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1945-2008 - Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies
Researched & compiled by Don Kindell


3rd SEPTEMBER - 31st DECEMBER 1945 - in date, ship/unit & name order

HMS Swiftsure, light cruiser (Navy Photos, click to enlarge)

on to January 1946



(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) Click for lists by Name in the Casualties Homepage



(for ship information, go to Naval History Homepage and type name in Site Search)



Monday, 3 September 1945


Dalhousie (RIN), Karachi

 SHEIKH, Naqua J, Deck Tindal, 78735 (RIN), died


FAA, 757 Sqn, Valluru, Madras, India, aircraft repair yard, air crash

 BEDDOE, Thomas A C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Frontenac, steamship

 LAVERTY, James H, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 314736 (President III, O/P), DOWS


Glenearn, landing ship infantry

 GOWING, Kenneth, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 544407, accident, killed


Heron, Yeovilton RNAS

 FOSTER, William G, Air Artificer 4c, L/FX 78301, illness, died


Swiftsure, light cruiser

 MARSHALL, George B, Able Seaman, C/JX 6155123, accident, DOW



Tuesday, 4 September 1945


Bentley, frigate

 CARLILE, Leonard, Stoker 1c, C/KX 597143, road accident, killed


Europa, Sparrow's Nest, Lowestoft

 LARSEN, Trygve, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 124748, illness, died


Fossbeck, boom depot ship, Cardiff

 PERRINS, Frederick T, Act/Leading Stoker, R/KX 153465, accident, DOWS


Levis (RCN), frigate

 WORTMAN, Robert C, Able Seaman, V/53851 (RCNVR), died


Quadrant, destroyer

 WOOD, Jack, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 87946, illness, died


Victory, Portsmouth

 SPINKS, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 289535, accident, died



Wednesday, 5 September 1945


FAA, 762 Sqn, Goldcrest, RNAS, Pembrokeshire, Wales, air crash

 GRIMSDALE, Richard, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Falmouth, frigate

 CRAIG, William J, Able Seaman, P/JX 323451, MPK


Matiana, accommodation ship, Addu Atoll

 PAXTON, George W, Lieutenant, RM Engineers, post-discharge illness, died


Prevost (RCN) base, London, Ontario

 HOLMES, Richard C, Lieutenant, RCNVR, died


Swiftsure, light cruiser

 HOPKINS, Samuel, Able Seaman, C/JX 407266, accident, DOW


Vindex, escort carrier

 LEWIS, Jack, Able Seaman, P/JX 630174, illness, died


York (RCN), base, Toronto, Ontario

 JAMES, Charles, Chief Stoker, A/2013 (RCNR), died



Thursday, 6 September 1945


Mayina, transit and holding camp, Chatham Camp, Colombo

 MERRINGTON, Paul A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 658814, fire, DOWS


Swiftsure, light cruiser

 SCOTT, David S, Able Seaman, C/JX 657933, accident, DOW



Friday, 7 September 1945


5 Maritime Reg, RA

 MACMILLAN, Neil, Lance Bombardier, RA, 1596536, MPK


Givenchy (RCN), RCN Dockyard, Esquimalt, British Colombia

 GIBBONS, George F, Chief Stoker, X/21024 (RCN), died


Nelson, battleship

 MILLIKEN, Frank A, Major, RM, accident, died


RM Chatham Division

 RUSSELL, Thomas H, Marine, CH/23263, illness, died



Saturday, 8 September 1945


Capilano (RCN), frigate

 BURKE, Gerald T, Leading Stores Assistant, V/27831 (RCNVR), died


FAA, 768 Sqn, Corncrake, Ballyhalbert, Co Down, RNAS, air crash

 MCGARRY, Frank W, Lieutenant (A), RCNVR, killed


Garuda, Coimbatore, India, aircraft repair yard

 MCCANN, Edward, Marine, PLY/X 107292, DOWS


Golden Hind, Sydney, NSW, RN manning depot

 TATE, George R, Petty Officer, P/JX 144077, DOWS


Heron, Yeovilton RNAS

 KELLY, James W V, Chief Petty Officer Air Fitter (E), L/FX 92301, road accident, killed


Lanka, Colombo/Trincomalee, base

 SMITH, Charles, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 19867 A, illness, died



Sunday, 9 September 1945


Akbar (RIN), minesweeper

 PILLAI, S (initial only) C, Able Seaman, 11293 (RIN), died


Apollo, minelayer

 DIAMOND, John G T, Able Seaman, C/JX 352646, illness, died


Collingwood, Fareham, Portsmouth, training establishment

 WHITE, Edgar J, Telegraphist, P/JX 252372, illness, died


Hamla (RIN), Bombay, supply base

 MAULA, Bakhsh, Able Seaman, 102250 (RIN), died


Nabberley, Ludham/Bankstown, NSW, Mobile Naval Air Base

 BALL, Reginald E, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/FX 590949, DOWS


Stadacona (RCN), Halifax, New Scotia, RCN depot, barracks, training establishment

 SAUNDERSON, Donald B, Lieutenant (S), RCNVR, died



Monday, 10 September 1945


680th LCA Flotilla

 GOULD, Percy J, Sergeant, RM, CH/X 101652, MPK


Badger, Harwich, minesweeping base

 GLOVER, Thomas A, Supply Chief Petty Officer, C/MX 61028, illness, died


Glendower, Pwllheli, seaman's training establishment

 MOLYNEUX, Harry, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 642509, illness, died


Sultan, Portsmouth, training/depot ship

 PHILPOTT, Ronald, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 260594, as POW, died



Tuesday, 11 September 1945


Afrikander, Simonstown, South Africa, base

 WEBB, William J, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/M 60170, illness, died


Braganza, Bombay, RN base

 BROWN, James, Stoker 1c, P/KX 179612, illness, died


Burma RNVR

  Francis,R (initial only), Stoker 1c, 1072 (Burma RNVR), MPK (from Gordon Hudson, via Twitter, Oct 2015 - Ronald Francis, killed by a shark while swimming of the ship)


Cerberus (RAN), Williamstown, Vic, RAN training establishment/base

 LEOD, Francis J, Ordinary Seaman 2c, PM 8542 (RANR), illness, died


Golden Hind, Sydney, NSW, RN manning depot

 MURPHY, Norman, Marine, PO/X 114752, DOWS


Holm Sound, repair ship

 DALEY, Arthur G, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 596379, DOWS


Ladava (RAN), Milne Bay, New Guinea, RAN base, air crash

 LIDDELL, Gordon, Cook (O), B 5058 (RANR), killed


Pelandok, Singapore, training establishment and depot for Malay ratings

 ABDUL, Wahab B S, Leading Seaman, MN 316 (Malay Section), as POW, died


Premier, escort carrier, air crash

 OLIPHANT, Thomas A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



Wednesday, 12 September 1945


Drake IV, Devonport, accounting base

 DRAKE, Elfred C, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 145132, as POW, DOWS


