John Harvey Forbes Crombie DSO, RN

Born  16 Feb 1900

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1 Jan 1916 Mid.
15 Jan 1918 A/S.Lt.
15 Sep 1918 S.Lt.
15 Sep 1920 Lt.
15 Sep 1928 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1934 Cdr.
30 Jun 1941 Capt.
7 Jul 1950 Rear Admiral

Retired: 22 Oct 1953


1 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
26 May 1942 DSO
1 Jan 1952 CB

Warship Commands listed for John Harvey Forbes Crombie, RN

HMS Bramble (i) (J 11)Capt.Minesweeper22 Jul 194115 Nov 1942

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Minesweeper HMS Bramble (i) (J 11)

31 Jan 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Around 1300 hours, HMS Bramble (Capt. J.H.F. Crombie, RN) and HMS Hebe (Lt.Cdr. J.B.G. Temple, DSC, RN), arrived at Scapa Flow after convoy escort duty. (1)


  1. ADM 199/429

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