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Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies, World War 2
Researched & compiled by Don Kindell, all rights reserved

1st - 31st DECEMBER 1940   - in date, ship/unit & name order

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Fiji, light cruiser
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on to January 1941



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

(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 1940
U-boat packs in Atlantic, Blitz on Britain, Attack on Taranto, German raiders at sea




Sunday, 1 December 1940


Eaglet, illness

 BARRON, James, Stoker 1c, D/KX 95743, died


Fiji, bombing

 JELLETT, Edward, Leading Stoker, P/K 59816, killed



 LING, Frederick A W, Able Seaman, C/J 109678, died


Saguenay (RCN), torpedoed

 BAKER, William S, Ordinary Seaman, V 5561 (RCNVR), killed

 BENNETT, Harry M, Able Seaman, 3519 (RCN), killed

 BROWN, Paul A, Able Seaman, 3119 (RCN), killed

 COOK, Albert C, Ordinary Seaman, V 7669 (RCNVR), killed

 COWLING, Oliver, Ordinary Seaman, V 5657 (RCNVR), killed

 DOIRON, Elmer, Ordinary Seaman, V 1213 (RCNVR), killed

 DOUGAN, Harold E, Ordinary Seaman, V 1271 (RCNVR), killed

 GORING, William A, Able Seaman, V 5796 (RCNVR), killed

 GOUGEON, Joseph R, Able Seaman, 3479 (RCN), killed

 HARE, Harvey W, Able Seaman, V 227 (RCNVR), killed

 LE GARE, Hector, Able Seaman, A 2084 (RCNR), killed

 LYNCH, Budd F, Assistant Victualling Petty Officer, 40613 (RCN), killed

 MAZIERE, George, Able Seaman, V 5309 (RCNVR), killed

 MORRISON, David A, Ordinary Seaman, V 7587 (RCNVR), killed

 PURVIS, Henry, Ordinary Seaman, 3585 (RCN), killed

 SHEPPARD, Henry J, Able Seaman, 2996 (RCN), MPK

 SPENCER, Frederick, Ordinary Seaman, V/16051 (RCNVR), killed

 STRICKLAND, Stanley G, Able Seaman, A/1657 (RCNR), killed

 SWEENEY, Charles H, Leading Seaman, 2164 (RCN), killed

 TWEEDIE, John S D D, Ordinary Seaman, V 7417 (RCNVR), killed

 TYNDALL, William D, Ordinary Seaman, 3607 (RCN), killed


Summer Maid, motor boat

 QUINN, Leonard, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 198908, died


Taipo, illness

 BLANDFORD, Sidney A J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 179665, died



Monday, 2 December 1940


Essex Maid

 KING, Raymond W, Seaman Steward, RNPS, LT/JX 185800, died


Forfar, ship loss

 ADAMS, John W R, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 AITKEN, James, Assistant Steward, T.124/130089, MPK

 ALLDEN, William J, Signalman, C/JX 173751, MPK

 ANTROBUS, Robert, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 ASCROFT, William, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 ASHCROFT, Harold, Assistant Engineer, MPK

 ASHLEE, Edward W, Petty Officer (Pens), C/J 24248, MPK

 BADCOCK, Edward C, Able Seaman, C/JX 171166, MPK

 BAMBER, Charles H, Ty/Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, MPK

 BARNES, John, Diesel Engineer Greaser, T.124/897945, MPK

 BARRE, James G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 BATH, Frederick P, Able Seaman, C/JX 181443, MPK

 BEECHAM, Ernest A, Assistant Engineer, MPK

 BEGG, Jack W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 171328, MPK

 BELL, Albert T F, Act/Ordnance Artificer 4c, C/SR 8024, MPK

 BELL, Reginald P, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 202378, MPK

 BELL, William H, Act/Gunner, MPK

 BENNETT, James, Assistant Steward, T.124, MPK

 BENNIE, Alan, Trimmer, T.124/197899, MPK

 BLANCHFIELD, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/SR 8506, MPK

 BOLTON, Walter G, Able Seaman, RFR, C/JX 170773, MPK

 BOULTON, Thomas, Carpenter's Mate, T.124/197231, MPK

 BOWEN, John, Steward, T.124/1113206, MPK

 BOYD, William N, 3rd Electrician, MPK

 BRINSTON, Gordon, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 181399, MPK

 BROWN, Charles E, Ordinary Seaman, RNSR, C/SR 16483, MPK

 BROWN, Edward B, Officer's Steward, T.124/1108603, MPK

 BROWN, William S, Chief Petty Officer (Pens), C/J 26764, MPK

 BUNKER, James, Chief Petty Officer, RNVR, C/LD/192, MPK

 BURKE, John E, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 187784, MPK

 BURKITT, Leonard H, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/HD/X 107, MPK

 BYRD, Ronald C, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

 CADDEN, Charles L, Greaser, T.124/197203, MPK

 CAMPBELL, Archibald F, Ty/Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK

 CARSON, William, Trimmer, T.124/165443, MPK

 CATTON, Edward A, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 112143, MPK

 CHRISTON, James, Assistant Engineer, MPK

 CHRYSTIE, John J, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 CHURCHILL, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/JX 181403, MPK

 COLEMAN, William H, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, MPK

 COLLINS, William, 2nd Electrician, MPK

 CONNOLLY, John M, Able Seaman, C/JX 181405, MPK

 CROCKER, William C, Able Seaman, C/JX 185990, MPK

 DAVIES, John B, Ty/Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, MPK

 DEARING, John, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 96362, MPK

 DEIGHTON, George D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 202433, MPK

 DEWART, James, Trimmer, T.124/221482, MPK

 DICKSON, Douglas, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 179753, MPK

 DONNELLY, Leo J, Able Seaman, C/JX 181412, MPK

 EARLEY, James P, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 169365, MPK

 EVANS, William, Storekeeper, T.124/909572, MPK

 EVERETT, Albert H, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 98748, MPK

 FARRELL, William J, Able Seaman, C/JX 185993, MPK

 FERGUSON, Albert, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 86175, MPK

 FIDDAMAN, Charles R, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SS 9973, MPK

 FINNIGAN, Thomas, 2nd Cook, T.124/70758, MPK

 FRANKLIN, Cubert W, Chief Petty Officer (Pens), C/J 20614, MPK

 FRASER, Charles H, Radio Cadet, MPK

 GAMMAN, Charles, Leading Seaman, RNR, C/X 5473 D, MPK

 GARLAND, John, Diesel Engineer Greaser, T.124/866568, MPK

 GILBODY, George, Steward, T.124/993930, MPK

 GILLOT, John A C, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 88082, MPK

 GOLDSTRAW, Joseph H, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 177890, MPK

 GRAHAM, Henry W, Assistant Engineer, MPK

 GROUT, Geoffrey D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 186994, MPK

 HALDENBY, Peter F, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 202398, MPK

 HANNAN, James K, Greaser, T.124/197171, MPK

 HARDY, Norman A C, Captain, MPK

 HARRIES, Walter W, Chief Petty Officer (Pens), C/J 2724, MPK

 HARTLEY, Leslie D, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4935, MPK

 HAWKINS, Richard J, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 105051, MPK

 HAWKSWORTH, George, Assistant Butcher, T.124/37347, MPK

 HAYWOOD, Joseph, Able Seaman, C/JX 168441, MPK

 HENDERSON, Archibald H, Assistant Engineer, MPK

 HENDRY, Thomas, Greaser, T.124/145649, MPK

 HEWITT, Albert, Chief Petty Officer (Pens), C/J 33062, MPK

 HICKEY, John, Scullion, T.124/14989, MPK

 HOBBS, Harry R, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 5006, MPK

 HOBBY, Frederick J, Ty/Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, MPK

