Third Officer, S.S. Har Zion
Died 31 Aug 1940
Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial
Simon was born in Poland in 1912. Research is ongoing to find further information on his life.
The Har Zion left Liverpool at 06.15 hours on 31 August 1940, with 1000 cases of spirit and 120 tons of fertiliser to travel to the USA. The ship was attacked by U-boat, U-38 which fired two torpedoes amidships and ship sank north west of Ireland. The master and thirty five crew were killed.