Stephen Hugh Norris DSO, DSC, RN

Born  9 Sep 1903
Died  13 Nov 1944(41)Killed by a land mine in Yugoslavia


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Ranks

15 Jan 1924 A/S.Lt.
15 Oct 1924 S.Lt.
15 Dec 1926 Lt.
15 Dec 1934 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Cdr.

Decorations

23 Nov 1939 DSC
3 Dec 1940 DSO
21 Oct 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Stephen Hugh Norris, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Firedrake (H 79)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer4 Apr 19384 May 1942

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Firedrake (H 79)


14 Sep 1939 (position 58.32, -11.49)
German U-boat U-39 was sunk west of Hebrides in position 58°32'N, 11°49'W by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Faulknor (Capt. C.S. Daniel, RN), HMS Foxhound (Lt.Cdr. P.H. Hadow, RN) and HMS Firedrake (Lt.Cdr. S.H. Norris, RN).

4 Oct 1939
HMS Firedrake (Lt.Cdr. S.H. Norris, RN) picks up 16 survivors from the British merchant Glen Farg that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-23 about 60 nautical miles South-South-West of Sumburgh Head in position 58°52'N, 01°31'W.

18 Oct 1940
The Italian submarine Durbo was sunk east of Gibraltar by the British destroyers HMS Firedrake (Lt.Cdr. S.H. Norris, DSC, RN), HMS Wrestler (Lt. E.L. Jones, RN) and 2 London flying boats (RAF 202Sqn.)


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