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British Cemetery

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Ocracoke, Hyde County, North Carolina

N 35 07' 00"
W 075 58' 50"

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British Cemetery Road

Stanley R. Craig

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D-JX228834 ORD. TEL.
STANLEY R. CRAIG
ROYAL NAVY
H. M. S. BEDFORDSHIRE
11 MAY 1942 AGE 24


BODY FOUND MAY 14, 1942

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UNKNOWN SAILOR
ROYAL NAVY
1939 -- 45 WAR


BODY FOUND MAY 14, 1942

Thomas Cunningham

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LT. THOMAS CUNNINGHAM
ROYAL NAVY
H. M. S. BEDFORDSHIRE
11 MAY 1942 AGE 27


BODY FOUND MAY 14, 1942

Frederick W. Barnes

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FREDERICK W. BARNES
ENGINEMAN R.N.V.R.
H.M.T. BEDFORDSHIRE
16TH MAR 1911 - 11TH MAY 1942
KILLED IN ACTION
BELIEVED BURIED
OCRACOKE ISLAND
NORTH CAROLINA, U.S.A.

unknown sailor

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UNKNOWN SAILOR
ROYAL NAVY
1939 -- 45 WAR


BODY FOUND MAY 14, 1942

Charles William White

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CHARLES WM. WHITE
TELEGRAPHIST R.N.
H.M.T. BEDFORDSHIRE
K.I.A. MAY 11, 1942 AGE 23
HOME COUNTRY
LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND


NOTES:
  • During World War II, the British antisubmarine trawler the H.M.S. Bedfordshire was assigned to the U.S. Navy. On May 11, 1942, the Bedfordshire was torpedoed by a German submarine off the North Carolina coast and the entire crew was lost. The bodies of four of the crew members were recovered and buried at this grave site.
  • This is the complete cemetery as of August 20, 2003.
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