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Kenneth Smith Hemeon Rank: Second Cook Regiment/Service: Canadian Merchant Navy   S.S. Grayburn (London, England)   Kenneth Hemeon was the son of Lydia Hemeon, of Port Clyde, Nova Scotia. The British steam merchant SS Grayburn, carrying scrap and steel sailed with Convoy HX-133, was was torpedoed and sunk by the U-651 south of Iceland in the northern Atlantic Ocean. Of the ship’s complement, 35 died and 18 survivors were picked up by the corvette HMS Violet (K 35). The 6,342 ton SS Grayburn was headed for Swansea, England. Date of Death: June 29, 1941 Age at Death: 36 Memorial: Halifax Memorial (Nova Scotia, Canada) Memorial Reference: Panel 18. The 56th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 154 of the Merchant Navy Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 29, August 26, and November 1   Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada  
Kenneth Smith Hemeon