Merchant Navy (R146581). British
|Born||10 Sep 1912||Rhyl, Wales|
Roster information listed for Eric Birchall
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Harbledown||Steam merchant||Second Officer||4 Apr 1941||U-94 (1)|
|Harpalion||Steam merchant||Second Officer||13 Apr 1942||U-435 (1)|
Eric Birchall was second officer and gunner in the Merchant Navy, surviving the sinkings of Harbledown and Harpalion. He finished his career in 1973 as captain for London Overseas Freighters (LOF) and died of a heart attack in 1979.
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