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.Corvette6 Aug 19416 Jul 1942
HMS Nene (K 270)Cdr.Frigate28 Jan 19436 Mar 1944
HMCS Qu'appelle (H 69)Cdr.Destroyer12 Jul 19449 Sep 1944

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Frigate HMS Nene (K 270)

24 Feb 1944 (position 47.19, -26.00)
German U-boat 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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