John Dudley Birch DSC, RD, RNR
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|28 Oct 1928|| ||Lt.|
|28 Oct 1936|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1942|| ||Cdr.|
Retired: 7 Jun 1954
|Dec 1941|| ||RD|
|4 Jul 1944|| ||DSC|
Warship Commands listed for John Dudley Birch, RNR
|HMS Rockrose (K 51)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||6 Aug 1941||6 Jul 1942|
|HMS Nene (K 270)||Cdr.||Frigate||28 Jan 1943||6 Mar 1944|
|HMCS Qu'appelle (H 69)||Cdr.||Destroyer||12 Jul 1944||9 Sep 1944|
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24 Feb 1944 (position 47.19, -26.00)
U-257 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in approximate position 47°19'N, 26°00'W, by depth charges from the Canadian frigate HMCS Waskesiu (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Fraser, RCNR) and the British frigate HMS Nene (Cdr. J.D. Birch, RNR).
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