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1942 - 1946: X Class

16 September 1943 - Lost on passage to Norway to attack Scharnhorst

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Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Harte, Harry Albert  Able Seaman  C/JX 207081    32
Lost in Operation Source, raid on Tirpitz
Hollet, George Henry  Stoker  D/KX 151674    19
Lost in Operation Source, raid on Tirpitz
Kearon, Edward  Sub Lieutenant      22
Lost in Operation Source, raid on Tirpitz

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A Tribute To Submariners

I have often looked for an opportunity of paying tribute to our submariners.

There is no branch of His Majesty's Forces which in this war has suffered the same proportion of total loss as our submarine service.

It is the most dangerous of all services.

That is perhaps the reason why the First Lord tells me that the entry into it is keenly sought by Officers and Men.

I feel sure the House would wish to testify its gratitude and admiration to our Submariners for their Skill - Courage and Devotion which has proved of inestimable value to the sustenance of our country.

Winston Churchill

We Will Remember Them

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