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

 

JULY-DECEMBER 1947 - in date, ship/unit & name order

HMS Sussex, heavy cruiser (Navy Photos, click to enlarge)

on to 1948

 

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)

 

 

Tuesday, 1 July 1947

 

Havelock

 POTTER, Albert E, Able Seaman, C/J 89831, died

 

St Angelo, illness

 XERRI, Loreto, Steward, E/LX 608333, died

 

 

Wednesday, 2 July 1947

 

Pembroke

 CLARK, William, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 110488, illness, died

 SWEENEY, William, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 352571, died

 

RM Plymouth Division

 WHITTINGTON, William E, Company Sergeant Major, RM, PLY/22397, died

 

 

Thursday, 3 July 1947

 

Rockrose

 BACK, Herbert J, Commissioned Engineer, died

 

 

Friday, 4 July 1947

 

RM Chatham Division

 MUNDEN, Arthur C F, Marine, CH/X 109993, died

 

Sussex

 YOUNG, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 128232, killed

 

 

Saturday, 5 July 1947

 

Naden (RCN)

 STEVENS, Cooks N G, Chief Petty Officer, 40565 (RCN), died

 

Royal Navy

 MCEVOY, Patrick A, Petty Officer, D/229316, died

 

 

Sunday, 6 July 1947

 

St Angelo, illness

 RICHARDSON, Murray L, Captain, RM, died

 

 

Monday, 7 July 1947

 

Royal Navy

 YOUNG, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 307336, died

 

 

Tuesday, 8 July 1947

 

Cornwallis (RCN)

 GRUNDY, Florrie, WRNS Petty Officer, W/4017 (WRCNS), died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 RIDGE, William, Leading Seaman, RNR, D/X 7322 C, died

 

Vernon II, drowning

 KING, Arthur G, Leading Seaman, P/JX 246063, died

 

 

Wednesday, 9 July 1947

 

Drake, illness

 KAHN, Alan F, Midshipman (E), died

 

Europa

 POWELL, Jack, Chief Petty Officer, RNPS, LT/JX 400475, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 WELLS, George T, Able Seaman, C/JX 289229, died

 

Raleigh, illness

 MADDERN, Mary E, Leading WRNS, PLY/WRNS 37498, died

 

Wildfire

 ROBERTS, Herbert J, Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 61603, died

 

 

Thursday, 10 July 1947

 

Royal Arthur

 ROTHERHAM, Eustace, Captain, died

 

Wolfe

 WALKER, Samuel T, Able Seaman, P/JX 174144, died

 

 

Friday, 11 July 1947

 

Bermuda, illness

 TAYLOR, Geoffrey B, Stoker 1c, D/KX 764167, died

 

Berwick, illness

 WAKELEY, Norman, Stoker 1c, P/KX 599207, died

 

Fulmar, road accident

 SMITH, George P, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 786998, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

 RANDALL, Earl K, Sick Berth Petty Officer, 40422 (RCN), died

 

 

Saturday, 12 July 1947

 

Phoebe, illness

 SINCLAIR, Ian, Able Seaman, C/JX 581566, died

 

Royal Navy

 IRONS, Charles D, Petty Officer, C/SX 52, died

 

 

Monday, 14 July 1947

 

Europa

 ALLIOTT, Benjamin, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 173230, died

 

 

Tuesday, 15 July 1947

 

FAA, 766 Sqn, Fulmar, air crash

 LEWIN, Cyril F, Lieutenant, MPK

 

 

Wednesday, 16 July 1947

 

Drake, illness

 BROOKBANKS, Alfred W, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 107093, died

 

Fencer

 PRITCHARD, Kenneth D, Electrical Artificer 5c, C/MX 118018, died (presumably long term illness or injuries)

 

Micmac (RCN), destroyer, collision with SS Yarmouth County in Sambro Channel off Nova Scotia

 ACTON, Joseph W J, Leading Seaman, 4458 (RCN), killed

 APPLEYARD, Richard A, Ordinary Seaman, 5734 H (RCN), killed

 CARTER, Robert H, Ordinary Seaman, H/6031 (RCN), killed

 GAGNE, Gerald L, Leading Seaman, H/4146 (RCN), killed

 GOODLAD, Thomas A A, Able Seaman, H/5316 (RCN), killed

 MANSON, Donald S, Ordinary Seaman, H/6060 (RCN), killed

 MARTEL, Joseph G B, Able Seaman, H/6172 (RCN), killed

 MILLER, Lorne H, Able Seaman, V/32747 (RCNVR), died

 STEPHEN, Samuel S, Able Seaman, 4075 (RCN), killed

 WARD, Howard H, Leading Seaman, 3958 H (RCN), killed

 

Pembroke

 MILES, George A C, Chief Yeoman of Signals, C/527174, died

 

Woolwich, accident

 MABEN, Dermot E, Shipwright 5c, D/MX 90503, killed

 

 

Thursday, 17 July 1947

 

President, air crash

 CLIFFORD, Michael G W, Lieutenant Commander (A), killed

 

RCN Air Section, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

 GALBRAITH, Robert M, Lieutenant, RCNR, MPK

 LAMON, John M, Lieutenant, RCN, MPK

 

Royal Navy

 CHAPMAN, Leslie G L, Petty Officer, C/JX 128395, died

 

Venture (RCN)

 HILLS, William S, Chief Petty Officer, V/27013 (RCNVR), died

 

Victory, accident

 ROBINSON, Clive L, Chief Petty Officer Stores, P/MX 55649, died

 

 

Friday, 18 July 1947

 

Royal Navy

 TATUM, Leslie M, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 196502, died

 

 

Saturday, 19 July 1947

 

Burma RNVR

 MG, Kyin G, Stoker, 1494 (Burma RNVR), MPK

 TUN, Shein, Stoker, 2067 (Burma RNVR), MPK

 

Drake

 BARRY, John P, Leading Signalman, D/J 112282, illness, died

 WILLIAMS, Alfred E, Stoker 2c, D/KX 108797, died

 

 

Sunday, 20 July 1947

 

Theseus

FAA, 812 Sqn, air crash

 HEARLE, Nathaniel M, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 LOVATT, William, Chief Petty Officer (Airman), L/FX 82396, MPK

 SELLERS, Kenneth A, Lieutenant (A), MPK

 WALKER, Raymond T, Lieutenant, MPK

Deck accident

 TIMMONS, Alfred E A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 790864, killed

 

Glory, air crash

 SADLER, Terence, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, L/FX 781817, killed

 

Pembroke, illness

 MERRILLS, Frank, Lieutenant (S), RNVR, died 

 

 

Tuesday, 22 July 1947

 

Excellent

 BAYLISS, Marjorie L, WRNS, 6676, died

 

FAA, 827 Sqn, Triumph, air crash

 ROSOMAN, Charles R, Lieutenant, killed

 

RM School of Music, road accident

 WALKER, Cyril, Marine, PO/X 5045, died

 

Royal Navy

 HAMBLING, Reginald, Petty Officer, P/J 2125, died

 

 

Wednesday, 23 July 1947

 

Drake II

 DUGGAN, Royston R, Stores Assistant, D/MX 738579, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 JEGGO, Royston, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNVR, died

 

Sheffield

 KANE, Hugh, Leading Cook, C/MX 110041, died

 

 

Thursday, 24 July 1947

 

Royal Navy

 HARTRIDGE, Harry B, Able Seaman, C/JX 158844, died

 

 

Friday, 25 July 1947

 

Drake

 HOOD, Arthur E, Wireman, D/MX 575407, died

 

Jupiter

 PLATT, Frank, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 60255, died

 

Royal Navy

 RUDLAND, Walter E, Chief Stoker, P/KX 161897, died

 

Slinger, drowning

 GREENING, Frederick D J, Leading Wireman, D/MX 728319, died

 

 

Saturday, 26 July 1947

 

Osprey

 GREGORY, Joseph J, Petty Officer, P/J 90288, died

 

Royal Navy

 GIBBS, Christopher E I, Lieutenant Commander, died

 

 

Sunday, 27 July 1947

 

RM Beckleigh, illness

 MIDDLETON, Albert A, Marine, PO/X 125275, died

 

 

Monday, 28 July 1947

 

LCT.736

 SMITH, William H, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 165116, killed

 

Philomel

 EVANS, William, Stoker Mechanic, C/KX 597033, MPK

 

 

Tuesday, 29 July 1947

 

Drake

 KERLE, Reginald F, Able Seaman, D/J 40392, died

 

Pembroke

 BROOKS, Sidney E, Leading Writer, C/MX 122523, died

 

Royal Navy

 DODD, Frederick, Able Seaman, C/JX 290676, died

 

Wolfe

 HOBSON, Edward A, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Wednesday, 30 July 1947

 

Drake

 CULLEN, John G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 141372, died

 

 

Thursday, 31 July 1947

 

Fame, road accident

 DUGGAN, Martin, Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 737152, killed

 

 

Friday, 1 August 1947

 

Goldfinch, illness

 JEFFERY, Raymond E, Able Seaman, C/JX 730510, died

 

Victory

 JOHNSON, Richard E, Petty Officer Stoker, P/364621, died

 

 

Saturday, 2 August 1947

 

Liverpool

 MORAN, Daniel R, Leading Stoker, C/KX 83733, died

 

RM Band

 GEAPPEN, John A, Musician, RMB/X 903, died

 

 

Sunday, 3 August 1947

 

Cochrane

 RUSHTON, John H F, Shipwright 3c, C/MX 58485, died

 

FAA, 804 Sqn, Theseus, illness

 MYLES, George W, Lieutenant, died

 

Raleigh, illness

 KELLY, Wilfred G, Leading Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 97495, died

 

Victory, illness

 MARCHMENT, William H G, Chief Joiner, P/M 1776, died

 

 

Monday, 4 August 1947

 

Falcon, illness

 JANAWAY, William R, Supply Assistant, P/MX 798654, died

 

Heron, road accident

 SHANKS, Leslie, Petty Officer Air Mechanic (E), L/FX 80056, died

 

Pembroke II, illness

 JOHNSON, Victor S, Electrical Artificer 3c, C/MX 55242 (ex-Vengeance), died

 

RN Hospital Haslar, drowning

 KIDD, William D, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 773845, died

 

Victory

 GODDARD, Ronald, Petty Officer, P/J 112825, died

 

Wild Goose, drowning

 REA, Sidney, Able Seaman, C/J 113393, died

 

 

Tuesday, 5 August 1947

 

Victory IV, illness

 HARMAN, William R S, Captain, died

 

 

Wednesday, 6 August 1947

 

Aurora, illness

 WILMOT, William J J, Petty Officer Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 93764, died

 

Comus

 SPENCER, Joseph, Leading Seaman, P/JX 801593, died

 

Duke of York, drowning

 WOOD, Benjamin T, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 800505, died

 

RM Chatham Division

 ALEXANDER, Hubert W, Sergeant, RM, CH/X 109874, died

 

Theseus, deck accident

 DALY, Glyn, Air Mechanic 1c, L/FX 684324, killed

 

 

Thursday, 7 August 1947

 

RM Chatham Division

 COBB, John C, Sergeant, RM, CH/17030, died

 

 

Friday, 8 August 1947

 

Pembroke

 ABBOTT, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 130562, died

 

 

Saturday, 9 August 1947

 

Magpie, illness

 MUNFORD, Roy, Leading Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 738119, died

 

Pembroke

 FREEMAN, John T, Chief Petty Officer Cook, C/MX 52475, died

 

Suvla, accident

 GIBSON, Walter, Stoker Petty Officer Mechanic, P/KX 79585, killed

 

Venerable, drowning

 KINGSTON, Richard, Leading Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 93316, died

 

 

Sunday, 10 August 1947

 

