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Current record for: William Edward Summers
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
 
Name William Edward Summers
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 29/12/1942
Age 22

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Portsmouth Naval Memorial, United Kingdom
Grave or panel reference Panel 75, Column 3.

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World War 2
Convoys - North Atlantic
Sinking of H.M.S. Fidelity

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Gladys Summers, Wife
    Holloway
  • William Summers, Father
  • Eliza Summers, Mother
Military Information Military Information


Rank Able Seaman
Service Number P/JX 275938
Unit H.M.S. Fidelity
Regiment Royal Navy
Service Navy
Enlisted in Not Known