Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Sidney Robert Bree

RNR. British


1 Apr 1941Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Roster information listed for Sidney Robert Bree

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Forfar (F 30)Armed Merchant CruiserWarrant Boatswain2 Dec 1940U-99

Personal information

Sidney Robert Bree had previously served as boatswain on Montrose and remained aboard when the ship was requisitioned as armed merchant cruiser HMS Forfar by the Royal Navy. He survived the sinking and was mentioned in despatches for saving the life of the executive officer, Commander R.G. Arnot, RNR.

Award Citation as published in London Gazette on 28 March 1941:

For good services when HMS Forfar was lost.

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