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

 

1st - 30th APRIL 1945 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

 

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Vengeance, light fleet aircraft carrier

(NavyPhotos, click photographs for enlargements)

on to May 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


 

 

Sunday, 1 April 1945

 

Bellona

CHIVERS, Albert E, Leading Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4148, illness, died

 

Bideford

CAMPBELL, Arthur G, Able Seaman, D/JX 321014, MPK

 

Burma RNVR

THEIN, Mg R S, Petty Officer, 199 (Burma RNVR), died

 

Escapade

KELLY, Robert S, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 699472, MPK

 

FAA, 1834 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

ROBERTS, Harold J H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 894 Sqn, Indefatigable, bombing

GIBSON, William G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

QUIGLEY, Norman T, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, DOW

 

Indefatigable, bombing

ALLEN, William J, Able Seaman, P/JX 165138, killed

ASKEW, Albert E, Steward, P/LX 618933, killed

BUCKINGHAM, Alfred C, Able Seaman, P/JX 629132, killed

MUNRO, Alexander J W, Steward, P/LX 578069, DOW

ONION, Kenneth, Able Seaman, P/JX 380218, DOW

PEPPER, Arthur C, Act/Photographer (A), FAA/JX 533563, killed

TEEVAN, Harry, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 371594, killed

TEFF, Leonard A, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

THOMAS, Wallace G, Steward, P/LX 57597, killed

VAUGHAN, Alan McC, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RCNVR, killed

WHITE, Peter J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 389851, killed

WILLIAM, Gordon H, Act/Able Seaman (Radar), P/JX 641562, DOW

WILLIAMS, Gordon H, Able Seaman, P/JX 641562, MPK

 

Indomitable, aerial strafing

LYNCH, Walter J, Leading Seaman (Radar), P/JX 198501, killed

 

Lucifer

KIRKPATRICK-CROCKETT, Ernest, Lieutenant Commander, illness, died

 

Queen

MCAFEE, Robert, Leading Stoker, V/32579 (RCNVR), died

 

Ulster, bombing

LYNCH, Robert F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 143622, killed

MASON, Douglas H, Able Seaman, C/JX 300367, killed

WELLS, Harold, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 699353, killed

 

Zodiac

BOYLE, John G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 537884, MPK

 

 

Monday, 2 April 1945

 

Arbiter

PAGE, Alexander J, Act/Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, P/MX 635012, DOWS

 

FAA, 800 Sqn, Bherunda, air crash

MITCHELL, Anthony L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Illustrious

TAYLOR, William S, Ty/Leading Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 93106, MPK

 

MFV.640

ORMSTON, John E G, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 128930, illness, died

 

Nigeria

MORGAN, Frederick S, Engine Room Artificer 1c, C/M 36167, DOWS

 

Porthos

KEMP, Rowland, Stoker 1c, R/KX 163873, DOWS

 

President III

ANDREWS, Thomas W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 678302, illness, DOWS

 

RM 40 Commando, Italian operations

COOMBES, Peter L, Marine, CH/X 110269, killed

GORRIE, William Y, Marine, CH/X 105950, killed

GRIFFIN, Patrick, Marine, CH/X 112120, killed

CAMPBELL, John, Marine, CH/X 109403, killed

KEANE, Leonard H H, Marine, CH/X 111754, killed

MACLEAN, Alexander, Marine, PO/X 116565, killed

OLIPHANT, Arthur M, Marine, PLY/X 105615, killed

POLLARD, William G, Marine, PO/X 115039, killed

RAVEN, Henry H, Marine, PLY/X 107493, killed

 

RN (Malay Section)

ISMAIL, Bin H, Ordinary Seaman, MN 1282 (Malay Section), MPK

 

Royal Canadian Naval Reserve

CAMPBELL, John R, Leading Seaman, A/7986 (RCNR), died

 

Uganda (RCN)

PHILLIPS, Caswell I, Leading Stoker, V/51352 (RCNVR), MPK

 

Ulster, bombing

 GILBERT, Sidney G, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 97106, DOW

 

Victory

COYNE, Thomas I, Shipwright 1c, P/M 4325, illness, died

 

 

Tuesday, 3 April 1945

 

Avalon (RCN)

ELVISH, James, Petty Officer, V/16443 (RCNVR), died

 

Europa

ABERNETHY, George Y, Skipper Lieutenant, RNR, illness, died

 

Hannibal

HOLMES, Percy C, Marine, CH/X 109258, illness, died

 

Queen Emma

BOURNE, Ernest J, Assistant Steward, NAP R 52537, illness, died

 

RM 43 Commando, Italian operations

CLINTON, Reginald A, Ty/Sergeant, RM, EX/4443, killed

HUNTER, Thomas P, Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 110296, killed, awarded posthumous Victoria Cross

INGRAM, Richard G, Marine, PLY/X 107498, MPK

 

St George

BERESFORD, Frank, Boy 1c, D/JX 581912, road accident, killed

 

Valluru

CORNER, Robert, Ty/Leading Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 104393, DOWS

 

 

Wednesday, 4 April 1945

 

Exeter, POW's

BOOTE, Harold, Marine, PLY/X 100930, died

REYNOLDS, Leonard J, Sergeant, RM, PLY/X 874, (ex-Prince of Wales), died

 

Hannibal

GIBSON, Gordon W, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 19340 A, accident, killed

 

Hopetoun

ALEXANDER, Edgar R, Electrical Mechanic 4c, C/MX 95153, DOWS

 

President

LOVEBAND, Rochfort Y, Commander, illness, died

 

RM 45 Commando, German operations

CLARKE, Reginald J, Marine, CH/X 114216, killed

WRIGHT, Trevor D, Ty/Lieutenant, South African Tank Corps, killed

KEOUGH, Richard J, Marine, PLY/X 112641, killed

 

RN (Malay Section)

MUHAMMAD, Yusuf B A, Ordinary Seaman, MN 1288 (Malay Section), MPK

 

Women's Royal Naval Service

PERKINS, Peggy I, Leading WRNS, 60387, DOWS

 

 

Thursday, 5 April 1945

 

Condor

STONE, Dorothy J, WRNS, N/WRNS 89729, illness, died

 

Coronia

CROUCH, Frederick J, Ordinary Seaman, CSP R 318886, accident, killed

 

Exeter

SHAW, Herbert, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 148031, POW, died

 

Garuda

TAYLOR, Tom, Air Mechanic (L) 2c, FAA/FX 683688, DOWS

 

Holderness

BROWN, Edward G, Able Seaman, C/JX 279609, DOWS

 

Lanka

MEDLAND, Edward J, Leading Writer, P/MX 671653, illness, died

 

LCS(M), 902nd Flotilla

NICHOLLS, George H, Act/Shipwright 4c, D/MX 509732, DOWS

 

Niobe (RCN)

DOVE, George W, Stoker 1c, V/48174 (RCNVR), died in Belgium

 

Royal Indian Navy

OSBORNE-SMITH, George M, Commander, RIN, MPK

 

 

Friday, 6 April 1945

 

Dartmouth, illness

WEARNE, William T, Stoker 1c, D/K 20911, died

 

