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Haagensen, R.S.
to
Hynes, H.W.

   
R.S. Haagensen  to  H.W. Hynes
Haagensen,
Ronald Stanley
R.S. Haagensen 

Son of ... Haagensen, and ... Weights.
Married ...; ... children (one son?).
18.08.1918
Liverpool district, Lancashire
-
11.02.1996
Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
T/S.Lt. (E) 21.09.1942
T/Lt. (E) 03.03.1945
      temporary officer serving under T.124X agreements:
03.11.1942 - (04.)1944 HMS Ravager (escort carrier)
(06.1944) - (01.1945) HMS Stalker (escort carrier) *
(04.1945)     no appointment listed
09.04.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Smiter (escort carrier)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hack,
Harold Roy
"Bob"
H.R. Hack 
04.04.1921 ?
-
1994 ?
South Africa ?
Midsh. 03.12.1938
A/S.Lt. 04.04.1941
S.Lt. 04.04.1942
Lt. 04.10.1943 (reld 1948/49?)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Divison) MBE 01.01.1963 New Year 63: Senior Planning Officer, Federal Department of Conservation and Extension, Rhodesia and Nyasaland

 

Trained at the "General Botha" in Simonstown, South Africa.
05.10.1939 - (04.)1942 HMS Aurania (armed merchant cruiser)
(06.1942)     HMS Whaddon (destroyer) *
(08.1942) - (02.1943) HMS Western Isles (work up base, Tobermory) *
22.02.1943 - (01.)1945 HMS Lewes (destroyer)
(04.1945) - (04.1946) no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hackman,
Leslie
L. Hackman
?
-
T/Lt.
14.02.1940
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Stag
Haddow,
Reginald Andrew
R.A. Haddow
12.10.1909
South Stoneham district, Hampshire
-
07.1991
Southampton district, Hampshire
T/Lt. (E)
30.10.1943
?
-
(10.1944)
no appointment listed 
Haddow,
William
W. Haddow
?
-
T/Lt.
15.04.1940
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Braganza
Hadfield,
Frank Louis
F.L. Hadfield
(03?).1906 ??
Grimsby district, Humberside / Lincolnshire ??
-
T/Skpr.
27.11.1941 [TS 1166]
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Erith
Hadgraft,
James Henry Ernest
J.H.E. Hadgraft
03.08.1907
Boston district, Lincolnshire
-
01.1995
Blackpool and Fylde district, Lancashire
T/A/Skpr.
01.02.1943 [TS 1355]
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Reighton Wyke
Hagan,
William Samuel
W.S. Hagan
(03?).1896
Lisburn district, Ireland
-
T/Cdr. (E) 09.10.1939 (reld > 07.1945, < 04.1946)
Served Merchant Navy (Union Castle Line).
      temporary officer serving under T.124X agreements
09.10.1939 - (07.1945) HMS Pretoria Castle (armed merchant cruiser, then aircraft carrier)
Haggard,
Dudley
D. Haggard
?
-
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
28.01.1927
?
-
(10.1944)
no appointment listed 
Hague,
Arthur
A. Hague
?
-
Lt.
01.11.1938
A/Lt.Cdr.
< 10.1944
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Willowherb
Hague,
John
J. Hague
?
-
Ch.Skpr.
15.12.1935
Skpr.Lt. (retd)
?

RD

?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Beaulne Verneuil
Hague,
John Joseph
J.J. Hague
?
-
T/S.Lt. (E)
18.11.1942



temporary officer serving under T.124X agreements
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Prinses Beatrix
Haigh,
Alfred Fenwick
A.F. Haigh
Married ((09?).1937, Fylde district, Lancashire) Ethel Helena Brogden (born 1915); three sons.
13.01.1910
Hull, Yorkshire
-
Skpr. 01.07.1940 [WS 3497]
Ch.Skpr. 11.07.1945 (reld < 04.1946)
28.08.1940 - (10.)1942 HMS Southern Spray (anti-submarine warfare whaler)
(12.1942) - (08.1943) no appointment listed
21.11.1943 - (07.1945) Commanding Officer, HM HDML 1013 (harbour defence motor launch)
Haigh,
Henry
H. Haigh
?
-
T/Lt.
02.03.1941
?
-
(10.1944)
no appointment listed 
Haigh,
John Edward
J.E. Haigh
?
-
T/Midsh.
17.09.1943
?
-
(10.1944)
no appointment listed 
Haigh,
Laurie
L. Haigh
?
-
T/A/Ch.Skpr.
14.02.1944
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Sarah Hide
Hailstone,
William Blaxland Ernest
W.B.E. Hailstone (Photo courtesy of Mrs Elizabeth Martin-Fisher)
Son of Cdr. Walter Hailstone, RN (1848-1913), and Mary Beatrice Blaxland (1858-1953).
Married (31.08.1934, St Stephen's, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire) Nimet Eve "Diana" Darnelle (04.03.1907-26.07.1972), only daughter of Bernard John Darnelle (French Consular Service) and Mrs Darnelle, of Melbourne, Australia; one daughter.
19.07.1894
Southsea, Hampshire
-
20.11.1965
Devon Central district, Devonshire
T/Midsh. ?
T/S.Lt. 19.07.1916
T/A/Lt. 1917?
T/Lt. 19.07.1918
T/Lt. 09.09.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr. > 12.1941, < 08.1942
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 17.11.1942 for bravery in action and under fire at Tobruk [investiture 07.11.44]
1914 Star 14|15 St - -
British War Medal 1914-1920 BWM 14|20 - -
Victory Medal VM - -
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
Italy Star It St - -
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Education: Glyngarth School Cheltenham; HMS Conway (1908-1911).
Apprentice barque "Edinburgh",1911-1915.
1916 - 1918

served various ships belonging to the Cameroons Expeditionary Force (HMS Hussar, HMS Astroea, HMS Amethyst)

Served Merchant Navy (Master’s Certificate 1919). Joined Blue Funnel 1920.  2nd Mate 1924. Chief 1930. Left 1938.
01.01.1940 - (04.)1940 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for miscellaneous services)
03.07.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Caroline (RN base, Belfast)
27.05.1941 - 15.09.1941 Sea Transport Officer, Tobruk
01.02.1942 - (12.1943) HMS Stag (RN base, Port Said, Egypt)
01.02.1942 - 30.04.1942 Sea Transport Officer, Tobruk (on 07.03.1942 he assisted Capt. F.M. Smith CBE DSO RNR (NOIC Tobruk) to save the burning petrol tanker Cerion)
09.1943 - 20.10.1943 Sea Transport Officer, Aegean (Porto Largo, Leros)
21.02.1944 - (10.)1944 HMS Yeoman (RN base, Thames) (for Divisional Sea Transport Office)
04.10.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Lynx (RN base, Dover)
Halbert,
William Eric
W.E. Halbert
Married ((03?).1939, New Forest district, Hampshire) Ursula Baddeley (29.07.1911-16.09.2003), daughter of Stewart Baddeley (1869-1942) and Ethel Mary Bell (1873-1954); two daughters.
23.11.1907
Toxteth Park district, Lancashire
-
(09?).1947
Uxbridge district, Middlesex
Prob. Lt. 01.11.1937
Lt. ?, seniority 01.11.1937
A/Lt.Cdr. > 06.1944, < 10.1944
Lt.Cdr. 01.11.1945 (reld 06.05.1946) (commission terminated 06.04.1947; medically unfit)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 09.05.1944 minesweeping Western Desert Sweep [decoration posted]
Mention in Despatches MID 03.09.1940 minesweeping
Mention in Despatches MID 31.03.1942 minefield clearance 12.41-01.42
Mention in Despatches MID 28.11.1944 Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
11?.1938     HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)
25.06.1939 - (08.1939) HMS Sutton (twin-screw minesweeper) (Mediterranean) (to complete 9 months' training)
(04.1940) - (02.)1941 HMS Sutton (Hunt class minesweeper) *
28.09.1941 - (12.1943) Commanding Officer, HMS Romney (Bangor class minesweeper)
03.1944 - 27.07.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Whitehaven (Bangor class minesweeper)
(10.1944)     no appointment listed
01.12.1944 - (07.1945) Commanding Officer, HMS Postillion (Algerine class minesweeper)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Halcrow,
James Alexander Smith
J.A.S. Halcrow
Son of Capt. Adam Halcrow (1872-1940), and Jane Smith.
1907 ?
-
09.12.1942
(KIA) [age 35]
[Chatham Naval Memorial]
Midsh. 01.05.1926
A/S.Lt. 04.11.1929
S.Lt. 07.05.1932
Lt. 19.11.1935
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD 10.1942 -
25.04.1936 - 15.05.1936 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
16.05.1936 - 29.05.1936 HMS Defiance (torpedo school ship, Devonport)
30.05.1936 - 1936 HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)
27.09.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Laconia (armed merchant cruiser)
1940 - 03.01.1941 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)
04.01.1941 - (12.1941) First Lieutenant, HMS Sandwich (sloop)
25.04.1942 - 09.12.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Marigold (corvette)
Hales,
Alfred
A. Hales (Photo courtesy of Mr William Riggall) A. Hales (Photo courtesy of Mr William Riggall)
?
-
T/Skpr. 09.10.1939 [TS 182]
T/A/Ch.Skpr. 29.07.1944
T/A/Skpr.Lt. > 01.1945, < 07.1945 (reld < 04.1946)
Mention in Despatches MID 14.06.1945 HM's birthday 45
16.02.1940 - 15.011941 HMS Cordela (minesweeping trawler)
01.04.1941 - (08.1942) HMS Peken (minesweeping trawler)
13.03.1944 - 14.12.1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Sir Galahad (minesweeping trawler) (despatches)

 

Hall,
Harry John
H.J. Hall (Painting by William Dennis Dring. From The National Maritime Museum collection.)
10.10.1909
-
24.05.1994
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Prob. S.Lt.
28.05.1931
S.Lt.
12.07.1933, seniority 28.05.1931
Lt.
06.11.1934
Lt.Cdr.
06.11.1942
Cdr.
31.12.1944 (retd 01.07.1950)

Distinguished Service Order

DSO 
11.05.1943
Operation Torch & U-boat attacks

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
13.10.1942
convoy PQ17

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
21.11.1944
sinking of U671 04.08.44
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
?
?
27.04.1935
-
(07.1935)
HMS Wishart (destroyer) (Mediterranean) (to complete 9 months' training)
05.09.1939
-
(02.1941)
HMS Sheba (RN base, Aden)
01.05.1942
-
07.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Lotus (corvette)
30.12.1943
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Stayner (frigate)
20.09.1944
-
(07.1945)
Office of Naval Assistant to Second Sea Lord, Admiralty [HMS President]
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
(05.1950)


no appointment listed
Hall,
Robert Lindsey
R.L. Hall

Son of Henry James and Mercy Lorraine Hall, of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
1914 ?
-
05.11.1940
(KIA) [age 26]
[Liverpool Naval Memorial, panel 2, column 2]
T/S.Lt. (E)
15.09.1939



serving under the T.124 agreement
15.09.1939
-
05.11.1940
HMS Jervis Bay (armed merchant cruiser)

 

Hall,
William Samuel
W.S. Hall
(06?).1904
Mutford district, Suffolk
-
25.12.1947
Lothingland district, Suffolk
Skpr. 26.01.1938 [WS 2769]
Ch.Skpr. 06.01.1944 (reld < 04.1946)
A/Skpr.Lt. > 08.1942, < 10.1942
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1941 New Year 41
16.10.1939 - 14.11.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Achroite (minesweeping trawler) (despatches)
(02.1941)     HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) *
18.02.1941 - 16.04.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Siesta (minesweeping trawler)
(06.1942) - (08.1942) no appointment listed
(09.1942)     HMS Saker (British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, DC, USA) *
09.1942 - (06.)1943 Commanding Officer, HM BYMS 185 (British yard minesweeper)
(08.1943)     HM MMS 169 (motor minesweeper) *
14.08.1943 - (04.).1944 Commanding Officer, HM MMS 308 (motor minesweeper)
22.04.1944 - (07.1945) Commanding Officer, HM MMS 247 (motor minesweeper)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hammond,
Walter James
W.J. Hammond

Son of William James Hammond and Alice Hammond.
Husband of Margaret Hammond, of West End.
(09?).1895
Pancras district, London / Middlesex
-
31.03.1947
[age 51]
[Marden Cemetery, sec. 2, grave 557]]
T/Lt.
06.12.1939
T/Lt.Cdr.
?
24.12.1939
-
08.11.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Marauder (rescue tug)
02.05.1943
-
31.03.1947
HMS Nimrod (anti-submarine training establishment, Campbeltown) (for duty with rescue tugs) (died on active service)
Hand,
Reginald Hector Edwin

R.H.E. Hand (Photo courtesy of Mr Tim Hutchinson)
Married ((06?).1925, Wellinborough district) ... Clayson.
22.03.1902
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
-
(06?).1982
Lewes district, East Sussex
T/Lt.
22.09.1939
TA/Lt.Cdr.
15.04.1943? (reld < 04.1946)
22.09.1939
-
(02.)1943
HMS Ranchi (armed merchant cruiser)
15.04.1943
-
08.1943
Commanding Officer, HM LST 75 (landing ship, tank)
08.1943
-
11.1944
Commanding Officer, HM LST 214 (landing ship, tank) (Anzio & Normandy)
28.11.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS Dinosaur (Combined Operations base, Troon)
Hannah,
George Henry
"Harry"
G.H. Hannah (Photo courtesy of Mr Phil Hannah)
Son of Skpr. Robert Henry Hannah (swept mines in WWI and lost at sea 01.1920 on steam trawler 'Amber'), and ... Wrigglesworth.
Married; ... children (one son?).
01.01.1912
Hessle, Humberside, Sculcoates district, East Riding of Yorkshire
-
1990 ?
Seaman
21.02.1941 [Lt/JX242624]
T/Skpr.
01.05.1944 [TS 1619] (reld 21.03.1947)
21.02.1941


entered RNR as seaman for 2nd Hand
02.1941
-
05.1943
HMS Our Bairns (auxiliary minesweeping trawler)
05.1943
-
02.1944
HMS Oaklea (trawler?)
02.1944
-
01.05.1944
HMS Sir E.P. Wills (examination service vessel)
01.05.1944
-
12.08.1944
HMS Europa (RNPS Central Depot, Sparrow's Nest, Lowestoft) (for course)
12.08.1944
-
14.08.1945
Second Skipper, HMS Chiltern (auxiliary patrol trawler)
14.08.1945
-
21.10.1945
HMS Europa (RNPS Central Depot, Sparrow's Nest, Lowestoft)
21.10.1945
-
08.12.1945
Second Skipper, HMS Ben Meidie (auxiliary minesweeping trawler)
08.12.1945
-
27.01.1946
HMS Europa (RNPS Central Depot, Sparrow's Nest, Lowestoft)
27.01.1946
-
10.1946
First Lieutenant, HM MMS 233 (motor minesweeper) [HMS Martello (auxiliary patrol base, Lowestoft)]
10.1946
-
21.03.1947
HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness)
Hansen,
Peder
P. Hansen
Son of Hans Rasmus Syventsen and Hilma Elisabeht (née Johannessen).
Husband of Martha Hansen, of Haukerod, Norway.
18.07.1899
Norway
-
09.03.1942
[age 42]
[Lowestoft Naval Memorial, panel 8, column 1]
A/T/Lt. (E)
05.08.1941
05.08.1940
-
09.03.1942
HMS Shera (minesweeping trawler)
Hansen,
Thorbjørn
T. Hansen
10.12.1914
Norway
-
T/S.Lt.
26.08.1940 (commission terminated 28.08.1942?)
14.10.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Skudd III (converted Norwegian whaler)
Hamilton-Hill,
Edward Alfred
E.A. Hamilton-Hill
?
-
Lt.
18.03.1933 (retd)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
11.07.1941
A/Cdr. (retd)
< 07.1945 (reverted to retd 23.02.1946)
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
?
?
King Christian X's Liberty Medal (07.09.1948; mission to Denmark)
(09.1940)


Commanding Officer, HM MTB 14 (motor torpedo boat)
(1944?)


Staff of SHAEF
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
Harkness,
Archibald Ferguson
A.F. Harkness (Photo courtesy of Mrs Philippa Stafford)
Married; two sons, one daughter.
14.05.1911
-
(12?).1961
Lothingland district
A/S.Lt.
22.04.1933
S.Lt.
14.07.1934
Lt.
22.04.1936
17.10.1939, seniority 24.03.1936
A/Lt.Cdr.
early 1942 &
> 02.1943, < 06.1943 till 23.03.1944
Lt.Cdr.
24.03.1944 (reld 27.05.1946) (retd 01.07.1950)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
09.06.1942
passage Black Sea - Alexandria 11.41-02.42
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
01.01.1941
New Year 41
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
12.1943
?
Mention in Despatches MID
08.01.1942
withdrawal from Crete
Mention in Despatches MID
24.02.1942
taking Mikoyan [1stblFmgst?] (for skill and good seamanship)
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1944
New Year 44
Mention in Despatches MID
24.04.1945
bombarding Gothic Line from Adriatic Sea 44
Education: Ayr Academy, Scotland
Joined Merchant Navy, 1927, serving aboard the ships of A Holt & Co, Liverpool, and becoming a Master Mariner.
23.04.1939
-
(09.1939)
HMS Hyperion (destroyer) (Mediterranean) (to complete 9 months' training)
(04.1940)


HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Portsmouth) *
(1940)


HMS Euclase (armed trawler)
07.11.1940
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Skudd III (minesweeping trawler)
18.03.1941
-
(12.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMS Wolborough (anti-submarine warfare trawler)
(1942)


HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria)
(1942)


Tuapse (Soviet ship)
05.04.1942
-
09.09.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Gloxinia (corvette)
10.1943
-
03.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Tetcott (destroyer)
28.06.1944
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Urchin (destroyer)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Harrison,
Lancelot Robert
see: RNVR officers' section  
Hart,
William Percival
W.P. Hart
(09?).1901 ?
Ormskirk, Lancashire ?
-

Prob. T/S.Lt.
29.01.1940
T/S.Lt.
?, seniority 29.01.1940
T/Lt.
29.10.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
< 07.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
23.10.1940
-
(02.1941)
First Lieutenant, HMS Arabis (corvette)
19.08.1944
-
?
Commanding Officer, HMS Pennywort (corvette)
(07.1945)


HMS Pevensey Castle (corvette) *
01.12.1945
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS Loch Fada (frigate)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hartnell,
George Arthur
G.A. Hartnell (Photo courtesy of Mr Peter Brannan)
(03?).1908 ?
St George Hanover Square, London ?
-

Prob. T/Lt.
23.09.1940
T/Lt.
1941, seniority 23.09.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
06.12.1945? (reld > 04.1946)
18.12.1940
-
(02.1941)
First Lieutenant, HMS Tiercel (armed yacht; at times used as armed boarding vessel, accommodation ship & target ship)
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
06.12.1945
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS Carisbrooke Castle (corvette)
Harvey,
Louis Martin
L.M. Harvey
Husband of Esther Harvey, of Anlaby.
(03?).1902
Yarmouth, Norfolk
-
03.02.1941
[age 39]
[Haltemprice (Anlaby Tranby Lane) Cemetery, Yorkshire, grave 211]
Prob. T/Skpr.
26.09.1940 [TS 727]
23.10.1940
-
03.02.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Arctic Trapper (trawler) (ship sunk by aircraft)
Hatton,
Thomas
T. Hatton
Of Chipperfield, Hertfordshire.
?
-
died before 09.1956
A/S.Lt. 08.01.1910
S.Lt. ?
Lt. 09.04.1915 (retd)
Lt.Cdr. (retd) 09.04.1923 (removed from retd 29.11.1954)
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD ? ?
07.08.1941 - (10.)1943 HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness) (for miscellaneous services)
01.10.1943 - (10.1944) HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William)
01.01.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Orlando (RN base, Greenock) (for staff duties on staff of Flag Officer-in-Charge, Greenock)
(04.1946)     HMS Tay (frigate) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hay,
William
W. Hay
1921 ?
-

07.08.1942
(KIA) (age 21)
[Pulborough (st. Mary) Churchyard]
Prob. Midsh.
01.05.1938
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
?
Mention in Despatches MID
20.01.1942
action with enemy Dover 27.11.41
(11.1941)


HM MTB 219 (motor torpedo boat)
31.12.1941
-
07.08.1942
First Lieutenant, HM MTB 45 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS Wasp (Coastal Forces base, Dover)]
Hayes,
Walter
W. Hayes (Photo courtesy of Dominique Henrard)
?
-
?
T/Skpr. 05.09.1939 [WS 2986 & TS 105]
T/A/Ch.Skpr. 06.01.1944
T/A/Skpr.Lt. > 12.1943, < 02.1944
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 01.01.1940 New Year 40 [investiture 06.02.40]
(12.1939)     Commanding Officer, HMS Ray of Hope (drifter) (DSC) *
(12.1939) - (02.1940) no appointment listed
19.02.1940 - 22.02.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Achievable (trawler) (3rd Mine Recovery Flotilla)
(04.1942) - (10.1943) no appointment listed
09.11.1943 - 14.03.1945 Commanding Officer, HM MMS 289 (motor minesweeper)
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
08.1945 - (10.1945) Commanding Officer, HM BYMS 2069 (British Yard minesweeper)
* "But all this (the work of the boffins) took time to evolve, and in the meantime, the drifters of the Mine Recovery Flotilla, or "Vernon's Private navy" as they were quickly called, carried on with their hazardous fishing for mines. In December they were working from Ramsgate when two vessels were called for to tackle a specially dangerous job. Skipper White of Silver Dawn and Skipper Walter Hayes of Ray of Hope volunteered, and went out to shoot their trawls some five miles east of the swept war channel used by the convoys, The two drifters took it in turns to sweep, the other standing by, in waters where parachute mines had been seen to drop. All went well until Ray Of Hope got her sweep fast on the bottom. Skipper Hayes heaved on the winch, drawing his ship back, but in reversing he passed over a magnetic mine, which was promptly triggered off by the metal of her engine and fittings. Ray of Hope went up immediately in a terrific explosion, blowing Skipper Hayes from his bridge. The skipper and his second hand, John Bird, were the only survivors, and were picked up by Silver Dawn along with two or three bodies of dead crew, Though a southbound convoy was passing at the time, no help was forthcoming from its escorts, who would not venture into the dangerous waters. The remainder of the flotilla steamed from Ramsgate to help search for the lost men, but their efforts were fruitless."
Henderson,
James
J. Henderson
?
-
T/Lt. (E)
28.09.1942
Mention in Despatches MID
24.04.1945
firefighting & damage control 31.01.45
15.03.1943
-
(07.1945)
HMS Berry (frigate)
(04.1946)
 
 
HMS Bayfield (Bangor class minesweeper) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Henderson,
John Roderick
J.R. Henderson
1885
-
01.1953
T/Lt. RNVR
10.04.1915
T/Lt.Cdr.
27.08.1939
T/A/Cdr.
28.08.1939?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
02.08.1940
withdrawal of troops from Le Havre [investiture 22.02.41]
28.08.1939
-
(02.)1941
HMS Forward (RN base, Newhaven)
08.04.1941
-
(12.1941)
staff of Commander-in-Chief, Rosyth [HMS Cochrane (RN base, Rosyth)]
(06.1944)
(07.1945)
(04.1946)
-


(04.1946)


HM's Dockyard, Rosyth [HMS Cochrane] 
and for salvage duties
Assistant to Captain of the Dockyard (and for salvage duties)
Hewitt,
Eric
E. Hewitt
Residence: (1970/71) Ty Gwyn, Penman1, Beaumaris, Wales.
18.07.1904
Stoke upon Trent
-
02.1996
Knowlsey, Merseyside
[memorial service 11.05.1996]
Midsh. 01.05.1921
A/S.Lt. 18.07.1925
Lt. 12.06.1928
Lt.Cdr. 12.06.1936
Cdr. 31.12.1941
A/Capt. 15.09.1945?
Capt. 30.06.1947 (retd > 07.1959, < 07.1962)
Mention in Despatches MID 23.11.1943 defence of convoy Eastern Mediterranean air attack 08.43
Letter of Appreciation LoA - bringing ship [SS Mnie de Larrinage] to be sunk as a block ship
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD 08.1940 ?
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD > 05.1953
< 01.1956
?
Education: HMS Conway (1919-1921).
13.06.1927 - (07.1927) submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
28.08.1939 - (04.1940) HMS Alaunia (repair ship)
(02.1941)     HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) *
26.02.1941 - 12.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Aster (corvette)
12.1941 - 31.08.1942 Executive Officer, HMS Shoreham (sloop)
31.08.1942 - 12.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Shoreham (sloop)
20.04.1944 - 23.11.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Whimbrel (sloop) **
12.12.1944 - (07.)1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Pevensey Castle (corvette) & as Senior Officer, 30th Escort Group
15.09.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Sultan (base, Singapore) (for sea transport duties)
11.02.1952     RNR representative at funeral of HM King George VI
14.06.1956 - 1960? RNR ADC to the Queen
Captain Superintendent HMS Conway (school ship since 1953 ashore], Mercantile Marine Services Association), 09.1949-07.1968. Sheriff, High Court of Justice for Anglesy, Wales, 1970-(1971).

* indexed, but not listed as such
** appointment & hence exact dates not confirmed by Navy List, but he was undoubtedly in command for operation Neptune; dates taken from ending & starting dates of predecessor & successor
Heywood,
Peter Walter Kenneth
P.W.K. Heywood
Son of ... Heywood, and ... Manners.
Residence: Laburnam Farm
Waste Lane, Berkswell, Warwickkshire.
(06?).1920
Stockport district, Cheshire / Lancashire
-

Cadet
?
Prob. Midsh.
31.12.1936
Midsh.
?, seniority 31.12.1936
A/S.Lt.
23.03.1940
S.Lt.
23.03.1941
Lt.
23.09.1942
A/Lt.Cdr.
< 04.1946
Lt. RN
09.01.1947, seniority 23.09.1942
Lt.Cdr. RN
23.09.1950 (emgcy 09.12.1951)
Lt.Cdr. (Sp.Br.)
?, seniority 23.09.1950 (retd 31.12.1971)
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
08.10.1956
?
1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star with France and Germany clasp; Burma Star; 1939-45 War Medal; Silver Jubilee Medal 1910-1935; Russian Convoy medal
06.09.1939
-
04.1940
HMS Patroclus (armed merchant cruiser)
05.1940
-
06.1940
HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport)
06.1940
-
01.1941
HMS Cyclops (submarine depot ship, Rothesay)
02.1941
-
07.1942
HMS Rockingham (destroyer)
29.07.1942
-
03.1944
HMS Obdurate (destroyer)
13.04.1944
-
11.1944
HMS Despatch (cruiser)
18.11.1944
-
(07.1945)
HM LST 410 (landing ship, tank)
02.1946
-
01.1947
Commanding Officer, HM LST 3026 (landing ship, tank)
09.01.1947


transferred from RNR to RN
02.1947
-
06.1947
Commanding Officer, HMS Ringdove (coastal minelayer)
06.1947
-
08.1947
course, HMS Safeguard (boom defence depot, Rosyth)
08.1947
-
08.1949
HMS Barneath (boom defence vessel)
10.08.1949
-
08.1951
HMS Cleopatra (cruiser)
(05.1953)


HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) *
Hill,
Harold
H. Hill
?
-
[1959 still alive]
S.Lt.
13.08.1928
Lt.
13.08.1930
Lt.Cdr.
13.08.1938 (retd 1945/46)
Cdr. (retd)
?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
05.01.1943
successful submarine patrol Western Approaches 07.42
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
?
?
02.02.1929
-
(08.1929)
Third Officer, HMS H 31 (submarine)
04.12.1940
-
02.1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Gardenia (corvette)
23.02.1942
-
(02.1943)
Commanding Officer, HMS Sandwich (sloop)
21.12.1944
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HM LST 358 (landing ship, tank)
Hill,
Hugh Alfred
H.A. Hill
(09?).1901
Bangor, Anglesey
-

died between 07.1962 and 08.1973
Prob. S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
29.09.1926, seniority 17.05.1926
Lt.
10.07.1928, seniority 17.05.1928 (retd 11.02.1935; own request)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
17.05.1936
A/Cdr. (retd)
< 07.1945
Cdr. (retd)
13.08.1946, seniority 08.05.1946
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
01.01.1946
New Year 46
Bronze Star Medal (US) BSM
05.11.1946
?
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
10.01.1946
-
22.04.1942
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Wakakura (trawler)
15.07.1943
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS Venture (shore establishment, Suva, Fiji) & Naval Liaison Officer, Fiji
Hill,
Leslie Frederick Lewis
L.F.L. Hill
07.01.1910
Chorlton district, Lancashire
-
10.1994
Claro district, North Yorkshire
Prob. S.Lt.
01.03.1935
S.Lt.
05.10.1936, seniority 01.03.1935
Lt.
26.08.1937, seniority 08.11.1936
A/Lt.Cdr.
< 10.1944
Lt.Cdr.
08.11.1944
Cdr.
31.12.1950 (retd 07.01.1960)
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
07.12.1945
-
28.08.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Seawolf (submarine)
12.1940
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, HMS L 23 (submarine)
21.07.1941
-
(12.1941)
First Lieutenant, HMS Una (submarine)
15.02.1944
-
15.11.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Tuna (submarine)
11.1944
-
19.06.1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Sardonyx (destroyer)
06.1945
-
(10.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Morpeth Castle (corvette)
(04.1946)
 
 
no appointment listed
Hill,
Walter
W. Hill
Son of Benjamin Rowland Hill (1865-), and Sarah Ann Smith.
Husband of Martha Hill, of Isleworth, Middlesex.
1890 ?
-
05.11.1940
(MPK) [age 50]
[Liverpool Naval Memorial, panel 1, column 2]
T/Lt. 15.09.1939
      serving under the T.124 agreements:
15.09.1939 - 05.11.1940 HMS Jervis Bay (armed merchant cruiser) (missing, presumed killed when ship was sunk in the Atlantic by German pocket battleship Admiral Scheer)
Hilldrith,
William
W. Hilldrith
(06?).1901
Hull, Yorkshire
-
T/Skpr.
08.06.1940
Mention in Despatches MID
12.11.1940
attack by enemy aircraft, 2 brought down
(04.1940)


