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Those known to have sailed in

HMS Exeter

during the Second World War 1939-1945.

  • Callister Alfred. Able Seaman (d.1st March 1942)
  • Frederick James Trevor. Able Sea. (d.14th Mar 1940)
  • Hart Charles.

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Able Seaman Alfred Callister HMS Exeter (d.1st March 1942)

Alfred (my paternal uncle) was the youngest son of Herbert and Martha-Alice Callister, born 12th February 1922 in Tyldesley, Lancashire. A miner before enlisting in the Royal Navy on 10th December 1940, Alfred was also a prominent member of the Salvation Army, having played the trombone for a number of years. Alfred was killed in action, on 1st March 1942 at the Battle of the Java Sea. He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Panel 64, Column 2 and also on the Cenotaph in Tyldesley Cemetery.

Marilyn Mercer



Charles Hart HMS Exeter

I am looking for my uncle Charles Hart who was on HMS Exeter when it was sunk and was then a POW in Japan until the end of the war. His wife's name was Ivy and he had three children - Terrance, Eileen and Lorna.The last time I saw him he was living in Essex.

Sheila



Able Sea. James Trevor Frederick HMS Exeter (d.14th Mar 1940)

James Frederick was 20 when he died. He is buried in the Buenos Aires (Chacarita) British Cemetery in Argentina.

s flynn







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