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

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Royal Artillery

SS Scillin

SS Scillin