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

1st - 31st MAY 1940- in date, ship/unit & name order

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Nelson, battleship (Maritime Quest, click to enlarge)

on to 1st-14th June 1940



(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

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Background Events - April-May 1940
Invasion of Norway, Battles of Narvik, Blitzkrieg on Western Europe, Dunkirk evacuation starts




Wednesday, 1 May 1940


Harstad, Norway

 GEORGE, Lewis T, Marine, RFR, PLY/19563 (Victory III), killed

 LASSETTER, James E, Leading Signalman, P/JX 135575 )Victory III), killed


Sparrowhawk, air crash

 AITCHISON, Hugh G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 HALL, Denis, Stoker 2c, P/KX 100612, died




Thursday, 2 May 1940


Dunoon, ship loss

 JOHNSON, Arthur B, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 63158, DOW


Maori, destroyer, bombing

 COULTER, Jacob W, Telegraphist, D/J 109264, killed

 MCAVOY, John T, Leading Stoker, D/KX 82313, killed

 WILSON, Stanley, Able Seaman, D/SSX 27037, killed


Nelson, battleship

 LAMBERT, Maurice F, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 157717, died



Friday, 3 May 1940


Afridi, destroyer, ship loss

 ADAMS, John H, Signalman, P/JX 149292, MPK

 ADAMS, Joseph, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 56825, MPK

 ARMSTRONG, Bernard, Stoker 1c, P/KX 92078, MPK

 BAKER, Douglas F, Telegraphist, P/JX 149028, MPK

 BOWDITCH, Charles H, Able Seaman, P/J 106399, MPK

 BOWEN, Eric W, Ordinary Signalman, P/SSX 29089, MPK

 BUDGEN, Donald, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 55752, MPK

 BUSHNELL, John S, Supply Petty Officer, P/MX 47931, MPK

 BUTLER, James R, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 133878, MPK

 CHESTER, Jesse G, Seaman, RNR, P/X 20469 A, MPK

 CHRISTIAN, Angus, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 156055, MPK

 COGAN, Patrick, Leading Seaman, D/JX 125256, MPK

 CORMACK, Donald, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 135229, MPK

 DINGLE, Albert E, Leading Seaman, P/J 107773, MPK

 FIXTER, Eric, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 100171, MPK

 FORD, Harry E, Stoker 1c, P/K 64659, MPK

 GUYLER, William J R, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/J 114560, MPK

 HANKS, Henry G, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 82823, MPK

 HARCUS, Gillies, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21252, MPK

 HARRIS, Edwin J, Able Seaman, D/SSX 24443, MPK

 HARRISON, Thomas R, Stoker 2c, P/KX 98108, MPK

 HARTLEY, William D, Able Seaman, P/JX 152721, MPK

 HARVEY, Albert A, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 135932, MPK

 HARVEY, Frederick F, Telegraphist, P/JX 142048, MPK

 HERRIDGE, Jack, Able Seaman, P/J 93618, MPK

 HILL, Denis F, Able Seaman, P/JX 135957, MPK

 HODGES, Gordon, Able Seaman, D/SSX 21399, MPK

 JAMES, Robert T, Stoker 1c, P/KX 83087, MPK

 KING, Albert F, Canteen Trainee, NAAFI, MPK

 LAMKIN, George A, Leading Seaman, P/JX 129328, MPK

 LEGG, Richard B, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/SSX 28813, MPK

 LEVY, John E D, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 157477, MPK

 MCGINTY, Manus M, Boy 1c, P/JX 159062, MPK

 MELLOR, Robert, Warrant Telegraphist, killed

 MIDDLEBROOK, Howard L, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 138317, MPK

 NAPIER, John D, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 112344, MPK

 NOTTING, John, Stoker 1c, P/KX 91564, MPK

 PARKES, John P, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84172, MPK

 PENKETHMAN, Cyril, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, MPK

 PRICE, Vincent C, Signalman, P/JX 126917, MPK

 RATTUE, Frank, Stoker 1c, P/KX 83085, MPK

 ROBERTS, William H, Leading Stoker, P/KX 82520, MPK

 ROBERTSON, James, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84491, MPK

 ROBINSON, William, Stoker 1c, P/KX 91952, MPK

 RUSSELL, George G, Stoker 1c, P/K 60232, MPK

 SALTER, Ernest J, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 73767, MPK

 SIMPSON, Kenneth H, Leading Signalman, P/JX 129705, MPK

 WRIGHT, Rowland F, Stoker 2c, P/KX 96112, MPK

 WYATT, Albert, Able Seaman, P/SSX 19962, MPK


Bison (Fr), destroyer, ship loss

 COCKBURN, Duncan J D, Telegraphist, C/JX 150407, (Woolwich, O/P), missing

 GRAHAM, Robert R, Commander, MPK



 KEANE, Peter, Stoker 2c, P/KX 96857, died



Saturday, 4 May 1940


Afridi, ship loss

 WHEELER, William J, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 128528, DOW



 PAYNE, Arthur R C, Stoker 1c, P/K 61291, died



Sunday, 5 May 1940


Afridi, ship loss

 KEELING, Arthur J, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 99608, DOW



 WALTON, David, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 59862, died


Enterprise, light cruiser, bombing

 LEEDHAM, William, Marine, CH/X 1126, killed


Korowa (RAN)

 BUTTERWORTH, William H, Stoker, F 2919 (RANR), drowning, MPK



 MUNRO, Peter McL, Lieutenant, RNVR, died



 MCCANN, John, Marine, EX 1849, died


Seal, submarine, lost

 SMITH, Charles C, Able Seaman, C/J 102861, MPK



Tuesday, 7 May 1940


Aurora, (right - NavyPhotos) light cruiser, bombing

 BECK, Robert, Marine, P/X 3610, killed

 HUGHES, George H, Corporal, PO/X 1033, killed

 SAYER, Frank, Marine, PO/K 3778, killed

 TARGETT, William H, Marine, PO/22132, killed

 TINKLER, Walter, Marine, PO/21560, killed

 TOLFREE, Edward G, Marine, PO/20882, killed

 WALKER, Leslie, Marine, PO/X 2628, killed


Curlew, light cruiser, gun accident

 CLAYFIELD, Leslie J, Leading Seaman, D/JX 140648, killed

 HALLETT, Reginald D, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/BD/X 1560, killed

