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D/SSX 20220   Able Seaman Andrew Curran
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 10/12/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HMS Glorious, Royal Navy (British Navy)
Died: 09/06/1940 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Able Seaman Andrew Curran was the son of Francis & Minnie Curran, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone. On 9th June HMS Glorious and its escorting destroyers HMS Acasia and HMS Ardent were intercepted in the Norwegian Sea by the German Battle Cruisers, Gneisenau and Scharnhorst and sunk in little over two hours with the loss of over 1500 officers and men, including Andrew Curran.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Plymouth Naval Memorial
  Plymouth, Devon, 
Grave Ref: Panel 37 Col 2
CWGC Casualty 2477819
The Memorial is situated centrally on The Hoe which looks directly towards Plymouth Sound. It is accessible at all times. Copies of the Memorial Register are kept at the Tourist Information Office at Island House.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWII - North Panel Cookstown
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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 318
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1 Plymouth War Memorial Andrew Curran is commemorated on Panel 37
2 Brief details of Andrew Curran
3 www.wrecksite.eusinking of HMS Glorious
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023