHAM, Frank, Marine, PLY/X 100085, MPK

 COGILL, Kenneth, Stoker 2c, D/SKX 85, MPK

 COLEMAN, William J, Marine, PLY/X 2511, MPK

 CONCANON, Harold B, Surgeon Lieutenant (D), RNVR, MPK

 CONDIE, James, Steward, D/LX 23979, MPK

 CONNOLLY, Daniel, Able Seaman, D/JX 150900, MPK

 CONNOLLY, Eli, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 73030, MPK

 CONNOR, Richard J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 102897, MPK

 COOK, Albert, Stoker 1c, D/KX 126557, MPK

 COWEN, Herbert F, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, MPK

 DANBY, Henry A, Marine, PLY/X 1185, MPK

 DARCY, Cornelius, Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 51463, MPK

 DARNELL, Horace W, Supply Assistant, C/MX 85291, MPK

 DAVEY, William, Ty/Warrant Electrician, MPK

 DAVIS, Arthur E M, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/SMX 253, MPK

 DAVIS, Harold V, Stoker 1c, C/KX 111773, MPK

 DAVIS, Ilted C J, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 73323, MPK

 DENTON, Bertram J, Marine, PLY/X 3492, MPK

 DILLAWAY, Stanley T, Telegraphist, D/SSX 31332, MPK

 DIXON, Henry, Blacksmith 3c, D/MX 54324, MPK

 DONNACHIE, Thomas M, Stoker 1c, C/KX 107334, MPK

 DONOVAN, John, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 28383, MPK

 DUFFY, Thomas P, Marine, PLY/X 1280, MPK

 DUGDALE, Frank, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/SMX 257, MPK

 DUPLEX, John E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 28094, MPK

 EADES, William W, Chief Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 46066, MPK

 EDMUNDS, Vaughan, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 157938, MPK

 ELLIOTT, Cyril F, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 74575, MPK

 ELLIS, Ronald W G, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 94942, MPK

 ELSOM, Walter J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 193581, MPK

 ERIKSEN, Edward A, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 254896, MPK

 ESSAM, Raymond E, Ordnance Artificer 4c, D/MX 63804, MPK

 EVENPOEL, Albert, Stoker 2c, 67909 (SANF), MPK

 FARLEY, Walter, Marine, PLY/X 101352, MPK

 FEDDON, William, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 142166, MPK

 FERRIS, William A, Warrant Engineer, MPK

 FLEETWOOD, Ernest, Able Seaman, D/JX 176046, MPK

 FLEVILL, Tom, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, RNASBR, D/SBR/X 6876, MPK

 FRENCH, William H, Able Seaman, D/JX 155512, MPK

 GARNER, William D, Act/Leading Seaman, D/SSX 19455, MPK

 GARRETT, John E, Stoker 2c, D/KX 127813, MPK

 GEFFEN, Sender, Stoker 1c, 68035 (SANF), MPK

 GERRARD, Eric N, Officer's Cook 2c, D/LX 21121, MPK

 GIBBIN, Joseph, Marine, PLY/X 100111, MPK

 GIDDINGS, Douglas, Telegraphist, D/SSX 31335, MPK

 GORMAN, Leonard, Leading Air Fitter (O), FAA/FX 79795, MPK

 GRANT, George H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 262424, MPK

 GREEN, Thomas, Marine, PLY/X 100090, MPK

 GREGG, Walter A G, Ordnance Artificer 3c, D/MX 48731, MPK

 GREY, Denis, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 151108, MPK

 GUBB, Allan G, Telegraphist, C/JX 202447, MPK

 GULLIFORD, Henry G, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 58747, MPK

 HALE, William G, Stoker 2c, D/KX 121882, MPK

 HALLAM, Joseph, Colour Sergeant, RM, PLY/22313, MPK

 HAMM, Peter, Able Seaman, D/JX 157531, MPK

 HARE, Cyril H, Stoker 2c, D/SFX 1202, DOW

 HARRIES, Leslie T J, Petty Officer, D/JX 133549, MPK

 HARRINGTON, Timothy, Stoker 2c, D/KX 121881, MPK

 HARRISON, James H, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 63954, MPK

 HARVEY, George H, Wireman, D/MX 74416, MPK

 HARWOOD, Phillip, Able Seaman, D/JX 227910, MPK

 HAWKEY, William H, Able Seaman, D/JX 149830, MPK

 HENDERSON, John B, Stoker 1c, D/KX 121886, MPK

 HERRIDGE, William W, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 220932, MPK

 HERRING, John F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 103881, MPK

 HICKMAN, Raymond G, Marine, PLY/X 422, MPK

 HOGG, Richard V, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 93891, MPK

 HOOKER, George F C, Act/Lieutenant (E), MPK

 HOOPER, Leonard J J, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (A), FAA/FX 82056, MPK

 HOTCHKISS, Albert E D, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 93827, MPK

 HOWCROFT, Frederick, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 175822, MPK

 HOWE, Horace G, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, 68680 (SANF), MPK

 HUDSON, Norman, Stoker 2c, D/KX 122199, MPK

 HUMPHREY, Albert W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 213636, MPK

 HYDE, Arthur F J, Able Seaman, D/JX 155496, MPK

 IRVING, Thomas A, Signalman, D/JX 157442, MPK

 JACK, Ronald W, Warrant Shipwright, MPK

 JACKSON, William H, Able Seaman, D/JX 156447, MPK

 JARVIE, John S W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 JEFFERY, Percy G H, Able Seaman, D/JX 155537, MPK

 JENNINGS, John E T, Act/Paymaster Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 JONES, William J, Able Seaman, D/JX 157559, MPK

 JORDAN, Herbert M, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/J 19351, MPK

 KEAT, Albert, Marine, PLY/X 3488, MPK

 KELSHAW, Frederick, Stoker 2c, D/KX 129093, MPK

 KENDALL, Sydney F O, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 93035, MPK

 KENDRICK, George, Stoker 2c, 67910 (SANF), MPK

 KENEALEY, James A, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 221185, MPK

 KERR, George, Boy 1c, D/JX 171008, MPK

 KIDD, William R, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 77438, MPK

 KILVINGTON, John E, Electrical Artificer 4c, D/MX 60251, MPK

 LABORDE, Edward D B, Ty/Chaplain, RNVR, MPK

 LAITY, Douglas, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, MPK

 LAMB, Alexander B, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 59557, MPK

 LARGE, Ernest S, Stoker 1c, D/KX 121823, MPK

 LAWRIE, Cameron, Assistant Steward, D/LX 24537, MPK

 LEAT, Wilfred R J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 59588, MPK

 LEGG, Sidney A, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 177299, MPK

 LEMPRIERE, Frederick, Able Seaman, D/JX 149651, MPK

 LUDBROOK, Henry, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 64273, MPK

 MACKAY, Alexander L, Marine, PLY/X 100697, MPK

 MANSELL, Joseph F, Lieutenant Commander (E), MPK

 MARSHALL, William G S, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 255135, MPK

 MARTIN, David, Stoker 1c, D/KX 93801, MPK

 MATTHEWS, William A L, Supply Chief Petty Officer, D/MX 45443, MPK

 MAY, Stanley, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 52163, MPK

 MCATEER, David R J, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 230077, MPK

 MCCORKELL, Edward S, Boy 1c, D/JX 180584, MPK

 MCGOVERN, Peter, Stoker 2c, D/KX 122206, MPK

 MCINTYRE, Norman G, Able Seaman, 67446 (SANF), MPK

 MCLELLAN, Robert, Ordinary Telegraphist, 67897 (SANF), MPK

 MEADES, Arthur E, Petty Officer Cook, C/MX 48413, MPK

 MERRICK, Vincent, Marine, PLY/X 100112, MPK

 MILLER, George W A, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 52255, MPK

 MILNE, Laurence V, Able Seaman, 67724 (SANF), MPK

 MOORE, Cecil J, Stoker 2c, D/KX 121723, MPK

 MORGAN, Edgar, Stoker 2c, D/KX 126574, MPK

 MORROW, Douglas E, Able Seaman, 67989 (SANF), MPK

 MOYES, Ronald, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 74505, MPK

 MULLETT, Frederick J, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 93875, MPK

 MURTAGH, Thomas P, Able Seaman, D/JX 158133, MPK

 NEVILLE, Norman R, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 171892, MPK

 O'BRIEN, James, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 36081, MPK

 ORRELL, Leonard E, Stoker 2c, D/KX 118295, MPK

 ORTON, Charles P, Able Seaman, 68009 (SANF), MPK

 OSLAND, William G, Leading Steward, D/LX 21500, MPK

 PARSONS, Edward B, Able Seaman, D/JX 156785, MPK

 PASCOE, Donald J, Stoker 2c, D/SKX 97, MPK

 PAUL, Eric D, Ty/Paymaster Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 PAUL, William G, Sick Berth Petty Officer, D/MX 35888, MPK

 PEARCE, Ewart T, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 83840, MPK

 PEARCE, Richard E, Steward, D/LX 20267, MPK

 PEARSON, Jack E, Signalman Boy, D/JX 164065, MPK

 PETRIE, Robert C, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 79916, MPK

 PILE, Samuel F, Act/Petty Officer, D/J 106810, MPK

 POAD, Charles A, Assistant Cook, D/LX 24551, MPK

 PRATT, Stanley W, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 PRICE, Albert E, Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 79387, MPK

 PRING, Norman G, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, MPK

 QUIRK, William T, Stoker 2c, D/KX 121978, MPK

 RADFORD, William S L, Mechanician, D/KX 82823, MPK

 READER, Harold G, Able Seaman, D/JX 165685, MPK

 REDMAN, Roland A, Leading Stoker, 67406 (SANF), MPK

 REEVES, William, Stoker 2c, D/KX 121737, MPK

 RICHARDS, Marshall K, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 74607, MPK

 ROBERTSON, Peter A, Wireman, D/MX 74370, MPK

 ROBINS, Walter J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 102545, MPK

 ROBINSON, John A S, Stoker 2c, P/KX 137253, MPK

 ROWBOTHAM, Markham, Stoker 1c, D/KX 104101, MPK

 RULE, Albert H, Stoker 1c, D/KX 104103, MPK

 SAUNDERS, Stanley A, Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 144714, MPK

 SCOBLE, Samuel J, Warrant Ordnance Officer, MPK

 SCOTT, Eric S, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 51697, MPK

 SCOTT, William J, Able Seaman, 68007 (SANF), MPK

 SEVEL, Harry, Stoker 1c, 68100 (SANF), MPK

 SHATWELL, Walter, Able Seaman, D/J 91521, MPK

 SHELDON, Charles J, Marine, PLY/X 3427, MPK

 SIBERT, Frank F, Able Seaman, D/SSX 25654, MPK

 SIDEBOTHAM, John R B, Paymaster Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 SILVESTER, Kenneth G, Cook (S), D/MX 63382, MPK

 SMITH, Frederick T W, Leading Stoker, D/KX 86594, MPK

 SMITH, Ronald, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 35996, MPK

 STAGG, Walter F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108685, MPK

 STANLEY, Horace, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 35989, MPK

 STANNARD, Geoffrey G, Telegraphist, P/JX 128470, MPK

 STOTHART, Samuel S, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, MPK

 STRANGE, Arthur E, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 79979, MPK

 SUGDEN, Peter W, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/SMX 256, MPK

 SUTHERLAND, Bernard, Able Seaman, D/JX 155186, MPK

 SWENSON, John W, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 152804, MPK

 TAFT, Leonard, Marine, PLY/X 3287, MPK

 TAYLOR, Harry, Marine, PLY/X 100107, MPK

 TAYLOR, Victor J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 81835, MPK

 THATCHER, Alfred, Officer's Cook 1c, D/LX 12763, MPK

 THOMAS, Emlyn E, Mechanician, D/K 60627, MPK

 THORNE, Herbert V, Steward, D/LX 24874, MPK

 THORPE, Robert B, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 101149, MPK

 THORPE, Roy B C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 264727, MPK

 THURSTON, Walter J, Marine, PLY/X 3165, MPK

 TIPPING, Richard E L, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 56655, MPK

 TUCKER, Ronald C, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 93817, MPK

 TURNBULL, Robert, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 70114, MPK

 TWELLS, Albert L, Assistant Cook, D/MX 83859, MPK

 VAN ZYL, David I S, Stoker 1c, D/KX 107981, MPK

 WALSH, Thomas, Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 148559, MPK

 WARD, Denis W, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 36023, MPK

 WARD, Sidney R, Ordinary Coder, D/JX 197095, MPK

 WILLETT, Amos A S, Stoker 1c, 67240 (SANF), MPK

 WILLIAMS, Ernest G P, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 54351, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Gordon P, Act/Ordnance Artificer 4c, D/SR 16228, MPK

 WILLIAMS, John, Stoker 1c, D/KX 102894, MPK

 WILLIAMS, William, Writer, D/SMX 334, MPK

 WILLIAMSON, Walter N, Able Seaman, 67803 (SANF), MPK

 WILSON, David, Ty/Lieutenant (E), MPK

 WILSON, Roland, Marine, PLY/X 1758, MPK

 WOOD, Thomas, Marine, PLY/X 100110, MPK

 WOODWARD, John, Steward, D/LX 26169, MPK

 WOOLEY, John, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 60924, MPK

 WOOLLER, George W, Electrical Artificer 5c, D/MX 57792, MPK

 WRIGHT, Frederick S, Marine, PLY/21651, MPK

 WRIGHTSON, Cecil O, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 47735, MPK


FAA, 700 Sqn, Glasgow, air crash

 BAPTIE, David A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 788 Sqn, Lanka, air crash

 BEALE, Anthony W D, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

 BOLTON, David A, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 79396, killed

 EDWARDS, Frederick H, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 77173, MPK

 HALL, John R, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 76569, killed

 SHAW, Charles T, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 SKINGLEY, George E H, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 79400, killed


FAA, 806 Sqn, Lanka, air operations

 DIGGENS, Harold S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 PETTITT, Kenneth J M, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 WHITE-SMITH, Ian K, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 827 Sqn, Indomitable, air operations

 PORTER, Kenneth, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/SFX 1147, MPK

 STREATFIELD, Robert J F, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 WESTON, Thomas, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Havock, 2nd Battle of Sirte

 CARTER, George C F, Able Seaman, C/JX 279621, DOW


Hector, ship loss

 CAMPBELL, John, Seaman, RNR, D/X 201544, killed

 GILLIES, Malcolm, Seaman, RNR, D/X 20444 A, killed

 PETERSON, William, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, killed


Hermes, illness

 MARRIOTT, William G, Able Seaman, D/J 106261, died


Kingston, bombing

 SELLERS, Stanley, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 162690, killed

 TAYLOR, John F, Able Seaman, C/JX 171503, killed



 MOFFAT, Archibald C P, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/FX 80977, accident, DOWS

 WILCOX, Harry A, Air Artificer 4c, FAA/FX 75859, bombing, killed


Lucia, bombing

 SHERLOW, Robert, Plumber 4c, P/MX 78581, killed


Newmarket, lost overboard

 SMITH, Edwin N R, Able Seaman, D/JX 246721, MPK


Penelope, bombing

 EAGER, Frederick C, Able Seaman, P/JX 183336, killed


Royal Arthur

 CARON, Yvonne L, WRNS, N/WRNX 24094, died


Tenedos, ship loss

 BEGG, William B S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 BUCHANAN, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 169419, MPK

 CHATTERTON, Norman, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 260725, MPK

 CUSS, Robert, Able Seaman, D/JX 217023, MPK

 FARRAR, George H J, Able Seaman, C/JX 240256, MPK

 GEORGE, Frederick H, Ty/Lieutenant, Malayan RNVR, killed

 GREENWOOD, Ronald, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 74927, MPK

 HOUGHTON, Frederick, Able Seaman, P/JX 161637, MPK

 KAI, Heng F, Steward, Chinese civilian, killed

 LUNNON, Frederick R, Able Seaman, P/SSX 32276, MPK

 MOULES, Harold S, Able Seaman, C/JX 169019, MPK

 PEEL, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 261730, MPK

 SMITH, James, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 262317, MPK

 STOKES, Reginald J, Lieutenant, RNR, killed

 TAPPER, Francis A, Petty Officer, D/J 108103, MPK

 TEE, Piaw F, Leading Steward, Chinese civilian, killed

 WOLFE, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 262296, killed


Trusty, bombing

 REDMAN, James, Stoker 1c, C/KX 80553, killed



6 April 1942


Birmingham, illness

 NEVILLE, Walter W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 123601, died



 CUMMING, Henry McA, Chief Cook 1c, NAP R 595, died


Cornwall, ship loss, 5 April

 PALMER, Walter A, Able Seaman, RNVR, 68344 (SANF), picked up and DOW aboard Enterprise


Havock, ship loss

 ROBINSON, James R, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 95021, MPK


Hooghly (RIN)

 IDRIS, Mian, Driver 1c, 72742 (RIN), killed


Medee, steamship

 DANIELS, Lemuel G, Able Seaman, D/JX 311941, (President III, O/P), DOWS


Pembroke, illness

 MOORE, William H, Able Seaman, C/SSX 17631, died


Selama (RIN)

 DEVA, Pari, Cook (O), 73197 (RIN), killed

 IBRAHIM, Musa, Ordinary Seaman, 72470 (RIN), killed

 MUHAMMAD, Musa, Ordinary Seaman, 72467 (RIN), killed

 SAYID, Ahmad, Sukhani, 71538 (RIN), killed

 WALD-UL-HAQ, Anwar A, Fireman, 71194 (RIN), killed


Sorborg, steamship

 BURGESS, John T, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 312788, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WALKER, George A, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 255432, (President III, O/P), killed



7 April 1942



 HOLT, Richard, Stoker 1c, P/KX 97897, DOWS


British Splendour, steamship

 WARD, George A T, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 213274, (President III, O/P), MPK



 LUKE, Charles S, Stoker 1c, D/KX 80867, DOW


President IIII, illness

 DAY, Francis C N, Act/Commander, died


South African Naval Force

 SMITH, P (initial only), Able Seaman, CN/72263 (SANF), died


St Angelo, bombing

 ELEMS, Cecil A, Signalman, P/J 65819, MPK

 OVERTON, Frank, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 175825, MPK



8 April 1942



 DIXON, William, Sick Berth Attendant, RNASBR, D/SBR/X 7842, surface action, DOW


FAA, 759 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 COOK, George D, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNZNVR, killed

