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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 - 30th SEPTEMBER 1944 -  in date, ship/unit & name order


Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net


HM Motor Minesweeper - MMS.53

(NP/Mark Teadham, click photographs for enlargements)

on to October 1944



(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 - September-December 1944

Western Allies cross into Germany, U-boat's British Inshore campaign, V.2's hit London, Russians reach Eastern Europe, Battles of Leyte Gulf




Friday, 1 September 1944



CRANE, Reginald, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 120020, DOWS

GIBSON, Ronald, Shipwright 4c, P/MX 53584, DOWS

HOLLAND, Maurice M, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 60296, DOWS


Europa, illness

GOODLAD, William, Skipper, RNR, died


Hurst Castle, ship loss

ARBUCKLE, George, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 26900, MPK

ASH, William E, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 379298, MPK

BENNETT, Donald L, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 672323, MPK

BYNER, Albert L, Stoker 1c, C/KX 145387, MPK

DARBY, Alfred, Stoker 2c, C/KX 665318, MPK

DUFFY, Michael, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 583231, MPK

EARL, Sidney A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 154377, MPK

ELLIS, Samuel J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 317390, MPK

KELLY, James H, Ty/Leading Cook (S), C/MX 72943, MPK

LINKLATER, William W, Canteen Manager, C/NX 704010, MPK

LUCAS, Maurice E, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 375140, MPK

NAYLOR, Robert M, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 79092, MPK

ROFF, Leonard, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 654037, MPK

SAVIDGE, Stanley E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 641914, MPK

TURNER, Sidney G, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 583048, MPK

WARES, John H, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 652642, MPK

WRIGHT, William, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 639841, MPK


La Malbaie (RCN)

BRODIE, Clarence, Able Seaman, V/64072 (RCNVR), died


Lady Elsa

MACKENZIE, Norman, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 242662, DOWS



BENNETT, Christopher, Petty Officer, D/JX 127777, DOWS


MGB.692, accident

WHITTAKER, Arnold, Able Seaman, D/JX 416124, DOW


MMS.117, ship loss

BYROM, William A, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 180304, MPK

CAULFIELD, Frederick, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 183819, MPK

COUTTS, Hector M, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 85916, killed

GOODENS, Kenneth, Signalman, RNPS, LT/JX 199386, MPK

HAMER, William E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

HART, Horace, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 278268, MPK

JOHNSON, George E, Ty/Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, killed

LEACH, Ronald, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 529165, MPK

MATHIESON, Dugald, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 533393, MPK

OXLEY, Edward W, Wireman, C/MX 92996, MPK

PLEDGER, Alfred T, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 240497, MPK

REYNOLDS, Andrew S, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 150947, killed

SHARMAN, Edward H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 256403, MPK

SUTHERLAND, Frederick, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 109847, killed

TULLY, Charles E, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 109773, killed

TWEDDLE, Alexander, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27639, killed

WALKER, Frederick T, Telegraphist, C/JX 226321, killed


President I

MULDOON, Daniel, Able Seaman, P/JX 380763, killed


President, attached to Royal Marines

BRADY, Peter, Able Seaman, P/JX 384283, killed


RM 30th Assault Unit

SANDERSON, Herbert W, Marine, PO/X 118879, killed


RN (Malay Section)

SAYID, Ahmad B S I A, Telegraphist, MN 1004 (Malay Section), MPK


Tetcott, accident

SULLIVAN, Patrick D, Able Seaman, P/JX 386842, died


Victory, illness

DUGAN, George D, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 10619, died



Saturday, 2 September 1944


Byrsa, accident

WYATT, William J T, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 80528, DOWS


Defiance, illness

MCMINN, James, Py/Electrical Mechanic, D/MX 619735, died


Exmoor, illness

POSTILL, Harry W, Leading Seaman, P/J 99345, died


FAA, 750 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

MCDEVITT, Andrew S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

STANSFIELD, John S, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 112288, DOW

TOMLINSON, Ralph, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 113222, killed


FAA, 772 Sqn, Nightjar, air crash

WALKER, Brian G, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK



MCFADYEN, James, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 694866, DOWS


