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David Wormald

RFR (P/KX 98661). British

Born   1897
Died  18 Feb 1940(43)

Roster information listed for David Wormald

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Daring (H 16)DestroyerStoker 1st Class18 Feb 1940 (+)U-23 (1)

Personal information

Husband of Ivy Wormald, of Beeston Hill, Leeds, Yorkshire. David Wormald had served in World War 1 and was a regular but had served his time. In 1938 he was asked to rejoin the Royal Navy after he came back with his family from their first holiday ever. David did so, joined the troopship Dunera to transfer her to the China Station at Shanghai and was then transferred to HMS Daring which was returning to Europe when war broke out. He was on home leave for two weeks just after Christmas 1939, but died only a few weeks later when the destroyer was torpedoed and sunk.

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