Ships

Khedive Ismail SS

Also Named: Aconcagua

 

This Page Is Dedicated To

 

Sister

Cashmore, Patricia

 

Australian

East African Military Nursing Service

 

 

Died

Japanese PoW:

No

Age:

38

Date of Death:

1944/02/12

Cause of Death:

Lost when the SS Khedive Ismail was sunk

Place of Death:

One and a Half Degree Channel - South-west of the Maldives near coordinates 0125?N 7222E

 

Loved Ones

Daughter of Arthur Brook Cashmore and Annie Amelia Cashmore, of Northcote, Victoria, Australia

 

Memorial

Column 74.

East Africa Memorial, Kenya

 

Sailing on 6 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.

 

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