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David Richard Strachan

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1890Glasgow
Died  14 Feb 1942(52)


19 Aug 1941King's Commendation (C)

Roster information listed for David Richard Strachan

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
EsmondSteam merchantChief Steward9 May 1941U-110 (1)
Empire SpringCatapult armed merchantChief Steward14 Feb 1942 (+)U-576 (2)

Personal information

Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Gray Strachan; husband of Harriet Cairncross Strachan, of Kennoway, Fife.


  1. The National Archives (T 335/15)

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats