Vessels Lost in WW2 Recorded on the Memorial at Tower Hill

This page includes basic information about the ships and how they were lost, a photo of the relevant panel(s) of the Tower Hill Memorial and information about those that lost their lives extracted from the CWGC database. In the table I have included information about those who served on the ships but who had a normal burial as this seems appropriate to me. In some cases further family information about the individuals may be available on the CWGC website - External Ref. #7.

Lancastrian Prince

She was a 1,914 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk on 12 April 1943 by torpedoes fired by German submarine U-404 at position 50° 18' N, 42° 48' W.

There were no survivors

Lancastrian Prince
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Frederick Arthur Bailey 18 11/04/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 18. Son of Martha Bailey of Longton Stoke-on-Trent.
Kenneth William Benson 25 11/04/1943 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 25. Son of William and Annie Benson; husband of Elizabeth Eleanor Benson of Barrow-in-Furness Lancashire.
George Arthur Brocklesby 25 11/04/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 25. Son of George and Dorothy Brocklesby; husband of Clara Brocklesby of Grimsby Lincolnshire.
Eric Gordon Carter 33 11/04/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 33. Son of Frederick Gordon Carter and Jessie Lilian Carter of Northam Devon; husband of Florence Dena Holbrook Carter of New York City U.S.A.
Cecil George Clench 25 11/04/1943 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 25. Son of David George and Dorothy Flora Clench of Bitterne Park Southampton.
George Colaluca 19 11/04/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 19. Son of Mrs. R. Colaluca of Deptford London.
Frederick Cole 32 11/04/1943 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 32. Son of Frederick and Mary Ann Cole.
Vivian Kenneth Corcoran 20 11/04/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 20. Son of Charles Henry and Mary Louisa Corcoran of Cardiff.
Charles Henry Cummings 40 11/04/1943 Chief Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 40. Son of Alexander and Mary A. E. S. Cummings; husband of Victoria Cummings of New York City U.S.A.
Carmelo Debona 30 11/04/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 30. Son of Joseph and Catharone Debona; husband of Rose Debona of Xewkija Gozo Malta G.C.
Edward George Dybell 22 11/04/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 22. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Dybell of Liverpool.
Alexander Walter Edwards 32 11/04/1943 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 32
Frederick Randell Elliott 48 11/04/1943 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 48. Husband of Ellen P. Elliott of Northwood Middlesex.
Harold Hellier Evans 34 11/04/1943 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 34. Son of William and Agnes Evans; husband of Ursula Evans of North Marston Buckinghamshire.
Francis William Gardiner 22 11/04/1943 Third Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 22. Son of William and Dora Gardiner of Walton-on-the-Naze Essex.
Thomas James Gough 22 11/04/1943 Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 22. Son of Mark and Beatrice May Gough of Twickenham Middlesex.
John Grima 24 11/04/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 24. Son of Francis and Assunta Grima of Nadur Gozo Malta G.C.
Harry Patrick Hadley 23 11/04/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 23
John Joseph Hayes 19 11/04/1943 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 19
Lawrence John Hughes 37 11/04/1943 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 37
George Johnston 19 11/04/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 19
Leslie Cooper Jones 27 11/04/1943 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 27. Son of Henry and Alice Jones; husband of Dorothy Jones of Witton Birmingham.
Albert Edmund Morris Long 18 11/04/1943 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 18. Son of Alwyn Morris Long and Mary Long of Porthcawl Glamorgan.
John Robert Middleton 33 11/04/1943 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 33. Son of Joseph and Mary Middleton.
Ian Mckinnell 26 11/04/1943 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 26. Son of Frederick James McKinnell and Lucy Mary McKinnell; husband of Nina Maud McKinnell of Bexhill-on-Sea Sussex.
Arthur James Nobbs 36 11/04/1943 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 36
William Obrien, M M and Bar 45 11/04/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 45. Son of William and Anne OBrien; husband of Elizabeth OBrien of Northenden Manchester.
William Redvers Paddock 43 11/04/1943 Boatswain Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 43
Arthur Joseph Perks 22 11/04/1943 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 22
Reginald Henry Petley 29 11/04/1943 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 29
Victor Wallace Reynhart 26 11/04/1943 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 26
William Clifford Scarratt 40 11/04/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 40. Husband of Hilda Scarratt of Padfield Derbyshire.
Thomas Percy Stratton 17 11/04/1943 Pantry Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 17. Son of Percy Henry and Kate Victoria Stratton of Waterford Lymington Hampshire.
Joseph Sultana 36 11/04/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 36. Son of Francis and Mary Sultana; husband of Paula Sultana of Ghajnsielem Gozo Malta G.C.
Stanley Taylor 40 11/04/1943 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 40. Son of John and Emily Taylor.
Daniel Frank Bennett Tedham 11/04/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 23.
Michael Duncan Thomas 21 11/04/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 21. Son of Robert Duncan Thomas and Nora Winifred Thomas of Porthcawl Glamorgan.
Ernest Frederick Wilby 36 11/04/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 36

Langleeford

She was a 4,622 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk on 14 February 1940 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-26 at position 51° 40' N, 12° 40' W. In 1939 had been in collision with Mervyn. There were no deaths on Langleeford although there were on the other vessel - see the entry HERE.

Langleeford
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Thomas Anning 49 17/02/1940 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 49. Son of William and Mary Jane Anning.
Emanuel Borg 24 14/02/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 24
Nicholas Gatt 21 14/02/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 21
Salvador Pulis 62 16/02/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 62. Son of Joseph and Grazia Pulis; husband of Vincenza Pulis (nee Camilleri) of Paula Malta G.C.

Langleegorse

She was a 4,524 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk on 23 January 1941 by aircraft bombing at position 53° 19' N, 13° 11' W.

There were no survivors

Langleegorse
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
James William Allan 28 23/01/1941 Cook Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 28
Henry Bennett 28 23/01/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 28
Harold Sebastian Bird 25 23/01/1941 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 25. Son of William and Teresa Bird; husband of Monica Josephine Bird of Wicklow Irish Republic.
William Joseph Brinton 29 23/01/1941 Able Seaman Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 19. Age 29. Son of Charles F. Brinton and of Mary Brinton (nee Walsh) of Marystown Placentia Bay Newfoundland.
Daniel Walker Buckley 27 23/01/1941 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 27
Alexander Campbell 29 23/01/1941 Boatswain Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 29. Son of John and Sarah Campbell of Achateny Argyllshire.
Donald Campbell 30 23/01/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 30. Husband of Helen Campbell of Glasgow.
Walter Chidlow 37 23/01/1941 Deck Hand Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 37
Tony Coles 50 23/01/1941 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 50
Robert Martin Currie 24 23/01/1941 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 24. Son of Aitken McLaren Currie and Susan Currie.
Alfred George Driver 25 23/01/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 25. Son of Thomas and Beatrice Driver of Shawforth Lancashire.
Robert Dunn 57 23/01/1941 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 57. Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Dunn of Belfast Northern Ireland; husband of Esther L. Dunn of Fulwell Sunderland Co. Durham.
Richard Edmondson 26 23/01/1941 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 26
James Elliott 15 23/01/1941 Mess Room Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 15. Son of James and Jane Thomson Elliott.
Peter Gray 23 23/01/1941 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 23. Son of Peter and Christina Gray.
John Hogg 27 23/01/1941 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 27. Husband of Dorothy Jane Hogg of Heaton Newcastle-on-Tyne.
George Race Hutchinson 18 23/01/1941 Apprentice Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 18. Son of Charles and Margaret Hutchinson of Whitburn Co. Durham.
William Hughson Jamieson 32 23/01/1941 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 32
Thomas Ismay Jones 48 23/01/1941 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 48. Son of Thomas Ismay Jones and Rose Gwenneth Jones; husband of Judith Mary Jones of Liverpool.
Francis Joseph Keegan 26 23/01/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 26. Son of John Keegan and of Ellen Keegan (nee Small); husband of Letitia Keegan of Blantyre Lanarkshire.
Eric Keen 22 23/01/1941 Third Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 22. Son of Thomas Keen and of Annie I. Keen of Holystone Northumberland.
James W. Mallay 23/01/1941 Sailor Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Mallay of Marystown Placentia Bay Newfoundland.
Frederick Stanley Mason 61 23/01/1941 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 61
David Mole 19 23/01/1941 Apprentice Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 19. Son of Edward and Kathleen Mole.
Murdo James Maclennan 20 23/01/1941 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 20. Son of Donald and Isabella Ann MacLennan of Broadford Isle of Skye.
Robert Mclellan 56 23/01/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 56
Robert Nolan 21 23/01/1941 Able Seaman Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 19. Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Nolan of Marystown Placentia Bay Newfoundland.
Peter Ohara 35 23/01/1941 Galley Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 35. Son of James and Sarah OHara of Glasgow; husband of Jessie OHara of Glasgow.
Patrick B. Power 21 23/01/1941 Able Seaman Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 19. Age 21. Son of Francis and Adela Power of Marystown Placentia Bay Newfoundland.
Patrick Prior 56 23/01/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 56. Son of Patrick and Cathrine Prior; husband of Agnes Prior of Bridgeton Glasgow.
Godefridus Hubertus Roelofs 52 23/01/1941 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 52. Son of Johannes Franciscus Roelofs and Lucia Catharina Herbertina Roelofs; husband of Hortentia Roelofs of Antwerp Belgium.
Robert Arthur William Swift 29 23/01/1941 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 29. Son of Charles William and Emmie Swift of Palmers Green Middlesex. His brother Volunteer Earle Cyril Clarence Swift died in the United Kingdom.
Charles Stansfield Wallace 20 23/01/1941 Cabin Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 20. Son of Charles G. and Jessie Nicol Wallace of Glasgow.
Charles Evans Walton 50 23/01/1941 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 50. Son of Charles Evans Walton and Mary Alice Walton; husband of Margaret Walton of South Shields Co. Durham.
C J Ward 30 23/01/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 30
Gordon Young 39 23/01/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 39. Son of Gilbert and Christina Young; husband of Joan Young of Glasgow.

Langleetarn

She was a 4,908 GRT steam cargo ship that survived the war. She was damaged on 18 November 1940 by aircraft bombing in the Thames Estuary.

Langleetarn
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Laurence Smith 42 20/07/1941 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 42. Son of John E. and A. G. Smith; husband of Sylvia Smith of Whitby Yorkshire.

Lapwing

She was a 1,449 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk on 26 September 1941 by torpedoes fired by German submarine U-203 at position 47° 40' N, 23° 30' W. At the time of sinking, Lapwing had been rescuing survivors of Petrel - see entry HERE and Cortes - seen entry HERE. Ultimately only nine crew members from Lapwing and nine from Petrel survived.

Lapwing Lapwing
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
George William Andrews 49 26/09/1941 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 49
Arthur Cyril Cowling 34 26/09/1941 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 34. Son of Thomas Arthur and Myra Cowling; husband of Kathleen Cowling of Grimsby Lincolnshire.
Joseph Da Silva 18 26/09/1941 Stewards Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 18. Son of Manuel and Rosa da Silva of Funchal Madeira.
Ronald James Douthwaite 16 26/09/1941 Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 16. Son of Frederick Joseph and Sarah Elizabeth Douthwaite of Currock Carlisle.
Norman Christopher Draper 38 26/09/1941 Greaser Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 38. Son of Joseph Henry and Louie Draper; husband of Agnes Grace Draper of Chelston Torquay Devon.
Stanley Grainger 19 26/09/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Grainger of Kirkdale Liverpool.
Thomas Albert Holgate 39 26/09/1941 Boatswain Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 39. Son of Joseph Frederick and Selina Ann Talbot Holgate; husband of Olive Ellen Frances Holgate of Bexleyheath Kent.
Thomas James Hyam 40 26/09/1941 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 63. Age 40. Son of Charles and Louisa Hyam; husband of Iris Josephine Hyam of Porthcawl Glamorgan.
Robert Henry Jose 20 26/09/1941 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 20. Son of Frank L. and Lena M. Jose of Cardiff.
John Kelly 41 26/09/1941 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 41
George Hatton Mackrow 55 26/09/1941 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 55. Son of George Frank and Florence Anne Mackrow; husband of Mary Joyce Mackrow of Coseley Shropshire.
Stephen James Moore 50 26/09/1941 Chief Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 50. Son of Stephen James Moore and Louisa Moore; husband of Florence Gertrude Moore.
John Odonnell 18 26/09/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 18. Son of Peter ODonnell and of Ada ODonnell of Liverpool.
John Orr 48 26/09/1941 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 48. Son of Thomas and Susan Orr; husband of Margaret Orr Orr of Sidcup Kent.
William Percy Osborne 41 26/09/1941 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 41. Son of William and Charlotte Osborne; husband of Doris Millicent Osborne of Biggleswade Bedfordshire.
Michael Saar 55 26/09/1941 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 55
Percy Alexander Richard Smyth 20 26/09/1941 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 20. Son of William Charles and Ethel Smyth of Forest Gate Essex.
Joseph Anthony Symes 25 26/09/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 25. Husband of Margaret Symes of Bootle Lancashire.
Herbert Charles Edward Tippett 15 26/09/1941 Deck Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 15
John Joseph Topping 36 26/09/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 36. Son of Frances Topping; stepson of Daniel Brown.
Daniel Vaughan 24 26/09/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 24

Larchbank

