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


Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Polruan, minesweeper (David Hill, click to enlarge)

on to May 1943



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

(2) Click for abbreviations

(3) Link to Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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




Background Events - February-May 1943
Battles for Tunis & North Africa, Battle of Atlantic peaks, U-boats withdraw, 'Dambusters' raid'



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



1 April 1943


Bermuda, lost overboard

 GRIFFITH, Robert W, Commander, killed


Canada, air crash

 LAING, Hugh V, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 90767, killed


MTB.64, ship loss

 HAYWARD, Frederick C, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 253437, MPK


New Guinea

 BELL, Lincoln J, Lieutenant, RANVR, killed


President III, illness

 WHYTE, Pearce, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 333817, died


South African Naval Force, Benghazi, Libya

 HENDERSON, Alexander P, Chief Engine Room Artificer, 562099 (SANF), killed



2 April 1943


Collingwood, illness

 MITCHELL, John F, Ordinary Telegraphist, JX 426493, died


Dalhousie (RIN)

 ABDUL, Khan, Able Seaman, 7191 (RIN), died


Gogra or Melbourne Star, steamship

 BENNETT, James, Gunner, RA, 2888704, (2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 CHAMBERS, Frederick W, Gunner, RA, 6105732, (1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 DRAPER, James H, Gunner, RA, 2189283, (4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 GLENDAY, George, Lance Sergeant, RA, 1784482, (4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 PHILLIPSON, George, Gunner, RA, 11422737, (3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 SIMPSON, Douglas F, Bombardier, RA, 2064602, (2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 STEVENS, Frederick, Gunner, RA, 11001395, (4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 STRINGFELLOW, John, Gunner, RA, 1629982, (4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Gogra, steamship

 ALABASTER, Robert A D, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 393664, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WINTER, Walter E, Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 165235, (President III, O/P), MPK


Melbourne Star, steamship

 CLAYTON, George S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 249626, (President III, O/P), MPK

 COWIN, Richard, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 210091, (President III, O/P), MPK

 JACKSON, Keith H, Sub Lieutenant, RANVR, MPK

 KYTE, Norman J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 395477, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MARSH, John E, Able Seaman, PA 1799 (RANR), (President III, O/P), MPK

 MARSHALL, Norman, Ty/Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), D/JX 192676, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MARTIN, Robert, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 306182, (President III, O/P), MPK

 POMROY, Alan B, Ty/Electrical Lieutenant, RNVR, (Cerebus, O/P), MPK

 SECKER, Charles A, Lieutenant, RANVR, MPK

 WHISHAW, Peter A, Sub Lieutenant, RANVR, MPK


Midge, illness

 ARSCOTT, Thomas G, Petty Officer, C/214334, died



 MACKENZIE, George, Seaman, RNR, D/X 19155 A, MPK


Redoubt, lost overboard

 SHUTE, Arthur T, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 362473, MPK


RM Chatham Division, illness

 TURNBULL, Herbert C, Marine, CH/X 101922, died



3 April 1943


Drake, illness

 BREWER, Richard E, Shipwright Lieutenant Commander, died


FAA, 766 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

 CALLNON, Denis, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 302386, MPK

 CAMPION, Alan H, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 SQUIRE, Maurice W H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Nile, illness

 HUTCHINSON, Heywood, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, died


Northney II, ship loss

 DAVIES, Richard G, Py/Engine Room Mechanic, P/MX 117741, killed


Stadacona (RCN)

 FILSON, Clayton, Ordinary Coder, V 18077 (RCNVR), died



 HAGAR, Douglas A, Air Mechanic (A) 1c, FAA/FX 79158, killed


Victory III

 MARTIN, Thomas H, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 360334, killed

 NISH, James, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 360400, killed



4 April 1943


Cabot, road accident

 CARR, Frederick J, Leading Stoker, D/K 6714, killed


Dorelian, steamship

 MEREDITH, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/JX 240463, (President III, O/P), MPK


Faithful Star

 MURDOCH, David J, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 87604, MPK


Humphrey (RNZN), illness

 LONGSTAFF, James, Stoker 1c, T.124 X (RNZN), died



 MARSHALL, Ronald, Marine, PO/X 102464, killed


Shillong, steamship

 MCKENZIE, James E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 267906, (President III, O/P), MPK


Trelawney, illness

 SKILBRECK, Norman, Able Seaman, C/JX 138431, died



5 April 1943



 WALDEN, Elizabeth A, Petty Officer WRNS, 18938, DOWS


Cornwall, ship loss

 SARGENT, Leonard W, Able Seaman, C/JX 160439, late J 113045, MPK


FAA, 820 Sqn, Formidable, air crash

 EVETT, Sydney, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 82879, MPK


Formidable, air operations

 LARGE, Harold C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


MGB.110, surface action

 PITKEATHLEY, Reginald, Signalman, D/JX 233079, DOW


Midge, bombing



Nubian, accident

 JAMES, Caradoc, Able Seaman, P/JX 297940, killed

 MILBURN, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 298908, killed



 WILLIAMS, Herbert J, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/M 3, killed



6 April 1943


FAA, 897 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 LAZENBY, Gordon R S, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Josefina Thorden, steamship

 FORMBY, Reginald J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 336872, (President III, O/P), killed

 O'NEIL, Edward R, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 253404, (President III, O/P), MPK


Nubian, accident

 TIMMS, Harold P, Able Seaman, P/JX 264688, DOWS


President, illness

 TEPPER, Roland H, Ty/Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNR, died


Robin, as POW

 GEORGE, Frederick C G, Boom Engineer, RNR, died



7 April 1943


Boscawen, illness

 FULFORD, Ronald J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 415208, died


Deal, drowning

 SMITH, Alan McG, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Milne, accident

 RUMSEY, Alwyn, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 353492, DOW


Minona, accident

 CHRISTIE, Patrick S, Greaser, NAP R 238962, killed


MNBDO II, drowning

 DAVIS, Derrick N, Marine, CH/X 103960, died


Moa (RNZN), ship loss

 BAILEY, Kenneth, Able Seaman, A/1912 (RNZN), MPK

 BUCKERIDGE, Edward J, Stoker 1c, 4742 (RNZN), MPK

 CRAWFORD, Hugh D, Leading Stoker, 1489 (RNZN), MPK

 DUNCAN, Colin, Telegraphist, 3595 (RNZN), MPK

 MOFFAT, John C O, Leading Seaman, 1538 (RNZN), MPK



8 April 1943


6 Maritime Regt, RA

 MALLEN, Frederick J, Gunner, RA, 1706530, killed


FAA, 832 Sqn, Victorious, air crash

 HIGHLAND, Reginald E, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 SMITH, Kenneth R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Pembroke, illness

