Urmston WW2 

Edwin Freeman

Rank:Cabin Boy
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Merchant Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:M.V. Aldington Court (London)
Country of burial:Lost at SeaGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
The Aldington Court was built in 1929, it's gross register tonnage was
4,891, it was 422 feet long, 55 feet wide and could make 12.5 knots.   A
cargo ship, it was one of 27 ships operated by Haldin & Phillips Ltd,
1 Leadenhall St, London EC3.

West of South Africa, on the 31/10/42 she was torpedoed by U-172 and sank
in position - 30.20S 02.10W.   There were 10 survivors, but 34
crew/passengers were lost.
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