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LIST OF CASUALTIES OF CREW PERSONNEL

 

The following names are crewmembers of the EMPRESS OF ASIA who lost their lives during the Second World War:

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NAME

RATING

NATIONALITY

COMMEMORATION

Bree, Bernard Medlicott

Barkeeper

British

Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia

Elworthy, Douglas Richard

Pantryman

Canadian

Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore

Hampshire, Irvine

Deck Hand D.E.M.S.

British

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Harkins, Patrick Leo

Second Radio Officer

British

Tower Hill Memorial, London, United Kingdom

Marlow, William James

Waiter

British

Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia

Roberts, Thomas Henry

Waiter

British

Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia

Smallwood, Herbert

Kitchen Porter

Canadian\British

Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia

Towers, James Joseph

Deck Boy

British

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand

Worrall, H.T.

Deck hand D.E.M.S.

Able Seaman, Royal Australian Naval Reserve

Australian

Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, United Kingdom Grave or Reference Panel Number: Panel 75, Column 3.

Yau, Tse

Watchman

Canadian

Merchant Navy Memorial,

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Mann, Harry Morris

Boatswain

Canadian\British

Merchant Navy Memorial,

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Pong, You

Laundryman

Chinese

Merchant Navy Memorial,

Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

LIST OF CASUALTIES OF MILTARY PERSONNEL

 

The EMPRESS OF ASIA embarked 2200 troops at Bombay and sailed for Singapore on January 23rd 1942. On February 5th 1942, while approaching Singapore, the EMPRESS OF ASIA sustained an aerial bombardment that ignited fires and forced the abandonment of the ship. The following names are military personnel who were being transported and who lost their lives from injuries sustained during the loss of the EMPRESS OF ASIA.

 

 

NAME

RANK

REGIMENT

NATIONALITY

COMMEMORATION

Dixon, Richard Wickham

 

Captain

5th Battalion, The Loyal Regiment

 

British

Singapore Memorial

Lawson, Arthur Hamilton

 

Captain

5th Battalion, The Loyal Regiment

 

British

Singapore Memorial

McKerchar, Ewen Kennedy

Warrant Officer Class II

Royal Army Ordinance Corps

British

Singapore Memorial

Randall, Frederick  James

Major

5th Battalion, The Loyal Regiment

British

Singapore Civil Hospital Grave Memorial

Regan, Patrick

Private

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

British

Singapore Memorial

Wilson, Robert Barker

Lieutenant

125 Anti-Tank Regiment

British

Singapore Memorial

Hodgson, John

Trooper

Reconnaissance Corps
18th (5th Bn. The Loyal Regt.) Regt.

British

Singapore Memorial

 

 

 This list is incomplete; if you have any additional information to share with us, please contact us via earg@empressofasia.com

 

 

                                      

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