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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 NOVEMBER 1939  -  in date, ship/unit & name order

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Adventure, minelayer, mined with casualties, 13 November 1939 (Navy Photos, click to enlarge)

on to December 1939



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

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Background Events - September 1939-March 1940

Battle of Atlantic starts, 'Phoney War' on land, Battle of River Plate




Thursday, 2 November 1939


Asturias, armed merchant cruiser

 HANLEY, Patrick, Fireman, T.124 R 171127, illness


Greenfly, trawler

 MACKENZIE, Murdock, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 8100, died


Wrestler, destroyer

 HEARL, Henry H, Leading Seaman, P/JX 146295, died



Friday, 3 November 1939


Kelly, destroyer

 OYLER, Alfred J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 90128, drowned


Mohawk, destroyer

 DOWDALL, Felix, Signalman, D/JX 130839, died from fall


Osprey, RN Base, Portland

 DAVIS, Charles, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/J 4849, illness


Runswick Bay, minesweeping trawler

 BROWNE, Frank E, Seaman Steward, C/JX 165027, illness


Waveflower, minesweeping trawler

 FRITH, Charles L, Skipper, RNR, drowned



Saturday, 4 November 1939


Foreness, Margate, Kent

PEARCE, William A, Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 65684 (President III, O/P), died


Northern Princess, armed boarding trawler

 WALKER, Harold, Cook, T.124, died


Pembroke, RN Base, Chatham

 DOUGLAS, Henry P, Vice Admiral, illness


Sheffield, light cruiser

 HOLLEYFIELD, Frederick H A, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 25519, drowned


Wren, destroyer

 FLYNN, John, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2102, drowned



Sunday, 5 November 1939


RN Hospital  Chatham

 CLARK, Alec L, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, motor accident, killed



Monday, 6 November 1939


Fraser (RCN), destroyer

 WESTCOTT, James H, Able Seaman, 2237 (RCN), died


Leeuwin, RAN Base, Fremantle

  GORDON, David, Steward, F 2851 (RANR), illness



Tuesday, 7 November 1939


Computator, minesweeping trawler, overturned motor boat

 MARTIN, James, Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 16116, died


Emerald, light cruiser

 BISHOP, Thomas F, Assistant Steward, C/LX 22866, illness



Wednesday, 8 November 1939


Cossack, destroyer, collision

 CLARKE, William H, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 26241, MPK

 COWAN, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/JX 152626, killed

 HEATHERLEY, Joseph F, Able Seaman, P/SSX 15513, MPK

 POPPLE, Roy, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 153831, killed

 RICHMOND, Thomas C, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 22987, killed



Friday, 10 November 1939


Daedalus, RNAS, Lee-on-Solent

 GLOVER, Charles H, Able Seaman, C/ 219042, died


St Vincent, RN Training Establishment, Gosport, Portsmouth

 HARMSWORTH, Alfred F, Air Gunner, SFX 430, illness



Saturday, 11 November 1939


Eagle, aircraft carrier

 MOORE, Harry, Able Seaman, P/J 68989, illness


Salmon, submarine

 LAVERY, Wilfred M, Able Seaman, C/JX 149149, died



Sunday, 12 November 1939


Daedalus, RNAS, Lee-on-Solent

 KING, Edgar E H, Chief Petty Officer Airman, FAA/F 55052, MPK


Vernon, RN Training Establishment, Portsmouth

 PAIN, Alfred W, Electrical Artificer 1c, P/M 36343, illness



Monday, 13 November 1939


Adventure, minelayer (right - NavyPhotos), damaged

 ANTLIFFE, Alexander, Act/Chief Petty Officer, D/JX 133709, killed

 CARLSON, Charles G, Able Seaman, D/J 33327, killed

 CHURCH, Roy T, Electrical Artificer, D/MX 59361, killed

 CLARK, Edward T, Petty Officer Writer, D/MX 48304, killed

 COCK, William S, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 70505, killed

 ELLIS, Reginald G, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/MX 59968, killed

 EXALL, Thomas A, Stoker 1c, D/KX 88719, killed

 FOURACRE, Ernest G, Joiner, D/MX 52544, killed

 GOUGH, Harold, Able Seaman, RNVR, MD/X 2135, killed

 GRAY, Thomas, Chief Petty Officer Cook, D/M 37969, killed

 GUILFOYLE, Maurice, Able Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2111, killed

