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Lloyd’s War Medal for Bravery at Sea (Part Two)

by Bernard de Neumann

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Contributed by 
Bernard de Neumann
People in story: 
As listed below
Location of story: 
Oceans, Seas, and Waterways of the World
Background to story: 
Civilian Force
Article ID: 
A8649930
Contributed on: 
19 January 2006

(K — Z)

Name - Other awards - Rank - Ship - Date of Incident(s)
Kale, A. E. - BEM - Fireman - Empire Avocet - 29 Sep 42
Kearon, R. S. - OBE - Master - Assyrian - 19 Oct 40
Keating, W. McC. - MBE - Chief Officer - Bolton Castle - 5 Jul 42
Keay, S. W. - OBE - Chief Officer - Duchess of York - 11 Jul 43
Kelly, E. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Alexia - 9 Aug 42
Kelly, P. A. - MBE - Chief Officer - Lady Hawkins - 19 Jan 42
Kennedy, N. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Ocean Viceroy - 29 Mar 43
Kerr, D. - OBE - Chief Officer - Kenordoc - 15 Sep 40
Kerr, J. - OBE - Master - Baron Nairn - 7 Jun 41
Kerrison, W.J. - BEM - AB - Melrose Abbey - 27 Dec 42
Kiely, N. - BEM - AB - Thorold - 22 Aug 40
Kippins, T. - OBE, DSC - Master - Port Gisborne - 11 Oct 40
Kirby, W. H. - MBE - 2nd Engineer - Patella - 19 Apr 42
Klemp, J. W. - OBE - Master - Petrel - 26 Sep 41
Knell, A.J. - MBE, DSC - Chief Officer - Port Fairy - 11 Jul 43
Knight, H. R. - BEM - Snr Apprentice - British Viscount - 3Apr41
Knott, G. A. H. - OBE - Master - San Alvaro - 23 Feb 44
Lakin, J. B. - C - 4th Engineer - Narkunda - 14 Nov 42
Langan, E. - MBE - 2nd Engineer - Yorkwood - 8 Jan 43
Larsen, E. - BEM - Pumpman - Frontenac - 27 Oct 42
Laurenson, L. - C - Master - Togston - 8 Mar 41
Lawrence, A. A. - MBE - Master - Newminster - 25 Jul 40
Lawson, A. - MBE - Chief Officer - Wahner Castle - 21 Sep 41
Lawson, H. - MBE - Master - Sanfry - 25 Jul 40
Lawson, J. - C - Deck Hand - Sanfry - 25 Jul 40
Lawton, W.J. - C - Boatswain - Harpagus - 20May41
Lewis, J. R. - OBE - Master - Vulcain - 23 May 41
Leybourne, N. - DSC - 2nd Officer - Empire Metal - 2 Jan 43
Liddle, R. - †C - 4th Officer - Arandora Star - 2 Jul 40
Light, S. H. - GM - AB - Port Gisborne - 11 Oct 40
Littledale, W. J. - MBE - 2nd Engineer - Broomdale - 20 May 40
Lochtie, P.D. - MBE - 2nd Engineer - Ocean Viceroy - 29 Mar 43
Locke, J.C. - BEM - Skipper - Mizpah - (1 Jul 43)
Lofthouse, F.S. - OBE, DSC - Master - Clan Ferguson - 26 Sep 41
Longthorpe, N. E. - BEM - AB - Cormount - 12 Nov 43
Low, D. A. - BEM - Carpenter - Perth - 18 Nov 42
Lowrie, J. K. - MBE - 2nd Engineer - Orminster - 25 Aug 44
Ludlow, P. G. - MBE - Ch Engineer - Birtley - 15 Sep 41
Ludlow, T. - MBE - Chief Officer - Terlings - 21 Jul 40
