L/Stkr. Herbert George Tate

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L/Stkr. Herbert George Tate

Birthplace: Pancras, London, England (United Kingdom)
Death: December 09, 1942 (23)
At Sea (World War II: Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: Chatham, Medway, Kent, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Clarence Tate and Florence Elizabeth Tate
Brother of Florence Lilian Tate; Edith M Tate and Winifred Tate

Occupation: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Marigold, Leading Stoker
Find A Grave ID: 14381554
Service No: C/KX 96953
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About L/Stkr. Herbert George Tate

Service No: C/KX 96953 | Age: 23 | Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Marigold | Son of Thomas Clarence Tate and Florence Elizabeth Tate (née Nichols) | Great Grandson of Mary Ann Nichols (née Walker) who was murdered on 31 August 1888 by the unidentified serial killer known as Jack the Ripper | Find A Grave profile: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14381554/herbert-george-tate

World War II: On the 9th December, 1942 HMS MARIGOLD was escorting convoy KMS.3Y, off Algiers, Algeria. The convoy was attacked in the late evening by three S.79 VTBs of the 105º Gruppo As (105th Torpedo group) led by Capt. Urbano Mancini. MARIGOLD was hit by a torpedo at around 2200 hours and sank a short time later with 40 of her crew killed. Lt. James Alexander Smith Halcrow, Rnr (age 35) had been her commanding officer since April 25, 1942 and was among those lost. Read more at wrecksite: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?37207

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L/Stkr. Herbert George Tate's Timeline

May 22, 1919
Pancras, London, England (United Kingdom)
December 9, 1942
Age 23
At Sea
December 9, 1942
Age 23
Chatham Naval Memorial, Chatham, Medway, Kent, England (United Kingdom)