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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 - 28th FEBRUARY 1943 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMCS Louisburg, corvette (Navy Photos, click to enlarge)

on to March 1943



(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 - February-May 1943
Battles for Tunis & North Africa, Battle of Atlantic peaks, U-boats withdraw, 'Dambusters' raid'



(for ship information, go to Naval History Homepage and type name in Site Search



1 February 1943


Despatch, illness

 DAWSON, Arthur D, Leading Stoker, P/KX 76620, DOWS


FAA, 898 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

 DAVIS, Robert U, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

 WARNER, Desmond H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


Kingston Beryl, illness

 WHARTON, Benjamin A E, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 115442, died



 MCMURRAY, Robert, Ty/Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/SSX 28211, killed


President, illness

 WORSLEY, Frank A, Commander, RNR, died


Tamar, as POW

 SMART, Stanley G, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 81418, died


Welshman (right - NavyPhotos/David Downey), ship loss

 ALLEN, Albert C, Leading Signalman, C/JX 144533, killed

 ALLEN, Francis J C, Commander, killed

 ARRINDELL, Joseph E, Able Seaman, C/JX 258247, killed

 ATKINS, Bernard J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 373492, killed

 BACK, Charles P, Act/Leading Stoker, C/K 58578, killed

 BADLAND, Frank, Stoker 1c, C/KX 100359, killed

 BARHAM, Leonard R, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 47298, killed

 BAXTER, Leslie D, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 5637, killed

 BEATT, Alexander, Able Seaman, C/JX 262348, killed

 BELL, James H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 137605, killed

 BLAKE, Charles R, Leading Stoker, C/KX 89165, killed

 BODY, Robert F, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 26209, killed

 BOOTH, Douglas, Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 25574, killed

 BOWES, Ronald, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18554, killed

 BOWKER, Samuel, Act/Ordnance Artificer 4c, C/MX 77200, killed

 BOWLES, James A, Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 16062, killed

 BRADLEY, John A, Coder, C/JX 272089, killed

 BRADSHAW, Henry W S, Able Seaman, C/JX 294100, killed

 BRITTON, Arthur J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 102778, killed

 BROOMAN, Frederick W C, Joiner 4c, C/MX 76623, killed

 BROWNLOW, Ralph, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 373112, killed

 BROWNSON, Thomas, Stoker 1c, C/KX 137610, killed

 CALLOW, Walter S, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 44659, killed

 CANE, David J, Leading Radio Mechanic, P/MX 99132, killed

 CANN, George, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 92855, killed

 CANNON, William D, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/M 35083, killed

 CARTER, Ronald, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 73439, killed

 CAVANAGH, William, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 318138, killed

 CHERRY, John C, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 CLIFFORD, Patrick, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 351217, killed

 COLCLOUGH, Clarence, Stoker 1c, C/KX 107133, killed

 COLLINGS, William, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 61763, MPK

 COOK, Leonard F G, Gunner (T), killed

 COOK, William, Leading Steward, C/LX 26180, killed

 CORCORAN, John T, Act/Petty Officer, C/SSX 18398, killed

 CORMACK, Cyril W B, Able Seaman, C/JX 236405, killed

 CORNELIUS, Thomas J, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 140635, killed

 CULLEN, Bernard J, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 91138, killed

 DAVIS, Ernest E, Lieutenant, RNVR, (ML.135, O/P), killed

 DENNIS, George B, Able Seaman, C/JX 234143, killed

 DIXON, Bertram G, Supply Assistant, C/MX 95110, killed

 DOWNIE, John, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 341336, killed

 DRAPER, William F J, Able Seaman, C/JX 171613, killed

 EAGLE, Ernest W, Petty Officer Steward, C/LX 20516, killed

 EARL, George E, Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 150061, killed

 EAVIS, Harry O, Supply Assistant, C/MX 81283, killed

 EDWARDS, Peter B, Sub Lieutenant, killed

 ELGEE, John, Stoker 1c, C/KX 129607, killed

 ELWOOD, Tom S, Stoker 1c, D/KX 80522, MPK

 ERSKINE, William, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 351504, killed

 EVENNETT, John N, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 65804, MPK

 FINNERTY, Patrick, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 81789, killed

 FITCH, Cyril I, Engine Room Artificer 3c, C/MX 50378, killed

 FLAVELL, Alexander J, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 75432, killed

 FOKER, Frank T, Cook (S), C/MX 86047, killed

 FOOT, Thomas A, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 96113, killed

 FREEDMAN, Basil K, Paymaster Lieutenant, killed

 GILLIES, Angus, Able Seaman, C/X 10658 B, killed

 HAINES, Thomas, Act/Steward, C/LX 26141, killed

 HALL, Reginald T, Leading Stoker, D/K 57436, killed

 HARLOW, Thomas, Act/Petty Officer, C/SSX 18872, killed

 HART, Ewart J, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/M 24922, killed

 HEAVER, Geoffrey N, Able Seaman, C/JX 234359, killed

 HEPWORTH, Gilbert B, Able Seaman, C/JX 224098, killed

 HOLLINGWORTH, Eric, Stoker 2c, C/KX 147456, killed

 HOLMAN, Bruce W, Paymaster Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 HOLMES, Frank, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 175837, killed

 HOUGHTON, Jack B, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 JARVIS, Sidney, Stoker 1c, C/KX 99334, killed

 JEEVES, Stephen R, Able Seaman, P/JX 257401, killed

 JEFFERY, Raymond M, Leading Supply Assistant, C/MX 67565, killed

 JEWELL, Richard D, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 271334, killed

 JOHNSTON, Douglas V J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 319944, killed

 JONES, Leslie O, Able Seaman, C/JX 226816, killed

 KETT, Arthur F, Petty Officer Steward, C/LX 20233, killed

 KIRTON, James M B, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 89766, killed

 LAMB, Edward, Able Seaman, C/JX 191192, killed

 LAMBERT, Dennis J, Stoker 2c, C/KX 156856, killed

 LAVERTY, James E, Able Seaman, C/SSX 24787, killed

 LEE, Arthur, Electrical Artificer 4c, C/MX 65789, killed

 LEE, Cyril T, Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 29988, killed

 LESTER, Eric J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 75295, killed

 LINDSAY, David C, Coder, C/JX 199680, killed

 LIVELY, Edward L, Able Seaman, C/J 171025, killed

 LUNNON, Arthur H, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27318, killed

 MACKENZIE, Alan, Lieutenant (E), killed

 MACKENZIE, Edward M, Shipwright 4c, C/MX 76403, killed

 MAIDENS, Frank, Writer, C/MX 80828, killed

 MANTLE, William A, Able Seaman, C/JX 257958, killed

 MAPSON, George W E, Supply Petty Officer, C/MX 52486, killed

 MARSHALL, Samuel T, Able Seaman, P/JX 260562, killed

 MARTIN, Robert R, Steward, C/LX 22660, killed

 MASON, Arthur H, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 138651, killed

 MCDONALD, William H, Able Seaman, C/JX 318157, killed

 MCMENEMY, Ian A J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 111224, killed

