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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 AUGUST- 2nd SEPTEMBER 1945 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

 

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Formidable, fleet aircraft carrier

(NavyPhotos, click photographs for enlargements)

on to 3 September 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 - May-September 1945

Germany surrenders, Battle of Atlantic ends,  Italy taken, Burma & Okinawa conquered, A-Bombs tested & dropped, Defeat of Japan


 

 

Wednesday, 1 August 1945

 

Canopus

GRISDALE, John J, Able Seaman, P/JX 297082, illness, died

 

Excellent

ROBINSON, Richard S, Ordnance Artificer 4c, P/MX 116824, illness, died

 

FAA, 805 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

GRIFFIN, James D, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 582581, MPK

 

FAA, 892 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

DIFFORD, Ronald H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Golden Hind

TAYLOR, Thomas, Marine, RME 14452, illness, died

 

Prince Baudouin

BENNETT, Gordon A R, Able Seaman, D/SSX 35775, DOWS

 

Royal Indian Navy

DAVIDS, J (initial only) N, Leading Stoker, 3819 (RIN), died

 

Victory

MOYSES, Ronald E, StoreSick Berthoy, P/MX 742825, drowning, died

 

 

Thursday, 2 August 1945

 

Amzari

BRIGGS, Wilfred, Able Seaman, P/JX 418099, illness, died

 

Avalon

SEXTON, Harold J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 315755, killed

 

Deer Sound

PETTIGREW, Harry, Leading Air Fitter (L), FAA/FX 82604, illness, died

 

Drake

DAVIES, John, Surgeon Commander, RNVR, illness, died

 

FAA, 891 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

WILSON, Rex S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

 

ML.869

WEARING, Brian A, Leading Motor Mechanic, P/MX 637161, illness, DOWS

 

Rehearo

COULTAS, Thomas H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 174580, illness, died

 

 

Friday, 3 August 1945

 

FAA, 1837 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

MACALLISTER, Ian, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

LST.410

MACRAE-GIBSON, Angus C, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, illness, died

 

Orsay

PREECE, Sidney, Leading Cook, LT/KX 83106, road accident, died

 

Sultan

GIRLING, Victor F, Ordnance Artificer 5c, D/MX 74558, POW, died

 

 

Saturday, 4 August 1945

 

Badger

NICHOLS, Charles W, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 795, illness, died

 

Cochrane II

GOULDING, Harold N, Commander, RNR, illness, died

 

Comet (RNZN)

SIMPSON, Douglas, Able Seaman, 8628 (RNZN), accident, killed

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

LONAPPAN, (no first name listed), Ordinary Signalman, 6128 (RIN), died

 

Empire Nairobi, steamship

COLE, Frederick C, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 239489, (President III, O/P), DOWS

 

FAA, 757 Sqn, Valluru, air crash

TURNER, Peter E, Chief Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 668837, killed

 

FAA, 879 Sqn, Attacker, air crash

JONES, William S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Golden Hind

KING, James E, Marine, RME 13678, illness, died

 

Royal Navy

HITCH, Frederick G, Surgeon Captain, illness, died

 

Scorpion

HUTLER, John, Able Seaman, P/SSX 18302, POW, died

 

Sultan

LOMAX, Samuel, Marine, PLY/X 3254, (ex-Prince of Wales), POW, died

 

VF OTU 1 Saker, air crash

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

 

Widgeon

COLQUHOUN, Robert R, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 548984, DOWS

 

 

Sunday, 5 August 1945

 

Bherunda

BULLEN, Samuel, Photographer, FAA/FX 608024, DOWS

 

Chebogue (RCN)

MEYN, Paul, Leading Stoker, V/37190 (RCNVR), drowning, died

 

Dittany

KIDSON, Andrew S, Able Seaman, C/JX 546005, illness, died

 

Queen Emma

WALKER, George, Able Seaman, P/JX 519794, DOWS

 

RM Portsmouth Division

MCATEAR, John, Marine, PO/X 106846, DOWS

 

Sultan

REDFERN, Reginald, Seaman, RNR, C/6962 C, POW, died

 

Vulture

METHAM, George W, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 81189, died

 

 

Monday, 6 August 1945

 

Amarapoora

BRABBIN, Thomas, Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 111207, DOWS

 

Defiance

BAILEY, Frederick F, Leading Seaman, D/JX 189815, illness, died

 

FAA, 891 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

SMITH, Douglas D, Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 669326, killed

 

Pembroke

MEE, Herbert, Leading Stoker, C/KX 108312, illness, died

 

Sultan, POW's

SHAW, Stanley W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 167441, died

SIEWCZYNSKI, Frederick W, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 15501, died

 

Vulture

DEA, James S A, Leading Supply Assistant, P/MX 722375, drowning, DOWS

 

 

Tuesday, 7 August 1945

 

Baroda (RIN)

MUHAMMAD, Anwar, Able Seaman, 18353 (RIN), died

 

Blairmore (RCN)

LEMAY, Marcel, Able Seaman, V/54563 (RCNVR), died

 

Drake

CHAPPIE, Philip H, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 1465, illness, died

 

Eland

LONGDEN, Ernest, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 335890, DOWS

MCNAIR, John H, Telegraphist, RNPS, LT/JX 148479, DOWS

 

FAA, 713 Sqn, Urley, air crash

BREED, Kenneth V, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

JONES, Neville M, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 575500, killed

WOODFIELD, Gilbert J, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 784 Sqn, Nightjar, air crash

MARSHALL, John D, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

STEELE, Phillip L, Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed

 

Goshawk

WILLIAMS, Kenneth, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 705517, MPK

 

York (RCN)

CUMMINGS, Charles A, Able Seaman, V/33942 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Wednesday, 8 August 1945

 

Barbrake

LIDDLE, John, Lieutenant, SANF, MPK

 

Diomede, illness

GREEVES, Thomas H R, Petty Officer, D/JX 136031, died

 

FAA, 744 Sqn, Shrike, air crash

HUNTINGDON, Arthur, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 614760, MPK

 

FAA, 744 Sqn, Urley, air crash

STOCKDALE, Ronald N B, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 892 Sqn, Nighthawk, air crash

NORWOOD, Owen B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Good Hope (SANF)

HEARD, George A, Lieutenant, SANF, died

 

RM 47 Commando

GRIFFITHS, John H, Marine, CH/X 107870, DOWS

 

South African Naval Force

COOK, W (initial only), Leading Stoker, 70527 V (SANF), died

 

Tyne, illness

THOM, David M, Able Seaman, D/JX 306996, died

 

 

Thursday, 9 August 1945

 

Aberdeen

MORGAN, Arthur H W, Telegraphist, D/JX 344152, DOWS

 

Encounter, as POW

GARRATT, William T, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 84534, died

 

FAA, 776 Sqn, Ringtail, air crash

KEEFE, Ernest J W, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 112919, killed

MILLS, Anthony W B, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 685551, MPK

 

FAA, 800 Sqn, Implacable, air operations

TILLETT, Peter M E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 801 Sqn, Implacable, air operations

SQUIRES, William H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 849 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

WRIGHT, Norman L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 898 Sqn, Pursuer

KAY, Albert H, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 605170, MPK

 

FAA, 1836 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

NEWTON, Sidney, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 1841 Sqn, Formidable, air operations

GRAY, Robert H, Sub Lieutenant (A), RCNVR, MPK, awarded posthumous Victoria Cross

 

FAA, 1845 Sqn, Formidable, air operations

ANDERSON, Gerald A, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RCNVR, MPK

 

Quebec

GRAVES, Robert, Stoker 1c, P/KX 136675, DOWS

 

Raleigh

BYRNE, Edward, Petty Officer, D/J 100913, killed

 

RN Naval Party 1732 (Odyssey)

SAUNDERSON, Albert, Coder, C/JX 508419, DOWS

 

Sultan, as POW

HILL, Jack A, Marine, PLY/X 100190, died

 

Victory, illness

MCIVOR, David T, Able Seaman, P/JX 187506, died

 

 

Friday, 10 August 1945

 

Cheetah (RIN)

PONOTH, Kandan C, Leading Seaman, 9642 (RIN), died

 

Europa, illness

ANDREWS, Charles R, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 116601, died

 

FAA, 1772 Sqn, Indefatigable, air operations

MCBRIDE, Thomas C G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

ROBERTS, Glyn D, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 1841 Sqn, Formidable, air operations

MAITLAND, Leslie A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 714 Sqn, Merganser, air crash

WHITE, Dennis G L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

 

Saturday, 11 August 1945

 

