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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 - 31st JULY 1942 -  in date, ship/unit & name order


Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net


HMS Queen Elizabeth, battleship, in 1943
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on to August 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 - June-October 1942
Malta, Atlantic & Russian convoy battles, Raid on Dieppe, Battles of Midway, Alamein, and for Guadalcanal




 1 July 1942


Eaglet, illness

 BROWN, Arthur E E, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 108546, died


King Alfred, illness

 MILLER, Charles I, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 304496, died


Marilyse Moller, steamship

 FRANCIS, John C, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 313720, (President III, O/P), MPK

 NICHOLAS, William A, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 222019, (President III, O/P), MPK

 PEACH, Albert, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 289346, (President III, O/P), MPK

 VERNON, Jack, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 275045, (President III, O/P), MPK


(Montevideo Maru), Japanese steamship, as POW

 LAMONT, Stephen, Chief Yeoman of Signals, PM 1325 (RANR), MPK

 MITCHELL, Eric H F, Sub Lieutenant, RANVR, MPK



2 July 1942


Alaunia, illness

 DAVIDSON, Thomas S, Assistant Storekeeper, NAP 965779, died


Illustrious, illness

 ELLIS, Glyn, Able Seaman, D/JX 161647, died



 SMITH, Dick, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 180426, killed


Melville (RAN), accident

 HOLMES, Reuben R, Stoker, PA 2587 (RANR), killed


Nile, road accident

 RUDMAN, Percy W, Able Seaman, P/JX 212118, killed


Royal Indian Navy

 AJIT, Singh, Ordinary Telegraphist, 8029 (RIN), killed


Saker II, illness

 SENIOR, Ronald, Musician, RMB/X 1525, died


Wallsend, steamship, illness

 HUMPHRIES, Charles H, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 240879, died



4 July 1942


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 CARVER, John T, Gunner, RA, 5120289, killed

 KIRK, Frederick C, Lance Bombardier, RA, 5120404, killed


7/4 Maritime Regt, RA

 SCOTT, Victor, Gunner, RA, 1512271, killed


British Courage, steamship, illness

 JAMES, William H, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 221846, died



 FOLEY, George H, Chief Steward, C/SP/R 238093, died


Saker II, rail accident

 MUNRO, William R, Act/Baker, NAP R 198421, killed


Vernon, illness

 DUNNAWAY, Ernest A, Lieutenant, Rtd, died



5 July 1942


1/1 Maritime Regt, RA

 CRAIG, John, Gunner, RA, 1590942, killed

 FROST, Kenneth M, Gunner, RA, 5889784, killed


2/1 Maritime Regt, RA

 WESTERBY, William, Bombardier, RA, 2081780, killed


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 HOWARD, Arthur, Gunner, RA, 13007057, killed

 JONES, William E, Lance Bombardier, RA, 4467279, killed


Avila Star, steamship

 RICHARDSON, Henry P, Ty/Act/Sergeant, RM, CH/19985, (President III, O/P), MPK


Dalhousie (RIN)

 IYYASWAMI, M (initial only), Ordinary Seaman, 10125 (RIN), killed


Empire Byron, steamship

 BINKLEY, George W, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 334101, (President III, O/P), MPK

 BINNS, Alan T, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 290906, (President III, O/P), MPK

 GREEN, Robert L, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 312796, (President III, O/P), MPK


Hoperidge, steamship, illness

 SHAKESPEARE, Stanley N, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 196554, died



 PITSAL, Mihkel, Boatswain, Merchant Navy, (survivor of River Sefton), MPK


River Afton, steamship

 BANHAM, John A, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 312889, (President III, O/P), MPK

 BROOK, Kenneth, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 333861, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HOLDING, Allan, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 186811, (President III, O/P), MPK

 JESSOP, Fred, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 261485, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LEAF, John, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 333869, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WALLACE, William C, Convoy Telegraphist, V/17063 (RCNVR), (President III, O/P), MPK

 WALTON, Christopher, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 226593, (Pembroke, O/P), MPK

 WATERSTON, John H, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WILLIAMS, James L, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 268183, (President III, O/P), MPK



 REDWOOD, Percy J, Able Seaman, D/JX 208525, died


Southern Princess, illness

 GWYNNE, Alban L, Commander, Rtd, died


Victory, illness

 BUCKLE, Blanche T, Chief WRNS, P/WRNS 13698, died



6 July 1942


1/1 Maritime Regt, RA

 OWEN, Edward, Gunner, RA, 3717710, killed


Cerberus (RAN), illness

 WISHER, Walter, Act/Leading Seaman, E 11898 (RANR), died


Dorinda, accident

 TUCKER, Alex M, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 125015, DOW


Drake, illness

 CARPENTER, Ralph, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 163311, died


