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Surnames containing "Thorpe"

Name Boat Rank Number Hons Age
Goldthorpe, Ernest  A5 Leading Stoker  280244    28
Thorpe, Alfred George  Stratagem (P234) Stoker 1st Class  C/KX 143697    20
Thorpe, Charles Arthur Robert  M1 Lieutenant      26
Commander of M2
Thorpe, Frank Ernest  Osiris (N67) Petty Officer  J 5204    26
Thorpe, Richard  Olympus (N35) Writer  D/MX 71555    30

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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