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Eric Albert Coale



I have just inherited my great uncle's Naval sword, medals, etc etc and was wondering if anyone remembers Eric Albert Coale from HMS Electra. He was a Lieutenant who died at the battle of Java. I understand that the Electra picked up survivors from the Prince of Wales and the Repulse and I am curious to know if anyone remembered him.

Please contact Andy (webmaster) with any information.

Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Information provided by
Richard Coale 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:

In Memory of
H.M.S. Electra, Royal Navy
who died on
Friday 27 February 1942 . Age 23 . 
Additional Information: Son of Thomas Charles and Alice Ethel Coale, of Ilford, Essex. 
Cemetery: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL Kent, United Kingdom 
Grave or Reference Panel Number: 51, 1.