 JENKINS, James S, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 3635, killed

 JONES, Kenneth E, Able Seaman, D/JX 147762, killed

 LAMSDALE, Patrick H, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4343, killed


Michael Griffiths

 BORTHWICK, Christopher W, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 185816, died


Royal Arthur

 BAILEY, Albert E, Yeoman of Signals, P/233096, died



 WILLIAMS, Robert H, Steward, T.124, died



Wednesday, 8 May 1940



 CLARK, Edward W, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/215025, died


Resolution, battleship

 YOUNG, Cecil J, Marine, CH/X 2629, MPK


Victory I

 PERRIN, William E, Able Seaman, P/J 91293, died



Thursday, 9 May 1940



 SHELLEY, John, Marine, EX/3744, MPK


FAA, 765 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 ATKINSON, Peter L, Midshipman (A), MPK


Investigator (RIN)

 SANSONI, R (initial only) L, Steward, 3123 (RIN), died


Kelly, torpedoed

 ALLEN, Thomas P, Telegraphist, C/J 69915, killed

 AMOS, Alexander, Leading Signalman, C/JX 150763, killed

 BETHELL, Edward W F, Boy 1c, C/JX 157774, killed

 BOXER, William T J, Leading Signalman, C/SSX 14139, killed

 CAMPS, Percy, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 133609, killed

 CAVE, William J D, Stoker, C/KX 90867, killed

 CHARMAN, Albert W, Stoker Petty Officer, C/J 64350, killed

 CLARK, Wallace S, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 63240, killed

 DIXON, Joseph W, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 62294, killed

 EDWARDS, Harold B, Act/Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 139474, killed

 FOWLER, Gordon, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 156121, killed

 GOUGH, Victor, Leading Stoker, C/K 61950, killed

 JENKINS, William J P, Stoker, C/KX 89342, killed

 JOHNSON, Jack, Stoker 2c, C/KX 100380, killed

 KAY, Donald, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX84981, killed

 KINGSLEY, Frederick A, Act/Yeoman of Signals, C/JX 135719, killed

 MIRES, Arthur D, Able Seaman, C/JX 149734, killed

 MOWER, Clifford J, Stoker, C/KX 96398, killed

 PALMER, Albert W, Leading Telegraphist, C/J 110638, killed

 PECKHAM, Henry C, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 64209, killed

 PICKERING, Herbert C, Telegraphist, C/SSX 15941, killed

 PRESCOTT, Cyril H, Telegraphist, C/SSX 21033, killed

 PRIDMORE, Leslie, Able Seaman, C/JX 151116, killed

 RICHARDSON, Leslie F, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 136021, killed

 WAGHORN, Edwin F, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/JX 27306, killed

 WILKINSON, Eric T, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 134525, killed

 YOUNG, Henry L W, Able Seaman, C/JX 152921, killed


Northern Gem

 POWELL, Frederick A, Able Seaman, P/J 40459, died


Northern Spray

 PEAKE, William H, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 20131 A, died



 PLEASANCE, Reginald J F, Able Seaman, C/JX141186, DOW


RAF, 254 Squadron, air crash

 NUTHALL, Robin B, Lieutenant (A), killed



Friday, 10 May 1940


Fowey, fire

 GRAY, Frank, Py/Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, killed


Penelope (right - CyberHeritage), light cruiser, bombing

 HOUNSON, Harry, Leading Seaman, P/J 106693, killed

 HUNT, James P, Able Seaman, RFR, P/SS 9541 B 14932, killed

 NEWMAN, Frank C, Leading Steward, C/LX 22661, killed

 SHARP, William A, Paymaster Commander, killed

 WINTLE, William A, Able Seaman, P/JX 143331, killed


RM Plymouth Barracks

 HACKNELL, Henry J, Marine, PLY/X 21927, died


Rotterdam, Naval Command Staff (NCS)

 CARTWRIGHT, Charles H A, Captain, DOW


Vansittart, bombing

 BUTT, Colin C, Sub Lieutenant, killed

 MERIA, Anthony B, Midshipman, RNR, killed


Whitshed, bombing

 COTTERELL, James, Act/Leading Seaman, P/J 112568, killed

 CRAIG, John, Able Seaman, RNR, P/X 10173 B, killed

 DORMER, Ernest A J, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 64431, killed

 EVANS, Charles A, Act/Leading Seaman, P/J 102286, killed

 NICOLL, Stanley L, Able Seaman, P/JX 149083, killed

 YOUNG, Adrian A, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, P/ESD/X 1894, killed



Saturday, 11 May 1940



 BURNETT, William C, Chief Shipwright, P/MX 545577, illness, died


Glen Gower

 SARGINSON, William, Fireman, T.124 R/42445, MPK


Wild Swan, bombing

 HAGGITT, Arthur, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 168751, killed


XD.B Demolition Party, on board small boat which hit a mine en route

 GOSHAWK, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 171648 (Pembroke), killed

 HIGGS, Frank G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 172725 (Pembroke), killed

 HILL, James A C, Commander, MPK



Sunday, 12 May 1940


Arctic Ranger

 BAILEY, Frank O L, Leading Seaman, C/J 107172, illness, died



Monday, 13 May 1940


Versatile, bombing

 EGGLEDEN, Harry, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 62771, killed

 HOLMES, Leonard J, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, C/M 35350, killed

 RAMFORD, George, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SS 9361, killed

 SHIACH, Colin S I, Midshipman, RNR, killed

 TURNER, George L, Gunner (T), killed

 WARD, William D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 165321, killed

 WEST, William A, Leading Stoker, C/KX 78847, killed



Tuesday, 14 May 1940



 ARROWSMITH, John D, Ty/Lieutenant Commander, RNR, (Victory, O/P), MPK


Doris (Fr), ship loss

 SALES, Charles J, Telegraphist, RFR, C/J 51456 P O B 18251, killed

 WESTMACOTT, Richard E, Lieutenant, MPK

 WILSON, Harry C, Yeoman of Signals, D/J 106460, killed


FAA, 803 Sqn, Ark Royal, aircraft carrier, air crash

 HANSON, Michael C E, Lieutenant, MPK

 LUCY, William P, Lieutenant, killed


FAA, 814 Sqn, Hermes, aircraft carrier, air crash

 LIVERSIDGE, Edward A, Lieutenant (A), killed



 GIFFORD, Henry F, Seaman, RNR, D/X 19142 A, died



 CARTER, John H, Leading Stoker, P/KX 82928, accident, DOW


Northern Dawn

 O'LOUGHLIN, Michael, Able Seaman, RFR, P/233099, killed


Takla (RCN)

