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

1st - 31st JANUARY 1943 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Tracker, escort carrier (Navy Photos, click to enlarge)

on to February 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 - November 1942-January 1943
Landings in French North Africa ('Torch'), Final battles for Guadalcanal & Stalingrad, 'Cockleshell heroes', Battle of Barents Sea



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



1 January 1943


3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 FEATHER, Jack, Gunner, RA, 4543690, killed

 FIELD, Montague S, Lance Bombardier, RA, 4754447, killed


Achates, ship loss

 BARRETT, Frederick R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, DOW


Ajax, bombing

 BENTLEY, John, Stoker 2c, C/KX 151399, MPK

 BURNS, James K, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 80887, MPK

 DEPLEDGE, Dennis S, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 76658, MPK

 MCKENZIE, Benjamin, Stoker 2c, C/KX 153069, MPK

 MCKINNEY, Colin M, Marine, CH/X 106659, DOW

 TAYLER, William A, Ty/Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 78904, MPK

 YORK, Charles E, Lieutenant (E), MPK


Edinburgh Castle, road accident

 MANSELL, Frederick R J, Warrant Aircraft Observer, killed


Eglinton, lost overboard

 HOWELL, Albert C, Petty Officer, C/JX 145771, killed


Empire Panther, steamship

 SANDERSON, Hubert, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 338003, (President III, O/P), MPK


Europa, illness

 GOSS, Thomas R J, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 28246, died



 STANNARD, Frank R, Able Seaman, C/JX 294452, died



 ELLIOTT, Robert, Leading Seaman, D/JX 136704, died


Lavender, illness

 CADDICK, Ronald I, Able Seaman, D/JX 285984, died


Lucifer, drowning

 THOMAS, Thomas J, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 293349, died


Marshall Soult, drowning

 KELLY, Horace L, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 101875, died



 PURVES, George, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, EX/660, died



 HARRIES, Thomas J, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 306135, DOWS


P.311, submarine, ship loss

 ADAMS, Andrew, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/JX 147935, MPK

 ANDERSON, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, RNR, D/X 18907 A, (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), MPK

 AUTY, Leonard, Able Seaman, P/JX 237486, MPK

 BENNETT, Donald B, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 305625, MPK

 BLACKWELL, Harry H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 132332, MPK

 BOND, Leslie J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 136201, MPK

 BONNELL, Charles E, Ty/Lieutenant, RCNVR (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), MPK

 BROCK, Charles E W, Able Seaman, D/JX 138882, MPK

 BROWN, James M, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 139969, MPK

 BRUCE, Wilfred, Stoker 1c, C/KX 118719, MPK

 BUCKLEY, Cecil, Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 BULFORD, Thomas W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 88120, MPK

 BURTON, William H, Able Seaman, P/SSX 22991, MPK

 CARR, Cecil E, Ty/Petty Officer, C/JX 144742, MPK

 CAYLEY, Richard D, Commander, MPK

 CHEESEMAN, Bernard G, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 236264, MPK

 CLARK, James, Able Seaman, C/SSX 23951, MPK

 CLARKE, Robert W, Able Seaman, P/JX 321879, MPK

 COONEY, William, Able Seaman, D/SSX 28081, MPK

 CROSS, Bernard, Able Seaman, C/JX 157739, MPK

 DONOHUE, Patrick J, Ty/Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 84220, MPK

 DOWN, Percival L J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/MX 53618, MPK

 DYE, William E, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, C/JX 126605, MPK

 EVANS, Cecil W, Able Seaman, P/JX 164117, MPK

 FELTHAM, Desmond A J, Able Seaman, P/SSX 32278, MPK

 FOULKES, Richard J, Able Seaman, D/JX 212864, MPK

 FOUNDLING, Wilfred, Stoker 1c, C/KX 132645, MPK

 FOXON, Henry R, Stoker 1c, P/KX 114941, MPK

 FRENCH, Thomas W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 95964, MPK

 GEE, John, Stoker 1c, D/SKX 1266, MPK

 GORDON, John H, Lieutenant (E), MPK

 GOSS, George G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), MPK

 GRIFFITHS, John N, Stoker 2c, D/KX 144769, MPK

 HILLYARD, Harry, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 60318, MPK

 HUNT, Edmund G, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 77300, MPK

 IDDIOLS, Christopher, Ty/Petty Officer, RFR, C/J 100591, MPK

 JOHNS, Robert W, Able Seaman, D/SSX 21077, MPK

 KERR, Kenneth S, 2nd Lieutenant, Highland Light Infantry (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), MPK

 KEY, Arthur, Able Seaman, P/JX 275312, MPK

 KIMBERLEY, Cyril, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/M 38795, MPK

 KING, James C, Petty Officer Steward, P/LX 22336, MPK

 LEE, Arthur S K, Act/Chief Petty Officer, P/J 113443, MPK

 LORD, George, Able Seaman, D/JX 287256, MPK

 LORD, Jim V, Act/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 161659, MPK

 LYTH, John L, Electrical Artificer 4c, P/MX 66284, MPK

 MACRAE, Ian N, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 MAPPLEBECK, Paul, Able Seaman, R/JX 180968, MPK

 MARTIN, Reginald C W, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 55884, MPK

 MCCLURE, John, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 80404, MPK

 MCLEAN, Walter, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 362264, MPK

 MCSHANE, Thomas N, Stoker 1c, P/KX 130669, MPK

 MEYERHUBER, John, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 155251, MPK

 MILLIGAN, John V, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 86292, MPK

 MOON, Thomas H, Yeoman of Signals, C/JX 133998, MPK

 NESBITT, William F, Able Seaman, C/J 99511, MPK

 NEWTON, Alfred S, Able Seaman, D/SSX 13847, MPK

 PRIDHAM, Ronald W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 145916, (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), MPK