 ELLAND, Albert V, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 1172, died


Saker, air crash

 EDWARDES, John P, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



9 April 1943


Breeze (RNZN), drowning

 LANGSBURY, Sydney A G, Able Seaman, 960 (RNZN), died


Dasher, ship loss

 MACDONALD, William A, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/SFX 2398, DOWS



 QUADROUS, John, General Servant, T.124, MPK



10 April 1943


FAA, 815 Sqn, Grebe, air crash

 TAYLOR, John C, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


Royal Sovereign

 MURRAY, John S, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 73226, killed


Tamar, as POW

 STARE, George C, Telegraphist, P/SSX 31692, died



11 April 1943


4 Maritime Regt, RA

 HAINES, Harry, Bombardier, RA, 3969783, killed

 WEAVER, Albert A, Gunner, RA, 5122810, killed

 WOOLLEY, Elijah, Gunner, RA, 5122820, killed


5 Maritime Regt, RA

 HILLIER, Cecil F, Gunner, RA, 5185257, killed


6 Maritime Regt, RA

 GIBBS, Joseph, Lance Bombardier, RA, 5059095, killed


Beverley, ship loss

 AGNEW, James, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/UD/X 1323, MPK

 ARMSTRONG, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/JX 228192, MPK

 BABB, Albert J, Act/Electrical Artificer 4c, P/MX 55577, MPK

 BALL, Richard H, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 393720, MPK

 BARKER, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 263781, MPK

 BARNES, George, Sick Berth Attendant, RNR, P/SBR/X 7455, MPK

 BARWISE, Joseph H, Able Seaman, P/JX 274503, MPK

 BATCHELOR, George C, Able Seaman, P/J 113965, MPK

 BICKNELL, Allen, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 57411, MPK

 BLAKE, William J, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 119179, MPK

 BOLSTER, John L, Lieutenant, MPK

 BOYLE, William, Ordnance Artificer 3c, P/MX 53610, MPK

 BRAMHALD, Walter, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX388516, MPK

 BREWER, Leslie A, Act/Leading Stoker, P/SKX 1087, MPK

 BURGHAM, Thomas J, Leading Stoker, P/KX 94117, MPK

 BURKE, John, Steward, P/KX 26310, MPK

 CARTER, John M, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 314235, MPK

 CHILDS, Reginald C, Petty Officer, P/JX 134616, MPK

 CHIVERS, Cyril, Stoker 1c, P/KX 131973, MPK

 CLEGG, Robert, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 51199, MPK

 COLLIE, Alistair MacC, Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 COPLAND, Berkeley L, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 53750, MPK

 COPPARD, Arthur G, Able Seaman, P/JX 173693, MPK

 COSHAM, Reginald A, Able Seaman, P/JX 199268, MPK

 COSTELLO, Maurice, Able Seaman, P/JX 274495, MPK

 COUSINS, Cecil, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 228970, MPK

 COWDERY, Alfred, Able Seaman, P/JX 263092, MPK

 CRABBE, Basil A R, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 60366, MPK

 CRAGG, John, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 108106, MPK

 CRAIG, Joseph, Cook (S), P/MX 64209, MPK

 CROWHURST, Frederick C, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 271168, MPK

 DARBY, Bruno, Stoker 1c, P/KX 136922, MPK

 DAVIES, David A, Able Seaman, P/JX 224550, MPK

 DAWKINS, Cyril E, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 106309, MPK

 DIMMER, Joseph G, Able Seaman, P/JX 275660, MPK

 DOUGLAS, Davd, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2257, MPK

 EGGLESTON, Elliott, Leading Seaman, P/JX 143019, MPK

 ENGLISH, Patrick, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 110263, MPK

 FARLEY, Joseph, Able Seaman, P/JX 325447, MPK

 FARQUHAR, William, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 60364, MPK

 FINLAYSON, John, Seaman, RNR, P/X 19782 A, MPK

 FISHER, John W, Telegraphist, P/JX 196323, MPK

 FORD, Douglas F, Ty/Lieutenant (E), MPK

 FRADLEY, Reginald, Able Seaman, P/JX 264218, MPK

 GAYFER, Raymond E, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 384015, MPK

 GOODYEAR, Charles J B, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 80678, MPK

 GRAHAM, Charles, Stoker 1c, P/KX 113314, MPK

 GREENLAND, Frank E, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 380967, MPK

 GRIGGS, Leslie C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 103716, MPK

 HALL, Cecil S, Able Seaman, P/JX 226140, MPK

 HALM, Joseph, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 119007, MPK

 HARFIELD, Peter, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 16639, MPK

 HARLEY, James, Wireman, P/MX 79388, MPK

 HARROP, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/JX 203432, MPK

 HARSTON, Michael G S, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 HART, Lachlan, Stoker 1c, P/KX 94916, MPK

 HARTE, Martin J, Steward, P/LX 25035, MPK

 HERBERT, James B, Able Seaman, P/JX 144456, MPK

 HERSCHELL, Stewart R, Act/Leading Signalman, P/SSX 27811, MPK

 HICKLING, Harry, Stoker 1c, P/KX 134897, MPK

 HICKS, Bert E, Able Seaman, C/JX 160692, MPK

 HINES, Stanley, Stoker 1c, P/SKX 1069, MPK

 HODSON, William, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 111004, MPK

 HOYLE, Harry, Canteen Manager, C/NX 1152, MPK

 HUNT, Frederick L, Able Seaman, P/JX 235966, MPK

 HUNTER, James E, Coder, P/JX 207555, MPK

 JENKINS, Percy V, Leading Stoker, P/K 64063, MPK

 JOHNSON, Cyril, Able Seaman, P/JX 334544, MPK

 JOHNSON, James R, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 110116, MPK

 JONES, Benjamin, Able Seaman, P/JX 309648, MPK

 JONES, Frederick H, Leading Steward, P/LX 23094, MPK

 KAY, William P, Act/Stoker 1c, P/KX 147715, MPK

 KELSALL, Frank, Leading Stoker, P/KX 92899, MPK

 KIMBER, George R, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 83907, MPK

