Cecil Athos Newcome Chatwin DSO, RN

Born  10 Mar 1898

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2 Aug 1914 Mid.
15 Nov 1916 A/S.Lt.
15 Jul 1917 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1919 Lt.
15 Jun 1927 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1933 Cdr.

Retired: 21 Jul 1948


26 Jul 1940 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Cecil Athos Newcome Chatwin, RN

HMS Garland (H 37)Cdr.Destroyer25 Mar 1938Late 1939
HMS Wolsey (L 02)Cdr.DestroyerDec 193916 Feb 1940
HMS Fame (H 78)Cdr.Destroyer8 Jul 1940late 1940

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Destroyer HMS Garland (H 37)

16 Sep 1939
While on escort duty in the Mediterranean off Alexandria, HMS Garland (Cdr. C.A.N. Chatwin, RN) is damaged by the accidental explosions of depth charges underneath her own stern. She was under repair at Malta until 16 May 1940. While under repair she was transferred to Poland on 2 May 1940.

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