S/Lt William Tower RN

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  1. Steve49

    Steve49 Well-Known Member

    3rd June 1940

    TOWER, William B L, Sub Lieutenant, missing [Plymouth Memorial]

    Lost whilst onboard Armed Boarding Vessel HMY Rosaura on this date. There is a possibility that this was after the ship was attacked by German aircraft. Any ideas?

    Regards,

    Steve
     
  2. Hugh MacLean

    Hugh MacLean Senior Member

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  3. Steve49

    Steve49 Well-Known Member

    Hi Hugh,

    Thanks for that information. I tragic loss of a brave man.

    Regards,

    Steve
     
  4. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    SUB-LIEUTENANT WILLIAM BERNARD LYULPH TOWER
    Regiment & Unit/Ship
    Royal Navy

    H.M. Yacht Rosaura.

    Date of Death
    Died 03 June 1940

    Age 21 years old

    Buried or commemorated at
    PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
    Panel 36, Column 1.

    United Kingdom


    • Country of ServiceUnited Kingdom
    • AwardsMentioned in Despatches
    • Additional InfoSon of Henry Bernard and Stella Mary Tower, of Kensington, London.

    Sub-Lieutenant William Bernard Lyulph Tower...
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    Hugh MacLean Senior Member

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