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by rebeccaholland
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 263
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Re: ML 263

Thank you for your help. It seems that Sierra Leone was William's first overseas posting. The records say he died of extensive burns following an explosion on ML 263.
Rebecca
by rebeccaholland
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 263
Replies: 6
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Re: ML 263

Today I have received my great Uncle William Delaney's service records. It appears he was on ML 263 from 28.07.42 until his death on 29.08.43. Can anyone explain why alongside ML 263 it also says: Attack, Hornet, Edinburgh Castle?

Thank you for any help,
Rebecca
by rebeccaholland
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 263
Replies: 6
Views: 4930

Re: ML 263

Hello, Thank you so much for the photo link and information. I have this picture of William Delaney taken at his sister's wedding in 1942. I have just applied for his service records as the only real information we have is regarding his injuries and later his death. It would be amazing if you have a...
by rebeccaholland
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 263
Replies: 6
Views: 4930

Re: ML 263

Hello Robert,

Did you find out any further information about ML 263 in Sierra Leone? My great Uncle served upon it but died from injuries received in 1943.

Best wishes,
Rebecca

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