 HAY, Samuel, Able Seaman, RNVR, MC/X 1975, killed

 HORRELL, Henry H, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 58583, killed

 HOWES, Kenneth J, Chief Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 45883, killed

 LOWE, Samuel M, Shipwright 3c, D/M 24145, killed

 MERRICK, George E, Seaman, RNR, D/X 20119, killed

 PASSMORE, William T, Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/M 10899, killed

 PRATER, William C J, Shipwright 2c, D/M 24752, killed

 PRYNNE, Thomas W H, Seaman, RNR, D/X 18060 A, killed

 PURSSEY, Harry W, Able Seaman, D/J 89369, killed

 RISDON, John, Petty Officer Cook, D/M 47609, killed

 SALWAY, Henry V, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 47133, killed

 WOOD, Joseph, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, killed

 YANDELL, Thomas C, Shipwright 1c, D/M 6468, killed


Blanche, destroyer, ship loss

 BROWN, William G, Leading Seaman, C/JX 128971, MPK

 HALL, Frederick G, Able Seaman, C/J 85467 B 21353, MPK


Gloucester, light cruiser

 ATTWATER, Edwin D, Chief Petty Officer Supply, D/M 37532, illness


Service Flying Training School No.1, RAF Netheravon, Wilts, air crash

 COPSEY, Donald, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), killed



Tuesday, 14 November 1939


FAA, 758 Sqn, Raven, RNAS Eastleigh, Southampton, air crash

 WOODFORD, Edward S, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), killed


Janus, destroyer

 HEARN, Arthur H, Able Seaman, P/JX 139323, illness


Jervis, destroyer, at Chatham

 NIXON, Leslie R, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 155547, died


Skipjack, minesweeper

 DAVISON, John, Leading Stoker, C/KX 75304, drowned


Victory II, RN Base, Portsmouth

 CROPP, Walter, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 1406, illness


Widgeon, patrol sloop, overturned motor boat

 LENNOX, James E, Able Seaman, P/SSX 17830, died

 MORGAN, David B, Telegraphist, C/SSX 16333, died

 PARRY, William A P, Signalman, C/SSX 14514, died



Wednesday, 15 November 1939


Isis, destroyer

 BROMLEY, Stanley, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20490, drowned


Newcastle, light cruiser

 CROSBY, Robert A, Boy 1c, D/JX 155661, MPK



Thursday, 16 November 1939


Capetown, light cruiser

 TUBMAN, Thomas, Able Seaman, RNR, D/ 1277 E, illness


Fame, destroyer

 CASSELL, Charles J, Able Seaman, D/JX 140749, drowned


Sturgeon, submarine

 PENNY, William F A, Leading Signalman, C/JX 131595, drowned



Saturday, 18 November 1939


Barham, battleship

 MCLOUGHLIN, William, Plumber 4c, P/MX 54831, died


Pembroke, RN Base, Chatham

 FERRIS, Robert C, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 9595, died



Sunday, 19 November 1939


Pembroke, RN Base, Chatham

 MOYES, Alfred A, Petty Officer Stoker, C/307921, died


RM Barracks Eastney, Portsmouth

 PROCTOR, Henry E, Marine, P/ 15340, illness



Monday, 20 November 1939


Durban, light cruiser

 LONG, William, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 65357, accidentally killed


Gunga (RIN), auxiliary patrol paddle vessel

 MOHI, Din D, Ordinary Seaman, 70308 (RIN), died


Mastiff, minesweeping trawler, ship loss

 CLARKE, William, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 21741 A, MPK

 DUNCAN, Alexander, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 61891, MPK

 ELSON, Charley, Leading Stoker, C/KX 76131, MPK

 HORNE, George W, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 21728 A, MPK

 MAIN, William D, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 9446, MPK


Saltash, minesweeper

 NOCK, Eric, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 25600, died



Tuesday, 21 November 1939


Gipsy, destroyer, ship loss

 CALLAN, George C, Able Seaman, RFR, D/JX 165874 B 12117, MPK

 CARTER, Harry, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 23886, MPK

 CONVIN, Lionel G, Able Seaman, D/JX 134325, MPK

 COOK, James, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/KX 98531 B 13307, MPK

 DALTON, David, Able Seaman, D/J 87462, MPK

 DAVISON, Charles F, Able Seaman, D/SSX 14047, MPK

 DOUCE, Sydney, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 80031, MPK

 EDWARDS, Arthur W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 93308, MPK

