To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Victor Edwin Bratt

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Royal Navy

 H.M.S. Lanka

H.M.S. Lanka was a Naval establishment on the outskirts of Colombo

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Group photo taken at H.M.S. Lanka, Colombo/Trincomalee.

Victor is standing left.

 

 Died

Age: 42

12th February 1944

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Victor was a passenger and lost at sea when the SS Khedive Ismail sunk in One and a Half Degree Channel - South-west of the Maldives near coordinates 0125′N 7222E.

Sailing on 6th February 1944 from Kilindini Harbour at Mombasa, Kenya to Colombo, Ceylon in Convoy KR-8, the SS Khedive Ismail was attacked by a B1 type Japanese submarine. The Khedive Ismail was hit by two torpedoes. 1,297 perished.

 

Loved Ones

Son of Edwin and Francis Bratt

Husband of Violet Gertrude Bratt, of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

 

Memorial

77, 3.

CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

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''Our Thanks are for being a Chapter in Life.''

 

 

 

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