Stuart Austen Buss DSC, RN

Born  26 Mar 1900
Died  13 Nov 1943(43)HMS Dulverton (L 63)

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15 Jan 1921 S.Lt.
15 Aug 1922 Lt.
15 Aug 1930 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1940 Cdr.


11 Aug 1935 MVO
1 Jan 1944 DSC (posthumous)
4 Apr 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID) (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for Stuart Austen Buss, RN

HMS Electra (H 27)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer31 Jul 193928 Jan 1941
HMS Punjabi (F 21)Cdr.Destroyer28 Feb 194114 Jan 1942
HMS Dulverton (L 63)Cdr.Escort destroyerJan 194313 Nov 1943 (+)

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Destroyer HMS Electra (H 27)

4 Sep 1939
HMS Electra (Lt.Cdr. S.A. Buss, MVO, RN) and HMS Escort (Lt.Cdr. J. Bostock, RN) together pick up 481 survivors from the British passenger ship Athenia which was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-30 about 250 miles west of Inishtrahull in position 56°44'N, 14°05'W.

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