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).


Grave Reference:

  1. Joint Grave 26.

St. James’s Cemetery,




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.

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