Alan James Farr
Son of Arthur and Alice Farr, of Utiku, Rangitekei.
HMS SCORPION was sunk at 1845 hours on 14 February 1942 North of Banka Straits by the Japanese light cruiser YURA and the Japanese destroyers FUBUKI and ASAGIRI, after being damaged by Japanese aircraft five days previously. At least 68 men were killed in action. [Wrecksite.eu]
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