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Walter A. Wykes

AB Seaman

Service number P/J 111568


On 21st March, 1937, AB Walter A. Wykes of HMS Repulse, died in Gibraltar Military Hospital. 

He was buried in North Front Cemetery, Gibraltar, number 9030 plot C. He was 28.

The cause of death was given as:

1). Habmatogemous suppurative nephritis #

2). Portal pyaemia #

Alfred Ryan

Chris White


At the funeral service, the Chaplain of HMS Queen Elizabeth (ship my father was currently serving with) officiated, with firing party, bearers, escort and band supplied by the same ship's company.
Tony Rees


# These relate, as far as I can tell, to a kidney disorder and the accompanying effects of it. (Andy - Webmaster).


Please contact Andy (webmaster) with any information.

Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Information provided by
Tony Rees

Alfred Ryan - Superintendent of Cemeteries at Gibraltar, North Front Cemetery.

Chris White

Don Kindell

Thanks to these people for information provided