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Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies, World War 2
Researched & compiled by Don Kindell, all rights reserved

 

1st - 31st DECEMBER 1944 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

 

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Sardonyx, destroyer

(NavyPhotos, click photographs for enlargements)

on to January 1945

 

Notes:

(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 - September-December 1944

Western Allies cross into Germany, U-boat's British Inshore campaign, V.2's hit London, Russians reach Eastern Europe, Battles of Leyte Gulf

 


 

 

Friday, 1 December 1944

 

Empire Dace, steamship

BANKS, Herbert E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 552674, (President III, O/P), MPK

LUCAS, John H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 397483, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Glendower

HUGHES, Lester, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 702188, illness, died

 

Malayan RNVR, POW's

AHMAD, Bin M, Able Seaman, SE/X 685 (Malayan RNVR), died

CHE, Teh B A R, Ordinary Signalman, SE/X 895 (Malayan RNVR), died

 

Monck

SUTTON, Frederic, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 8305, illness, died

 

New Liskeard (RCN)

MCCAIG, Allan R, Stoker 1c, V/36923 (RCNVR), died

 

RM 26th Light AA Battery

ARMSTRONG, James E, Marine, PLY/X 105792, killed

BATES, Charles, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 112189, killed

BUNYARD, Frank E, Marine, CH/X 111502, killed

FOGERTY, Leopold P, Marine, CH/X 111489, killed

HURCOMB, Jack E, Marine, CH/X 108616, killed

NICHOLLS, Leonard, Ty/Act/Sergeant, RM, CH/X 107477, killed

 

RM 40 Commando

COPE, Herbert J, Marine, PO/X 108789, illness, died

 

RN Naval Party 1645

PENDLEBURY, Eli, Ty/Corporal, RM, PO/X 2190 (Odyssey), killed

 

Rooke

CARR, Frederick, Stoker 1c, R/KX 166910, illness, died

 

Sultan

SUMMERS, Albert H W, Marine, PLY/X 100191, (ex-Prince of Wales), POW, died

 

 

Saturday, 2 December 1944

 

Dipper

WALSH, Leslie V, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, accident, died

 

Eland

SAVAGE, Roy S, Leading Writer, P/MX 698132, road accident, DOWS

 

FAA, 778 Sqn, Condor, air crash

ARMSTRONG, John G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 792 Sqn, Vulture, air crash

PEART, Hector P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Mercury

JONES, Charles A, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 55521, illness, died

 

ML.1401

ELDEN, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280696, MPK

 

Sardonyx

EDWARDS, George A, Chief Petty Officer, P/JX 128512, illness, died

 

Sturdy

HIETT, Ronald, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 166741, drowning, MPK

 

Voltaire

ALEXANDER, James S, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 209976, POW, bombing, died

 

Woolwich

D'SOUZA, Joseph, Steward, G/LX 612952, illness, died

 

 

Sunday, 3 December 1944

 

Circars (RIN)

RAMA, Krishnayya S R, Telegraphist, 9738 (RIN), died

 

Cornwallis, steamship

BREWER, Aldon R, Able Seaman, V/72623 (RCNVR), MPK

CYR, Thomas S, Able Seaman, V/69722 (RCNVR), MPK

HOPFE, Kenneth V, Able Seaman, V/32591 (RCNVR), killed

LYONS, Francis E T, Able Seaman, V/73098 (RCNVR), MPK

MAUGHAN, Edward J, Leading Seaman, V/9377 (RCNVR), MPK

SZUSZWAL, Nick, Able Seaman, V/77144 (RCNVR), MPK

 

Flycatcher

MCSHANE, Joseph, Marine, PLY/X 103941, DOWS

 

Hornet

CHRISTMAS, Frank, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 35144, illness, died

 

MTB.633

NORRIS, Herbert, Able Seaman, P/JX 296115, killed

 

Niobe (RCN)

HENRY, Alexander, Engine Room Artificer 3c, A/4159 (RCNR), died

 

Shrapnel

HEELEY, Arthur, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 192184, MPK

 

Squid

LEWIS, George S, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 142481, MPK

 

 

Monday, 4 December 1944

 

Beehive

MADDEN, George M, Ty/Boom Skipper, RNR, illness, died

 

Copra

TWICHETT, Thomas H, Able Seaman, D/JX 219886, DOWS

 

Drake

CRACKENTHORPE, Francis D M, Lieutenant Commander, accident, died

 

Lowestoft

RICKHUSS, Thomas W, Leading Stores Assistant, D/MX 611570, DOWS

 

Royal Navy

JACKSON, Michael C, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 686139, died

 

Saltash

GASKIN, Albert, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 97666, illness, died

 

Sheba

PARKER, Fred, Chief Boom Skipper, RNR, illness, died

 

Wayland

ATKINSON, John J L, Stoker 1c, C/KX 506768, illness, DOWS

 

 

Tuesday, 5 December 1944

 

Arethusa, lost overboard

WING, Kenneth I, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 659183, MPK

 

FAA, 710 Sqn, Urley, air crash

ADDISON, Denys, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 512249, MPK

KEDDIE, Basil G, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

MATHER, Peter J T, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 112908, MPK

 

FAA, 728 Sqn, Peewit, air crash

BATTEN, Frederick M, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

 

Grecian

REDDIN, William, Leading Steward, D/LX 27902, DOWS

 

Hamilcar

GRANT, Philip, Telegraphist, P/JX 404135, DOWS

 

Implacable

FINN, James, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/FX 87742, killed

 

LCT.328, ship loss

BROOKMAN, William, Able Seaman, C/JX 373111, MPK

GOWLER, Frederick C, Able Seaman, C/JX 378689, MPK

 

Rodney

HALLIFAX, Leslie A, Marine, PLY/X 3115, killed

 

St Christopher, illness

NORTON, Ernest J, Chief Armourer, P/M 7978, died

 

Victory, house fire

FRANCE, Frederick A L, Petty Officer, P/JX 134407, died

 

 

Wednesday, 6 December 1944

 

Bonaventure

JACOBS, John, Stoker 1c, CN 72209 (SANF), died

 

Bullen, ship loss

ASHWORTH, Ronald T, Sick Berth Attendant, D/SBRX 7068, MPK

BACON, Cecil G, Leading Stoker (Pens), C/K 36108, MPK

BALDWIN, Alfred, Able Seaman, P/JX 330667, MPK

BARKER, John K, Electrical Artificer 4c, C/MX 119001, killed

BELL, Frederick, Stoker 1c, C/KX 599223, MPK

BINKS, Norman, Telegraphist, C/JX 389920, killed

BIRT, Norman, Stoker 1c, C/KX 551817, MPK

BROADLEY, Arthur, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 76509, killed

BROWN, Robert L H, Able Seaman, C/JX 277214, killed

CARRUTHERS, Leslie, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 657722, killed

CHATFIELD, Charles D, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 673637, MPK

CHESNEY, Albert C, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 504120, MPK

CHRISTIAN, Thomas B, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 82833, MPK

CLARK, Thomas R J, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

CLEAVER, John H, Mechanician 1c, D/KX 90735, MPK

COOK, Max D, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 77631, MPK

COOK, Robert C C, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 141647, MPK

COOPER, Norman G, Coder, C/JX 293733, killed

CROSSAN, Charles McG, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

CULL, Hugh S, Stoker 1c, C/KX 142601, MPK

DAFT, Harry D, Stoker 1c, C/KX 616954, MPK

DAVIS, Clarence A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 671566, MPK

DAWSON, Harry, Canteen Manager, C/NX 573262, MPK

DUDDLE, Samuel, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 71385, killed

DYKE, Geoffrey, Telegraphist, C/JX 389937, MPK

EVANS, Edward, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 694023, killed

FARRELL, Francis, Ty/Leading Stores Assistant, C/MX 675891, killed

FISHER, Frederick A, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 547728, MPK

FITCH, Albert D, Able Seaman, C/JX 410012, MPK

GIBBS, Frank A, Stoker 2c, C/KX 709044, MPK

GRIFFIN, Anthony K, Able Seaman, C/JX 394396, killed

GUNN, Benjamin McK, Stoker 1c, C/KX 128855, MPK

HAYDEN, John J, Able Seaman, C/JX 654209, killed

HAYES, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 320350, MPK

HEARD, Albert, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 159696, MPK

HOWIE, John T, Ty/Act/Electrical Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

JONES, Bernard, Telegraphist, C/JX 308556, MPK

KEENAN, Thomas D, Ty/Act/Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 99338, MPK

LAIRD, William S, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 659357, MPK

LLOYD, George, Cook (O), D/MX 121042, MPK

LOWN, Norman E, Ty/Petty Officer, C/JX 140413, MPK

MATTHEWS, Lewis D, Ty/Leading Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 2708, MPK

MAXTED, Thomas N, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 76776, MPK

MCLOUGHLIN, John J, Able Seaman, C/JX 363419, MPK

NOON, Walter J, Telegraphist, C/JX 358552, killed

NORMAN, Percy, Able Seaman, P/JX 309528, MPK

O'NEILL, Edward F, Leading Cook (S), D/MX 60993, MPK

PALMER, Frank E, Coder, C/JX 508410, MPK

PARISH, Anthony H, Lieutenant Commander, killed

PATIENT, Frank, Ty/Act/Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 89709, MPK

QUINN, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/JX 571129, killed

RANKIN, James H, Signalman, C/JX 578222, MPK

READ, Felix J, Ty/Leading Stoker, C/KX 103891, killed

RIX, William A, Ordnance Artificer 4c, P/MX 55291, MPK

ROBERTS, Roy, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 639325, MPK

ROBINSON, Herbert H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 26977, killed

ROUTH, Peter S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

SAUNDERS, Leslie J, Able Seaman, C/JX 228501, killed

SHARRAR, Victor J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 443303, MPK

SIMPSON, Frederick R, Able Seaman, C/JX 319468, killed

SPENCER, Edward S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

TEMPLETON, Richard W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 639964, MPK

TUTT, Stanley A, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 158930, MPK

WALKER, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 512675, MPK

WARD, James R, Able Seaman, C/JX 300788, killed

WARDALE, Robert P, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 96328, MPK

WATSHAM, Dennis H, Able Seaman, C/JX 654069, killed

WEALTHALL, Arthur R, Able Seaman, C/JX 407036, MPK

WHITING, Reginald, Able Seaman, C/JX 317823, MPK

WILSON, George D, Able Seaman, C/JX 190708, MPK

WOODCOCK, Frederick E, Able Seaman, C/JX 205998, MPK

WRIGHT, William F, Petty Officer Steward, C/LX 21627, killed

 

Byrsa

HEELEY, Edward A, Marine, PO/X 108970, DOWS

 

Copra, in Greece

HARDING, Eric W, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 26421, killed

 

Goodall, whaler accident

SILLS, Herbert, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 650891, MPK

WHITTICK, Stanley, Able Seaman, C/JX 308324, MPK

 

Hunter

STACY, Henry G, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 523770, DOWS

 

RM 41 Commando

BOND, Alfred J, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 100850, died

 

Royal Canadian Navy Reserve

NICKERSON, Osborne C, Able Seaman, A/4429 (RCNR), died

 

Stag, illness

SACH, Percy G, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

 

Thursday, 7 December 1944

 

FAA, 763 Sqn, Nightjar, air crash

CALLANDER, William W, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

HEMING, Arthur, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WESTCOTT, Norman, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 605264, MPK

 

FAA, 814 Sqn, Owl, air crash

GREIG, John H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

OAKES, Dennis L, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 112475, MPK

PENNY, Trevor W, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 96625, MPK

 

FAA, 856 Sqn, Premier, air operations

VITTLE, Wilfred S, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Loch Laggan, accident

HOLMES, Joseph, Petty Officer Rigger, E/JX 164677, killed

 

Trumpeter, illness

HITT, Ronald, Able Seaman, P/JX 393808, died

 

Vestal

MALCOLM, George, Able Seaman, P/JX 626302, DOWS

 

 

Friday, 8 December 1944

 

Empire Unity, steamship

HASTIE, George, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 392849, (President III, O/P), DOWS

 

FAA, 785 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

BELL, Anthony D, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

BENNETT, Michael V M, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

DINSDALE, Ronald T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

FURSSE, Dennis R, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, MPK

WAUGH, Victor G W, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 112408, MPK

 

ML.477 (RIN)

GOMES, P (initial only) M, Leading Cook, 14324 (RIN), died

 

Perth (RAN), as POW, bombing in Thailand

GRIEVE, Ronald M, Act/Leading Stoker, 23182 (RAN), killed

 

RM 26th Light AA Battery

WARWICK, John M, Ty/Act/Sergeant, RM, PO/X 103429, killed

 

RN Auxiliary Hospital Sherborne, illness

DOUGLAS, Allan, Stoker 1c, P/KX 98815, died

 

Yeoman, during robbery

BINNEY, Ralph D, Captain, killed

 

 

Saturday, 9 December 1944

 

FAA, 828 Sqn, Implacable, air crash

COLE, Leonard A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

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

 

Narbada (RIN)

KHAN, Muhammad, Petty Officer, 3249 (RIN), died

 

Nile

PICKERING, Robert A, Telegraphist, C/JX 271296, killed

 

Odyssey

LYDON, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 153407, DOWS

 

Redoubt

KEEPENCE, Ernest E, Stoker 1c, C/K 58852, DOWS

 

RM 26th Light AA Battery

LENTELL, Wilfred, Marine, CH/X 111467, DOWS

 

RM Chatham Division

MILLER, Leonard, Marine, CH/X 109809, DOWS

 

Rosevean

DELF, Jack W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 19579, DOWS

 

Royal Indian Navy

CHERIAN, P (initial only) V, Stoker 2c, 13949 (RIN), died

 

Saker II, USN VTB Sqn, Officer Training Unit, air crash

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

 

 

Sunday, 10 December 1944

 

Dryad, illness

MACWHIRTER, Ronald M, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, died

 

Lunenburg (RCN)

DANIELS, Michael G, Able Seaman, V/46624 (RCNVR), died

 

Phrontis

DILLY, John H C, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281066, died

 

Ukussa, drowning

LLOYD, Jack, Air Fitter (L), FAA/FX 98829, died

 

 

Monday, 11 December 1944

 

Cassandra, torpedoed

BAKER, Alfred, Ty/Leading Stoker, C/K 62929, MPK

BARNARD, Henry G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 133361, MPK

BARR, James H, Leading Stoker, C/KX 95425, MPK

BARRETT, John D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 545126, MPK

BAUER, George, Cinematographer, C/JX 663171, MPK

BERRY, Donald G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 654721, MPK

BLACKWELL, Douglas W, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 648434, MPK

BRITTAIN, Louis J, Act/Signalman, C/JX 673645, MPK

BROCKSOPP, George, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 678589, MPK

BROWN, William H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 352209, MPK

CANNING, Lawrence A, Able Seaman, C/JX 372942, MPK

CASEY, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 279278, MPK

CASSEY, Frederick S, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 580443, MPK

CAUSEY, David, Stoker 2c, C/KX 149758, MPK

CLARK, Edward C, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 641001, MPK

CLARKE, Charles E, Able Seaman, C/JX 235134, MPK

CLEGG, William G, Able Seaman, C/JX 364553, MPK

COUNSEL, Albert, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 649951, MPK

DOWNIE, Peter J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 547710, MPK

FORDHAM, George A, Stoker 1c, C/SKX 1529, killed

GILL, Norman, Telegraphist, C/JX 453685, MPK

GOODMAN, Jack L, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 542099, MPK

GURR, George A, Able Seaman, C/JX 316060, MPK

HAWKINS, James T, Able Seaman, C/JX 277075, MPK

HENSBY, Gordon D, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 378365, MPK

HOLLOWAY, Cyril H J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 629153, MPK

HOPKINS, Clifford, Signalman, C/JX 250842, MPK

HORNSEY, Ernest E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 129977, MPK

HUCKLESBY, William, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27911, MPK

JONES, James, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 437149, MPK

KILEY, Terence R, Able Seaman, C/JX 406928, MPK

KISH, John G, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 114790, MPK

MANNING, Harry W, Able Seaman, C/JX 543813, MPK

MIALL, Cyril J, Signalman, C/JX 454457, MPK

MUNRO, George M, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 379796, MPK

MURRAY, Richard R, Stoker 1c, C/KX 99341, MPK

NEAME, Brian L, Able Seaman, C/JX 378772, MPK

NEWMAN, Thomas J, Assistant Cook (S), C/MX 641226, MPK

NICHOLLS, Samuel T, Able Seaman, C/JX 373012, MPK

NIXON, John, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 355855, MPK

OWEN, William, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 544857, MPK

PATON, Geoffrey W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 707134, MPK

PEARCE, Henry F, Cook (S), C/MX 536147, MPK

PEARSON, Lawrence, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 550220, MPK

REID, Joseph T, Stoker 1c, C/KX 143920, MPK

REUS, Paul W, Able Seaman, C/JX 316951, MPK

RHODES, James E, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 342226, MPK

ROBERTS, Harry, Able Seaman, C/JX 373642, MPK

ROBSON, James W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 656489, MPK

ROCHELL, William J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 654308, MPK

RODGERS, James J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 96563, MPK

SAYER, John M, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 672789, MPK

SHILLAKER, William E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 707230, MPK

SMITH, Kenneth J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 545474, MPK

SMITH, Robert A G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 122022, DOW

SMITH, Stanley W, Able Seaman, C/JX 393466, MPK

STOVELL, Roy W A, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 544224, MPK

WAKE, Jack S, Coder, C/JX 558124, MPK

WAKEFIELD, Geoffrey W, Telegraphist (S), C/JX 575451, MPK

WARNER, William E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 133712, MPK

WATERHORN, William F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 105618, MPK

WATSON, John C, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 243257, MPK

WEBB, Richard W A, Act/Telegraphist, C/JX 617753, MPK

 

Hamilcar, illness

ATKINSON, James N, Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, died

 

MMS.257, ship loss

CRINSON, Arthur E, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 160753, MPK

SMITH, Roger, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 222417, MPK

 

Searcher, illness

MARLING, Richard H, Able Seaman, D/JX 567920, died

 

 

Tuesday, 12 December 1944

 

Bishopdale (RAN), bombing

SAVAGE, Stuart W, Able Seaman, B 2083 (RANR), killed

 

Calliope, illness

TRUSCOTT, John R, Lieutenant Commander (S), died

 

FAA, 710 Sqn, Urley, air crash

BATTERSBY, John C, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 112062, MPK

REGAN, James, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

TAMLIN, Bernard J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

MICHIE, William F, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 564115, MPK

 

FAA, 786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

FALLOWS, George, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

LAFFEY, Kenneth, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 835 Sqn, Nairana, air crash

MILLER, Ian L T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 

Malayan RNVR, as POW

REJAD, Bin A, Able Seaman, SE/X 580 (Malayan RNVR), died

 

Sandhurst, illness

ROWBERRY, Geoffrey D, Able Seaman, C/JX 154720, died

 

Ukussa, illness

GURUGE, James P, Leading Cook, G/MCX 2030, died

 

 

Wednesday, 13 December 1944

 

Adyar (RIN), illness

DEAN, George L H, Captain, RNR, died

 

Ben Tarbert, drowning

MACPHEE, Norman, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 529739, died

 

Cressy, illness

JENNINGS, Frank S, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 709587, died

 

Eland, accident

REYNOLDS, John M, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Exeter, as POW

MIDDLETON, Kenneth W, Able Seaman, D/JX 170908, died

 

LCT.1091

SANSOM, Donald E, Telegraphist, C/JX 677355, DOWS

 

Nile

ODELL, Kenneth J, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 297246, DOWS

 

Pembroke, illness

REID, Clifford, Yeoman of Signals, C/JX 132577, died

 

Perth (RAN), as POW, bombing in Thailand

IKIN, Kenneth W, Able Seaman, H 1048 (RANR), killed

 

Victory I, illness

MARKHAM, Leonard J A, Leading Seaman, P/J 13245, died

 

 

Thursday, 14 December 1944

 

Aldenham, ship loss

ADAMS, Frederick E, Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 92962, MPK

AMY, William D H, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

ANDERSON, David W H, Able Seaman, P/JX 325993, MPK

ANDREWS, Frederick K, Able Seaman, P/JX 309675, MPK

APPLEBY, Bertram F, Act/Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 143852, MPK

ASHBY, Alfred W B, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 84264, MPK

BANKS, John W, Petty Officer Cook (O), D/MX 81822, MPK

BLAKE, James H, Signalman, P/JX 672795, MPK

BOOTH, John V, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 649910, MPK

BRACKENRIDGE, Ian, Able Seaman, P/JX 635839, MPK

BRAITHWAITE, Frank, Stores Assistant, P/MX 733784, killed

BROWN, George O, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 86151, MPK

BUCHANAN, Daniel, Steward, P/LX 553060, MPK

BUTCHER, Leonard A, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/SSX 33830, MPK

BUTT, Ronald E, Stoker 1c, D/KX 163778, MPK

CAMPLING, John N, Ty/Lieutenant (E), MPK

CHAPMAN, Jeffrey E, Act/Cook (S), C/MX 684087, MPK

CHESS, Frank A, Stoker 2c, D/KX 528885, MPK

CHISHOLM, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 427700, MPK

CHURCHER, Harold G, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 131796, MPK

COLEMAN, George W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 178279, MPK

COLEMAN, Victor, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 84558, MPK

COLES, Fred S, Ty/Leading Steward, D/LX 22882, MPK

CRAWFORD, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 175139, MPK

CROWE, James F, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/ESD/X 1564, MPK

CURNOW, Richard T, Stoker 2c, C/KX 600469, MPK

DAVIES, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 652808, MPK

DAVIS, Thomas L, Able Seaman, P/JX 627547, MPK

DAY, Geoffrey W, Able Seaman, C/JX 639876, MPK

DEANS, Andrew, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 90012, MPK

DINSDALE, Leslie, Able Seaman, P/JX 515503, MPK

DOLAN, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/JX 517866, MPK

DOWSETT, James, Steward, P/LX 31411, MPK

DOYLE, James W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 153676, MPK

DUKE, Alan W, Able Seaman, D/JX 418620, MPK

EGAN, Albert E, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 626369, MPK

ENGLISH, Stanley C, Able Seaman, P/JX 323123, killed

EVANS, David P, Able Seaman, P/JX 650236, killed

FITZSIMMONS, Bernard, Able Seaman, C/JX 612912, MPK

FORSYTHE, William A, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 159428, MPK

FRANK, Ronald W, Able Seaman, P/JX 650413, MPK

GARDINER, Kenneth, Able Seaman, P/JX 339020, MPK

GOAD, Eric G, Act/Electrical Artificer 4c, D/MX 102222, MPK

GOODCHILD, Frank A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 610952, MPK

GRAHAM, Alan MacK, Able Seaman, P/JX 330925, MPK

GWINWELL, Leslie J, Ty/Petty Officer Cook (S), C/MX 57120, MPK

HILLING, Sidney, Signalman, C/JX 310247, MPK

HOLLAND, Wilfred, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 132737, MPK

HOUGHTON, William, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 103147, MPK

HUDGELL, Cyril R, Able Seaman, C/JX 352995, MPK

HUXLEY, Richard T, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/JX 299020, MPK

HYDE, Isaac, Signalman, C/JX 229497, MPK

JAMES, Douglas R, Stoker 2c, D/KX 602615, MPK

JENKINS, Kenneth J, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 583740, killed

JENNER, George D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 558371, MPK

KEATES, Thomas E, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 618811, MPK

KINSMEN, William A, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 79824, MPK

KIRBY, Richard W, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 536765, MPK

LITTLE, Arthur W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, SANF (V), MPK

LOWE, James W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 29365, MPK

MACKIE, Thomas G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 733323, MPK

MAJOR, Richard A, Leading Writer, P/MX 95932, MPK

MANSON, Alexander, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 615724, MPK

MARRINER, Frederick A, Able Seaman, P/JX 604865, MPK

MARTIN, William A, Act/Stoker 1c, D/KX 524255, MPK

MCLACHLAN, Lachlan, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

MEREDITH, Frederick, Ty/Leading Stoker, C/KX 119585, MPK

METCALF, Cyril, Stoker 1c, C/KX 600020, MPK

MILLARD, William G R, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 57625, MPK

