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Able Seaman Geoffrey Charles Ball

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Able Seaman Geoffrey Charles Ball

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Death 14 Sep 1942 (aged 27–28)
Memorial Site* Chatham, Medway Unitary Authority, Kent, England

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Plot 66 2.
Memorial ID 14365880 View Source
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Geoffrey Charles Ball, born 1914, married Gladys Hilda Whittlesey in Willesden, London NW10 in 1940. He was killed in action on 14 Sept 1942 whilst serving on HMS Coventry.
During its part in 'Operation Agreement' HMS Coventry, with a crew of 400, was damaged east of Tobruk harbour by German JU87 air attack, set on fire, abandoned, and scuttled by HMS Zulu (32-48N 28-17E).
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Service No: C/LD/X 4240
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. Coventry.

Son of Charles and Maud Ball; husband of Gladys Hilda Ball, of Harlesden, Middlesex.


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