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HMS Firedrake (H 79)

British destroyer



Photo from Imperial War Museum (IWM), FL-10040

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British destroyer HMS Firedrake (H 79).

Aboard HMS Firedrake (H 79) when hit on 17 Dec 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Adams, Arthur William, RNR35Leading SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Adderley, Edward Robert, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Alexander, J.K., RNTelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Andrews, George Dennis, RN20Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Armstrong, James, RN28Leading SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Armstrong, Peter George, RN33Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Armstrong, William, RN22Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Arthur, Michael, RN22Leading SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Baker, Alexander William, RN23TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Baker, Frederick Joshua, RN36Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Barber, James, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Baxter, James, RN26Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Benson, Ernest, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Bingham, J., RNPetty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Bluemel, Albert Sydney, RNOrdinary TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Boakes, William Henry, RN20Ordinary SignalmanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Bone, George William, RN21Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Brady, Peter Joseph, RN29Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Brodie, Thomas James, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Brown, Bernard Douglas, RN22Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Brown, Ernest Edward, RN35Petty Officer StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Browne, Leonard, RN22Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Bruce, John George, RNLeading StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Buchanan, George, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Bunce, Robert, RFR36Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Cairns, Howard, RN21Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Cameron, John, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Campbell, Thomas Jones, RN22Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Carey, Francis Henry, RN41Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Carnill, Ronald, RN22TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Carr, David William, RN21Leading StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Carside, J.R., RNLeading SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Cash, Thomas, RN32Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Chalkley, George Edgar, RN31Petty Officer StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Chalmers, D., RNCook (O)HMS Firedrake (H 79)
Christison, David Black, RNLeading StewardHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Clark, George Thompson Charles, RN23Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Clark, Ronald James, RNStoker 2nd ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Clarke, Blandford Frederick, RN22Leading SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Clarke, Thomas Henry, RNEngine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Collins, Stanley Desmond, RNLeading TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Conn, R.B., RNVRSub-LieutenantHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Coombes, D.J.L., RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Coombs, Herbert George, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Cowen, A., RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Crust, Richard, RN29Sick Berth AttendantHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Cuckoo, George Edward, RNPetty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Dampier, D.J., RNLieutenantHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Davey, Peter William, RN24Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Davidson, Frederick Ronald, RN18Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Davies, Alfred John, RN27Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Davis, Thomas Henry, RN21Ordinary SignalmanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Davy, Walter Alfred, RN28Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Deadman, Harold Alfred, RN30Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Death, F.S., RNPetty Officer StewardHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Denny, William Francis, RN24Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Dexter, George Ernest, RN24Leading SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Dunkley, Aubrey, RN20Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Eccles, John, RN31Petty Officer CookHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Edgar, Robert, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Edwards, Frederick Charles, RN41Leading StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Edwards, Norman, RN21Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Edwards, Robert John Sidney, RN21Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Fallwell, J.A., RNGunner (T)HMS Firedrake (H 79)
Farren, Douglass, RN21Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Fearon, Ronald Armfield, RN25Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Forster, Albert Henry, RN22Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Gagnon, Omer Jean, RCNVR23LieutenantHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Gandy, Douglas, RNVRAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Garner, Frederick Patrick, RN24Leading StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Giles, Leslie Henry, RN19Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Gilmour, Alexander, RN22Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Grace, Arthur Thomas, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Grant, Edward John Linden, RN45Petty Officer StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Hall, Ernest John Kenneth, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Hall, William Thomas, RNStoker 2nd ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Hampton, Reginald B., RNVRAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Hania, Martin Thomas, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Harvey, B.S., RNLieutenant (E)HMS Firedrake (H 79)
Harwood, Llewellyn, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Hayes, Patrick, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Hodgson, Arthur, RN23SignalmanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Holder, Richard Arthur, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Hornby, Carl Lyn, RN21Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Horwood, H.A., RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Hougham, F.S., RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Howard, Owen Stanley, RN26Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Hudson, Norman James, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Humphries, Stanley Albert, RN26Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Hunter, J., RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Hursey, James William, RN33Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Ireland, Charles Edmund, RN27Petty Officer Cook (O)HMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Jackson, Joseph Leonard Waite, RNYeoman of SignalsHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
