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

 

1st - 30th SEPTEMBER 1944 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

 

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

 

HM Motor Minesweeper - MMS.53

(NP/Mark Teadham, click photographs for enlargements)

on to October 1944

 

Notes:

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

(2) Click for abbreviations

(3) Link to Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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

 

 

 

Background Events - September-December 1944

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

 


 

 

Friday, 1 September 1944

 

Byrsa

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

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

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

 

Europa, illness

GOODLAD, William, Skipper, RNR, died

 

Hurst Castle, ship loss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

La Malbaie (RCN)

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

 

Lady Elsa

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

 

Lanka

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

 

MGB.692, accident

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

 

MMS.117, ship loss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

President I

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

 

President, attached to Royal Marines

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

 

RM 30th Assault Unit

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

 

RN (Malay Section)

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

 

Tetcott, accident

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

 

Victory, illness

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

 

 

Saturday, 2 September 1944

 

Byrsa, accident

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

 

Defiance, illness

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

 

Exmoor, illness

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

 

FAA, 750 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

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

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

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

 

FAA, 772 Sqn, Nightjar, air crash

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

 

Flora

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

 

Glen Avon, ship loss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

LCM.612

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

 

Northney

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

 

 

Sunday, 3 September 1944

 

Columbine

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

 

Euphrates

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

 

Hamilcar

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

 

Hasdrubal, road accident

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

 

Lanka, illness

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

 

LCT.500

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

 

Livingston, steamship

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

 

MMS.87

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

 

 

Monday, 4 September 1944

 

FAA, 855 Sqn, Daedalus, air operations

JEFFERY, Charles H, Lieutenant, MPK

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

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

 

Penguin (RAN), accident

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

 

President III

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

 

RM 47 Commando, Normandy

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

 

RN Barracks Avonmouth, illness

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

 

 

Tuesday, 5 September 1944

 

Kilham

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

 

ML.543, accident

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

 

President, drowning

EUSTACE, Kenneth M, Lieutenant (E), died

 

Renown

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

 

Vernon, illness

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

 

 

Wednesday, 6 September 1944

 

Batavia, as POW

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

 

Dalhousie (RIN)

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

 

FAA, 809 Sqn, Stalker, air crash

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

 

Highflyer, illness

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

 

Middleton, shore gunfire

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

 

Moreton (RAN), illness

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

 

RN Naval Party 1501

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

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

 

Victory IV, illness

JONES, Alfred E, Ward Lieutenant Commander, died

 

 

Thursday, 7 September 1944

 

Chaleur II (RCN)

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

 

Empress, accident

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

 

FAA, 769 Sqn, Peewit, air crash

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

 

LST.413, accident

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

 

Pembroke, drowning

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

 

Royal Navy, on loan to Government Training Centre

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

 

Sioux (RCN)

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

 

 

Friday, 8 September 1944

 

1 Maritime Regt, RA

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

PEARSON, Cedric, Gunner, RA, 4465445, MPK

 

4 Maritime Regt, RA

DONOVAN, Joseph, Gunner, RA, 1582038, MPK

HADFIELD, Joseph, Bombardier, RA, 13098946, MPK

HENDERSON, Enoch, Gunner, RA, 1730745, MPK

LOUGHERY, James, Gunner, RA, 1794906, MPK

 

Aeolus

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

 

Beehive, illness

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

 

Curzon

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

 

Daedalus

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

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

 

Empire Heritage, steamship

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

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

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

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

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

 

Empire Nutfield, steamship

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

 

Mulgrave (RCN)

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

 

Pinto, steamship

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

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

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

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

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

 

RN Hospital Hong Kong, as POW

GUNN, William D, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, died

 

 

Saturday, 9 September 1944

 

Activity

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

 

Fort Hall, steamship

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

 

Forte, illness

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

 

Glenroy, illness

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

 

X.24, midget submarine, lost overboard

PURDY, Derek N, Sub Lieutenant, RNZNVR, killed

 

 

Sunday, 10 September 1944

 

Britomart, ship loss

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

 

RN Hospital Haslar, illness

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

 

Stadacona (RCN)

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

 

 

Monday, 11 September 1944

 

Campania, illness

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

 

Durnoch, accident

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

 

Exmoor

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

 

FAA, 1849 Sqn, Saker, air crash

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

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

 

MMS.1012, illness

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

 

RM Portsmouth Division, illness

FOX, Bertie E, Warrant Recruiter, RM, died

 

Sceptre, accident

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

 

Shrapnel

LIVESEY, Moira I, WRNS, 27237, DOWS

 

St Vincent, illness

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

 

 

Tuesday, 12 September 1944

 

Corsair, drowning

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

 

FAA, 801 Sqn, Furious, air operations

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

 

Frobisher, drowning

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

 

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

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

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

 

MGB.637, mining

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

 

MGB.657, mining

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

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

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

 

ML.1119 (RIN), shore gunfire

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

 

MMS.1019, illness

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

 

Northney

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

 

President III, illness

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

 

President Potter, steamship, ship loss

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

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

 

