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


SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 1946 - in date, ship/unit & name order

HMS Egret, sloop (Navy Photos/Bob Hanley, click to enlarge)

on to January-June 1947



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

(2) Click for abbreviations

(3) Click for lists by Name in the Casualties Homepage




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



Sunday, 1 September 1946



 GALLAGHER, George E, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 282836, died



 COULSON, Jane R, WRNS, 42600 (WRNS), died



Monday, 2 September 1946


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 STEPHENS, Maurice H, Lieutenant Commander (A), RNVR, died


Royal Navy, illness

 NIMCIE, Alexanda, (rank not known, Yugoslavian Navy) 3739/39, died of TB



Tuesday, 3 September 1946


Cochrane, illness

 HILL, Stanley C D, Leading Stoker, R/KX 102256 (ex-Safeguard), died


FAA, 728 Sqn, Falcon, air crash

 FRIIS, Peter H, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 GARDNER, Matthew L, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Minona, illness

 EVANS, Albert J, Donkeyman, RTP R 22703, died


Raleigh, illness

 HILEY, Joyce E, WRNS, 105020 (WRNS), died


Royal Naval Reserve

 SOUTER, Edwin G, 2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/X 10720 B, died


Royal Navy

 MCKIE, Alfred, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 48541, died


Swiftsure, illness

 COLLIER, Kenneth P, Marine, PO/X 123083, died



 CHEER, William A, Shipwright Lieutenant Commander, died



Wednesday, 4 September 1946


Vernon, drowning

 JARRATT, Sidney J, Ty/Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, died



Thursday, 5 September 1946


Bermuda, illness

 MCNISH, Douglas W, Marine, PLY/X 1765, died



 LEADER, Henry R, Stoker 2c, D/KX 694208, died


Europa, illness

 JONES, Frederick G, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 695777, died


Victory, illness

 MILMAN, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/JX 322070, died



Friday, 6 September 1946



 PINNOCK, Stephen O N, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died



 WOOLLEY, Douglas, Telegraphist, P/JX 701244, died


RM Portsmouth Division, illness

 YERBUR, Kenneth E, Sergeant, RM, PO/X 282, died


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 HOPWOOD, John, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died



Saturday, 7 September 1946


Cerberus (RAN)

 NEGUS, Robert C, Captain (S), RAN, died


Drake, road accident

 FARRELLY, Peter, Stoker 1c, D/KX 152244, killed



 WOODCOCK, George H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 79345, died



 WRIGHT, Ronald G, Leading Seaman, P/JX 384877, died



Sunday, 8 September 1946


William Brady

 INNES, William, Skipper, RNR, died



Monday, 9 September 1946


Lonsdale (RAN), illness

 MACKENZIE, Kenneth, Commissioned Warrant Officer, RANR (S), died


Padstow Bay, illness

 BRADLEY, Dennis, Stoker 2c, D/KX 785851, died



 SAWERS, Owen C, Midshipman, killed


Westralia (RAN), accident

 WILLIAMS, William D, Able Seaman, B 5413 (RANR), killed



Tuesday, 10 September 1946


Indomitable, illness

 GOULD, John A, Able Seaman, P/JX 236391, died



 CAMERON, William O, Stoker 1c, C/KX 144694, died



Wednesday, 11 September 1946


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 BAKER, Arthur W, Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, died


Seruwa, illness

 DUGGAN, Horace, Petty Officer Airman, L/F 55130, died



Thursday, 12 September 1946


Abercrombie, accident

 CHRISTMAS, James A, Marine, CH/X 115793, killed


Bermuda, illness

 GIBSON, Isaac P, Chief Painter, D/MX 49459, died


Pembroke, illness

 PACK, Harry, Leading Steward, C/LX 23441, died



Friday, 13 September 1946


RM Chatham Division, illness

 BAKER, Frederick, Marine, CH/X 114435, died


Royal Naval Reserve

 RUTHERFORD, Thomas W, Stoker, RNR (PS), D/212 W, died



Saturday, 14 September 1946



 WHITEHORN, Raymond, Artificer Electrical Apprentice, MX 766813, died



Sunday, 15 September 1946


RM Portsmouth Division

 PRESS, Thomas H, Colour Sergeant, RM, PO/20546, died


St Vincent

 DINE, Henry I, Musician, RMB/2658, died



 MCDERMOTT, Joseph S, Seaman, RNR, D/X 20434 A, killed



Monday, 16 September 1946



 ANDREWS, Nicholas K, Stoker 1c, D/KX 528327, died



Wednesday, 18 September 1946


BYMS.2002, drowning

 MIDDLETON, Derek G, Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Drake, drowning