 QUINN, Matthew, Stoker 1c, D/SKX 1238, MPK

 REDMAN, John W, Ty/Leading Seaman, C/JX 132535, MPK

 RIBBANDS, Richard, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 338299, MPK

 RICKWOOD, Bertie G S, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 25205, MPK

 RUDGE, Clarence H, Able Seaman, P/JX 276519, MPK

 SARGENT, Jack, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RNVR, (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), MPK

 SHORT, Henry C, Leading Stoker, P/KX 97695, MPK

 SILVER, Richard H S, Lieutenant, MPK

 SKIPPON, Geoffrey L, Ty/Leading Cook (S), D/MX 69037, MPK

 SQUIRE, Arthur J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 75929, MPK

 STRETTON-SMITH, Guy, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), MPK

 SUTHERLAND, William F, Able Seaman, C/SSX 23885, MPK

 TREVETHIAN, Bernard, Leading Seaman, P/JX 149522, (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), MPK

 VOKINS, Charles H, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 85119, MPK



 KELLY, Horace L, Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 10187 S, killed


Pembroke, illness

 DAGWELL, John F, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 98398, died


RM Chatham Division, road accident

 HAY, John, Marine, CH/X 103254, killed


RN Malay Section

 AHMAD, Bin I, Able Seaman, MN 463 (Malay Section), killed



2 January 1943


Astraea, illness

 RIDLEY, Richard B, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 124781, DOWS


Cerberus (RAN), accident

 STEWART, Lindsay J, Steward, B 3981 (RANR), killed


Empire March, steamship

 CLARKE, Jesse, Gunner, RA, 3864586, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 GOODYEAR, Henry D, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), P/J 47808, (President III, O/P), MPK

 STEVENSON, Charles, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 275082, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WHOAN, Sydney, Gunner, RA, 3864611, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Loyal, lost overboard

 MAUGHAN, Martin, Able Seaman, C/JX 193749, MPK


Maidstone, road accident

 ENGLAND, Henry, Able Seaman, P/JX 235922, killed


Monique Andree, drowning

 POLLARD, Robert E, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 345670, DOWS


Sambre, steamship, drowning

 BRADDING, William H T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 314652, (President III, O/P), DOWS



3 January 1943


British Vigilance, steamship

 DAWSON, George, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 334601, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MERCHANT, Harry C, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 345032, (President III, O/P), MPK


Drake, illness

 MAY, Edwin, Leading Stoker, D/K 16760, died


RM 2nd Engineer Company, road accident

 BATES, Frank E, Marine, CH/X 102809, DOWS


RM Portsmouth Division

 MCCANDLESS, James H, Marine, RME 12597, died


South African Naval Force

 PETERS, Norman, Leading Stoker, 66847 (SANF), died


Thunderbolt, in harbour during attack

 SIMPSON, Walter R, Able Seaman, D/JX 204233, (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), killed


Trooper, in harbour during attack

 COOK, Harold F, Lieutenant, RNVR, (Chariot/human torpedo crewman, O/P), MPK



4 January 1943


Bodø, ex-Gos 8, Norwegian patrol craft, ex-whaler, ship loss (click here for 32 Norwegian casualties)

 BUTLER, Robert J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 WATSON, Reginald T, Telegraphist, D/JX 342589, MPK


Cerinthus, steamship

 HERBAGE, Sidney G, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 337728, (President III, O/P), DOWS



 NEATE, Cyril F C, Lieutenant Commander, died



5 January 1943


Achilles (RNZN) (right - NavyPhotos), bombing

 COLEMAN, Richard S, Marine, CH/X 627, killed

 FITZGERALD, Richard E, Marine, PO/X 3686, killed

 GRICE, Bernard F, Able Seaman, 1801 (RNZN), MPK

 HALCROW, Robert J, Ordinary Seaman, 4776 (RNZN), MPK

 HONEYFIELD, Henry J, Boy 1c, 2755 (RNZN), MPK

 MENEELY, James, Marine, PO/22451, killed

 PINKNEY, Frank, Marine, CH/X 2717, killed

 ROGERS, William J A, Leading Seaman, 1213 (RNZN), killed

 SAUNDERS, Frank T, Colour Sergeant, RM, PLY/22053, killed

 SHIELDS, Francis H, Corporal, RM, PO/X 653, killed

 SMITH, Frank W, Marine, CH/X 3001, killed

 TOWNLEY, Leonard W H, Marine, PO/X 4470, DOW


Drake, illness

 BYGRAVE, Charles W, Act/Steward, D/LX 32106, died


Racehorse, lost overboard

 FOTHERGILL, Stanley, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 380704, MPK


Vansittart, lost overboard

 JONES, Robert A, Steward, D/LX 26474, MPK

 PATRICK, Maurice G, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 341695, MPK



6 January 1943


Achilles (RNZN), bombing

 LEVETT, George A, Ordnance Artificer 2c, 1996 (RNZN), DOW



 SHERGO, Samuel C, Able Seaman, D/JX 142746, served in Anchusa, probably iillness, DOWS, buried at St Johns


Bengali, ship loss

 CROSIER, Dennis, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 119679, DOW


Europa, illness

 MURRAY, Alexander, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX105700, died


FAA, 821 Sqn, Grebe, air operations

 BAILEY, Raymond D, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 821 Sqn, St Angelo, air operations

 SERGEANT, Eric, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Nile, illness

 MASON, Jack C, Lieutenant, RNVR, died



7 January 1943


5/3 Maritime Regt, RA

 PINNER, John C, Gunner, RA, 1776616, killed


Benalbanach, steamship

 BORLAND, Albert, Gunner, RA, 2209459, (2/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 CARTER, Henry J, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, RNVR, (DEMS), C/LD/X 4052, (President III, O/P), MPK

 COLE, Hugh D, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 234034, (President III, O/P), MPK

 COLLARD, Ronald E, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 234035, (President III, O/P), MPK

 COX, John T, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 269612, (President III, O/P), MPK

 CURTIS, Alfred P, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 235854, (President III, O/P), MPK

 EVANS, John T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 230384, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HENDRY, James H W, Gunner, RA, 2824959, (1/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 HOBBIS, John C, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 306300, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LAW, James F, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 335709, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MATHARS, Henry W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 345008, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MCKENNA, Joseph P/, Gunner, RA, 3319565, (2/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 POLLARD, William, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 333167, (President III, O/P), MPK

 RUDD, James E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 338273, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SIMPSON, William J, Gunner, RA, 4755161, (1/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 SMITH, George, Lance Bombardier, RA, 3456485, (1/1 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Claverhouse, lost overboard

 PERICO, Peter W, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 373812, MPK


Horatio, ship loss

 ANDREWS, Norman S, Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 BLACKWELL, Henry R, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 263493, MPK

 BRAINCH, Norman R, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 148468, MPK

 CHALMERS, James W, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 21225 A, MPK

 CLAPHAM, Arthur G B, Ordinary Signalman, RNVR, P/LD/X 4413, MPK

 CRITTENDEN, John L, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 103710, MPK

 CROSBY, John R, Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 CUMMINS, Alfred T, Leading Stoker, RNR (PS), LT/X 4027 T, MPK

 GORMLEY, Daniel, Telegraphist, P/JX 298238, MPK

 HEARD, Peter, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 225030, MPK

 KELLETT, William, Engineman, RNPS, LT/JX 126766, MPK

 LANGFORD, Richard, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 241079, MPK

 LARDER, Christopher G, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 177544, MPK

 LEMKEY, Charles A, Lieutenant, RNR, killed

 MCCRAN, John R, Stoker 2c, C/KX 146286, MPK

 MCDONALD, Thomas, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 106454, MPK

 PEARSON, Frederick, Signalman, P/JX 247370, MPK

 PENDLE, John N H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 206587, MPK

 PLATT, Norman T, Assistant Steward, LT/LX 31716, MPK

 RICHARDS, Francis V, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 242672, MPK

 ROPER, David R V, Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 ROWE, Albert E, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 84869, MPK

 SAVAGE, Ernest A D, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 124739, MPK

 SELLARS, Harold W, Stoker 2c, RNPS+C7692, LT/KX 149059, MPK

 WALSH, Patrick J, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 246657, MPK

 WEBB, Alfred H, Leading Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27536, MPK

 WELBURN, John H H, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/JX 124507, MPK

 WHITCHER, Stanley R, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 94363, MPK

 WILDMAN, William, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 199742, MPK

 WILKINSON, Thomas, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 195928, MPK

 WYLIE, James E R, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 209272, MPK


Jura, ship loss

 ABBOTTS, Harold, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 237414, MPK

 ANDERSON, Alfred E I V, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 114600, MPK

 CARTER, Ronald S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 COOK, Francis W, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280991, MPK

 CRAWSHAW, John, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 DRYBURGH, George, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 277468, MPK

 HARTWELL, Stanley J, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 128728, MPK

 HAVERCROFT, Eric, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

 MARSHALL, William B, Stoker 2c, RNPS, LT/KX 137243, MPK

 MERRIMAN, Sidney L, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 100317, MPK

 READING, George A C, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 148657, MPK

 RENYARD, Albert E, Act/Petty Officer, P/JX 149708, MPK

 SKELTON, David T, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 250391, MPK

 SMITH, Alexander, Engineman, RNPS, LT/SR 50006, MPK

 VALERIANI, Lawrence, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 280897, MPK

 WILSON, William H, 2nd Hand, RNR (PS), LT/X 19859 A, MPK

 YOUNG, Albert E, Steward, P/LX 24735, MPK


ML.100, drowning

 EVANS, Joshua T D, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, C/MX 72650, DOWS


(Nichimei Maru), Japanese steamship, as POW

 MCCREDIE, George H, Stoker 2c, S 5456 (RANR), (Perth), MPK

 SMITH, Robert W, Steward, 21238 (RAN), MPK


Onslow, surface action

 HOOPER, Leonard G, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/J 110317, DOW

 KENDALL, Wilfred A, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/J 114830, DOW



8 January 1943


Avalon (RCN)

 POULIOT, Joseph D, Engine Room Artificer 4c, A 2901 (RCNR), killed


Dalhousie (RIN)

 BABU, Puniakutti M, Cook (O), 75023 (RIN), died


FAA, 889 Sqn, Grebe, air crash

 SMITH, Alan R, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, killed


Flora, illness

 BRAYNE, Victor H, Stoker 2c, D/KX 150408, died



 LINCOLN, Robert G, Py/Electrical Mechanic, C/MX 92565, DOWS


King George V, illness

 GIBSON, Samuel M, Supply Assistant, P/MX 83528, died


Oltenia II, steamship

 FINCHAM, Robert H, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 209691, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LASHAM, Albert E J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 289405, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SELLORS, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 250042, (President III, O/P), MPK


Vanessa, lost overboard

 BRUCE, Allan F, Seaman, RNR, P/X 19766 A, killed



9 January 1943



3/2 Maritime Regt, RA

 CARLISLE, Richard, Lance Bombardier, RA, 4467298, killed



 HITCHEN, John A, Able Seaman, D/J 47032, killed



 FAIRLESS, John R, Seaman, T.124 X, drowning, MPK

 NOLAN, Thomas, Donkeyman, T.124 X, MPK


Dunaberg (RAN)

 DILLON, John J, Ordinary Seaman, B 3561 (RANR), killed


Empire Lytton, steamship

 DICKENS, William, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 336984, (President III, O/P), MPK

 OUTRED, Charles E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 250069, (President III, O/P), MPK

