John Henry Wallace DSC, RN

Born  4 Nov 1909

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1 Jan 1930 A/S.Lt.
16 Sep 1930 S.Lt.
1 Oct 1932 Lt.
1 Oct 1940 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 4 Nov 1954


2 Oct 1942 DSC

Warship Commands listed for John Henry Wallace, RN

HMS Calpe (L 71)Lt.Cdr.Escort destroyer21 Aug 194110 Oct 1942
HMS Penylan (L 89)Lt.Cdr.Escort destroyer10 Oct 19423 Dec 1942
HMS Anthony (H 40)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer25 Jan 194311 Sep 1944

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Destroyer HMS Anthony (H 40)

24 Feb 1944 (position 35.55, -5.45)
German U-boat U-761 was scuttled in the Strait of Gibraltar north of Tangier, in position 35°55'N, 05°45'W, after being badly damaged by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Anthony (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Wallace, DSC, RN) and HMS Wishart (Lt. J.A. Holdsworth, RN), a British Catalina (202 Sqn RAF/G) and two US Catalina aircraft (VP-63 USN/P-14 & P-15).

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