Assistant Purser Charles John WILKINS

1939 Register: Hill Crest Fritchley
Charles E WILKINS; b. 22 January 1892; Pharmacist; married
Florence WILKINS; b. 22 September 1890; Unpaid domestic duties; married
Charles John WILKINS; b. 22 May 1917; Sea Going Clerk Mantle Marine; single
One redacted record
[RG101/5940J/002/29 Letter Code: RCHM]

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

CWGC certificate for Charles John Wilkins


MV Abosso was a passenger, mail, and cargo liner, the flagship of Elder Dempster Lines. In peacetime she ran scheduled services between Liverpool and West Africa. In the Second World War she was a troop ship, running between the United Kingdom, West Africa, and South Africa. She was sunk by German submarine U-575 in 1942, killing 362 of the 393 people aboard.
[Source: Wikipedia]

photo of M.V. Abosso