Formidable, illness

 SANDERSON, James F, Able Seaman, P/JX 149479, died


Hero, steamship

 BREAREY, Herbert, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 290005, (President III, O/P), MPK


Niger, ship loss

 ALLEN, Eric C, Steward, C/LX 25311, MPK

 ATTWELL, Ernest W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 100701, MPK

 BANKS, Clifton J, Petty Officer, D/J 108986, MPK

 BARLOW, Eric E, Ty/Leading Supply Assistant, C/MX 63709, MPK

 BARRY, Patrick J, Able Seaman, C/SSX 29892, MPK

 BATH, James W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 285226, MPK

 BECK, Harold J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 126703, MPK

 BETHELL, Francis B, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 64072, MPK

 BROWN, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 278524, MPK

 BROWN, Reginald J, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/JX 144880, MPK

 BROWN, Victor G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 112512, MPK

 BROWN, William S, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 62928, MPK

 BUCHANAN, John W McL, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 CAIRNS, Thomas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 105483, MPK

 CARPENTER, James, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 62770, MPK

 CARR, Charles A, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 111994, MPK

 CHARD, Frank E, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 79826, MPK

 CHILES, Kenneth J, Coder, C/JX 216156, MPK

 CHURCHILL, Reginald A J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 171902, MPK

 CLARK, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/JX 206026, MPK

 CLEGG, Percy, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 211835, MPK

 CODLING, Walter E, Chief Petty Officer Stoker (Pens), C/K 25016, MPK

 COULSON, George A, Steward, C/LX 23378, MPK

 CRUIKSHANKS, John M, Stoker 1c, C/KX 96024, MPK

 CUBISON, Arthur J, Commander, MPK

 DANIELS, Frederick R, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 271572, MPK

 DAVIDSON, Joseph, Signalman, RFR, C/J 34786, MPK

 DEAN, Arthur, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, MPK

 DEARSON, Ernest W, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 64567, MPK

 DEVEREESE, Cecil J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108810, MPK

 DEWAR, Hugh R, Able Seaman, C/JX 191831, MPK

 DIVERS, Jack L, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 114732, MPK

 DONALDSON, William C, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/KX 99296, MPK

 DORES, William McL, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 223640, MPK

 EAMES, Frederick J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 323567, MPK

 EASON, Denys O, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 170183, MPK

 ENGLISH, James, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 63123, MPK

 FAIRALL, William J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 211653, MPK

 FARRANT, Charles V, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 199941, MPK

 FARRIER, Ernest C, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), C/K 41354, MPK

 FAULKNER, Frederick W, Able Seaman, P/JX 285027, MPK

 FAWCETT, Harry, Steward, C/LX 26167, MPK

 FLETCHER, Douglas A, Ordinary Coder, D/JX 293595, MPK

 FORD, Alexander, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 166431, MPK

 FRASER, Duncan R, Stoker 1c, C/KX 114284, MPK

 FRASER, Thomas A S, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, (President, O/P), MPK

 GERMON, Francis, Able Seaman, D/JX 161969, MPK

 GOURLAY, Robert, Steward, RNSR, C/SR 74064, MPK

 GRALL, Laurence, Able Seaman, D/JX 164597, MPK

 GRIER, James F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 105301, MPK

 GRIFFIN, Edward J, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), C/K 61576, MPK

 GRINHAM, Walter G, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/KX 99794, MPK

 HAGGERTY, Harry E, Act/Shipwright 4c, C/MX 56156, MPK

 HAINES, William C S, Leading Steward, C/LX 22171, MPK

 HALE, Kenneth R, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 144448, MPK

 HANLEY, Daniel, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 175172, MPK

 HARGATE, George H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108920, MPK

 HARLAND, Frederick, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/SS 124924, MPK

 HARRIS, Robert P, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 170148, MPK

 HARVEY, Hubert, Chief Engine Room Artificer (Pens), C/M 7099, MPK

 HARWOOD, Edward J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 287701, MPK

 HAWTHORN, Robert, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/SS 118520, MPK

 HAYES, Reginald R, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 314138, MPK

 HAYWOOD, James J H, Ty/Electrical Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 HEAD, John, Act/Able Seaman, RNR, C/SSX 13345, MPK

 HIGH, William P, Chief Petty Officer (Pens), C/J 29145, MPK

 HILL, Arthur, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26610, MPK

 HORNBY, William S, Able Seaman, C/JX 217094, MPK

 HORTON, James, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 35195, MPK

 HOWARD, Victor A C, Supply Chief Petty Officer, D/MX 47152, MPK

 HOWARD, William E, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 74809, MPK

 HUTCHINGS, Samuel H, Engine Room Artificer 1c (Pens), C/M 21215, MPK

 JOHNSTON, Thomas B, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 JOHNSTON, William S, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 270204, MPK

 KEABLE, William C, Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, C/K 66185, MPK

 KENNING, Harry M, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 304268, MPK