Cyclops, explosion

POLLATCH, Henry A, Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 92400, killed

 

Godwit

HARDING, John D, Air Mechanic 1c, FAA/FX 687328, DOWS

 

Implacable

STEWART, William, Able Seaman, D/JX 695537, MPK

 

Laomedon, illness

CURNOW, Eric A, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Ranee, illness

BRAGG, James H, Ty/Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, died

 

 

Sunday, 12 August 1945

 

Dartmouth

MANSELL, Frederick W, Petty Officer, RNPS, LT/JX 529689, MPK

 

Flowerdown, illness

WALLER, Donald, Telegraphist, P/JX 453708, died

 

Magnetic (RAN), accident

BROWNE, Robert S, Act/Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, 26920 (RAN), killed

 

Pictou (RCN)

MCLEOD, William C, Stoker 1c, V/36807 (RCNVR), died

 

President, road accident

ORLOFF-DAVIDOFF, Serge, Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

GREENWOOD, Colwyn J, Bandsman, V/75404 (RCNVR), died

 

Sultan, as POW

HUGHES, Sidney P, Wireman, D/MX 71895, died

TUCKER, Reginald J, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/SSX 13849, (ex-Prince of Wales), died

 

Victory

HORNER, Albert, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 77471, illness, died

SWANN, James W, Able Seaman, P/JX 175286, DOWS

 

 

Monday, 13 August 1945

 

Emperor

CUTHBERTSON, Henry, Able Seaman, P/JX 521536, DOWS

 

Kelvin, illness

HARDING, Leslie G, Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 96533, died

 

Mutine

TALBOT, Stanley E, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 139857, DOWS

 

Philoctetes

BRASTED, Peter H, Ty/Electrical Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

 

Tuesday, 14 August 1945

 

Boscawen, illness

WOOLLEY, John F, Commander (S), died

 

FAA, 887 Sqn, Indefatigable, air operations

STRETTON, Michael L de C, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR DOI

 

Ganges, accident

CRAIG, William, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 724408, killed

 

Hind

WALSH, John, Leading Stoker, P/KX 91790, MPK

 

Leeuwin (RAN), accident

JESSETT, Horace T, Petty Officer, FV 256 (RANR), killed

 

Pembroke, illness

EVANS, William C, Petty Officer Steward, C/LX 21615, died

 

Scalby Wyke

SWANN, Herbert W, Able Seaman, P/JX 391232, DOWS

 

Searcher

TETLOW, Robert, Able Seaman, D/JX 418798, DOWS

 

Sheba

ETTERIDGE, Frank C, Leading Cook, D/MX 535310, DOWS

 

Thule, drowning

WILLIAMS, Harold V, Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 102756, DOWS

 

 

Wednesday, 15 August 1945

 

VJ, VICTORY OVER JAPAN DAY

 

Afrikander

BIRKENBACH, Stanley, Petty Officer, 68661 (SANF), (served as Stephen Burton), died

HAWKINS, Cyril K, Able Seaman, C/JX 545779, DOWS

 

Canopus

PLENDERLEITH, George H, Act/Chief Petty Officer, RNR, P/X 10109 B, DOWS

 

Copra

GIBSON, Reginald A, Signalman, P/JX 323870, DOWS

 

Dolphin, illness

GUEST, William H, Leading Stoker, P/J 39060, died

 

FAA, 820 Sqn, Indefatigable, air operations

BONASS, John F J A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 894 Sqn, Indefatigable, air operations

HOCKLEY, Fred, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

LCI(L).183

KANE, Bernard, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 421662, DOWS

 

LCI(L).302

RACKLEY, James F, Able Seaman, P/JX 430416, died

 

Madura (RIN), drowning

BERNTSEN, Haakon, Lieutenant (E), RINVR, MPK

 

Odyssey

SHEEHAN, Francis J M, Marine, PLY/X 104165, died

 

President, illness

RHODES, Eric G, Captain, died

 

Royal Albert

HODDER, Charles B, Stoker 1c, D/K 56485, DOWS

 

 

Thursday, 16 August 1945

 

Burma RNVR

MG, Mg T, Able Seaman, 1118 (Burma RNVR), MPK

 

BV.7, boom vessel

RICHARDS, Maldwyn, Able Seaman, D/JX 555047, died

 

Drury

HALL, Kenneth, Coder, D/JX 508148, DOWS

 