 KJELGAARD, John E, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 310140, MPK

 LAING, John, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 78983, MPK

 LANGFORD, Charles, Able Seaman, P/JX 297350, MPK

 LAWRENCE, Frederick H, Able Seaman, P/JX 325459, MPK

 LE GALL, Jean L, Petty Officer, P/JX 225897, MPK

 LEACH, Charles R, Able Seaman, P/JX 274778, MPK

 LEGGE, Hector V R, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/KX 78289, MPK

 LEMMON, Samuel P, Coder, P/JX 220063, MPK

 LEPPARD, Ronald A, Leading Seaman, P/JX 157877, MPK

 LINDSAY, William, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2336, MPK

 LINDSELL, Albert E, Petty Officer, P/J 107190, MPK

 LLOYD, Robert J R, Leading Seaman, P/J 96431, MPK

 LOCKE, George A, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 81666, MPK

 LOMAS, James, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 107796, MPK

 MANFIELD, Sidney W, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/SD/X 720, MPK

 MARSHALL, John A E, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 297951, MPK

 MARTIN, Thomas, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 98791, MPK

 MATHER, Henry, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 88293, MPK

 MCDONALD, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/JX 284342, MPK

 MEDLAND, Herbert J A, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 55689, MPK

 MITCHELL, Albert H, Leading Cook (O), P/MX 54836, MPK

 MORRELL, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 141925, MPK

 MORRIS, Douglas G, Leading Stoker, P/KX 92623, MPK

 MUERS, John, Telegraphist, P/SSX 20814, MPK

 MUIR, Donald, Leading Radio Mechanic, P/MX 101532, MPK

 MUNDAY, Raymond F, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 384929, MPK

 NEAL, Clifford, Supply Assistant, P/MX 68549, MPK

 NICHOLSON, Peter V L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 383824, MPK

 NIND, Ronald J, Able Seaman, P/JX 274016, MPK

 OATES, John C, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 82644, MPK

 PALMER, Austin J, Wireman, P/MX 101805, MPK

 PATON, Robert, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 18910 A, MPK

 PHILLIPS, William, Able Seaman, P/SSX 16711, MPK

 POOLE, Leonard W, Steward, P/LX 24545, MPK

 PRICE, Rodney A, Lieutenant Commander, MPK

 PRIMMER, Thomas W, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 46250, MPK

 REES, Philip A, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 REEVES, George W J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 108663, MPK

 REGAN, Ernest, Act/Stoker 1c, P/KX 1445778, MPK

 REVILL, David H, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 ROGERS, Charles, Leading Supply Assistant, P/MX 80484, MPK

 ROGERS, Edward N, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 144712, MPK

 ROGERSON, Cyril, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 226265, MPK

 ROUTLEDGE, George L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 RUSSELL, Ernest J, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 77262, MPK

 SEARLE, Joseph A, Able Seaman, P/JX 294704, MPK

 SHIELDS, William, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 344199, MPK

 SIMS, Robert F, Leading Stoker, P/KX 75068, MPK

 SLATER, Alfred J, Able Seaman, P/JX 159917, MPK

 SPICER, Harry, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 131251, MPK

 STRIBLEY, Eric H, Act/Gunner (T), MPK

 SWIFT, Thomas, Stoker 1c, P/KX 109173, MPK

 TAYLOR, Edward, Able Seaman, P/JX 263052, MPK

 TAYLOR, Richard, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 75768, MPK

 TENNANT, John, Stoker, RFR, P/SS 123795, MPK

 THOMAS, Eric L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 324314, MPK

 THOMAS, Tommy, Act/Yeoman of Signals, P/JX 146889, MPK

 TODD, Robert, Act/Leading Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2395, MPK

 TRACEY, Michael, Stoker 1c, P/KX 108277, MPK

 TUNSTALL, John T, Able Seaman, P/SSX 24367, MPK

 WALLACE, Henry, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 297270, MPK

 WALTON, Norman, Able Seaman, P/JX 282301, MPK

 WATKINS, Thomas E, Able Seaman, P/JX 323194, MPK

 WEBSTER, Edward, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 103285, MPK

 WHEBLE, Edwin E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 350870, MPK

 WILLIAMS, John, Stoker 1c, P/KX 109312, MPK

 WILSON, Ronald, Stoker 1c, P/KX 136962, MPK

 WISEMAN, William W, Seaman, RNR, P/X 10100, MPK

 WORKMAN, Geoffrey, Able Seaman, P/JX 129152, MPK

 WRAGG, Gordon H C, Petty Officer Cook, P/MX 47046, MPK

 WRIGHT, John F, Able Seaman, P/JX 289415, MPK

 WRIGHT, John J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 343450, MPK

 WYKE, William C, Act/Petty Officer, P/SSX 13182, MPK

 WYNNE, James, Stoker 2c, P/KX 158117, MPK



 TRENCHARD, Walter H, Able Seaman, P/JX 87, killed


Lancastrian Prince, steamship

 BARNES, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 268312, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MAY, Alfred, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 335696, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MORRIS, Jesse, Ty/Act/Sergeant (DEMS), PO/215134, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SAUNDERS, Evan L, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 335329, (President III, O/P), MPK


MNBDO II, illness

 MELDON, Albert W, Major, RM, died


Pirie (RAN), bombing

 CATLEY, Arnold E, Ordinary Seaman, PA 2638 (RANR), killed

 CREMER, Victor J, Able Seaman, PM 1980 (RANR), killed

 DELANEY, Frederick G, Able Seaman, PM 5060 (RANR), killed

 ELLERSHAW, John W, Lieutenant, RANVR, killed

 GLADMAN, Douglas M, Able Seaman, PM 5089 (RANR), killed

 KEELING, John I, Able Seaman, H 1473 (RANR), killed

 ROSS, Victor G, Ordinary Seaman, B 3635 (RANR), killed


Regina, steamship

 SKULLY, John G, Able Seaman, PA 934 (RANR), (President III, O/P), MPK


Tamar, as POW

 SCALLY, Dennis F J, Writer, P/MX 80371, died



12 April 1943


Assegai, illness

 CUNNINGHAM, Adam C, Stoker 1c, C/KX 75258, died


Braganza, road accident

 WILKINSON, John H, Sick Berth Petty Officer, P/RASBR/X 6298, killed


Golden Sheaf

 SINCLAIR, John, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 104836, DOWS


Pacific Grove, steamship

 JOY, George E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 235763, (President III, O/P), MPK


Protector (RCN)

 WALTERS, Leslie F, Leading Seaman, 2855 (RCN), died



13 April 1943


Excellent, illness

 LOTT, Sidney J, Leading Cook, P/M 7884, died


Forte, illness

 JONES, George, Lieutenant, died


Grebe, accident

 ROWE, Thomas F B, Warrant Air Officer, killed

 WIDDOWS, Albert R, Warrant Air Officer, died


LST.404, drowning

 GREENWOOD, James H, Leading Motor Mechanic, C/MX 90477, killed

 JESSEAU, Frederick, Able Seaman, D/JX 202020, killed

 LINLEY, Arthur T, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 348354, MPK

 OSGOTHORPE, Herbert E, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 288038, MPK



 HICHENS, Robert P, Ty/Act/Lieutenant Commander, killed



 CAREY, Henry J, Leading Supply Assistant, RNVR, C/DX 113, illness, died

 YOUNG, Albert T, Able Seaman, C/JX 206929, killed



14 April 1943


Captor II (RCN)

 JASPER, Lawrence C, Ordinary Signalman, V 7574 (RCNVR), killed

 NODWELL, Joseph W, Ordinary Seaman, V 686 (RCNVR), killed

 ROURKE, Thomas J, Able Seaman, V 11392 (RCNVR), killed


FAA, 768 Sqn, Heron, air crash

 HOLNESS, Hubert H L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Royal Canadian Navy Reserve

 ELLIOTT, Odin A, Able Seaman, A 4411 (RCNR), died


Tynedale, lost overboard

 LAITY, Redvers B, Able Seaman, D/JX 143000, MPK

 MCNUTT, Andrew, Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 73225, MPK


Venture (RCN)

 WAMBACK, Harding R, Skipper, RCNR, killed


Vigil (RCN)

 DALY, John P, Ordinary Seaman, V 33743 (RCNVR), killed



15 April 1943


Adonis, ship loss

 BOARDMAN, John, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 100826, killed

 COLBOURNE, Ronald M, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 205000, killed

 CRIBBEN, William J, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 104255, killed

 DAWSON, Charles S, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 205523, killed

 DRAPER, Henry, Ty/Skipper, killed

 FLETCHER, Leslie J, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 225174, killed

 GODDARD, Clarence J, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 285767, killed

 HALL, Albert E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 197194, killed

 JOHNSON, Brian A, Able Seaman, P/JX 284516, killed

 LOVE, George S, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 180121, killed

 MARCHINGTON, William, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 386593, killed

 MASSEY, James E, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 83586, killed

 MCGINTY, Hugh, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 145507, killed

 MCWHIRTER, Thomas F, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 200868, killed

 PINKERTON, Thomas, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 116146, killed

 SCOTT, Clifford, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 105468, killed

 SEAGO, Charles R, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 261890, killed


Cerberus (RAN), illness

 DIXON, Robert G, Able Seaman, 9672 (RAN), died


Portia, illness

 CARROLL, Richard, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 206654, died


RAF, 106 Sqn, air operations

 MUTTRIE, Gerard, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



16 April 1943


Drake I, drowning

 LOVETT, Harry, Ordinary Signalman, D/JX 340225, killed



 AYERS, Ivan H W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 328474, killed


Pakenham, ship loss

 DAVIES, Reginald, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2501, killed

 DRAKE, Stephen J, Stoker 2c, D/KX 134207, killed

 ELLSBURY, Robert, Stoker 1c, P/KX 126855, killed

 GARNETT, Edwin M, Sick Berth Attendant, RNASBR, D/SBR/X 7844, killed

 INCHLEY, Victor J, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23840, killed

 KINCH, William A, Petty Officer, P/JX 134745, killed

 LUNNON, Bernard W F, Stoker 1c, P/KX 135648, killed

 RAYFIELD, Horace C, Able Seaman, C/JX 139752, killed

 TALMAN, Harold T, Able Seaman, P/JX 297337, killed


RM Portsmouth Division, illness

 TRUEMAN, Thomas S G, Marine, PO/212259, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 HARTLEN, Wolfred G, Petty Officer, 3223 (RCN), killed



17 April 1943


Drake IV

 HOWIE, Alexander G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 113263, MPK


Dynamo, steamship

 CONWAY, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 267384, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MOORE, Charles L, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 208559, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WALTON, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 393510, (President III, O/P), MPK


FAA, 754 Sqn, Kestrel, air crash

 RAYNOR, Geoffrey, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


MGB.647, accident

 LEMON, William J, Able Seaman, C/JX 240704, killed


MMS.81, accident

 GREENHOUGH, Francis J, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


Pembroke I

 HOCKEY, Albert H R, Able Seaman, C/JX 317143, MPK


Pointer, drowning

 ATKIN, Wilfred, Assistant Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 30938, DOWS


RM Portsmouth Division, road accident

 DRAY, Alfred R G, Marine, PO/X 1405, killed


Royal Indian Navy

 CLARIDGE, G (initial only), Boy, 9114 (RIN), died


Sembilan, steamship

 BREEZE, Ernest F S, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 211308, (President III, O/P), MPK

 KELLAND, William C S, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 239497, (President III, O/P), MPK

 JOHNSON, James V, Ty/Act/Sergeant, RM, CH/15655, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LEACH, Albert E, Lance Bombardier, RA, 801945, (1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 REEVE, Peter A, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, (Quebec, O/P), killed

 WALSH, James P, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 266904, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WILCOCK, Roy, Gunner, RA, 46983221, (1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 WILKINSON, Mark, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 266609, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WILLIAMS, David, Gunner, RA, 3604939, (1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 WILLIS, Arthur P, Gunner, RA, 3706928, (1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed



 TURLE, Thomas A F, Petty Officer, C/JX 140953, died


Vectis, illness

 EDWARDS, George H, Able Seaman, P/J 26166, died


Zona, steamship, illness

 ELSTON, William, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 333737, (President III, O/P), DOWS



18 April 1943


Boscawen, illness

 JONES, Herbert C, Lieutenant (E), RNR, died


Drake, illness

 CARPENTER, James R, Able Seaman, D/JX 181226, DOWS


Europa, illness

 SMITH, William C, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 281146, died


