Able Seaman 



Royal Navy

Boat Crest
Died On:
31 October 1943


Able Seaman Wilson was lost overboard from HMS UNSPARING following return gunfire on 31 October 1943. The submarine had been carrying out a Surface Gun Action against a troop carrying caique South of Cape Koraxas, Amorgos Island, Greece.  When the caique returned fire the submarine broke off the action. Whilst clearing the decks for diving a shell hit the base of the Conning Tower.  Able Seaman Wilson was wounded and lost over the side.  

He is commemorated on the Chatham Naval War Memorial on Panel No. 70 Column No. 1.


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