 PARSONS, Willis H, Marine (DEMS), CH/24425, (President III, O/P), MPK


Ladybird, illness

 JOYCE, Frederick W, Able Seaman, D/JX 138835, died


Tracker, illness

 THOMAS, William H, Assistant Steward, NAP R 206740, died



10 January 1943


4 Maritime Regt, RA

 BELDAM, William J W, Lance Sergeant, RA, 1064834, killed


Aggressive, illness

 HOOPER, Brereton R, Commander, died


British Dominion, steamship

 JORDAN, Archibald, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 337689, (President III, O/P), MPK


FAA, 823 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 MCEVOY, Patrick J, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 86555, DOW


Pembroke I, illness

 FLETCHER, Clement A, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 3205, died


President V

 SKINNER, Herbert L, Py/Writer, D/MX 106852, DOW



 SILVERSON, Albert, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 200711, DOWS


Salsette, illness

 TODD, Frederick T, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RNVR, died


San Cipriano, steamship

 KITTLE, Thomas W J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 249493, (President III, O/P), killed

 MALCOLM, Robert, Ty/Leading Seaman, D/JX 186043, killed


Sir Geraint, drowning

 YOUNG, Charles, Ty/Skipper, RNR, killed



11 January 1943


British Dominion, steamship, lost

 BALLARD, Alexander, Gunner, RA, 5679155, 6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, killed

 HARRISON, Harold L, Gunner, RA, 4622833, 5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, killed

 JORDAN, Archibald, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 337689 (President III, O/P), MPK

 STORK, Stanley M, Gunner, RA, 4757830, 6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, killed


Caribia, steamship

 NORMAN, Henry W G, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 339789, (President III, O/P), killed


Daedalus, illness

 FERGUSON, John G, Air Fitter, FAA/FX 88375, died


FAA, 821 Sqn, St Angelo, air operations

 DAWSON, Thomas J, Ty/Act/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 243176, MPK

 LAMB, Ian, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 MAUND, Michael R, Lieutenant, killed


Inglefield, lost overboard

 BATES, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 306112, MPK


Pembroke, illness

 HILL, Maurice, Engine Room Artificer 1c, C/272144, died


Penguin (RAN), illness

 SHEARER, Harry J, Able Seaman, S 3634 (RANR), died


RM 2nd Anti-Tank Battery

 TIDY, George T, Marine, CH/X 106805, DOWS


Sultan, as POW

 GRANDIDGE, George K W, Coder, D/JX 218091, died



12 January 1943


Breda, road accident

 HENDERSON, Charles G, Steward, NAP 939076, killed



 TAYLOR, John A, Steward, D/LX 22339, died


Faulknor, lost overboard

 GOODGER, Douglas J, Petty Officer, P/SSX 20796, MPK



 NORTH, Norman E J, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA /FX 81835, DOWS


Kingston Jacinth, ship loss

 BATCHELOR, John J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 253440, killed

 BOWRING, Walter F, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 383523, MPK

 CLAYDON, Alfred W, Leading Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 87143, MPK

 COWELL, Jack, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 341072, killed

 CRABTREE, Gordon, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 225731, MPK

 DODD, Thomas J, Leading Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 21273 A, MPK

 DUFFELL, Ronald B, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 211170, killed

 ELMS, Leslie A C, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 330704, killed

 EMSLEY, Walter, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/SR 55724, MPK

 FISK, Jack W, Leading Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27780, MPK

 FREETHY, Thomas J, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 110385, MPK

 GARNER, Cecil G, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 380152, killed

 JORDAN, Henry, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 254442, killed

 MOYSE, Ronald P, Engineman, RNR (PS), LT/X 10029 S, MPK

 MULREIN, Owen, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 121458, killed

 PEARSON, Matthew H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 227333, killed

 SIMMONS, Dennis J, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 344260, killed

 WHITLEY, Alfred J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 210401, killed

 WILEMAN, Samuel A, 2nd Hand, RNPS, LT/JX 203761, MPK

 WITHERS, Walter J, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 145383, MPK


RM 101th Brigade, road accident

 HINDE, Philip A, Marine, CH/X 106542, DOWS


RM Plymouth Division, illness

 COX, Stanley B, Marine, PLY/X 2819, died

 WILLCOX, William L, Marine, PLY/13022, died


RM Portsmouth Division, road accident

 RIGSBY, George H, Marine, PO/X 104987, killed



13 January 1943


Cobalt (RCN)

 GRAHAM, James A, Able Seaman, A 4193 (RCNR), killed


Excellent, drowning

 NASH, Ernest H, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 182222, died


FAA, 767 Sqn, Condor, air crash

 KEIR, George P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 826 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

 CUNNINGHAM, John L S, Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK


FAA, 892 Sqn, Battler, air crash

 STEPHENSON, Ivel F B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Illustrious, drowning

 WATERS, William E, Lieutenant Commander, died


Leeuwin (RAN), illness

 MUTTON, William H, Lieutenant, RANVR, died


Manchester Port, steamship

 ROSTRON, Bernard, Convoy Leading Signalman, C/JX 171087, (President III, O/P), DOWS


Victory III, illness

 MCLEAN, Hector, Telegraphist, P/WRX 740, died



14 January 1943


Daedalus, illness

 MAHER, Howard, Air Fitter (A), FAA/FX 86781, died


FAA, 795 Sqn, Kilele, air crash

 THOMPSON, Arthur G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


Gambia, illness

 RILEY, Harry, Commander, died


President, illness

 ROBERTS-WRAY, Whomas H, Captain, RNVR, died


Quebec, accident

 SINCLAIR, Joseph W, Lieutenant, RNR, killed


RN Hospital Plymouth, illness

 HURFORD, Arthur, Captain, RM, died


Stadacona (RCN)