FAA, 799 Sqn, Daedalus, Lee on Solent RNAS, air crash

 WALSH, Herbert, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Travancore (RIN), trawler

 SIQUEIRA, L (initial only), Steward, 73051 (RIN), died



Thursday, 13 September 1945


Diadem, light cruiser

 FORBES, Ian G, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, illness, died


LST.360, landing ship tank

 TUHURU, John T H T, Able Seaman, 8990 (RNZN), illness, died



 WRIGHT, Albert C, Able Seaman, P/JX 421452, accident, DOWS



Friday, 14 September 1945


Fremantle (RAN)

 MCLAUCHLAN, Kevin D, Able Seaman, B 2253 (RANR), drowning, died



 WHITEHEAD, George R, Electrical Artificer Apprentice, MX 766813, illness, died



 ALCROFT, Ernest, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 78787, illness, died


South African Naval Force

 KERSTOFFEL, H (initial only), Stoker, 72310 (SANF), died


Victory, Portsmouth

 BAILEY, William G, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 22778, illness, died



Saturday, 15 September 1945


Drake II

 SMITH, Stanley, Engine Room Mechanic 4c, D/MX 95102, illness, died


FAA, 771 Sqn, Humming Bird, air crash

 BENTLEY, Lawrence G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 OSBORNE, Albert D, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 372636, DOWS


ML.113 (RIN)

 MURUGESAN, (no first name listed), Ordinary Topass, 28869 (RIN), died



Sunday, 16 September 1945



 WILLIAMSON, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 190366, DOWS



 HURLEY, Patrick P, Blacksmith 3c, C/MX 59900, road accident, killed



Monday, 17 September 1945



 AUSTIN, Carlton, Able Seaman, C/JX 351908, DOWS



 RICHMOND, Ernest, Leading Air Mechanic (E), L/FX 107684, illness, died



 LYTH, Reginald, Able Seaman, P/JX 274725, DOWS



 MULOCK-BENTLEY, Mark C, Ordinary Seaman, 586661 V (SANF), drowning, died



 MACARTHUR, Alexander, Able Seaman, P/JX 385947, illness, died


Golden Hind

 INGHAM, Nora P, 2nd Officer, WRNS, illness, died



 MCCOY, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 242118, MPK


Hooghly (RIN)

 DAWAL, Lama B B, Steward, 75923 (RIN), died


Perseus, air crash

 BATLEY, Francis W Y, Lieutenant (E), MPK



 RUSSELL, William, Carpenter's Mate, 230601 NAP, MPK



Tuesday, 18 September 1945


Nuthatch, air crash in UK

 CLARKE, George F, Lieutenant (A), RCNVR, killed



 COPE, Hilary A R H, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 521981, DOWS


Victory, Portsmouth

 DOWDESWELL, Jack, Leading Seaman, P/JX 290471, illness, died



Wednesday, 19 September 1945



 PAGELLA, Maurice R, Major, RM, road accident, died



 BURKE, Thomas W H, Stoker 1c, D/KX 127840, illness, died



Thursday, 20 September 1945



 STEEL, Lawrence A, Stoker 1c, D/KX 526100, MPK



 FOUNTAIN, Terence, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 555625, illness, died



 MACNAUGHT, Alexander I, Ty/Petty Officer Steward, D/LX 24178, DOWS



Friday, 21 September 1945


Burma RNVR

 OHN, Thein, Engine Room Artificer, 2124 (Burma RNVR), MPK


Penguin (RAN)

 RODDA, Norman H, Able Seaman, PM 2270 (RANR), illness, died



 PAINE, Frederick G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 155772, DOWS



Saturday, 22 September 1945



 SHANLEY, Daniel, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 135118, killed


Madang (RAN)

 EITZEN, Dudley E, Able Seaman, PA 3882 (RANR), illness, died


Victory, Portsmouth

 SMITH, Sidney C, Petty Officer, P/J 102919, illness, died



Sunday, 23 September 1945


Black Prince

 FENWICK, James E, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 648948, DOWS


Discovery (RCN)

 CAMPBELL, George R, Cook (S), V/73004 (RCNVR), died


RM Engineers, 2nd Battalion

 SHARP, Bernard S, Marine, RME 16951, road accident, died


York (RCN)

 BETEAU, Howard G, Able Seaman, V/22776 (RCNVR), died



Monday, 24 September 1945


Australia (RAN)

 DUNN, Albert J W, Stoker Petty Officer, 16561 (RAN), drowning, died



 GREGSON, Patrick, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 277496, DOWS


Dalhousie (RIN)

 SIDIQ, Ahmad, Sukhani, 77403 (RIN), died


Empire Arquebus, steamship

 ALLEN, Harry P, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, illness, died


Golden Hind

 INGRAM, Frederick W, Chief Yeoman of Signals, C/J 55390, illness, died



 ANDREWS, John C, Stoker, D/KX 156394, DOWS

 BELFORD, Adam H, Stoker 1c, D/KX 151247, DOWS



 WAKE-WALKER, Sir William F, Admiral, illness, died



 YATES, John, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 128701, accident, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 WILKINSON, William H, Mechanician, V/22426 (RCNVR), died



Tuesday, 25 September 1945



 GRECIAN, Francis, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 660266, illness, died



 MOXLEY, Margaret E, WRNS, 65423, DOWS


Northney III

 MERRICK, Thomas, Leading Seaman, P/J 99661, illness, died


Royal Navy

 NICKALLS, Tom P, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 95612, died

 STONEHOUSE, Frederick W, Ordinary Seaman, P/J 22061, killed



 MCCANN, Frederick J, Able Seaman, C/J 78618, illness, died



 HARRIS, Thomas E, Sergeant, RM, PLY/X 101855 illness



Wednesday, 26 September 1945



 PENN (sometimes listed as RENN), Ronald V, Bandmaster, RMB/X 268, illness, died



 HUGHES, Robert, Leading Signalman, C/J 69521, illness, died



 MCLENNON, Alister J, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 131850, illness, died



 ELLWOOD, Frederick J, Able Seaman, D/JX 172000, illness, died



 WILSON, Charles B, Assistant Steward, T 124 X R/259006, illness, died



Thursday, 27 September 1945


FAA, 757 Sqn, Rajaliya, air crash

 WARD, John P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Star (RCN)

 SKINNER, Eric M, Telegraphist, V/992 (RCNVR), died



 ANDERSEN, George C, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNR, road accident, died



Friday, 28 September 1945



 MATTHEWS, Ernest W, Able Seaman, D/JX 419194, illness, died



 BAKER, Ernest G, Ty/Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness, died



Saturday, 29 September 1945


Circars (RIN)

 DOJAH, J (initial only), Deck Serang, 71207 (RIN), died


Naden (RCN)

 COLE, William A, Chief Petty Officer, 3559 (RCN), died



Sunday, 30 September 1945



 WIELIRD, P (initial only), Petty Officer Telegraphist, 11578 (RNethN), road accident, died



 MCBETH, William S, Able Seaman, D/JX 285641, illness, died


Dalhousie (RIN)

 NORONHA, E (initial only), Leading Stoker, 7472 (RIN), died



 LINDOP, Richard H, Lieutenant Commander (S), RNR, road accident, died


President III

 HARRISON, Raymond, Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 701460, illness, died


RN Hospital Haslar

 TELFORD, Tom, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 638523, DOWS



 HOOD, James F, Marine, PO/X 118811, illness, died



Monday, 1 October 1945


FAA, 703 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 HARROP, James K, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Flamborough Head

 CRAPPER, William, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 91519, DOWS


Hunter (RCN)

 PIPER, Douglas E, Able Seaman, V/56085 (RCNVR), died



 BOARDMAN, William, Wireman, D/MX 674004, DOWS



 MACKINTOSH, Annie, WRNS, N/WRNS 75222, illness, died


Royal Albert

 MITCHELL, John, Marine, PLY/X 102539, DOWS



Tuesday, 2 October 1945


Akbar (RIN)

 MAILAM, Mathai, Ordinary Seaman, 36849 (RIN), died


FAA, 803 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 WADE, Leonard P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Grou (RCN)

 HOWELL, Ernest H, Stoker 1c, V/93160 (RCNVR), died


Patunga (RIN)

 AMRITA, Lal G, Electrical Mechanic 4c, 76517 (RIN), died


Pevensey Castle

 LONGMAN, Sidney A, Chief Stoker, P/K 67280, DOWS



 OUTHWAITE, Cedric R L, Commander, RNVR, illness, died



Wednesday, 3 October 1945


Exeter, lost 1942

 HAYES, Frances E, Supply Chief Petty Officer, D/M 32794 (ex-POW), died



 ROWE, Albert, Electrical Mechanic, D/MX 720051, DOWS


Lanka II

 CHANDLER, Percival A, Leading Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27749, DOWS


Yunnan (RAN)

 LITTLE, Francis C, Able Seaman, H 2051 (RANR), drowning, died



Thursday, 4 October 1945



 SALMON, James P, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, road accident,



 CATON, Henry E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 181775, MPK

 CROWE, Herbert S, Able Seaman, C/JX 658048, MPK

 DOIG, James, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 154283, MPK


RM Depot Exmouth

 HOGG, Walter S, Marine, EX 2485, DOWS


RN Hospital Haslar

 MITCHELL, Leonard, Sick Berth Chief Petty Officer, P/M 40107, illness, died


South African Naval Force

 JANSEN, S (initial only) C, Able Seaman, CN/584477 V (SANF), died



 HARVEY, Ronald, Ship's Mechanic 5c, C/MX 118080, illness, died



Friday, 5 October 1945


Bambara, air crash

 COHEN, Douglas, Air Mechanic (O) 1c, FAA/FX 579709, killed



 BRAMWELL, Joe, Seaman, LT/JX 285134, DOWS


FAA, 733 Sqn, Bambara, air crash

 COOPER, Donald A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 802 Sqn, Wagtail, air crash

 BRADSHAW, Thomas, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 582317, MPK



 KALANSURIYA, Thonarie, Cook, G/MCX 2042, illness, died



 REILLY, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 332043, drowning, died


Zodiac, explosion

 RYAN, James, Stoker 1c, P/KX 145965, DOW



Saturday, 6 October 1945


Dalhousie (RIN)

 RAJA, Mian A G, Ordinary Seaman, 76624 (RIN), died



 PEARSON, Monica J, 3rd Officer, WRNS, road accident, died



 DAY, Arthur S, Stoker 2c, P/KX 787097, drowning, died



 DOHERTY, Charles D, Leading Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 563, DOWS



Sunday, 7 October 1945



 DAVIES, William A R, Petty Officer, D/JX 135782, illness, died



 LEIGH, Douglas M, Warrant Supply Officer, illness, died



 MEIKLE, Alexander McG, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK


Nile, air crash

 CARUS, John A, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 MACKENZIE, Dorothy M, Chief Officer, WRNS, killed



 BARRETT, Geoffrey, Able Seaman, C/JX 374519, illness, died



Monday, 8 October 1945



 LODGE, Gerald B, Petty Officer Writer, P/MX 70342, killed


FAA, 710 Sqn, Urley, air crash

 DAYES, George A, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 TRAVIS, Kenneth C N, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Robert F, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, L/FX 114047, MPK


FAA, 806 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

 JOHNSTON, John H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

 NORTON, Peter L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK



 CLAY, Terence, Able Seaman, P/JX 514844, died



Tuesday, 9 October 1945


Mahone (RCN)

 BOYD, Harold K, Leading Stores Assistant, V/37248 (RCNVR), died



 NASH, Donald L, Stoker 1c, C/KX 171963, accident, died

 POLLITT, Sydney, Able Seaman, P/JX 395557, accident, died



 LAWEREINS, Frans, Able Seaman, D/SB/JX 302, drowning, died



 PATERSON, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 733573, illness, died



Wednesday, 10 October 1945


FAA, 718 Sqn, Corncrake, air crash

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



 GROVES, Walter T, Stores Petty Officer, D/MX 571455, illness, died



 DIXON, Thomas W, Act/Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 696596, DOWS


RM 45 Commando

 HALL, George S, Marine, PO/X 111875, DOWS


RM Portsmouth Division

 DONNELLY, Robert, Marine, PO/X 122866, died



 LOWE, Sydney R, Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, road accident, died



 HUTCHINGS, Samuel, Able Seaman, C/JX 277296, MPK



Thursday, 11 October 1945



 BARRY, Vincent, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/SSX 19884, DOWS



 GIBBS, George P, Able Seaman, C/JX 347560, accident, killed



 THOMAS, Edward C, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 BAKER, James D, Lieutenant (E), RCNR, died


Victory II

 LEAL, Robert P J, Marine, PO/21003, illness, died



Friday, 12 October 1945


Malayan RNVR

 MAMAT, Bin H B, Ordinary Seaman, SE/X 556 (Malayan RNVR), MPK


RM Chatham Division

 GIBBONS, Stanley E, Marine, CH/X 102324, illness, died



Saturday, 13 October 1945



 WHITEHEAD, William J, Engine Room Artificer 5c, FAA/FX 550625, drowning, DOWS


Sanda (RNZN)

