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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 1945 -  in date, ship/unit & name order


Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Amethyst, sloop

(NP/Charlie Chivers, click photographs for enlargements)

on to February 1945



(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 - January-April 1945

Russians reach Germany, Indian Ocean operations, British inshore & Russian convoy battles continue, US takes Iwo Jima, British Pacific Fleet in action, Okinawa invaded, Defeat of Germany



Monday, 1 January 1945


Affleck, torpedoed

JEFFERY, Denis A, Leading Wireman, P/MX 78867, DOW



EVANS, Sidney, Able Seaman, D/JX 396742, drowning, died



DORRINGTON, William G, Able Seaman, C/J 17946, illness, died


Bihar (RIN)

SULTAN, Ahmad, Driver 1c, 75635 (RIN), died


City of Exeter, steamship

MCNULTY, Joseph, Able Seaman, D/JX 266775, (President III, O/P), DOWS



BURNELL, Ernest H, Able Seaman, D/JX 168234, illness, died


FAA, 747 Sqn, Peewit, air crash

WARNER, Archibald C, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 784 Sqn, Daedalus, air crash

FRENCH, Harry W, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 784 Sqn, Merlin, air crash

TEUTEN, Reginald H, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK



PETTY-MAYOR, Reginald L, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness, died



SIVYER, William J, Stoker 1c, D/309223, illness, died



WILSON, John E, Able Seaman, D/JX 140946, illness, died


Penguin (RAN)

AIREY, Maxwell, Telegraphist, S 7762 (RANR), illness, died


RN (Malay Section)

BAHROM, Bin P, Able Seaman, MN 223 (Malay Section), POW, died



ROGERS, William J, Rigger's Mate, R/J 103976, killed


Royal Eagle

HAYWARD, William J W, Petty Officer Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 27767, DOWS


Royal Naval Patrol Service

WOODLEY, Patrick L, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 29368, killed


Victory III

SWALLOW, Daphne L R, 3rd Officer WRNS, illness, died


Western Isles

PRESCOTT, Albert, Leading Stoker, D/K 55796, killed



Tuesday, 2 January 1945


FAA, 718x Sqn, Dipper, air crash

HENDERSON, Derek M, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR (Odyssey), killed

LEWIS, Sir George J E, Act/Lieutenant Commander (A), RNVR (FAA, 815 Sqn, Daedalus), killed

MORGAN, David L, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 81830, DOI

RAMSAY, Sir Bertram H, Admiral (Odyssey, Allied Naval Commander In Chief), killed

ROWELL, George W, Commander (Odyssey), killed


FAA, 815 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

GURDEN, Leslie W, Ty/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 115084, MPK

MONCRIEFF, William M, Sub Lieutenant (A), killed

NORCOCK, Desmond, Act/Lieutenant Commander, killed


Hayburn Wyke, ship loss

BASS, Frederick, Steward, RNPS, LT/LX 571979, MPK

BREWSTER, Arthur, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 189872, MPK

CARRINGTON, George W, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 372907, MPK

CHARLTON, Benjamin P, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 120082, MPK

FERRIE, Daniel, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 104953, MPK

GARDNER, John G, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 202175, MPK

HOOPER, Jack, Ordinary Signalman, LT/JX 340671, MPK

HOWELL, James P, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 199947, killed

MARRIOTT, David, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 148971, MPK

MCMILLAN, Robert A, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 272586, MPK

MURPHY, Thomas, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 264478, MPK

REEKIE, Andrew, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 124663, MPK

ROGERS, Walter A, Telegraphist, RNPS, LT/JX 341305, MPK

SHARMAN, Harry S, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 105182, MPK

SMITH, Edward R, Ty/Skipper, RNR, MPK

SPEARS, William J, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 121742, MPK

SWEENEY, Thomas, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 34186, MPK

WAITE, Harold R, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 299522, MPK

WHITE, Raymond, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 206563, MPK

WHITE, Ronald J, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 284968, MPK

WILSON, Francis, Ty/Act/Skipper Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

WRIGHT, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 228620, MPK



COVENEY, Mollie M, WRNS, C/WRNS 3473, illness, died


Perth (RAN)

BLACK, Malcolm D, Stoker, W 778 (RANR), POW, died



Wednesday, 3 January 1945


FAA, 757 Sqn, Rajaliya, air crash

DYER, Douglas J, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 82074, killed


FAA, 785 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

ALADIN, Alexis A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

BROOKS, James E, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 567668, MPK

YOUNG-JAMIESON, James H, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK



HUGHES, Alfred A, Regulating Petty Officer, C/224719, DOWS


Royal Indian Navy

KHUSHI, Muhammad, Able Seaman, 101809 (RIN), died


Shakespeare, surface action

MOTTERAM, Thomas G, Able Seaman, C/JX 300991, killed

TAYLOR, George, Able Seaman, D/JX 394962, killed



PEEL, Robert, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 226824, MPK


Strait Fisher, steamship

SMITH, Denis W A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 550664, (President III, O/P), killed



Thursday, 4 January 1945



WOOLLER, William E, Leading Stores Assistant, C/MX 121006, killed



MITCHELMORE, William R, Stoker 1c, D/KX 78455, illness, died


FAA, 1845 Sqn, Slinger, deck accident

URE, Frank E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 851 Sqn, Shah, air crash

YATES, Albert L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed



PHILLIPS, Reginald R, Marine, CH/X 2364, road accident, died



HURT, Frederick N, Engineer, T.124 X, illness, died


MGB.646, surface action

ROBERTS, Michael G, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, DOW


ML.1163, ship loss

BAILEY, Martin C, Stoker 1c, RNPS, LT/KX 153050, MPK

BUNKER, Alfred G, Ordinary Telegraphist, RNPS, LT/JX 360121, killed

COX, Albert H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 281089, MPK

GARDYNE, Alexander G, Ordinary Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 640852, MPK

HAWKSFIELD, William H, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 131150, killed

HOLWAY, Louis, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

HOWDEN, Russell K, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, SANF, MPK

LE NOURY, John S, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 202293, MPK

LEWIS, Douglas J, Cook, RNPS, LT/MX 109628, MPK

MAINS, Allan M, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 400070, MPK

MORDEY, Christopher, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 222943, MPK



