Dear Leo As you (and your colleagues) at the RNSPA have been so kind as to help me with my research, I thought that I
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.
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.