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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 AUGUST 1943 -  in date, ship/unit & name order


Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net


Harbour service motor boat, in this case HMS Karina N.16
(NP/Mark Teadham,
click photographs for enlargements)

on to September 1943



(1) Casualty information in order - Surname, First name, Initial(s), Rank and part of the Service other than RN (RNR, RNVR, RFR etc), Service Number (ratings only, also if Dominion or Indian Navies), (on the books of another ship/shore establishment, O/P – on passage), Fate

(2) Click for abbreviations

(3) Link to Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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




Background Events - June-September 1943

Invasion of Sicily ('Husky'), Battle of Kursk, Italy surrenders, Salerno landings ('Avalanche'), U-boat packs return to Atlantic, X-craft attack 'Tirpitz'




1 August 1943


1 Maritime Regt, RA

 LAWSON, Reginald, Gunner, RA, 1809035, killed



 REED-LETHBRIDGE, Michael J J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 268196, killed


President III, at Palermo

 DAVIES, John W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 337268, killed


RM 2nd Echelon, Portsmouth, road accident

 SIMPSON, William D, Marine, PO/X 102136, killed


RM MNBDO, Sicily

 DAVIS, Ernest H, Marine, PLY/X 110199, killed


Stadacona (RCN)

 ROACH, James O, Lieutenant Skipper, RCNR, died



2 August 1943



 STIRLING, Samuel H, Lieutenant (E), RNR, died


Griffon (RCN)

 MANSELL, George A, Ordinary Seaman, V 62037 (RCNVR), killed


Heron, air crash

 WEEKS, Roy K, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, killed


Royal Indian Navy

 ABDUL, Karim H, Fireman, 72320 (RIN), died


Warspite, drowning

 CORNICK, Percy E A, Able Seaman, D/JX 202973, MPK

 HOPKINS, Samuel E, Able Seaman, P/JX 322357, died

 KEATS, Albert G, Able Seaman, C/JX 260804, died

 ROGERSON, George M, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 89768, MPK

 SAUNDERS, Leonard W C, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 150543, MPK



3 August 1943


Asturias, torpedoed,

 HERRON, Owen, Fireman, NAP R/228276, died

 WAINWRIGHT, Kenneth J, Sub Lieutenant (E), killed

 WILLIS, Leonard C, Cleaner, NAP R 280444, MPK


Eaglet, illness

 PATTENDEN, Herbert L, Leading Telegraphist, P/J 87480, died


FAA, 761 Sqn, Dipper, air crash

 RUCK KEENE, Charles F, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 841 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 DIXON, Francis W E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


LCT.762, drowning

 KELLY, William, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 421094, DOWS


Nile, accident

 HOPPER, Gerald, Trimmer, NAP R/239133, killed


Odyssey, illness

 KEITH, Hubert S, Leading Seaman, P/JX 149871, DOWS


Sarpedon, drowning

 HANVEY, William, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 134762, DOWS



 KING, Talbot, Lieutenant, RNR, killed


Unison, friendly shellfire

 KING, John P, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, DOW


Victory, accident

 HOLROYD, Douglas E, Able Seaman, P/SSX 22286, DOWS



4 August 1943


Arrow, explosion of steamship Fort La Montée

 ALLMAN, Charles W G, Coder, P/JX 252956, MPK

 BAKER, Edward, Stoker 1c, P/KX 130565, killed

 BETTS, Thomas H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 388386, MPK

 BROWN, Peter H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 CHAMBERS, Robert K, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 54048, MPK

 COSHAM, Ronald G, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 107238, killed

 DE LA COUR, John G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 158788, MPK

 DEWAR, Neil A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 GREGORY, Donald G, Able Seaman, P/JX 161383, killed

 HACKETT, Benjamin, Able Seaman, P/JX 275283, MPK

 HERYET, Henry R, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 59142, killed

 HOUSLEY, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/JX 177831, MPK

 HUGHES, John J, Able Seaman, P/JX 172159, MPK

 MACBETH, John J, Able Seaman, P/SSX 32152, killed

 MARSHALL, John J, Able Seaman, D/JX 273341, MPK

 MARTIN, John W H, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, P/KX 81041, DOW

 MASSEY, William J, Supply Assistant, P/MX 80324, killed

 MCNAUGHTON, John, Stoker 1c, P/SKX 1010, MPK

 MEALE, Cyril F, Able Seaman, P/JX 264122, MPK

 PETTIT, Gerald W, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 147770, killed

 PRICE, Frank T, Able Seaman, P/JX 264184, MPK

 ROBERTS, Charles H, Able Seaman, P/JX 274996, MPK

 ROBINSON, Stanley, Engine Room Artificer 2c, P/MX 52394, MPK

 SEAL, Bertram E, Act/Leading Stoker, P/SKX 421, killed

 SQUIRE, Philip W, Able Seaman, P/JX 275086, MPK

 THORPE, Thomas H, Able Seaman, P/JX 295249, MPK

 WELLS, Arthur F, Stoker 1c, P/SKX 369, killed

 WINDSOR, William E, Gunner (T), killed


Bishopgate, illness

 CRUICKSHANKS, Duncan F, Petty Officer, R/JX 179892, died



 MACFARLANE, Louis A, Lieutenant (E), RNR, died


FAA, 764 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 BRIDGEWATER, Bernard G, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed


Fort La Montée, steamship

 DOCHERTY, Robert C, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 334220, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LOVEDAY, Douglas H, Bombardier, RA, 5184038, (3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 OWEN, Leslie, Gunner, RA, 4810066, (3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 WATERWORTH, Henry, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 393465, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HENSHAW, Albert R, Gunner, RA, 1807577, (3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Hannibal, explosion Algiers

 HUNT, John P, Commander, killed

 SMITH, John MacD, Captain, RNR, killed


MMS.18, shellfire Dover

 GUTTERIDGE, George R J, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


MMS.87, shellfire Dover

 SHAKESPEARE, William, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


RM MNBDO II, aboard SS Custodian

 MCDONOUGH, Peter, Marine, PLY/X 101955, killed


RM Portsmouth Division, illness

 CRONIN, Frederick, Marine, PO/14129, died


Tana, road accident

 SHERRATT, William R, Mechanician 4c, C/MX 118063, killed



5 August 1943


Arrow, explosion

 BURGESS, Granville B C F, Able Seaman, P/JX 214671, DOW


Cilicia, illness

 WARBURTON, Ronald, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2756, died


Lonsdale (RAN), illness

 MCARTHUR, George L, Lieutenant, RANVR, died


Melbreak, surface action

 LANCASTER, John F, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 342525, DOW


Perth (RAN), as POW

 DAVIES, Alfred A, Signalman, 23176 (RAN), died


Red Gauntlet, ship loss

 BUNYAN, Alexander G, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 147619, MPK

 CHILDS, James N, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 COLEMAN, Patrick, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 207522, MPK

 CRAIG, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 177131, MPK

 DAVIES, Thomas W, Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 6134 ES, MPK

 EAMES, Eric W, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 87881, MPK

 FRANKISH, Joseph, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 284883, MPK

 GODFREY, Thomas R, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 100170, MPK

 GOVIS, Walter, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 180143, MPK

 HEATHER, John A H, Telegraphist, C/JX 271956, MPK

 HUNNISETT, Donald H W, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241630, killed

 JUDD, Edward H, Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 10083 S, MPK

 LAING, Arthur L, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 138034, MPK

 LEES, James S, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 194326, MPK

 LEGG, John, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 116382, MPK

 MACLEAN, Angus, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 18204 A, MPK

 MCKINNON, Roderick, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281824, MPK

 MCLEAN, Robert, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 160733, MPK

 PHILLIPS, Arthur, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 283089, MPK

 PORTEOUS, James, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 30207, MPK

 ROBERTS, Robert J L, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 298202, MPK


Their Merit

 HOWLAND, William J E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241622, MPK



6 August 1943


4 Maritime Regt, RA

 SMITH, Edward C, Gunner, RA, 5054619, killed


Arrow, explosion

 SLEIGH, Donald C, Able Seaman, C/JX 352109, DOW


Eskimo, bombing

 RILEY, Charley, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 104100, DOW


Fort La Montée, steamship

 STYLES, John E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 335259, (President III, O/P), DOW


Melampus, illness

 FAAL, James, Ordinary Signalman, T.124 G 133, died


Parthian, submarine, lost

 ADAMSON, Henry G O, Telegraphist, C/JX 145399, MPK

 ALDRED, Alfred H, Able Seaman, C/J 97729, MPK

 BARNSDALE, Charles F, Able Seaman, P/JX 203397, MPK

 BOND, Richard H, Petty Officer, P/JX 144731, MPK

 BULLEN, Walter, Able Seaman, D/SSX 16368, MPK

 CHALMERS, John, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 79304, MPK

 CLASPER, Henry, Stoker 1c, C/KX 106419, MPK

 CLEARY, James P, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 26433, MPK

 CRANE, Gladwyn, Petty Officer, C/JX 156254, MPK

 CURRELL, Ronald E W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 107159, MPK

 DENBY, Eric, Petty Officer, P/SSX 15134, MPK

 DENNIS, Frank, Petty Officer, P/JX 126632, MPK

 DORAN, Edward J, Able Seaman, D/JX 161271, MPK

 ELNOR, Edward, Stoker 1c, P/KX 134891, MPK

 ETHELL, Frederick, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 147570, MPK

 FAY, Owen C, Stoker 1c, C/KX 134852, MPK

 FORD, Peter, Yeoman of Signals, D/JX 151156, MPK

 FORSTER, Lawrence, Leading Seaman, C/SSX 27324, MPK

 GIBSON, Henry, Able Seaman, D/SSX 28717, MPK

 GIBSON, Wesley, Able Seaman, D/JX 149209, MPK

 GILLIAM, Frederick, Stoker 1c, P/KX 136124, MPK

 GOODWIN, John C, Petty Officer, C/JX 164968, MPK

 GOODWIN, John F, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 GRAINGER, David, Able Seaman, P/SSX 22974, MPK

 GREEN, Harold, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 130775, MPK

 HALL, Ernest M, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 88746, MPK

 HANNAH, Walter S, Stoker 1c, C/KX 136677, MPK

 HANSON, Walter, Stoker 1c, D/KX 93319, MPK

 HAYWOOD, Frederick C, Stoker 2c, P/KX 1355778, MPK

 HEATON, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 223596, MPK

 HEENAN, Thomas M H, Able Seaman, C/JX 208177, MPK

 HETHERINGTON, Ronald, Able Seaman, D/JX 257390, MPK

 HILL, Bryan D, Able Seaman, P/JX 146413, MPK

 HOLMAN, Harold, Stoker 1c, C/KX 134907, MPK

 IMRIE, Douglas, Able Seaman, P/SSX 20542, MPK

 JACOB, Lionel C N, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/SMX 19, MPK

