MEESON, GEORGE WALTER
Date of Death: 21 September 1944
Son of Mrs. M. Meeson, and stepson of Mr. S. Upton, of Dereham, Norfolk.
On 21st September 1944 the Hofuku Maru sailed with Convoy MATA-27 for Takao in Formosa. She was attacked by an American aircraft carrier about 80 miles north of Corregidor, the aircraft carrier’s planes sunk the whole fleet including the Hofuku Maru, not knowing she carried prisoners.