Ausonia

 SMART, Donald W, Able Seaman, C/JX 167504, died

 

Mackay

 SEATON, Frank, Able Seaman, D/JX 150129, died

 

Renown

 KELLOW, William J W, Able Seaman, D/JX 136688, died

 

RM Deal, drowning

 EDWARDS, William S, Marine, CH/X 5191, died

 

 

Monday, 11 August 1947

 

Donnacona (RCN)

 THIBODEAU, Joseph E, Pilot Officer, 51454 H (RCN), died

 

Drake

 WALDOCK, John J, Chief Petty Officer, D/232781, died

 

 

Tuesday, 12 August 1947

 

Drake

 BAGGOTT, George M, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 86520, died

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

 DONNELLY, Patrick, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 301814, died

 

 

Wednesday, 13 August 1947

 

Howe, illness

 SELLS, Albert R, Marine, PO/X 126286, died

 

Royal Navy

 DALY, George A, Leading Stoker, D/KX 87938, died

 

 

Thursday, 14 August 1947

 

Drake, illness

 MCKENZIE, William A C, Able Seaman, D/JX 336108, died

 

LCT.4042, illness

 BROAD, Theodore L, Leading Seaman, P/JX 161868, died

 

Sanderling, illness

 OWEN, Thomas, Air Mechanic 2c, L/FX 800850, died

 

 

Friday, 15 August 1947

 

Excellent

 CALVERT, Albert, Petty Officer, P/J 38801, died

 

RM School of Music, accident

 RADFORD, Percy W, Marine, PLY/X 116377, died

 

Royal Navy

 EASTABROOK, Richard J, Leading Coder, C/JX 293567, died

 

 

Saturday, 16 August 1947

 

NSU(E).119 (type of unit not known), illness

 SAMSUM, Leslie G A, Able Seaman, C/JX 699557, died

 

 

Sunday, 17 August 1947

 

Drake, illness

 KEMPE, John K, Leading Patrolman, D/MX 75135, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 ADAMSON, John W, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 161228, died

 

Vengeance, illness

 HUTCHINSON, Ronald W, Steward, C/LX 782280, died

 

 

Monday, 18 August 1947

 

Drake, illness

 WILSON, Joan M W, Leading WRNS, 57610 (WRNS), died

 

Pembroke, illness

 PAYNE-CAVIL, Cyril J, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/SSX 771533, died

 

South African Naval Force

 THOMPSON, J (initial only) R, Stoker, 330669 (SANF), died

 

Victory

 BENNETT, Alan H, Lieutenant (E), died

 

 

Tuesday, 19 August 1947

 

FAA, 782 Sqn, Merlin, drowning

 BECKTON, John A H, Lieutenant (A), MPK

 

St Angelo, illness

 MORGAN, Herbert J, Chief Petty Officer Stores, C/MX 768994, died

 

Triumph, accident

 DEACKES, Ronald A, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 789075, killed

 

 

Wednesday, 20 August 1947

 

Royal Navy

 LYON, Sir George H D'O, Admiral, Rtd, died

 

Victory IV

 THOMAS, Mervyn S, Captain, killed

 

Yeoman, illness

 TWEEDY, Benjamin C A, Commander, died

 

 

Thursday, 21 August 1947

 

FAA, 766 Sqn, Fulmar, air crash

 SMITHERINGALE, Eric, Lieutenant (A), killed

 

Royal Navy

 DARBYSHIRE, Ernest, Stoker 1c, D/KX 138999, died

 

 

Friday, 22 August 1947

 

Drake

 RUDALL, John J, Able Seaman, D/JX 140494, died

 

 

Saturday, 23 August 1947

 

Royal Navy

 MCMULLEN, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 522958, died

 

 

Sunday, 24 August 1947

 

Challenger, accident

 WESTBROOK, Bernard P, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 780062, died

 

Drake, illness

 WHITE, Ronald, Stoker Petty Officer Mechanic, D/KX 90849, died

 

Merlin, accident

 BECTON, John A H, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, died

 

 

Tuesday, 26 August 1947

 

Bangor

 GARWELL, John W, Ordnance Mechanic 4c, D/MX 90544, died (presumably long term illness or injuries)

 

Heron, illness

 DICKIE, John P, Able Seaman, P/JX 723714, died

 

Phoenix

 FARRELL, Michael J, Leading Air Fitter, L/FX 78754, died

 

 

Thursday, 28 August 1947

 

Octavia, illness

 ROSS, Eric, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 737338, died

 

 

Saturday, 30 August 1947

 

Drake

 PASSMORE, Alfred C, Petty Officer, D/JX 111815, died

 

FAA, 799 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 SLEE, Richard M, Lieutenant Commander, killed

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 MURESS, Thomas E, Engineman, RNR, LT/X 318, died

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 WADDELL, John M, Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, died

 

 

Sunday, 31 August 1947

 

Ajax

 ELLISON, Stuart E, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 780027, died

 

President (RCN)

 MACDONALD, John DeW, Sub Lieutenant, RCN, died

 

 

Tuesday, 2 September 1947

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 HAMILTON, Brian, Marine, PO/X 116179, died

 

Swift

 STEWART, Donald W, Able Seaman, D/JX 153172, died

 

 

Wednesday, 3 September 1947

 

Dolphin, drowning

 LEAF, Leslie, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 796374 (ex-Scotsman), died

 

Victory II, illness

 HALL, Stanley D C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 598606 (ex-Wear), died

 

 

Thursday, 4 September 1947

 

Newcastle

 TURNER, Leo, Leading Seaman, D/J 69471, died

 

 

Saturday, 6 September 1947

 

Gorleston

 RANDALL, John, Stoker 1c, P/KX 151709, died

 

MMS.198

 GREY, Adrian, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 106133, died

 

Royal Navy

 BENNETT, Lawrence C, Petty Officer, D/JX 117524, died

 

 

Sunday, 7 September 1947

 