 GRECH, Carmelo, Assistant Steward, E/LX 22795, MPK

 GREEN, Frederick, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/M 27289, MPK

 HASKELL, John E, Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/MX 46018, MPK

 HOLDEN, William, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/SSS 123129 B 12982, MPK

 HORN, David E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17337, MPK

 JONES, Richard W H, Able Seaman, D/JX 136785, MPK

 LAVIS, Samuel, Able Seaman, D/J 109945, MPK

 MAY, William C, Stoker 1c, D/K 61400, MPK

 MURE, Sidney J M, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 62408, MPK

 NICOL, Leslie L, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17238, MPK

 OFFILER, William J, Ordinary Seaman, D/J 74065, MPK

 RENSHAW, Daniel, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/SS 119831 B 12907, MPK

 SHACKELL, Henry J, Petty Officer, D/JX 126090, MPK

 SMART, Gordon L, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 28242, MPK

 SMITH, Albert H, Petty Officer, D/J 108559, MPK

 SMITH, Thomas H, Stoker 1c, D/KX 92923, MPK

 TOWNSON, John, Leading Stoker, D/KX 79980, MPK

 TUTTEN, Albert F, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 57099, MPK

 UREN, William T, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 77861, MPK

 WOOD, David, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 25033, MPK


Mastiff, minesweeping trawler, ship loss

 WHITE, Herbert A, Leading Seaman, C/JX 138664, DOW



Wednesday, 22 November 1939


Imperial, destroyer

 HICKMAN, George B, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 91215, drowned, MPK



Thursday, 23 November 1939


Cyclops, repair ship

 GOVE, William, Leading Steward, C/LX 21871, died


Gipsy, destroyer, ship loss

 EVERATT, Harold C, Able Seaman, D/J 89612, DOW


Rawalpindi, armed merchant cruiser, ship loss

 AKERMAN, William A, Able Seaman, D/J 22728 Pens No 7624, MPK

 ANDERS, William A, Seaman, RNR, D/X 9551 B, MPK

 ANDERSON, James, Water Tender, NAP 877273, MPK

 ANDREWS, Charles, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 99330 D 1008, MPK

 ARBIN, Henry J, Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 ATKINSON, Eli, Able Seaman, RFR, D/SSX 12259, MPK

 BAGRIDGE, Frederick A, Fireman, NAP 157918, MPK

 BARRETT, William H H, Able Seaman, RFR, D/SSX 12196, MPK

 BATTERTON, Thomas, Leading Seaman, RNR, D/X 7550 C, MPK

 BEAN, Denis W, Py/Midshipman, RNR, MPK

 BENZIE, Ronald A, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/SD/X 1132, MPK

 BETTONEY, Cyril E, Assistant Steward, NAP, MPK

 BEVINGTON, Laurence E, Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 BIRKENSHAW, Alec, Ordinary Signalman, RNVR, P/LD/X 4805, MPK

 BLACKLEDGE, Joseph A, Py/Midshipman, RNR, MPK

 BLAKE, Bernard J J, Petty Officer, D/J 41049 Pens No 29765, MPK

 BLAKE, Richard, Assistant Steward, NAP 185238, MPK

 BRAZIER, Harry, Able Seaman, C/J 46636 Pens No 29876, MPK

 BRIDEN, Arthur W, Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 BROWN, James E, Chief Petty Officer, C/ 222893 Pens No 25971, MPK

 BROWN, John E, Leading Seaman, RNR, C/ 5835 D, MPK

 BROWN, Ronald W, Ordinary Signalman, RNVR, P/LD/X 4872, MPK

 BURGE, Allan J, T/Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, MPK

 BURNARD, Edgar S, Leading Seaman, D/J 19610 Pens No 28821, MPK

 BURRELL, Robert J, Fireman, NAP 153016, MPK

 BUTLER, John, Fireman, NAP, MPK

 CARDWELL, Harold G, Seaman, RNR, D/ X 10629 B, MPK

 CARPENTER, Jack S, Ordinary Signalman, RNVR, P/LD/X 4911, MPK

 CAUGHIE, George F, Assistant Steward, NAP 147627, MPK

 CHEYNE, Edward, Greaser, NAP 149196, MPK

 CHOLERTON, Harold J, T/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 CLARKE, Arthur E, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 110231 D 58, MPK

