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HMS Peterel was sunk on 8th December 1941.

Of the 18 members of the crew who were on board at the time of the sinking, 6 were killed and several were wounded, 3 men had been ashore and two of them were captured (the other man James Cuming, evaded capture for the duration of the war).

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V  W XYZ
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Allen - Arthur George C E R A P/MX 55882 KIA 8/12/41
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C
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Cuming - James Wilfred C P O Tel Died 1973 He evaded capture by the Japanese for duration of war, working in an American Chinese spy ring
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D
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Dunbar - James St 1C
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E
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F
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G
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Gander - R A B
Gibbons - Thomas E R A Died during the sinking 
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H
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Hayne - R Supply P O
Holman - H L S WIA 8/12/41
Holloway - F E L S Died on 11/12/1937
Honeywill - J St P O
Hornsey St P O P/KX 77899 KIA 8/12/41
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J
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K
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Lansdell - W J St 1C Died on 25/11/1928
Lidington - W Tel
Linkhorn - Charles Edward P O KIA 8/12/41
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M
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Mariner - James A B Survived the sinking
Munn - W P O
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N
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O'Brien - W St 1C Died on 17/8/1930
Oliver - Ronald L Tel Died on 2/10/1942
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P & Q
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Polkinghorn - Stephen Lt R N V R - CO POW L. WIA 8/12/41. Awarded the DSC in 1946.
Prince - A St C P O
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Ransome - G Lt Cmdr
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Shepherd A B WIA 8/12/41
Smith - A L St
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Tipping - William Gamble A B Died of cancer on 24th December 1989
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Usher - H L St WIA 8/12/41
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W & X, Y, Z
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Wainscott - K P O
Williams - C L S
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