 MILLAR, John, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26454, killed

 MILLIS, William H, Stoker 2c, C/KX 156863, killed

 MOLYNEUX, Clifford, Able Seaman, C/JX 352294, killed

 MONK, Sidney, Ordnance Artificer 5c, C/MX 96032, killed

 MOORE, Frank N, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 318856, killed

 MORTON, Reginald E A, Sick Berth Petty Officer, C/MX 51182, killed

 NEWMAN, John W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 316935, killed

 NOLAN, Arthur E, Able Seaman, C/JX 317763, MPK

 NUNN, Arthur L, Act/Leading Stoker, C/K 61513, MPK

 OSBORNE, Frederick, Able Seaman, C/JX 214631, killed

 O'SULLIVAN, Michael P, Able Seaman, C/JX 234174, killed

 PAGE, Joseph P, Stoker 1c, RNSR, C/SR 8324, killed

 PEARSON, John, Act/Cook (S), C/MX 109454, killed

 PEET, George W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 317771, killed

 PERREN, Henry R, Leading Cook (S), C/MX 56502, killed

 PHILLIPS, Henry J, Able Seaman, C/JX 294096, killed

 PINHORN, Marcus D, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 357344, killed

 POOLEY, Edward E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 317773, killed

 PUTNAM, Leonard B, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 106868, killed

 REEVE, Ernest E, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 136165, killed

 RITCH, William E B, Ordnance Artificer 5c, C/MX 96031, killed

 ROBINSON, Herbert, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 318523, killed

 ROPER, Norman R, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 319168, killed

 ROSS, Frederick, Cook, C/MX 94263, killed

 RYE, Ernest W, Leading Cook (S), C/MX 62715, killed

 SHAW, Albert C, Stoker 2c, C/KX 156873, killed

 SKINNER, Edward J, Petty Officer, C/JX 153653, killed

 SLOAN, Martin S B, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 62511, killed

 SMALL, Andrew L, Able Seaman, C/JX 178877, killed

 SMITH, David A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 85863, killed

 SMITH, Francis H, Leading Writer, C/MX 68509, killed

 SMITH, Frank S, Able Seaman RNVR, C/LD/X 3392, killed

 SMITH, Philip R, Shipwright 4c, C/MX 76788, killed

 SPEIGHT, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 184916, killed

 STAMP, Frederick A, Able Seaman, C/JX 209701, killed

 SULLIVAN, Timothy, Chief Petty Officer, P/MX 45003, killed

 SUTTON, Leonard S, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108673, killed

 TALL, Richard H, Dockyard Foreman, (O/P), killed

 TERRILL, Stanley R, Marine, CH/X 1197, killed

 THIRKHILL, Roy, Steward, C/LX 28211, killed

 TINDLE, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/JX 217096, killed

 TOFIELD, Jack, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18441, killed

 TOWSEY, William J, Regulating Petty Officer, C/MX 70398, killed

 TRANTER, Thomas R, Supply Chief Petty Officer, C/MX 47025, killed

 TURNER, Robert M, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 83399, killed

 TWIGG, James S, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 152604, killed

 WALBY, Andrew S, Signalman, C/JX 247746, killed

 WALKER, Arthur C, Leading Steward, P/LX 22958, killed

 WALKER, John, Able Seaman, R/JX 181173, killed

 WALKER, Norman, Able Seaman, C/JX 212028, killed

 WALKER, Ralph B, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 83792, killed

 WARMAN, Ronald W, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 92801, killed

 WATKIN, John T, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 65799, killed

 WEBB, Harold E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 318485, killed

 WELCH, Frederick P, Stoker 1c, D/KX 98895, killed

 WHITE, Thomas H, Able Seaman, C/JX 176797, killed

 WILKINSON, Trevor E G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 354732, killed

 WILSON, Adam, Able Seaman, C/SSX 15926, killed

 WILSON, Donald, Steward, C/LX 26115, killed



2 February 1943


Beehive, illness

 DOWNING, William N, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 74647, died



 RUSH, Henry C, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), C/K 10295, DOWS


Exeter, as POW

 MCGOWAN, Edward, Stoker 1c, D/KX 111367, died

 WEST, Albert E, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/M 37662, died


FAA, 700 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 BLACKLAWS, Edward P, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 89636, MPK


FAA, 776 Sqn, Blackcap, air crash

 NEWTON, Anthony J, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


LCT.326, ship loss

 ANDOW, James P, Motor Mechanic, C/MX 116860, MPK

 CARTER, Clifford, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 364717, MPK

 GALLSWORTHY, Frederick W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 363755, MPK

 GASKELL, William, Able Seaman, D/SSX 29830, MPK

 GRAHAM, Ernest, Motor Mechanic, C/MX 116802, MPK

 GRIFFITHS, William N, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 HARRIS, Walter, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 116161, MPK

 HEAP, George W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 348236, MPK

 LINDOP, Arnold, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 303389, MPK

 MERSON, George, Stoker 2c, P/KX 154297, MPK

 PARKIN, Leonard F T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 ROUSE, Geoffrey A, Stoker 2c, P/KX 151003, MPK

 SIMPSON, James, Able Seaman, C/SSX 32298, MPK

 STEHR, Douglas F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 326369, MPK


Nigella, illness

 GIBBONS, Herbert W, Leading Cook, D/MX 69016, died


Service Flying Training School, No.31, Kingston, Ontario, air crash

 BEACHCROFT, Michael M, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 90853, killed



 AISTON, Leo M, Able Seaman, C/JX 223893, killed



3 February 1943


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 REDMAN, William Charles, Bombardier, RA, 1481034, died, buried in Dely Ibrahim Warf Cemetery, Algeria (added with thanks to his grandson, Gary Headland)



 MORGAN, Sidney C D, Able Seaman, D/JX 288228, DOW


Cordelia or Inverilen, steamship

 CORFIELD, Frederick, Gunner, RA, 3535756, (4 Maritime Regt, RA), killed

 EDGAR, Stanley, Gunner, RA, 1064686, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 LORD, Herbert, Gunner, RA, 3777790, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 REAST, Frank, Lance Bombardier, RA, 4623998, (4 Maritime Regt, RA), killed


Cordelia, steamship

 BAKER, Frederick J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 267747, (President III, O/P), MPK

 FOX, Peter, Act/Petty Officer, RFR (DEMS), P/SS 10241, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HAYES, Douglas A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 347069, (President III, O/P), MPK

 OWEN, William J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 353737, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WILTSHIRE, Jack, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 337759, (President III, O/P), MPK

 JONES, Maldwyn, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 345834, (President III, O/P), MPK


FAA, 801 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 SMALLEY, Anthony C A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 880 Sqn, Argus, air crash

 JOHNSON, Lloyd H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, MPK


Ferret, illness

 COLEMAN, Jeremiah, Petty Officer, D/229504, died


Inverilen, steamship

 HARRISON, Eric, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 391264, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LAWDAY, Leslie T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 223557, (President III, O/P), MPK

 TAYLOR, Fred, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 266598, (President III, O/P), MPK

 THOMPSON, Edward A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 391270, (President III, O/P), MPK



 PIGOTT, Victor L G, Able Seaman, C/JX 197498, DOWS


Londonderry, explosion

 DRIVER, George E, Stoker 1c, D/KX 104008, MPK

 MCCORMACK, Hugh, Stoker 2c, D/KX 126975, MPK

 NEILD, Robert, Stoker 1c, D/KX 114408, MPK

 TAYLOR, Rendle, Able Seaman, D/JX 150130, MPK


Tamar, as POW

 PRICE, Ernest T, Leading Stoker, C/KX 81053, died



4 February 1943


Assegai, drowning

 CREASEY, George, Leading Stoker, P/KX 98958, killed



 DEYES, William H, Sailor, NAP R 269461, died


Duke, illness

 BROWN, William, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 98424, died


Heron, illness

 BEACON, James F, Leading Air Fitter (L), FAA/FX 89494, died


King Alfred

 CROMIE, Arthur M, Signalman, D/JX 262906, DOW


RM 2nd Battalion, Ryde, Isle of White

 COOK, Charles H, Marine, PLY/X 104190, killed

 DAWSON, James, Marine, CH/X 109451, killed

 JUDE, Charles F, Marine, EX/978, killed

 OUNSWORTH, James A, Marine, EX/3697, killed



 MAYHEW, Alec A, Leading Seaman, C/JX 230880, died


Victory, illness

 BADDELEY, Allan, Lieutenant Commander, died



5 February 1943



 RENVOIZE, Clifford B, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 317517, DOWS



 WILSON, James, Marine, PLY/X 2588, killed


Claverhouse, drowning

 REID, Alexander S, Skipper, RNR, died


Exeter, as POW

 ANDREWS, William L, Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/M 34376, died


Miaoulis, drowning

 BELL, Robert W, Signalman, C/JX 270180, died



 TAYLOR, George H F, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 377280, DOWS


Worcester, illness

 KIDGELL, Albert V, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 362869, died



6 February 1943


7/4 Maritime Regt, RA

 HORNE, Phillip, Gunner, RA, 14222807, killed


Canadian Star, steamship, accident

 CLEMINSON, Harold, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 346035, (President III, O/P), killed



 DUNCAN, James, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 283261, killed


Drake, illness

 SMITH, John L, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 12000, died


FAA, 766 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 THOMAS, Graham E, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 WILLCOCK, Reginald N, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 309030, killed


FAA, 825 Sqn, Blackcap, air operations

 BATES, Reginald P H, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 SMITH, Kenneth E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 833 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 WATTS, Norman, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 82908, MPK


Glengyle, drowning

 BIRDS, James R, Stoker Petty Officer, P/MX 63641, DOWS


Lanka, illness

 MACLEOD, Norman, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 7863 C, died


Louisburg (RCN), corvette, ship loss

 ADAMS, Charles J, Able Seaman, C/JX 155111, MPK

 ALDRED, Leslie, Able Seaman, V 22924 (RCNVR), killed

 ANDERSON, Archibald F, Stoker, V 14692 (RCNVR), killed

 ANNABLE, Grant C, Ordinary Seaman, V 33367 (RCNVR), killed 

 BANKS, Merl A, Able Seaman, A 4891 (RNCR), killed

 BENJAMIN, Stanley, Able Seaman, V 2320 (RCNVR), killed

 BETTESS, Edward, Able Seaman, V 24438 (RCNVR), killed

 CAMPBELL, William F, Lieutenant Commander, RCNVR, killed

 CARTWRIGHT, Kenneth, Ordinary Seaman, RDF, P/JX 334566, MPK

 COURNOYER, Roland, Stoker, V 4453 (RCNVR), killed

 DUNCAN, James, Ordinary Seaman, D/FX 83112, (Dolphin, O/P), MPK

 FORREST, George A C, Engine Room Artificer, V 33125 (RCNVR), killed

 GARDEN, Rayburn V, Engine Room Artificer, V 25691 (RCNVR), killed

 GAUVIN, Joseph M R, Ordinary Seaman, V 35564 (RCNVR), killed

 GILBERT, William M, Telegraphist, V 13821 (RCNVR), killed

 GRAVES, Carleton S, Able Seaman, A 1369 (RCNR), killed

 GRIFFIN, Earle F, Able Seaman, V 22559 (RCNVR), killed

 HALL, James, Able Seaman, V 18600 (RCNVR), killed

 HANCOCK, Archibald, Leading Radio Mechanic, P/MX 117624, MPK

 LEWIS, William E, Able Seaman, V 1595 (RCNVR), killed

 LIDDLE, Eric, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 334632, MPK

 MACGREGOR, Duncan, Stoker, V 19596 (RCNVR), killed

 MACLEOD, Gordon I, Signalman, V 319 (RCNVR), killed

 MACPHAIL, John A, Coder, V 1588 (RCNVR), killed

 MACPHAIL, Sidney J, Stoker, V 456 (RCNVR), killed

 MCCLELLAN, John F, Able Seaman, 4612 (RCN), killed

 MCDONALD, Ronald J, Able Seaman, V 11491 (RCNVR), killed

 MCNEILL, Donald, Chief Engine Room Artificer, V 23718 (RCNVR), killed

 MERRYWEATHER, Hugh, Coder, V 12751 (RCNVR), killed

 MORIN, Joseph G E V, Ordinary Seaman, V 3985 (RCNVR), killed

 NINIAN, Thomas M, Ordinary Telegraphist, V 13776 (RCNVR), killed

 PATERSON, Robert L, Signalman, V 24617 (RCNVR), killed

 RICE, Stanley N, Stoker, V 31943 (RCNVR), killed

 ROBINSON, Elwin, Telegraphist, V 22987 (RCNVR), killed

 SHEPPARD, Thomas W, Able Seaman, D/JX 147250, MPK

 SMITH, Arthur J, Petty Officer Telegraphist, V 9368 (RCNVR), killed

 STEVENSON, James C R, Leading Seaman, V 5282 (RCNVR), killed

 TANNER, James A, Able Seaman, V 22913 (RCNVR), killed

 VIKSTROM, Jack R, Able Seaman, V 33099 (RCNVR), killed

 WATSON, Norman R, Stoker, V 9654 (RCNVR), killed

 WILSON, Ernest, Lieutenant, RCNR, killed


MGB.605, drowning

 PENNY, Eric J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 99633, DOWS


MTB.108, illness

 SIMPKINS, Leslie, Stoker 1c, C/KX 135259, died


Orwell, lost overboard

 BUCKINGHAM, Marcel A, Able Seaman, C/JX 162619, MPK


Quebec, road accident

 LAFFERTY, James, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 324307, killed



 SHADDICK, Jack, Able Seaman, D/JX 175641, killed


Royal Navy

 JAN, Dass, Cook, 307 (Burma RNVR), killed


St Angelo

 CUSCHIERI, Joseph, Leading Steward, E/362115, killed



7 February 1943


4/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 DOWD, Norman, Gunner, RA, 3716592, killed

