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1945-2008 - Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies
Researched & compiled by Don Kindell

JANUARY-JUNE 1947 - in date, ship/unit & name order

HMS Venerable, light fleet aircraft carrier (Navy Photos, click to enlarge)

on to July-December 1947

 

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) Click for lists by Name in the Casualties Homepage

 

 

 

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

 

 

1947

 

INDIAN INDEPENDENCE on 15 August, separation of Indian Navy

(links - Britain's Small Wars)

 

 

Wednesday, 1 January 1947

 

Sultan, illness

 YA'AQUB, Bin I, Able Seaman, MN 1392 (Malay Section), (ex-Kedah), died

 

 

Thursday, 2 January 1947

 

Cattistock

 HANLEY, Frederick J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 101329, died

 

London, illness

 ROGERS, David, Able Seaman, C/JX 654038, died

 

Royal Arthur, illness

 FLINT, Kenneth J, Air Mechanic 2c, L/FX 796300, died

 

Victoria and Albert

 MARSHALL, Albert F, Chief Plumber, P/M 5458, died

 

 

Friday, 3 January 1947

 

Drake, illness

 HARRIS, Samuel R, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 115418, died

 

 

Saturday, 4 January 1947

 

Cape Wrath

 MUSSETT, Richard H F, Able Seaman, P/JX 632281, MPK

 

President III

 SEXTON, William J, Able Seaman, P/JX 311025, died

 

 

Sunday, 5 January 1947

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 SCOTT, David, Lieutenant, RNR, died

 

 

Monday, 6 January 1947

 

Moreton (RAN), accident

 FLETCHER, Douglas H, Stoker, B 5527 (RANR), killed

 

Pembroke, illness

 BARWICK, William G, Electrical Artificer 3c, C/MX 92634, died

 

RM Police

 ALLEN, Herbert, Sergeant, RM, PLY/RMP 564, died

 

Royal Navy

 FISHER, Albert, Stoker 1c, P/K 55904, died

 

Warspite

 SHENTON, Harry, Able Seaman, C/JX 169104, died

 

 

Tuesday, 7 January 1947

 

5 Maritime Reg, RA

 WYBRANT, John I, Bombardier, RA, 4624513, killed

 

Drake

 SULLIVAN, Patrick D, Stoker 1c, D/KX 179811, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 ROPER, Leslie, Signalman, C/JX 360100, died

 

President III

 BEAVON, Frederick S, Leading Seaman, P/JX 224024, died

 

Royal Navy

 CARTER, Thomas, Chief Stoker, D/K 58676, died

 

 

Wednesday, 8 January 1947

 

Drake

 ADAMS, Ernest J, Able Seaman, D/JX 165767, died

 

Excellent

 WILD, Walter F, Master at Arms, P/M 35812, died

 

Formidable, illness

 BEACHCROFT, Douglas J, Able Seaman, P/JX 734700, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 SIMPSON, Thomas H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 400369, died

 

RM Chatham Division

 RIX, Arthur L, Sergeant, RM, CH/21803, died

 

 

Thursday, 9 January 1947

 

Pembroke, illness

 DENHAM, Walter W, Able Seaman, C/J 814895, died

 

Wellesley

 FRANKS, Christopher, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 267971, died

 

 

Friday, 10 January 1947

 

RM Chatham Division, illness

 WESTON, Ronald T G, Marine, CH/X 111608, died

 

 

Saturday, 11 January 1947

 

Royal Navy

 BEESE, John M, Lieutenant Commander, died

 

 

Sunday, 12 January 1947

 

Cochrane, illness

 HUTCHISON, Albert, Stoker 1c, P/KX 599836, died

 

Illustrious, illness

 HOPE, Albert E, Able Seaman, D/JX 286649, died

 

Royal Navy

 APPLETON, John E, Stoker 1c, C/K 63457, died

 BOLLINGTON, Walter, Chief Yeoman of Signals, C/224645, died

 

 

Monday, 13 January 1947

 

Birmingham

 FRANCE, Robert J, Petty Officer, P/JX 150953, died

 

 

Tuesday, 14 January 1947

 

Naval Ordnance Inspection Department of Admiralty, illness

 NIMMY, William A, Electrical Lieutenant, died

 

Royal Navy

 YOUNG, John E, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 89326, died

 

Victory III, illness

 TURNER, Eric A B, Steward, P/LX 20180, died

 

 

Wednesday, 15 January 1947

 

Pembroke, illness

 SMITH, Henry A, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KS 107831, died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 COATES, Joseph S, Petty Officer Steward, RNR (PS), LT/X 21101, died

 

 

Friday, 17 January 1947

 

Beachy Head

 KING, Hugh V, Captain, MPK

 

Brocklesby

 PURCELL, Thomas E, Leading Seaman, P/JX 150133, died

 

 

Saturday, 18 January 1947

 

Badger

 DONOVAN, William D, Petty Officer, C/239892, died

 

 

Sunday, 19 January 1947

 

Dinosaur

 SULLIVAN, Jeremiah, Able Seaman, C/JX 241491, died

 

Gosling

 SEALEY, William E, Air Mechanic 2c, L/FX 102143, died

 

 

Monday, 20 January 1947

 

Royal Navy

 MORGAN, Basil, Able Seaman, D/JX 174302, died

 SMITH, Edward, Chief Stoker, P/311176, died

 

Tantalus

 VAUGHAN, Sidney F, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 802130, died

 

Victory, illness

 BROADLEY, Kenneth W J, Able Seaman, P/JX 385272, died

 

 

Tuesday, 21 January 1947

 

Implacable, illness

 WRIGHT, Gordon W, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 789660, died

 

Royal Navy

 MACLEOD, James T J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 597466, died

 

St Vincent

 GATES, Frederick E, Marine, PO/20320, died

 

Victory II, illness

 BARNEY, Walter J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 80728, died

 

 

Wednesday, 22 January 1947

 

Bracon Dene

 DAVY, Charles, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 114182, died

 

Collingwood

 MERSEY, Richard, Radio Mechanic, P/SMX 790203, died

 

Pembroke

 HOLDEN, James, Commissioned Gunner, died

 

RM Plymouth Division

 FRIEND, Harry, Marine, PLY/X 1190, died

 

Royal Navy

 BADCOCK, Kenneth E, Captain (S), died

 

Tyne

 PETERS, Bertie, Able Seaman, C/J59347, died

 

 

Thursday, 23 January 1947

 

Europa

 RAYBOULD, Horace L, Able Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 304408, died

 

Kenya

 SEARS, Stanley R, Marine, PLY/X 3438, died

 

 

Friday, 24 January 1947

 

Drake

 BATTEN, Ernest C, Chief Ordnance Artificer 1c, D/M 7222, died

 WOODS, Frank, Petty Officer, D/JX 126029, died

 

 

Saturday, 25 January 1947

 

Royal Navy

 RILES, Charles C S, Leading Seaman, C/JX 504538, died

 

Victory, illness

 SMITH, Cyril, Mechanician 2c, P/KX 101934, died

 

 

Sunday, 26 January 1947

 

Nelson

 MCGROTHER, John T, Stoker 2c, P/KX 114741, died

 

Scotia, illness

 CALVERT, William A, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 799164, died

 

Wizard, drowning

 ROBY, Lawrence B, Telegraphist, D/JX 245884, died

 

 

Monday, 27 January 1947

 

Hunter (RCN)

 WOOD, Joseph E, Stoker 1c, V/58890 (RCNVR), died

 

RM Deal, illness

 BURTON, Percy W, Marine, PO/11373, died

 

Royal Navy

 WILSON, Albert A, Leading Stoker, P/KX 87356, died

 

 

Tuesday, 28 January 1947

 

Royal Navy

 MIDDLETON, William G, Petty Officer, P/44125, died

 

Victory, illness

 GOULD, Geoffrey F, Leading Writer, P/MX 582036, died

 ROSE, Robert B, Stoker 1c, P/KX 151111 (ex-Copra), died

 

 

Wednesday, 29 January 1947

 

RM 1 Commando Brigade

 FINCH-SMILES, John G A, Sergeant, RM, CH/X 790, died

 

RM 3 Commando Brigade, accident

 LEE, Rexley H E, Marine, PO/X 5904, died

 

 

Thursday, 30 January 1947

 

Nelson, illness

 MORGAN, Stephen P, Marine, P0/X 126338, died

 

 

Friday, 31 January 1947

 

Ark Royal

 WEBB, Frederick C, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 60342, died (presumably long term illness or injuries) 

 

Daedalus, illness

 BOWRING, William E B, Leading Air Mechanic (A), L/FX 78133, died

 

FAA, 825 Sqn, Warrior, air crash

 GAVEL, Clifford R, Lieutenant, RCN, killed

 TATTERSALL, Oswald W, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 

Mersey, illness

 MACBRIDE, Donald, Greaser, NAP R/150979, died

 

Royal Navy

 HENDERSON, Claud D, Able Seaman, P/JX 641161, died

 PEARCE, William, Steward, D/LX 721947, died

 

 

Saturday, 1 February 1947

 

Blencathra

 BLAKEY, Ronald F, Able Seaman, D/JX 649622, MPK

 

Pembroke, illness

 SMALLWOOD, Henry D, Able Seaman, C/J 10082, died

 

 

Sunday, 2 February 1947

 

Marlborough, illness

 BASHAM, John F, Stores Assistant, C/MX 754322, died

 

Pembroke

 TURNBULL, James, Able Seaman, C/SSX 32877, died

 

Terror, drowning

 BIRNIE, William A, Able Seaman, D/JX 292422, died

 

 

Monday, 3 February 1947

 

FAA, 804 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

 KNIGHT, John R, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 BAILEY, Charles T, Marine, PO/X 112330, died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 SUTTON, Harold J, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 19514 A, died

 

Shoreham

 PUTT, Robert A W, Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 86130, died

 

 

Tuesday, 4 February 1947

 

Drake, illness

 PERKINS, Arthur W, Leading Seaman, D/J 26571, died

 

Gannet, illness

 COOPER, Philip J, Petty Officer Air Mechanic (A), L/FX 75725, died

 

Letitia

 HOWE, George E, Signalman, C/JX 169996, died

 

Victory, illness

 LIVESEY, Laurence, Able Seaman, P/JX 139853, died

 

 

Wednesday, 5 February 1947

 

Royal Navy

 FRIGGIERE, Emanuele, Able Seaman, E/J 78211, died

 

Tynedale

 READ, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/JX 303497, died

 

 

Thursday, 6 February 1947

 

FAA, 802 Sqn, Venerable, accident

 HEWITT, Bernard W, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

 

Royal Navy

 SMITH, George C, Petty Officer, P/236070, died

 

Sparrowhawk

 BERRY, James, Stoker 1c, C/K 16238, died

 

 

Friday, 7 February 1947

 

Defiance, illness

 MILLIGAN, William, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 111153, died

 

Fulmar, illness

 ROWBOTTOM, Norman, Air Mechanic (E), L/FX 774947, died

 

Pembroke

 SMITH, George E, Lieutenant Commander, died

 

Victorious

 BARNETT, Clarence, Leading Air Mechanic, SFX 947, died

 

 

Saturday, 8 February 1947

 

Drake, illness

 CURBER, Alexander M, Ty/Warrant Shipwright, died

 

Holmsound

 CONLEN, Louis, Leading Stores Assistant, P/MX 725846, died

 

Penguin (RAN), illness

 HAYWARD, Alexander A W, Shipwright 2c, 21421 (RAN), died

 

Royal Navy Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve

 ROSS, William, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, C/SBR 5178, died

 

 

Sunday, 9 February 1947

 

Goldcrest, RNAS, Pembrokeshire, Wales, exposure

 HUMPHREYS, James, Steward, D/LX 782474, died

 

 

Monday, 10 February 1947

 

Grimsby

 POPE, Frederick G E, Shipwright 3c, P/MX 48356, died

 

Royal Navy

 COSTOBADIE, Ackroyd N P, Commander, died

 

 

Tuesday, 11 February 1947

 

Hawkins

 BEVAN, Benjamin, Stoker 1c, D/KX 95139, died

 

Marmion

 STONE, Charles H, Able Seaman, C/JX 155749, died

 

 

Wednesday, 12 February 1947

 

RM 40 Commando, illness

 ANDREWS, Samuel J, Corporal, RM, PLY/X 104849, died

 

Victory, illness

 DAVEY, George A, Sergeant, RM, PO/X 1690, died

 

 

Thursday, 13 February 1947

 

Illustrious

 CARNE, Wilfred J, Chief Petty Officer, D/MX 48210, died

 

