Denis P. Deere

Denis Peters Deere was born on 21st June 1918, the son of Second Engineering Officer Evan Deere, Merchant Navy, (died on active service, at sea, 19th September, 1941) and Mary Isabelle Deere, of Penarth. In 1939 Mary I Deere, Denis P. Deere, Seaman, Torpedo man, D/JX 14230, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Hermes, and David K.P. Deere lived at 4 Rosebery Place.

Denis served in the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman aboard H.M.S. Exeter.  His service number was D/JX 14230.  Denis died on 11th April 1945 aged 27 and is buried in Ambon War Cemetery 29. B. 14.