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Percy Dudley Townsend

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1897Glamorgan, Wales
Died   1984(87)Carbis Bay, Cornwall

Photo courtesy of Neil Doyle

Roster information listed for Percy Dudley Townsend

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Thomas WaltonSteam merchantMaster7 Dec 1939U-38 (1)

Personal information

Percy Dudley Townsend survived the sinking of Thomas Walton on 7 December 1939 and the loss of Alma Dawson after she struck a mine off Northern Ireland on 24 November 1940.


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