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Milton Albert McGrath

Able Seaman
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Austin McGrath

Ordinary Seaman

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Milton was killed in action when HMS Thanet was sunk.

Austin was killed when HMS Transylvania was sunk off Ireland.

They are also commemorated on the war memorial at Branch, Newfoundland, here

 

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Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Information provided by
Derek Hayter and Theresa Nash (Niece).
CWGC

In Memory of
MILTON ALBERT McGRATH
Able Seaman
H.M.S. Thanet, Royal Navy
Age: 33
Date of Death: 27/01/1942
Service No: C/JX 173344
Additional information: Son of Albert and Mary J. McGrath, of Placentia East, Newfoundland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 65, 1.
Cemetery: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, United Kingdom

In Memory of
AUSTIN McGRATH
Ordinary Seaman
Unit Text: H.M.S. Transylvania, Royal Navy
Age: 26
Date of Death: 10/08/1940
Service No: P/JX 188885
Additional information: Son of Albert and Mary J. McGrath, of Branch, St. Mary's Bay, Newfoundland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 43, Column 3.
Cemetery: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL


 

 

 

 

 

 

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