(Rakuyo Maru) Japanese steamship, as POW

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

RM 30th Assault Unit, Normandy

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

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

 

RN Naval Party 1501

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

 

 

Wednesday, 13 September 1944

 

Daedalus, on loan to Vickers Armstrong, air crash

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

 

Machlimar (RIN)

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

 

MTB.443

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

 

RM Siege Regt

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

 

St Angelo, road accident

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

 

 

Thursday, 14 September 1944

 

Lord Melchett

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

 

President III

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

 

Sheba, accident

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

 

Shrapnel

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

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

 

South African Naval Force

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

 

Thane

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

 

 

Friday, 15 September 1944

 

Highflyer, illness

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

 

President III, illness

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

 

 

Saturday, 16 September 1944

 

Beaver, illness

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

 

ML.258

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

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

 

Orion

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

 

Saltarelo

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

 

Zebra

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

 

 

Sunday, 17 September 1944

 

Byrsa

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

 

Copra

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

 

Merlin

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

 

Shrapnel

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

 

 

Monday, 18 September 1944

 

Ampetco, steamship

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

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

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

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

 

Dinosaur, illness

THOMSON, Alexander R, Lieutenant, RNVR, died

 

FAA, 769 Sqn, Owl, air crash

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

 

FAA, 817 Sqn, Indomitable, air crash

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

 

Fly, illness

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

 

Japanese transport, as POW

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

 

Malayan RNVR, as POW

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

 

MTB.728, surface action

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

 

RM 46 Commando

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

 

RM MNBDO I, as POW Germany

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

 

Robin, as POW

HARVEY, James E, Lieutenant, RNR, killed

 

Royal Indian Navy Volunteer Reserve

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

 

 

Tuesday, 19 September 1944

 

Daedalus, Arnhem

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

 

Drake

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

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

 

Electra, as POW

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

 

FAA, 797 Sqn, Bherunda, air crash

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

 

FAA, 887 Sqn, Indefatigable, air crash

HAYNES, Frank L, Lieutenant, MPK

 

LCT.913

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

 

MTB.728, surface action

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

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

 

 

Wednesday, 20 September 1944

 

Attack

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

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

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

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

 

Burma RNVR

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

 

Danae

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

 

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

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

 

H.34, submarine

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

 

Kent, illness

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

 

RM Armoured Special Group, illness

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

 

RN LCOCU No.14

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

 

Seaborn, illness

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

 

South African Naval Force

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

 

Sphinx, illness

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

 

 

Thursday, 21 September 1944

 

 

Byrsa

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

 

Georgian (RCN)

CHENOUSKI, Frank, Lieutenant, RCN, died

 

LCT(A).2079, illness

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

 

President

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

 

RM 48 Commando

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

 

Tadpole, road accident

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

 

(Toyofuku Maru) Japanese steamship, as POW

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

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

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

 

Turtle, illness

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

 

 

Friday, 22 September 1944

 

Bracondene

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

 

Fisher Lad

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

 

Helicon, illness

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

 

Howe, accident

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

 

Magnificent III

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

 

Pembroke, illness

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

 

RCAF, 401 Sqn, air operations

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

 

RM 43 Commando

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

 

Vindex

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

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

 

 

Saturday, 23 September 1944

 

Aggressive

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

 

Cornwallis (RCN)

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

 

Highflyer

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

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

 

Tera

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

 

Vernon, illness

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

 

Winchester, drowning

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

 

 

Sunday, 24 September 1944

 

Illustrious

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

 

Iron Duke, illness

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

 

Jupiter, as POW

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

 

LCT(R).125

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

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

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

 

Pennywort

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

 

 

Monday, 25 September 1944

 

Jupiter, as POW

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

 

RM 43 Commando

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

 

RM 48 Commando

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

 

RM Portsmouth Division, road accident

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

 

Royal Navy

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

 

 

Tuesday, 26 September 1944

 

Achilles (RNZN), illness

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

 

Active, illness

BENNETT, John R, Midshipman (E), died

 

Bee, illness

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

 

Cassandra

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

 

Jupiter, as POW

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

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

 

Ladava (RAN), accident

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

 

ML.104, in action

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

 

Pembroke, accident

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

 

St Angelo

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

 

Victory I, illness

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

 

 

Wednesday, 27 September 1944

 

Cricket

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

 

Rockingham

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

 

Shrapnel, illness

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

 

Watchman

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

 

 

Thursday, 28 September 1944

 

Buxton (RCN)

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

 

Byrsa

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

Lariat

LYON, William, Able Seaman, 238757 NAP, MPK

 

Liddesdale, shore gunfire

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

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

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

 

 

Friday, 29 September 1944

 

Electra, as POW

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

 

Liddesdale, shore gunfire

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

 

ML.563

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

 

 

Saturday, 30 September 1944

 

Aggressive

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

 

Arbiter

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

 

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

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

 

FAA, 813 Sqn, Campania, air operations

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

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

 

President III

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

 

Proserpine

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

 

Satellite

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

 

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