William Joseph Griffiths, RNR

Born   1902Pen-y-bont, Carmarthen, Wales, U.K.
Died  19 Feb 1988(86)Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen, Wales, U.K.

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8 Oct 1940 T/Lt.
??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for William Joseph Griffiths, RNR

HMS Whitethorn (T 127)T/Lt.MS TrawlerFeb 194111 Feb 1943
HMS Columbine (K 94)T/A/Lt.Cdr.Corvette23 Mar 19439 Nov 1943

Career information

Son of William & Anne Jane Griffiths.
A Master Mariner and officer in the RNR.
In late 1937 married Janet A.G. Clarke in London.
by 1940 undertook training in the RN at Greenwich and Chatham, commanded a Flower Class Corvette in the Battle of the Atlantic on anti-submarine work. Also served as an instructor in navigation at Pembroke Dock and Milford Haven.
His wife Janet died at Pen-y-bont in 1986 and William died 19th February 1988 at the Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen.

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