 KNELL, Edwin J, Able Seaman, C/JX 128628, MPK

 KNIGHT, George H, Warrant Engineer, (Edinburgh, O/P), MPK

 LAKE, Richard L, Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, C/K 65329, MPK

 LAKE, William R, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 259608, MPK

 LAMB, Harold, Able Seaman, C/SSX 24422, MPK

 LANDERYOU, Charles E, Ty/Leading Cook, C/MX 85749, MPK

 LEONARD, Ivor, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 240627, killed

 LEWIS, Alfred L, Act/Chief Petty Officer Coxswain, C/JX 129553, MPK

 LEWIS, Walter J, Able Seaman, D/JX 203099, MPK

 LYNCH, John E, Ty/Leading Cook (S), D/MX 63234, MPK

 MCCALL, Charles S, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 217783, MPK

 MCTAGGART, Robert, Stoker 1c, C/SS 119054, MPK

 MORRIS, Sydney H, Able Seaman, C/JX 125789, MPK

 MUMFORD, Sydney L, Leading Cook, RFR, C/MX 62714, MPK

 NEICHO, Leslie R, Ty/Petty Officer, RFR, C/J 98436, MPK

 NELSON, Samuel, Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 87768, MPK

 NEWTON, Edward, Ty/Act/Leading Signalman, C/SSX 21483, MPK

 NICHOLLS, William, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 75239, MPK

 NICHOLSON, George, Yeoman of Signals, C/JX 140069, MPK

 NORRIS, Alfred J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 248572, MPK

 O'GRADY, William P, Stoker 1c, D/KX 134194, MPK

 PALMER, Frank, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27176, MPK

 PARKER, Leonard E J, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 139889, MPK

 PEGLER, Henry J, Commissioned Engineer, MPK

 PERRY, James W, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 313241, MPK

 PHILLIPS, William, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 PITT, George F, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 94886, MPK

 PORTEOUS, George, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 291666, MPK

 PRESTON, Ronald W, Cook (O), C/MX 65166, MPK

 PRICE, David, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/68529 (SA), MPK

 PULLAR, George, Petty Officer, D/J 110148, MPK

 PURDY, Charles V, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 55387, MPK

 RATHMEL, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 287428, MPK

 READ, Henry, Stoker 1c, C/KX 91070, MPK

 RENSHAW, Harold A, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 162848, MPK

 RILEY, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 269274, MPK

 ROBERTSON, Archibald, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 255078, MPK

 RUDD, Reginald A, Leading Stoker, C/KX 90124, MPK

 RUDLING, Claude, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), C/K 30092, MPK

 SHEPHERD, Victor H, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 79457, MPK

 SHINGLETON, Ronald, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 167932, MPK

 SINGFIELD, Frederick A, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, RFR, C/J 111551, MPK

 SMETHURST, Harold, Ordnance Artificer 4c, RNSR, C/SR 16015, MPK

 SMITH, Harold J, Act/Able Seaman, D/SSX 27818, MPK

 SMITH, James, Able Seaman, P/JX 274477, MPK

 SMITH, Stanley, Signalman, C/SSX 30609, MPK

 STAINES, Charles W G, Able Seaman, C/JX 145375, MPK

 STANNARD, Thomas E, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 89853, MPK

 STANTON, William L, Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/M 34614, MPK

 STUCKEY, Ronald, Leading Steward, D/LX 21873, MPK

 STURMAN, Harold W, Able Seaman, C/JX 239871, MPK

 TAYLOR, Edward J, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 29110, MPK

 TAYLOR, Frank R, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 69119, MPK

 TAYLOR, James, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/SSX 27593, MPK

 TONKIN, Eric S, Able Seaman, C/JX 184958, MPK

 TRIPNEY, John G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 258362, MPK

 TURNER, James, Engine Room Artificer 3c, C/MX 49835, MPK

 VARLEY, William, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 64142, MPK

 VEITCH, Michael J, Coder, C/JX 251690, MPK

 WARD, Albert J, Able Seaman, C/JX 128993, MPK

 WARD, George C, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 85631, MPK

 WEST, William J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 254920, MPK

 WHITTAKER, Albert, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 212369, MPK

 WILDE, Israel, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/SS 118553, MPK

 WILSON, John, Engine Room Artificer 3c, C/MX 54709, MPK

 WOOLGAR, George S, Ty/Petty Officer, C/J 102540, MPK

 WRIGHT, Ronald V, Able Seaman, C/SSX 28158, MPK

 YALLOP, Cecil H, Ty/Leading Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 64637, MPK

 YOUNG, Thomas G, Able Seaman, D/SSX 18494, MPK

 YOUNG, William J, Leading Stoker, C/KX 86170, MPK


Pan Atlantic, steamship

 BLINCOE, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 267369, (President III, O/P), MPK



7 July 1942


Cerberus (RAN), illness

 UNDERDOWN, Thomas, Able Seaman, 22437 (RAN), died



 HAMLYN, Albert E, Able Seaman, D/J 83065, DOW


FAA, 755/756 Sqn, Kestrel, air crash

 BRODIE, Anthony D, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 NEWELL, Raymond L, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 91011, killed

 TANSLEY, Pamela A, Leading WRNS (S), WRNS, killed


Hartlebury, steamship

 BALDWIN, George, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 250087, (President III, O/P), MPK

 CLIFFORD, John J, Gunner, RA, 4544392, (3/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 HARRIS, Sydney D, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 268411, (President III, O/P), MPK

 JENNINGS, Jack, Convoy Leading Signalmam, C/JX 185139, (Pembroke, O/P), MPK

 LAND, Magnus T, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 267878, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LITTLE, Andrew P, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 267871, (President III, O/P), MPK

 PARSONS, Harry J, Gunner, RA, 5575238, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 TAYLOR, George N, Convoy Signalmam, C/JX 172061, (Pembroke, O/P), MPK

 TURLEY, Derek T, Convoy Ordinary Signalmam, C/JX 234078, (Pembroke, O/P), MPK

 WELSH, Philip, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 333519, (President III, O/P), MPK


Hero, steamship

 NEWELL, Walter G A, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 277933, (President III, O/P), MPK


Lanka, illness

 FOSTER, Gilbert, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 303647, died


Niger, ship loss

 BLOOMFIELD, Herbert T, Able Seaman, RFR, C/JX 133017, MPK


Pembroke, illness

 WHITING, Ronald R, Able Seaman, C/J 91700, died


Princess Josephine Charlotte, steamship

 MITCHELL, James, Greaser, T.124 X, killed


Queen Elizabeth, illness

 GLOVER, John, Stoker 2c, P/KX 133815, died


Royal Indian Navy

 MULLINS, K (initial only) F, Motor Engineer 1c, 74126 (RIN), died


Thrasher, illness

 DODWELL, Alfred K, Cook, D/MX 63149, died



8 July 1942


Cerberus (RAN)

 MUNRO, Daniel, Assistant Cook, T.124 (RNZN), died


Tamar, as POW

 MITCHELL, Donald McA, Signal Boatswain, died



9 July 1942


4/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 NORTON, John W, Gunner, RA, 4695371, killed


Barbara Robb, illness

 WEIR, John, Stoker 1c, R/KX 125605, died


Bokn, steamship

 DAVIS, Charles F H, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 333292, MPK

 HEZELGRAVE, Daniel, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 263494, (President III, O/P), killed


Drake, illness

 RUXTON, James R, Petty Officer, D/J 103156, died


FAA, 771 Sqn, Tern, air crash

 CORNES, Noel J, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 JONES, Alexander G, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 229991, killed


Forth, illness

 HOOK, William J, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 66746, died


Kongshang, steamship

 TREVORROW, William B, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 171121, (Pembroke, O/P), MPK


Kongshaug, steamship

 HEALEY, Claude W J, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 232566, (Pembroke, O/P), MPK


Manor, ship loss

 BEESLEY, Timothy S, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 106913, MPK

 BOWLES, Albert J, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 317336, MPK

 BRYAN, Raymond F, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 240935, MPK

 BUNTING, Frederick R, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 265179, MPK

 CATO, William A, Assistant Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 93622, MPK

 DAVIDSON, Roland, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 259735, MPK

 EMMITT, Walter L, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 173084, MPK

 EVANS, David A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 265189, MPK

 EVANS, Lewis G, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 271902, MPK

 FORMAN, Frederick C, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 210319, MPK

 GRAY, James, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 131031, MPK

 GREENHEDGE, Alfred, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 184216, MPK

 GULLIFORD, Charles, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 167334, MPK

 HARLEY, Peter, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 83221, MPK

 HARRISON, Laurence V, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 191604, MPK

 HARVEY, Edward, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 206536, MPK

 JAQUES, Joseph, Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

 LINES, Albert, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 116384, MPK

 MARVEN, Nino W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280063, MPK

 MORTON, John, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 104372, MPK

 PILE, Benjamin, Skipper, RNR, MPK

 REDDY, Francis J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 185758, MPK

 RICHES, Arthur F, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 218527, MPK

 ROUT, Kennth W, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 305823, MPK

 TAYLOR, Charles W G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280872, MPK

 THOMAS, Sydney, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 116085, MPK

 WALKER, Andrew R, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 101843, MPK

 WOOD, John, Skipper, RNR, MPK

 WREN, Cyril C, Telegraphist, RNV(W)R, P/WRX 369, MPK


Pamela, steamship

 BALL, Robert, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 313577, (President III, O/P), killed


Porpoise, illness

 KERRY, Lewis L, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 155610, died


