William Francis Dawe

Leading Seaman William Francis Dawe of Lisburn, Co. Antrim died in Ulster on 2nd June 1941 as a result of wounds sustained when H.M.S. Zulu came under attack.

Leading Seaman

William Francis Dawe

D/SSX 15951

Leading Seaman William Francis Dawe (D/SSX 15951) served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. He was the son of Owen Hugh Dawe and Mary Elizabeth Dawe of Lisburn, Co. Antrim.

Leading Seaman Dawe died on 2nd June 1941 aged 23 years old. His cause of death was as a result of injuries sustained during a surface attack while serving on H.M.S. Zulu. His grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section H, Grave 114 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast. His name is on the Lisburn War Memorial, Lisburn, Co. Antrim as W.F. Dawe. His headstone bears the inscription:

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