In memory of HMS Dunedin and her Men

Laurence, HA

Comments Off on Laurence, HA

Hardy, BW

Biographical Notes Corporal bandmaster and gunner.

Comments Off on Hardy, BW

Frost, R

          Portsmouth News 14 Feb 1942

Comments Off on Frost, R

Fletcher, EB

Comments Off on Fletcher, EB

Dyer, Joe

 Biographical Notes Click here to go to the website of Marine Dyer’s nephew, Ricky Palmer. See also the links below to a four page article, written by Ricky about his uncle, in Family Tree magazine, December 2011 Family Tree article page 1 Family Tree article page 2 Family Tree article page 3 Family Tree article page 4

Comments Off on Dyer, Joe

Dale, Norman

Biographical Notes 381 Kings Squad Royal Marines: passed out from training on 24th June 1940 see: http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/381kingssquad.html

Comments Off on Dale, Norman

Crago, R

Comments Off on Crago, R

Cox, GD

 Biographical Notes: Member of Lothringen prize crew, June 1941; probably re-joined Dunedin late October 1941.

Comments Off on Cox, GD

Bracey, F

Comments Off on Bracey, F

Bowyer, WF

 Biographical Notes: Joined Dunedin 1940.

Comments Off on Bowyer, WF

Allen, SW

Biographical Notes Sgt. S. W. Allen enlisted in the Royal Marines in Birmingham 17th February 1931. Service number PO/X 922. After training at the RM Depot Deal, he served in Plymouth, Portsmouth, and in a number of ships, including HMS Hood, HMS Nelson and HMS Calcutta. He joined HMS Dunedin as a Corporal on 24th January 1938 and was promoted to Temporary Sergeant on 1st January 1941. He was Captain of the aft High Angle 4in gun and was probably one of the longest serving of the ship’s company. He was a member of the prize crew for one of the Vichy ships captured by Dunedin in 1941. Though he managed to board a raft after the sinking he unfortunately did not survive the days at sea thereafter. Indeed, he…

Read More…

Comments Off on Allen, SW

News