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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 JANUARY 1945 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

 

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Amethyst, sloop

(NP/Charlie Chivers, click photographs for enlargements)

on to February 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 - January-April 1945

Russians reach Germany, Indian Ocean operations, British inshore & Russian convoy battles continue, US takes Iwo Jima, British Pacific Fleet in action, Okinawa invaded, Defeat of Germany


 

 

Monday, 1 January 1945

 

Affleck, torpedoed

JEFFERY, Denis A, Leading Wireman, P/MX 78867, DOW

 

Amethyst

EVANS, Sidney, Able Seaman, D/JX 396742, drowning, died

 

Baldur

DORRINGTON, William G, Able Seaman, C/J 17946, illness, died

 

Bihar (RIN)

SULTAN, Ahmad, Driver 1c, 75635 (RIN), died

 

City of Exeter, steamship

MCNULTY, Joseph, Able Seaman, D/JX 266775, (President III, O/P), DOWS

 

Drake

BURNELL, Ernest H, Able Seaman, D/JX 168234, illness, died

 

FAA, 747 Sqn, Peewit, air crash

WARNER, Archibald C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 784 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

FRENCH, Harry W, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 784 Sqn, Merlin, air crash

TEUTEN, Reginald H, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Fortitude

PETTY-MAYOR, Reginald L, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness, died

 

Lucifer

SIVYER, William J, Stoker 1c, D/309223, illness, died

 

Naden

WILSON, John E, Able Seaman, D/JX 140946, illness, died

 

Penguin (RAN)

AIREY, Maxwell, Telegraphist, S 7762 (RANR), illness, died

 

RN (Malay Section)

BAHROM, Bin P, Able Seaman, MN 223 (Malay Section), POW, died

 

Rooke

ROGERS, William J, Rigger's Mate, R/J 103976, killed

 

Royal Eagle

HAYWARD, William J W, Petty Officer Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27767, DOWS

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

WOODLEY, Patrick L, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 29368, killed

 

Victory III

SWALLOW, Daphne L R, 3rd Officer WRNS, illness, died

 

Western Isles

PRESCOTT, Albert, Leading Stoker, D/K 55796, killed

 

 

Tuesday, 2 January 1945

 

FAA, 718x Sqn, Dipper, air crash

HENDERSON, Derek M, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR (Odyssey), killed

LEWIS, Sir George J E, Act/Lieutenant Commander (A), RNVR (FAA, 815 Sqn, Daedalus), killed

MORGAN, David L, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 81830, DOI

RAMSAY, Sir Bertram H, Admiral (Odyssey, Allied Naval Commander In Chief), killed

ROWELL, George W, Commander (Odyssey), killed

 

FAA, 815 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

GURDEN, Leslie W, Ty/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 115084, MPK

MONCRIEFF, William M, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

NORCOCK, Desmond, Act/Lieutenant Commander, killed

 

Hayburn Wyke, ship loss

BASS, Frederick, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 571979, MPK

BREWSTER, Arthur, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 189872, MPK

CARRINGTON, George W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 372907, MPK

CHARLTON, Benjamin P, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 120082, MPK

FERRIE, Daniel, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 104953, MPK

GARDNER, John G, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 202175, MPK

HOOPER, Jack, Ordinary Signalman, LT/JX 340671, MPK

HOWELL, James P, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 199947, killed

MARRIOTT, David, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 148971, MPK

MCMILLAN, Robert A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 272586, MPK

MURPHY, Thomas, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 264478, MPK

REEKIE, Andrew, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 124663, MPK

ROGERS, Walter A, Telegraphist, RNPS, LT/JX 341305, MPK

SHARMAN, Harry S, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 105182, MPK

SMITH, Edward R, Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

SPEARS, William J, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 121742, MPK

SWEENEY, Thomas, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 34186, MPK

WAITE, Harold R, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 299522, MPK

WHITE, Raymond, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 206563, MPK

WHITE, Ronald J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 284968, MPK

WILSON, Francis, Ty/Act/Skipper Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

WRIGHT, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 228620, MPK

 

Pembroke

COVENEY, Mollie M, WRNS, C/WRNS 3473, illness, died

 

Perth (RAN)

BLACK, Malcolm D, Stoker, W 778 (RANR), POW, died

 

 

Wednesday, 3 January 1945

 

FAA, 757 Sqn, Rajaliya, air crash

DYER, Douglas J, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 82074, killed

 

FAA, 785 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

ALADIN, Alexis A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

BROOKS, James E, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 567668, MPK

YOUNG-JAMIESON, James H, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Lynx

HUGHES, Alfred A, Regulating Petty Officer, C/224719, DOWS

 

Royal Indian Navy

KHUSHI, Muhammad, Able Seaman, 101809 (RIN), died

 

Shakespeare, surface action

MOTTERAM, Thomas G, Able Seaman, C/JX 300991, killed

TAYLOR, George, Able Seaman, D/JX 394962, killed

 

Speaker

PEEL, Robert, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 226824, MPK

 

Strait Fisher, steamship

SMITH, Denis W A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 550664, (President III, O/P), killed

 

 

Thursday, 4 January 1945

 

Campbell

WOOLLER, William E, Leading Stores Assistant, C/MX 121006, killed

 

Drake

MITCHELMORE, William R, Stoker 1c, D/KX 78455, illness, died

 

FAA, 1845 Sqn, Slinger, deck accident

URE, Frank E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 851 Sqn, Shah, air crash

YATES, Albert L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Fabius

PHILLIPS, Reginald R, Marine, CH/X 2364, road accident, died

 

Killegray

HURT, Frederick N, Engineer, T.124 X, illness, died

 

MGB.646, surface action

ROBERTS, Michael G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, DOW

 

ML.1163, ship loss

BAILEY, Martin C, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 153050, MPK

BUNKER, Alfred G, Ordinary Telegraphist, RNPS, LT/JX 360121, killed

COX, Albert H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281089, MPK

GARDYNE, Alexander G, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 640852, MPK

HAWKSFIELD, William H, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 131150, killed

HOLWAY, Louis, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

HOWDEN, Russell K, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, SANF, MPK

LE NOURY, John S, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 202293, MPK

LEWIS, Douglas J, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 109628, MPK

MAINS, Allan M, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 400070, MPK

MORDEY, Christopher, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 222943, MPK

 

Zest

WOOD, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 377321, lost overboard, MPK

 

 

Friday, 5 January 1945

 

