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James Patrick Barrett

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1892
Died  11 Jul 1943(51)Capetown

Roster information listed for James Patrick Barrett

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Scottish ChiefSteam tankerPumpman19 Nov 1942U-177

Personal information

Brother of John Barett of Salford, Lancashire. James Patrick Barrett survived the sinking of Scottish Chief, but was admitted to a hospital in Durban after his rescue as he was suffering from pneumonia. After seven months he boarded the British steam merchant Ville d'Amiens as a passenger for repatration to the UK, however his health declined and he was admitted to a hospital at Capetown on 6 Jul, 1943. James died on 11 July in a monastery at the Cape of Good Hope and was buried in Woltemade Cemetery No 4.

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