The enemy struck at 4.25pm as Richard was on a tea break and talking with a friend. Excerpts from the service are below. No known grave. Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery was begun in 1915 when Scapa Flow was the base of the Grand Fleet. Originally from South Bersted, his family moved to Selsey. During this service the Standard is paraded, prayers are said and wreaths are laid to remember the lost crew of HMS Barham. The HMS Barham was torpedoed by U-331, a German c-class submarine captained by Freiherr Von Tiesenhausen, and sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean in November 1941. HMS Barham. In World War II she operated in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, and was struck by three torpedoes from the German Submarine U-331 on 25 November 1941, and sank with the loss of 861 men. : Bretagne: French Navy: 977 killed: 3 July 1940: Mers-el-Kébir, Algeria: Scrapped: —. VALIANT and WARSPITE in background. A photograph of the Candlesticks was given to me as I left the Abbey after the dedication service and I felt that we should all have one, so ordered them together with the Inscription, and photographs of the Chalice and Paten given to the Roman Catholic Church in Portsmouth. Facebook. Share this page. They have given me every possible kind of help, even to introducing me to the Haig Home, and now the Haig Homes are finding houses for our wives and children to live in. LAMB, WILLIAM Service Number J/15597 Died 31/08/1918 Aged 24 H.M.S. Pictures of past memorial events can be found above. Marlborough 2 wounded. This is a listing of people associated with this ship. BARHAM, HMS (sunk off . This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement: For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk. On 25 November 1941, while steaming to cover an attack on Italian convoys, HMS Barham was hit at 16:29 hours north of Sidi Barrani, in position 32º34'N, 26º24'E by three torpedoes from the German submarine U-331. HMS Barham at Valetta in August 1936. The front face bears a commemoration engraved in gold lettering. Related information. Built in 1915 with a displacement of 31,000 tons, Barham was part of the Eastern Mediterranean Fleet in mid 1940 and in September 1940 was included in the Dakar Expeditionary Force for operations against Vichy French forces in Western Africa. The Queen Elizabeth class was ordered as part of the 1912 Naval Programme and the contract for Barham was awarded to John Brown & Company. Name Age Rank He was 22 years old when the Barham was sunk. On the 12th of December 1939 HMS Duchess, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Robert Charles Meadows White RN, was arriving at the River Clyde along with two other destroyers as escort to the battleship HMS Barham. Royal Navy Son of Polly Lamb; husband of Rhoda Wyer (formerly Lamb), of 59, Bloomsgrove St., Nottingham. Kilkis: Hellenic Navy: —. The 25th of November 1941 was a hard day for Selsey. memorial to those lost on hms barham. HMS Barham was sunk by a U-Boat in 1941. They … Originally from South Bersted, his family moved to Selsey. The Association holds a memorial service once a year. BARHAM was torpedoed by U.331 and lost off the Western Desert of Egypt – off Sollum and Sidi Barrani. hms "barham" this seat is dedicated to the memory of the 879 officers and ratings killed on hms "barham" on 25 november 1941 in the mediterranean sea, and to all those men killed on her in her lifetime from 1914 to 1941. Second World War, 1939-1945; Units. She was the flagship of the 1st Battle Squadron and of the Second in Command of the Mediterranean Fleet, 1941. During the Second World War Barham was part of the East Med fleet Many of our wives have told me that when the Representatives of the British Legion and Haig Homes call on them they at once feel they are their friends and want to help them, and so they tell them everything. The Book of Remembrance is also held in Westminster Abbey close to the entrance of the West Door. The purchase and donation of the candlesticks was organised by the wife of Captain Cooke who lost his life on the ship. Case at western end of North Aisle of Nave. The HMS Barham was torpedoed by U-331, a German c-class submarine captained by Freiherr Von Tiesenhausen, and sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean in November 1941. This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Graves and Memorial for Members of HMS Barham crew killed at Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. This is a listing of people associated with this ship. ), and Dr Hugh McDonald, D.S.C. 2 Mar U-boat of the day Loaded in the next 4 years of U-boat of the day, see the left sidebar. Related information. Colossus 5 wounded. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Barham cost a total of £2,470,113. It contains the names of the men who lost their lives. Will you kindly let me have the full name and decoration of your dear one. HMS BARHAM TORPEDOED IN THE MEDITERRANEAN - SMOKE FROM THE DISTRESSED SHIP IN THE DISTANCE. Died 31st May 1916. One tree is in the Royal Naval Review, the other tree and the seat … HMS Barham. The convoy was in total darkness and the crews were inexperienced in wartime conditions. The case contains an Honour Roll of all the 865 crew – some two thirds of her full complement - lost when the battleship HMS Barhamwas torpedoed by a German U-Boat off the coast of th 1941. Second World War, 1939-1945; Units. He was 22 years old when the Barham was sunk. The convoy was in total darkness and the crews were inexperienced in wartime conditions. Details: H.M.S. Barham survivors This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Often used as a flagship, she participated in the Battle of Jutland during the First World War as part of the Grand Fleet.For the rest of the war, except for the inconclusive Action of 19 August 1916, her service generally consisted of routine patrols and training in the North Sea. For this item, that is: © Colin Sweett (WMR-73938), This image was created and shared by: Jenny Turner, The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. This image was created and shared by: Colin Sweett, The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. He was commissioned in the Royal Navy, and was serving on HMS Barham as a Pay Midshipman. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. The f… : Royal Oak ' s bell is the centerpiece to a memorial to those who died aboard Royal Oak at St Magnus' Cathedral in Kirkwall. TAKEN FROM DESTROYER HMAS NAPIER. He was commissioned in the Royal Navy, and was serving on HMS Barham as a Pay Midshipman. This memorial is erected in Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery. Chatham Naval Memorial Lost when HMS Barham was sunk by a German submarine in the Mediterranean. She was completed for trials on 19 August 1915 which took until the end of September to finish under the command of CaptainArthur Craig Waller. Valiant 1 wounded. Colossus 5 wounded. It is just over 49 years since H.M.S. Richard Laland is one of only two survivors from the doomed battleship HMS Barham still alive today. Home; About Us. VALIANT and WARSPITE in background. It was the only British battleship to be sunk by a U-boat during the war. They were dedicated at the Abbey on February 10th 1943 following a service of Evensong.