Golden Hind, road accident

DUNNILL, John E, Engine Room Artificer 5c, C/MX 647248, killed

 

Lassoo, drowning

BELL, William McK, Leading Seaman, CSP/119242, died

 

LST.3031

LISTER, Robert K, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 81657, DOWS

 

Mersey, accident

DAVISON, Eric R, Electrician Assistant, NAP R 333943, killed

 

MFV.1449, lost overboard

MAIR, Joseph, Skipper, RNR, killed

 

ML.222

DAVIES, Llewelyn P, Petty Officer, D/SSX 19462, died

 

Nabswick

MONTAGUE, Thomas W, Air Fitter (O), FAA/FX 89773, DOWS

 

Perth (RAN), as POW

ROBERTS, Stanley W, Leading Seaman, 20048 (RAN), died

 

Quebec, accident

SADLER, Ivan E, Lieutenant (E), RNVR, died

 

Reward, lost overboard

MCCUBBIN, John, Greaser, RTP R/12003, died

 

RN (Malay Section)

MUHAMMAD, Tahir B A, Able Seaman, MN 27 (Malay Section), MPK

 

Wolfe

SWADLING, Douglas C, Act/Leading Stoker, P/SKX 1146, DOWS

 

 

Friday, 17 August 1945

 

Akbar (RIN)

GHAFUR, A (initial only), Cook (S), 40657 (RIN), died

 

Byrsa

PICKETT, Peter J, Able Seaman, P/JX 415005, DOWS

 

Copra

TURNER, Ronald H, Ty/Corporal, RM, EX 1021, killed

 

Cornwallis (RCN)

PANKIW, James, Ordinary Seaman, V/91702 (RCNVR), died

 

FAA, 749 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

TERRY, Arthur J, Act/Leading Airman, L/FX 606717, killed

WHITE, Alan C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WILLIAMS, Kenneth N, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 705517, killed

 

FAA, 816 Sqn, Nightjar, air crash

DAVIES, Francis H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Falconet, illness

SUTHERLAND, James, Petty Officer Stoker, R/KX 98057, died

 

Golden Hind

WARRE, William R, Engine Room Artificer 5c, C/MX 647509, DOWS

 

Hamilcar

BULMER, Matthew, Able Seaman, D/JX 323472, DOWS

 

LST.3501, illness

PICKLES, Norman S, Able Seaman, P/JX 519733, died

 

Lulworth, drowning

CHALK, Ronald, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

GARNISH, Maurice C, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 

Pembroke, illness

GOWER, Albert W, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 27572, died

 

Pioneer

TODHUNTER, Frank, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/FX 590359, DOWS

 

Sultan, as POW

ARCHER, Robert W, Able Seaman, P/JX 125703, died

 

 

Saturday, 18 August 1945

 

Akbar (RIN)

SHEIKH, D - Ali, Cook (S), 40656 (RIN), died

 

Daedalus

PENMAN, Richardson A, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 669673, died

 

Dilawar (RIN)

ABDUL, Majid, Boy, 36227 (RIN), died

 

Kelantan

CHURCHILL, William A, Act/Engine Room Mechanic 4c, P/MX 518983, DOWS

 

Nabthorpe

GEE, Findlay B, Act/Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, FAA/FX 611358, DOWS

 

Pioneer

PINHEY, Frank D A, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 577359, DOWS

 

RM Portsmouth Division, road accident

BEE, Ronald C, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 3807, DOWS

 

Sultan, as POW

REDMAN, Clarence W, Able Seaman, P/JX 276338, died

 

 

Sunday, 19 August 1945

 

Hamla (RIN)

MUHAMMAD, Bashir, Ordinary Seaman, 101977 (RIN), died

 

RN (Malay Section)

SALAM, Bin S, Able Seaman, MN 1131 (Malay Section), MPK

 

Valiant, road accident

HALE, John B W, Commander (S), RNVR, died

 

 

Monday, 20 August 1945

 

Lossie

STRONG, John C, Act/Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 100197, DOWS

 

ML.1456

ELDERS, Victor J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 428536, DOWS

 

Narborough

STRONGMAN, Joseph E, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 63868, DOWS

 

 

Tuesday, 21 August 1945

 

Badger, road accident

GOWERS, Charles L, Warrant Cookery Officer, died

 

FAA, 708 Sqn, Dipper, air crash

LIBEAU, Clutha C, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

 

Grasshopper, as POW

MUHAMMAD, Darus B U, Able Seaman, MN 778 (Malay Section), died

 

Kenya RNVR

MAKUMBA, Kupa, Able Seaman, KN 277 (Kenya RNVR), MPK

 

Royalist, illness

MELHUISH, Harry D, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 93548, died

 

Sea Devil

CLAYTON, Roy, Able Seaman, C/JX 698628, DOWS

 

Sir Francis Drake

ALLERTON, George W, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 738072, died

 

Sultan, as POW

BRASH, John T, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 162910, (ex-Prince of Wales), died

 

Victory I, illness

MILLARD, William A, Able Seaman, P/JX 327499, died

 

 

Wednesday, 22 August 1945

 

Boscawen, illness

VALENTINE, James J, Stoker 1c, R/KX 98890, died

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

HASAN, Ali S, Ordinary Seaman, 76774 (RIN), died

 

Dolphin, accident

ASKEW, Norman, Act/Leading Signalman, D/JX 184581, DOWS

 

Drake, illness

MUIRHEAD, Charles T, Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 1719, died

 

Excellent, illness

FIELD, Ethel D, WRNS Writer, P/WRNS 27431, died

 

Hamla II (RIN)

NG, Hee, Carpenter, 77434 (RIN), died

 

Montcalm (RCN)

GAGNON, Joseph A A, Able Seaman, V/3393 (RCNVR), died

 

Palomares, illness

MITCHELL, William J, Butcher, NAP R/145505, died

 

 

Thursday, 23 August 1945

 

FAA, 1846 Sqn, Indomitable, air operations

CORNABE, Peter G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Jupiter, as POW

MITTON, John, Able Seaman, D/SSX 32939, died

 

Pembroke

GROVES, Charles A, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/KX 599985, DOWS

 

 

Friday, 24 August 1945

 

Berwick

JUPE, John F R, Leading Seaman, P/J 101625, DOWS

 

Grebe

NUTTER, Fred, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/FX 108428, DOWS

 

Hathi, road accident

CHARLES, Gamage, Steward, G/LCX 1638, killed

 

Pembroke, road accident

WILSON, Leonard L, Cook (S), C/MX 107730, died

 

RM 42 Commando, road accident

YEOMANS, Geoffrey R, Lieutenant, RM, died

 

Victory, illness

SNEYD, Michael T, Stoker 1c, P/KX 100998, died

 

 

Saturday, 25 August 1945

 

Braganza

HORSEY, Charles H, Coder, C/JX 616088, DOWS

 

Scotian (RCN)

BUCKELS, William, Engine Room Artificer 1c, V/67942 (RCNVR), died

 

Sultan, as POW

MOGRIDGE, William R, Able Seaman, D/JX 254855, died

 

Teazer

KILLBERY, Sidney F, Electrical Artificer 2c, D/M 49226, MPK

 

Victory, illness

TILLEARD, George W, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 2445, died

 

 

Sunday, 26 August 1945

 

Mayina, accident

PRITCHARD, Douglas E, Supply Assistant, D/MX 721175, died

 

Talwar (RIN)

JOSHUA, Daniel, Telegraphist, 6721 (RIN), died

 

Wildfire

OLIVE, Ernest, Act/Leading Seaman, R/JX 216935, DOWS

 

 

Monday, 27 August 1945

 

FAA, 709 Sqn, Vulture, air crash

FARRER, Mathew C, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

 

Flycatcher, road accident

PARKINSON, Frank, Leading Radio Mechanic, L/FX 673953, died

MOLINEAUX, Norman A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 628103, killed

 

Nuthatch, air crash

TWEEDY, John T, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 668838, killed

 

Odyssey

SCOTT, Rachel, WRNS, 18543 (WRNS), killed

 

RN (Malay Section), as POW

AHMAD, Bin Q L, Leading Telegraphist, MN 1083 (Malay Section), died

 

Sultan, as POW

BIBBINGS, Kenneth J, Signalman (ex-Boy 1c), D/JX 163238, died

 

 

Tuesday, 28 August 1945

 

Anking, as POW

MURPHY, Raymond E, Ordinary Seaman, PM 3626 (RANR), died

 