Exeter, as POW

CARR, Charles D, Able Seaman, D/SSX 24465, died

 

FAA, 812 Sqn, St Angelo, air operations

BIRCH, John S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

ROBINS, David A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 812 Sqn, Vengeance, air crash

HAMILL, Victor A, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 112752, MPK

 

FAA, 894 Sqn, Indefatigable, air operations

HEPPENSTALL, Norris V, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1850 Sqn, Vengeance, air crash

BARDNER, Edward E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Indomitable

MITCHELL, George H, Petty Officer (Radar), P/JX 259002, DOW

 

Lothian

MCDIARMID, Eric A, Stoker 1c, D/KX 164350, DOWS

 

LST.403

DWYER, Sidney E, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 631563, MPK

 

RM 28th Battalion, Dutch operations

ATCHISON, Stanley, Marine, PO/X 122833, MPK

BLANE, William F, Marine, CH/X 111997, MPK

CLARKE, John P, Marine, PO/X 114944, MPK

COOK, Dennis J, Marine, PO/X 114945, MPK

HERRON, Samuel, Marine, PLY/X 113927, killed

LUCAS, Arthur C, Marine, PO/X 100788, MPK

WHITTLE, Joseph, Marine, PLY/X 109843, DOWS

 

RM 45 Commando, German operations

BAKER, Dennis A A, Marine, PO/X 121504, killed

CASPER, Peter, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

PEARCE, William H, Marine, PLY/X 112318, killed

THOMAS, Kenneth E, Marine, PLY/X 111986, killed

 

Slinger

LIAS, David J, Able Seaman, D/JX 649021, MPK

 

Vernon, illness

SNARR, Wilfred, Stoker 1c, P/K 21215, died

 

 

Saturday, 7 April 1945

 

412th Landing Craft Flotilla

BROWN, James, Marine, CH/X 113689, DOWS

 

Ceylon

RAE, John B, Able Seaman, P/JX 514032, DOWS

 

Exeter, as POW

MCSHANE, Francis B, Able Seaman, D/JX 184678, died

 

FAA, 1830 Sqn, Illustrious, air operations

MARRITT, Horace, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

CHURCHILL, Adrian H, Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

 

Fox, executed as POW

MAYOR, Keith, Able Seaman, D/JX 363471, died

 

Givenchy (RCN)

SWETNAM, Percy, Chief Petty Officer, 2081 (RCN), died

 

Hannibal

VOOGHT, George W D, Coder, P/JX 356569, DOWS

 

Jupiter, as POW

WILLIAMS, Ronald, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 170990, died

 

MTB.494, rammed by German S.176 near Smith's Knoll, off Norfolk coast, lost (Links - In Memory of Charles Augustus Holland)

 CHUDLEY, Douglas C, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 700850, killed

CROWDER, Fank, Able Seaman, C/JX 354779, killed

DANDIE, Anthony W, Able Seaman, C/JX 378644, killed

 HOLLAND, Charles A, Able Seaman, P/JX 262015, killed

 JONES, Ralph E, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 349131, MPK

 MACFARLANE, Ian T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 MAY, Jack, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed  

 NAYLOR, Ian R, Ty/Midshipman, RNVR, MPK

 SHOOSMITH, George R, Able Seaman, C/JX 559374, MPK

SIMMONS, Charles, Stoker 1c, P/KX 153796, MPK

 SLATER, Jeffrey, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 139149, MPK

 TREECE, Arthur, Telegraphist, P/JX 402999, MPK

 VINE, Leslie F, Able Seaman, P/SSX 35669, killed

 WHEELER, Victor M, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 543586, MPK

 

 

MTB.5001, ship loss

GOUGH, Albert W, Able Seaman, D/JX 306983, DOW

HOOKER, Robert W, Able Seaman, P/JX 327207, DOW

JOHNSON, George F, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 124965, MPK

 

RM 27th Battalion

EAMES, Alan, Marine, EX/2722, killed

 

RM 45 Commando, German operations

CANN, Bernard L, Marine, PLY/X 108734, DOWS

KNOTT, John T, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 2791, DOWS

WHARTON, James D, Ty/Colour Sergeant, RM, EX/4271, killed

 

Seaborn, illness

FINBOW, Leonard J R, Canteen Assistant, C/NX 703385, died

 

Sheba

PERRY, Arthur J, Act/Leading Signalman, P/JX 322741, DOWS

 

Vasna, illness

WAY, Nancy W E, Nursing Sister, died

 

 

Sunday, 8 April 1945

 

Dunver, steamship

COLE, Cyril E, Able Seaman, V/72749 (RCNVR), MPK

 

Encounter, as POW

COLE, Ernest G, Able Seaman, C/SSX 32571, died

 

Exeter, as POW

DRISCOLL, John F, Writer, D/MX 67653, died

 

FAA, 808 Sqn, Khedive, air crash

GREGORY, Charles E, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 91771, MPK

 

Pembroke III

KING, Barbara, 3rd Officer, WRNS, died

 

RM 3rd Heavy AA Regt, illness

LEADBEATER, Fred, Marine, PO/X 104750, died

 

Victory, illness

FENNER, Cecil R, Able Seaman, P/J 45204, died

 

 

Monday, 9 April 1945

 

Adyar (RIN)

MAQBUL, Ahmad, Motor Engineer 1c, 78534 (RIN), died

 

Copinsay, illness

HODSON, William A, Skipper Lieutenant, RNR, died

 

Coulbeg, steamship

TAYLOR, Arthur S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 444809, (President III, O/P), killed

 

Daedalus, illness

HIBBITT, Stanley B, Air Mechanic (L) 1c, FAA/FX 86395, died

 

Encounter, as POW

GOSSET, Ronald L, Able Seaman, C/SSX 31237, died

 

Fabius, explosion at Bari, Italy, US Liberty ship Charles Henderson, loaded with bombs and ammunition blew up

DICKINSON, William S, Stores Assistant, D/MX 121854, killed

ROGERS, Horace, Able Seaman, D/SSX 25719, killed

ROGERS, James E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 642299, killed

STEADMAN, George, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 341483, killed

YATES, Leonard E J, Writer, C/MX 698224, killed

 

Fox, executed as POW

ROE, Alfred J, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 98752, died

 

Glenearn, in the Pacific, petrol fumes caused explosion, others DOW

JACKSON, Lawrence M, Able Seaman, D/JX 554628, killed

PEARSON, Dunstan A, Able Seaman, D/JX 418600, killed

 

Helicon, illness

STOCKEN, Margery A, WRNS, WA/WRNS 94049, died

 

Khedive, illness

DYER, James A C, Leading Air Mechanic (E), FAA/FX 94816, DOWS

 

LCT (number not known), at Bari

ANSCOMB, Harold P, Able Seaman, P/SSX 17607, killed

 

Odyssey, in UK

REID, William H N, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 663064, DOWS

 

Quebec, at Bari

BOYCE, William T, Petty Officer Wireman, D/MX 72109, killed

 

St Amstell, steamship, at Bari

CLOSE, William H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 312292, (President III, O/P), killed

 

