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Andrew Doolan
Able Seaman
D/SSX 32880


Christmas card dated 10th October 1941 (click to enlarge in a new window) (41094 bytes)

The message Andrew wrote home (click to enlarge in a new window) (48284 bytes)

A silk HMS Repulse handkerchief (click to enlarge in a new window) (37636 bytes)

I am a nephew of the above and was born August 1940. My uncle kept in contact with my mother until his death on HMS Repulse. Survivors said he was in the sick bay during the action with a broken leg.

Regards, Andrew Doolan. 

Please contact Andy (webmaster) with any information.

Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Information provided by
Andrew Doolan (Nephew) and CWGC.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:

Casualty Details
Rank: Able Seaman 
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy 
Unit Text: H.M.S. Repulse 
Age: 19 
Date of Death: 10/12/1941 
Service No: D/SSX 32880 
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Mary Doolan, of Garston, Lancashire. 
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead 
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 46, Column 3.