Commemorates the Royal Navy destroyer HMS Mohawk, attacked by a German Ju-88 aircraft on 16 Oct, 1939. Fifteen men were killed and thirty injured. Commander R.F. Jolly, R.N. was awarded the George Cross posthumously for his gallantry. HMS Mohawk was sunk by enemy torpedoes on 16 Apr, 1941 with the loss of 41 men.
Approval Date: 1941-04-29
CGNDB ID: LAPXI