Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Henry Charles Balch

RN (P/MX 48390). British

Roster information listed for Henry Charles Balch

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Royal Oak (08)BattleshipLeading Cook14 Oct 1939U-47 (1)

Personal information

Henry Charles Balch survived the sinking of HMS Royal Oak and continued to serve in the Royal Navy until his discharge after 27 years of service.


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