Regiment: Merchant Navy

Abbott, Frederick –

Son of George Edward and Emily Abbott, of 42, Alexander Road, Tonge, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Elizabeth (Betty) Abbott (nee Horner), of 76, Garstang Avenue, Breightmet, Bolton, Lancashire. Previously employed in the Bolton Corporation Electricity Department. Over 11 years service in the Merchant Navy.

Alcock, Harry –

Son of George and Mary Alcock; husband of Florence Alcock, of Walkden, Lancashire.

Atherton, Samuel Goodearl –

Son of James and Mary Atherton, of Bromwich Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Catherine Booth Atherton, of Wetherby, Yorkshire, and formerly of 363, Worsley Road, Swinton, Lancashire. Killed at sea by enemy action.

Donkersley, John Maurice –

Son of Ben and Florence Donklersley, of Huddersfield, Yorkshire. An old boy of Rivington and Blackrod Grammar School.

Donovan, Harry –

Son of David Donovan, and of Mary A. Donovan, of Eccles, Lancashire; husband of Phyllis Donovan.

Douthwaite, Christopher –

Son of Christopher Thomas Douthwaite and Lucy Douthwaite, of Romiley, Cheshire; husband of Joan Watson Douthwaite, of Farnworth, Lancashire.

Duty, Norman –

Son of John and Alice Ellen Duty; husband of Annie Duty, of Bolton, Lancashire.

Harcup, Francis –

Listed in the GRO Marine Death Indices (1903 to 1965), Vessel: Tobruk; Country: At sea; Age at death: 33; Page 57. During convoy, a dead crewman from SS Tobruk was buried at sea on 9th December 1944, as recorded in log from convoy escort.