 HODGSON, Edmund A, Assistant Cook, T.124/707672, MPK

 HOLIDAY, John, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 HOWARD, Frederick E, Ordinary Seaman, RNSR, C/SR 16484, MPK

 HUDSON, Harold, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK

 JEFFRIES, Paul, Chief Cook, T.124/802150, MPK

 JENNINGS, Robert H, Able Seaman, C/JX 165221, MPK

 JOHNSTON, Frederick, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SSX 13305, MPK

 JONES, Charles C, Ty/Commander (E), RNR, MPK

 JONES, David, Carpenter, T.124/864167, MPK

 JORDON, Horace F, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 104229, MPK

 KEARNS, John, Diesel Engineer Greaser, T.124/62027, MPK

 KEATING, John T, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 1671, MPK

 KELLY, Peter, Able Seaman, C/JX 173292, MPK

 KENWORTHY, James H N, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK

 KING, David, Steward, T.124/102513, MPK

 LADLEY, George, Skipper Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 LAWRENCE, Dennis E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 203584, MPK

 LEWIS, David G, Ordinary Seaman, RNSR, C/SR 16633, MPK

 LITTLE, James, Pantryman, T.124/967590, MPK

 LONG, Issac A, Assistant Cook, T.124/197177, MPK

 LYNN, William, Diesel Engineer Greaser, T.124/82604, MPK

 MACDONALD, Donald, Seaman, RNR, C/X 7558 C, MPK

 MACDONALD, Hugh, Seaman, RNR, C/X 7557 C, MPK

 MACDONALD, John M, Seaman, RNR, C/6905 C, MPK

 MACFARLANE, George, Assistant Steward, T.124/1129865, MPK

 MACIVER, John, Trimmer, T.124/197164, MPK

 MACKAY, David R, Cadet, MPK

 MACLEOD, John, Seaman, RNR, C/X 19855 A, MPK

 MACLEOD, Malcolm, Seaman, RNR, C/X 7457 C, MPK

 MACLEOD, Norman, Seaman, RNR, C/X 10557, MPK

 MACLEOD, Roy, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, C/HD/X 20, MPK

 MAHON, Denis, Greaser, T.124/172464, MPK

 MAJOR, Edward J J, Ty/Paymaster Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 MARTINDALE, George R, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 112383, MPK

 MAYO, Robert W, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

 MCGEE, Patrick, Assistant Steward, T.124/76633, MPK

 MCGINLAY, James W, Assistant Cook, T.124/197176, MPK

 MCINNES, Angus, Lamp Trimmer, T.124/1120524, MPK

 MCINTYRE, Robert G, Ty/Lieutenant Commander (E), RNR, MPK

 MCKENZIE, John, Assistant Steward, T.124/789394, MPK

 MCPHAIL, John G, Leading Seaman, RNR, C/5608 D, MPK

 MEIN, James, 2nd Radio Officer, MPK

 METCALFE, Stanley, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4943, MPK

 MILLS, Walter T, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 56226, MPK

 MURPHY, Patrick, Assistant Cook, T.124/114181, MPK

 NARRAWAY, Victor E, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 96146, MPK

 NICHOLLS, Leslie D, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 168177, MPK

 OAKMAN, Joseph C, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 88749, MPK

 O'BRIEN, Maurice F, Able Seaman, C/JX 181095, MPK

 O'HAGAN, Michael, Greaser, T.124/197202, MPK

 O'HANLON, Thomas, Trimmer, T.124/225130, MPK

 OLLEY, Alfred G, Signalman, RNVR, C/LD/X 3901, MPK

 PATIENCE, Donald, Seaman, RNR, C/5803 D, MPK

 PENNEY, Cyril H, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 181416, MPK

 PILLING, John, 3rd Radio Officer, MPK

 PORTEOUS, James, Ty/Sl/Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 PRANGNELL, Douglas, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4948, MPK

 REILLY, James, Trimmer, T.124/221481, MPK

 REILLY, John, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNR, MPK

 RICHARDSON, Robert H, Assistant Storekeeper, T.124/52645, MPK

 RIMMER, Richard, Engine Room Storekeeper, T.124/746538, MPK

 RYCE, Angus, Fireman, T.124/197165, MPK

 SANFT, William A R, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4921, MPK

 SHAW, Alexander, Assistant Steward, T.124/176401, MPK

 SHIERSON, Francis R, Carpenter's Mate, T.124/172616, MPK

 SMITH, Edward A, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/LD/X 2687, MPK

 SMITH, Ernest, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 1954, MPK

 SMITH, Richard W, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/HD/X 147, MPK

 SMITH, Thomas, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK

 SMITH, Wilfred J, Petty Officer (Pens), C/JX 235501, MPK

 SMITH, William J, Carpenter's Mate, T.124, MPK

 TANCOCK, Frederick W, Able Seaman, RFR, C/SS 8563, MPK

 TERREL, Bernard W, Leading Seaman (Pens), D/235051, MPK

 TEVENAN, Ernest, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/HD/X 148, MPK

 THELWELL, Sidney, Steward, T.124/54814, MPK

 THOMPSON, William J, Leading Seaman, RFR, C/J 104655, MPK

 TORRANCE, Frederick M, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/TD/X 2206, MPK

 TOSDEVIN, Frederick G, Seaman, RNR, C/X 10822 B, MPK

 WALLACE, Daivd, Fireman, T.124/197167, MPK

 WALLACE, Robert, Greaser, T.124/167361, MPK

 WARREN, Harold G, 1st Radio Officer, MPK

 WATT, Donald MacP, Fireman, T.124/197234, MPK

 WATTS, Frederick, 2nd Cook, T.124/627685, MPK

 WEBB, William J, Yeoman of Signals (Pens), C/J 6105, MPK

 WEST, Haydn P, Able Seaman, RNVR, C/HD/X 158, MPK

 WHITTLE, William, Hospital Attendant, T.124/197172, MPK

 WILLIS, Gilbert J, Petty Officer, C/239786, MPK

 WILSON, Joseph P, Fireman, T.124/147803, MPK

 WOMPHREY, Robert R, 4th Engineer, MPK

 WRIGLEY, Edward, Carpenter's Mate, T.124/197233, MPK

 YEO, Donald, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 176900, MPK

 YOUNG, Arthur W, 2nd Writer, T.124/212052, MPK

 YOUNG, Edwin G, Ordinary Coder, C/JX 196309, MPK

 YOUNG, Ernest J, Chief Steward 1c, T.124/292026, MPK

 YOUNG, John M, Trimmer, T.124/221474, MPK


Kavak, steamship

 EARL, Robert S S, Able Seaman, P/J 45417, (President III, O/P), MPK


Lady Glanely, steamship

 CLYDESDALE, Samuel, Marine, PLY/13833, (President III, O/P), MPK


Liverpool, illness

 POPERT, Edwin P, Midshipman, RIN, died


Pacific President, steamship

 PARKIN, Harold L V, Marine, CH/24541, (President III, O/P), missing



 POLLARD, Cyril C M, Seaman Cook, RNPS, LT/JX 212737, died


Victor Ross, steamship

ROBSON, Frederick P, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 185567, (President III, O/P), MPK


Wilhelmina, steamship

 MOLONEY, James C, Able Seaman, V 5246 (RCNVR), MPK



Tuesday, 3 December 1940



 BENDELOW, Roland, Marine, CH/X 2497, MPK


Emerald, accident

 DOREY, George H, Chief Petty Officer Cook, P/L 13227, killed


Forfar, ship loss

 BRINDLE, Ben H, Py/Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, DOW


Glasgow, torpedoed

 BRAGG, Albert H, Marine, PO/X 100314, killed

 MAXTED, Geoffrey R E, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, killed



