Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

William Charles Jones

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1921


8 Jun 1943King's Commendation (C)

Roster information listed for William Charles Jones

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Empire SailorMotor merchantMess Room Steward21 Nov 1942U-518

Personal information

William Charles Jones was rescued by HMCS Timmins after the sinking of Empire Sailor. He was one of three men from the ship who reboarded the vessel equipped with gas masks to search for three missing crewmen and to see if the ship could be salvaged. Doing so he inhaled phosgene gas and became ill after landing at Halifax but recovered.

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