 PATERSON, Charles W, Sub Lieutenant, RCNVR, died



15 January 1943


Harboe Jensen, steamship

 NUDD, George E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 334105, (President III, O/P), MPK

 PREECE, Douglas J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 227270, (President III, O/P), MPK


Ocean Courage, steamship

 HANDLEY, Arthur, Gunner, RA, 7045828, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 JEFFERSON, Thomas C, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 335821, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MARTIN, Harry, Lance Bombardier, RA, 6982222, (4/2 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MORGAN, Lewis J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 289580, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MORRISON, James E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 291712, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SMALE, George H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 290720, (President III, O/P), MPK


Philoctetes, illness

 BALFOUR, William J, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, died


Roxborough, storm weather

 BRITTAN, Francis A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 32754, lost overboard, MPK

 OSBORNE, Gordon, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, DOW after bridge crushed by wave

 PRICE, Alfred C, Lieutenant Commander, killed when bridge crushed by wave


Royal Indian Navy

 ALLAKKAT, Sukumaran, Telegraphist, 7891 (RIN), died



16 January 1943


Alca, illness

 WRIGHT, John T F, Wireman, P/JX 220861, died


Collingwood, illness

 GILLOTT, Arthur, Ordinary Seaman, JX 389244, died


Evolution, explosion

 DARRAGH, Herbert, Able Seaman, D/SSX 30785, killed



 HERRICK, George F, Ordinary Seaman, JX 395151, died


Marshall Soult, illness

 CLIFT, John C, Petty Officer, P/J 45270, died


Pembroke, accident

 HATHAWAY, Stanley G, Convoy Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 343190, killed



17 January 1943


Drake I, drowning

 HARTLEY, Herbert, Able Seaman, D/JX 288493, died



 JOSEPH, Morris, Marine, PO/X 112840, killed


Lonsdale (RAN), accident

 PIERCE, Norman A, Stoker, PM 1887 (RANR), killed



 GRIFFITHS, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/JX 256976, killed

 KING, Leonard C, Able Seaman, D/JX 255655, killed



 MASON, Harold J O, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 353714, died


Sikh, as POW

 DAVIS, Cyril E, Signalman, C/JX 225344, died


St Angelo, illness

 BECKETT, James D, Able Seaman, P/J 102774, (Thunderbolt), died



18 January 1943


Drake, illness

 SWEET, William, Stoker 1c, D/KX 111237, died


FAA, 781 Training Sqn, Heron, flying a Fairey Fulmar II from St Merryn, crashed into high ground in low visibility near Okehampton, Devon and burnt out

 TRAFFORD, Richard Randolph W, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 TYRELL, John W, Act/Air Artificer 4c, FAA/FX 77457, killed





 GREEN, Jack A, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 298924, killed


Lucifer, accident

 MELHUISH, Marion G, Leading WRNS, WA/WRNS 11848, killed


RAF, 614 Sqn, road accident

 CLEAK, Francis C G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



19 January 1943


Alecto, illness

 HARKNETT, Albert V, Stoker 1c, C/SS 119223, died


Moreton (RAN), accident

 WREN, David J, Able Seaman, B 2819 (RANR), killed


RAF, 185 Sqn, air crash

 PRATT, Ernest F, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed



 REYNOLDS, John A, Stoker 2c, D/KX 123837, killed


Titania, as POW, executed

 EVANS, Robert P, Able Seaman, D/JX 283626, killed



20 January 1943


Chelsea, lost overboard

 MORGAN, Robert R, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 305742, MPK


Cypress, mining

 COOK, Thomas A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 222777, MPK

 HOLLAND, John R, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 381006, MPK

 SMALE, Arthur C, Steward, RNPS, LT/KX 30264, MPK

 THOMSON, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281115, MPK


FAA, 889 Sqn, Sparrowhawk, air crash

 BARBER, Douglas L F, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Fandango, illness

 HARVEY, Thomas, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 262537, DOWS


President, bombing

 CHALMER, Alexander R, Commander, Rtd, killed


(Somdong Maru), Japanese steamship, as POW

 VIVIAN, Henry R D, Able Seaman, 22163 (RAN), (Perth), MPK



21 January 1943


Afrikander, drowning

 CONNOR, Arthur, Telegraphist, D/WRX/1095, died


FAA, 821 Sqn, Grebe, air operations

 CRITOPH, Gordan W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

 STAPLETON, Miles H, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Hooghly II (RIN)

 AFAZ-UD-DIN, Rajad A, Ordinary Seaman, 73885 (RIN), died


Moreta, accident

 LEACH, Alfred G, Electrical Artificer 1c, C/MX 465599, killed


Stronghold, as POW

 CRAWFORD, George W, Stoker 1c, C/KX 107328, died


Vita, illness

 EMISON, Edmund, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, D/SBR/X 7137, died


Wildfire, illness

 DARBY, George K, Chief Yeoman of Signals, C/192960, died



22 January 1943


Albatross, drowning

 LOCK, Leslie, Air Mechanic 2c, FAA/FX 94073, killed


FAA, 821 Sqn, St Angelo, air operations

 GRAHAM, Malise A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Patricia Cam (RAN), ship loss

 JOHNSTON, Andrew A, Ordinary Seaman, B 3815 (RANR), MPK

 MOFFITT, William R, Chief Engine Room Artificer, 24501 (RAN), MPK

 NOBES, Edward D, Able Seaman, PA 2319 (RANR), MPK

 PENGLASE, Neil G, Ordinary Seaman, PA 2516 (RANR), MPK


Royal Navy

 ANDREWS, George R, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 60880, died


Sandhurst, illness

 KNOWLES, Gordon C E, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 84732, died


St Sunniva, steamship

 ANDERSON, Douglas, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 312619, (President III, O/P), MPK

 BARLOW, Albert W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 335076, (President III, O/P), MPK

