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during the Second World War 1939-1945.

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Ord.Sig. Ronald Gibson HMS Europa

My dad Ronald Gibson joined the Royal Navy on 1st October 1941 at HMS Drake. He served at Impregnable, Pembroke 1 (7th April 1942), Europa 1 (1st May 1942), Flora (6th May 1942), Europa (20th October 1943), Pembroke IV - Evelyn Rose (30th November 1943), Minos (1st January 1944), Europa 1 (26th June 1944), Lanka (17th July 1944), Tana (18th November 1944), Lanka II - Languard (6th July 1945) and Europa (25th August 1945). He was released from service on 30th May 1946, Class A.

Steven Gibson



Able.Sea Arnold Malina HMS Fishguard

Arnold Malina second from the right in the 2nd Row at HMS Colingwood 30th May 1943

My Father was Able Seaman Arnold Malina who trained at HMS Collingwood from 12 May 1943 August 1943 to 20 July 1943. He served on HMS Fishguard from 1943 to December 1945. Convoy escorts in Indian Ocean from 21/11/1943 to 31/05/1945 out of bases HMS Tana, Kilindini, Kenya and HMS Lanka in Ceylon from 01/06/1945 to 31/10/1945

Mike Malina







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