 DAVIES, Thomas H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 760/761 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 PERRY, Herbert W H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Lanka, illness

 WATSON, Claude B B, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 825575, died


Nemanja, steamship

 CONNOR, Anthony, Gunner, RA, 3777755, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 LAWRENCE, Sidney J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 212856, (President III, O/P), MPK

 PARRY, Benjamin, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 290340, (President III, O/P), MPK


Penelope, bombing

 MILLER, Jack S, Lieutenant DOW

 SOAMES, Daniel J, Marine, PO/X 4825, killed

 TANCOCK, Sydney I, Able Seaman, D/SSX 18317, killed


Philomel (RNZN), drowning

 BARTLETT, John W, Leading Seaman, 4638 (RNZN), died


Rosa Arthur

 BOYLE, Dick E, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 233044, killed



9 April 1942


2/1 Maritime Regt, RA

 TURNER, Arnold, Gunner, RA, 3605808, killed



 JAMES, Peter L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Barford, illness

 ROBERTS, Sidney R W, Ty/Boom Skipper, died


Daedalus, illness

 KIRKLAND, William T, Lieutenant Commander, Rtd, died


Drake, illness

 WARREN, Gilbert J, Petty Officer, D/J 114645, died


Erebus, bombing

 ANDREWS, Kenneth P, Able Seaman, P/JX 162617, killed

 BROAD, Eric, Bugler, PO/X 101588, killed

 BUGLER, Wilfred W, Marine, PO/X 732, killed

 HANSELL, Herbert W, Marine, PO/216931, killed

 HARMAN, William L, Able Seaman, P/J 74791, killed

 HARRIS, Samuel K, Marine, PO/X 1641, killed

 KEENAN, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 183359, killed

 SMITH, Frederick W, Sergeant, RM, P/X 781, killed

 SMITH, Wilfred S, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 263219, killed



 LILLEY, Stephen H, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 7162, died


FAA, 803 Sqn, Lanka, air crash

 JACOB, Richard F H, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 806 Sqn, Lanka, air operations

 BONNELL, Frank W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 883 Sqn, Merlin, air crash

 MANSON, William H C, Captain, RM, killed


FAA, 814 Sqn, Hermes, ship loss

 RUSSELL, Albert F, Lieutenant (A), killed


Hermes (right - NavyPhotos), ship loss

 ADAMS, John, Seaman, RNR, D/X 20424 A, MPK

 ADAMS, John M, Ty/Leading Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 55627, MPK

 AIMES, Frederick G, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/SS 120797, MPK

 ANDERSON, Robert C, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, MPK

 ATKINS, Selwyn, Able Seaman, D/JX 174237, MPK

 AUDAS, John W, Able Seaman, D/JX 169403, MPK

 BAIRD, Walter, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 52982, MPK

 BALDWIN, Lord S, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 133402, MPK

 BALL, Charles, Able Seaman, D/J 34440, MPK

 BANKS, Percival T, Petty Officer Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 55117, MPK

 BARKER, Eric M, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 180663, MPK

 BARNES, Ronald L, Musician, RMB/X 461, MPK

 BARRICK, James H, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 109698, MPK

 BASSETT-BURR, Richard, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 160461, MPK

 BATEMAN, Edward C, Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/M 39542, MPK

 BATEMAN, William C, Leading Cook, D/M 38135, MPK

 BATHE, Harry E, Chief Engine Room Artificer (Pens), D/M 73165, MPK

 BEDDIS, Bernard F, Air Mechanic (A), FAA/FX 80300, MPK

 BELL, Alexander N, Marine, PLY/X 2071, MPK

 BELL, John H, Able Seaman, D/JX 239782, MPK

 BELL, Wiliam F G, Act/Petty Officer Air Mechanic (A), FAA/FX 80021, MPK

 BENNETT, Jack, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/FX 81206, MPK

 BENNETT, Roy J, Boy 1c, C/JX 181921, MPK

 BICKLEY, Lancelot W, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/SFX 289, MPK

 BLACKMAN, Ronald S, Signal Boy, P/JX 182051, MPK

 BLAND, Dennis W, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 163330, MPK

 BLOOMFIELD, Robert, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 64820, MPK

 BOLT, Charles H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 145189, MPK

 BONE, Leonard A C, Act/Leading Photographer, FAA/MX 58155, MPK

 BOWLES, Ronald, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 135525, MPK

 BRADES, Edward V, Able Seaman, C/JX 162789, MPK

 BRADY, Robert W, Marine, PLY/X 905, MPK

 BRAITHWAITE, Albert, Stoker 1c, D/KX 101301, MPK

 BREED, Victor G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 180509, MPK

 BRIGGS, Anthony H L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), killed

 BRITCH, William, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 55922, MPK

 BRITTON, James A, Stoker 2c, D/SKX 943, MPK

 BROOM, Wiliam S, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 13632, MPK

 BRUMFITT, Leslie, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2650, MPK

 BRYSON, Neil W, Ordinary Telegraphist, 69147 (SANF), MPK

 BUNNEY, William J, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 152282, MPK

 BURDON, George L, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (E), FAA/FX 81324, MPK

 BURNIE, Ian A, Able Seaman, 67786 (SANF), MPK

 BURNS, Robert F, Leading Air Fitter (A), FAA/SR 8605, MPK

 BUTLER, John J, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2533, MPK

 CALLADINE, Robert D, Able Seaman, D/SSX 16039, MPK

 CALLAGHAN, Peter, Able Seaman, D/JX 238225, MPK

 CANNON, Hugh, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 264105, MPK

 CARROLL, William P, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 129521, MPK

 CARTER, Henry J, Chief Mechanician, D/K 60693, MPK

 CAUGHEY, David S, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 59143, MPK

 CHALMERS, Dennis W, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/SFX 647, MPK

 CHASE, Wilfred E, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 78907, MPK

 CHERRY, Sidney A, Act/Electrical Artificer 4c, C/MX 71409, MPK

 CHILDS, Cyril, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (E), FAA/FX 80460, MPK

 CLARK, John K, Able Seaman, D/JX 142269, MPK

 CLAYTON, Frederick H, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, 68102 (SANF), MPK

 CLOSE, Rex W, Ty/Lieutenant, RANVR, MPK

 COLE, John, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 62679, MPK

 COOMBES, John J, Musician, RMB/X 323, MPK

 COOPER, James W A, Marine, PLY/X 2256, MPK

 CORNS, Edward, Stoker 1c, D/KX 101310, MPK

 COWIE, Alexander B, Marine, PLY/X 1563, MPK

 COYTE, Charles E, Shipwright 4c, D/MX 59216, MPK

 CRAIG, William T, Able Seaman, D/JX 238101, MPK

 CRANSTON, John C G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 CRAWFORD, James, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/SFX 758, MPK

 CROWLEY, William C, Stoker 1c, C/KX 121196, MPK

 CUMMINS, Thomas F, Able Seaman, D/JX 144287, MPK

 DAVEY, Ronald, Joiner 4c, D/MX 59472, MPK

 DAVIES, Thomas A, Steward, D/LX 23325, MPK

 DAVIS, Edgar V, Supply Assistant, D/MX 67795, MPK

 DAVIS, George, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 238813, MPK

 DAVIS, Horace T, Stoker 1c, C/KX 104164, MPK

 DAY, Henry J, Stoker 2c, P/KX 135205, MPK

 DE CASTRO, Alfred T, Stoker 1c, 67914 (SANF), MPK

 DENVIR, James, Seaman, RNR, D/6066, MPK

 DEVITT, David, Chief Petty Officer Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 79783, MPK

 DICKENSON, Joseph C, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 77577, MPK

 DICKINSON, Joseph C, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 77577, MPK

 DIXON, Norman J, Leading Supply Assistant, C/MX 67122, MPK

 DIXON, Walter, Sick Berth Chief Petty Officer, D/M 35948, MPK

 DOBBIN, William, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 296690, MPK

 DOOLAN, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 198609, MPK

 DOUGLAS, Eric S W, Able Seaman, D/JX 153174, MPK

 DUTHIE, Alexander, Stoker 1c, C/KX 121206, MPK

 EASTERBROOK, Reginald F, Marine, PLY/X 2869, MPK

 EDWARDS, William G, Ty/Leading Stoker, D/KX 76912, MPK

 ENNOR, Kenneth W A, Leading Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 75629, MPK

 EVANS, Joseph W, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 72672, MPK

 FARLOW, Leonard G, Supply Petty Officer, D/MX 47030, MPK

 FEARNLEY, Stanley, Able Seaman, D/SSX 28545, MPK

 FENTON, Leslie S, Stoker 2c, P/KX 135162, MPK

 FINDLAY, William, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 80939, MPK

 FINIGAN, Kenneth D, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/SFX 389, MPK

 FINLAY, George R, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA/FX 79119, MPK

 FITZGERALD, Thomas, Band Corporal, RMB/X 533, MPK

 FITZGIBBON, William C, Able Seaman, D/SSX 21910, MPK

 FITZPATRICK, Bernard J, Able Seaman, D/JX 208837, MPK

 FORSTER, Alec R, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 177291, MPK

 FRENCH, Francis M, Petty Officer, D/J 84649, MPK

 GARDINER, Edward A N, Lieutenant Commander, killed

 GASKIN, James E, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 81647, MPK

 GATES, John H, Chief Sailmaker, D/J 19023, MPK

 GEORGE, William T, Able Seaman, D/JX 151842, MPK

 GILLARD, Leslie J, Ty/Act/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 31096, MPK

 GOARD, Harold, Mechanician, D/K 55814, MPK

 GOLLEY, Frederick, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 136882, MPK

 GRADY, Ernest L, Marine, PLY/X 3953, MPK

 GRAHAM, Thomas, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/SFX 2246, MPK

 GRANT, Frederick W, Commissioned Gunner (T), MPK

 GRAY, Harold, Leading Stoker, D/K 55548, MPK

 GREEN, Joseph W, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (A), FAA/SFX 1002, MPK

 GREY, George C, Ty/Act/Warrant Shipwright, MPK

 GRIFFITHS, Arthur, Able Seaman, D/JX 204308, MPK

 GRIFFITHS, James, Air Mechanic (L) 2c, FAA/SFX 713, MPK

 GRIFFITHS, Thomas B, Marine, RFR, PLY/X 316, MPK

 HALEY, Leonard T, Act/Leading Air Fitter (E), FAA/SFX 577, MPK

 HALL, Robert A J, Musician, RMB/X 1131, MPK

 HARLAND, Tom, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 186405, MPK

 HEMMING, Glyn, Musician, RMB/X 846, MPK

 HENLY, Harry, Musician, RMB/3025, MPK

 HENSTOCK, Michael F L, Commander, MPK

 HEWITSON, Arthur, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 161999, MPK

 HIGGS, George E, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 48839, MPK

 HILTON, George, Ordinary Seaman, R/SR 55117, MPK

 HINCKS, Clarence A, Boatswain, MPK

 HOARE, Edward J, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 75763, MPK

 HOCKING, Frankie, Petty Officer, D/J 101363, MPK

 HOLDEN, John C, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 103786, MPK

 HORN, Harry T, Ty/Petty Officer, D/J 105866, MPK

 HORRILL, John E, Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 1596, MPK

 HOUSTON, Ross, Act/Petty Officer Air Mechanic (E), FAA/FX 75872, MPK

 HUGHES, Arthur, Ty/Leading Supply Assistant, D/MX 65718, MPK

 HULL, Henry W B, Marine, PLY/X 3002, MPK

 HUNTER, William S, Signal Boy, P/JX 188495, MPK

 HURLOCK, John J, Act/Photographer (A), FAA/JX 209322, MPK

 HURST, Arthur, Stoker 2c, D/KX 120265, MPK

 HURVID, Frank W, Act/Stoker 1c, D/KX 111341, MPK

 JACKS, Raymond W, Able Seaman, P/JX 158329, MPK

 JACKSON, Harold, Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/M 24892, MPK

 JACKSON, Leslie, Able Seaman, D/JX 227800, MPK

 JAMES, Roy, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/BD/X 1685, MPK

 JOHNSON, Arthur T, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/SFX 903, MPK

 JOHNSON, Herbert W, Leading Writer, D/MX 67169, MPK

 JONES, Alroy, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/FX 83945, MPK

 JONES, Leonard, Stoker, D/KX 112011, MPK

 JONES, Thomas N B, Marine, PLY/X 2881, MPK

 JONES, William D, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (L), FAA/FX 81314, MPK

 JORDAN, Frederick J, Gunner, MPK

 KANE, John, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 191939, MPK

 KEENEY, Frederick W, Able Seaman, 67748 (SANF), MPK

 KELWAY, Donald L, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (A), FAA/FX 76806, MPK

 KENNEDY, William A T, Stoker 2c, P/KX 135358, MPK

 KENNELLY, Dennis C, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 283595, MPK

 KERRIGAN, John J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 103999, MPK

 KEYTEL, Roy, Able Seaman, 67296 (SANF), MPK

 KIMBLE, Dennis C, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, 67600 (SANF), MPK

 KNIGHT, James, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 79508, MPK

 KNOWLES, Thomas, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 84975, MPK

 KRAUSE, Frederick E, Able Seaman, 68321 (SANF), MPK

 LANCASTER, Walter R, Supply Assistant, P/MX 83675, MPK

 LAWLESS, John E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 28933, MPK

 LAWRENCE, Alfred W, Marine, PLY/X 3929, DOW

 LECROIR, Alfred C, Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 60980, MPK

 LEE, Clarence E W, Leading Stoker, D/K 11726, MPK

 LEEKE, The Rev Alan C H, Ty/Chaplain, MPK

 LEWIS, Thomas M B, Leading Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 76780, MPK

 LIGHTFOOT, Gordon L, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 77817, MPK

 LINCOLN, Eric J, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/SFX 597, MPK

 LINDSAY, Andrew M, Ty/Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 55477, MPK

 LITTLEWOOD, Douglas, Leading Air Fitter (L), FAA/FX 77365, MPK

 LOMAX, Wilfred, Musician, RMB/X 249, MPK

 LOVERING, Ernest O, Regulating Petty Officer, D/M 59989, MPK

 MACKENZIE, Laughlin W, Signalman, D/JX 156678, MPK

 MACRAE, Archibald, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 264128, MPK

 MANN, Joseph H D L, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 75288, MPK

 MARTIN, Charles H, Lieutenant Commander (E), MPK

 MARTIN, Frederick W, Musician, RMB/2724, MPK

 MARTIN, Gerald F, Telegraphist, C/JX 163753, MPK

 MCCARTHY, Simon, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 15981, MPK

 MCCRAW, James, Signal Boy, P/JX 180622, MPK

 MCLACHLAN, William A, Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 MCLEAN, Gilbert P, Able Seaman, C/JX 195607, MPK

 MCMILLEN, John, Air Mechanic (L) 1c, FAA/SFX 967, MPK

 MCNAMARA, James M, Surgeon Commander DOW

 MERRYWEATHER, John H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 153749, MPK

 MOORE, Alfred, Seaman, RNR, D/X 18007 A, MPK

 MORGAN, John C, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/SFX 780, MPK

 MORGAN, Richard, Ty/Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 49912, MPK

 MORRIS, Frederick L, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/J 74070, MPK

 MURRAY, Kenneth L, Able Seaman, D/JX 187982, MPK

 NEWCOMBE, William J H, Marine, PLY/X 1120, MPK

 NICHOLSON, Eric J, Ordinary Signalman, D/SSX 33875, MPK

 NOBBIN, Arthur C, Signal Boy, P/JX 182084, MPK

 OLDS, Harold J, Petty Officer, D/J 91170, MPK

 O'MAHONY, Vincent, Leading Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 75640, MPK

 ONSLOW, Richard F J, Captain, MPK

 ORR, John, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/SFX 718, MPK

 OWENS, John S, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 1569, MPK

 PAGE, George, Able Seaman, D/J 94018, MPK

 PALMER, Thomas S, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/FX 86284, MPK

 PATTERSON, Norman, Leading Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 77682, MPK

 PATTERSON, Richard A, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (L), FAA/FX 77247, MPK

 PAYNE, Reginald A, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (E), FAA/FX 81317, MPK

 PEARSON, Eric E, Air Fitter, FAA/FX 83549, MPK

 PEDRICK, Albert C C, Shipwright 4c, D/MX 62498, MPK

 PETER, William J, Stoker 2c, 2893 (RNZN), MPK

 PHILLIPS, George T H, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/XX 124690, MPK

 PINFOLD, Leonard A, Signalman, P/JX 231547, MPK

 POLLOCK, John F, Blacksmith 4c, D/MX 65295, MPK

 POWELL, Percival, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 77019, MPK

 QUAYLE, John S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 QUINN, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 155690, MPK

 QUINN, Vincent, Able Seaman, D/JX 156549, MPK

 RAINBOW, Edward J, Stoker 2c, C/KX 128504, MPK

 RAPHAEL, Philip R, Able Seaman, 67841 (SANF), MPK

 REES, Glyndwr, Able Seaman, D/JX 217181, MPK

 RIBY, Charles R, Leading Air Mechanic (A), FAA/FX 79996, MPK

 RICHARDSON, Ronald P, Able Seaman, 67494 (SANF), MPK

 RILEY, Harry, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/FX 82750, MPK

 RILEY, William J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 162198, MPK

 ROBERTS, Leslie F, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, MPK

 ROBINSON, Philip J, Leading Stoker (Pens), D/KX 87805, MPK

 ROBSON, William, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17154, MPK

 ROE, Frank C, Bandmaster 1c, RMB/2927, MPK

 ROSSITER, Cyril G, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 158460, MPK

 ROWE, Reginald N, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 54212, MPK

 ROYLANCE, Ronald, Joiner 4c, D/MX 70689, MPK

 RUSHTON, Albert W G, Ty/Leading Stoker, D/MX 85322, MPK

 RUSSELL, James, Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 76669, MPK

 SAGE, Grenville W, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/BD/X 1672, MPK

