Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Arthur Reginald Bacon

RN. British

Born   1902
Died  Jun 1983(81)

Roster information listed for Arthur Reginald Bacon

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Barham (04)BattleshipTelegraphist25 Nov 1941U-331 (1)
HMS Naiad (93)Light cruiserTelegraphist11 Mar 1942U-565 (1)

Personal information

Arthur Reginald Bacon was posted to Beirut to man a wireless station there after surviving the sinking of HMS Barham and HMS Naiad. He met his future wife in Beirut and they married before he was transferred to Alexandria. The family returned to England two weeks after his daughter Pat was born at Beirut in July 1945.


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Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats