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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 JULY 1941 -  in date, ship/unit & name order


Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Britomart, minesweeper
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on to August 1941



(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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(3) Link to Commonwealth War Graves Commission

(4) More information may be found in the Name Lists




Background Events - June-November 1941
Invasion of Russia, Malta Convoys, Japan prepares for war




1 July 1941


Devon County, ship loss

 COOPER, Douglas C, Cook, RNPS, LT/JX 164687, MPK

 MORRIS, Albert W, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 101800, MPK

 OSBORNE, Henry, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 115438, MPK


Furious, deck accident

FAA, 816 Sqn

 FOLLOWS, Frederick W, Sub Lieutenant (A), DOW

Ship's crew

 PROTHERO, David A, Surgeon Lieutenant, DOW


Malvernian, ship loss

 ANDERSON, James A, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 131205, killed

 ARNOLD, Leslie H J, 1st Radio Officer, T.124, killed

 CHAPMAN, George M, Able Seaman, C/SSX 23774, killed

 COX, Peter C, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 33638, killed

 DAY, William H, Able Seaman, P/SSX 28132, killed

 HEWITT, Richard G, Boatswain, T.124 X, killed

 JEFFREY, George W, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, killed

 JENKINS, Thomas J, 3rd Radio Officer, T.124, killed

 JOSLING, Leonard A, Assistant Steward, T.124 X, killed

 LAGDEN, Richard M, Carpenter's Mate, T.124 X, killed

 MAGRAW, Albert E, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, killed

 MINETT, Robert, Donkeyman, T.124 X, killed

 PACKHAM, John D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 235218, killed

 PEARCE, Walter E, Butcher, T.124 X, killed

 QUINLAN, John P, Radio Cadet, T.124, killed

 ROOKE, Jack V, Seaman, RNR, C/X 7835 C, killed

 SANKEY, Frederick E, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27181, killed

 SKINNER, Henry J, Act/Leading Signalman, P/J 53188, killed

 SLIMIN, James R, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, killed

 STARLING, Rowland S, 2nd Radio Officer, T.124, killed

 TROTMAN, Kenneth H, Able Seaman, C/JX 212911, killed

 WEBSTER, Kenneth D, Able Seaman, P/SSX 33180, killed

 WESTWOOD, Norman, Sick Berth Attendant, C/SBR X 7704, killed

 WILLIAMS, Arthur E R, Able Seaman, P/JX 154710, killed

 WINSLAND, George, Storekeeper, T.124 X, killed

 WOODLEY, Frederick W, Radio Cadet, T.124, killed


MTB.5 (Norwegian), explosion

 AKRA, Knut, Gunner, (RNorN), killed

 ELHOLM, Per T E, Motor Mechanic, (RNorN), killed

 HETLAND, Jan K, Torpedoman, 32 (RNorN), died



 HICKSON, Henry, Steward, NAP 1018570, died



2 July 1941



 GILL, William A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 174442, died



 MOFFAT, Robert, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 24130, died

 VALLIS, Arthur J, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 23770, died


FAA, 768 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 JENNINGS, Frederick G, Lieutenant Commander (A), killed


Furious, fire

 MELLOR, James E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 30233, DOW



 LANCASHIRE, Henry N, Musician, RMB/663, died


Klo, bombing

 PULLMAN, Kenneth G, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, DOW


Malvernian, ship loss

 TRINEMAN, Kenneth J, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, DOW


Norwich City

 IVES, Frederick, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 232419, DOWS



 ANTELL, George R, Chief Petty Officer (Pens), D/232634, DOWS

 HOUSLEY, Harry H, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 256956, DOWS


Shoreham, at Basrah

 RICHARDS, Charles J, Act/Leading Seaman, D/J 110051, DOWS


Toronto City, steamship

 CASSON, Reginald, Act/Able Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 3044, (President III, O/P), MPK

 DAVIS, Ivor J, Marine, PLY/22735, (President III, O/P), MPK



 CUSACK, Charles J, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 203608, died

 WILLETTS, Frederick, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 114214, died



3 July 1941


Morris Dance

 STONE, Frederick H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 173216, DOW


Receptive, ship loss

 CHISHOLM, James A, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 125340, MPK

 CORK, Frederick L, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 109889, MPK

 CROSSLAND, Alfred H, Act/Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 100343, killed

 GARNETT, Edgar, Ordinary Seaman, R/JX 268565, killed

 HAWSON, William B, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 224432, MPK