Lupton, E. R. - †C - 2nd Officer - Empire Cromwell - 28 Nov 42
Lyne, H. - MBE - 3rd Officer - Bury - Oct 42
MacAllister, J. - BEM - Deckhand - Noreen Mary - 5 Jul 44
MacDonald, A. - MBE - Refrig Engr - Empire Rowan - 27 Mar 43
MacDonald, D. A. - GM - Master - Blair Athol - 12 Feb 41
MacFadyen, N. - OBE - Master - Ocean Viceroy - 29 Mar 43
Mackay, A - MBE - Ch Engineer - Lady Connaught - 27 Dec 40
Mackie, J. H. A. - MBE, OBE - Chief Officer - Sydney Star - 24 Jul 41
Mackinlay, A. - OBE - Master - Loch Ranza - 3 Feb 42
MacLennan, G. J. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Strathallan - 21 Dec 42
MacLeod, N. - †C - AB - Michael E. - 2 Jun 41
MacNeil, D. - BEM - Quartermaster - Amsterdam - 7 Aug 44
Macphee, D. - C - AB - Norman Monarch - 20 May 41
Macquarrie, A. - MBE - 3rd Engineer - Palma - (31 Oct 41)
Magee, J. H. - †C - Snr Radio Offr - Port Brisbane - 21 Nov 40
Mair, A. - C - 3rd Officer - Clan Macarthur - 12 Aug 43
Makepeace, N. - MBE - 2nd Engineer - Toorak - 16 Jan 42
Mallett, J. R. - MBE - 3rd Officer - Turakina - 20 Aug 40
Mangloo, F. H. X. - BEM - Genl Servant - Sutlej - 26 Feb 44
Manning, W. - BEM - Carpenter - Hatasu - 2 Oct 41
Marrs, W. L. - OBE - Ch Engineer - St. Essylt - 4 Jul 43
Marshall, C. S. - MBE - Snr Radio Offr - Baron Cochrane - 28 Dec 42
Mason, D. W. - GC - Master - Ohio - 12 Aug 42
Mastin, A. T. - MBE - Master - Devon Coast - 2 Dec 43
Matthews, R. - BEM - Apprentice - Port Victor - 30 Apr 43
Mayne, G. E. - C - Chief Officer - Ahamo - 8 Apr 41
McArthur, T. - BEM - 3rd Hand - Rigoletto - 29 Jan 40
McCuaig, T. H. - OBE - Ch Engineer - British Fortitude - 23 Feb 43
McCutcheon, E. - MBE - 3rd Engineer - Ocean Viceroy - 29 Mar 43
McDonald, T. F. - OBE - Master - Royal Star - 20 Apr 44
McEachran, S. - BEM - Chief Cook - Pacific Grove - 23 Sep 40
McGowan, C. K. - DSC - Master - Zaafaran - 5 Jul 42
McGowan, F. W. T. - GM - 1st Radio Offr - Walmer Castle - 21 Sep 41
McGowan, L. - BEM - AB - Turakina - 20 Aug 40
McKechnie, J, - MBE - 7th Engineer - California - 11 Jul 43
McLeay, A. - GM - Seaman - Thistlegorm - 6 Oct 41
McRuvie, D.T. - MBE - Skipper - Ben Screel - 2 Jun 41
Michaelsens, J. - C - 1st Officer - Lubrafol - 9 May 42
Miller, E.C. - OBE - Ch Engineer - River Afton - 5 Jul 42
Miller, J. S. - MBE - Chief Officer - Hazelside - 28 Oct 41
Miller, Ms. A. N. - MBE - Ship's Surgeon - Britannia - 25 Mar 41
Miller, R. D. - †C - Master - Canadian Star - 18 Mar 43
Miller, S. - OBE - Chief Officer - San Florentino - 1 Oct 41
Mills, J. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Llangibby Castle - 16 Jan 42
Milton, J. A. - MBE - 3rd Officer - Teesbank - 5 Dec 42
Mitchell, J. S. - †C - 2nd Officer - Corbis - 18 Apr 43
Moffatt, W. N. - C - BEM - Boatswain - Copeland - 17 May 43
Moffitt, S. G. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Maja - 15 Jan 45
Moir, D. M. - MBE - 5th Engineer - California - 11 Jul 43
Morgan, B. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Empire Starlight - 3 Apr 42
Morgan, G. B. - DSO - Master - Awatea - 11 Nov 42
Morgan, T. T. - BEM - Carpenter - Port Fairy - 11 Jul 43
Morris, D.B.J. - C - MBE - 4th Engineer - Bhima - 20 Sep 40
Morris, O. C. - DSO - Master - Zamalek - 5 Jul 42
Moulton, E. W. - †C - Master - Arandora Star - 2 Jul 40
Movatne, B. - *OBE - Captain - Alaska - 16 Oct 42
Murray, W. - BEM - Mate - Balfron - 4 Jul 41
Mussell, W. - BEM - Ch Engineman - Onward - (10 Apr 42)
Myers, J, C. - C - Radio Offr - Jamaica Producer - (31 Oct 41)
Nair, N. A. - MBE - 2nd Radio Offr - Taksang - 6 Apr 42
Needham, P. W. - BEM - AB - San Florentino - 1 Oct 41
Neumann, B. P. de - GM - 2nd Officer - Tewkesbury - 1 Mar 41
Newton, G. R. - BEM - 2nd Steward - Corabella - 30 Apr 43
Nielsen, C. - *OBE - Master - Amerika - 21 Apr 43
Norcliffe, H. W. H. - MBE - 1st Radio Offr - San Alvaro - 23 Feb 44
Nuttall, J. - MBE - 3rd Engineer - Celtic Star - 29 Mar 43
O'Brien, D. J. - BEM - AB - Anchises - 27 Feb 41
O'Keefe, C. G. - †C - Radio Offr - Bassano - 9 Jan 41
O'Regan, J. - BEM - AB - Rio Bravo - 2 Nov 44
O'Sullivan, J. - C - Messroom Stewd - British Colony - 13 May 42
Olin, K. - BEM - Boatswain - San Gerardo - 31 Mar 42
Olivant, C. H. - C - AB - Bennevis - 7 Sep 40
Ovenston, J. McG. - MBE - Chief Officer - Ferry Hill - 21 Jan 40
Owen, Miss E. M. - GM - Stewardess - St. Patrick - 13 Jun 41
Owens, E. W. - †C - Master - St. David - 24 Jan 44
Parfitt, L. - DSC - Master - Narkunda - 14 Nov 42
Pascoe, J. - OBE - Master - Bolton Castle - 5 Jul 42
Patterson, J. - BEM - AB - Black Osprey - 18 Feb 41
Patton, C. - C - OBE - Master - Ocean Faith - 15 Aug 43
Paulsen, O. - OBE - Master - Broompark - 25 Jul 42
Payne, R.T. - GM - Master - Marina - 17 Sep 40
Pearce, E.R. - OBE - Chief Officer - Avila Star - 5 Jul 42
Pearson, E.O. - MBE - 2nd Officer - Ocean Courier - 31 Jul 44
Pedersen, E.O. - †C - Ships surgeon - California Star - 4 Mar 43
Percival, R. H. - BEM - AB - Goodwood - 10 Sep 39
Perrin, W. G. - OBE - Master - Dover Hill - 4 Apr 43
Peters, H. J. A. - OBE - Master - Alexia - 9 Aug 42
Peters, W. A. - C - AB - Newminster - 25 Jul 40
Phillips, H. R. - BEM - Apprentice - Empire Webster - 7 Feb 43
Phillips, R. - †C - 3rd Radio Offr - Empire Byron - 5 Jul 42
Phipps, J. A. - BEM - Lamp Trimmer - Port Fairy - 11 Jul 43
Pinnington, D. S. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Athelcrown - 22 Jan 42
