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Jan Francies Kool

Merchant Navy (S29170). Dutch

Born  17 Apr 1908Rotterdam
Died  Feb 1990(81)London

Roster information listed for Jan Francies Kool

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
LetoSteam merchantFireman12 May 1942U-553 (1)

Personal information

Jan Francies Kool was rescued by Mars after the sinking of Leto. He later married an Irish woman, became father of two sons and a daughter and remained in the UK after the war.


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