Sir Harold Thomas Coulthard Walker, RN

Born  18 Mar 1891
Died  25 Dec 1975(84)Woking, Surrey, England

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15 May 1908 Mid.
30 May 1911 S.Lt.
30 Apr 1913 Lt.
30 Apr 1921 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1926 Cdr.
31 Dec 1931 Capt.
8 Jul 1941 Rear-Admiral
12 Dec 1944 Vice-Admiral
2 Sep 1948 Admiral (Retired)

Retired: 10 Sep 1947


1 Jan 1944 CB
18 Sep 1945 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jan 1946 KCB

Warship Commands listed for Harold Thomas Coulthard Walker, RN

HMS Barham (04)Capt.Battleship31 Jan 193925 Mar 1940

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Battleship HMS Barham (04)

28 Dec 1939 (position 58.47, -8.05)
HMS Barham (Capt. H.T.C. Walker, RN) was damaged by a torpedo fired from German U-boat U-30 off the Hebrides in position 58°47'N, 08°05W. She was out of action for six months (completed on 30 June 1940) while she was being repaired at Birkenhead by Cammell Laird,

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