Drake

 RASEL or RASELL, Robert T, Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 80283, illness, died

 

Royal Navy

 PRATT, Joseph, Able Seaman, D/JX 141337, died

 

 

Monday, 8 September 1947

 

Hind

 HAMILTON, George W, Engine Room Artificer 1c, RNR, P/X 437 EC, died

 

 

Tuesday, 9 September 1947

 

Drake, illness

 KERWIN, Francis, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 650201, died

 

Illustrious

 MURRAY, William G, Marine, PO/X 103573, died

 

Royal Indian Navy, in UK

 MIAN, Sidiq, Cook, 26993 (RIN), died

 

 

Wednesday, 10 September 1947

 

Diadem, illness

 DOODY, John P, Able Seaman, P/JX 581643, died

 

RM 3rd Provost Company, drowning

 ANTENAY, Frederick C, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 118752, died

 

RM Lympstone, accident

 STORTON, John, Marine, CH/X 4897, died

 

Statesman, accident

 WHEATMAN, Ralph, Able Seaman, C/JX 709874, died

 

 

Thursday, 11 September 1947

 

Camito

 HALL, David, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, died

 

RM Lympstone, accident

 WILSON, Charles I M, Lieutenant, RM, died

 

Royal Arthur, road accident

 TIMLIN, Patrick, Sick Berth Chief Petty Officer, C/MX 49850, died

 TRAVIS, Leslie, Sick Berth Chief Petty Officer, C/MX 49286, died

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

 BEATTIE, John, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 58718, died

 

Vulture, air crash

 WORTH, Alan R, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, L/FX 797592, died

 

 

Friday, 12 September 1947

 

Akbar (RIN)

 MOMIN, Nelson, Radar Operator, 33942 (RIN), died

 

Pembroke, illness

 MAXWELL, Malcolm I, Leading Seaman, C/JX 163174, died

 

RM Plymouth Division, illness

 ROBINSON, Stanley B, Marine, PLY/X 4282 (ex-Jamaica), died

 

Roule

 COLLINS, Ernest, Chief Stoker, P/K 4372, died

 

Royal Navy

 POTTER, Arthur H, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 246942, died

 

Sirius, illness

 BROGAN, Joseph, Stoker 1c, P/KX 161232, died

 

 

Saturday, 13 September 1947

 

Bonaventure (ii)

 ADDINALL, W (initial only) F, Leading Steward, 69825 V (SANF), died

 

Warrnambool (RAN), ship loss

 GARRETT, Ronald J, Stoker, 34344 (RAN), DOW

 HYLAND, John H, Ordinary Seaman, 28583 (RAN), DOW

 LOTT, Norman L, Signalman, 28608 (RAN), MPK

 SIGG, Donald B, Able Seaman, 31199 (RAN), DOW

 

 

Sunday, 14 September 1947

 

Drake II

 PEARCE, Roy W, Py/Writer, D/MX 81129, died

 

 

Monday, 15 September 1947

 

Bermuda

 HALLING, N (initial only) T, Stoker 1c, D/KX 165538, died

 

Cyclops

 MCKENZIE, James R, Joiner 4c, C/MX 693530, died

 

Mull of Kintyre, drowning

 BARTLETT, Leslie, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 95172, died

 HAMILTON, James, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 HASTINGS, James T C, Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 WILSON, Robert G, Chief Engine Room Artificer, RNR, P/266 ED, died

 

 

Tuesday, 16 September 1947

 

Drake

 BROOKNER, Henry, Wireman, D/MX 74637, died

 

 

Wednesday, 17 September 1947

 

Victory

 TODD, Herbert, Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 1632, died

 

 

Thursday, 18 September 1947

 

Pembroke, illness

 BARNETT, Sydney B, Able Seaman, C/J 112516, died

 

 

Friday, 19 September 1947

 

Blackcap, air crash

 TWEMLOW, Donald C, Lieutenant (A), killed

 

Discovery (RCN)

 SMITH, John M, Commander, RCN, died

 

Renown, illness

 WAKELING, Eric, Stoker Petty Officer Mechanic, D/KX 78087, died

 

Scotsman

 OSWALD, William H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 508604, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

 JACK, John H, Cook (S), V/26482 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Saturday, 20 September 1947

 

Drake

 WAKEHAM, Robert E, Able Seaman, D/J 293185, died

 

RM Plymouth Division

 KIRKHAM, John, Marine, PLY/21818, died

 

Royal Navy

 RANCE, Arthur G H, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 95257, died

 

 

Sunday, 21 September 1947

 

RM Police

 HARDING, William J, Constable, PO/795, died

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 LOVELOCK, Arthur F, Marine, PO/X 109511, died

 

Royal Navy

 FAIRBAIRN, John, Stoker 1c, P/KX 97445, died

 KIRKPATRICK, Willace, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 97172, died

 PEARDON, Clifford S, Steward, D/LX 26690, died

 

Victory II, illness

 CULLINANE, Michael A, Chief Petty Officer Writer, P/M 34204, died

 

 

Monday, 22 September 1947

 

Devonshire

 NESTOR, Peter T, Chief Petty Officer Supply, D/MX 51532, died

 

Raleigh, illness

 SRODZINSKI, Lorna M, WRNS, N/WRNS 86045, died

 

 

Tuesday, 23 September 1947

 

Victory III

 O'KEEFE, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 181124, died

 

 

Wednesday, 24 September 1947

 

Cataraqui (RCN)

 BUKER, Clarence T, Stoker 1c, V/63654 (RCNVR), died

 

Rajah

 BROWN, Frederick T, Leading Patrolman, C/MX 748389, died

 

Rame Head, illness

 LEARY, Kenneth S P, Stoker 2c, D/KX 811579, died

 

Royal Canadian Navy

 WEAVER, Leslie E, Air Artificer 2c, N/51745 (RCN), died

 

Royal Navy

 OSBORNE, Frederick A, Leading Seaman, P/J 3325, died

 

 

Friday, 26 September 1947

 

London

 BUCHAN, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 769218, died

 

Orlando

 TIBBLES, Christopher, Lieutenant (E), RNR, died

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 PEARSON, Roger F, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

Sefton, illness

 BOX, James R R, Able Seaman, P/JX 540987, died

 

 

Saturday, 27 September 1947

 

Cochrane, illness

 DAVIES, Joseph M, Commander (E), (ex-Wakeful), died

 

Forth

 DAVEY, James R, Able Seaman, P/J 7677, died

 

 

Monday, 29 September 1947

 

Foam

 CURLE, Stanley, Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, P/MX 572437, died

 

 

Tuesday, 30 September 1947

 

Royal Navy

 ENGLISH, Stephen F, Able Seaman, D/JX 248945, died

 

 

Wednesday, 1 October 1947

 

Porlock Bay, drowning

 BIRD, George, Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 806697, died

 

RM (DEMS)

 RADFORD, Richard J, Marine, 214200, died

 

Royal Navy

 KELLY, Thomas, Telegraphist, D/JX 7865, died

 TULLOCH, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 180627, died

 

 

Thursday, 2 October 1947

 

Flycatcher, drowning

 MOFFATT, William J M, Air Mechanic 2c, L/SFX 803258, died

 

Loch Quoich, illness

 FERNANDES, Sahastias J, Cook, G/LX 646725, died

 

LST.3501, illness

 HUNT, Ralph E, Able Seaman, P/JX 624814, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 NUTMAN, Reginald E, Stoker Mechanic, C/KX 110198 (ex-Honeysuckle), died

 

 

Friday, 3 October 1947

 

Dipper

 RATCHFORD, John W, Leading Air Mechanic, L/FX 84307, died

 

Stevenstone, illness

 WHEELER, Albert E, Petty Officer Stores, P/MX 61240, died

 

 

Saturday, 4 October 1947

 

Stadacona (RCN)

 GAUDETTE, Joseph E, Assistant Cook, V/3768 (RCNVR), died

 

Ukussa, illness

 APPLEBY, Peter A, Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, L/FX 618212, died

 

 

Sunday, 5 October 1947

 

Broke

 ROGERS, Cecil R, Able Seaman, D/J 111767, died

 

Rockliffe (RCN)

 BRASH, Alexander E A, Petty Officer Stoker, 22246 (RCN), MPK

 

Victory, illness

 WILLIS, Cecil V, Able Seaman, P/JX 217525, died

 

 

Tuesday, 7 October 1947

 

President III

 BREWER, Evan Z, Petty Officer, P/J 52383, died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 DEFRATES, Arthur L, Commander, RNR, died

 

Tango

 WHITTAKER, Robert, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 94696, died

 

 

Wednesday, 8 October 1947

 

Copra

 HART, George U, Able Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 177154, died

 

Daedalus, illness

 PALMER, Gerald D, Air Mechanic 1c, L/X 643752, died

 

Dido

 BIRD, Arthur J, Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 79171, died

 

Raleigh, illness

 HARA, Lesly, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 840599, died

 

 

Thursday, 9 October 1947

 

Royal Navy

 NOSS, William E, Lieutenant Commander, died

 RALPH, David, Chief Stoker, C/K 63927, died

 

 

Friday, 10 October 1947

 

Saker, illness

 MARTIN, Kenneth E, Leading Seaman, D/JX 46802, died

 

 

Saturday, 11 October 1947

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

 D'SOUZA, I (initial only), Steward, 77980 (RIN), died

 

MFV.101, motor fishing vessel, on Palestine (Israel) Patrol

 DRURY-SMITH, Thomas J, Petty Officer, C/JX 157118, died

 

Royal Navy

 MALEE, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/JX 695252, died

 

 

Sunday, 12 October 1947

 

Vulture, drowning

 BELCHER, Derrick G, Air Artificer 4c, L/FX 78596, died

 

 

Monday, 13 October 1947

 

Europa

 DAVIES, George R, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 305236, died

 

Royal Navy

 HINGLEY, Frank, Able Seaman, P/JX 399274, died

 

Victory, illness

 CAVE, Dennis R, Able Seaman, P/JX 627450, died

 

 

Tuesday, 14 October 1947

 

Duke

 PERCY, Herbert J, Stoker 2c, C/KX 527922, died

 

Forth, drowning

 SHILCOTT, Frederick E, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 112216, died

 

Royal Navy

 WARD, Raymond E, Air Mechanic 2c, L/FX 663493, died

 

 

Wednesday, 15 October 1947

 

Drake

 RUTTER, Albert E, Petty Officer, D/JX 134658, died

 

Royal Arthur

 BAILLIE, Watson, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 187732, died

 

Royal Navy

 LIGHTFOOT, Stanley W, Chief Petty Officer, P/M 34866, died

 SOMERVILLE, Andrew G, Electrical Artificer 4c, P/MX 88730, died

 

 

Thursday, 16 October 1947

 

Daedalus, illness

 MACARTHUR, Duncan, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, L/FX 807253, died

 

Howe

 HARVEY, Frederick C, Able Seaman, P/J 74110, died

 

Hunter (RCN)

 SELKIRK, Robert D, Artificer 3c, V/48953 (RCNVR), died

 

Mercury

 GILBERTSON, Frederick G, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 82421, died

 

Ocean, illness

 STEVENSON, Alec K, Commander Surgeon, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

 WARREN, Alexander L, Lieutenant, RCN, died

 

 

Saturday, 18 October 1947

 

Dovey, illness

 TURNBULL, George H, Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 100124, died

 

Victory

 JOHNSON, Thomas, Petty Officer, P/JX 716390, died

 

 

Sunday, 19 October 1947

 

Royal Navy

 BROWN, Eric W, Able Seaman, P/JX 551945, died

 EYRE, Edward, Boy 1c, C/JX 712793, died

 

 

Monday, 20 October 1947

 

Ausonia, road accident

 LAMB, Joseph T C, Petty Officer, C/JX 144553, died

 

