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Thomas Edward McKay

NAP (R288132). British

Born  4 Apr 1914Liverpool
Died  22 Sep 2010(96)

Roster information listed for Thomas Edward McKay

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Salopian (F 94)Armed Merchant CruiserFireman and Trimmer13 May 1941U-98 (1)

Personal information

Thomas Edward McKay survived the sinking of HMS Salopian, but his brother in law Henry McCaffery, who was married to his sister Margaret, perished. Thomas was supposed to be in the engine room but Henry decided to swap shifts with him on their break, just before the first torpedo hit.


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