Royal Navy

 MORRIS, John D, Stoker 1c, C/K 60205, died

 

Vengeance

 SNELL, James E, Stoker 2c, C/KX 806401, MPK

 

 

Friday, 14 February 1947

 

Marauder

 MANSFIELD, Stanley R, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 92714, MPK

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 SHAKESHAFT, Joseph E, Marine, PO/X 119139, died

 

Victory

 BENHAM, Lionel P, Chief Petty Officer, P/JX 152704, died

 

 

Saturday, 15 February 1947

 

Victory IV, drowning

 JENKS, Gladys M, Leading WRNS, 67722 (WRNS), died

 

Women's Royal Naval Service

 DONALDSON, Marian S S, Leading WRNS, 24846 (WRNS), died

 

 

Sunday, 16 February 1947

 

Highflyer, drowning

 MUNN, Richard, Marine, PLY/X 3309, died

 

Pembroke

 LONG, Alfred H, Able Seaman, C/JX 139229, died

 

Royal Navy

 LOGAN, Maurice, Able Seaman, P/JX 337375, died

 

Sanderling, air crash

 CRAWFORD, Alexander J, Lieutenant (E), killed

 

 

Monday, 17 February 1947

 

Women's Royal Naval Service

 HIGHTON, Megan D, Petty Officer WRNS, 14067 (WRNS), died

 

 

Tuesday, 18 February 1947

 

Alaunia

 CRAWFORD, Robert H C, Captain, RNR, died

 

Kestrel

 SMITH, Albert W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 601022, died

 

Royal Navy

 DUFFY, Alphonsus, Cook, D/MX 85052, died

 

 

Wednesday, 19 February 1947

 

Appledore, illness

 LOBB, Alfred A, Commissioned Shipwright, died

 

Flying Fish, accident

 HOLMES, John P, Cook (O), P/MX 740978, killed

 

RM 1st Battery, 1st Heavy AA Regt

 PARR, William H, Marine, PO/X 112668, died

 

 

Thursday, 20 February 1947

 

Cardiff

 PYLE, William J H, Leading Stoker, D/KX 94237, died (presumably long-term injuries)

 

RM 42 Commando, illness

 TYRIE, Ernest C, Corporal, RM, CH/X 117123, died

 

 

Friday, 21 February 1947

 

Royal Navy

 BUTLER, William H B, Gunner, died

 SHORROCK, James, Chief Yeoman of Signals, P/218207, died

 

Victory, illness

 MCMEEKIN, John, Cook (S), P/MX 642444, died

 

 

Saturday, 22 February 1947

 

Dunkirk

 RICKETTS, Kenneth W, Stoker 2c, D/KX 805484, died

 

Excellent, illness

 ROBERTS, Irene M, Leading WRNS, N/WRNS 88482, died

 

 

Sunday, 23 February 1947

 

Unicorn (RCN)

 COCHRAN, John, Leading Stoker, 21983 (RCN), died

 

Victory III, illness

 BROCKWAY, Thomas G, Act/Lieutenant Commander, died

 

 

Monday, 24 February 1947

 

President, illness

 MCARTHUR, Niel M, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, died

 

 

Tuesday, 25 February 1947

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 WINTLE, Bertie, Marine, PO/215548, died

 

Victory II, illness

 MCDONALD, Clarence, Stoker 1c, P/KX 87207, died

 

 

Wednesday, 26 February 1947

 

Cabbala, road accident

 HENDERSON, Ian D, Able Seaman, D/JX 649286, killed

 

Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve

 BAIN, Alexander, Able Seaman, VR 1930 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Thursday, 27 February 1947

 

Drake

 HAMILTON, John W M, Able Seaman, D/JX 168978, died

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 MOORE, Walter H B, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Sanderling, illness

 PROUDFREE, Ronald, Able Seaman, D/JX 785024, died

 

 

Friday, 28 February 1947

 

Kuttabul II, illness

 ARCHIBALD, Alexander, Constable, NDP, 1163 (NDP), died

 

Pembroke

 CHAPMAN, Walter B, Able Seaman, C/J 45955, died

 

 

Saturday, 1 March 1947

 

Duke of York

 MORT, David, Ordnance Artificer 4c, D/MX 75124, died

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 WESTWICK, Henry R, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Victory II, illness

 DUMBRELL, Alfred C H, Sick Berth Chief Petty Officer, P/M 2640, died

 

 

Sunday, 2 March 1947

 

Pembroke

 HART, Frank S, Petty Officer, C/MX 119498, died

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

 CLIFFORD, Joseph T, Leading Signalman, RNPS, LT/JX 224926, died

 

Tarakan (RAN), road accident

 SHAW, Andrew, Petty Officer, 22434 (RAN), killed

 

 

Monday, 3 March 1947

 

Mauritius

 RIVETT, Alfred, Leading Stoker, C/K 60276, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 TAYLOR, Sidney, Boatswain, died

 

RM Chatham Division

 STRANGE, Henry A, Marine, CH/24306, died

 

RN Hospital Chatham, illness

 BRITTEN, Geoffrey W, Act/Commissioned Wardmaster, died

 

 

Tuesday, 4 March 1947

 

FAA, 837 Sqn, Venerable, air crash

 MACKINNON, Dan S, Lieutenant, DOI

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

 SHEARER, George V, Petty Officer Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 87127, died

 

Victory

 MOTTRAM, George A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 526205, died

 

 

Thursday, 6 March 1947

 

Burma RNVR

 SAW, Amos, Able Seaman, 2698 (Burma RNVR), died

 

Clio

 CLAYTON, Ebenezer G, Chief Petty Officer, P/343868, died

 

Pioneer

 MCCARRICK, Albert, Able Seaman, C/JX 655225, died

 

RM Engineers

 KEMP, Leslie, Marine, RME 11348, died

 

Vindex

 MORGAN, John, Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, died

 

 

Friday, 7 March 1947

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

 MATHEW, Yesudanan, Sick Berth Attendant, 25961 (RIN), died

 

FAA, 800 Sqn, Triumph, air crash

 HUGHES, Robert O, Sub Lieutenant (A), MPK

 

FAA, 837 Sqn, Glory, air crash

 BATES, Geoffrey H, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 MAYNE, David E, Lieutenant, MPK

 

RM Plymouth Division, illness

 KNOWLES, Richard A, Marine, PLY/X 113943, died

 

