Jeffrey Andrew Walker – Able Seaman D/SSX 30958

Jeffery’s birth was registered Q1 1921

Son of Robert and Susan Ann Francis Walker nee Llewellyn
Served in Royal Navy on HMS Glorious

Died 9th June 1940 aged 19

On the afternoon of Saturday 8th June, 1940, while evacuating aircraft from Norway, the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious and her escorting destroyers HMS Acasta and HMS Ardent were intercepted in the Norwegian Sea by the German battlecruisers Gneisenau and Scharnhorst. The three British ships were sunk by gunfire in a little over two hours, with the loss of over 1500 officers and men of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and Royal Air Force.

Jeffrey is commemorated in Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 38 Col 3
Plymouth Naval Memorial
Plymouth Unitary Authority
Devon, England
Plot: Panel 38 Column 3