John Valentine Wilkinson DSC, RN
|Born||14 Feb 1914||Ingleton, Durham, England, U.K.|
|Died||13 Sep 1986||(72)||Bury Sint Edmunds, Suffolk, England, U.K.|
Retired: 31 May 1961
Warship Commands listed for John Valentine Wilkinson, RN
|HMS Zetland (L 59)||Lt.||Escort destroyer||26 May 1942||9 Feb 1944|
|HMS Carron (R 30)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||25 Sep 1944||mid 1946|
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Escort destroyer HMS Zetland (L 59)
30 Jan 1943
HMS Zetland (Lt. J.V. Wilkinson, RN) part of the same convoy escort as HMS Samphire (Lt.Cdr. F.T. Renny, DSC, RNR) arrived back at the scene of the sinking after an asdic search for the submarine of about 20 minutes. They found men in the water, shouting and screaming. Zetland launched a boat but picked up only four survivors from HMS Samphire who were landed at Bone. (1)
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