 SANDERSON, Alfred, Electrical Artificer 4c, D/MX 62595, MPK

 SAUNDERS, Leonard W, Electrical Artificer 3c, D/MX 49229, MPK

 SCHOLES, Frank, Stoker 2c, D/KX 128811, MPK

 SHAW, William, Able Seaman, D/JX 176081, MPK

 SIMCOCK, William H, Ty/Act/Yeoman of Signals, RFR, D/J 89353, MPK

 SIMS, Kenneth C, Able Seaman, D/JX 223695, MPK

 SMITH, Charles E S, Able Seaman, D/JX 173980, MPK

 SMITH, Clifford, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 15611, MPK

 SMITH, Harold, Stoker 2c, D/KX 128813, MPK

 SMITH, James, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 72695, MPK

 SMITH, James W, Air Fitter (E), FAA/SFX 604, MPK

 SMITH, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/SSX 18328, MPK

 SMITH, Walter R, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 80186, MPK

 STEPHENS, Douglas W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 101031, MPK

 STEPHENS, William G, Ty/Supply Chief Petty Officer, D/MX 45834, MPK

 STILES, Ernest G, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 161700, MPK

 STRACEY, Joseph R, Marine, PLY/X 3934, MPK

 SUMMERS, Lawrence, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 64524, MPK

 TAPP, George R W, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist (Pens), D/J 52563, MPK

 TAYLOR, Arthur H C, Leading Supply Assistant, D/X 116, MPK

 TAYLOR, John W A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 99627, MPK

 THEWLIS, James H, Stoker 2c, P/KX 135245, killed

 THOMAS, Charles R, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/SSX 15235, MPK

 THOMAS, David N, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (A), FAA/SFX 319, MPK

 THOMAS, Francis G, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 86270, MPK

 THOMSON, William G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 THORBURN, Andrew F, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 84507, MPK

 TILLEY, Albert W D, Able Seaman, D/J 36178, MPK

 TOMS, Ivanhoe S, Able Seaman, 67709 (SANF), MPK

 TONKIN, Alfred T W, Act/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 144681, MPK

 TREMEER, Thomas H A, Steward, D/LX 24024, MPK

 TRUBY, Arthur J, Air Fitter (O), FAA/FX 8401, MPK

 TUCK, Charles R, Stoker 2c, C/KX 127115, MPK

 TURNER, Edward T, Marine, CH/X 2449, MPK

 TURNER, Lionel C, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 56799, MPK

 VATCHER, Kenneth N, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 216686, MPK

 VICKERS, Colin P, Able Seaman, 68296 (SANF), MPK

 VICKERY, William A D, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17571, MPK

 VORSTER, Jack P, Able Seaman, 67755 (SANF), MPK

 WALKER, Henry, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 78919, MPK

 WALSH, James, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 196616, MPK

 WALSH, Michael, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/K 64434, MPK

 WARBURTON, John S, Marine, PO/X 3355, MPK

 WARDLE, Thomas B, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 WARNE, Alfred, Leading Stoker, RFR, D/K 98520, MPK

 WARREN, Francis J, Leading Writer, D/MX 69366, MPK

 WATKINS, Ivor, Marine, PLY/X 478, MPK

 WATKINS, William F, Stoker 1c, D/KX 101426, MPK

 WATSON, Arthur, Supply Chief Petty Officer, D/M 34131, MPK

 WATTS, William A, Steward, C/JX 231607, MPK

 WEBB, Griffith J, Leading Stoker (Pens), D/K 20464, MPK

 WESTMORE, Albert V, Ty/Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 47984, MPK

 WEYMOUTH, Ernest M J, Musician, RMB/X 905, MPK

 WHITE, Edward G, Stoker, 68026 (SANF), MPK

 WHITE, George H, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 82171, MPK

 WHITELEY, Maurice, Stoker 2c, P/KX 119348, MPK

 WIBLIN, Eric R, Able Seaman, 67717 (SANF), MPK

 WILKINS, Charles H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 65284, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Tom I, Corporal, RM, PLY/X 983, MPK

 WILLS, Charles P, Able Seaman, D/SSX 22459, MPK

 WILSON, Henry, Stoker 2c, P/KX 135249, MPK

 WILSON, Thomas, Ty/Leading Cook, D/MX 61060, MPK

 WILSON, William, Able Seaman, D/JX 158375, MPK

 WORTHY, Harry, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 WRIGHT, Ronald J, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23826, MPK

 YATES, Philip R, Supply Assistant, 67570 (SANF), MPK

 YOUDLE, Gilbert T, Marine, PO/22821, MPK

 YOUNGE, Henry, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (E), FAA/SFX 329, MPK


Hollyhock, ship loss

 ANDERSON, Henry G, Able Seaman, 67501 (SANF), MPK

 BARLOW, William P, Leading Steward, P/LX 21245, MPK

 BASTON, Douglas T, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, 68600 (SANF), MPK

 BLACKMAN, Frederick J, Telegraphist, RFR, P/JX 101392, MPK

 BLOOMFIELD, Cyril, Stoker 1c, P/KX 100033, MPK

 BOOTH, Albert J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 94335, MPK

 BRADLEY, Kenneth C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 236117, MPK

 BUITENDACH, James M, Stoker 2c, 69223 (SANF), MPK

 BURROWS, Norman T J, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 69645, MPK

 CARHART, Herbert J, Steward, P/LX 24926, MPK

 CARSON, William J, Stoker 2c, P/KX 133667, MPK

 COLLETT, Jack A, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 82128, MPK

 COOPER, Henry, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 64641, MPK

 CORMAC, Angus, Able Seaman, P/JX 212213, MPK

 CORY, Derek J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 DAVIES, Thomas E, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK

 DUCK, Leslie S, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 275110, MPK

 EDMONDS, Ernest R, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 59965, MPK

 ELLIS, Albert N, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 199532, MPK

 ELLIS, Reginald H, Act/Leading Stoker, P/K 59546, MPK

 GRIMLEY, Norman S, Ty/Act/Leading Coder, P/JX 216167, MPK

 HARRATT, Arthur R, Ordinary Signalman, P/SSX 33110, MPK

 HARRIS, Bertie, Able Seaman, P/JX 138533, MPK

 HIBELL, Richard J, Leading Cook (S), P/MX 53823, MPK

 HILL, Alan P, Signalman, P/JX 151692, MPK

 HOWARD, Bernard G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 212415, MPK

 JUBY, Kenneth J, Ordinary Seaman, 69211 (SANF), MPK

 KERR, Norman C, Ordinary Seaman, S 4805 (RANR), MPK

 LAMB, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 218994, MPK

 LEACH, Peter A D H, Stoker 2c, 69225 (SANF), MPK

 LEITCH, Robert A, Stoker 2c, P/KX 133830, MPK

 MITCHELL, Donald, Able Seaman, P/JX 212176, MPK

 MOONEY, Walter A, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 140569, MPK

 NICHOLLS, Leslie F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 282862, MPK

 NIVEN, James L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 212178, MPK

 PATTERSON, John W, Able Seaman, P/JX 144610, MPK

 PAYNE, Albert E, Stoker 2c, P/KX 127002, MPK

 PHILLIPS, Harry T, Leading Supply Assistant, RNVR, P/DX 215, MPK

 PLANT, George S, Leading Stoker, P/K 59644, MPK

 PRESTON, Robert A F, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 23257, MPK

 SANDHAM, David T, Assistant Cook, P/MX 79059, MPK

 SIMPSON, Bernard, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 SMITH, John C, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/UD/X 1265, MPK

 SOUCH, Robert H, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 227071, MPK

 SOUTHALL, John A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 275265, MPK

 STILL, Robert D, Telegraphist, P/SSX 30515, MPK

 WEST, Arthur M, Able Seaman, S 5178 (RANR), MPK

 WICKETT, Alfred J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 104161, MPK

 WOOD, Charles, Stoker 2c, P/KX 116407, MPK



 GRACE, Gordon T, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4529, MPK


Lanka, bombing

 MOUNSEY, Ronald, Able Seaman, R/JX 182855, killed

 SMITH, Walter E, Rigger, R/JX 174907, killed

 WICKHAM, Ronald P, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 272970, killed


Lanka, bombing at Trincomalee

 WILLIAMS, John I, Stoker 1c, D/KX 93810, (ex-Prince of Wales), killed


Leeuwin (RAN), illness

 DOBIE, John L, Ordinary Seaman, F 3519 (RANR), died


ML.155, illness

 GREENALL, Eric, Telegraphist, P/SSX 28810, died


Oborg, steamship

 MAYLOTT, Haydon, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 312402, DOW


Philomel (RNZN), drowning

 GRAHAM, Alexander H, Stoker, T124 (RNZN), died


RAF, 11 Sqn, air crash

 PEACE, Anthony, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, (806 Sqn Lanka), MPK


RAF, 273 Sqn, air crash

 PEIRANO, Paul R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, (803 Sqn Lanka), MPK


San Delfino, steamship

 KELLY, Ernest R, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 312370, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WHITE, John, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 312380, (President III, O/P), MPK


Thracian, as POW

 GARDINER, Leslie J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 56061, died


Vampire (RAN), ship loss

 BLAKENEY, George A J, Stoker, 24241 (RAN), MPK

 CAREY, John V A, Petty Officer Stoker, PM 1099 (RANR), MPK

 GYSS, Louis A, Petty Officer Stoker, 22598 (RAN), MPK

 HILL, Joseph H, Stoker, W 2074 (RANR), MPK

 LORD, Ronald E, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Stoker, 19392 (RAN), MPK

