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1945-2008 - Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy
Compiled by Don Kindell

 

1950 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

Able Seaman Morris Ellis, RFA, killed 4 July 1950, awarded
 posthumous Albert Medal
(Chris White, click to enlarge)

on to 1951

 

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 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

 

Thanks to Commander Peter Selfe RN (Rtd) for additional information on Fleet Air Arm casualties

 

 

 

Only some Dominion Navy casualties are included from 1948-on

 

 

 1950

 

KOREAN WAR, starts 25 June 1950, ceasefire on 27 July 1953 (links - Britain's Small Wars)

 

 

Sunday, 1 January 1950

 

Dolphin

 WELLS, Joseph W, died

 

Falcon

 WILLIAMS, Albert E, Yeoman of Signals, JX 136538, died

 

 

Wednesday, 4 January 1950

 

FAA, 812 Squadron, Glory, air crash

 BRIGSTOCKE, Thomas O, Lieutenant, killed

 TURNEY, Alfred W R, Lieutenant, killed

 

 

Thursday, 5 January 1950

 

Implacable

 SIMPSON, Michael R, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Sunday, 8 January 1950

 

Pembroke

 DIMOND, John, Radio Electrician, MX 844371, died

 

RNAS Abbotsinch Fulmar, air crash

 ROBERTSON, John A, Lieutenant, killed

 SMITH, John, V.R.A. 1c, RNVR, killed

 

 

Thursday, 12 January 1950

 

LOSS OF SUBMARINE TRUCULENT

 

Truculent, collision with Swedish tanker Divina in Thames Estuary

 ALEXANDER, Ernest W, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 AUSTIN, Edward, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 BAILEY, Philip J, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 BARNDEN, William E, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 BROOKES, Ernest, Stoker Mechanic, P/SKX 834163, killed

 CAMPBELL, Eric, Stoker Mechanic, C/SKX 771241, killed

 CHILD, John G, Steward, C/LX 610757, killed

 DAW, Leonard A, Stoker Mechanic, D/SKX 790457, killed

 DENNY, John H, Engineering Mechanic, C/M 769280, killed

 DIGHTON, Warren E, Able Seaman, C/JX 163469, killed

 DONNELLY, Patrick, Engineering Mechanic, C/MX 855629, killed

 DORN, Alfred P, Stoker Mechanic, P/SKX 770263, killed

 DRING, Gordon R, Leading Seaman, C/JX 292569, killed

 EDWARDS, Kenneth K, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 EDWARDS, Thomas C, Leading Radio Electrical Mechanic, D/MX 766065, killed

 ELDRIDGE, George T, Petty Officer, C/JX 156154, killed

 ELLIS, Frederick G, Stoker Mechanic, C/KX 804235, killed

 FARMAN, Nigel, Sub Lieutenant, killed

 FIRBANK, Walter J, Leading Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 161252, killed

 FOX, Francis R, Leading Seaman, D/JX 151623, killed

 FROST, Ronald A C, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 70161, killed

 GUTRIDGE, Maurice F, Able Seaman, C/JX 778120, killed

 GUTTERIDGE, George, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 HANCOCK, Donald A, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 HARLING, Robert W, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 HARRISON, George W J, Able Seaman, P/JX 581983, killed

 HEAD, Percival A T, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 29670, killed

 HELLIWELL, Ronald W, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 786841, killed

 HIGGINS, Leonard C, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 246011, killed

 HINDES, Frederick J, Lieutenant, killed

 HINE, Francis W, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 47321, killed

 HOLMES, Arthur A T, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 INGLE, William, Able Seaman, P/SSX 747938, killed

 JENNER, Albert E, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 JOHNSON, Robert, Leading Signalman, P/JX 158183, killed

 JOHNSTON, Mervyn B, Petty Officer Stoker Mechanic, C/KX 85491, killed

 JONES, Harry G, Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 663987, killed

 LIKELY, Michael J, Stoker Mechanic, P/SKX 788502, killed

 MACKENZIE, Gordon E, Steward, D/LX 702249, killed

 MANLEY, Jack S, Electrical Artificer, D/MX 57836, killed

 MCINTYRE, John F, Chief Electrician, P/JX 134955, killed

 MCLAUGHLIN, John, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 MELVILLE, John E, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 MILLS, Norman A, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 MURPHY, Michael A, Able Seaman, C/JX 371908, killed