 CALLAGHAN, Bernard, Gunner, RA, 1821370, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 CHRISTER, Robert E W, Sick Berth Attendant (DEMS), C/MX 109355, (President III, O/P), MPK

 COOK, William, Gunner, RA, 1826034, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 DAVIES, Claude M, Ty/Py/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, (Spartiate, O/P), killed

 DOVE, Alan G J, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 309935, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HAWKRIDGE, William L, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 109227, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HOGAN, John J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 345350, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HOWE, John H, Gunner, RA, 1754676, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 LINDSAY, David P, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 249698, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MCINERNEY, Joseph J, Gunner, RA, 1821351, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 MORLEY, Richard W, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEM), C/JX 201866, (President III, O/P), MPK

 PEAD, Henry D, Lance Bombardier, RA, 6968723, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 RALPH, Gerald G, Bombardier, RA, 4755362, (7/4 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 WAKELING, John E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 339510, (President III, O/P), MPK

 WHITE, Robert, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 269287, (President III, O/P), MPK



23 January 1943



 ROBINS, George E, Able Seaman, P/JX 221838, killed


Lackenby, steamship

 GASS, Leslie, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 337528, (President III, O/P), MPK

 GILL, Albert E, Gunner, RA, 5190923, (5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 KEY, Harry, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 190598, (President III, O/P), MPK

 LUPTON, James T, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 291864, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MELVILLE, David, Gunner, RA, 901207, (5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 RUSSELL, Ernest L L, Gunner, RA, 5673605, (5/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 THOMPSON, Jack, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 334325, (President III, O/P), MPK


Laforey, illness

 BRIGGS, Charles D H, Commander (E), died



 STANGROOME, Percy A S, Stoker 2c, C/KX 118809, DOWS


Patricia Cam (RAN), ship loss

 CAMERON, Percival J, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, S 6670 (RANR), DOW


Phoenix, illness

 FLAVEL, Robert, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, died


Platypus (RAN), accident

 MARJASON, Edna, Writer, WR 1241 (WRAN), killed


Resource, illness

 SHENTON, Cort N, Ty/Warrant Electrician, died



24 January 1943


6/3 Maritime Regt, RA

 SMITH, James A, Gunner, RA, 11408006, killed


Chatham (RCN)

 GOREING, Frank, Ordinary Seaman, 4524 (RCN), killed


Dalhousie (RIN)

 ALI, Muhammad K, Petty Officer, 2393 (RIN), died

 HUSAIN, Khan, Able Seaman, 5601 (RIN), died


Madoera, steamship

 BOARDMAN, Harold, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 235880, (President III, O/P), MPK


Mulgrave (RCN)

 HORSFALL, Clifford, Stoker 2c, V 40851 (RCNVR), died


Northney, illness

 ROBSON, Dudley, Act/Lieutenant Commander, RANVR, died


Osborne, illness

 DEACON, Harry, Able Seaman, P/J 35415, died



 WHITE, Arthur H, Able Seaman, P/JX 307706, died


Sparrowhawk, lost overboard

 ATTWOOD, William, Air Mechanic 1c, FAA/FX 8570, killed


Tamar, as POW

 STOKES, David, Able Seaman, P/J 34983, died


Trelawney, illness

 STEWART, Roderick, Petty Officer Canteen Assistant, C/NX 2106, died


Ville de Tamatave, steamship

 BALDWIN, Eric, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 172441, (President III, O/P), MPK

 BROWNRIGG, Henry J S, Admiral, Rtd, (Eaglet, O/P), MPK

 BUDD, Adrian S, Convoy Signalman, C/JX 271619, (President III, O/P), MPK

 CHILD, Walter G, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/WRX 345, (President III, O/P), MPK

 COLLINS, Peter, Convoy Leading Signalman, C/JX 172451, (President III, O/P), MPK

 HARRIS, Arthur J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 338096, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MATTHEWS, William E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 338116, (President III, O/P), MPK

 MOORE, Edward R, Convoy Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 342976, (President III, O/P), MPK

 NORTHAM, Leonard C, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 208472, (President III, O/P), MPK

 RANDLES, Thomas, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 239973, (President III, O/P), MPK

 SILVESTER, Charles R, Act/Convoy Yeoman of Signals, C/JX 172055, (President III, O/P), MPK

 THORNTON, John F, Gunner, RA, 14276466, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed

 WOODWARD, Joseph, Lance Bombardier, RA, 3717340, (6/3 Maritime Regt, RA, O/P), killed


Woolwich, accident

 EAVES, Eugene V, Joiner 3c, P/MX 59879, killed



25 January 1943


Corncrake, ship loss

 BAIN, James C, Assistant Cook (S), C/MX 101285, MPK

 BARBET, Harold C, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 372934, MPK

 CLAPP, Francis H, Able Seaman, C/JX 173810, MPK

 COBB, Albert W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 COLLINS, Arthur J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 104499, MPK

 COOKE, Peter P, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 375049, MPK

 DAVIES, Robert O, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 62527, MPK

 DILLEY, Lewis H J, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 342413, MPK

 DRAY, Charles G, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 75634, MPK

 FRENCH, Horace F, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 355276, MPK

 HAMBLY, Cyril F, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 IMHOFE, Alfred W, Assistant Steward, C/LX 32241, killed

 JACOMB, John P, Stoker 1c, C/KX 97887, MPK

 LAVERY, Vincent H, Stoker 2c, P/KX 155403, MPK

 LEDGER, George A, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 366025, MPK

 MCMINN, Maxwell, Mechanician 1c, C/K 67133, MPK

 PERRY, Thomas E, Ty/Petty Officer, RFR, C/J 105371, MPK

 PURSER, Walter J, Able Seaman, C/JX 190616, MPK

 QUATREMAIN, Alan P, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 357345, MPK