no appointment listed
?
-
23.10.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Arctic Trapper (minesweeping trawler)
Hire,
Carlton Arthur
C.A. Hire
(12?).1909
Cardiff, Glamorgan
-
T/S.Lt. 30.09.1940
T/Lt. 01.10.1942 (reld > 04.1946)
      holding temporary commission under T.124 agreements
(02.1941)     no appointment listed
(12.1941)     HMS Bacchante (RN base, Aberdeen) *
01.09.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Nimrod (anti-submarine establishment, Campbeltown) (for duty with rescue tugs)
01.04.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Badger (minesweeping base, Harwich) (for rescue tugs)
[HMS Jaunty (rescue tug)]
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
Was arrested as a Singapore-based shipbroker by the Dutch authorities for selling arms and vessels to the Indonesian rebels. Along with 3 US men he was sentenced to 7 years' imprisonment in Jan. 1949, but was released on 12 Nov. 1949 after an application for clemency, pointing out that the US citizens had been released two months previously.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hitchcock,
Ernest Albert
E.A. Hitchcock
?
-
T/S.Lt.
13.10.1939
T/Lt.
22.11.1940 (reld < 04.1946)
(04.1940)


no appointment listed
02.10.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS King Sol (anti-submarine trawler)
10.12.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Pennywort (corvette)
24.09.1944
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Borage (corvette)
Hodson,
Frank
F. Hodson
?
-
Skpr.
15.11.1937 [WS 2726]
10.10.1939
-
(04.1940)
Commanding Officer, HMS Brecon Moor

Hodson,
Frederick William
F. Hodson or F.W. Hodson (Drawing courtesy of Mr Nick Clark) ?
?
-
07.1962 still alive
Skpr.
19.07.1937 [WS 2708]
A/Chief Skpr.
14.08.1944 (retd)
05.12.1939
-
(04.1940)
Commanding Officer, HMS Stella Rigel (minesweeping trawler) *
14.12.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Calliope (RN base, Tyne)
* under HMS Stella Rigel is given F. Hodson, but as that person commanded HMS Brecon Moor, it is assumed that it should be F.W. Hodson, who is without appointment in the index of the Navy List
Hodson,
Marmaduke Storr
M.S. Hodson
14.04.1909
Leeds district, Yorkshire
-
09.1997
Thanet district, Kent
Midsh.
01.09.1926
A/S.Lt.
14.04.1930
S.Lt.
26.10.1931
Lt.
18.09.1934
Lt.Cdr.
18.09.1942 (reld from active service < 04.1946)
Cdr.
30.06.1949
Capt.
31.12.1955 (retd 02.06.1964)
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
07.12.1945
-
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
11.12.1962
-
08.02.1940
-
01.08.1940
Second Hand, HMS Oswald (submarine) [ship rammed and sunk by Italian destroyer Ugolino Vivaldi in Ionian Sea] [background story]
08.1940
-
1945?
prisoner of war in Italian/German captivity
29.04.1962
-
28.04.1963
RNR ADC to the Queen
Area Marine Superintendent, U.K. south at Southampton, Union Castle Line.
Hollinshead,
John Geoffrey

J.G. Hollinshead

Son of Alfred and Lily Hollinshead, of Bray, Co. Wicklow, Republic of Ireland.
1918 ?
-
24.11.1941
[age 23]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 60, column 1]
Prob. S.Lt.
09.02.1940
S.Lt. 
1940?, seniority 09.02.1940
(04.1940)


no appointment listed
08.11.1940
-
24.11.1941
HMS Dunedin (cruiser) [torpedoed & sunk by U-124 in South Atlantic]
Holmes,
Herbert
H. Holmes
From Birkenhead.
?
-
died between 07.1952 and 07.1959
S.Lt.
17.05.1926
Lt.
17.05.1928 (retd 24.07.1935)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
17.05.1936 (reverted to retd 04.06.1946)
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
WW II
?
04.12.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Mediterranean) (to complete 12 months' training)
25.11.1939
-
06.02.1940
HMS Resource (repair ship, Mediterranean)
06.02.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Stag (RN base, Port Said)
25.02.1945
-
(07.1945)
Naval Control Service (NCS) duties with Resident Naval Officer (RNO), Cypriot Ports [HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria)]
Holmes,
William Douglas
W.D. Holmes
?
-

died between 07.1962 and 08.1973 ?
Prob. Paym.S.Lt.
01.03.1937
Paym.S.Lt.
29.12.1937, seniority 01.03.1937
Paym.Lt. = Lt. (S)
01.03.1939
A/Lt.Cdr. (S)
< 04.1944
Lt.Cdr. (S)
01.03.1947 (retd 08.12.1954)
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
10.04.1946
-
01.12.1939
-
(12.1941)
HMS Sheba (RN base, Aden)
16.02.1944
-
(01.)1945
HMS Malaya (battleship)
08.06.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Glenearn (armed troop carrier)
(04.1946)


HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hoodless,
Colin Arthur
C.A. Hoodless
(03?).1906
Steyning district, Sussex
-
11.03.1964
Plymouth
T/Lt.
20.11.1939
1940?, seniority 23.10.1940
A/T/Lt.Cdr.
07.1943? (reld < 04.1946)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
14.05.1946
attack 03.07.42 [award posted]
20.11.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Derbyshire (armed merchant cruiser)
06.11.1940
-
(06.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Le Tiger (auxiliary anti-submarine warfare trawler)
07.1943
-
(10.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Jasmine (corvette)
09.06.1945
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Tintagel Castle (corvette)
Master Mariner. Captain of the Research Vessels "Sabella" & "Sarsia" of the Marine Biological Association, 1950/60s.
Houchen,
George William
G.W. Houchen

(12?).1906
Wayland, Norfolk
-
16.03.1966
Falmouth, Cornwall
Midsh.
01.09.1923
A/S.Lt.
02.04.1928
S.Lt.
28.02.1931
Lt.
06.02.1932
Lt.Cdr.
06.02.1940
A/Cdr.
> 07.1945, < 04.1946
Cdr.
31.12.1947
Capt.
31.12.1955 (retd 13.10.1961)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
11.07.1940
HM's birthday 40 [investiture 03.09.40]
Mention in Despatches MID
03.03.1942
torpedoing of HMS Cossack 23.10.41
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
06.08.1942
?
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
1954/55?
1st clasp
20.05.1931
-
(01.1932)
HMS H 31 (submarine) (5th Submarine Flotilla, Portsmouth)
05.09.1939
-
(04.)1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Northern Foam (anti-submarine warfare trawler)
18.12.1940
-
(08.)1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Carnation (corvette)
27.08.1942
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Kale (frigate)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
Master Mariner.
Hough,
John Stafford
J.S. Hough (Photo: Prince of Wales Sea Training School Society)
Son of ... Hough, and ... Carr.
05.01.1916
Plymouth district, Devon
-
11.1987