WOOD, James, Able Seaman, C/JX 377321, lost overboard, MPK



Friday, 5 January 1945


Australia (RAN), Kamikaze attack

ANDERSEN, Norman W, Able Seaman, S 7260 (RANR), MPK

ANNEAR, Jack, Able Seaman, PA 3954 (RANR), killed

AVERY, Clarence R, Able Seaman, 21491 (RAN), killed

BEAKE, Frederick, Able Seaman, S 3757 (RANR), MPK

BOURKE, James T H, Able Seaman, PM 5896 (RANR), killed

BROWN, Malcolm G, Able Seaman, S 8183 (RANR), MPK

BROWN, William G, Ordinary Seaman, PM 7221 (RANR), MPK

CLIFFORD, Royston, Ordinary Seaman, S 8976 (RANR), MPK

DE VERE, Alfred A, Able Seaman, S 8161 (RANR), MPK

DONNELLY, Charles D, Able Seaman, PM 3081 (RANR), killed

EAMES, Frank W, Able Seaman, PM 2779 (RANR), killed

EVERSON, Neville J, Ordinary Seaman, S 9335 (RANR), killed

EZARD, Edward J, Leading Seaman, 23703 (RAN), MPK

FISHER, William R, Able Seaman, PM 5357 (RANR), MPK

FORD, Harold D, Ordinary Seaman, B 4766 (RANR), MPK

FRAWLEY, George, Able Seaman, B 4237 (RANR), killed

GANNON, Ronald J, Ordinary Seaman 2c, S 9424 (RANR), killed

GUMMOW, William G, Able Seaman, F 4927 (RANR), killed

HARDEMAN, Edwin L, Able Seaman, F 4684 (RANR), killed

HART, Leslie L, Able Seaman, S 8831 (RANR), killed

HEARNE, Vivian W, Able Seaman, S 5690 (RANR), MPK

HERDMAN, Lindsay I, Able Seaman, PM 5836 (RANR), MPK

HUGHES, Charles M, Able Seaman, 21902 (RAN), MPK

KENNEDY, Harry, Able Seaman, 25788 (RAN), killed

KIRCHNER, Maurice D, Able Seaman, PM 7240 (RANR), killed

LADE, Alan W, Able Seaman, H 2336 (RANR), MPK

LEVY, Keith, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RANR, DOW

LOUD, Merton S, Able Seaman, 24343 (RAN), killed

MARSH, Max H, Lieutenant (S), RAN, DOW

MEDDINGS, Ronald, Able Seaman, PM 4709 (RANR), killed

MOORE, Claude, Able Seaman, PM 6721 (RANR), killed

MOORE, Joseph J J, Leading Seaman, F 2553 (RANR), killed

MUNDAY, William T, Able Seaman, 26363 (RAN), killed

O'NEILL, Henry E, Act/Leading Seaman, 18942 (RAN), killed

PRINGLE, Neal, Able Seaman, S 8816 (RANR), killed

REEVE, Geoffrey C, Able Seaman, B 4088 (RANR), killed

RILEY, Gordon W, Able Seaman, S 7926 (RANR), killed

ROWLEY, Sidney C, Leading Seaman, H 1258 (RANR), killed

RUSSELL, Colin N, Lieutenant, RANR, MPK

SHARMAN, Ivan S, Able Seaman, H 2208 (RANR), MPK

UTTING, Peter S, Able Seaman, F 3485 (RANR), killed

VERDON, Ronald A, Able Seaman, S 5555 (RANR), killed

WARD, Charles R, Able Seaman, S 7795 (RANR), MPK

WHITTAKER, Harold R, Able Seaman, S 7376 (RANR), MPK


Dalhousie (RIN)

DAUD, Yaqub, Yeoman of Signals, 131 (RIN), died


Hamla (RIN)

BERI, Lakshmanan R, Electrical Artificer, 20891 (RIN), died



AHMAD, Bin A, Able Seaman, MN 495 (Malay Section), POW, died


RM 30th Assault Unit

CONNOLLY, John S F G, Lance Corporal, RM, PLY/X 3944, accident, killed


Shelburne (RCN)

DOHERTY, Wilfred J, Electrical Artificer, V/92563 (RCNVR), died



Saturday, 6 January 1945


Arunta (RAN), Kamikaze attack

HAND, Richard A, Act/Stores Petty Officer, 24357 (RAN), DOW

SELLICK, Henry L, Able Seaman, 6092 (RAN), DOW


FAA, 815 Sqn, Landrail, air crash

NEWBERY, Peter R, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WARD, George K, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

PRITCHETT, William, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 611435, MPK



ORSBORN, John A, Stoker 1c, P/KX 165618, MPK



HILL, George H, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 163634, DOWS



KENNEDY, Marjorie E, 2nd Officer, WRNS, illness, died



SMITH, James, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 420702, DOWS


ML.439 (RIN), air attack

GHOSH, S (initial only), Able Seaman, 17626 (RIN), DOW


New Mexico (US Navy), battleship, Kamikaze attack

MORTON, Bryan S, Sub Lieutenant (S), (Howe, O/P), MPK


RM 3rd Heavy AA Regt

TOMLINSON, Frank, Marine, PO/X 103337, illness, died


RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

HAW, Charles W, Marine, PLY/X107394, killed


RM 47 Commando

GARDENER, Michael C, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, DOW


Walpole, mining

EMMETT, Robert P, Stoker 2c, C/KX 603469, killed

REYNOLDS, Herbert J, Ty/Petty Officer Stoker, C/K 66673, killed



Sunday, 7 January 1945



ELLEBY, Cecil R, Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 50535, illness, died



JEFFREY, Albert, Able Seaman, C/JX 278593, illness, died


Daedalus III

FLATMAN, John, Air Fitter (E), FAA/FX 651520, DOWS


FAA, 761 Sqn, Dipper, air crash

BENSON, Joseph A L, Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed


RM Plymouth Division

JENKINS, Joseph H, Sergeant, RM (Pens), PLY/X 14403, DOWS



LEE, Frederick, Leading Air Mechanic, FAA/FX 92743, illness, died



Monday, 8 January 1945


Ashbury, steamship

AYRES, Ernest H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 239936, (President III, O/P), killed

FLETCHER, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 443735, (President III, O/P), killed

HELLER, James D, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 444297, (President III, O/P), MPK

KERR, John I, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 550497, (President III, O/P), killed


Monarra, accident

PUSSEPITIYA, Loku B D, Ordinary Seaman, G/FCX 150, died


RM 48 Commando

TAYLOR, Robert W, Marine, CH/X 107296, DOWS


Victory, illness

CORNISH, Harold W, Regulating Petty Officer, P/222101, died



Tuesday, 9 January1945



DAWSON, Harold, Leading Telegraphist, NAP R 300395, killed


Discovery (RCN)

