Bellinger L

Stoker Petty Officer. Temporary. P/KX 84108 Onboard as a stoker January 1939. Was in No 1 Boiler room at the time of the explosion.
Despite the inrush of oil through the broken bulkhead turned off all the sprayers before leaving the compartment thus preventing a further fire.
(Survivor discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney)