John Burns Roy

Biography of John Burns Roy

John Roy
John Roy

Captain John Burns Roy of the RAMC was born in Glasgow. He studied at the University, graduating MB, ChB in 1930. He was killed when the cargo ship SS Umvuma was torpedoed off the coast of Mauritius on 7 August 1943.


John Burns Roy
Born 21 May 1908, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 7 August 1943.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1930;
Father's Details: James Roy; Motor man
War Service: Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps
Grave / Memorial: Brookwood Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 4th Dec 2007

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