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Samuel JONES (1922-1943)

Samuel John JONES , son of James JONES (1894-1980) and Julia REYNOLDS (1897-1983), was born in 1922 in Chorlton, Lancashire, England. In 1942 he was a Boiler fitter (Heating Engineer). In 1942 he was resident in Hulme, Lancashire, England, 13 Henry Street. He died on 11 August 1943 in HMS Parthian, Adriatic Sea.


HMS Parthian

Samuel was a stoker on the submarine HMS Parthian in WW2.

The submarine left Malta on 22 July 1943 for a patrol in the southern Adriatic. She was diverted to a patrol area off Otranto on 26 July, and diverted again on 28 July. The submarine was signalled on 6 August leave the patrol area but the signal was not acknowledged. Parthian failed to arrive at Beirut, where she was due on 11 August. It is likely that she was sunk by a naval mine near Brindisi.


R.N Number: Stoker 1c, D/KX 130579.


Winifred Elsie MCMILLAN and Samuel John JONES had the following children:


Barbara W JONES