Urmston WW2 

Neville Irlam

Rank:Stoker 1Number:D/KX 178473
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Royal Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:H.M.S. Squirrel
Country of burial:Lost at Sea
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
H.M.S. Squirrel was mined on the 25/07/45 off Phucket Island, Thailand and
scuttled 2½ hours later by R.N. gunfire - 7 men were lost.   It was an
'Algerine' class minesweeper, of which 91 were built between 1942 & 1945,
they had a displacement of 850 tons and a complement of 80 personnel.
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