 AMOTH, Nels, Seaman Cook, FR/58 (RCNR), died


Wivern, bombing

 ABRAMS, Frederick C, Able Seaman, P/J 110800, DOW

 AIREY, Arthur, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 61505, killed

 BACKSHALL, Frederick, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/SD/X 1328, killed

 BOYNTON, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/SSX 31567, killed

 BRIGGS, Kenneth T, Midshipman, RNR, killed

 BROWN, Richard S, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 CASSELL, John F, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 136813, DOW

 DUNNE, Alfred, Able Seaman, D/SSX 122624 D 490, MPK

 FINNERTY, Thomas, Act/Steward, P/LX 22692, killed

 GRAY, Joseph, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/SS 120823 B 15327, killed

 GREENWOOD, John, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 32192, killed

 HAMILTON, Charles, Able Seaman, P/JX 139840, killed

 HAYDEN, Frederick W, Able Seaman, P/J 22737, MPK

 HERRIDGE, Thomas H, Able Seaman, P/JX 133933, killed

 HORTON, Herbert S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84007, DOW

 MACLEAN, Murdo, Seaman, RNR, P/X 19703 A, killed

 MACLEOD, Peter J, Seaman, RNR, P/X 19754 A, killed

 MAYNARD, Walter, Chief Petty Officer Cook, P/M 16148, killed

 MEADEN, Frederick, Able Seaman, P/J 115219, killed

 MOORE, Francis J, Petty Officer Steward, P/L 3630, killed

 QUARRELL, Alfred F, Officer's Cook 2c, P/L 14554, killed

 SMITH, Leslie, Able Seaman, P/SSX 29930, killed

 SWEENEY, Daniel J, Stoker 2c, P/KX 104043, MPK

 WOOD, Thomas R, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/SD/X 898, killed



Wednesday, 15 May 1940


Hussar, bombing

 MATTHEWS, Wilfred J, Petty Officer, D/J 39143 Pens No 2374, killed

 MCDONALD, David, Stoker, RFR, D/K 66474 D 44, killed

 WHEELER, Francis F, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, killed


Service Flying Training School, No.7, air crash

 REES, John, Leading Airman, D/J 135276, killed


Valentine, destroyer, ship loss

 ATKINSON, Colin S J, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 32227, killed

 BAWDEN, Joseph A, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 62521, killed

 BIRD, Harry, Petty Officer, D/J 79564, missing

 BRENNAN, Frederick, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 169634, killed

 COTTON, Ronald G, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 62856, killed

 CUTTER, Claude K H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 54818, killed

 EDWARDS, Frederick, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 175469, killed

 FORD, Robert A, Telegraphist, RNW(W)R, C/WRX 99, killed

 FRY, Dennis C, Stoker 1c, D/K 64708 B 16064, killed

 GOLDSMITH, Leslie G, Leading Stoker, D/KX 80634, DOW

 GRUMMETT, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 32257, killed

 HENDERSON, Alfred R B, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 77646, killed

 HOWARD, James A, Petty Officer, P/J 114072, killed

 HOWELLS, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 32255, killed

 JARVIS, Alfred W J, Ordinary Seaman, D/SR 8659, killed

 KELLAWAY, Albert, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 86319, killed

 KENSEY, John, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17557, MPK

 LIVESEY, John, Seaman, RNR, D/X 20222 A, killed

 MARLOW, Harry H, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 59890 Pens No 2404, killed

 MAXWELL, James, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20090, MPK

 MILLAR, Robert MCC, Petty Officer, D/JX 130041, killed

 MORRIS, James P, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 77449, killed

 NEWBERT, Daniel, Ordinary Seaman, D/SR 8473, killed

 NORTON, Frank, Leading Seaman, RFR, D/J 94494 B 15262, killed

 PIERCY, George A, Stoker 1c, D/KX 85462, killed

 POTTER, Ernest J, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 22322 Pens No 15685, killed

 SHEPHERD, Harold R, Leading Cook, D/MX 50838, DOW

 WELLMAN, Henry, Assistant Cook, D/MX 62362, DOW

 WILLIS, Walter L, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 169596, DOW


Versatile, bombing

 BURRUS, David, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 110569, DOW

 HATTON, Patrick H, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 99729, killed

 STURGESS, Charles A C, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SS 11777, killed


Wivern, bombing

 MANNING, Edward, Cook (S), P/MX 52387, DOW

 RALPHSON, Robert, Leading Stoker, P/KX 76360, DOW



Thursday, 16 May 1940



 BRODRICK, Patrick A, Cook (S), P/MX 56566, drowned


Hermes, aircraft carrier, air crash

 BAX, Sidney G, Leading Airman, C/SSX 15409, MPK


Resolution, battleship, bombing

 GARTON, George F, Supply Assistant, C/MX 61169, killed

 SMITH, Edward W, Boy 1c, C/JX 161167, MPK


Valentine, ship loss

 CLAPP, Charles T, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 2568, DOW


Whitshed, bombing

 GRAY, Adam H, Able Seaman, P/JX 141891, DOW


Wivern, bombing

 MACIVER, Malcolm, Seaman, RNR, P/X 19992 A, DOW

 MORTIMER, Reginald J, Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, P/K 98381, DOW



 HOWE, Albert N, Able Seaman, C/JX 150819, drowning, missing



Friday, 17 May 1940


Arethusa, light cruiser, bombing

 CAIN, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 152027, DOW



 CRITTEN, Ernest W, Skipper, RNR, illness, died



 HOWES, Douglas J, Supply Assistant, RNVR, C/CD/X 57, died



Saturday, 18 May 1940


FAA, 700 Sqn, Devonshire, heavy cruiser, air crash

 BENSON-DARE, Ronald W, Lieutenant, killed

 HILL, William H, Naval Airman 1c, FX 55056, DOW


FAA, 823 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 MOURILYAN, Harold D, Sub Lieutenant (A), MPK