Dover, Kent
Lt.
05.01.1941 (retd 1945/46)
Cdr. (retd?)
?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
14.06.1945
HM's birthday 45
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
?
?
10.1942
-
(06.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Kittiwake (sloop)
01.07.1945
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Charlock (corvette)
1956
-
1964
Commanding Officer, Prince of Wales Sea Training School
1964
-

Deputy General Secretary, British Shipping Society
Howe,
Benjamin Clarence
B.C. Howe (Photo courtesy of Mr Brian Smith) B.C. Howe (Photo courtesy of Mr Brian Smith)
B.C. Howe (Photo courtesy of Mr Brian Smith)
(03?).1888
Caistor district, Lincolnshire
-
T/Lt. (E) 23.04.1941
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (E) 05.1945 (reld < 04.1946)
Served on the passenger vessel "Caledonia" when she was requisitioned for war in Dec 1939, and finally became HMS Goatfell.
23.04.1941 - (01.)1945 Chief Engineer, HMS Goatfell (paddle minesweeper, then anti-aircraft ship) [19.06.1945 HMS Pembroke (additional, not to join) on paying off [date to be reported]]
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
Howe,
John Samuel
J.S. Howe
(03?).1891 ??
Mutford district, Norfolk / Suffolk ??
-
died between 07.1962 and 08.1973
Wt. Offr.
?
Skpr.
01.07.1924 [WS 2329] (retd 1940?)
A/Ch. Skpr. (retd)
31.12.1943
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
1939
?
1914-1915 Star; British War Medal 1914-1920; Victory Medal
(04.1940)
-
(12.1941)
HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta) *
(10.1944)


no appointment listed
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Howes,
Walter George Robert
W.G.R. Howes
(03?).1898
Lowestoft?, Mutford district, Suffolk
-

(12?).1964
Yarmouth district, Norfolk
T/Skpr.
09.11.1939
T/A/Ch.Skpr.
03.01.1945 (reld < 04.1946)
09.02.1940
-
13.10.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Summer Rose (auxiliary patrol drifter)
(02.1941)


HMS Europa (RN base, Lowestoft) *
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Howson,
John
J. Howson
22.11.1871
Whitehaven, Cumberland
-

09.05.1948
Lt.
?
Lt.Cdr.
>
Cdr.
30.06.1918 (retd)
Capt. (retd)
30.06.1923
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
1919
?
Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (pre-1941 model) RD
?
?
1887


entered Mercantile Marine, doing service in sailing vessels until 1895
1895


Extra Master's Certificate, joined the Pacific Steam Navigation Co.
1896


obtained commission in the Royal Naval Reserve
1900
-
1902
served in a chartered Naval Transport during S. African War (medal and clasp)
1902
-
1903
served Royal Navy
1906


transferred to Royal Mail Steam Packet Co, commanding several of their vessels, 1910-1914
1914
-
1918
served in Royal Navy (1914-1917 RN Harwich force, North Sea & 1918-1919 Flag Lieutenant to Commander-in-Chief, Nore Command)
1919


commanded Hospital Ship attached to Black Sea Naval Squadron
1919
-
1921
commanded Royal Mail Steam Packet Company's vessels
1939
-
1940
served in Atlantic convoys (1939-40), Norway (1940), and Dunkirk (1940)
1940
-
1941
Staff Officer, HQ Western Approaches
1941
-
1943
served in Mediterranean (1941-42), and Madagascar (1942), and took part in Malta convoys (1942), and the landings in North Africa (1942), Sicily (1943), and Italy (1943)
1944


Senior Naval Officer, Persian Gulf
1946


[Senior Naval Officer], Delhi
Hubbard,
Robert Lancelot Fortescue
R.L.F. Hubbard
16.03.1887
Lewisham district, Greater London / Kent / London
-
(06?).1972

Honiton district, Devonshire
Cdr.
31.12.1925
Capt.
31.12.1934 (retd)
A/Cdre. 2nd cl. (retd)
04.01.1943
Cdre. 2nd cl. (retd)
15.09.1945
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
?
?
Royan Naval Reserve Decoration RD
?
?
04.01.1943
-
(08.1943)
Commodore of Ocean Convoys [HMS Eaglet]
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
Hudson,
Huberht Taylor "Buddha"
no typing error: Huberht
H.T. Hudson
17.09.1886
Islington, London
-
15.06.1942
(KIA) [age 55]
[Liverpool Naval Memorial]
Cdr.
30.06.1927
Capt.
30.06.1935 (retd > 08.1939, < 08.1942)
A/Cdre. 2nd cl.
26.12.1940
Royan Naval Reserve Decoration RD
?
-
1914 -
1916
member (navigator) of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
07.05.1939
-
(08.1939)
tactical course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(10.1940)
 
 
no appointment listed
26.12.1940
-
15.06.1942
Commodore of Ocean Convoys [HMS Eaglet] (convoy HG84 etc.)



also: RNR ADC to the King
Hughes,
Alexander [Ian]
"Alex"
A. Hughes A. Hughes
A. Hughes (Photo courtesy of Mrs Anne Etherton) A. Hughes
A. Hughes A. Hughes

From Pittenweem, Fife.