 BREDDY, John F L, Able Seaman, D/JX 420457, died



Thursday, 19 September 1946


Jamaica, illness

 EMM, Albert J, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 182104, died



 FAHY, Peter, Petty Officer, C/JX 125249, died



 HABERFIELD, Vera, 2nd Officer, WRNS, died


Royal Navy

 COWAN, David L, Commander, died



 JOHNSTON, Robert R, Signalman, P/SSX 33363, died



Friday, 20 September 1946


Griffon (RCN)

 WAZNE, Michael, Able Seaman, V/82349 (RCNVR), died


Victory III

 CASS, Albert E, Petty Officer, P/J 111726, MPK



Saturday, 21 September 1946


FAA, 741 Sqn, Vulture, air crash

 HODGSON, Ronald J, Sub Lieutenant (A), MPK



 BROGAN, Thomas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 164759, illness, died


RM Plymouth Division

 TAYLOR, Gilbert, Marine, PLY/X 102362, died


Royal Navy

 FISHER, Richard T, Able Seaman, P/JX 268330, died



Sunday, 22 September 1946



 ABDULLAH, Sani B A, Able Seaman, MN 974 (Malay Section), died



Monday, 23 September 1946


ML.264, road accident

 BIRKETT, Alan A, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Seaham, illness

 PICK, Dennis W, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died


St Angelo

 CARUANA, Carmelo, Leading Steward, E/L 12305, died


Vernon, road accident

 RAWSON, Edna M, WRNS, N/WRNS 102137, died



Tuesday, 24 September 1946


Drake, illness

 BERRY, Joseph, Able Seaman, D/JX 255274, illness, died

 COVENTRY, William A, Chief Stoker, D/307524, died


Statesman, illness

 BARRON, Frederick, Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 147574, died


Wildfire, drowning

 EDWARDS, Alexander L, Able Seaman, C/JX 618152, died

 HALL, Colin A E, Able Seaman, C/JX 535088, died



Wednesday, 25 September 1946


Pembroke, illness

 EGAN, Rev Michael B, Chaplain, died


President, accident

 BERRY, Arthur, Ty/Act/Lieutenant (Instructor), died


Royal Navy

 BOND, Arthur, Sick Berth Chief Petty Officer, P/M 3989, died

 GOSS, Harold W, Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 89309, died



 BOARDMAN, John C, Leading Signalman, D/JX 170243, died



Thursday, 26 September 1946


RM Chatham Division

 PENFOLD, Edward L T, Marine, CH/X 107720, died



Friday, 27 September 1946


FAA, 766 Sqn, Fulmar, air crash

 CLARK, Michael A, Lieutenant (E), MPK


Glory, air crash

 ADAMS, John F, Air Mechanic 2c, L/FX 762898, MPK


Vernon, air crash

 MILLS, Derek F, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Victory, drowning

 DYSON, Frederick, Stoker 2c, P/KX 153675, died



Saturday, 28 September 1946


Daedalus III, illness

 OLIVER, Sydney, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 709548, died


Drake, road accident

 HESKETH, Harold, Able Seaman, D/JX 570819, died


King Salvor, drowning

 PILLING, Leslie H, Petty Officer, P/JX 140603, died


President, illness

 SHAW, Cyril A, Captain, died



Sunday, 29 September 1946


Eastway, illness

 FORECAST, Henry G, Able Seaman, P/JX 630784, died



 FINCH, Ernest W, Yeoman of Signals, C/J 19643, died



Monday, 30 September 1946



 WESTON, Frederick, Master at Arms, C/M 35840, died


RM Band

 BROWN, Frederick, Musician, RMB/2362, died


Victory X, illness

 DYASON, Richard C, Lieutenant, RNR, died



Tuesday, 1 October 1946


Dalhousie (RIN)

 JAMES, K (initial only), Stoker 1c, 29076 (RIN), died



 BAINES, Joseph A, Stoker 2c, P/KX 144034, died


LST.3035, road accident

 DARROCH, Neil, Able Seaman, D/JX 149089, killed


Pembroke, illness

 YATES, Raymond, Able Seaman, C/JX 546823, died


Sanguine, drowning

 DOFFMAN, Reginald, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 717982, died


Victory II, illness

 CRANE, Leonard F, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 73949, died



Wednesday, 2 October 1946


Euroclydon, illness

 DUNBAR, Samuel J W, Able Seaman, D/JX 418844, died


Royal Indian Navy Volunteer Reserve

 MORRISON, Archibald N, Commander (E), RINVR, died


Victory, illness

 JARVIS, Walter A, Able Seaman, P/SSX 33679, died



Thursday, 3 October 1946



 HOPE, George G, Able Seaman, P/JX 192381, died



Friday, 4 October 1946


Pickle, illness

 MILLIGAN, Clifford, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 58933, died


Royal Navy

 FOX, Joseph J, Wireman, P/MX 88187, died



Saturday, 5 October 1946


Royal Naval Reserve

 OTLEY, Reverdy C, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, died


Royal Navy

 CONSTANT, Roland A, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 374778, died



Sunday, 6 October 1946



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


Melampus, illness

 JONES, Alun T, Chief Canteen Manager, C/NX 1837, died



Monday, 7 October 1946


Burma RNVR

 MERCER, E (initial only), Stoker, 2108 (Burma RNVR), MPK


St Angelo

 BUCHANAN, Robert H, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 798390, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 MACKENZIE, Harry K, Telegraphist, 25137 (RCN), died



Tuesday, 8 October 1946


Royal Naval Patrol Service

 DUGDALE, Frederick A, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 125043, died


Star (RCN)

 DUGGINS, Walter A, Chief Engine Room Artificer, V/22356 (RCNVR), died



Wednesday, 9 October 1946



 STEGGALL, Harold A, Leading Coder, C/JX 207586, died


Royal Navy

 MOORE, Aubrey E D, Commander, died


Victory, illness

 HUGHES, Gwilym, Able Seaman, P/JX 523164, died



Friday, 11 October 1946


Daedalus, road accident

 CREGAN, Neville G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Royal Navy

 SIM, Charles J, Leading Stoker, P/KX 127730, died


Victory IV, illness

 FORSHAW, Annie, WRNS, 72802 (WRNS), died



Saturday, 12 October 1946


Daedalus, road accident

 TRUELOVE, Thomas E, Petty Officer Air Fitter, L/FX 82614, died



 SAVAGE, Ernest, Lieutenant, died


President I, illness

 ALLAN, Herbert P, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, died



Sunday, 13 October 1946


Cotillion, drowning

 BISHOP, Donald B, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 722617, died


Fierce, illness

 WEBSTER, Jack, Stoker 1c, P/KX 753078, died


Kenya RNVR

 KWOSYA, Munyao, Ordinary Seaman, KN 788 (Kenya RNVR), died


Pembroke, illness

 DOWSE, William G, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 10977, died


Tetcott, illness

 BROWN, Arthur, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 61652, died


Widemouth Bay, accident

 BROWN, Cecil P, Able Seaman, P/JX 632601, killed



Monday, 14 October 1946



 FIELDHOUSE, William E, Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 81832, died


Royal Navy

 HART, Stanley T, Petty Officer, C/JX 441458, died


Victory, illness

 MUNRO, Henry N, Lieutenant, RNVR, died



Tuesday, 15 October 1946


Bambara, accident

 FLINT, Joseph W, Petty Officer Air Mech, L/SFX 956, killed


Carleton (RCN)

 ROACH, Francis A C, Stores Assistant, V/1913 (RCNVR), died


Drake, illness

 SMITH, Wilfred, Leading Seaman, P/JX 260217, died


FAA, 807 Sqn, Implacable, air crash

 REID, Edward A, Sub Lieutenant (A), MPK


Goldcrest, RNAS, Pembrokeshire, Wales, illness

 LATTO, Leslie J, Able Seaman, C/JX 541406, died


Kilchrenan, drowning

 MILES, Raymond J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 725262, died



 WEBB, William, Able Seaman, P/SSX 12378, died



Wednesday, 16 October 1946


Pembroke, illness

 RODGERS, John, Able Seaman, C/JX 656490, died


Raven, illness

 WILMAN, Harry, Able Seaman, P/JX 339279, died



Thursday, 17 October 1946



 PARTRIDGE, Douglas F, Able Seaman, D/JX 208775, died


Elementary Flying Training School, air crash

 GREENWOOD, George A, Lieutenant, RCN, killed


South African Naval Force

 DICKSON, M (initial only) A, Sub Lieutenant, SANF, died



Friday, 18 October 1946


Highflyer, illness

 CLUDERAY, Peter J, Writer, P/MX 774059, died



Saturday, 19 October 1946



 GAIT, Wilfred T, Chief Stoker, D/K 1825, killed



 JOHNSTON, Ephraim, Plumber 4c, D/M 36212, died



 BRACEGIRDLE, Ralph, Able Seaman, C/JX 548751, died


King Alfred, illness

 CORBY, John, Lieutenant Commander, died


Royal Navy

 HARWOOD, George P, Lieutenant, illness, died

 HOSKYN, Sydney R, Petty Officer Stores, C/MX 53455, died



Sunday, 20 October 1946



 THOMPSON, Andrew, Petty Officer, D/218199, died


St Angelo, accident

 BLACK, John, Writer, P/MX 724753, killed



 MORRIS, James A, Air Fitter, L/FX 85617, died



Monday, 21 October 1946



 PAINE, Charles W, Able Seaman, P/JX 261196, died


Pembroke, illness

 MCGILL, Thomas W, Able Seaman, C/JX 198659, died


Trafalgar, accident

 MCGRATH, James J, Able Seaman, C/JX 559652, killed


Women's Royal Naval Service

 CARTER, Peggy, WRNS, 26685 (WRNS), died



Tuesday, 22 October 1946



 ELLINGTON, Leonard C, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 8316, died



 HEMMINGTON, Donald, Able Seaman, P/JX 340841, died


Royal Navy

 BRICE, John H N, Leading Cook, C/MX 50566, died

 WOOLFORD, Edward G, Chief Stoker, P/K 63640, died


Saumarez, destroyer, mined in Corfu Channel off Albania

 ATKINSON, Bernard, Leading Radio Mechanic, C/MX 658647, killed

 BECKETT, Lauriston B, Cook (S), D/MX 750559, killed

 BRIFFA, Victor E A, Act/Steward, E/LX 667166, killed

 BUTCHER, Donald G, Stoker 2c, C/KX 779246, killed

 EDWARDS, William A D, Writer, D/MX 738317, killed

 EVA, Stanley J, Leading Cook, D/MX 53041, DOW

 FISHER, Robert, Able Seaman, D/JX 655048, killed

 FORD, William J N, Engine Room Artificer 5c, D/MX 93556, killed

 FRANCIS, Vernon, Able Seaman, D/JX 709105, killed

 GALLAHAR, Enoch J, Telegraphist, D/JX 724465, killed

 GERMAN, Raymond, Able Seaman, D/JX 708935, killed

 GOODE, Trevor W J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 763125, killed

 HALL, Francis R, Telegraphist, D/JX 711742, killed

 HOLMES, Norman, Able Seaman, D/JX 642544, killed

 KITT, William J H, Leading Stoker, D/KX 98204, killed

 LEWIS, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 632719, killed

 LLEWELYN, Frederick E, Able Seaman, D/JX 769885, killed

 LOCK, Samuel F, Stores Petty Officer, P/MX 59959, killed

 MALLIA, Francis X, Assistant Cook (O), E/LX 77952, killed

 MORRIS, Ronald, Cook (S), D/MX 750902, killed

 MUNN, Reginald H, Petty Officer Writer, D/MX 58072, killed

 PARSONS, Ernest W, Chief Petty Officer, D/JX 125562, killed

 PINE, William H, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 90676, killed

 ROSS, William P J, Able Seaman, D/JX 650092, killed

 SCHOLES, Frank M, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/J 112746, killed

 SPEIGHT, Gordon, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 745538, killed

 STAERCK, Walter J, Able Seaman, D/JX 709285, killed

 WILSON, Henry J R T, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 245788, killed

 WINTER, Brian J, Leading Radio Mechanic, P/MX 742378, killed

 WINTERBOTTOM, Sam, Able Seaman, D/XX 729949, killed


Volage, destroyer, in company with Saumarez, mined in Corfu Channel off Albania

 BROOM, Harry G, Leading Stoker, P/KX 92073, killed

 CHANNELL, Archibald J, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 88770, killed

 KEETON, Cyril, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 78483, DOW

 KNOTT, Joseph, Petty Officer, P/JX 161869, killed

 LOCHLIN, James L A, Stoker 2c, D/KX 786732, killed

 MILLSON, William E, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 55187, killed

 PRICE, Horace G, Act/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, killed

 TAYLOR, Cyril J, Stoker 2c, P/KX 784766, killed



Wednesday, 23 October 1946


Eskimo, illness

 GOODRIDGE, Ronald B, Able Seaman, C/JX 657115, died



 MCSTRAVICK, John, Ordinary Seaman, R/JX 533661, died


Royal Naval Patrol Service

 CAMPBELL, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 400353, died


Saumarez, mining

 BEVAN, Leslie O, Stoker 1c, D/KX 98551, DOW

 DEBATTISTA, Antonio, Leading Steward, E/LX 23209, DOW

 HALES, Gordon H, Able Seaman, D/JX 652361, DOW

 SAYERS, William H, Leading Stoker, D/SKX 86, DOW


Women's Royal Naval Service

 SCHARFE, Nancy E, WRNS, 70635 (WRNS), died



Thursday, 24 October 1946


Saumarez, mining

 WEAVER, John, Leading Seaman, D/JX 150227, DOW



Friday, 25 October 1946


LST.3038, drowning

 MONROE, John McE, Stoker 1c, P/KX 17470, died


Royal Navy

 LIGHT, Frank H, Petty Officer Cook, P/365653, died


Vindex, illness

 CHESWICK, Arthur E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, died



Saturday, 26 October 1946


Pembroke, illness

 PALMER, Dennis C, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 436644 (ex-War Star), died



Sunday, 27 October 1946


Chippawa (RCN)

 SHECHOSKY, John, Able Seaman, V/52394 (RCNVR), died



 TAYLOR, Jack, Ordnance Artificer 3c, C/MX 59292, MPK


Royal Albert, accident

 HOBBS, Lawson H, Leading Writer, D/MX 727410, died


Royal Navy

 MUSK, Edwin A, Leading Signalman, C/JX 226154, died



Tuesday, 29 October 1946



 KERR, James G, Able Seaman, D/JX 191189, died


FAA, 718 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

 AITKEN, Robert M, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

 HALLIWELL, Joseph H, Lieutenant (A), killed


Illustrous, illness

 INGRAM, Victor J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 76294, died



Wednesday, 30 October 1946



 BALSHAW, James, Petty Officer, RNR, C/X 9589 B, died


Quiberon (RAN), drowning

 EGGLESTONE, Donald R, Ordinary Seaman, 29614 (RAN), MPK

 REVITT, Charles E, Ordinary Seaman, 28386 (RAN), died


RM Commando

 BEARD, Robert J V, Sergeant, RM, EX 3528, died



Friday, 1 November 1946


Royal Navy

 MACISAAC, Ewan, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 631273, died



Saturday, 2 November 1946



 BURROWS, Arthur H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 27198, died



Sunday, 3 November 1946



 WISE, Lloyd, Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 86499, died


Victory IV, illness

 GUNTER, Albert T, Instructor Lieutenant, died



Monday, 4 November 1946


Crescent (RCN)

 KELLY, James A, Leading Seaman, 3670 (RCN), MPK


Saumarez, mining

 ZARB, Salvatore, Petty Officer Cook, E/LX 20225, DOW


Stag, illness

 THOMPSON, Leslie, Captain, RNR, died



Tuesday, 5 November 1946


Lundy, Admiralty trawler, at Sheerness

 BATEMAN, Norman D, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 BROWN, Alan L, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 COOKSON, Norman, Able Seaman, P/JX 630325, MPK

 WEST, William Y, Able Seaman, P/JX 148586, MPK

 WILES, Peter D, Able Seaman, P/JX 625645, MPK



 HARTE, Brian, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 508608, died


Pembroke, illness

 JUDGE, James L, Leading Cook (S), C/SR 8136, died


Royal Naval Patrol Service

 BERG, Paul E, Leading Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 29245, died


Royal Navy

 GRAHAM, Cosmo M, Rear Admiral, died



Wednesday, 6 November 1946


Boscawen, illness

 WILLES-LITTLE, Evelyn D, 1st Officer, WRNS, died



Thursday, 7 November 1946


Merlin, illness

 MCNEIL, Helen, Petty Officer WRNS, P/WRNS 4115, died


Mersey, illness

 STOTT, Andrew W, Fireman, NAP R/210533, died


Royal Navy

 LILLYCROP, Eric M, Air Artificer 4c, L/FX 75844, died


St Angelo, explosion

 HEMPENSTALL, Robert, Leading Seaman, D/JX 143024, killed



Friday, 8 November 1946


Ariel, illness

 DOLAN, Francis D, Air Mechanic (L) 1c, L/FX 685741, died


Braganza, illness

 CASSIM, Ismail, Seacunny, 38180, died


Glasgow, road accident

 WILKINSON, Harold, Leading Seaman, P/JX 150687, died


Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve

 PATERSON, Hallam, Lieutenant, RANVR, died



Saturday, 9 November 1946


Implacable, illness

 ELLERY, Gordon T, Stoker 1c, D/KX 600484, died



 MOORE, Eric J, Able Seaman, P/JX 178126, died



Monday, 11 November 1946


Jasper, lost overboard

 AYERS, Alexander, Able Seaman, C/JX 654980, MPK



Tuesday, 12 November 1946


Daedalus, air crash

 BENTLEY, Thomas G, Lieutenant, killed



 AVERY, George, Stoker 1c, C/KX 92691, died


RM Portsmouth Division

 BLAKE, Christopher J, Sergeant, RM, PO/X 2146, died


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 LEACH, Robert B, Lieutenant, RNVR, died



Wednesday, 13 November 1946


Caldy, illness

 BRODIE, James, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 104934, died



 HARMAN, Albert, Leading Stoker, D/KX 953327, died


Ocean Way, illness

 LUCAS, Alfred E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 105317, died


Victory I

 WALTON, Harry, Able Seaman, P/JX 522487, died



Thursday, 14 November 1946


Merlin, illness

 TOKELY, Kenneth A, Marine, PO/X 126896, died


South African Naval Force

 OLLERHEAD, Owen, Lieutenant, SANF, died



Friday, 15 November 1946



 EDLAND, Charles W, Chief Yeoman of Signals, C/J 19707, died


Pembroke, illness

 SHAW, Thomas, Shipwright 4c, C/MX 748028, died


Royal Navy

 BOLTON, Arthur, Stoker 1c, D/KX 132204, died

 MCLAUGHLAN, Thomas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 597326, died


York (RCN)

 LEES, Reginald S, Engine Room Artificer 3c, V/8365 (RCNVR), died



Saturday, 16 November 1946


RM Deal, illness

 WENSLEY, Gerald D H, Marine, PO/X 6148, died



Sunday, 17 November 1946


Royal Navy

 ANDREWS, Charles E, Stoker 2c, D/KX 127839, died

 HENDREN, James, Able Seaman, R/JX 402164, died



Monday, 18 November 1946



 MANSER, William, Leading Stoker, C/KX 95413, died


Victory, illness

 SHEPHERD, Samuel J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 137579, died



Tuesday, 19 November 1946


Pembroke, illness

 ROBERTS, George H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 621685, died



Wednesday, 20 November 1946


FAA, 794 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

 WHITCROFT, Napier E, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed


Fulmer, illness

 DUTTON, Raymond, Able Seaman, C/JX 549398, died


President III

 WALKER, Harry E, Able Seaman, C/JX 337732, died



 AYOOK, Jaffer, Lascar, 45 (NAP), MPK


Reliant, natural causes

 JAFFER, Ayook, Lascar 2c, 45 (Lascar), died


Royal Navy

 ROWE, William J, Able Seaman, D/J 24456, died


Wildfire, illness

 WOODGATE, Robert, Lieutenant Skipper, RNR, died



Thursday, 21 November 1946



 KNIGHT, John H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 602253, died


Royal Navy

 FRENCH, Arthur G V, Captain Surgeon, died

 HAYES, Michael, Stoker 2c, C/KX 142732, died


Woodcock, illness

 EVANS, George L, Able Seaman, C/JX 544070, died



Friday, 22 November 1946


St Angelo, road accident

 MUNDY, Edward, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, P/MX 576402, died


St Angelo, illness

 SCIBERRAS, Joseph, Plumber, 24214, died


Victory, illness

 MORIARITY, Rev Thomas H, Chaplain, RNVR, died



Saturday, 23 November 1946


Drake, illness

 BROOM, Kenneth O, Able Seaman, D/JX 364322, died



Sunday, 24 November 1946


Drake, illness

 HEMBER, Henry V, Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 117332, died


Pembroke, illness

 HOSKING, Frank L, Engine Room Artificer 1c, C/271287, died



Monday, 25 November 1946



 GODWIN, William G, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 79331, died


Donnacona (RCN)

 BARRETT, Joseph E A, Leading Telegraphist, V/3309 (RCNVR), died



Tuesday, 26 November 1946


Blackcap, air crash

 JOLLY, Edward J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Reliant, illness

 ARNOLD, Maurice, Signalman, D/JX 177324, died


Royal Navy

 BARNES, John, Engine Room Artificer 1c, D/270866, died

 THOMAS, Eddie G, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 208246, died



Wednesday, 27 November 1946


Royal Navy

 MITCHELL, Jeffrey, Rigger's Mate, P/JX 243909, died



Thursday, 28 November 1946



 BALCH, James H, Able Seaman, P/JX 539989, died


Royalist, illness

 ABELL, John L, Leading Writer, D/MX 766783, died


Sutton, illness

 DRAPER, Walter S, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 79040, died



Friday, 29 November 1946



 GENNIS, William, Sub Lieutenant (E), RNVR, MPK


Royal Naval Reserve

 GORDON, Eric R S, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, died



Saturday, 30 November 1946


Chieftain, illness

 COURCEY, Patrick J, Leading Stoker, D/KX 86211, died


Drake, road accident

 LITCHFIELD, James C S, Writer, D/MX 699615, died


Hornbill, road accident

 MANN, Harold E, Chief Petty Officer Air Mechanic, L/FX 77103, died

 WALKER, Louis, Chief Petty Officer Air Mechanic, L/FX 76040, died


Kestrel, accident

 DAVIES, Ronald J, Petty Officer Air Fitter, L/FX 98877, killed



Sunday, 1 December 1946


Phoenicia, drowning

 HARDING, Rothwell, Able Seaman, D/JX 699753, died


Royal Navy

 GEDDES, James, Stoker 1c, P/K 22483, died


Storm King, drowning

 MURRAY, John, Able Seaman, RTP R/269528, died



Wednesday, 4 December 1946


Royal Navy

 HARVEY, Herbert C, Petty Officer, D/210263, died



Friday, 6 December 1946


Royal Navy

 MOUNTJOY, William H, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 63696, killed


Victory, illness

 HUMPHREY, Bertram J, Electrical Artificer 3c, P/M 78684, died



Saturday, 7 December 1946



 GAINE, James P, Stores Assistant, C/MX 70913, died



Sunday, 8 December 1946


Pembroke, accident

 EVANS, Clifford, Petty Officer, C/J 20201, died

 SHARPE, William L, Ordnance Artificer 4c, C/MX 719959, died


RM Plymouth Division, illness

 MACDONALD, George, Sergeant, RM, PLY/X 10434, died



Monday, 9 December 1946


Drake, illness

 EARNSHAW, George, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, D/MX 673870, died


Royal Navy

 PARKER, Joseph N, Petty Officer, D/J 7653, died



 SPEAKMAN, Thomas, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 131732, died



Tuesday, 10 December 1946



 NEW, Edwin L, Able Seaman, C/J 108273, died


Dalhousie (RIN)

 VENUGOPAL, M (Initial Only, Ordinary Telegraphist, 29929 (RIN), died


FAA, 782 Sqn, Merlin, air crash

 PEDERSEN, Viggo, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 812 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

 WATLING, Brian V, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed


Royal Navy

 BUCK, William J, Master at Arms, D/M 10529, died

 ELLIOTT, George E, Leading Stoker, D/KX 81795, died

 LAVER, Roland H B P, Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 53506, died

 ROBINSON, George, Leading Stoker, D/KX 77392, died



Wednesday, 11 December 1946


Indomitable, accident

 FAIERS, Sydney D, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 55932, killed



 MICHIE, Grahame F, Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Victory, illness

 GALE, Ernest W, Able Seaman, P/JX 523505, died



Thursday, 12 December 1946


Cedardale, illness

 AHKWONG, Ip, Quartermaster, RFA, died


Royal Navy

 HODGSON, Harry E, Lieutenant Commander, died



 WEIR, Richard, Stoker 1c, C/KX 11312, died



Friday, 13 December 1946


Burma RNVR

 BARRE, H (initial only), Leading Stoker, 976 (Burma RNVR), MPK


Royal Arthur, illness

 NEARY, James A, Assistant Steward, D/SLX 808022, died


Royal Navy

 MURPHY, John, Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 779, died



Saturday, 14 December 1946


Discovery (RCN)

 MCLEOD, Norman, Petty Officer, V/15155 (RCNVR), died


Nelson, illness

 OLDALE, George R, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 769113, died



 PADBURY, Charles, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, C/271753, died


Royal Navy

 GARDNER, George V, Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 61235, died



Sunday, 15 December 1946


Duke of York

 DAWSON, Joseph H, Marine, PO/X 2504, died


Fulmar, illness

 COTTER, William N, Chief Petty Officer Writer, C/MX 57181, died


Scotia, illness

 DIXON, Jean O, Leading WRNS, 77032 (WRNS), died



Monday, 16 December 1946


FAA, 740 Sqn, Goldcrest, RNAS, Pembrokeshire, Wales, air crash

 OLIVER, Robert G, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed


Victory, illness

 SMITH, Thomas J, Able Seaman, P/JX 625410, died



Tuesday, 17 December 1946


Cochrane, accident

 GOULD, Frederick G, Able Seaman, R/JX 166973, died

 WALLACE, Robert S, Petty Officer Stoker, R/KX 99002, died


Drake, illness

 MOYLE, Jack, Chief Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 47476, died


Pembroke, illness

 BRADLEY, James E, Shipwright Apprentice, C/MX 718387, died


Royal Naval Patrol Service

 SANSOM, Frederick, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 82342, died


