James Edward Palmer
914768, Gunner James Edward Palmer, Age 21
67 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery
Died 14 November 1942
Gunner 914768, 67 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 14/11/1942. Age 21.
Born in London in 1919, the youngest of three children & only son of Frank Palmer and Elsie May nee Buckels. By 1939 the family were living at 31 Church Road, Felixstowe with Frank working as a fitter's labourer.
Lost on board SS Scillin when she was sunk by a Royal Navy Submarine HMS Sahib off the coast of Tunisia. Commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.
El Alamein Memorial