Australia (RAN), Kamikaze attack

ANDERSEN, Norman W, Able Seaman, S 7260 (RANR), MPK

ANNEAR, Jack, Able Seaman, PA 3954 (RANR), killed

AVERY, Clarence R, Able Seaman, 21491 (RAN), killed

BEAKE, Frederick, Able Seaman, S 3757 (RANR), MPK

BOURKE, James T H, Able Seaman, PM 5896 (RANR), killed

BROWN, Malcolm G, Able Seaman, S 8183 (RANR), MPK

BROWN, William G, Ordinary Seaman, PM 7221 (RANR), MPK

CLIFFORD, Royston, Ordinary Seaman, S 8976 (RANR), MPK

DE VERE, Alfred A, Able Seaman, S 8161 (RANR), MPK

DONNELLY, Charles D, Able Seaman, PM 3081 (RANR), killed

EAMES, Frank W, Able Seaman, PM 2779 (RANR), killed

EVERSON, Neville J, Ordinary Seaman, S 9335 (RANR), killed

EZARD, Edward J, Leading Seaman, 23703 (RAN), MPK

FISHER, William R, Able Seaman, PM 5357 (RANR), MPK

FORD, Harold D, Ordinary Seaman, B 4766 (RANR), MPK

FRAWLEY, George, Able Seaman, B 4237 (RANR), killed

GANNON, Ronald J, Ordinary Seaman 2c, S 9424 (RANR), killed

GUMMOW, William G, Able Seaman, F 4927 (RANR), killed

HARDEMAN, Edwin L, Able Seaman, F 4684 (RANR), killed

HART, Leslie L, Able Seaman, S 8831 (RANR), killed

HEARNE, Vivian W, Able Seaman, S 5690 (RANR), MPK

HERDMAN, Lindsay I, Able Seaman, PM 5836 (RANR), MPK

HUGHES, Charles M, Able Seaman, 21902 (RAN), MPK

KENNEDY, Harry, Able Seaman, 25788 (RAN), killed

KIRCHNER, Maurice D, Able Seaman, PM 7240 (RANR), killed

LADE, Alan W, Able Seaman, H 2336 (RANR), MPK

LEVY, Keith, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RANR, DOW

LOUD, Merton S, Able Seaman, 24343 (RAN), killed

MARSH, Max H, Lieutenant (S), RAN, DOW

MEDDINGS, Ronald, Able Seaman, PM 4709 (RANR), killed

MOORE, Claude, Able Seaman, PM 6721 (RANR), killed

MOORE, Joseph J J, Leading Seaman, F 2553 (RANR), killed

MUNDAY, William T, Able Seaman, 26363 (RAN), killed

O'NEILL, Henry E, Act/Leading Seaman, 18942 (RAN), killed

PRINGLE, Neal, Able Seaman, S 8816 (RANR), killed

REEVE, Geoffrey C, Able Seaman, B 4088 (RANR), killed

RILEY, Gordon W, Able Seaman, S 7926 (RANR), killed

ROWLEY, Sidney C, Leading Seaman, H 1258 (RANR), killed

RUSSELL, Colin N, Lieutenant, RANR, MPK

SHARMAN, Ivan S, Able Seaman, H 2208 (RANR), MPK

UTTING, Peter S, Able Seaman, F 3485 (RANR), killed

VERDON, Ronald A, Able Seaman, S 5555 (RANR), killed

WARD, Charles R, Able Seaman, S 7795 (RANR), MPK

WHITTAKER, Harold R, Able Seaman, S 7376 (RANR), MPK

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

DAUD, Yaqub, Yeoman of Signals, 131 (RIN), died

 

Hamla (RIN)

BERI, Lakshmanan R, Electrical Artificer, 20891 (RIN), died

 

Pelandok

AHMAD, Bin A, Able Seaman, MN 495 (Malay Section), POW, died

 

RM 30th Assault Unit

CONNOLLY, John S F G, Lance Corporal, RM, PLY/X 3944, accident, killed

 

Shelburne (RCN)

DOHERTY, Wilfred J, Electrical Artificer, V/92563 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Saturday, 6 January 1945

 

Arunta (RAN), Kamikaze attack

HAND, Richard A, Act/Stores Petty Officer, 24357 (RAN), DOW

SELLICK, Henry L, Able Seaman, 6092 (RAN), DOW

 

FAA, 815 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

NEWBERY, Peter R, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WARD, George K, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

PRITCHETT, William, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 611435, MPK

 

Formidable

ORSBORN, John A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 165618, MPK

 

Forte

HILL, George H, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 163634, DOWS

 

Lucifer

KENNEDY, Marjorie E, 2nd Officer, WRNS, illness, died

 

Maidstone

SMITH, James, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 420702, DOWS

 

ML.439 (RIN), air attack

GHOSH, S (initial only), Able Seaman, 17626 (RIN), DOW

 

New Mexico (US Navy), battleship, Kamikaze attack

MORTON, Bryan S, Sub Lieutenant (S), (Howe, O/P), MPK

 

RM 3rd Heavy AA Regt

TOMLINSON, Frank, Marine, PO/X 103337, illness, died

 

RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

HAW, Charles W, Marine, PLY/X107394, killed

 

RM 47 Commando

GARDENER, Michael C, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, DOW

 

Walpole, mining

EMMETT, Robert P, Stoker 2c, C/KX 603469, killed

REYNOLDS, Herbert J, Ty/Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 66673, killed

 

 

Sunday, 7 January 1945

 

Adventure

ELLEBY, Cecil R, Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 50535, illness, died

 

Arpha

JEFFREY, Albert, Able Seaman, C/JX 278593, illness, died

 

Daedalus III

FLATMAN, John, Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 651520, DOWS

 

FAA, 761 Sqn, Dipper, air crash

BENSON, Joseph A L, Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed

 

RM Plymouth Division

JENKINS, Joseph H, Sergeant, RM (Pens), PLY/X 14403, DOWS

 

Vulture

LEE, Frederick, Leading Air Mechanic, FAA/FX 92743, illness, died

 

 

Monday, 8 January 1945

 

Ashbury, steamship

AYRES, Ernest H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 239936, (President III, O/P), killed

FLETCHER, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 443735, (President III, O/P), killed

HELLER, James D, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 444297, (President III, O/P), MPK

KERR, John I, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 550497, (President III, O/P), killed

 

Monarra, accident

PUSSEPITIYA, Loku B D, Ordinary Seaman, G/FCX 150, died

 

RM 48 Commando

TAYLOR, Robert W, Marine, CH/X 107296, DOWS

 

Victory, illness

CORNISH, Harold W, Regulating Petty Officer, P/222101, died

 

 

Tuesday, 9 January1945

 

Algerian

DAWSON, Harold, Leading Telegraphist, NAP R 300395, killed

 