MILNE, Raymond, Able Seaman, C/JX 373007, MPK

MOLD, Ronald D, Able Seaman, C/JX 425025, MPK

MORTON, Robert, Ty/Leading Cook (S), D/MX 56885, MPK

MOULDER, Ernest F, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 572221, MPK

MULCAHY, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 658570, MPK

MURRAY, Alexander B, Able Seaman, P/JX 175506, MPK

MYLCHREEST, Thomas E, Able Seaman, P/JX 149678, MPK

PARKINSON, John, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 733398, MPK

PAUL, Cyril J, Able Seaman, P/JX 382198, MPK

PEARSON, Herbert J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 679645, MPK

PEPLOW, Marshall A, Telegraphist, P/JX 386068, MPK

PETHERICK, Kenneth J, Ty/Stores Petty Officer, D/SMX 323, MPK

PIPER, James R, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 617373, MPK

PORRITT, Basil, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 679609, MPK

POSTLETHWAITE, James, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 731756, MPK

PRICE, Albert E, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 631926, MPK

PRICE, Cyril, Able Seaman, D/JX 208556, MPK

PRICE, John, Stoker 1c, D/KX 121538, MPK

PRICE, Joseph, Telegraphist, P/JX 270623, MPK

QUAILE, William F, Able Seaman, C/JX 549154, MPK

QUINLAN, James, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 81282, MPK

RALPH, Francis R, Stoker 1c, D/KX 525746, MPK

RAMSHAW, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 388922, MPK

REDGRAVE, Lionel B, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 626652, MPK

RICOU, Albert K, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 641266, MPK

ROSE, Charles J, Stoker 2c, C/KX 602539, MPK

RUFFLE, Thomas K, Able Seaman, P/JX 520685, MPK

RYAN, Charles, Able Seaman, P/JX 652394, MPK

SAMWORTH, Leslie, Stoker 1c, C/KX 142552, MPK

SANDERS, John H, Able Seaman, P/JX 162190, MPK

SEARING, Joseph A, Able Seaman, C/JX 544885, MPK

SHARPLES, Alan, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 652378, MPK

SHELDRAKE, James G, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 94773, MPK

SIMONCELLI, Bernard G, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 273579, MPK

SMITH, George E, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 609053, MPK

STACEY, William C, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 309190, MPK

STANFORD, Dennis R, Able Seaman, P/SSX 26357, MPK

STEVENSON, Ben, Able Seaman, P/JX 397505, MPK

STIFF, Jack A, Able Seaman, P/JX 383931, MPK

SURGEY, Stanley A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 525966, MPK

SURTEES, Alfred, Ty/Leading Stoker, C/SS 119430, MPK

TAYLOR, Benjamin C, Coder, P/JX 508663, MPK

WALKER, Brian L, Ty/Leading Steward, D/LX 22564, MPK

WATSON, Alfred, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

WATTS, Donald H, Able Seaman, P/JX 648320, MPK

WHITE, Herbert R, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 580877, MPK

WHITEHEAD, Robert, Leading Wireman, P/MX 62858, MPK

WHITEHORN, Bernard K, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 402738, MPK

WILLIAMS, Norman D, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 612308, MPK

WOODS, Henry J, Leading Stoker, P/KX 76564, MPK

WRIGHT, Ernest W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 526249, MPK

 

Goodall

HERBERT, Harry W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 566996, killed

 

RN Barracks Le Treport

NEEDHAM, Robert C, Stores Chief Petty Officer, P/MX 46784, died

 

Scimitar

TORRANCE, Robert C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 78543, DOWS

 

 

Friday, 15 December 1944

 

Drake

PULESTON, William G, Chief Petty Officer Stoker (Pens), D/K 13839, killed

 

FAA, 766 Sqn, Nightjar, air crash

SUMNER, Fred, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 814 Sqn, Blackcap, air crash

NEIL, Robert C, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 814 Sqn, Owl, air crash

MAGUIRE, Robert A, Ty/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 77831, killed

 

FAA, 814 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

PEERS, Richard G, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

 

Locust

MIDDLETON, Francis P, Petty Officer, C/J 109337, died

 

Moreton (RAN), accident

REED, Cameron W, Ordinary Seaman 2c, B 5256 (RANR), killed

 

 

Saturday, 16 December 1944

 

Aldenham, ship loss

MCSHANE, Henry, Stoker 2c, P/KX 597087, DOW

 

Kamsack (RCN)

MADDEN, William P, Leading Stoker, V/22713 (RCNVR), died

 

Lewant, steamship

CAVANAGH, Ernest S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 443891, (President III, O/P), killed

 

Odyssey

DOBBS, Reginald V, Marine, PLY/X 102653, killed

WALDEN, Clifford H, Marine, CH/X 101269, killed

 

Pembroke IV

BAERT, Guillaume L, Able Seaman, D/SB/JX 356 (Belgian section), died

 

RM 3rd Heavy AA Regt, Antwerp operations

ARNOTT, Edward, Marine, CH/X 109889, killed

SKILLING, John H, Marine, PO/X 105153, killed

WILLMOTT, William A, Marine, PLY/X 103071, killed

 

RM 47 Commando, Antwerp operations

GUYMER, Arthur W, Marine, CH/X 103852, killed

 

RM 48 Commando, Antwerp operations

HALL, Thomas, Marine, PLY/X 110485, killed

LEE, Reginald J, Marine, PO/X 117881, killed

 

RM 4th Light AA Regt, Antwerp operations

ARMITAGE, Stanley, Marine, PO/X 103443, killed

BASTABLE, John, Marine, CH/X 111335, killed

LILLYWHITE, George C, Marine, CH/X 104303, killed

WELSH, William, Marine, PLY/X 102179, killed

WESTROPE, John, Marine, CH/X 106827, killed

 

RM Chatham Division, illness

ALDIS, Francis T H, Marine, CH/X 106097, died

 

RM Portsmouth Division

TOTTON, Robert, Marine, PO/X 4901, MPK

 

Scorpion, as POW

JONES, David A, Able Seaman, D/JX 566130, MPK

 

Stalker, illness

POOLE, Frederick W, Leading Seaman, D/J 52794, died

 