St Angelo, at Bari

DUDSON, David, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 552119, killed

 

Wedgeport, road accident

WILLIAMS, Robert G, Able Seaman, D/JX 417782, DOWS

 

 

Tuesday, 10 April 1945

 

Ben Tarbert, illness

SHEPHERD, William R, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 131642, died

 

Daedalus, illness

RUSSELL, Samuel G, Chief Petty Officer (Photographer) (A), FAA/M 40150, died

 

Encounter, as POW

USBORNE, Frank E, Ordnance Artificer 1c, C/MX 45570, died

 

FAA, 808 Sqn, Khedive, air crash

SHERRY, Peter A, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 892 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

HOY, Edmund J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), SANF (V), killed

 

Glenearn, explosion

AITKEN, Alexander C L, Ty/Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, DOW

HEYWOOD, Frederick, Leading Seaman, D/J 115424, DOW

ROY, Thomas M, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 92531, DOW

 

Khedive

CATHERALL, Alan, Leading Radio Mechanic (AW), FAA/FX 580487, MPK

JOHNSON, Joseph, Leading Seaman, RNR, D/X 9533 B, killed

MCCLORY, William B, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 101836, MPK

 

MTB.170, ship loss

CASSELLS, Francis, Able Seaman, D/JX 420407, MPK

 

MTB.633, surface action

PROCTOR, Harry G, Petty Officer, D/JX 145712, killed

 

MTB.662, surface action

BEADLE, William F, Able Seaman, P/JX 429137, killed

MERRILL, John E, Able Seaman, P/JX 371153, killed

STONE, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/JX 396023, killed

 

MTB.710, ship loss

ADAMS, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 417544, MPK

BARLEY, Ronald A, Act/Chief Motor Mechanic, P/MX 117033, MPK

BENNETT, Harold E, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 420198, killed

BENT, Arnold, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 409938, MPK

BONE, Anthony W, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

BROWN, Charles H, Signalman, C/JX 214578, MPK

CASEY, Dennis E, Telegraphist, P/JX 578986, MPK

DAVIES, Frank, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 363246, MPK

HENAGHAN, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 659329, MPK

JACQUES, James E, Able Seaman, P/JX 578919, MPK

JEAVONS, Cyril J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 612466, MPK

LITTLE, Thomas E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

LUSH, Ronald B, Able Seaman, P/JX 425796, MPK

ORR, George E, Telegraphist, D/JX 217153, MPK

PALMER, William, Act/Stoker 1c, P/KX 163086, MPK

 

Penguin (RAN), illness

BALDWIN, Cecil C, Act/Captain, RAN, died

 

President, as POW

CUMBERLEDGE, Claude M B, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, killed

 

President III, at Bari

EYRES, Ernest H, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 267000, DOWS

 

 

Wednesday, 11 April 1945

 

4 Maritime Regt, RA

HAMMOND, Thomas, Gunner, RA, 893472, MPK

 

6 Maritime Regt, RA

SOMERVILLE, Neil, Gunner, RA, 1551915, MPK

 

Barfoam

WALLACE, John K A, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 304042, DOWS

 

Bedouin, as POW

strafing by British aircraft, SCURFIELD, Bryan B, Commander, DOW

 

Bherunda, train accident

SILVA, Seerakkodi P, Assistant Steward, G/LCX 3618, killed

 

Exeter , as POW

COWELL, Stanley P, Telegraphist, D/SSX 31346, died

DEERE, Denis P, Able Seaman, D/JX 142301, died

 

Fabius, at Bari

FARMER, Andrew M, Ty/Act/Leading Signalman, D/JX 162418, DOWS

 

Glenearn, explosion

BARNARD, Albert W, Able Seaman, D/JX 567353, DOW

JONES, Henry E, Petty Officer (RNR), D/X 7897 C, DOW

ROWE, Leslie, Able Seaman, D/JX 309728, DOW

SCHORFIELD, Donald F, Able Seaman, D/JX 648720, DOW

TRICKETT, Norman L, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, DOW

 

Hotspur

PARSONS, Jack R, Leading Seaman, RNR, C/7110 C, MPK

 

Lorraine, drowning

REID, Peter C, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 192204, DOWS

 

Malayan RNVR, as POW

ABU, Qasim B U, Ordinary Seaman, (Malayan RNVR), died

 

MTB.710, ship loss

WILLIAMS, Sidney J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 595816, DOW

 

Panama, steamship

BOSCOE, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 191757, (President III, O/P), MPK

EATON, Robert, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 558927, (President III, O/P), MPK

JONES, Herbert P, Convoy Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 528196, (President III, O/P), MPK

MCNALLY, Hugh, Ty/Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), D/JX 191475, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Pioneer

CAMERON, David C, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 561989, DOWS

 

RM 40 Commando, Italian operations

BREMNER, Alexander, Marine, CH/X 104278, killed

BUSTARD, Leslie M, Marine, PO/X 113418, killed

COLBY, Gordon D, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 112755, DOWS

COOMBER, Arthur W G, Marine, CH/X 113203, killed

CORCORAN, James E B, Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 1679, killed

DI MARCO, Paul, Ty/Act/Colour Sergeant, RM, PO/X 107388, killed

FOSTER, Ronald T, Marine, CH/X 2825, killed

HAMSTEAD, Edward O, Marine, CH/X 104537, killed

HARVEY, William J A, Ty/Act/Colour Sergeant, RM, PLY/X 2905, killed

HAYS, Robert, Marine, PO/X 113795, killed

HILL, Henry W, Ty/Sergeant, RM, EX/5515, DOWS

HOBBS, Victor F, Marine, CH/X 112644, killed

LITTLE, William A, Marine, CH/X 113276, killed

MCGLASHON, Dennis P, Marine, CH/X 111797, killed

MOODY, Edwin J, Marine, CH/X 112355, killed

NASH, Alec, Marine, PLY/X 109509, killed

PAIN, Leonard J, Marine, CH/X 110763, killed

PEGRUM, John D G, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

PORTER, Norman M, Ty/Act/Major, RM, killed

SCOTT, William J, Sergeant, RM, CH/X 1327, killed

SIMPSON, Samuel, Marine, PO/X 3619, killed

SUTCLIFFE, Kenneth G, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 111640, killed

SWIFT, Harold, Marine, PLY/X 112407, killed

WEDGWOOD, Paul N, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

WOODALL, John W, Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 2684, killed

 

RM 46 Commando, German operations

KIDWELL, William T, Marine, CH/X 105325, killed

VARDY, Thomas, Marine, PLY/X 103900, killed

 

RM 48 Commando, German operations

ALTRINGHAM, Ronald L, Marine, CH/X 112202, killed

 

RM HQ 4th Commando Brigade, German operations

SUMMERHAYES, Arthur J, Ty/Sergeant, RM, EX/2524, DOWS

 

Sirius

PURSEY, Ronald B, Able Seaman, P/JX 261704, DOWS

 

Strathadam (RCN), explosion

COMISH, John C G, Telegraphist, V/56416 (RCNVR), killed

FRIEND, James T, Telegraphist, V/52131 (RCNVR), killed

JONES, Harold B, Able Seaman, V/16924 (RCNVR), killed

MCEWEN, Dennis W A, Leading Telegraphist, V/36117 (RCNVR), killed

SHIMMIN, Alfred G, Leading Stores Assistant, V/45064 (RCNVR), killed

 

Van Dyck, as POW

BOGIE, John S, Chief Storekeeper, T.124, died

 

Victory IV, as POW

KING, Ernest, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 83081, died

 

 

Thursday, 12 April 1945

 

Encounter, as POW

MCPEAK, Gordon, Able Seaman, C/SSX 30721, died

 

Excellent, illness

HONEYCOMBE, William S McA, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 21042, died

 

Exeter, as POW

TRAHAIR, Thomas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 90586, died

 

FAA, 849 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

CLAUGHAN, Geoffrey P, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 114037, MPK

MCLACHLAN, Douglas, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1830 Sqn, Illustrious, air crash

MILLARD, Arthur T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1836 Sqn, Victorious, as POW

MARRIS, Frederick A, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, died

 

FAA, 1844 Sqn, Indomitable, air operations, friendly fire

SMITHWICK, John D S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Monck, illness

DAVEY, William E, Stoker 1c, D/K 55432, died

 

Penghambat

HAJI, Taha B M'A, Able Seaman, MN 1249 (Malay Section), killed

 

RM 40 Commando, Italian operations

DAY, Reginald, Marine, PO/X 106905, DOWS

JAMES, George H, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 110924, DOWS

PITT, Edward A, Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 1257, DOWS

RUTTER, Robert, Marine, PLY/X 111427, DOWS

 

RM 41 Commando, Dutch operations

POPE, William, Marine, CH/X 107152, killed

 

RM 45 Commando, German operations

BENSON, John, Marine, CH/X 110708, killed

BONIFACE, William G, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 3924, killed

BROCKBANK, Maurice C, Ty/Act/Captain, RM, killed

CROMPTON, William, Marine, PO/X 114336, DOWS

CROUCH, Walter, Marine, CH/X 100462, killed

LAY, Gordon, Marine, CH/X 115330, DOWS

MCPAKE, Charles, Marine, PO/X 109131, killed

UNTHANK, Thomas G, Marine, EX/3424, killed

 

RM 46 Commando, German operations

CUNDALL, Arthur, Marine, PO/X 116105, killed

 

RN (Malay Section)

MUHAMMAD, Deli B H JA'A, Able Seaman, MN 1255 (Malay Section), MPK

 

Silver Star Park, steamship

ROGOZENSKI, Albert, Able Seaman, V/69382 (RCNVR), MPK

 

Sparrowhawk, illness

BRYDON, Jack C, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 685211, died

 

Wildfire III

SMITH, Edward, Able Seaman, C/JX 176875, DOWS

 

 

Friday, 13 April 1945

 

Exeter, as POW

MAUNDER, Leslie P, Able Seaman, D/JX 164033, died

MCDONALD, Ernest A, Able Seaman, D/JX 184684, died

NICHOLLS, Frank O, Able Seaman, D/JX 226063, died

 

FAA, 849 Sqn, Golden Hind, air crash

BARNARD, Eric T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 849 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

MCALEESE, Daniel, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, DOW afterwards as POW

SELWOOD, Peter, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1840 Sqn, Indomitable, air operations

THURSTON, Charles R, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

 

Raven, air accident

SOUGHTON, Edward C, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 

RM 28th Battalion

HAGUE, Francis J, Marine, PLY/X 111104, DOWS

WALL, John, Marine, PLY/X 105968, DOWS

 

RM 46 Commando, German operations

BURROWS, Derrick T, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

DAVIES, John C, Ty/Act/Company Sergeant Major, RM, EX/1129, killed

DONNELLY, Peter, Marine, PO/X 121745, killed

PARKER, John, Marine, PLY/X 104531, killed

 

RM Engineers

EVANS, Vernon, Marine, RME 14036, DOWS

 

St Angelo, road

APPLEBY, Edwin C, Joiner 3c, C/MX 507034, (ex-Euryalus), DOWS

 

Stalker, accident

DEVLIN, Desmond J D, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, DOW

 

Strathadam (RCN), explosion

PURDY, Clifford, Coder, V/57602 (RCNVR), DOW

 

White Bear

ADKINSON, Harry, Able Seaman, D/JX 285982, DOWS

BATCH, Henry E, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 169118, DOWS

 

 

Saturday, 14 April 1945

 

Exeter, as POW

CRAVEN, Cyril H, Able Seaman, D/SSX 31768, died

 

Glendower, illness

JELLY, Ronald, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 721839, died

 

President, illness

SLESSOR, William R, Commander, RNVR, died

 

Shropshire (RAN), accident

HILL, James, Able Seaman, S 9034 (RANR), killed

 

Star (RCN)

PARKER, Kenneth L, Leading Stoker, V/32001 (RCNVR), died

 

Terpsichore

GATESMAN, Frederick W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 731644, DOWS

 

Victorious

PERRY, Philip J N, Able Seaman, D/JX 707486, DOWS

 

 

Sunday, 15 April 1945

 

Exeter, as POW

JEFFERY, Frederick A, Petty Officer, RNR, D/X 7929 C, died

 

Glenearn, explosion

HARDMAN-JONES, Richard E, Act/Commander, DOW

PHILLIPS, Austin, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 91896, DOW

 

Goldcrest, illness

MCPHERSON, Ewen, Marine, PO/X 105645, died

 

Lanka, illness

HILL, Ernest, Boom Engineer, RNR, died

 

Phoebe

KEMP, Stanley, Stoker 1c, C/KX 158931, DOWS

 

RN Naval Party 1503

STEVENSON, John, Signalman, C/JX 357348 (Odyssey), DOWS

 

St Angelo

SPITERI, Emmanuele, Petty Officer Cook (O), E/LX 20334, MPK

 

 

Monday, 16 April 1945

 

6 Maritime Regt, RA

OGDEN, Harry, Gunner, RA, 11263118, MPK

 

Encounter, as POW

HARDING, Sidney G, Able Seaman, C/JX 173891, died

 

Esquimalt (RCN), ship loss

BELLAZZI, Joseph O F, Skipper, RCNR, MPK

BERGE, Olaf E, Stoker, V/73882 (RCNVR), killed

BLAND, John B, Stoker, V/58685 (RCNVR), MPK

CARLSEN, Harvey M, Stoker, V/75523 (RCNVR), killed

CLANCY, Gregory J, Telegraphist, V/74066 (RCNVR), MPK

CONN, James R, Leading Steward, V/67835 (RCNVR), MPK

DEVINS, James E, Stoker, A/5544 (RCNR), MPK

DOWNIE, Bryan R, Leading Telegraphist, V/14857 (RCNVR), killed

DUCHARME, Joseph R D, Able Seaman, V/59462 (RCNVR0, killed

DUNLOP, Ronald E, Motor Mechanic, V/57236 (RCNVR), killed

EADIE, Clifford J, Able Seaman, V/35874 (RCNVR), killed

EDWARDS, Charles, Able Seaman, V/77053 (RCNVR), killed

FANNING, Huntley A, Electrical Artificer, V/38246 (RCNVR), MPK

FITZPATRICK, William, Able Seaman, V/16717 (RCNVR), MPK

GALLAGHER, Anthony, Stoker, V/75077 (RCNVR), MPK

GRANAHAN, Edward J, Leading Signalman, V/7566 (RCNVR), MPK

HEDSTROM, Arnold D, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, V/35221 (RCNVR), MPK

HUGHES, David A, Leading Supply Assistant, V/8384 (RCNVR), MPK

JACQUES, Carlton J, Engine Room Artificer, V/19139 (RCNVR), MPK

JOHNSTON, Howard E, Motor Mechanic, V/12610 (RCNVR), killed

KNIGHT, Herbert R, Leading Seaman, V/19140 (RCNVR), killed

KNOWLES, John C, Petty Officer, 4004 (RCN), MPK

KYNMAN, Albert, Chief Petty Officer, A/2440 (RCNR), killed

LE DREW, Frederick, Leading Stoker, V/26321 (RCNVR), MPK

LEROUX, Leo J, Able Seaman, V/68160 (RCNVR), MPK

MCCONNELL, Lawrence M, Leading Seaman, V/6640 (RCNVR), killed

MCINTYRE, Thomas J, Leading Cook, V/83944 (RCNVR), killed

MONACHAN, John M, Able Seaman, V/47505 (RCNVR), killed

PARKER, Jack R, Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

PARTINGTON, Richard, Leading Seaman, V/11325 (RCNVR), MPK

PEDDIE, Roy N, Steward, V/91648 (RCNVR), MPK

POOL, Raph B, Shipwright, V/87252 (RCNVR), MPK

PORTER, John C, Chief Motor Mechanic, V/17539 (RCNVR), MPK

ROBERTS, James E, Warrant Engineer, RCNR, MPK

SHAVE, Chesley N, Chief Engine Room Artificer, A/5075 (RCNR), MPK

SMART, John M G, Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

SMITH, Kenneth H, Able Seaman, V/70955 (RCNVR), MPK

STAFFORD, John H, Leading Coder, V/37267 (RCNVR), MPK

STANLEY, James C, Able Seaman, V/81451 (RCNVR), MPK

TRUDEL, Joseph M R, Able Seaman, V/57947 (RCNVR), MPK

WARE, William J, Telegraphist, V/23827 (RCNVR), MPK

WHITE, Donald W, Able Seaman, V/88056 (RCNVR), killed

WHITEHEAD, Bruce M, Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, killed

ZBARSKY, Ralph, Able Seaman, V/37720 (RCNVR), killed

 

Exeter, as POW

WILDE, Alfred J, Steward, D/LX 24297, died

 

FAA, 837 Sqn, Glory, air crash

RYAN, William G, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 611439, MPK

 

FAA, 837 Sqn, Owl, air crash

PICKLES, Geoffrey C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

SNAPE, Arthur M, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 857 Sqn, Indomitable, air operations

BAKER, David W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

BARNETT, Sydney C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

MELLARD, Leslie A, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 112662, killed

 

FAA, 880 Sqn, Implacable, air crash

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

 

FAA, 1771 Sqn, Implacable, air crash

RAMSDEN, Jack, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1839 Sqn, Indomitable, air operations

LANGDON, Donald W, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1842 Sqn, Formidable, air operations

GARLAND, Antony McD, Act/Lieutenant Commander (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Glenearn, explosion

MCILHARGEY, James, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 696232, DOW

 

Gold Shell, steamship

BROOK, Charles, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 291168, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Indefatigable

BEATTIE, Joseph, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/FX 103925, MPK

 

Lanka II, accident

WEATHERILL, Richard, Cook (S), P/MX 694216, DOWS

 

Lord Nuffield, drowning

WOOD, Thomas J, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 124655, MPK

 

ML.88 (RCN)

BEECH, Walter H, Chief Motor Mechanic 3c, V/27069 (RCNVR), died

 

Pembroke, illness

HUTCHBY, Harry, Able Seaman, C/JX 317995, died

 

Pembroke, illness

RICKINSON, Lewis R, Engineer Commander, died

 

RM 33rd Battalion

MCKAY, Francis, Marine, PO/X 120935, DOWS

 

RM 46 Commando, German operations

PIERCE, Barry W, Act/Captain, RM, killed

 

Royal Arthur, illness

STONE, Welborn E, Chief Joiner, D/M 10182, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

MILLER, Ronald C, Artificer 3c, 40959 (RCN), died

 

Stronghold, as POW

FITZPATRICK, John, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 86212, died

 

Yandra (RAN), illness

LIPTON, Charles R, Ordinary Seaman, S 9682 (RANR), died

 

 

Tuesday, 17 April 1945

 

Dragonfly, as POW

EDMUNDS, Martin, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 82325, died

 

FAA, 848 Sqn, Formidable, air operations

IRVINE, Charles W, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 86771, killed

WHITEHEAD, Douglas R, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 

Golden Hind, illness

FENTON, Leslie, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 72858, died

 

MTB.697, ship loss

BEDDOES, John I, Able Seaman, P/JX 428415, MPK

CLARKE, Dennis G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 526391, MPK

CLARKE, James T, Stoker 2c, D/KX 526921, MPK

COLTHURST, John H, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 552842, MPK

CONSTABLE, Kenneth G, Able Seaman, C/JX 398546, MPK

DICKENS, Arthur, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 135662, MPK

FENNELL, Frank E, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 543083, MPK

PEABODY, Leonard R, Stoker 1c, D/KX 524646, MPK

PRICE, Clifford, Able Seaman, D/JX 421848, MPK

RICHARDSON, Brian T, Chief Motor Mechanic 4c, P/MX 125757, MPK

 

Stadacona (RCN)

SHATFORD, George A, Motor Mechanic, A/1131 (RCNR), died

 

Swiftsure

TUNGATE, William, Marine, CH/X 1785, MPK

 

Trombe (Fr), torpedoed

DICK, Brodie S, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 617445, MPK

SCRUTON, Richard E, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 711813, MPK

WARD, Ronald, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 619182, MPK

 

Valluru

TINSLEY, Edwin R, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 103787, DOWS

 

 

Wednesday, 18 April 1945

 

Anemone

BRIGGS, John S, Ordnance Mechanic 4c, C/MX 119157, killed

 

Byrsa

SEAGO, Walter G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 133204, killed

 

Chaser

LOWE, Charles L, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 538585, MPK

 

Daedalus

JONES, Thomas W, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 90577, died

 

Empire Gold, steamship

HALSEY, Harry F, Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), P/JX 228240, (President III, O/P), MPK

HARDCASTLE, Ronald, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 395577, (President III, O/P), MPK

JONES, Arthur H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), PJX 396492, (President III, O/P), MPK

TUCKER, Leonard, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 334738, (President III, O/P), MPK

TYERS, John K, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 443856, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Europa, illness

COX, Seth, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 265048, died

 

Gardiner, illness

LOFTUS, Thomas, Fireman (Merchant Navy), R 265183, (steamship Nurtureton, O/P), died