Discovery (RCN)

HOUSE, Robert A L, Leading Writer, V/30412 (RCNVR), died

 

Foula

SCREEN, Douglas A, Seaman, LT/JX 240855, DOWS

 

Proserpine

BLOOMAN, Andrew, Able Seaman, R/JX 555197, DOWS

 

Pyramus, illness

MORRICE, Thomas, Marine, CH/17124, died

 

Victory, illness

DAVIES, Albert, Able Seaman, P/JX 219095, died

 

 

Wednesday, 10 January 1945

 

Daedalus

LONGMUIR, William, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA/FX 682453, DOWS

 

Drake, illness

CHILTON, Charles H, Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 56399, died

 

General Birdwood

HOWARTH, James, Stoker, LT/KX 120751, DOWS

 

LCS(M).72

HANNAM, Wesley G, Ty/Corporal, RM, PO/X 117546, DOWS

 

Pembroke, illness

SYME, John Q T, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Saker, air crash

WAGLAND, Edward G, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 605591, killed

 

Torrens (RAN), illness

GRANT, Keith W, Stores Assistant, PA 4231 (RANR), died

 

 

Thursday, 11 January 1945

 

BYMS.2016, drowning

MACLEOD, Murdo, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 17763 A, died

 

Exeter, as POW

BREWER, William G H, Stoker 1c, D/K 63608, died

 

Jupiter, as POW

LOVESEY, William, Ty/Petty Officer, D/JX 140918, died

 

Normandy Coast, steamship

HAND, William E, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 248789, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Pembroke, illness

COCKS, Eric MacF, Petty Officer Writer, C/MX 65075, died

 

Renown

JOSLIN, Eric B, Able Seaman, D/JX 246261, DOWS

 

South African Naval Force

DIXON, Robert, Able Seaman, CN/584276 (SANF), died

 

Suffolk

FITZPATRICK, Thomas, Stoker 1c, C/KX 141303, killed

 

Valiant

HENRY, John B, Able Seaman, P/SSX 13693, DOWS

 

 

Friday, 12 January 1945

 

Akbar (RIN)

SARDAR, Singh, Ordinary Seaman, 35144 (RIN), died

 

Bazeley

GRAHAM, David, Able Seaman, C/JX 543106, DOWS

 

Brontes

SALISBURY, John, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 103370, died

 

FAA, 757 Sqn, Rayalija, air crash

GOLDSACK, Thomas W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Hamla I (RIN)

NURATI, Nam D, Topass, 78012 (RIN), died

 

LCT.1295, drowning

PADDEN, Joseph, Stoker 1c, D/KX 146835, died

 

Regulus, ship loss

SMITH, Robert, Shipwright 3c, D/SR 8303, MPK

 

RM 42 Commando

SCOTT, Thomas V, Marine, PLY/X 100758, killed

 

Royal Indian Naval Volunteer Reserve, Burma operations

KETTLE, Raymond V, Lieutenant Commander, RINVR, killed

 

Royal Indian Navy, Burma operations

SHER, Muhammad, Able Seaman, 100678 (RIN), killed

WILAYAT, Khan, Able Seaman, 101729 (RIN), killed

 

Sheldrake, illness

SUMPTER, Charles W, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 95798, died

 

Treern (SANF), ship loss

ANDERSON, Robert D, Engine Room Artificer 2c, 71067 V (SANF), MPK

BARKER, Ronald E, Sub Lieutenant, SANF, MPK

BLAKE, Robert E, Petty Officer, P 6572 (SANF), MPK

BROWN, Ian H, Able Seaman, 71719 V (SANF), MPK

BYRNE, Patrick, Lieutenant, SANF, MPK

DAVIE, William, Stoker 1c, 70681 V (SANF), MPK

ENGELBEEN, Leslie C, Able Seaman, 562235 V (SANF), MPK

JACOBZ, Frank H, Stoker 1c, 70374 V (SANF), MPK

MATTHEWS, George A, Stoker 1c, 70728 V (SANF), MPK

MCINTYRE, William G, Cook (S), 585360 (SANF), MPK

MCLARTY, William D, Leading Stoker, 562246 V (SANF), MPK

MCLEAN, Godfrey, Able Seaman, 562455 V (SANF), MPK

NILAND, St John E, Able Seaman, 209905 (SANF), MPK

PERRY, Desmond A, Petty Officer, 71211 (SANF), MPK

REID, Kenneth H, Signalman, 562143 V (SANF), MPK

SALCOMBE, Francis R, Stoker 1c, 58589 V (SANF), MPK

STAPELBERG, Willem J, Steward, 562221 V (SANF), MPK

SUTTON, Donald A, Able Seaman, 70426 (SANF), MPK

SUTTON, George A M, Leading Seaman, 586403 V (SANF), MPK

TRAFFORD, William O, Able Seaman, 71222 V (SANF), MPK

VILJOEN, Dennis A, Telegraphist, 70984 V (SANF), MPK

WHITE, Charles W, Petty Officer, 562200 V (SANF), MPK

WULFF, Emil F, Leading Seaman, 562466 V (SANF), MPK

 

Victory

CHAPMAN, Joyce M A, WRNS, P/WRNS 11463, DOWS

 

Wolverstone

LEAHY, Joseph, Marine, PO/X 120521, DOWS

 

 

Saturday, 13 January 1945

 

Cotillian, illness

OLIVER, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 286375, died

 

FAA, 820 Sqn, Indefatigable, air crash

COLE, Lewis E, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 87167, killed

 

FAA, 879 Sqn, Attacker, air crash

MACLEOD, Norman I, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

 

FAA, 1830 Sqn, Illustrious, air crash

GRAHAM-CANN, Anthony P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 1833 Sqn, Illustrious, air crash

ROGERS, Eric A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Impregnable, illness

POPLE, George F, Petty Officer, D/J 5322, died

 

Nabbington

BROWN, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 631286, DOWS

 

Niobe (RCN)

CHAYCHUK, John, Leading Seaman, V/35434 (RCNVR), died

 

Pembroke, illness

HARPER, Norman S, Able Seaman, C/JX 182035, died

 

RM 41 Commando

NICHOLSON, Robert F, Marine, PO/X 100815, DOWS

 

Rooke, illness

FRENCH, John McK, Chief Rigger, R/JX 166896, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

EASTMAN, Garnett R, Telegraphist, V/11766 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Sunday, 14 January 1945

 

Adamant

DOCKRELL, Robert, Able Seaman, P/JX 272746, DOWS

 

Devonshire, accident

EDWARDS, Eric R, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 537324, died

 