 MCPHERSON, Daniel, Act/2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/X 19728 A, killed

 REMINGTON, Raymond H A, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 SHAW, William F, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 110027, MPK

 WITTRIDGE, Richard G, Assistant Cook, RNPS, LT/JX 221665, killed



4 July 1941


Robert L Holt, steamship

 ASPINALL, Albert, Leading Bombardier, RA, 323499, (4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 DAVIDSON, Alfred W, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 200383, (President III, O/P), MPK

 EMMETT, Geoffrey C, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 232560, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HALL, George D, Leading Bombardier, RA, 1490817, (4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 HAY, William B, Gunner, RA, 1648236, (4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 JONES, Victor M, Gunner, RA, 922651, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 LESTER, Reginald I, Gunner, RA, 5184477, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MASON, John, Gunner, RA, 1596037, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 SHERMAN, John F, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 183632, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SLEATH, William, Signalman, C/JX 172054, (President III, O/P), MPK

 TALBOT, Arthur J, Leading Telegraphist, D/J 28051, (President III, O/P), MPK

 TURNER, John C K, Signalman, C/JX 172058, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WILSON, Walter H, Act/Leading Signalman, RNVR, C/LD/X 3850, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WODEHOUSE, Norman A, Vice Admiral, Rtd, (Eaglet, O/P), MPK



5 July 1941


6/3 Maritime Regt, RA

 ARMSTRONG, Anthony, Gunner, RA, 1784888, killed



 BALL, Charles, Marine, PO/X 103724, missing

 BERRIMAN, John G, Marine, PO/X 103179, missing

 CHESTON, Thomas, Marine, PO/X 103220, missing

 CLASPER, John W, Marine, PO/X 103218, missing

 MOORE, James E, Marine, PO/X 103180, missing

 THAKE, Harold S, Marine, PO/X 103173, missing

 WHITCHER, Henry J, Marine, PO/X 103185, missing

 WINTER, Reginald J, Marine, PO/X 103197, missing


Snaefell, ship loss

 BRETT, Frank, Ty/Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK

 LEGGETT, John M H, Able Seaman, D/JX 149500, killed

 WALKER, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 175434, killed



 SNOWDEN, Henry, Sick Berth Petty Officer, D/MX 46750, died



6 July 1941


Alresford, steamship

 NIXON, James A, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 206226, (President III, O/P), died


FAA, 759 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 DUNCAN, Thomas, Py/Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 RANDLE, Bertram E, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA/SFX 1450, killed


Georgic, steamship

 MUIR, Andrew, Ordinary Seaman, DJX 223515, died



 SPARKS, James, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 108742, killed



 CLARKE, Patrick J, Fireman, NAP R 200502, died



 WILLIAMS, Frederick, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 215231, died



7 July 1941


4/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 MCNAMARA, Thomas J, Gunner, RA, 3658685, killed


Designer, steamship

 MOODY, Herbert, Gunner, RA, 3658719, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 NISBET, Arnold J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 224599, (President III, O/P), MPK

 RACKLIFF, Thomas E, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 265669, (President III, O/P), MPK


Excellent, air crash

 TENNYSON, Frederick P, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RNVR, (detached from 804 Sqn), killed



 KINSEY, James, Boy 1c, D/JX 163540, died


FAA, 782 Sqn, Merlin, air crash

 JONES, Walter C, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 81344, killed


FAA, 804 Sqn, Pegasus

 PARKE, Thomas R V, Sub Lieutenant (A), (Caroline, O/P), killed


FAA, 808 Sqn, Pegasus, air crash

 MILLER, Edwin F, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 78923, killed


Ferncourt, steamship

 BENJAMIN, Roy E, Able Seaman, V 22258 (RCNVR), (President III, O/P), killed


Lord St Vincent

 UTTING, James W, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 113986, killed


Pyramus, air crash

 DOBSON, Margaret E J, 1st Officer, WRNS, killed


Queen Elizabeth

 HARDY, Stanley, Marine, PO/X 4849, died



 DAY, Leslie J, Able Seaman, C/JX 201683, killed



 SMITH, Victoria W R, WRNS, WRNS 11978, died



8 July 1941



 SMITH, Reuben E, Leading Seaman, P/J 106788, died


Dunedin, illness

 CRAM, Kenneth G, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 164084, died


