Harry Sidmouth-Willing DSC, RNVR

Born  6 Feb 1903
Died  Jul 1964(61)


1 Feb 1941 T/Lt.


16 Aug 1940 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Harry Sidmouth-Willing, RNVR

HMS Stafnes (FY 192)T/Lt.ASW Trawler8 Mar 19432 May 1943
HMS Veleta (T 130)T/Lt.ASW Trawler27 Jul 194327 Nov 1943
HMS Yestor (T 222)T/Lt.ASW TrawlerNov1943Dec 1944

Career information

Awarded DCS for action at Dunkirk, where he went with the Little Ships (Rummy II) when he was a Sea Cadet Captain (Twickenham Sea Cadets) – not in the RN. But was recommended for a medal as he was in uniform. First (and only?) civilian to get a DSC.

After Dunkirk joined the RNRV and saw action on corvettes in the Atlantic. After the war was stationed on HMS Victory .

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