Isle of Sark

KILCOYNE, Percival W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 540255, killed

 

Pembroke

PENNY, Peter, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 312052, DOWS

 

RM 42 Commando

SHERMAN, George, Marine, EX/3566, DOWS

 

RM 47 Commando, Dutch operations

ADAM, Ian W, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

DYKE, Frederick J, Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 103842, killed

EVANS, Cyril, Marine, PLY/X 113855, killed

GREENHALGH, Samuel, Marine, PO/X 112375, killed

STICKINGS, Brian J, Ty/Act/Captain, RM, killed

STOVELL, William C, Marine, PLY/X 110734, MPK

WILLIAMS, Raymond, Marine, PLY/X 108521, killed

 

RM Engineer Commando

THOMSON, Donald, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, PO/X 110320, killed

 

Vulture

PINNEY, Donald F, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA/FX 684635, DOWS

 

 

Monday, 15 January 1945

 

Allington Castle

LAWRENCE, Charles M, Ty/Petty Officer, C/SSX 23690, MPK

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

KELAN, Narayanan, Able Seaman, 9615 (RIN), died

 

Kestrel

VEALE, Roy W, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 566082, DOWS

 

Maja, steamship

HARRIS, Jack P, Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), RFR, P/SS 9421, (President III, O/P), killed

IBBOTSON, Leslie, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 313307, (President III, O/P), killed

ILES, Joseph W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 551424, (President III, O/P), MPK

NEWTON, Austin A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 304918, (President III, O/P), killed

PARISH, Alfred E L, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 640706, (President III, O/P), MPK

WOOD, Henry, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 267420, (President III, O/P), killed

 

ML.350

CROSSEY, Patrick F, Petty Officer, P/JX 126527, DOWS

 

ML.386

DOYLE, Duncan B, Able Seaman, C/JX 196688, killed

 

Narva, steamship

DWIGHT, Robert W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 396922, (President III, O/P), MPK

HIPSLEY, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 239150, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

RM 47 Commando

PRY, Benjamin C H, Marine, CH/X 111971, DOWS

 

Sierra Leone NVF

JABERTY, J (Initial Only), Leading Seaman, SL/F 2540 (Sierra Leone NVF), MPK

 

Thane, torpedoed

ALMON, Ralph E, Engine Room Artificer 4c, V 36506 (RCNVR), killed

BOWLER, Wilfred J, Able Seaman, P/JX 161662, MPK

CLARKE, James, Able Seaman, P/JX 273994, killed

DOCHERTY, William, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 585910, killed

DUNNIGAN, William MCG, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 103930, MPK

EDWARDS, Charles M, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 624448, killed

FRY, James R, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 522297, MPK

LATTER, Jesse W, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 174294, killed

SCOBBIE, John D, Leading Seaman, P/JX 264500, MPK

TOWNSEND, Mark, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 103990, killed

 

Zephyr, illness

DAWSON, Derrick K, Stoker 2c, C/KX 611654, died

 

 

Tuesday, 16 January 1945

 

Copra

LITTLEWOOD, Gordon R A, Marine, PLY/X 113527, DOWS

 

Director, accident

MACKENZIE, Finlay, Able Seaman, RTP R/238781, died

 

Eaglet

FERNIE, Alexander L, Midshipman, RNVR, died

 

FAA, 763 Sqn, Nightjar, air crash

FELL, Gordon, Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed

KENNEDY, Barnard J, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

MALLORIE, Phillip R, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 578011, killed

 

LST.415, torpedoed

BERRY, Arthur J, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, C/MX 106921, killed

EDWARDS, David, Stoker 1c, D/KX 136866, killed

FORD, Jackson, Stoker 1c, D/KX 128451, killed

LOCKE, Robert A C, Leading Motor Mechanic, C/MX 634315, killed

MORGAN, Henry B, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 108080, killed

SAUNDERS, Donald P, Ty/Warrant Engineer, killed

 

Magdala, steamship

CHAMBERS, Robert, Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), P/J 25747, (President III, O/P), MPK

COX, Ernest, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 639696, (President III, O/P), MPK

GARLAND, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 394089, (President III, O/P), MPK

HAYWARD, Leslie E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 334986, (President III, O/P), MPK

LAMBIE, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 333464, (President III, O/P), MPK

MILNER, John H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 226876, (President III, O/P), MPK

STANCLIFF, Leslie, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 289887, (President III, O/P), MPK

WILSON, John R, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 336447, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Philomel, illness

BROADHOUSE, James, Lieutenant, RNZNR, died

 

Tana, assault injuries

MCCALLUM, Alexander D, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, died

 

Zambesi, lost overboard

GUILFOYLE, John C, Act/Leading Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2932, MPK

 

 

Wednesday, 17 January 1945

 

Erebus, illness

COLEMAN, Sydney, Able Seaman, P/JX 523841, died

 

Naden (RCN)

DOUGLAS, James F, Lieutenant (E), RCNR, died

 

RM Chatham Division

COWAN, Kenneth, Marine, CH/X 3889, DOWS

 

Royal Navy

SMITH, William McK W, Able Seaman, FX 101875, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

SMITH, Alexander L, Chief Motor Mechanic 4c, A/1541 (RCNR), died

 

 

Thursday, 18 January 1945

 

Aire

CLARK, Robert P, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/ESD/X 1798, MPK

 

Ameer, illness

HOLMAN, Robert, Chief Plumber, NAP R/199496, died

 

Drake, illness

ESCOT, Frederick W, Boatswain, died

 

FAA, 1843 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

ROSS, Peter S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 826 Sqn, Bircham Newton, as POW

JACKSON, Robert J, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 79433, (captured on 21 June 1940), died

 

Hopetoun, illness

POMFRET, Alfred R, Wireman, D/MX 511192, died

 

Marshal Soult

GEORGE, Idris, Stoker, LT/KX 533093, DOWS

 

MMS.213, illness

GEORGE, Idris, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 533093, died

 

Perth (RAN), as POW

HAWKE, Allan R L, Act/Leading Seaman, PA 1661 (RANR), died

 

Samvern, steamship

SIMPSON, Philip, Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), P/JX 185949, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Victory, Trinity House Pilot, TYRRELL, Frederick E, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 

 

Friday, 19 January 1945

 

603rd LCM Flotilla

HONNEYSETT, Edward W, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, PO/X 116895, DOWS

 

Daedalus

SPILMAN, Eric S, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, died

 

Dipper, rail accident

HALLIDAY, Robert H N, Chief Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 76377, killed

 

Drake, illness

MERRY, Clifford, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 8177, died

 

Hamla (RIN)

