THE LANCASTRIA

... THE LANCASTRIA Colwyn Bay Man's Ordeal , Now that the story of the loss of the Lancastria has been told we are able to ! publish a statement which was made to a Weekhi News reporter by a Colwyn Bay man who was a survivor. He is Private , H. G. Griffiths ...

Published: Thursday 01 August 1940
Newspaper: North Wales Weekly News
County: Denbighshire, Wales
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THE LANCASTRIA

... THE LANCASTRIA. NEW YORK, Today. Boats and rafts were machine-gunned by German ’planes which bombed and sank the Cunard White Star liner Lancastria off Brest, according to a report in the New York Sun. The Lancastria, 16,243 tons, was carrying 6,000 people ...

Published: Thursday 25 July 1940
Newspaper: Liverpool Evening Express
County: Lancashire, England
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The Lancastria

... Captain Sharp was the last man aboard as the Lancastria began to sink. He was struggling in the water when Dr. Shaw, who is a strong swimmer, dived from a boat and rescued him.—B.U.P. FAMOUS CRUISE LINER The Lancastria, formerly the Tyrrhenia and registered ...

Published: Thursday 25 July 1940
Newspaper: Liverpool Echo
County: Lancashire, England
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LANCASTRIA

... LANCASTRIA MR.. DUFF COOPER, Minister of Information, yesterday in the House of Commons gave the country his reasons for withholding the news of the bombing and sinking of thy: Lancastria. Mr. Cooper was in an apologetic and fumbling state of mind. And ...

Published: Thursday 01 August 1940
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
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IN LANCASTRIA

... IN LANCASTRIA. Corporal F. C. Berry, of the I RA.F.. elder son of Mrs. Berry, of 3. South Street. Valley Road,. Shipley, is now home on sick leave. He was on board the Lancastria when it was struck by a bomb. Although a non-swimmer. 11(.1 succeeded ...

Published: Thursday 22 August 1940
Newspaper: Bradford Observer
County: Yorkshire, England
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The Lancastria

... The liner in which I was having breakfast was the Lancastria. The Arandora Star was sunk U-boat early this month while carrying German and Italian internees from Britain to Canada, and the Lancastria is now reported to have been bombed and sunk by German ...

ON THE LANCASTRIA

... ON THE LANCASTRIA Among those saved when the Lancastria was torpedoed of St. Nazaire France, was: Pte. Bill King, 21, the Buffs, whose wife and 11-months-old son Billy live at Staple. near Canterbury. Pte. King cannot swim, nor had he a lifebelt. After ...

Published: Friday 16 August 1940
Newspaper: Kentish Express
County: Kent, England
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The Lancastria

... The Lancastria It is possible that in his statement yesterday about the sinking of the Lancastria Mr. Duf! Cooper was giving the view* not of the Ministry of Information but of another department. It was in any case singularly unconvincing. It may be ...

Published: Thursday 01 August 1940
Newspaper: Liverpool Daily Post
County: Lancashire, England
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LANCASTRIA; HOW THEY

... LANCASTRIA; HOW THEY II OW 9(10 survivors of the j from the trawler liner Lancastrla. sunk rescued thern^ Nazi bombs off St. j the 5.300 troops and on June 17. were saved. refugees board the Lan- Seantilv clad, they are 1 eastria. 2,500 are known seen ...

Published: Tuesday 30 July 1940
Newspaper: Daily Herald
County: London, England
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LANCASTRIA ORDEAL

... LANCASTRIA ORDEAL Two Darlington soldiers were survivors from the Lancastria, sunk by enemy action during the evacuation of the B.E.F. from France. They were Lance-Corporal R. Fawcett, of Danesmoor Crescent, Darlington, and Corporal Maurice Nixon, son ...

Published: Saturday 27 July 1940
Newspaper: Newcastle Journal
County: Northumberland, England
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NEWS OF THE LANCASTRIA

... NEWS OF THE LANCASTRIA Why Did America Have It First? Mr. E. L. Granville (L., Nat., Eye, Suffolk) will ask the Minister of Information on Wednesday, why the news of the bombing and sinking of the Lancastria, and the story of the heroism of the British ...

Published: Saturday 27 July 1940
Newspaper: Nottingham Evening Post
County: Nottinghamshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 106 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

LANCASTRIA SURVIVOR

... LANCASTRIA SURVIVOR Mr. J. D. Couzens, of Upper Weston, Bath Another Bath survivor of the bombed ship Lancastria, is Pte. John Dennis Couzens (42), of 8, The Weal, Upper Weston, Bath. Private Couzens is a driver in the Royal Engineers; for 20 years ...