Ian Turner MacFarlane

Biography of Ian Turner MacFarlane

Sub-Lieutenant Ian Turner MacFarlane was born in Coatbridge and matriculated to study in the Arts Faculty at the University in 1941. He left to join the Royal Navy the following year.

MacFarlane was killed on 7 April 1945 when his motor torpedo boat, HMMTB 494, was sunk in action.


Ian Turner MacFarlane
Born 4 December 1923, Coatbridge, Scotland.
Died 7 April 1945.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Arts, 1941-42;
Father's Details: John Turner MacFarlane; Solicitor
War Service: Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Grave / Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 1st Feb 2008

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