Ships hit by U-boats

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HMS Polyanthus (K 47)

British corvette




This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British corvette HMS Polyanthus (K 47).

Aboard HMS Polyanthus (K 47) when hit on 21 Sep 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Aitken, John Gordon, RNR39LieutenantHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Antrobus, William, RN22SignalmanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Ash, William Robert, RN22Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Atkins, Philip John, RNVRSub-LieutenantHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Barlow, Vincent, RN19Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Barnes, Henry George, RN22Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Barton, Bernard, RN26Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Blandford, Darius Cluny, RNLeading SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Bowles, Benjamin, RNPetty OfficerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Bradshaw, Harry, RNR27LieutenantHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Braithwaite, Dennis William, RNLeading TelegraphistHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Brogan, Bernard, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Bryant, William Leonard, RN23Stoker 1st ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Burrell, John George, RN30Stoker 1st ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Callaghan, Raymond, RN20Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Caule, Jean Louis, RN26Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Clarke, Sidney, RN35Petty OfficerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Couling, Roy Herbert Frederick, RN26Leading StokerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Cowle, Ronald, RN19Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Crabtree, Frederick, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Croose, Gerald, RN21Petty Officer Radio MechanicHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Davey, Albert Henry, RN22Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Dews, John Ferdinand, RN34Chief Engine Room ArtificerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Drake, John Harry, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
East, Albert John, RN22Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Faulkner, Frederick, RN33Ordnance Mechanic 4th ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Fraser, William David, RN31Leading SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Friday, Reginald Henry, RN19Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Gallogley, John, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
George, Victor Henry, RN32SignalmanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Goulding, Edward Gladstone, RN24Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Gunton, Charles Alexander, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Hardware, Leslie Gordon, RN22Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Harridge, John Richard, RNVR32LieutenantHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Hills, Bertram Sidney, RN22Leading Supply AssistantHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Hirst, Jack, RNAble SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Hockley, Leslie William, RN19Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Holland, George Alfred Hudson, RN24Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Holland, Kenneth James, RN23CoderHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Holmes, John Rayner, RNLeading StokerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Hughes, Leslie Thomas, RNAble SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Johnson, William Alfred, RN23Leading StokerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Jones, George, RN30Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Jones, William John, RNAble SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Kent, David, RN38Petty Officer StokerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Leach, Ernest, RN20Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Lee, David Sydney, RN22Leading TelegraphistHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Lobb, Graham Olaf, RNAble SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Lunn, Gerald, RN22Leading Cook (S)HMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Massie, Alexander, RN32SignalmanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
McArdle, Joseph, RN18Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
McCall, William, RN18Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
McClymont, David, RNStoker 2nd ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
McDermid, James, RN19Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Morley, Alfred Cecil, RNLeading SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Murray, William Shields, RN18Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Neal, Edward, RNAble SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
North, Albert, RN35CoderHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Norton, Leslie, RFR35Stoker 1st ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Pearson, Francis Joseph, RN22Leading SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Penney, Alphaeus, RN26Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Phillips, George Hewey, RN30Petty Officer StokerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Ponman, George Melbourne, RNVR31Sub-LieutenantHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Pratt, Cedric Dennis, RNAble SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Reid, Gordon Thomas, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Ryan, Henry, RN27Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Ryan, Richard, RN25Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Scattergood, William Frederick, RN21Ordinary SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Shannon, John, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Sharp, Albert James, RN39CoderHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Shepard, Graham Howard, RNVRLieutenantHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Smith, Bernard Frank, RN23Petty Officer Cook (O)HMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Sproat, Joseph, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Sutcliffe, Thomas Richard, RN33Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Taylor, Jack, RNAble SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Tidy, Percy, RN37Petty Officer StokerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Upstone, Alfred Aubrey, RN20Sick Berth AttendantHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Valler, Charles Edward, RNPetty Officer StokerHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Waddingham, Victor Jack, RN20Stoker 1st ClassHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Waite, Walter Clifford, RN25Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Ward, Leonard George, RN27Able SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Watson, Henry James, RN25Leading StewardHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Whitehead, Harry, RNVR26LieutenantHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Wilton, Kenneth, RNSignalmanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Wooldridge, Vivian Arthur, RNAble SeamanHMS Polyanthus (K 47) +
Young, Frederick John, RNVR22Sub-LieutenantHMS Polyanthus (K 47), HMS Itchen (K 227) +

86 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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