John Leslie Younghusband DSC, RN

Born  8 Sep 1899

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2 Aug 1914 Mid.
15 Jul 1917 A/S.Lt.
15 Mar 1918 S.Lt.
15 Dec 1919 Lt.
15 Dec 1927 Lt.Cdr.
8 Sep 1944 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 8 Sep 1944


11 Jul 1940 DSC
27 Aug 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for John Leslie Younghusband, RN

HMS Wild Swan (D 62)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer31 Jul 193922 Aug 1940

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Destroyer HMS Wild Swan (D 62)

11 Mar 1940
HMS Wild Swan (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Younghusband, RN) picks up 42 survivors from the Dutch tanker Eulota that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-28 about 130 nautical miles west of Ushant in position 48°35'N, 08°22'W.

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