Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

James Frederick Oxton

Merchant Navy (R274201). British

Born  25 Mar 1927London

Roster information listed for James Frederick Oxton

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Fort ConcordSteam merchantMess Room Boy12 May 1943U-456 (1)

Personal information

Son of James Henry Oxton, of Battersea, London. On 18 May, 1943, U-103 sighted a raft with five survivors from the Fort Concord and took the second engineer officer and the mess room boy as prisoners on board. They were landed at Lorient on 26 May and taken to the POW camp Marlag und Milag Nord.


  1. The National Archives (BT 373/126)

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