Rinaldo Vittorio Benedetto

The information on registered seafarers is not in all cases complete. As new sources are studied, information on engagements and medals etc. will be added to some of the already registered seafarers.

Date of birth

November 2, 1915

Date of death

February 21, 1941Årsak: War-related shipwreck

Parents

Albert & Marie Benedetto, Torvet 5, Fredrikstad

Gender

Male

Nationality

Norway flaggNorway

Birthplace

Tromsø

Place of living

Fredrikstad

County

ØstfoldTroms

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Londonregisteret:

    Registernummer under krigen: London 11468.

    15. januar 1941: Gikk inn i den Britiske Marine.
    20. mars 1941: Ifølge skriv fra Patrol Service Central Depot, Lowestoft, Suffolk, er angjeldende omkommet i tjenesten ca. 21. februar 1941.

    Royal Navy Patrol Ship RNPS Memorial:
    "BENEDETTO     Panel 6, Column 2.

    Engineman RINALDO

    Trawler

    LT/KX. 113537. H.M. Trawler "Rubens". 21st February, 1941. Age 25. Son of Alberto Benedetto and Maria Holboe.

    Notes or comments: Belgian fishing vessel, hired August 1940 and converted to A/S, sunk in air attack in Western Approaches, CGWC record date as both 21/1/41 and 21/2/41, all other references record as 13/2/41 (Toghill: Trawlers2; Lenton/Colledge: Warships WW2; Colledge: Ships RN Vol2; HMSO: BVLS 1939-45)."

    Sources

    RA/S-2081/F/Fe/Fea/L0009

    http://www.rnpsa.co.uk/cms/memorial/mem_name.htm

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