HOUSE, Robert A L, Leading Writer, V/30412 (RCNVR), died



SCREEN, Douglas A, Seaman, LT/JX 240855, DOWS



BLOOMAN, Andrew, Able Seaman, R/JX 555197, DOWS


Pyramus, illness

MORRICE, Thomas, Marine, CH/17124, died


Victory, illness

DAVIES, Albert, Able Seaman, P/JX 219095, died



Wednesday, 10 January 1945



LONGMUIR, William, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA/FX 682453, DOWS


Drake, illness

CHILTON, Charles H, Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 56399, died


General Birdwood

HOWARTH, James, Stoker, LT/KX 120751, DOWS



HANNAM, Wesley G, Ty/Corporal, RM, PO/X 117546, DOWS


Pembroke, illness

SYME, John Q T, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Saker, air crash

WAGLAND, Edward G, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 605591, killed


Torrens (RAN), illness

GRANT, Keith W, Stores Assistant, PA 4231 (RANR), died



Thursday, 11 January 1945


BYMS.2016, drowning

MACLEOD, Murdo, Seaman, RNR (PS), LT/X 17763 A, died


Exeter, as POW

BREWER, William G H, Stoker 1c, D/K 63608, died


Jupiter, as POW

LOVESEY, William, Ty/Petty Officer, D/JX 140918, died


Normandy Coast, steamship

HAND, William E, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 248789, (President III, O/P), MPK


Pembroke, illness

COCKS, Eric MacF, Petty Officer Writer, C/MX 65075, died



JOSLIN, Eric B, Able Seaman, D/JX 246261, DOWS


South African Naval Force

DIXON, Robert, Able Seaman, CN/584276 (SANF), died



FITZPATRICK, Thomas, Stoker 1c, C/KX 141303, killed



HENRY, John B, Able Seaman, P/SSX 13693, DOWS



Friday, 12 January 1945


Akbar (RIN)

SARDAR, Singh, Ordinary Seaman, 35144 (RIN), died



GRAHAM, David, Able Seaman, C/JX 543106, DOWS



SALISBURY, John, Chief Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 103370, died


FAA, 757 Sqn, Rayalija, air crash

GOLDSACK, Thomas W, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Hamla I (RIN)

NURATI, Nam D, Topass, 78012 (RIN), died


LCT.1295, drowning

PADDEN, Joseph, Stoker 1c, D/KX 146835, died


Regulus, ship loss

SMITH, Robert, Shipwright 3c, D/SR 8303, MPK


RM 42 Commando

SCOTT, Thomas V, Marine, PLY/X 100758, killed


Royal Indian Naval Volunteer Reserve, Burma operations

KETTLE, Raymond V, Lieutenant Commander, RINVR, killed


Royal Indian Navy, Burma operations

SHER, Muhammad, Able Seaman, 100678 (RIN), killed

WILAYAT, Khan, Able Seaman, 101729 (RIN), killed


Sheldrake, illness

SUMPTER, Charles W, Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 95798, died


Treern (SANF), ship loss

ANDERSON, Robert D, Engine Room Artificer 2c, 71067 V (SANF), MPK

BARKER, Ronald E, Sub Lieutenant, SANF, MPK

BLAKE, Robert E, Petty Officer, P 6572 (SANF), MPK

BROWN, Ian H, Able Seaman, 71719 V (SANF), MPK

BYRNE, Patrick, Lieutenant, SANF, MPK

DAVIE, William, Stoker 1c, 70681 V (SANF), MPK

ENGELBEEN, Leslie C, Able Seaman, 562235 V (SANF), MPK

JACOBZ, Frank H, Stoker 1c, 70374 V (SANF), MPK

MATTHEWS, George A, Stoker 1c, 70728 V (SANF), MPK

MCINTYRE, William G, Cook (S), 585360 (SANF), MPK

MCLARTY, William D, Leading Stoker, 562246 V (SANF), MPK

MCLEAN, Godfrey, Able Seaman, 562455 V (SANF), MPK

NILAND, St John E, Able Seaman, 209905 (SANF), MPK

PERRY, Desmond A, Petty Officer, 71211 (SANF), MPK

REID, Kenneth H, Signalman, 562143 V (SANF), MPK

SALCOMBE, Francis R, Stoker 1c, 58589 V (SANF), MPK

STAPELBERG, Willem J, Steward, 562221 V (SANF), MPK

SUTTON, Donald A, Able Seaman, 70426 (SANF), MPK

SUTTON, George A M, Leading Seaman, 586403 V (SANF), MPK

TRAFFORD, William O, Able Seaman, 71222 V (SANF), MPK

VILJOEN, Dennis A, Telegraphist, 70984 V (SANF), MPK

WHITE, Charles W, Petty Officer, 562200 V (SANF), MPK

WULFF, Emil F, Leading Seaman, 562466 V (SANF), MPK






LEAHY, Joseph, Marine, PO/X 120521, DOWS



Saturday, 13 January 1945


Cotillian, illness

OLIVER, John, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 286375, died


FAA, 820 Sqn, Indefatigable, air crash

COLE, Lewis E, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 87167, killed


FAA, 879 Sqn, Attacker, air crash

MACLEOD, Norman I, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


FAA, 1830 Sqn, Illustrious, air crash

GRAHAM-CANN, Anthony P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 1833 Sqn, Illustrious, air crash

ROGERS, Eric A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Impregnable, illness

POPLE, George F, Petty Officer, D/J 5322, died



BROWN, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 631286, DOWS


Niobe (RCN)

CHAYCHUK, John, Leading Seaman, V/35434 (RCNVR), died


Pembroke, illness

HARPER, Norman S, Able Seaman, C/JX 182035, died


RM 41 Commando

NICHOLSON, Robert F, Marine, PO/X 100815, DOWS


Rooke, illness

FRENCH, John McK, Chief Rigger, R/JX 166896, died


Stadacona (RCN)

EASTMAN, Garnett R, Telegraphist, V/11766 (RCNVR), died



Sunday, 14 January 1945



DOCKRELL, Robert, Able Seaman, P/JX 272746, DOWS


Devonshire, accident

EDWARDS, Eric R, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 537324, died


Isle of Sark

KILCOYNE, Percival W, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX 540255, killed



PENNY, Peter, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 312052, DOWS


RM 42 Commando

SHERMAN, George, Marine, EX/3566, DOWS


RM 47 Commando, Dutch operations

ADAM, Ian W, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

DYKE, Frederick J, Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 103842, killed

EVANS, Cyril, Marine, PLY/X 113855, killed

GREENHALGH, Samuel, Marine, PO/X 112375, killed

STICKINGS, Brian J, Ty/Act/Captain, RM, killed

STOVELL, William C, Marine, PLY/X 110734, MPK

WILLIAMS, Raymond, Marine, PLY/X 108521, killed


RM Engineer Commando

THOMSON, Donald, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, PO/X 110320, killed