 MYATT, Francis G, Petty Officer, C/JX 161880, killed

 NEIGHBOUR, Russell A, Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 83137, killed

 NOON, Kenneth C E, Able Seaman, C/SSX 837436, killed

 OLIVER, William A, Able Seaman, C/JX 325747, killed

 PHILLIPS, Edward G L, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 162131, killed

 PHILLIPS, Terence P, Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 64343, killed

 POTTS, Charles W S, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 POWELL, Dennis N, Able Seaman, C/SSX 789251, killed

 PROUSE, Kenneth R, Able Seaman, P/SSX 832021, killed

 PURKISS, Brian S, Leading Seaman, P/JX 712689, killed

 READ, John L, Leading Seaman, C/JX 246474, killed

 RICHARDSON, Thomas, Leading Stoker Mechanic, P/KX 164200, killed

 ROBINSON, Peter R, Stoker Mechanic, C/SKX 789598, killed

 SMITH, Anthony R, Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 817944, killed

 STRICKLAND, Robert H, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 SWIRE, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 760475, killed

 TAYLOR, Clifford, Stoker Mechanic, P/SKX 789598, killed

 TESTER, Herbert G, Admiralty Civilian, (none given), killed

 WOOD, Edward G, Stoker Mechanic, D/KX 841026, killed

 

 

Sunday, 15 January 1950

 

Jamaica

 BOWES, Robert L, Signalman, JX 712291, died

 

 

Monday, 16 January 1950

 

Telemachus

 MCCAIG, James, Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 61917, died

 

 

Thursday, 19 January 1950

 

President

 KEEPING, Angela S H, Wren Writer, 101403, died

 

 

Saturday, 21 January 1950

 

Drake

 BECKETT, Wilfred A, Stoker, SKX 876345, died

 

 

Monday, 23 January 1950

 

Childers

 WILLIS, George R, Leading Stoker, KX 769652, died

 

 

Tuesday, 24 January 1950

 

Triumph, aircraft carrier, Malaya campaign

 HEARD, William J, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Wednesday, 25 January 1950

 

Tarakan (RAN), Landing Ship Tank, explosion on board alongside at Sydney

 BOLTON, Jeffery S, Stoker Mechanic, RAN 27395, killed
 GRAYDON, David, Cook (Ships), RAN 34649,  DOI
 HOY, William, Engine Room Artificer 2c, RAN 32304, DOI
 MANNING, Frank, Able Seaman, RAN 32239, DOI
 MESSENGER, Donald D, Able Seaman, RAN 27624, DOI
 ROBERTSON, John L, Stoker, RAN 36625, DOI
 SAUNDERS, Reginald, Leading Hand Fitter (Contractor), DOI

 TYSOE, William Frank, Able Seaman, RAN 23458, DOI
 

 

 

Saturday, 28 January 1950

 

Glory

 HILL, Richard E C, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Sunday, 29 January 1950

 

Drake II

 PENGILLY, William J R, Electrical Mechanic (E.M.) 1c, MX 87665, died

 

 

Saturday, 4 February 1950

 

Adamant

 TONNER, George, Leading Electrical Mechanic (E.M.), MX 667682, died

 

 

Sunday, 5 February 1950

 

Drake

 SMITH, Noel, Telegraphist, SSX 33603, died

 

Phoenicia

 DARMANIN, Gerald, Petty Officer Steward, LX 22000, died

 

 

Monday, 6 February 1950

 

Triumph, aircraft carrier, Malaya campaign, Seafire of 800 Squadron piloted by Lt R C 'Lou' Stone entered barrier and caught fire, two crew on deck mortally injured (one DOI next day)

 CAMP, Charles A, Able Seaman, SSX661945, DOI

 

 

Tuesday, 7 February 1950

 

Implacable

 SNAPES, Kenneth T, Naval Airman 1c, SFX 816381, died

 

Triumph, aircraft carrier, Malya campaign, aircraft fire on 6th

 MOORE, Allan R, Ordinary Telegraphist, SSX836288, DOI

 

 

 

Wednesday, 8 February 1950

 

Falcon

 HARRIS, Charles J, Yeoman of Signals, JX 132037, died

 

 

Friday, 10 February 1950

 

Nigeria

 HARRISON, John, Commissioned Engineer, died

 

 

Saturday, 11 February 1950

 

Daedalus

 LAKIN, Peter, Naval Airman 2c, SFX 860161, died

 

Snipe

 MORAN, Leslie, Stoker Mechanic, SKX 770133, died

 

 

Sunday, 12 February 1950

 

Ariel

 BEAUMONT, Geoffrey A, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Tuesday, 21 February 1950

 

Finisterre

 MCCARTHY, Edward E, Ordinary Telegraphist, SSX 795514, died

 

 

Thursday, 23 February 1950

 

Victory

 ADAMS, William, Stoker Mechanic, KX 798128, died

 

 

Monday, 27 February 1950

 

Hornbill

 BAYER, Ronald G, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Thursday, 2 March 1950

 

Drake

 HARPER, Ernest A, Able Seaman, SSX 876816, died

 

 

Thursday, 9 March 1950

 

HM Australian (HMA) Naval Depot, London

 WALKER, Charles G, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Friday, 10 March 1950

 

Liverpool

 EDWARDS, John T, Able Seaman, SSX 833243, died

 

 

Sunday, 12 March 1950

 

Pembroke

 SOFFE, John De C, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Thursday, 16 March 1950

 

Blackcap

 ALDRIDGE, Brian C, Naval Airman 1c, SFX 817229, died

 

 

Friday, 17 March 1950

 

Myngs, destroyer, explosion

 STREVENS, Robert E B, Commissioned Gunner, killed

 TYRRELL, John B St L, Lieutenant Commander (E), killed

 

 

Saturday, 18 March 1950

 

Illustrious

 SCULLY, Samuel A, Ordinary Seaman, JX 883874, died

 

 

Wednesday, 22 March 1950

 

Glory

 WARD, Richard J, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Saturday, 25 March 1950

 

St Vincent

 GARRAD, Raymond, Boy 1c, JX 882547, died

 

Vanguard

 WROUGHTON, Robert I, Ordinary Seaman, JX 842502, died

 

 

Monday, 27 March 1950

 

Road accident in Australia (third man DOI on 30th)

 BROTHERTON, Frank, Chief S.A.M., FX 75490, Sydney (RAN), killed

 NISBET, James, S.A.M. 1c, FX 66238, Daedalus, killed

 

 

Tuesday, 28 March 1950

 

Triumph

 BLISS, Francis J, Stoker, SKX 858905, died

 

 

Thursday, 30 March 1950

 

Sydney (RAN), road accident in Australia on 27 March

 LAWTON, George W, Aircraft Artificer (A.A.) 4c, FX 82661, DOI

 

 

Saturday, 1 April 1950

 

Cavendish

 DENT, Ronald, Cook, MX 862781, died

 

 

Wednesday, 5 April 1950

 

Gamecock

 COBB, Norman V, Naval Airman 1c, SFX 860463, died

 

 

Friday, 7 April 1950

 

XE 9, midget submarine, explosion

 LLOYD, Edgar F, Leading Engineering Mechanic, D/MX 745909, killed

 

 

Saturday, 8 April 1950

 

Maidstone

 GRIFFITHS, Leonard J, Stoker Mechanic, SKX 837058, died

 

 

Tuesday, 11 April 1950

 

Vulture

 WEST, John I E, Pilot 1c, FX 643305, died

 

 

Monday, 17 April 1950

 

Falcon

 CLULEY, Wilfred E, Petty Officer Photographer, FX 857902, died

 

Triumph, aircraft carrier, off Iwakuni, Honshu, Japan. Unbriefed encounter between two Firefly's of 827 Squadron and two Mustang's of 77 Squadron RAAF, led to mid-air collision 3 miles south of Hiroshima, and the death of PO Aircrewman Gibbons and one Mustang pilot. The downed Firefly Pilot A Baillie escaped with a broken arm and was picked up by a Japanese fishing boat. The crew of the other two aircraft were Lt (P) S A Mearns DSC, Lt (O) P R Hartley and Flt Lt 'Blue' Rivers RAAF

 GIBBONS, Stanley W, Petty Officer Aircrewman 2c, FX 606406, killed

 

 

Saturday, 22 April 1950

 

