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HMS Exeter (68) crew killed in action
February 27, 1942 - March 1, 1942

Surface action February 27, 1942 (13 killed)
Engine Room Artificer 5th Class William H. Allsopp, D/MX 73060 (KIA) buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 3.
Act/Engine Room Artificer 5c Ronald Beasley, C/MX 76959 (KIA) buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 4.
Stoker 1c William G. Bowen, D/KX 111176 (KIA) Troedyrhiw, Glamorgan buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. L. 14.
Stoker Petty Officer Thomas S. Bray, D/K 56364 (KIA) buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 6.
Stoker 1c Clement W. Collins, D/KX 108507 (KIA) Waltham Abbey, Essex buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 14.
Stoker 2c Frederick Copperthwaite, D/KX 113693 (KIA) Portland, Dorsetshire buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. L. 15.
Marine Harry Cox, PLY/X 518 Royal Marines (KIA) buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 8.
Stoker 2c George E. James, P/KX 130578 (KIA) buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 1.
Stoker 1c James Kay, D/KX 111152 (KIA) buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 2.
Corporal William Lamb, PLY/X1780 Royal Marines (KIA) Edinburgh buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 10. / mentioned in despatches
Leading Stoker Stanley Lewis Morgan, D/K 65937 (KIA) Marros, Carmarthenshire buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 5.
Chief Stoker Clifford Muldoon, D/K 62627 (KIA) Hoe, Plymouth buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 7.
Boy 1c Leslie George Upton, D/JX 180528, (KIA) Liverpool buried Jakarta War Cemetery 5. K. 11.

Surface action and sinking March 1, 1942 (1 killed, 40 missing presumed killed)
Stoker 2c Thomas Ainsworth D/KX 129073 (MPK) Bolton, Lancashire memorialized Plymouth Naval Memorial panel 70, column 3.
AYRE, Thomas W, Steward, D/LX 24503, MPK
BANTHORP, Gordon J, Marine, PLY/X 100024, MPK
BINNS, William H, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/SSX 21350, MPK
BIRD, Charles G, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, killed
BRAMHAM, Alfred, Sick Berth Attendant, D/MX 64660, MPK
BURSTON, Stanley J, Marine, PLY/X 100339, MPK
CALLISTER, Alfred, Able Seaman, D/SSX 35799, MPK
CAMERON, William, Ty/Act/Leading Seaman, D/JX 139214, MPK
CARNE, Ernest G, Assistant Cook, D/MX 80268, MPK
CARR, Thomas, Act/Shipwright 4c, D/MX 65647, MPK
CURRIE, Hugh, Marine, PLY/X 100023, MPK
ECHLIN, Joshua, Petty Officer Steward, D/LX 20506, MPK
EVANS, Robert G, Leading Supply Assistant, D/MX 66981, MPK
FLEMING, Michael, Able Seaman, D/JX 208838, MPK
GORDON, Arthur, Able Seaman, D/JX 237663, MPK
GORMAN, Nicholas, Stoker 1c, D/KX 107787, MPK
HALLETT, Stuart, Able Seaman, D/JX 237755, MPK
HARGREAVES, Hubert J, Able Seaman, D/JX 172361, MPK
HUNT, Ansell, Able Seaman, D/JX 217128, MPK
JEWELL, Derek B, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK
JONES, Thomas J H, Able Seaman, D/JX 227945, MPK
KNAPMAN, Wilfred, Able Seaman, D/JX 146806, MPK
LAXTON, Robert, Chief Petty Officer Stoker, D/K 60926, MPK
MACKIE, William J, Able Seaman, D/JX 221235, MPK
MCGINTY, Francis G, Able Seaman, D/JX 192074, MPK
MEREDITH, James W, Act/Leading Stoker, D/KX 81924, MPK
MILLER, Charles E, Chief Petty Officer Cook, D/M 15403, MPK
NICHOLLS, Frank, Corporal, RM, PLY/X 1734, MPK
PALSER, Sydney, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 73555, MPK
PARSONS, Arthur C R, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 236316, MPK
SANDERS, Gordon, Petty Officer Cook, D/M 10888, MPK
SCANNELL, David, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 77858, MPK
SMITH, Horatio J, Leading Stoker, D/KX 86013, MPK
SMITH, Ralph, Able Seaman, D/JX 200310, MPK
SPICE, Albert P, Marine, PLY/100022, killed
SUMMERS, Harold H, Ty/Petty Officer Cook, D/MX 49486, MPK
SUTTON, William E, Leading Stoker, D/K 65037, MPK
TRUEMAN, Walter E, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 22979, MPK
WARD, William B, Stoker 1c, D/KX 116641, MPK
WEEKS, William A, Act/Electrical Artificer 4c, D/MX 62594, MPK

MPK means ‘Missing Presumed Killed"
Naval History Homepage - 1st - 28th FEBRUARY 1942 -  in date, ship/unit & name order (Exeter, surface action - 27 February 1942)
Naval History Homepage - 1st - 14th MARCH 1942 - in date, ship/unit & name order (Exter, ship loss - 1 March 1942)
Exeter, surface action February 27, 1942 (13 killed)
CWGC - William H. Allsopp
CWGC - Ronald Beasley
CWGC - William G. Bowen
CWGC - Thomas S. Bray
CWGC - Clement W. Collins
CWGC - Frederick Copperthwaite
CWGC - Harry Cox
CWGC - George E. James
CWGC - James Kay
CWGC - William Lamb
CWGC - Stanley Lewis Morgan
CWGC - Clifford Muldoon
CWGC - Leslie George Upton
Exeter surface action and sinking March 1, 1942 (1 killed, 40 missing presumed killed)
CWGC - Thomas Ainsworth

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