James, Leslie Geoffrey, RN20Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Johnson, Ernest John, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Johnston, Albert Edward, RN21Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Johnstone, Daniel Murray, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Jordan, Walter Ronald, RN22Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Kay, William, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Keenan, W., RNLeading StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Kemp, Stephen Frank, RN39Petty Officer StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Kingsford, A., RNPetty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Latto, Robert Rosie, RNVR24Surgeon LieutenantHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Lawrence, Henry William George, RN23Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Legare, A.A., RNStoker 2nd ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Legg, Reginald William, RN35Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Liberty, Richard William, RN34Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Lloyd, Kenneth Victor, RN36Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Logue, William Steele, RCNVR18Passenger (Stoker 1st Class)HMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Lough, Arthur Frederick, RNR32Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Lowe, Robert Henry George, RN26Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Lown, D.R., RNTorpedo Gunners MateHMS Firedrake (H 79)
MacLeod, Malcolm Mackenzie, RNR27SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Maher, Charles Joseph, RN23Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Main, Gordon Bernard, RN19Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Mallett, George Edwin, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
McCusker, Sydney Charles, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
McLeod, Donald Frederick, RN26Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Miller, Thomas John, RN20Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Morris, Reginald Francis, RN41Chief StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Murgatroyd, Leslie, RNR24Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Neilson, Robert Marshall, RN21Ordinary SignalmanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Newton, William, RN20Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Nichols, John William, RN40Leading TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Noall, David Brodrick, RN20Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Noble, Thomas George, RN25Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Nye, Reginald, RN26Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
O'Grady, John Joseph, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
O'Loughlin, Louis James, RN29Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
O'Sullivan, John, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Odell, Stanley Edward, RN37Chief Engine Room ArtificerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Odell, William John, RN29Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Ovington, Douglas, RN19Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Parfitt, James Lewis, RN24Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Parsonage, Thomas Henry Kenneth, RN31Leading SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Pascall, Keith Malcolm, RN19Leading SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Pearson, Leslie, RN23Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Perrons, Arthur Wells, RN32Ordinary CoderHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Petty, Herbert Norman, RN27Leading Radio MechanicHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Pickersgill, Robert, RN27Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Pike, Harold Collins, RN40Electrical Artificer 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Place, Arthur Victor, RN24Leading StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Polson, Alasdair Lespie Hamilton, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Pope, Frederick Lionel, RFR41Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Porter, Jack Basil Cutler, RN31Passenger (Lieutenant)HMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Potter, Herbert Henry, RN23Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Reid, Barty Reddie, RN20Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Reid, Denis, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Roberts, David Lloyd, RNLeading Supply AssistantHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Robinson, James William, RN27Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Robinson, Leonard Arthur, RN22TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Rooney, Charles, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Rouse, James, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Russell, Archie, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Sargent, John Albert, RN26Petty OfficerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Scott, Charles, RN27Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Seddon, G.L.W., RFRAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Sharpe, David, RN46Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Sharpe, Stanley, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Simpson, George William, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Slack, Ronald, RN22Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Smith, Charles Montague, RN36Stoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Smith, Edmund Herbert, RN29Petty Officer StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Smith, Robert Bruce, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Snelling, Arthur, RNAble SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Speak, C.R., RNVRLieutenantHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Spillett, Herbert Henry, RN36Petty Officer StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Spiro, Henry William, RN30Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Starrs, J., RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Stevenson, R.T., RNVRSub-LieutenantHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Stockbridge, Edward John, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Sullivan, Daniel Joseph, RN33Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Supple, Sidney, RN23Cook (S)HMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Sym, Alfred Zeebrugge, RN24Petty Officer SupplyHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Thomson, Peter Arthur, RN23CoderHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Thorpe, Colin Deryk, RNR20Sub-LieutenantHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Tilden, Eric Henry, RN37CommanderHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Titchener, Harold Frederick, RN23Leading StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Totterdell, Gerald Norman, RN23Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Totterdell, Ronald Gordon, RN21Leading TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Townsend, Alfred William Henry, RN21SignalmanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Trennery, John Halcrow, RN34Canteen ManagerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Vint, Robert, RNVRSignalmanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Walker, Duncan Heselton, RN22Leading StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Walker, G., RNStewardHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Wallbank, Jack, RNEngine Room Artificer 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Ware, Charles Frederick James, RN38Chief Petty Officer TelegraphistHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
West, Frederick David, RN40Ordnance Artificer 1st ClassHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Whale, F.J., RNStewardHMS Firedrake (H 79)
White, Alan Frederick, RN19Able SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
White, James William, RN33Lieutenant CommanderHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Wilmshurt, C.H., RNPetty Officer StokerHMS Firedrake (H 79)
Wilson, Joseph William Kenneth, RN21CoderHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Windsor, Walter Henry, RN22Ordinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Worsley, William, RN35Leading SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Wright, G.S., RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Firedrake (H 79)

196 persons found.

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