FAA, 778 Sqn, Condor, flare dropping trials at Arbroath, air crash

 FURLONG, Robert H, Lieutenant, killed

 THOMPSON, Ward, Lieutenant Commander, killed

 TILLARD, Arthur J, Lieutenant Commander, MPK


Furious, fire

 GIBSON, David, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 238407, DOW



9 July 1941



 HIGGINS, William, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 60245, died



 MULLEN, Charles, Stoker 1c, D/K 56068, died


Lord St Vincent

 CULLINGFORD, Robert E, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 113987, DOW


Moresby (RAN), illness

 VANSTONE, Arthur, Stoker Petty Officer, 9318 (RAN), died


Warspite, bombing

 NICHOL, William H, Marine, CH/X 3321, DOW



10 July 1941



 BEASLEY, Jack, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 250394, died


Marshal Soult

 STEBBINGS, Leonard, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 186725, died


Tedworth, motor boat sank

 BARNES, Percival J, Leading Seaman, P/J 110625, MPK

 CALVER, Edward W, Able Seaman, P/J 49557, MPK

 DAVISON, Leonard, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 209769, MPK



11 July 1941


Invergordon (location)

 BAKER, Percy P, Chief Petty Officer Supply, D/MX 61431, died



 COOPER, Alfred J, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 61322, DOI



 LAVERS, Caryl E P, Ordnance Artificer 4c, D/MX 51316, killed



 MATHESON, James, Ordinary Seaman, R/JS 243660, died



12 July 1941


4 Maritime Regt, RA

 WATCHORN, Richard, Gunner, RA, 3453213, killed


FAA, 809 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

 GANNER, John B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 POWELL, Leslie, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 79197, killed



 LONG, Martin T, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 64951, DOW



 JAMES, Reginald A, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/SD/X 1008, died



13 July 1941


Skudd III

 JONES, Hugh C, Wireman, C/MX 68831, DOW



14 July 1941


Afrikander IV

 TENNANT, Alec F, Marine, PLY/X 3316, died



 MACDONALD, Angus, Able Seaman, D/JX 175668, died


Drake I

 WILLCOCKS, Eddie S C, Able Seaman, D/JX 155505, died


FAA, 821 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 BAVIDGE, Frederick B, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 80446, killed

 ROBINSON, Lawrence, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/SFX 547, killed

 WOOD, Sydney F J, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Formidable, illness

 JACKSON, William, Ordnance Artificer 3c, P/MX 51224, died


Georgic, steamship

 BROWN, Robert, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 234694, (President III, O/P), MPK

 GORMLEY, John W, Able Seaman, D/SSX 24745, (Drake. O/P), MPK

 HOWARD, Graham V, Able Seaman, D/JX 147410, (Drake, O/P), MPK

 LOUGHLIN, Hamilton, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 181582, (President III, O/P), MPK

 ORR, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 152229, (Drake, O/P), MPK

 WILLOCKS, Eddie, Able Seaman, D/JX 155506, (Drake, O/P), MPK


Lord Hotham, illness

 CANNON, Frank J J, Skipper, RNR, died


Prince David (RCN)

 HARRINGTON, Gordon J, Cook, V/25405 (RCNVR), MPK


Torrens (RAN), explosion

 DANSWAN, William L E, Able Seaman, 20548 (RAN), killed

 TODD, Thomas W, Able Seaman, PA 439 (RANR), killed



15 July 1941


Prince Philippe, collision

 FOWLER, Robert, Wireman, P/MX 78215, missing

 MONCUR, Francis G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, DOI



 GRAHAM, Francis, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 285485, died



16 July 1941


Ascania, illness

 DAVIS, John, Greaser, NAP 991674, died



 SMITH, Thomas R, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 14925, died


Bath (No)

 OLSEN, Louis, Stoker, (RNorN), died



 WILLIAMS, Victor J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 230331, DOWS


FAA, 767 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 WADDY, Roger L, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, MPK


Malvernian, ship loss

 STOUT, Charles A, Able Seaman, P/JX 129952, DOW



 LEWIS, Albert J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 256526, died



17 July 1941



 GREEN, Stanley J, Chief Petty Officer Cook, P/347503, died


Cypress, mining

 HAZZARD, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 221423, DOW



 THOMPSON, Edward J, Marine, PO/X 102982, DOW



18 July 1941



 PEACOCK, Kenneth, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 84152, killed



 HISCOCK, Samuel, Able Seaman, P/SSX 31510, died



19 July 1941


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 HALE, Alexander R, Gunner, RA, 1434853, killed


