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Robert Nesbitt
Ordinary Seaman

 

Possibly Robert Nesbitt - Click here to see the page of pictures of unknown sailors

I think the sailor A2 on the Unknown Sailors page is my Dads cousin Ordinary seaman Robert Nesbitt, I cannot say for certain but I knew his brother and he has the same likeness, by all accounts he was killed on board HMS Repulse as he was going down the ammunition lift, when a bomb hit.
I found your website very interesting, I have printed the ten men photograph and I am hoping to be in contact with Roberts sister to confirm.
yours 
Brian Heyworth

Please contact Andy (webmaster) with any information.

Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Information provided by
Brian Heyworth (Second Cousin)

Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:

ROBERT NESBITT,  
Nationality: United Kingdom 
Rank: Ordinary Seaman 
Regiment: Royal Navy 
Unit Text: H.M.S. Repulse 
Age: 24 
Date of Death: 10/12/1941 
Service No: D/JX 240004 
Additional information: Son of Charles Robert and Sarah Ann Nesbitt, of Cornholme, Lancashire. 
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead 
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 49, Column 2. 
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL 

 

 

 

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