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Billingsley
BESWICK ROBERT
Age: 24
Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class; P/MX 58292.
Royal Navy H.M.S. Victory III
Billingsley
BILLINGSLEY JOHN WILLIAM
Age: 20
Merchant Navy Steward
Birch
BIRCH WALTER
Age: 29
Merchant Navy Steward
Blascheck
BLASCHECK GRACE MARIEN ALEXANDRA
Age: 48
Housewife
Accompanying Masters Raymond (9) and Vernon (6) Harding to Cape Town
Bradshaw
BRADSHAW ALICE MAUD S.R.N.
Age: 41
Qualified Nurse
Bruce
BRUCE CHARLES HENRY
Age: 28
Royal Australian Naval Reserve
Leading Seaman
Bulbrook
BULBROOK BASIL JOHN
Age: 31
Merchant Navy (Anglo Saxon Oil Co.) Engineer Officer
Cahill
CAHILL THOMAS JOHN
Age: 18
Merchant Navy Ordinary Seaman
Carr
CARR FRANK
Age: 55
Merchant Navy Greaser
Carter
CARTER TERENCE
Age: 18
Merchant Navy Kitchen Porter
Chalmers
CHALMERS JAMES ARTHUR
Age: 20
Merchant Navy Sailor
Clare
CLARE LESLIE
Age: 17
Merchant Navy Ordinary Seaman
Collis
COLLIS WILLIAM CHARLES
Age: 26
Royal Navy (H.M.S. Drake IV)
Stoker 1st Class
Cribb
CRIBB CECILIA MAUD
Age: 30
Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Sister
Davenport
DAVENPORT ALFRED
Age: 53
Engine Fitter
Devine
DEVINE THOMAS
Age: 33
Merchant Navy Greaser
Downes
DOWNES WILLIAM
Age: 25
Merchant Navy Leading Seaman
Drake
DRAKE WILLIAM ARTHUR
Age: 22
Merchant Navy Assistant Cook
Dunbar
DUNBAR WALTER
Age: 32
Merchant Navy Steward
Egan
EGAN HENRY MICHAEL
Age: 27
Royal Navy Petty Officer
Elford
ELFORD HERBERT CHARLES
Age: 67
Merchant Navy Master
Elis
ELLIS AMY LOUISA
Age: 66
Merchant Navy Stewardess
Felton
EVANS JOHN HOWARD
Age: 28
Royal Army Medical Corps Private
Felton
FELTON FREDERICK CHARLES
Age: 36
Merchant Navy Steward
Godfrey
GODFREY WILLIAM GERALD
Age: 23
Army Dental Corps Private
Griffiths
GRIFFITHS ARTHUR POTTER
Age: 30
Merchant Navy Greaser
Griffiths
GRIFFITHS GEORGE HENRY (HARRY)
Age: 30
Private; 7403309
Royal Army Medical Corps
Halewood
HALEWOOD HAROLD THOMAS
Age: 20
Merchant Navy Assistant Steward
Hawken
HAWKEN ERNEST WILLIAM
Age: 43
Merchant Navy Purser
Heaton
HEATON ROBERT
Age: 19
Royal Navy Able Seaman H.M.S. President III
Highet
HIGHET WILLIAM BREMNER M.B., Ch.B., F.R.C.S.