Pirie, M. - C - AB - San Alberto - 9 Dec 39
Plumb, Mrs. E. - BEM - 1st Cl Stewdss - Rangitane - 26 Nov 40
Pointon, E. F. P. - MBE - 3rd Officer - Benledi - 5 Apr 42
Pollard, C. - OBE - Ch Engineer - San Demetrio - 5 Nov 40
Prescott, W. C. - C - Gnr RM - Terlings - 21 Jul 40
Preston, B. - C - Deckboy - Browning - 12 Nov 42
Purcell, F. J. - MBE - 2nd Engineer - St. Patrick - 13 Jun 41
Purdie, D. G. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Derrymore - 13 Feb 42
Pybus, W. - BEM - 2nd Engineer - Kingfisher - 24 Jun 40
Pycraft, P.J. - OBE, DSC - Master - Deucalion - 12 Aug 42
Quinn, C. - BEM - Fireman - Ocean Faith - 15 Aug 43
Radley, R. - C - Sailor - Scottish Standard - 21 Feb 41
Ransom, S. - †C - 2nd Officer - Arandora Star - 2 Jul 40
Rawlins, C. G. - BEM - Fireman/Trimmer - Chandos - (2 Mar 42)
Reed, C. - BEM - Boatswain - Port Fairy - 11 Jul 43
Reed, H. H. - GC - Bdr/Gnr - Cormount - 20 Jun 41
Reeves, J. A. - AM - Chief Officer - Atheltemplar - 14 Sep 42
Reid, G. D. M. - †C - Chief Officer - Jura - 9 Feb 41
Reid, W. - OBE - Master - Alpera - 22 May 43
Renney, R. - †C - 3rd Officer - Empire Light - 7 Mar 43
Renwick, T. J. L. - MBE - 3rd Engineer - Empire Baffin - 25 May 42
Reynolds, A. C. - MBE - 2nd Engineer - British Colony - 13 May 42
Rice, N. - OBE, CBE - Master - Orari - 16 Jun 41
Roberts, C. R. J. - OBE - Master - Kentucky - 15 Jun 42
Robinson, G. W. - OBE - Chief Officer - Carlton - 20 Dec 40
Robson, W. - C - AB - Empire Crusader - 8 Aug 40
Romeijn, A. - *OBE - Master - Aagtekerk - 14 Jun 42
Rose, I. B. - MBE - 2nd Officer - Empire Avocet - 27 Sep 42
Rose, N. - C - Gnr - Statira - 3 Aug 49
Ross, A. - MBE - 2nd Officer - Kyle Castle - 9 Mar 45
Ross, J. A. - BEM - Apprentice - Benwyvis - 20 Mar 41
Rowlands, E. - MBE - 2nd Officer - Induna - 30 Mar 42
Ruthven, J.M. - C - Ch Refrig Eng - Clan Macarthur - 12 Aug 43
Saalmans, H.R. - OBE - Master - Empire Bard - May 42
Scurr, H. - MBE - 2nd Officer - Sambridge - 18 Dec 43
Senst, J. N. - C - 3rd Mate - Silvercedar - 22 Dec 40
Shahabuddin, K. S. - BEM - Cadet - Chilka - 11 Mar 42
Shaw, B. - BEM - Seaman - Kelmscott - 9 Feb 44
Shaw, H. - C - Asst Steward - Dunstan - 6 Apr 41
Shipton, J. N. - C - Master - Bennevis - 7 Sep 40
Shirley, P. J. - BEM - Donkeyman - Port Auckland - 17 Mar 43
Sibbald, R. - C - Steward - Newminster - 25 Jul 40
Simkins, T. - MBE - Radio Offr - Pinna - 3 Feb 42
Simpson, J. - MBE - §4th Engineer - Strathallan - 21 Dec 42
Simpson, T. E. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Corbis - 18 Apr 43
Small, E. A. - MBE - Chief Officer - Newminster - 25 Jul 40
Smith, B. H. - MBE - 1st Radio Offr - Shahristan - 29 Jul 41
Smith, G. F. - OBE - Master - King John - 13 Jul40
