Anthony Wass Buzzard DSO, OBE, RN

Born  28 Apr 1902


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Ranks

15 Jan 1922 A/S.Lt.
30 Aug 1922 S.Lt.
30 Sep 1923 Lt.
30 Sep 1931 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1935 Cdr.
31 Dec 1941 Capt.
8 Jan 1951 Rear-Admiral

Decorations

11 Jul 1940 DSO
8 Apr 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
14 Oct 1941 OBE
1 Jan 1953 CB

Warship Commands listed for Anthony Wass Buzzard, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Gurkha (i) (F 20)Cdr.Destroyer5 Feb 19409 Apr 1940
HMS Glory (62)Capt.Aircraft Carrier1 Nov 1944Sep 1946

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Gurkha (i) (F 20)


23 Feb 1940 (position 60.32, -6.14)
German U-boat U-53 was sunk in the North Sea in the mid Orkneys, in position 60°32'N, 06°14'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Gurkha (Cdr. A.W. Buzzard, RN)


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