Hart

 KINGSTON, Kenneth W, Ordinary Seaman, SSX 820046, died

 

 

Sunday, 23 April 1950

 

Hornbill

 MACLAREN, Robert C, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Friday, 28 April 1950

 

Drake

 MILLER, Henry R, Assistant Cook, MX 886232, died

 

 

Saturday, 29 April 1950

 

Constance

 MINNS, Richard J, Boy 1c, JX 839097, died

 

 

Sunday, 30 April 1950

 

Vigo

 COWAN, Leslie, Petty Officer Stoker Mechanic, KX 81500, died

 

 

Wednesday, 3 May 1950

 

Dolphin

 MARTIN, Desmond S R, Lieutenant Commander, died

 

 

Thursday, 11 May 1950

 

Osprey

 HINCHLIFFE, Roy, Signalman, JX 538132, died

 

 

Monday, 15 May 1950

 

Illustrious, Sea Fury VX 630 of 736 Squadron landed, arrestor hook disengaged and the aircraft struck an after pom-pom mounting and burst into flame. Pilot J H Nash was saved but two crew members died of burns

 LITTLECHILD, Frank J, Leading Air Mechanic (A.M.), FX 813876, killed

 WILLIAMS, Donald J, Electrical Mechanic (E.M.) (A) 1c, SFX 846017, killed

 

 

Tuesday, 16 May 1950

 

Collingwood

 PREECE, Michael T, Electrical Artificer (E.A.) Apprentice, MX 833477, died

 

 

Wednesday, 17 May 1950

 

FAA, 801 Squadron, Implacable, air crash

 BELL, Donald P, Lieutenant, killed

 HAYTER, John W, Lieutenant, killed

 

 

Wednesday, 24 May 1950

 

Belfast

 GORDON, John L, Leading Seaman, JX 804336, died

 

Glory

 MUDFORD, John D F, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Thursday, 25 May 1950

 

Wren

 BRAND, Frederick C, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Friday, 26 May 1950

 

Theseus

 KIRBY, John, Naval Airman 1c, FX 869789, died

 

 

Saturday, 27 May 1950

 

Vulture

 BALLINGER, Thomas, Cook, SMX 808674, died

 

 

Saturday, 3 June 1950

 

Adamant

 MACK, Cuthbert, Engine Room Artificer 2c, MX 57438, died

 

Ulster

 GREEN, George W A, Boy 1c, JX 839853, died

 

 

Monday, 5 June 1950

 

Daedalus

 DAWSON, Arthur S, Leading Air Mechanic (A.M.) (A), FX 108124, died

 

 

Friday, 9 June 1950

 

Bermuda

 HAYES, Eric, Stoker Mechanic, SKX 834476, died

 

 

Monday, 12 June 1950

 

Implacable

 SHEPHERD, Keith W M, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Sunday, 18 June 1950

 

Tamar

 MCMANUS, David, Able Seaman, JX 159833, died

 

 

Tuesday, 20 June 1950

 

Osprey

 WARREN, Robert W, Steward (O), P/SLX 788638, died

 

 

Saturday, 24 June 1950

 

Unicorn, aircraft carrier

 BAKER, Raymond V, Leading Aircraft Handler (A.H.) 1c, FX 76576, died

 

 

Monday, 26 June 1950

 

Phoenicia

 CARUANA, John, Able Seaman, JX 283070, died

 

 

Tuesday, 27 June 1950

 

Forth

 BEAUMONT, Keith, Boy 1c, C/JX 864677, died

 

 

Wednesday, 28 June 1950

 

Implacable

 BLENKINSOP, Alan M, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Saturday, 1 July 1950

 

Sharpshooter

 RUSHBY, John H, Able Seaman, SSX 859482, died

 

 

Monday, 3 July 1950

 

Collingwood

 LAVENDER, Robert G, Radio Electrical Artificer (R.E.A.) 4c, MX 645973, died

 

Montclare

 DRAPER, Stanley G, Stoker, SKX 833638, died

 

 

Wednesday, 5 July 1950

 

Wave Commander, RFA, at sea off Portugal, rescued Boatswain who was overcome with fumes during tank cleaning, but fell from ladder to bottom of the tank

