My maternal grandfather – Arthur Gibson (1911-1997) – and George Smith (1924-2016) both sailed on the Royal Navy Patrol Service (RNPS) the HMS Beaumaris Castle
Author’s Note: My maternal grandfather – Author Gibson – used to tell my mother and her sister about the day he and his comrades-in-arms had
Dear Sir Website: About The Russian Arctic Convoy Project I and my family have been attending (pre-Covid19) the Soviet War Memorial in London since around 2010.
Among the body parts were Xmas presents and photographs of relatives, as well as other personal items. The recovered bodies were carefully taken back to the HMS Beaumaris Castle where they were laid-out in the biggest space possible – the cleared Mess Hall.
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