 HARNETT, Thomas, Gunner, RA, 3779737, killed

 HOLT, Robert C, Gunner, RA, 3382754, killed

 STARKIE, Charles G, Bombardier, RA, 3716864, killed


5/3 Maritime Regt, RA

 BAMFORD, Frederick, Gunner, RA, 5889202, killed


7/4 Maritime Regt, RA

 BRANCH, Kenneth C, Lance Bombardier, RA, 1681730, killed

 JONES, Reginald, Gunner, RA, 4462094, killed

 SANDS, Ernest, Lance Bombardier, RA, 2566095, killed


Afrika, steamship

 ROWLEY, Ralph, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 291739, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SHEDDEN, William M, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 220232, (President III, O/P), MPK


Badger, illness

 MORSLEY, Joan P, WRNS, N/WRNS 8847, died


Baltonia, steamship

 BIRRELL, Thomas, Canteen Assistant, C/NX 876, (President III, O/P), MPK

 FLETT, James S M, Canteen Manager, C/NX 1212, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HENNESSEY, Charles H, Chief Canteen Manager, C/NX 1229, (President III, O/P), MPK

 REHLING, James, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 311733, (President III, O/P), MPK


Bherunda, illness

 KUNJI-RAMAN, Kunjichan, Assistant Steward, G/LCX 2501 (Ghana), died


Dalhousie (RIN)

 GANAPRAGASAM, G (initial only), Leading Cook, 15864 (RIN), died


Devonshire, accident

 GOSS, Kenneth J, Able Seaman, P/JX 345507, killed


Empire Mordred, steamship

 GLENDENNING, Edward G C, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 336584, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MCKENNAN, Robert M, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 336667, (President III, O/P), MPK


FAA, 813 Sqn, Cormorant, air operations

 HANKEY, Richard S, Lieutenant, killed

 HENSMAN, Frederick E, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 76519, MPK

 HUTCHINSON, Cyril, Lieutenant, killed


Ganges, accident

 CHALMERS, John F, Ordinary Seaman, JX 376817, DOWS


Harmala, steamship

 BROWN, Albert H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 314239, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HEARSON, Horace A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 314233, (President III, O/P), MPK


Kalliopi, steamship

 GRIMSHAW, Joseph, Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 209739, (President III, O/P), MPK


LCI(L).162, ship loss

 BELCHER, Donald R J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 326979, killed

 BOON, Charles E, Able Seaman, C/JX 316019, killed

 CARTER, Vincent, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 347400, killed

 DOVEY, Albert J E, Wireman, P/MX 99355, killed

 ESSEX, Ernest C W, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 326729, killed

 FIELDING, Fred, Motor Mechanic, D/MX 98197, killed

 HANLEY, Robert H, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 HAZELL, William J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 120607, killed

 JONES, Idris, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 353006, killed

 LEE, Ernest A, Cook, C/MX 77474, killed

 LOWE, Harry, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 243104, killed

 MCGUIGAN, Edward J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 346727, killed

 PATRICK, Francis, Able Seaman, C/SSX 19700, killed

 PHILLIPS, Percy T, Motor Mechanic, D/MX 102195, killed

 RAWLINGS, Jack, Motor Mechanic, C/MX 99596, killed

 ROGERS, Frederick J, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 309271, killed

 THOMPSON, Rupert D, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 WRIGHT, Alfred J, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 100644, killed


Mary Slessor, steamship

 AITKEN, John, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 186236, (President III, O/P), killed

 BLACKBURN, Robert, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 338200, (President III, O/P), MPK

 STRANDBERG, Arthur S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 266427, (President III, O/P), MPK


Mentor, drowning

 KILBY, Percy E, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 85711, DOWS


MGB.109, mining

 GRAINGER, William H, Able Seaman, P/JX 326120, MPK


Tervani, ship loss

 BLOCKWELL, Frederick G, Act/Skipper, RNR, MPK

 BUCKMASTER, James H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 327617, MPK

 CHAPMAN, George A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 286660, MPK

 CONNOLLY, Joseph, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 285575, MPK

 DAVIDSON, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 196068, MPK

 DOW, William, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 242822, MPK

 FYFE, Peter, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 195809, MPK

 GWILLIAM, William J, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 99971, MPK

 HARVEY, Cannon W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 242437, MPK

 LAMBLEY, George, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 125075, MPK

 LARK, Ronald A, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27884, MPK

 LYON, Bertram O, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 264583, MPK

 MARTIN, Frederick A, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 83882, MPK

 MILLER, John, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 149028, MPK

 MORGAN, James C, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 134054, MPK

 NOBLE, John H, Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

 RICHMOND, Ernest, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 253254, MPK

 SOUTER, Alexander, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280042, MPK

 STANSFIELD, Charles W, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 242347, MPK

 STEAD, Clarence, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 148302, MPK

 WITHEY, George C, Signalman, D/JX 250672, MPK

 WORSLEY, Leslie H, Telegraphist, D/JX 308133, MPK


Toward, steamship

 BENSON, Reginald, Gunner, RA, 1558670, (2/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 CATCHPOLE, James, Sick Berth Attendant DEMS, P/MX 83956, (President III, O/P), MPK

 COUSINS, David G N, Gunner, RA, 19809025, (2/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 CUNNINGHAM, George, Gunner, RA, 1774806, (1/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 GLENNIE, George C, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MACFARLANE, Thomas S, Bombardier, RA, 1478905, (1/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MACPHEE, Ian, Bombardier, RA, 3314633, (1/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MURRAY, George, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 313755, (President III, O/P), MPK

 PLATT, Frederick J, Gunner, RA, 3393148, (1/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 ROLFE, Sidney, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 291237, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SCOTT, Duncan, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 238204, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WELLS, Alexander, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 221671, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WHITTAKER, Stanley, Gunner, RA, 3252677, (1/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 YOUNG, Charles, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 269288, (President III, O/P), MPK



8 February 1943



1/1 Maritime Regt, RA

 JOHNSON, William, Gunner, RA, 1774628, killed


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 SCHOFIELD, William, Bombardier, RA, 2569366, killed


Bredon, ship loss

 BIRCH, James L, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 199354, MPK

 BLACK, Charles L, Signalman, RNPS, LT/SR 50900, MPK

 BLADES, Arthur R, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 179314, MPK

 BOYCE, William E H, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 321919, MPK

 BRIDGE, Harold, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241189, MPK

 CABLE, Ronald G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 363801, MPK

 CLARK, Stanley W, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 321914, MPK

 CLIFFE, Cecil, Telegraphist, C/JX 191767, MPK

 CURPHEY, Kenneth, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 315098, MPK

 DAWSON, George J, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 183781, MPK

 DRISCOLL, James, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 103397, MPK

 FIELD, Arthur D, Signalman, RNVR, P/LD/X 4414, MPK

 FIRTH, Maurice V, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 186712, MPK

 FRADGLEY, John R, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 GARNER, Jack L, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 196984, MPK

 GOOD, Patrick J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, (Beaver, O/P), MPK

 HANNAN, Charles, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 132117, MPK

 HARVEY, Arthur E C, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 179773, MPK

 HARVEY, Wilfred C, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 126412, MPK

 HAYLES, George A, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 87185, MPK

 HUGHES, William J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 206369, MPK

