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"WALTON, ROBERT F., STOKER"

Robert Walton's body was found floating in Misurata harbour on about 28th December 1941 - some 90 miles East of where they abandoned ship. He could well have been on the raft with Norman Walton
Robert Walton is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery. His body was found floating in Misurata harbour on about 28th December 1941 - some 90 miles East of where they abandoned ship. He could well have been on the raft with Able Seaman Norman Walton


Graves of Able Seaman James Brooks and Robert Walton in 2009. Behind are more Neptune casualty graves marked Soldier known unto God.

From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission:

WALTON, Stoker 2nd Class, ROBERT F., D/KX120732.
H.M.S. Neptune. Royal Navy. 19th December 1941. Age 31.
Son of Robert and Sarah Walton, of Rochdale, Lancashire;
Husband of Clare Walton, of Rochdale.
Tripoli Commonwealth War Cemetery 5. D. 14.

 

 

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