CANNON Joseph Henry
Regiment : H.M.S. Bramble Royal Navy
Service number : DJX310282
Conflict : WW2
Date of death : 31st December 1942 aged 27
Buried : Commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England, Panel 68, Column 2.
Relatives : Son of George and Kate Adelaide Cannon; husband of Mary Catherine Cannon, of Stourbridge, Worcestershire
Memorial : Worcestershire County Council WW2 War Memorial
Also appears on : Bengeworth St Peter's Church. Evesham War Memorial.
Worked for the council as a Relieving Officer in the Public Assistance Department
HMS Bramble was a minesweeper that was escorting a convoy in the Barents Sea when she met the German battleship Hipper. In the ensuing battle she suffered severe damage and was later sunk by the German Destroyer Eckholdt with the loss of all crew members.
Joseph Cannon has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Plymouth Naval Memorial.