 INNES, James S, 2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/X 18345 A, MPK

 KIRKHAM, Joseph O, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 364109, MPK

 LOCKERBIE, James A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 300700, MPK

 LYNCH, Sidney, Engineman, RNPS, LT/SR 55726, MPK

 MACDONALD, Donald, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280502, MPK

 MCHUGH, Augustine L, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 229210, MPK

 NEVE, Frank P W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 OXBOROUGH, George W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 183828, MPK

 PORTER, Thomas, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281198, MPK

 RICHARDSON, William E, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 176588, MPK

 SAUNDERS, Arthur G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281269, MPK

 SCRIVENER, Max V, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 330802, MPK

 SENNETT, James E, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 10279 S, MPK

 STANLEY, Harold, Assistant Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 31886, MPK

 STEVENSON, Alfred T, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 327396, MPK

 STONE, Leonard V, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 364114, MPK

 SULLOCK, Eric J, Leading Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 29290, MPK

 THOMPSON, George W, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 116182, MPK

 TOBIN, Henry J, Stoker 1c, LT/KX 120106, MPK

 WESTCOTT, Edwin A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 232950, MPK

 WILTSHIRE, William, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 100046, MPK

 WRIGHT, John J, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 148921, MPK


Canada, air crash

 MCNIECE, Hugh, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 298544, killed


Euphrates, illness

 GALVIN, Richard, Leading Stoker, D/K 60250, died


FAA, 700 Sqn, Devonshire, air crash

 MCWHAE, John H, Lieutenant (A), killed


Louisburg (RCN), ship loss

 MACDONALD, Donald M, Leading Seaman, V 6251 (RCNVR), DOW


Newton Ash, steamship

 GARROD, Albert E, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 210608, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LAWRENCE, Leonard, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 219133, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MCCORMICK, George H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 290084, (President III, O/P), MPK


President, illness

 TIPPET, Arthur G, Captain, died



 HOLLOWAY, Frank, Petty Officer, P/J 97788, killed


RM, 9th Battalion, road accident

 THORPE, John R, Marine, CH/X 104468, killed


Seabelle II, accident

 FREAKES, Philip A, Leading Coder, C/JX 251975, DOI


Sikh, as POW

 BARNES, Arthur R, Able Seaman (Pens), C/J 62812, died



 MCRAE, Gordon W, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 250211, DOW



9 February 1943



3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 GAIGER, Alexander P, Lance Bombardier, RA, 11422728, killed


4 Maritime Regt, RA

 MCILHAGGA, James, Gunner, RA, 7018808, killed


Audun, steamship

 FERON, John F, Sergeant, RM (DEMS), PLY/21395, (President III, O/P), killed


Avalon III, illness

 COOMBS, Albert, Able Seaman, C/JX 185988, died


Badger, lost overboard

 BECKETT, Ronald, Marine, PO/X 107676, MPK



 DUNCAN, Walter G, Marine, CH/X 110440, died


Drake, illness

 ORME, James, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 1304, died


Erica, ship loss

 RUMP, Ronald D, Stoker 1c, D/KX 114411, MPK


Lonsdale (RAN), drowning

 GRAY, Reginald M D, Able Seaman, 291 NAP (RAN), died


Milne, lost overboard

 SHEPHERD, Reginald V, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 353497, MPK


Pacific, steamship

 FINLAYSON, Fred K, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 248826, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HARRAHILL, Ernest, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2237, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WESTPEEL, Ronald E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 314962, (President III, O/P), MPK


Polyktor, steamship

 MCMURCHIE, Edmund, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 338600, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MILLER, William J, Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 234897, (President III, O/P), MPK


President III

 ALLENBY, George T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 339242, killed


RM Field Regt, in Christchurch,  New Zealand

 CLARK, Kenneth R, Marine, PLY/X 105928, DOWS


Scawfell, illness

 LAW, Charles T, Able Seaman, P/JX 239474, died


Victory, illness

 NEWELL, Frederick W, Able Seaman, P/235523, died


Warrego (RAN), illness

 MILES, Robert D, Sick Berth Attendant, PM 2731 (RANR), died


Zagloba, steamship

 BAYNHAM, Kenneth V, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 338568, (President III, O/P), MPK

 KINGSCOTT, Leslie A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 267152, MPK

 READ, Charles A V, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 335032, (President III, O/P), MPK

 STOTT, William, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 266042, (President III, O/P), MPK



10 February 1943


Ceres, illness

 BUCHANAN, James, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26378, died


Erica, ship loss

 HOUGHTON, William C, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 59507, DOW


FAA, 759/760 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 COSSILL, Royce I, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, DOI


FAA, 896 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

 HUTCHINSON, Robert C E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Howe, illness

 HALLIDAY, William, Marine, PO/X 1397, died


Jackdaw, road accident

 ADAMS, Bertie C T, Petty Officer, C/J 97026, killed


RM Chatham Division

 WATERS, Albert W, Marine, CH/15420, died


Spartiate, illness

 HUNTLEY, John R, Able Seaman, P/JX 284127, died



 HORSBURGH, Joseph A, Leading Seaman, P/JX 133467, died



11 February 1943


Clacton, accident

 BROWN, Cornelius, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 65536, killed


Daedalus, illness

 HANDY, Colin F, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 86784, died


Jackdaw, road accident

 HOSIE, Annie C, Leading WRNS, R/WRNS 8776, killed


Nile, accident

 BRAY, James R, Sailor, NAP R 179922, killed


RM Portsmouth Division

 PINNER, Arthur W, Marine, PO/X 109327, DOWS


Sondra, illness

 JOHN, William C, Steward, D/LX 26656, died


Victory I, illness

 PENNEY, George, Leading Seaman, P/233793, died



12 February 1943


Sherwood, lost overboard

 HUCKSTER, Frederick T B, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 319935, MPK

 PALMER, Edward W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 318727, MPK


Wasp, illness

 STEED, Henry, Signalman, C/JX 194821, died



13 February 1943



 EASTER, Sidney M, Petty Officer, D/J 109587, died


Glowworm, ship loss, as POW

 BAMBERY, Charles, Able Seaman, RFR, P/JX 164838, died


RM Siege Regt

 HADDRICK, Thomas, Marine, CH/X 112822, killed



14 February 1943


Chevreuil, drowning

 CAMPBELL, George L, Signalman, RNVR, P/UD/X 1519, died


Claverhouse, road accident

 HEYWOOD, Robert H, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 87182, killed


Daedalus, drowning

 TAYLOR, Reginald P, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 98359, died


Drake, illness

 PALMER, Edward J, Chief Petty Officer, D/235255, died


Glowworm, ship loss, as POW

 MARKS, John O, Act/Leading Seaman, P/J 102116, died


Gosling, illness

 MEAL-HARRIS, Leonard A, Air Mechanic 2C, FAA/FX 108195, died



 HALE, Ronald F, Wireman, D/MX 75473, killed


Sanda (RNZN)

 ROY, James H R, Ordinary Seaman, 4852 (RNZN), killed


Sultan, as POW

 FORTUNE, John P, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 105049, (ex-Prince of Wales), died



