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"THORP, FRANCIS D., ABLE SEAMAN"


Able Seaman Desmond Thorpe and his brother Signalman EddyThorpe

From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission:

THORP, Able Seaman, FRANCIS DESMOND, 67462. (on left)
H.M.S. Neptune. South African Naval Forces. 19th December 1941. Age 23.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Thorp, of Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, South Africa.
His brother, Edward Charles, perished with him.
Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 58, Column 3.

 

 

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