 WOMACK, Edgar, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 20128, died



 WALLACE, Hugh H A, Stoker 1c, C/KX 96506, died



Wednesday, 4 December 1940


Forfar, ship loss

 IRWIN, William, 2nd Baker, T.124/11287, DOW


Heron, air crash

 RIDLEY, Richard H, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Kennymore, ship loss

 COMBES, Cyril D, Leading Wireman, P/MX 64573, DOW



 MERRICK, William H, Fireman, T.124, MPK


RM Portsmouth Division, illness

 Exeter, REED, Martin D, Marine, PO/X 101229, killed



 FIELDER, William H, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 8978, died



Thursday, 5 December 1940


Cameron, bombing

 BOURGAIZE, Lawrence D L, Stoker 2c, P/KX 106744, killed

 BOWDLER, Idwin T, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 63690, killed

 BURGIN, Sidney, Stoker 1c, D/KX 81445, killed

 COONEY, Richard W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 19168, killed

 FARRINGTON, Arthur F W, Stoker 2c, D/KX 105382, killed

 HALLAM, Robert D, Stoker 2c, P/KX 113084, killed

 LIVESEY, Alfred, Stoker 2c, D/KX 106050, killed

 MORRIS, James R, Stoker 2c, P/KX 112919, killed

 SHEA, William, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 187461, killed

 SMALL, David P, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 199968, killed

 TURNBULL, David, Stoker 2c, P/KX 112992, killed

 WATKINS, Ivor G, Stoker 1c, RFR, D/KX 61158, killed

 WHEELER, Thomas, Leading Stoker, D/KX 76356, killed

 WRYCRAFT, Derrick A, Stoker 2c, P/KX 113003, killed


Carnarvon Castle, surface action

 CARGILL, William, Seaman, P/X 18313 A, killed

 ESPIE, Robert, Greaser, T.124/1019598, killed

 FITZGERALD, James J, Able Seaman, P/JX 171351, killed

 FLOYD, Cyril H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 171180, killed

 JACKSON, Thomas, Carpenter, T.124/201098, killed

 MANUEL, Percival, Assistant Steward, T.124/101081, killed


Empire Statesman

 COULDREY, Robert W, Seaman, RNR, P/X 9660 B, (President III, O/P), MPK


Excellent, bombing

 HEMMINGS, Kenneth W R, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 215143, killed

 MCLEOD, Nathaniel, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/ESD/X 1810, killed



 THOMAS, John E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 88257, MPK



 EAGLAND, Henry McD, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 23339, died


Pembroke, bombing

 WESTFIELD, Lindsay S, Motor Mechanician, C/MX 72637, killed



 LANGFORD, Stanley H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 179949, died


Silver Pine, steamship

 SHADBOLT, Albert V, Able Seaman, P/J 77601, (President III, O/P), died


Vernon, bombing

 NEVIN, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 231014, killed



Friday, 6 December 1940


DEMS, Highland Light Infantry

 CARSON, William, Private, Army, 2976754, killed



 BURNS, James, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 202919, MPK


Melville (RAN), illness

 GERMAN, Harold E, Petty Officer, S 3950 (RANR), died



 SMITH, Samuel L, Leading Stoker, C/KX 99545, died



 KAY, John, Leading Seaman, P/JX 225937, killed


Triton, submarine, lost

 ALLEN, David, Able Seaman, C/J 73230, MPK

 BEARD, Albert G, Electrical Artificer 1c, C/M 34733, MPK

 BEATTIE, Norman, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 88650, MPK

 BENNETT, Arthur K, Leading Seaman, RFR, C/J 109679, MPK

 BURTON, Albert J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 90533, MPK

 BUTCHER, Charles A, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 133701, MPK

 CAIN, William, Stoker 1c, P/KX 75485, MPK

 CAVE, Charles J R, Lieutenant, MPK

 CLARK, Edward C, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 6008, MPK

 CODMAN, Herbert C P, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 95711, MPK

 COLEMAN, Harry R, Act/Yeoman of Signals, P/J 111095, MPK

 DAY, John R, Able Seaman, C/JX 126830, MPK

 DEAN, Reginald E, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 DEAN, Wilfred H, Engine Room Artificer 2c, C/M 38747, MPK

 DOWN, Harold G, Able Seaman, D/JX 146815, MPK

 EARLY, Arthur H, Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/MX 46013, MPK

 EAST, Clinton M, Act/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 132670, MPK

 GARDNER, George R, Leading Cook, P/MX 53031, MPK

 HINDE, Horatio J, Petty Officer, P/J 111862, MPK

 JACKSON, Cyril T, Leading Telegraphist, P/SSX 14946, MPK

 JONES, John F, Telegraphist, D/JX 150716, MPK

 KING, James T, Stoker 1c, P/KX 78914, MPK

 LANG, Alexander, Stoker 1c, P/K 91486, MPK

 LAVERS, Edgar J B, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 48545, MPK

 LIDDLE, Frederick, Leading Stoker, C/KX 85208, MPK

 MATTHEWS, Frederick W, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 173955, MPK

 MILNE, Ronald G, Warrant Engineer, MPK

 MOORE, Cyril H, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 84519, MPK

 MORGAN, James K, Able Seaman, D/J 112487, MPK

 ORME, Samuel, Stoker 1c, P/KX 79732, MPK

 PARRAMORE, William A, Leading Stoker, C/KX 83734, MPK

 PETTIT, George R, Stoker 1c, P/KX 88290, MPK

 POOK, Ivor L R, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 144306, MPK

 QUICK, Gilbert, Stoker 1c, D/K 63644, MPK

 RILEY, James D, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 80160, MPK

 RISBY, John F, Able Seaman, D/J 78393, MPK

 SAUNDERSON, Edward P, Petty Officer, C/J 111250, MPK

 SAXBY, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/J 84410, MPK

 SHEARS, Francis, Stoker 1c, P/KX 82888, MPK

 SHIMMIN, James, Leading Seaman, D/JX 126301, MPK

 SMITH, Michael J R, Lieutenant, MPK

 SMYTH, Thomas, Petty Officer Steward, D/LX 20229, MPK

 SPITE, Kenneth F, Seaman, RNR, C/X 20796 A, MPK

 STAFFORD, Frederick T, Able Seaman, P/J 70909, MPK

 STRIDE, Christopher, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 167556, MPK

 TEMPORAL, Arthur, Telegraphist, P/SSX 29474, MPK

 THORNE, William F, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 129523, MPK

 TRENCH, James, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 80844, MPK

 WATERS, William G T, Able Seaman, C/J 93606, MPK

 WATKINS, Guy C I St B S, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 WATSON, Donald C, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 34432, MPK

 WESTBY, Jack, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84545, MPK

 WILKINSON, John T, Stoker 1c, P/KX 77133, MPK

 WYATT, Herbert, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 52150, MPK



Saturday, 7 December 1940


Capricornus, ship loss

 LEWIS, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 211560, MPK


Isle of Thanet

 TARRANT, Albert E, Greaser, T.124 954500, died


King George V, illness

 ORR, William J, Warrant Shipwright, died


Regulus, submarine, lost

 BAKER, George F C, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/M 38805, MPK