 ELLIS, Morris Richard, Able Seaman, RFA, killed, buried at North Front Cemetery, Gibraltar, awarded posthumous Albert Medal (with thanks to Chris White, ex-RFA. For full account see London Gazette Issue 39131, published 23 January 1951)

 

 

Thursday, 6 July 1950

 

Crossbow

 HATFIELD, David M, Sub Lieutenant, died

 

 

Saturday, 8 July 1950

 

Jamaica (right - NavyPhotos), light cruiser, shore gunfire, Korean War

 BARWICK, Ralph J, Lance Bombardier, Royal Artillery, 22207636, killed

 FINCH, Bernard, Sergeant, 1st Middlesex Regt, 19039541, killed

 JEPSON, Kenneth, Royal Artillery, 14191203, killed

 LONG, Stanley G, Corporal, 1st Middlesex Regt, 1931911, killed

 MAWDSLEY, John D M, Able Seaman, SSX 849995, killed

 MERSH, Frederick T, Royal Artillery, 880249, killed

 

 

Tuesday, 11 July 1950

 

Glory

 KEARY, George, Stoker, SKX 885399, died

 

Maidstone

 LEWIS, Frederick W, Stoker Mechanic, SKX 790141, died

 

 

Wednesday, 12 July 1950

 

Rame Head

 ROSS, Albert J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, MX 57643, died

 

Seahawk

 SHORT, Deryk E, Pilot 4c, FX 670637, died

 

 

Saturday, 15 July 1950

 

Pembroke

 HAWKINS, Bernard, Ordinary Seaman, SSX 835939, died

 SHAW, John T, Sick Berth Attendant, MX 772927, died

 

 

Sunday, 16 July 1950

 

Devonshire

 DELVENTAL, Elmer H, Able Seaman, JX 581116, died

 

Royal Marines, 42 Commando, Malaya campaign, gun accident

 ROSE, H H, Marine, RM8908, DOI in Ipoh General Hospital

 

 

Thursday, 20 July 1950

 

Drake

 PURNELL, Norman V, Leading Seaman, JX 151369, died

 

 

Tuesday, 25 July 1950

 

Minerva

 KELLY, Robert G, Ordinary Seaman, JX 873741, died

 

Tamar

 CHUEN, Lam P, Steward, O/0353, died

 

 

Wednesday, 26 July 1950

 

Daedalus

 BUSBY, Peter J, Lieutenant, died

 

Seahawk

 CHARLIER, Raymond S, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Saturday, 29 July 1950

 

Seahawk

 TREWARTHA, John D, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Sunday, 30 July 1950

 

Childers

 DANIEL, William A, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Thursday, 3 August 1950

 

President

 ORAM, Alfred, Senior C.O S.S.S., died

 

 

Friday, 4 August 1950

 

Vengeance

 SWEENIE, Robert H, Leading Airman, SFX 789620, died

 

 

Saturday, 12 August 1950

 

Telemachus, road accident

 GUTCH, Joseph G, Lieutenant, killed

 

Victory

 COBB, John W, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Wednesday, 16 August 1950

 

Owen

 BENNETT, James F C, Leading Stoker Mechanic, SKX 769757, died

 

 

Monday, 21 August 1950

 

Tamar

 FOO, Lai, Supply Assistant, O/ 1040, died

 

Theseus

 WOOD, Bertie, Naval Airman 1c, SFX 867949, died

 

 

Wednesday, 23 August 1950

 

Comus, destroyer, air attack, Korean war

 ADDISON, James W, Leading Stoker Mechanic, KX 736603, killed

 

Victory

 JOBLING, Lancelot, Able Seaman, JX 385295, died

 

 

Friday, 25 August 1950

 

Pembroke

 CROOME, Alan F, Electrical Mechanic (E.M.) 2c, MX 874159, died

 

 

Monday, 28 August 1950

 

Loch Glendhu

 WATERMAN, Frederick, Petty Officer Stoker Mechanic, KX 89109, died

 

St Angelo

 ALEXANDER, Alan, Commander, Rtd, died

 

 

Tuesday, 29 August 1950

 

FAA, 800 Sqn, Triumph, aircraft carrier, Korean War, earlier landing by Firefly of 827 Squadron which failed to lower hook and hit barrier

