Lieutenant (Engineer) 

Albert George 


Royal Navy

Boat Crest
Died On:
19 April 1951


Albert George Welch was born in Lambeth, London in 1927, the son of Arthur Albert & Mrs Welch (nee Barton). He joined the Royal Navy as a Cadet on 1 September 1944. He was promoted to Midshipman (E) and then to Sub Lieutenant (E) on 1 August 1946. In the 1946 Navy List he was reported to be serving in the cruiser HMS PHOEBE.

Albert Welch joined HMS DOLPHIN for the Submarine Course in January 1951. On 16 April 1951, his Training Class joined HMS AFFRAY at HMS DOLPHIN for Sea Training/Experience. AFFRAY was lost with all hands in the English Channel near the Hurd Deep overnight 16/17 April 1951.

Albert George Welch of 141, Abercairn Road, Streatham Vale, London was lost in the accident.


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