Ships hit by U-boats

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HMS Matabele (G 26)

British destroyer



Photo from Imperial War Museum (IWM), A-6591

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British destroyer HMS Matabele (G 26).

Aboard HMS Matabele (G 26) when hit on 17 Jan 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Adams, John Francis, RN19Leading Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Aldis, Frank Richard, NAAFI32Canteen Manager HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Anderson, Edward, RN26Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Ashe, William Roy, RN19Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Atkinson, Thomas William, RN35Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Bailey, Kenneth, RN21Telegraphist HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Bargery, Walter John Frederick George, RN18Boy 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Bayly, David Charles, RN18Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Bizsley, Arthur Percy, RN39Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Blakeman, John, RN43Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Bloxsom, Ernest Albert, RN21Signalman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Bowers, John Fowler, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Bowyer, Alfred Edward, RN21Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Boyce, Thomas, RN21Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Brackenbury, Frank Albert, RNPetty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Bradbear, Frederick Herbert, RN22Engine Room Artificer 4th Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Bray, Clifford Percy, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Britten, Richard Philip, RN27Lieutenant HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Broadbent, Ned, RN25Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Brogan, Frank, RN23Leading Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Brown, Albert Victor, RN37Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Brown, William, RNOrdinary Signalman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Buckley, Arthur William, RN25Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Burns, James Taylor, RN20Ordinary Signalman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Burras, , RNOrdinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26)
Cameron, John Angus, RN19Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Campbell, Stanley, RFR34Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Cann, Alfred Thomas, RN25Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Carter, Charles Herbert, RNCoder HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Carter, Clifford William Henry, RNStoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Champion, Clifford Frederick, RNStoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Champion, Herbert William, RN30Chief Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Christie, Bernard Michael, RNCook (S) HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Clarke, George Herbert, RN26Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Collings, Sidney, RN45Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Constance, John Roskruge, RN24Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Cook, Charles William, RN19Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Cooper, John James, RN26Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Cotton, Harold Percival John, RN41Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Couper, Hugh, RN34Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Craigan, David, RN18Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Crook, Arthur Christopher, RN25Steward HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Cummins, Edward, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Cundall, Roland, RN21Stoker 2nd Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Curnow, Edward Lyndon, RN18Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Daly, William Cornelius, RN22Leading Telegraphist HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Darbyshire, Henry, RN37Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Dare, Harry Rnowles, RNChief Engine Room Artificer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Davies, Harold Frederick, RN19Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Davies, John Emlyn, RN25Cook (O) HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Davies, Myrddin Charles, RN18Stoker 2nd Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Day, Arthur George, RN42Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Dennison, Arthur Michael, RN18Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Dewsbury, Wilfred, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Doidge, William Charles, RN29Gunner (T) HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Donaldson, Thomas Stewart, RN30Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Duddy, Robert George, RN37Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Duke, Timothy James Hare, RN19Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Dyson, William Harold, RN43Chief Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Earle, William John, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Eastwood, Harold, RN22Steward HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Eccleston, William, RNStoker 2nd Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Ellson, Ralph William, RN22Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Ely, Sydney Roy, RN23Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Evans, Ivor Ronald, RN33Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Evans, Thomas Richard, RN20Coder HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Fagan, Nicholas William, RN21Leading Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Falconer, John, RN41Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Fitzsimmons, Thomas, RNOrdinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Flint, Harold, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Fowler, John, RN19Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Fry, John Edward, RN31Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Furniss, Thomas William, RN23Leading Signalman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Gardner, James, RN29Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Geater, James Herbert, RNLeading Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Gibson, Frederick Charles, RNLeading Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Giles, Frank William, RN21Passenger (Able Seaman) HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Gliddon, Leslie John, RNStoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Good, Frederick Peter Leece, RN19Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Gordon-Scott, Michael Sydney, RN19Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Graham, Alexander, RN28Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Graham, Leonard Maurice, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Griffith, James, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Gyngell, Herbert Francis Eric, RN33Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hakesley, John Samuel Thomas Cross, RNOrdinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hall, Benjamin Jack Lochead, RN18Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hall, Thomas, RNOrdinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hannah, Hugh Joseph, RNOrdinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Harper, Samuel Vincent, RN21Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Harris, Ernest George, RN25Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Harris, Kenneth William, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hayward, Sidney Gerald, RNPetty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Head, William Alfred, RN41Chief Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Heard, Stanley, NAAFI33Canteen Manager HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hext, John Edward, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hickey, Bartholomew, RNOrdinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hickman, Denis Augustine, RN24Supply Assistant HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Higgins, , RNOrdinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26)
Higson, Charles, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hinton, Harold Victor Thomas, RN23Petty Officer Telegraphist HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hoare, Bernard, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hookway, James Edgar, RN38Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hopkins, Frederick William Reynolds, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Horner, Benjamin, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Houlihan, James, RN21Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Howard, Robert, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hudson, Harold, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Hunt, Harry Frederick Isaac, RNLeading Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Idiens, Edwin Bertram, RN26Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Irving, Leslie, RN19Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Jamieson, John, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Jefferies, Frank Hector Mcdonald, RN32Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Jeffery, Charles Ethelbert, RN33Petty Officer Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Jeffery, Gilbert Edward, RN19Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Jerram, Edward Frederick Hughes, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
John, Raymond, RN18Boy 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Johnson, Richard, RN27Leading Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Jones, John, RN18Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Jones, John Dilwyn, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Jones, Lancelot, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Jones, Melvin Thomas, RNOrdinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Kelly, Charles, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Kennedy, Richard, RN31Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Kindon, William Charles, RN33Petty Officer Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Kirby, Frederick Albert, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Knight, Robert William, RN31Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lane, Bertram Silas, RN21Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lee, Donald, RN18Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Legge, Albert George, RN41Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lewis, Clifford Stanley, RN19Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lewis, Ellis Wynne, RNYeoman of Signals HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lewis, Harry, RN28Petty Officer Telegraphist HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lewis, William Thomas, RN34Petty Officer Steward HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lissamore, Harold, RN21Leading Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lockey, John Gordon, RN18Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Long, Percy John, RN26Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lowe, Norman, RN19Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lowndes, Cecil, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Lynas, James, RN39Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Macdonald, Harold, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
MacDonald, John, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Madden, Godfrey, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Madge, Ernest John, RN27Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Maloney, Brendon Reginald, RN19Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Marshall, Morant, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Martin, James Russell, RN28Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Mason, George, RN28Ordnance Mechanic HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Massey, William, RN38Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
McCarthy, Bernard Joseph, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
McCready, James, RN35Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
McDermott, Jack, RN26Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
McIlroy, Patrick, RN27Petty Officer Cook (O) HMS Matabele (G 26) +
McKay, Alexander, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
McNally, James, RN41Petty Officer Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
McNicol, Andrew Murray, RN20Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Mees, John Ernest, RNVR25Lieutenant HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Messenger, Samuel Gilbert, RN30Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Milne, George Alexander, RN30Stoker 2nd Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Milton, Frank Pellowe, RNLeading Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Minhinnick, James, RN45Leading Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Montgomery, James, RN20Ordnance Artificer 5th Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Morgan, Dyfrig George, RN21Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Morgan, Harry Edward, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Mort, Thomas, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Murphy, John, RN41Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Newcombe, Albert, RN28Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Newsome, Herbert Ronald, RN25Engine Room Artificer 4th Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Noel-Hill, Robert Abercrombie, RN18Midshipman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Nolan, James, RNOrdinary Signalman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Norman, Frederick Thomas, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
O'Malley, Owen, RN42Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Oldfield, John, RN19Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Oliver, Leslie, RN27Leading Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Orme, George William, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Parker, John Robinson, RNElectrical Artificer 4th Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Partridge, Edward Rex, RNVR27Lieutenant HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Pearson, Walter, RN41Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Phillips, David Vernon, RN18Stoker 2nd Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Plumridge, John Awdry, RNVR28Lieutenant HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Porter, Baden Robert, RN41Petty Officer Sick Berth HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Radley, Wilfred Hey, RN19Telegraphist HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Rees, Vivian John, RN21Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Revely, Stephen, RN21Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Reynolds, Walter John, RN22Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Riley, Jack, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Roblin, George Frederick Methuen, RN18Stoker 2nd Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Roscorla, Douglas, RN23Leading Telegraphist HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Ryan, Joseph Thomas, RN35Chief Petty Officer Cook (S) HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Ryan, Patrick William, RN41Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Salt, Thomas William, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Savage, Frank, RN41Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Savage, Kenneth George, RN20Leading Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Schupp, William Adam, RNStoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Scobie, William Alexander, RNOrdinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Scott, Mark, RN19Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Seeman, Edward William George, RN22Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Sellers, Harold William, RN24Leading Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Shepherd, Randolph, RN28Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Short, Charles Vincent Joseph, RN44Ordnance Artificer 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Shute, Thomas James, RN30Stoker 2nd Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Simmonds, Edward Robert, RN19Stoker 2nd Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Smallwood, Willis Godfrey, RN32Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Smith, George Victor, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Smith, Harold, RN28Petty Officer Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Spence, Frank Christopher, RN35Petty Officer Supply HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Spouse, Eric Antony, RNVR27Surgeon Lieutenant HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Stanbridge, Dennis, RNEngine Room Artificer 4th Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Stanford, Arthur Caerlyon, RN37Commander HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Stoker, Thomas, RN33Petty Officer Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Stoneman, William James, RN34Chief Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Street, Albert, RN24Leading Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Taylor, Alexander Will, RN21Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Taylor, Thomas, RN23Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Thorne, Richard Eli, RN34Petty Officer Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Truran, Delmore, RN20Able Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Urquhart, David Frederick, RNTelegraphist HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Wade, Albert John, RN28Leading Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Walker, Israel Thomas, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Walsh, William John, RN35Cook (S) HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Warden, Robert John, RNAble Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Watts, Henry George, RN21Leading Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Webb, John Edward Kingston, RN26Petty Officer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Webb, Peter Cowdery, RN31Lieutenant HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Webb, Walter Samuel, RN26Leading Writer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Weeks, Kenneth John, RN22Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Wellings, William James, RN33Petty Officer Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
West, James Frederick Joseph, RN22Leading Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
White, William, RN20Signalman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
White, William Russell, RNRSub-Lieutenant HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Whitehead, Laurence, RN22Leading Steward HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Williams, Alfred James, RN29Chief Electrical Artificer HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Williams, Frank Fifield, RN22Engine Room Artificer 4th Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Winn, John Theodore, RN32Lieutenant Commander (E) HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Wiper, James Cummings, RN26Stoker 1st Class HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Wormald, Joseph, RNPetty Officer Stoker HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Wright, Geoffrey Roy, RNVRSub-Lieutenant HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Wynn-Owen, David Emrys, RN18Ordinary Seaman HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Yarnell, Alfred Edward, RN25Assistant Steward HMS Matabele (G 26) +

238 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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