Smith, J. H. R. - OBE - Master - Botavon - 3 May 42
Smith, S. L. - C - Chief Officer - Kohinur - 15 Nov 40
Smith, T. G. - OBE - Master - Maclaren - 3 Dec 41
Smith, W. N. D. - MBE - Chief Officer - Ocean Faith - 15 Aug 43
Speed, H. - C - 3rd Engineer - Athelduke - 16 Apr 45
Spence, T. - DSC - Ch Engineer - Dorset - 13 Aug 42
Stamp, H. T. - BEM - AB - Thelma - 6 Mar 44
Stankley, R. E. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Staffordshire - 28 Mar 41
Stein, W. H. - OBE - Master - Empire Starlight - 3 Apr 42
Stephen, J. R. - MBE, DSC - 3rd Officer - San Arcadio - 31 Jan 42
Stewart, D. H. - C - Midshipman - Cyclops - 11 Jan 42 -
Stewart, R. - †C - Snr Radio Offr California - Star - C - 4 Mar 43
Stewart, R.J. - C - 2nd Engineer - Silvercedar - 22 Dec 40
Stone, C. T. - OBE - Master - Starling - 12 Oct 40 -
Stormont, E.J. - MBE - Chief Officer - California - 11 Jul 43
Strang, S. - †C - Cadet - Corinaldo - 29 Oct 42 -
Stronach, G. P. - GC - Chief Officer - Ocean Voyager - 19 Mar 43
Stubbs, W. - C - Master - Doric Star - 2 Dec 39
Sturdy, E. - †C - Radio Offr - Denpark - 12 May 42
Styles, F. C. P. - MBE - Purser and Ch Stewd - Port Fairy - 11 Jul 43
Swales, J. K. - MBE - Ch Electrician - Port Fairy - 11 Jul 43
Swanney, J. - †C - Deckhand - Compaganus - 17 Dec 39
Swart, J. - *OBE - Master - Mijdrecht - 7 Mar 41
Symons, J. E. A. - C - Seaman Gnr - Satellite - 25 Sep 40
Tamlin, A. L. - C - Boatswain - Scottish Standard - 21 Feb 41
Taylor, G. - GM - 2nd Officer - San Florentino - 1 Oct 41
Taylor, R. Y. - †C - Purser - Clan Macarthur - 12 Aug 43
Thomas, D.J. - MBE - Ch Engineer - Dapper - (21 Jan 42)
Thomas, J. - BEM - Asst Steward - Royal Sovereign - 9 Dec 40
Thomas, M.W. - MBE - Master - Rio Bravo - 2 Nov 44
Thomas, W.P. - OBE - Master - Pinna - 3 Feb 42
Thomas, W. R. - OBE - Master - Starstone - 31 Oct 40
Thompson, H. - MBE - Chief Officer - Duffield - 8 Apr 41
Thomson, W. H. - GM - AB - Empire Purcell - 27 May 42
Thoresen, W. - *OBE - Master - Frontenac - 27 Oct 42
Thurston, H. C. - BEM - Apprentice - Cardita - 31 Dec 41
Toft, A. - *OBE - Master - Talabot - 26 Mar 42
Torgersen, A. O. - C - Chief Officer - Segundo - 27 Aug 41
Treves, F. W. - BEM - Cadet - Waimarama - 13 Aug 42
Trotter, J. - DSC - Chief Officer - Dorset - 13 Aug 42
Trundley, F. - GM - Asst Steward - Sussex - 30 Sep 40
Tuckett, J. C. - DSC - Master - Dorset - 13 Aug 42
Turner, G. L. - GM - 2nd Engineer - Tewkesbury - 1 Mar 41
Turner, J. G. M. - EGM (GC) - Radio Offr - Manaar - 6 Sep 39
Umpleby, T. A. - C - Donkeyman - Gasfire - 21 Jun 41
Ungr, E. - †C - Ship's Surgeon - Clan Macarthur - 12 Aug 43
Upton, V. G. A. - GM - 2nd Officer - Start Point - 10 Nov 42
