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Victor Edwin Bratt


Royal Navy

 H.M.S. Lanka

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


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

Victor is standing left.



Age: 42

12th February 1944


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



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