John William Josselyn DSC, RN

Born  13 Nov 1900Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Died  14 Sep 1961(60)Haslar Hospital


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Ranks

1 Jan 1917 Mid.
15 Nov 1918 A/S.Lt.
15 Jul 1919 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1921 Lt.
15 Jun 1929 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1933 Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jan 1949


Decorations

23 Dec 1939 DSC
14 Nov 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for John William Josselyn, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Intrepid (D 10)Cdr.Destroyer8 Aug 19384 Dec 1939
HMS Caradoc (D 60)Capt.Light cruiser17 Feb 19421 Jul 1943
HMS Hawkins (D 86)Capt.Heavy cruiser1 Jul 19438 Oct 1944

Career information

John William Josselyn married Doris M. Butterworth on 27 June 1925 and they had 4 children; John Rodney (1926), Audrey M. (1928), Mylne and Carol (1932).

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