Rosten, steamship

 GRAHAM, Albert, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 290984, (President III, O/P), MPK


Triglav, steamship

 DEWAR, Roderick R, Able Seaman, A/525 (RCNR), died


Tunisian, ship loss

 ALLDRED, Frank W, Stoker 1c (Pens), R/KX 98856, killed

 BAILEY, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, R/JX 244051, killed

 BROOK, Fred, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 222038, killed

 BROUGHTON, Arthur E, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), R/K 19548, killed

 CUNNINGHAM, Richard H, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 222047, killed

 DALTON, Herbert, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 210483, killed

 DOUGAN, Peter, Rigger's Mate, R/JX 179956, killed

 EATON, Maxwell G W, Act/Leading Seaman, R/JX 209387, killed

 GOLDSTRAW, Ernest, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 182870, killed

 IBBOTSON, George A F, Petty Officer, RFR, R/J 97555, killed

 ISAACS, Alfred, Able Seaman, R/JX 268900, killed

 KEEGAN, George, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 210487, killed

 KIDD, Ernest J, Cook, P/MX 64221, killed

 KIRVAN, Harold N, Stoker 1c, R/KX 102281, killed

 LIVINGS, Charles V, Stoker 1c, R/KX 101989, killed

 MATTHEWS, Thomas D, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 209399, killed

 MAYERS, Roy, Able Seaman, R/JX 216924, killed

 MEADOWS, Henry J W, Stoker 1c, R/KX 112064, killed

 MULFORD, Walter H A, Able Seaman, R/JX 222160, killed

 PATTISON, Thomas H, Ty/Boom Skipper, RNR, killed

 PILBRO, Frederick G, Steward, R/LX 23289, killed

 RACKHAM, Frederick J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker (Pens), R/K 12068, killed

 RANDALL, Charles A M, Ordinary Seaman, R/JX 244027, killed

 ROBINSON, Ernest, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, R/KX 101972, killed

 SHARPE, William T, Stoker 1c, R/KX 118644, killed

 SLATER, Percy D, Rigger, R/JX 166538, killed

 WENMOUTH, William, Able Seaman, R/JX 182999, killed

 WEST, Arthur W, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 229847, killed

 WHITING, Alec W, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 180048, killed


Victory, road accident

 RICH, Percy A M, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNVR, killed



10 July 1942


FAA, 753 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 DIAMOND, John E, Ty/Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

 MARKLAND, Ronald W, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 88404, MPK

 MCCALLUM, William, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/X 101915, MPK


FAA, 821 Sqn, Grebe, air crash 4 July 1942

 ATKIN, Arthur E, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 79443, DOW


Forward, illness

 JORDAN, George, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 3207, died


President III, illness

 HOLTON, Jack, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 237905, died


RM Signal Division, accident

 CREMER, Thomas E, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed



11 July 1942


Bedouin, ship loss, as POW

 BRADLEY, John, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 267498, DOW


Cortona, steamship

 POWELL, Hubert R, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 248627, (President III, O/P), MPK


Drake IV

 MACDONALD, John, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 257993, MPK

 MATHEWS, Albert E, Stoker 2c, D/KX 115307, MPK


Port Arthur, steamship

 YEARSLEY, Edwin J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 268143, (President III, O/P), MPK


Port Hunter, steamship

 BINGE, George R, Gunner, RA, 4625119, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 BROWN, George H, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 191247, (President III, O/P), MPK

 BURSTON, Richard St E E, Paymaster Commander, (Achilles, O/P), MPK

 CARNEY, Thomas, Lance Bombardier, RA, 1545614, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 GAME, George W, Gunner, RA, 1543557, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 KENTON, Richard J, Bombardier, RA, 1598414, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 LOWE, Arthur, Gunner, RA, 1570818, (5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 PEACHAM, Alfred, Gunner, RA, 1601944, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 RIDGE, Harold T, Gunner, RA, 1531205, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 ROSE, Edward W, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 289226, (President III, O/P), MPK

 ROSE, William G, Gunner, RA, 1736519, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 SLATER, Leslie H, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 334457, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SPIRES, Herbert, Gunner, RA, 1777672, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 WILSON, Robert E, Gunner, RA, 1674931, (5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Vernon, illness

 AYLETT, Leonard C A, Electrical Artificer 1c, D/M 31076, died



12 July 1942


Cheshire, rail accident

 CONNELLY, John, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 311258, killed


FAA, 783 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 DENNISON, Maurice R, Ty/Midshipman (A) DOW


Fernie, illness

 SAMBLES, William L, Leading Stoker, D/KX 98345, died



 ALLAN, David G B, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 97919, killed


Minos II

 JENKINSON, John, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 200715, killed


Naden (RCN)

