Jack Grant Bickford DSO, DSC, RN

Born  12 Jun 1897Cornwall, England
Died  1 Sep 1940(43)HMS Express (H 61)


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Ranks

25 Mar 1915 Mid.
15 Sep 1916 S.Lt.
15 Sep 1918 A/Lt..
15 May 1919 Lt.
15 May 1927 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1932 Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Capt.

Decorations

23 Dec 1939 DSC
16 Aug 1940 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Jack Grant Bickford, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Express (H 61)Cdr.Destroyer25 Aug 19391 Sep 1940 (+)

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Destroyer HMS Express (H 61)


13 Mar 1940
On or around 13 March 1940 German U-boat U-44 hit a mine in the barrage Field No. 7 laid by the British destroyers HMS Express (Cdr. J.G. Bickford, DSC, RN) HMS Esk (Lt.Cdr. R.J.H. Couch, RN), HMS Icarus (Cdr. C.D. Maud, DSC, RN) and HMS Impulsive (Lt.Cdr. W.S. Thomas, RN) on 3 March 1940.

6 Apr 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
On 6 April 1940 German U-boat U-1 hit a mine in the barrage Field No. 7 laid by the British destroyers HMS Express (Cdr. J.G. Bickford, DSC, RN) HMS Esk (Lt.Cdr. R.J.H. Couch, RN), HMS Icarus (Cdr. C.D. Maud, DSC, RN) and HMS Impulsive (Lt.Cdr. W.S. Thomas, RN) on 3 March 1940.

2 Aug 1940
On or around 2 August 1940 German U-boat U-25 hit a mine in the barrage Field No. 7 laid by the British destroyers HMS Express (Cdr. J.G. Bickford, DSC, RN) HMS Esk (Lt.Cdr. R.J.H. Couch, RN), HMS Icarus (Cdr. C.D. Maud, DSC, RN) and HMS Impulsive (Lt.Cdr. W.S. Thomas, RN) on 3 March 1940.


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