 MORAN, William T A, Commander, RAN, MPK

 SHAW, Arnold S, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 224502, MPK

 WILLIAMS, George H, Act/Stoker, W 1812 (RANR), MPK



10 April 1942


Alaunia, motor boat accident Bombay, drowning

 DIBBLE, Stanley, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 286638, killed

 MACLEAN, John, Seaman, RNR, D/X 19740 A, killed

 NICOLSON, Donald, Seaman, RNR, D/20139 A, killed

 PICKER, John, Trimmer, T.124 X, killed

 REEVES, Stanley W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 286613, killed

 SIMPSON, Reginald, Assistant Baker, T.124, killed

 YOUMANS, James, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 286771, killed



 COOPER, Henry, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 273042, killed

 DOWDALL, Thomas G, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 224475, killed



 DUBASH, J (initial only) K, Lieutenant Commander, killed


Empire Praire, steamship

 DOUGLAS, John, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 258160, (President III, O/P), MPK

 FIGES, Charles H, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 265876, (President III, O/P), MPK

 KING, Arthur L, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 265742, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MCEVELEY, David, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 249641, (President III, O/P), MPK

 ROGERS, Matthew, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 249663, (President III, O/P), MPK


Erebus (right - CyberHeritage), bombing

 DOVE, William A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 262765, DOW

 DUNNING, Theodore M, Able Seaman, P/JX 189329, DOW

 WILKINSON, Ralph, Leading Signalman, P/JX 139040, DOW


Hermes, ship loss

 FISHER, George H, Marine, PLY/X 1888, DOW


Kirkpool, steamship

 OWENS, Thomas A S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 290578, (President III, O/P), MPK


Princess Josephine Charlotte

 FERRI, Dennis F, Assistant Steward, T.124 X, killed


RM Chatham Division, illness

 SIBLEY, George O G, Marine, CH/X 101503, died


St Angelo, bombing

 PEARSALL, James, Petty Officer (Pens), C/J 152153, killed


St Vincent

 COLLYER, William T, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/F 55087, died


Worcestershire, illness

 BROWN, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 297075, died


Wyedale, accident

 WISEMAN, Alexander, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 241525, DOWS



11 April 1942


Hermes, ship loss

 FAUGHEY, Richard, Seaman, RNR, D/6037 D, DOW

 SHAW, Raymond T, Lieutenant Commander DOW

 THOMAS, William G, Able Seaman, D/SSX 184503, DOW


Hurricane, lost overboard

 MACDONALD, John G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 271646, MPK



 CAHILL, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 211801, killed


RN College Dartmouth, illness

 PLOWDEN, Trevor O C, Commander, Rtd, died


St Angelo, illness

 DEACON, Charles, Lieutenant, died


St Cathan, ship loss

 ALLWORK, George P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 BAKER, Ronald C, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 231782, MPK

 BRAIS, Marcel, Able Seaman, V 4281 (RCNVR), MPK

 BURNS, Lawrence, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 207699, MPK

 BUXTON, Frederick J, Assistant Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 82131, MPK

 COULTHARD, David S, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 226423, MPK

 EVANS, Russage, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 257374, MPK

 FINDLAY, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 210700, MPK

 GLENTON, George W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 170519, MPK

 HARRIS, Albert R, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 173551, MPK

 HODGSHON, Henry B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 HUGHES, William, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 257442, MPK

 HYNES, Christopher, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 144639, MPK

 IRLAM, Arthur, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 274526, MPK

 LAWRENCE, Alfred, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 225192, MPK

 MACHAR, William, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 105737, MPK

 MAIR, William G, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 265236, MPK

 MAYS, Roy C, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 236294, MPK

 MCKENNA, James, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241861, MPK

 MILLER, Norman, Ordinary Coder, C/JX 251674, MPK

 REID, Alexander, Chief Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 377 ET, MPK

 RICHMOND, Trevor, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 194170, MPK

 RUSSELL, James B, Act/Petty Officer, RNR (PS), LT/X 21172 A, MPK

 SKARRATT, Alec A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 206619, MPK

 TAYLOR, Joseph, Assistant Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 28187, MPK

 THOMAS, William R, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 184510, MPK

 WATSON, Arnold R, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 10552 S, MPK

 WEBSTER, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 219421, MPK

 WHITE, Douglas F, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 87267, MPK

 WYLIE, James, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 258212, MPK


St Christopher, illness

 WHITE, William F, Schoolmaster, died



12 April 1942


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 HAMPTON, William A, Gunner, RA, 3196731, killed


Hermes, ship loss

 CLARK, Henry O, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA/FX 81040, DOW

 WAREING, Clifford, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/SFX 2, DOW



 ROBINSON, Henry, Able Seaman, D/SSX 31908, died



 MCCOSH, James R, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Rio Branco, steamship

 RARITY, John, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 268190, (President III, O/P), DOW



13 April 1942


Empire Progress, steamship

 BOWERY, Frank, Gunner, RA, 4622572, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 DAVIES, Stanley, Gunner, RA, 1623425, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 GOODMAN, Thomas D, Lance Bombardier, RA, 1522732, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 SANSOM, Frederick, Bombardier, RA, 1573338, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Erebus, bombing

 JUFF, George A, Leading Steward, P/L 13062, DOW


Overfall, illness

 MACKLIN, Thomas H, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 98616, died


RAF, air crash

 DEANS, George H C, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 88415, killed


RM Chatham Division, illness

 COLEMAN, Derrick G R, Act/Sergeant, RM, CH/X 1619, died


Vampire (RAN), ship loss

 MACDONALD, Ronald A H, Petty Officer, 20954 (RAN), DOW



14 April 1942


Empire Amethyst, steamship

 ELLCOCK, Harold, Gunner, RA, 3717107, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 EVANS, Frank L, Able Seaman, V 13257 (RCNVR), (President III, O/P), MPK

 MARSTON, Jack W, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 290255, (President III, O/P), MPK

 RIDGWAY, Frank W, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 290259, (President III, O/P), MPK

 STEVENS, James J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 290227, (President III, O/P), MPK


FAA, 770 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 HARRIS, Joseph W, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/SFX 2413, killed

 THORPE, John E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Lanka, bombing

 YEULET, John, Telegraphist, P/JX 186519, DOW


Perth (RAN), as POW

 OWEN, Ernest C, Able Seaman, PM 1704 (RANR), died


President III, explosion

 HOLDSTOCK, Stanley E, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 265905, killed


RAF, 39 Sqn, air operations

 LAVERICK, Peter, Lieutenant, MPK


Sir John Hawkins

 MARCUS, Thomas, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 145985, DOWS


St Angelo, accident

 DAVIS, Charles H, Master at Arms, P/M 37837, killed


St Angelo, drowning

 ORCHARD, William J, Ty/Skipper, RNR, died


Upholder, submarine, lost

 ALLEN, Peter R H, Lieutenant, MPK

 ANDERSON, William E, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 136036, MPK

 BLAKE, Leopold, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 142985, MPK

 BOARD, Norman D, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 55599, MPK

 BROWN, Thomas C, Able Seaman, C/JX 125029, MPK

 BURGOYNE, Charles L, Engine Room Artificer 2c, C/MX 51007, MPK

 DAVIDSON, Robert W, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 143409, MPK

 FOSTER, George J, Able Seaman, P/J 113636, MPK

 FRAME, Frederick J, Ty/Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/M 38773, MPK

 GREGORY, Edmond, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 211752, MPK

 GREGORY, Frederick W, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 80267, MPK

 HEATH, Alfred T, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, RFR, C/KX 75161, MPK

 HUGHES, Gwilym, Able Seaman, C/JX 208360, MPK

 LANE, Francis S, Able Seaman, D/JX 208153, MPK

 MARTIN, Frederick J, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 134305, MPK

 MILLER, David A, Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 164986, MPK

 MUNDAY, Edward, Stoker 2c, C/SKX 1599, MPK

 NEWLANDS, Patrick McC, Telegraphist, P/SSX 28994, MPK

 NORMAN, John H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 PARTLETON, John E, Leading Seaman, RFR, C/J 108856, MPK

 PERKINS, Frederick W, Leading Stoker, P/KX 84691, MPK

 ROWE, John, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 84337, MPK

 RUCK KEENE, Francis, Lieutenant, MPK

 SAUNDERS, Lambert, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 147943, MPK

 SELF, Ernest E, Stoker 1c, D/KX 80123, MPK

 SIMMONDS, Rex, Leading Signalman, P/J 108490, MPK

 SMITH, George E, Able Seaman, D/JX 203092, MPK

 SMITH, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 208095, MPK

 SWAINSTON, John G, Petty Officer, P/JX 125082, MPK

 TOPPING, Fred, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 84500, MPK

 TURNER, William R, Leading Seaman, D/J 110765, MPK

 WANKLYN, Malcolm D, Lieutenant Commander, VC, DSO, MPK, awarded Victoria Cross



15 April 1942



 BARNBY, Richard V, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 89365, killed


Europa, illness

 FLETCHER, Phillip, 2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/X 20894 A, died


ML.1009, drowning

 RILEY, Henry F, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241701, DOW


ML.310, Singapore evacuation

 SPOONER, Ernest J, Vice Admiral, Rtd, died


Paris (Fr), lost overboard

 HITCHEN, Donald, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 300662, DOWS


