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Lest We Forget
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Landing Craft Gun (Large) Numbers 15 & 16,

Milford Haven Cemetery, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

World War 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright ©
Transcribed Carolynn Langley; Researched Lynda Smith 2004

Photographs copyright © Jo Stiven 2004

THIS MEMORIAL COMMEMORATES LANDING CRAFT GUN (LARGE) NUMBERS 15 AND 16, WHICH FOUNDERED ON THEIR MAIDEN VOYAGE, OFF NEARBY SHORES, IN HEAVY SEAS ON APRIL 25TH (LGC 15) AND 26TH APRIL (LCG 16) 1943.

73 OFFICERS, RATINGS AND OTHER RANKS PERISHED.

FOLLOWING THIS DISASTER, MODIFICATION TO LATER CRAFT PREVENTED THE HEAVY LOSS OF LIFE IN A LARGE CONVOY OF SIMILAR CRAFT WHICH ENCOUNTERED SOME OF THE WORST WEATHER OF WORLD WAR II ON PASSING TO MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE OF OPERATIONS.

ALSO COMMEMORATED ARE SIX RATINGS FROM H.M.S. ROSEMARY, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES MAKING A RESCUE ATTEMPT WHEN LCG (L) 15 SANK.

THIS MEMORIAL WAS PRESENTED BY THE LCG AND F ASSOCIATION, TO MARK THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISASTER.

H.M.S. ROSEMARY

HOLMES

Herbert Balmforth

Able Seaman P/JX 261483. H.M.S. Rosemary, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 27. Son of Charles Western Holmes and Mary Holmes, of Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury; husband of Ivy Holmes, of Savile Town, Dewsbury. Buried: Dewsbury Cemetery, Yorkshire. Ref. Cons. Sec. K. Grave 270.

HULATT

Dennis

Able Seaman P/JX261240. H.M.S. Rosemary, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 27. Son of Alexander and Elsie May Hulat; husband of Iris Hetty Hulatt, of Rushden. Buried: Rushden Cemetery, Northamptonshire. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 820. See also Rushden, Northamptonshire, War Memorial.

KING

George Thomas

Able Seaman P/J 104350. H.M.S. Rosemary, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 36. Husband of Ivy Mabel King, of Enfield. Buried: Enfield (Hertford Road) Cemetery, Middlesex. Ref. Sec. C. Cons. Grave 7700.

LAMBERT

Geoffrey

Leading Seaman P/JX 143261. H.M.S. Rosemary, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 24. Son of Thomas William and Annie Marion Lambert, of Tankersley, Yorkshire. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 270.

POYNTING

James Arthur

Able Seaman P/JX. 130095. H.M.S. Rosemary, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 32. Son of Arthur John and Edith Poynting; husband of Lottie May Poynting, of Rockhurst, Gosport Hampshire. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 321.

SMITH

Robert William

Able Seaman P/JX296180. H.M.S. Rosemary, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 20. Son of John Thomas Smith and Edith Elizabeth Smith, of Millfield, Sunderland. Buried: Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery. Ref. Ward 3. Sec. A. Grave 2012.
Left side of memorial panel

LCG (L) 15

ALBIN

Frederick Edward

Marine PO/X 113000. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 79, Column 3.

BICKLE

John Henry

Leading Motor Mechanic C/MX 116002. H.M.L.C.G. (L) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 20. Son of George Edward and Amy Bickle, of Camelford. Buried: Davidstow (St. David) Churchyard, Cornwall.

BRACKLEY

Leslie Victor

Marine CH/X 2851. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 21. Son of Walter Brackley, and Kate Jane Brackley, of Kingsbury, Middlesex. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 299.

CAMPBELL

Peter

Marine CH/X 2848. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 24. Son of Daniel and Rose Campbell of Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 370.

CHRISTIAN

Norman Albert

Marine PO/X 110832. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of William and Florence A. Christian, of Nottingham. Commemorated: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 79, Column 3.

CLAY

William Colin

Marine PO/X110768. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Walter and Mary Clay, of Whitchurch. Buried: Whitchurch Cemetery. Ref. Grave 871.

