Khedive Ismail SS

Also Named: Aconcagua




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P/MX 111806

Sick Berth Attendant

Pullin, Geoffrey William Leah


United Kingdom

Royal Navy

H.M.S. Lanka



Japanese POW:




Date of Death:


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




Panel 87, Column 1.

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom


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.


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