Van Dorst, R. F. - C - 3rd Officer - Lubrafol - 9 May 42
Vanderveen, E. H. - C - Master - Leto - 12 May 42
Vick, E. E. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Duchess of York - 11 Jul 43
Vidot, C. - OBE - Master - San Demetrio - 17 Mar 42
Vogn, K. N. - C - 2nd Officer - Dagmar - 9 Jun 41
Vooght, J. F. - OBE † - Master - Clan Campbell - 23 Mar 42
Walker, J. R. - BEM - Deck Mechanic - Rangitane - 26 Nov 40
Walker, W. - DSO - Master - Ocean Freedom - Jul 42
Walker, W. - MBE - 3rd Engineer - Rushpool - 29 Jan 41
Waller, T. E. - †C - Asst Cook - River Afton - 5 Jul 42
Ward, L. J. R. T. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Tulagi - 27 Mar 44
Wardman, E. - OBE - Ch Engineer - Empire Baffin - 25 May 42
Watson, G. G. - DSC - Ch Engineer - Empire Metal - 2 Jan 43
Watson, J. E. - OBE - Master - Eumaeus - 14 Jan 41
Watson, J. V. - †C - Ch Radio Offr - William Wilberforce - 9 Jan 43
Watson, N. - GM - 3rd Officer - Pacific Grove - 23 Sep 40
Watt, A. V. - BEM - Apprentice - Earlston - 5 Jul 42
Webster, A. J. - BEM - Boatswain - Royal Sovereign - 9 Dec 40
Webster, J. F. - C - Master - Eurymedon - 25 Sep 40
Wharton, J. - MBE, DSC - Master - Empire Byron - 5 Jul 42
Wiggin, P. G. - MBE - Electrician - Silvermaple - 26 Feb 44
Williams, D.J. - OBE - Master - Anglo Canadian - 6 Apr 42
Wills-Rust, V. P. - C - 2nd Officer - Abukir - 28 May 40
Wilson, H. - †C - 4th Engineer - Denpark - 12 May 42
Wilson, J. - OBE - Master - Leinster - 14 Nov 42
Wilson, J.F. - †C - Snr Radio Officer - Ocean Vagabond - 10 Jan 43
Wilson, W. D. - OBE - Master - Twickenham - 15 Jul 43
Windsor, P. G. - MBE - Radio Offr - Sultan Star - 14 Feb 40
Winslow, O. A. - *MBE - Chief Officer - Dagmar - 9 Jun 41
Woodhouse, J. B. - MBE - Chief Officer - Petrel - 26 Sep 41
Woolfenden, R. M. - MBE - Master - Abukir - 28 May 40
Wright, A. McN. - †C - Master - Eskwood - 9 Mar 45
Wright, R. H. - MBE - 2nd Officer - Amsterdam - 7 Aug 44
Wright, T. O. - OBE - Master - Sheaf Field - 28 Oct 40
Wyatt, H. A. - †C - Boatswain - Rio Azul - 29 Jun 41
Young, J. - C - Seaman - San Alberto - 9 Dec 39
Young, S. - †C - Chief Officer - Empire Chaucer - 17 Oct 42
Youngson, W. M. - MBE - 3rd Engineer - British Endeavour - 22 Feb 40
Zawada, C. - *OBE - Master - Narwik - 10 Oct 42

In the above the following abbreviations are used:

C King’s Commendation for Brave Conduct

† Posthumous * Honorary § Supernumerary A/ Acting T/ Temporary

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: I am indebted to my good friend George V. Monk for proof-reading this data. The web-page
A4425239

gives some details of George's wartime adventures.

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