 BELLAMY, Leslie W, Able Seaman, C/JX 141684, MPK

 BLAIR, William A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 86257, MPK

 BROWN, William, Stoker 1c, D/KX 88989, MPK

 BULGER, Cecil, Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 48563, MPK

 BURTON, John T, Petty Officer, C/JX 130057, MPK

 COE-SMITH, Harry C, Act/Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 128225, MPK

 CURRIE, Frederick B, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 DAVIS, Frederick J, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 79005, MPK

 DUDD, Percy C G, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17399, MPK

 DUFFAY, Owen V H, Act/Petty Officer, D/J 111996, MPK

 FIELDEN, William R, Warrant Engineer, MPK

 FORRESTER, George W, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 84677, MPK

 GREEN, Anthony M, Lieutenant, MPK

 HACKETT, Frederick G, Able Seaman, C/J 96353, MPK

 HITCHCOCK, Ronald G, Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/MX 45291, MPK

 HOPCROFT, Thomas G, Able Seaman, C/JX 134065, MPK

 HORWOOD, Eric S, Engine Room Artificer, C/M 38742, MPK

 JOHNSON, Frederick, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 61069, MPK

 JONES, Stanley F, Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 125397, MPK

 KING, Alfred G, Leading Seaman, C/J 111194, MPK

 KIRBY, Norman V, Leading Signalman, C/JX 131229, MPK

 KIRBY, William E, Act/Leading Signalman, P/JX 133601, MPK

 LEECH, Arthur J, Leading Seaman, D/JX 126602, MPK

 MACK, Frank C H, Telegraphist, P/J 107637, MPK

 MANN, Donald A W D, Leading Seaman, C/JX 134823, MPK

 MANTON, Thomas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 80436, MPK

 MCATEER, Robert B P, Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 48386, MPK

 MCCOMBE, Ronald B, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 134852, MPK

 MCGHEE, Edward, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 81015, MPK

 MCMILLING, James A, Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 141127, MPK

 MITCHELL, Jack H, Leading Telegraphist, C/JX 136589, MPK

 MORTON, Robert J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 82410, MPK

 MULLENS, John H, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 27287, MPK

 MUNTZ, Sir Gerard P G, Lieutenant, MPK

 NORRIS, Philip W G, Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 135340, MPK

 PERRY, William J, Able Seaman, C/J 102887, MPK

 PRETTY, Roy, Able Seaman, C/SSX 17634, MPK

 PRINGLE, Norman, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 77504, MPK

 RICHARDSON, Joseph B G, Act/Leading Seaman, D/J 112709, MPK

 ROBERTSON, Andrew M, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 83546, MPK

 ROUND, Oliver C, Lieutenant, MPK

 SHAW, William, Stoker, C/KX 87397, MPK

 SMITH, Ernest D, Able Seaman, P/JX 128860, MPK

 SMITH, John F, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 129001, MPK

 SYLVESTER, Eric, Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 81691, MPK

 TARGETT, Arthur L J, Leading Seaman, P/J 94664, MPK

 TULIP, Thomas E, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 85026, MPK

 TWINE, William, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84010, MPK

 WALKER, Maxwell, Engine Room Artificer 2c, P/MX 49774, MPK

 WESCOTT, Joseph E, Leading Stoker, D/KX 80657, MPK

 WHITE, George F, Act/Petty Officer, RFR, P/JX 158379, MPK

 WHYTE, John, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84416, MPK

 WILKINSON, Walter L, Able Seaman, P/J 99821, MPK

 WORSLEY, James, Stoker 1c, P/KX 83976, MPK


Sharpshooter, drowning

 DENNY, George S, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 32791, MPK

 NEWTON, Benjamin, Able Seaman, C/SSX 14902, killed

 TOUGH, Hamlet, Able Seaman, C/JX 135108, killed



 GARDENER, Walter T, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 100557, DOW



Sunday, 8 December 1940


Ashcrest, steamship

 WOODWARD, Frederick C, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 185485, (President III, O/P), MPK



 REDGRAVE, William J, Able Seaman, D/J 15838, MPK


Calabria, steamship

 WALKER, Cyril B, Marine, CH/239921, (President III, O/P), MPK



 SCOTT, Frederick A C, Petty Officer, C/J 98782, died


Empire Jaguar, steamship

 BEST, Adam, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 195001, (President III, O/P), MPK

 TYLER, David G, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 195012, (President III, O/P), MPK


Leeuwin (RAN), drowning

 DOUST, Ronald S, Writer, F 3219 (RANR), MPK

 JOHNSTON, William, Band Petty Officer, F 2787 (RANR), MPK


Lucifer, illness

 JENKINS, Lewis I, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, died



Tuesday, 10 December 1940



 TAIT, Graham R D, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 81968, died


Mollie, launch

 WARNER, George E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 227995, killed


Nile, illness

 ATKINSON, Ernest, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, C/SBR/4536, died


RM Siege Regiment, Dover

 MUMFORD, James W, Marine, PO/X 100281, killed



Wednesday, 11 December 1940


FAA, 818 Sqn, Ark Royal, air crash

 APPLEBY, Sidney G J, Lieutenant (A), killed

 CLARK, Leslie O, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 76303, killed

 GRANT, Joseph W A, Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), killed


Rotarua, steamship, ship loss

 FITZGERALD, John U P, Rear Admiral, Rtd, (Eaglet, O/P), MPK

 CARTER, Eric J, Able Seaman, W/3368 (RNZNVR), died

 DANDRIDGE, John J, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 63144, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HEARN, Charles M, Leading Signalman, C/JX 171142, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MCCAFFERY, Roy, Signalman, C/JX 172031, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MCQUEEN, Andrew S, Able Seaman, X/3577 (RNZNVR), died

 MULFORD, John G, Supply Assistant, P/MX 57926, Despatch, O/P), MPK



Thursday, 12 December 1940



 FAIRBAIRN, William, Leading Stoker, C/KX 83661, died


FAA, 812 Sqn, Daedalus, air operations

 HAMILTON, Edward M, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 LOFTS, Peter N, Py/Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed



 HILL, James, Air Fitter, FAA/SFX 458, killed



Friday, 13 December 1940


FAA, 802 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 RUSSELL, Godfrey F, Lieutenant, killed


FAA, 830 Sqn, Grebe, air crash

 DYER, Arnold E, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing

 THOMPSON, Richard H, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, missing



 SMITH, Frederick O, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 1705, died


RN Hospital, Hong Kong, illness

 ALLEN, Arthur, Warrant Wardmaster, died



 FORD, Walter F I, Supply Assistant, P/MX 68968, MPK



Saturday, 14 December 1940


Branlebas, ship loss

 ARKLAY, George, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/7046, MPK

 BALLS, Edgar C, Ty/Act/Gunner (T), MPK

 BARROW, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/SSX 25271, MPK

 BARRY, Patrick, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 61230, MPK

 BATCHELOR, William H, Stoker, RFR, P/SS 123085, MPK

 BEVAN, Eldred I, Able Seaman, P/SSX 19020, MPK

 BLINKHORN, Walter J, Stoker 2c, P/KX 104402, MPK

 BOX, Ernest, Able Seaman, P/JX 140444, MPK

 BROWN, Cyprian P, Able Seaman, P/J 15442, MPK

 BURNSIDE, John, Stoker 1c, P/KX 89585, MPK

 BUTLER, Patrick, Stoker 2c, P/JX 201430, MPK

 CAMERON, William R, Able Seaman, P/SSX 20541, MPK

 CARRAHER, Walter G E, Stoker 1c, P/K 60353, MPK

 CARTER, George E, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 59537, MPK