ASAN, Mehdi, Electrical Mechanic 2c, 78394 (RIN), died

 

Pembroke

BURKE, Michael D, Able Seaman, C/JX 239644, died

 

Porpoise, submarine, lost

ADAMS, Albert E, Warrant Engineer, MPK

ANSELL, Leonard B A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 17588, MPK

BOLDEN, Jack, Able Seaman, P/JX 275768, MPK

BRENNAN, James, Petty Officer, D/JX 140144, MPK

BROCKBANK, Arthur P, Steward, C/LX 24620, MPK

BULLEN, Herbert, Stoker 1c, C/KX 166023, MPK

CARTER, Jack, Leading Signalman, C/SSX 22808, MPK

CHITTY, Clement A C, Able Seaman, P/JX 217497, MPK

CLARK, William M, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 101709, MPK

CLARKE, Kenneth E, Able Seaman, C/JX 544372, MPK

COOPER, Arthur, Able Seaman, D/JX 365441, MPK

COUPE, Trevor, Leading Seaman, D/JX 202891, MPK

COWTON, Alan D, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 97715, MPK

CROUCHMAN, Victor P T, Able Seaman, P/JX 179071, MPK

DRAPER, Arthur D, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 89439, MPK

DREW, Victor H F, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

DYALL, Walter F, Able Seaman, D/JX 421908, MPK

EDWARDS, Walter G, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 141920, MPK

FRASER, James N McK, Electrical Artificer 3c, P/MX 63827, MPK

GASCOIGNE, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 384495, MPK

GIBSON, Adam, Able Seaman, C/SSX 19866, MPK

GRIFFITHS, Arthur E, Able Seaman, D/JX 399217, MPK

HEALEY, Alfred, Ty/Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 82866, MPK

HENDERSON, Arthur, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 75673, MPK

HENSON, Leslie, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 156695, MPK

HISCOCK, Wilfred J, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 47948, MPK

HOOD, Alfred G, Able Seaman, P/JX 177782, MPK

HUGHES, Charles W T, Stoker 1c, C/KX 123998, MPK

JULIAN, Richard E B, Able Seaman, C/JX 543541, MPK

KENNEDY, Mungo H McL, Lieutenant, MPK

LEE, Arthur, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 78168, MPK

LIVINGSTONE, Alexander, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 145231, MPK

LUCKING, Cecil J, Leading Stoker, P/KX 86421, MPK

MALLIBAND, Guy G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 150619, MPK

MARTIN, Basil H, Petty Officer, D/JX 145032, MPK

NASH, John R, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 550070, MPK

OLIFFE, John, Able Seaman, D/J 101353, MPK

OLIVER, Terance, Stoker 1c, P/MX 163832, MPK

PALLIASER, Harry, Leading Stoker, C/KX 135113, MPK

PASSMORE, Jack, Ty/Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/KX 149398, MPK

PROUDFOOT, Abraham P, Leading Seaman, RNVR, P/UD/X 1324, MPK

RANKEN, Terence A, Ty/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 162760, MPK

RICHARDSON, Thomas S, Able Seaman, P/JX 163327, MPK

ROBERTS, David D G, Lieutenant, MPK

ROGERS, Phillip, Able Seaman, P/JX 322506, MPK

ROGERS, Richard, Petty Officer, C/J 114288, MPK

ROWLANDS, George, Able Seaman, C/SSX 28164, MPK

SANT, Albert W J, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 155271, MPK

SHERRIFF, John, Telegraphist, P/JX 232707, MPK

SIMPKINS, George A, Petty Officer, P/JX 128626, MPK

SKEOCH, James McK, Able Seaman, P/JX 407094, MPK

SMITH, Albert G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 140733, MPK

SMITH, Frank, Ty/Petty Officer Cook (S), C/MX 50326, MPK

SMITH, John, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 510996, MPK

SMITH, Leslie J, Able Seaman, P/JX 377637, MPK

SMITH, Philip R, Stoker 2c, P/KX 524286, MPK

SPENCER, Edward R, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 137051, MPK

TAYLOR, Edward O M, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

THOMAS, Ralph, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 25692, MPK

TRIER, Colin E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

TURNER, Hugh B, Act/Lieutenant Commander, MPK

TYLER, Walter J, Able Seaman, C/JX 188978, MPK

VAUGHAN, Frederick J, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 55223, MPK

WEBB, John H T, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 140877, MPK

WEBBER, Grahame M, Telegraphist, P/JX 300198, MPK

WEEDEN, William H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 141642, MPK

WESTON, James, Stoker 1c, D/KX 162600, MPK

WHITTAKER, Robert, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 385870, MPK

WILKINS, Arthur F, Stoker 1c, P/KX 162377, MPK

WILLIAMS, Arthur F C, Petty Officer, D/JX 156792, MPK

WILLIAMS, Frederick S, Able Seaman, C/JX 193551, MPK

WIMBLE, Will, Stoker 1c, C/KX 141189, MPK

WOODWARD, Stanley, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 147579, MPK

WRIGHT, James, Stoker 1c, C/KX 140927, MPK

 

RM Engineers, Deal

HANDSCOMBE, Ronald W, Marine, RME 16351, DOWS

 

Royal Indian Navy

MUHAMMAD, A (initial only) Q, Stoker 2c, 18720 (RIN), died

 

Victory, illness

PESTELL, Frank L, Signalman Lieutenant Commander, died

 

 

Saturday, 20 January 1945

 

Afrikander, illness

OVEREND, Maurice K, Lieutenant Commander (S), died

 

Birnbeck

BAYLIS, Harry, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84326, DOWS

 

Black Swan, road accident

CLARKE, Ronald G, Able Seaman, D/JX 199269, killed

 

Kung Wo, as POW

SIMPSON, William, Stoker 1c, C/KX 104981, died

 

LCT.412

FITZPATRICK, John A T, Wireman, D/MX 102717, DOWS

 

Perth (RAN), as POW

KELLY, Henry A, Bandsman, 19225 (RAN), died

 

Valkyrie

CROMWELL, Henry, Petty Officer, RNPS, LT/JX 180341, DOWS

 

Vindictive

PORRITT, Frederick L, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 600287, DOWS

 

Virago

HATT, Alfred J, Ty/Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 114546, DOWS

 

Westcliff

ROSE, George T, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 134660, killed

 

 

Sunday, 21 January 1945

 

6 Maritime Regt, RA

WILLIAMS, Frank G, Gunner, RA, 39679000, MPK

 

Activity, illness

SALTER, John S N, Greaser, NAP R/914975, died

 

Byrsa

DYSON, Herbert, Petty Officer Wireman, C/MX 67721, DOWS

 

Condor, illness

GRAY, John, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 94298, died

 

FAA, 1842 Sqn, Formidable, air crash

CHIPPERFIELD, Eric S A, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

DUNKLEY, Eric D, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

RAILTON, Manning G R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Farndale, illness

SOWERBY, William, Telegraphist, C/JX 207180, died

 

Galatea, light cruiser

BRADLEY, Percy, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 253563, MPK

 

Galatea, steamship

HAMPSHIRE, Harry, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 290013, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Hamla (RIN), Burma operations

UDAI, Singh, Stores Assistant, 31187 (RIN), died

VENKATARAMAN, (no first name listed), Sick Berth Attendant, 21325 (RIN), died

 

Maenad

HAY, Edward, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 62878, MPK

 

Marie Louise

HARDY, George, Petty Officer Stoker, R/KX 110535, died

 

ML.891, ship loss

ADAMS, Stanley E, Leading Motor Mechanic, P/MX 634838, MPK

HEATH, Henry N, Stoker 2c, D/KX 138962, MPK

TYRER, Frank, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 407027, DOWS

 

Monck, illness

WILLIAMS, Evelyne E, Leading WRNS Writer, 11605 (WRNS), died

 

RM 3rd Provost Company

MILLYARD, Leonard A, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 4928, MPK

 

Royal Indian Navy

ABDUL, Jabar, Able Seaman, 102046 (RIN), died

D'SOUZA, S (initial only), Leading Stoker, 13963 (RIN), died

MUHAMMAD, Ashraf, Able Seaman, 101050 (RIN), died

 

Spartiate, illness

KYTE, Edgar J, Boom Engineer, died

 

Urley, illness

THACKERY, William H, Air Mechanic (L), FAA/FX 662599, died

 

Ursa, illness

PAULUS, Stanley A, Able Seaman, P/JX 521715, died

 

 

Monday, 22 January 1945

 

Cavendish

DAWSON, Henry W, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 63778, died

 

Excellent, illness

JUPE, Leonard G, Chief Petty Officer, P/JX 140105, died

 

Exeter, as POW

RICHMOND, Alexander, Boy 2c, D/JX 184688, died

 

Perth (RAN), as POW

BOND, Eric, Able Seaman, W 942 (RANR), died

 

Ranee, illness

DAVIS, Thomas D, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 629494, died

 

RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

FOOT, Frank, Lance Corporal, RM, PLY/X 3476, killed

HESP, George T, Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 101509, killed

 

Royal Atherstan, illness

BISH, Dennis B, Marine, PO/X 105852, DOWS

 

Searcher

TITCOMB, Ernest A R, Petty Officer, D/JX 129550, DOWS

 

Shrapnel, illness

GREIG, James P, Seaman, RNR, C/X 18655 A, died

 

 

Tuesday, 23 January 1945

 

Cochrane, illness

GARBUTT, Isabel K, WRNS, N/WRNS 78432, died

 

Donnacona (RCN)

RATTRAY, Alexander H W, Ordinary Seaman, V/79825 (RCNVR), died

 

FAA, 757 Sqn, Unicorn, air crash

MARKS, Frank E, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

 

LCP, 780th Flotilla, Burma operations

HASKEW, Albert P, Marine, PO/X 120632, died

 

ML.349

TONER, Alexander, Able Seaman, C/JX 554063, MPK

 

MTB.495, surface action

CALDER, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 317839, killed

 

Nile

STEWARD, David S, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/SSX 27587, DOWS

 

Proserpine

COBLEY, Albert W, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 22075, DOWS

 

RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

ASHWORTH, John M, Marine, PLY/X 110603, killed

BEACH, George E, Marine, PLY/X 3568, killed

BOLAM, Edward C, Marine, PO/X 120358, killed

FLEMING, Robert F, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 101416, killed

HEATH, Alfred, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/3962, killed

KIRBY, Peter, Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/3358, killed

LEWIS, Frank G, Marine, EX/33125, killed

MARSHALL, Arthur A, Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 103365, killed

MCDONALD, Dennis, Marine, PLY/X 110563, killed

MORRISON, James, Marine, PO/X 105540, killed

PAYNE, Leonard W, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 100442, killed

PINKNEY, James, Marine, PLY/X 108764, killed

RICHARDSON, Leon, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 105684, killed

SCOTT, Douglas, Marine, PLY/X 109330, killed

SHEATHER, Allan C, Marine, PO/X 113117, killed

TERNENT, John W, Marine, PO/X 101801, killed

 

RM 45 Commando, Dutch operations

COCKS, John S, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, CH/X 114915, killed

LYON, Charles A, Marine, EX/3407, killed

RUSSELL, James G, Marine, PLY/X 108574, killed

WALE, Frederick E, Marine, PO/X 120575, DOWS

 

Ruler, illness

SHOOTER, Kenneth, Able Seaman, 1784 (RNZN), died

 

Stag, explosion

COX, Bernard E F B, Lieutenant (Sp), RNZNVR, killed

 

Tamaki (RNZN), road accident

PEARSE, Roy E, Ordinary Seaman, 10246 (RNZN), killed

 

Victory, illness

STOKES, Arthur F, Shipwright 1c, P/346050, died

 

 

Wednesday, 24 January 1945

 

Cornwallis (RCN)

LAWRENCE, Robert G, Stoker 2c, V/79550 (RCNVR), died

 

Empire Rupert, steamship

WARREN, Bernard W, Act/Convoy Signalman, C/JX 557603, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

MORRIS, Walter, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 421389, MPK

 

FAA, 786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

ROWELL, John W, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

TAPPER, Vernon H, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 820 Sqn, Indefatigable, flying Avenger torpedo-bomber, attack on Palembang, Sumatra, operation Meridian, air operations and crash

HARRIS, Clifford L, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 87003, MPK

HEMINGTON, Arthur, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

MITCHELL, Herbert G C, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 97016, MPK

 

FAA, 857 Sqn, Indomitable, flying Avenger torpedo-bomber, attack on Palembang, Sumatra, operation Meridian, air operations and crash

DUNCAN, David H, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 87175, MPK

HIBBURD, Robin E A, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

MASON, James, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1830 Sqn, Illustrious, each flying Corsair fighter, attack on Palembang, Sumatra, operation Meridian, air operations

BROWN, Albert H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

SUTTON, Arthur W, Ty/Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1834 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

GRAVE, Ian L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1836 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

BLAIR, Matthew T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Hamla I (RIN)

JOSE, K (initial only) F, Motor Engineer 1c, 21852 (RIN), died

 