PINNEY, Donald F, Air Mechanic (O) 2c, FAA/FX 684635, DOWS



Monday, 15 January 1945


Allington Castle

LAWRENCE, Charles M, Ty/Petty Officer, C/SSX 23690, MPK


Dalhousie (RIN)

KELAN, Narayanan, Able Seaman, 9615 (RIN), died



VEALE, Roy W, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 566082, DOWS


Maja, steamship

HARRIS, Jack P, Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), RFR, P/SS 9421, (President III, O/P), killed

IBBOTSON, Leslie, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 313307, (President III, O/P), killed

ILES, Joseph W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 551424, (President III, O/P), MPK

NEWTON, Austin A, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 304918, (President III, O/P), killed

PARISH, Alfred E L, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 640706, (President III, O/P), MPK

WOOD, Henry, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 267420, (President III, O/P), killed



CROSSEY, Patrick F, Petty Officer, P/JX 126527, DOWS



DOYLE, Duncan B, Able Seaman, C/JX 196688, killed


Narva, steamship

DWIGHT, Robert W, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 396922, (President III, O/P), MPK

HIPSLEY, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 239150, (President III, O/P), MPK


RM 47 Commando

PRY, Benjamin C H, Marine, CH/X 111971, DOWS


Sierra Leone NVF

JABERTY, J (Initial Only), Leading Seaman, SL/F 2540 (Sierra Leone NVF), MPK


Thane, torpedoed

ALMON, Ralph E, Engine Room Artificer 4c, V 36506 (RCNVR), killed

BOWLER, Wilfred J, Able Seaman, P/JX 161662, MPK

CLARKE, James, Able Seaman, P/JX 273994, killed

DOCHERTY, William, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 585910, killed

DUNNIGAN, William MCG, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 103930, MPK

EDWARDS, Charles M, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 624448, killed

FRY, James R, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 522297, MPK

LATTER, Jesse W, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 174294, killed

SCOBBIE, John D, Leading Seaman, P/JX 264500, MPK

TOWNSEND, Mark, Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 103990, killed


Zephyr, illness

DAWSON, Derrick K, Stoker 2c, C/KX 611654, died



Tuesday, 16 January 1945



LITTLEWOOD, Gordon R A, Marine, PLY/X 113527, DOWS


Director, accident

MACKENZIE, Finlay, Able Seaman, RTP R/238781, died



FERNIE, Alexander L, Midshipman, RNVR, died


FAA, 763 Sqn, Nightjar, air crash

FELL, Gordon, Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed

KENNEDY, Barnard J, Ty/Act/Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK

MALLORIE, Phillip R, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 578011, killed


LST.415, torpedoed

BERRY, Arthur J, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, C/MX 106921, killed

EDWARDS, David, Stoker 1c, D/KX 136866, killed

FORD, Jackson, Stoker 1c, D/KX 128451, killed

LOCKE, Robert A C, Leading Motor Mechanic, C/MX 634315, killed

MORGAN, Henry B, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 108080, killed

SAUNDERS, Donald P, Ty/Warrant Engineer, killed


Magdala, steamship

CHAMBERS, Robert, Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), P/J 25747, (President III, O/P), MPK

COX, Ernest, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 639696, (President III, O/P), MPK

GARLAND, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 394089, (President III, O/P), MPK

HAYWARD, Leslie E, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 334986, (President III, O/P), MPK

LAMBIE, John, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 333464, (President III, O/P), MPK

MILNER, John H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 226876, (President III, O/P), MPK

STANCLIFF, Leslie, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), D/JX 289887, (President III, O/P), MPK

WILSON, John R, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 336447, (President III, O/P), MPK


Philomel, illness

BROADHOUSE, James, Lieutenant, RNZNR, died


Tana, assault injuries

MCCALLUM, Alexander D, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, died


Zambesi, lost overboard

GUILFOYLE, John C, Act/Leading Seaman, RNVR, D/MD/X 2932, MPK



Wednesday, 17 January 1945


Erebus, illness

COLEMAN, Sydney, Able Seaman, P/JX 523841, died


Naden (RCN)

DOUGLAS, James F, Lieutenant (E), RCNR, died


RM Chatham Division

COWAN, Kenneth, Marine, CH/X 3889, DOWS


Royal Navy

SMITH, William McK W, Able Seaman, FX 101875, died


Stadacona (RCN)

SMITH, Alexander L, Chief Motor Mechanic 4c, A/1541 (RCNR), died



Thursday, 18 January 1945



CLARK, Robert P, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/ESD/X 1798, MPK


Ameer, illness

HOLMAN, Robert, Chief Plumber, NAP R/199496, died


Drake, illness

ESCOT, Frederick W, Boatswain, died


FAA, 1843 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

ROSS, Peter S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 826 Sqn, Bircham Newton, as POW

JACKSON, Robert J, Act/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 79433, (captured on 21 June 1940), died


Hopetoun, illness

POMFRET, Alfred R, Wireman, D/MX 511192, died


Marshal Soult

GEORGE, Idris, Stoker, LT/KX 533093, DOWS


MMS.213, illness

GEORGE, Idris, Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 533093, died


Perth (RAN), as POW

HAWKE, Allan R L, Act/Leading Seaman, PA 1661 (RANR), died


Samvern, steamship

SIMPSON, Philip, Act/Petty Officer (DEMS), P/JX 185949, (President III, O/P), MPK


Victory, Trinity House Pilot, TYRRELL, Frederick E, Lieutenant, RNR, MPK



Friday, 19 January 1945


603rd LCM Flotilla

HONNEYSETT, Edward W, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, PO/X 116895, DOWS



SPILMAN, Eric S, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, died


Dipper, rail accident

HALLIDAY, Robert H N, Chief Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 76377, killed


Drake, illness

MERRY, Clifford, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 8177, died


Hamla (RIN)

ASAN, Mehdi, Electrical Mechanic 2c, 78394 (RIN), died



BURKE, Michael D, Able Seaman, C/JX 239644, died


Porpoise, submarine, lost

ADAMS, Albert E, Warrant Engineer, MPK

ANSELL, Leonard B A, Able Seaman, C/SSX 17588, MPK

BOLDEN, Jack, Able Seaman, P/JX 275768, MPK

BRENNAN, James, Petty Officer, D/JX 140144, MPK

BROCKBANK, Arthur P, Steward, C/LX 24620, MPK

BULLEN, Herbert, Stoker 1c, C/KX 166023, MPK

CARTER, Jack, Leading Signalman, C/SSX 22808, MPK

CHITTY, Clement A C, Able Seaman, P/JX 217497, MPK

CLARK, William M, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 101709, MPK

