My grandfather, Percy William James EGLINTON, served on
HMS Prince of Wales as a Signalman. I have a press cutting my grandmother kept from the local
From what I can find on the
web (which isn't much), HMS Scorpion was one of the last ships to leave Singapore - it was sunk by the Japanese.
Please contact Andy (Webmaster) with any information.
Information provided by
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:
In Memory of
PERCY WILLIAM JAMES EGLINTON
H.M.S. Scorpion, Royal Navy
who died on
Friday 13 February 1942 . Age 24 .
Cemetery: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL Kent, United Kingdom
Grave or Reference Panel Number: 58, 3.