Beach ‘Lofty’ Peter John

Leading Seaman. P/JX145239. Onboard at October 1939. (Able Seaman. DSM – Altmark- London Gazette 12 April 1940) (Acting Petty Officer Temporary at sinking – 1 Mess)
(Survivor. Picked up by HMS Carnation & discharged to HMS Victory) Came from Portsmouth.
Died aged 72 -date unknown. Known for a good temper and cheery tact. Lived at Havant, Hants. Mother lived at 21 New Road Bedhampton