 DOWNES, Raymond A, Leading Seaman, O 7314 (RNZN), lost overboard, killed


Scotian (RCN)

 CRAIG, Robert P, Commissioned Engineer, RCNR, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 FERGUSON, Robert E, Leading Seaman, V/149 (RCNVR), died



 TUCKER, George E, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 630147, illness, died



 LONGHURST, Leslie A, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 736543, DOWS


Widemouth Bay

 WALL, Walter L, Stoker 1c, C/KX 136194, DOWS



Monday, 15 October 1945


Anderson, air crash

 RAINEY, Eve A, Leading WRNS, 38750, killed


FAA, 742 Sqn, Vairi, air crash

 COXON, Sybil E, 3rd Officer, WRNS (Bambara, passenger), DOI

 DOHERTY, John, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 703501 (Bambara), killed

 GOODALL, David H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 REVELL, Daphne J, WRNS, 47802 (Bherunda, passenger), killed

 SUBBIAH, Veloo, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, G/FCH 5316 (Bherunda), killed


FAA, 1850 Sqn, Vengeance

 CHEERS, Franklyn, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, accident, killed



 PEARSON, Claude A, Leading Seaman, P/JX 294513, DOWS



 JOHNSON, James B O, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 188535 (ex-POW), DOWS



 HEMSTOCK, Donald D, Able Seaman, P/JX 330874, illness, died



Tuesday, 16 October 1945



 PENNINGTON, Robert J, Able Seaman, D/JX 363216, DOWS


Loch Lomond

 GALPIN, James A, Able Seaman, C/JX 202012, DOWS



 GREEN, Charles E J, Engine Room Mechanic 4c, C/MX 118468, road accident, killed



 DISS, Herbert R, Petty Officer Writer, D/MX 86604, MPK



Wednesday, 17 October 1945



 O'NEILL, Margaret M, WRNS, 41954, illness, DOWS


LCT.7020, ship loss

 BARLOW, Thomas A, Able Seaman, C/JX 379306, MPK

 BEST, Alan F, Able Seaman, C/JX 407744, MPK

 BISSETT, Austin J, Able Seaman, C/JX 406013, MPK

 BOWERS, Dennis W, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 BUCKNER, Stanley J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 171922, MPK

 COMMINS, Owen, Stoker 1c, C/KX 526285, MPK

 GIBBINS, Walter, Able Seaman, D/JX 416443, MPK

 GOODWIN, Godfrey L, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 369358, MPK

 HAGREEN, Douglas H, Able Seaman, P/JX 327922, MPK

 HARDING, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 290376, MPK

 ROCHELLE, Alfred F, Stoker 1c, D/KX 526122, MPK

 SMITH, Frederick, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 WICKS, Deryck E T, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK



 GWYNN, George W, Able Seaman, C/JX 238903, DOWS



 HOWELLS, Leonard N M, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 659621, DOWS


Northney III

 BINGLE, Kenneth C, Cook, D/MX 617297, illness, died


Star (RCN)

 MCLAREN, John C, Leading Cook (S), V/8496 (RCNVR), died



Thursday, 18 October 1945


Brunswicker (RCN)

 ELDRIDGE, Herbert D, Leading Seaman, V/2631 (RCNVR), died



 MCKEAND, Alexander J, Lieutenant (E), RNR, killed


Discovery (RCN)

 BUCKLEY, Donald J, Able Seaman, V/76796 (RCNVR), died


FAA, 753 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 RODGERS, Keith A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, DOI



 ROCKHALL, Alfred F, Petty Officer, C/JX 133684, DOWS



 PROSSER, Anthony P, Able Seaman, C/JX 427931, DOWS



Friday, 19 October 1945



 MCGREGOR, Thomas W, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 222158, drowning, DOWS

 O'LEARY, Harry, Rigger's Mate, R/SR 66035, drowning, DOWS



 PORTER, Felix R, Act/Captain (S), illness, died


Samaustral, steamship

 BOTT, William A K, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 555308 (President III, O/P), DOWS



Saturday, 20 October 1945



 MURRAY, David J H, Air Mechanic (L) 2c, L/FX 589809, illness, died


Dalhousie (RIN)

 MARAK, B (initial only), Stoker 2c, 22406 (RIN), died



 MCLEOD, Donald, Seaman, RNR, D/5751 D, illness, died



 KEENAN, Francis, Fireman, NAP R 155660, accident, killed



 BOX, Michael A, Able Seaman, P/JX 387308, DOWS



 HARRISON, Edward, Supply Assistant, C/MX 727392, DOWS



Sunday, 21 October 1945



 TARLING, Raymond J, Engine Room Mechanic 5c, C/MX 623528, DOWS



Monday, 22 October 1945



 SAVAGE, Charles G, Midshipman (A), RNVR, illness, died



 HAMILTON, Harry E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 533622, DOWS



 MCCRUDDEN, Hugh D, Able Seaman, C/JX 663638, DOWS



Tuesday, 23 October 1945



 WOOD, Arthur, Marine, PLY/X 110861, road accident, DOWS



 ROONEY, Peter J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 163240, DOWS



 COLQUHOUN, James McG, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 379644, DOWS



 HOLMES, Eric C, Act/Cook, D/MX 738029, illness, died



 CLEWES, Gerald A, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 710714, DOWS



 FRASER, Albert R, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 596001, DOWS


Royal Indian Navy Volunteer Reserve

 HILLS, George M, Lieutenant, RINVR, in Egypt, died



Wednesday, 24 October 1945



 STEPHEN, Andrew, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 148665, illness, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 BOISTON, William R, Act/Commander (E), illness, died

 SMITH, Howard A, Able Seaman, V/61608 (RCNVR), illness, died



Thursday, 25 October 1945



 TEMPLE, Thomas J, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 291963, DOWS



 SOMERVILLE, James, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 103440, DOWS



 THEOBALD, Alfred E, Able Seaman, P/JX 275239, illness, died



 DAVIES, Alfred E, 1st Writer, NAP R 928650, illness, died



 SUTHERLAND, William, Seaman, D/JX 530027, DOWS



 HANSEN, Raynor, Able Seaman, P/JX 423318, DOWS



Friday, 26 October 1945



 EDWARDS, Harry, Marine, PLY/X 109470, DOWS


RM Portsmouth Division

 SLATER, Edward A, Marine, PO/X 103293, DOWS


St Angelo

 GALEA, John E G, Stoker 1c, E/KX 95604, DOWS



Saturday, 27 October 1945



 ASKEW, Sidney, Engine Room Mechanic 4c, D/MX 508766, illness, DOWS


Burrard (RCN)

 KNOX, John G, Engine Room Artificer 4c, A/3464 (RCNR), died



 LING, Peter A, Able Seaman, C/JX 376638, DOWS


Patunga (RIN)

 PURMASWAR, Kurup, Motor Engineer 1c, 77096 (RIN), died


Wave King

 WHEELER, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 721411, accident, DOWS



Sunday, 28 October 1945



 CAMPBELL, John J McD, Able Seaman, 330480 (SANF), accident, killed



 PARKER, John G, Marine, PO/X 106291, DOWS



 LUSH, James M, Able Seaman, P/JX 188867, drowning, died



 WARREN, Arthur D, Air Artificer (O) 3c, C/MX 69940, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 MCFARLAND, George, Leading Steward, V/35996 (RCNVR), died



Monday, 29 October 1945


Australia (RAN)

 JOYCE, Francis J, Chief Engine Room Artificer, 20098 (RAN), illness, died



 SOUTH, Violet R, WRNS, N/WRNS 90943, illness, died



 PRICE, Edward A, Signalman, C/JX 308179, DOWS



Tuesday, 30 October 1945



 HOWSON, Stephen, Supply Assistant, P/MX 726950, illness, died



 POOLE, Kenneth S, Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, P/MX 124393, illness, died


Leeuwin (RAN)

 LAWRENCE, Leonard H, Act/Stoker, F 4966 (RAN), accident, killed



 MASTERS, Barbara J, WRNS, N/WRNS 53481, illness, died


RM Portsmouth Division

 BOOTH, William J, Ty/Act/Sergeant, RM, PO/X 17254, DOWS



 BARTON, Stanley A, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, C/MX 501172, accident, killed



Wednesday, 31 October 1945



 BROWN, Albert, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 408719, DOWS



 JEFFERSON, Percy T, Ty/Chaplain, RNVR, illness, died



Thursday, 1 November 1945



 GLOVER, William, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 567123, DOWS



 RANDELL, William, Seaman, RTB R/300793, accident, killed


Hooghly (RIN), Burma operations

 DAWOOD, Albert, Lieutenant, RINVR, died



 COX, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 372346, DOWS



 SHEPHEAD, William H, Petty Officer, C/211107, illness, died



 LINARD, Patrick G, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 658404, DOWS


St Angelo

 LILLIE, William, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/KX 526065, illness, died



Friday, 2 November 1945



 MACKENZIE, Duncan, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, accident, killed


Discovery (RCN)

 STUART, Charles J, Captain, RCNR, died


Royal Alfred

 JAMES, Ernest W, Marine, PLY/X 121037, drowning, died



 TAYLOR, John P, Marine, PO/X 118041, road accident, DOWS



Saturday, 3 November 1945



 WITH, Frank A, Cleaner, NAP R/296744, illness, died



 TAMSETT, John N, Air Fitter (L), L/FX 588009, illness, died


Loch Craggie, "at sea"

 BRYAN, Derek E S, Able Seaman, D/JX 366132, MPK

 DODD, Thomas E, Able Seaman, D/JX 367970, MPK

 JENKINS, Allan J, Able Seaman, D/JX 347143, MPK



Sunday, 4 November 1945



 FEARN, Robert C, Air Artificer 4c, L/SFX 222, illness, died



 REEVES-BROWN, John V, Lieutenant Commander, illness, died



 ROUND, Leonard, Leading Writer, C/MX 105306, died


Rochester Castle, steamship

 BEALE, Robert W, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 640661 (President III, O/P), drowning, DOWS



 JUDGE, Albert E, Engine Room Artificer 5c, C/MX 700819, road accident, killed



Monday, 5 November 1945


FAA, 803 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 NASH, William L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 HENNELL, Thomas, Lieutenant, RNVR, in Java, MPK


RM Plymouth Division

 THOMPSON, John A, Marine, PLY/X 113732, DOWS



Tuesday, 6 November 1945


Golden Hind

 VALENTINE, Douglas A R, Wardmaster Lieutenant, illness, died



 SINGYARD, Alfred C, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 110890, DOWS


Victory, Portsmouth

 SCOTT, Ernest C, Wireman, P/MX 78879, illness, died



Wednesday, 7 November 1945



 EVANS, Nicholas L, Petty Officer, P/JX 161289, MPK


FAA, 794 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 VOYSEY, Russel L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


Madras (RIN)

 KATTIAH, H (initial only) M, Radar Operator, 10018 (RIN), died



Thursday, 8 November 1945


Golden Hind

 PARKER, Stanley, Able Seaman, D/JX 638133, DOWS


South African Naval Force

 PITTS, S (initial only) L, Able Seaman, CN/564203 (SANF), died



Friday, 9 November 1945


FAA, 757 Sqn, Pursuer, air crash

 ROBERTSON, Arthur L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 759 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 HUGHES, Gordon B, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 754361, killed


FAA, 761 Sqn, Dipper, air crash

 CARLSON, Dale G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 BROCKLESBY, Mornington B, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, C/MX 126444, DOWS



 SURTEES, Robert, Yeoman of Signals, C/JX 138690, DOWS



 MITCHELL, Raymond G, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, FAA/FX 682915, DOWS



Saturday, 10 November 1945


Birchgrove Park (RAN)

 NEAR, Walter S, Petty Officer, 21444 (RAN), accident, killed



 MARJORIBANKS, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/J 5157 (ex-Courageous, carrier lost 1939), illness, died


Hooghly (RIN)

 OPPILAMANI, Kandaswami D, Ordinary Seaman, 15918 (RIN), died



 FARLEY, Frank E, Able Seaman, P/JX 368062, MPK



 WRIDE, Kenneth, Able Seaman, D/JX 422341, road accident, DOWS


St Vincent

 RICHMOND, Archibald H D O, Surgeon Commander, illness, died



Sunday, 11 November 1945



 VASEY, James C, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 134236, DOWS



 DEYES, Jack, Petty Officer Air Mechanic (E), L/FX 79878, illness, died

 DORE, Joseph L, Air Fitter, FAA/FX 708144, DOWS



 ELEY, Raymond, Act/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 343394, DOWS



Monday, 12 November 1945



 CHARLTON, Richard C, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, L/FX 758418, illness, died



 ROSE, Horace, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 141793, illness, died



 DUNNE, Michael T J, Air Artificer 4c, L/FX 75245, road accident, killed



 AMOS, Cecil C, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 166750, accident, killed


RM 48 Commando

 BULL, Robert R, Marine, PO/X 109104, road accident, killed



 GRENIER, George A R, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 189979, illness, died



Tuesday, 13 November 1945


Drake I

 BATES, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 198158, accident, killed



