|PETTICAN Wilfred Frank
Seaman: Royal Naval Reserve, H.M.S. RAWALPINDI
Date of Death: 23/11/1939
Service No: C/6072D
The 1911 Census shows Wilfred Frank Pettican was born in 1905. Frank as he was known, was from Tollesbury and had been an engineer on yachts. Both Hector Ingate & Wilfred Pettican were keen fishermen and yachtsmen. They spent the winter months fishing.
1939-45 War Star; Atlantic Star; 1939-45 War Medal
Frank is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Dead Memorial Reference: 34, 1. Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. His name is recorded on the Roll of Honour at Saint Mary's Tollesbury.
The loss of HMS RAWALPINDI
Anthony Driffield Seabrook