Ships

Khedive Ismail SS

Also Named: Aconcagua

 

Passengers

 

This Page Is Dedicated To

875663

Serjeant

Pettigrew, Herbert

 

United Kingdom

Royal Artillery/attd. East African Artillery

attd. 301 Field Regiment

 

Died

Japanese POW:

No

Age:

30

Date of Death:

1944/02/12

Place of Death:

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

Cause of Death:

Lost when the SS Khedive Ismail was sunk

 

Loved Ones

 

 

Memorial

Column 2.

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. 1297 perished.

 

Britain at War

 

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