 WELCH, Francis H, Air Mechanic (L) 1c, L/FX 593179, illness, died



Wednesday, 14 November 1945


Black Prince

 HALE, Francis J E, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 62841, illness, died


Golden Hind

 WOOLCOTT, Henry S, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, illness, died


Hunter (RCN)

 ROLLET, Theodore F C, Able Seaman, V/66506 (RCNVR), died


Naval Auxiliary Patrol

 CLARKE, Henry C, Chief Petty Officer Cook, RTP 10814444, drowning, died



Thursday, 15 November 1945


FAA, 786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 CULSHAW, Alfred, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed

 HOOK, Ronald C, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 671256, MPK


FAA, 786 Sqn, Merganser, air crash

 MORELLI, John L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Victory, Portsmouth

 MURRAY, Roderick McP, Supply Assistant, P/MX 122721, drowning, died



Friday, 16 November 1945


662nd LCA Flotilla

 KETLEY, Robert J, Marine, CH/X 116222, DOWS



 FRANCIS, Robert D, Able Seaman, D/JX 364861, illness, died



 TREGARTHEN, Edward R, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 145407, DOWS



Saturday, 17 November 1945



 HARRIS, Stanley R R, Ordinary Seaman, RPT R/319582, drowning, died



 HALL, Arthur, Signalman, P/JX 260962, drowning, died



 HANNAM, Kenneth R, Able Seaman, 5097 (RCN) (Niobe), road accident, killed



 BLAKE, John S, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 108239, DOWS



Sunday, 18 November 1945


Dalhousie (RIN)

 MUHAMMAD, Khan K K, Greaser, 70031 (RIN), died



 ROBB, Henry, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 107585, DOWS



 JARMY, Vernon I, Ty/Leading Stores Assistant, C/MX 662812, DOWS



 MANN, Sidney, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/JX 240120, DOWS



Monday, 19 November 1945


Nepal (RAN)

 ROBERTS, Hector W H, Lieutenant, RANVR, illness, died



 BROWN, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 174914, illness, died


Penguin (RAN)

 HAMILTON, George M, Petty Officer, 17066 (RAN), accident, killed


Royal Navy

 PEARCE, Gordon, Leading Air Fitter, FAA/FX 81582, died



Tuesday, 20 November 1945


Bahadur (RIN)

 SHAMSHER, Singh, Able Seaman, 21111 (RIN), died


Bengal (RIN)

 ALI, Muhammand S, Petty Officer Stoker, 1884 (RIN), died



 MELLOR, Ernest W B, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 113915, DOWS


Huon (RAN)

 DAVIS, John C, Stoker, 23763 (RAN), accident, killed


Kakauri (RIN)

 IFTIKHAR, Ahmad, Able Seaman, 21661 (RIN), died


Northney II

 BLACKHURST, Hugh C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, road accident, died


Strachan, steamship

 NEWMAN, Bertie J F, Leading Seaman, 23366 (RAN), MPK



Wednesday, 21 November 1945


Akbar (RIN)

 ALI, Ahmad M Q, Deck Serang, 75448 (RIN), died



 KNIGHT, John H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 602253, accident, killed



Thursday, 22 November 1945



 DAVIES, David J, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 133261, illness, died


FAA, 736 Sqn, Peewit, air crash

 WILLIAMS, Peter H, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK



 SIMPSON, Joseph, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 90752, illness, died



 KNIGHT, John H, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 115431, killed


RM 43 Commando

 NEVIN, James D, Marine, PO/X 105149, illness, died



Friday, 23 November 1945


RN Naval Party 1767

 QUADDY, Arthur, Petty Officer Writer, C/MX 96353 (Royal Edgar), DOWS



 LOVE, Thomas, Fireman, NAP R/195895, illness, died


Dalhousie (RIN)

 ABRAHAM, K (initial only) P, Able Seaman, 14380 (RIN), died


Victory, Portsmouth

 VICKERS, Walter, Able Seaman, P/JX 263423, died



Saturday, 24 November 1945


FAA, 785 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 GARRETT, Peter B, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, DOI



 FRY, Edward, Stoker 1c, P/KX 165240, DOWS



Sunday, 25 November 1945


Chippawa (RCN)

 SWANN, William J, Leading Seaman, V/50072 (RCNVR), died



 HOLMAN, Geoffrey H O, Air Fitter (E), L/FX 513742, illness, died



 LUFF, George A, Shipwright 1c, P/M 6386, illness, died



 DAVENPORT, James W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 694066, illness, died



 LINTON, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 399472, DOWS



 PIERCE, Ernest, Lieutenant Commander, illness, died



Monday, 26 November 1945



 WISE, Alan H, Captain, RNVR, illness, died


Berry Head

 GLENCROSS, Henry, Able Seaman, P/JX 296665, DOWS


Drake I

 MATHESON, Roderick, Able Seaman, D/JX 358686, illness, died


Flinders Depot, Cerburus (RAN)

 POWELL, Frederick T, Marine, PO/14791, accident, DOWS



Tuesday, 27 November 1945



 MURRAY, Alexander, Stoker 1c, P/KX 166966, DOWS



 PICKERING, Elijah G, Leading Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 102136, DOWS



 BOYNTON, John H, Chief Stoker, C/KX 76956, killed



 STANLEY, Herbert, Leading Signalman, C/JX 251496, illness, died


RM Plymouth Division

 WILSON, James, Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 2154, illness, died



Wednesday, 28 November 1945



 MADIN, George, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/6911 C, MPK

 SHARE, James, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241514, MPK



 EVANS, William L, Able Seaman, C/JX 319877, DOWS



 JONES, Joseph A, Commander, illness, died



 CHAPMAN, Sidney E A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241527, MPK



 GIVEN, Charles N, Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 93843, DOWS



 FAULKNOR, Leslie A G, Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 127740, illness, died



Thursday, 29 November 1945



 MILES, William J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 596421, illness, died


FAA, 801 Sqn, Implacable, air crash

 NORTON, Leslie J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RANVR, killed



 GILLIES, Margaret H, WRNS, N/WRNS 75016, illness, died



Friday, 30 November 1945



 WILLIS, Thomas C, Air Mechanic (L) 1c, L/FX 593465, illness, died



 CRAWFORD, Ronald, Naval Airman 1c, L/FX 562141, illness, died


President III

 WINTLE, Dennis, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 314928, illness, died


Rushcutter (RAN)

 JONES, Alexander J E, Able Seaman, S 7970 (RANR), illness, died



 COOK, James G, Commissioned Boatswain, illness, died



Saturday, 1 December 1945



 ROBSON, John F, Leading Cook, P/MX 85432, DOWS



 PULLIN, Derrick J, Able Seaman, C/JX 559323, DOWS


Medway II

 HOWIE, Colin H, Electrical Artificer 4c, C/MX 622053, illness, died



 EVANS, Hugh R, Leading Stoker, P/KX 92725, illness, died


Toowoomba (RAN)

