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Bertie Brown

RM (CH/X 2749). British

Born  2 Jul 1920Norwich, Norfolk
Died  4 Mar 2018(97)

Roster information listed for Bertie Brown

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Naiad (93)Light cruiserMarine11 Mar 1942U-565 (1)

Personal information

Bertie Brown served as a fuse setter in the X turret of HMS Naiad and was on board when she was sunk in March 1942. He was in the water for some hours clinging to a cargo net, holding up and onto a man for some time, but was unable to keep him afloat due to exhaustion to be rescued.


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