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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 SEPTEMBER 1942 -  in date, ship/unit & name order


Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net


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

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(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




Tuesday, 1 September 1942


Eridge, torpedoed

BLIZZARD, George H, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 95971, DOW


Gazcon, steamship

MCGOLDRICK, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 268158, (President III, O/P), MPK


Moreton (RAN), Coastwatchers

BENHAM, Gregory W, Sub Lieutenant, RANVR, MPK

KYLE, Alan F, Lieutenant, RANVR, MPK



Wednesday, 2 September 1942


4/2 Maritime Regt, RA

CROSS, Ronald, Gunner, RA, 3456310, killed



BOLT, Leslie, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 75645, MPK



WILKINSON, William E B, Able Seaman, D/JX 137073 as POW


FAA, 749 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

FOSTER, Nigel A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

WATSON, William H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



HARRIS, Richard, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/SFX 1284, killed

TAYLOR-HUGHES, Thomas J, Leading Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 76114, killed

WILLIAMS, David, Act/Leading Mechanic (E), FAA/FX 77446, killed


Margaret Hyde

EVANS, Ronald, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 102568, DOWS


Royal Marines

RAVILIOUS, Eric W, Hon Ty/Captain, RM, missing



Thursday, 3 September 1942



SHONE, John J, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 107302, killed


Cecile Mapleson

GRUAR, Walter H, Wireless Operator, T.124, illness



TAMAN, Edward G, Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 134912, illness, DOWS



Friday, 4 September 1942



JACKSON, Daivd G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 307628, drowned



TINGLEY, Leonard C, Able Seaman, D/SSX 22323, illness


Jeanie Deans

ELLIOTT, Arthur H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 287998, drowned



POLLOCK, George A, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 55945, accident, killed



MARCH, Joan C, Leading WRNS, P/WRNS 656, DOWS


RN Malay Section

ARSHAD, Bin A, Able Seaman, MN 1247 (Malay Section), died as POW


South African Naval Force

PETERSON, W (initial only) J, Able Seaman, CN/72184 (SANF), died


Viking Star, steamship

BOARDMAN, Richard, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 188344, (President III, O/P), MPK



Saturday, 5 September 1942


Acadia (RCN)

MACLEAN, Alexander MacI, Able Seaman, A/2982 (RCNR), died



MCINTYRE, William, Stoker 2c, D/KX 135973, killed



GREEN, John F, Electrical Artificer 4c, C/MX 66721, drowned


Ramsey, Admiralty tug

CHADDERTON, Albert, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 311907, MPK

HINGLEY, George, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 249731, killed


Saganaga, steamship

HOWORTH, Alfred, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 334679, (President III, O/P), MPK

MCCORMACK, George, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 333500, (President III, O/P), MPK

MISSELBROOK, Frederick H, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 291481, (President III, O/P), MPK



HUTCHINSON, George H, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/J 111178, died as POW



CALLAGHAN, Hugh, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, drowned


Victory I

STOKES, Norman, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 271253, illness


Zulfagar (RIN)

MUHAMMAD, Sadiq, Ordinary Seaman, 75637 (RIN), killed



Sunday, 6 September 1942



JORDAN, John E, Leading Seaman, D/J 19822, illness



COOK, John T, Stoker 2c, P/KX 128517, illness


Stadacona (RCN)

FERGUSON, John D, Able Seaman, A/4528 (RCNR), died


Swan (RAN)

HARGRAVE, George H, Stoker, F 3682 (RANR), accident, killed



COCKINGS, Harry, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280094, MPK


Tuscan Star, steamship

DYMENT, Harold, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 335826, (President III, O/P), MPK

HARRINGTON, Cornelius E, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 291539, (President III, O/P), MPK

MACARTHUR, Roderick M, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 259870, (President III, O/P), MPK

SIMMONS, Robert A, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 249620, (President III, O/P), MPK



Monday, 7 September 1942


Manchester,, ship loss

BRISTOW, William E, Leading Seaman, RNR, P/X 6696 C, (interned), died



GOLDING, John, Cook, P/MX 80274, died



BISHOP, Rex J, Able Seaman, C/JX 159261, illness


Racoon (RCN), ship loss

ADAMS, George M, Motor Mechanic, A/1441 (RCNR), MPK

ALLEN, John H, Motor Mechanic, A/2002 (RCNR), MPK

ANDERSON, James C, Steward, V/23097 (RCNVR), MPK

ASHMALL, Royden G, Telegraphist, V/24241 (RCNVR), MPK

BELANGER, Roger, Able Seaman, V/3484 (RCNVR), MPK

BOUDREAU, John J, Leading Seaman, A/1180 (RCNR), MPK

CHAMPION, Charles R, Able Seaman, A/697 (RCNR), MPK

CHERPETA, John E, Able Seaman, V/10368 (RCNVR), MPK

COOK, John F, Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

DILLABOUGH, Guy, Leading Stoker, V/27588 (RCNVR), MPK

DUNCAN, William, Ordinary Seaman, V/27362 (RCNVR), MPK

FOWLER, George, Chief Motor Mechanic, V/7795 (RCNVR), MPK

FRALIC, Owen W, Motor Mechanic, V/25533 (RCNVR), MPK

GALLANT, Frank J, Telegraphist, V/1427 (RCNVR), MPK

HAMILTON, William C, Ordinary Seaman, V/22707 (RCNVR), MPK

HARVIE, William A, Cook, V/25443 (RCNVR), MPK

HENDERSON, Robert H, Signalman, V/9707 (RCNVR), MPK

HOLMES, Arthur G, Able Seaman, V/2527 (RCNVR), MPK

HOWE, Ernest F, Stoker, V/18476 (RCNVR), MPK

HUGHES, John J, Leading Seaman, A/2128 (RCNR), MPK

LAFLAMME, Joseph W G, Ordinary Signalman, V/3370 (RCNVR), MPK

LUCAS, Henry B, Able Seaman, V/22131 (RCNVR), MPK

MARTINDALE, Ralph O, Ordinary Seaman, V/17891 (RCNVR), MPK

MCCONNELL, Russell H, Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

MCDONALD, John H, Able Seaman, V/26258 (RCNVR), MPK

MONKLEY, Harry F, Able Seaman, V/15121 (RCNVR), MPK

MULLER, Howard J, Leading Stoker, V/18431 (RCNVR), MPK

PARSONS, John G, Ordinary Seaman, V/18605 (RCNVR), MPK

PAYNE, Albert J, Able Seaman, V/13454 (RCNVR), MPK

PROWSE, Louis H, Stoker, V/1624 (RCNVR), MPK

SHEFLIN, John E, Supply Assistant, V/27746 (RCNVR), MPK

SMITH, John N, Lieutenant Commander, RCNR, MPK

STEWART, Beverley G, Able Seaman, V/16193 (RCNVR), MPK

SWEENEY, Michael, Telegraphist, V/23565 (RCNVR), MPK

TAYLOR, Glenwood L, Ordinary Seaman, V/26051 (RCNVR), MPK

THOMAS, James E, Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

THOMAS, Percy J, Ordinary Signalman, V/27122 (RCNVR), MPK


RM Chatham Division

WRIGHT, Robert, Marine, CH/X 104541, road accident, killed



Tuesday, 8 September 1942



FARROW, Jack, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 148856, DOWS


RM Plymouth Division

BALL, Lionel J, Marine, PLY/X 107437, drowned



Wednesday, 9 September 1942



HARDING, Peter, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 315490, DOWS



LILLEY, Ernest C, Leading Seaman, C/JX 151783, accident, killed


FAA, 766 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

HILL, Robert T, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 86431, killed

JONES, Evan B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

WILSON, Ross M, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, killed


FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

WOOD, James G, Midshipman, RNR, MPK



COUSINS, Raymond M M, Supply Assistant, P/MX 80307, illness



BROTHERSTON, James W, Able Seaman, D/JX 288541, illness


RM Portsmouth Division, road accident

GRINDLE, Gerald G, Marine, PO/X 105712, killed



JEFFREY, Richard, Marine, PLY/X 2411, died as POW



Thursday, 10 September 1942



WOPLIN, George C, Able Seaman, R/JX 164895, died as POW



BREWITT, Albert F, Seaman, RNR, D/X 19956 A, illness


Charlottetown (RCN), ship loss

BONNER, John W, Lieutenant Commander, RCNR, MPK

GARLAND, John C, Ordinary Seaman, V/2703 (RCNVR), MPK

LOVAT, Peter K, Engine Room Artificer, V/27067 (RCNVR), MPK

LUNDRIGAN, John, Stoker, A/2985 (RCNR), MPK

TODD, David, Engine Room Artificer, V/5970 (RCNVR), MPK

WHARTON, Leonard A, Able Seaman, V/27329 (RCNVR), MPK


Empire Oil, steamship

BENSELIN, Joseph, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 336704, (President III, O/P), MPK

DAVIES, Reginald J, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 336655, (President III, O/P), MPK

EDWARDS, Elvet R, Gunner, RA, 11422032, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

HUNT, Ernest H, Gunner, RA, 11429104, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

SELLORS, George, Lance Bombardier, RA, 3605802, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed



MACPHERSON, Arthur G H, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



Friday, 11 September 1942


Charlottetown (RCN), ship loss

BOWSER, Donald StC, Able Seaman, A 5207 (RCNR), DOW



FITZGERALD, William G, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 94519, killed


MGB.335, ship loss

NORMAN, Robert C F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 32316, DOW

SNELSON, Thomas H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 328834, DOW

WITTEY, Henry J, Able Seaman, C/JX 278697, MPK


MGB.91, surface action

WADE, Laurie, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/SA 67075, killed



WILLIAMS, Richard G J, Motor Mechanic, D/MX 70668, DOW



Saturday, 12 September 1942



WALKER, William, Engine Room Artificer 2c, RNR, D/X 984 EB, DOWS


Laconia, steamship

BECKETT, Frederick J W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 294676, (Victory, O/P), MPK

BUSBY, Herbert J, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 103417, (Victory, O/P), MPK

CARR, Leslie, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 1770, (Victory, O/P), MPK

CAWSE, William C, Chief Shipwright, D/M 36813, (Drake IV, O/P), MPK

CLARKSON, Tom, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 61271, (Victory, O/P), MPK

COLLINS, Leonard A, Chief Electrical Artificer, C/MX 46512, (Victory, O/P), MPK

COLLINSON, Thomas, Able Seaman, P/JX 149116, (Victory, O/P), MPK

CULVER, Hector L, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 158026, (Victory, O/P), MPK

CURRIE, George R, Able Seaman, D/SSX 32763, (Drake, O/P), MPK

DALTON, Gordon F, Able Seaman, P/J 53159, (Victory, O/P), MPK

DENHAM, Lawrence J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 89806, (Victory, O/P), MPK

ELLISSEN, Franics L G, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 199792, (President III, O/P), MPK

FLETCHER, Robert E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 111391, (Victory, O/P), MPK

FREESTONE, John C, Able Seaman (Pens), C/J 29289, (Victory, O/P), MPK

GARBUTT, Emmanuel W, Petty Officer, P/JX 136444, (Victory III, O/P), MPK

GIBBS, Herbert P, Gunner, RA, 1487781, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

GREEN, Frederick J, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 93155, (Victory, O/P), MPK

GRESTY, John A, Able Seaman, P/SSX 28006, (Victory, O/P), MPK

HALL, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/SSX 27023, (Drake, O/P), MPK

HEARD, John H, Gunner, RA, 1733021, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

HOBSON, Henry T, Act/Leading Telegraphist, D/WRX 633, (Drake, O/P), MPK

HOLLOWAY, Henry W, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX91957, (Victory, O/P), MPK

HORNE, Bryan, Able Seaman, C/JX 156409, (Victory, O/P), MPK

HORTON, Clifford T G, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 103233, (Victory, O/P), MPK

HOWSON, Bertram R, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 91026, (Victory, O/P), MPK

IRISH, Walter E, Lance Sergeant, RA, 1429244, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

JOYCE, Vivian E St C, Able Seaman, C/SSX 29632, (Victory, O/P), MPK

LUSTY, Arthur J, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LDX 4033, (Victory, O/P), MPK

MCINTYRE, Andrew F, Electrical Artificer 4c, RNVR, P/ESD/X 1841, (Victory, O/P), MPK

MOLESWORTH, John H, Act/Leading Signalman, P/JX 191371, (Eridge, O/P), MPK

MORRIS, George H, Leading Seaman, RFR, P/JX 164869, (Victory, O/P), MPK

PARDOE, Harold, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 90942, (Enterprise, O/P), MPK

PHINN, John, Gunner, RA, 4695381, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

PLATT, Frank, Gunner, RA, 1791389, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

PORTSMAN, Ralph R A, Leading Stoker, D/KX 77000, (Drake, O/P), MPK

RABY, Allen R, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 90691, (Victory, O/P), MPK

SAUNDERS, Kenneth L, Able Seaman, P/SSX 33458, (Victory, O/P), MPK

SKELTON, James R, Stoker 1c, D/KX 97941, (Drake IV, O/P), MPK

STEER, Thomas R, Able Seaman, D/J 105390, (Drake IV, O/P), MPK

THACKERY, Frank, Able Seaman, C/JX 141117, (Pembroke, O/P), MPK

TILLIE, Leopold J, Lieutenant, (Hotspur, O/P), DOW

TURNER, Albert E, Gunner, RA, 1611120, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

WARD, James, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 257873, (Drake IV, O/P), MPK

WODEHOUSE-EASTON, John L A, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 302797, (Drake IV, O/P), MPK



CHARLESWORTH, Rachel H, 3rd Officer, WRNS, road accident, killed


P 512, ex-US submarine R.17

FORWARD, Colin W, Able Seaman, D/JX 181211, MPK


Prevost (RCN)

HUGHES, David J, Ordinary Seaman, V/41353 (RCNVR), MPK



MACDOUGALL, Edward McG, Sub Lieutenant, illness


Stag, explosion

ARDLEY, Richard A B, Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNR, killed



BURRAGE, George E, Leading Stoker, P/K 19115, died



Sunday, 13 September 1942


Charlottetown (RCN), ship loss

MACDONALD, Thomas A, Engine Room Artificer 4c, 21749 (RCN), DOW

ROBINSON, Edmund C, Leading Telegraphist, V/9661 (RCNVR), DOW


Empire Oil, steamship

JONES, Thomas B, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 289340, (President III, O/P), DOW


Empire Stevenson, steamship

CADDY, Thomas J, Bombardier, RA, 1544131, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

CHAMBERS, Hugh M C, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 333486, (President III, O/P), MPK

CHIPLIN, Edward J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 312866, (President III, O/P), MPK

DAVIS, William H, Gunner, RA, 1707687, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

DRURY, Alan, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 311598, (President III, O/P), MPK

DUTHIE, Robert, Gunner, RA, 2980202, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

HICKLIN, Henry H, Lance Sergeant, RA, 1485736, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

JENKINSON, Arthur E, Gunner, RA, 4687667, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

JONES, Iowerith I, Gunner, RA, 1482556, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

MCCLOSKEY, James, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 289739, (President III, O/P), MPK

NORTH, William, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 174181, (President III, O/P), MPK

PEDLIHAM, Frank C, Gunner, RA, 1639437, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

ROBB, William D, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 267893, (President III, O/P), MPK

SCULLION, Andrew, Gunner, RA, 1615889, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

STEPHENSON, Robert W, Gunner, RA, 1799956, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

STURMAN, Frederick E, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 311475, (President III, O/P), MPK

YOUNG, Norman T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 248880, (President III, O/P), MPK

YOUNGS, Leslie J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 221813, (President III, O/P), MPK


FAA, 802 Sqn, Avenger, air crash

TAYLOUR, Edward W T, Lieutenant, MPK



WALLWORTH, Frank, Stoker, D/KX 121191, drowned


Ocean Vanguard, steamship

BURKE, James, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 311934, (President III, O/P), MPK


