John Franklin William Hine DSC, RN

Born  1 Feb 1906
Died  1 Dec 1941(35)HMS Jaguar (F 34)


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Ranks

15 May 1926 A/S.Lt.
15 Dec 1926 S.Lt.
1 Feb 1929 Lt.
1 Feb 1937 Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

1 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jan 1942 DSC (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for John Franklin William Hine, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Jaguar (F 34)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer1 Aug 19391 Dec 1941 (+)

Career information

Killed in an accident. Hit by a shell from HMS Jervis when a hot gun barrel was being cleared.

Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Jaguar (F 34)


29 May 1940
During Operation Dynamo (the evacuation of Dunkirk) HMS Jaguar (Lt.Cdr. J.F.W. Hine, RN) was bombed and damaged by German aircraft. Repairs were completed in mid-June.

11 Oct 1940
The battleship HMS Revenge sails from Plymouth with the destroyers HMS Javelin, HMS Jupiter, HMS Kelvin, HMS Kipling, HMS Jackal, HMS Jaguar and HMS Kashmir to shell the French port of Cherbourg.


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