HMS Mahratta Group Photo's. No1-40

Destroyer HMS Mahratta G23. Crew List of HMS Mahratta Photo's of the Crew: No 1-29. Photo's of the Crew: No 30-69 Photo's of the Crew: 70 and up HMS Mahratta Group Photo's No1-40. HMS Mahratta Group Photo's No 41+ Photo's of HMS Mahratta Old Newspaper Clippings Short story's about HMS Mahratta HMS Mahratta;- Service Summary 1943-44. HMS Mahratta Report and the Report on the Mahratta Swords. HMS Marksman and HMS Maratta Crest's Convoy and Operation Details 1943-44. The Russian Convoy Club; The Arctic Lookout. Jack Humble and Me at the Cove, Loch Ewe War Memorial Panels Looking for Contact with the following Family's About me and In Memory of my wife

If you have a group photo, that shows 1 or more of the crew and would like to add them to this page, please email them to me, and state HMS Mahratta in subject box, if you also know any names, please say in the email.

 or if you see a sailor that you can name, please let me know.

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Group photo No 1: Edwin Astin D/JX417743 Able Seaman, is on the left; his friends are Bert & Sam Bastow.

Group photo No 2: Who are these, been told that the photo would have been taken around late autunm to winter.

Group photo No 3: Please Note, that I am not stating that all these sailors are from HMS Mahratta. I know that Duncan McMillan is in the middle row, 5th from the right. Arthur Edric John Avirell middle row 3rd from the right, So if he is there could there be more sailors in this photograph. Please contact me if you know a family member, or know where or when it was taken.

Group photo No 4: Alfred Henry Urmston D/SSX 21935 Able Seaman, is on the right. Who is the one on the left.

Group photo No 5: Alfred Henry Urmston D/SSX 21935 Able Seaman, is on the left. Who is the one on the right.

Group photo No 6: Alfred Henry Urmston D/SSX 21935 Able Seaman, is on the left. Who is the one on the right.

Group photo No 7: Who is he, do you know him, was he a crew member of HMS MAHRATTA.

Group photo No 8: The two sailors in the photo with Hugh Skarkey, were not on the Mahratta, they're names were Andy Henderson and Bob Calder. If you know the 2 sailors Please contact me on the message page .

Group photo No 9: John Walter Welch D/KX119893 Leading Stoker is on the left, who is on his right.

Group photo No 10: George Oakes D/JX202473 Able Seaman and Barbara ______?. Barbara was a Petty Officer Wren who's job it was to interview the survivors of the Mahratta. She asked the survivors if any of them had seen George and one survivor had told her that George was right behind him when they jumped overboard.

Group photo No 11: Fred Hill and who is the lady?.

Group photo No 12: Leonard Albert Taylor D/JX214748 Able Seaman is on the right, who are the other 2 sailors.

Group photo No 13: Leonard Albert Taylor D/JX214748 Able Seanman is on the left, who is the sailor on the right.

Group photo No 14: Taken between 22/3/1943 and 27/1/1944. 8 telegraphist. 1st: George Evans is in the back row on the right. 2nd: John Higgs front row far left. 3rd: Ronald Tokell front row far right. other names could be: Petty Officer Albert Neilly, Joseph Peter Hodgson, Eric Woodthrope Holdsworth, Albert Edward Smith and Greville Frederick Webb and maybe Petty Offier Radio Mechanic Richard Ivan Thatcher, but who is who. if you know please contact me. Remember to state HMS Mahratta in the subject box.

Group photo No 15: another group photo, again not saying that all the sailors were on HMS Mahratta, but Thomas Leslie Wright is in the 2nd row from the back and 2nd from the right.

Group photo No 17: John Higgs and his wife Sarah.

Group photo No 16: John Higgs on left. unknown if the other 2 sailors are from HMS Mahratta.

Group photo No 19: George Theobald D/JX396004 Able Seaman on right side, sailor on left unknown.

Group photo No 18: George Theobald D/JX396004 Able Seaman back row on the left, names of other sailors unknown.

Group photo No 20: Charlton Holland D/J81779 Able Seaman, and nieces in Plymouth.

Group photo No 21: John William Waddell D/KX 81347 and Mother Agnes

Group Photo No 23: Kenneth Meredith D/JX 612631. Sitting front row, with white are band. Names of other sailors are: Harrison Clegg, Raymond N Dark, Richard J S Wiseman, Ellis Perkins, Tudor Roberts, M Moore, P Lewis, E P Edwards, W G Hughes, C G Lee, there is a few more but cant make names out yet. Dont know even if they served on HMS Mahratta.

Group Photo No 22: Kenneth Meredith D/JX612631. Standing far right with white arm band on. other sailors unknown. Dont know if they served on HMS Mahratta.

Group Photo No 25: Sailors unknown. (maybe HMS MILNE, Mahratta's sister ship)

Group Photo No 24: Sailors Unknown. (maybe HMS MILNE, Mahratta's sister ship)

Group Photo No 26: John Monaghan (standing) and James Smythe McAdam (sitting).

Group Photo No 27: John Monaghan in Middle, who is that on the right, could it be James Smythe McAdam ?.

Group Photo No 29: Lieutenant John Catchpole 2nd from left, unknown if the other 3 officers are from HMS Mahratta or if the photo is on HMS Mahratta. Please contact me if you know the other 3 officers name, remember to state HMS Mahratta in subject box as i dont read all emails. Looks like photo may have been in a newspaper, newspaper unknown.

Group Photo No 28: another group photo from a family member linked to HMS Mahratta, unknown if any of the sailors are from HMS Mahratta.

Group photo No 31: Denys John Martin and Pal. (name unknown).

Group Photo No 33: Hugh Lloyd, taken in Gibraltar 1940, Hugh is in the middle, unknown names of other men.

Group photo No 30: Alexander Graham No 14, Denys John Martin No 27, please let me know if you know names of other sailors. Please state hms mahratta in subject box.

Group Photo No 35: Hugh Lloyd on the left and unknown sailor on the right.

Group Photo No 32: John Rickard and his brother Albany 1940,

Group Photo No 37: Hugh Lloyd and Two unknown sailors. Maybe HMS Mahratta Sept / Oct 1943

Group Photo No 34: Hugh Lloyd 2nd from the left and friends, maybe HMS Mahratta Sept / Oct 1943.

Group Photo No 39: Glyn Evans D/JX 362805, Glyn in the middle with no cap (Photo taken from book 'Llangynog Gynt' by J D Lloyd, published by the author in 2000 and printed by 'Gwasg Gwynedd, Caernarfon') Kind Permission was given to use photo.

Group Photo No 36: Hugh Lloyd on the left and unknown sailor on the right. Maybe HMS Mahratta Sept / Oct 1943.

Group Photo No 40: The Survivors Photo will be added soon. Top Row left to Right ______? ________? Harold Brameld. Middle Row left to right ______? ________? ________? Fred Hill. Ron Collins, Jack Humble. Bottom row from left to right: William Gallacher McDonald, ________?_________?__________?Harry Charles Fowler. 2. Sailors were to ill to join the group _________?_________?

Group Photo No 38: Hugh Lloyd was the Signalman on HMS Mahratta, this photo makes me think that the group photo,s 34.36 and 37 are from HMS Mahratta. the Flag signal hugh is making is the letter "M"