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Augustus William Rendell

In memory of:

Leading Seaman Augustus William Rendell

February 14, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

LT/JX 211500

Age:

26

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Naval Patrol Service

Division:

H.M. Whaler Swona

Additional Information


Son of John Joseph and Selina Rendell, of Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 190 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Prot. Sec. (Men's). Plot F. Coll. grave 91.

Location:

The Cemetery is about 2 kilometres south-east of Rinella, a bay and hamlet opposite Valletta across the mouth of the Grand Harbour and on the southern outskirts of the village of Kalkara. Just before entering Kalkara on the main bus route, the Cemetery is signposted along the road "Triq Santa Liberta" to the street of "Triq San Leonarda" and "Triq Santa Rokku" where the Cemetery is located. On 'Google Maps' this cemetery is indicated as Kalkara Military Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Grave Marker– AUGUSTUS WILLIAM RENDELL Leading Seaman, LT/JX211500, Royal Naval Patrol Service of HM Whaler Swona. Born 14 February 1916 to John Joseph and Selina Rendell, of Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland.  Accidental drowning 14th February 1942 aged 26 years after falling from Liberty Boat in Malta.   At rest in Capuccini Naval Cemetery, Malta Plot F Grave 91
  • Photo of A.W. Rendall– Augustus in his military uniform during the Second World War.
  • Monument– Augustus Rendall is commemorated on this monument in Summerville,
Newfoundland.

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