Matthew Bronski

Fireman Matthew Bronski served on HMS Asturias when he died on 3rd August 1943. The ship came under attack from an Italian submarine off the African coast.

Fireman

Matthew Bronski

Fireman Matthew Bronski served in the Merchant Navy on board HMS Asturias when it was struck by a torpedo off the coast of Sierra Leone.

Fireman Matthew Bronski served in the Naval Auxiliary Personnel during World War Two. He was the son of Matthew Bronski and Madge Bronski, and husband of Annie Bronski of Burnbank, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.

He died on 3rd August 1943 aged 33 years old. He served on HMS Asturias when it came under torpedo attack from an Italian submarine off the coast of Freetown, Sierra Leone. As 10,000 tons of water flooded the engine rooms, 4 members of the crew died.

Matthew Bronski’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section BS, Grave 129 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim.