Harold Malcolm Collier, RNR

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30 Jul 1939 S.Lt.
30 Apr 1940 Lt.
30 Apr 1948 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1954 Cdr.
30 Jun 1962 Capt.

Retired: 30 Jun 1967


18 Apr 1958 Clasp to RD
17 Jun 1966 2nd Clasp to RD

Warship Commands listed for Harold Malcolm Collier, RNR

HMS Anglia (4.62)Lt.Armed boarding vesselearly 194122 Nov 1941
HMS Valse (T 151)Lt.ASW Trawler24 Sep 19424 Aug 1943
HMS Burdock (K 126)Lt.Corvette3 Mar 1944mid 1945

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Corvette HMS Burdock (K 126)

7 Jul 1944
BAY OF BISCAY. HMS Burdock picked up approx. 200 survivors from torpedoed Fighter Direction Tender 216.(FDT 216). FDT 216 was torpedoed by a Junkers 88,as it was sinking the order to abandon ship was given and the ship deliberately sunk to keep it out of enemy hands. Five crew were lost, 1565310 ACI J H Ferguson RAFVR. 1036266 LAC J Gaughan RAFVR. 1001089 Cpl. G Logan RAFVR. 1434174 LAC R J Peckham MID RAFVR.1681468 ACI T C Rolt. RAFVR. My father Alan Hamilton was a survivor and is still with us at the grand age of 89. (1)


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