Able Seaman Harold Charles Koy

Service number 21566
Birth Date 1920-10-24
Death Date 1941-11-27
Death Place Mediterranean Sea
Final Rank Able Seaman
Service Royal Australian Navy
Unit HMAS Parramatta
Place Mediterranean Sea
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Able Seaman Koy enlisted to the Royal Australian Navy on 26 July 1937, when he was 16 years old. He served in HMAS Cerberus and HMAS Sydney before transferring to HMAS Parramatta in January 1940. On 27 November 1941, Able Seaman Koy was killed in action after the HMAS Parramatta was torpedoed by a German submarine and sunk. He is commemorated at the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, United Kingdom.

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    HMAS Parramatta
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Able Seaman

Timeline

Date of birth 24 October 1920
Date of death 27 November 1941