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Francis Albert Anstis

Stoker First Class


My father-in-Law, Francis Albert Anstis survived the sinking. Whilst serving on board he held the rank of Stoker 1FC.
He joined HMS Dorsetshire at Newcastle on Tyne in about June1941.
According to his account he was rescued initially by HMS Paladine which landed the survivors in the Maldive Islands (Addu Atoll.)
Frank now enjoys his retirement at the age of 81 and lives in Devon, where he has lived for the past 54 years.
He also is a member of the Dorsetshire association and has attended many of their reunions.

David Woolfenden 


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