She was a 5,150 GRT motor cargo ship that was sunk on 9 September 1943 by torpedoes fired by Japanese submarine I-27 at position 07° 38' N, 74° 00' E. She was en route from Baltimore to Calcutta with a general cargo and military stores including 4 tanks, amphibious craft and railway iron. The vessel sank within 2 minutes and survivors were picked up by Tahania and US ship Panaman.

Larchbank
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Abdul Ghani 09/09/1943 Deck Serang Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
Abdul Jalil 09/09/1943 Boy Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
Abdul Khair 38 09/09/1943 Seaman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 38
Abdul Rabb 37 09/09/1943 Donkeyman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 37
Abdullah 20 09/09/1943 Topass Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 20
Abid-Ur-Rahman 24 09/03/1943 Seaman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 24
Aziz-Ur-Rahman 28 09/09/1943 Seaman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 28
Alick James Buchan 23 09/09/1943 Third Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 23. Son of Joseph and Ann Buchan of Peterhead Aberdeenshire.
William Coutts 30 09/09/1943 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 30. Son of Alexander P. Coutts and of Olivia Coutts of Crosshill Glasgow.
Faqiran-Ul-Islam 54 09/09/1943 Steward Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 54
Habib Ali 09/09/1943 Cook Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
Hatim Ullah 40 09/09/1943 Greaser Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 40
Hidayat Ullah 09/09/1943 Seaman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
Jobad Ali 41 09/09/1943 Greaser Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 41
Richard Cornet Jones 25 09/09/1943 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 25. Son of Llewelyn Richard Jones and of Marion Jones (nee Cornet).
Karim 39 09/09/1943 Topass Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 39
Mesaria 49 09/09/1943 Topass Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 49
Muhammad 52 09/09/1943 Seacunny Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 52
Muhammad Abdul Wahab 09/09/1943 General Servant Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
Muzammal 35 09/09/1943 Bhandary Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 35
William Arthur Mccracken 42 09/09/1943 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 42. Son of James and Christine McCracken; husband of Emily Olga McCracken of South Shields Co. Durham.
James Mcwilliam 24 09/09/1943 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 24
Nur Bakhsh 09/09/1943 Deck Tendal Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
Nur-Ul-Haq 46 09/09/1943 Seacunny Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 46
Bervill Ernest Pain 31 09/09/1943 Senior Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 31
Rahim Bakhsh 39 09/09/1943 Boy Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 39
Riasat Ali 09/09/1943 Boy Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
Alexander Donald Ross 37 09/09/1943 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 37. Son of Donald and Catherine Ross; husband of Jessie Ross of North Erradale Ross and Cromarty.
Albert Sandfield 29 09/09/1943 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 29. Son of George Sandfield and of Florence Sandfield of Chelmsford Essex.
Sheikh Nuru 48 09/09/1943 Cook Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 48
Thomas Bell Starkie 23 09/09/1943 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 23. Son of Lieut. H. H. Starkie R.N. and Isobella S. Starkie of Kinmel Bay Rhyl Flintshire.
John Paul Stewart 18 09/09/1943 Apprentice Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 18. Son of Percy Douglas Stewart and Josephine Stewart of Liverpool.
Usman Ali 45 09/09/1943 Seaman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 45
Wilayat Husain 35 09/09/1943 Seaman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 35
John Wright 30 09/09/1943 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 30

