Stoker 2nd ClassPHILPIN, JOHN JOSEPH

Service Number C/KX137149

Died 26/02/1942

Aged 18

H.M.S. Lanka.
Royal Navy

Son of Henry J. Philpin and Lydia E. Philpin, of Barking, Essex.

Inscription

IN DEEPEST LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR SON JOHN. MUM, DAD AND FAMILY

Buried at COLOMBO (KANATTE) GENERAL CEMETERY

Location: Sri Lanka
Number of casualties: 364

Cemetery/memorial reference: Plot 6C. Row G. Grave 19.

See cemetery plan
Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.