Alastair Robert Simpson Ritchie

Biography of Alastair Robert Simpson Ritchie

Ordinary Coder Alastair Robert Simpson Ritchie was born in Bonnybridge and graduated MA from the University in 1934. He joined the Royal Navy, and served aboard the escort carrier HMS Audacity.

Ritchie died on 21 December 1941 when Audacity was sunk off the coast of Portugal by a German U-Boat.


Alastair Robert Simpson Ritchie
Born 20 January 1911, Bonnybridge, Scotland.
Died 21 December 1940.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MA, 1934; Arts,
Father's Details: William James Ritchie; Traveller
War Service: Ordinary Coder, Royal Navy
Grave / Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial, England
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Record last updated: 15th Dec 2007

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