 PARKINSON, Roy, Naval Airman 1c, C/JX 143306, MPK



Sunday, 19 May 1940


Maloja, drowning

 MCLAUGHLIN, Patrick, Fireman, T.124, killed


Princess Victoria, ship loss

 BURROWS, James W, Signalman, C/JX 144897, killed

 COCKSHUTT, John F, Ordinary Signalman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4955, MPK

 COOKSON, Ernest G W, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 32183, MPK

 COUPETHWAITE, James, Carpenter, T.124, MPK

 DARBY, Sydney N, Assistant Steward, T.124 635189, MPK

 DAVIDSON, Thomas, Telegraphist, RNVR, P/UD/X 1397, killed

 DUDLEY, Sydney W, Assistant Cook, T.124 11832, MPK

 EVANS, Henry F, Leading Signalman, C/J 35683 Pens No 5679, MPK

 FLAHERTY, Patrick, Greaser, T.124, MPK

 GRAHAM, William, 5th Engineer, T.124, MPK

 HALL, John B E, Captain, MPK

 HUMPHREYS, Henry A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 25978, MPK

 LAMBERT, Louis A, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 LITTLE, Alexander, Donkeyman, T.124, MPK

 LITTLE, James, Greaser, T.124, MPK

 LOGAN, Alfred C, Greaser, T.124, MPK

 LOWTHER, Louis C, Greaser, T.124 876066, MPK

 MACDONALD, Albert H, Assistant Steward, T.124 52183, MPK

 MACKENZIE, John, Assistant Steward, T.124, MPK

 MACLEAN, Ian G, 2nd Cook, T.124, MPK

 MCCALMONT, James, Boatswain, T.124, MPK

 MCISAAC, Alexander, Greaser, T.124, MPK

 MCNAB, Alexander, Assistant Steward, T.124 102370, MPK

 MITCHELL, Jack, Able Seaman, C/SSX 29215, MPK

 MURRAY, Felix T, Greaser, T.124, MPK

 O'KELLY, Maurice H, Leading Supply Assistant, C/MX 49734, MPK

 PARKER, Thomas R, Assistant Steward, T.124 124891, MPK

 PROUDFOOT, Harry, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 RICKETT, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 167918, killed

 ROBINSON, William J, Engine Room Stores, T.124 87008, MPK

 SCUTT, Walter C, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 167927, MPK

 SELF, Denis A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27901, killed

 SNOWLING, Frederick H, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 25795 Pens No 26344, MPK

 THEOBALD, Frederick A, Leading Telegraphist, RFR, C/J 101702 D 389, MPK

 UNDERWOOD, William, Chief Steward, T.124 1024934, MPK

 WEAR, Charles W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 167951, MPK

 WILLATS, Philip T, Chief Cook, T.124 977794, MPK


Whitley, destroyer, ship loss

 BLACK, Arthur W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 86641, killed

 FARRAR, Joseph F, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 95967, killed

 HERBERT, Charles, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 59601, killed

 LONSDALE, Septimus C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 82998, killed



Monday, 20 May 1940


Malcolm, bombing

 AMOS, James A, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 38911 B 20724, killed

 CHARMAN, John H, Able Seaman, C/J 115328, killed

 WALL, Percy J, Seaman, RNR, C/X 10726 B, killed



 RITCHIE, Richard H, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/SR 644, died


Rifsness, ship loss

 MEADOWS, Peter E, Ordinary Signalman, LT/JX 172324, MPK

 THORNTON, Lawrence L, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK



 STREETS, Alfred W J, Able Seaman, P/JX 163344, died



Tuesday, 21 May 1940


Cape Passaro, ship loss

 BARROW, John H, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), P/K 27633, killed

 BODEN, George S, Telegraphist, P/J 100409, missing

 JOHNSON, Harry, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 101775, killed

 MARCHANT, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 176751, killed


Corburn, ship loss

 BABB, William L, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 79602, MPK


Delight, bombing

 SQUIRE, Christopher J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 165230, killed


Malcolm, bombing

 COOK, Andrew N K, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18068, DOW



 LAZENBY, Lord J T, Able Seaman, P/SSX 6779, (President III, O/P), MPK


RAF, 812 Sqn, North Coates, air operations

 ALLEN, John A, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

 DUNDAS, Robert C, Lieutenant (A), MPK



Thursday, 23 May 1940


Keith, shore fire

 BUSBY, Charles, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 30870, killed

 SIMSON, David J R, Captain, killed



 STEVENSON, Herbert M, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 58784, died


St George

 HOARE, Ronald P, Boy 2c, JX 184709, illness, died


Venetia, shore gunfire

 DUNDERDALE, John M, Signalman, D/SSX 17672, killed

 ELLIS, George H, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 132285, missing

 HORN, Ernest, Leading Telegraphist, D/J 106419, killed

 HUTCHINSON, Charles F, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 77101 B 14364, killed

 JAMES, Edward W, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 141221, missing

 MACPHERSON, William S, Able Seaman, D/J 12561 Pens 2289, killed

 MAUNSELL, Marcus E L, Sub Lieutenant, killed

 WILLIS, William H, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 169041, MPK

 WRIGLEY, Harold W, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17687, killed


Victory (at Boulogne), shore gunfire

 THOMAS, Stanley E, Captain, killed


Vimy, shore gunfire

 DONALD, Colin G W, Lieutenant Commander, DOW

 WEBSTER, Douglas R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Whitshed, shore gunfire

 WILSON, William J, Commissioned Gunner (T), killed


Wivern, bombing

 SMITH, Alfred, Engine Room Artificer, RNR, P/X 973 ED, DOW



Friday, 24 May 1940


FAA, 825 Sqn, Kestrel, air operations

 CHICHESTER, Cyril A, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 76379, missing

 NORTH, Michael R, Act/Lieutenant, missing


Malcolm, bombing

 WALTERS, George F, Warrant Engineer, DOW


RAF, 812 Sqn, North Coates, air operations

 CARPMAEL, Ronald, Lieutenant, killed

 GURR, Kenneth P, Lieutenant, MPK


Wessex, destroyer, ship loss

 ALDERSON, Adam W, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 77246, MPK

 BROWN, Leonard R, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 94017, MPK

