Born: 26th January 1920, Ipswich.

Died: 10th November 1942; MPK.

Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class; Service Number: C/MX 56241.

Regiment: Royal Navy, HMS ‘Isis’


Memorial Reference:

60, 2.

Chatham Naval Memorial,




H.M.S. ‘Isis’ 20th July 1944.


H.M.S.’Isis’ was a destroyer, built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. Glasgow, laid down 6th February 1936, launched 12th November 1936, and commissioned 2nd June 1937. Commander Lt. Cdr. Henry Dumaresq Durell, RN. The H.M.S. ‘Isis’ hit a mine 5 miles off North-East of Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy. 20 men saved, 155 officers & men lost.

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