Glen Avon, ship loss

EVANS, Kenneth C, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 141913, MPK

GREENHAM, Leonard J, Ty/Chief Ty/Petty Officer, D/J 93627, MPK

GREENLAW, Charles T, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 152917, MPK

HUNTER, Farquharson S M, Petty Officer Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 87169, MPK

KELSO, Charles A, Able Seaman, D/JX 219189, killed

LAWRENCE, Raymond, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 640173, killed

LOYNDS, Stanley T, Signalman, C/JX 609859, killed

PLATT, James H, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 405941, MPK

PRICE, John T, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 650813, killed

PRITCHARD, Charles E, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 107083, MPK

SMITH, Ronald H J, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 124693, MPK

STONE, Samuel H, Able Seaman, D/J 28089, MPK

WILKINSON, James P C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

WILLIAMS, Robert W, Able Seaman, D/JX 165657, MPK

WRIGHT, Thomas, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 130889, killed



GIBSON, Thomas W, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, RNVR, C/TDX 2102, killed



TRATNER, Thomas J, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 367296, MPK



Sunday, 3 September 1944



PRITCHARD, Harold J, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 208678, MPK



PETERS, Frederick C, Able Seaman, C/SSX 25536, DOWS



GOARD, Robert W, Able Seaman, C/JX 374813, DOWS


Hasdrubal, road accident

WILSON, Raymond D, Sub Lieutenant (S), RNVR, MPK


Lanka, illness

BAILLIE, William A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died



GLASGOW, Walter, Able Seaman, C/JX 366606, DOW


Livingston, steamship

SHIRLEY, Leroy F, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 219111, (President III, O/P), MPK



ROSS, George A T, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 220548, killed



Monday, 4 September 1944


FAA, 855 Sqn, Daedalus, air operations

JEFFERY, Charles H, Lieutenant, MPK

SCOTT, Dennis C, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

STEPHENSON, George A, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 77482, MPK


Penguin (RAN), accident

HENDERSON, Douglas, Engine Room Artificer, W 1389 (RANR), killed


President III

HEALY, John, Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 261998, DOWS


RM 47 Commando, Normandy

WALTON, Dennis H, Ty/Act/Major, RM, killed


RN Barracks Avonmouth, illness

WRIGHT, Edwin, Able Seaman, C/JX 294217, died



Tuesday, 5 September 1944



LOWE, Ralph D, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 420400, DOWS


ML.543, accident

MOORE, Leonard D, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 500177, died


President, drowning

EUSTACE, Kenneth M, Lieutenant (E), died



TOMLINSON, Peter S, Able Seaman, D/JX 421983, DOWS


Vernon, illness

CARTER, Herbert T, Able Seaman, P/J 282765, died



Wednesday, 6 September 1944


Batavia, as POW

HOOPER, Cecil W, Able Seaman, D/JX 154784, died


Dalhousie (RIN)

RODRIGUES, J (initial only), Cook (O), 75933 (RIN), died


FAA, 809 Sqn, Stalker, air crash

MCNAMEE, Robert I, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Highflyer, illness

NEESAM, Frederick W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 159107, died


Middleton, shore gunfire

PALLANT, Robert G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 628794, killed


Moreton (RAN), illness

ELDRIDGE, Reginald F, Able Seaman, SV 221 (RANR), died


RN Naval Party 1501

LADYMAN, George F, Marine, PO/X 120037 (Odyssey), DOW

WEST, Elma J, Marine, PO/X 111886 (Odyssey), DOW


Victory IV, illness

JONES, Alfred E, Ward Lieutenant Commander, died



Thursday, 7 September 1944


Chaleur II (RCN)

MCPHAIL, Archibald B, Motor Mechanic, V/42963 (RCNVR), killed


Empress, accident

COLEMAN, Charles B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, killed


FAA, 769 Sqn, Peewit, air crash

IRVINE, James G, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


LST.413, accident

WRIGHT, Edward W, Able Seaman, P/JX 193572, DOWS


Pembroke, drowning

CLARK, John H, Cook, C/MX 611889, died


Royal Navy, on loan to Government Training Centre

GRIMLEY, Horace S, Wireman, P/JX 231155, died


Sioux (RCN)

