Merchant Navy. British
|Died||27 Dec 1942||(32)|
Roster information listed for David Deas
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|City of Melbourne||Steam merchant||Quartermaster||13 May 1942||U-156|
|King Edward||Steam merchant||Boatswain (Bosun)||27 Dec 1942 (+)||U-356 (1)|
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Deas; stepson of Helena Deas, of Holmpton, Yorkshire. He was repatriated aboard Robert E. Lee from Barbados on 23 June 1942, arriving at New Orleans on 30 June, after the sinking of City of Melbourne.