 

Glenearn, explosion

ARNOLD, Cyril E W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 566646, DOW

 

Glory

EMERSON, Reginald J, Able Seaman, D/JX 396754, killed

 

President III, illness

HEMSLEY, Ernest N, Able Seaman, P/JX 267091, died

 

RM 30th Battalion

WADE, Norman R, Marine, CH/X 112783, killed

 

RM 43 Commando, Italian operations

BEALE, Frederick V, Marine, PO/X 108058, killed

HEY, Richard, Marine, EX/3746, killed

HIRST, Leslie, Marine, EX/3313, killed

LASKEY, Cyril, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/3154, killed

SMITH, Roy M, Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 106635, killed

 

RM 43 Commando, serving in 58th Field Dressing Station, Italian operations,

WEBB, Edward N, Marine, EX/1221, DOWS

 

RM 46 Commando

FLOOD, John, Marine, CH/X 106354, DOWS

 

Urley, flying exercise off Isle of Man, air crash

PATCH, John W, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 582081, MPK

 

York (RCN)

SMITH, Albert J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, X/41106 (RCN), died

 

 

Thursday, 19 April 1945

 

Cormorant, illness

CHARD, Alfred J T, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 418443, died

 

Encounter, as POW

RYAN, Raymond F W, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 76018, died

 

Exeter, as POW

ALLEN, Reginald, Telegraphist, D/JX 170288, died

DAVIES, Stanley G, Marine, PLY/X 3829, died

LANSLEY, Alan E J, Chief Petty Officer Steward, P/L 13064, died

MIDDLEWEEK, Ronald J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 111366, died

 

FAA, 898 Sqn, Malagas, air crash

LEIPER, John, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/JX 349471, killed

 

Gold Shell, steamship

GREGORY, John F, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 307542, (President III, O/P), DOWS

 

Jupiter, as POW

MARTIN, Frederick W, Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 134559, died

 

Maidstone, air accident

HELBERT, Reginald R, Commander, killed

 

Vengeance

SCALLY, William, Photographer (A), FAA/FX 513456, DOWS

 

Victory, illness

ROBINSON, Richard N, Able Seaman, P/JX 296664, died

 

 

Friday, 20 April 1945

 

Encounter, as POW

MORLEY, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 226799, died

WARLOW, Benjamin H, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 77226, died

 

Exeter, as POW

CHANNON, Gordon A, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 79055, died

 

FAA, 815 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

CANSFIELD, James P, Ty/Act/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 1851 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

LOWDEN, George H C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Givenchy (RCN)

FRASER, James, Chief Motor Mechanic 3c, V/36147 (RCNVR), died

 

Madura (RIN)

SWAMIDAS, Wilson S, Able Seaman, 19316 (RIN), died

 

President III, illness

MUIR, Ernest V, Sergeant, RM, CH/16455, died

 

South African Naval Force

PFAFF, C (initial only) E, Petty Officer Stoker, 562721 V (SANF), died

 

St Angelo, at Bari

BARBER, Robert A, Petty Officer Writer, P/MX 55442, DOWS

 

Stopford, illness

HOLMES, Rev James G, Chaplain, RNVR, died

 

Totem

FLYNN, Edmund J, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/SSX 23598, DOWS

 

 

Saturday, 21 April 1945

 

Bacchante, illness

MCINTOSH, William, Able Seaman, C/JX 222567, died

 

Bytown (RCN)

ROWORTH, George C, Electrical Artificer 4c, V/761 (RCNVR), died

 

Drake

PERRY, Leonard, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 639521, killed

 

FAA, 816 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

HADLEY, Frederick A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 816 Sqn, Owl, air crash

ORSBORN, John P, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 114019, MPK

 

FAA, 816 Sqn, Ringtail, air crash

EVERETT, Maurice W, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Golden Hind, illness

KINGSWOOD, William H, Commander (E), died

 

RM 28th Battalion

WILSON, Terrance J, Marine, PO/X 4267, DOWS

 

RN Hospital, Haslar, illness

PURKIS, Harry J J, Sick Berth Petty Officer, P/MX 53238, died

 

 

Sunday, 22 April 1945

 

3 Maritime Regt, RA

HALL, Albert, Gunner, RA, 4697499, MPK

 

Encounter, as POW

HILLS, Thomas, Able Seaman (Pens), C/J 48902, died

 

Heron, air crash

AYLWARD, Cecil J W, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 678372, killed

WALLACE, Gordon, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 545578, killed

 

LCI(L).183, illness

COWELL, James, Leading Stoker, C/KX 149742, died

 

Lynx, illness

FRANCIS, Llewelyn, Able Seaman, C/JX 257417, died

 

Rapid, shore gunfire

HOLMES, Eustace C, Able Seaman, D/JX 419201, DOW

 

RM 43 Commando, Italian operations

GARSON, Andrew, Marine, PO/X 108150, DOWS

 

RM Engineers, B Company, 1st Battalion, drowning

LEE, Leonard J, Marine, RME 12486, died

 

Victorious

PRICE, Leslie, Stoker 1c, D/KX 122077, killed

 

 

Monday, 23 April 1945

 

Byrsa

HILL, Frederick A, Ty/Petty Officer Writer, P/MX 79615, DOWS

 

FAA, 771 Sqn, Tern, air crash

PLAYFORD, Alfred J G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Hiravati (RIN)

SNELGROVE, Reginald, Lieutenant Commander, RIN, died

 

Perth (RAN), as POW

CLARK, Frederick D, Petty Officer Cook (S), 9597 (RAN), died

 

Riverton, steamship

AKROYD, Clifford, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 261072, (President III, O/P), MPK

EDWARDS, William J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 333986, (President III, O/P), MPK

MITCHELL, Frank W, Ty/Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), D/JX 167744, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

RM 30th Battalion, Dutch or NW European operations

COOPER, Ernest W, Marine, CH/X 116414, MPK

HADNUTT, John, Marine, CH/X 107613, killed

JOHNSON, Geoffrey A, Marine, PLY/X 109071, MPK

SCOUGALL, James S, Marine, PLY/X 104256, killed

WRIGHT, Thomas, Marine, PLY/X 110591, MPK

 

Royal Albert

MOGER, Albert E, Able Seaman, C/J 102407, DOWS

 

Tramp, as POW

HOOKER, James W, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21736, died

 

 

Tuesday, 24 April 1945

 

Aristocrat

CARRIGAN, William, Diesel Greaser, NAP R 35205, killed

 

Braganza, illness

GRAHAM, William H T, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Conn, illness

BOSWELL, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 694263, died

 

Duckworth, accident

FARTHING, Roland G B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 

Exeter, as POW

VIDLER, Victor H, Band Master 2c, RMB/X 178, died

 

Kelana

JAMIL, Bin M N, Engine Room Artificer 2c, MN 864 (Malay Section), MPK

 

Leigh

ELLISON, John, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 131470, DOWS

 

MMS.1054, illness

ANDERSON, George A, Ordinary Signalman, LT/JX 342342, died

 

