Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James William Durnford

In memory of:

Ordinary Seaman James William Durnford

April 8, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

P/JX 194531

Age:

29

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Navy

Division:

H.M.S. Victory

Additional Information


Son of Matthew and Mary E. Durnford, of Rencontre West, Hermitage Bay, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 156 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HASLAR ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY
Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

E. 58. 1.

Location:

Gosport is a town in Hampshire on the west side of Portsmouth Harbour. HASLAR ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY is attached to Haslar Royal Hospital and was used during the whole of the two world wars. The main entrance is in Clayhall Road. It is regretted that it is not possible to keep the cemetery register in this box at all times. Assistance may be obtained from the cemetery staff during normal working hours, or from the resident caretaker.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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