15 February 1943


FAA, 782 Sqn, Merlin, air crash

 HOWEY, Anthony J E, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 TILBURY, Cyril A, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 80764, MPK


FAA, 782 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 BURTON, Frederick J, Leading Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 86180, MPK


Highland Chieftan, steamship

 MITCHELL, Horace J, Marine, PLY/X 100362, (President III, O/P), died


Maidstone, illness

 HILL, Joseph H, Wireman, P/MX 72107, DOWS


Mona's Isle, accident

 WILLOWS, Charles W, Petty Officer, P/J 12477, killed


MTB.77, surface action

 NAPIER, David M W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Pelican, lost overboard

 DEWHURST, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 258639, MPK

 FAULKNER, Edwin T, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 353893, MPK


President II

 ISTED, Stanley H E, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 233687, MPK


President III

 FAULKNER, John N, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 330130, MPK

 SAMBROOK, Stanley A, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 326745, MPK



 FROST, Jack, Stoker 2c, C/KX 157034, MPK

 HOLT, John, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 358202, MPK

 SMITH, Catherine P, WRNS, 40183, MPK


RM Portsmouth Division

 COLES, Arthur G E, Marine, PO/X 110637, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 KELLOCK, Robert W, Leading Cook (S), V 25374 (RCNVR), died



16 February 1943


Kongoni, illness

 FILMER, Thomas H, Marine, CH/X 1037, died



 HENNESSY, Michael J, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 224445, killed



17 February 1943


Brontosaurus, illness

 DYER, Frederick J, Leading Supply Assistant, D/M 25636, died


FAA, 752 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

 SINSTADT, Richard A, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 88469, killed


FAA, 754 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 BAYNE, Allen M C, Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 76845, killed

 RAVEY, William, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Llanshe, steamship

 HUNTINGTON, Harry, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 261523, (President III, O/P), MPK


Paladin, surface action

 BURTENSHAW, William, Leading Stoker, P/KX 96657, killed

 JONES, Meirson M, Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 23899, killed

 NICHOLLS, Richard, Able Seaman, P/JX 275525, killed

 WILLIAMS, Stanley, Stoker 1c, P/KX 136357, killed


Pegasus, illness

 MCWHIRTER, Robert S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 147725, died


St Monance, illness

 BRETTER, William, Able Seaman, C/JX 153623, died



18 February 1943


Bacchante, illness

 HENDRY, Donald, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 101826, died


Cicala, as POW

 YARWOOD, Colin, Act/Leading Telegraphist, R/WRX 617, died


King Alfred

 WYNNE, Frank G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 311111, DOW


Puckeridge, lost overboard

 LUSH, Charles E, Able Seaman, P/JX 326956, MPK


Quiberon (RAN), illness

 AKES, Hector R, Able Seaman, B 3286 (RANR), died



19 February 1943


Boadicea, lost overboard

 WELCH, Henry G, Able Seaman, C/SSX 32586, MPK


Chitral, accident

 WATSON, Arthur, Carpenter, NAP R 118905, killed


Drake, illness

 BROGAN, Michael, Able Seaman, D/JX 303423, died


Matchless, lost overboard

 SNOWDEN, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/JX 316572, MPK


Meteor, lost overboard

 ANDREWES, Michael J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 304338, MPK


Raleigh, illness

 PAUL, William J, Sailmaker, D/237666, died



20 February 1943



3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 AUSTIN, Laurence C, Lance Bombardier, RA, 11264749, killed

 CANNAN, William, Gunner, RA, 11419691, killed

 MORGAN, John, Gunner, RA, 1744296, killed


Bittersweet (RCN)

 MILLER, Lloyd K, Able Seaman, V 353 (RCNVR), killed


Gosling, illness

 STEPHENSON, John H, Air Mechanic 2c, FAA/FX 108585, died


Zeus, steamship

 CATER, Jack F, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 391187, (President III, O/P), MPK

 DUFFILL, Harold, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 313254, (President III, O/P), MPK

 O'CONNOR, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 249401, (President III, O/P), MPK



21 February 1943


Engadine, accident

 JOHNSON, Henry J, Fireman, NAP R/204756, killed


FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 HIGH, James A B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Radhurst, steamship

 BEAGLEY, Gerald W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 336320, (President III, O/P), MPK

 COLLINS, William M, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 266291, (President III, O/P), MPK

 FRENCH, Henry T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 258282, (President III, O/P), MPK

 NEWSOME, Arnold, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 333863, (President III, O/P), MPK



 BRAMLEY, Sydney, Sub Lieutenant (E), killed


Victory I, illness

 HOBBS, Clarence A, Able Seaman, P/JX 159529, died



22 February 1943


Elissa, accident

 DOBSON, Leonard G, Able Seaman, R/JX 346082, killed


Malaya, lost overboard

 BIRD, Dennis A, Able Seaman, P/SSX 35557, MPK


Moti (RIN)

 ABDUL, Ghafur, Ordinary Seaman, 10195 (RIN), died



 BENNETTS, Norman L, Electrical Artificer 4c, D/MX 69129, killed


Victory II, illness

 SMITH, Thomas J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 101380, died


Weyburn (RCN), ship loss

 BARK, Wilfred, Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, killed

 COLLINS, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/JX 182689, MPK

 EISNER, Eric E, Steward, 40756 (RCN), killed

 GOLBY, Thomas M W, Lieutenant Commander, RCNR, killed

 HALL, Richard S, Leading Stoker, V 5298 (RCNVR), killed

 LYDEKKER, John R W, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, (Quentin, O/P), MPK

 MCGAW, Dorn M, Able Seaman, A 4318 (RCNR), DOW

 MORRISON, Melvin C, Stoker, V 27470 (RCNVR), killed

 SAOIE, Maurice A, Stoker, V 32119 (RCNVR), killed

 SHELLEY, William H, Able Seaman, V 35255 (RCNVR), DOW

 TANZEY, Daniel, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 358923, MPK


Wivern, alongside Weyburn rescuing survivors when the latter’s depth charges exploded

 DAY, Sydney F, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 76572, DOW after being injured helping the wounded on board Weyburn



23 February 1943



 RAMSAY, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 286875, DOWS


Eulima, steamship

 BATTERSBY, Thomas S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 290892, (President III, O/P), MPK

 BUSTIN, John T, Gunner, RA, 5608949, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 CLARK, William, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 393791, (President III, O/P), MPK

 DAVIDSON, Allen H, Gunner, RA, 2048037, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 JONES, Edward G, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 339551, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MARTIN, Cyril W, Bombardier, RA, 4039614, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 STREET, Albert H, Gunner, RA, 11417510, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 WALKER, Percy, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 336441, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WILSON, Albert E, Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), P/J 105480, (President III, O/P), MPK


Fintra, steamship

 BAWDEN, Frank H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 248511, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LAVENDER, James W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 312258, (President III, O/P), MPK


Phoenix, illness

 ASHWELL, Richard T, Marine, PO/X 108180, died


Royal Navy

 MUHAMMAD, Yusuf B A, Able Seaman, MN 1145 (Malay Section), killed


Saker, illness

 WALKER, John, Commissioned Engineer, died


Tyne, illness

 MCALLISTER, William, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 261487, died


Valesca, illness

 BIRCH, Roger, Commander, died



24 February 1943



1/1 Maritime Regt, RA

 KERR, William, Gunner, RA, 6980756, killed

 PHILLIPS, Eric, Gunner, RA, 3455918, killed


5/3 Maritime Regt, RA

 WOODROW, Leslie, Gunner, RA, 909276, killed


Coronatia, lost overboard

 NEWMAN, Arthur, Able Seaman, R/JX 210510, DOWS


FAA, 766 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

 STUBBS, Thomas, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 314067, MPK

 WADDELL, James M, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 WEBB, Bernard F, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Gosling, illness

 CREASEY, Cecil S, Petty Officer, P/J 1534, died


Hurworth, road accident

 MULLINS, Amos S, Lieutenant, RNR, killed


Madoera, steamship

 HANNAFORD, Alfred G, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 391236, (President III, O/P), MPK

 REES, Eilir, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 392995, (President III, O/P), MPK


MTB.262, ship loss

 BOOTH, Alfred, Able Seaman, D/JX 257452, MPK

 DACRE, John H, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 199369, killed

 MILNE, John, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 78933, MPK

 WEBB, William F G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 96568, MPK

 WOOLLARD, James W H, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4398, MPK


Saunders, accident

 BEAMENT, Albert J B, Stoker 1c, P/KX 113776, killed



 FIRTH, Dennis, Able Seaman, P/JX 276107, killed


Tamar, as POW

 IRELAND, Michael N, Writer, P/MX 70045, died


Vandal, submarine, lost

 ALLERTON, Kenneth, Able Seaman, P/JX 157650, MPK

 ALLINSON, Joseph W, Able Seaman, C/JX 156964, MPK

 ANDREWS, William C, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 92171, MPK

 ARIES, William R, Able Seaman, C/JX 159515, MPK

 BERRY, Walter W, Signalman, D/JX 151217, MPK

 BETTANY, Abraham, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 287881, MPK

 BRIDGER, John S, Lieutenant, MPK

 COFFEE, Joseph W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 30251, MPK

 COULTHARD, Robert G, Telegraphist, C/JX 166429, MPK

 COWLAM, Geoffrey V, Ty/Petty Officer, C/JX 125316, MPK

 DODSON, Thomas, Act/Leading Stoker, RFR, P/KX 76011, MPK

 DOWDE, Thomas G, Ty/Leading Stoker, C/KX 94284, MPK

 EARLES, Ronald S, Act/Leading Seaman, P/SSX 20868, MPK

 EBEL, Mark V, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 FIRTH, James, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 146758, MPK

 FOX, Aubrey F, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 21369, MPK

 FRAPPELL, Leonard G, Stoker 2c, C/KX 147941, MPK

 HICKLEY, James H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 HIGGS, John W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 330618, MPK

 HINDS, Alfred C, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 104901, MPK

 HUTCHISON, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/JX 153045, MPK

 JACOBS, Leslie D, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 145214, MPK

 JAKINS, Thomas, Stoker 1c, P/KX 110871, MPK

 JONES, Cyril E, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 85368, MPK

 MENZIES, Charles J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 305275, MPK

 MILLER, Ernest F, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 212983, MPK

 MOSS, Stanley, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 79667, MPK

 OXLEY, George, Telegraphist, D/JX 230037, MPK

 PHILLIPS, John H P, Petty Officer, P/JX 146334, MPK

 PORTMAN, John W B, Lieutenant, MPK

 REVINGTON, Frank, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 355125, MPK

 SHEPHERD, Harold, Able Seaman, C/JX 187092, MPK

 SHEPHERD, Herbert W J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/M 37021, MPK

 STANTON, William H, Stoker 2c, D/KX 136901, MPK

 STAPLETON, Ronald R, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 337763, MPK

 WILLIAMS, William, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 291212, MPK

 WOOD, David J, Stoker 2c, D/KX 137365, MPK



25 February 1943


Drake, illness

 HAYWARD, Charles, Stoker 1c, D/KX 79195, died


Eaglet, illness

 BEATTIE, John H, Ty/Act/Warrant Writer, died


Manchester Merchant, steamship

 BULL, George W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 249822, (President III, O/P), MPK

 CLARKE, Robert, Gunner, RA, 3660261, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 FARMER, Alfred, Bombardier, RA, 5054809, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 GREEN, Roy J, Ty/Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), P/JX 165665, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MCCANN, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 337587, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SWEENEY, Edward, Gunner, RA, 1725116, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


RAF, 106 Sqn, air operations

 MCGRATH, Patrick M, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


RM Engineers, road accident

 MCRAE, Ernest, Marine, CH/X 102067, DOWS


Stockport, steamship

 ANGUS, James, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 335608, (President III, O/P), MPK

 ASHTON, Colin, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 255376, (President III, O/P), MPK

 CATON, Charles, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 249527, (President III, O/P), MPK

 CRAWFORD, Hugh H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 334028, (President III, O/P), MPK

 DOUGLAS, Neil A, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, (Spartiate, O/P), killed

 ECCLES, Stanley, Sick Berth Attendant (DEMS), D/MX 84592, (President III, O/P), MPK

 FAIRBAIRN, Joseph L, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 217994, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HELME, Ernest, Sick Berth Attendant, RNASBR (DEMS), D/SBR/X 7405, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LAWSON, William P, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 186262, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MARSTON, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 393628, (President III, O/P), MPK

 STAPLES, Joseph N, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 247874, (President III, O/P), MPK

 STILL, William H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 393605, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WASTELL, Thomas A, Convoy Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 269909, (President III, O/P), MPK


Walwyns Castle, accident

 LANDLES, Charles K, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 299105, killed



26 February 1943


BV.41, barrage vessel,, drowning

 DRAPER, Albert E, Able Seaman, P/J 100250, killed


Bunting, road accident

 KIRBY, Patrick L, Assistant Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 28612, killed


FAA, 772 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

 COOK, Henry B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 832 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

 BROWNE, William H G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, DOI

 EYRE, Harold, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, DOI


Furious, illness

 BULTEEL, Tom O, Captain, died



 GREEN, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 372798, DOWS


Mackay, illness

 COLVILLE, George T, Able Seaman, D/J 91674, died


Orlando, illness

 HORSEY, Harry, Chief Petty Officer, P/JX 143778, died


President III, accident

 PLATT, Ronald M, Petty Officer, 67160 V (SANF), killed


Raleigh, illness

 CORNWALL, Leslie, Engine Room Artificer Apprentice, MX 120450, died


Saskatoon (RCN)

 OLIVER, Robert, Engine Room Artificer, V 30100 (RCNVR), killed



27 February 1943



 WINDLE, Edmund H, Able Seaman, D/JX 256335, DOWS


City of Guildford, steamship

 HENDERSON, John J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 268252, (President III, O/P), MPK


FAA, 767/769 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 HONEYBUN, Brian R, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 WATERHOUSE, Arnold, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 ROBERTSON, Andrew M, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 259197, DOW


