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Surnames containing "Orton"

Name Boat Rank Number Hons Age
Horton, Edwin  Osiris (N67) Able Seaman  232707    29
Horton, Harold Graham  Trooper (N91) Leading Stoker  C/KX 93672    23
Horton, Robert  Triad (N53) Stoker 1st Class  D/KX 84927    24
Horton, William Ronald  Regent (N41) Leading Seaman  P/SSX 30519    21
Morton, John Richard  P222 Leading Stoker  P/KX 93701    26
Morton, Robert James  Regulus (N88) Stoker 1st Class  P/KX 82410    26
Morton, Thomas William  Phoenix (N96) Leading Stoker  D/KX 81738    28
Norton, Frederick William  E6 Leading Signalman  235842    25
Norton, Harold Frank  E22 Able Seaman  239583    24
Orton, Michael Swaffield  P48 Sub Lieutenant      23
Whorton, Ebenezer  D3 Leading Seaman  237619    28

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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