Plymouth Naval Memorial

The Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon commemorates British and Commonwealth sailors in the Royal Navy lost in The Great War and the Second World War.

David Smyth Caughey

Engine Room Artificer | D/MX 59143

Engine Room Artificer David Smyth Caughey of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 8th April 1942 when aircraft carrier HMS Hermes came under attack off Ceylon.

Edward Close

Able Seaman | D/JX 140143

Able Seaman Edward Close of Banbridge, Co. Down died on 20th March 1945 when U-968 launched a torpedo attack on Convoy JW-65 sinking the Sloop HMS Lapwing.

Eliza Jane Mehaffey

Nursing Sister

Nursing Sister Eliza Jane Mehaffey of Strabane, Co. Tyrone died on 18th July 1943 while on a flight back to H.M.S. Coromorant II naval base in Gibraltar.

Ernest Wills

Petty Officer | D/JX 132813

Petty Officer Ernest Wills of Lisburn, Co. Antrim died on 27th April 1941 when Royal Navy Destroyer HMS Diamond came under attack during a rescue mission.

George Henry McCleery

Able Seaman | D/SSX 18324

Able Seaman George Henry McCleery of Belfast died in the Mediterranean on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete.

George Hicks

Leading Seaman | D/SSX 22741

Leading Seaman George Hicks of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on board HMS Mahratta when the Destroyer went down after an attack by U-990 on 25th February 1944.

George Sleator

Able Seaman | D/JX 420406

Able Seaman George Sleator of Armagh, Co. Armagh died on 20th February 1944 when HMS Warwick came under attack from a Nazi U-Boat off the coast of Cornwall.

Henry Gordon

Able Seaman | D/JX 651185

Able Seaman Henry Gordon of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 20th March 1945 when U-968 launched a torpedo attack on Convoy JW-65 sinking the Sloop HMS Lapwing.

Herbert Mason Jordan

Leading Seaman | D/J 19351

Leading Seaman Herbert Mason Jordan served in the Royal Navy during the war. He died on 5th April 1946 and is commemorated at Fitzroy Presbyterian Church.