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Correction:- The name, listed under, as Roland Morris is incorrect, it should read Roland Smith.
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Walker died from a stroke 5 months later!
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A splendid photo of the man himself:-http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/// showphoto.php?photo=369557
A splendid photo of the man himself:-www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery//showphot o.php?photo=369557
Starling, 2nd Escort Group sank 6 U.Boats on this cruise!http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Escort_ Group_(Royal_Navy)
Commentary is the voice of Roland Morris dcd. (R.N. Hostilities Only telegraphist)
Surely, surely, surely there must be at least one of those Wrens who was there that momentous day, or one of their off-spring who will see this clip and post a comment?!?!
I do so wonder if that lone figure standing in front of the crowd might be his wife, Eileen?!?!
Poor woman, having already lost a son, now soon to lose her husband.
A lot of those faces are easily recogniseable-wouldn't it be marvellous if a future off-spring-or even one of those girls themselves-saw this film, recognised the face and reported it on this video..
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Title: Starling arrives Liverpool
Added by: Hugh Ferguson (Click to view profile.)
Date: 4th Nov 10
British Pacific & East Indies Fleet 6
From: Hugh Ferguson
British Pacific & East Indies 5
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Cruise Ship caught in Cyclone.
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