 MACLACHLAN, Ian M, Lieutenant Commander (P), 800 Squadron Commanding Officer, in plotting room at the time, struck by debris, DOI on this date

 

Vulture

 CLEAR, Brenda E, Warrant Steward, 98566, died

 

 

Saturday, 2 September 1950

 

Terror

 SMITH, Ronald, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Sunday, 3 September 1950

 

Collingwood, road accident at Gosport (second man DOI on 4th)

 PEARMAN, John G, Leading Radio Electrical Mechanician (R.E.M.) (B), SMX 833582, killed

 

 

Monday, 4 September 1950

 

Collingwood, road accident at Gosport

 BURTON, William G, Radio Electrical Mechanician (R.E.M.) 1c, SMX 853910, DOI

 

 

Saturday, 9 September 1950

 

Victory

 TIERNEY, Charles, Able Seaman, JX 626547, died

 

 

Sunday, 10 September 1950

 

Daedalus

 KEDDIE, John R, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Tuesday, 12 September 1950

 

Operational Flying School Instruction (OFSI) Fighter Course, air crash

 BAKHSHI, Innmadan M, Lieutenant, killed

 PHILLIPS, William M, Lieutenant, RCN, DOI

 

 

Wednesday, 13 September 1950

 

FAA, 796 Squadron, Vulture, flying Fairey Firefly at St Merryn, bounced on landing, opened up to go around again, but torque-stalled from 150 feet, flicked on back and crashed inverted on airfield

 ALDWELL, Thomas D, Lieutenant (AE/P), killed

 HARRIS, Keith R, Midshipman, killed

 

Vulture, Station Flight Target Towing, flying Miles Martinet and towing winged target, accidentally shot down off Trevose Head by Culdrose-based Sea Fury

 BRADLEY, Peter J, Lieutenant, killed

 HEATHER, Ian A N, Telegraphist (F), JX 712202, killed

 

 

Thursday, 14 September 1950

  

Armada, destroyer

 VOWLES, Dennis L, Senior Commissioned Gunner, died

 

Indomitable

 WELCH, Eric M, Lieutenant, died

 

Royal Marine, 45 Commando, Malaya campaign, traveling in jeep along Tapah-Chenderiang Road, Perak, ambushed by Communist insurgents

 KEYES, David C, Marine, RM, RM 8028, killed

 NEVARD, Ernest J, Marine, RM, CH/X 4772, killed

 

 

Sunday, 17 September 1950

 

Dolphin

 TWIST, Joseph, Stoker Mechanic, KX 850144, died

 

 

Monday, 18 September 1950

 

Daedalus

 PLEWS, William N, Lieutenant, died

 

Woolwich

 NOCK, Victor G, Stoker Mechanic, SKX 770814, died

 

 

Sunday, 24 September 1950

 

Raleigh

 CLELLAND, David, Stoker, KX 891874, died

 

Royal Marines, 42 Commando, Malaya campaign, in action with Communist insurgents

 ROWE, William R N, Sergeant, RM, PLY/X3615, killed, possibly accidentally

 

 

Tuesday, 26 September 1950

 

FAA, 807 Squadron, Theseus, aircraft carrier, Korean War, flying Sea Fury, carrying out ground attack exercise against British Army motor transport on hill in New Territories, Hong Kong, starboard wing hit Haddon Hill across the valley

 GREEN, Allen T, Lieutenant (P), killed

 

 

Wednesday, 27 September 1950

 

804 Squadron, Glory, aircraft carrier, flying Sea Fury, lost contact with Flight, crashed 17 miles, 56 off Cape de Palos, Spain

 HARRIS, Peter E M, Lieutenant, MPK

 

Jamaica, light cruiser, Korean War, shore gunfire

 GODSALL, Ronald A J, Ordinary Seaman, SSX 839054, DOW

 

 

Thursday, 28 September 1950

 

Finisterre

 BEER, Frederick C, Able Seaman, SWD 155, died

 

 

Friday, 29 September 1950

 

Daedalus

 LOCK, Leonard M, Electrical Artificer (E.A.) 3c, FX 87571, died

 

 

Sunday, 1 October 1950

 

Indomitable

 ABBOTT, Donald R S, Lieutenant Commander, died

 

 

Monday, 2 October 1950

 

