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Desmond Palmer
Signalman
Service No: P/SSX 19816

The oak leaf awarded for a 'Mention in Despatches'

 

Desmond died when HMS Li Wo was sunk.
He was awarded a 'Mention in Despatches' for his part in the action which led to the sinking of HMS Li Wo.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:


DESMOND PALMER
Nationality: United Kingdom 
Rank: Signalman 
Regiment: Royal Navy 
Unit Text: H.M.S. Li Wo 
Age: 23 
Date of Death: 16/02/1942 
Service No: P/SSX 19816 
Additional information: Son of George and Jane Ann Palmer. 
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead 
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 92. 
Cemetery: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL