Lionel Rupert Knyvet Tyrwhitt DSO, DSC, RN

Born  9 Aug 1903
Died  26 Mar 1942(38)HMS Jaguar

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15 Jan 1924 A/S.Lt.
15 Oct 1924 S.Lt.
15 Oct 1926 Lt.
15 Oct 1934 Lt.Cdr.


24 Apr 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
4 Apr 1941 DSC
11 Nov 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
20 Dec 1941 DSO
8 Jan 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
3 Feb 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Lionel Rupert Knyvet Tyrwhitt, RN

HMS Hasty (H 24)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer14 Jul 193910 Dec 1941
HMS Jaguar (F 34)Lt.Cdr.DestroyerDec 194126 Mar 1942 (+)

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Destroyer HMS Hasty (H 24)

2 Oct 1940 (position 33.09, 26.24)
The Italian submarine Berillo is depth charged and sunk by the British destroyers HMS Hasty (Lt.Cdr. L.R.K. Tyrwhitt, RN), HMS Havock (Cdr. R.E. Courage, DSO, DSC, RN) south of Crete in position 33°09'N, 26°24'E.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
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