 RENFREW, Lewis R, Ty/Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK

 ROSOMAN, Alfred M, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 199992, killed

 WALMSLEY, Charles, Able Seaman, C/JX 299240, killed

 WILLS, Harry, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 148579, MPK


Drake IV, as POW

 WILKINSON, John, Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/MX 48436, died


FAA, 700 Sqn, Cormorant, air crash

 CHESTER, Bernard, Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 82258, killed



 COODE, Trevenen P, Act/Commander, killed


Lord Lloyd, lost overboard

 WOODMAN, John S, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 9840 B, DOWS


President III, drowning

 HAMMOND, Maurice J, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 291518, killed


RM 1st Light AA Regt

 STOCK, Owen G, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, PO/X 110510, killed



26 January 1943


Assegai, illness

 BOYLER, John H, Ordnance Artificer 5c, C/MX 96735, died


Benbow, road accident

 FRY, John W, Leading Stoker, C/K 14575, killed


Defiance, illness

 WILKINS, Victor A J, Leading Seaman, D/JX 30171, died


Drake, illness

 COGHLAN, James L, Able Seaman, D/SSX 27603, died


Leeds, drowning

 DIXON, William A, Able Seaman, P/JX 297176, died


Osprey, illness

 FLETT, George W, Able Seaman, C/JX 158466, died


President II, illness

 ARMISTEAD, Reginald, Signalman, C/JX 227563, died


Ranchi, accident

 BAILEY, Ronald J C, Able Seaman, P/JX 236689, killed


Sorel (RCN)

 HEFFERMAN, William J, Able Seaman, V 18222 (RCNVR), killed



27 January 1943



 GITTINS, Victor L, Ordinary Seaman, 69325 (SANF), died


Condor, illness

 THARME, Frederick R, Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 77319, died


FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 KORDIK, Deryk J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


RM Portsmouth Division, illness

 BOOKER, Frederick, Marine, PO/14015, died



28 January 1943


Cabot, accident

 KELLETT, David R, Stoker 2c, C/KX 155595, killed


LCT.2437, lost overboard

 COX, Norman T M, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 97015, MPK


Lucifer, accident

 HUZZEY, Joan M, WRNS, WA/WRNS 35058, killed


Mansfield, lost overboard

 WATSON, Dennis V, Able Seaman, C/JX 318115, MPK


Prince Robert (RCN)

 WALSH, Patrick J, Leading Cook (S), V 12471 (RCNVR), died



29 January 1943


Avon Vale, torpedoed

 ADSHEAD, Cyril C, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 53915, MPK

 ALLISON, Arthur, Able Seaman, D/JX 345958, MPK

 BOX, George C, Able Seaman, D/JX 125754, MPK

 CLARK, William H, Able Seaman, D/JX 306965, MPK

 CLARKE, George, Able Seaman, D/JX 290266, MPK

 DUNNING, Dennis, Able Seaman, D/JX 290918, MPK

 FRAZER, Reginald A, Leading Seaman, C/JX 127803, killed

 GERRARD, James, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, RNR, D/X 19110 A, MPK

 GOODALL, Desmond R, Coder, D/JX 230027, MPK

 GUMMERSALL, Harry, Able Seaman, D/JX 290857, MPK

 HARRISON, Albert, Stoker 1c, D/KX 95801, MPK

 JAMES, Peter B, Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

 JENKINS, Charles A E, Ty/Leading Supply Assistant, D/MX 83012, killed

 LANGLEY, John E, Telegraphist, D/JX 224755, MPK

 LATCHFORD, William, Able Seaman, D/JX 303166, MPK

 MAHOOD, Samuel, Able Seaman, D/SSX 25513, MPK

 MARGETSTON, William L, Able Seaman, D/JX 288991, MPK

 MCKENZIE, Alfred, Leading Steward, D/LX 26907, MPK

 O'CALLAGHAN, James, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 336755, killed

 O'HAGAN, Bernard, Able Seaman, D/JX 302582, killed

 ORR, Nicholas D, Cook, D/MX 72487, MPK

 PIKE, Reginald G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 99148, MPK

 RENOUF, Raymond C, Ty/Leading Steward, RNSR, D/SR 61344, killed

 ROBERTS, Arnold G, Able Seaman, D/JX 250926, MPK

 SPENCE, John, Able Seaman, D/JX 303162, MPK

 SPRUCE, Ronald G, Able Seaman, D/JX 143716, MPK

 TONES, Walter, Able Seaman, D/JX 283878, MPK

 VALLANCE, Rene, Cook (O), P/MX 82909, MPK

 WHITE, Robert W, Able Seaman, D/JX 303014, killed

 WHITWORTH, Linderick H, Able Seaman, D/JX 256236, MPK

 WORLEY, John, Stoker 1c, D/KX 136840, MPK



 HAMILTON, Samuel F, Act/Leading Air Mechanic (E), FAA/FX 76837, killed

 HITCHCOCK, Arthur A G, Air Mechanic 1c (A), FAA/FX 80911, killed


FAA, 749 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

 RICHARDSON, Claude G H, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Gosling I, illness