CLARKE, Kenneth E, Able Seaman, C/JX 544372, MPK

COOPER, Arthur, Able Seaman, D/JX 365441, MPK

COUPE, Trevor, Leading Seaman, D/JX 202891, MPK

COWTON, Alan D, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 97715, MPK

CROUCHMAN, Victor P T, Able Seaman, P/JX 179071, MPK

DRAPER, Arthur D, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 89439, MPK

DREW, Victor H F, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

DYALL, Walter F, Able Seaman, D/JX 421908, MPK

EDWARDS, Walter G, Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 141920, MPK

FRASER, James N McK, Electrical Artificer 3c, P/MX 63827, MPK

GASCOIGNE, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 384495, MPK

GIBSON, Adam, Able Seaman, C/SSX 19866, MPK

GRIFFITHS, Arthur E, Able Seaman, D/JX 399217, MPK

HEALEY, Alfred, Ty/Petty Officer Stoker, D/KX 82866, MPK

HENDERSON, Arthur, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 75673, MPK

HENSON, Leslie, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 156695, MPK

HISCOCK, Wilfred J, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 47948, MPK

HOOD, Alfred G, Able Seaman, P/JX 177782, MPK

HUGHES, Charles W T, Stoker 1c, C/KX 123998, MPK

JULIAN, Richard E B, Able Seaman, C/JX 543541, MPK

KENNEDY, Mungo H McL, Lieutenant, MPK

LEE, Arthur, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 78168, MPK

LIVINGSTONE, Alexander, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 145231, MPK

LUCKING, Cecil J, Leading Stoker, P/KX 86421, MPK

MALLIBAND, Guy G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 150619, MPK

MARTIN, Basil H, Petty Officer, D/JX 145032, MPK

NASH, John R, Act/Able Seaman, D/JX 550070, MPK

OLIFFE, John, Able Seaman, D/J 101353, MPK

OLIVER, Terance, Stoker 1c, P/MX 163832, MPK

PALLIASER, Harry, Leading Stoker, C/KX 135113, MPK

PASSMORE, Jack, Ty/Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/KX 149398, MPK

PROUDFOOT, Abraham P, Leading Seaman, RNVR, P/UD/X 1324, MPK

RANKEN, Terence A, Ty/Leading Telegraphist, D/JX 162760, MPK

RICHARDSON, Thomas S, Able Seaman, P/JX 163327, MPK

ROBERTS, David D G, Lieutenant, MPK

ROGERS, Phillip, Able Seaman, P/JX 322506, MPK

ROGERS, Richard, Petty Officer, C/J 114288, MPK

ROWLANDS, George, Able Seaman, C/SSX 28164, MPK

SANT, Albert W J, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 155271, MPK

SHERRIFF, John, Telegraphist, P/JX 232707, MPK

SIMPKINS, George A, Petty Officer, P/JX 128626, MPK

SKEOCH, James McK, Able Seaman, P/JX 407094, MPK

SMITH, Albert G, Stoker 1c, D/KX 140733, MPK

SMITH, Frank, Ty/Petty Officer Cook (S), C/MX 50326, MPK

SMITH, John, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 510996, MPK

SMITH, Leslie J, Able Seaman, P/JX 377637, MPK

SMITH, Philip R, Stoker 2c, P/KX 524286, MPK

SPENCER, Edward R, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 137051, MPK

TAYLOR, Edward O M, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

THOMAS, Ralph, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, C/SSX 25692, MPK

TRIER, Colin E, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

TURNER, Hugh B, Act/Lieutenant Commander, MPK

TYLER, Walter J, Able Seaman, C/JX 188978, MPK

VAUGHAN, Frederick J, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 55223, MPK

WEBB, John H T, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 140877, MPK

WEBBER, Grahame M, Telegraphist, P/JX 300198, MPK

WEEDEN, William H, Stoker 1c, C/KX 141642, MPK

WESTON, James, Stoker 1c, D/KX 162600, MPK

WHITTAKER, Robert, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 385870, MPK

WILKINS, Arthur F, Stoker 1c, P/KX 162377, MPK

WILLIAMS, Arthur F C, Petty Officer, D/JX 156792, MPK

WILLIAMS, Frederick S, Able Seaman, C/JX 193551, MPK

WIMBLE, Will, Stoker 1c, C/KX 141189, MPK

WOODWARD, Stanley, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 147579, MPK

WRIGHT, James, Stoker 1c, C/KX 140927, MPK


RM Engineers, Deal

HANDSCOMBE, Ronald W, Marine, RME 16351, DOWS


Royal Indian Navy

MUHAMMAD, A (initial only) Q, Stoker 2c, 18720 (RIN), died


Victory, illness

PESTELL, Frank L, Signalman Lieutenant Commander, died



Saturday, 20 January 1945


Afrikander, illness

OVEREND, Maurice K, Lieutenant Commander (S), died



BAYLIS, Harry, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84326, DOWS


Black Swan, road accident

CLARKE, Ronald G, Able Seaman, D/JX 199269, killed


Kung Wo, as POW

SIMPSON, William, Stoker 1c, C/KX 104981, died



FITZPATRICK, John A T, Wireman, D/MX 102717, DOWS


Perth (RAN), as POW

KELLY, Henry A, Bandsman, 19225 (RAN), died



CROMWELL, Henry, Petty Officer, RNPS, LT/JX 180341, DOWS



PORRITT, Frederick L, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 600287, DOWS



HATT, Alfred J, Ty/Petty Officer Stoker, C/KX 114546, DOWS



ROSE, George T, Ty/Act/Leading Stoker, C/KX 134660, killed



Sunday, 21 January 1945


6 Maritime Regt, RA

WILLIAMS, Frank G, Gunner, RA, 39679000, MPK


Activity, illness

SALTER, John S N, Greaser, NAP R/914975, died



DYSON, Herbert, Petty Officer Wireman, C/MX 67721, DOWS


Condor, illness

GRAY, John, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 94298, died


FAA, 1842 Sqn, Formidable, air crash

CHIPPERFIELD, Eric S A, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

DUNKLEY, Eric D, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

RAILTON, Manning G R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Farndale, illness

SOWERBY, William, Telegraphist, C/JX 207180, died


Galatea, light cruiser

BRADLEY, Percy, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 253563, MPK


Galatea, steamship

HAMPSHIRE, Harry, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 290013, (President III, O/P), MPK


Hamla (RIN), Burma operations

UDAI, Singh, Stores Assistant, 31187 (RIN), died

VENKATARAMAN, (no first name listed), Sick Berth Attendant, 21325 (RIN), died



HAY, Edward, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 62878, MPK


Marie Louise

HARDY, George, Petty Officer Stoker, R/KX 110535, died


ML.891, ship loss

ADAMS, Stanley E, Leading Motor Mechanic, P/MX 634838, MPK

HEATH, Henry N, Stoker 2c, D/KX 138962, MPK

TYRER, Frank, Act/Able Seaman, C/JX 407027, DOWS


Monck, illness

WILLIAMS, Evelyne E, Leading WRNS Writer, 11605 (WRNS), died


RM 3rd Provost Company

MILLYARD, Leonard A, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 4928, MPK


Royal Indian Navy

ABDUL, Jabar, Able Seaman, 102046 (RIN), died

D'SOUZA, S (initial only), Leading Stoker, 13963 (RIN), died

MUHAMMAD, Ashraf, Able Seaman, 101050 (RIN), died


Spartiate, illness

KYTE, Edgar J, Boom Engineer, died


Urley, illness

THACKERY, William H, Air Mechanic (L), FAA/FX 662599, died


Ursa, illness

PAULUS, Stanley A, Able Seaman, P/JX 521715, died



Monday, 22 January 1945



DAWSON, Henry W, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 63778, died


Excellent, illness

JUPE, Leonard G, Chief Petty Officer, P/JX 140105, died


Exeter, as POW

RICHMOND, Alexander, Boy 2c, D/JX 184688, died


Perth (RAN), as POW

BOND, Eric, Able Seaman, W 942 (RANR), died


Ranee, illness

DAVIS, Thomas D, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 629494, died


RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

FOOT, Frank, Lance Corporal, RM, PLY/X 3476, killed

HESP, George T, Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 101509, killed


Royal Atherstan, illness

BISH, Dennis B, Marine, PO/X 105852, DOWS



TITCOMB, Ernest A R, Petty Officer, D/JX 129550, DOWS


Shrapnel, illness

GREIG, James P, Seaman, RNR, C/X 18655 A, died



Tuesday, 23 January 1945


Cochrane, illness

GARBUTT, Isabel K, WRNS, N/WRNS 78432, died


Donnacona (RCN)

RATTRAY, Alexander H W, Ordinary Seaman, V/79825 (RCNVR), died


FAA, 757 Sqn, Unicorn, air crash

MARKS, Frank E, Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed


LCP, 780th Flotilla, Burma operations

HASKEW, Albert P, Marine, PO/X 120632, died



TONER, Alexander, Able Seaman, C/JX 554063, MPK


MTB.495, surface action

CALDER, George, Able Seaman, C/JX 317839, killed



STEWARD, David S, Ty/Act/Petty Officer, D/SSX 27587, DOWS



COBLEY, Albert W, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 22075, DOWS


RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

ASHWORTH, John M, Marine, PLY/X 110603, killed

BEACH, George E, Marine, PLY/X 3568, killed

BOLAM, Edward C, Marine, PO/X 120358, killed

FLEMING, Robert F, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, CH/X 101416, killed

HEATH, Alfred, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/3962, killed

KIRBY, Peter, Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/3358, killed

LEWIS, Frank G, Marine, EX/33125, killed

MARSHALL, Arthur A, Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 103365, killed

MCDONALD, Dennis, Marine, PLY/X 110563, killed

MORRISON, James, Marine, PO/X 105540, killed

PAYNE, Leonard W, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 100442, killed

PINKNEY, James, Marine, PLY/X 108764, killed

RICHARDSON, Leon, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 105684, killed

SCOTT, Douglas, Marine, PLY/X 109330, killed

SHEATHER, Allan C, Marine, PO/X 113117, killed

TERNENT, John W, Marine, PO/X 101801, killed


RM 45 Commando, Dutch operations

COCKS, John S, Ty/Act/Corporal, RM, CH/X 114915, killed

LYON, Charles A, Marine, EX/3407, killed

RUSSELL, James G, Marine, PLY/X 108574, killed

WALE, Frederick E, Marine, PO/X 120575, DOWS


Ruler, illness

SHOOTER, Kenneth, Able Seaman, 1784 (RNZN), died


Stag, explosion

COX, Bernard E F B, Lieutenant (Sp), RNZNVR, killed


Tamaki (RNZN), road accident

PEARSE, Roy E, Ordinary Seaman, 10246 (RNZN), killed


Victory, illness

STOKES, Arthur F, Shipwright 1c, P/346050, died



Wednesday, 24 January 1945


Cornwallis (RCN)

LAWRENCE, Robert G, Stoker 2c, V/79550 (RCNVR), died


Empire Rupert, steamship

WARREN, Bernard W, Act/Convoy Signalman, C/JX 557603, (President III, O/P), MPK


FAA, 785/786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

MORRIS, Walter, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/JX 421389, MPK


FAA, 786 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

ROWELL, John W, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

TAPPER, Vernon H, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 820 Sqn, Indefatigable, flying Avenger torpedo-bomber, attack on Palembang, Sumatra, operation Meridian, air operations and crash

HARRIS, Clifford L, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 87003, MPK

HEMINGTON, Arthur, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

MITCHELL, Herbert G C, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Pilot, FAA/FX 97016, MPK


FAA, 857 Sqn, Indomitable, flying Avenger torpedo-bomber, attack on Palembang, Sumatra, operation Meridian, air operations and crash

DUNCAN, David H, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 87175, MPK

HIBBURD, Robin E A, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

MASON, James, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 1830 Sqn, Illustrious, each flying Corsair fighter, attack on Palembang, Sumatra, operation Meridian, air operations

BROWN, Albert H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

SUTTON, Arthur W, Ty/Lieutenant, RCNVR, MPK


FAA, 1834 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

GRAVE, Ian L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 1836 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

BLAIR, Matthew T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Hamla I (RIN)

JOSE, K (initial only) F, Motor Engineer 1c, 21852 (RIN), died


Himalaya (RIN)

MUHAMMAD, Afzal, Able Seaman, 20708 (RIN), died



THOMAS, Arthur C, Ty/Leading Writer, D/MX 69762, DOWS


RM 3rd Commando Signals, Burma operations

STOCKWELL, John N, Marine, PO/X 3716, killed


RM 41 Commando, Dutch operations

TAYLOR, Ernest, Marine, PLY/X 2460, MPK


RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

MARTIN, Arthur, Ty/Act/Captain, RM, DOW

PALMER, Charles F, Marine, PLY/X 103102, DOWS


RN Auxiliary Hospital, Barrow Gurney, illness

WAYNE, Edward O, Py/Sick Berth Attendant, C/MX 710295, died


Sultan, as POW

FINCH, Jack, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 27023, (ex-Pelandok), died