WHITE, Robert, Signalman, V/57509 (RCNVR), killed



Friday, 8 September 1944


1 Maritime Regt, RA

BINNIE, James, Lance Bombardier, RA, 2888410, MPK

PEARSON, Cedric, Gunner, RA, 4465445, MPK


4 Maritime Regt, RA

DONOVAN, Joseph, Gunner, RA, 1582038, MPK

HADFIELD, Joseph, Bombardier, RA, 13098946, MPK

HENDERSON, Enoch, Gunner, RA, 1730745, MPK

LOUGHERY, James, Gunner, RA, 1794906, MPK



HALL, Reginald, Leading Seaman, P/JX 264867, DOWS


Beehive, illness

SMITH, Thomas W, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 3965, died



GEEVES, James F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 517770, DOWS



MATCHAM, Henry R, Able Seaman, C/JX 213321, illness, died

WILLSHER, Jack A, Air Fitter (O), FAA/FX 105756, road accident, DOWS


Empire Heritage, steamship

BOWEN, Ornan J, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 270382, (President III, O/P), MPK

CORDINGLEY, Edward H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 268382, (President III, O/P), MPK

GARBE, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 399930, (President III, O/P), MPK

JARVIS, Richard, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 346802, (President III, O/P), MPK

MEDLOCK, Charles S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 266649, (President III, O/P), MPK


Empire Nutfield, steamship

HOSKINS, Ronald S G, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 291056, (President III, O/P), DOWS


Mulgrave (RCN)

SPICER, Robert B, Petty Officer Stoker, A/1303 (RCNR), died


Pinto, steamship

BENTLEY, Leonard, Lance Bombardier, RA, 4467580, (3 Maritime Reg, RA, O/P), MPK

BURDETT, John H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 238041, (President III, O/P), killed

CLARKE, Edward, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 267555, (President III, O/P), killed

NICHOLSON, Donald, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 309951, (President III, O/P), killed

STEPHENS, Edward J, Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), P/JX 198296, (President III, O/P), MPK


RN Hospital Hong Kong, as POW

GUNN, William D, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, died



Saturday, 9 September 1944



MCPHEE, Henry S, Naval Airman 3c, FAA/FX 105933, DOWS


Fort Hall, steamship

THOMPSON, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 397986, (President III, O/P), DOWS


Forte, illness

RICKARD, Harry, Stoker 1c, D/210032, died


Glenroy, illness

CORP, Douglas R, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 826770, died


X.24, midget submarine, lost overboard

PURDY, Derek N, Sub Lieutenant, RNZNVR, killed



Sunday, 10 September 1944


Britomart, ship loss

YATES, Charles, Stoker 1c, D/KX 140883, DOW


RN Hospital Haslar, illness

HEPWORTH, Stanley, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 93953, died


Stadacona (RCN)

DAY, Joseph C, Engine Room Artificer 4c, V/63558 (RCNVR), died



Monday, 11 September 1944


Campania, illness

SAWDON, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 366979, died


Durnoch, accident

WILSON, Frederick C, Stoker 1c, D/KX 526246, died



JOHNSTON, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 373076, DOWS


FAA, 1849 Sqn, Saker, air crash

BOUCHARD, Howard R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

GURNHILL, Christopher P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


MMS.1012, illness

CARGILL, David B, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 131254, died


RM Portsmouth Division, illness

FOX, Bertie E, Warrant Recruiter, RM, died


Sceptre, accident

DOUGLAS, Alexander A B, Able Seaman, C/JX 234846, (Forth, O/P), killed



LIVESEY, Moira I, WRNS, 27237, DOWS


St Vincent, illness

ADAMS, Arthur H, Chief Yeoman of Signals, P/J 70335, died



Tuesday, 12 September 1944


Corsair, drowning

TAYLOR, William R, Fireman, NAP R/242761, died


FAA, 801 Sqn, Furious, air operations

GLENNIE, Michael A, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Frobisher, drowning

ELLERTON, Joseph, Chief Petty Officer Cook, P/MX 46450, died


LBW.11, ship loss (Landing Barges - Thames Barges at War)

CONNERY, Austin, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 444339, killed

MURRAY, Peter, Able Seaman, P/JX 554548, killed


MGB.637, mining

ARMIT, James S, Able Seaman, D/SSX 35800, MPK


MGB.657, mining

CHISLETT, John J, Able Seaman, P/JX 269737, MPK

GARDNER, Thomas, Act/Chief Motor Mechanic, P/MX 76083, MPK

HALES, William L, Able Seaman, P/JX 365846, MPK


ML.1119 (RIN), shore gunfire

MUHAMMAD, Afzal K, Leading Seaman, 7163 (RIN), killed


MMS.1019, illness

ETHERIDGE, Ernest C, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 533081, died



COVERY, Austin B, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 444339, killed


President III, illness

SWINN, Arthur, Sergeant, RM, PO/22596, died


President Potter, steamship, ship loss

JONSEN, Joseph C, Ty/Act/Boatswain, RNVR, killed

SHAW, Norman, Able Seaman, D/JX 284740, (President III, O/P), killed


(Rakuyo Maru) Japanese steamship, as POW

BELL, Charles L, Act/Leading Seaman, PA 1311 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

BESSELL, Lloyd D, Stoker 2c, H 1511 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

BURROWS, Geoffrey, Marine, PLY/X 3103, (Sultan), MPK

CAMPBELL, Francis C, Able Seaman, W 1199 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

CASSERLY, Ernest E, Stoker, 21120 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

DVORAK, Gordon L, Stoker, 24163 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

FLUCK, Reginald W J, Corporal, RM, PLY/X 962, (Sultan), MPK

GEBHARDT, Reginald A, Leading Seaman, 20055 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

HOGMAN, William F, Stoker Petty Officer, 19356 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

HOSKING, Trevis M, Able Seaman, 23005 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

JACKSON, Noel F L, Act/Leading Signalman, 21788 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

JOHNSON, Frank D, Act/Leading Signalman, 22047 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

JOHNSTON, Walter J, Able Seaman, F 3316 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

JONES, Alfred T, Leading Stoker, 18298 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

KEITH, Hugh A, Leading Telegraphist, 20835 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

LIKIARD, Socrates, Leading Supply Assistant, 22989 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

MACPHERSON, Lindsay G, Able Seaman, 23824 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

MAHER, Richard D, Able Seaman, S 1984 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

MARTIN, Vernon, Stoker 2c, W 2255 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

MCCALL, William T P, Ordinary Seaman, F 3455 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

MCDONNELL, Walter C, Stoker, 23097 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

MILNE, William, Petty Officer, 13959 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

NAGLE, Harry L, Able Seaman, F 3060 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

PARKS, John B, Able Seaman, 19076 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

PETHEBRIDGE, Charles A, Stoker 2c, W 2164 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

RITCHIE, Frank E, Able Seaman, S 4094 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

RIX, Desmond G, Telegraphist, S/V 69 (RANVR), (Perth), MPK

ROBINSON, James, Marine, PLY/X 3175, (ex-Repulse), MPK

ROSEVEAR, Alexander J, Stoker, 23025 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

SCANTLEBURY, Edward E, Corporal, RM, PLY/X 1056, (ex-Prince of Wales), MPK

SLATTERY, Frederick J, Stoker 2c, 24925 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

SMITH, Raymond J, Act/Able Seaman, B 2832 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

TURNBULL, John J S, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, 20401 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

WILLIAMS, Rex S W, Able Seaman, PA 1776 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

WILSON, Leslie A T, Able Seaman, S 4360 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

WINNETT, Clifford I, Able Seaman, 24382 (RAN), (Perth), MPK

WRIGHT, Frederick B, Sick Berth Attendant 2c, S 5523 (RANR), (Perth), MPK


RM 30th Assault Unit, Normandy

HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY, Herbert O, Act/Captain, RM, killed

