David Cromie

Stoker 1st Class David Cromie of Ballywalter, Co. Down died on 10th September 1943 as H.M.S. Abdiel struck mines laid by the enemy in Taranto Harbour, Italy.

Stoker 1st Class

David Cromie

D/KX 152720

Stoker 1st Class David Cromie (D/KX 152720) served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. Born on 25th February 1924, he was the eldest son of Albert Cromie and Agnes "Aggie" Cromie (née Blair) of 36 Well Road, Ballywalter, Co. Down.

Stoker 1st Class Cromie died on 10th September 1943 aged 19 years old while serving on H.M.S. Abdiel. He has no known grave and his name is on Panel 82, Column 1 of the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, England, on a headstone of the Cromie family plot at Whitechurch Cemetery, Ballywalter, Co. Down, on the memorial plaque of Ballywalter Presbyterian Church, Ballywalter, Co. Down, and on the Ballywalter War Memorial, Ballywalter, Co. Down. David was a cousin of Lance Corporal Henry Cromie (1888355) and a second cousin of Gunner Robert Cromie (1476595).

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