Memorial: M1641

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating John Hector Young d. 1939

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'John Hector Young R.N. aged 20 Lost in H.M. Destroyer 'Duchess', 13 Dec 1939'.

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: HMS Duchess

People

Young, John Hector
Age: 20
Date of Death: 13/12/1939
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: HMS 'Duchess' sunk after collision with HMS 'Barham'.
Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).