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Walter Farquharson Stephenson, Jr.

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1924Dundee
Died  4 Mar 1943(19)

Roster information listed for Walter Farquharson Stephenson, Jr.

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Baron DechmontSteam merchantApprentice3 Jan 1943U-507
City of PretoriaSteam merchantPassenger (DBS)4 Mar 1943 (+)U-172 (1)

Personal information

Son of Walter Farquharson and Margaret Paterson Young Stephenson, of Wormit, Fife. Walter was educated at Wormit and Newport, was a member of Boy Scouts and joined the Merchant Navy at the age of 16. He survived the sinking of Baron Dechmont in January 1943, reaching the Brazilian coast after a hazardous journey in a damaged lifeboat and was flown to the USA, but was lost as passenger during repatriation when City of Pretoria was sunk with all hands.

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