William Joseph Griffiths, RNR
|Born || 1902||Pen-y-bont, Carmarthen, Wales, U.K.|
|Died ||19 Feb 1988||(86)||Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen, Wales, U.K.|
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|8 Oct 1940|| ||T/Lt.|
Warship Commands listed for William Joseph Griffiths, RNR
|HMS Whitethorn (T 127)||T/Lt.||MS Trawler||Feb 1941||11 Feb 1943|
|HMS Columbine (K 94)||T/A/Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||23 Mar 1943||9 Nov 1943|
Son of William & Anne Jane Griffiths.
A Master Mariner and officer in the RNR.
In late 1937 married Janet A.G. Clarke in London.
by 1940 undertook training in the RN at Greenwich and Chatham, commanded a Flower Class Corvette in the Battle of the Atlantic on anti-submarine work. Also served as an instructor in navigation at Pembroke Dock and Milford Haven.
His wife Janet died at Pen-y-bont in 1986 and William died 19th February 1988 at the Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen.
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