Himalaya (RIN)

MUHAMMAD, Afzal, Able Seaman, 20708 (RIN), died

 

Lanka

THOMAS, Arthur C, Ty/Leading Writer, D/MX 69762, DOWS

 

RM 3rd Commando Signals, Burma operations

STOCKWELL, John N, Marine, PO/X 3716, killed

 

RM 41 Commando, Dutch operations

TAYLOR, Ernest, Marine, PLY/X 2460, MPK

 

RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

MARTIN, Arthur, Ty/Act/Captain, RM, DOW

PALMER, Charles F, Marine, PLY/X 103102, DOWS

 

RN Auxiliary Hospital, Barrow Gurney, illness

WAYNE, Edward O, Py/Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 710295, died

 

Sultan, as POW

FINCH, Jack, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 27023, (ex-Pelandok), died

 

 

Thursday, 25 January 1945

 

Barford

CROSSLEY, Kenneth, Stoker 1c, R/KX 102221, DOWS

 

FAA, 752 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

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

 

FAA, 793 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

THOMSON, James, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 1840 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

JAQUES, Barry, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Forte, illness

ANDREW, Florence E, Leading WRNS, PLY/WRNS 1796, died

 

Hooghly (RIN)

SUBRAMANIAN, D (initial only), Able Seaman, 19793 (RIN), died

 

Hopetoun, illness

MACINTOSH, Ian M, Petty Officer, P/J 51818, DOWS

 

Kongoni

BRADLEY, Herbert T, Able Seaman, P/JX 274962, DOWS

 

Pembroke, illness

CRABTREE, Harold, Able Seaman, C/JX 276035, died

 

RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

EDWARDS, Vincent, Marine, PO/X 121963, DOWS

SHORE, Donald, Marine, CH/X 104002, killed

WALTERS, Stanley K, Marine, EX/4092, killed

 

RM 45 Commando

AHERN, Patrick, Sergeant, RM, EX/1251, DOWS

 

RM 45 Commando, illness

ATKINSON, Jacob, Sergeant, RM, EX/3471, died

 

RM Calais Party in 1940, now as POW in Poland

MARSH, James N, Marine, CH/X 1462, died

 

 

Friday, 26 January 1945

 

Dunlop Park, steamship

KING, Kalmon K J, Able Seaman, V/66217 (RCNVR), MPK

 

Manners, torpedoed

ABBOTT, Albert C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 105388, killed

ADAMS, Albert F, Able Seaman, P/JX 275819, MPK

ANGOLD, Herbert W, Able Seaman, P/JX 189272, MPK

ATTREE, Albert A, Able Seaman, P/JX 624852, MPK

BANNING, Frederick A, Able Seaman, P/JX 624910, MPK

BARNLEY, Philip H, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 617840, killed

BARSDELL, William J, Petty Officer, P/JX 125808, killed

BLACKWELL, Sidney H, Able Seaman, P/JX 518474, MPK

BROWN, Dennis R, Able Seaman, P/JX 518171, MPK

BUCKLEY, Walter, Stoker 1c, P/KX 158968, MPK

BUSH, James A, Able Seaman, P/JX 630322, MPK

BUTCHER, John R, Stoker 1c, P/KX 602322, MPK

CARTER, John C, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

CHEAL, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 624923, killed

COLLARD, Edward G, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, C/MX 621195, MPK

COLLINS, David W, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, DOW

CRANAGE, Frank, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 713682, killed

CROSS, Harry, Stoker 1c, P/KX 602485, MPK

DE LOOZE, Noel, Able Seaman, P/JX 624933, MPK

GLYNN, Glyn R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

GRUBB, Ronald H, Able Seaman, P/JX 624854, MPK

HARDY, Frederick J, Able Seaman, P/JX 624849, DOW

HILL, Francis G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 597816, killed

KNOTT, James, Able Seaman, P/JX 624853, MPK

LEDGER, Albert S, Able Seaman, P/JX 624937, MPK

LEGGET, Robert G, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2549, MPK

MCMILLAN, Robert T, Signalman, 4044 (RNZN), killed

MEREDITH, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 625570, killed

NEVE, Richard J, Able Seaman, P/JX 348946, MPK

NICKLESS, David, Able Seaman, P/JX 630314, MPK

NOLAN, Thomas, Able Seaman, P/JX 262796, killed

NORRIS, Thomas C, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 78964, DOW

PERALTA PENA, Guillermo J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 633687, MPK

PICKERING, Colin G, Able Seaman, P/JX 363363, MPK

PIERREPOINT, Arthur F, Petty Officer, P/JX 141739, MPK

PYM, Stanley B, Able Seaman, P/JX 630253, (died in Atlantis), DOW

REW, Thomas, Leading Seaman, RNVR, P/UD/X 1331, MPK

RIBCHESTER, William, Canteen Manager, C/NX 5838288, MPK

RICHES, Edward, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, killed

VALLANCE, Francois C, Leading Stoker, P/KX 119847, MPK

WATERS, Frederick, Stoker 1c, P/KX 162748, killed

WILSON, Derek, Able Seaman, P/JX 155296, MPK

WOOD, Donald E, Able Seaman, P/JX 275449, MPK

 

RM 42 Commando, Burma operations

CARLYLE, Edmond, Marine, PO/X 112075, DOWS

 

RM 43 Commando, Burma operations

BANGAY, Lionel A, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 112046, killed

 

RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

MUSTOW, Joseph, Lance Corporal, RM, PLY/X 104636, DOWS

 

Saker, illness

MCGREGOR, James S, Leading Supply Assistant, P/MX 95909, died

 

Victory

TALAROWSKI, Alexander R, Able Seaman, P/JX 199239, died

 

 

Saturday, 27 January 1945

 

FAA, 747 Sqn, Urley, air crash

PEARCE, Arthur L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

WAKELY, Herbert W, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WOODHEAD, Terence N, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 95670, MPK

 

Pembroke

PACK, Harry, Able Seaman, C/JX 248146, died

 

RM 44 Commando, India

WILLIAMS, Albert E, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 109364, DOWS

 

 

Sunday, 28 January 1945

 

Avon Stream, illness

PICKETT, Arthur W, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 115948, DOWS

 

Bambara

SUTCLIFFE, William G, Marine, PO/X 111312, DOWS

 

Diadem

GABRIEL, Gordon, Able Seaman, P/JX 247959, killed

 

MTB.298

MOUNTER, John, Telegraphist, D/JX 357172, DOWS

 

Quilliam

IRVINE, Robert S, Able Seaman, D/JX 303814, DOWS

 

