John Bruce Goodenough Temple DSC, RN

Born  14 Jun 1905

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15 Sep 1925 A/S.Lt.
15 Jun 1926 S.Lt.
1 Aug 1928 Lt.
1 Aug 1936 Lt.Cdr.
??? A/Cdr.
31 Dec 1943 Cdr.

Retired: 14 Feb 1955


7 Jun 1940 DSC
7 Dec 1943 Bar to DSC
28 Nov 1944 2nd Bar to DSC

Warship Commands listed for John Bruce Goodenough Temple, RN

HMS Hebe (J 24)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper22 Aug 193927 May 1942
HMS Cadmus (J 230)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper14 Jul 1942Feb 1943
HMS Acute (J 106)A/Cdr.MinesweeperFeb 1943Jan 1944

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Minesweeper HMS Cadmus (J 230)

15 Nov 1942
At 0345 hours on 15 November 1942 the Italian submarine Ascianghi torpedoed and sank the British minesweeper HMS Algerine 5 nautical miles north of Cap Carbon in position 36°45'N, 05°11'E . HMS Cadmus (A/Cdr. J.B.G. Temple, DSC, RN) picks up 32 survivors and land them at Bougie, Algeria.

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