Thursday, 25 January 1945



CROSSLEY, Kenneth, Stoker 1c, R/KX 102221, DOWS


FAA, 752 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

ALGAR, Robert H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 793 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

THOMSON, James, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 1840 Sqn, Gannet, air crash

JAQUES, Barry, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


Forte, illness

ANDREW, Florence E, Leading WRNS, PLY/WRNS 1796, died


Hooghly (RIN)

SUBRAMANIAN, D (initial only), Able Seaman, 19793 (RIN), died


Hopetoun, illness

MACINTOSH, Ian M, Petty Officer, P/J 51818, DOWS



BRADLEY, Herbert T, Able Seaman, P/JX 274962, DOWS


Pembroke, illness

CRABTREE, Harold, Able Seaman, C/JX 276035, died


RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

EDWARDS, Vincent, Marine, PO/X 121963, DOWS

SHORE, Donald, Marine, CH/X 104002, killed

WALTERS, Stanley K, Marine, EX/4092, killed


RM 45 Commando

AHERN, Patrick, Sergeant, RM, EX/1251, DOWS


RM 45 Commando, illness

ATKINSON, Jacob, Sergeant, RM, EX/3471, died


RM Calais Party in 1940, now as POW in Poland

MARSH, James N, Marine, CH/X 1462, died



Friday, 26 January 1945


Dunlop Park, steamship

KING, Kalmon K J, Able Seaman, V/66217 (RCNVR), MPK


Manners, torpedoed

ABBOTT, Albert C, Stoker 1c, P/KX 105388, killed

ADAMS, Albert F, Able Seaman, P/JX 275819, MPK

ANGOLD, Herbert W, Able Seaman, P/JX 189272, MPK

ATTREE, Albert A, Able Seaman, P/JX 624852, MPK

BANNING, Frederick A, Able Seaman, P/JX 624910, MPK

BARNLEY, Philip H, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 617840, killed

BARSDELL, William J, Petty Officer, P/JX 125808, killed

BLACKWELL, Sidney H, Able Seaman, P/JX 518474, MPK

BROWN, Dennis R, Able Seaman, P/JX 518171, MPK

BUCKLEY, Walter, Stoker 1c, P/KX 158968, MPK

BUSH, James A, Able Seaman, P/JX 630322, MPK

BUTCHER, John R, Stoker 1c, P/KX 602322, MPK

CARTER, John C, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

CHEAL, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 624923, killed

COLLARD, Edward G, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, C/MX 621195, MPK

COLLINS, David W, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, DOW

CRANAGE, Frank, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 713682, killed

CROSS, Harry, Stoker 1c, P/KX 602485, MPK

DE LOOZE, Noel, Able Seaman, P/JX 624933, MPK

GLYNN, Glyn R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

GRUBB, Ronald H, Able Seaman, P/JX 624854, MPK

HARDY, Frederick J, Able Seaman, P/JX 624849, DOW

HILL, Francis G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 597816, killed

KNOTT, James, Able Seaman, P/JX 624853, MPK

LEDGER, Albert S, Able Seaman, P/JX 624937, MPK

LEGGET, Robert G, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2549, MPK

MCMILLAN, Robert T, Signalman, 4044 (RNZN), killed

MEREDITH, William, Able Seaman, P/JX 625570, killed

NEVE, Richard J, Able Seaman, P/JX 348946, MPK

NICKLESS, David, Able Seaman, P/JX 630314, MPK

NOLAN, Thomas, Able Seaman, P/JX 262796, killed

NORRIS, Thomas C, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 78964, DOW

PERALTA PENA, Guillermo J, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 633687, MPK

PICKERING, Colin G, Able Seaman, P/JX 363363, MPK

PIERREPOINT, Arthur F, Petty Officer, P/JX 141739, MPK

PYM, Stanley B, Able Seaman, P/JX 630253, (died in Atlantis), DOW

REW, Thomas, Leading Seaman, RNVR, P/UD/X 1331, MPK

RIBCHESTER, William, Canteen Manager, C/NX 5838288, MPK

RICHES, Edward, Ty/Lieutenant (E), RNR, killed

VALLANCE, Francois C, Leading Stoker, P/KX 119847, MPK

WATERS, Frederick, Stoker 1c, P/KX 162748, killed

WILSON, Derek, Able Seaman, P/JX 155296, MPK

WOOD, Donald E, Able Seaman, P/JX 275449, MPK


RM 42 Commando, Burma operations

CARLYLE, Edmond, Marine, PO/X 112075, DOWS


RM 43 Commando, Burma operations

BANGAY, Lionel A, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 112046, killed


RM 44 Commando, Burma operations

MUSTOW, Joseph, Lance Corporal, RM, PLY/X 104636, DOWS


Saker, illness

MCGREGOR, James S, Leading Supply Assistant, P/MX 95909, died



TALAROWSKI, Alexander R, Able Seaman, P/JX 199239, died



Saturday, 27 January 1945


FAA, 747 Sqn, Urley, air crash

PEARCE, Arthur L, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, killed

WAKELY, Herbert W, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WOODHEAD, Terence N, Ty/Act/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 95670, MPK



PACK, Harry, Able Seaman, C/JX 248146, died


RM 44 Commando, India

WILLIAMS, Albert E, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 109364, DOWS



Sunday, 28 January 1945


Avon Stream, illness

PICKETT, Arthur W, Engineman, RNPS, LT/KX 115948, DOWS



SUTCLIFFE, William G, Marine, PO/X 111312, DOWS



GABRIEL, Gordon, Able Seaman, P/JX 247959, killed



MOUNTER, John, Telegraphist, D/JX 357172, DOWS



IRVINE, Robert S, Able Seaman, D/JX 303814, DOWS


RM 45 Commando, Dutch operations

DUCHAN, John J, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/4120, killed

LAING, James H, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, PO/X 116422, killed

MCNULTY, Herbert, Lance Corporal, RM, CH/X 109867, killed

MOSLEY, Claude, Marine, CH/X 104331, killed

PURVIS, William, Lance Corporal, RM, EX 3471, killed

SWEET, Dennis P, Marine, PO/X 120590, killed

SYMES, Robert L, Marine, PO/X 111878, killed

TIMMINS, John R, Marine, EX/3481, killed

WILD, Frank, Marine, CH/X 101138, killed

WINSTON, Peter S, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed



DOUGLAS, James, Leading Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 186585, DOWS



