Fireman James Alexander Fee served in the Merchant Navy during World War Two. Known as Alexander, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fee of Killyleagh, Co. Down.
He died on 2nd March 1941 aged 29 years old on board the coal cargo ship SS Castlehill en route from Cork, Ireland to Newport, Wales. Built in Greenock, Scotland and owned by John Kelly Ltd. of Belfast, Co. Antrim, the merchant vessel went down in the Bristol Channel off Minehead, Somerset with the loss of all but 1 crew member. A Heinkel HE111 of Kampfgeschwader 27 claimed the sinking.
James Alexander Fee has no known grave. His name is on Panel 24 of the Tower Hill Memorial, London, United Kingdom.