Royal Marines, 41 Commando, Korean War

 JONES, Peter R, Marine, RM 8682, killed

 

 

Wednesday, 4 October 1950

 

Drake

 REID, William J, Petty Officer Stoker Mechanic (S.M.), KX 87746, died

 

Totem

 MILLER, John L, Lieutenant (E), died

 

 

Thursday, 5 October 1950

 

Chevron

 POTTER, Derek J, Stoker Mechanic, SKX 850433, died

 

 

Friday, 6 October 1950

 

FAA, 812 Squadron, Glory, flying Firefly from Hal Far, Malta, in collision with another Firefly and crashed off Gozo

 BETTELL, John W F, Lieutenant (P), killed

 MCFADDEN, William R, Aircrewman 1c, FX 79388, killed

 

  

Saturday, 7 October 1950

 

Royal Marines, 41 Commando, Korea

 BABB, Ronald B, Corporal, RM, PO/X 5056, killed

 

Alaunia

 DAVIES, Philip J, Leading Seaman, KX 851267, died

 

 

Sunday, 8 October 1950

 

Drake

 GREAVES, Harry D, Stoker, SKX 880384, died

 

Thunderer

 KNOWLES, John L G, Sub Lieutenant, died

 

 

Tuesday, 10 October 1950

 

Victory

 MURLEY, Michael R, Surgeon Lieutenant, died

 

 

Thursday, 12 October 1950

 

Seahawk

 SHEARER, Johnston J, Captain, RM, died

 

 

Monday, 16 October 1950

 

Royal Marines, 41 Commando, Korean deployment, accident in Japan

 HITCHMAN, Keigh D, Marine, RM 7796, killed

 

 

Tuesday, 17 October 1950

 

Seahawk

 WILSON, John R, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Wednesday, 18 October 1950

 

Terror

 HEATON, Philip, Able Seaman, JX 517177, died

 

 

Thursday, 19 October 1950

 

Woolwich

 BROWN, Leonard J, Electrical Artificer (E.A.) 3c, MX 60694, died

 

 

Friday, 20 October 1950

 

Dolphin

 WARRELL, John H, Able Seaman, SSX 832188, died

 

road accident in Lisbon, Portugal, drove off quay, all killed

 CHEYNE, Archibald R, Commander, Naval Attache Lisbon, killed

 HUMPHRIES, Peter T, Lieutenant, St Kitts, destroyer, killed

 PAFFARD, Roger K, Lieutenant, Sluys, destroyer, killed

 PHYSICK, Geoffrey S, Lieutenant, Sluys, destroyer, killed

 PONSONBY, Frederick W, Lieutenant Commander, Solebay, destroyer, killed

 SMITH, Arthur F, Lieutenant Commander, St Kitts, destroyer, killed

 

 

Saturday, 21 October 1950

 

Merlin

 HART, Brian D, Midshipman, died

 

 

Wednesday, 25 October 1950

 

Pembroke

 PURCELL, Eric S G, Leading Stoker Mechanic, KX 96038, died

 

 

Saturday, 28 October 1950

 

Royal Marines,  45 Commando, Malaya campaign, Gopen-Kampar hills, in action with Communist insurgents

 PARR, Dennis, Marine, PLY/X 111706, killed

 TURNER, Leslie J, Marine, CH/X 5360, killed

 

 

Monday, 30 October 1950

 

Cochrane

 DIXON, Sydney, Petty Officer, JX 145325, died

 

 

Tuesday, 31 October 1950

 

FAA, 728 Sqn, Falcon, flying Mosquito from Hal Far, Malta, landing back and turned steeply to port on one engine, crashed

 CORDWELL, Victor H M, Lieutenant, killed

 JOPLIN, Arthur, Commissioned Pilot, killed

 

 

Friday, 3 November 1950

 

Royal Marines, 40 Commando, Malaya campaign, transport accident

 MATHIESON, K, Marine, PL/X5721, killed

 

 

Sunday, 5 November 1950

 

Wizard

 MAY, Roy L, Midshipman, died

 

 

Tuesday, 7 November 1950

 

Siskin

 KIERNAN, Edward J, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Saturday, 11 November 1950

 

Jupiter

 LEAL, Edward E, Chief Petty Officer Stoker Mechanic (S.M.), K 66215, died

 

