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Gerard Francis

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1923
Died  5 Apr 1943(20)


14 Sep 1943King's Commendation (C) (posthumous)

Roster information listed for Gerard Francis

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
ShillongMotor merchantFourth Officer5 Apr 1943 (+)U-630

Personal information

Son of Llewellyn and Johanna Mary Francis, of Cardiff. His uncle David Francis was lost while serving as chief engineer officer aboard Shrewsbury, which was sunk by the German heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper in convoy SLS-64 on 12 February 1941. His brother Frank Francis also served in the Merchant Navy and survived the sinking of Daydawn in November 1940.

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