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Harry John Germaine

Ordinary Seaman

HMS Prince of Wales


While tracing my family tree, I came across my great uncle's name and that has led me to this web site.
Harry Germaine was born, Harold John German.

His father served with the Royal Artillery during WW1, under the name German, also Harry's brother Olaf German used his own name in the Buffs 1930-36, I can understand why he did this.

Harry served on HMS Prince of Wales, as an ordinary seaman, there was a letter sent saying he was missing off Malaysia, but no more is known.

Does any one have information on him? 

Contact myself or Andy (webmaster) with any information.

John M. Jackson 

Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Information provided by
John M. Jackson

Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:

In Memory of
Ordinary Seaman
D/JX 175692
H.M.S. Prince of Wales, Royal Navy
who died on
Wednesday 10 December 1941 . Age 22 . 
Additional Information: Son of David Thomas Germaine and Harriett Germaine, of Ramsgate, Kent. 
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL Devon, United Kingdom 
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Panel 49, Column 1