Henry Leslie Pryse DSC, RNR

Born   1910
Died  Feb 1990(80)

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3 Apr 1929 Lt.
3 Apr 1937 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1943 Cdr.

Retired: 4 Mar 1950


13 Jun 1944 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Henry Leslie Pryse, RNR

HMS Fishguard (Y 59)Lt.Cdr.SloopApr 19411 Oct 1943
HMS Woodpecker (U 08)Lt.Cdr.Sloop6 Oct 194327 Feb 1944
HMS Lark (U 11)Cdr.SloopMar 194416 Oct 1944

Career information

Birth about 1910 in Liverpool Death FEB 1990 in Winchester, Hampshire, England Father Thomas John Pryse Mother Mary Kezia Palmer

Events related to this officer

Sloop HMS Woodpecker (U 08)

19 Feb 1944 (position 48.31, -22.05)
German U-boat U-264 was sunk at 1707hrs on 19 February 1944 in the North Atlantic, in position 48°31'N, 22°05'W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Woodpecker (Cdr. H.L. Pryse, RNR) and HMS Starling (Capt. F.W. Walker, CB, DSO and Bar, RN).

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor

(£ 38.25)

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