Merchant Navy memorial, Cardiff

Merchant Navy memorial, Cardiff

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Second World War - Penarth

 
 

Second World War - Penarth

  • BAKER, Frederick. Chief Steward, MV British Vigilance (London). Diied 3/1/43 age 53. Born Penarth. Ship sunk NE of Barbados. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • BARROW, Charles John. Butcher, SS Beaverford (London). Died 5/11/40 age 48. Born Penarth. Ship sunk in Atlantic Ocean. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • BEATON, Joseph Thomas. Second Engineer, SS Empire Prairie (Greenock). Died 10/4/42 age 36. Son of George and Mary Beaton of Penarth. Ship sunk E of Philadelphia. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • BENSON, John Lougher. Able Seaman, SS Pacific (Hull). Born Penarth age 39. Ship left Sunderland on 7/2/43 and was last reported on 8/2/43. Officially recorded as missing on 31/3/43. Buried at Vlieland General Cemetery, Holland.
  • BERRY, Reginald. Chief Officer, SS Fiscus (Cardiff). Died 18/10/40 age 53. Born Penarth. Ship sunk E of Rockall. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • BOULTON, William Powell. Carpenter, SS Waziristan (Newcastle-on-Tyne). Died 2/1/42 age 42. Born Penarth. Ship sunk NW of Jan Mayen Island, Norway. Tower Hill Memorial Panel.
  • BOWMER, Leonard. Fireman and Trimmer, SS Baron Kelvin (Ardrossan). Died 19/10/41 age 28. Born Penarth to Thomas and Lilian Bowmer. Ship sunk in the Straits of Gibraltar. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • BRICE, Leslie James. Chief Officer, SS Port Hunter (London). Died 11/7/42 age 37. Husband of Marie Brice of Penarth. Ship sunk W of Madeira. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • BRIX, Sidney James. Chief Officer, SS Coast Wings (London). Died 27/9/40 age 33. Husband of Lily Brix of Penarth. Ship sunk SW of Ireland. The ship disintegrated and debris fell near the U-boat. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • BUSHEN, Edgar William, M.B.E. Chief Officer, SS Empire Sky (Sunderland). Died 6/11/42 age 27. Born Penarth. Ship sunk SE of Spitzbergen, Norway. It blew up in a terrific explosion with debris falling over a wide area and also hitting the U-boat. One piece of 1 kilogram even fell through the open conning tower hatch into the control room. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • COLE, Frederick Edward. Sailor, MV Cornish City (Bideford). Died 29/7/43 age 22. Born Penarth to Frederick and Olive Cole. Ship sunk SE of Madagascar. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • CUMMING, Brian. Second Officer, SS Baron Newlands (Ardrossan). Died 16/3/42 age 23. Husband of J. Cumming, of Penarth. Ship sunk S of Cape Palmas, Liberia. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • EVANS, Frank Aubrey. Kings Commendation for Brave Conduct. Chief Engineer, SS Nordeflinge (Cardiff). Died 30/5/44 age 51. Born Penarth to David and Gwendoline Evans. Ship sunk NE of Algiers. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • FREEMAN, William Hambly. Master, SS Trevarrack (St. Ives). Died 8/6/41 age 47. Born Penarth. Ship sunk SW of Cape Clear, Cork, Ireland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • GAMBLING, Albert Ernest. Cook, SS Bibury (London). Died 31/8/40 age 42. Husband of Alice Gambling of Penarth. Ship sunk NW of Ireland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • HAYES, Alfred Henry. Chief Engineer, SS Trewellard (London). Died 5/11/40 age 41. Born Penarth. Ship sunk SE of Greenland by the German pocket battleship Admiral Scheer. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • HEATH, Ralph Leroy. Second Officer, SS Roslea (London). Husband of Alice Heath of Penarth. On the 28/10/41 the Roslea was captured and sunk off the Belgium coast. Ralph Leroy Heath died on 22/11/41 of medical condition whilst prisoner of war at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Age 65. Buried at Saga War Cemetery, Oldenburg, Germany.
  • HERBERTSON, Andrew Malcolm. Second Officer, MV Silverbeech (London). Died 28/3/43 age 25. Born Penarth. Ship sunk SE of the Canary Islands. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • HUXTABLE, Alfred John. Radio Officer, SS Merope (Netherlands). Died 27/4/43 age 20. Born Penarth. Ship sunk ENE of Cape Bengut, Algeria. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • JOHN, William James Burman. Fourth Engineer, SS Mill Hill (Newcastle-on-Tyne). Died 30/8/40 age 21. Born Penarth to John and Mabel John. Ship sunk WNW of Cape Wrath, Scotland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • JONES, Tom Morgan. Chief Officer, SS Stancliffe (London). Died 12/4/40 age 41. Born Penarth. Ship sunk NE of Muckle Flugga, Shetlands. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • KIPLING, Arthur. Chief Engineer, MV British Splendour (London). Died 7/4/42 age 41. Husband of Jessie Kipling of Penarth. Ship sunk E of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • KNEEBONE, Frank. Chief Officer, SS Toronto City (Bristol). Died 2/7/41 age 36. Husband of Annie Kneebone of Penarth. Ship sunk N of the Azores. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • LEEDS, Charles Compton. Chief Officer, SS Menin Ridge (London). Died 24/10/39 age 34. Husband of Olive Leeds of Penarth. Ship sunk W of Gibraltar. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • MARR, Ronald Edward. Chief Engineer, SS Empire Lake (West Hartlepool). Died 15/7/43 age 28. Son of Wellington and Lilian Marr of Penarth. Ship sunk E of Madagascar. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • MATHEWS, Edward. Third Engineer, SS Trecarrell (St. Ives). Died 4/6/41 age 40. Born Penarth. Ship sunk W of Cape Race, Newfoundland, Canada. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • McIVER, Ernest John. Third Engineer, SS Thistlegarth (Sunderland), Died 15/10/40 age 39. Born Penarth to James and Emma McIver. Ship sunk WNW of Rockall. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • McLEOD, Roderick David. Master, SS Reynolds (London). Died 31/10/42 age 39. Born Penarth. Ship sunk E of Durban, South Afica. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • MIDDLETON, Edward. Bosun, MV Regent Lion (London). Died 15/9/40 age 38. Born Penarth to Henry and Elizabeth Middleton. Ship was attacked by enemy aircraft off the Mull of Kintyre, Scotland. Buried at Belfast City Cemetery.
  • MOATES, Frederick William. Electrical Engineer, MV King Lud (London). Born Penarth to Mr and Mrs T Moates. Age 26. Ship left New York on 22/4/42 on a voyage to Bombay. It arrived safely at Table Bay, South Africa and left there on 31 May, but was subsequently lost without trace. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • MURRAY, John. Master, SS Stokesley (Cardiff). Died 24/4/40 age 51. Husband of Lydia Murray of Penarth. Ship sunk off the Thames Estuary. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • NELSON, Oscar Frederick Lind. Able Seaman, SS Brandon (London). Died 8/12/39 age 55. Husband of Agnes Nelson of Penarth. Ship sunk SW of Fastnet. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • NICHOLLS, John Stewart Minshull. Second Engineer, SS Caledonian Monarch (Glasgow). Died 14/1/42 age 59. Husband of Constance Nicholls of Penarth. Ship sunk NNW of Lewis, Outer Hebrides. Tower Hill Memorial Panel Panel.
  • NICOL, Norman Douglas. Third Officer, SS Scottish Chief (London). Died 19/11/42 age 46. Born Penarth. Ship sunk ESE of Durban, South Africa. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • NIVEN, Walter Edwin. Master, SS Kingston Hill (London). Died 22/2/41 age 54. Husband of Sarah Niven of Penarth. Ship was bombed and damaged by German aircraft SW of Iceland. Walter Edwin Niven died from shock whilst onboard HMS Picotte after being rescued. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • OLSSON, Charles William. Able Seaman, SS Kyle Castle (Liverpool). Died 9/3/45 age 33. Born Penarth to Charles and Gertrude Olsson. Ship was damaged during a seaborne raid at Granville, France, by German forces from the Channel Islands. Buried Bayeux War Cemetery, France.
