James Richmond Connell

Biography of James Richmond Connell

Leading Coder James Richmond Connell was born in Old Cumnock and graduated MA from the University in 1934. During the war he served aboard HMS Veteran.

Connell died on 26 September 1942 when Veteran was sunk in the Atlantic by a German U-Boat.


James Richmond Connell
Born 17 January 1913, Old Cumnock, Scotland.
Died 26 September 1942.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MA, 1934;
Father's Details: Samuel Thomson Connell; Builder
War Service: Leading Coder, Royal Navy
Grave / Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 8th Jan 2008

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