 DAVIES, Allan M K, Petty Officer Writer, V/15145 (RCNVR), died


Nile, illness

 PRICHARD, Pamela I, 3rd Officer, WRNS, died


Phoebe, illness

 BROWN, Kenneth, Marine, CH/X 3175, died


President III, accident

 BROMLEY, Percy J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 209860, DOWS


Royal Indian Navy

 BURNES, Ernest, Motor Engineer 3c, 74441 (RIN), died


Sultan, as POW

 WEAVER, Jack, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 162188, died



13 July 1942


Chasseur No.8

 PAYNE, Bert K, Telegraphist, P/JX 223195, MPK

 RYAN, Arthur M, Signalman, P/JX 176290, MPK


FAA, 825 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 BOWICK, Joseph G, Leading Air Mechanic (A), FAA/FX 81285, killed

 DEAKIN, Reginald W, Air Mechanic (O) 1c, FAA/FX 83763, killed

 WOOD, James H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Illustrious, drowning

 JONES, George, Marine, PLY/X 103260, died



 BEWICK, Joseph G, Petty Officer Air Mechanic, FAA/FX 81285, accident, killed

 EASTWICK, Arthur J, Air Fitter, FAA/FX 85615, illness, died


Victory II, accident

 HARRIS, Alfred C H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 76347, killed



14 July 1942


British Yeoman, steamship

 BRYAN, Raymond O, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 311837, (President III, O/P), MPK

 KIMBER, Albert R, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 201087, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LE CRAS, Frederick R, Gunner, RA, 5119771, (3/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MILLS, Arthur W, Gunner, RA, 5119777, (3/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 PEARCE, Charles J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 334340, (President III, O/P), MPK

 RICHARDSON, Frederick T, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 266303, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SHAW, William, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 334511, (President III, O/P), MPK



 WELCHMAN, Ernest G, Lieutenant Commander, died



 LITCHFIELD-RAWSTRON, Humphrey StG, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, died


Lulworth, cutter, following attack on Italian submarine Pietro Calvi

 NORTH, Frederick W, Ty/Lieutenant (E), boarded the submarine and lost when she was scuttled, MPK


Pembroke, drowning

 NOTLEY, Arthur F, Petty Officer Skipper, C/ST 27, died



15 July 1942


Empire Attendant, steamship

 BOWLEY, Charles, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 334735, (President III, O/P), MPK

 DOWNEY, Richard, Gunner, RA, 1732578, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 GALE, William A, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 204505, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HARVEY, Jack, Gunner, RA, 1735726, (3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 OLIVER, James E, Gunner, RA, 1735327, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 PAGE, Walter, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 238970, (President III, O/P), MPK

 RICKETTS, Harold F, Gunner, RA, 1595186, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 ROACH, Albert E, Gunner, RA, 1714417, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 SEARCEY, Horace, Bombardier, RA, 1479965, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Hochelaga II (RCN)

 BUCZOUSKI, Peter M, Stoker 2c, V/16331 (RCNVR), died



 COMBES, Alfred J, Able Seaman, P/JX 157909, DOW



 CRAWFORD, William L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNZNVR, killed


Pembroke, illness

 BEDFORD, John H C, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 238547, died



 RAE, John, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 93931, illness, DOWS


Stadacona (RCN)

 TREMAINE, Leonard R, Leading Telegraphist, V/25009 (RCNVR), died


Tana, illness

 CLARK, Harold, Chief Petty Officer Cook, D/M 7502, died



16 July 1942


FAA, 768 Sqn, Argus, air crash

 ADAMS, George J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 WATSON, Alexander, Ty/Skipper, RNR, died


Gulf Stream, launch, explosion

 BAXTER, Noel E L, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RNVR, (Nile, O/P), killed

 HORNCASTLE, William, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 284047, killed

 PEARSON, Victor L, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 221498, killed

 WALTON, Henry J, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 253180, killed

 YOUNG, John C, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 111487, killed


Hursley, drowning

 LENNON, Bernard J, Able Seaman, C/JX 183913, died


MGB.77, surface action

 BAKER, Reginald C, Able Seaman, C/JX 146127, DOW



 YOUNGS, John C, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 111487, died


Northern Duke, drowning

 PRATT, Benjamin, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 124819, DOWS


Penguin (RAN), illness

 TIER, Vincent L, Ty/Engineer Lieutenant, RANR (S), died


RM Chatham Division

 BROOKS, William T, Colour Sergeant, RM, CH/X 1950, died



17 July 1942


Athene, accident

 JONES, Reginald W, Captain, RNR, killed


Ben Akat, steamship, illness

 HAYNES, William J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 243211, died


Liverpool, accident

 MILLS, Alfred E, Coder, C/JX 230076, DOI


St George, illness

 ANNALS, Albert E, Boy 2c, JX 292841, died



18 July 1942



 BALCHIN, Arthur E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280575, killed


