Richard John Hollis Couch DSC, RN

Born  16 Nov 1907
Died  1 Sep 1940(32)HMS Esk

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1 Jan 1928 A/S.Lt.
16 Oct 1928 S.Lt.
16 Feb 1931 Lt.
16 Feb 1939 Lt.Cdr.


23 Dec 1939 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
16 Aug 1940 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Richard John Hollis Couch, RN

HMS Esk (H 15)Lt.Destroyer14 Feb 19381 Sep 1940 (+)

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Destroyer HMS Esk (H 15)

9 May 1940
The mine laying destroyers HMS Express (Cdr. J.G. Bickford, DSC, RN), HMS Esk (Lt.Cdr. R.J.H. Couch, RN) and HMS Intrepid (Cdr. R.G. Gordon, RN) lay 180 mines in known German swept channels in operation XMG.

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