John Mark Symonds Cox DSC, RN

Born  15 Dec 1908
Died  15 Mar 1941(32)HMS Britomart (J 22)

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1 May 1929 A/S.Lt.
1 Dec 1929 S.Lt.
1 May 1931 Lt.
1 May 1939 Lt.Cdr.


1 Jan 1940 DSC
7 Jun 1940 Bar to DSC

Warship Commands listed for John Mark Symonds Cox, RN

HMS Scorpion (i) (T 67)Lt.River gunboat25 Dec 19386 Sep 1939
HMS Halcyon (J 42)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper8 Apr 194030 May 1940
HMS Britomart (J 22)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper28 May 194015 Mar 1941 (+)

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Minesweeper HMS Britomart (J 22)

15 Mar 1941
Dive-bombed by single aircraft. Bomb struck wardroom killing the commanding officer JMS Cox (and others?) (1)


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