Victory

 FORDHAM, George H G, Leading Electrical Mechanic (E.M.), MX 759482, died

 

 

Sunday, 12 November 1950

 

Royal Marines, 45 Commando, Malaya campaign, accident

 BARNETT, Terence W, Marine, RM9203, died

 

 

Friday, 17 November 1950

 

Seahawk

 MORGAN-THOMAS, Peredur V, Lieutenant, died

 

 

Monday, 20 November 1950

 

Royal Marines, 41 Commando

 JAUNCEY, William L J, Marine, CH/X 4020, killed

 

 

Tuesday, 21 November 1950

 

Royal Marines, 42 Commando, Malaya campaign, accident

 STOREY, J, Marine, RM7049, died

 

 

Thursday, 23 November 1950

 

Tiree

 DART, Edward A, Commissioned Gunner, died

 

 

Sunday, 26 November 1950

 

Belfast

 HANSON, Jack, Marine, PLY/X 5090, died

 

 

Wednesday, 29 November 1950

 

Royal Marines, 41 Commando, Korean War, Battle of Hagaru-Ri and Chosin Reservoir

 BELSEY, Jarvis E, Corporal, RM, CH/X 4167, killed

 CREECH, C R, Able Seaman, (service number not listed), killed (possibly POW but does not appear in any lists)

 DAVIES, Ronald G, Act/Sergeant, RM, PO/X 5115, POW, accidentally killed by ROK soldiers at Haguro-Ri

 GARNER, Ivan, Marine, RM 9211, MPK

 GRAHAM, John L, Marine, RM 9087, DOW

 KNOCK, Douglas A, Surgeon Lieutenant, killed

 JAUNCEY, William L J, Marine, CH/X 4020, killed

 LLOYD, J P, Sick Berth Petty Officer, (service number not listed), killed (possibly POW but does not appear in any lists)

 MCCOURT, Joseph, Marine, RM 9046, MPK

 PARKINSON-CUMINE, Ralph, Captain, RM, MPK

 SOUTHWORTH, Ronald, Corporal, RM, RM 10038, MPK

 STRAIN, Eric, Marine, PO/X 5315, killed

 STRAY, Dennis W, Marine, RM 9245, DOW

 TATE, John A, Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 166456, killed

 TROTT, Charles E, Corporal, RM, PLY/X 5281, killed

 WALKER, William A, Marine, RM 8800, killed

 WOOLDRIDGE, Royston, Marine, RM 9402, killed

 

Thursday, 30 November 1950

 

Fulmar

 NELSON, Derek M, Sub Lieutenant, died

 

 

Saturday, 2 December 1950

 

41 Commando RM (Drake), RN Hospital staff

 RAINE, Dennis, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, D/SMX 853707, killed

 

 

Wednesday, 6 December 1950

 

Mull of Galloway

 WILTON, Joseph J, Able Seaman, SSX 831943, died

 

 

Thursday, 7 December 1950

 

Pembroke

 BURROWS, William J, Sick Berth Attendant, SMX 817739, died

 

 

Tuesday, 12 December 1950

 

Condor

 PAGE, George W, Chief Aircraft Fitter (C.A.F.) (A), FX 80013, died

 

 

Thursday, 14 December 1950

 

Drake

 BLACKMORE, Samuel J, Petty Officer Stores, MX 53488, died

 

 

Thursday, 21 December 1950

 

Unicorn

 MCNAMEE, Francis, Able Seaman, JX 611662, died

 

 

Friday, 22 December 1950

 

Royal Marines,  42 Commando, Malaya campaign

 EATOUGH, Brian, Marine, RM8111, DOW

 

 

Saturday, 23 December 1950

 

St Angelo

 BEZZINA, William, Able Seaman, JX 747270, died

 

Tuscan

 SMITH, Thomas M, Leading Seaman, JX 150353, died

 

 

Monday, 25 December 1950

 

Swiftsure

 SOPER, Stanley, Marine, RM 6967, died

 

 

Tuesday, 26 December 1950

 

Black Swan

 JORDAN, Joseph H, Able Seaman, SSX 847841, died

 

 

Wednesday, 27 December 1950

 

Royal Marines, 40 Commando, Malaya campaign, accident

 ORR, S, Sergeant, RM, PO/X127316, died

 

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