Victory, illness

YOUNG, Samuel E, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 89258, died

 

War Diwan, RFA

HOPPER, James T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 312708, MPK

 

Westward Ho

CHOULES, Leonard G, Able Seaman, D/JX 188297, DOW

 

 

Sunday, 17 December 1944

 

Aggressive, illness

PHIPPS, Frederick E, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

DAVIES, Joseph H, Lieutenant (E), RINVR, died

 

Goshawk

HYDE, Frederick D, Ty/Stores Petty Officer, C/MX 69205, DOWS

 

Serapis

HOBART, John R, Able Seaman, C/JX 408807, DOWS

 

 

Monday, 18 December 1944

 

Drake, illness

MEGGITT, William K, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, D/MX 500138, died

 

FAA, 772 Sqn, Wagtail, air crash

VOSE, Peter G, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 96203, killed

 

FAA, 807 Sqn, Hunter, air crash

JACKSON, Kenneth R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Melville (RAN)

COOPER, Allen F, Chief Engine Room Artificer, 18885 (RAN), killed

 

Nimrod, accident

COOK, James, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, (Danube V), died

 

 

Tuesday, 19 December 1944

 

Collingwood

RITCHIE, Desmond L, Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, 2313 (RNZN), died

 

FAA, 849 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

DORMAN, Kenneth F E, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Highflyer, illness

ROWBOTHAM, Frank, Petty Officer, P/JX 218617, died

 

MGB.674

CRAWFORD, John E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 27891, DOWS

 

MTB.754

COOKE, George D, Chief Motor Mechanic, P/MX 98372, DOWS

 

RN Naval Party 1571

BRUNSKELL, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 273286 (Odyssey), DOWS

 

Shellmex, steamship

WINGROVE, Sidney T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 393463, (President III, O/P), killed

 

 

Wednesday, 20 December 1944

 

FAA, 887 Sqn, Indefatigable, air crash

OSTERGAARD, Horace W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Fuh Wo, as POW

DOWNING, Frank H, Leading Seaman, D/J 81746, died

 

LCT.410

DALRYMPLE HAY, Christopher M V F, Commander, died

 

Lonsdale, illness

THOMPSON, Alfred, Constable, NDP, 726 (NDP), died

 

Lurcher

HOWES, Albert H, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 106525, DOWS

 

President, illness

WASHINGTON, Edward J, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

RM Engineers, HQ Company, accident

SMITH, William G, Marine, RME 14652, died

 

RM Ledger Office, illness

WEBB, Alfred J, Superintendent Clerk, RM, died

 

 

Thursday, 21 December 1944

 

Bahadur (RIN)

KHAN, Zada K S, Boy, 11205 (RIN), died

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

NANDA, Chimaya, Topass, 30700 (RIN), died

 

FAA, 710 Sqn, Urley, air crash

ATKINSON, Frank, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 112335, MPK

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

RANKIN, John, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 113684, MPK

 

FAA, 733 Sqn, Bherunda, air crash

WALKER, Reginald P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Himalaya (RIN)

MUSTAFA, G (initial only), Boy, 14276 (RIN), died

 

Hooghly (RIN)

GOVING, Rama S, Topass, 76908 (RIN), died

 

MMS.186, illness

BUTLER, Alfred C, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 185930, died

 

Sarpedon

COSGROVE, James, Engineman, LT/KX 104283, DOWS

 

Stonetown (RCN)

HARDY, Sydney A, Ordinary Seaman, V/70922 (RCNVR), MPK

 

 

Friday, 22 December 1944

 

Duke of York

BELLINGHAM, John, Leading Stoker, D/KX 86957, DOWS

 

FAA, 725 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

SOUTHWELL, Hon John M, Lieutenant Commander, killed

 

FAA, 786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

KENNEDY, William, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 578007, MPK

 

RM 3rd Heavy AA Regt

RUTHERFORD, Ronald, Ty/Act/Corporal, CH/X 103023, DOWS

 

RM 40 Commando

CAPES, Edward A, Marine, CH/X 103413, DOWS

HADFIELD, Robert W, Marine, PLY/X 4097, DOWS

 

RM Chatham Division, illness

PALMER, Alfred F, Marine, CH/22005, died

 

Scalby Wyke

 FREW, Francis, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 155638, DOWS

 

 

Saturday, 23 December 1944

 

3 Maritime Regt, RA

PRATT, William, Gunner, RA, 1746137, MPK

 

Dunluce Castle, illness

ARTHUR, George, Shipwright 3c, C/MX 76599, died

 

FAA, 717 Sqn, Merganser, air crash

CROSSLING, Ian P, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

President III, illness

SETTERFIELD, Bernard L, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Quebec, accident

RICHARDS, Geoffrey, Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, died

 

Raleigh

BRYANT, Clifford J, Chief Writer, D/M 38897, DOWS

 

Ukussa

WATERS, Henry A M, Air Artificer 4c, FAA/FX 81757, DOWS

 

Victory, illness

WEEKS, William A, Leading Stoker, P/K 3675, died

 

West York (RCN)

SMITH, Murdo, Lieutenant, RCNVR, died

 

 

Sunday, 24 December 1944

 

Appledore, illness

SOLOMON, George H, Sick Berth Petty Officer, D/351708, died

 

Clayoquot (RCN), ship loss

BATE, John R, Ordinary Seaman, V/75753 (RCNVR), MPK

BROZOVICH, Walter, Ordinary Seaman, V/70636 (RCNVR), MPK

COLBECK, Arthur W, Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

FINLAY, Paul W, Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

HILYARD, Edmond, Able Seaman, 4229 (RCN), MPK

MUNRO, William J, Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

NEIL, John D, Lieutenant (E), RCNVR, MPK

SMITH, Lloyd W, Able Seaman, V/1796 (RCNVR), MPK

 

ML.356

THOMSON, Ronald G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 556533, DOWS

 

MTB.764

FARMER, Charles F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 597314, MPK

 

RM 40 Commando, accident

KENDRICK, Roy, Marine, CH/X 111228, killed

 

Vernon, illness

HORSWELL, Alfred C W, Electrical Artificer 1c, P/MX 55097, died

 

Victory

TRAVIS, Norman L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 606111, killed

 

 

Monday, 25 December 1944

 

Chance, accident

HOOPER, Reginald B, Lieutenant (E), RNR, died

 

Fort Ville Marie, steamship

DOWDALLS, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 252804, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Lauderdale

TURNBULL, Alexander, Electrical Artificer 3c, P/MX 79834, MPK

 

LCI(L).284

HOUSTON, Robert B W, Act/Joiner 4c, P/MX 125378, DOWS

 

LCT.444

PARKER, Reginald, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/JX 315242, MPK

 

Melville (RAN), drowning

SCHNEIDER, William N, Able Seaman, PM 6206 (RANR), died

 

RM 40 Commando

KENNEY, Howard, Marine, PLY/X 101997, DOWS

 

Sparrowhawk

 SHOEBRIDGE, Charles W, Marine, CH/20844, killed

 

St Angelo, drowning

BALLANTYNE, John C, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Victory, illness

GALE, Stanley G, Leading Stoker, P/K 15277, died

 

 

Tuesday, 26 December 1944

 

Affleck, torpedoed

DALEY, Peter, Able Seaman, P/JX 554994, DOW

GATLAND, Eric J, Wireman (L), P/MX 573448, killed

HORNE, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 564549, DOW

LANGLEY, Alfred, Petty Officer, P/JX 139885, DOW

PIKE, Gerald A, Able Seaman, C/JX 570433, killed

THOMPSON, William, Able Seaman, D/JX 368210, killed

WALKER, Joseph H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 147998, killed

 

Capel, ship loss

APPLEBY, Thomas, Petty Officer, P/JX 139839, MPK

ARMITAGE, Tom, Stoker 1c, P/KX 600836, MPK

ASHFIELD, Leslie C, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 327064, MPK

BEACH, Cyril, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 518595, MPK

BISHOP, Thomas A, Able Seaman, P/JX 514739, MPK

BOWYER, Thomas H C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 146669, MPK

BRACKENBURY, Alfred, Able Seaman, RFR, P/SS 11810, MPK

BUNCE, George E, Able Seaman, P/SSX 33690, MPK

BUSSON, Francis H, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 648649, MPK

CHURCH, George L, Stoker 1c, P/SKX 1101, MPK

CLARKSON, Leslie, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 100088, MPK

CROOKES, Francis H, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 92757, MPK

DAVIS, Sidney W, Telegraphist, P/JX 579317, MPK

DOWDEN, Dyril E, Able Seaman, C/JX 548782, MPK

EARNSBY, Frederick W, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

EAST, Walter P, Coder, P/JX 250780, MPK

FLETCHER, Dennis B, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 628677, MPK

FOUNTAIN, John H, Stoker1c, P/KX 602676, MPK

FRANCIS, Charles, Stoker 1c, P/KX 602677, MPK

FRENCH, Jack, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 121080, MPK

FROHWEIN, William D, Stoker 1c, P/KX 602587, MPK

FURBER, Arthur G, Steward, P/LX 556891, MPK

GIBBS, Leslie J, Able Seaman, P/JX 382052, MPK

GILLETT, Walter E B, Stoker 1c, P/KX 178114, MPK

GLADWIN, Ronald, Able Seaman, P/JX 514732, MPK

GUY, Percival C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 105913, MPK

HALL, Francis R, Stoker 1c, P/KX 178116, MPK

HARFIELD, Jack F W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

HARRISON, Dennis G, Able Seaman, P/SSX 29660, MPK

HARVEY, Arthur H, Petty Officer, P/JX 135847, MPK

HELLIWELL, Arthur, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

HENDLEY, Basil E, Able Seaman, P/JX 514753, MPK

HESLOP, Bevil G, Lieutenant, MPK

HEYWOOD, Joseph, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

HOLT, Bernard H, Ordnance Artificer 3c, P/MX 69334, MPK

HUGHES, Robert, Leading Cook (S), P/MX 82055, DOW

JOHNSTON, Edward A J, Leading Stoker, P/KX 102585, MPK

JONES, Robert M, Stoker 1c, P/KX 597189, MPK

KNIVETON, Harry, Stoker 1c, P/KX 601704, MPK

LANGLEY, Roy C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 599145, MPK

LEWIS, George, Able Seaman, P/JX 295534, MPK

LODGE, Robert W, Signalman, P/JX 542504, MPK

MCELVANEY, Ronald, Able Seaman, P/JX 295541, MPK

NORMAN, Cecil G, Petty Officer, P/J 112890, MPK

PAGE, John A, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 397601, MPK

PAYNE, Charles R, Able Seaman, P/JX 523744, MPK

PEACOCK, Raymond L, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 428619, MPK

PEARSON, John H, Leading Stoker, P/KX 98749, MPK

PHILLIPS, Anthony T, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 649554, MPK

PHILLIPS, Francis, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 295536, MPK

REECE, John S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

RENDEL, Reginald A, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

SELLEARS, Ernest A, Leading Stoker, P/KX 107068, MPK

SMITH, Eric S, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

SMITH, Norman H W, Able Seaman, P/JX 188559, MPK

SMITH, Ronald, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 136897, MPK

SPENCER, Robert, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 141012, MPK

SPRINGFORD, Cyril, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 393224, MPK

STACEY, Herbert, Stoker 2c, P/KX 527158, MPK

STEPHENSON, Harry, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 393231, MPK

TANNER, Ralph T C, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 426321, MPK

TAYLOR, John, Stoker 1c, P/KX 601918, MPK

TAYLOR, Norman A, Able Seaman, P/JX 197672, MPK

TINGLEY, Frank A, Able Seaman, P/JX 296472, MPK

TRANGMAR, William, Act/Stoker 1c, P/KX 600207, MPK

TUBBS, Thomas F, Able Seaman, P/JX 384014, MPK

WADDINGTON, Edward, Stoker 1c, P/KX 159699, MPK

WALKER, Frederick A, Act/Ordnance Mechanic 4c, P/MX 126598, MPK

WALKER, John, Lieutenant, RNZN, MPK

WATTS, William F, Petty Officer Steward, P/L 13125, MPK

WEBBER, Edward, Able Seaman, P/JX 201292, MPK

WHELAN, John E, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 638285, MPK

WHITE, Dennis, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 515780, MPK

WHITE, Thomas E, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 629695, MPK

