John Kenneth Beaufoy Birch, RN

Born  29 Aug 1880
Died  14 Aug 1940(59)RNH Haslar (HMS Rion)

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15 May 1897 Mid.
15 Nov 1900 S.Lt.
31 Dec 1902 Lt.
31 Dec 1910 Lt.Cdr.
29 Aug 1920 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 28 Jul 1920


Warship Commands listed for John Kenneth Beaufoy Birch, RN

HMS Rion (FY 024)Cdr. (retired)Armed Yacht13 Jul 19408 Aug 1940

Career information

Died of wounds on 14 Auhust 1940. The wounds were sustained in action on 8 August 1940 when HMS Rion was attacked by German aircraft.

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