1911 ?
-
died between 07.1962 and 08.1967 ?
Prob. S.Lt. 29.03.1939
S.Lt. 1940?, seniority 29.03.1939
Lt. 05.05.1940
Lt.Cdr. 05.05.1948 (retd > 01.1959)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 10.07.1945 Operations Arakan coast 44-45 [decoration posted]
Mention in Despatches MID 10.07.1945 Operation Baboon (operations on the Arakan coast 03.45)
Mention in Despatches MID 23.10.1945 beach reconnaissance Far East 09.06.45
Royan Naval Reserve Decoration RD 08.02.1950 -
? - ? HMS St Vincent (boys' training establishment, Forton)
01.11.1939 - (06.)1940 HMS Montclare (armed merchant cruiser)
06.07.1940 - (07.)1940 French Ship La Melpomène
23.09.1940 - (10.)1940 HMS Seaborn (accounting base for 3rd Battle Squadron, Halifax, NS)
06.10.1940 - (12.1941) First Lieutenant, HMS Buxton (destroyer)
(02.1942)     no appointment listed
25.02.1942 - (04.)1943 Navigating Officer, HMS Havelock (destroyer)
(06.1943)     HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth ) *
05.1943 - 05.03.1944 Navigating Officer, HMS Slinger (escort carrier)
06.03.1944 - (07.)1945 HMS Copra (Combined Operations pay & drafting office) (for Combined Operations Pilotage Parties (COPP):
 1944 - 1945 COPP 3 (1) (Recommission) (Naval Party 775 & HMS Lanka (RN base, Colombo, Ceylon))
01.12.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Appledore (Combined Operations base & training establishment, Fremingham Camp, Appledore)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hughes,
Richard [Gladstone]
R. Hughes
From Anglesey, North Wales.
?
-
01.1952
Cochin, India (drowned)
[buried at St Andrews, Cochin 26.01.1952]
T/Lt.
03.12.1941 (reld 11.06.1947)
09.01.1942
-
1942
HMS Lucifer (RN base, Swansea)
1942
-
1945?
HMS Stag (RN base, Port Said)
21.02.1945
-
12.1945
HMS Calliope (RN base, Tyne)
12.1945
-
(04.)1946
HMS Braganza (RN base, Bombay, India)
1946
-
(06?).1947
HMS Highflyer (RN base, Trincomalee) (possibly as Sea Transport Officer)
Captain of the new Scidia Steam's 'Jalapadma' after the war and was drowned in Cochin in 1952 during a transfer from ship to shore.
Hughes,
William John
W.J. Hughes
From Moelfre, Anglesey, North Wales.
Married; two sons.

1903 ?
-
1992 ?

T/Lt.
04.05.1941 (reld 02.11.1945)
Served on the ships Yewbank, Brereton, Wild Rose, Barrhead, Wildfire, Laomedon, Rooke, Elsie Thomas, Primrose, Guelder Rose, Yewhill and Yewmount Jim, and as master of the ships Hubbastone, Monkstone, and the M. V. Richmond Queen and the M. V. Kestor, his first command, in 1937.
09.1941
-
(08.1942)
Commanding Officer, HMS Barrhead (boom defence vessel)



HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness)
07.01.1944
-
(07.1945)
Navigating Officer, HMS Laomedon (boom carrier)



HMS Rooke (boom defence central depot, Rosyth)
Hulse,
John Norman
J.N. Hulse
13.08.1907
-
24.12.1998
Seaford, Eastbourne district, East Sussex
Prob. S.Lt.
12.02.1930
S.Lt.
26.08.1930, seniority 12.02.1930
Lt.
12.02.1932
Lt.Cdr.
12.02.1940
Cdr.
31.12.1943 (retd 01.12.1944) (re-instated on Active List ?) (reverted to retd 01.07.1950) (re-instated on Acticve List 25.10.1951) (reverted to retd 13.08.1957)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
01.01.1944
New Year 44 [decoration posted]
Mention in Despatches MID
11.07.1940
HM's birthday 40
Royan Naval Reserve Decoration RD
07.1943
-
04.12.1939
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Northern Princess (armed boarding vessel)
06.06.1941
-
07.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Antwerp (armed merchant cruiser)
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed
Suez Canal  pilot. Master Mariner.
Hummel,
Guy Horton
G.H. Hummel
Son of Robert Horton Hummel, and Ethel Mary Hummel (née ...) (died 1943).
Married ((09?).1937, Isle of Wight) ... Saunders; ... children (one son?).
30.10.1901
Bromley district, Greater London / Kent
-
(03?).1978
South East Hampshhire district
Prob. T/Lt.
18.01.1940
T/Lt.
1940, seniority 18.01.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
< 10.1944 (reld < 04.1946)
Mention in Despatches MID
02.10.1942
Operation Jubilee (Dieppe raid 08.42)
(10.1940)
 
 
HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) *
(02.1941)


HM ML 157 (motor launch) *
10.10.1941
-
(02.1943)
HMS Calliope (RN base, Tyne)
(08.1942)


Commanding Officer, HM SGB 5 (steam gun boat) (despatches)
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed
13.11.1944
-
(01.)1945
Commanding Officer, HM LST 361 (landing ship, tank) & Flotilla Commander, 1st LST Flotilla
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hunter,
Frederick Alfred George
F.A.G. Hunter
Married (12.1933, Southampton district, Hampshire) Doris E. White; two sons, two daughters.
Residence: (1944) Southampton, Hampshire.
24.09.1903
Islington, London
-
28.09.1963
Southampton, Hampshire
Prob. S.Lt.
25.04.1927
S.Lt.
20.04.1932, seniority 25.04.1927
Lt.
02.05.1931 (retd 12.03.1939)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
02.05.1939 
A/Cdr. (retd)
01.10.1941? (reverted to retd < 04.1946)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
08.06.1944
HM's birthday 44 [investiture 07.11.44]
Mention in Despatches MID
02.06.1943
HM's birthday 43
Royan Naval Reserve Decoration RD
1942?
-
14.01.1933
-
1933
Pangbourne
03.10.1937
-
16.10.1937
HMS Defiance (torpedo school ship, Devonport)
17.10.1937
-
1937
HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)
04.12.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Forte (RN base, Falmouth)
(10.1940)
-
(02.1941)
HMS Forte (RN base, Falmouth) *
01.10.1941
-
(07.1945)
HMS Leigh (RN base, Southend on Sea) (DSC, despatches)
Joined the Union Castle Line where he was assistant cargo superintendent at
Southampton up till his death.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hynes,
Herbert William
H.W. Hynes
?
-
T/Lt. (E)
01.02.1943
(10.1944)
-
(07.1945)
HMS Montserrat (frigate) *
(04.1946)
 
 
HMS Ferret (RN base, Londonderry) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
 
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