 KIDNEY, John, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 76312, MPK

 MURKETT, Cyril G, Stoker 2c, P/KX 103755, MPK

 PHILLIPS, Thomas, Stoker 1c, P/KX 86411, MPK



Saturday, 25 May 1940


Charles Boyes, ship loss

 ADAMSON, Richard, Seaman Cook, HO, C/JX 165031, MPK

 BROOM, Albert G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 180409, MPK

 GRANT, William, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 101282, MPK

 GREGSON, William, Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

 HOGG, Charles MCG, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, P/ESD/X 1761, MPK

 KING, Henry G, 2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/X 81 SB, DOW

 LOWRY, Harry C, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 105731, DOW

 MACKAY, Alexander, Leading Seaman, RFR (PS), LT/X 7540 X, MPK

 MORRISON, Norman, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 10881 B, MPK

 POTTER, John E, Steward, RNPS, LT/JX 163995, MPK

 REYNOLDS, George, Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

 STEWART, John, Act/Chief Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/330, MPK

 STOCKS, Joseph B, Stoker, RNPS, LT/JX 103323, MPK

 THOMAS, William J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 173606, MPK

 TICKNER, James H G, Stoker, RNPS, LT/X 99886, MPK


Greyhound, destroyer


 BLENNERHASSETT, Sir Marmaduke C H F J, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

Shore gunfire

 LUSH, George T, Act/Petty Officer, P/J 108691, killed



 BATHGATE, Robert, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 56030, road accident, killed


RM Chatham Division

 FULLEYLOVE, Frederick A, Marine, CH/X 2117, died


Venetia, shore gunfire

 COMMONS, Henry E, Telegraphist, P/JX 125405, DOW


Wessex, ship loss

 CAISLEY, William, Stoker 1c, P/SS 125911, DOW



Sunday, 26 May 1940


Curlew (right - NavyPhotos/Ingo Bauernfiend), light cruiser, ship loss

 CALLEJA, Domenico, Leading Cook (O), E/LX 21330, MPK

 FERRETT, Horace H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 59462, MPK

 HINGE, Harry H, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 JACKSON, Dennis H, Paymaster Sub Lieutenant, killed

 MERRY, Aubrey M L, Ty/Paymaster Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 PHILLIPS, Samuel, Stoker Petty Officer, D/JX 78150, MPK

 TREAGUS, Harold, Petty Officer Writer, D/MX 49698, MPK

 WEEKS, Albert E, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 57143, MPK

 YATES, William, Paymaster Commander, killed


President III

 TAYLOR, Fletcher C, Marine, PO/216140, killed


RAF, 825 Sqn, Detling, air crash

 BEAUMONT, George N, Lieutenant, MPK


Southampton, bombing

 PEARSON, Robert P, Able Seaman, C/JX 135599, DOW



Monday, 27 May 1940


Biaaritz, steamship, ship loss

 PHILLIPS, Albert J, Fireman, T.124, killed


Thomas Bartlett, ship loss

 BAYES, Jack, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 104783, killed

 DAVEY, George H M, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 185769, killed

 EVANS, Peter K, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 176048, killed

 OLSEN, John, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 103807, killed

 OSMOND, Percy A, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 105729, killed

 ROYER, Thomas, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 105163, killed

 SOUTHWOOD, Eric D M, Cook (S), D/MX 56661, killed



Tuesday, 28 May 1940


Abel Tasman, Dutch steamship, bombing

 BROWN, Frederick G, Able Seaman, D/JX 145168, killed


Barham, battleship

 LORD, Ernest, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 154684, illness, died



 KAVANAGH, Peter, Stoker 2c, D/KX 104010, motor accident, killed


Cairo, (right - NavyPhotos/Mark Teadham), light cruiser,  bombing

 CARVER, Arthur J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 94405, killed

 CLARK, Robert, Stoker 1c, P/SS 122789 D 769, killed

 EARWAKER, Henry G, Able Seaman, P/JX 145245, DOW

 GILLSON, Frank H, Able Seaman, P/JX 160158, killed

 GRICE, Charlie, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 137425, DOW

 GROSSMITH, Herbert W, Able Seaman, P/J 106692, killed

 KING, Cornelius W, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 139263, killed

 MARSH, Edwin G, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 3607, killed

 PATEMAN, Thomas E, Able Seaman, P/JX 135727, killed

 PRESTON, John W, Able Seaman, P/J 112665, DOW


Coventry, light cruiser, bombing

 BALLARD, Arthur F J, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/LD/X 4086, killed


Dunkirk evacuation, operation Dynamo

 GAMMIDGE, Peter, Ordinary Signalman, C/LD/X 4169 (Pembroke), missing


Gallant, bombing

 ANDREWS, Harry, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18245, DOW


Mona's Isle, ship loss

 BUSHNELL, Charles W, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 68022, DOW


Ocean Reward, ship loss

 CHRISTIE, James H, Petty Officer, C/J 8015, MPK

 SHRUBSOLE, Richard C, Corporal, CH 24402, missing

 SLATER, Hugh C, Py/Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 THORLEY, Norman J, Petty Officer, C/J 8868, MPK


President III

 FARROW, Walter H, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 17274, died


RAF, 806 Sqn, Detling, air crash

 BURTON, Jack B, Naval Airman 1c, D/JX 147764, killed


RM HQ 3rd Division

 BROWN, Vincent C, Colonel, RM, killed


Sandown, bombing

 BUTLER, William J, Py/Ty/Paymaster Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Thomas Bartlett, ship loss

 COLLINSON, Joseph, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 105213, killed


Thuringia, anti-submarine trawler, ship loss

 BALFOUR, Richard, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 101251, killed

 BROWN, Bertram F, Seaman Cook, LT/JX 164502, killed

 BRUCE, John, Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 10038 S, killed

 COOK, Charles H, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/180339, killed

 DIVERS, Wallace, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 10270 S, killed

 GEDDES, William A, 2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/X 300 SA, killed

 GRATION, Joseph, Chief Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/273 EU, killed

 JEFFERSON, Matthew, Seaman, RNPS, LT/KX 175076, (Lynx, O/P), killed

 LINTON, Thomas, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/JX 101342, killed

 PETERS, Thomas, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 7499 C, killed

 PIRIE, Alexander, Chief Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/183, killed

 RYLETT, Wilfred, Act/Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 19051 A, killed

 SIMPSON, David W L, Chief Skipper, RNR, killed

 THOMAS, George, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 7719 C, killed



 KNOWLING, Richard G K, Lieutenant Commander, drowning, MPK



 VOUSDEN, Albert G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 178971, missing


Windsor, bombing

 GIBBS, William E, Able Seaman, P/J 75636, DOW

 GRIEVE, Alfred V F, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/UD/X 1051, killed



Wednesday, 29 May 1940


Bideford, bombing

 ALLEN, George H, Stoker 1c, D/KX 89536, killed

 BERRYMAN, Thomas C F, Leading Stoker, D/K 55232, killed

 COLLINS, George, Petty Officer, D/JX 130277, killed

 CROCKER, Frederick J, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 140849, killed

 DURE, George H, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 4816 Pens No 12389, killed

 DYER, Charles E, Able Seaman, D/JX 134276, killed

 ECCLES, Harold S, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17690, killed

 EDMUNDSON, Stephen E, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, killed

 REDHEAD, George W, Able Seaman, D/J 102592, killed

 STEWART, Paul A, Lieutenant, DOW

 THOMASON, Gerald E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 21354, MPK

 WEBBER, Leslie G, Able Seaman, D/J 107049, killed

 WILCOXON, Robert O, Py/Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, (Victory, O/P), killed

 WOOD, Andrew B, Sub Lieutenant, DOW


Comfort, ship loss

 DART, Richard H, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 180078, killed

 MAIR, John D, Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

 WATT, Alexander J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 183122, killed

 WATT, Charles, Seaman Cook, RNPS, LT/JX 183230, killed

 WEBB, Harry E, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 180112, MPK

 WOOD, Alexander, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 183156, MPK


Daedalus, air crash

 HYLAND, Raymond J, Sub Lieutenant, killed


Dunkirk evacuation, operation Dynamo

 RYDER, Ernest C, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 70019 (Pembroke), missing



 HOUSE, Albert E V, Lieutenant, Rtd, illness, died


FAA, 825 Sqn, Kestrel, air operations

 GARDNER, Leonard P, Leading Airman, FX 76361, missing

 HOGG, Charles S F, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), missing

 MURRIN, Herbert K, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 76383, missing

 RYLANDS, Peter H, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), MPK


Gossamer, bombing

 HOOK, Harry W R, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 75635, MPK


Gracie Fields, ship loss

 BRANSCOMBE, William H V, Leading Seaman, P/J 31071, killed

 DAPONTE, Henry C, 3rd Engineer, T.124, MPK

 GLOVER, Alexander J, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 GOLDING, James L, Assistant Cook, T.124 R/152075, killed

 GORDON, Eric T, Wireman, P/MX 62480, killed

 GRAINGE, Herbert, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21721, killed

 HARRIS, Ernest B, Petty Officer, P/J 29154, killed

 WHEELER, Leonard, Fireman, T.124, killed


Grafton, destroyer, ship loss

 BAGLEY, Ronald, Able Seaman, D/JX 139409, killed

 CIAPPARA, Carmelo, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, MPK

 COGHLAN, Dermot, Act/Leading Signalman, D/JX 136350, MPK

 D'AGOSTINO, Domenico, Leading Steward, E/LX 15078, MPK

 DRAKEFIELD, Tom, Able Seaman, D/SSX 25317, killed

 HOLLAND, James R, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17332, killed

 KEAN, Thomas J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, C/MX 47783, MPK

 LECKIE, Thomas B, Leading Stoker, D/KX 80506, MPK

 MAYNARD, Dennis G, Able Seaman, D/SSX 16782, MPK

 PARRISH, Sidney, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 175279, killed

 PHILLIPS, Charles H B, Petty Officer, D/JX 125001, killed

 ROBINSON, Cecil E C, Commander, killed

 SCICLUNA, Michael, Leading Steward, E/LX 20710, MPK

 SEYMOUR, Maurice M, Able Seaman, D/JX 129454, killed

 TANNER, Hubert C C, Lieutenant, killed

TODD, Robert S, Signalman, D/SSX 16554, killed


Grenade, destroyer, ship loss

 ATKINSON, Cyril, Signalman, C/JX 143738, missing

 BROOKS, Geoffrey B, Stoker 2c, C/KX 100656, missing

 CUNNINGHAM, Sydney G, Stoker 1c, C/KX 85783, DOW

 ELLIOTT, Hector, Able Seaman, C/J 43713, missing

 HOY, Stanley E, Stoker 2c, C/KX 100616, missing

 MCCOURT, Arthur, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 66680, missing

 PRICE, Arthur L, Leading Seaman, C/J 109756, killed

 TALBOT, Henry E, Able Seaman, C/J 103627, killed

 TATE, James W, Able Seaman, C/JX 130007, killed


Greyhound, bombing

 HANSORD, Bernard H, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 61616, killed

 HUMPHRIES, Frederick W, Able Seaman, P/SSX 26024, killed

 MATTHEWS, Michael H, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 PARKER, Alfred E, Stoker 1c, P/KX 76322, killed

 STARSMORE, Sidney D, Able Seaman, P/JX 146476, killed

 UNDERWOOD, William S, Py/Midshipman, RNR, killed


Harvester, destroyer, ship loss

 BEARE, Phillip W, Petty Officer Steward, C/L 14552, missing


Havock, drowning

 SUTTON, Albert B, Able Seaman, C/SSX 17084, missing


Intrepid, bombing

 ADCOCK, John W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27534, killed

 CHARLTON, Albert, Able Seaman, C/JX 152531, killed


Jaguar, bombing

 EDWARDS, Emlyn, Able Seaman, D/JX 130124, killed

 HITCHMOUGH, Alfred, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 106377 D/B 16147, killed

 HOLLAND, Arthur L, Able Seaman, D/SSX 14259, killed



 KENNEDY, Francis J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 157970, road accident, killed


Killarney, steamship

 GOTT, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/JX 168095, (President III, O/P), killed


Lydd, bombing

 SINCLAIR, Stephen P M, Able Seaman, C/JX 152005, killed


Mona's Queen, ship loss

 CALLISTER, Robert C, Engineering Officer, T.124, MPK


Pangbourne, bombing

 GOODLIP, William, Leading Steward, E/LX 22306, killed

 JONES, Frederic C, Able Seaman, D/JX 127876, killed

 MATHER, William, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 165265, killed

 MERRET, Percy C, Leading Seaman, D/J 97400, killed

 O'SHEA, William J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 85997, killed


Sun V, ship loss

 AITKENHEAD, Marshall H, Able Seaman, C/JX 132009, killed


Wakeful, destroyer, ship loss

 ANDREWS, William C, Able Seaman, C/SSX 29520, killed

 ARNOLD, Frederick L, Able Seaman, C/JX 153104, killed

 ASHFORD, Alfred J, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 23200, killed

 AYTON, Ronald J, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 2902, killed

 BAINES, Robert, Able Seaman, C/JX 152112, killed

 BALLS, Gilbert R, Able Seaman, C/SSX 28169, killed

 BARTLETT, Frederick W, Stoker 1c, C/K 62829 B 23823, killed

 BENNETT, Phillip F, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 29897, MPK

 BRACE, Christopher, Able Seaman, C/J 78429, killed

 BRAMLEY, George A J, Stoker 1c, C/K 67212 B 23817, killed

 BROOKS, Herbert S J, Able Seaman, C/JX 160919, killed

 BUCKLAND, Henry J, Stoker 2c, C/KX 102574, killed

 BUER, John G, Signalman, C/JX 142007, killed

 CAMPBELL, Harry E, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 5210, killed

 CAREY, Victor, Stoker 2c, C/KX 102656, killed

 CHAPMAN, Henry J, Stoker 1c, C/K 52018 B 21397, killed

 CLAYTON, Walter, Able Seaman, C/J 113848, killed

 COOKE, Albert H, Stoker 2c, C/KX 102658, killed

 COTTERILL, Edward, Stoker 1c, C/K 65069 D 290, killed

 CRANEFIELD, William L, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 CREAK, Wilfred P, Py/Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 DOWNIE, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 169123, killed

 DRAKE, Herbert Y, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 93083, killed

 EASTON, Charles W, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SS 9633 B 18174, killed

 EDGELEY, Charles T, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 29893, killed

 FERGUSON, Richard T, Leading Seaman, C/JX 125537, killed

 FITZGERALD, Denis P, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 66458, killed

 FLETCHER, Arthur N J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 168966, killed

 FLOWER, John B, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 103774 B 23930, killed

 FORSTER, Thomas J, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 19617 10598, killed

 FORSTER, William, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 53281, killed

 FRANKLIN, Douglas F, Stoker 1c, C/K 56789 B 22044, killed

 FRASI, Francis J, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 2914, killed

 GIBBS, Robert A, Petty Officer, C/JX 162567, killed

 GOODERHAM, William F, Able Seaman, C/J 60988, killed

 GOULD, Arthur A, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, MPK

 GRAVER, Charles H, Able Seaman, C/JX 152146, killed

 GRAYLEY, Harry J, Leading Seaman, C/SSX 14208, killed

 GROVES, Charles J, Petty Officer, C/JX 126444, killed

 GUTHERLESS, Leonard F, Yeoman of Signals, C/J 50606 Pens 13512, killed

 GUTHRIE, William R, Leading Supply Assistant, C/MX 57967, killed

 HALL, Archibald H, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SS 9022 B 17951, killed

 HALL, Edward S, Supply Petty Officer, C/M 43535, killed

 HAYNES, George E, Assistant Cook, C/MX 60742, killed

 HUNT, Charles G W, Leading Seaman, C/JX 134373, killed

 HUTTLESTONE, Sidney J, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SS 10718 B 19554, killed

 HYMAS, Albert W, Chief Petty Officer, C/M 4378 Pens No 23451, killed

 INGRAM, James D, Able Seaman, C/JX 126357, killed

 JACKSON, George H, Stoker 1c, C/K 60678, killed

 KEFFORD, Charles P, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 66397 B 24344, killed

 KEMP, Albert, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 57861, killed

 LEVERINGTON, Ernest, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 66497 B 24852, killed

 MATHERS, Stanley A, Sick Berth Attendant, RNASBR, C/X 7307, killed

 MCCLUNE, Angus, Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 52403, killed

 MCCULLOUGH, Stanley, Stoker 1c, C/KX 76209, killed

 METCALF, John R, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 2215, killed

 METCALF, William B, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 2100, killed

 MILLGATE, Herbert W, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 95898 B 23309, killed

 MOUNT, Aubrey G E, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 67097, killed

 NIXON, John L, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 1789, killed

 PARKER, Robert F, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 103074 B 23864, killed

 PATTERSON, John R, Leading Steward, C/LX 21537, killed

 PERCIVAL-JONES, John S, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 POTTER, William, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 1962, killed

 REDFERN, William, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20993, killed

 RICKETTS, William E, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 89429 B 21747, killed

 RILEY, Bert, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 30064, killed

 SARGEANT, James E, Leading Stoker, C/KX 79842, killed

 SARGENT, Frank G B, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/M 765 Pens No 24963, killed

 SHARMAN, Edgar A, Leading Steward, C/LX 21668, killed

 SIMMONDS, William A, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 98779 B 22251, killed

 SMITH, Leonard, Able Seaman, C/JX 128251, killed

 SPACKMAN, John F, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 29889, killed

 SPARKES, Robert G R, Leading Seaman, RFR, C/J 109740 B 25020, killed

 STEARN, Victor G, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 29761, killed

 STILES, Richard L, Act/Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 138350, killed

 STRATFULL, Prince C, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 58307 B 21952, killed

 STURGEON, Frank H, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 100661 B 23484, killed

 SWAIN, George, Leading Stoker, RFR, C/KX 75596 B 24608, killed

 TALLENT, Ernest J, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 85419, killed

 TAYLOR, Edward A, Able Seaman, RFR, C/JX 125588 B 25274, killed

 TAYLOR, Joseph T, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 2203, killed

 TAYLOR, Percy E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 182647, killed

 THURSTON, James, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 34496 Pens 11534, killed

 TILLEY, William E, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 29623, killed

 TOHILL, John, Able Seaman, RFR, C/JX 126123 B 25318, killed

 TOMPSETT, Leslie C, Able Seaman, C/JX 149097, killed

 TUCKER, Harold J, Warrant Engineer, MPK

 TURNER, John, Stoker 1c, C/KX 76796, killed

 TURNER, William, Leading Signalman, C/JX 131943, killed

 VICKERY, Leonard F, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/M 7055 Pens No 2202, killed