COWIE

Victor Walter

Marine PLY/X 110108. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 83, Column 3.

DAVIES

Delwyn

Marine PLY/X. 108897. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged18. Son of Bertie and Olive Davies, of Llansaint. Buried: Llansaint (Seion) Calvinistic Methodist Cemetery. Grave 56.

DERRICK

Edward Jack

Leading Stoker P/KX 91780. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 24. Son of Thomas and Agnes Kelso Derrick; husband of Marion Derrick, of Silksworth, Co. Durham. Commemorated: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 77, Column 3.

DERRICK

Frederick William Charles

Marine PO/X 114089. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Edwin and Frances Beatrice Derrick; husband of Margaret Irene Derrick, of Milton, Southsea, Hampshire. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 322.

GLEDHILL

John

Ordinary Seaman C/JX 373341. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 31. Son of Albert and Clara Gledhill, of Elland; husband of Vera Gledhill, of Elland. Buried: Elland Cemetery. Ref. Sec. A. Cons. Grave 26.

GOLDSMITH

Donald Herbert

Lieutenant. H.M.L.C.G. (L) 15. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 32. Son of Herbert Charles and Agnes Julia Goldsmith, of Orpington, Kent. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 73, 3.

HINDMARSH

Edward

Ordinary Seaman C/JX 352687. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 20. Son of Baxter Hall Hindmarsh and Sarah Alice Hindmarsh, of Wallsend, Northumberland. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 70, 2.

HUGHES

Edward John

Ordinary Seaman D/JX 416212. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of William and Mary Hughes, of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 347.

KERFOOT

John Herbert

Sergeant CH/X 1234. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 26. Son of John Rowland Kerfoot and May Kerfoot; husband of Sheila Noreen Kerfoot, of St. Helens, Lancashire. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 73, 2.

KNIGHT

Keith Edward Chambers

Marine CH/X 106938. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 19. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 394.

LIGHT

Frederick Wilfred

Marine PO/X 110831. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Sydney Charles and Evelyn Mary Light, of Fareham, Hampshire. Commemorated: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 79, Column 3.

McCARDLE

James

Ordinary Telegraphist C/JX. 358916. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Nicol McArdle of Scotstoun, Glasgow. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 346.

McDONALD

Thomas

Ordinary Seaman D/JX 363964. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of Joseph and Florence McDonald, of Nitshill, Renfrewshire. Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 80, Column 3.

MARSDEN

Edmund Geddes

Ordinary Seaman C/JX 351783. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 22. Son of Norman and Helen Marsden, of Overton, Yorkshire. Buried: Sitlington (Middlestown) Cemetery, Yorkshire. Ref. Sec. C. Row 3. Grave 25.

MARSH

Arthur Thomas

Corporal PO/X 3599. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 25. Son of Joseph and Sophia Marsh; husband of Florence Ellen Marsh, of Kingsbury, Middlesex. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 273.

MITCHELL

Edward William

Marine PLY/X. 109151. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of William Bates Mogg and Florence Mogg, of St. Paul's, Bristol. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 324.

MUIR

James Carson

Wireman D/MX 103366. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of Robert Carson Muir and Maud Muir, of Auchinleck, Ayrshire. Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 83, Column 1.

O’CONNELL

Arthur Daniel

Wireman D/MX. 103936. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of Howard and Ethel M. O'Connell, of Swindon, Wiltshire. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 296.

PARDEN

Raymond

Marine PO/X 114182. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Bernett and Sarah Parden, of Shipley, Yorkshire. Buried: Shipley (Nab Wood) Cemetery. Ref. Sec. U. Grave 691.

PECKHAM

Henry James

Stoker 2nd Class D/KX 159446. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Peckham, of South Lambeth. Buried: Lambeth (Tooting) Cemetery. Ref. Sec. E.I. Cons. Grave 513.

ROXBURGH

Allan

Lieutenant. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 73, 2.

RUSSELL

James Scott

Marine CH/X. 109274. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Russell, of Glasgow. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 248.