Laristan

She was a 6,417 GRT steam tanker that survived the war. According to the CWGC database, the Date of Death of Mr. Woodrow was 3 July 1941. Information on how he lost his life can be found on the Queries and Omissions page under 'Queries' HERE.

Laristan
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
John Woodrow 56 03/07/1941 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 56. Son of William Erskine Woodrow and Louisa Woodrow; husband of Ethel Mary Woodrow of South Shields Co. Durham.

Larpool

She was a 3,872 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk on 2 November 1941 by torpedoes fired by German submarine U-208 at a position 250 East South East of Cape Race.

Larpool
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Raymond James Barry 41 02/11/1941 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 41
John Norris Basnett 29 02/11/1941 Third Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 29
Arthur Thomas Callan 19 02/11/1941 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 19
Herbert James Lindredge Chandler 21 02/11/1941 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 21. Son of Alexander James Lindredge Chandler and Alice Maud Chandler.
James Donaldson 35 02/11/1941 Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 35. Son of John and Elizabeth Smith of Edinburgh.
Thomas Henry Findlay 17 02/11/1941 Apprentice Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 17. Son of Mrs. H. J. Findlay of Hull.
John James Francis 27 02/11/1941 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 27. Nephew of Elizabeth Francis of Boscombe Hampshire.
Lenard Freathy 16 02/11/1941 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 16. Son of Albert and Maud Mary Freathy of Hornchurch Essex. His brother Frederick William Freathy also fell.
Terence Gill 17 02/11/1941 Galley Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 17. Son of Timothy and Sarah Gill of Whitby Yorkshire.
James Haldane Mcdonald Harrower 25 14/11/1941 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy Canada Halifax (Camp Hill) Cemetery Sec. S. Div. 2. Grave 47 East. Age 25. Son of David and Euphemia Harrower of Edinburgh Scotland.
Reginald Cecil William Hicks 16 11/11/1941 Apprentice Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 104. Age 16. Son of Cecil F. and Elizabeth Hicks.
John William Johnston 21 02/11/1941 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 21. Son of James Park Johnston and Elizabeth Johnston of St. Marys Holm Orkney.
David Ritchie Mulholland 20 02/11/1941 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 20. Son of Andrew Gemmell Mulholland and Margaret Mulholland of Newcastle Staffordshire.
Joseph Mcgahan 34 02/11/1941 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 34. Son of Joseph and Margaret McGahan; husband of Rose McGahan of Edinburgh.
John William Nee 22 02/11/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 22. Son of Mary Kee of Primrose Jarrow Co. Durham.
James Oconnell 53 02/11/1941 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 53. Son of Michael and Essie OConnell; husband of Helen OConnell of Hill Cove Co. Cork Irish Republic.
James Parker 40 02/11/1941 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 40. Husband of A. Parker of West View Hartlepool Co Durham.
John Porteous 56 02/11/1941 Greaser Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 56. Son of Robert and Jessie Porteous.
Reginald Maurice Cecil Rolph 18 02/11/1941 Cabin Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 18. Son of Cecil Edward and Nellie Gladys Rolph of Portslade Sussex.
Edward Slane 30 02/11/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 30. Son of James Slane and of Elizabeth Slane of Port Chalmers Otago New Zealand.
Henry James Smith 65 02/11/1941 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 65
Aleksander Walder 60 02/11/1941 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 60
Robert Norman Watson 50 02/11/1941 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 50. Husband of Eugenie Watson of Lowestoft Suffolk.

Lars Kruse

She was a 1,807 GRT steam cargo ship that was destroyed on 2 December 1943 during a bombing raid on Bari. See the entry for Fort Athabaska HERE.

Lars Kruse
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Karl Christian Christensen 41 02/12/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 41
John Clarke 17 08/12/1943 Galley Boy Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery XIV. B. 14. Age 17. Son of John and Agnes Clarke of Hull.
Helmer Hansen 26 02/12/1943 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 26
Axel George Christian Jacobsen 36 11/12/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery XIV. B. 23. Age 36
Frode Julius Jensen 35 22/12/1943 Fireman Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery VI. E. 7. Age 35. Son of Frode Julius and Helen Hansen Jensen; husband of Maisie Jensen of Grangemouth Stirlingshire.
Soren Anton Jensen 32 06/12/1943 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery VI. E. 9. Age 32
Asser Olaf Jorgensen 50 28/12/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery X. E. 23. Age 50
Aksel Kristensen 34 10/12/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery X. E. 31. Age 34
Harry Evert Lagerstrom 30 09/12/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery X. E. 32. Age 30. Son of Anton August Lagerstrom and Selma Gustava Lagerstrom of Turku Finland.
Thomas William Mcloughlin 18 04/12/1943 Mess Room Boy Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery XIV. B. 20. Age 18. Son of George William McLoughlin and of Ann McLoughlin of Hull.
Knud Henning Nielsen 19 21/12/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery VI. E. 5. Age 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Nielsen; husband of Joan Nielsen of Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Aage Johan Nicolai Noach 56 03/01/1944 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Golders Green Crematorium Addenda Panel. Age 56
Oleg Tchistilin 37 09/12/1943 Able Seaman Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery XIV. E. 38. Age 37
Juho Heikiu Timo 49 02/12/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 49. Son of Heikki and Elisabet Timo.
Johannes Wilhelm Wildt 33 02/12/1943 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 33. Son of Ernest and Susanne Wildt of Charlottenlund Denmark; husband of Mimi Wildt of Freerslevgaard Brodeskov Denmark.
Frederick Ernest Wisdom 21 04/01/1944 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy Italy Bari War Cemetery VI. A. 13. Age 21

Lassell

She was a 7,417 GRT motor cargo ship that was sunk on 30 April 1941 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-107 at position 12° 55' N, 28° 56' W. Many of the survivors, including the Master Alfred Bibby, were picked up by Benvrackie - see entry HERE - which was sunk four days later by U-105 - those killed included 15 Lassell survivors.

Lassell
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Cecil Brogden 43 13/05/1941 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 43
Stanley Burward 21 13/05/1941 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 21
James Rowland Chaney 38 30/04/1941 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 38
Thomas Davies 24 13/05/1941 Electrician Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 24
Patrick Donnelly 30 13/05/1941 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 30. Son of Michael and Annie Donnelly of Drogheda Irish Republic.
Robert Gray 50 13/05/1941 Chief Electrical Artificer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 50. Son of Walter and Annie Gray; husband of Maggie F. Gray of Arbroath Angus.
John Hale 51 13/05/1941 Chief Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 51. Son of John Hale and of M. Hale of Over Peover Cheshire.
Thomas James Lang 43 13/05/1941 Baker Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 43
Douglas George Millican 53 13/05/1941 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 53. Son of Joseph William and Lydia Caroline Millican; husband of Alicia Millican of Liverpool.
Daniel Miniban 53 13/05/1941 Greaser Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 53
William Morris 63 13/05/1941 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 63
Nils Wilhelm Nilsson 60 13/05/1941 Boatswain Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 60
William Alex Taylor Grant 24 13/05/1941 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 64. Age 24. Son of Mrs. B. Taylor Grant of Turriff Aberdeenshire.