Porpoise, road accident

 THOMAS, James, Lieutenant, killed


RN Malay Section, as POW

 HASAN, Bin Q S, Signalman, MN 992 (Malay Section), died



 MASON, Edward, Able Seaman, C/JX 171488, killed



16 April 1942


Arawa, accident

 AULSEBROOK, Henry V, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 311368, killed


Beaver, illness

 GOULDING, William, Able Seaman, C/JX 226152, died


Caspia, steamship

 BEGLEY, Frederick J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 178484, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MOORE, Alfred, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 267188, (President III, O/P), MPK


Drake I

 DUNKERLEY, Horace A, Able Seaman, D/JX 186891, killed


Empire Howard, steamship

 ENGLISH, Robert, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 312478, (President III, O/P), MPK

 FERN, Leslie J, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 312856, (President III, O/P), MPK

 FORSTER, John, Convoy Signalmam, C/JX 172467, (Pembroke, O/P), MPK

 LUCAS, Frank, Leading Telegraphist, D/J 18111, (Drake), MPK

 REES, Eric, Act/Commodore, RNR, (Eaglet, O/P), MPK

 SLOCOMBE, William J, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 192107, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SUGDEN, Fred, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 228632, (President III, O/P), MPK


Erne, illness

 RUSSELL, Joseph, Leading Seaman, D/SSX 18941, died


Hermes, ship loss

 DARTNELL, Arthur H, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 83506, DOW


Indomitable, illness

 KETCHELL, Reginald A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 93068, died


Victory, illness

 SPINKS, James, Able Seaman, P/J 3228, died



17 April 1942


3/2 Maritime AA Regt, RA

 DENWOOD, Albert, Gunner, RA, 3384826, killed


Cobalt (RCN)

 RANDALL, George, Chief Engine Room Artificer, A/1872 (RCNR), MPK


Iron Duke, illness

 JONES, Ronald, Able Seaman, C/SSX 30873, died


Mazurka, illness

 GRAY, John McN, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 279962, died


Mersey, illness

 POPPLETON, James L, Commander, died


Vansittart, illness

 THOMPSON, John, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 79188, died


Victory, illness

 GORDON, Derrick W, Able Seaman, P/SSX 29743, died



 LITTLE, James, Signalman, P/SSX 33107, killed



18 April 1942


Bachaquero, illness

 NEWCOMB, Ernest, Ty/Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, died


Ex-Royal Navy, accident

 CRIPPS, Reginald C, Marine, EX 3101, killed


FAA, 823 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 HOCKENHULL, Derrick, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR DOW


FAA, 823 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

 COWARD, William J, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 MULLEN, Robert, Trimmer, NAP R 227784, died


RM 11th Battalion, MNBDO I, as POW Germany

 WILLIAMS, Verdun, Marine, EX/724, died


RM Plymouth Division, road accident

 JOHNSTON, William, Marine, CH/X 102020, killed


Sir William Hilary

 WHYTE, John B N, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 203668, killed


St Angelo, illness

 BURNS, John, Shipwright 1c, P/M 4455, died



19 April 1942


6/3 Maritime Regt, RA

 JONES, David S, Gunner, RA, 3969596, killed


Cochrane II

 MCBURNEY, Jean, WRNS, R/WRNS 183588, killed


Harpagon, steamship

 ADAIR, Robert, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 311722, (President III, O/P), MPK

 BRYANT, Frederick H, Gunner, RA, 7116427, (5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 CROSSAN, William, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 266703, (President III, O/P), MPK

 KITE, Leslie G, Gunner, RA, 1776405, (5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MECKIFFE, Kenneth A, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 249604, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MILAM, Leonard, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 236149, (President III, O/P), MPK



 BURNS, William D, Able Seaman, D/JX 169405, MPK


Mauritius, illness

 BAKER, William H, Able Seaman, C/J 108074, died



 ZAMMIT, Alfred, Assistant Steward, E/LX 25380, killed



 FORRESTER, Graham, Able Seaman, D/JX 171283, killed


Pembroke, illness

 AMIS, Harold J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 315839, died


Prins Albert

 WIDDICOMBE, Richard G, Able Seaman, D/JX 208239, MPK


Quinte (RCN)

 MCGILVRAY, Peter, Warrant Officer, RCNR, died



 BIRKETT, Harry, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 227717, MPK


St Angelo

 GALEA, Joseph, Able Seaman, E/JX 148313, died



20 April 1942


Afrikander III

 ELLIOTT, Henry J G, Chief Mechanician, C/K 59013, killed


Barrie (RCN)

 BULLOCK, Harold L, Leading Signalman, V/2314 (RCNVR), died



 BUCHANAN, Alexander, Able Seaman, 67934 (SANF), died


Cotswold, mining

 BRAITHWAITE, Frank, Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/M 37010, DOW

 DANIEL, Reginald A A, Petty Officer, D/J 113885, MPK

 GEE, George, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 80412, MPK

 LEACH, Alexander, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 80577, killed

 O'NEILL, William, Stoker 1c, D/KX 108656, killed


Daedalus, bombing

 EWERS, Bertram T A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Drake II

 MCGUIRK, John, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 13641, died


Empire Dryden, steamship

 BROOKS, Dennis, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 3111162, (President III, O/P), MPK

 BROWN, John R, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 312383, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SNARY, John E, Gunner, RA, 4462871, (3/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


FAA, 809 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

 COLLINS, Aubrey S, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Halifax (RCN)

 LEVY, St Clair, Able Seaman, A/4991 (RCNR), died



 MERRITT, Peter W, Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 75246, DOWS


Lucifer, illness

 MOXEY, Frederick W, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27668, died


MGB.89, friendly surface action

 BANKS, Raymond, Able Seaman, P/JX 282639, killed

 BENNETT, Samuel B, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Minster, illness

 BRUCE, George R, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, died


Moreton (RAN), accident

 BROWN, Colin J N, Assistant Steward, PM 3526 (RANR), killed


Quorn, mining

 BOWERS, Giles, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 75726, killed

 LAGUE, George D, Stoker 2c, P/KX 129983, killed


Service Flying Training School, No.31, Kingston, Ontario, air crash

 ROBINSON, Peter, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/SFX 2508, DOW



21 April 1942


Chrysanthemum, illness

 WALLER, Arthur, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 15735, died


Cotswold, mining

 SYNNUCK, Roy J, Stoker 2c, D/KX 134357, DOW



 TONNER, James D, Air Mechanic 2c, FAA/FX 95018, died


ML.279, illness

 WILLIAMS, Stanley G, Motor Mechanic, C/MX 76608, died



 ELLIS, Harry, Able Seaman, C/JX 167256, DOW


Norfolk, Va, Naval Command Staff (NCS) Office, illness

 SYMONS, James F, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, died



22 April 1942


FAA, 759 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 MCMILLAN, Rex, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


FAA, 760 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 THOMSON, Alexander N, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


Goodings, illness

 EVANS, Maureen, WRNS, N/WRNS 15716, died



 MCKENZIE, Angus, Seaman, RNR, C/X 20201 A, killed



 MCCUTCHEON, Hugh F, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/SSX 19965, killed



 CRUICKSHANKS, James A G, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 159456, killed


Ranchi, illness

 JENKINS, Thomas J, Ty/Midshipman, RNR, died



 PEGG, Cyril, Able Seaman, D/JX 255972, killed



23 April 1942


Exeter, as POW

 GREENHILL, John D, Marine, PLY/X 1374, died



 INNES, Maxwell C, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR DOW



24 April 1942



 SAUNDERS, Joseph A, Stoker, NAP R 135992, died


Pakenham, drowning

 TURNBULL, Walter E, Able Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 196011, died


Pembroke, illness

 SUTTON, Richard G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, died


RM MNBDO, Burma operations

 ALEXANDER, William A, Marine, PO/X 3502, MPK

 ALLEN, Robert P, Marine, CH/X 101125, MPK

 BELL, George, Marine, CH/X 101106, MPK

 BLAIR, George K, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 101096, MPK

 BOWEN, Thomas H, Marine, CH/X 101057, MPK

 BULL, Frederick J, Marine, EX/2292, MPK

 CANN, Lewis P, Marine, PLY/X 100845, MPK

 CAVE, Peter, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, missing

 COLVILLE, Edwin, Marine, EX 2860, MPK

 CRAMPHORN, George A, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 100858, MPK

 D'ARCY, Eric J, Marine, EX/2366, MPK

 DOBBS, Frederick G, Marine, EX/2311, MPK

 DUNKLEY, Harold L, Marine, EX/2329, MPK

 ELLIS, Jack, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/2323, missing

 ELLIS, Sidney A, Marine, PO/X 103194, missing

 FITZGERALD, Clifford T, Marine, PO/X 103670, MPK

 FLETCHER, Ensor R, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 100890, MPK

 GLASS, William J McC, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, EX/2871, MPK

 HAYWARD, Harry, Marine, CH/X 101046, MPK

 HINDLE, William H, Lance Corporal, RM, EX 2379, MPK

 HOPWOOD, George H, Marine, EX 2282, MPK

 HUESTON, James, Marine, PLY/X 100957, MPK

 HUGHES, William, Marine, EX/2872, MPK

 JONES, Francis E, Marine, EX/2419, MPK

 KEITH, John M, Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 2116, MPK

 KELLY, Vernon, Marine, PLY/X 100888, MPK

 LLOYD, William S, Marine, EX/2905, MPK

 LOUGH, William, Marine, PLY/X 100895, MPK

 MORRELL, Arthur A, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, EX/2306, MPK