 CLARKE, Philip J, Yeoman of Signals, P/JX 129290, MPK

 COLLAS, George, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 72192, MPK

 CONROY, John, Stoker 2c, P/KX 104425, MPK

 COULSON, William, Able Seaman, P/SSX 30162, MPK

 CUNNINGHAM, Andrew G, Petty Officer, P/ESD 12/80, MPK

 CUNNINGHAM, Andrew G, Petty Officer, RNVR, P/ESD/80, MPK

 CUSA, Arthur W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217437, MPK

 DANCE, Joseph E, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/K 64751, MPK

 DENNIS, Reginald L, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 132696, MPK

 DOLLERY, Albert G, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 80017, MPK

 DOWLING, Kenneth H, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 48551, MPK

 DOWSE, Vernon C, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 202432, MPK

 DRAYSON, Albert C, Able Seaman, P/JX 141275, MPK

 DYER, Charles J, Assistant Steward, P/LX 24122, MPK

 EARL, Gordon B P, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 58506, MPK

 EDWARDS, Albert W, Petty Officer, P/J 102808, MPK

 FAIRBURN, Royden F, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 27335, MPK

 FLOATE, Vivian F H, Leading Supply Assistant, P/MX 56362, MPK

 FOWLER, William H, Able Seaman, P/JX 144792, MPK

 FROGGATT, Alfred, Able Seaman, P/SSX 30655, MPK

 GARDNER, Norman, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 127590, MPK

 GLOAG, John, Assistant Steward, P/LX 24286, MPK

 GRAHAM, Albert C, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 66286, MPK

 GRAVOUIE, Kleber V F, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 71618, MPK

 GREEN, Lionel, Ordinary Signalman, RNVR, P/SD/X 1028, MPK

 GREENFIELD, James, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 190491, MPK

 GROVES, David, Able Seaman, P/J 110459, MPK

 GUILE, Stanley H, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 62905, MPK

 HAMER, Richard, Stoker 2c, P/KX 104460, MPK

 HARE, Rupert S, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217649, MPK

 HAY, John, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 131209, MPK

 HOBBS, John S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84009, MPK

 HODGSON, Sydney G, Commissioned Engineer, MPK

 HORNIGOLD, John C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 190594, MPK

 HUNT, William T, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 188846, MPK

 HURDEN, James A, Able Seaman, P/SSX 20573, MPK

 JACKSON, John E, Stoker 2c, P/KX 104731, MPK

 JACOBS, Robert C, Act/Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 61680, MPK

 KEEBLE, Geoffrey L, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 KELLY, Martin J E, Leading Seaman, P/JX 125357, MPK

 KIDD, Gerald G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 190597, MPK

 KING-WOOD, Edward J, Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 KIRK, Gilbert G, Cook (O), P/MX 56685, MPK

 KNOX, Alexander, Able Seaman, P/SSX 24375, MPK

 LANGSTAFF, Sydney, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 201467, MPK

 LIKELY, Herbert H, Able Seaman, P/JX 145836, MPK

 LILLYWHITE, William H C, Able Seaman, P/J 11860, MPK

 LOWES, Joseph A B, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 84019, MPK

 LUXFORD, William G, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 83427, MPK

 MACKAY, Angus S, Signalman, P/JX 155665, MPK

 MARSH, William, Stoker 1c, P/KX 82805, MPK

 MARTINEZ, Pedro, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 225906, MPK

 MAXWELL, Adam B, Able Seaman, P/SSX 25151, MPK

 MCBRIDE, William C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217275, MPK

 MCGINLAY, James, Stoker 1c, P/KX 88122, MPK

 MCGRATH, William, Stoker 2c, P/KX 104624, MPK

 MCRAE, Hugh C J, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 MILAM, Leslie H N, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 80938, MPK

 MORGAN, Joseph V, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 84097, MPK

 MOUZER, Charles, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 190603, MPK

 NEW, William J, Leading Steward, P/LX 21469, MPK

 PARKER, Charles E, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/K 58664, MPK

 PERSCHKY, William H, Able Seaman, P/JX 182279, MPK

 PETERS, Leslie G, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/SSX 31642, MPK

 PICTON, Alfred W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 194485, MPK

 PLATER, Patrick, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217383, MPK

 POUNDS, George S, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 6267, MPK

 RANSOM, Frederick J, Leading Cook, P/MX 50641, MPK

 RICHARDSON, James, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 190739, MPK

 ROSE, William A, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 190621, MPK

 SMITH, Edward C, Telegraphist, P/SSX 26959, MPK

 SMITH, Joseph E, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 86648, MPK

 SMITH, Ralph G L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 189202, MPK

 SPIERS, Josiah, Signalman, P/SSX 20173, MPK

 STANSBIE, Vincent T, Stoker 1c, P/KX 91078, MPK

 STEAD, Harry, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 76610, MPK

 STONER, Frank, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 59721, MPK

 SWAN, Paul, Able Seaman, P/JX 225916, MPK

 TURTON, Percy A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 188977, MPK

 USHER, James, Stoker, RFR, P/SS 120585, MPK

 VARNDELL, William H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 85428, MPK

 VOKES, Frederick J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 28596, MPK

 WARNER, Andrew, Leading Seaman, P/JX 225941, MPK

 WHEELER, Joseph, Petty Officer, P/J 9422, MPK

 WHITELEY, John H, Stoker 1c, P/K 59429, MPK

 WHITING, Ernest H, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 133244, MPK

 WYATT, Frederick W, Telegraphist, P/JX 198311311, MPK


Cochrane, road accident

 COPPINGER, Brendan, Commander, Rtd, killed


Euphorbia, steamship

SHERVAL, Frank W R, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 184356, (President III, O/P), missing


Raven, illness

 BARON, James, Petty Officer, P/232033, died


RM 2nd Battalion, Sierra Leone

 MILLERCHIP, Sydney, Sergeant, PO/X 239, DOW


Sonomara, motor boat

 MUIR, Alexander, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 202299, DOW



Sunday, 15 December 1940



 ROGERS, George L, Leading Seaman, P/JX 137337, killed


Cecil, boom defence vessel

 RANDALL, Frederick E, Chief Petty Officer Stoker (Pens), C/K 1024, MPK


Excellent, air crash

 ODHAMS, Peter K L, Lieutenant, killed


FAA, 767 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 JONES, Harold V, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 79222, killed

 POCOCK, Bernard C, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


N C Monberg, steamship

 LOWE, Thomas H, Private, Army, 5113884, (Royal Warwickshire Regt, DEMS, O/P), killed


St Tudno

 BULLEN, Frederick, Act/Leading Seaman, C/J 16867, died



 HUNT, William C, Able Seaman, D/J 106201, died



Monday, 16 December 1940



 WHITTON, Cyril A, Able Seaman, C/JX 158135, died



 MATTHEWS, Frank G, Air Mechanic 1c, FAA/FX 80214, died


Fear Not

 GATT, William, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 124571, DOW



 GANDER, Jonathan C, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 192102, killed



 PRICE, Albert N, Ordinary Telegraphist, JX 04637, killed



 ELLIS, James A, Leading Seaman, D/J 72895, died



Tuesday, 17 December 1940


Acheron, ship loss

 ALLENBY, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 182311, MPK

 ALLENBY, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 182311, MPK

 ANDREWS, Guy J, Act/Yeoman of Signals, P/J 89763, MPK

 ARCHER, Richard, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2515, MPK

 BAIRD, Denis, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217387, MPK

 BARDSLEY, Clarence, Assistant Steward, P/LX 23792, MPK

 BENNETT, Montague V, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 220456, MPK

 BERRY, Stanley, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217336, MPK

 BIRKS, William L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 172391, MPK

