Stretford WW2 

George Metcalfe

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Royal Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:H.M.S. Kingston
How Died:Died
Country of burial:MaltaGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Joined the Metro-Vicker's Company as a Machine Operator in January 1940.  
Joined the R.N. in May 1940 and later promoted to the rank of Able Seaman. 
 Died at Sea in April 1942.   Buried in the Protestant Section (Men's).

HMS Kingston, a 'K' Class Destroyer, was damaged on the 22nd March by
Italian gunfire during the second battle of Sirte and again by bombs on the
5th & 7th April.  It was finally destoyed beyond repair by a German air
raid on the dry dock at Valetta on the 11th April 1942.
Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
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