STEPHENSON

Edgar Anthony

Marine PO/X110640. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Edgar Joseph and Margaret Stephenson, of Evesham. Buried: Evesham Cemetery. Ref. Grave 2065.

TAYLOR

Tom Alan

Able Seaman P/J 112151. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 35. Son of Thomas and Emma Taylor; husband of Mary Isabel Taylor, of Bulford, Wiltshire. Buried: Botley (All Saints) Churchyard. Ref. Plot S. Grave 19/17.

TICKLE

Cyril Stephen

Leading Seaman C/JX 188073. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 29. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial. Panel 68, 2.

UNDERWOOD

Arthur Sudney

Ordinary Telegraphist D/JX 359229. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of Frederick William and Florence Hilda Underwood, of Horfield Bristol. Buried: Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery. Ref. (Screen Wall). Plot Yellow. WW. Grave 518.

WARRINGTON

Harold

Ordinary Seaman P/JX385984. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Navy. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of Sylvester and Elizabeth Warrington, of Tranmere, Birkenhead. Buried: Bebington Cemetery. Ref. Sec. D. C. of E. Grave 786.

WATTS

Wilfred Herbert

Marine PO/X109054. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Sidney Herbert and Daisy Alexandra Watts, of Horsham. Buried: Rusper (St. Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

WILKINSON

Joseph William

Marine PO/X109733. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Marines. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 22. Son of H. Wilkinson and Rose Lilian Wilkinson, of North Benfleet. Buried: Southend-On-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery. Ref. Plot N. Grave 8546.

WISHART

James Neilson

Sub-Lieutenant. H.M.L.C.G. (L.) 15, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died on 25th April 1943. Aged 31. Son of David and Margaret L. Neilson Wishart, of Kirkcaldy; husband of Elise G. Wishart, of Kirkcaldy. Buried: Kirkcaldy (Hayfield) Cemetery. Ref. Compt. H. Grave 488.
  

On right side of memorial panel

LCG (L) 16

ARMSTRONG

Donald Backhouse

Marine PO/X 113138. H.M.L.C.G. (L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Joseph and Mary Jane Armstrong, of Castle Carrock, Cumberland. Buried: Castle Carrock (St. Peter) Churchyard. Right of entrance gate, west side.

BEET

Thomas

Ordinary Seaman D/JX 364499. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of John William and Edith Beet, of Oxspring, Yorkshire. Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 80, Column 2.

BELL

Charles William

Ordinary Seaman C/JX 352316. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 19. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 70, 2.

BLAKELEY

Edward

Ordinary Seaman C/JX 339362. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 20. Son of Henry and Sophia Blakeley, of Gateshead-on-Tyne, Co. Durham. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 70, 2.

BURGASS

Douglas Arthur

Lieutenant. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 39. Son of Archibald Harry and Edith Mary Burgass; husband of Kathleen Audrey Burgass, of Mapperley Park, Nottingham. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 243.

BURNETT

Roy

Marine PO/X 110235. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Edward Arthur and Louisa Kate Burnett, of Chandler's Ford, Hampshire. Commemorated: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 79, Column 3.

CARR

Eric

Ordinary Telegraphist C/JX 359877. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 21. Son of John William and Emmeline Carr, of Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 71, 1.

CARTWRIGHT

George William

Marine CH/X. 3213. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 24. Son of Matthew and May Cartwright; husband of Jean W. Hughes Cartwright, of Dennistoun, Glasgow. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 244.

CLEGG

James Henry

Marine PLY/X 4091. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 20. Son of James Henry and Annie Clegg, of Huddersfield. Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 83, Column 3.

CLOWES

John Henry Thomas

Marine CH/X. 2375. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 22. Son of John and Florence Clowes, of West Haddon, Northamptonshire. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 269.

COLE

Richard Harry William

Marine CH/X 109391. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Francis Knight Cole and Lilian Maud Cole, of Langham, Rutland. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Column 73, 2.

COYNE

James

Corporal PLY/X 788. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 28. Son of Annie Mulholland Coyne; husband of Jane Coyne, of Glasgow. Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 83, Column 3.

CRANMORE

Frank Stuart Bulkuley

Wireman D/MX 105424. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 20. Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 82, Column 3.

DAVIS

William Henry

Marine PO/X. 113006. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of William Henry and May Davies, of Birmingham. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 393.

GIBB

Duncan Moffat Gillan

Motor Mechanic C/MX 116886. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 20. Son of John and Katherine Gibb, of Falkirk, Stirlingshire. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 72, 3.

GORDON

Patrick Burnett

Marine CH/X. 109418. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of Mrs. J. Robb, of Kirkton of Logie, Aberdeenshire. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 369.

HALL

James John Arthur

Marine CH/X 106075. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 20. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 73, 2.

HARRISON

John Ernest

Ordinary Telegraphist D/JX 340482. H.M.L.C.G. (L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of Charles and Mary Elizabeth Harrison, of Surfleet. Buried: Surfleet (St. Lawrence) Churchyard.

HAWTHORNE

Charles Ellis

Ordinary Seaman D/JX 366573. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 22. Son of Arthur and Sarah Ann Hawthorne, of Byker, Northumberland. Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 80, Column 2.

HOWARD

Percy William John

Marine CH/X 111751. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of Sidney Herbert and Elizabeth Ann Howard, of Surbiton, Surrey. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 295.

HUNT

Douglas Edgar George

Marine CH/X 2697. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 21. Son of Albert Jeffreys Hunt and Adeline May Hunt, of Coulsdon, Surrey. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 73, 2.

LANCASTER

Kenneth Gordon

Marine CH/X 109373. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 20. Son of Joseph Gordon and Frances Annie Lancaster, of Newtown, Carlisle. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 395

MILNS

Boyd Carmont Whincup

Sub-Lieutenant. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 34. Son of Henry and Lucy Annie Milns, of Hyde Park, Leeds. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 73, 3.

MITCHELL

David John Brown

Sub-Lieutenant . H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 26. Son of David Brown Mitchell and Helen Mitchell; husband of Doris Alexandra Mitchell, of Aberdeen. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 73, 3.

PATCHING

Frederick Thomas Bertram

Stoker 2nd Class C/KX 153789. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of Thomas and Rose Ada Patching, of Dartford, Kent. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 72, 2.

SIGLEY

John

Marine PLY/X 109057. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of John and Annie Sigley, of Everton, Liverpool. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 523.

SMITH

Clifford

Able Seaman P/JX 290174. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 21. Son of James and Annie Smith, of Buxworth, Derbyshire. Commemorated: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 75, Column 3.

STONE

Joseph

Marine PO/X 110866. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged19. Son of Benjamin and Florence Elizabeth Stone, of Wednesbury. Buried: Wednesbury Cemetery. Ref. Sec. B. Uncons. Grave 1093.

SWIFT

William Henry

Marine PLY/X 108011. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 19. Son of Jane Swift, and stepson of Thomas Johnson, of Liverpool. Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 83, Column 3.

WHEAL

Albert David

Marine CH/X 101513. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 21. Son of William David and Sarah Emily Wheal, of Dagenham, Essex. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 345.

WHITE

Thomas

Marine CH/X 108814. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Marines. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 18. Son of William and Emily White; husband of Constance White, of Wardle, Lancashire. Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 73, 2.

WILLLIAMS

John Thomas

Able Seaman P/SSX 15515. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 29. Son of Thomas Charles and Margaret Williams, of New Silksworth, Co. Durham; husband of Amelia Williams, of New Silksworth. Commemorated: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 76, Column 1.

WRIGHT

Douglas Frederick

Leading Seaman C/JX 248211. H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 26. Son of Owen and Bertha Wright; husband of Gladys Margaret Wright, of Finchley, Middlesex. Buried: Milford Haven Cemetery. Ref. Sec. F. Grave 320.
LCG 16 but body not found
DICK, DSM John
Leading Stoker P/KX 92859, H.M.L.C.G.(L) 16, Royal Navy. Died on 26th April 1943. Aged 23. Son of Andrew and Isabella Dick, of Inverkeithing, Fife. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 77, Column 3.

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