WILKINSON, Charles, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 633052, MPK

YARHAM, Walter, Stoker 1c, P/KX 600327, MPK

 

Damito

LE CHEMINANT, Robert D, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 199038, DOWS

 

Dolphin, illness

BARR, Ronald W, Telegraphist, C/JX 619020, died

 

FAA, 714 Sqn, Macaw, air crash

KNOWLES, Sydney, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Fortitude, illness

JOHNSTON, Catherine, WRNS, WA/WRNS 15436, died

 

Lanka, illness

WOODCOCK, Frank A, Corporal, RM, CH/1566, died

 

LCT.549

STONE, Walter H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 79291, DOWS

 

LCT.620

GOSLING, William A, Able Seaman, C/JX 393658, killed

 

LST.(B) (listed as Royal Navy, LST(B) not known)

LOWE, Walter, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 127677, DOWS

 

MMS.84, drowning

DAVISON, James, Wireman, C/MX 97104, MPK

MCDONALD, Ronald, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 258383, MPK

 

Quebec

HOPWOOD, Frank J, Marine, CH/X 107961, killed

 

RM 3rd Heavy AA Regt

GREEN, Charles, Marine, CH/X 109891, killed

 

RM Lympstone

LAIRD, George W M, Corporal, RM, EX/4141, died

 

RM Plymouth Division, illness

PEARCE, Frank A, Corporal, RM, PLY/14477, died

 

RN Auxiliary Hospital Invergordon, illness

WOODWARD, James M, Sick Berth Attendant, D/SBR/X 7458, died

 

Spearhead

HARRIS, Nathaniel, Able Seaman, D/SSX 23397, MPK

 

Wolverine, illness

HALL, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 214341, died

 

 

Wednesday, 27 December 1944

 

BYMS.23

RICHES, Albert E, Leading Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27771, DOWS

 

Byrsa, illness

BIBBY, Edward, Petty Officer, P/JX 145572, died

 

Capel, ship loss

WILLIAMS, John H, Signalman, P/JX 196510, DOW

 

Eaglet, illness

CRAKER, Elsie S, WRNS, WA/WRNS 85269, died

 

Lasso, illness

GRIFFITH, Victor I, Commander, died

 

MMS.167

REID, James, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 19571 A, DOWS

 

Moreton (RAN), illness

BURTON, Norman R, Chief Engine Room Artificer, PM 2648 (RANR), died

 

Odyssey, road accident

BLOMMAERT August L, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, DOI,

 

Stramrealm, steamship, accident

SAMPSON, Frederick S, Able Seaman, D/JX 267178, (President III, O/P), died

 

 

Thursday, 28 December 1944

 

Petunia, illness

KARBY, George C, Able Seaman, P/JX 389236, died

 

Quebec, illness

ADAMS, Alfred J, Stoker, D/KX 195856, died

 

RN Auxiliary Hospital Bombay, illness

SWIFT, Mary D, Nursing Sister, died

 

Victory III, illness

STAFFORD, Brenda O, 3rd Officer WRNS, died

 

Wager

SMITH, Raymond, Able Seaman, P/JX 694809, DOWS

 

 

Friday, 29 December 1944

 

Birchgrove Park (RAN), illness

FARQUHARSON, Ian C, Engine Room Artificer, 24362 (RAN), died

 

FAA, 768 Sqn, Smiter, air crash

TUCKER, Donald, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, 3070 (RNZN), killed

 

King George V

DOWNS, Gordon, Act/Electrical Mechanic 4c, P/MX 106548, DOWS

 

MTB.782, ship loss

JENKINS, Walter, Stoker 1c, C/KX 603665, MPK

NEILL, Albert N, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 580654, MPK

THORNE, Kenneth E, Telegraphist, P/JX 224752, MPK

 

President, air crash

EVANS, Sir Alfred E, Vice Admiral (ret), MPK

 

RN W/T Station Portland, illness

MILLETT, John, Chief Officer Shore Signal Station

 

 

Saturday, 30 December 1944

 

Dinosaur

WRIGHT, William, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 129139, drowning, killed

 

FAA, 769 Sqn, Peewit, air crash

PARKER, Henry K W, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Hambledon

NOBBS, Francis R, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, accident, died

 

Lanka

MCLENNAN, James, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNVR, illness, died

 

MTB.782, ship loss

GUPPY, Robert E, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 707167, DOW

 

Odyssey

MARSH, Charles L, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 424247, illness, died

 

Quebec

JOHNSON, Thomas L, Leading Seaman, P/JX 226616, killed

 

Sioux (RCN)

WILLIAMS, James J, Leading Seaman, 3751 (RCN), killed at Scapa Flow

 

 

Sunday, 31 December 1944

 

4 Maritime Regt, RA

BATCHELOR, Thomas A, Lance Bombardier, RA, 7045747, MPK

 

Burke

MILLS, Wilfred H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 192189, illness, DOWS

 

Eland

CLARKE, Cyril T, Leading Canteen Assistant, C/NX 607724, illness, died

 

Gregale

MUSCAT, Fortunato, Cook, E/L 10791, illness, died

 

Minona

MAWK, Peter G, Fireman, RTP R/269655, illness, died

 

Nile

KUTTNER, Walter, Chief Motor Mechanic 4c, H/MX 101663, illness, died

TRIBE, Charles R, Act/Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 

RM 47 Commando

ZAMMIT, Robert, Marine, PO/X 106117, DOWS

 

RM Portsmouth Division

SMITH, Paul B, Marine, PO/X 104773, illness, died

 

Stratagem, submarine, POW's

HOWLETT, Reginald C, Stoker 1c, D/KX 164938, died

PHILLIPS, Francis J J, Able Seaman, D/JX 420937, killed

RITCHENS, Stanley H, Able Seaman, D/JX 148278, MPK

WEBB, Peter J, Able Seaman, P/JX 382419, MPK

WESTWOOD, Arthur L, Able Seaman, P/JX 220335, died

 

Victory

MAKINSON, Alyn, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, illness, died

 

Zephyr

WILSON, John, Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 87879, killed

 

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