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Harry George Wilkinson

Boatswain Merchant Navy
S.S. Empire Lakeland (South Shields)


Killed at Sea 11 Mar 1943 : Aged 45

Tower Hill Memorial - Panel 43

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Boatswain Harry George Wilkinson was born 18th February 1898 in Margate, the son of Mr James and Mrs Wilkinson.

H G Wilkinson

Merchant Navy service registered a wife Mrs Hilda Wilkinson addressed at 28 Blackwell Road, Huthwaite.

Boatswain Harry George Wilkinson was ultimately serving aboard S/S Empire Lakeland from port of registry South Sheilds.

Empire Lakeland was a cargo ship completed November 1942 for use by the Ministry of War Transport. A crew of 64 were shipping general supplies from New York to Glasgow when torpedoed by U-Boat U190 on 11th March 1943. There were no survivors. All supposed drowned.


22 Jul 06     by Gary Elliott       Updated 04 Feb 09