Son of Mrs. E. G. Jacquier, of Chippenham, Wiltshire
At 08.06 hours on 18 December 1942 HMS Partridge (Lt.Cdr. William Alan
Frank Hawkins, DSO, OBE, RN), on an anti-submarine sweep, was hit by one
torpedo from the German submarine U-565 and sank west of Oran, Algeria in
position 35º50'N, 01º35'W.