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William Willis Torkington

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1886Hadfield
Died  9 May 1941(55)



Roster information listed for William Willis Torkington

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Empire EnduranceSteam merchantMaster20 Apr 1941 (+)U-73 (1)

Personal information

Son of William and Ada Torkington; husband of Ethel Jane Torkington, of Cressington, Liverpool. He survived the sinking of Empire Endurance, but died of exposure in a lifeboat shortly before the surviving occupants were rescued by Highland Brigade.

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