John Maurice Bayley DSC, RN

Born  8 Jan 1905

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1 Nov 1926 S.Lt.
1 Feb 1928 Lt.
1 Feb 1936 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1941 Cdr.

Retired: 8 Jan 1955


26 Jul 1940 DSC
4 May 1943 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for John Maurice Bayley, RN

HMS Elgin (J 39)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper4 Oct 1938Apr 1941
HMS Niger (i) (J 73)Lt.Cdr.MinesweeperApr 194129 Dec 1941
HMS Norfolk (78)Cdr.Heavy cruiser28 Jun 19441 Sep 1944

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Heavy cruiser HMS Norfolk (78)

6 Aug 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Norfolk (Cdr. J.M. Bayley, DSC, RN) is undocked. She continued her refit at Hebburn afloat. (1)


  1. ADM 53/120179

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