WILLIAM.H.BINNS WILLIAM HAROLD BINNS D/SSX 21350 Leading Seamam, Royal Navy, son of HAROLD and GLADYS MABEL BINNS of Colwall.

He was serving aboard HMS Exeter when she was sunk by the Japanese at the battle of the Java Sea on 1/3/1942. He was reported missing presumed killed in action. His body was not recovered. He was born on 9 January 1920 and was aged 32 when he was killed. He is commemorated on Panel 63, Column 3. of the Plymouth Naval Memorial.

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