|Born||20 Dec 1921||Warrington, Lancashire|
Roster information listed for William Lawless
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Strathallan||Troop transport||Passenger||21 Dec 1942||U-562 (1)|
Son of William and Alice Lawless, of Warrington. William "Bill" Lawless had "celebrated" his 21st birthday just a couple of hours before Strathallan was torpedoed. He was rescued and went on to serve the next three years in North Africa.
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