St. John Reginald Joseph Tyrwhitt DSC, RN

Born  18 Apr 1905
Died  10 Oct 1961(56)

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15 Sep 1925 A/S.Lt.
15 Jun 1926 S.Lt.
15 Mar 1928 Lt.
15 Mar 1936 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1940 Cdr.
31 Dec 1945 Capt.
7 Jul 1955 Rear-Admiral
3 Nov 1958 Vice-Admiral


1 Jan 1942 DSC

Warship Commands listed for St. John Reginald Joseph Tyrwhitt, RN

HMS Defender (H 07)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer1 Apr 193930 Oct 1940
HMS Juno (F 46)Cdr.Destroyer31 Oct 194021 May 1941
HMS Tartar (F 43)Cdr.Destroyer5 Jun 194215 Mar 1944

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Destroyer HMS Tartar (F 43)

26 Mar 1943
HMS Tartar (Cdr. St.J.R.J. Tyrwhitt, DSC, RN) picks up 14 survivors from the French armed trawler FFS Sergent Gouarne that was torpedoed and sunk by U-755 about 25 miles north-east of Alboran Island.

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