Urmston WW2 

Harry Hadfield Marlow

Rank:Petty Officer (Stoker)Number:D/KX 59890
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Royal Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:H.M.S. Valentine
Country of burial:Lost at Sea
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
H.M.S. Valentine was damaged by dive bombers in an air attack on the
15/05/40 whilst providing anti-aircraft cover for Allied troops and beach
near Terneuzen, in the Schelde Estuary, in position 51.20N 03.49E.     It
was a 'V' & 'W' class escort destroyer, of which 26 were built between 1917
& 1918.  15 were converted for anti-aircraft use - to become the 'V' class
(Valentine) and 11 were converted for short range use - to become the 'W'
class.   The 'V' class had a displacement of 1,100 tons and a complement of
125 personnel.
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