Holmside, steamship

 DAVEY, James P, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 192737, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HANCOCK, Harold, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 261933, (President III, O/P), MPK

 ROWLAND, Alfred A, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 167754, (President III, O/P), MPK


Luminary, illness

 JACKSON, Thomas, Ty/Boom Skipper, RNR, died


Umpire, submarine, lost

 BAKER, Victor E, Able Seaman, P/J 111449, MPK

 BANISTER, Peter C McC, Lieutenant, MPK

 BEDDIE, Charles, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 148841, MPK

 DUFFY, Joseph A, Act/Leading Seaman, P/SSX 19625, MPK

 FOSTER, Charles H, Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 51214, killed

 GODDEN, Stephen A G, Sub Lieutenant, killed

 HENSON, Henry W, Telegraphist, P/SSX 20811, MPK

 HOEY, Patrick J, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 149552, MPK

 HOUSTON, William J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 83859, MPK

 JENNINGS, Harold, Leading Signalman, D/JX 132675, MPK

 LEWIN, Walter W, Stoker 1c, C/K 61449, MPK

 PHILLIPS, Victor G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 91724, MPK

 ROBERTS, Robert, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23548, MPK

 SUMNER, Frank, Able Seaman, P/SSX 30914, MPK

 TOWN, Ronald T, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 87518, MPK

 WELHAM, Frederick, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 200030, MPK


Victory, illness

 FOLEY, Herbert O, Ty/Act/Warrant Electrician, died



 HOSIE, Gilbert S, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 211626, died



20 July 1941


Bangalore, steamship

 COOKE, Leonard S, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 178101, (President III, O/P), MPK



 TATE, John W, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27170, died



22 July 1941



 BARTLETT, James, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 232445, killed

 BLOCK, Arthur P, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 183738, killed

 TAMBLING, Edwin, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/7030 C, MPK


Union, submarine, lost

 ACOTT, George W, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 82584, MPK

 BOUSELL, Albert E, Telegraphist, P/J 78305, MPK

 BROWN, Herbert E P, Petty Officer, C/JX 128506, MPK

 CARR, David L, Lieutenant, MPK

 CHIPP, Cyril, Leading Seaman, C/SSX 13497, MPK

 CLARK, Charles, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 111325, MPK

 CONSTABLE, Frederick S, Stoker 2c, P/KX 111322, MPK

 EDDY, William J, Able Seaman, D/J 95504, MPK

 FRASER, David, Ty/Act/Leading Signalman, D/JX 155672, MPK

 GALLOWAY, Robert M, Lieutenant, MPK

 GIBBS, James H, Able Seaman, P/JX 167388, MPK

 GILLAM, Albert H, Leading Seaman, RFR, P/J 98639, MPK

 GRAVELL, Harry, Stoker 1c, D/KX 77615, MPK

 GREAVES, Charles E, Able Seaman, P/J 115204, MPK

 HAYTER, Roland H, Leading Stoker, RFR, C/KX 76736, MPK

 KEERS, James, Stoker 2c, P/KX 109081, MPK

 KEMPSHALL, Ronald A, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 93649, MPK

 LEWIS, Cyril H, Able Seaman, C/JX 148112, MPK

 LOCKWOOD, Arthur F, Able Seaman, C/JX 138250, MPK

 MARTIN, Frederick A, Engine Room Artificer 3c, C/MX 47785, MPK

 MCMAHON, Cornelius, Able Seaman, D/JX 134654, MPK

 MORETON, Clifford W, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 52429, MPK

 O'REILLY, John, Act/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 144567, MPK

 PEARSON, Anthony, Telegraphist, P/JX 251650, MPK

 SIMMONS, Resbury D C G, Lieutenant, MPK

 SPITTLE, Edward T, Engine Room Artificer 2c, P/MX 47342, MPK

 SUMMERS, Sidney L, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 39496, MPK

 TARRANT, Daniel A, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 TERRY, Frederick W, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20656, MPK

 WICKSTEAD, Edwin J, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/K 65157, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Bertie, Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, P/KX 99431, MPK

 YUILLE, John B, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 135830, MPK



23 July 1941


FAA, 805 Sqn, Grebe, air crash

 WOODS, Paul R E, Lieutenant (A), killed


Fearless, ship loss

 APTER, Thomas G E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 26860, DOW

