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Ronald Batley

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1921
Died   2013(92)

Roster information listed for Ronald Batley

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
EarlstonSteam merchantCrew member5 Jul 1942U-334 (1)

Personal information

Ronald Batley survived 7 days in a lifeboat after the sinking of Earlston before eventually being rescued and treated in a Russian hospital. He appeared in the BBC documentary: PQ-17: An Arctic Convoy Disaster


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