  • PARRY, John Thomas. Chief Officer, MV Pecten (London). Died 25/8/40 age 37. Husband of Sybil Parry of Penarth, Ship sunk N of Tory Island, Ireland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • PASKE, Digby George Ivor Dyball. Master, SS Empire Newcomen (West Hartlepool). Died 30/11/41 age 40. Born Penarth. Ship sunk in the North Sea off Cromer, Norfolk. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • PHILLIPS, Harry Jackson. Second Engineer, SS Trevarrack (St. Ives). Died 8/6/41 age 36. Husband of Dorothy Phillips of Penarth. Ship sunk SW of Cape Clear, Cork, Ireland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • PILE, George. Chief Engineer, SS Canford Chine (Swansea). Died 10/2/41 age 60. Born Penarth to George and Ann Pile. Ship sunk SW of Rockall. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • PRIOR, Kim Woolmer Blake. Fourth Officer, MV Nottingham (London). Died 7/11/41 age 23. Born Penarth to Dudley and Gill Prior. Ship sunk SE of Cape Farewell, Greenland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • RYAN, Peter. Cook, SS Shrewsbury (London). Died 12/2/41 age 23. Born Penarth to Mr and Mrs John Ryan. Ship sunk SE of the Azores. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • SUTHERLAND, Donald. Able Seaman, SS Gogovale (Glasgow). Died 4/8/40 age 47. Husband of Alice Sutherland of Penarth, Ship sunk WNW of Bloody Foreland, Ireland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • THOMAS, Hugh Matheson. Greaser, SS Westmoreland (London). Died 1/6/42 age 39. Born South Wales. Last place of abode, Corenes Well Place, Penarth. Ship sunk NNE of Bermuda. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • THOMPSON, Leonard. Quartermaster, SS Manipur (Liverpool). Died 17/7/40 age 45. Born Penarth to Robert and Elizabeth Thompson. Ship sunk NW of Cape Wrath, Scotland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • TONGS, Herbert Donald. Cook, SS Bradfyne (Bideford). Died 22/11/40 age 27. Born Penarth to Elizabeth Tongs. Ship sunk SE of Rockall. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • WATSON, William. Fireman and Trimmer, SS Chulmleigh (London). Died 5/11/42 age 29. Husband of Cecilia Watson of Penarth. On the 5/11/42 the ship was bombed and damaged by a German aircraft and beached at South Cape, Spitzbergen. William Watson was presumed drowned on 9/11/42. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • WENGER, Percival Ernest. Assistant Steward, MV Cornish City (Bideford). Died 29/7/43 age 22. Born Penarth to Charles and Eva Wenger. Ship sunk SE of Madagascar. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • WILLIAMS, Harry Gordon. Chief Officer, SS Goodleigh (London). Died 2/12/40 age 55. Born Penarth to Mary Williams. Ship sunk W of Bloody Foreland, Ireland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • WILLIAMS, Percival Trower. First Radio Officer, SS Carsbreck (Glasgow). Died 24/10/41 age 31. Born Penarth. Ship sunk W of Gibraltar. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • WILSON, John Evelyn Ladley. Second Cook, MV Cornish City (Bideford). Died 29/7/43 age 23. Born Penarth to Mabel Anne Wilson. Ship sunk SE of Madagascar. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • WILSON, Ronald. Assistant Cook, SS Bradfyne (Bideford). Died 22/11/40 age 21. Born Penarth to Albert and Alice Wilson. Ship sunk SE of Rockall. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • WILTON, Arthur. Donkeyman, SS Marconi (Liverpool). Died 21/5/41 age 35. Husband of Kathleen Wilton of Penarth. Ship sunk SSE of Cape Farewell, Greenland. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • WINGREN, Frederick William. Carpenter, SS Vulcain (Cardiff). Died 23/5/41 age 37. Husband of Ada Wingren of Penarth. Ship sunk NW of Freetown, West Africa. Tower Hill Memorial.
  • WOODS, Hebden. Chief Engineer, SS Garlinge (London). Died 10/11/42 age 55. Born Penarth. Ship sunk N of Cape Ivi, Algeria. Tower Hill Memorial.