 JONES, Edward T, Able Seaman, P/JX 234590, MPK

 JONES, James, Stoker 1c, D/KX 114491, MPK

 JONES, Samuel J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 130579, MPK

 KEENAN, Peter, Petty Officer Cook, P/MX 49153, MPK

 LIGHTFOOT, Frank, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 80765, MPK

 MCCAIG, James V, Leading Steward, D/LX 26009, MPK

 NUNN, Albert, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 59141, MPK

 PALMER, George W, Telegraphist, C/JX 162289, MPK

 PARDOE, Cyril A, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 PARKER, Kenneth H, Able Seaman, D/JX 208617, MPK

 POTTER, Dennis, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 78677, MPK

 PRICE, Alfred K, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 85715, MPK

 RUMBLE, Joseph, Petty Officer, P/SSX 16820, MPK

 SMITHSON, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 235991, MPK

 STARKEY, James E, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 232123, MPK

 STEWART, Frederick A J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 113741, MPK

 SYKES, John C, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 56722, MPK

 TALLIS, Reginald G, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 93121, MPK

 TOOGOOD, John W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 132374, MPK

 VON BERGEN, Mark A, Lieutenant, MPK

 WALKER, John T R, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 WALLIS, Morris S, Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/M 38846, MPK

 WEBB, Frederick J, Able Seaman, P/JX 282232, MPK

 WEIR, James C, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 156663, MPK

 WHEBLE, Roy de la F, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 56474, MPK

 WHINCUP, Albert L, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 94539, MPK

 WILSON, John R, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 24567, MPK

 WOLFE, George, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 76034, MPK

 WORTHINGTON, Frederick, Stoker 1c, P/KX 111894, MPK


President, illness

 COLLINS, Cecil V, Electrical Lieutenant, died


RM MNBDO, illness

 JOHNSTON, William J, Marine, PLY/X 109891, DOWS


RM Plymouth Division, illness

 SPENCE, William, Bugler, PLY/X 101480, died



 SALT, Ronald S, Able Seaman, C/JX 352508, died



7 August 1943


Arrow, explosion

 PACE, Dennis C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 387019, DOW

 TAYLOR, Kenneth, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 155631, DOW


RM 3rd Heavy AA Regt, illness

 DARLING, Thomas H, Marine, CH/X 103152, DOWS


Talbot, accident

 MACFARLANE, George W, Able Seaman, P/JX 222494, killed


Umvuma, steamship

 STUNT, Cyril P, Gunner, RA, 6292449, (5 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed



8 August 1943


Arrow, explosion

 DICKSON, George C, Able Seaman, P/JX 274908, DOW

 PERKS, Albert T, Stoker 1c, P/KX 93364, DOW


Brontosaurus, drowning

 MATTHEWS, Bruce B, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Dinosaur, drowning

 SHOULDER, Herbert H W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 374919, died

 TAYLOR, Peter D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 350657, died


Europa, illness

 COLLINS, Joseph, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 128759, died



 ROLLINGS, Herbert H, Able Seaman, C/J 94260, died


Phoenix, road accident

 ROBINSON, Frederick G, Leading Air Mechanic (A), FAA/FX 81264, killed


Sultan, as POW

 VARTY, Richard, Marine, PLY/X 2518, (ex-Prince of Wales), died



9 August 1943


Armadillo, accident

 FROST, George W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 369017, killed


Arrow, explosion

 HARRINGTON, Thomas, Able Seaman, P/JX 262731, DOW


Mauritius, illness

 BOWLBY, Frederick R, Leading Seaman, C/JX 140915, died


Quail, illness

 MURPHY, James P, Able Seaman, D/JX 349787, died


Saker, air crash

 DAVIDSON, Joseph, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 BISHOP, Ronald A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 543342, died



10 August 1943


3 Maritime Regt, RA

 WHITEHEAD, Ernest, Gunner, RA, 11050400, killed


Blaauwberg (SANF)

 BOSHOFF, Christofel J, Able Seaman, 70339 (SANF), killed


Capetown, illness

 CORCORAN, Joseph E, Able Seaman, P/JX 236557, died


Drake IV, illness

 HOYLAND, Eric, Stoker 2c, D/KX 141094, died


FAA, 727 Sqn, Cormorant II, air crash

 TAYLOR, Frederick J, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 79489, MPK


FAA, 751 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 CUNY, Geoffrey C G, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 89297, killed

 LUNN, Douglas V, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


FAA, 754 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 DE CUNHA, David T, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 95601, killed

 GRUBB, Cecil H, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 144659, killed

 POLLOCK, Herbert M, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


FAA, 759 Sqn, Drake, air crash

 BROWN, John A, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


FAA, 803 Sqn, Kilele, air crash

 RICHARDSON, John K, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 HOLLAND, John H, Able Seaman, C/JX 214808, killed


