Morley, Raymond West

Raymond West 

Morley

1915 - 1941
Aged25
Rank Able Seaman
Service no.P/JX 203412
Regiment HMS President III, Royal Navy
Born December 2, 1915
DiedJune 6, 1941

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About
Raymond West
Morley

Gateway School 1929-1931.

Son of Mr. G. H. Morley.

Husband of Constance Morley. Able Seaman Morley was one of the gunners on board the armed merchant vessel Glen Head. The ship was sunk by German aircraft South West of Cape St Vincet while en route from Liverpool to Gibraltar in convoy OG-63. Among the 23 crew members who died was Able Seaman Morley. He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 48, Column 3. SS GLEN HEAD was a British Cargo Steamer of 2,011 tons built in 1909 by Clyde Shipbuilding Company Port Glasgow as the SS Neva for the Stott Line (W H Stott), Liverpool. In 1924 she was acquired Sa Belge d´Arm. et de Nav. and renamed Comtesse De Flandre. In 1926 she was acquired by Pentwyn SS Co. (Lambert, Bennett), Cardiff and renamed SS Penthames. In 1926 she was acquired by Pentiron SS Co. In 1937 she was acquired by Ulster SS Co. and renamed SS GLEN HEAD.

 

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