 BISHOP, Desmond, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217984, MPK

 BLAKE, James A, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 77120, MPK

 BLAKE, Leonard E W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217347, MPK

 BLOWERS, Alfred E, Able Seaman, P/JX 166147, MPK

 BOURNE, William, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217355, MPK

 BREWIN, Frank, Able Seaman, P/JX 141726, MPK

 BROOK, Harry F, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 220454, MPK

 BROOKS, Harry O, Stoker 2c, P/KX 112944, MPK

 BROWN, Tennyson G, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 183862, MPK

 BUNYAR, Arthur, Leading Seaman, P/JX 132543, MPK

 BUSH, Bertram S, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 128215, MPK

 CARROLL, Lionel V, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217372, MPK

 CHILLINGWORTH, Samuel D F, Leading Seaman, P/J 17711, MPK

 CHRISMAS, Stephen W, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 23551, MPK

 CLAYSON, William, Stoker 2c, P/KX 113066, MPK

 CLEVELAND, Graham F, Sub Lieutenant, killed

 COLERIDGE, James E H, Lieutenant, MPK

 COLLINS, Albert F, Able Seaman, P/J 60716, MPK

 COLLINS, Frederick A, Stoker 1c, P/K 601256, MPK

 COMPTON, William J, Lieutenant, MPK

 COULING, Morris A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217413, MPK

 CRESSWELL, Douglas J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 1778156, MPK

 CRUNDEN, Ronald A, Able Seaman, P/JX 145539, killed

 CUTTS, Howard, Able Seaman, P/SSX 19517, MPK

 DANBY, Reuben, Stoker 2c, P/KX 107604, MPK

 DILLET, Arthur W S, Leading Seaman, P/JX 138009, MPK

 DIXON, James, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 176397, MPK

 DOBSON, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/SSX 28775, killed

 DOUST, Frederick J T, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/SS 122105, MPK

 EVANS, Charles G, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 69370, MPK

 EWERS, Joseph O, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 140571, MPK

 FAGEN, James, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 192389, MPK

 FARRANT, Charles P, Leading Steward, P/LX 22738, MPK

 FINDLAY, Reginald C, Petty Officer, P/JX 126895, MPK

 FLACK, John, Stoker 2c, P/KX 113027, MPK

 FORSE, William J, Engine Room Artificer 2c, RNR, P/X 422 EC, MPK

 FOX, George A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217982, MPK

 FRENCH, Robert W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217394, MPK

 GIBBS, Thomas J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX183414, MPK

 GOLDSMITH, John V C, Able Seaman, P/J 115262, MPK

 GOSSE, Samuel J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 200083, MPK

 GREENLAND, Cyril F, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/SD/X 1444, MPK

 HAMMOND, Philip J, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/SSX 33304, MPK

 HANNABUSS, John H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 174032, MPK

 HARMER, George B, Leading Seaman, RNR, P/X 7588 C, MPK

 HARPER, Robert, Supply Assistant, P/MX 65857, MPK

 HASSELL, William H J, Petty Officer Cook, P/MX 46454, killed

 HAWKINS, James E, Stoker 2c, P/KX 105849, MPK

 HAYWOOD, Clifford J, Stoker 2c, P/KX 112905, MPK

 HEANEY, Robert, Ty/Act/Boatswain, MPK

 HIBBARD, James H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217438, MPK

 HICKMAN, John H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 54076, MPK

 HOLBROW, Thomas V, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 190779, MPK

 HOLLAND, Joseph R, Ordnance Artificer 1c, P/M 28271, MPK

 HOLLANDS, Hubert H, Petty Officer, P/J 20594, MPK

 HOWELL, Harry, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 98641, MPK

 HUTT, Philip J, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 112677, MPK

 HYATT, Arthur A S, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 182270, MPK

 JACKSON, Samuel P, Stoker 2c, P/KX 113089, MPK

 JACOBS, Thomas D, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 50408, MPK

 JAYS, Harry, Stoker Petty Officer, P/308826, MPK

 JONES, Frederick, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 201405, MPK

 KNOTT, Ernest F, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 151934, MPK

 LAUD, William L H, Able Seaman, P/SSX 31151, MPK

 LUGG, Ronald, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 63257, MPK

 LUNT, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/JX 169351, MPK

 MACINNES, Archibald, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 189416, MPK

 MASSINGHAM, Wiliam H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217330, MPK

 MATHER, Alexander, Cook, P/MX 58495, MPK

 MATHER, Allan J, Wireman, P/MX 68027, MPK

 MATTHEWS, Charles G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 90695, MPK

 MATTHEWS, Reginald W, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 97401, MPK

 MCCLUSKEY, Michael, Stoker 2c, P/KX 115069, MPK

 MCCLYMONT, William, Plumber 4c, RNVR, P/CD/X 1769, MPK

 MCEWAN, Francis, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2177, MPK

 MCKINNON, Kenneth, Able Seaman, RNR, P/5961 D, MPK

 METCALF, William J, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/SS 120851, MPK

 MILLIGAN, Frederick, Stoker 1c, P/KX 91556, MPK

 MILSOM, George, Stoker 1c, P/K 61790, MPK

 MITCHELL, Samuel R, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 63980, MPK

 MOLL, George B A, Able Seaman, P/J 99333, MPK

 MOORE, Arthur G C, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/K 63682, MPK

 MOULSON, Douglas, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217434, MPK

 NEWTON, Leslie, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217411, MPK

 NICKLEN, William J G, Petty Officer, P/J 108435, MPK

 NICOL, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/JX 143527, MPK

 NIMMO, Ernest A, Telegraphist, RFR, P/J 70953, MPK

 PARKER, John A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 98718, MPK

 PARNWELL, Francis, Stoker 2c, P/KX 107271, MPK

 PARSONS, Charles W, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, MPK

 PERKINS, Christopher H, Able Seaman, P/SSX 29931, MPK

 PERKINS, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/SSX 30350, MPK

 PITCHER, Stanley G, Able Seaman, P/J 110911, MPK

 PITT, John C, Act/Leading Signalman, P/JX 143136, MPK

 POST, Norman E, Able Seaman, P/JX 153877, MPK

 PRATT, Harold L, Able Seaman, P/JX 145966, MPK

 PRESTON, Ernest J, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/SS 125476, MPK

 PRETRE, Charles L, Py/Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 PRICE, Ernest E, Leading Stoker, P/KX 78405, killed

 PUTMAN, Silvester J, Supply Petty Officer, P/MX 48463, MPK

 PUTT, Desmond C, Stoker 2c, P/KX 99318, MPK

 QUINN, William A, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/CD/X 3080, MPK

 RANGER, Ronald C, Able Seaman, P/JX 128847, MPK

 RAYNER, Edward M, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 56836, MPK

 RHODES, Bernard G, Telegraphist, P/WRX 580, MPK

 RITCHIE, George A, Seaman, RNR, P/X 10034 B, MPK

 ROBINSON, Albert C, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/KX 76370, MPK

 RODD, Joseph G, Signalman, P/SSX 18483, MPK

 ROWE, Harry J, Petty Officer Steward, P/L 9856, MPK

 ROWE, Horace, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/K 67144, MPK

 SHAW, George, Leading Stoker, P/K 65798, MPK

 SHEPPARD, Alfred J, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 98937, MPK

 SIMMS, Joseph, Wireman, P/MX 69729, MPK

 SINNETT, Leslie J, Engine Room Artificer 2c, P/M 37921, MPK

 SMITH, Albert, Act/Leading Seaman, P/SSX 17386, MPK

 SMITH, Frederick A, Stoker 2c, P/KX 108262, MPK

 SMITH, James E, Engine Room Artificer 1c, P/M 36650, MPK

 SMITH, Thomas H, Stoker 2c, P/KX 107352, MPK

 SOMERS (SEVILLA), Francis, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 72130, MPK