MONAB.3

CONNOLLY, Joseph, Able Seaman, C/JX 599926, DOWS

 

Monmouth Coast, steamship

CHURCH, John H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 253555, (President III, O/P), MPK

DAVIES, William H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 257284, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Saumarez, illness

PANTOLL, Joseph T, Petty Officer Steward, D/LX 21371, died

 

 

Wednesday, 25 April 1945

 

Akbar (RIN)

KARTAR, Chand, Stoker 2c, 36689 (RIN), died

MATE, Anant G, Stoker 2c, 3689 (RIN), died

 

Encounter, as POW

BANYARD, Charles E, Stoker 1c, P/KX 130632, died

 

FAA, 898 Sqn, Malagas, air crash

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

 

Highland Monarch, steamship, illness

THOMAS, William R, Able Seaman, P/JX 419024, (O/P), died

 

MFV.1136

MURRAY, Adam M T, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 253689, DOWS

 

RM 1st Heavy AA Regt

MORGAN, Henry W, Marine, PLY/X 100600, died

 

RM 30th Battalion

COOK, Arthur J, Marine, PO/X 103502, killed

 

York (RCN)

SKURO, Stephen, Able Seaman, V/700 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Thursday, 26 April 1945

 

Ajax

THOMAS, Daniel, Shipwright 4c, C/MX 76908, DOWS

 

Burrard (RCN)

BLAKE, Edward J, Able Seaman, V/56096 (RCNVR), died

 

Cyclops, illness

FISHER, William E, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 98921, died

 

Drake, drowning

COTTERELL, James T, Leading Seaman, D/JX 347312, died

 

Eland

NEATE, Tom R E, Stoker 1c, P/KX 600797, DOWS

 

Garuda

GRAHAM, John B, Air Mechanic (L) 2c, FAA/FX 115158, killed

 

 

Friday, 27 April 1945

 

Chinkara

SCHOLES, John W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 163580, DOWS

 

Exeter, as POW

BROOK, Herbert E, Able Seaman, D/JX 212953, died

RANCE, Ernest R, Able Seaman, D/SSX 18128, died

 

FAA, 1846 Sqn, Colossus, air crash

SEAGO, Ernest, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Garuda

MCKENZIE, Horace, Air Mechanic (L) 2c, FAA/FX 683685, DOWS

 

Luling, steamship, lost overboard

ALLCHORNE, Cecil T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 559894, (President III, O/P), MPK

 

Redmill, torpedoed

ANDREWS, John D, Able Seaman, C/JX 546846, MPK

AVENELL, Albert, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 658000, MPK

BARRETT, Kenneth V, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 730654, MPK

BEDDING, Harry R, Able Seaman, C/JX 353554, MPK

BLANKS, James E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 657709, MPK

BURNELL, Richard H C, Stoker 1c, C/KX 112395, MPK

CONNOR, Frederick, Act/Stoker 1c, D/KX 561752, MPK

ETHERINGTON, Basil L, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 547977, MPK

FAIRLEY, George, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 158389, killed

FRASER, Tom, Stoker 1c, C/KX 117336, MPK

FRENCH, Frederick W J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 954324, MPK

GILLIBRAND, Alfred, Able Seaman, C/JX 549415, MPK

GOODLAD, Reginald, Stoker 1c, C/KX 128030, MPK

HEGGS, Clifford, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 565059, MPK

HIGGINS, Joseph F, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 158798, MPK

LEMON, Alfred, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 131179, MPK

MAITLAND, George W, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 89674, MPK

MCCORKELL, Archibald, Stoker 2c, C/KX 104682, killed

MCMILLAN, John, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 158401, MPK

MURRAY, Thomas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 103032, MPK

OAKE, Stanley, Act/Chief Petty Officer, C/J 108403, MPK

PATTERSON, Crawford, Able Seaman, D/SSX 28921, MPK

ROWE, Robert, Able Seaman, C/J 29614, killed

SIMS, William J C, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 158450, killed

SINCLAIR, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 551564, MPK

STENNING, George A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 140364, MPK

TRIMBY, William, Stoker 1c, C/KX 143696, MPK

WELLS, Douglas, Stoker 1c, C/KX 111875, MPK

 

RM 117th Infantry Brigade

CLARKE, Charles A, Marine, CH/X 113499, killed

 

Victory, illness

BAILLIE, Arthur W, Able Seaman, P/JX 147035, died

 

 

Saturday, 28 April 1945

 

BYMS.2053

GENGE, Ronald W A, Wireman, C/MX 693257, MPK

REYNOLDS, Wilfred J, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 666507, killed

 

Dartmouth, illness

EDGCOMBE, Henry S, Stoker 1c, D/K 3867, died

 

Exeter, as POW

HUMPHREYS, James, Marine, PLY/X 100359, died

 

LCI(L).252

MEREDITH, Dennis W, Engine Room Mechanic 4c, D/MX 728004, DOWS

 

President III, at New York

O'NEILL, James F, Ty/Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), P/J 32141, DOWS

 

Quercia

FOSTER, William J, Leading Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 132433, MPK

 

RM Portsmouth Division, illness

MCQUITTY, Samuel L, Marine, PO/X 4730, died

 

 

Sunday, 29 April 1945

 

FAA, 761 Sqn, Dipper, aircraft accident

MACKIE, David G, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR DOI

 

FAA, 828 Sqn, Implacable, air crash

ALLEN, Mark, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 86978, MPK

CROXALL, Philiip J, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 880 Sqn, Implacable, air crash

JELLEY, Keith G, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Goodall, ship loss

ABRAHAM, Frederick C, Able Seaman, C/JX 105759, MPK

AINSWORTH, Ronald, Signalman, C/JX 573356, MPK

ARMSTRONG, John D, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

BARRY, Frederick B, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 319813, MPK

BOURNE, Ronald J, Able Seaman, C/JX 63908, MPK

BOWLES, Walter F, Able Seaman, C/JX 184993, DOW

BRYANT, George W, Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 83388, MPK

CALLAGHAN, James C, Able Seaman, C/JX 654142, MPK

CAMPBELL, James, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 656307, MPK

CARTER, George, Stoker 1c, C/KX 122509, MPK

CLARK, Dennis W C, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 316778, MPK

CLARKE, Joseph, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/JX 308037, MPK

COBB, Bernard J C, Telegraphist (S), C/JX 405703, MPK

COLE, Terence F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 143641, MPK

COLLINS, Ronald F, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 119444, MPK

COLLYER, Dudley R, Ty/Leading Stores Assistant, C/MX 85584, MPK

COPELAND, Arnold, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 625957, MPK

COWPER, John B, Able Seaman, C/JX 391733, MPK

CULPAN, Frank R, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 664536, MPK

CUMBERPATCH, Owen D, Able Seaman, C/JX 408071, MPK

DANIEL, Thomas A, Telegraphist (S), C/JX 405711, MPK

DAY, Joseph, Able Seaman, C/JX 192773, MPK

EMSLEY, Donald W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 702969, MPK

FFITCH, Stanley W, Steward, C/LX 571253, MPK

FINLAY, George, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 229160, MPK

FORREST, Alan W, Able Seaman, C/JX 638755, MPK

FRY, Herbert H C, Signalman, C/JX 616247, MPK

FULTON, James V, Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, MPK

GARDINER, William C, Able Seaman, C/JX 315322, MPK

GILL, Stanley J, Able Seaman, C/JX 319336, MPK

GRAVIL, Harry, Ty/Act/Gunner, MPK

GRUNDY, Wilfred J, Act/Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, P/MX 575794, MPK

HALL, Albert, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 548000, MPK

HALL, John, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 555833, MPK

HAMILTON, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/JX 206276, MPK

HARLING, Harold, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 141970, MPK

HIBBERT, Sam, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 317982, MPK

HOLLAND, Harry A, Able Seaman, C/JX 151489, MPK

HORSPOOL, Graham N, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNZNVR, MPK

HOWKINS, Frederick, Stoker 1c, C/KX 140449, MPK

JACKSON, Arthur, Coder, C/JX 508890, MPK

JEFFRIES, Douglas, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 33199, MPK

JENNINGS, John J, Able Seaman, C/JX 391800, MPK

JONES, Percival E, Able Seaman, C/JX 271640, MPK

KAYES, Gordon K, Able Seaman, C/JX 337420, MPK

KELLY, James G, Able Seaman, C/JX 549026, MPK

KEMP, Dick, Stoker 1c, C/KX 127417, MPK

KEYES, Norman W C, Able Seaman, C/JX 678194, MPK

KIPLING, Thomas H, Able Seaman, C/JX 549738, MPK

LAWS, James A, Leading Seaman, RFR, C/J 113444, MPK

MARSHALL, George, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 107888, MPK

MASON, Ernest A, Ty/Leading Cook, C/MX 94088, MPK

MAWSON, Raymond, Telegraphist, C/JX 387319, MPK

MCCUSKER, James, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 352042, MPK

MCNICHOL, Richard T, Ty/Leading Cook (S), C/MX 574190, MPK

MILLEN, Harold L, Petty Officer, C/J 106312, MPK

MILLER, Charles McK, Stoker 1c, C/KX 85266, MPK

MILLS, Gordon, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 141501, MPK

MURPHY, Albert, Stoker 1c, C/KX 129806, MPK

OSBORNE, Frederick, Stoker 1c, C/KX 103609, MPK

PALMER, Cyril P, Able Seaman, C/JX 548865, MPK

PEARCE, Alexander G, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 352080, MPK

PEDERSEN, Jens H S, Act/Steward, C/LX 645358, MPK

POPE, Charles R J, Telegraphist, C/JX 577277, MPK

PULFORD, Walter, Able Seaman, C/JX 300741, MPK

QUINBY, Wilfred R, Stoker 1c, C/KX 145575, DOW

RAWLINSON, John E, Ty/Act/Leading Signalman, C/JX 250245, MPK

REID, James, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 130760, MPK

REID, William G, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 92964, MPK

RODWELL, Peter J, Ty/Leading Stoker, C/KX 104759, MPK

RONNIE, Norman, Able Seaman, C/JX 659044, MPK

ROOKE, Thomas, Ordnance Artificer 3c, C/SR 8801, MPK

ROUTLEY, Henry J, Able Seaman, C/JX 551927, MPK

SHOTTON, William, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 97862, DOW

SIVELL, Sidney W G, Signalman, C/JX 515247, MPK

SMITH, Albert E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 540092, MPK

SMITH, Donald O, Stoker 1c, C/KX 110962, MPK

SMITH, Frederick H, Able Seaman, C/JX 542259, MPK

SMITH, Leslie B, Able Seaman, C/JX 547856, MPK

SMITH, Stanley W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 721350, MPK

SMITH, William L, Able Seaman, C/JX 557060, MPK

SPARKES, Fred S, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 371503, MPK

STANNERS, Alexander S M, Able Seaman, C/JX 454828, MPK

STEADMAN, Cyril D, Able Seaman, D/JX 214913, MPK

STONEHOUSE, Cyril, Petty Officer, C/J 108065, MPK

SWANKIE, Joseph T, Able Seaman, C/JX 353265, MPK

SWINBOURNE, Edward W J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 538664, MPK

THURBIN, Arthur, Stoker 1c, C/KX 156181, MPK

TIMMS, John C, Able Seaman, C/JX 566994, MPK

TUCK, Sidney H, Able Seaman, C/JX 294780, MPK

TUCKLEY, Cranley W T, Able Seaman, C/JX 399935, MPK

WAKELIN, Arthur M, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/SSX 32875, MPK

WARD, Joseph, Able Seaman, C/JX 379886, MPK

WARREN, Lael, Electrical Artificer 4c, C/MX 118371, MPK

WHYTE, Robert R, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

WILLCOCKS, Samuel J, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 16965, MPK

WILLIAMS, Guy E, Coder, C/JX 230263, MPK

WILSON, Richard B, Ty/Petty Officer Steward, C/LX 22170, MPK

 

Newcastle

HANCOCK, John C, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/M 38881, illness, died

 

RM 27th Battalion, German operations

THOMAS, Richard B, Marine, PO/X 108788, killed

WEBSTER, George W, Marine, PO/X 108897, killed

 

RM 3rd Group, Dalditch

HUNNS, James L, Marine, CH/X 113249, illness, died

 

RM 46 Commando, German operations

BRADLEY, Verdun G, Marine, EX 849, killed

MOODY, Sidney L, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 104824, DOWS

 

Royal New Zealand Navy

PARDOE, Ivan, Ordinary Seaman, 3042 (RNZN), POW, died

 

Shiel

JONES, Percy, Able Seaman, D/JX 368480, accident, died

 

Victory

LITTLEWOOD, Frederick A J, Able Seaman, P/JX 298485, illness, died

 

 

Monday, 30 April 1945

 

Bytown (RCN)

SEARLE, Frederick J, Chief Petty Officer, X/61678 (RCN), died

 

Europa

JOHNSON, Thomas D, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 139747, DOWS

 

FAA, 740 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

KAY, Thomas D, Ty/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 115081, MPK

TRENCH, Douglas, Lieutenant (A), MPK

 

FAA, 880 Sqn, Implacable, air crash

BOARDMAN, Kenneth F, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Implacable

BOOTH, Frank, Instructor Lieutenant, accident, killed

 

Kistna (RIN)

AMAR, Singh, Stoker 2c, 28107 (RIN), died

 

Mersey

AYERS, Audrey D, WRNS, WA/WRNS 48364, died

 

Pembroke I

STEWART, David, Able Seaman, C/JX 550460, illness, died

 

Pembroke II

WELLS, Arthur W C, Able Seaman, C/JX 299677, POW, died

 

Philante, air crash

BLYTH, John M, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

MITCHELL, David R, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

MOND, Derek J H, Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 

RM 27th Battalion, German operations

BULL, Edward D, Marine, PO/X 111557, killed

 

RM 45 Commando, German operations

WILSON, William A, Ty/Sergeant, RM, EX 4194, killed

 

RM Portsmouth Division

DAVIES, David L, Marine, RME 15362, illness, died

 

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