Ottawa (RCN), ship loss

ADLINGTON, Howard H, Supply Assistant, V/25539 (RCNVR), MPK

ASHLEY, Robert P, Able Seaman, V/9615 (RCNVR), MPK

BAGGS, William F, Able Seaman, D/JX 181712, MPK

BAIRD, John A, Stoker, V 2608 (RCNVR), MPK

BAKER, Elgy E, Stoker, A/2309 (RCNR), MPK

BEDDIS, Samuel J, Engine Room Artificer, 21605 (RCN), MPK

BELL, David O, Ordinary Seaman, V/27435 (RCNVR), MPK

BOWEN, Stephen D, Stoker, V/22566 (RCNVR), MPK

BOWMAN, Eric J, Able Seaman, V/17584 (RCNVR), MPK

BROWN, David R, Leading Seaman, V/5407 (RCNVR), MPK

BUCHESKI, William, Able Seaman, V/19035 (RCNVR), MPK

BURN, Albert E, Ordinary Seaman, V/14823 (RCNVR), MPK

BURROUGHS, Walter P, Able Seaman, V/17304 (RCNVR), MPK

CAMPBELL, Gordon K, Ordinary Seaman, 4345 (RCN), MPK

CAMPBELL, Woodrow W, Ordinary Seaman, V/19589 (RCNVR), MPK

CHANDLER, Harry M, Able Seaman, V/1364 (RCNR), MPK

CHISHOLM, Robert D, Able Seaman, 4241 (RCN), MPK

CLEMO, Frederick J B, Able Seaman, 4216 (RCN), MPK

COLLIER, Chesley, Able Seaman, A/1275 (RCNR), MPK

COLLIN, Joseph A J L, Stoker, V/3686 (RCNVR), MPK

CONNOLLY, Richard J, Leading Stoker, V/25107 (RCNVR), MPK

COOMER, Frederick W, Able Seaman, V/22886 (RCNVR), MPK

COOPER, Edward B, Leading Seaman, V/18165 (RCNVR), MPK

COUSINEAU, Lionel, Stoker, V/4447 (RCNVR), MPK

CRANE, James W, Signalman, V/8330 (RCNVR), MPK

CRAWFORD, Gordon R, Petty Officer, V/14333 (RCNVR), MPK

CREANY, Thomas, Able Seaman, V/5490 (RCNVR), MPK

CRESSEY, Harold F, Signalman, V/22573 (RCNVR), MPK

CUDMORE, Alfred, Able Seaman, V/1422 (RCNVR), MPK

CULLIFORD, Doyle I, Stoker, V/8846 (RCNVR), MPK

DAVIES, William T, Able Seaman, 4242 (RCN), MPK

DEEVES, Arthur J, Leading Telegraphist, 2813 (RCN), MPK

DON, John R, Telegraphist, 3710 (RCN), MPK

DORAN, Patrick D, Stoker, V/2844 (RCNVR), MPK

DOUGLAS, Albert, Able Seaman, V/9393 (RCNVR), MPK

DUGUAY, Henri R, Cook, V/4361 (RCNVR), MPK

EMERSLUND, Arnold G, Telegraphist, 3691 (RCN), DOW

FISHER, John A, Able Seaman, 4288 (RCN), MPK

FROATS, Donald McR, Cook, 40572 (RCN), MPK

GALLAGHER, Harold J, Leading Seaman, 3596 (RCN), MPK

GARLAND, Melvin, Able Seaman, 40815 (RCN), MPK

GIBB, James A, Able Seaman, 4244 (RCN), MPK

GLASGOW, Charles E, Able Seaman, V/5909 (RCNVR), MPK

HARKER, James S, Leading Telegraphist, V/30011 (RCNVR), MPK

HARRIS, Carl N, Ordinary Seaman, V/335 (RCNVR), MPK

HEIBERG, Kenneth G, Petty Officer, 2599 (RCN), MPK

HENDRY, George A, Surgeon Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

HENRY, Robert, Able Seaman, V/7609 (RCNVR), MPK

HICKEY, John C, Able Seaman, A/4613 (RCNR), MPK

HOBBIS, William H, Electrical Artificer, 40625 (RCN), MPK

HOCKLEY, John W, Steward, X/41056 (RCN), MPK

HOLMES, Earl I, Able Seaman, 4066 (RCN), MPK

HOUGHTON, David H, Ordinary Signalman, V/27568 (RCNVR), MPK

HOWARD, Frederick C, Telegraphist, 3774 (RCN), MPK

HUNT, William E D, Stoker, V/11819 (RCNVR), MPK

KING, Arthur H, Ordinary Seaman, V/452 (RCNVR), MPK

KOSTENKO, Nicholas, Telegraphist, 4677 (RCN), MPK

LABONTE, Ernest, Stoker, V/4391 (RCNVR), MPK

LEROY, Charles E, Able Seaman, V/19286 (RCNVR), MPK

LESLIE, Kenneth L, Stoker, A/1315 (RCNR), MPK

MACDONALD, Arthur A, Leading Supply Assistant, V/25249 (RCNVR), MPK

MACDONALD, Herbert C, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, 21237 (RCN), MPK

MACKENZIE, Charles A, Petty Officer, V/7757 (RCNVR), MPK

MACMILLAN, Alexander, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, V/18315 (RCNVR), MPK

MADOLE, Carl H, Ordinary Seaman, V/10743 (RCNVR), MPK

MASSON, Andre, Able Seaman, A/4291 (RCNR), MPK

MCKECHNIE, Morton H, Able Seaman, V/10554 (RCNVR), MPK

MCLEOD, Ian S, Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

MILBURN, John R, Ordnance Artificer, 40939 (RCN), MPK

MILLER, Earl G, Stoker, 21692 (RCN), MPK

MOORE, Albert A, Petty Officer Stoker, V/5964 (RCVNR), MPK

MORRISON, Francis A, Petty Officer Stoker, A/2239 (RCNR), MPK

MORRISON, Harry, Stoker, V/27050 (RCNVR), MPK

MUCHMORE, John V, Stoker, 21884 (RCN), MPK

MURPHY, Gerald W, Ordinary Seaman, V/331 (RCNVR), MPK

NEATH, John F E, Able Seaman, V/22970 (RCNVR), MPK

NEIL, Percy T, Able Seaman, V/6513 (RCNVR), MPK

PALMER, Ralph B N, Able Seaman, V/9785 (RCNVR), MPK

PARADIS, Paul V, Able Seaman, V/3312 (RCNVR), MPK

PEPPLER, Stanley, Able Seaman, 4299 (RCN), MPK

PETTITT, John B, Stoker, V/18293 (RCNVR), MPK

PIONTEK, Jack W, Able Seaman, V/7512 (RCNVR), MPK

POOLES, Donald H, Telegraphist, V/9834 (RCNVR), MPK

PORTER, Harold S, Ordinary Seaman, V/27475 (RCNVR), MPK

PURCELL, Herbert A, Engine Room Artificer, A/11056 (RCNR), MPK

QUIGLEY, Lloyd P W, Able Seaman, 4253 (RCN), MPK

RASMUSSEN, Clifford J, Ordinary Seaman, V/24916 (RCNVR), MPK

RICHES, Clifford, Able Seaman, V/7830 (RCNVR), MPK

ROBERTSON, Earl J, Coder, V/9967 (RCNVR), MPK

ROBINSON, Walter V, Able Seaman, 2783 (RCN), MPK

ROBSHAW, George A, Able Seaman, 4214 (RCN), MPK

ROOP, Roy M, Able Seaman, A/4747 (RCNR), MPK

RUTHERFORD, Clark A, Lieutenant Commander, RCN, MPK

SECORD, Gerald F, Able Seaman, V/2272 (RCNVR), MPK

SHEPPARD, David G, Leading Signalman, V/9817 (RCNVR), MPK

SHILLITO, John G, Able Seaman, 4291 (RCN), MPK

SIMONS, Clinton LeR, Ordinary Signalman, 4639 (RCN), MPK

SLAUNWHITE, Harry M, Able Seaman, A/4589 (RCNR), MPK

SMITH, Alexander D, Able Seaman, V/24133 (RCNVR), MPK

SMITH, Arthur S, Able Seaman, 4224 (RCN), MPK

SMITH, Kenneth G, Cook, V/14721 (RCNVR), MPK

SMITH, Roseville StC, Stoker, V/23564 (RCNVR), MPK

SOUTHALL, Harry K, Able Seaman, V/24012 (RCNVR), MPK

STEPHENS, Oswald B, Stoker, 21661 (RCN), MPK

STREET, Leslie G, Able Seaman, P/JX158647, MPK

TAYLOR, Ernest F, Able Seaman, V/8299 (RCNVR), MPK

TAYLOR, Frederick F M, Able Seaman, V/19524 (RCNVR), MPK

TRAINOR, Alfred N, Petty Officer Steward, 40459 (RCN), MPK

TREMBLEY, Joseph A, Able Seaman, 4255 (RCN), MPK

TRUDEL, Camille G, Stoker, V/3555 (RCNVR), MPK

WHITING, Basil E, Able Seaman, 4037 (RCN), MPK

WILSON, Archibald W, Stoker, 21535 (RCN), MPK

WILSON, Donald A K, Sub Lieutenant, RCN, MPK

WRIGHT, Keith F, Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

YOUNG, Thomas W, Able Seaman, 3497 (RCN), MPK

ZINCK, Cyril M, Supply Assistant, V/25607 (RCNVR), MPK



MANSBRIDGE, Frederick S, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 9905 S, illness


Suriname or Empire Beaumont, steamship

GRAHAM, Henry, Gunner, RA, 3194692, (2/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

MICHAEL, Charles, Gunner, RA, 3194722, (2/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed



Monday, 14 September 1942




Coventry, AA cruiser, ship loss

ALDRED, Albert A, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 64988, killed

ARMSTRONG, Roland, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 260989, killed

AVERY, William J, Leading Seaman, P/J 103418, killed

BAGGALEY, Arnold, Telegraphist, P/JX 156053, killed

BALL, Geoffrey C, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4240, killed

BARNES, Brian L, Telegraphist, P/JX 199347, killed

BATES, Archibald S, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 298120, killed

BINKS, Kenneth P, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 48216, killed

BOYDEN, Wilfred, Able Seaman, P/SSX 20582, killed

BRIDLE, Oliver W, Able Seaman, P/J 104599, killed

BROWN, Joseph, Act/Leading Seaman, P/SSX 21434, killed

BUCKLEY, Thomas, Ty/Act/Yeoman of Signals, C/JX 144721, killed

BYRNE, Stanley W, Able Seaman, C/JX 175657, killed

COLE, Leonard G, Leading Wireman, P/MX 62438, killed

COOK, Douglas G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 96754, killed

COURTNEY, Cecil H, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 148037, killed

DAVEY, Norman H, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 75204, killed

DAVIS, Horace F, Stoker 1c, P/KX 91265, killed

DAVIS, Reginald G M, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 220591, killed

DAWES, John R, Ty/Leading Signalman, D/JX 144958, killed

DODGSON, Frank, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 207604, killed

DREWE, Douglas A V, Able Seaman, C/JX 246514, killed

FRANCIS, Horace V, Able Seaman, P/JX 178512, killed

GIBSON, Arthur, Stoker 1c, P/KX 109506, killed

GRAYSON, Jack, Able Seaman, P/JX 246894, killed

GREEN, Harry, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 272919, killed

HANCOCK, George, Leading Seaman, P/J 70752, killed

HILL, Henry, Cook (S), P/MX 83789, killed

HOPKINS, Robert E, Able Seaman, C/JX 154018, killed

JOB, Richard H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 298398, killed

JOHNSON, Herbert R, Shipwright 1c, C/KX 47378, killed

JONES, Amos, Able Seaman, C/JX 300961, killed

JORDAN, Joseph M, Able Seaman, D/SSX 26263, killed

JUDGE, Robert F, Able Seaman, C/JX 300088, killed

KENNEDY, Charles, Able Seaman, C/JX 211975, killed

KIRBY, Timothy W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 223532, killed

LATHWELL, Frederick J, Stoker 2c, P/KX 130529, killed

LOWE, Derek S R, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, MPK

LYNCH, Lawrence, Able Seaman, P/JX 290399, killed

MARCH, George A, Ty/Lieutenant (E), MPK

MINES, James C, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 82796, killed

PENNINGTON, Joseph G, Able Seaman, D/JX 285503, killed

PEPPER, Thomas F, Able Seaman, P/JX 259562, killed

PLATT, George E, Petty Officer, D/JX 162271 (late J 99606), killed

POWELL, Leonard W R, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 106441, killed

RANDALL, Victor N, Chief Petty Officer Cook, P/MX 54247, killed

REES, William H C, Lieutenant, MPK

RUSSELL, Francis E, Stoker 1c, P/KX 116504, killed

SIMPSON, Richard, Ordnance Artificer 1c, D/M 35676, killed

SMITH, Bernard W, Able Seaman, D/JX 178584, killed

SPEED, John H, Leading Stoker, RNR, P/K 63085, killed

STARK, George, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, MPK

SULLIVAN, George, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 1780, killed

TAYLOR, Wilfred, Cook (S), D/MX 61574, killed

THOMAS, John A, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 290933, killed

THOMAS, Richard, Able Seaman, P/JX 264856, killed

VOISEY, William A, Act/Joiner 4c, C/MX 77731, killed

WAITE, Norman P, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 204110, killed

WALDRON, Frank E, Able Seaman, P/JX 286470, killed

WEEKS, John R T, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 296821, killed

WILDE, David S, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 294562, killed

WILLIAMS, Howell M, Signalman, D/JX 196511, killed

WOOD, Leslie, Able Seaman, P/SSX 27945, killed

WOODS, Alec M, Warrant Engineer, MPK


ML.349, motor launch

JUDGE, Edward S, Motor Mechanic, C/MX 73690, killed


MTB.260, motor torpedo boat

KELLY, Bernard, Stoker 2c, P/KX 118362, killed


MTB.308, motor torpedo boat, ship loss

AYRES, John S, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 284297, MPK

CAHILL, Michael R, Telegraphist, C/JX 248059, MPK

CAREY, Cornelius J, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 87750, MPK

CASWELL, William, Able Seaman, D/SSX 16008, MPK

GIBSON, Sidney W, Stoker 2c, P/KX 138362, MPK

HUGHES, Hywel W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNZNVR, MPK

LOCKLEY, Ernest, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 276620, MPK

PARKER, Bernard, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 79877, MPK

WADE, Richard, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 295922, MPK

WRIGHT, Arthur E, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 139140, MPK

YATES, Ralph W, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK


MTB.310, motor torpedo boat, ship loss

ABBOTT, Herbert, Motor Mechanic, C/MX 77433, MPK

GRAHAM, Murdo, Seaman, RNR, P/X 18818 A, MPK

GUEST, Robert G, Able Seaman, C/JX 127267, MPK

HOLT, Harold K, Stoker 1c, D/KX 132234, MPK

LANE, Stuart C, Ty/Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

MILLEN, David, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 156611, MPK

PAYNE, Alfred R, Able Seaman, C/J 100840, MPK

ROBERTSON, William, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 275867, MPK

THOMSON, William, Stoker 1c, P/KX 118412, MPK

WARREN, Charles E, Telegraphist, C/SR 8368, MPK


ML.352, motor launch, ship loss

HAWKINS, David, Stoker 1c, P/KX 108919, MPK

STOKES, George A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 103444, MPK


RM 11th Battalion, MNBDO I

ABRAHAM, George W C, Marine, EX/3094, DOW

ARMOUR, Robert, Marine, EX/4749, MPK

ASLEN, John F T, Marine, CH/X 100633, DOW

BARTHOLOMEW, Stanley G, Marine, EX/4679, MPK

BAYNTON, Raymond C, Marine, PO/X 108456, MPK

BEAUMONT, Norman S, Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/2752, MPK

BEER, Leslie E, Marine, PO/X 108500, MPK

BIRCH, Arthur, Marine, EX/5114, MPK

BIRCH, Leonard A, Marine, PLY/X 2335, MPK

BLOOR, Robert, Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/5021, MPK

BOWLES, Ernest G, Marine, PLY/X 101136, MPK

BRANNAN, Joseph, Marine, PO/X 105724, killed

BROWN, Leonard R, Marine, PO/X 103795, MPK

BUTLER, George C, Marine, EX/3014, killed

CARDWELL, Leslie, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 1881, MPK

CARTER, Fred, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, EX/2009, MPK

CHISHOLM, Joseph, Marine, EX/5599, DOW

CHISLETT, William F, Marine, EX/4852, killed

CHIVERS, Herbert F, Marine, PLY/X 105319, DOW

COGGINS, Albert H, Marine, PLY/X 105293, DOW

CRAWLEY, Charles H, Marine, CH/X 101272, MPK

CROXON, James, Marine, PO/X 109196, MPK

DAVIES, David I, Marine, PLY/X 101160, DOW

DAVIES, George L, Marine, EX/4853, MPK

DYALL, Harold H, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

EMMANUEL, Maldwyn, Marine, PLY/X 101128, MPK

FEWTRELL, Leonard, Marine, PLY/X 105335, MPK

FITZPATRICK, William, Marine, EX/3252, MPK

FRANCIS, William, Marine, CH/X 105278, DOW

GARRITY, James, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/2737, DOW

GILL, William R H, Marine, PO/X 102175, MPK

GOSSLING, Percy J, Marine, PLY/X 100551, MPK

GREENOUGH, Reginald J, Marine, EX/4765, DOW

GUNNINGS, Basil E, Marine, PO/X 107284, MPK

HAMBIER, Alec W, Marine, EX/4810, MPK

HAMBLY, Frederick, Marine, EX/5127, MPK

HARDY, Norman G, Marine, CH/X 104166, MPK

HARMAN, William G, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, EX/586, MPK

HARRIES, Thomas J, Marine, PLY/X 101137, MPK

HINTON, Charles E, Marine, EX/4698, DOW

HORSFIELD, John, Marine, EX/4502, DOW

HUBBARD, Frederick W, Marine, EX/5023, MPK

JENKINS, William R, Marine, EX/5091, DOW

JONES, George, Marine, CH/X 100630, MPK

KEDDIE, James, Marine, PLY/X 101239, killed

LEE, John G, Marine, PLY/X 100480, DOW

MACLEAN, Donald A, Marine, CH/X 106191, MPK

MERRITT, Henry E, Marine, PO/X 101587, MPK

METCALFE, Charles, Marine, PLY/X 101145, DOW

MILLER, John, Marine, EX/4781, MPK

MORLEY, John, Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/5118, DOW

MORRIS, Ronald, Marine, EX/5119, DOW

PARRY, Alfred, Marine, EX/4886, MPK

REEVES, Robert R, Marine, CH/X 105150, MPK

RICHARDS, Frederick A A, Marine, PLY/X 100981, killed

ROGERS, Leslie V, Marine, CH/X 104204, MPK

RUDGE, William, Marine, EX/4543, MPK

SANDY, Osbourne E, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/3372, DOW

SELLEY, Ronald, Marine, EX/5074, killed

SIMS, Frederick, Marine, EX 4704, MPK

SMITH, James E, Marine, PLY/X 100237, DOW

STENTIFORD, Thomas C, Marine, EX/4546, DOW

TAYLOR, William C, Marine, EX/4837, MPK

VICKERS, Albert, Marine, EX/4885, MPK

WATERMAN, John, Marine, EX/5082, MPK

WINTERS, Fred, Marine, EX/728, MPK


Sikh, destroyer, ship loss

BAGLEY, Arthur V, Able Seaman, F 3375 (RANR), MPK

BENSON, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 227657, MPK

BRANDWOOD, Richard, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 64465, MPK

BRANLEY, Allen G, Able Seaman, C/JX 144174, MPK

CAMPBELL, Thomas, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 82629, MPK

CLEGG, Edward, Cook (S), D/MX 74807, MPK

CROSS, William, Marine, EX/4641, (RM 11th Battalion), killed

DAVID, John R, Lieutenant, MPK

GARRETT, Sidney W, Ty/Leading Supply Assistant, C/MX 69874, MPK

GRANT, Robert R, Leading Telegraphist, RFR, C/J 109125, MPK

HART, Michael, Able Seaman, D/SSX 29198, MPK

JEWITT, George L, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108925, MPK

KEMP, Kenneth M, Leading Seaman, P/JX 211863, MPK

PHILLIPS, Evan H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 306057, MPK

REES, John C, Marine, EX/4644, DOW

SMITH, Herbert A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 118574, killed

WILSON, Harold, Ty/Leading Cook (S), C/MX 61244, MPK


Zulu, destroyer, ship loss

ANDERSON, Robert S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 199323, killed

CONNELLY, James T, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 98901, killed

ELLIS, Victor F, Ty/Act/Captain, RM, killed

GLYNN, John P, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 64112, killed

HOYLE, Stanley, Stoker 1c, D/KX 116571, killed

MANSHIP, Charles A L, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 53678, killed

MANWARING, Ronald J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 130144, killed

MOORE, Aubrey R, Lieutenant (E), killed

PROCTOR, James S, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 76211, killed

ROLING, Leonard C, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 47337, killed

ROLL, Thomas J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 107020, killed

SMITH, Henry, Able Seaman, D/JX 230011, killed




GRIMSHAW, Herbert, Able Seaman, D/SSX 13733, died as POW


FAA, 767/769 Sqn, Condor, air crash

ASHCROFT, Wilfred J C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

FRASER, Gordon A, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 769 Sqn, Condor, air crash

CRADOCK, Leonard F, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 826 Sqn, Grebe, air crash

BARKER, Robert P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

WALL, Cecil J, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 880 Sqn, Blackcap, air crash

FORREST, John G S, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



JOYCE, Raymond F, Able Seaman, D/SSX 30034, killed



FAIRBAIRN, John T, Stoker 2c, P/K 119404, illness


Ocean Faith, steamship

HAZELL, Harry, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 165220, (President III, O/P), killed


President III

DOWLING, William, Ty/Sergeant, RM, PO/X 149, illness


St Christopher

BARKER, Stanley E, Able Seaman, C/JX 140663, died



WARNER, William R, Able Seaman, D/JX 152064, died as POW



HANSFORD, John, Able Seaman, R/JX 166568, illness



Tuesday, 15 September 1942



UDY, Walter J, Able Seaman, D/222314, drowned



CULSHAW, Ronald, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 345005, drowned


Kioto, steamship

BUCK, Ernest N, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 206947, (President III, O/P), MPK


Laconia, steamship

COOPER, Douglas A, Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 152616, (President III, O/P), killed

PRINCE, Royston, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 28949, (President II, O/P), killed