Harstad (No), ship loss

 LANE, Norman, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 234296, MPK

 LINDLEY, Duncan S, Telegraphist, P/JX 252679, MPK

 MACKENZIE, Ian W, Telegraphist, RNSR, D/SR 8441, MPK

 SEGGIE, George C, Signalman, C/JX 205716, MPK

 UNSTEAD, Dennis G, Wireman, C/MX 77248, killed



 JONES, Peter H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 329996, died


Lord Hailsham, ship loss

 ATKINS, James, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 94739, MPK

 BOWER, Walter, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 261272, killed

 BUXTON, Sydney F, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 303722, MPK

 CANT, John S, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 262224, killed

 DWYER, Thomas, Leading Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 29489, killed

 HARRIS, John, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 125438, MPK

 HORTON, Frederick, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 106667, MPK

 LARGE, Albert S, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 210428, killed

 LEWIS, Frank F, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 133043, MPK

 LOUT, John A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 287582, killed

 MCGUIRE, Jack F, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 253746, MPK

 SHAW, John, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 153475, MPK

 STEVENS, Frank M, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 94358, killed

 TULEY, Joseph, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 226623, MPK

 WATSON, James, Chief Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 462, killed

 WILSON, William S, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 253266, MPK

 WINGROVE, Albert G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 330769, killed

 WOODHOUSE, Robert, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 148742, MPK


Pembroke, illness

 HARBORD, Charles S, Commissioned Gunner, died



 PICKERS, Albert E, Able Seaman, C/JX 266322, MPK


RM Portsmouth Division, road accident

 FRAMPTON, James S, Marine, PO/X 110680, killed


RN Auxiliary Hospital, illness

 STEPHENSON, John D, Chief Petty Officer Sick Berth, P/M 417, died


Tigris, submarine, lost

 ABRAHAMS, Herbert, Able Seaman, D/JX 135969, MPK

 ADAMS, William F, Able Seaman, P/JX 217652, MPK

 ALLBRIGHTON, John L, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/KX 78057, MPK

 ALLEN, Leonard S, Able Seaman, P/SSX 17575, MPK

 ANDREWS, Eric A, Able Seaman, C/JX 157400, MPK

 ANDREWS, William J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 327133, MPK

 BAKER, Cyril H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 158465, MPK

 BATTEN, Charles D, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 134220, MPK

 BENNETT, Harry C, Ty/Leading Stoker, C/KX 91515, MPK

 BOVINGTON, Jack, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 357310, MPK

 BROWN, Arthur R T, Stoker 1c, C/KX 132389, MPK

 BROWN, William, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 81221, MPK

 CASSIDY, Michael, Stoker 1c, C/KX 118554, MPK

 CHALK, Ronald C, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/SSX 28179, MPK

 CLARK, Daniel, Stoker 1c, C/KX 115875, MPK

 COLVIN, George R, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 COULSON, Francis L, Stoker 1c, C/KX 117084, MPK

 CRAWLEY-BOEVEY, Thomas R, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 CULBERT, William D, Chief Petty Officer, D/MX 58232, MPK

 DEMPSTER, David, Stoker 1c, C/KX 93086, MPK

 DONACHY, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 204200, MPK

 DOUGLAS, Woodrow C, Ty/Leading Steward, D/LX 24527, MPK

 DUFTY, Mervyn B J, Ty/Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 139269, MPK

 EATON, Richard M P, Lieutenant, MPK

 FARRINGTON, John R, Signalman, D/JX 232506, MPK

 FLORENCE, Alfred J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 56191, MPK

 FORSEY, Samuel F, Petty Officer Cook (S), D/MX 50299, MPK

 HALL, Jack D, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 350069, MPK

 HILL, James A, Able Seaman, P/J 96009, MPK

 HURST, Percy, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 165403, MPK

 HYDE, Charles, Stoker 1c, D/KX 118388, MPK

 KING, William E, Act/Petty Officer, P/SSX 14893, MPK

 LEA, Ralph H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 76004, MPK

 LEES, Harry, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 92123, MPK

 LINCOLN, William G, Electrical Artificer 1c, C/MX 47423, MPK

 LOCK, George L, Stoker 1c, D/KX 134195, MPK

 MCCARRON, James A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 21711, MPK

 MOON, William H, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 90370, MPK

 NICHOLSON, Gordon S, Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 NICHOLSON, Lawrence F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 121329, MPK

 NUTT, Wilfred, Stoker 1c, C/KX 93871, MPK

 O'CONNOR, James, Able Seaman, P/JX 104085, MPK

 OUTHWAITE, Ernest, Stoker 1c, P/KX 139396, MPK

 PYM, William J, Able Seaman, C/JX 187612, MPK

 QUARRELL, William H, Petty Officer, P/JX 134174, MPK

 RAYNOR, Leonard J, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 153422, MPK

 RENNIE, Charles M, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 303875, MPK

 RICHMAN, Scott L, Act/Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 130103, MPK

 ROBERTS, Frederick, Telegraphist, P/SSX 28265, MPK

 ROUSE, Lawrence J A, Able Seaman, C/JX 129612, MPK

 ROWLETT, Frank, Able Seaman, C/JX 279122, MPK

 RUNDLE, Norman J, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 150670, MPK

 SABBE-ST LEGER, Anthony R, Lieutenant, MPK

 SAMPSON, Roderick G, Lieutenant, MPK

 SMITH, George, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 74893, MPK

 SOANES, James W, Able Seaman, P/JX 217643, MPK

 TANNER, Frederick M, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 81529, MPK

 THOMAS, James F, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 161281, MPK

 TOOKE, Donald P, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 86106, MPK

 TUCKER, Owen M, Ty/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 159152, MPK

 VINES, Robert S, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 90328, MPK

 WELLS, Leonard H, Able Seaman, P/JX 261993, MPK

 WILES, Maurice C W, Able Seaman, C/JX 149469, MPK



28 February 1943


Artegal, accident

 CHEESMAN, Sidney G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 327623, DOWS


Chrysanthemum, illness

 PARKER, Percival R, Sergeant, RM, CH/15986, died


FAA, 832 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

 LOVELL, William F, Ty/Leading Airman, RNVR, FAA/LD/X 5299, DOW



 WILSON, Lambert, Air Mechanic (L) 1c, FAA/SFX 668, killed


Guardian, accident

 HOBIN, Herbert, Leading Stoker, D/KX 101551, killed


Highlander, lost overboard

 MAKEPEACE, Cecil W, Able Seaman, P/JX 197461, MPK


MGB.79, ship loss

 EACHUS, George T, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 79497, killed

 MCINTYRE, Hector, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 WALSH, Michael J, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 150895, MPK



 PRICE, Godfrey R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed



 TEACHER, Norman J MacD, Act/Lieutenant Commander, killed


Uredd, Norwegian submarine, believed mined about the 10th, Royal Norwegian Navy officially declared her lost on the 20th, the Royal Navy on the 28th (click here for 39 Norwegian casualties)

 BARKER, Jack, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 140054, MPK

 COND, Wilfred J, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 HABGOOD, Victor A A, Leading Signalman, P/JX 150619, MPK


on to March 1943
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