Geoffrey Webb

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Royal Naval Patrol Service
Name of Rgt or Ship:H.M. Trawler Birdlip
How Died:Killed at Sea
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Lowestoft Naval Memorial
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Attended Sale Central School.   Employed in the Audit Office of the
Manchester Ship Canal Co, in Manchester.    A regular worshipper at the
Ashton on Mersey Congregational Church and a member of the Acorn Club based
at that Church.

H.M.S. Birdlip was a Naval Trawler that on convoy duty when, early in the
morning of the 13th June 1944, it was torpedoed and sunk by U-547 off
Greenville, Liberia, off the west coast of Africa.   The S.S. Saint Basile
was also sunk in the same exchange with U-547.

His elder brother served in the RAF. 
Memorials found on:
Aston on Mersey United Reformed
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