NAMES 0F FORMER CREW OF HMS WENSLEYDALE (L86)

SHOULD YOU RECOGNIZE ANY OF THE NAMES ON THIS PAGE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO HELP ME FURTHER MY RESEARCH ON THE SHIP. THIS IS NOT A COMPLETE LIST OF THOSE WHO SERVED AND IS CONSTANTLY BEING ADDED TO, SO IF YOU CAN PROVIDE ANY OTHER NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED ON THE SHIP, I WOULD BE GRATEFUL. I WOULD ALSO LIKE TO APPEAL TO ANYONE WHO HAS ANY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SHIP AND /OR IT'S CREW-MEMBERS TO GET IN TOUCH. ANY COSTS WOULD NATURALLY BE REIMBURSED. CONTACT ME

David Allen. CPO C.Coxs

Valentino Maxwell Carl Allen. Born 15.04.26

Allcock. Awarded DSC for sinking of U-413. Eng Lt. This could be wrong?
 

A E Aylward

Rex Ayres Telegraphist,

Herbert John Vassia Back. Commissioned engineer. Joined Wensleydale 23.4.42 (died 3.7.47, HMS Rockrose)

George Ball.  Leading radar operator
 

N Bancroft EA4 /CN

Barnes PO GI

Joe Beckett. PO Cook

George E Bellerby Able Seaman

Robert (Bob) Benson. Former radar mechanic PO

Benton Coder

Robert (Bob) Bryant Yeoman. Ale taster in Chief

Albert Bundy. Former leading stoker.

John Chisholm. Former ERA 3/c.

Coalville. Leading Seaman, from Belfast.

Jack Corderry. From Torpoint. No4 Torpedomens mess

Dave Crocker. Regular RN Telegraphist

Wilfred Davies Crumblehulme. Coder. Mentioned dispatches.

Lesley Gordon Denton

Derbyshire

Shorty Deveraux (spelling?) Cockney. No 4 Torpedomans Mess

Wadham James Diggle. Midshipman. Joined, Jan 44

Bill Donaldson Went To S Africa. In hotel business.

Frederick Doug. Son Ray

E Douglas. Able seaman (Radar) Mentioned dispatches, following action 4.2.44, off Brittany coast.

Earland ? Went to try his luck. Officer training

Cyril Edwards Former Able Seaman.

Stig Egede-Nissen. Norwegian.

ArthurWoodhouse Ellis. Midshipman, Joined March 43. (Mentioned in despatches HMS Crane 1953)

Ken England. Former telegraphist.
 

Emerson

Farmer Coxswain CPO. Swimmer and Water polo player

Matt Ferguson Former stoker 1st class. Left Wensleydale 8.43. Ayrshire

Derek R Ford, MBE. Awarded DSC for sinking of U-413. Former Lieutenant RN. First Lieutenant. (joined 24.9.42)

Sidney James Gooch. Served on 4" guns

William Patterson Goodfellow. Awarded DSC for sinking of U-671. RNVR, Second Skipper of HMS Wensleydale

J Green Signalman

TJK Gray Midshipman. (could be Ian James Robin Gray?) Joined May 43

Stan Guy. Former Seaman PO. Mentioned in dispatches, rescue of survivors from HMS Charybdis.

Derek Huleatt Hallifax. LT RN.


Hardacre PO

Peter Stuart Hendry CW candidate PJX679332

Peter Hewett

Hill

IT Hirst/Hurst? RN Engineer officer. Older than most.

Richard Hodgson Former Lieutenant RNVR

Cecil William Holmes. Temp Sub LT RNZNVR. Joined 26.1.43. Became film producer and communist.

F B (Chick) Horwood Former Able seaman

Francis Arthur Robert Humphrey.  Tempy Lt. RANVR. Joined 3.10.43. Born India 10.11.1907

Francis Huxley. joined up summer 42

Jarrett

Edward Nelson Jones. Tempy Acting Gunner 29.9.42

James Aster Johnson. PO. Mentioned in dispatches. Rescue of survivors from HMS Charybdis.