FAA, 776 Sqn, Ringtail, air crash

WILKINSON, Gordon D, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Garuda

POOLE, Peter H, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 105324, DOWS

 

Mercury II, illness

WILTON, Jack H, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Sultan III, as POW

ALMOND, Harold, Able Seaman, P/SSX 32264, died

 

 

Wednesday, 29 August 1945

 

Sultan

DAVIDSON, David, Ordnance Artificer 1c, P/MX 52321, POW, died

 

Victory IV

RUSSELL, Alfred S, Captain, illness, died

 

 

Thursday, 30 August 1945

 

Chippawa (RCN)

ALEXANDER, Robert K, Signalman, V/53604 (RCNVR), died

 

Cormorant

CAFFULL, Stanley A, Able Seaman, D/JX 396609, killed

 

Drake

CLARK, Hugh, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, illness, died

 

Eaglet

BROWN, Walter, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness, died

 

FAA, 1845 Sqn, Nabbington, air crash

DUNN, Thomas E, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Hogue

WALKER, Noel K, Leading Seaman, D/JX 156979, DOWS

 

Khedive

BOURNE, Reginald J, Cleaner, 315676 T.124 X, MPK

 

LSE(LC).51, ex-LST.215 completed as LSE

RANDLE, Kenneth F R, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, C/MX 501893, illness, died

 

RM Training School, Devon

RENTON, Archibald A, Marine, EX/5486, illness, died

 

Royal Katherine

RICHARDS, Charles E, Lieutenant (S), RNVR, died

 

Shrapnel

CHISLETT, Percy C, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 315669, accident, killed

 

St Angelo

COLLETT, Phillis A, Petty Officer WRNS, D/WRNS 11235, killed

STALLWORTHY, Eileen M, WRNS, 83359, killed

 

Victorious

WILSON, Arthur, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 569613, road accident, DOWS

 

 

Friday, 31 August 1945

 

Bambara

MARLER, Raymond R, Wireman, FAA/FX 589410, DOWS

 

Cadmus

MOORS, Ronald E, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 652811, DOWS

 

Cicala

MEARS, Albert E, Leading Seaman, D/JX 141565, POW, died

 

Daedalus, air crash

FEHLER, Kenneth W A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

HABGOOD, Leonard R J, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

FAA, 740 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

BOTTOMLEY, Basil H, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

FAA, 769 Sqn, Macaw, air crash

HULL, Thomas G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Indefatigable

TOWERS, Charles J W, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, died

 

LST.77

ABRAMS, Thomas W, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 534769, accident, killed

 

MFV.1070

MARPLES, Herbert, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 263440, DOWS

 

Rohilkand (RIN)

SHEIKH, Ahmad, Leading Stoker, 6256 (RIN), died

 

Sultan

WEAVER, Randle, Able Seaman, D/JX 198627, POW, died

 

Uganda (RCN)

BRUZZESE, Anthony V, Able Seaman, V/67430 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Saturday, 1 September 1945

 

Akbar (RIN)

GUJAPATHI, Jainah, Ordinary Topass, 30716 (RIN), died

 

Bahadur (RIN)

QADIR, Ghulam V, Leading Seaman, 521 (RIN), died

 

Drake

KNIGHT, Eric C H, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 96062, illness, died

 

Landrail, air crash

CROCKER, Eileen R, 2nd Officer, WRNS DOI

 

Sultan

DEVIS, Sidney J, Petty Officer, D/J 106125, (ex-Repulse), POW, killed

 

 

Sunday, 2 September 1945

 

JAPANESE SURRENDER SIGNED

 

Acute

UNDERWOOD, Leonard F, Petty Officer, P/JX 180628, DOWS

 

Cerberus (RAN), illness

PEARCE, John E, Senior Schoolmaster, RAN, died

 

LST.215

TASKER, Albert, Ordnance Mechanic 4c, C/MX 92720, MPK

 

Manoora (RAN), illness

O'BRIEN, Michael J, Leading Stoker, W 779 (RANR), died

 

Miramichi (RCN)

MAKARSKY, Lee W, Leading Writer, V/44967 (RCNVR), died

 

Niobe (RCN), in Holland

CHARMAN, Edgar A, Lieutenant (Sp), RCNVR, died

 

Ungava (RCN)

OLSON, Lloyd A, Telegraphist, V/38140 (RCNVR), died

 

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