Harry Gray -Ordinary Seaman C/JX 224197

Harry was born in Q2 1917

His mother’s maiden name Hartley

He Served on HMS Registan
On 13 Sep 1940, the steam merchant Registan (5886 tons) of F.C. Strick & Co Ltd, London was requisitioned by the Royal Navy and converted to the ocean boarding vessel (OBV) HMS Registan (F 106). On 27 May 1941, the ship was bombed by German aircraft off Cape Cornwall. The ship caught fire and 63 crew members were lost. The survivors were rescued by HMS Wivern (D 66), HMS Vansittart (D 64) and HMS Wild Swan (D 62) and landed at Milford Haven. The badly damaged ship was towed to Falmouth by the British tug Goliath, where she was rebuilt to a merchant and was returned to the owner in November 1941.

Died 27th May 1941 aged 24
Plymouth Weston Mill Cemetery
Plymouth Unitary Authority
Devon, England
Plot: Sec. C. Cons. Grave 18110.
Commomwealth Graves Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

Harry Gray Certificate