Lavington Court, steamship

 DAVIDSON, William A, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 335147, (President III, O/P), MPK


President III

 POWNALL, Herbert, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 290928, MPK


Sultan, as POW

 WILLIAMS, John P M, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/M 52566, (ex-Prince of Wales), died


Vernon, road accident

 PATRICK, William N, Electrical Artificer 5c, P/MX 98436, killed


Wildfire, illness

 O'HARA, Michael, Ordinary Seaman, R/JX 326685, died



19 July 1942


Dalhousie (RIN)

 IBRAHIM, Taj-Ud-Din, Stoker 1c, 2103 (RIN), killed


Devonshire, illness

 MCRAE, George A, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 255042, died


Empire Hawksbill, steamship

 BARRIE, Peter A, Gunner, RA, 1820195, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 CLARKE, William, Gunner, RA, 5109395, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MCKENZIE, Henry, Gunner, RA, 1784775, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MORGAN, Edward M, Lance Bombardier, RA, 1820226, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MORGAN, Walter J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 335158, (President III, O/P), MPK

 NICHOLAS, Harold G, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 291607, (President III, O/P), MPK

 POLLARD, Gerald L, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 178604, (President III, O/P), MPK


Hawkins, illness

 BACKHOUSE, William F, Gunner (T), died


Saunders, drowning

 SMITH, Eric, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX198328, died


Tamar, as POW

 BEVAN, Granville A M, Ordinary Coder, D/JX 216195, died



20 July 1942


Afrikander IV, illness

 WEBB, George D, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 59517, died


Indus, steamship

 MASON, John F, Marine, RFR, CH/22355, (President III, O/P), MPK


Westralia (RAN), drowning

 FORD, Errol H, Stoker, S 3024 (RANR), died



21 July 1942


Donavania, steamship

 HEWITT, Sydney H, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 248965, (President III, O/P), MPK


Douglas, illness

 SHUTE, Stanley H, Supply Assistant, RNVR, P/PD/X 172, died


MGB.322, surface action

 GINN, Thomas E, Able Seaman, P/JX 273926, killed

 HAMILTON, John W, Able Seaman, C/JX 190685, killed


MGB.328, ship loss

 COBB, Henry P, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 HIGGINBOTTOM, Eric, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 345332, killed

 MCNULTY, Andrew D, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 284879, MPK

 TO, MPKINS, Raymond E, Act/Chief Motor Mechanic 4c, C/MX 67405, killed

 WALKER, Richard L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 YATES, William A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 134142, MPK


MGB.601, ship loss

 LACEY, Alfred J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 276150, DOW


Moreton (RAN)

 PAGE, Cornelius L, Sub Lieutenant, RANVR, MPK



 PICKETT, Arthur L, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 83891, died


South African Naval Force

 RUITERS, Walter, Stoker, CN/72081 (SANF), died



22 July 1942


FAA, 826 Sqn, Grebe, air operations

 MCKENZIE, William L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 SHEPHERD, Richard H W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing


Garmula, steamship

 CANHAM, William J, Marine, CH/24017, (President III, O/P), MPK


Lookout, accident

 ROCCA, Joseph, Coder, D/JX 240165, DOI


Malines, ship loss

 BURNS, Robert E, Donkeyman, T.124 X, killed

 COUGHLIN, William M, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 214479, MPK

 HOGAN, John, Fireman, T.124 X, killed

 HORTON, Harold R, Stoker 2c, P/KX 136622, MPK

 MCGINTY, Thomas, Fireman, T.124 X, MPK

 SPENCER, Thomas G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 127889, MPK

 SPIERS, John M, Stoker 2c, P/KX 131880, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Albert A, Greaser, T.124 X, killed


ML.187, drowning

 BARNES, Victor P, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 345408, died


Resource, illness

 BUHAGIAR, Emmanuelle, Ordinary Seaman, E/JX 283654, died


RM 8th Battalion, road accident

 BURTON, Frank, Marine, PLY/X 103454, killed



23 July 1942


Campbell, illness

 YOUNG, Harold B, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 144899, died


Exeter, as POW

 PHILP, David C, Ty/Leading Stoker, D/KX 88912, died


FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 BREWIS, Geoffrey, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 815 Sqn, Grebe, air operations

 DIXON, Oliver, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 NEWBOLD, Harold G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 WAY, William E, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 223661, missing


FAA, 817 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 HOWARD, George W, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 236066, MPK


Forte, illness

 WEARNE, William A, Able Seaman, D/JX 283080, died


Ganges, illness

 JONES, Irene E, WRNS Cook, C/WRNS 4373, died


Malines, ship loss

 ROBSON, Clarence, Fireman, T.124 X, DOW


Tamar, as POW

 DAVIES, Kenneth V, Supply Assistant, D/MX 82684, died



24 July 1942


Carlisle, illness

 OSBORNE, William F, Corporal, RM, PLY/20205, died


FAA, 826 Sqn, Grebe, air crash

 LOWE, Frederick R R, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 79410, missing

