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Harold Worbey - Born 1918 : Died 1941

Sex : Male

Date of Birth : 18th January 1918

Place of Birth : Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England

Date of Death : 8th April 1941

Place of Death : HMS Capetown (Red Sea)

Number of Children : 0


1939 Register lists living at "66 Sunnyside Road, Hitchin, Herts, England" and working as a Builders General Labourer.

Signed up to Royal Navy (Service No. C/KX 103863) and served as a Stoker Second Class on the H.M.S. Capetown. He was killed in action in 1941 and his war grave is in the Kirkee War Cemetary in India (Plot 4.J.5.)

While deployed at the Red Sea the H.M.S. Capetown was torpedoed and severely damaged by the Italian Motor torpedo boat MAS 213 off Massawa, on 6 April 1941. Seven members of her crew lost their lives.

Marriages / Relationships

Winifred Hilda Huntley ( Q3 1940 - )

Children : None / Unknown

Relationship notes :


Father : Arthur Worbey

Mother : Lillian Margaret Wyatt


Basil Robert Worbey (Full)

Richard Thomas A Worbey (Full)

Benny Worbey (Full)

Margery N Worbey (Full)

Caroline Worbey (Full)

Hilda C Worbey (Full)

Thomas David Worbey (Full)

Daniel Worbey (Full)

Joseph Terence Worbey (Full)

Patricia Worbey (Full)

Brian A Worbey (Full)

Anthony Worbey (Full)