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Charles Partington

British Army (3247747). British

Born  10 Oct 1902

Roster information listed for Charles Partington

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Arandora StarSteam passenger shipPassenger (Corporal)2 Jul 1940U-47 (1)

Personal information

Charles Partington enlisted on 30 August 1939 and was released from the British Army on 3 August 1945. He survived the sinking of Arandora Star in July 1940, at that time serving as Corporal in 24th POW Unit, Provost Corps.

Charles Partington can be seen on this photo of survivors after being landed at Greenock; he has a woolen beanie on his head. Photo courtesy of Alex Walker.


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