Lulworth Hill, steamship

 LEEK, Reginald S, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 243131, DOWS


MTB.233, surface action

 FRASER, James L, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


P.615, submarine, ex-Turkish, ship loss

 BIGROVE, Edward, Telegraphist, C/SSX 34116, MPK

 BURNELL, Denis, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 CUNNINGHAM, William N, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 85143, MPK

 DAFT, Arthur J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 117455, MPK

 DAVIES, Austin E, Lieutenant, MPK

 DINSDALE, George A, Stoker 1c, D/KX 80085, MPK

 DYSON, Arthur, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 86406, MPK

 EDWARDS, Leonard G, Able Seaman, P/JX 326027, MPK

 FAIRCLOUGH, John R, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 66502, MPK

 GAUNTLEY, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/JX 275103, MPK

 GOULSTONE, Francis G, Petty Officer, D/JX 135862, MPK

 GRIFFITHS, Samuel J, Stoker 1c, D/SKX 1241, MPK

 HAYES, Frederick G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 122500, MPK

 HUBBARD, Charles C, Petty Officer, C/JX 125311, MPK

 JAMES, Walter R F, Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 128319, MPK

 KENT-SMITH, Percy J, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 77470, MPK

 LAMBERT, Charles W St C, Lieutenant, MPK

 LOWERY, Alfred, Able Seaman, D/JX 286222, MPK

 MACKIE, James A, Petty Officer, P/JX 136224, MPK

 MCCLINTON, Robert W, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 135912, MPK

 MCGUIGAN, Eric J, Able Seaman, D/JX 268041, MPK

 MCLAUGHLAN, James, Act/Leading Seaman, RNR, P/K 19594, MPK

 NICHOLL, Desmond E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 O'HARE, John, Engine Room Artificer 2c, P/MX 51370, MPK

 OLLERENSHAW, Daniel, Able Seaman, D/JX 156176, MPK

 OXLEY, John H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 77968, MPK

 PEPPER, William R, Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/JX 141901, MPK

 PRICE, Harold R, Telegraphist, D/SSX 14092, MPK

 RELLY, Maxwell S, Leading Seaman, P/JX 139533, MPK

 SCHUIL, Alphonse E, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 SHAW, Gerald C F, Able Seaman, D/SSX 36071, MPK

 SINCLAIR, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 275083, MPK

 SLATER, William, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 82883, MPK

 SMITH, Arthur C, Able Seaman, P/JX 167433, MPK

 SOUTH, Arthur, Stoker 1c, P/KX 126811, MPK

 STARRETT, Edward T, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 48345, MPK

 SUMBY, George W, Ty/Petty Officer, D/J 112139, MPK

 SWANN, Ernest E, Able Seaman, C/SSX 18084, MPK

 TAYLOR, Albert E, Ty/Petty Officer Cook (S), P/M 38140, MPK

 TOVEY, Clifford C, Able Seaman, D/JX 192043, MPK

 VAIL, Albert H, Signalman, D/SSX 32984, MPK

 WALLACE, James, Stoker 1c, D/KX 130392, MPK

 WATKINS, William, Stoker 1c, RFR, C/K 62522, MPK

 WEEKS, Henry H, Sub Lieutenant, MPK


Pakenham, ship loss

 STOKES, Harold, Petty Officer Steward, P/LX 20450, DOW


Regent, submarine, lost

 ATKINSON, John K, Able Seaman, D/JX 206104, MPK

 BACKHOUSE, Alfred, Able Seaman, C/JX 192769, MPK

 BAKER, Ronald V, Act/Warrant Engineer, MPK

 BAYLISS, Sidney, Petty Officer, D/JX 133751, MPK

 BROWN, Robert W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 144749, MPK

 CHESWORTH, Kenneth L, Stoker 1c, C/KX 118956, MPK

 CLIFFORD, Raymond A, Act/Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 127992, MPK

 COMPTON, Ernest, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 96749, MPK

 COX, Sydney A A, Telegraphist, C/JX 143583, MPK

 CULHAM, James W S, Lieutenant, MPK

 DEWHURST, Herbert E, Able Seaman, P/JX 341337, MPK

 ELLIS, George G, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 142283, MPK

 FERNIE, Robert R, Sub Lieutenant, MPK

 FOSTER, Benjamin W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 117339, MPK

 FOXHALL, Percival G, Able Seaman, C/235323, MPK

 GEE, Leslie R, Stoker 1c, C/KX 96321, MPK

 GIBSON, Peter R J, Lieutenant, MPK

 GROUNSELL, Cyril T, Able Seaman, P/JX 182166, MPK

 HARDING, Vincent, Petty Officer Steward, P/LX 21771, MPK

 HARVEY, Robert, Able Seaman, P/JX 234155, MPK

 HEWITT, Alfred, Able Seaman, P/JX 264920, MPK

 HITCHCOCK, Toney, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 163012, MPK

 HITCHES, Leonard R, Able Seaman, P/JX 143284, MPK

 HORTON, William R, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 30519, MPK

 HOWELL, Richard, Stoker 1c, D/KX 118461, MPK

 HUDSON, Jeffery K, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 90759, MPK

 IMISON, David H, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 95072, MPK

 JONES, Arthur H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 73110, MPK

 KING, Herbert G, Able Seaman, C/SSX 25492, MPK

 KNOX, Walter N R, Lieutenant, MPK

 LEE, Richard D, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 208263, MPK

 LEECH, Henry, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 80895, MPK

 LEMIN, John, Leading Stoker, C/KX 92690, MPK

 LIPSCOMBE, Leonard A, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/SD/X 1513, MPK

 LLOYD, Richard W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 134511, MPK

 LOUGHRAN, Henry, Stoker 1c, C/KX 115870, MPK

 LOWIS, Reginald E, Ty/Petty Officer, C/JX 151999, MPK

 MATHEWS, Gordon F, Stoker 1c, C/KX 138438, MPK

 MOORES, Alfred, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 95063, MPK

 MURPHY, Kenneth C, Telegraphist, C/JX 259256, MPK

 MURRAY, Athol, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 132122, MPK

 NOBLE, George P, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 71349, MPK

 PACKER, John W, Able Seaman, RFR, C/J 105571, MPK

 PARRIS, Stanley G, Electrical Artificer 4c, C/MX 64442, MPK

 PERRY, James C, Stoker 1c, C/KX 134869, MPK

 PRATT, Edwin J C, Warrant Engineer, MPK

 RAWLINGS, Albert E, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 143312, MPK

 RHODES, Bernard G, Leading Seaman, P/WRX 580, MPK

 RUSSELL, Ernest R, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 57434, MPK

 SAVAGE, Stephen A, Leading Stoker, P/KX 91951, MPK

 SAWYER, Geoffrey J, Leading Signalman, C/151593, MPK

 SHOULDER, George E, Able Seaman, C/SSX 24036, MPK

 SKINNER, Reginald W, Able Seaman, C/JX 251639, MPK

 SUTTON, Richard J, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 TATHAM, Bryan P, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 80286, MPK

 TAYLOR, Jack E, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 82919, MPK

 THOMPSON, Roy W, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 66023, MPK

 TIERNEY, George W, Ty/Leading Cook, D/MX 53858, MPK

 TRICE, William A, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 45219, MPK

 TURNER, Anthony D, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 142344, MPK

 WENTWORTH, Samuel, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26827, MPK

 WILKS, William H, Telegraphist, P/SSX 30181, MPK

 WOODS, Bertie C, Able Seaman, D/JX 23782, MPK


RM Infantry Training Command, accident

 WEST, Donald H, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 116165, killed


Tower, illness

 JUDE, Alfred J E, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 192272, died



19 April 1943


FAA, 710 Sqn, Albatross, air crash

 DONALD, Henry V, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 SNAITH, Charles, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 80145, killed

 WAKEFIELD, Cyril, Ty/Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 115036, killed


FAA, 888 Sqn, Formidable, air crash

 LENG, Frederick W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 893 Sqn, Formidable, air crash

 HALL, Jack, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), DOI



 ROSCOE, John R, Stoker 2c, D/KX 129110, DOWS



 SEDGLEY, Allan, Leading Steward, D/L 14665, MPK


RM Chatham Division

 ARMSTRONG, Arthur C, Marine, CH/X 111456, died


Sembilan, steamship

 O'MAHONY, Victor E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 393220, (President III, O/P), MPK



20 April 1943


Dalhousie (RIN)

 NAIR, R (initial only) K, Ordinary Seaman, 6964 (RIN), died


Lord Middleton, illness

 ABBOTT, Leonard, Telegraphist, RNVR, D/WRX/826, died


President III

 SMITH, Jack, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 336238, DOWS



21 April 1943


4 Maritime Regt, RA

 TUBBY, Herbert W, Gunner, RA, 11415716, killed


Ashantian, steamship

 ELLIOTT, Jeffery, Commodore, RNR, (Eaglet, O/P), MPK



 COWELL, Martin W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281786, DOWS


King George V

 COOTE, Stanley G, Mechanician 2c, P/KX 88938, died


LCI(L).170, bombing

 ELSMORE, Victor T, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 94049, killed

 FORD, Laurence H, Motor Mechanic, D/MX 98249, MPK

 MCDOUGALL, John J, Able Seaman, D/JX 208604, killed

 ORR, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 250705, killed

 WILLIAMS, William, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 353819, killed


LCI(L).256, bombing

 RUMSBY, Clarence R, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 374905, killed


LCI(L).7, ship loss

 PENSOM, Robert T, Able Seaman, P/JX 240881, MPK

 VERNON, Leslie E, Able Seaman, C/JX 350866, killed

 WAITE, Ernest R, Able Seaman, P/JX 264603, killed

 WALTER, Phillip A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RANVR, killed


Northney, illness

 HARRISON, George E, Able Seaman, C/J 27464, died


Samsonia, illness

 MACKENZIE, Roderick, Able Seaman, RTP R 238782, died


Splendid, submarine, lost

 BOULTON, Bernard, Telegraphist, D/SSX 34130, MPK

 BRYANT, Leslie C, Petty Officer, P/J 114025, MPK

 CROKER, Reginald J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 76748, MPK

 FREEMAN, Fred, Able Seaman, D/JX 285923, MPK

 GALLOWAY, Alexander F, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 150818, MPK

 GILLESPIE, Leslie, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 275191, MPK

 GOODWIN, Eric, Able Seaman, D/SSX 12992, MPK

 HERBERT, Leslie W, Stoker, D/KX 138684, MPK

 HODSON, William, Stoker 1c, C/KX 111345, MPK

 KEMPTHORNE, Leslie R, Able Seaman, C/SSX 26446, MPK

 LAWRENCE, Douglas, Leading Seaman, D/JX 142867, MPK

 LEGASSICK, William, Signalman, C/JX 207619, MPK

 MACKEN, Thomas, Stoker 1c, C/KX 95081, MPK

 MOODY, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 155550, MPK

 ORROM, Warren S, Petty Officer, C/J 113100, MPK

 PILTON, Francis J, Able Seaman, D/SSX 22220, MPK

 SAVILL, Kenneth A P, Able Seaman, C/JX 333132, MPK

 SMITH, Leslie S, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 66053, MPK


Tamar, as POW

 JEFFS, Sidney H, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 46760, died



22 April 1943


Amerika, steamship

 CAMERON, John, Gunner, RA, 1816240, (4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 DRURY, Dennis F, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 334386, (President III, O/P), MPK

 GATHERUM, David F, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 391975, (President III, O/P), MPK

 STONE, Frederick H, Ty/Act/Sergeant, RFR, PLY/21231, (President III, O/P), MPK

 TANSEY, Dennis, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 306849, (President III, O/P), MPK

 TURNER, Raymond, Gunner, RA, 4695440, (4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 WALLIS, Roy, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 337670, (President III, O/P), MPK



 THRASHER, Mack P, Stoker (M), V 32411 (RCNVR), DOWS


P.614, submarine, ex-Turkish, lost overboard

 JAMES, William D, Able Seaman, D/JX 267549, MPK



23 April 1943



 SPENCER, Norman F, Act/Petty Officer, P/SSX 27541, MPK


Dragon, illness

 SMART, William M, Petty Officer, P/JX 125270, died


FAA, 738 Sqn, Asbury, air crash

 WHITE, David D, Lieutenant (A), killed


RM Portsmouth Division, accident

 HARRIES, Redvers J, Marine, PO/X 105411, killed



24 April 1943


Dartmouth II

 BOOTHMAN, George, Leading Supply Assistant, D/MX 95106, died


FAA, 808 Sqn, Vulture, air crash

 SHINKFIELD, Thomas N, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 831 Sqn, Indomitable, air crash