 JOHNSTON, Margaret O, Cook, N/WRNS 36864, died


Kiwi (RNZN), surface action

 BUCHANAN, Campbell H, Leading Signalman, O/7366 (RNZN), killed

 MASON, William L, Ordinary Seaman, 5087 (RNZN), killed


ML.122, explosion

 TURNER, John W, Leading Seaman, C/JX 190958, killed


Pozarica, torpedoed

 BUTLER, Herbert V, Able Seaman, P/JX 219876, MPK

 CARD, Brinley, Able Seaman, P/JX 325100, MPK

 CRONE, Patrick, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 261168, MPK

 EVANS, Owain G, Able Seaman, RDF, P/JX 321997, killed

 GLADWIN, Roy W, Able Seaman, RDF, P/JX 235813, killed

 GOLDSWORTHY, Harold L, Able Seaman, P/JX 294834, killed

 HITT, Henry C, Able Seaman, P/JX 217286, MPK

 JAMES, David I, Assistant Steward, T.124 X, MPK

 MECKIFF, Alfred W, Assistant Steward, T.124 X, MPK

 MIREHOUSE, Thomas W, Able Seaman, P/JX 220192, MPK

 MOORE, James H, Cook, T.124 X, MPK

 NICHOLSON, Richard, Able Seaman, P/JX 235341, MPK

 SANDERS, Henry McL, Petty Officer, P/JX 127374, MPK

 SHAW, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 263455, MPK

 UPSON, Eric D, Assistant Steward, T.124 X, MPK


Spartiate, illness

 CAIRNDUFF, David, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, P/K 53075, died


Vest, steamship, road accident

 TUDGE, James, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 248805, killed


Victory, road accident

 WHEELER, Roy E D, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, killed



30 January 1943


Barnehurst, drowning

 GENT, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, R/JX 372582, killed

 HOPWOOD, Richard T, Able Seaman, R/JX 328242, killed


Brighton II, illness

 HATHAWAY, Malcolm R, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX 358850, died


FAA, 770 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

 CHUTER, Frederick C, Act/Leading Photographer, P/MX 79995, MPK

 WILSON, John L, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



 RICHARDSON, Frank, Able Seaman, D/JX 345147, killed


Pozarica, torpedoed

 BLANDFORD, Francis T, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 59365, DOW

 FLETCHER, Josiah T, Able Seaman, P/JX 273281, DOW

 KNIGHT, Albert, Able Seaman, P/JX 297181, DOW

 ROBERTSON, James H, Able Seaman, P/JX 228423, DOW


Samphire, ship loss

 ABBOTT, George C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

 ALEXANDER, Thomas J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 121425, MPK

 ANDREWS, Raymond D, Steward, C/LX 27996, MPK

 AYRES, Gerald C, Able Seaman, C/JX 347637, MPK

 BAKER, Jack C, Ordinary Coder, C/JX 270305, MPK

 BELFIELD, Denis R, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 347821, MPK

 BELL, Frederick T, Able Seaman, C/JX 316744, MPK

 CANFIELD, Edward J, Leading Telegraphist, C/J 74086, MPK

 CARP, Louis D, Able Seaman, C/JX 182579, MPK

 CLAYTON, Charles B, Able Seaman, C/JX 317923, MPK

 DILLON, William, Stoker 1c, C/KX 134381, MPK

 EXTON, Clifford J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 110601, MPK

 FERRY, John, Able Seaman, C/JX 154548, MPK

 FISHER, Mark W, Act/Stoker 1c, C/KX 120569, MPK

 FOX, William G H, Chief Mechanician, D/K 61141, MPK

 HEATHER, Harold A H, Telegraphist, C/JX 154870, MPK

 JONES, John W, Able Seaman, C/JX 130272, MPK

 KELLY, Robert N M, Ordinary Signalman, C/JX 270841, MPK

 LAWMAN, Sidney, Ty/Leading Steward, C/LX 26624, MPK

 LAWSON, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 331272, MPK

 LEEKS, Arthur, Able Seaman, C/JX 230919, MPK

 LEVERSEDGE, Walter H, Ty/Supply Petty Officer, RNVR, C/CD/X 99, MPK

 LUKER, Alexander J H, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 63116, MPK

 MARTIN, David, Stoker 1c, P/KX 121932, MPK

 MCLEOD, Hugh, Able Seaman, C/JX 169312, MPK

 MISSEN, Jack H, Able Seaman, C/JX 315217, MPK

 MURFITT, Ronald B, Stoker 1c, C/KX 137773, MPK

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

 NELSON, James B, Able Seaman, C/JX 191290, MPK

 OSBORNE, James, Stoker 1c, C/KX 122207, MPK

 POPE, Herbert, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 65117, MPK

 RENNY, Frederick T, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, MPK

 ROBERTS, Ivor W R, Assistant Cook (O), C/MX 100843, MPK

 SANGSTER, Robert, Stoker Petty Officer, C/KX 82466, MPK

 SEWELL, Arthur W M, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/JX 142877, MPK

 SHAW, William, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 75945, MPK

 SHIRLEY, Peter E, Able Seaman, C/JX 197501, MPK

 SMITH, Arthur, Stoker 1c, C/KX 105954, MPK

 TAYLOR, Arthur T, Signalman, RNVR, C/LD/X 4585, MPK

 WADDELL, William K, Coder, C/JX 208149, MPK

 WALKER, George A, Able Seaman, C/JX 246978, MPK

 WATSON, Leonard B, Ty/Petty Officer, C/SSX 15440, MPK

 WHITE, Charles, Able Seaman, C/J 97915, MPK

 WILBY, Larry, Able Seaman, C/JX 267097, MPK

 WOOD, Douglas H, Leading Stoker, C/KX 93991, MPK


Southcoates, road accident

 COAKES, John T, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 200624, killed


Stadacona (RCN)

 BRADLEY, Gordon S J, Stoker 1c, V 14603 (RCNVR), died


Vest, steamship, road accident

 LEWIS, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 253720, killed



31 January 1943


Forte, illness

 COTTON, Frank, Able Seaman, D/JX 222811, died


Pozarica, torpedoed

 BALL, Henry, Able Seaman, P/JX 239491, DOW


RM Lympstone, illness

 CAMPBELL, Joseph E, Marine, PO/X 1157, died


SGB.6 (Grey Shark), drowning

 SETFORD, George H, Telegraphist, C/JX 341855, died


Uganda, illness

 WALLER, John W, Able Seaman, P/JX 238303, died



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