My maternal grandfather – Arthur Gibson – served in the Royal Navy Patrol Group during WWII (stationed in the North Atlantic). He loved Brixham and
Three crewmembers of the HMS Beaumaris Castle – Arthur Gibson, John Youngman and George Smith – all serving in the Royal Navy Patrol Group during
Remembering the Minesweeper HMS Beaumaris Castle A few years ago I was interviewed by a journalist whilst attending the Marx Oration at Highgate Cemetery. When
My maternal grandfather – Arthur Gibson – for instance, served aboard the minesweeper HMS Beaumaris Castle (of the Royal Navy Patrol Group), keeping the sea-lanes of the North Atlantic clear of Nazi German U-boats and sea-mines, so that the Atlantic Conveys could take much needed aid to the USSR.