About this memory
Bill and Jenny Dunlevy.
Bill was a crew member on the HMS Exeter when it was sunk during the Battle of the Java Sea. He became a prisoner of war and worked in mines on the Japanese mainland. He was just thirty miles away when the first atomic bomb used in warfare was dropped on Hiroshima.
[Jenny Dunlevy was the aunt of Bill Garden's wife Janet]
Donor number: 0237-010