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Second Hand Alexander Annan Barnet
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Birth: 1886
Newhaven
City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Jul. 5, 1944

Alexander Annan Barnet (Alec) was a fisherman and was the second hand aboard the trawler The Noreen Mary.
He was born in Newhaven in 1886. He married Marion Greene Lawrie McPherson B.1884 on the 1st of September 1905 in Ramsey Square, Newhaven. They had 4 sons, George, Benjamin, Alexander Annan, and Edwin. Marion died of a brain haemorrhage in 1926 and is buried in Rosebank Cemetery in Edinburgh.
Alec re married.

The Noreen Mary was a 207 grt steam trawler that was sunk on 5 July 1944 by gunfire from German submarine U-247 at position 58 30 N, 05 23 W.

At 21.50 hours on 5 July 1944 the Noreen Mary was sunk by gunfire by U-247about 20 miles west of Cape Wrath. This is an amazing event at this time in the war when the U-boats were constantly hunted by allied aircraft. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Marion Green Lawrie McPherson Barnet (1884 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  George Barnet (1906 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Fishing Fleet
 
Burial:
Tower Hill Memorial
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Greater London, England
Plot: Panel 127.
 
Maintained by: IWPP Custodial Account
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Aug 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15220753
Second Hand Alexander Annan Barnet
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