SHAW, Geoffrey, Marine, PLY/X 113759, killed


RN Naval Party 1501

STONE, John A, Leading Seaman, D/J 107785 (Odyssey), killed



Wednesday, 13 September 1944


Daedalus, on loan to Vickers Armstrong, air crash

FURLONG, Francis C, Ty/Lieutenant Commander (A), RNVR, killed


Machlimar (RIN)

GHULAM, Haidar, Leading Seaman, 7334 (RIN), died



ARNOLD, Albert H, Telegraphist, P/SSX 26962, DOW


RM Siege Regt

GRIMBLE, Arthur R, Marine, CH/X 101123, killed


St Angelo, road accident

HENLEY, Raymond G W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 90386, DOWS



Thursday, 14 September 1944


Lord Melchett

BROOK, Arthur, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 694848, DOWS


President III

FERGUSON, Colin R, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 275779, DOWS


Sheba, accident

WILCOX, William J, Ty/Act/Sergeant, RM, PO/X 100307, DOW



CORNISH, Cyril W, Able Seaman, P/JX 512648, killed

HANKEY, Norman, Joiner 5c, C/MX 620168, illness, died


South African Naval Force

JENKINS, Edward G, Engine Room Artificer, 66720 V (SANF), died



BOX, Norman, Act/Leading Seaman, P/SSX 16168, DOWS



Friday, 15 September 1944


Highflyer, illness

BROWN, Henry J, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 89825, died


President III, illness

LINGARD, Doris, WRNS, N/WRNS 34179, died



Saturday, 16 September 1944


Beaver, illness

BARRETT, Arthur, Stoker 1c, C/KX 64887, died



WARREN, William P, Leading Seaman, P/JX 154187, MPK

WHITE, Francis J, Able Seaman, C/JX 355952, DOW



GAFFNEY, Lawrence P, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 129614, DOWS



CROMPTON, Frank, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 253856, DOWS



WATKINS, Richard C, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 550993, DOWS



Sunday, 17 September 1944



MCCALLUM, John K, Joiner 4c, P/MX 78754, DOWS



LIGGINS, John E, Telegraphist, D/JX 341154, DOWS



HOWLETT, William G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 387826, killed



MCCARTHY, Joseph, Stoker 2c, P/KX 524571, DOWS



Monday, 18 September 1944


Ampetco, steamship

COOKE, John A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 290118, (President III, O/P), MPK

FIELDING, Charles D, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 291456, (President III, O/P), MPK

MORRIS, Granville M, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 553107, (President III, O/P), MPK

MOSES, Arthur, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 253536, (President III, O/P), MPK


Dinosaur, illness

THOMSON, Alexander R, Lieutenant, RNVR, died


FAA, 769 Sqn, Owl, air crash

BELL, Derek W H, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 817 Sqn, Indomitable, air crash

TAYLOR, Stuart C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


Fly, illness

BOX, William E, Petty Officer, D/J 105539, died


Japanese transport, as POW

HAZELTON, David C, Act/Lieutenant, RNR, (Encounter), died


Malayan RNVR, as POW

USMAN, Bin J, Petty Officer, SE/X 169 (Malayan RNVR), died


MTB.728, surface action

ROBERTS, Sidney S, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 405074, killed


RM 46 Commando

MILLER, John, Marine, PO/X 102023, DOW


RM MNBDO I, as POW Germany

COPPER, Dennis A, Marine, EX/3108, died


Robin, as POW

HARVEY, James E, Lieutenant, RNR, killed


Royal Indian Navy Volunteer Reserve

POWVALA, K (initial only), Lieutenant (S), RINVR, died



Tuesday, 19 September 1944


Daedalus, Arnhem

HOOKER, Leonard A, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 588276, MPK



DAVIS, Gilbert O, Chief Petty Officer, D/218539, illness, died

WALLIS, Arthur J, Petty Officer, D/J 111418, DOWS


Electra, as POW

EAGLESTONE, Sidney T, Stoker 1c, C/KX 108862, died


FAA, 797 Sqn, Bherunda, air crash

FENWICK, Terence C R, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


FAA, 887 Sqn, Indefatigable, air crash

HAYNES, Frank L, Lieutenant, MPK



SHIELDS, Roland, Leading Motor Mechanic, C/MX 125386, DOWS


MTB.728, surface action

FUREY, William, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 403521, killed

JENKINS, Michael, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 405892, killed



Wednesday, 20 September 1944



 BLYTHE, George S, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 521774, killed

JONES, Richard, Act/Petty Officer, RNR, P/X 9907 B, killed

TRAYNOR, Peter, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 521713, killed

TUCKER, Ronald C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 628269, killed


Burma RNVR

KYAW, Mra A, Able Seaman, 849 (Burma RNVR), MPK



ROBERTON, Leslie C, Chief Petty Officer Writer, P/MX 58092, DOWS


(FAA), 9th Pilot Advanced Flying Unit, RAF course, air crash

PIDGLEY, Peter W, Py/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR (Macaw), killed


H.34, submarine

MAWSON, Leslie, Able Seaman, P/JX 397926, died


Kent, illness

HOLLAND, Sidney J, Steward, G/LX 556958, died


RM Armoured Special Group, illness

FOSTER, Clarence, Marine, PO/X 100530, died



MCKELVIE, William, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 376655, DOWS


Seaborn, illness

MCLAUGHLIN, James B, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 94424, died


South African Naval Force

KEMP, Thomas, Able Seaman, CN/71015 V (SANF), died


Sphinx, illness

OAKES, Samuel T, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 369533, died



Thursday, 21 September 1944




JACKSON, Leslie C, Able Seaman, C/JX 147801, DOWS


Georgian (RCN)

CHENOUSKI, Frank, Lieutenant, RCN, died


LCT(A).2079, illness

HODGSON, John E, Stoker 1c, P/JX 178179, died



DE CARTIER DE MARCHIENNE, Jean F A, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


RM 48 Commando

HILLS, Henry J, Marine, PO/X 110743, DOW


Tadpole, road accident

DUFFIELD, Philip W C, Leading Seaman, P/JX 126166, killed


(Toyofuku Maru) Japanese steamship, as POW

BENSON, James A, Marine, PLY/X 100147, (Sultan), MPK

DAVENPORT, Jack, Marine, PLY/X 100127, (Sultan), MPK

NEWBY, William J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 106550, (Sultan), MPK


Turtle, illness

WILLS, Esau W, Able Seaman, P/J 175, died



Friday, 22 September 1944



MORRISON, Isaac, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 224982, DOWS


Fisher Lad

SINGLETON, James E, Signalman, RNPS, LT/JX 382119, DOWS


Helicon, illness

CLIFFORD, Frederick G, Canteen Petty Officer, C/NX 767, DOWS


Howe, accident

ROWLAND, John E, Able Seaman, P/JX 325140, died


Magnificent III

WILLIAMSON, Walter, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281203, DOWS


Pembroke, illness

OLIVER, William A, Stoker 1c, C/K 47735, (ex-Uganda), died


RCAF, 401 Sqn, air operations

WALLACE, Albert C, Act/Lieutenant Commander (A), RNVR, killed


RM 43 Commando

MAISEY, Jack E W, Marine, PLY/X 104313, killed



LUTTRELL, James A, Able Seaman, P/JX 175934, MPK

SHEPHERD, James, Able Seaman, P/JX 189450, MPK



Saturday, 23 September 1944



BENDELOW, Frederick N, Joiner 1c, P/MX 48454, DOWS


Cornwallis (RCN)

BELYEA, Christie M, Ordinary Seaman, V/77593 (RCNVR), died



CAMPBELL, Patrick, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 639515, DOWS