 BAGGOTT, Richard J, Able Seaman, D/J 23228, DOW

 BERRY, George I S, Stoker 1c, D/KX 108100, MPK

 BOND, Samuel L, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/2935, MPK

 BOYCE, Henry T, Leading Steward, D/LX 21573, DOW

 FITZGERALD, Thomas D, Stoker 1c, D/KX 94684, MPK

 GIRLING, Samuel W, Leading Seaman, D/J 83519, MPK

 HARDAKER, Edward, Able Seaman, D/SSX 15416, MPK

 HOLMES, Samuel, Able Seaman, D/SSX 27583, DOW

 JAMIESON, Charles, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/SS 112756, MPK

 MARWOOD, Kenneth J, Leading Seaman, D/JX 136564, MPK

 MCNEILL, James, Able Seaman, D/SSX 25765, MPK

 MONK, William H, Stoker 1c, D/KX 86554, MPK

 NARES, Ramsay A, Ty/Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

 PATMORE, Herbert W, Leading Seaman, RFR, D/J 99468, MPK

 PELLOW, Mark, Able Seaman, D/J 114523, MPK

 SMITH, Hugh, Able Seaman, D/SSX 24851, MPK

 SQUIRES, William J, Steward, D/LX 24867, MPK

 WATSON, Herbert J V, Able Seaman, D/JX 152906, MPK

 WHELAN, Clarence, Sick Berth Attendant, RNASBR, D/X 7408, MPK


Manchester (right - NavyPhotos), torpedoed

 ANGUS, John O, Act/Leading Stoker, P/K 63999, killed

 BALLARD, Charles D, Paymaster Sub Lieutenant, killed

 BUCHANAN, Douglas, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 27492, killed

 BUCKETT, Wallace, Petty Officer Steward, P/LX 21653, killed

 BUTTERWORTH, James A, Leading Stoker, P/KX 77211, MPK

 CROSS, George W, Sergeant (Pens), PO/214993, MPK

 EVANS, Enoch, Stoker 1c, P/KX 105764, MPK

 GRAFTON, Cyril W, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 57482, MPK

 HAYWARD, Henry W, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 54856, MPK

 HUTCHBY, Ronald, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/SSX 29028, MPK

 IRVING, Thomas D, Marine, PO/X 3694, MPK

 JOHNSON, Gerard J, Marine, PO/X 3692, MPK

 KEY, Ivor W, Electrical Artificer 4c, P/MX 51818, MPK

 LYNCH, William, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 57566, killed

 MCCANN, Frederick, Canteen Assistant, NAAFI, killed

 OLDMAN, Dennis J, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 229724, MPK

 PARKHOUSE, Kenneth J, Act/Shipwright 4c, P/MX54925, killed

 POOLEY, John D, Paymaster Midshipman, killed

 PUCKETT, Herbert T, Marine, PO/X 4631, MPK

 SHOTTON, Cecil A E, Marine, PO/21856, killed

 SMITH, Percival F, Blacksmith 1c, P/MX 58845, killed

 STRANACK, Wallace D, Paymaster Commander, killed

 STUART, Kenneth, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 196299, killed

 STUBBINGTON, Tom, Marine, PO/21141, MPK

 WHITEHOUSE, Leonard W A, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 143130, MPK

 WILCOX, Horace, Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/J 109918, killed


Marie Elena

 PETERSON, Daniel, 2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/67 SE, died



24 July 1941


Fearless, ship loss

 CLAPP, Frank, Able Seaman, D/J 64477, DOW

 MORGAN, Reginald E, Supply Assistant, D/MX 63699, DOW

 RODGERS, Robert S, Able Seaman, D/SSX 27365, DOW

 SLEEP, Cyril B, Act/Petty Officer, D/J 111656, DOW

 WILLIAMS, Robert H D, Able Seaman, D/JX 196505, DOW



 MACKIE, Arthur, Leading Cook, NAP R746, died


Victory II

 KELLY, Patrick V E M, Sick Berth Chief Petty Officer, P/M 4213, died



25 July 1941


Achates, mining

 ALLEN, Roy C, Able Seaman, P/JX 132666, MPK

 ANGEL, Walter T, Able Seaman, C/SSX 27704, MPK

 AUSTIN, James T, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 90033, MPK

 BAKER, George H, Telegraphist, C/JX 182395, MPK

 BOOTHBY, Frederick W, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 83768, MPK