RM 45 Commando, Dutch operations

DUCHAN, John J, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/4120, killed

LAING, James H, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, PO/X 116422, killed

MCNULTY, Herbert, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 109867, killed

MOSLEY, Claude, Marine, CH/X 104331, killed

PURVIS, William, Lance Corporal, RM, EX 3471, killed

SWEET, Dennis P, Marine, PO/X 120590, killed

SYMES, Robert L, Marine, PO/X 111878, killed

TIMMINS, John R, Marine, EX/3481, killed

WILD, Frank, Marine, CH/X 101138, killed

WINSTON, Peter S, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

 

Wistaria

DOUGLAS, James, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 186585, DOWS

 

 

Monday, 29 January 1945

 

Bazeley

CASTLE, David, Able Seaman, C/JX 563291, MPK

 

Coventry City, drowning

BAKER, John H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 163882, DOWS

 

Exeter, as POW

JEFFERSON, George, Stoker 1c, D/KX 111146, died

 

FAA, 752 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

GREGORY, Maurice W, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 582022, killed

WHITFORD, Alan, Ty/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 77269, killed

 

FAA, 785 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

BRIER, Peter D, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

RYDER, Thomas K, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 807 Sqn, Grebe, air crash

BLANCHARD, Allen G, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 826 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

ELSTON, William, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 115004, MPK

 

FAA, 849 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

GUNN, Malcolm J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, DOW

 

FAA, 854 Sqn, Illustrious, air operations

ARMSTRONG, Roland S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

BARBER, Alwyn, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 96751, MPK

COUSINS, Stanley T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

HOULDIN, Philip W P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

MAINPRICE, William J, Ty/Act/Lieutenant Commander, MPK

STOLLERY, Henry G C, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 79439, MPK

 

FAA, 879 Sqn, Attacker, air crash

CAIN, Kenneth A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 1770 Sqn, Indefatigable, air operations

LEVITT, Dennis, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WEBB, John F, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1834 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

DURNO, Leslie D, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1836 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

MAYNARD, Stanley G F, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Godwit, illness

SIMPSON, Edward H, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 683398, died

 

Illustrious, friendly fire, during a Kamikaze attack after the Palembang strike, two shells from AA cruiser HMS Euryalus hit the flight deck and island, killing 12 and wounding 21.

AUSTWICK, Sydney, Act/Leading Seaman, D/J 82648, killed

CLOKE, Rundle, Ty/Petty Officer, D/JX 152080, DOW

FERGUSON, David, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 101056, killed

GOSS, Norman R, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 105258, killed

GRAHAM, David H, Able Seaman, C/JX 546657, killed

GRANT, Benjamin B, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 95356, killed

MCGIVERN, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/JX 521372, killed

MOORE, John F, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 93337, killed

STEPHENS, John A, Able Seaman, D/JX 367782, killed

VINCE, John, Able Seaman, C/JX 318479, killed

WALKER, Norman R, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WINTER, Norman C, Able Seaman, C/JX 318494, killed

 

Vengeance, illness

WARDLE, Arthur P, Able Seaman, C/JX 376742, DOWS

WARDLE, Ezra F, Able Seaman, C/JX 355408, DOWS

 

 

Tuesday, 30 January 1945

 

Cavalier, accident

ELLIOTT, Fred, Able Seaman, P/JX 211945, died

 

Copra, in India

DEVLIN, Frank, Marine, PLY/X 102429, DOWS

 

Medina, illness

EYNON, Thomas J, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Osprey, illness

JONES, Walter C, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 28562, died

 

RM 42 Commando, Burma operations

FOUNTAIN, Joseph W, Marine, CH/X 2994, DOWS

 

RM 44 Commando, in Ceylon

BOWEN, Albert V, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/982, DOWS

 

RM Chatham Division

HINE, Gordon, Marine, CH/X 109169, DOWS

 

RM Portsmouth Division, illness

JOHNSON, James L B, Marine, PO/22434, died

 

Royal Indian Navy

MUHAMMAD, Fazl, Able Seaman, 100206 (RIN), died

PILLAI, P (initial only) R N, Stoker 1c, 17102 (RIN), died

 

Slinger

HISCOX, Douglas A, Able Seaman, D/JX 419007, killed

 

St Angelo, illness

LOVEJOY, Alfred C L, Able Seaman, D/J 26569, died

 

 

Wednesday, 31 January 1945

 

Confiance, small harbour craft, on the books of HMS Defiance

WAIT, William S, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 12294, DOWS

 

Europa, illness

SORENSEN, Sigurd H, Skipper, RNR, died

 

Exeter, as POW

COWDALL, Leslie, Marine, PLY/X 2462, died

MORRIS, Jeffrey M G, Ordinary Signalman, 2923 (RNZN), died

 

FAA, 759 Sqn, Heron, air crash

EDWARDS, Alfred W, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed

 

MGB.78, as POW

GREIG, William A, Telegraphist, P/JX 263916, died

 

Nile, illness

COOK, Joseph, Marine, CH/X 106085, died

 

Paragon

ENFIELD, Herbert, Signalman, C/JX 170775, DOWS

 

Pelandok, as POW

BUJANG, Bin L, Leading Seaman, MN 53 (Malay Section), died

 

President III, illness

YEO, Cyril H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 261829, DOWS

 

Racehorse, illness

TAYLOR, Donald E, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 88887, died

 

RM 27th Battalion, road accident

BARTLETT, Robert, Marine, PLY/X 104535, DOWS

 

RM 42 Commando, Burma operations

BATEMAN, Walter, Marine, CH/X 100600, killed

BENT, James, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/1184, killed

BOSWELL, Thomas W, Marine, CH/X 111764, killed

CRACKNELL, Frederick G, Marine, EX/4376, killed

CRILLEY, John H, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/3297, killed

DELL, William J, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/3192, killed

ELLIS, Raymond F, Marine, PLY/X 109351, killed

GROVES, John, Marine, EX/3635, killed

HALL, Roger`, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

JONES, Jack G, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

KING, Herbert R, Marine, EX/4389, DOW

PHILPOTT, Ronald H, Marine, CH/X 106487, killed

RADLEY, Charles W, Marine, CH/X 2018, killed

RAWLINSON, James, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 106012, killed

SHUTTLEWORTH, Charles D, Marine, PO/X 122001, killed

THORNEYCROFT, Eric W, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/3643, killed

WHITEHEAD, John, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/1219, killed

 

RM 43 Commando, Burma operations

BALLANTYNE, George, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 114916, killed

 

Talwar (RIN)

MATHEWS, Pritan C, Leading Signalman, 4710 (RIN), died

 

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