Geoffrey Herbert Walker DSC, RNVR

Born  22 Jan 1915Newcastle, Northumberland
Died  17 Feb 1945(30)HMS Bluebell


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Ranks

8 Oct 1938 S.Lt.
23 Apr 1940 Lt.

Decorations

1 Jan 1944 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Geoffrey Herbert Walker, RNVR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS GaulS.Lt.ASW Trawler5 Feb 19403 May 1940 (1)
HMS Bluebell (K 80)Lt.Corvette7 May 194217 Feb 1945 (+)

Career information

On 8 Oct 1937 Walker joined the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR), Tyne division. Prior to that he had finished a degree at Tinity College at Cambridge in 1936.

His first command, the armed trawler HMT Gaul was sunk on 3 May 1940 by German dive bombers in Kroken Bay near Namsos, Norway. He then joined the corvette HMS Bluebell, first as its First Lieutenant and then as the Commanding Officer.

Geoffrey did not marry and had no children.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

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