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Egholm to Elmbank

This page has been updated to include basic information about those that lost their lives. The data is by courtesy of the CWGC and I have included information about those who served on the ships but who had a normal burial as well as those lost at sea and recorded on the Tower Hill memorial. In most cases further family information about the individuals is available on the CWGC website - External Ref. #7.



Egholm

She was a 1,317 grt steam cargo ship that was sunk on 25 February 1945 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-2322 at position 55° 50’ N 01° 32’ W.

Egholm

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Egholm

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
KROG WERNER GROGAARD 24 25/02/1945 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
PEDERSEN VILLY FLEMMING 25 01/03/1945 Fireman and Trimmer NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE (WEST ROAD) CREMATORIUM Panel 6.


Egyptian

She was a 2,866 grt steam cargo ship that was sunk on 7 March 1943 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-230 at position 56° 25’ N 37° 38’ W. Mr. Drake lost his life a year earlier but I have no information about how this occurred.

Eygyptian Eygyptian

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Egyptian

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
AKINBOBOLA STEPHEN 24 06/03/1943 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
ATKINSON THOMAS WILLIAM 06/03/1943 Boatswain TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
BEBBINGTON JOHN ERNEST 21 06/03/1943 First Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
BESWICK EDWARD WYNN 41 06/03/1943 Ordinary Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
BILL RAYMOND BERNARD 30 06/03/1943 Third Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
BRADLEY JOHN 56 06/03/1943 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
BROWN REGINALD STANLEY 19 06/03/1943 Assistant Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
DRAKE EDGAR (M.M.) 50 21/02/1942 Boatswain TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
FLOWER JOHN THOMPSON 17 06/03/1943 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
FROGGATT WILLIAM JOSEPH 20 06/03/1943 Ordinary Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
GRANT JAMES 29 06/03/1943 Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
HEWSON ALFRED LILLIMAN (M.B.E.) 38 06/03/1943 Chief Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
HUGHES RICHARD MORRIS 25 06/03/1943 Carpenter TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
JACKSON IVOR 20 06/03/1943 Assistant Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
JAMIESON DAVID 20 06/03/1943 Second Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
KANE JOHN MCPARLAND 33 06/03/1943 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
KELLY WILLIAM 39 06/03/1943 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
KILGOUR WILLIAM 39 06/03/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
LANGHURST NORMAN CHARLES 28 06/03/1943 Second Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
LEITH JAMES CAMPBELL 30 06/03/1943 Third Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
MAY JOHN 22 06/03/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
MILBURN EDWARD 64 06/03/1943 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
MOLLOY PATRICK 39 06/03/1943 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
MURPHY DOMINIC VINCENT 45 06/03/1943 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
McCORMICK FRANCIS 44 06/03/1943 Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
PALMER JOHN 06/03/1943 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
PARRY IVOR 64 06/03/1943 Chief Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
PHILPOTT EDWARD GERALD 26 06/03/1943 Assistant Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
PORTER GEORGE 49 06/03/1943 Fourth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
RAWCLIFFE THOMAS 40 06/03/1943 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
ROBERTS JOHN 40 06/03/1943 Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
STEPHENSON WILFRED PARKER 39 06/03/1943 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
TAYLOR SAMUEL JOHN 23 06/03/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
TRIMBLE WILLIAM 51 06/03/1943 Chief Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
WHITESIDE THOMAS 28 06/03/1943 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
WILSHIRE FRANCIS JAMES 53 06/03/1943 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
WRIGHT JAMES 19 06/03/1943 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.


El Argentino

She was a 9,501 grt motor refrigerated cargo ship that was sunk by aircraft bombing on 26 July 1943 at position 39° 50’ N 13° 36’ W.

El Argentino

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on El Argentino

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
BROOM ALFRED JAMES JELLICOE 27 26/07/1943 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
CLUGSTON GEORGE 21 26/07/1943 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
CLYNCH EDWARD JOSEPH 23 31/10/1946 Sailor LIVERPOOL (ANFIELD) CEMETERY Sec. 20. C of E Grave 507. Screen Wall Panel 1.
GRAHAM CLEMENT 21 26/07/1943 Fifth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
MacKAY NEIL 22 26/07/1943 Junior Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.


El Hak

She was a 1,022 grt motor passenger/ cargo ship that survived the war. She belonged to the Halal Shipping Co. Ltd and, loaded with a general cargo at Aden for Port Sudan, came under attack from enemy aircraft on the 13th August 1940 and was forced to be temporarily abandoned by her crew. Later re-boarded, the ship limped into Port Sudan five days later. The only casualty from the attack was the loss of the ships Cook Mr Norman Tabet. (Information about the fate of Mr. Tabet was supplied by Billy McGee).

El Hak

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on El Hak

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
TABET NOMAN 13/08/1940 Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.


Elisabeth

She was a 945 grt steam cargo ship that was sunk by a mine on 7 April 1941 at a position ESE of Porthscatho (SE Cornwall).

Elisabeth

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Elisabeth

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
ANDERSEN CHRISTIAN 07/04/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
ANKERSTJERNE SVEND AAGE 21 07/04/1941 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
HANSEN CARL YULIUS 51 07/04/1941 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
KARLSEN VALDEMAR 48 07/04/1941 Master ST. GERRANS CHURCHYARD East of Church.
NIELSEN BERNHARD 26 07/04/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
NIELSEN EJGIL CHRISTIAN 22 07/04/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
SVENSSON ERVALD SOREN 18 07/04/1941 Ordinary Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.


Elizabeth van Belgie

She was a 4,260 grt steam cargo ship that was sunk on 10 September 1942 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-96 at position 51° 30’ N 28° 25’ W.

Elizabeth van Belgie

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Elizabeth van Belgie

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
WILSON JOHN 16 10/09/1942 Cabin Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.


El Lago

She was a 4,219 grt steam cargo ship that was sunk on 11 October 1942 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-615 at position 44° 00’ N 40° 00’ W. Overall 57 people of various nationalities lost their lives - all but 2 of the crew. The survivors were taken captive by the U-boat.

El Lago

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on El Lago

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
CHISHOLM ALEXANDER 15/10/1942 Seaman HALIFAX MEMORIAL Panel 21.
FETHERSTON PATRICK 22 11/10/1942 Third Assistant Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
HEEPS ROBERT 19 29/10/1942 Wiper TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
MORNING ORLEY WILLIAM 15/10/1942 Seaman HALIFAX MEMORIAL Panel 22.
McAVOY THOMAS FRANKLYN 15/10/1942 Steward HALIFAX MEMORIAL Panel 21.
SHAW CARL HAYWARD 32 15/10/1942 Boatswain HALIFAX MEMORIAL Panel 22.


Ellen M.

She was a 498 grt motor cargo ship that was sunk on 1 February 1940 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-59 at position 52° 33’ N 02° 15’ E.

There were no survivors

Ellen M.

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Ellen M.

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
BLISSETT HORACE FREDERICK 35 01/02/1940 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
CHAMBERS THOMAS WILLIAM 42 01/02/1940 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
HOWES WILLIAM FRANK 36 01/02/1940 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
HUSSEY FRANCIS 27 01/02/1940 Junior Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
MANN KENNETH 36 01/02/1940 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
ROACH WILLIAM JOHN 30 01/02/1940 Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
TURNER CHARLES WILLIAM 33 01/02/1940 Mate TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.


El Madina

She was a 3,962 grt steam passenger/ cargo ship that was sunk on 16 March 1944 by a torpedo fired by Japanese submarine RO-111 at position 20° 54’ N 89° 36’ E.

El Madina

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on El Madina

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
ABDUL 16/03/1944 Bhandary BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
ABDUL AZIZ 16/03/1944 Trimmer BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
ABDUL HAMID 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
ABDUL HASHIM 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
ABDUL MALIK 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
ABDUL RAUFDAR BAKHSH 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
AFRUZ ALI 16/03/1944 Greaser BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
AH THIANG 44 16/03/1944 Carpenter HONG KONG MEMORIAL
ANFAR ALI 16/03/1944 Trimmer BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
ANWAR BAKHSH 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
BASHARAT ALI 16/03/1944 Cassab BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
BATLIWALLA 16/03/1944 Second Engineer Officer BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
BILLIMORIA 16/03/1944 Electrician BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
BODIAT JUMA 16/03/1944 Greaser BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
BUZLI RAHMAN 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
CHAGAN PEMA 16/03/1944 Seaman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
CHAGAN VALLA 16/03/1944 Seaman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
CHAND MIAN 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
DEVA BUDHIA 16/03/1944 Cassab BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
FARUQ AHMAD 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
FAZLU RAHMAN 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
FERNANDES SEBASTIAO 16/03/1944 General Servant BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
HANJI PEMA 16/03/1944 Seaman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
IDRIS ALI 16/03/1944 Trimmer BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
JAI RAM BUGGA 16/03/1944 Seaman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
JASMIN ULLAH 16/03/1944 Tindal BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
KHURSHID ALAM 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
KIKA LALA 16/03/1944 Seacunny BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
MACWILLIAM GERALD STUART 43 16/03/1944 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
MOBASHIR ALI 16/03/1944 Trimmer BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
MUKAM VALLA 16/03/1944 Seaman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
NARAYAN MANGU 16/03/1944 Bhandary BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
NATHU LAXMAN 16/03/1944 Seaman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
NATHU SOMA 16/03/1944 Seaman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
NAZU MIAN 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
NUR AHMAD 16/03/1944 Trimmer BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
NUR AHMAD 16/03/1944 Tindal BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
PRABHU DITTA 16/03/1944 Seaman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
RAJAB HAQ 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
RANCHORD DAJI 16/03/1944 Serang BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
RODRIGUES SANTAN 16/03/1944 Topass BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
ROFUTH ULLAH 16/03/1944 Serang BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
SHEIKH AHMAD 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
SHEIKH AHMAD 16/03/1944 Trimmer BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
SOMA LALA 16/03/1944 Seacunny BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
SULAIMAN 16/03/1944 Fireman BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
SULAIMAN 16/03/1944 Trimmer BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS


Elmbank

She was a 5,155 grt motor cargo ship that was sunk on 21 September 1940 by gunfire from German submarines U-99 and U-47 at position 55° 20’ N 22° 30’ W. However the ship's Master Mr. Kane appears to have died as a result of some other event based on the date recordedin the CWGC database.

Elmbank

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Elmbank

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
HASAN ALI 21/09/1940 Seacunny BOMBAY / CHITTAGONG 1939-1945 WAR MEMORIALS
KANE HILL 39 12/02/1940 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.
PHILLIPS HAROLD TYLER 35 21/09/1940 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 37.