Kenya RNVR

 KISIBU, Nyamai, Stoker 2c, KN 689 (Kenya RNVR), died

 

Royal Canadian Navy

 GATENBY, John K, Air Artificer 2c, 51434 H (RCN), died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 MCRORIE, Duncan McM, Engineman, RNR, LT/X 0020 S, died

 

Victory, illness

 DOWNER, Edward A, Regulating Petty Officer, P/MX 801658, died

 

Victory I, illness

 POCOCK, Anthony R, Able Seaman, P/JX 705573, died

 

 

Tuesday, 21 October 1947

 

Highlander

 SCRUTON, Henry, Able Seaman, P/JX 236617, died

 

MTB.446

 BUTCHER, Thomas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 93807, died

 

Royal Navy

 GRAY, William, Cook, C/MX 100847, died

 

Sheffield, drowning

 REA, Alexander A, Able Seaman, C/JX 707398, died

 

St Angelo, road accident

 RABET, Simone Y, WRNS, N/WRNS 29702, died

 

 

Thursday, 23 October 1947

 

Cressy

 PERRY, Leonard A F, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, C/M 1591, died

 

Pembroke

 LAGAR, William P, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 77465, died

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 HOLMAN, Reginald F G, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 102271, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

 LUND, George A, Skipper, RCNR, died

 

 

Friday, 24 October 1947

 

Howe, accident

 WILLIAMS, Henry A, Petty Officer, P/JX 166371, died

 

RM Plymouth Division, illness

 MCHALE, Thomas J, Marine, PLY/X 116294, died

 

Royal Navy

 MATHEWS, Charles F, Leading Stoker, D/KX 177560, died

 

Vernon, illness

 WARDER, Burt H, Chief Electrical Artificer, P/MX 55099, died

 

 

Saturday, 25 October 1947

 

Nighthawk

 TIERNEY, Mary M, Leading WRNS, 50979 (WRNS), died

 

 

Sunday, 26 October 1947

 

Encounter

 FOSSETT, Joseph R, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 77994, died

 

Gregale

 FOUNTAINE, Osmond J E, Lieutenant, died

 

Terror, drowning

 BROWN, Frederick, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 716139, died

 

 

Monday, 27 October 1947

 

RM Police

 MALONEY, Henry, Constable, RMP/612, died

 

 

Tuesday, 28 October 1947

 

Drake

 WILDE, Percy, Able Seaman, D/JX 284946, died

 

 

Wednesday, 29 October 1947

 

Albatross

 SHAW, Francis W, Able Seaman, D/JX 153551, died

 

LCT.4039

 CUMMERSDALE, Walter, Able Seaman, P/JX 795407, MPK

 

 

Friday, 31 October 1947

 

Impregnable, illness

 CLARKE, Lionel J, Boy 2c, C/JX 830564, died

 

Royal Navy

 ROGERS, Benjamin J, Chief Petty Officer, P/238940, died

 

 

Saturday, 1 November 1947

 

Drake II, illness

 ASHCROFT, William H, Sick Berth Chief Petty Officer, D/M 36411, died

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 HEATHCOCK, Ronald, Marine, PO/X 112531, died

 

Royal Navy

 BRADFIELD, Harold R, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 34976, died

 

 

Monday, 3 November 1947

 

Bramble (ii)

 WATSON, Frank, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 55522, died

 

Cadiz, accident

 WELCH, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 785117, died

 

Europa

 ROUSE, John R, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 105029, died

 

ML.557

 HARGRAVES, Ronald, Able Seaman, C/JX 352011, died

 

 

Tuesday, 4 November 1947

 

Anson, accident

 RIMMER, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 840608, died

 

FAA, 767 Sqn, Fulmar, air crash

 SIMPSON, Robert G, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 

Gannet, air crash

 MACDONALD, James W, Steward, H/51139 (RCN), killed

 

Norfolk

 NORTHNEY, John H, Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 86465, died

 

RM Engineers

 SKINNER, James B, Marine, RME 15887, killed

 

Royal Navy

 HOLLINGDALE, William H, Able Seaman, P/J 2642, died

 

 

Thursday, 6 November 1947

 

Goldcrest, RNAS, Pembrokeshire, Wales

 DAVIES, Enid F, WRNS, 87329 (WRNS), died

 

Pembroke

 GUNN, Ernest E, Petty Officer, C/J 6901, died

 

Royal Navy

 BOUSFIELD, Henry H, Rear Admiral, died

 ROBERTS, Thomas F, Able Seaman, D/JX 339733, died

 

 

Friday, 7 November 1947

 

Bigbury Bay

 SMITH, Dennis R, Able Seaman, C/JX 720247, MPK

 WILKINSON, Harry, Gunner, MPK

 

Pembroke, illness

 KELL, Robert S, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 173094, died

 

Peregrine

 SYDNEY-TURNER, Patrick G O, Lieutenant Commander, died

 

RM Chatham Division

 LAWTHER, Alexander R, Marine, CH/X 112887, died

 

Royal Navy

 STARR, George H, Engineer Captain, died

 

Royal Rupert, illness

 REID, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 309885, died

 

Victory II, illness

 KIRK, Herbert, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 725903, died

 

 

Saturday, 8 November 1947

 

Boscawen

 MONAGHAN, James, Leading Stoker, D/KX 147731, died

 

Naden (RCN)

 MCKERCHER, Clair G, Petty Officer Steward, 40857 E (RCN), died

 

 

Sunday, 9 November 1947

 

Montclare

 CONNELL, John J, Lieutenant (E), RNR, died

 

Royal Navy

 KNAPMAN, William C, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 105380, died

 

 

Monday, 10 November 1947

 

RM Plymouth Division

 MOON, Thomas V, Marine, PLY/X 104767, died

 

 

Tuesday, 11 November 1947

 

Pembroke, accident

 CORNWELL, John W, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 736458, killed

 

 