 DARKE, Ronald C, Leading Airman, FAA/FX 77178, MPK


Kowarra, steamship

 HAIR, James F, Able Seaman, PM 2017 (RANR), (President III, O/P), MPK


ML.3, illness

 WATTS, Robert G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 400154, died


RM 40 Commando

 GUINAN, Harry W, Marine, CH/X 3353, DOWS


Rosenborg, steamship

 CHETWYND, Wilfred, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 289728, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HUGHES, Robert, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 267365, (President III, O/P), MPK

 KNOWLES, John W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 314481, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LEIGHTON, Thomas, Ty/Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), D/JX 192736, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LUSTY, Harold J, Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 338989, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MILLER, Arthur E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 291671, (President III, O/P), MPK


Sahib, submarine, lost

 ENGLAND, Eric G, Electrical Artificer 3c, P/MX 61345, MPK


Vulture, illness

 LEECH, George T, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA/FX 99016, died



25 April 1943


Doryssa, steamship

 WAUGH, Graham, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 236446, (President III, O/P), MPK



 DAVIES, John C, Paymaster Lieutenant, died


Exeter, as POW

 MURCH, Edward, Able Seaman, D/JX 129683, died


LCG(L).15, ship loss

 ALBIN, Frederick E, Marine, PO/X 113000, MPK

 BICKLE, John H, Leading Motor Mechanic, C/MX 161002, killed

 BRACKLEY, Leslie V, Marine, CH/X 2851, MPK

 BURGASS, Douglas A, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 CAMPBELL, Peter, Marine, CH/X 2848, killed

 CHRISTIAN, Norman A, Marine, PO/X 110832, MPK

 CLAY, William C, Marine, PO/X 110768, killed

 COWIE, Victor W, Marine, PLY/X 110108, MPK

 DAVIES, Delwyn, Marine, PLY/X 108897, killed

 DAVIES, Peter A, Marine, PO/X 110769, killed

 DERRICK, Edward J, Leading Stoker, P/KX 91780, MPK

 DERRICK, Frederick W C, Marine, PO/X 114089, killed

 GLEDHILL, John, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 373341, killed

 GOLDSMITH, Donald H, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 HINDMARSH, Edward, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 352687, MPK

 HUGHES, Edward J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 416212, MPK

 KERFOOT, John H, Ty/Sergeant, RM, CH/X 1234, MPK

 KNIGHT, Keith E C, Marine, CH/X 106938, killed

 LIGHT, Frederick W, Marine, PO/X 110831, MPK

 MARSDEN, Edmund G, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 351783, killed

 MARSH, Arthur T, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, PO/X 3599, MPK

 MCARDLE, James, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 358916, killed

 MCDONALD, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 363964, MPK

 MITCHELL, Edward W, Marine, PLY/109151, MPK

 MUIR, James C, Wireman, D/MX 103366, MPK

 O'CONNELL, Arthur D, Wireman, D/MX 103936, killed

 PARDEN, Raymond, Marine, PO/X 114182, killed

 PECKHAM, Henry J, Stoker 2c, D/KX 159446, killed

 RUSSELL, James S, Marine, CH/X 109274, MPK

 STEPHENSON, Edgar A, Marine, PO/X 110640, killed

 TAYLOR, Tom A, Able Seaman, P/J 112151, killed

 TICKLE, Cyril S, Leading Seaman, C/JX 188073, MPK

 UNDERWOOD, Arthur S, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 359229, killed

 WARRINGTON, Harold, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 385984, killed

 WATTS, Wilfred H, Marine, PO/X 109054, killed

 WILKINSON, Joseph W, Marine, PO/X 109733, killed

 WISHART, James N, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed


ML.232, drowning

 DOBBIE, Fergus L E, Able Seaman, P/JX 321973, died



 JONES, George A, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 347028, killed


Orwell, accident

 PAPWORTH, Alfred E, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 354865, killed


Petard, bombing

 HERBERT, Charles E, Ordinary Seaman, P/J 325622, killed

 ROE, Reuben I, Leading Stoker, P/K 61414, killed


Revenge, illness

 REDDISH, James, Able Seaman, P/JX 161771, died


Rosemary, boat capsized

 HOLMES, Herbert B, Able Seaman, P/JX 261483, MPK

 HULATT, Dennis, Able Seaman, P/JX 261240, MPK

 KING, George T, Able Seaman, P/J 104350, MPK

 LAMBERT, Geoffrey, Able Seaman, P/JX 143261, MPK

 POYNTING, James A, Able Seaman, P/JX 130095, MPK

 SMITH, Robert W, Able Seaman, P/JX 296180, MPK



 DOLAN, Terence A B, Able Seaman, C/JX 220179, killed

 ROBERTSON, James, Stoker 1c, P/KX 127369, killed


Stadacona (RCN)

 MCHUGHEN, Lawrence J, Telegraphist, V 3733 (RCNVR), killed


Victory, drowning

 DESFORGES, Richard F, Able Seaman, P/JX 275576, killed


Victory I, drowning

 COTSELL, Frank, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 388740, DOWS



26 April 1943


Empire Morn, steamship

 BARRON, Charles P, Leading Radio Mechanic, P/MX 93356, (President III, O/P), MPK

 DENMAN, Francis W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 353372, (President III, O/P), MPK

 GILBEY, Edward, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 335051, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MCNAIR, Alexander, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 311207, (President III, O/P), MPK

 REED, Harold, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 394337, (President III, O/P), MPK

 TERRY, John, Ordinary Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 221192, (President III, O/P), MPK

 TRIGG, Gideon, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 265683, (President III, O/P), MPK


LCG(L).16, ship loss

 ARMSTRONG, Donald B, Marine, PO/X 113138, killed

 BEET, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 364499, MPK

 BELL, Charles W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 352316, MPK

 BLAKELEY, Edward, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 339362, MPK

