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.

James Bickerstaff

Able Seaman | D/JX 650391

Able Seaman James Bickerstaff of Castlereagh, Belfast, Co. Down died on 20th March 1945 when U-968 attacked an Arctic Convoy sinking the Sloop HMS Lapwing.

James Francis Bailie

Able Seaman | D/SSX 24182

Able Seaman James Francis Bailie Casson of Greyabbey, Co. Down died on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete.

James Shanks

Warrant Officer

Warrant Officer James Shanks of Whiteabbey, Co. Antrim died on 27th April 1941 when Royal Navy Destroyer HMS Diamond came under attack en route to Crete.

James Sloan

Ordinary Seaman | P/JX 189420

Ordinary Seaman James Sloan of Ahoghill, Co. Antrim died on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed the cruiser HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete.

James Victor McCaig

Leading Steward | D/LX 26009

Leading Steward James Victor McCaig of Ballymena, Co. Antrim died on 11th August 1943 while serving off the Italian coast on board H.M. Submarine Parthian.

John Brown Sinclair

Able Seaman | D/JX 218639

Able Seaman John Brown Sinclair of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 2nd March 1941 when a Heinkel HE111 sank SS Castlehill in the Bristol Channel off Minehead.

John Harris

Stoker 2nd Class | D/KX 118101

Stoker 2nd Class John Harris of Belfast died on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete.

John Henry Megraw

Boy 1st Class | D/JX 162146

Boy 1st Class John Henry Megraw of Belfast died on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete. He was 17 years old.

John Houston Bell

Able Seaman | D/JX 239782

Able Seaman John Houston Bell of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 8th April 1942 when aircraft carrier HMS Hermes went down after a Japanese aerial attack.