David Johnson. Former volunteer seaman.

Jack Rodway Judd

Robert Lamb. Temp Acting Sub LT. RNVR. Joined 14.9.43

Maurice Lee

Henry Frederick Lehmann PO. Mentioned in Despatches, for destruction of U-671

Lewis PO Std

T. Linley PO C+GM. Could be same as below.

Eric John Moses Linley PO (TGM) Mentioned in Despatches, destruction of U-413.

Gus Little Sub LT RNVR, slightly older than most, Dark

George Luscombe Former PO Telegraphist

George Wallace Mackenzie. RNVR, but could be South African Officer. (Joined 15.10.42)

Don Mahon Former asdic operator

David Main Telegraphist

Richard (Dickie) Marsh Former stoker.

Thomas Eric Marshall. WT Engineer. (Joined 11.7.43)

Martin (Pincher) Canteen manager

Raymond Massey Former Sick Bay Attendent

Mr & Mrs N May (relation of former crewmember?)

John Aylmer McClure. DSC MBE. First Skipper of HMS Wensleydale (joined 22.9.42)

John Mcleod Former able seaman, Radar. Ensign lowered 17.5.45. Kept till sept 92. Presented Church 24.10.92

Montgomery. Irish, probably from belfast

Arthur William Lewis Morgan CPO

Ernie V Moseley. Former Able seaman.

Moyey (Ginger)? Joined with Ron Ranson

Herbert Henry Musslewhite. Temp acting sub LT. 10.2.45

Michael Newman Quartermaster, Jewish

Parkinson Seaman,

Parkinson Coder. Could be same as above?

Sid Phillips

Adam Phimister former asdic operator.

Alfred Preston. Mentioned in dispatches. Awarded DSM, sinking U-617

Puttock CPO Stoker.

Carl Arthur William Ragbourne. Radio Operator

Stanley Rainbird. Able Seaman

Phillip Marland Rambaut. DSC. Tempt LT (E). Joined 2.11.43.

Ron Ranson. Former Stoker.

Bert Reeves.  No 4 mess

Don Rennie. Stoker

Roland Ridyard Signalman

Gigs Ginger Rickyard. Left to go back down coal mines. Could be same as above?

Robinson Petty Officer,

Harry Carl Woodward Sexton. WT Eng, Joined 14.12.42

Joe Shaw. Torpedo party, No 4 Mess

Thomas Henry Shaw. 21.10.42 - 31.10.44 Leading seaman ST LTO (LP). Think this is the same person as Joe Shaw.

James Sloanes

M.J. (John) Spencer. Stoker first Class. former mayor of Dagenham 1971/2

John Bell  Starkie. Known as 'Peckham'. Temp Midshipman. Joined 29.9.43

Stuckey PO

Thomas Taylor. Awarded DSM, sinking of U-413. Former asdic operator. Died approx 1992.

Phil (Buck)Taylor. Telegraphist.

Tennant. Coder. (William Lockhart?).

John Desmond Phipps Tiarks. Midshipman. Joined 9.43

Bill Tottingham 4" gun

James Albert Trenaman. Lt (E). Joined 26.2.44

Charlie Walden. 1st class stoker Joined Sept 1942 with Aylward.

Geoffrey Garfit Wallis. Former surgeon LT, RN (joined 13.10.42) Born 8.3.18

Hilton Wallace. Naval Stores:

Alfred (Alf) Ward

Harry Waters. 2nd class stoker. Joined Sept 1943

Anthony Wetherald. 18. Served for about 5 months 44/45

John Glynn Williams. Former telegraphist. Gwent

Len (knocker) White. Able seaman, butcher, Tanky.

Harry Wilham Whiteley. (Bill) Former Lt RNVR, communications officer. Mentioned in Despatches. (Joined 1.10.42)

Reg (Brig) Young. Torpedoman,

 

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