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Re: HMS Valentine
Posted by: David Howard ()
Date: October 07, 2013 11:09AM

David Howard Wrote:
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> Hello, My Uncle (my Father's elder, and only,
> brother) was killed on HMS Valentine during the
> Stuka dive bombing, his name is James Howard, I
> think he was a petty officer but don't know any
> more than that.
> If someone can let me know his rank and duties,
> where he is buried and any other information I
> will be very grateful.
> The only info I have is his name on the memorial
> at Southsea Common, Portsmouth, England.
> My Father remained very much affected by his
> brother's death and always observed Remembrance
> Day with tears in his eyes.
> It would mean a lot to me to find out more about
> my Uncle.
> I am in Australia and intend visiting UK and
> Europe in 2013, I would very much like to visit my
> Uncle's grave if its location is known.
>
> Thank you,
> David Howard.

Well, I have since visited the site of the sinking and have to relate that my Uncle's body was never found.
It was a very moving experience to see where he met his death.
D. Howard.

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