Royal Navy

 CARTER, Frederick E, Wireman, P/JX 192617, died

 RIDGWAY, Wilfred, Able Seaman, C/JX 375487, died

 

 

Saturday, 8 March 1947

 

Cumberland

 BERRY, E (initial only) L, Able Seaman, 66443 (SANF), died

 

President

 SCOTCHBROOK, Leonard E, Electrical Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, killed

 

 

Sunday, 9 March 1947

 

Ranpura, rail accident

 HARDY, Edward, Stoker 1c, P/KX 665931, died

 

Royal Navy

 CORRIGAN, Bernard, Stoker 2c, P/KX 108907, died

 LOCKERBIE, Angus C, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 752605, died

 

 

Monday, 10 March 1947

 

Berwick

 WREYFORD, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 27365, died

 

Drake, illness

 CONDUIT, John H, Writer, D/MX 728311, died

 

Eland, illness

 GIBBONS, William H C, Telegraphist, C/JX 576330, died

 

LST.3038

 LUETCHFORD, Charles V, Petty Officer, P/JX 128784, MPK

 

Royal Navy

 HARRISON, Harry, Able Seaman, P/JX 290003, died

 

Victory IV, illness

 MURPHY, Hugh E, Lieutenant (E), RNVR, died

 

 

Tuesday, 11 March 1947

 

FAA, 721 Sqn, Tamar, air crash

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

 

Lonsdale (RAN), illness

 MILLS, Charles F, Lieutenant Commander, RAN, died

 

Taransay

 COOK, William H, Seaman Cook, RNPS, LT/JX 180260, died

 

 

Wednesday, 12 March 1947

 

Blanche

 WILKINSON, Bertie S, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/272526, died

 

FAA, 756 Sqn, Fulmar, air crash

 HOFFMAN, Alan A, Lieutenant, killed

 

Royal Navy

 CLARK, Frederick W, Gunner, died

 

St Brides Bay, drowning

 SCRIVENER, Charles J, Able Seaman, D/JX 733109, died

 WARD, William J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 749865, died

 HODGSON, James R F, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 

 

Friday, 14 March 1947

 

Leeuwin (RAN), accident

 CURRELL, Leonard M, Plumber 4c, 29523 (RAN), killed

 

Newfoundland, illness

 BENNETT, Patrick, Leading Stoker, D/SKX 1222, died

 

Raleigh

 WADDINGTON, Frank E, Stoker 1c, D/303578, died

 

 

Saturday, 15 March 1947

 

BYMS.2076, drowning

 CHUMBLEY, Reginald, Act/Cook (S), C/MX 784460, died

 

RM 42 Commando, road accident

 FOWKE, Roger M, Marine, CH/X 117104, killed

 WATSON, Maurice, Marine, PO/X 124306, died

 

Royal Navy

 DEAN, Harry, Chief Petty Officer, P/JX 10753, died

 

 

Sunday, 16 March 1947

 

Barwon (RAN), accident

 PICKETT, Norman K, Stoker 2c, 30216 (RAN), killed

 

Dunoon

 RICHARDS, Albert, Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 4208, died

 

Paris

 CORBY, Cyril G, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 284438, died

 

Royal Canadian Navy

 KINNEY, Glen E, Stoker 2c, 22790 (RCN), died

 

 

Monday, 17 March 1947

 

FAA, 795 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

 HARDING, Henry T T, Lieutenant (A), MPK

 

Implacable, air crash

 THOMPSON, Thomas D, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 704904, MPK

 

Nigeria

 GUBBINS, John S B, Midshipman, RNVR, killed

 

Pembroke

 SALISBURY, William F, Petty Officer, C/SSX 24663, died

 

Royal Navy

 BELL, Frederick, Leading Seaman, D/SSX 24467, died

 

 

Tuesday, 18 March 1947

 

Frobisher, accident

 BRAGGINS, Colin J, Naval Cadet, killed

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 BUXTON, Frederick, Marine, PO/X 115498, killed

 

Royal Navy

 SHILLINGSHAW, Bryce B, Able Seaman, P/JX 176768, died

 

 

Wednesday, 19 March 1947

 

Chippawa (RCN)

 ENGLOT, Stanley, Chief Motor Mechanic, V/48410 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Thursday, 20 March 1947

 

Ferret, air crash

 LORIMER, Kenneth D J, Lieutenant, MPK

 MOORE, Hayden S, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 

Pembroke, illness

 HOWE, Peter H, Able Seaman, C/JX 363388, died

 

 

Friday, 21 March 1947

 

Egret

 SCOTT, Walter, Able Seaman, P/JX 192414, died

 

ML.515, accident

 BROWN, John M, Stoker 1c, C/KX 798714, killed

 

Prince Albert

 SOMERVILLE, Robert, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Sanderling, illness

 RICHARDSON, Gordon, Air Mechanic (A), L/FX 785698, died

 

 

Saturday, 22 March 1947

 

Hornet, road accident

 EYLES, Robert E, Able Seaman, P/JX 628341, killed

 

ML.586, illness

 WARNER, Arthur L, Able Seaman, C/JX 734193, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 TYRRELL, Sydney C, Leading Seaman, C/JX 277644 (ex-Combatant), died

 

 

Sunday, 23 March 1947

 

Miner II

 CROSS, William, Petty Officer, D/J 112174, died

 

RM 42 Commando, road accident

 THOMPSON, Thomas R C, Marine, 4080, died

 

Royal Navy

 MILLER, Herbert T, Leading Stoker, C/KX 75794, died

 

Vengeance, drowning

 SLASOR, William, Stoker 2c, C/KX 790954, died

 

 

Monday, 24 March 1947

 

Sheffield

 MURPHY, Patrick P, Chief Petty Officer Supply, C/M 33085, died

 

 

Tuesday, 25 March 1947

 

FAA, 778 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

 HALL, Bernard E, Lieutenant (E), MPK

 

Pembroke, illness

 BARRETT, John, Leading Stoker, C/KX 152602, died

 

Pembroke I, illness

 CARTER, Iris, WRNS, 74213 (WRNS), died

 

 

Thursday, 27 March 1947

 

Carleton (RCN)

 SPOFFORD, Roy J, Leading Patrolman, V/77870 (RCNVR), died

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

 KUNHIRAMAN, Nambiyar A O, Able Seaman, 17069 (RIN), died

 

