Able Seaman Robert Wilson

Able Seaman Robert Thorburn Wilson, Merchant Navy. He was lost at sea aboard the M.V. “Walmer Castle” on 21st September 1941, aged 20. He was the son of Mr and Mrs P. Wilson and the foster son of Christina Wilson of St Abbs and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London. The M.V. “Walmer Castle” was sunk South West of Ushant by enemy aircraft whilst acting as a Rescue Ship for a Gibraltar convoy.

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