Griffiths. George Albert

Engine Room Artificer 4th Class P/MX 56013. Believed to
be onboard from commissioning date. Born 8th December 1913.Died 13 April 1940 (Battle of Narvik)
Joined the Navy on 29th November 1937, signing up for 12 years. He was single when he was killed and had a
sister Mary, a brother Jim and a father (also George Albert) who was a coal miner.
The family home was 4 Corn Hill Terrace West, Southwick, Sunderland. His occupation on joining the
Navy was said to be “A Fitter” (Motor Mechanic in a garage)