 NOTT, Alfred H, Signalman, H 2266 (RANR), illness, died



 KNIGHT, Victor W, Marine, CH/X 100895, illness, died



Sunday, 2 December 1945



 HARTT, Arthur R B, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 83334, illness, died



 RAJA, Muhammad H B R A, Signalman, MN 388 (Malay Section), died



 BELLAIRS, Tom C MacK, Lieutenant Commander, illness, died


RM 395 Detachment

 WILSON, Archibald, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 105879, accident, DOWS


Royal Edmund

 FAIRWEATHER, Alan L, Stoker 1c, P/KX 663722, accident, killed


South African Naval Force

 SCHILDER, R (initial only) D, Leading Seaman, CN 71826 V (SANF), died


York (RCN)

 KOSTYK, Harry, Stoker 1c, V/61451 (RCNVR), died



Monday, 3 December 1945



 PARRY, Eric, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, illness, died


FAA, 706 Sqn, Golden Hind, air crash

 SHARPLES, Leslie, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Pembroke IV

 HOLLAND, Kenneth T, Lieutenant, died



Tuesday, 4 December 1945


Golden Hind

 BURRIDGE, Peter, Writer, D/MX 739938, DOWS


Royal Edmund II

 LE COMTE, Jean M, Ordinary Seaman, D/SB/JX 807, drowning, died



Wednesday, 5 December 1945



 MAIR, William G S, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280410, illness, died


FAA, 768 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 MILLAR, James T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 GOFFIN, Herbert J, Leading Supply Assistant, C/MX 84304, drowning, died



 GREEN, Robert, Petty Officer, C/JX 249001, illness, died



Thursday, 6 December 1945


Duke of York

 FURNESS, Gabriel D, Able Seaman, D/JX 579806, DOWS


FAA, 768 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 RAWSTHORNE, Leonard, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 772 Sqn, Wagtail, air crash

 SMITH, Robert K, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK



 HYDE, Howard W C, Ty/Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness, died


Leeuwin (RAN)

 PARFITT, John P, Stoker, F 4110 (RANR), illness, died


Lonsdale (RAN)

 SMITH, Thomas R, Chief Petty Officer Instructor, 7321 (RAN), illness, died



 JOHNSTONE, Joseph, Stoker 1c, D/KX 738126, illness, died



Friday, 7 December 1945


Akbar (RIN)

 RAMA, Raju, Able Seaman, 25275 (RIN), died



 ELLIOTT, Alexander, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 372782, illness, DOWS



 CATHERALL, Douglas B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, road accident, died


President III

 TURNER, Stanley A, Able Seaman, C/JX 312466, died



Saturday, 8 December 1945



 MAJILTON, John, Stoker 1c, D/KX 157186, illness, died


South African Naval Force

 BOTHA, J (initial only) F, Able Seaman, 585386 (SANF), died



Sunday, 9 December 1945


Burma RNVR

 KYAW, Tha, Able Seaman, 1059 (Burma RNVR), MPK


Lonsdale (RAN)

 PARK, Gordon J, Able Seaman, H 973 (RANR), accident, killed



 MCAULAY, James, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 100518, DOWS



Monday, 10 December 1945



 MORGAN, John C W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 161412, illness, died


Penguin (RAN)

 WITHERS, Alfred P, Able Seaman, PM 5554 (RANR), illness, died



Tuesday, 11 December 1945



 WILSON, Maurice, Act/Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, L/FX 593242, accident, died


Golden Hind

 DILLON, James D, Marine, PO/X 105354, road accident, killed



 EAMES, Francis W, Able Seaman, P/JX 628915, DOWS


Kistna (RIN)

 MENON, V (initial only) L, Able Seaman, 9303 (RIN), died



 LARCOMBE, Keith, Able Seaman, C/JX 142412, killed


Niobe (RCN)

 KARTNER, Walter, Ordinary Seaman, 4905 (RCN), died


Royal Navy

 COOPER, George, Leading Air Mechanic, S/FX 2419, died


South African Naval Force

 TURNER, N (initial only) J, Able Seaman, CN/562915 (SANF), died


Victory, Portsmouth

 BOAM, Samuel, Stoker, P/KX 116265, illness, died


Victory IV

 SANDERS, Sylvia, WRNS, N/WRNS 91677, illness, died



Wednesday, 12 December 1945



 THEXTON, George R, Canteen Manager, C/NX 321, drowning, died



Thursday, 13 December 1945


RN Naval Party 1755

 WILLIAMSON, Scott L F, Marine, PLY/X 4085 (Princess Alice), road accident, died



 CHARLWOOD, John V, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, accident, died



Friday, 14 December 1945


FAA, 806 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

 WINCH, Peter R P, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 NORBURY, Cedric B, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant (D), RNVR, illness, died


Kakauri (RIN)

 D'SILVA, F (initial only), Motor Engineer 1c, 73731 (RIN), died



 NEAL, Edward W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 537924, MPK



Saturday, 15 December 1945


FAA, 837 Sqn, Glory, air crash

 MILLS, Peter, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK



 SWANSON, Christopher MacK, Able Seaman, C/JX 658190, illness, died


Rajputana (RIN)

 PAUL, James, Telegraphist, 22954 (RIN), died


RN (Malay Section)

 ABDUL, Manap B A R, Able Seaman, MN 1183 (Malay Section), died



 BAYNE, Leonard G, Able Seaman, P/J 52035, illness, died


Victory, Portsmouth

 SPENCER, Victor G, Able Seaman, P/JX 523942, illness, died



Sunday, 16 December 1945


Exeter, heavy cruiser, lost 1942

 GREEN, Alfred E, Able Seaman, D/J 96728 (ex-POW), DOWS in Australia



 WALLACE, George S, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 151044, DOWS



 DEAN, James D E, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 514332, MPK



 CHARTERS, William, Able Seaman, D/JX 551640, MPK



 DAWSON, Aubrey K, Act/Engine Room Mechanic 4c, P/MX 503355, DOWS


RM 4th Light AA Regt

 WALKER, Charles F, Marine, CH/X 105097, killed


Tenby, minesweeper, accident

 CLARKE, James, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 443034, killed

 COE, Frederick D, Able Seaman, C/JX 296103, killed

 GAMBLE, Gerard, Ty/Leading Signalman, C/JX 559502, killed

 GARDNER, Samuel W, Able Seaman, C/JX 67883, MPK

 GRIMSHAW, Colin G, Able Seaman, C/JX 657452, killed

 MYERS, George L, Able Seaman, C/JX 299717, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Charles B W, Able Seaman, C/JX 376407, killed