President, illness

 HARRISON, Gerald C, Rear Admiral, died


RM 40 Commando

 WRIGHTSON, Arthur J, Marine, PO/X 114495, DOWS


RM Heavy AA Regt, illness

 BROOME, Harold L, Marine, PO/X 109954, died


RM MNBDO I, road accident

 BRACKLEY, Albert F, Marine, PO/X 110797, DOWS

 GLASS, Leslie T, Marine, PO/X 110666, DOWS

 MAYNARD, Cyril G, Marine, CH/X 113169, DOWS

 ROWELL, George N, Marine, PLY/X 111389, DOWS


Wildfire, illness

 MUSSON, William C, Lieutenant Commander, died



11 August 1943


Avalon, illness

 COLE, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 173642, died


Cabbala, road accident

 CAPPER, Mary, Leading WRNS, WA/WRNS 30425, killed


Clan Macarthur, steamship

 ANDREWS, Frederick J, Telegraphist Lieutenant, Rtd  (Sambur, O/P), MPK

 GEORGE, John V, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 289598, (President III, O/P), killed



 MILLER, Arthur, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 382244, killed

 SKINNER, David, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 149314, killed


Orlando, boat accident

 ADAM, William T, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 107022, killed



 WILKINSON, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 169154, MPK


RM 3rd Heavy AA Regt, illness at Syracuse

  FORSTER, John M, Marine, CH/X 103187, DOW



12 August 1943


Drake, accident

 COMMON, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 349769, killed


Europa, illness

 PARRETT, Cyril H, Lieutenant Commander, died


Orlando, illness

 WOODS, George W, Able Seaman, P/JX 202804, died


President III, illness

 CAPEL, Albert, Ty/Act/Sergeant, PLY/16477, died


RM E, illness

 MUNDAY, William E, Corporal, RM, RME/14455, died


RM Plymouth Division

 WILSON, Robert V, Marine (Pens), PLY/21820, killed


Saunders, road accident

 CROOKS, Andrew A, Ty/Midshipman, RNR, killed



13 August 1943


Dolphin, illness

 CAMPAIGN, Herbert H D, Lieutenant (E), died


Echuca (RAN)

 COATES, Ronald G, Able Seaman, 22366 (RAN), killed


FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air ratings were starting Lt Hawken’s aircraft when it was hit by another aircraft on the ground

 HAWKEN, Harold T, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, MPK

 KITT, Edward J, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA/FX 101191, killed

 MARGUERIE, George V, Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 98179 (Gannet), DOWS

 SYMINGTON, David, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 104677, killed


Paris, road accident

 BARR, Henry T, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 163049, killed


Pembroke, illness

 BROOKS, George T, Sailmaker, C/J 5873, died


Quorn, illness

 TURNER, Kenneth RA, Leading Seaman, P/JX 145201, died



14 August 1943


Goderich (RCN)

 MYLES, Orville R, Petty Officer Stoker, A 2405 (RCNR), killed



15 August 1943


Arrow, explosion

 GUISE, Frank S, Able Seaman, P/JX 294877, DOW


Benbow, illness

 MULLINS, Frank W K, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 75350, died


Boscawen, road accident

 SOAN, Alfred L, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed



 RYALL, Arthur A, Stoker 1c, P/K 55417, killed


FAA, 727 Sqn, Cormorant, air crash

 BOOTH, Brian W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Hannibal, illness

 DAVIS, Peter, Fireman, NAP R 300509, died


LST.414, ship loss

 JASPER, Edward S, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 279359, killed

 PITT, William, Assistant Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 30345, killed


Mayflower (RCN), illness

 BRADLEY, Eric, Able Seaman, V 18106 (RCNVR), died


MTB.665, ship loss

 BEDFORD, Clifford, Leading Stoker, P/KX 91568, MPK

 JONES, James, Able Seaman, D/SSX 30341, MPK



16 August 1943



 RIPINER, Steven E, Marine, PO/X 101132, killed


Empire Kestrel, steamship

 BAINES, James, Gunner, RA, 14234365, (1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Highland Chieftain

 WALKER, Frederick, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 401412, killed


Huon (RAN), illness

 LYDIARD, Athol C, Lieutenant, RANR (S), died


ML.1246, at Syracuse

 ANDERSON, Norman, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 205273, DOWS



 STRINGER, Richard H, Able Seaman, D/JX 287613, killed


Renown, drowning

 BLACKBURN, Reginald, Able Seaman, D/JX 224289, killed


RN School of Music, Portsmouth

 GATES, Arthur C, Band Boy, RMB/X 1908, killed


Victory II

 DAY, Thomas H, Ty/Corporal, RM (Pens), PO/216902, killed


Wahine, illness

 HARVEY, George, Stoker Petty Officer, RNPS, LT/KX 110044, died



17 August 1943


Cochrane, illness

 BLONDEL, Edwin J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 2366, died


Dalhousie (RIN)

 AMAN, Ali, Driver 1c, 72785 (RIN), died


Defiance, accident

 BROWNING, Josiah, Chief Petty Officer, D/235430, killed


Dinosaur, illness

 FENWICK, Lawrence H, Marine, CH/X 111820, DOWS


Empire Stanley, steamship

 KENYON, Frederick, Gunner, RA, 3388351, (6 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 LEAPER, Stanley V, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 335427, (President III, O/P), MPK

 RENWICK, Charles, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 320457, (President III, O/P), MPK

 ROWLAND, William F, Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 217520, (President III, O/P), MPK

 TASKER, Ernest, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 268455, (President III, O/P), MPK


Glendower, illness

 TRIM, Sidney G, Ordinary Seaman, JX 556722, died


Prince Robert (RCN)

 BOEHLER, Stanley W, Stoker, V 36704 (RCNVR), killed



18 August 1943


Belfast, accident

 POWELL, James G B, Captain, RM, killed


Fort Poplar, steamship

 NEWBY, Archibald A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 312417, (President III, O/P), DOWS


Perth (RAN), as POW

 O'BRIEN, Ronald W, Able Seaman, 21470 (RAN), died


President, illness

 RICARDO, Leslie R, Captain (E), died


Saracen, submarine, lost

 DOWEN, James W, Able Seaman, P/JX 283499, MPK

 WARD, Ronald G, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 85717, MPK



19 August 1943


Elissa, Sicily

 SKELTON, Leslie V, Able Seaman, C/SSX 15265, DOWS


Perth (RAN), as POW

 GARRETT, Jesse L, Able Seaman, PM 2572 (RANR), died


RM Portsmouth Division, illness

 FRANKLIN, Leslie H, Marine, PO/X 115045, DOWS


Ulster Monarch, bombing

 CONLON, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 297962, killed

 MARR, Edward G, Able Seaman, P/JX 380711, killed

 NAYLON, Raymonde, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 386655, killed



20 August 1943


Duchess de Brabant, illness

 MEEK, James, Able Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 203604, died


Forte, illness

 CURTIS, Richard E C, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 312430, DOWS


Lord Inchcape

 ALLEN, Phillip J, Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/265 EU, died


Spartiate, illness

 CHAMBERS, Alfred, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 64027, died



21 August 1943


Arcturus, drowning

 GREY, Raymond J, Telegraphist, D/JX 341439, DOWS


Canopus, illness

 BOLAM, Ronald, Ty/Act/Leading Signalman, D/JX 189229, DOWS



 NGI, Houk, Joiner, NAP, killed


RM Plymouth Division

 CANN, Stanley E T, Marine (Pens), PLY/X 18476, DOWS



22 August 1943


Euphrates, illness

 FICE, Charles F W, Able Seaman, D/J 17314, DOWS


Levant Schooner No.4, ship loss

 ARGENT, John H, Petty Officer, C/JX 146153, MPK

 HOULDEY, Frederick N, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/SSX 35052, MPK

 MCGEE, John P, Able Seaman, P/JX 187659, MPK

 PHILLIPS, Hubert G, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RANVR, killed

 WEEKES, James, Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 85691, MPK


Saker, air crash

 NETTLE, Charles S, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



23 August 1943


Cannae, explosion Messina

 FIRMINGER, Anthony R J, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Elissa, explosion at Messina

 BRATLEY, John W, Gunner (T), killed

 FLACK, John C, Able Seaman, C/JX 145182, killed

 HARDING, Walter H, Able Seaman, C/JX 144659, killed

 HAYNES, Malcolm H, Able Seaman, C/JX 153497, killed


Encounter, as POW

 CHAMBERS, Charles E, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 56624, died


Excellent II, drowning

 TUBBY, Harold E, Petty Officer, D/JX 136042, DOWS


FAA, 745 Sqn, Canada, drowning (on leave)

 MCCUAIG, Gordon A, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, (on leave), died


Gregale, accident

 TANSLEY, Hirma J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 156588, killed


Largs, accident

 BARBER, Joe, Able Seaman, C/JX 229643, killed


Majorca, steamship, drowning

 WHITE, Ronald, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 338236, DOWS


RM Chatham Division

 GOWER, Herbert G, Marine, CH/X 110242, died


St Angelo, accident

 BURFIELD, Eric G W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 127854, killed

 BUTTIGIEG, Carmel, Stoker 1c, E/KX 117749, killed

 SAID, Peter, Able Seaman, E/JX 251702, killed



24 August 1943


FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 CAMIDGE, Charles R, Lieutenant (A), killed

 MART, Arthur, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/FX 108134, MPK


Perth (RAN), as POW

 HERMAN, Isaac, Able Seaman, F 2692 (RANR), died



25 August 1943



 BOARDMAN, Charles W, Able Seaman, D/JX 304259, killed


Hochelaga II (RCN)

 MACLAUCHLAN, John S, Telegraphist, V 5423 (RCNVR), killed



 WHITTON, Keith W, Ty/Midshipman, RNVR, killed


Norfolk, accident

 FLYNN, James W, Able Seaman, D/JX 161887, killed



26 August 1943



135th LCA Flotilla, accident

 PEARCE, Desmond, Stoker 2c, D/KX 140861, killed


Cerberus (RAN), illness

 CHRISTIE, George A, Petty Officer, 2887 (RAN), died


FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 BRINSON, Ian A N, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 816 Sqn, Tracker, air crash

 BOAKES, Roland, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 JENKINS, Graham N, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 86772, MPK



 WESTON, Walter F, Corporal, RM, PO/X 2126, died



 SMITH, Dennis S, Able Seaman, D/JX 345788, MPK



 CLEMENT, Leonard T, Able Seaman, C/J 100484, died


Perth (RAN), as POW

 LOWIS, William J, Ordinary Seaman, 24884 (RAN), died


Sorel (RCN)

 CADOTTE, Leo P, Ordinary Seaman, V 32661 (RCNVR), killed



27 August 1943


Athabaskan (RCN), bombing

 LATIMER, Ernest G, Petty Officer, 2418 (RCN), killed

 PICKETT, William N, Able Seaman, V 2987 (RCNVR), killed

 SMITH, Thomas S, Able Seaman, 3277 (RCN), killed



 MOREY, Walter K, Able Seaman, 4080 (RNZN), killed


Egret, ship loss

 ALDER, Wilfred J, Able Seaman, P/JX 325431, MPK

 ARCHER, John C, Able Seaman, P/J 82605, MPK

 ARCHER, Oswald, Able Seaman, P/JX 297123, MPK

 ASHBY, Albert H, Ordnance Mechanic 5c, D/MX 90832, MPK

 ASHLEY, Harry B, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 144693, MPK

