Sale WW2 

Robert Russell Fernie

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Royal Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:H.M. Submarine Regent
Country of burial:Lost at Sea
Cemetery or Memorial:Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Attended Sale High School and Manchester Grammar School.   A keen boy
scout, he attended the last World Scout Jamboree as the King's Scout.  Keen
at swimming and athletics.

He made one voyage with the Merchant Navy in 1938, but then entered an
insurance company office.   Entered Dartmouth Naval College in 1939 and
received his commision in 1940.   His first engagement was at Dakar, before
volunteering for submarines.

H.M.S. Regent, which had sailed from Malta in mid-April heading for the
southern Adriatic Sea was presumed lost sometime during early May 1943.

Before his death, his father was the Golf Pro at the Sale Golf Club.
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