Age: 31
Royal Army Medical Corps Lieutenant
Hind
HIND WILLIAM CHARLES HENRY
Age: 29
Army Lieutenant 12th Bn. Hampshire Regiment
Hornbrook
HORNBROOK FRANCIS BAILEY (FRANK)
Age: 36
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Lieutenant
Hughes
HUGHES ROBERT JOHN
Age: 23
Merchant Navy Trimmer
Jackson
JACKSON KENNETH DOUGLAS
Age: 21
Merchant Navy 7th Engineer Officer
Jillard
JILLARD ALFRED JOHN
Age: 29
Royal Australian Naval Reserve Able Seaman
Kelly
KELLY THOMAS ANTHONY
Age: 35
Royal Army Medical Corps Captain
Kerr
KERR ANNIE PARK
Age: 51
Merchant Navy Nursing Sister
Laslett
LASLETT GEORGE NEWMAN
Age 42
Royal Army Pay Corps
Lieutenant
Lawler
LAWLER THOMAS
Age: 37
Merchant Navy Fireman
Lewis
LEWIS FREDERICK JAMES
Age: 30
Merchant Navy Sailor
Lloyd
LLOYD EDWARD VERNON
Age: 54
Merchant Navy Barman & Storekeeper
Lloyd
LLOYD GEORGE HERBERT
Age: 19
Royal Australian Naval Reserve
Able Seaman
Macleod
MACLEOD ELIZABETH FRASER
Age: 27
Comptometer Operator
Macleod
MACLEOD THE REVD. GREGOR
Age: 32
Minister of Religion
Malan
MALAN FLORENCE
Age: 22
Planer Munitions
Mankerts
MANKERTS GORDON EDWARD
Age: 23
Merchant Navy Captain’s Steward
Mizzi
MIZZI GERALD
Age: 32
Merchant Navy Fireman
Moon
MOON ARTHUR WILLIAM
Age: 44
Merchant Navy Chief Butcher
Naus
NAUS HUGEUS
Age: 40
Company Manager/Belgian Forces
Perky-Knox-Gore
PERY-KNOX-GORE BARBARA (née STUART)
Age: 27
Art Mistress
Proud
PROUD ROBERT (BOB) DAVIDSON Age 27
Royal Corps of Signals
Company Quarter Master Sergeant
Raine
RAINE DAISY MILLICENT
Age: 49
Housewife
Raine
RAINE THOMAS REGINALD
Age: 47
Cable Manager
Rice
RICE GEORGE
Age: 31
Merchant Navy Greaser
Robertson Angela
ROBERTSON ANGELA
Age: 12
Scholar
Robertson Melsom
ROBERTSON MELSOM WALTER
Age: 41
Engineer
Robertson Rita
ROBERTSON RITA RACHAEL
Age: 40
Housewife
Ryan
RYAN JOHN JOSEPH
Age: 24
Merchant Navy Trimmer
Sage
SAGE JOSEPH
Age: 63
Merchant Navy Cook
Saunders
SAUNDERS LEONARD GILBERT
Age: 45
Merchant Navy Assistant Steward
Smith
SMITH GEORGE
Age: 20
Merchant Navy Assistant Steward
Smith
SMITH GEORGE ALBERT
Age: 33
Royal Navy H.M.S. Pembroke II Telegraphist
Smith
SMITH WILLIAM
Age: 22
Royal Corps of Signals Signalman
Steedman
STEEDMAN WILLIAM ALFRED
Age: 24
Merchant Navy Steward
Stevens
STEVENS FREDERICK JOHN
Age: 19
Merchant Navy Trimmer
Tedford
TEDFORD HENRY STEWART
Age: 36
British Overseas Airways Corporation Engineer/Fitter/Airman
Tonge
TONGE JAMES
Age: 32
Merchant Navy Assistant Steward
Towey
TOWEY MICHAEL
Age: 38
Merchant Navy Greaser
Utting
UTTING RICHARD HAYNES
Age: 33
Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve Lieutenant
Vaughan
VAUGHAN ERNEST
Age: 30
Merchant Navy Boatswain’s Mate
Vaughan
VAUGHAN EDWARD
Age: 37
Merchant Navy Boatswain
Warren
WARREN JOHN GUNN M.A. (Cantab.), M.B., B.Ch., L.R.C.P. (Lond.), M.R.C.S.
Age: 37
Royal Army Medical Corps Lieutenant
Watson
WATSON RICHARD
Age: 28
Merchant Navy Baker
Watts
WATTS GEORGE
Age: 42
Merchant Navy Assistant Steward
West
WEST CECIL GLADSTONE SAMUEL
Age: 26
Merchant Navy Engineer Officer
White
WHITE GENEVIEVE E. CLOTHILDE
Age: 25
Housewife
White
WHITE KATHERINE FRANCES MARY
Age: 36
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Sister
Wilson
WILSON THOMAS
Age: 39
Merchant Navy Assistant Steward
Winser
WINSER TREVOR ERNEST
Age: 26
Royal Army Service Corps Corporal
Wyllie
WYLLIE ALEXANDER VEITCH B.L.
Age: 43
Civil Servant