 BOWE, James, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 254386, MPK

 BRADLEY, John, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 113655, MPK

 BROWN, Jim, Stoker 1c, C/SS 125060, MPK

 BUTLER, Frederick W, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 40664, MPK

 CAINE, Eric D, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/SS 118434, MPK

 CALLOW, Douglas, Stoker 1c, C/KX 94652, MPK

 CARD, William V, Stoker 1c, C/KX 92820, MPK

 CLARK, Francis F, Cook (S), C/MX 66193, MPK

 CLARK, Frank, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 240489, MPK

 COLE, John A, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 247426, MPK

 CORRIGAN, George, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 234821, MPK

 DOWLING, John W, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 62995, MPK

 ERSKINE, Samuel D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 259952, MPK

 FINCH, John M, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 259332, MPK

 FISHER, Arthur J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 105296, MPK

 FOGG, Leslie R, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 143927, MPK

 FOSTER, John, Stoker, C/KX 122429, MPK

 FOX, Michael J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 227928, MPK

 FRYERS, Jack D, Stoker 1c, C/KX 96893, MPK

 GARWOOD, Kenneth A R, Stoker 2c, C/KX 99501, MPK

 GODDING, Wilfred G, Leading Signalman, C/JX 127944, MPK

 GRIFFIN, Philip, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/SS 118488, MPK

 GRIFFITHS, Frank, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4430, MPK

 HALLWORTH, Walter E, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 114400, MPK

 HAMILTON, Robert R, Signalman, C/SSX 32663, MPK

 HEMMINGS, Arthur J, Telegraphist, C/JX 182360, MPK

 HENKE, Gordon H, Able Seaman, C/JX 187406, MPK

 HOLLIDAY, John F, Able Seaman, C/JX 168977, MPK

 HOLLINS, Fred, Leading Stoker, RFR, C/KX 58159, MPK

 JAMES, Arthur G, Able Seaman, C/JX 193228, MPK

 KIDD, John D, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 13870, MPK

 KING, Reginald A, Stoker 2c, C/KX 122438, MPK

 KNOTT, Archibald C, Stoker 1c, C/KX 98179, MPK

 MACDONALD, William G, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 3996, MPK

 MCCLINTOCK, Bertram P, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/SS 120251, MPK

 MERRITT, Walter C, Able Seaman, C/J 45741, MPK

 MORRISON, John F, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 2032, MPK

 MUCKIAN, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/JX 169145, MPK

 MURPHY, Vincent C, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 206170, MPK

 NASH, John, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SS 7953, MPK

 NEVE, Albert E, Stoker, C/SS 118075, MPK

 PERRIN, Charles W, Stoker, C/KX 122448, MPK

 PRITCHARD, William C, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 20061, MPK

 RATCLIFFE, Sidney, Signalman, C/JX 152513, MPK

 REID, Joseph, Stoker 1c, C/KX 110209, MPK

 RICHARDS, Henry G, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 57444, MPK

 ROBERTS, Ernest J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 107640, MPK

 ROBERTSON, Jack L C, Act/Leading Telegraphist, RNV(W)R, C/WRX 302, MPK

 ROBINS, Frank, Stoker 1c, C/KX 110340, MPK

 SMITH, Richard V, Stoker 2c, C/KX 110095, MPK

 STONE, Dennis G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 220630, MPK

 STRATTON, George C, Stoker 1c, C/K 57805, MPK

 STURROCK, Alfred, Telegraphist, C/JX 129099, MPK

 SWINDELLS, George, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 91288, MPK

 TAYLOR, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 249760, MPK

 WATERS, Donald R F, Coder, C/JX 207431, MPK

 WELBOURNE, Jack, Able Seaman, C/JX 172218, MPK

 WISBEY, Percy C, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/SS 124703, MPK

 WYNNE, William H, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 259318, MPK

 YOULDON, Maurice N, Able Seaman, C/SSX 16676, MPK


Corbrae, drowning

 COOKE, James E, Able Seaman, C/J 89608, died


FAA, Ark Royal, air operations

806 Sqn

 BARNES, Frederick A, Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 77002, killed

807 Sqn

 GRANT, Kenneth G, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 MCLEOD, Hugh, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, D/JX 182475, killed

808 Sqn

 KINDERSLEY, Alistair T J, Lieutenant, killed


FAA, 815 Sqn, Grebe, air crash

 CANN, Alfred H, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 WISE, Douglas A, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing


Kos XI, drowning

 MANN, Geoffrey B, Ty/Lieutenant, RANVR, died



 POTTER, John C A, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 142221, DOW



26 July 1941



 RYALLS, Grant, Act/Leading Airman, L/FX 81925, died


Melville (RAN), illness

 GRANGER, George F, Able Seaman, 22973 (RAN), died



 GREGORY, Walter E, Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 6076 ES, DOWS


RM Engineers, road accident

 DAVIS, Stanley W, Marine, RME 10048, killed


Victory III

 EARL, Robert G, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 229155, died



27 July 1941



 TOLLIDAY, George F, Leading Seaman, P/J 983, died



 HEAVENS, Alfred E, Able Seaman, D/JX 141145, DOW



 RENEAU, Louis J W, Ordinary Signalman, P/SSX 30508, died


Hawkinge, steamship

 BRYNE or BYRNE, Gerard, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 196824, (President III, O/P), MPK or killed

 KENNEDY, Michael, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 255108, (President III, O/P), MPK


Kellwyn, steamship

 CHRISTIE, David, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 249878, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HEMPEL, Martin, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 265710, (President III, O/P), MPK

 PILLING, Roger J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 215146, (President III, O/P), MPK



 BANKS, Arthur E B, Leading Seaman, P/J 99222, died



 LESTER, William H, Able Seaman, C/JX 167769, died


RM 2nd AA Regt

 HARRIS, Percy R, Marine, EX 5521, died



 MESSRUTHER, Richard A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 174712, died



28 July 1941



 HUMPHREY, Ernest J A, Ordinary Seaman, JX 262504, died


FAA, 759 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 LANGSHAW, Ronald W, Py/Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Hiniesta, illness

 TEMPLETON, James, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, died


King George V

 RACE, Leslie C, Stoker 2c, D/KX 109530, died



 BOOKER, Frederick J, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 90859, killed



 CONGREVE, Sir Geoffrey C, Commander, Rtd, killed



 MURRAY, Frederick, Chief Petty Officer, P/213716, died



29 July 1941


A.8, LCT, ship loss

 CHADLEY, Maurice, Motor Mechanic, C/MX 67543, MPK

 GRAHAM, John R, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 211957, MPK

 MILLIGAN, Hugh L, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 83221, MPK

 PRICE, Edward F, Stoker 1c, P/KX 77811, MPK

 ROE, Charles C, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 78257, MPK

 WARD, Clifford J, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 217207, MPK

 WOTHERSPOON, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217694, MPK

 WRIGHT, Roy M, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK


Bahadur (RIN)

 SULAIMAN, Khan G, Boy, 5518 (RIN), died



 ASHTON, Ernest W, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 263405, killed


FAA, 832 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 BYAM, Lawrence E W, Py/Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, missing

 CURWEN, George, Leading Airman, P/JX 182456, missing

 WHEATLEY, Colin, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing


Thracian, drowning

 HEATLEY, Tom P J, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK



30 July 1941


1/1 Maritime Regt, RA

 GUTHRIE, Alfred E, Gunner, RA, 3774079, killed


FAA, 771 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 BURTON, William H, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/FX 75443, killed

 WILCOX, Kenneth, Act/Leading Photographer, P/MX 62894, killed


FAA, 800 Sqn, Furious

Air crash

 BEARDSLEY, James, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 82598, missing

 BLACK, Joseph F, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 76311, missing

Air operations

 BURKE, Edmund S, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 GALLICHAN, Francis J G, Sub Lieutenant (A), missing


FAA, Victorious, air operations

809 Sqn

 BARROW, Leslie E, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 78373, killed

827 Sqn

 FABIEN, Ernest P, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/SR 648, DOW

 MCKENDRICK, Maurice G, Lieutenant, missing

 MILLS, Eric A, Py/Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, missing

 SHARPLES, Frank, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/SFX 418, missing

 WADE, Harold J R, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 79403, killed

828 Sqn

 BEER, Cyril F, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 80778, killed

 CORNER, Dennis W, Ty/Leading Airman, D/JX 145837, missing

 DAVIES, John J R, Sub Lieutenant (A), missing

 FOX, Alfred, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/D/JX 148602, missing

 HUGHES-WILLIAMS, Edward E, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 MCKAY, Donald R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 PATON, John G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing



31 July 1941


Ark Royal

 LAPSLEY, Robert W, Air Mechanic 2c, FAA/FX 79861, died



 PRATT, Harry N, Marine, EX 1967, DOWS



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