Illustrious

 HILLS, Edward R, Able Seaman, D/JX 246523, died

 

 

Friday, 28 March 1947

 

Daedalus, air crash

 BARNES, Maurice G LeC, Sub Lieutenant, killed

 NORTHFIELD, Reginald E, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

 

Royal Navy

 COOPER, Albert J, Petty Officer, P/J 98227, died

 

 

Saturday, 29 March 1947

 

BYMS.2051

 VALLIS, David, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 216725, died

 

RM Band

 BRANT, Reginald, Marine, RME 13814, died

 

Venerable

 CLEMENS, Howard N, Shipwright 2c, D/MX 54213, MPK

 

 

Sunday, 30 March 1947

 

RM 40 Commando, road accident

 WOODHOUSE, Arthur, Marine, PO/X 5645, died

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 SHEPPARD, Albert E, Ordinary Telegraphist, RNVR, D/BD/X 1295, died

 

 

Monday, 31 March 1947

 

Nimrod

 HAMMOND, Walter J, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, died

 

RM Police

 JONES, Hugh P, Constable, RMP/PLY/X 431, died

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 HIGO, Jack R, Marine, PO/X 116098, illness, died

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

 COLLINS, Michael, Able Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 342407, died

 

St George, illness

 JOHNSON, Philip H, Assistant Steward, RNVR, P/SL/X 771028, died

 

 

Tuesday, 1 April 1947

 

Calliope

 SIMPSON, William J, Able Seaman, C/JX 180701, died

 

Sanderling, illness

 STAVERT, Thomas A, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, L/FX 762172, died

 

Victory, road accident

 TOLSTER, Patrick, Able Seaman, P/JX 649689, died

 

 

Wednesday, 2 April 1947

 

Breconshire

 SIMMONS, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/JX 190750, died

 

 

Thursday, 3 April 1947

 

Pembroke, illness

 HOLLINGWORTH, Walter, Able Seaman, C/SSX 32240, died

 

Sultan, road accident

 HAWKINS, Denis L, Able Seaman, P/JX 159915, killed

 

Turpin, road accident

 GAVIN, Thomas N, Stoker 1c, C/KX 91013, died

 

 

Friday, 4 April 1947

 

Britomart

 HEMMINGS, Thomas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 526685, died (presumably long term illness or injuries)

 

Chippawa (RCN)

 WARD, Ronald J, Able Seaman, V/56358 (RCNVR), died

 

Lonsdale (RAN), accident

 JONES, Sidney J, Stoker, 24248 (RAN), killed

 

 

Sunday, 6 April 1947

 

Talent, illness

 MORTON, Joseph, Leading Seaman, D/JX 151321, died

 

Victory, illness

 CHAPLIN, Richard E R, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 791747, died

 

 

Monday, 7 April 1947

 

Marmion, accident

 WILKIN, Stanley E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 765931, died

 

Royal Navy

 WEBSTER, George, Able Seaman, D/JX 287731, died

 

Vengeance

 WARD, William, Chief Stoker, C/KX 75506, died

 

 

Tuesday, 8 April 1947

 

Moreton (RAN), accident

 ELLEN, Lennon J, Able Seaman, PM/V 114 (RANVR), killed

 

Peregrine (RCN)

 GREENWOOD, Thomas H, Leading Patrolman, V/86787 (RCNVR), died

 

Pickle

 TAYLOR, Frederick D, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 100875, died

 

Victory, drowning

 DEVENPORT, Anthony L J, Able Seaman, P/JX423446, died

 MEAD, Kenneth J, Able Seaman, P/JX 731031, died

 

 

Wednesday, 9 April 1947

 

Collingwood

 FORD, John H, Master at Arms, P/M 35715, died

 

South African Naval Force

 TITUS, J (initial only) J, Able Seaman, CN/584418 V (SANF), died

 

Victory IV, illness

 FRANCIS, William G, Warrant Wardmaster, died

 

Wallflower

 O'NEILL, Harold A, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 147647, died

 

 

Thursday, 10 April 1947

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

 ARNELL, Harry, Petty Officer, RNPS, LT/JX 215584, died

 

 

Friday, 11 April 1947

 

Bytown (RCN)

 BRISEBOIS, Joseph N H, Stoker 2c, V/32094 (RCNVR), died

 

Royal Navy

 MCKEAN, Thomas, Leading Seaman, P/JX 131510, died

 MORRIS, Leslie C, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Saturday, 12 April 1947

 

Campania, illness

 TUCK, Alfred D, Stoker 1c, D/KX 663674, died

 

 

Sunday, 13 April 1947

 

Drake

 DEWEY, Kenneth W, Stoker 2c, D/KX 730098, died

 

Royal Indian Navy Reserve

 LEDDER, Richard J, Commander, RINR, died

 

Royal Navy

 PYPER, H (initial only) E O, Able Seaman, C/JX 152527, died

 

 

Monday, 14 April 1947

 

Dauntless

 CLARKE, Charles B, Able Seaman, P/J 113977, died (presumably long term illness or injuries)

 

Glendower

 MCKENNA, Bernard, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 267706, died

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 GUY, Joseph, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2952, died

 

Ubiquity

 HARVEY, Joseph, Leading Stoker, Cable Ship Personnel, died

 

 

Tuesday, 15 April 1947

 

Indomitable

 CARR, William, Able Seaman, P/J 94144, died

 

Royal Navy

 LUCAS, Charles, Stoker 1c, P/K 13204, died

 

 

Thursday, 17 April 1947

 

RM 42 Commando

 PICKERILL, William, Sergeant, RM, EX 3317, died

 

Victory, illness

 DOUGLAS, Edward, Able Seaman, P/JX 161639, died

 

 

Friday, 18 April 1947

 

Dragonfly, illness

 SANDERSON, Frederick V, Marine, PLY/X 116775, died

 

Royal Navy

 PENNINGTON, Ronald, Able Seaman, D/JX 564693, died

 

 

Saturday, 19 April 1947

 

Jervis

 HAMMOND, Samuel, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 87586, died

 

Warrnambool (RAN), drowning

 TYRES, Dudley L, Act/Able Seaman, PM 8296 (RANR), died

 

 

Sunday, 20 April 1947

 

FAA, 733 Sqn, Bambara, air crash

 MCMONAGLE, Frederick G, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 

Myris

 GUNDY, Roy, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 179870, died

 

Royal Navy

 SMITH, Arthur, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Monday, 21 April 1947

 

Jackdaw, illness

 MCFARLANE, Henry H, Air Artificer 3c, L/FX 76711, died

 

Tyne

 HODGKISS, John, Engine Room Artificer 1c, P/MX 78474, died

 

 

Tuesday, 22 April 1947

 

Pembroke, road accident

 KELLY, Henry R, Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 129606, died

 

Virago, illness

 APAP, Savour, Steward, E/LX 747253, died

 

 

Wednesday, 23 April 1947

 

Glory

 TAYLOR, Tom, Able Seaman, P/JX 712667, MPK

 

Pelican

 CORDERY, Frederick G, Able Seaman, C/J 85776, died

 

Teviot Bank

 ELLIOTT, William J A, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4718, died

 

 

Thursday, 24 April 1947

 

Bermuda, drowning

 HEPPELL, Redvers G, Marine, PLY/X 4420, died

 

Goldcrest, RNAS, Pembrokeshire, Wales, illness

 STILLMAN, Iris B, WRNS, N/WRNS 81113, died

 

Royal Navy

 DEVLIN, David, Air Mechanic 2c, L/FX 682538, died

 

 

Friday, 25 April 1947

 

Lothian, illness

 WEBSTER, Geoffrey, Steward, P/LX 535794, died

 

RM 45 Commando, drowning

 SELWOOD, William N, Corporal, RM, PO/X 4424, died

 

 

Saturday, 26 April 1947

 

Victory, illness

 LEE, Edmund F, Chief Petty Officer Writer, P/MX 49430, died

 

 

Sunday, 27 April 1947

 

Condor, illness

 WRIGHT, Cecil E, Commander (Instructor), died

 

Glengyle

 STEEL, Ernest N, Able Seaman, P/JX 380544, died

 

Harrier

 ROBINSON, John R, Able Seaman, C/JX 353758, died

 

Royal Navy

 STOPFORD-TAYLOR, Jonathan R, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Monday, 28 April 1947

 

Imperieuse, illness

 BRITNELL, Henry, Chief Stoker, C/K 58949, died

 

Stevenstone

 CLARE, Ronald, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 300234, died

 

 

Tuesday, 29 April 1947

 

FAA, 804 Sqn, Theseus, air crash

 TOD, Archibald P, Lieutenant, MPK

 

FAA, 806 Sqn, Glory, air crash

 THURSTAN, Richard P, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 

Royal Navy

 HORRELL, Maurice W, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 536278, died

 LONGCAKE, Joseph C, Leading Seaman, P/J 86457, died

 

Sentinel, illness

 USHER, Robert R H, Lieutenant, (ex-Maidstone), died

 

 

Wednesday, 30 April 1947

 

Royal Navy

 BAXBY, Harold, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27166, died

 

 

Friday, 2 May 1947

 

Pembroke, illness

 HEYS, Harold, Leading Signalman, C/JX 341649, died

 

Peregrine (RCN)

 DACEY, John P, Leading Cook (O), V 2723 (RCNVR), died

 

RM Chatham Division

 CARLE, James, Marine, CH/X 103583, died

 

Royal Navy

 WILLIAMS, John H, Petty Officer, D/JX 153228, died

 

 

Saturday, 3 May 1947

 

Royal Navy

 LITTLE, William H, Stoker 1c, C/K 19925, died

 

 

Sunday, 4 May 1947

 

LCT(E).413, drowning

 TATE, Leonard C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 799040, died

 

President III

 TAIT, Gordon McI, Able Seaman, C/JX 267371, died

 

 

Monday, 5 May 1947

 

Victory II

 WILMOT, Frank, Stoker 1c, P/KX 146011, died

 

 

Tuesday, 6 May 1947

 

Jutland, accident

 BEBBINGTON, Roy, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 769102, died

 

RM Chatham Division

 MILLER, Arthur S, Marine, CH/20800, died

 

Vernon

 RITCHIE, James G, Stoker 2c, P/KX 178893, died

 

 

Wednesday, 7 May 1947

 

Fal

 SWINTON, John W, Petty Officer Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 79658, MPK

 

RM Police

 WEBBER, Alfred J, Constable, RMP/X 598, died

 

 

Thursday, 8 May 1947

 

Royal Navy

 WHITE, Leonard J, Leading Writer, D/MX 66583, died

 

 

Friday, 9 May 1947

 

Mull of Kintyre, illness

 DAVIES, Jack, Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/MX 47008, died

 

Royal Navy

 JONES, Richard P, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 26808, died

 

Royal Rupert

 WILD, Sidney H, Able Seaman, P/JX 126285, died

 

 

Saturday, 10 May 1947

 

Eaglet, illness

 CHURCHILL, Leonard S, Act/Commissioned Gunner (T), died

 

Pembroke

 KENNETT, Alan H, Stores Assistant, C/MX 744088, illness, died

 MEADOWS, Charles R, Able Seaman, C/JX 316534, died

 

 

Sunday, 11 May 1947

 

Royal Navy

 CARTER, Leonard E T, Chief Petty Officer, P/JX 110920, died

 

 

Monday, 12 May 1947

 

St Hyacinthe (RCN)

 MASTERS, Robert G, Petty Officer, V/22282 (RCNVR), died

 

Vulture, road accident

 FREEMAN, Barry C, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, L/FX 774173, died

 

 

Tuesday, 13 May 1947

 

Duke

 POND, Joseph J W, Stoker 2c, D/KX 602681, died

 

Fervent

 ROBERTS, Arthur G, Commissioned Writer Officer, died

 

Victory, road accident

 ISGATE, Eric, Marine, PLY/X 114317, died

 

 

Wednesday, 14 May 1947

 

Donnacona (RCN)

 DOUCET, Joseph E G, Able Seaman, V/40673 (RCNVR), died

 

Merlin

 BURTON, William C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 104321, died

 

Royal Navy

 HAWKINS, John W, Commander, Rtd, died

 

Vernon

 TAYLOR, Harry, Petty Officer Wireman, P/MX 88163, died

 

 

Thursday, 15 May 1947

 

Corfu

 SIBBALD, Thomas A, Able Seaman, C/J 40787, died

 

 

Friday, 16 May 1947

 

Drake

 GOULBOURNE, George, Telegraphist, D/JX 403522, died

 

FAA, 800 Sqn, Triumph, air crash

 OSLER, Ian P, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

 

Victory

 WARD, Peter, Able Seaman, P/JX 425307, died

 

 

Saturday, 17 May 1947

 

Cockade, illness

 ASHDOWN, Peter, Able Seaman, P/JX 734232, died

 

Leander, drowning

 BACON, John, Stoker 1c, C/KX 110425, died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 BRUCE, Joseph, Chief Skipper, RNR, died

 

 

Sunday, 18 May 1947

 

Drake

 STOREY, James, Petty Officer, RNR, D/X 20917 A, died

 

Royal Navy

 WHITFIELD, Kenneth, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 125097, died

 

Sluys, drowning

 CHURCHER, Roger, Lieutenant (E), died

 

 

Monday, 19 May 1947

 

Bellona, accident

 BUSTARD, Ellis G, Engine Room Artificer 3c, 2160 (RNZN), killed

 

Implacable, illness

 GILL, Stanley, Able Seaman, D/JX 152011, died

 

 

Tuesday, 20 May 1947

 

Theseus

 BUTLER, Frederick T, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 88794, MPK

 

 

Wednesday, 21 May 1947

 

RM Commandant Staff, illness

 BLANDFORD, Henry C G, Lieutenant Colonel, RM, died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 POOL, Francis G, Commander, RNR, died

 

 

Thursday, 22 May 1947

 

Moira

 MCSWEENEY, Eugene H, Able Seaman, D/SSX 31967, died

 

Pembroke

 ADAMS, John H, Leading Stoker, C/KX 99559, died

 

Royal Navy

 MILLER, John J, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, P/X 6278, died

 OWEN, Owen T, Able Seaman, P/JX 299133, died

 

 

Friday, 23 May 1947

 

Fancy

 EATWELL, Charles E, Chief Motor Mechanic, P/MX 71450, died

 

Pembroke, road accident

 COOPER, Cyril M, Able Seaman, C/JX 600968, killed

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 MACLEOD, Murdo, Seaman, RNR, C/X 20260 A, died

 

St Angelo, accident

 STANDEN, Walter R P, Commissioned Master at Arms, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

 MCLELLAN, Allan J, Able Seaman, A/4167 (RCNR), died

 

 

Sunday, 25 May 1947

 

Royal Navy

 WILLARD, Gordon D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 655194, died

 

 

Monday, 26 May 1947

 

Europa

 BURTENSHAW, Bernard E, Chief Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 60555, died

 

Pembroke

 MARSH, Donald, Stoker 1c, C/KX 143188, died

 

Triumph, illness

 DUNN, George R, Chief Petty Officer Cook (O), C/MX 52079, died

 

 

Tuesday, 27 May 1947

 

Discovery (RCN)

 BRADLEY, Desmond C, Able Seaman, V/63002 (RCNVR), died

 

Naden (RCN)

 GARRARD, William A B, Lieutenant Commander, RCNR, died

 

RN Hospital Plymouth, illness

 WHELAN, Hamlet M, Surgeon Rear Admiral, died

 

 

Wednesday, 28 May 1947

 

Berry Head

 SALES, Charles E, Stoker 1c, P/KX 666210, died

 

 

Thursday, 29 May 1947

 

Malabar, illness

 HARVEY, Leonard, Canteen Manager, C/NX 2670, died

 

RM Plymouth Division

 HUTCHINGS, Frederick C, Company Sergeant Major, RM, PLY/X 112, died

 

Rooke

 KANE, Hugh, Cook, P/MX 61987, died

 

Walpole

 MASLIN, John E, Stoker 1c, C/SS 121491, died

 

 

Friday, 30 May 1947

 

Pembroke

 HANLEY, Arthur, Able Seaman, C/JX 239062, died

 

 

Saturday, 31 May 1947

 

Avonvale

 MCPHERSON, Arthur E, Chief Stoker, D/K 63145, died

 

Peregrine (RCN)

 PENNEY, George W, Shipwright 3c, V/54785 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Sunday, 1 June 1947

 

Aurora, road accident

 EASTER, Walter W, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 109007, killed

 

Daedalus, illness

 WYLIE, Charles, Naval Airman 1c, L/FX 105005, died

 

Raleigh, illness

 BLUNDSTONE, Frieda M, Act/Senior Sister, QARNNS, died

 

Simbang, road accident

 WALMSLEY, Cyril B, Leading Air Mechanic, L/FX 682925, died

 

 

Monday, 2 June 1947

 

Hornet, accident

 DIXON, Frederick W, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 33759, died

 

Onset, illness

 RADLEY, Leslie, Leading Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 115585, died

 

 

Tuesday, 3 June 1947

 

Hobart (RAN), accident

 WILLIAMS, James R, Lieutenant (S), RAN, MPK

 

Peregrine (RCN)

 SAMPSON, Adelard J, Leading Patrolman, V/67414 (RCNVR), died

 

Repulse

 SLATER, Arthur, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 94870, died (presumably long term illness or injuries)

 

Royal Navy

 NEWNHAM, Frederick T, Yeoman of Signals, P/J 105574, died

 

Warrior (RCN)

 LAMBERT, James A, Shipwright 1c, R/926 (RCNR), died

 

Wild Goose, illness

 THOMAS, Bernard J, Able Seaman, C/JX 726786, died

 

Wildfire

 MAY, Benjamin C, Petty Officer, C/J 20768, died

 

 

Wednesday, 4 June 1947

 

Royal Navy

 MCADAM, James P, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 253019, died

 

Snipe, drowning

 PORTER, Arthur, Able Seaman, D/JX 640538, died

 

Victory

 PARSONS, Laurence S, Leading Steward, P/L 1703, died

 

 

Thursday, 5 June 1947

 

Victory X

 LANGFORD, Percy W, Chief Stoker, P/K 62050, died

 

 

Saturday, 7 June 1947

 

South African Naval Force

 POGGENPOEL, D (initial only) B, Able Seaman, CN/71950 V (SANF), died

 

 

Sunday, 8 June 1947

 

Oxford Castle

 SIM, Douglas H, Telegraphist, D/JX 186464, died

 

Royal Navy

 PORTER, Alfred, Able Seaman, D/JX 285916, died

 

 

Tuesday, 10 June 1947

 

Argus

 READING, Alfred D, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 264239, died (presumably long term illness or injuries)

 

RM Portsmouth Division, illness

 WALTON, Harold, Marine, PO/X 125466, died

 

