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Palairet, Cyril Hamilton (1915-1942)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Cyril Hamilton Palairet (1915-1942), born 23 January 1915, son of Richard Cameron North Palairet and Emily Katherine Palairet (nee Scobell) of Knowle Croft, Budleigh Salterton, Devon.

 

Attended Parkfield School, Haywards Heath, Sussex.

 

Attended Sherborne School (Abbey House) September 1928-July 1933; 6th form; House Prefect.

 

Special Entry, Royal Navy.

 

WW2, Lieutenant, HMAS Perth, Royal Navy. Killed on HMAS Perth in the Battle of the Java Sea on 1 March 1942, aged 27.

 

Commemorated at:

Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, Panel 62, Column 3 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2485554/palairet,-cyr...

 

Budleigh Salterton War Memorial www.devonheritage.org/Places/Budleigh%20Salterton/Budleig...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Abbey House roll of honour.

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