Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

John Beecham

Merchant Navy (R131609). British

Born  24 Nov 1917Southampton

Roster information listed for John Beecham

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Empress of BritainSteam passenger shipCrew member28 Oct 1940U-32 (1)

Personal information

John Beecham was a crew member on the Empress of Britain when she did the King and Queens tour to Canada in 1939 and only married three months at the time he survived the sinking of this ship in October 1940.


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