 CLAXTON, Arthur T, Chief Steward, NAP 628722, MPK

 CLIFF, Eric, 2nd Cook, NAP 118219, MPK

 CLUE, Russell J, Petty Officer, RFR, D/J 67841 B 14913, MPK

 COATES, Charles T, Assistant Steward, NAP 175859, MPK

 COKER, William E H, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 105354 B 15972, MPK

 COLES, Ivor V, Steward, NAP 185823, MPK

 COLES, Joseph J, Leading Seaman, D/J 25338Pens No 25003, MPK

 COOK, Willliam F, Leading Signalman, D/J 26379Pens No 25008, MPK

 COOPER, Edward C T, Chief Petty Officer, D/ 235458 Pens No 22749, MPK

 COTTON, Thomas M, Seaman, RNR, D/X 7395 C, MPK

 CREWS, Arthur, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 2208 Pens No 23268, MPK

 CROCKER, Benjamin B, Petty Officer, RFR, D/JX 165727 B 12191, MPK

 DAVENPORT, Arthur V, Able Seaman, RFR, D/SS 11473 B 13585, MPK

 DAVEY, John E, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2989, MPK

 DESBOROUGH, Clarence, Fireman, NAP 71149, MPK

 DEWBERY, Leonard G, 2nd Baker, NAP 118424, MPK

 DICK, Andrew G, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2975, MPK

 DICKENS, Albert E, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 90716 B 14670, MPK

 DICKINSON, John B, T/Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK

 DOCWRA, John A, Butcher, NAP 1112041, MPK

 DUNLOP, Herbert W, Winchman, NAP 1108401, MPK

 DUNN, Phillip W, Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/M 6897 Pens No 12956, MPK

 EATON, Arthur F, Greaser, NAP 117972, MPK

 EMMETT, Allan V D, Leading Seaman, D/J 45986 Pens No 5812, MPK

 EMMS, George T, Assistant Steward, NAP 166451, MPK

 EMSLIE, Alexander, 2nd Radio Officer, NAP 997799, MPK

 EVANS, Charles H, Fireman, NAP 160233, MPK

 EVANS, David S B, Able Seaman, D/JX 139470, MPK

 FALCONER, Eric, Scullion, NAP, MPK

 FARRANT, Douglas S, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 33685 B 14074, MPK

 FEE, Thomas H C H, T/Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 FLEET, Harry Q, Able Seaman, C/J 16853 Pens No 10572, MPK

 FLETCHER, Bernard T, Writer, NAP 99517, MPK

 FLYNN, William H T, Water Tender, NAP 606858, MPK

 FOOTE, Wallace L, Joiner, NAP, MPK

 FOREMAN, Gilbert, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 2074, MPK

 FRENCH, James A W, Lieutenant, MPK

 GILBERT, George, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 102402 23865, MPK

 GILDAY, William, Greaser, NAP 13706, MPK

 GREATBATCH, John T, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SS 7608 B 17411, MPK

 GUIVER, Edward, Fireman, NAP 150261, MPK

 HAGGERTY, James, Lamptrimmer, NAP 870607, MPK

 HAGGERTY, John, Greaser, NAP 882746, MPK

 HALLIDAY, William, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 107737, MPK

 HAMBLIN, Reginald G, Assistant Steward, NAP 143012, MPK

 HARPER, Reginald G, Greaser, NAP 1118322, MPK

 HARRINGTON, Henry, Fireman, NAP 107773, MPK

 HEAD, Cecil F, Assistant Steward, NAP 153343, MPK

 HIBBERT, Frank, Leading Seaman, D/J 21567 Pens No 24451, MPK

 HIDE, George M E, Leading Seaman, RNR, D/ X 7955 C, MPK

 HIGGINS, Joseph, Fireman, NAP 77603, MPK

 HOLT, Robert L, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2943, MPK

 HORAN, John T, Seaman, RNR, D/X 8031 C, MPK

 HORE, John J, Seaman, RNR, D/X 18438 A, MPK

 HUDSON, Albert V, Greaser, NAP 1040042, MPK

 HUME, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 158703 Pens No 24376, MPK