 WRIGHT, Arthur J V, Signalman, C/JX 276361, killed



Monday, 17 December 1945



 ADAMS, James W, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 396767, illness, died



 HARLEY, Alfred J, Py/Electrical Mech, D/MX 721950, illness, died


Drake I

 HURLEY, Herbert M, Chief Petty Officer Cook, D/L 14244, illness, died



 NICHOLAS, Donald, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 563795, killed


RM Portsmouth Division

 SMAJE, Arthur R, Corporal, RM, PO/X 116002, illness, died



Tuesday, 18 December 1945


Burma RNVR

 OO, Kyaw Z, Able Seaman, 1048 (Burma RNVR), MPK



 DEARL, Henry R, Petty Officer Radio Mechanic, L/FX 671751, accident, killed



 LYLE, Leonard E, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 156243, MPK



Wednesday, 19 December 1945



 SPACEY, Daniel J, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, L/FX 758538, illness, died


Duke of York

 MAY, John, Lieutenant Commander, lost overboard, MPK


FAA, 809 Sqn, Pintail, air crash

 LEES-JONES, David, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 809 Sqn, Stalker, air crash

 SIDDALL, Thomas, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Gilolo (RAN)

 GIBSON, Neil A, Able Seaman, FV 342 (RANR), MPK



 WHITE, Edward J, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 514528, illness, DOWS


RM Chatham Division

 JARVIS, Frederick W G, Marine, CH/X 117721, illness, died



Thursday, 20 December 1945



 DUNSTAN, Edwin, Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 49025, illness, died


Heros (RAN)

 THOMAS, David J, Ty/Engineer Lieutenant, RANR (S), illness, died


Niobe (RCN)

 FRANKIN, Charles N, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, V/84175 (RCNVR), died

 WELLS, James H, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, V/78960 (RCNVR), road accident, died



 STROM, Alton, Air Mechanic (A) 2c, V/78627 (RCNVR), died


Scotian (RCN)

 BRADDEN, James A, Chief Stoker, 21517 (RCN), MPK



Friday, 21 December 1945


Bytown (RCN)

 WALKER, Merrill D, Leading Patrolman, V/69072 (RCNVR), died



 BAYZAND, Peter L, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNVR, “shot by natives”, killed, buried in Alexandria



 KESSACK, William, Able Seaman, C/JX 376307, DOWS



 STEPHENS, Maurice F, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 503865, accident, died



Saturday, 22 December 1945



 KING, Desmond M R, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 625697, DOWS


Loch Gorm

 GILLARD, Frank A H, Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 111010, illness, died



 PRIOR, Walter E, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, explosion, killed



Sunday, 23 December 1945


Chippawa (RCN)

 MCQUEEN, William, Shipwright 3c, V/50144 (RCNVR), died


Dalhousie (RIN)

 ALI, Adam, Ordinary Seaman, 77488 (RIN), died



 TURNER, Arthur, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, L/FX 777439, illness, died



 PIETERSE, Felix J, Stoker 1c, K 1176 (Ceylon RNVR), road accident, died


Protector (RCN)

 NEARY, Alexander J, Leading Stoker, V/26063 (RCNVR), died



 ROYDS, Norman, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 57474, DOWS



Monday, 24 December 1945



 GREEN, Edward A R, Able Seaman, C/JX 653154, illness, died



 HENDERSON, Kenneth J, Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, illness, died



 MEREDITH, John R, Able Seaman, P/JX 197896, DOWS


RM Camp 327

 PHILLIPS, William R, Marine, RME 13552, illness, died


RN Naval Party 735

 WILLIAMS, Watson, Ty/Sergeant, RM, PO/X 1692 (Royal Albert), road accident, DOWS



 ABDUL, Rahman B M N, Leading Telegraphist, MN 990 (Malay Section), died



Tuesday, 25 December 1945


Berry Head

 JOBSON, James, Petty Officer Cook (S), P/MX 52382, DOWS


Burma RNVR

 MG, Khin, Able Seaman, 1084 (Burma RNVR), MPK



 SMITH, Russell H, Marine, CH/X 106625, DOWS



 O'NEILL, Francis, Able Seaman, P/JX 385746, DOWS



 MAWHINNEY, Hugh, Stoker 1c, C/KX 171958, DOWS



 MAUNDRELL, George C, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, C/MX 518299, DOWS



 EASTHOPE, Frank, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 98561, DOWS, road accident



 MOORE, Percy, Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, road accident, died



 BULBECK, Frederick W, Petty Officer, P/JX 126932, illness, died



Wednesday, 26 December 1945



 STEVENS, Ernest J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 707946, road accident, died



 CHRISTENSEN, Peter M, Stoker 1c, P/KX 525911, DOWS



 MACFARLANE, Anne G, Leading WRNS, N/WRNS 57641, accident, killed



Thursday, 27 December 1945


Burrard (RCN)

 NELSON, Howard J, Leading Patrolman, A/6002 (RCNR), died



 WATKINSON, Robert, Leading Radio Mechanic, L/FX 675307, road accident, died



 MUHAMMAD, Ali B S, Able Seaman, MN 680 (Malay Section), as POW, died


Hartland Point

 PARRY, Robert T, Stoker 1c, D/KX 572298, DOWS


Lyme Regis

 BUTTRESS, Albert T, Steward, P/LX 576467, DOWS



Friday, 28 December 1945


Lonsdale (RAN)

 IRWIN, William J, Ordinary Seaman, H 2909 (RANR), illness, died



Saturday, 29 December 1945



 GARTLAND, John, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 518880, DOWS


Naden (RCN)

 MOYER, Frederick J, Stoker 1c, V/62219 (RCNVR), died



 GOGGIN, James H, Able Seaman, C/JX 398756, illness, died



 GILES, James D, Shipwright 3c, C/MX 58801, illness, died



Sunday, 30 December 1945



 KENNEDY, James B, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 409741, DOWS



 REYNOLDS, William L, Air Fitter (A), L/FX 100514, illness, died



 LEE, Harry, Skipper Lieutenant, RNVR, illness, died


Penguin (RAN)

 O'BRIEN, Keith DeV, Cook (S), PM 4210 (RANR), illness, died



Monday, 31 December 1945


Cochrane II

 MCQUAKER, Helen A, Cook, R/WRNS 78304, illness, died



 BRAMLEY, John W, Telegraphist, D/JX 548752, illness, died


Morewa, steamship

 RENTON, William D, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 550546 (President III, O/P), DOWS


RM Plymouth Division

 OWEN, John, Marine, PLY/X 101951, illness, died


Victory, Portsmouth

 CORBETT, Frank C, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, L/FX 703295, illness, died


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