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Gijsbert Jan de Vries

Merchant Navy. Dutch

Born  23 Apr 1901Den Helder

Roster information listed for Gijsbert Jan de Vries

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
BennekomSteam merchantRadio Operator31 Oct 1941U-96

Personal information

Next of kin: Fam de Vries-Paap, of Santvoort

He was picked up by HMS Culver after the sinking of Bennekom, transferred to HMS Lulworth and landed at Bathurst on 20 November 1941. All survivors were taken to Freetown aboard the depot ship HMS Alca and Alderamin and eventually returned to the UK aboard Volendam, arriving in Avonmouth on 21 December 1941.

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