 INGATE, Hector, Seaman, RNR, C/6075 D, MPK

 JAMES, Arthur H, Master At Arms, D/M 38022 Pens No 8582, MPK

 JENKINS, Ernest E, Fireman, NAP 3543962, MPK

 JOHNSON, George E, Able Seaman, D/J 598 Pens No 8297, MPK

 JOHNSON, Gilbert P, Commissioned Electrician, RNR, MPK

 JONES, John E, Seaman, RNR, D/ X 18927 A, MPK

 JOYCE, John, Able Seaman, D/J 111765, MPK

 KANE, James A, Chief Yeoman of Signals, D/J 23704 Pens No 6296, MPK

 KENNEDY, Edward C, Captain, MPK

 KNIGHT, Thomas D, Greaser, NAP 77244, MPK

 KNIGHTON, Frederick, Able Seaman, D/JX 158718, MPK

 LAMBERT, William A, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 LAZZARUS, Douglas, Leading Seaman, RNR, D/ 7028 C, MPK

 LE BERN, Ernest, Leading Seaman, RFR, D/J 112058 B 16751, MPK

 LEADBETTER, Jack, Assistant Steward, NAP 152398, MPK

 LEMON, George, Greaser, NAP 96121, MPK

 LIDDY, Henry R, Greaser, NAP 827286, MPK

 LIGGETT, Arthur R, Seaman, RNR, D/ 5645 D, MPK

 LLOYD, Albert D, Fireman, NAP 141169, MPK

 LLOYD, Robert W, Act/Petty Officer, D/J 36615 Pens No 11704, MPK

 LUTTMAN, Albert E, Fireman, NAP 141181, MPK

 LYNCH, James, Seaman, RNR, D/ X 20407 A, MPK

 MACARTHUR, Donald, Seaman, RNR, D/ 2005 A, MPK

 MACDONALD, James, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 MACKAY, Morrison C, Seaman, RNR, D/ 8083 C, MPK

 MACKAY, Murdo, Leading Seaman, RNR, D/ 6112 D, MPK

 MACKENZIE, John, Seaman, RNR, D/X 10303 B, MPK

 MACKIE, Alexander, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 MACLEOD, Norman, Seaman, RNR, D/X 10610 D, MPK

 MACLEOD, William, Seaman, RNR, D/ 5476 D, MPK

 MAIN, Robert, Commissioned Electrician, RNR, MPK

 MARRON, John J, Greaser, NAP 37826, MPK

 MCCARTHY, William, Seaman, RNR, D/ 6897 C, MPK

 MCLEOD, Hugh, Seaman, RNR, P/X 6816 C, MPK

 MCNEIL, Alexander, Joiner, NAP 123638, MPK

 MCSWEENY, Richard, Assistant Chef, NAP 576726, MPK

 MEAKINS, Jesse W, Fireman, NAP 164726, MPK

 MEREDITH, Eric G, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 METHERELL, Wiiliam T, Able Seaman, D/JX 152835 Pens No 22627, MPK

 MIDDLETON, Wallace, Py/Midshipman, RNR, MPK

 MILNE, George D, Assistant Steward, NAP 1086998, MPK

 MOLONEY, Charles P, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2966, MPK

 MOLSON, Gerald H E, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 MOORE, John J, Seaman, RNR, D/ 6179 D, MPK

 MORGAN, John R, Assistant Steward, NAP 122228, MPK

 MORGAN, Kenneth D, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK

 MORRIS, Reginald D, Signalman, RNVR, D/LD/X 3641, MPK

 MOSS, William A, Fireman, NAP 155236, MPK

 MUGRIDGE, Reginald H, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 91134 D 553, MPK

 MULHOLLAND, William, Fireman, NAP 620560, MPK

 NEWTON, Frederick, Fireman, NAP 116049, MPK

 NICHOLLS, Charles E, Seaman, RNR, D/ 6017 D, MPK

 NICOLSON, John M, Leading Seaman, RNR, D/ 5685 D, MPK

 O'BRIEN, David, Fireman, NAP 883473, MPK

 OLIVER, Albert G, Fireman, NAP 135005, MPK

 OLIVER, Anthony, Fireman, NAP, MPK

 ORTON, Francis H J, T/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 OSBORN, Alfred, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 137239, MPK

 PALLISTER, Robert L, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 PARKER, Archibald M, Joiner, NAP, MPK

 PARKER, Kenneth, Sick Berth Attendant, D/SBR/X 7570, MPK

 PARSONS, Albert J, Petty Officer, D/ 238191 Pens No 14806, MPK

 PATON, George, Leading Seaman, RFR, D/J 104672 B 15696, MPK

 PETTICAN, Wilfred F, Seaman, RNR, C/ 8072 D, MPK

 PHILLIPS, William J, Fireman, NAP 1101765, MPK

 PICKERING, William T, Carpenter, NAP 99510, MPK

 PICKERSGILL, Owen V, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 POLESON, Robert J, Painter, NAP 1102800, MPK