 BURNETT, Roy, Marine, PO/X 110235, MPK

 CARR, Eric, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 359877, MPK

 CARTWRIGHT, George W, Marine, CH/X 3213, killed

 CLEGG, James H, Marine, PLY/X 4091, MPK

 CLOWES, John H T, Marine, CH/X 2375, killed

 COLE, Richard H W, Marine, CH/X 109391, MPK

 COYNE, James, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 788, MPK

 CRANMORE, Frank S B, Wireman, D/MX 105424, MPK

 DAVIS, William H, Marine, PO/X 113006, killed

 DICK, John, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 92859, MPK

 DRYDEN, Ronald, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 366741, MPK

 ELLIOTT, David, Marine, PO/X 110870, MPK

 GIBB, Duncan M G, Leading Motor Mechanic, C/MX 116886, MPK

 GORDON, Patrick B, Marine, CH/X 109418, killed

 HALL, James J A, Marine, CH/X 106075, MPK

 HARRISON, John E, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 340482, killed

 HAWTHORNE, Charles E, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 366573, MPK

 HOWARD, Percy W J, Marine, CH/X 111751, killed

 HUNT, Douglas E G, Marine, CH/X 2697, MPK

 LANCASTER, Kenneth G, Marine, CH/X 109373, MPK

 MILNS, Boyd C W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 MITCHELL, David J B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 PATCHING, Frederick T B, Stoker 2c, C/KX 153789, MPK

 ROXBURGH, Allan, 2nd Lieutenant, RM, MPK

 SIGLEY, John, Marine, PLY/X 109057, killed

 SMITH, Clifford, Able Seaman, P/JX 290174, MPK

 STONE, Joseph, Marine, PO/X 110866, killed

 SWIFT, William H, Marine, PLY/X 108011, MPK

 WHEAL, Albert D, Marine, CH/X 101513, killed

 WHITE, Thomas, Marine, CH/X 108814, MPK

 WILLIAMS, John T, Able Seaman, P/SSX 15515, MPK

 WRIGHT, Douglas F, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 248211, killed



 TAYLOR, George, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 188656, DOWS


Petard, bombing

 RAFTON, Maurice V, Ty/Leading Seaman, D/SSX 14927, DOW

 TURNER, William H, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 81820, DOW


RM Lympstone, illness

 ROWSELL, Samuel, Marine, PLY/12933, died



27 April 1943


Duke, illness

 HENDERSON, Robert, Stoker 2c, P/KX 178196, died


Empire Opossum, steamship, wounded on board

 COOK, Charles H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 334778, (President III, O/P), DOWS at Oran


FAA, 770 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 HARTLEY, Robert, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 86655, killed

 JOLL, Kenneth R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Fernie Ness Range, accident

 BESWICK, Ernest, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 223520, (President III, O/P), killed

 BROOKES, David, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 338095, (President III, O/P), killed

 CARR, Ernest G, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 201363, (President III, O/P), killed

 CURRAN, Patrick, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 337908, (President III, O/P), killed

 DODSON, Leslie J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 289242, (President III, O/P), killed

 KENNAN, Patrick, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/CDX 2230, (President III, O/P), killed

 LAVERACK, Walter, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 262492, (President III, O/P), killed

 MACLEOD, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 289681, (President III, O/P), killed

 RUDD, Alexander, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 334136, (President III, O/P), killed


Lanka, illness

 JENKIN, Arthur R E, Master at Arms, D/M 39987, DOWS


Merope, steamship

 JOHNS, Aneurin H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 314994, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MARTIN, Stanley D, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 259369, (President III, O/P), MPK


Tamar, as POW

 BELL, Norman Mc, Able Seaman, D/JX 194211, died


Victory I, illness

 DALY, Thomas H D, Leading Stoker, P/KX 100509, (ex-Laconia), DOWS



28 April 1943


Albrighton, surface action

 BENTLEY, George H, Able Seaman, D/JX 284280, killed

 CALF, John O, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 86650, killed

 CARTER, Tom, Able Seaman, P/JX 316774, killed

 COTTRELL, Mark, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 305180, killed

 COYNE, Victor J, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX 309179, killed

 DAVIES, Eric A, Able Seaman, D/SSX 13595, killed

 NOWELL, Kenneth, Able Seaman, D/JX 345073, killed

 THOMSON, Archibald MCA, Able Seaman (Pens), D/J 37023, killed


Givenchy (RCN)

 DUNN, Robert C, Able Seaman, V 12710 (RCNVR), died



 HARRIS, Stanley T, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 383593, killed


MTB.639, ship loss

 GOULD, Philip F S, Lieutenant, killed

 HARGREAVES, Frank, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 347760, MPK

 LLOYD, Leonard, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 347066, MPK

 ROBINSON, Victor E, Stoker 1c, P/KX 138391, MPK

 RUSSELL, George L, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 WOODS, Arthur K, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 160888, MPK


RM Chatham Division, illness

 SMITH, Edward A, Marine, CH/X 106024, died

 CLIFFORD, William M, Marine, PLY/X 109249, died


Royal Navy

 AHERN, John, Stoker 1c, D/309398, died



29 April 1943


4 Maritime Regt, RA

 JOHNSON, William, Bombardier, RA, 1476268, killed

 NORTON, Harold, Gunner, RA, 1774855, killed


Excellent II, air crash

 BEEVOR, Sir Thomas L, Act/Captain, Naval Attache to Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Foreign), killed

 MACK, Philip J, Rear Admiral, killed


Pembroke, illness

 THURLOW, Arthur J, Able Seaman, C/JX 52153, died


Wollongbar, steamship

 WHITE, Dennis F, Able Seaman, H 610 (RANR), (President III, O/P), MPK



30 April 1943


2 Maritime Regt, RA

 JARDINE, Donald P, Gunner, RA, 293103, killed


FAA, 821 Sqn, St Angelo, explosion

 BRAMLEY, Vincent S, Ty/Act/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, DOI


FAA, 826 Sqn, Hannibal, air crash

 HILL, Ronald A, Air Mechanic (E) 2c, FAA/FX 101409, killed

 HODGSON, John H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 WILSON, James, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/JX 153334, killed

 YATES, George, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/SFX 2261, killed


Fernie Ness Range

 GIBSON, William, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 261576, (President III, O/P), DOW


Gosling, illness

 HUGHES, Frank, Air Fitter, FAA/FX 106389, died



 HILL, William R B, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 79921, killed


Jackdaw, illness

 SLADE, Alan K C, Air Fitter, FAA/FX 78272, died


Port VIctor, steamship

 COATE, Raymond K, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 290957, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HUGHES, James, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 335848, (President III, O/P), MPK


President III, illness

 WILSON, Jack, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 289910, died


Wayland, illness

 JOHNSON, Thomas A, Able Seaman, P/JX 134736, died


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