MARCEL, Alex, Assistant Cook, COLOMBO/LX 645123, road accident, killed



FLETCHER, Alfred, Stoker 1c, D/K 62681, killed


Vernon, illness

MILLER, Benjamin, Stoker Petty Officer, P/309264, died


Winchester, drowning

MCFARLANE, Robert, Stoker 2c, P/KX 638971, died



Sunday, 24 September 1944



SUTHERLAND, Anthony N, Able Seaman, D/JX 245813, DOWS


Iron Duke, illness

FUSSEY, Gilbert, Shipwright 4c, P/MX 637473, died


Jupiter, as POW

RILEY, William G, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 237574, died



GILBERT, Ernest H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 131910, killed

GORMAN, Lawrence, Engine Room Mechanic 5c, P/MX 636910, killed

ROSBOTTOM, Robert, Engine Room Mechanic 5c, P/MX 637749, killed



HOWETT, Alfred E, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 519320, MPK



Monday, 25 September 1944


Jupiter, as POW

WALKER, Edward T, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 94545, died


RM 43 Commando

Yugoslavia, BAILLIE, Archibald, Marine, CH/X 110260, DOWS


RM 48 Commando

REEVES, Jonathan A, Marine, CH/X 105599, killed


RM Portsmouth Division, road accident

HARRIS, Duncan McC, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 105201, killed


Royal Navy

PRICE, Wyndham P, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, L/FX 562125, died



Tuesday, 26 September 1944


Achilles (RNZN), illness

HARRIS, Howard, Leading Wireman, 4689 (RNZN), died


Active, illness

BENNETT, John R, Midshipman (E), died


Bee, illness

MOGRIDGE, Walter C, Able Seaman, D/J 112555, died



MATHER, Thomas, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 81220, DOWS


Jupiter, as POW

EDWARDS, William G, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 65827, died

TUNNICLIFFE, Robert R, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 78175, died


Ladava (RAN), accident

LAING, Kevin W, Ordinary Seaman, B 4480 (RANR), killed


ML.104, in action

WRIGHTSON, John B, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Pembroke, accident

READ, Frank, Petty Officer, C/JX 125954, died


St Angelo

PICKERILL, Ernest P, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 648182, died


Victory I, illness

WICKHAM, Archelus W E, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 32911, died



Wednesday, 27 September 1944



BUTLER, John, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 159801, DOWS



GANT, Ronald W, Stoker 2c, P/KX 603120, MPK


Shrapnel, illness

NEWSWAG, Frederick J, Py/Electrical Mechanic, D/MX 619239, died



DAVIES, Kenneth, Able Seaman, D/JX 343135, DOWS



Thursday, 28 September 1944


Buxton (RCN)

BELANGER, Alexander R, Stoker, V/82824 (RCNVR), MPK



MACNAY, Roy, Able Seaman, D/JX 162846, DOWS


FAA, 842 Sqn, Fencer, flying Swordfish, air operations and crash

CHILTON, John E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

COX, Leslie K, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 608008, killed

PETTIGREW, William J D, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK



LYON, William, Able Seaman, 238757 NAP, MPK


Liddesdale, shore gunfire

CROWTHER, George B, Able Seaman, C/JX 318598, killed

HEARD, Joseph C, Ordnance Mechanic 4c, C/MX 96063, killed

JANES, Aleksander, Petty Officer Writer (SP), C/MX 96663, killed



Friday, 29 September 1944


Electra, as POW

DAVIES, Joseph E, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 65720, MPK


Liddesdale, shore gunfire

NORRIS, Arthur L, Able Seaman, C/JX 347565, DOW



HUGHES, Kenneth, Able Seaman, P/JX 386598, DOWS



Saturday, 30 September 1944



KEAR, Glentworth R, Telegraphist, D/JX 676884, illness, died



RUDGE, Thomas W, Able Seaman, D/JX 570020, illness, died


FAA, 757 Sqn, Rajaliya, RNAS, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), drowning

RUSS, Charles R, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 813 Sqn, Campania, air operations

ALLEN, Cyril A, Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, MPK

TILLEY, Keith H, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


President III

BARBER, Harry, Petty Officer, D/JX 251478, illness, died



CROSS, Sydney R, Ty/Act/Captain, RM, illness, died



MAGGS, Cyril G K, Sergeant, RM, PO/20099, illness, died


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