William Scott Thomas DSC, RN

Born  5 Nov 1903Rhyl, Flintshire, Wales
Died  28 Oct 1983(79)Sussex, England

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15 Jan 1924 A/S.Lt.
30 Aug 1924 S.Lt.
30 May 1926 Lt.
30 May 1934 Lt.Cdr.
5 Nov 1948 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 5 Nov 1948


16 Aug 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
14 Jan 1941 DSC
14 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for William Scott Thomas, RN

HMS Impulsive (D 11)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer19 Nov 1937Jan 1942
HMS Verulam (R 28)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer20 Sep 194320 Sep 1944

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Destroyer HMS Impulsive (D 11)

20 Mar 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Having completed a minelaying mission of Ile de Batz (Operation G.U.) during the night of 19/20 March 1941, HMS Icarus (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Maud, DSC and Bar, RN), HMS Impulsive (Lt.Cdr. W.S. Thomas, DSC, RN) and HMS Intrepid (Cdr. R.C. Gordon, DSO, RN), arrived at Dartmouth at 0715/20. (1)


  1. ADM 199/655

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