President III

AUSTIN, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 314919, MPK


RM 10th Battalion, MNBDO I, Raid on Tobruk, operation Agreement

KIRK, Ronald A, Marine, PLY/X 2163, DOW

POGMORE, George C A, Lance Corporal, RM, PLY/X 101281, DOW

RICHARDSON, John J, Marine, PO/X 108234, DOW

TANNER, Rees A, Marine, EX/4935, DOW


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

PARTRIDGE, E (initial only) L G, Sub Lieutenant, Malayan RNVR, died as POW


Saker II, air crash

CLIFTON, Leslie T, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

LOCKHART, Douglas K, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed


Sikh, ship loss

WINTER, Lionel F C, Able Seaman, C/JX 174330, DOW



Wednesday, 16 September 1942


Ocean Honour, steamship

DAVIES, Benjamin, Gunner, RA, 11408707, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

DAVIES, Evan T, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 313564, (President III, O/P), killed

DUNNE, Augustine, Bombardier, RA, 3759170, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

FRAZIER, Charles H, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 314119, (President III, O/P), killed

HOWE, Reginald C H, Gunner, RA, 11408722, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

MCCLAFFERTY, Charles, Fireman, T.124 X, (Kongoni, O/P), MPK



BAWDEN, Wilfred R, Stoker 2c, RNVR, 330425 (SANF), DOWS



NORTH, William A, Stoker 2c, C/KX 132662, illness



CATCHPOLE, Thomas J, Commander, illness


Queen Elizabeth

VALENTINE, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 219371, illness


RM 11th Battalion, MNBDO I, Raid on Tobruk, operation Agreement

CLEE, Robert, Marine, CH/X 100665, DOW

LOMAS, William H, Marine, EX/4891, DOW

PERRY, William J, Marine, EX/4599, DOW



NESBIT, Thomas W C, Act/Steward, Merchant Navy, (survivor of Empire Baffin), DOW


Victory II

MORGANS, Richard H, Chief Joiner, P/M 15383, illness



Thursday, 17 September 1942


Dalhousie (RIN)

SHER, Shah, Ordinary Seaman, 4244 (RIN), killed



TOFTE, Harry A, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 107573, illness


FAA, 816 Sqn, Ark Royal, air operations

NORFOLK, Valentine K, Sub Lieutenant (A), missing



RICHARDS, David, Ty/Act/Lieutenant (E), RNVR, died


Penguin (RAN)

FIELDING, Leslie G, Motor Mechanic 4c, 25608 (RAN), accident, killed


RM 11th Battalion, MNBDO I, Raid on Tobruk, operation Agreement

PEPPERELL, Alfred G, Marine, EX/4531, DOW


Talisman, submarine, lost

ABBOTT, Herbert W, Able Seaman, P/JX 274845, MPK

ABBOTT, Kenneth P, Petty Officer, C/JX 146230, MPK

ALGAR, Albert E, Leading Seaman, D/JX 137238, MPK

AVEN, Arthur A, Leading Stoker, P/KX 93116, MPK

BEATON, John M, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 157253, MPK

BEATTIE, George, Stoker 1c, P/SKX 220, MPK

BECKETT, Joseph, Able Seaman, D/JX 190290, MPK

BELL, Arthur R, Able Seaman, P/SSX 20192, MPK

BOUSFIELD, John, Able Seaman, C/JX 148165, MPK

BOWERS, George J, Telegraphist, C/JX 155109, MPK

BRAND, Patrick, Leading Stoker, C/KX 83617, MPK

BRENDON, Michael J, Lieutenant, MPK

BULLOCK, Edmund T, Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/M 34905, MPK

CALLAGHAN, Frank, Stoker 1c, D/KX 122480, MPK

CALVERT, William H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 135226, MPK

CAREY, Ronald J, Able Seaman, C/JX 203003, MPK

CARLISLE, Edward H, Stoker 1c, D/KX 132725, MPK

COLEMAN, Leonard G, Leading Seaman, P/JX 129212, MPK

COLLINS, John H, Petty Officer, D/JX 136207, MPK

CONNOLLY, Jack, Stoker 1c, C/KX 101049, MPK

COULTER, Norman G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 92557, MPK

DEARY, Richard, Able Seaman, C/SSX 30938, MPK

EVES, William D H, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

FAIRFIELD, James, Leading Seaman, D/JX 136787, MPK

FLYNN, David, Petty Officer, D/JX 134042, MPK

FOLEY, John T, Leading Steward, D/LX 22224, MPK

FORSYTH, Donald D, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 57727, MPK

FOULGER, James, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 82217, MPK

FREEMAN, Stanley, Stoker 1c, P/JX 100519, MPK

GALL, Carl E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 114291, MPK

GORMLEY, Francis J, Able Seaman, D/JX 169386, MPK

GRANT, William J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 90653, MPK

HAYBURN, Andrew J, Able Seaman, D/JX 160711, MPK

HAYDON, Herbert S, Stoker 1c, D/KX 81275, MPK

HAZZARD, Kenneth, Stoker 1c, P/KX 117737, MPK

JACKSON, Richard, Electrical Artificer 3 c, P/MX 54422, MPK

JAMES, Frank S, Able Seaman, C/J 109512, MPK

JANCEY, Stephen, Leading Seaman, D/JX 127692, MPK

KIRBY, Maurice W, Leading Stoker, P/KX 89474, MPK

LEWIS, Arthur E, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 74704, MPK

MACK, David W F, Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 50509, MPK

MAHONEY, Patrick, Able Seaman, P/SSX 25966, MPK

MARSHALL, Albert R, Stoker 2c, C/KX 144382, MPK

MCEDWARD, John C, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23361, MPK

MCNALLY, William J, Commissioned Engineer, MPK

MERRITT, Ronald J, Able Seaman, P/SSX 32643, MPK

MILLIGAN, James T, Able Seaman, D/JX 198543, MPK

MORRIS, Edward, Petty Officer, P/JX 128030, MPK

MORSE, William G, Able Seaman, D/JX 202869, MPK

MUSGROVE, William C, Telegraphist, P/SSX 29947, MPK

NEILSON, Thomas P, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 77954, MPK

OAKES, Harry G, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 133119, MPK

ROBINSON, William, Able Seaman, C/JX 147371, MPK

ROBSON, Theofiel R, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 59052, MPK

STREET, Frederick C A, Stoker 2c, P/KX 135119, MPK

SULLIVAN, Patrick J, Leading Stoker, D/KX 88242, MPK

THORNHILL, Albert A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 117421, MPK

TOLLEY, George W, Leading Signalman, P/SSX 31689, MPK

WATERLOW, Oscar S V, Lieutenant, MPK

WHEELER, James W, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 78798, MPK

WILLMOTT, Michael, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

WITHAM, Leslie, Stoker 1c, P/KX 112598, MPK

WOOD, George, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 77710, MPK


Waterfly, ship loss

ANDERTON, Robert C, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 19731 A, MPK

ANDREW, Thomas G, Chief Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 5991 ES, MPK

CLARKE, Raymond, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 30281, MPK

DAVIDSON, John, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 18705 A, MPK

HANNAH, George L, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280295, MPK

HAWES, Ritchie W, Ty/Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, killed

HILL, Frederick W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

MACCALLUM, Hector B, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 265280, killed

MITCHELL, William, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 128871, MPK

PARK, Frank B, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 100292, MPK

PEPPIT, Arthur E, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 88026, MPK

POTTER, Alan F, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 317503, MPK

RALPH, Roderick, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 202286, MPK

SWANSBURY, Albert E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 207323, killed

WOOLF, Arthur S, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 114921, MPK



Friday, 18 September 1942


Britannia II

WHITTALL, Ellen V, Petty Officer WRNS, 1669, killed


FAA, 771 Sqn, Tern, air crash

BASSETT, Benjamin, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 89048, killed

SPILLER, Malcolm H, Act/Leading Photographer, P/MX 63444, DOW


FAA, 807 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

HARVEY, Alfred R G, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Jeanne et Geneviere

WEAVER, Herbert R, Act/Able Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 223390, illness



POTTER, Leonard F, Rear Admiral, illness



MAGUIRE, George, Able Seaman, P/JX 273461, accident, killed



Saturday, 19 September 1942


RM MNBDO I, Raid on Tobruk, operation Agreement

BROWN, John C, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/4841, DOW


Alouette, ship loss

BUSH, John H, Leading Steward, RNPS, LT/KX 29313, MPK

CHILD, Walter, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 104354, MPK

CLIMPSON, Howard, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 191061, MPK

CROOK, Edward A H, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 99823, MPK

DIXON, James, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 299794, MPK

FIRTH, Walter, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 104361, MPK

HALLOWS, James S, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 205745, MPK

MCCAFFRAY, Hugh, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 174522, MPK

MCDONALD, James, Steward, RNPS, LT/JX 207313, DOW

MCPHERSON, Donald G, Telegraphist, RNVR, C/WRX 653, MPK

MORTIMER, William W B, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 21330 A, MPK

NICHOLSON, John A, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

PARR, Arthur J, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 246803, MPK

THOMAS, Frank G, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 10238 S, MPK


FAA, 762 Sqn, Heron, air crash

HARRISON, William, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


Gerard (RAN)

MINNIE, John J, Cook, 24131 (RAN), illness


Princess Astrid

DAVIES, Albert E, Chief Steward 2c, NAP R 947082, illness


Sikh, ship loss

FRICKER, Frank W, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 109525, DOW


Tern, road accident

HARDING, Colin, Air Mechanic 1c (E), FAA/FX 78614, killed



Sunday, 20 September 1942


Leda, ship loss

ADAMS, Albert S, Able Seaman (Pens), C/J 87487, MPK

BLAKE, Alfred, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), C/K 61527, MPK

BRYDON, William G, Able Seaman (Pens), C/J 81919, MPK

BURRELL, Cyril J, Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 20942, MPK

