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Name: McGOWN, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Goeland II."
Age: 21
Date of Death: 27/03/1919
Service No: 6345/A
Additional information: Son of John and Annie McGown, of Mafeking Place, Campbeltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 896.

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Name: BRODIE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rigger's Mate
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Trawler Thomas Connolly
Age: 30
Date of Death: 17/12/1940
Service No: R/JX196522
Additional information: Son of John Brodie and of Catherine Brodie (nee McConachie), of Campbeltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Division 3. Grave 895.

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Name: MITCHELL, MALCOLM
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 22/10/1918
Service No: 301291
Additional information: Son of Malcolm and Marion Mitchell; husband of Margaret M. Mitchell, of Mill Cottage, Machrihanish, Campbeltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 858.

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Name: BROWN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Date of Death: 07/05/1921
Service No: 177845
Additional information: Son of John Brown, of Lady Mary Row, Campbeltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 808.

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Name: JOHNSTONE, KENNETH
Initials: K
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 02/05/1918
Service No: 2161
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Johnstone; husband of Louie Johnstone, of "Peakehurst," 63, Hopetown St., Camperdown, Sydney. Born in Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 453.

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Name: O'HARA
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Irish Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 13/06/1920
Service No: 11476
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 360.

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Name: ATKIN, CHARLES OSWAL
Initials: C O
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Renard."
Age: 24
Date of Death: 06/10/1918
Service No: J/9289(CH)
Additional information: Son of George and Alice Atkin, of Islington, London; husband of Lilian Shell (formerly Atkin), of 19, Sandpit Rd., Downham Estate, Bromley, Kent.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 683.

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Name: JENKINS
Initials: A J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Engineman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Pactolus."
Date of Death: 25/11/1918
Service No: 2715/ES
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 684.

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Name: SLAYMAKER, WILLIAM THOMAS
Initials: W T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Signalman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Lucia."
Age: 24
Date of Death: 26/03/1920
Service No: J/12533
Additional information: Son of Eliza Cooper (formerly Slaymaker), of 34, Washington St., Birmingham, and the late Frederick Slaymaker.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 685.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Able Seaman Leonard Rhodes, Royal Navy. Aged 26 years

Able Seaman Frederick Whiting, Royal Navy. Aged 22 years.

Both killed in an explosion on HM Submarine L.26, on 8th October 1933.



Additional information about this submarine:

Laid Down. 31/01/1917
Launched: 25/09/1919
Completed.
Builder. Vickers/Chatham Dockyard
Build Group. L2
Length. 228 ft.
Diving Depth. 150 ft.
Speed. 17 Knots
Complement. 38
Fate. Sunk 1946

L26 was built by Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness. She was transferred to HM Dockyard, Portsmouth for completion. L26 was damaged in the Mediterranean in March 1929, but was repaired in Gibraltar. On 8 October 1933, there was an explosion on board in Campbeltown Harbour, Scotland, which killed two and injured 10 crew. She was used as a training submarine from 1940 to 1942.

She was transferred to Canada in 1944 as an anti-submarine training ship. She was based at Digby, Nova Scotia at HMCS Cornwallis and at Bermuda, attached to HMCS Somers Isles. She was sunk as a target for sonar testing off St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia on 1 November 1946. The wreck was rediscovered during the search for wreckage from the Swissair Flight 111 crash.

(Acknowledgement to http://www.harwichanddovercourt.co.uk/submarines-wwii/ for the above information)
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Name: RENNISON
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: (RFR/CH/B/10899). R.N. H.M.S. "Platypus."
Date of Death: 04/07/1918
Service No: 299072
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 609.

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Name: HOPKINSON, HARRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/05/1915
Service No: 17525
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 701.

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Name: McCORMICK, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 14/05/1919
Service No: 300159
Additional information: Son of John and Janet McCormick, of 14, Bolgam St., Campbeltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 724.

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Name: CAMPBELL, ARCHIBALD THOMAS WILSON
Initials: A T W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Flt. Engr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 90 Sqdn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 18/08/1943
Service No: 994017
Additional information: Son of Margaret Campbell; nephew of Marion Russell, of Campbeltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Division 3. Grave 1347.

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Name: ANDERSON, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Bombardier
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 201 Bty. 51 Anti-Tank Regt.
Date of Death: 02/08/1946
Service No: 862671
Additional information: Son of Sarah Anderson, of Campbeltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Division 4. Grave 131.

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