Royal Navy

 BURTON, Basil F, Steward, D/LX 22452, died

 

 

Wednesday, 11 June 1947

 

Ceres, illness

 KESSELL, William J E, Py/Writer, D/SMX 770972, died (presumably long term illness)

 

FAA, 741 Sqn, Vulture, air crash

 LETT, William H, Lieutenant (A), MPK

 MACKINNON, Alan H I, Lieutenant, killed

 

Royal Arthur

 KEIGHTLEY, David, Assistant Steward, P/LX 611528, died

 

Royal Navy

 SINCOCK, Thomas J, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 64894, died

 

Sussex, drowning

 BUCHANAN, William, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX788467, died

 

 

Thursday, 12 June 1947

 

Blencathra, drowning

 CAILES, Kenneth R, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 789771, died

 CLARK, Leslie T, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 769123, died

 LAYHE, Albert J, Lieutenant, died

 WENZEL, John N, Able Seaman, D/JX 701302, died

 

Escapade

 RIGBY, Albert J, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20293, died

 

Falcon, drowning

 MARRIOTT, Charles E, Air Artificer 4c, L/FX 75253, died

 

Forte

 PRESTON, Harold, Able Seaman, P/JX 216394, died

 

Nootka (RCN)

 STEEVES, Francis R, Writer, 50731 (RCN), MPK

 

Royal Navy

 BURSTOW, William C, Commissioned Writer Officer, died

 

Tapir, illness

 TRAYNOR, William M, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 152197, died

 

 

Friday, 13 June 1947

 

Caledonia, illness

 BARBER, James, Engine Room Artificer Apprentice, MX 667778, died

 

Kenya, drowning

 MORGAN, Cecil, Able Seaman, C/JX 153931, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 TIBBS, Anthony R, Leading Seaman, C/JX 163408 (ex-Vernon), died

 

Ringtail

 SOMERVILLE, John J I, Able Seaman, P/JX 216996, died

 

Roebuck, drowning

 SMYTH, Robert B, Sub Lieutenant, died

 

Stag, accident

 ROBINSON, Raymond J, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

 

Saturday, 14 June 1947

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

 BROWN, Thomas H, Able Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 226597, died

 

 

Sunday, 15 June 1947

 

Gannet

 SHIPLEY, Edward, Warrant Aircraft Officer, DOI

 

Pembroke, illness

 SMITH, Kenneth A, Able Seaman, C/JX 638850, died

 

 

Monday, 16 June 1947

 

Drake

 HANNA, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/JX 182781, died

 

 

Tuesday, 17 June 1947

 

Clyde, illness

 THOMAS, William R, Able Seaman, D/JX 641875, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 CHEETHAM, Charles E, Signalman, C/JX 767470, died

 

Victory IV, illness

 JOHNSTON, Peter J A, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

 

Wednesday, 18 June 1947

 

Corunna, drowning

 CARRINGTON, Trevor R, Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 139663, died

 

Drake, illness

 ALLISON, Matthew McC, Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 95110, died

 

FAA, 736 Sqn, Vulture, air crash

 EASY, Harold D, Lieutenant, killed

 

FAA, 790 Sqn, Goldcrest, RNAS, Pembrokeshire, Wales, air crash

 MUIR-MACKENZIE, Hamish, Lieutenant Commander, killed

 

 

Thursday, 19 June 1947

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

 SNOWSHALL, Peter H, Able Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 261864, died

 

 

Friday, 20 June 1947

 

Anson, drowning

 SWIFT, Patrick M, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 819371, died

 

FAA, 778 Sqn, Illustrious, air crash

 FRAKMAN, George, Lieutenant (A), killed

 

St Margarets, illness

 WARREN, John D, Chief Petty Officer, CSP R/296671, died

 

 

Saturday, 21 June 1947

 

Ariel, road accident

 BRADFORD, Gerald J, Py/Electrician's Mate (Air), L/SFX 833598, killed

 

Donnacona (RCN)

 TOURVILLE, Joseph S L, Leading Seaman, V/3791 (RCNVR), died

 

Minona

 CHERRY, Donald J, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Royal Navy

 VENUS, Harold G, Shipwright 3c, D/MX 62494, died

 

 

Sunday, 22 June 1947

 

Lynx, illness

 PODMORE, Margaret E, 3rd Officer, WRNS, died

 

Victory

 LOWERY, William C B, Able Seaman, P/JX 147742, died

 

Victory, illness

 WILEMAN, John B, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 635886, died

 

 

Monday, 23 June 1947

 

Bambara, illness

 BUDDEN, Roger A, Air Mechanic (L) 1c, L/FX 750058, died

 

Royal Navy

 BIBBY, Joseph, Able Seaman, D/JX 141735, died

 

 

Tuesday, 24 June 1947

 

Black Swan, illness

 KNEALE, Louis A, Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 97782, died

 

FAA, 741 Sqn, Vulture, air crash

 ROBERTSON, George C, Lieutenant (A), killed

 

Gannet, illness

 HOLME, William, Cook (O), D/MX 778762, died

 

Lord Hotham

 WINGATE, Edward M, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

President I, illness

 O'CONNOR, John J, Captain, RNR, died

 

RN Patrol Service Base, Appledore, Devon, road accident

 DOBIE, John, Stoker Petty Officer Mechanic, D/KX 80153, killed

 

 

Wednesday, 25 June 1947

 

FAA, 813 Sqn, Peregrine, air crash

 FLYGENRING, Alexander A, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

 

 

Thursday, 26 June 1947

 

Ganges

 CARR, Jack, Able Seaman, C/JX 319271, died

 

Royal Albert, drowning

 BARBER, Leslie S, Marine, CH/X 115943, died

 

Royal Navy

 JOHNSTON, John, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 619483, died

 

 

Friday, 27 June 1947

 

Peewit, illness

 WILKINSON, William E, Able Seaman, P/JX 324436, died

 

South African Naval Force

 KONIG, E (initial only), Stoker, 584989 V (SANF), died

 

 

Saturday, 28 June 1947

 

Monck, illness

 LLOYD, Albert, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 109573, died

 

 

Sunday, 29 June 1947

 

Ellesmere

 SALTER, Ronald T, Able Seaman, P/JX 364830, died

 

Resource, illness

 WARREN, George H A, Lieutenant Commander, died

 

Wanderer

 HUNT, William H, Able Seaman, C/JX 135259, died 

 

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