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HMS Dipper

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Those known to have sailed in

HMS Dipper

during the Second World War 1939-1945.

  • Daunt John Achilles. Mech.
  • Hall George. LSA(TY)

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Mech. John Achilles Daunt HMS Royal Arthur Fleet Air Arm

My uncle, John Achilles Daunt, served at:
  • HMS Royal Arthur from 22nd June until 1st July 1943
  • HMS Gosling from 13th July until 18th September 1943
  • HMS Daedalus from 14th September until 17th October 1943
  • HMS Gannet from 24th February 1944 until 19th March 1944
  • HMS Daedalus from 17th October 1944 until 12th December 1944
  • HMS Merlin from 13th December 1944 until 17th January 1946
  • HMS Flycatcher March 1946 and HMS Dipper April 1946.

    He left the Navy in August 1946 to join the Palestine police and was killed in March 1947. He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

    I have copies of the certificate of service S-459. What does UCH/77477 in the `Nature of Decoration' mean in the section medals, clasps?

  • Owen Daunt

    LSA(TY) George Hall Drake HMS Dipper

    George Hall was my father. I have recently found his Certificate of History and found he served on HMS Dipper from 17 June 1946 to 15 September 1946. He served in the Navy from 24 September 1942 until 15 September 1946 when he was "Released in Class 'A'. He also served on HMS Colossus from 29 October 1945 to 26 April 1946 when it took part in the evacuation of Japanese prisoners of war, converting the flight deck into a playground for the children. He said he used to make up a crew if a ship came in needing someone. He worked on convoy protection as a depth charge setter.

    Kenneth Hall

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