World War IIDerek Oakley

Derek Oakley died when DS Hørda was torpedoed March 24, 1941 by a German uboat. DS Hørda sailed in a westbound convoy from Liverpool. The whole crew of 32 perished in the sinking.

  • Born


  • Death / Wrecked


  • Nationality

    Flag United Kingdom

  • Residency

    32 Surrey St., Wallasey, U.K.

  • Last Ship

    DS Hørda

  • Position

    Cabin Boy