 POOLE, Albert E, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 77418 B 14567, MPK

 POPE, Harry, Leading Seaman, D/ 234432 Pens No 14370, MPK

 POSTLETHWAITE, George A, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 3025, MPK

 PRICE, Ronald, Joiner, NAP, MPK

 PRINGLE, William, Able Seaman, RFR, D/SS 9777 D 13, MPK

 QUICK, Cornelius T, Writer, NAP 192266, MPK

 QUINN, Thompson B, Py/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 RAYMONT, Harry W, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 RAYNER, George M, Greaser, NAP 1060817, MPK

 READ, Harry, Fireman, NAP 68023, MPK

 REED, James, Water Tender, NAP 84676, MPK

 RICHARDS, Alfred J, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 112778 B 25019, MPK

 RICHARDSON, Alfred W, Water Tender, NAP 872881, MPK

 ROWDEN, Edward A, 3rd Baker, NAP 108125, MPK

 ROWLANDS, Rowland, Able Seaman, D/ 233615 Pens No 12347, MPK

 SAGE, Charles, Cooper 1c, D/ 345169 Pens No 24465, MPK

 SANGSTER, Charles C, T/Commander (E), RNR, MPK

 SCARLETT, Reginald F H, 3rd Cook, NAP 1124253, MPK

 SCHOFIELD, Ernest, Sick Berth Petty Officer, D/SBR 1920, MPK

 SEABROOK, Anthony D, T/Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 SEATON, David S H, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 96334 B 14535, MPK

 SEDGEMORE, Charles J, Seaman, RNR, D/X 18702 A, MPK

 SERVICE, Henry M, Leading Seaman, D/X 8016 C, MPK

 SHARP, Stephen W, 1st Radio Officer, NAP, MPK

 SHIELDS, John, T/Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 SHIPLEY, Albert H, Pantryman, NAP 2528, MPK

 SHUTE, Maurice F, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 SINCLAIR, David S, Able Seaman, RFR, D/SS 9484 B 12655, MPK

 SKINNER, Edward J, Petty Officer, D/ 224064 Pens No 2204, MPK

 SLEE, Herbert, Able Seaman, RFR, D/JX 159460, MPK

 SMERDON, William H, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 43732 B 14507, MPK

 SMETHURST, William H, Able Seaman, D/JX 163871, MPK

 SMITH, Donald, Seaman, RNR, D/X 20462 A, MPK

 SMITH, Frank, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SSX 12898 D 521, MPK

 SMITH, Joseph, Able Seaman, D/JX 159460, MPK

 SMITH, Sydney E, 2nd Storekeeper, NAP 12450, MPK

 SNOW, Cyril A, Able Seaman, D/J 21060 Pens No 25638, MPK

 SOUTHERN, Harvey, Seaman, RNR, D/X 9923 B, MPK

 SPARKS, Patrick E, T/Paymaster Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 STANISTREET, Cyrus J, Seaman, RNR, D/X 17818 A, MPK

 STANWAY, Ralph, Seaman, RNR, D/X 8081 C, MPK

 STEVENS, Frederick H, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 87996 B 14835, MPK

 STINNER, Cornelius, Able Seaman, D/J 11095 Pens No 25366, MPK

 STONEMAN, Archie, Leading Seaman, D/ 226637 Pens No 23467, MPK

 STURDY, Thomas, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 104848, MPK

 STURROCK, Allan G, 2nd Butcher, NAP 24093, MPK

 SUTHERLAND, Douglas S, 3rd Radio Officer, NAP, MPK

 TANSEY, Michael, Fireman, NAP 846149, MPK

 TAYLOR, Albert E, Able Seaman, D/J 2230 Pens No 10662, MPK

 TAYLOR, Redvers H, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 TAYLOR, Robert J, Water Tender, NAP 8564, MPK

 TEAGUE, Frank, Leading Seaman, D/J 101529 Pens No 11473, MPK

 TELFORD, George, Able Seaman, RFR, D/JX 165907 D 969, MPK

 THORNTON, Victor G, Fireman, NAP, MPK

 THORNTON, Walter S, Fireman, NAP 72847, MPK

 TOMS, William, Chief Petty Officer, D/JX 149796 Pens No 10739, MPK

 TURNER, Harry, T/Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 VEY, George E, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 106330 D 1058, MPK

