John Travis Beaufoy Birch DSO, DSC, RN
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|1 Nov 1931|| ||S.Lt.|
|1 Nov 1933|| ||Lt.|
|1 Nov 1941|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
Retired: 2 Aug 1954
Warship Commands listed for John Travis Beaufoy Birch, RN
John Travis Beaufoy Birch was born on 14 July 1910 to John Kenneth Beaufoy Birch and Janet Elizabeth Clay
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30 Oct 1942 (position 32.30, 33.00)
German U-boat U-559 was sunk in the Mediterranean north-east of Port Said, in position 32°30'N, 33°00'E, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Pakenham (Capt. E.B.K. Stevens, DSO, DSC, RN), HMS Petard (Lt.Cdr. M. Thornton, DSC, RN), HMS Hero (Lt. W. Scott, DSC, RN) and the British escort destroyers HMS Dulverton (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Petch, DSO, OBE, RN), HMS Hurworth (Lt.Cdr. J.T.B. Birch, DSO, DSC, RN), after being located by a British Vickers Wellesley aircraft (47 Sqn RAF/F).
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