 BAKER, Arthur W, Able Seaman, P/J 90532, MPK

 BASHFORD, Horace G, Act/Leading Seaman, P/J 99116, MPK

 BAXTER, John F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 395209, MPK

 BELL, Joseph R, Petty Officer, P/J 106432, MPK

 BENNETT, Barry, Able Seaman, P/JX 365553, MPK

 BERRY, Thomas L, Able Seaman, P/JX 158197, MPK

 BEVERLEY, Robert W, Stoker 2c, P/KX 164378, MPK

 BEYNON, William T, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 75197, MPK

 BLACKMAN, Arthur A, Able Seaman, P/JX 276139, MPK

 BLACKMORE, James A, Able Seaman, P/JX 231425, MPK

 BLAKE, Charlie A, Able Seaman, P/JX 327087, MPK

 BOOKER, Thomas H J, Leading Cook (O), P/MX 81814, MPK

 BORROW, Stanley W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 119164, MPK

 BORROWDALE, John A, Able Seaman, P/JX 216225, MPK

 BOWSER, Ronald, Stoker 2c, P/KX 156811, MPK

 BRAGG, James W A, Stoker 2c, P/KX 156174, MPK

 BROADBENT, Stanley, Stoker 1c, P/KX 148001, MPK

 BROOKES, Arthur T M, Act/Leading Seaman, P/SSX 15359, MPK

 BUNTON, Arthur T, Steward, P/LX 26257, MPK

 BURNETT, Charles H, Stoker Petty Officer, RFR, P/KX 77342, MPK

 BURRIDGE, Ronald E J, Able Seaman, P/JX 261799, MPK

 BUTT, Walter J, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 59565, MPK

 CAHILL, Charles S, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 CALVY, Ernest F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 388775, MPK

 CARTER, Edward W, Ty/Gunner, MPK

 CASS, Percy, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 76013, MPK

 CHAPMAN, John W, Ordnance Mechanic, P/MX 88851, MPK

 CHIVERS, Michael J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 133519, MPK

 CHURCH, Richard J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 129165, MPK

 CLIFF, John W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 386283, MPK

 CLIFF, Peter R, Able Seaman, P/SSX 36112, MPK

 COLLINGTON, James, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 93776, MPK

 COLLINS, Harry F, Able Seaman, P/JX 328810, MPK

 CONWAY, William, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 79181, MPK

 COOKE, James H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 340854, MPK

 COOPER, Reginald, Able Seaman, P/JX 275235, MPK

 CORNALL, Arthur, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 299751, MPK

 CROSTON, William H, Act/Leading Signalman, P/JX 213098, MPK

 CURNOW, Michael T, Coder, P/JX 310826, MPK

 CURTIS, Edgar W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 145670, MPK

 D'ARCY, Walter, Able Seaman, P/JX 272742, MPK

 DAWKES, Frederick R, Able Seaman, P/SSX 36139, MPK

 DICKINSON, Roger A, Able Seaman, P/JX 167962, MPK

 DUFF, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 370321, MPK

 DUTTON, Ronald, Stoker 2c, P/KX 159368, MPK

 EAMER, Harry, Able Seaman, P/SSX 36163, MPK

 EASTWOOD, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 168466, MPK

 EVANS, David E, Able Seaman, P/JX 346973, MPK

 FANCE, Arthur G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 129686, MPK

 FARR, Ernest V, Able Seaman, P/JX 263110, MPK

 FLAVELL, Reginald, Stoker 2c, P/KX 159372, MPK

 FOLKARD, Robert D, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 394960, MPK

 GAINS, Frank H, Stoker 2c, P/KX 159509, MPK

 GALE, Edward C, Stoker 2c, P/KX 500511, MPK

 GERAGHTY, Joseph M, Able Seaman, P/JX 191176, MPK

 GIBBENS, Charles B, Stoker 1c, P/KX 108622, MPK

 GIFFORD, Graham, Able Seaman, P/JX 333588, MPK

 GLEADLE, Percy, Stoker 2c, P/KX 159212, MPK

 GORDON, Angus L, Coder, C/JX 214291, MPK

 GREEDUS, Alexander J, Able Seaman, P/JX 220143, MPK

 GREEN, Stephen, Supply Assistant, P/MX 106862, MPK

 GROOM, Edward, Stoker 1c, P/KX 130673, MPK

 HAILES, Reginald W, Warrant Engineer, MPK

 HALSALL, Eric, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 252814, MPK

 HAMPTON, Leonard R, Able Seaman, P/SSX 32473, MPK

 HARDING, Herbert, Able Seaman, P/SSX 26474, MPK

 HARRINGTON, Robert H, Leading Stoker, P/KX 92759, MPK

 HARTSHORN, Peter D, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 HAW, John, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 142113, MPK

 HAYWARD, George, Able Seaman, P/JX 262554, MPK

 HEAP, Henry E, Able Seaman, P/JX 266977, MPK

 HEMSLEY, George E, Able Seaman, P/JX 179163, MPK

 HEWINS, Jack F, Able Seaman, P/JX 297186, MPK

 HILL, Frank G, Able Seaman, P/JX 297946, MPK

 HINTON, Charles W, Act/Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 147231, MPK

 HODGSON, John, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 404524, MPK

 HOLLIS, William J, Supply Assistant, P/MX 83619, MPK

 HOLLORAN, Thomas D, Able Seaman, P/JX 296162, MPK

 HORDLEY, Edward, Stoker 2c, P/KX 159379, MPK

 HORLICK, Thomas L, Able Seaman, P/JX 237246, MPK

 HOUGHTON, James D, Able Seaman, P/JX 151937, MPK

 HOUSTON, Reginald L F, Petty Officer Wireman, P/MX 66260, MPK

 HOWARD, Laurence W F, Able Seaman, P/JX 263169, MPK

 HOWELL, Peter, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 383665, MPK

 HULME, Thomas S, Able Seaman, P/JX 349484, MPK

 INGHAM, Clarence A, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 334403, MPK

 IZZARD, John H, Able Seaman, P/JX 327941, MPK

 JAMES, Ernest P, Able Seaman, P/JX 183418, MPK

 JAMESON, Joseph H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 348800, MPK

 JAMIESON, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 295156, MPK

 JINKS, Thomas, Able Seaman, P/JX 210026, MPK

 JOHNS, Ivor, Able Seaman, P/JX 168629, MPK

 JOHNSON, William E, Able Seaman, P/JX 183973, MPK

 JONES, Clifford, Shipwright 4c, P/MX 78091, MPK

 KEENE, Frederick J, Able Seaman, P/JX 263364, MPK

 KNIGHT, William P, Able Seaman, P/JX 326280, MPK

 LAMB, Denis C, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 72903, MPK

 LANE, Philip A S, Lieutenant, MPK

 LEE, Mark, Stoker 1c, P/KX 133640, MPK

 LIMBERT, Charles A, Telegraphist, P/JX 204620, MPK

 LOCK, Henry J, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 245660, MPK

 LONGHURST, Hubert M, Act/Leading Signalman, P/JX 142820, MPK

 LOOMES, Edwin G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 100105, MPK

 LUFF, Kenneth H, Cook (S), P/MX 85204, MPK

 LUMBERG, Henry W, Seaman, RNR, P/X 21152 A, MPK

 MACDONALD, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/JX 275023, MPK

 MACER, Alfred G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 393345, MPK

 MASON, John B, Lieutenant, MPK

 MCCALL, Ronald, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 418660, MPK

 MCKEEN, Philip P D, Able Seaman, P/JX 296131, MPK

 MCSWEENEY, Terence M, Able Seaman, P/JX 342869, MPK

 MELLOR, Joseph B, Able Seaman, P/JX 297124, MPK

 MERCER, Ralph D J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 50937, MPK

 MITCHELL, Alfred, Stoker 1c, P/KX 102195, MPK

 MITCHELL, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 385305, MPK

 MONK, George W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 147203, MPK

 NASH, Thomas C, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 89124, MPK

 NENER, Robert G H, Assistant Steward, C/LX 26186, MPK

 NICKLIN, Hugh C, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 79838, MPK

 NOCK, Raymond, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 393896, MPK

 OGDEN, William D, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 385187, MPK

 OLIVER, Thomas H, Able Seaman, P/JX 263056, MPK

 ONLEY, James D, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 161764, MPK

 OSBORN, Humphrey G, Able Seaman, P/JX 273303, MPK

 OSBORN, Stephen W, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 470, MPK

 PAGE, William, Stoker 1c, P/K 61564, MPK

 PARKER, Charles, Able Seaman, P/JX 167993, MPK

 PATTERSON, Christopher, Canteen Assistant, C/NX 1167, MPK

 PECK, Percival W C, Able Seaman, P/JX 125006, MPK

 PENDLE, Adrian J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 385219, MPK

 PENN, Alfred, Signalman, P/JX 330143, MPK

 PILCHER, Horace E, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 90304, MPK

 RAE, Robert K, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 361151, MPK

 REDMAN, Jack, Stoker 1c, P/KX 150098, MPK

 REES, David G, Able Seaman, P/JX 167925, MPK

 REEVES, Sidney A, Petty Officer, P/J 113037, MPK

 RIDLEY, Charles J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 330824, MPK

 ROBERTS, John C W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 388127, MPK

 ROBERTS, Oscar G A, Petty Officer, P/JX 129711, MPK

 ROBINSON, James C, Able Seaman, P/JX 212406, MPK

 ROLL, Harry W, Ordnance Artificer 2c, P/MX 48583, MPK

 ROWE, John W, Able Seaman, P/J 109980, MPK

 RUDDICK, Sidney, Able Seaman, P/JX 235364, MPK

 SHAW, Harry, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 271197, MPK

 SHIELDS, Robert N, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 360479, MPK

 SHUTTLEWORTH, Robert, Steward, P/LX 28962, MPK

 SIMMONS, Kenneth D, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 383664, MPK

 SIMONDS, Harry W, Leading Seaman, P/J 25188, MPK

 SLOAN, Arthur D, Able Seaman, P/SSX 20787, MPK

 SMITH, Norman D H, Electrical Artificer 3c, P/MX 48865, MPK

 SOLE, Thomas A, Able Seaman, P/JX 252579, MPK

 STANDEN, William C, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/SD/X 1190, MPK

 STANDFAST, George W A, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 57542, MPK

 STANLEY, Victor J, Able Seaman, P/JX 266876, MPK

 STANYER, Joseph, Act/Leading Seaman, P/SSX 24796, MPK

 STRICKLAND, John F, Assistant Steward, P/LX 571968, MPK

 STRINGER, Edward, Signalman, P/JX 191393, MPK

 SUMMERFIELD, Ralph E, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 356533, MPK

