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Arthur Roy Clerke (abt. 1916 - 1941)

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Seaman Arthur Roy Clerke
Born about [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in At sea, Kuantan, Malayamap
Profile last modified 25 Feb 2019 | Created 22 Feb 2019
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Biography

Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 239035, Royal Navy Additional Information: Age 25. Son of George and Louisa Clerke, of Enfield, Middlesex. Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Panel 49, Column 1.

On December 10, 1941, lost at sea, directly as a result of, the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales following attacks by Japanese military aircraft off Kuantan, Malaya on 10th December 1941[1], [2]

Commemorated at the Plymouth Naval Memorial[3]

Sources

  1. HMS Prince of Wales Roll of Honour: https://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/hms/prince_of_wales/roll_of_honour.html
  2. In Memory of the Lost Men of HMS Prince of Wales ~The Men Who Died During the Destruction of 'Force Z, [1]
  3. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVC-V5R5 : 13 December 2015), Arthur Roy Clerke, 1941; Burial, Plymouth, Plymouth Unitary Authority, Devon, England, Plymouth Naval Memorial; citing record ID 13289278, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.


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