Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

James Boiston

RN. British

Born   1909
Died   1969(60)

Roster information listed for James Boiston

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Partridge (G 30)DestroyerAble Seaman18 Dec 1942U-565 (1)

Personal information

James Boiston served aboard HMS Partridge from February 1942 until she was sunk in December 1942. He survived the sinking but was discharged as physically unfit for naval service on 5 March 1943 due to the oil that entered his lungs. This slowly killed him years later.


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Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats