Edward Nigel Pumphrey DSO, DSC, RN

Born  27 Jul 1910
Died  24 Sep 1994(84)


16 May 1931 S.Lt.
16 May 1933 Lt.
16 May 1941 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1943 Cdr.
30 Jun 1952 Capt.

Retired: 1 Jul 1956


6 Jun 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
21 Oct 1941 DSC
31 Mar 1942 DSO
2 Oct 1942 Bar to DSO
6 Jul 1943 2nd Bar to DSO

Warship Commands listed for Edward Nigel Pumphrey, RN

HMS MTB 38 (MTB 38)Lt.Cdr.Motor Torpedo Boat4 Sep 1941Apr 1942
HMS Brocklesby (L 42)Lt.Cdr.Escort destroyer17 Apr 194225 Aug 1942
HMS Goathland (L 27)Lt.Cdr.Escort destroyer8 Sep 194225 Oct 1943

Career information

Captain E N Pumphrey, wrote a series of short stories whilst convalescing following wounds received in MTBs.

Events related to this officer

Escort destroyer HMS Goathland (L 27)

1 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
During 1/2 November 1942, Goathland (Lt.Cdr. E.N. Pumphrey, RN, DSO and Bar, DSC, RN) conducted D/G trials on the D/G range at Holy Loch. (1)


  1. ADM 53/115945

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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