 NUNNERLEY, John D, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 WHITTLE, Michael G A, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNR, killed


John Stephen, accident

 WILSON, Wallace F, Skipper, RNR, died


Lady Shirley, NZ Police Launch, drowning

 FORSYTHE, Eric W, Able Seaman, W/3354 (RNZN), died


Maitland (RAN), illness

 GOLDING, William C, Lieutenant, RANR (S), died


MGB.601, ship loss

 POTHECARY, Arthur J, Stoker 2c, D/KX 127172, killed


Ranchi, illness

 NICOL, Edward, Painter, NAP R 323944, died



 BROWN, Cecil T, Ty/Brigadier, RM, killed



 LINDMOEN, Erling, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 113471, MPK



25 July 1942


Decoy, road accident

 ROWSE, Harry, Able Seaman, D/JX 193649, killed


Ferret, illness

 HOUNSELL, Herbert C A, Stoker 1c, D/K 18449, died


Laertes, ship loss

 ALLEN, George P, Act/Chief Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 363 ET, MPK

 BROWN, Ronald A, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 124680, MPK

 DOUTHWAITE, Walter H, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 100314, MPK

 JEROME, Henry J, Stoker, RNPS, LT/SR 55740, MPK

 JOHNSTON, Archie, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 215779, MPK

 JONES, Eugene G, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 232974, MPK

 KEY, Stanley G, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 108562, MPK

 LAWRENCE, Alexander, Skipper, RNR, MPK

 MCGRATH, Stephen, Assistant Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 84379, MPK

 OSBORNE, William J, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 106551, MPK

 PAGE, Jack, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 183079, MPK

 PALMER, Norman W, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27518, MPK

 QUINLAN, Patrick J, Act/Skipper Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 REID, James, Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

 RICHES, Charles L, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281707, MPK

 ROGERSON, Thomas, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 205218, MPK

 WHITEHALL, Edward F J, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 240308, MPK

 WILKINSON, Harold, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 309494, MPK

 WILLIAMSON, Roy, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 295618, MPK



 COSTAIN, Eric, Act/Chief Motor Mechanic, P/MX 89573, DOWS


Sphinx, illness

 JENSEN, Sigurd, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 117653, died



26 July 1942



 ROSE, Charles F, Petty Officer Steward, P/L 14976, died


Nile, illness

 FORSTER, Kenneth, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 205530, died


Pembroke, accident

 WILLIAMS, Harry, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 353815, killed



 MCGUIGAN, Richard P, Cook, D/MX 613163, killed



27 July 1942


FAA, 789 Sqn, Afrikander, air crash

 SMITH, Richard V, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK


Grebe, illness

 SHORROCKS, Edward, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20443, died


Leikanger, steamship

 PUNTER, Cyril H, Gunner, RA, 1807313, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Melita, steamship

 STANSFIELD, Eric, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 268070, (President III, O/P), killed


RM MNBDO, road accident

 COCKBURN, George B, Marine, PO/X 102376, DOI


Rockrose, illness

 DIXON, Gordon, Petty Officer, D/JX 141400, DOWS



28 July 1942


Drake, road accident

 BREWER, Herbert E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Drake, illness

 DAVIES, Gwilym P, Able Seaman, D/JX 175328, died


Keren, illness

 MATTHEW, John P, Ty/Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, died


RAF, air crash

 BUSH, Ronald F, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 88783, killed



29 July 1942


MGB.67, surface action

 LANGLEY, William F, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23335, killed

 WILSON, Walter T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed



30 July 1942


1/1 Maritime Regt, RA

 WELCH, John, Gunner, RA, 4268877, killed



 SWIFT, Laurence, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 65857, DOWS


Nelson, illness

 CONNELL, Albert E, Able Seaman, P/J 89209, DOWS



 ALLIBONE, Walter M, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 8801, died


Skirmisher, illness

 DUNNE, James, Able Seaman, R/JX 180765, died



31 July 1942


Chinampa (RAN), shore gunfire

 HENDERSON, Frederick J, Warrant Officer, RANR, killed


Emerald, accident

 STENNING, Charles, Plumber 4c, P/MX 78066, killed


MGB.332, surface action

 MILLS, William H, Stoker 2c, P/KX 151841, killed

 SHEPHARD, Samuel, Able Seaman, D/JX 284952, killed


Naden (RCN)

 KEAYS, Albert L, Able Seaman, V/15175 (RCNVR), died



 PARKER, Donald, Able Seaman, D/JX 213637, died


RM 3rd Battalion, accident

 NOKES, Charles J, Marine, CH/X 104984, killed


Tulip, illness

 WATKINS, Sidney, Telegraphist, P/JX 233353, died


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