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Harry William Postill

RN (P/J 99345). British

Born  22 Jul 1903Malton, Yorkshire
Died  2 Sep 1944(41)Egypt

Roster information listed for Harry William Postill

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Ark Royal (91)Aircraft carrierLeading Seaman13 Nov 1941U-81 (1)

Personal information

Son of Harry E. and Ada Elizabeth Postill, of Markington, Yorkshire. Harry William Postill joined the Royal Navy on 22 September 1920 and served aboard HMS Calcutta in 1921. He also served aboard HMS Barham from 1925 to 1928 and 1935 to 1938. On 28 April 1939 he joined HMS Ark Royal and survived her sinking in November 1941. Harry continued to serve in the Mediterranean aboard HMS Exmoor, but died of Pneumonia in a hospital in Egypt on 2 September 1944.

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