Wednesday, 12 November 1947

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 PICKERING, Charles, Corporal, RM, PO/X 1391, died

 

Royal Navy

 HARDY, John, Stoker 1c, P/KX 159082, died

 

Victory

 DEACON, George M A, Leading Seaman, P/J 100285, died

 

 

Thursday, 13 November 1947

 

Imperieuse, accident

 FARNHAM, Eric G, Ordnance Artificer 4c, D/MX 745286, killed

 

Royal Navy

 MURPHY, Terence, Able Seaman, D/JX 604160, died

 

 

Friday, 14 November 1947

 

Agincourt, illness

 PRENTICE, George F, Stoker Petty Officer Mechanic, P/KX 96880, died

 

Mersey

 FORSTER, Cyril G, Lieutenant (S), RNR, killed

 

President

 COPSEY, William V, Signalman, P/JX 370348, died

 

 

Saturday, 15 November 1947

 

Appledore, drowning

 BLEZARD, Clifford, Steward, D/LX 772542, killed

 YOUNG, William J, Petty Officer, C/JX 152687, killed

 

Night Rider

 WILSON, Peter, Petty Officer Stoker, R/KX 99027, died

 

Olympus

 LETHBRIDGE, Roland P, Telegraphist, P/JX 137359, died

 

 

Sunday, 16 November 1947

 

Cornwall

 GEISLER, J (initial only), Leading Seaman, 66653 (SANF), died (presumably long-term illness or injuries)

 

RM 3 Commando Brigade

 EVANS, George, Marine, PO/X 100591, died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 JAQUISS, Benjamin, Commander, RNR, Rtd, died

 

Royal Navy

 FULLBROOK, Tom, Master at Arms, C/MX 51946, died

 

Tyne, illness

 ATKINS, Reginald H, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/SMX 461, died

 

Vernon

 MACTAVISH, Gordon M H, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

 

Tuesday, 18 November 1947

 

York (RCN)

 ALLAN, George P, Chief Motor Mechanic 4c, V/71161 (RCNVR), died

 

 

Wednesday, 19 November 1947

 

Royal Navy, illness

 MANLOND, Andrew J C, Wireman, D/MX 510289, died

 

 

Thursday, 20 November 1947

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 GRAY, John R, Marine, PO/X 110931, died

 

 

Friday, 21 November 1947

 

Leander, illness

 FREEBERG, Wallace A, Stoker Mechanic, C/KX 103295, died

 

Royal Navy

 BUDGEN, Alfred W, Leading Seaman, C/JX 258283, died

 

 

Saturday, 22 November 1947

 

London

 WRIGHT, William S, Marine, CH/X 3813, died

 

RM Chatham Division

 SILVER, Roland A, Marine, CH/16498, died

 

Royal Navy

 MILNE, Douglas G, Signalman, C/JX 247337, killed

 

 

Sunday, 23 November 1947

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 ATKINSON, Arthur, Marine, PO/X 100096, died

 KELLY, Henry E, Marine, PO/21393, died

 

 

Monday, 24 November 1947

 

Royal Navy

 O'CONNOR, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 659121, died

 

 

Tuesday, 25 November 1947

 

Heron, illness

 CLARKE, Florence M, Leading WRNS, 23182 (WRNS), died

 

Proserpine

 OAKLEY, James, Able Seaman, P/JX 274365, died

 

Royal Navy

 GROVES, Alan W, Joiner 3c, P/SR 8316, died

 

 

Wednesday, 26 November 1947

 

Dolphin

 CAMPBELL, Thomas, Stoker Mechanic, P/SKX 788664, died

 

Pembroke, rail accident

 JACKSON, John S, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 148069, died

 

Royal Navy

 KINGWELL, William C, Stoker 2c, R/KX 76149, died

 

Simbang, illness

 COOK, Christopher A, Leading Radio Electrician's Mate, L/FX 765786, died

 

York (RCN)

 BIGGS, Arthur J L, Petty Officer, A/1518 (RCNR), died

 

 

Thursday, 27 November 1947

 

Cheviot

 FRAMPTON, Douglas A, Stores Petty Officer, P/MX 58600, died

 

Forward

 COLWELL, Percival C, Petty Officer, P/217153, died

 

Gambia, illness

 CARTLIDGE, Leslie, Leading Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 92208, died

 

RM Band

 BRANCHFLOWER, William J, Musician, RMB 484, died

 

 

Friday, 28 November 1947

 

Gelert

 MACALLISTER, Archibald, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 192277, died

 

 

Saturday, 29 November 1947

 

Drake, accident

 GREEN, Peter W, Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 725253, died

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 CUSSEN-SPENCER, Augustine W, Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, died

 

 

Sunday, 30 November 1947

 

Birmingham, drowning

 UNDERWOOD, Simeon J, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 815638, died

 

Drake I, illness

 IRVINE, Robert, Act/Steward, NAP R/289837, died

 

Raleigh

 GUEST, Albert J, Lieutenant Commander, died

 

Royal Navy

 JUDD, John H, Leading Seaman, D/J 51338, died

 

 

Monday, 1 December 1947

 

Gannet, illness

 MCCOMB, Malcolm P, Able Seaman, D/SSX 24324, died

 

Pursuivant, illness

 TURPIN, Alec, Signalman, C/JX 765101, died

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 DUNCAN, Leonard J, Stores Assistant, RNVR, D/DX 141, died

 

Royal Navy

 BAILEY, Leslie W, Rigger's Mate, P/JX 136233, died

 

 

Tuesday, 2 December 1947

 

Drake, illness

 DAWES, Albert W, Able Seaman, D/J 105067, died

 

Imperieuse

 CAMPBELL, Edward, Chief Stoker, P/K 60411, died

 

RM Chatham Division

 FITZGERALD, Henry E, Colour Sergeant, RM, CH/23853, died

 

Victory

 COOPER, Thomas, Able Seaman, P/JX 234984, died

 

 

Wednesday, 3 December 1947

 

