Picture from the Evening Star – May 1941.
Born: 21st December 1918, Milton, Kent.
Died: 10th March 1941; age: 23; Drowned – mined in the English Channel whilst in convoy off Dungeress.
Residence: 1, Belstead Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Able Seaman.
Regiment: Merchant Navy, S.S.’Corinia’ (Workington).
- Joint Grave 26.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry James & Alice Filmer, of Ipswich.
Father: Henry James Filmer, born 1885, Rainham, Kent.
Mother: Alice Filmer (nee Stannard), born March 1893.
10th March 1941
The S.S.’Corinia’ was on a coastal convoy from Blyth to Cowes, she was carrying coal. She stuck a mine in the Straits of Dover. 9 lives lost.