Stanton, John

Dates:

War Service:
Stoker 2nd Class JOHN STANTON died on 20 July 1944 when the destroyer HMS Isis was sunk, probably by a mine, while on patrol off the Normandy beach head.

He was lost at sea and is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the Sydenham South Suburban Gas Works war memorial. His name also appears on the memorial to the men lost on the HMS Isis in Portsmouth cathedral.

Details:
He was the son of John and Matilda Stanton of Catford.

Source:

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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