 NEWTON, Albert J, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/802, MPK

 O'BRIEN, John M, Marine, CH/X 101118, MPK

 PARRATT, Edward C G, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 3499, MPK

 PEACOCK, Robert A, Marine, CH/X 100916, MPK

 PRESCOTT, Walter C, Lance Corporal, RM, PLY/X 1990, MPK

 PRICE, Peter J L, Marine, EX/2315, MPK

 QUINN, Alexander L, Marine, EX/661 (SR 8207), MPK

 RANDS, John A, Marine, PO/X 101190, MPK

 RICHARDSON, Leonard A, Marine, EX 2555, MPK

 SCOTT, George W, Ty/Act/Sergeant, RM, PLY/X 1789, MPK

 SMITH, Ronald H, Marine, EX/2283, MPK

 THOMPSON, Frederick A, Marine, CH/X 101128, MPK

 THOMSON, Alfred J, Marine, CH/X 101017, MPK

 THUMWOOD, Arthur W, Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 1894, MPK

 VIRGO, Walter, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 101205, MPK

 WALKER, Walter A, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, EX/2694, MPK

 WEST, John, Marine, PO/X 101159, MPK

 WRIGHT, Isaac J, Marine, PLY/X 100912, MPK



25 April 1942


Chorley, ship loss

 BECKETT, Albert J, Ty/Boom Skipper, RNR, died

 DOLTON, William S, Stoker Petty Officer, D/306213, killed

 DOWNING, John H, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/309674, killed


Enterprise, illness

 WATSON, Robert, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84416, died


Havock, in hospital at Tunis

 WOOD, Bertram, Leading Stoker, C/K 65124, died


Malayan RNVR

 DAUD, Bin S, Ordinary Seaman, SE/X 755 (Malayan RNVR), MPK


Modesta, steamship

 TAAFE, Theodore, Lance Bombardier, RA, 1821154, (1/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


St Angelo, bombing

 DARGUE, Walter, Act/Able Seaman, P/SSX 33888, killed


Victory, rail accident

 HOLLYMAN, James D, Able Seaman, P/J 4117, killed


Xmas, ex-Italian motor torpedo boat Mas.452

 WALDRON, Leslie R, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 85893, killed



26 April 1942



 WHITELAW, Thomas, Diesel Greaser, NAP 1055881, MPK


Langleecrag, steamship, drowning

 HEYES, Albert, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 267417, died


Li Wo, as POW

 HADLEY, James B D, Leading Seaman, D/JX 142890, died



 HALL, Edward J, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 34748, killed


RM Plymouth Division, accident

 GRIFFITHS, Richard M, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed



27 April 1942


Corfu, illness

 GLASS, John L T, Ty/Paymaster Lieutenant, RNR, died


Impregnable, illness

 DARLING, Kenneth H, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 340128, died


Kheir el Dine, at Tobruk

 SHERMAN, Walter, Leading Cook, P/MX 58836, DOW


Lightning, accident

 BROOKS, Douglas, Able Seaman, C/JX 154447, killed


Pembroke, illness

 IVINS, Percival, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 220384, died


RM Plymouth Division

 CHECKLEY, Herbert C, Lance Corporal, RM, PLY/X 2077, died


Sphinx, illness

 BIGGIN, Douglas A E, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 228982, died



 PRESCOTT, Thomas H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 334790, killed



28 April 1942



 THEAKER, George H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, killed



 BASSNETT, Harold, Able Seaman, C/SSX 33538, MPK



 CAIRNEY, Philip, Able Seaman, C/JX 148758, MPK



 HOARE, Francis G, Leading Cook, C/M 36539, DOWS



29 April 1942


Athelempress, steamship

 SULLIVAN, James R, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 191019, (President III, O/P), MPK


Calliope, illness

 WESLEY, Alfred, Master at Arms, C/M 35842, DOWS


Eland, illness

 HOLLIDAY, Richard L, Ty/Boom Skipper, RNR, died


Excellent, illness

 CHURCA, George P, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 10611, died


Furious, illness

 GORDON, John I, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 81960, died



 KENNEDY, James N R, Able Seaman, C/JX 152231, died


Urge, submarine, lost

 ALLEN, David B, Lieutenant, MPK

 ASHFORD, Harold G, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 127562, MPK

 ASHFORD, William G, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 82966, MPK

 ATTEWELL, Robert H, Stoker 2c, D/KX 116457, (O/P), MPK

 BAXTER, Leslie G, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 3971, MPK

 BOTTING, Henry J, Petty Officer, C/JX 137747, (O/P), MPK

 BROWN, Cyril, Leading Stoker, P/KX 84490, MPK

 BRYANT, Albert E, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/K 61633, MPK

 CHAMBERLAIN, Sidney W, Act/Leading Seaman, P/SSX 22878, (O/P), MPK

 DAVISON, Robert, Able Seaman, D/JX 190316, MPK

 DAY, Frederick, Able Seaman, C/SSX 20578, MPK

 GOSS, Ronald H, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20989, MPK

 GROVES, Laurence F, Leading Seaman, C/J 101563, MPK

 HARMAN, Stanley G, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/KX 76070, (O/P), MPK

 HELLYER, Reginald, Engine Room Artificer 2c, C/MX 47775, MPK

 JACKMAN, Charley J, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 110919, MPK

 LAMB, James W, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 94635, MPK

 LAW, Eric C, Ty/Act/Leading Signalman, C/JX 145120, MPK

 LEEKE, Ronald W, Act/Leading Signalman, P/JX 154364, (O/P), MPK

 MAIDMENT, John, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/SSX 22031, MPK

 MCDIARMID, Frederick, Able Seaman, P/SSX 32644, (O/P), MPK

 MCMILLAN, Joseph C D, Stoker 1c, D/SSX 32970, MPK

 MORRIS, Frederick H, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 145545, (O/P), MPK

 NORRIS, Jesse, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 142500, MPK

 O'NEILL, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 217252, MPK

 OSBORN, Herbert G A, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 134094, MPK

 PARKINSON, John L, Able Seaman, D/JX 204152, MPK

 POOLE, James M S, Lieutenant, MPK

 RANSOME, John S D, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 ROGERS, Ray W, Act/Leading Telegraphist, D/SSX 26082, (O/P), MPK

 ROWLEY, John K, Able Seaman, C/SSX 21371, MPK

 RUTTER, Ronald F, Electrical Artificer 4c, C/MX 59915, (O/P), MPK

 STANGER, Marcus, Stoker 1c, D/KX 90258, MPK

 TOMKINSON, Edward P, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 TOMS, Charles H, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/M 35358, MPK

 TWIST, Henry E, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 225829, MPK

 VARLEY, Eric, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 52497, MPK

 WATTS, Henry R J, Petty Officer, P/JX 129967, MPK

 WHITE, William P, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 76840, (O/P), MPK

 WILDMAN, Richard, Able Seaman, D/JX 204322, MPK

 WILKES, Samuel C, Leading Stoker, C/KX 81223, (O/P), MPK

 WISEMAN, Peter D, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 134000, MPK

 WOOLRICH, John E, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 90716, MPK


Watchful, accident

 GOMM, Denis F R, Supply Petty Officer, C/MX 59723, killed



30 April 1942


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 COPPING, Maurice, Lance Bombardier, RA, 4348920, killed

 NASON, John W, Gunner, RA, 4766332, killed


Afrikander IV

 LE BOUTILLIER, John R, Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 133452 or D/JX 133453, DOWS


Edinburgh (right - NavyPhotos), torpedoed

 ANDERSON, Edward M, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 136693, MPK

 BROWN, James E, Stoker 1c, D/KX 103528, MPK

 DIMMOCK, George, Stoker 1c, D/KX 110076, MPK

 DRUMMOND, Valentine W, Able Seaman, 68043 (SANF), MPK

 LATHAM, Herbert S, Ty/Petty Officer Steward, C/LX 21677, MPK

 MANFIELD, Vyvian G, Lieutenant (E), killed

 MOIR, John, Act/Lieutenant (E), killed

 PAPE, William, Leading Stoker, D/K 22286, MPK

 REYNOLDS, Robert, Stoker 2c, D/KX 127197, MPK

 RYAN, Stanley J, Able Seaman, D/SSX 19429, MPK

 VALLANCE, Roland, Able Seaman, D/JX 163667, MPK

 VAN DORDRECHT, William H, Able Seaman, 67851 (SANF), MPK

 WEAVER, Lionel, Stoker 2c, D/KX 129375, MPK

 WILLIS, Harry J, Able Seaman, D/JX 204001, MPK


Glengyle, illness

 HARKER, Francis, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 191082, died


ML.310, ship loss

 HENDERSON, Malcolm H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RANVR, died


Plymouth Division

 PYNE, Annie, WRNS, PLY/WRNS 19544, died


RM Engineers Company, explosion

 OLNEY, William C, Marine, RME 13364, killed


Sultan, as POW

 HAYWARD, Jack T M, Able Seaman, W 3731 (RNZN), died

 RUSSELL, James E, Able Seaman, P/JX 215074, died


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