Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Charles Harry Otterson

Merchant Navy. New Zealand

Born   1890
Died  11 Oct 1943(53)



Roster information listed for Charles Harry Otterson

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
JalabalaSteam merchantChief Officer11 Oct 1943 (+)U-532 (1)

Personal information

Son of Harry and Octavia Otterson (nee Turton), of Wellington City, New Zealand. Formerly Lieutenant Commander in RNR, served in the First World War. He survived the sinking of Jalabala, but died in one of the lifeboats about two hours before making landfall and was buried in the Madras War Cemetery.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats