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Harry Maurice King

RM (PO/X 1511). British

Born   1916Halifax, Yorkshire
Died   1989(73)


11 Aug 1942British Empire Medal (BEM)

Roster information listed for Harry Maurice King

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Dunedin (D 93)Light cruiserSergeant24 Nov 1941U-124 (1)

Personal information

Harry Maurice King received the British Empire Medal for holding on to a wounded ship mate for 48 hours. Immersed up to his neck in water he held the man above the water until he died. He also kept up the moral of the men on the raft with his calm attitude.


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