CHRISTISON, Alexander, Ty/Leading Steward, C/LX 24621, MPK

COOK, Herbert T, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 60248, DOW

COVER, Harold, Stoker 1c, C/KX 129155, MPK

COYLE, Bernard, Stoker 1c, D/KX 129152, MPK

CROFT, Alfred E, Petty Officer, C/JX 135839, DOW

DAVIES, William, Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, D/K 63125, MPK

EYDEN, Walter J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 130357, MPK

FRY, Wilfred, Fireman, Merchant Navy, (survivor of River Afton), MPK

FULLER, Albert S, Cook (S), C/MX 65890, MPK

FURNISS, Cyril G, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Steward, C/LX 26520, MPK

GERMANY, William J, Able Seaman, C/J 111937, MPK

GOSLING, Henry F, Petty Officer Steward, C/L 15164, DOW

HEAD, Leslie J, Able Seaman, C/SSX 34027, MPK

HIGGS, Edward W, Petty Officer, C/JX 133416, MPK

HOBSON, John A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 123510, MPK

HOOLE, George A, Cabin Boy, Merchant Navy, (survivor of River Afton), MPK

HOPPER, William G, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/M 37917, MPK

HOWELL, George E, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 85369, MPK

JAGO, Frederick, Shipwright 2c (Pens), C/M 34875, MPK

LEARMOND, Adam C, Steward, C/LX 24931, MPK

MAIR, James, Stoker 1c, C/KX 122442, MPK

MARSH, Albert C, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 66776, MPK

MCHATTIE, Neil, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 17227, MPK

MCLEISH, Robert, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 62565, MPK

MIDDLETON, Harry W T, Stoker 1c, C/KX 105320, MPK

MUIR, George G, Able Seaman, C/JX 259806, MPK

O'BRIEN, John, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 30067, MPK

RICHARDS, David I, Stoker 1c, D/KX 117129, DOW

RIVERS, Albert F, Stoker 1c (Pens), C/K 63850, MPK

ROBERTSON, Harry, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 319164, MPK

ROSEBLADE, Eric, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 317785, MPK

SCULLION, John, Stoker 1c, C/SKX 1604, MPK

SKINNER, Hugh, Canteen Manager, C/NX 2166, MPK

SMITH, Henry L, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 235199, MPK

SOLE, Horace D L, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 317799, MPK

SPENCE, George C, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 217869, DOW

STOKES, John F, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 66756, MPK

TENNANT, William W, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

WRIGHT, Wilfred C, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 165493, MPK

YOUNG, James, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 60995, MPK

YOUNG, Kenneth S, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 260381, MPK



CLARK, Alfred D McI, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 302875, illness


Somali, destroyer, torpedoed, sank 24 September 1942 when the majority of casualties were sustained

 COSTIGAN, Michael W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 105902, MPK

 DUGUID, James, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 58327, MPK

HARROLD, Thomas C, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 93474, MPK

PICKETT, Joseph H W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 132460, MPK

TIPTON, William H T, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 324060, MPK



Monday, 21 September 1942



STEWART, Thomas B, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 90749, killed


RM 11th Battalion, MNBDO I, Raid on Tobruk, operation Agreement

FREEGARD, Ernest C, Marine, EX/4672, DOW


Victory, at Tobruk

GINIFER, Lawrence J, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 78359, DOW



Tuesday, 22 September 1942


Athel Sultan or Athelsultan, steamship

BRADLEY, James, Ordinary Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 191457, (President III, O/P), MPK

CALLOW, Joseph, Gunner, RA, 3864561, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

CHARLTON, Geoffrey, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 201144, (President III, O/P), MPK

CREW, Leslie S, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 335466, (President III, O/P), MPK

GALE, Newell H, Captain, RNR, (Eaglet, O/P), MPK

HOOPER, Lionel A J, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 206800, (President III, O/P), MPK

JENKINS, Joseph, Bombardier, RA, 1579893, (3/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

JONES, Leonard B, Convoy Act/Yeoman of Signals, C/JX 172477, (President III, O/P), MPK

LEE, Raymond J, Convoy Leading Signalmam, C/JX 186263, (President III, O/P), MPK

MORRELL, John T O, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 257052, (President III, O/P), MPK

O'NEILL, Charles, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 312378, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SMITH, Arthur, Convoy Signalmam, C/JX 228633, (President III, O/P), MPK

SUTTON, Frank, Gunner, RA, 1653163, (2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

WORBOYS, Dennis E, Convoy Signalmam, C/JX 174073, (President III, O/P), MPK



HUDSON, Francis W, Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 1157, lost overboard, MPK


Port Phillip, steamship, accident

GIBSON, Herbert G, Act/Leading Seaman, P/J 112580, killed



DERBYSHIRE, Ronald F, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 348245, MPK


RM 11th Battalion, MNBDO I, Raid on Tobruk, operation Agreement

POWELL, William H, Marine, EX/4669, DOW


Roumanie, steamship

BRICE, Dennis S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 249452, (President III, O/P), MPK

DAVIES, James W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 336253, (President III, O/P), MPK

HOCKINGS, Thomas B, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 289464, (President III, O/P), MPK



LEGGATT, Donald H M, Commander, illness



CASWELL, Charles A, Leading Seaman, P/JX 164941, died as POW


Tennessee, steamship

BIBBY, Patrick J J, Gunner, RA, 3386407, (5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

BULLEN, John H, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 267144, (President III, O/P), MPK

COOPER, Lawrence, Gunner, RA, 870086, (5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

HOOKINGS, Albert W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 311104, (President III, O/P), MPK

HUDSON, Arthur R, Able Seaman (DEMS), P/SS 8869, (President III, O/P), MPK



Wednesday, 23 September 1942



LOWDEN, Abraham, Leading Stoker, C/KX 75605, DOWS



EVANS, William J, Leading Air Mechanic, FAA/FX 76194, illness


FAA, 882 Sqn, Merlin, air crash

COPE, Kenneth F, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 884 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

RAINES, Andrew T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed



LEGGATT, William, Lieutenant, Malayan RNVR, died as POW



CHUBB, Augustus J V, Paymaster Commander, illness


Royal New Zealand Navy Volunteer Reserve

ROSS, Angus A, Sub Lieutenant, RNZNVR, died



MILLS, David H, Marine, PLY/X 100120, (ex-Prince of Wales), died as POW


Victory II

MARSH, Trevor, Leading Stoker, P/KX 95909, illness



Thursday, 24 September 1942


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

HICKS, Dennis A, Sergeant, RA, 3962118, killed


FAA, 700 Sqn, Sheffield, air crash

CLYDE, Maurice G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

HARDWICK, Ernest H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

MACKENZIE, Neil S, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 700 Sqn, Tern, air crash

PAYNE, Frederick J P, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 78201, MPK

PENN-SIMKINS, Charles P, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/SFX 825, MPK


Laconia, steamship

BROWN, John W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 12644, (Victory, O/P), DOW

BUSS, Frank M, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 83934, (Victory, O/P), DOWS

CLARK, Thomas N, Able Seaman (Pens), C/J 39571, (President III, O/P), DOW



QUIGLEY, John, Able Seaman, C/JX 214431, lost overboard, MPK


RM 11th Battalion, MNBDO I, Raid on Tobruk, operation Agreement

HEWETT, Dennis T, Marine, CH/X 2672, DOW


Somali, destroyer, torpedoed 20 September, sank on this date, most of the casualties died from cold and exposure

ADAIR, Desmond P P, Electrical Artificer 4c, C/MX 73132, MPK

AIKMAN, Alexander M, Stoker 1c, P/KX 104896, MPK

AKERS, Henry J W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 296434, MPK

ATKINSON, Michael F, Lieutenant, MPK

BEASLEY, Leslie V, Able Seaman, P/JX 204577, MPK

BELL, Douglas A, Able Seaman, P/JX 178094, MPK

BEVERIDGE, Thomas, Canteen Manager, C/NX 513, MPK

BILLING, James G, Able Seaman, P/JX 143124, MPK

BROWNE, John B, Petty Officer, P/JX 137267, MPK

BRUCE, Basil E H, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 271945, MPK

BRUCE, Michael A M, Lieutenant, MPK

BURTON, Percy F, Able Seaman, P/JX 135047, MPK

CARR, William B, Able Seaman, P/SSX 25968, MPK

CARSTAIRS, Moses, Leading Seaman, P/JX 141505, MPK

CHAPMAN, James H, Able Seaman, P/SSX 33272, MPK

CHURCH, Walter, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 25560, MPK

COCKLIN, Stanley, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 145293, MPK

COOPER, Frank H I, Chief Yeoman of Signals, P/J 87227, killed

COOPER, Stanley A, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 163577, MPK

CULLEN, Charles J, Able Seaman, P/JX 203591, MPK

DAWSON, George F, Able Seaman, P/JX 217407, MPK

ELLIS, Leonard W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 121076, MPK

FARROW, Robert G, Petty Officer, P/JX 128561, MPK

FENN, Thomas C, Able Seaman, P/JX 130362, MPK

FILER, William, Stoker 1c, P/KX 129559, MPK

GAMBLIN, Cyril W J, Able Seaman, P/JX 149533, MPK

GASKELL, Peter H, Able Seaman, P/JX 234670, MPK

GIBSON, Ronald, Able Seaman, P/JX 156715, MPK

GILPIN, Ralph W, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 142904, MPK

GRAINGER, George W, Petty Officer, P/J 98181, MPK

GRANT, John Y, Able Seaman, P/JX 235696, MPK

HAGUE, Herbert, Able Seaman, P/JX 263446, MPK

HAIRSINE, John, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 324011, MPK

HALL, Fred, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 276963, MPK

HALL, John A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 119025, MPK  

HAXELL, Alfred G, Leading Seaman, P/J 82558, MPK

HEATHORN, Arthur J, Leading Stoker, 21588 (RCN), MPK

HOSKINGS, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/JX 263438, MPK

HOUGHTON, Joseph C, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 58355, MPK

HUNT, Martin H, Commander (E), MPK

HUTTON-ATTENBOROUGH, John, Paymaster Lieutenant, MPK

JENKINS, Frank W, Act/Gunner (T), MPK

JOHNSON, Robert M, Able Seaman, P/JX 163492, MPK

LEECH, Gordon R, Leading Seaman, P/JX 146555, MPK

LILES, Harold, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 21753, MPK

LONGHURST, John M, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

MARRIOTT, Harold A, Able Seaman, P/JX 170918, MPK

MCDONALD, Raymond C, Ordinary Seaman, PM/V 92 (RANVR), MPK

MCKIE, Norman, Act/Petty Officer, P/SSX 19151, killed

MCLAUCHLAN, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 235059, MPK

MORRIS, George A, Petty Officer, D/J 113844, MPK

MULLAHY, Frank G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 297136, MPK

NELTHORPE, Joseph, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 56297, MPK

NEWTON, Clifford, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 171733, MPK

NOON, Arthur F, Telegraphist, P/JX 229167, MPK

PITT-PITTS, William H D, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 328381, MPK

PUCKETT, Reginald W, Able Seaman, P/SSX 24762, MPK

QUARMAN, Sidney A, Able Seaman, P/JX 161739, MPK

ROSE, William S, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 46184, MPK

ROSEWARN, James W, Able Seaman, P/JX 263192, MPK

SADLER, John, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 63890, MPK

SANDERSON, Walter, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 145071, MPK

SHANAHAN, Timothy J, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 63256, MPK

STEPHENSON, Peter J, Able Seaman, P/JX 175838, MPK

SUTHERLAND, John D, Act/Leading Signalman, P/JX 152697, MPK

TARBATT, William, Steward, P/LX 24772, MPK

TRAVERS, John R, Able Seaman, P/JX 154242, MPK

TREND, Clifford H, Lieutenant, MPK

TURNER, Walter W J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 104123, MPK

WATKINS, Alfred H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 329792, MPK

WEIR, John D, Stoker 1c, P/KX 119218, MPK

WHELAN, William, Signalman, D/JX 226705, MPK

WHITEHEAD, Harry, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 50316, MPK

WICKENDEN, Joseph W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 325350, MPK

WILSON, Frank, Petty Officer Cook, P/MX 46166, MPK

WINTER, Walter W R, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 60847, MPK

WOOD, Frederic N, Leading Writer, P/MX 86527, MPK


Vibran, steamship

BAKER, Arthur, Ty/Skipper, RNR, (Canada, O/P), MPK

DOBSON, Cyril W, Ty/Skipper, RNR, (Canada, O/P), MPK

HALL, James N, Ty/Act/Skipper, RNR, (Canada, O/P), MPK

STATHER, Frederick L, Ty/Act/Skipper Lieutenant, RNR, (Canada, O/P), MPK

THOMSON, Peter, Ty/Skipper, RNR, (Canada, O/P), MPK

WINK, Henry J, Ty/Skipper, RNR, (Canada, O/P), MPK


Zulu, ship loss

JOHNSON, Eric A J, Able Seaman, D/SSX 19996, DOW



Friday, 25 September 1942


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

HOWDEN, Walter, Gunner, RA, 4345081, killed

JOHNSTON, John, Lance Bombardier, RA, 3707880, killed


4/2 Maritime Regt, RA

BLAIR, Joseph R, Gunner, RA, 7043159, killed

KELLY, Henry, Gunner, RA, 7043592, killed


5/3 Maritime Regt, RA

DUFOY, James, Gunner, RA, 1785869, killed


5/4 Maritime Regt, RA

OLIVER, Sidney G, Gunner, RA, 6102822, killed


6/3 Maritime Regt, RA

FICE, Albert, Bombardier, RA, 3947171, killed

PARRY, Howell W, Gunner, RA, 3969632, killed

BARTLETT, Sidney J, Gunner, RA, 5190183, killed


7/4 Maritime Regt, RA

HOPE, Albert J, Gunner, RA, 1750343, killed


Boston, steamship

BAKER, Albert, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 346867, (President III, O/P), MPK

BARRON, John L K, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 185499, (President III, O/P), MPK

DUNN, Ernest R, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 335658, (President III, O/P), MPK

FLANAGAN, Albert, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 248815, (President III, O/P), MPK

GILCHRIST, Thomas, Convoy Leading Signalmam, C/JX 172468, (President III, O/P), MPK

HINCHLIFFE, Frank, Convoy Signalman, V/8495 (RCNVR), MPK

JEFFERY, Sidney R, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 335657, (President III, O/P), MPK

ROFFEY, George L, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 335523, (President III, O/P), MPK



NEILANDS, Lindsay, Carpenter's Mate, NAP R 222025, illness



TURNER, James H, Paymaster Lieutenant, air crash at Lisbon, killed



RIGBY, William, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 257050, accident, DOI


FAA, 759 Sqn, Kipanga, air crash

CHEER, Leonard M, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



ROYDS, Robert D, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, died as POW


Mona's Isle

RAPSON, Albert H, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/SD/X 999, accident, DOW


New York, steamship

BAGULEY, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 239548, (President III, O/P), MPK

BAYLEY, Edwin, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 335665, (President III, O/P), MPK

HARRIS, Leslie J, Convoy Ordinary Signalmam, C/JX 234053, (President III, O/P), MPK

HULME, Howard, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 346816, (President III, O/P), MPK

PAYNE, William G, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 334901, (President III, O/P), MPK

YULE, Ernest, Convoy Leading Signalmam, C/JX 171104, (President III, O/P), MPK


RM 20th Training Battalion

BAYLEY, James A, Lieutenant, RM, accident, died


Roodepoort (SANF)

REHR, Cecil, Able Seaman, 69877 (SANF), died


Sikh, ship loss

GREENALL, Leslie, Stoker 2c, P/KX 136777, DOW



Saturday, 26 September 1942


4/2 Maritime Regt, RA

O'DONNELL, Thomas A, Bombardier, RA, 3861892, killed



MCGOUGH, Charles J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 107058, MPK



DOUBLEDAY, Anthony, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 141313, DOWS


Laconia, steamship

BULLEN, Leslie P, Stoker 1c, D/KX 92733, (Drake, O/P), DOWS



HINGSTON, Thomas E, Shipwright 2c, D/MX 47838, illness


Naden (RCN)

MOHR, Leslie A, Able Seaman, V/10278 (RCNVR), died



HAEGER, William J D, Petty Officer, P/J 106792, accident, DOW


Veteran, ship loss

ADAMS, James H, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 83751, MPK

AGER, Arthur H, Able Seaman, C/JX 200031, MPK

ALLEN, George B, Telegraphist, C/JX 204573, MPK

ALLEN, William, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/SS 121897, MPK

ANDERSON, Alfred J, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 150675, MPK

ANDREWS, Sydney, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 135105, MPK

BALDERSTONE, Clifford, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 190451, MPK

BANKS, Tom, Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, C/K 60662, MPK

BARKER, Henry, Signalman, C/SSX 33062, MPK

BATH, John H E, Petty Officer Cook, C/MX 46072, MPK

BAXTER, Joseph, Stoker 1c, C/KX 99788, MPK

BEER, Arthur, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 318961, MPK

BELLCHAMBERS, Ronald B, Stoker 1c, C/KX 122295, MPK

BENN, Alfred G, Leading Radio Mechanic, P/JX 235701, MPK

BLACKMAN, William G, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, RFR, C/K 62700, MPK

BRADSHAW, William, Warrant Mechanician, MPK

BRANCH, Roger E A, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 1925, MPK

BREAVINGTON, George E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 251938, MPK

BRENNAN, Richard, Stoker 1c, C/KX 106290, MPK

BRIGHT, Patrick J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 314323, MPK

BROWN, Maurice W D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 351202, MPK

BROWN, Norman A, Steward, C/LX 23799, MPK

BROWN, Stewart L, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 318975, MPK

BUCKENHAM, Guy, Stoker 1c, C/KX 133867, MPK

BUTLER, Charles W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 351203, MPK

BUTLER, Frederick, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 169672, MPK

CAHILL, Frank L, Able Seaman, C/JX 201362, MPK

CARTER, Michael J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

CASSIDY, Peter, Steward, C/LX 24345, MPK

CHATTERLEY, William F, Able Seaman, C/JX 172763, MPK

CLARKE, Herbert, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 351213, MPK

CLEGG, Norman E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108233, MPK

CLOGSTOUN, Herbert A A, Lieutenant, MPK

CLOUTER, John C, Able Seaman, C/JX 235217, MPK

COCKRELL, Frederick L J, Able Seaman, C/JX 195098, MPK

COHEN, Maurice M, Steward, C/LX 24134, MPK

COLE, Harry W, Stoker 1c (Pens), C/K 29985, MPK

COLES, Dennis A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108132, MPK

CONNELL, James R, Leading Coder, C/JX 227508, MPK

CORRIGAN, Francis O, Petty Officer Supply, 40595 (RCN), (Niobe, O/P), MPK

COX, Thomas B, Able Seaman, C/JX 223251, MPK

CRAFT, Leonard, Able Seaman, C/JX 175140, MPK

CRANE, Horace L, Able Seaman, C/JX 125773, MPK

CRAWFORD, Walter, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 81490, MPK

CROSS, James E, Able Seaman, C/JX 227789, MPK

CRUMLEY, James C, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 60011, MPK

DAVIES, Norman, Able Seaman, C/JX 169121, MPK

DAWSON, Ian M, Supply Assistant, C/SMX 375, MPK

DAWSON, William, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 89752, MPK

DAY, William H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 128610, MPK

DENNESS, Charles G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 128613, MPK

DENTON, George F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 128025, MPK

DIXON, George J, Able Seaman, C/JX 240706, MPK

DURHAM, Edward H, Ty/Act/Gunner (T), MPK

DWYER, Joseph C, Ty/Lieutenant, RCNVR, (on books of Iroquois (RCN)), MPK

EDWARDS, William F J, Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, C/K 66766, MPK

FALCONER, Arthur McL, Able Seaman, C/JX 128283, MPK

FARISH, Charles J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 91966, MPK

FARISH, Frederick, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 351406, MPK

FERGUSON, David R S, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 229290, MPK

FILBY, Jeffrey E, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 286822, MPK

FREEMAN, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 173050, MPK

FRENCH, Reginald C, Able Seaman, C/JX 151660, MPK

FRID, Charles P, Stoker 1c, C/KX 128620, MPK

FROST, Albert E, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 90321, MPK

FROST, William H, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 351254, MPK

GARWOOD, Trevor H, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

GIBSON, William H, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 350940, MPK

GINGER, Victor J, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4901, MPK

GOODACRE, William B, Petty Officer, C/JX 132817, MPK

GREENWOOD, John, Able Seaman, D/SSX 30340, MPK

GRIFFITHS, Leslie H, Ty/Act/Leading Telegraphist, C/J 112803, MPK

HALL, George W, Able Seaman, C/JX 195627, MPK

HAMILTON, Robert, Engine Room Artificer 2c, C/MX 50335, MPK

HARKNESS, Alexander M, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 201660, MPK

HARPHAM, John F, Leading Seaman, C/JX 152573, MPK

HARRIS, James S, Act/Leading Seaman, D/SSX 30339, MPK

HARTNETT, William, Able Seaman, C/JX 200447, MPK

HAYES, Francis M, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

HEARNDEN, Reginald D, Ty/Petty Officer, C/JX 141333, MPK

HENSHER, Harold, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), C/K 26888, MPK

HIGGINS, Walter, Ordinary Seaman, P/KX 315164, MPK

HINTON, Robert W H, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 259740, MPK

HODGES, Frank R, Ty/Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 136613, MPK

HOLNESS, Herbert G, Chief Petty Officer Stoker (Pens), C/K 47054, MPK

HOLT, Gerard, Ty/Leading Cook, C/MX 66198, MPK

HOOK, Gordon G, Able Seaman, C/SSX 22269, MPK

HORLEY, William J, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 322666, MPK

JARVIS, Walter W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 120315, MPK

JONES, Brian R, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

JONES, Frank A, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 18528, MPK

KEILLER, Leonard G, Engine Room Artificer 3c, C/MX 48576, MPK

KELLOWAY, Pearce B, Able Seaman, C/JX 216749, MPK

KENNEY, Geoffrey F, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 55043, MPK

LAW, Reginald T F, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), C/K 17057, MPK

LAWRENCE, Jack F I, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 312028, MPK

LOCK, George T, Stoker 1c, C/KX 114398, MPK

LOCKE, John H W, Able Seaman, C/JX 189071, MPK

MAVIR, James T, Able Seaman, C/SSX 20463, MPK

MCCLURE, David, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26008, MPK

MCCORMICK, John, Electrical Artificer 3c, C/MX 54785, MPK

MCDONALD, Thomas, Stoker 1c, C/KX 110718, MPK

MCLEOD, George F, Able Seaman, C/JX 175510, MPK

NEEDHAM, John D, Lieutenant, MPK

NEWTON, George H, Petty Officer, RNR, C/X 10462 B, MPK

NOWELL, Bernard C, Able Seaman, C/JX 258221, MPK

OSBORNE, Ernest J, Leading Cook (O), P/MX 62613, MPK

OSBORNE, Ralph R, Able Seaman, C/SSX 33963, MPK

PARKINSON, George W, Seaman, RNR, C/X 10289 B, MPK

PARNHAM, Herbert, Able Seaman, C/JX 224132, MPK

PERRY, Jack, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 238891, MPK

PROBERT, Edward A, Leading Supply Assistant, C/MX 51148, MPK

RANDALL, Albert V, Able Seaman, C/JX 277145, MPK

REED, Robert B C, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4918, MPK

REEVES, Arthur R, Able Seaman, C/JX 172729, MPK

REEVES, James D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 198408, MPK

REID, Harold W, Able Seaman, C/JX 175526, MPK

REITH, John, Able Seaman, C/JX 277147, MPK

RICHARDSON, William J, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 134282, MPK

RIMMER, Herbert, Able Seaman, C/JX 258178, MPK

ROBERTSON, Horace C E, Able Seaman, C/JX 172379, MPK

ROGERS, David E, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27343, MPK

ROGERS, Robert H, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 76330, MPK

SADDINGTON, Samuel, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 48499, MPK

SANDERSON, Robert W, Able Seaman, C/JX 204315, MPK

SCHOFIELD, Frederick, Stoker 1c, C/KX 104091, MPK

SHAW, Cecil M H, Able Seaman, P/JX 126163, MPK

SHELDON, Robert J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 269534, MPK

SLOGGETT, Ernest H, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, P/SD/X 1424, MPK

SMITH, Charles E, Act/Petty Officer, P/J 112790, MPK

SMITH, Fred, Able Seaman, C/JX 224150, MPK

SMITH, Geoffrey C, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108193, MPK

SMITH, John P T, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 90277, MPK

STEELE, Harry, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 270922, MPK

STEVENTON, John A, Act/Ordnance Artificer 4c, C/MX 77173, MPK

STUBBS, Leonard, Able Seaman, C/JX 224610, MPK

SUTTON, George, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 101777, MPK

SWALES, John E, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 19045, MPK

TARLTON, Frank M, Coder, C/JX 207426, MPK

THARRATT, George E O, Able Seaman, C/SSX 33267, MPK

THOMPSON, Alfred A, Able Seaman, C/JX 127561, MPK

TINGLE, Francis, Able Seaman, C/JX 234842, MPK

TODD, Joseph, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 19303, MPK

VINCENT, William A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108207, MPK

VINCON, George, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 141985, MPK

WADE, Frank H, Signalman, C/JX 225304, MPK

WAITE, John G, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 94367, MPK

WARD, John, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/SR 8467, MPK

WARNER, George H, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 259922, MPK

WEST, Harold L, Canteen Manager, C/NX 1707, MPK

WHEELER, John A W, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 155276, MPK

WHILEY, Charles E, Able Seaman, C/SSX 33437, MPK

WHITE, Frederick R V, Act/Able Seaman, C/SR 8616, MPK

WHITTAKER, John, Able Seaman, C/JX 227234, MPK

WILLIAMS, Sydney J, Leading Signalman, C/J 113129, MPK

WILTSHIRE, Bertie, Yeoman of Signals, C/JX 133614, MPK

WOOD, John B, Steward, C/LX 27175, MPK

WOODMAN, Reginald H, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/KX 77029, MPK

WRIGHT, Harold, Able Seaman, C/SSX 33442, MPK

WARMAN, Leslie E, Petty Officer Steward, C/L 15042, MPK


Yorktown, steamship

SUTTON, Martin, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 289206, (President III, O/P), MPK



Sunday, 27 September 1942



BURNS, Hugh J, Marine, CH/X 106133, accident, killed


Leda, ship loss

BEARD, William H, Telegraphist, C/JX 232227, DOW



PITCHER, Frederick J R, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



SEIPP, George E, Able Seaman, C/SSX 23941, illness



MARTIN, George C, Marine, RME 12347, DOWS



CULLUM, Harold, Petty Officer, D/J 96876, died as POW



Monday, 28 September 1942


DaedalusBARNES, Henry E, Chief Shipwright, P/MX 60822, road accident, killed


FAA, 700 Sqn, Sheffield, air crash

WHEATLEY, Peter J, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK



O'BRIEN, David, Seaman, T.124 T, drowned


Lifland, steamship

CARADINE, James I, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 188185, (President III, O/P), MPK

POOLE, William T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 266222, (President III, O/P), MPK

SILK, George S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 266238, (President III, O/P), MPK



PHILLIPS, Leslie N, Writer, P/MX 70349, lost overboard, MPK


Registan, steamship

COOPER, George, Gunner, RA, 4278030, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

GOSS, Leslie C, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 248538, (President III, O/P), MPK

GWYNN, George E C, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 250065, (President III, O/P), MPK

SMITH, Derrick, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 312287, (President III, O/P), MPK

VALLANCE, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 266033, (President III, O/P), MPK



PUTTICK, Walter M, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 259811, road accident, DOI



SINCLAIR, Charles, Able Seaman, C/JX 151440, died as POW



Tuesday, 29 September 1942


Baron Ogilvy, steamship

CLIMO, Albert E, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 311781, (President III, O/P), killed

LANE, Sidney C, Gunner, RA, 5731021, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

SHADDICK, William H, Gunner, RA, 1808378, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

STARNES, William F C, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 311787, (President III, O/P), killed


Sikh, ship loss

NATHANIEL, Walter, Act/Ordnance Artificer 4c, P/MX 79065, DOW


Soetvlei (SANF)

CARLELSE, Frederick, Able Seaman, CN/72004 (SANF), died



FEATHER, James W, Marine, PLY/X 1819, died as POW


York (RCN)

MCFAULDS, Ronald D, Assistant Cook, V/45918 (RCNVR), died



Wednesday, 30 September 1942



O'DONNELL, Thomas M, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 157478, MPK



FRANCIS, Thomas H E, Able Seaman, D/J 108664, died as POW



TORIN, Harry E R, Lieutenant, accident, killed


Laconia, steamship

SMITH, Lawrence, Able Seaman, P/JX 195500, (Victory, O/P), DOW


Portmouth Division R M

HOGG, William, Marine, PO/X 114775, drowned



BRADLEY, Frederic A, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



ETHERRIDGE, Charles, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 18968, illness


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