 SPRATT, Thomas H P, Able Seaman, P/JX 139581, MPK

 STAKER, Henry G, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 84017, MPK

 STEVENS, Edward A, Leading Seaman, RFR, P/J 97304, MPK

 STINGMORE, Sidney T, Able Seaman, P/JX 132809, MPK

 THAIN, Summers T, Seaman, RNR, P/X 10853 A, MPK

 TILLEY, George A, Wireman, P/MX 69717, MPK

 TISSON, Eugene M, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 19980, MPK

 TOPHAM, John, Able Seaman, RFR, P/SSX 31555, MPK

 TOWLE, Wilfred, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217412, MPK

 TRICKER, George, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217380, MPK

 TUTT, Leslie I C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 97431, MPK

 VARDY, Harry, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217424, MPK

 WALKER, Robert S, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/K 59432, MPK

 WATSON, Alexander J F, Petty Officer, P/J 101718, MPK

 WESTWELL, Maurice K, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 141033, killed

 WHADCOCK, Richard N, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 141353, MPK

 WHITING, Walter E, Engine Room Artificer 5c, P/MX 53781, MPK

 WHITNEY, Kenneth, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217430, MPK

 WHITWORTH, Tom, Able Seaman, P/SSX 16002, MPK

 WICKENS, Lawrence V, Able Seaman, P/SD/X 1478, MPK

 WILKINS, George H, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 66429, MPK

 WILKINSON, Arthur E M, Able Seaman, P/JX 132148, MPK

 WILLIAMS, George A, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/K 61046, MPK

 WILLIAMSON, Lawrence, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217254, MPK

 WILSON, John R, Lieutenant, MPK

 WOPLIN, Albert H, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 98224, MPK

 WORMWORTH, Thomas C, Able Seaman, 3201 (RCN), MPK

 WORTHINGTON, Alfred, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 217418, MPK


Aquiety, steamship

CLIST, Percy W, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 197786, (President III, O/P), killed


Caroline, ex-cruiser, Belfast base ship

 MCKERNAN, William H J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/305531, died


FAA, 701 Sqn, Mentor, air crash

 BEAVIS, Charles M, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Inver, steamship

URWIN, William B, Able Seaman, P/JX 210574, (President III, O/P), MPK



 PARKER, Leonard L, Act/Petty Officer, D/SSX 136838, killed


Thomas Connolly, ship loss

 BARNES, Robert, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 180720, MPK

 BLACKMAN, Ralph D, Steward, C/LX 23365, MPK

 BRODIE, John, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 196522, MPK

 CHAVE, Henry, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 474, (Wildfire, O/P), MPK

 EDMUNDSON, James, Stoker 1c, R/KX 102238, MPK

 EVANS, David E, Stoker 2c, R/KX 102242, MPK

 GRAHAM, William B, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/JX 196520, MPK

 HANCOCK, Alfred, Stoker 2c, R/KX 100794, MPK

 HARKER, Ralph R, Stoker 2c, R/KX 100880, MPK

 HARVEY, James, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/208315, MPK

 JEHU, John, Ordinary Seaman, R/JX 213376, MPK

 LANGRIDGE, Richard L, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 MACLEAN, Donald J, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/SR 76230, MPK

 MACLEAN, John R T, Act/Rigger's Mate, R/SR 76244, MPK

 RICHARDSON, James W, Stoker 1c, R/KX 100793, MPK

 WARMAN, Arthur L, Ordinary Seaman, R/JX 213327, MPK

 WARREN, Ernest E, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 2690, MPK



Wednesday, 18 December 1940


Napier Star, ship loss

 BRYAN, Neil H, Paymaster Midshipman, RAN, MPK


Narval (Fr), ship loss

 BLUT, Albert, Able Seaman, P/JX 251931, MPK

 CHAUVEAU, Louis, Leading Seaman, P/JX 251933, MPK

 CHAUVIN, Michel, Steward, P/LX 25495, MPK

 DARUTY, Maurice, Stoker 2c, P/KX 117659, MPK

 HOURCAU, Charles, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 251940, MPK

 ILTIS, Marcel, Engine Room Artificer 2c, P/MX 86775, MPK

 JOUAN, Prosper J, Stoker 1c, P/JX 251941, MPK

 MONTADOR, Jean, Stoker 1c, P/KX 117664, MPK

 MOREL, Ernest P C, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 251946, MPK

 PETOLTENAERE, Andre, Stoker 2c, P/KX 117665, MPK

 ROLLETT, Jean M, Able Seaman, P/JX 251948, MPK

 SALLES, Roger, Able Seaman, P/JX 251949, MPK

 SURCQ, Maximilion, Signalman, P/JX 251950, MPK


Refundo, ship loss

 FOX, James, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 189970, killed

 HUGHES, Andrew, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 192150, killed


RM Portsmouth Division, illness

 Haslar, FITTALL, Frank H, Marine, PO/210996, died



Thursday, 19 December 1940


Amicus, steamship

 HOLLICK, Leslie, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 174043, (President III, O/P), MPK

 REYNOLDS, Harry, Leading Seaman (Pens), C/J 2188, (President III, O/P), MPK


Arinia, steamship

 BURT, Ronald, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 214377, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HOPKINS, Arthur, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 208479, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HOSMER, Henry E, Private, Army, 5572027, (Queen's Royal Regt, DEMS, O/P), killed

 WOODS, Edward D, Able Seaman, P/J 29986, (President III, O/P), MPK



 SMART, Kenneth H, Stoker 1c, D/KX 89070, died


Manoora (RAN), illness

 STRANG, William G, Engine Room Artificer 4c, F 2933 (RANR), died



Friday, 20 December 1940



 PARSON, Lewis, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 72224, died


Charlton, steamship

EARLEY, John, Able Seaman, RFR, P/SSX 31543, (President III, O/P), missing


Courtier, accident

 HIGGINS, Mathew B, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed



 BOWER, Percy J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 66148, died


Pembroke II

 FRASER, Robert, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/308318, died


Sydney (RAN), illness

 KIDD, Alan, Schoolmaster, RAN, died



Saturday, 21 December 1940



 MACKAY, Robert, Act/Petty Officer, R/JX 179927, DOWS



 KERR, William H, Baker 1c, T.124, killed


Drake IV

 FARRELL, Timothy A, Stoker 1c, D/KX 88233, died


FAA, 819 Sqn, Illustrious, air crash

 SPERRY, William E, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 80213, missing

 GARTON-STONE, Daly C, Lieutenant (A), missing

 MEDLICOTT-VEREKER, John H R, Lieutenant, missing


Fir, drowning

 DRACKARD, Leslie, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 179320, died


St Adrian

 WREN, George, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/1240 E, died


Sun IX, ship loss

 RUMBOLD, Thomas M, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Vison (RCN)

 SHELLEY, Ralph T, Able Seaman, V/13261 (RCNVR), died



Sunday, 22 December 1940


Ark Royal

 JONES, Leslie J, Air Mechanic 1c (L), FAA/FX 75472, died



 CARTER, Arthur J, Stoker, T.124/944718, died


Cormorant, illness

 PINCHES, Harold, Act/Ty/Warrant Supply Officer, died



 MACDONALD, Farquhar, Pantryman, NAP R 11402, died


Galatea, road accident

 CUNNINGHAM, Thomas E, Stoker 1c, D/KX 99295, killed


Hyperion, ship loss

 BURNETT, William, Able Seaman, D/SSX 15947, MPK

 PESKETT, Derrick J, Officer's Steward, P/LX 23382, MPK

 WALSH, Wilfred, Leading Seaman, P/J 99214, MPK



 DAVIES, Raymond E, Telegraphist, D/JX 139652, died



 COLLINS, John M, Able Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 185284, died