 SYKES, Ernest, Able Seaman, P/JX 274116, MPK

 TARGETT, Walter F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 383666, MPK

 TAYLOR, Arthur, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 83945, MPK

 TAYLOR, Arthur R, Leading Stoker, P/KX 79405, MPK

 TAYLOR, David W, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 162216, MPK

 TAYLOR, Gordon J, Able Seaman, P/JX 167939, MPK

 TAYLOR, Howard, Leading Radio Mechanic, P/MX 125609, MPK

 TAYLOR, William H, Able Seaman, P/JX 167937, MPK

 TOWNSEND, Gordon A, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 97191, MPK

 UPPINGTON, William H J, Able Seaman, P/JX 167940, MPK

 WAKE, Fred, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 75562, MPK

 WALLACE, Daniel, Seaman, RNR, P/X 10099 B, MPK

 WALLEY, Arthur, Leading Steward, P/LX 26264, MPK

 WARD, Walter J, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 79044, MPK

 WARRICK, John B, Telegraphist, P/JX 300473, MPK

 WATERS, Ronald L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 429891, MPK

 WATSON, Francis B, Cook (S), P/MX 64918, MPK

 WEBSTER, Alfred R, Able Seaman, P/JX 223145, MPK

 WELLS, Desmond, Telegraphist, P/JX 309031, MPK

 WENBORN, Reuben F, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 247032, MPK

 WHITE, Herbert F, Able Seaman, P/JX 263385, MPK

 WHITEHALL, Harry, Able Seaman, P/JX 167946, MPK

 WHITTAKER, Fred, Able Seaman, P/JX 275172, MPK

 WHITTINGHAM, James, Able Seaman, P/SSX 16824, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Frank K, Stoker 1c, P/KX 128132, MPK

 WILLIAMSON, Alexander, Able Seaman, P/JX 264565, MPK

 WILLIS, Joseph, Stoker 1c, P/KX 113184, MPK

 WILSON, Samuel, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 250599, MPK

 WORTH, Cecil, Canteen Manager, C/NX 1154, MPK

 WRIGHT, David, Able Seaman, P/JX 214666, MPK

 YOUNG, James W A, Able Seaman, P/SSX 36217, MPK


Perth, as POW

 BALSHAW, Geoffrey A, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 135023, died


Portzic, drowning

 TOBIN, Peter W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 221029, died


River Leven

 GILFILLAN, William, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 142366, DOWS



28 August 1943


3 Maritime Regt, RA

 HOLDCRAFT, Ronald H, Gunner, RA, 5054825, killed


Arethusa, illness

 GILLET, Thomas, Chief Ordnance Artificer, C/M 37114, died


Athabaskan (RCN), bombing

 MCGRATH, Joseph, Able Seaman, V 11616 (RCNVR), DOW

 PRUDHOMME, Frank E, Leading Cook (S), 40702 (RCN), DOW


Excellent II, explosion

 POWERS, Christopher W, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Exeter, as POW

 WOOLFENDEN, George, Marine, PLY/100174, died



 DOWNIE, Alfred, Donkeyman, T.124 X, killed



 HICKS, Peter G, Leading Seaman, P/JX 325274, killed


President III, drowning

 LOUGHLIN, Isaac, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 288381, died


Rooke, illness

 HUGHES, Herbert E, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 6445, died


St Hyacinthe (RCN)

 PAYANT, Joseph R N G, Ordinary Seaman, V 57103 (RCNVR), died


Vernon, illness

 BARTLETT, Frederick A, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 6287, died



29 August 1943


Exeter, as POW

 SHERRATT, Clifford W, Able Seaman, D/JX 194997, died



 CLARKE, John R, Able Seaman, P/JX 161156, killed


Howe, accident

 CLARK, Wilfred S W, Boy 1c, P/JX 246432, DOWS


ML.263, fire

  DELANEY, William, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 9879, DOI


Perth (RAN), as POW

 PARTRIDGE, Henry C, Able Seaman, S 3244 (RANR), died


South African Naval Force

 LENZ, William, Able Seaman, 69544 (SANF), died



30 August 1943


Belfast, lost overboard

 BOWLES, Percival, Petty Officer Steward, P/L 6402, MPK


Excellent, illness

 WILLIAMS, John, Lieutenant Commander, died


FAA, 754 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 ARMSTRONG, Joseph A, Ty/Py/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 BAGG, George W H, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 128179, killed

 BRITAIN, Constance F, Act/3rd Officer, WRNS, killed


Lonsdale (RAN), illness

 CARTER, Sidney E, Ordnance Artificer 3c, 23087 (RAN), died


Minos, illness

 SMITH, Wonderful, Yeoman of Signals, P/JX 142599, died


Pembroke II, illness

 NEWMARCH, Nesta M, 3rd Officer, WRNS, died


President III, accident

 SHAPCOTT, George J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 313479, killed



31 August 1943


Dalhousie (RIN)

 MUHAMMAD, Afzal, Ordinary Seaman, 15806 (RIN), died


Philoctetes, drowning

 BARDON, George, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 121580, died


Scourge, illness

 HODGE, Richard G, Lieutenant, RNR, died



 BUNN, Alfred J, Lieutenant Commander, died


Westcliff, illness

 KNIGHT, Frederick, Stoker 2c, C/KX 171988, died


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