 WALKER, Douglas G, Py/Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 WILLIAMS, William, Leading Steward, C/L 14593, killed

 WINSTANLEY, Joseph R, Leading Stoker, RFR, C/KX 76786 B 24918, killed

 WOOD, Henry R, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 59956 B 23316, killed

 WOODROFFE, Walter, Leading Signalman, RFR, C/J 13387 B 19290, killed

 WORRELL, Stanley F, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 171313, killed

 WRIGHT, Joseph W, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 1775, killed

 FORSYTHE, Donald C, Greaser, T.124, killed

 HORNE, George J W, Fireman, T.124/40996, killed

 LEWIS, George E, Ordinary Signalman, C/SSX 28150, killed

 POOLE, Denny W L, Greaser, T.124/38521, killed

 WATT, Joseph, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/JX 167169, killed

 WOOD, Herbert, Seaman, RNR, P/JX 167164, killed


XD.E Demolition Party, Pembroke

 RISEAM, Douglas S, Leading Seaman, C/JX 134443, missing

 WALKER, Ronald, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 133531, missing



Thursday, 30 May 1940


Cairo, light cruiser, bombing

 HURST, George H, Signal Boy, P/JX 159921, DOW


Calvi, ship loss

 BARTLETT, Walter, Stoker, LT/X 10358 S, DOW


Cambrian, ship loss

 BULL, Harry, Lieutenant, Rtd, MPK

 BURFOOT, Cecil G, Rigger's Mate, P/JX 174891, MPK

 BURT, John, Assistant Steward, C/LX 23572, MPK

 CURTIS, Donald R, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 179987, MPK

 DALTON, Alfred H, Able Seaman, P/JX 143934, MPK

 DAVIS, Horace J, Stoker 2c, C/KX 100252, MPK

 DONALDSON, Alfred H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 99490, MPK

 GRAY, Harry, Stoker Petty Officer, C/311949, MPK

 HAYDON, Reginald A, Stoker 2c, C/KX 100278, MPK

 JOBSON, Thomas, Stoker 2c, C/KX 100797, MPK

 KITCHING, James H, Assistant Cook, C/MX 63778, MPK

 LAPWORTH, George, Able Seaman (Pens), P/J 115373, DOW

 LAVENDER, Robert L, Rigger's Mate, P/JX 174893, MPK

 LOUISSON, Roscoe J, Telegraphist, C/WRX 108, MPK

 OSTLER, William E C, Rigger's Mate, P/JX 174898, MPK

 READ, William H, Rigger, P/JX 174888, MPK

 ROSS, Alan F, Ty/Boom Engineer, RNR, MPK

 SHEADER, George E, Ordinary Seaman, P/SR 54400, MPK

 SOUTER, Alexander MC B, Petty Officer, RNR, P/6761C, MPK

 THOMPSON, Frank, Rigger's Mate, P/JX 174892, MPK

 WELLS, Henry E, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 11751, MPK

 WOOD, Alexander L, Ty/Boom Skipper, RNR, MPK

 WOODS, William, Stoker 2c, C/KX 102064, MPK


Crested Eagle, ship loss

 NORTH, Albert G, Seaman, RNR, C/X 20911, killed

 ROGERS, William J, Greaser, T.124/1003997, killed

 SEWELL, Henry, Assistant Steward, T.124/908172, killed

 SUTTON, Norman C, Assistant Steward, T.124, killed


Dunkirk evacuation, operation Dynamo

 JOELL, Wilfred, Rigger's Mate, P/JX 174919 (Victory III), DOW


Europa, RN Base, Lowestoft, England

 COOK, George M, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 180312, died


Grenade, ship loss

 COATES, Robert W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27706, missing

 GODFREY, William E, Able Seaman, C/JX 149514, missing

 LESTER, Albert W, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 78937, missing

 RUSSELL, William P, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26222, killed

 VINER, Albert R, Act/Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 135459, killed


Hosanna, ship loss

 GARSIDES, Clifford, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 108985 D 226, killed

 JENNER, Edwin H, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 64610, killed

 WAKEHAM, Duke, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 177578, (O/P), killed


King Orry, ship loss

 CLARKE, Frank C, Junior Engineer, T.124, killed

 FOX, William, Fireman, T.124, killed

 HUNT, Edmund G, Assistant Cook, T.124, killed

 KEMP, Charles F, Leading Seaman, P/J 27483, killed

 LEE, James, Water Tender, T.124, killed


Norway, at Harstad

 CALCRAFT, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23754 (Victory), DOW


Pangbourne, bombing

 HOARE, William G, Petty Officer, P/JX 80058, DOW



 WEBB, Samuel R, Able Seaman, D/SSX 157850, drowning, missing


Waverley, ship loss

 HUMPHREYS, George H, Able Seaman, C/JX 160440, MPK

 LEMMON, Albert H, Ship's Cook, T.124/1099581, MPK



Friday, 31 May 1940


Bideford, bombing

 DOIDGE, William T, Petty Officer, D/J 110550, killed


Cairo, bombing

 HUNT, Albert L, Signal Boy, P/JX 159816, DOW


Devonia, ship loss

 KING, Derrick H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, missing


Drake II

 WARN, Frederick G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 81717, missing


Dunkirk evacuation, operation Dynamo

 HOLLOWAY, Richard W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26532 (Pembroke I), killed

 TEARLE, Norman, Stoker 2c, C/KX 103452 (Pembroke II), killed

 TODD, Isaac, Able Seaman, C/SSX 29064 (Pembroke I), killed


Frons Olivae, drowning

 YOUNG, William E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 170581, died


Grenade, ship loss

 NEWBORN, Clifford, Stoker, C/KX 95817, DOW


Greyhound, bombing

 BONE, Stanley G, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 128653, DOW


RAF, 801 Sqn, Detling, air crash

 MARSH, John B, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 NICHOLSON, George R, Naval Airman, P/JX 140684, missing

 REID, Noel, Petty Officer Airman, FX 76578, missing

 STRANGE, Robert L, Lieutenant, missing


Royal Navy

 MCCANN, John W, Lieutenant Commander, Rtd, died


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