 WALKER, Charles, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 103970 D 244, MPK

 WALKER, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 158743, MPK

 WALL, Michael, Petty Officer, D/ 230507 Pens No 19746, MPK

 WALL, William G, Able Seaman, D/JX 132991, MPK

 WARD, James E, 2nd Steward, NAP 1098332, MPK

 WATSON, Edmund, Assistant Steward, NAP 139516, MPK

 WAYMONT, Herbert A, Able Seaman, D/J 14073 Pens No 21292, MPK

 WEBSTER, Robert W, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 3003, MPK

 WEIR, John, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2755, MPK

 WEST, J R, Greaser, NAP, MPK

 WESTON, Frederick H J, Py/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 WHITBY, Bertram T, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 110812 B 16286, MPK

 WHITE, Edward G, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 87826 D 894, MPK

 WHITEHEAD, Albert E, Chief Petty Officer, D/JX 155149, MPK

 WHITWORTH, George E, Sick Berth Attendant, NAP 177363, MPK

 WILCOX, Ernest, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 114684 D 208, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Edward J, Ordinary Signalman, RNVR, C/LD/X 3766, MPK

 WILLIAMS, James H, Joiner, NAP, MPK

 WILLIAMS, Mark, Seaman, RNR, D/ 6057 D, MPK

 WILSON, William H, Able Seaman, D/ 224102 Pens No 18577, MPK

 WINSTONE, James W, Fireman, NAP 1108319, MPK

 WINTON, John J C, Able Seaman, RFR, D/J 60544 D 890, MPK

 WRIGHT, George, Winchman, NAP 1002235, (aka George W Mcknight), MPK

 YOUNG, James A, Able Seaman, D/J 11882 Pens No 1206, MPK



Friday, 24 November 1939


Gipsy, destroyer, ship loss

 VASSALO, Guiseppe, Leading Steward, E/LX 20820, DOW


Pembroke, RN Base, Chatham

 NEWBERRY, Leonard H, Stoker 1c, C/K 63489, illness



Saturday, 25 November 1939


Birmingham, light cruiser

 PEARCE, William H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 81821, drowned


FAA, 810 Sqn, Ark Royal, fleet carrier, flying in Swordfish, air crash

 SHAYLER, Edgar H, Leading Airman, FX 76307, killed


Imogen, destroyer

 TADGELL, William, Able Seaman, C/JX 151449, killed


Jervis Bay, armed merchant cruiser

 HOLMES, Robert, Greaser, T.124, illness


Victory I, RN Base, Portsmouth

 FRIEND, Douglas G, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 68037, illness



Sunday, 26 November 1939


Afridi, destroyer

 PRIVETT, Walter C, Able Seaman, P/JX 51059, drowned

 YOUNG, Frederick T, Able Seaman, P/JX 136980, drowned


FAA, 770 Sqn, Argus, aircraft carrier, air crash

 PIKE, Malcolm R, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), killed



Monday, 27 November 1939


Gipsy, destroyer, ship loss

 CROSSLEY, Nigel J, Lieutenant Commander, DOW


Kookaburra (RAN), boom defence vessel

 SKOTTOWE, Nichola B, Lieutenant, RAN,  accidentally killed



Tuesday, 28 November 1939


Faulknor, destroyer

 SPANNER, John W, Able Seaman, P/JX 129498, died


Ganges, RN Training Establishment, Shotley, Harwich

 PITTMAN, George E, Boy 2c, JX 171700, died


Victory II, RN Base, Portsmouth

 CARPENTER, Thomas E, Stoker Petty Officer, P/ 356237, illness



Wednesday, 29 November 1939


Pembroke, RN Base, Chatham

 BRISTER, Albert V, Chief Petty Officer, C/ 235117, illness


Willamette Valley, "freighter"/submarine decoy ship

 WILLARD, William, Chief Steward, T.124, illness



Thursday, 30 November 1939


Abingdon, minesweeping sloop

 GIRVAN, John M, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21867, died


Belfast, light cruiser, mining

 STANTON, Henry, Painter, P/MX 49123, DOW


Royal Arthur, RN Training Establishment, Skegness, Lincs

 THOMAS, Frank R, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 167938, died


Sheaf Crest, steamship, ship loss

 LUMSDON, Robert, Leading Signalman, C/JX 132926 (Pembroke IV, O/P), killed


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