CARIBBEAN NAVAL CASUALTIES WW2

This List contains 16 names

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ALCAZAR, JOHN PAX CUTHBERT Initials: J P C Nationality: Trinidad Rank: Lieutenant (A) Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: H.M.S. Shah. Age: 25 Date of Death: 14/04/1944 Additional information: Son of Sir Henry Albert Alcazar, K.C., and of Lady Alcazar (nee Stone), of Port of Spain, Trinidad. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. AB. 2. Cemetery: COLOMBO (LIVERAMENTU) CEMETERY,SRI LANKA

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BIDDLE, JOHN GRANT Initials: J G Nationality: British Honduras Rank: Acting Sub Lieutenant (A) Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Unit Text: H.M.S. Furious Age: 20 Date of Death: 30/06/1941 Additional information: Son of Frederick William Biddle, O.B.E., J.P., and Minnie Harley Biddle, of Belize, British Honduras. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1, Panel 7. Memorial: LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL,UK

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CALDER, WILLIAM ALLEN Initials: W A Nationality: British Guiana Rank: Leading Seaman Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Navy Unit Text: H.M.C.S. Margaree. Age: 27 Date of Death: 22/10/1940 Service No: 2482 Additional information: Son of David R. Calder, and of Emily Marie Calder, of Port Mellon, British Guiana. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 4. Memorial: HALIFAX MEMORIAL,CANADA

CORBETT, FRANK CHARLES Initials: F C Nationality: Bermuda Rank: Air Mechanic (E) 1st Class Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Unit Text: H.M.S. Dipper. Age: 47 Date of Death: 31/12/1945 Service No: L/FX 703293 Additional information: Husband of Violet Elizabeth Corbett, of Warwick, Bermuda. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Square 24. Grave 32477. Cemetery: STREATHAM PARK CEMETERY,UK

CORNES, NOEL JULIAN Initials: N J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: H.M.S. Tern. Age: 29 Date of Death: 09/07/1942 Additional information: Son of Julian and Lilian Amy Cornes, of Buntingford, Hertfordshire; husband of Amelia Cornes, of Half-Way Tree, Kingston, Jamaica. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 2. Grave 26. Cemetery: KIRKWALL (ST. OLAF'S) CEMETERY,UK

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D'AETH, JOHN REGINALD HUGHES Initials: J R H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Commander Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Unit Text: H.M.S. Gloucester Age: 41 Date of Death: 08/07/1940 Additional information: Son of Captain R. Hughes-D'Aeth, R.N., and Lady Nina Hughes-D'Aeth; husband of Mary Winifred Hughes-D'Aeth, of St. Arm's Bay, Jamaica, British West Indies. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 36, Column 1. Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL,UK

DE FREITAS, PERCIVAL FRANCIS MAYOW Initials: P F M Nationality: Barbados Rank: Lieut-Commander Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Unit Text: H.M.C.S. St. Croix. Age: 43 Date of Death: 20/09/1943 Additional information: Son of Sir Anthony De Freitas, O.B.E., Kt., and of Lady De Freitas (nee Short), of Barbados, West Indies; husband of Olive De Freitas, of Victoria, British Columbia. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6. Memorial: HALIFAX MEMORIAL,CANADA

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GRANT, KENNETH GEDDES Initials: K G Nationality: Trinidad Rank: Sub-Lieutenant (A) Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: 807 Sqdn. H.M.S. Ark Royal. Age: 23 Date of Death: 25/07/1941 Additional information: Son of Frederick Geddes Grant and Ada Maud Grant, of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies. B.Com. (Lond.). Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 2, Panel 6. Memorial: LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL,UK

GUEST, HENRY Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Unit Text: H.M.S. Caradoc. Age: 24 Date of Death: 27/04/1941 Service No: D/MX 63036 Additional information: Son of Henry and Annie Guest; husband of Thirza Elizabeth Guest, of Barnsley, S.Yorks. (Buried in Mucurapo (Woodbrook) Cemetery, Trinidad: Plot 3E). Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Memorial: PORT OF SPAIN MEMORIAL,TRINIDAD

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HOLROYD, BASIL EDWARD "Bert" Initials: B E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Air Fitter (A) Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Unit Text: H.M.S. Raven Age: 25 Date of Death: 29/06/1944 Service No: FX79649 Additional information: King's Commendation for Brave Conduct. Son of Alfred Edward and Ellen Annie Holroyd; husband of Dorothy Adina Holroyd, of Hounslow West. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: New Extn. Grave 106C. Cemetery: HESTON (ST. LEONARD) CHURCHYARD

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MANNING, JOHN COLIN Initials: J C Nationality: Barbados Rank: Sub-Lieutenant (A) Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: H.M.S. Grebe. Age: 20 Date of Death: 11/12/1942 Additional information: Son of Herbert C. and Lolita Manning, of Barbados, West Indies. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 4, Panel 1. Memorial: LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL,UK

McDONALD, ALEXANDER FAHEY Initials: A F Nationality: Trinidad Rank: Sub-Lieutenant (A) Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: H.M.S. Grebe. Age: 21 Date of Death: 12/02/1942 Additional information: Son of Alexander Taylor McDonald and Mabel McDonald; husband of Irene Rosemary McDonald, of St. Pancras, London. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Joint grave 1. 1C. 1. Cemetery: IMTARFA MILITARY CEMETERY,MALTA

McKINNEY, COLIN MICHAEL Initials: C M Nationality: Bahamas Rank: Marine Regiment/Service: Royal Marines Unit Text: H.M.S. Ajax Age: 18 Date of Death: 01/01/1943 Service No: CH/X 106659 Additional information: Son of Herbert Arnold McKinney and Rebecca Maude McKinney, of Montrose, Nassau, Bahamas. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: V. C. 16. Cemetery: BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA, ALGERIA

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RITCH, WILLARD ELMAN BURNS Initials: W E B Nationality: Jamaica Rank: Ordnance Mechanic Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Unit Text: H.M.S. Welshman Age: 22 Date of Death: 01/02/1943 Service No: C/MX 96031 Additional information: Son of Willard Alexander Ritch and Rachel Jescynthia Ritch, of Jamaica. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: 72, 3. Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL,UK

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WALLACE, BRUCE Initials: B Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Leading Airman Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Unit Text: (F.A.A.). H.M.S. Goshawk. Age: 19 Date of Death: 03/04/1941 Service No: FX 81425 Additional information: Son of William and Mary Hume Wallace, of Putney, London. (Buried in Mucurapo (Woodbrook) Cemetery, Trinidad: Plot 3E. Row E. Grave 3.) Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Memorial: PORT OF SPAIN MEMORIAL,TRINIDAD

WRIGHT, CECIL JOHN GREENWAY Initials: C J G Nationality: Bermuda Rank: Lieutenant (S) Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: H.M.S. Dunedin. Age: 42 Date of Death: 24/11/1941 Additional information: Son of Cecil Middleton Wright and Agnes Murtaugh Wright; husband of Elizabeth Greig Wright, of Pembroke, Bermuda. Served with the Canadian Field Artillery, 1914-18. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 60. Column 3. Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL,UK

Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
 
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