John Hugh Lewes DSC, RN

Born  30 Jun 1900
Died  3 May 1961(60)Bittescombe Manor, Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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15 Aug 1916 Mid.
15 May 1918 A/S.Lt.
15 Jan 1919 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1921 Lt.
15 Apr 1928 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1945 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 30 Jun 1945


16 Aug 1940 DSC
28 Nov 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
4 Sep 1945 CBE

Warship Commands listed for John Hugh Lewes, RN

HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)Lt.Cdr.Sloop16 Apr 194015 Nov 1940
HMS Intrepid (D 10)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer16 Sep 1941Jun 1942

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Sloop HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)

28 May 1940
HMS Bideford (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Lewes, RN) took part in the evacuation of troops from Dunkirk.

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