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Surnames containing "Knowles"

Name Boat Rank Number Hons Age
Knowles, Augustus Chambers  H49 Leading Signalman  D/J 105999    33
CWGC has Knowles, August Chambers
Knowles, James Edward  K17 Stoker 1st Class  SS 115292    22
Knowles, Maurice Henry  Usurper (P56) Stoker 2nd Class  D/KX 159978    20

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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