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HMS Bayano HMS Bayano
First Name: Leslie Frank Last Name: BAILEY
Date of Death: 11/03/1915 Lived/Born In: Stockwell
Rank: Midshipman Unit: HMS Bayano
Memorial Site: 1. Stockwell Memorial 2. Portsmouth Naval Memorial

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11, Bellevue Gardens, Stockwell


HMS Bayano, an armed merchant cruiser, was hit by a torpedo fired from the German submarine, U-27, on 11th  March 1915 and sunk off Corsewall Point, Galloway, Ireland. Nearly 200 of her crew, including Leslie Bailey, perished and only 26 survived.

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