Royal Navy

 HEWSON, Walter C, Able Seaman, P/J 24075, died

 PERRY, Stanley E, Leading Stoker, C/KX 129994, died

 ROGERS, Jonathan S, Able Seaman, C/JX 179134, died



Wednesday, 18 December 1946



 MANNALL, Harry S, Able Seaman, D/JX 107940, died (presumably long term illness or injuries)


Royal Naval Reserve

 BARKER, Laurence, Chief Skipper, RNR, died


Victory III, road accident

 CLIFFE, John C, Cook, P/MX 618125, killed



Thursday, 19 December 1946


Daedalus, air crash

 NICHOLSON, Mark C, Lieutenant (A), killed

 WHITER, John A, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Stadacona (RCN)

 CLARKE, James E, Stoker 1c, V/14835 (RCNVR), died


Tecumseh (RCN)

 FRANKIN, Walter, Leading Stoker, V/35142 (RCNVR), died



Friday, 20 December 1946


Actaeon, drowning

 BASS, Raymond L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 794392, MPK


Chitral, illness

 VIGILAND, David J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 643264, died


FAA, 807 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 HAMMETT, Gordon A, Lieutenant (E), DOI



Saturday, 21 December 1946


Pembroke, illness

 MAYERS, Bernard F, Petty Officer Wireman, C/MX 767236, died


Royal Navy

 TIDMAN, Ernest W, Leading Seaman, P/J 23141, killed


Tormentor, illness

 HUNT, Ernest J, Warrant Aircraft Officer (Ordnance), died



 WALLINGTON, Leslie E, Able Seaman, C/JX 396114, died



Sunday, 22 December 1946


Philomel, illness

 MCCALLUM, Philip, Stoker 1c, P/KX 602532, died


Royal Navy

 HAYNES, Cyril A, Lieutenant Commander, died


Warrior (RCN)

 LITTLE, Sheldon B, Stoker 2c, 22623 (RCN), died



Monday, 23 December 1946



 GAMBLE, Joseph F, Skipper, RNR, died



 REYNOLDS, Charles W, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 148348, died


Lanka, illness

 LE BOUTILLIER, William, Lieutenant, RNR, died


Peacock, illness

 BEAVER, Geoffrey, Able Seaman, P/JX 540377, died



 MILBURN, Robert M, Chief Engine Room Artificer, C/MX 55898, died


President, illness

 CASE, Gerald F, Lieutenant Commander, died



Tuesday, 24 December 1946


RM 45 Commando, drowning

 ROBSON, Thomas, Marine, PLY/X 2596, died


RM Depot Exmouth

 CARMAN, Richard H, Marine, EX 1669, died


Royal Navy

 ECCLES, John, Leading Seaman, D/JX 159467, died

 OXLEY, Ronald A, Wireman, FX 513937, died


Victory, illness

 HAWKINS, Ronald F, Sick Berth Petty Officer, P/MX 57242 (served as Ronald F West), died

 HOOK, Philip W, Able Seaman, P/JX 275676 (ex-Erebus), died



Wednesday, 25 December 1946



 IMLACH, Andrew, Marine, PO/X 1689, died



 FORD, James H, Able Seaman, D/239609, died


MMS.1060, drowning

 MAGUIRE, Alan, Able Seaman, D/JX 649112, died



Thursday, 26 December 1946


Diamantina (RAN), accident

 BROMLEY, William, Able Seaman, F 5802 (RANR), killed


Drake, illness

 PYBUS, Kenneth G, Lieutenant (E), died



 COLLIER, John J, Leading Stoker, C/KX 101054, died


Royal Navy

 HARVEY, Richard S D, Petty Officer, D/M 40276, died



Saturday, 28 December 1946


Europa, illness

 SYRETT, Edward, Skipper, RNR, died



Sunday, 29 December 1946


Goede Hoop (SANF)

 GILBRIDE, Charles S, Lieutenant (Sp), SANF, died


Royal Navy

 HAWKES, Henry, Chief Petty Officer, P/220834, died

 PRICE, Reginald, Able Seaman, C/JX 268837, died



 POTTER, Percy A G, Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 93444, died



 WARD, James B, Stoker 1c, P/KX 137690, died



Monday, 30 December 1946


ML.529, drowning

 LAMBERT, Raymond G C, Able Seaman, C/JX 160978, died


Royal Navy

 LAKE, George F, Able Seaman, D/JX 237797, died



Tuesday, 31 December 1946


Bellona, illness

 BAXTER, William T, Leading Seaman, C/JX 150783, died


Collingwood, illness

 COPESTAKE, Alice, Petty Officer WRNS, 1931 (WRNS), died


RM Chatham Division, illness

 SIMPSON, Cyril A, Marine, CH/X 492, died



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