 ROBERTS, Edwin, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 174634, MPK


Spartiate, illness

 CAMERON, Alan, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, died



Monday, 23 December 1940



 BRADLEY, Joseph E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 18666, MPK



 LAWTON, Lawrence, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 186865, died


Naden (RCN)

 RUSSELL, Lorne M, Able Seaman, A/3007 (RCNR), died


Queen Elizabeth

 HADFIELD, Clarence, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 33186, killed



 BOOKER, Albert E, Musician, RMB/2474, killed



Tuesday, 24 December 1940


British Premier, steamship

HAYTER, Edward W, Marine, PO/16232, (President III, O/P), MPK


Hornet, street accident

 CREBBIN, Frank, Lieutenant, Rtd, killed



 MUNNINGS, Ernest E, Signalman, C/SSX 19602, DOW


Pelton, ship loss

 ATKINS, Edward, Leading Stoker (Pens), C/K 21120, MPK

 BAIRD, Joseph, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 110670, MPK

 BALL, Victor J, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/6078 D, MPK

 BRADBURY, Joseph B, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 174604, MPK

 CLARKE, Jeremiah, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 10302 S, MPK

 COWIE, William, 2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/X 142 SA, MPK

 EADE, Herbert L, Seaman Cook, RNPS, LT/JX 164348, MPK

 FARROW, Stanley, Seaman Steward, RNPS, LT/JX 193066, MPK

 HASWELL, Arthur F, Signalman, RNVR, P/LD/X 4420, MPK

 JOHNSON, John W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/KX 200788, MPK

 LARGE, Douglas, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 103558, MPK

 MINTER, Harold E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 165981, MPK

 PARKIN, George S, Able Seaman, RNSR, C/SR 8808, MPK

 PATTERSON, Howard, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 196387, MPK

 PHILLIPS, William A, Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 6128 ES, MPK

 SCULLEY, Joseph J, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 103824, MPK

 SUTHERLAND, John A, Skipper, RNR, MPK

 SUTHERLAND, John W, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 18988 A, MPK

 WALKER, Herbert R, Ty/Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, MPK

 WATSON, Reginald K, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 165984, MPK


Pembroke, illness

 DESBOROUGH, Alice M, WRNS, C/WRNS 3374, died



 RUSHMERE, Sydney G, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 18848 A, DOWS



Wednesday, 25 December 1940


Berwick (right - NavyPhotos), surface action

 BROOM, Denis W, Marine, PO/X 2701, killed

 DAVISON, Robert, Corporal, PO/X 762, killed

 LYONS, Reginald, Marine, PO/X 1825, killed

 PAINTER, Charles, Sergeant, PO/X 22435, killed


Edinburgh Castle

 ROSTRON, George, Leading Writer, D/MX 58787, died



 WIRTZ, Idris W, Supply Petty Officer, P/MX 46894, killed



 TAPLIN, Albert E W, Signalman, D/JX 144779, died



 MACKAY, Norman, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 17931 A, MPK


Jumna, steamship

 BRADBURY, George H, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 186242, (President III, O/P), missing

 CRYSTAL, Charles W, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 186252, (President III, O/P), missing

 ENGLISH, Richard G, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 167729, (President III, O/P), missing

 MALTBY, Henry B, Rear Admiral, Rtd, (Eaglet, O/P), missing

 PELTER, Douglas, Signalman, C/JX 174065, (President III, O/P), missing

 TRANTER, Ronald F, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 185566, (President III, O/P), missing

 WAYE, Thomas A, Chief Yeoman of Signals, D/238626, (President III, O/P), missing


Newark, accident

 AYRES, Robert, Seaman, RNR, P/X 19200 A, killed


Pembroke, road accident

 ATKINSON, Albert W, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 51279, killed


Star of Liberty, illness

 CARROL, Peter, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 87902, died


Venomous, illness

 LODWICK, William, Able Seaman, D/J 17820, died


Victory, illness

 BUCKLEY, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/J 3036, died



 BEALEY, William H, Leading Cook, D/M 12879, killed



Thursday, 26 December 1940



 NORTHFIELD, Henry A, Fireman, T.124, missing


MAC.5, motor attendant craft, ship loss

 BARTON, George A, Able Seaman, P/JX 143541, killed

 CLAPHAM, Frank W O, Able Seaman, P/JX 129975, killed

 MACARTY, Charles H C, Leading Stoker, C/KX 80919, killed

 CRANNEY, James G, Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 160905, killed

 EDMENSON, Walter A, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 LALOE, Frank L, Ty/Act/Commander, RNR, MPK

 LANE, Charles H, Telegraphist, C/JX 151922, killed

 WISE, Robert F, Motor Mechanic, P/MX 65495, killed


Mary Sturgeon

 BUDDEN, Frank L C, Leading Seaman, P/J 96247, died


President III

 HETHERINGTON, John, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 188651, killed

 JACKSON, Laurence W L, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 179037, killed



 DUDDRIDGE, William J, Petty Officer, P/J 11367, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 SNOW, Anthony R, Ordinary Seaman, V/6600 (RCNVR), died



Friday, 27 December 1940


Arbanbhan, steamship

 DRIDGE, Edward C, Able Seaman, RFR, P/SS 10882, (President III, O/P), missing

 WOOD, Harry, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 208541, (President III, O/P), missing



 LONDON, Douglas E, Air Mechanic 2c, FAA/FX 76156, killed


MAC.5, motor attendant craft (ex-MTB.5), ship loss

 ROBINSON, Charles, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 89393, DOW



Saturday, 28 December 1940



 HACKNEY, Cecil, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 15624, missing


Golden Eagle

 DE CARLO, John, Assistant Cook, T.124 187564, MPK



 LLOYD, Frederick, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 62239, died


Orizaba, street accident

 PEARSON, Alfred W, Ty/Skipper, RNR, killed



 HEAD, George E, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 35094, died


Yarra (RAN), illness

 FARROW, George S, Engine Room Artificer, 23415 (RAN), died



Sunday, 29 December 1940


Victory, air crash

 LEADBITTER, Bryan F, Py/Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK



Monday, 30 December 1940



 RICHARDS, Claude W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 97171, died


City of Bedford, steamship, in collision with Bodnant

 DELANEY, Matthew E J, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 47840, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HAMILTON, John C, Rear Admiral, Rtd, (President III, O/P), killed

 MARSHALL, William, Chief Yeoman of Signals, D/J 6621, (President III, O/P), MPK



Tuesday, 31 December 1940


Australia (RAN), illness

 MACKERLIE, Leslie C W, Petty Officer, 18987 (RAN), died



 ARMSTRONG, Alan, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 81988, DOW


Evening Primrose

 BROWN, Robert W, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 101600, died


Heron, RNAS, Yeovilton, England

 REYNOLDS, Gordon M, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/FX 76610, died



 CROSS, Charles, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 100158, MPK


Naden (RCN)

 BISHOP, George R, Ordinary Seaman, 3898 (RCN), died


RN Signal School, illness

 FREEMANTLE, Robert J, Telegraphist Lieutenant, Rtd, died



 COCKERTON, Jack E, Able Seaman, C/JX 140641, died in HS Vita


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