Upon the death of
, ship's Writer, the family received a picture of the battle, his medals,
his Merchant Navy discharge book, and a copy of
"The Flag of the Southern Cross 1939-1945". This book was for Shaw Savill employees and families only, and not for general sale.
Signed copy by Mr. W. Errington Keville C.B.E. , Deputy Managing Director of Shaw Savill at the time. Click to read section about the HMS Jervis Bay.
During the Second World War Shaw Saville & Albion Co. Limited lost 473 members of its sea-going staff - 6 Commanders, 120 Officers and 347 Ratings -
and 4 members of its shore staff.
Their names are recorded in the Company's Roll of Honour at Head Office.
This record of some of the things they achieved by their sacrifice is dedicated to their memory.