Monday, 29 January 1945



CASTLE, David, Able Seaman, C/JX 563291, MPK


Coventry City, drowning

BAKER, John H, Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 163882, DOWS


Exeter, as POW

JEFFERSON, George, Stoker 1c, D/KX 111146, died


FAA, 752 Sqn, Goshawk, air crash

GREGORY, Maurice W, Ty/Act/Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 582022, killed

WHITFORD, Alan, Ty/Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 77269, killed


FAA, 785 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

BRIER, Peter D, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed

RYDER, Thomas K, Ty/Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK


FAA, 807 Sqn, Grebe, air crash

BLANCHARD, Allen G, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 826 Sqn, Jackdaw, air crash

ELSTON, William, Ty/Leading Airman, FAA/FX 115004, MPK


FAA, 849 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

GUNN, Malcolm J, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, DOW


FAA, 854 Sqn, Illustrious, air operations

ARMSTRONG, Roland S, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

BARBER, Alwyn, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 96751, MPK

COUSINS, Stanley T, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

HOULDIN, Philip W P, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

MAINPRICE, William J, Ty/Act/Lieutenant Commander, MPK

STOLLERY, Henry G C, Ty/Chief Petty Officer Airman, FAA/FX 79439, MPK


FAA, 879 Sqn, Attacker, air crash

CAIN, Kenneth A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


FAA, 1770 Sqn, Indefatigable, air operations

LEVITT, Dennis, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WEBB, John F, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNZNVR, MPK


FAA, 1834 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

DURNO, Leslie D, Ty/Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK


FAA, 1836 Sqn, Victorious, air operations

MAYNARD, Stanley G F, Ty/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, killed


Godwit, illness

SIMPSON, Edward H, Naval Airman 2c, FAA/FX 683398, died


Illustrious, friendly fire, during a Kamikaze attack after the Palembang strike, two shells from AA cruiser HMS Euryalus hit the flight deck and island, killing 12 and wounding 21.

AUSTWICK, Sydney, Act/Leading Seaman, D/J 82648, killed

CLOKE, Rundle, Ty/Petty Officer, D/JX 152080, DOW

FERGUSON, David, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 101056, killed

GOSS, Norman R, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 105258, killed

GRAHAM, David H, Able Seaman, C/JX 546657, killed

GRANT, Benjamin B, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 95356, killed

MCGIVERN, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/JX 521372, killed

MOORE, John F, Naval Airman 1c, FAA/FX 93337, killed

STEPHENS, John A, Able Seaman, D/JX 367782, killed

VINCE, John, Able Seaman, C/JX 318479, killed

WALKER, Norman R, Lieutenant (A), RNVR, MPK

WINTER, Norman C, Able Seaman, C/JX 318494, killed


Vengeance, illness

WARDLE, Arthur P, Able Seaman, C/JX 376742, DOWS

WARDLE, Ezra F, Able Seaman, C/JX 355408, DOWS



Tuesday, 30 January 1945


Cavalier, accident

ELLIOTT, Fred, Able Seaman, P/JX 211945, died


Copra, in India

DEVLIN, Frank, Marine, PLY/X 102429, DOWS


Medina, illness

EYNON, Thomas J, Lieutenant, RNVR, died


Osprey, illness

JONES, Walter C, Leading Seaman, P/SSX 28562, died


RM 42 Commando, Burma operations

FOUNTAIN, Joseph W, Marine, CH/X 2994, DOWS


RM 44 Commando, in Ceylon

BOWEN, Albert V, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/982, DOWS


RM Chatham Division

HINE, Gordon, Marine, CH/X 109169, DOWS


RM Portsmouth Division, illness

JOHNSON, James L B, Marine, PO/22434, died


Royal Indian Navy

MUHAMMAD, Fazl, Able Seaman, 100206 (RIN), died

PILLAI, P (initial only) R N, Stoker 1c, 17102 (RIN), died



HISCOX, Douglas A, Able Seaman, D/JX 419007, killed


St Angelo, illness

LOVEJOY, Alfred C L, Able Seaman, D/J 26569, died



Wednesday, 31 January 1945


Confiance, small harbour craft, on the books of HMS Defiance

WAIT, William S, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 12294, DOWS


Europa, illness

SORENSEN, Sigurd H, Skipper, RNR, died


Exeter, as POW

COWDALL, Leslie, Marine, PLY/X 2462, died

MORRIS, Jeffrey M G, Ordinary Signalman, 2923 (RNZN), died


FAA, 759 Sqn, Heron, air crash

EDWARDS, Alfred W, Ty/Midshipman (A), RNVR, killed


MGB.78, as POW

GREIG, William A, Telegraphist, P/JX 263916, died


Nile, illness

COOK, Joseph, Marine, CH/X 106085, died



ENFIELD, Herbert, Signalman, C/JX 170775, DOWS


Pelandok, as POW

BUJANG, Bin L, Leading Seaman, MN 53 (Malay Section), died


President III, illness

YEO, Cyril H, Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), P/JX 261829, DOWS


Racehorse, illness

TAYLOR, Donald E, Petty Officer Stoker, P/KX 88887, died


RM 27th Battalion, road accident

BARTLETT, Robert, Marine, PLY/X 104535, DOWS


RM 42 Commando, Burma operations

BATEMAN, Walter, Marine, CH/X 100600, killed

BENT, James, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/1184, killed

BOSWELL, Thomas W, Marine, CH/X 111764, killed

CRACKNELL, Frederick G, Marine, EX/4376, killed

CRILLEY, John H, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/3297, killed

DELL, William J, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/3192, killed

ELLIS, Raymond F, Marine, PLY/X 109351, killed

GROVES, John, Marine, EX/3635, killed

HALL, Roger`, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

JONES, Jack G, Ty/Lieutenant, RM, killed

KING, Herbert R, Marine, EX/4389, DOW

PHILPOTT, Ronald H, Marine, CH/X 106487, killed

RADLEY, Charles W, Marine, CH/X 2018, killed

RAWLINSON, James, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, PLY/X 106012, killed

SHUTTLEWORTH, Charles D, Marine, PO/X 122001, killed

THORNEYCROFT, Eric W, Lance Corporal, RM, EX/3643, killed

WHITEHEAD, John, Ty/Act/Ty/Corporal, RM, EX/1219, killed


RM 43 Commando, Burma operations

BALLANTYNE, George, Lance Corporal, RM, PO/X 114916, killed


Talwar (RIN)

MATHEWS, Pritan C, Leading Signalman, 4710 (RIN), died


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