Back to the HMS Electra crew list

Frederick Henry Joseph Collins
Chief Stoker
Service no.
P/K 66998

 

Frederick died on 8th August 1942. At the time HMS Express was serving in the Indian Ocean.

I am looking for info about my Uncle Frederick Collins. We know that he had served 22 years approx. He was on HMS Express when he was lost overboard on 8th August 1942 after leaving Cape Town Harbour on the 7th August 1942. I would like to trace his naval career.

Thank you.
Ron Collins
(Nephew).

Please contact Andy (webmaster) with any information.

Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Information provided by
Ron Collins, CWGC and British War Memorial Project

Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:

 Frederick Henry Joseph Collins 
Unit: HMS Express
Service: Royal Navy

Service Number: P/K 66998
Rank: Chief Stoker
Location: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Other Details: 8th August 1942. Age 39.
Son of William Grant Collins and Annie Agnes Collins; husband of Maud Jane Collins of Canning Town Essex.
Panel 67 Column 2.

 

 

.