Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

James Herbert Otway

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1922
Died  11 Dec 1940(18)

Roster information listed for James Herbert Otway

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
RotoruaSteam passenger shipOrdinary Seaman11 Dec 1940 (+)U-96 (1)

Personal information

Son of Frederick Robert and Kathleen Otway; nephew of Celia A. Smith, of Sedgeford, Norfolk. He was picked up by HMS Ebor Wyke after the sinking of Rotorua, but subsequently died and was buried ashore in Sandwick Cemetery.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats