John Piachaud Wright DSO, RN

Born  5 Nov 1902
Died  5 Apr 1980(77)

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15 Mar 1923 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1924 Lt.
15 Jun 1932 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1936 Cdr.
30 Jun 1940 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jan 1950


7 Jun 1940 DSO
27 Mar 1942 Bar to DSO
10 Jun 1954 OBE

Warship Commands listed for John Piachaud Wright, RN

HMS Hostile (H 55)Cdr.Destroyer23 Aug 193818 Jul 1940
HMS Mackay (D 70)Capt.Destroyer16 Sep 19415 Jul 1942

Career information

Following promotion to Capt on 30/6/1940 he was CSO VAMalta 7/40-9/41, from 7/42-12/44 he was @ Admiralty in Naval Air posts, War's end he was CSO to VA Vian, He was CO RNAS Hal Far 8/46-4/48, his last post afloat was CO "Theseus" 6/48-10/49.

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