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Surnames containing "Burton"

Name Boat Rank Number Hons Age
Burton, Albert James  Triton (N15) Stoker 1st Class  C/KX 90533    22
Burton, Ernest  C16 Leading Seaman  193491    35
Burton, John Thomas  Regulus (N88) Petty Officer  C/JX 13005    29
Burton, John William  Narwhal (N45) Able Seaman  C/JX 12852    29
Burton, Thomas Richard  Grampus (N56) Leading Seaman  C/JX 13777    23
Burton, William Henry  P311 Able Seaman  P/SSX 2299    21
Burton, William Stanley  Olympus (N35) Chief Petty Officer  P/J 83485    41

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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