Rooke, illness

 GORDON, Norman, Electrician, P/MX 581555, died

 

 

Thursday, 4 December 1947

 

Royal Navy

 FELL, John W, Sick Berth Petty Officer, C/M 35875, died

 

Victory, illness

 COLWELL, Reginald F, Stoker Petty Officer Mechanic, P/KX 79903, died

 

 

Friday, 5 December 1947

 

Pembroke, illness

 HOLROYD, Ronald W, Leading Seaman, C/JX 339615 (ex-Westcliff), died

 

 

Sunday, 7 December 1947

 

Royal Navy

 PASCH, Albert H, Chief Yeoman of Signals, P/200622, died

 

 

Monday, 8 December 1947

 

Mandate, illness

 TAYLOR, Alyn L, Commander, died

 

Phoenicia, illness

 NEWIES, John, Able Seaman, C/JX 127834, died

 

Queen Emma

 DAUNCEY, Robert W, Leading Telegraphist, P/SR 8279, died

 

 

Tuesday, 9 December 1947

 

Simbang, accident

 TWELLS, Harold, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 178158, died

 

 

Wednesday, 10 December 1947

 

Victory II, illness

 MCLEAN, Andrew, Chief Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 87125, died

 

 

Thursday, 11 December 1947

 

Victory

 LEE, Stanley G, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 109120, died

 

 

Friday, 12 December 1947

 

Charybdis, light cruiser, lost 1943, survivor, death connected to sinking

 WHITEHEAD, Henry, Leading Stoker, D/KX 90876, died

 

Drake II, illness

 EDMONDS, John F, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 55152, died

 

FAA, 771 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 TRACY, Anthony P H, Lieutenant (A), MPK

 

Ganges

 O'NEILL, Charles, Petty Officer, C/JX 143067, died

 

 

Saturday, 13 December 1947

 

Avalon (RCN)

 MARTIN, James H, Coder, 22685 (RCN), died

 

Daedalus, accident

 MOORE, Charles E, Naval Airman 1c, L/FX 787184, died

 

Naden (RCN)

 STRINGER, Wilfred I B, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, RCN, died

 

Osprey

 PARKINSON, Philip L, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 243330, died

 

 

Sunday, 14 December 1947

 

Collingwood, illness

 STARES, Arthur R J, Commissioned Electrician, died

 

 

Monday, 15 December 1947

 

Drake

 BESTWICK, Charles H, Leading Cook (S), D/MX 48283, died

 

 

Tuesday, 16 December 1947

 

RM Eastney, illness

 DEAN, Alec W, Marine, PO/X 125321, died

 

 

Wednesday, 17 December 1947

 

Drake

 HAYNES, Thomas S, Stoker 1c, D/KX 96448, died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 GRANT, Thomas C, Petty Officer, RNR, C/7015, killed

 

Selkirk

 BURNELL, Franklin E, Leading Stoker, C/KX 89218, died

 

 

Thursday, 18 December 1947

 

Goldcrest, RNAS, Pembrokeshire, Wales, accident

 PARKES, Alan C T, Able Seaman, D/JX 792328, died

 

Royal Navy

 ASH, Reginald V, Petty Officer Supply, D/MX 47154, died

 

 

Friday, 19 December 1947

 

Merlin

 HORRIX, Percy, Telegraphist, P/WRX 832, died

 

Nelson

 BURTON, William F C, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 114588, died

 

 

Saturday, 20 December 1947

 

Discovery (RCN)

 PULFORD, Robert W, Stoker 1c, V/66130 (RCNVR), died

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 JENKINS, George O R, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, died

 

Royal Navy

 HANNAH, William T, Able Seaman, P/JX 243707, died

 

Stadacona (RCN)

 ANDERSON, William J, Able Seaman, A/5127 (RCNR), died

 VILA, John W, Lieutenant, RCNVR, died

 

 

Sunday, 21 December 1947

 

Pembroke

 CRUST, Thomas E, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 2018, died

 

Dryad, illness

 BREACH, Trevor, Writer, P/MX 800724, died

 

RM Engineers

 FERRIS, Arthur, Marine, RME 16059, died

 

Royal Navy

 MATTHEWS, William, Chief Stoker, D/K 59822, died

 

 

Wednesday, 24 December 1947

 

RM Band

 BOYCE, Arthur A, Musician, RMB/2103, died

 

Royal Naval Patrol Service

 TREGEMBO, William W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 184447, died

 

 

Thursday, 25 December 1947

 

Hornet, road accident

 HACKETT, Edward A, Leading Seaman, P/JX 155674, killed

 

 

Friday, 26 December 1947

 

Birmingham, illness

 WHITHAM, James, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 525544, died

 

Devonshire, heavy cruiser, natural causes

 HUTCHINGS, Reginald G, Mate 1c, D/MX 766088, died

 

Victory, illness

 MOLE, Harold V, Chief Stoker, P/KX 79209 (ex-Antares), died

 

 

Saturday, 27 December 1947

 

Highflyer, accident

 SHEPHERD, John E, Warrant Telegraphist, died

 

Lennox

 BELL, Alan, Able Seaman, P/JX 628385, died

 

Royal Navy

 KENNEDY, Mathew K, Telegraphist, P/JX 404146, died

 

 

Sunday, 28 December 1947

 

Mercury

 MULLIN, Edward, Ordinary Signalman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2815, died

 

 

Monday, 29 December 1947

 

Foliot

 GILMOUR, John R, Able Seaman, D/JX 366859, died

 

Pembroke, illness

 MORRISON, Alastair G, Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, died

 

 

Tuesday, 30 December 1947

 

Pembroke

 HEANES, Wilfred F, Chief Petty Officer Writer, C/MX 47553, died

 

Royal Navy

 BEAUMONT, Harry, Able Seaman, P/JX 266513, died

 

 

Wednesday, 31 December 1947

 

Royal Navy

 BROWN, Edward F, Assistant Cook (S), C/MX 679947, died

 

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