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Wion De Malpas Egerton, J.P.

RNR. British

Born   1879
Died  30 Dec 1942(63)

Roster information listed for Wion De Malpas Egerton, J.P.


ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Empire ShackletonCatapult armed merchantCommodore 2nd Class (Vice Admiral, Rtd)28 Dec 1942U-225 (1)
HMS Fidelity (D 57)Special service vesselShipwrecked30 Dec 1942 (+)U-435

Personal information

Son of Field-Marshal Sir Charles Egerton, GCB, DSO, ADC and Lady Egerton (nee Hill); husband of Anita Adolphine Egerton, of Chilfrome, Dorsetshire. He was convoy commodore of ONS-154 aboard Empire Shackleton and picked up by HMS Fidelity after his ship was torpedoed, but died when the rescue vessel was also torpedoed.

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