My maternal grandfather – Arthur Gibson – served in the Royal Navy Patrol Service (RNPS) during WWII (stationed in the North Atlantic). He loved Brixham
Three crewmembers of the HMS Beaumaris Castle – Arthur Gibson, John Youngman and George Smith – all serving in the Royal Navy Patrol Service (RNPS)
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