Ewart Leslie Wathen DSC, RNR

Born  28 Oct 1902Weston Super Mare, Somerset
Died  Sep 1981(78)Loughborough, Leics

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23 Dec 1940 T/Lt.
??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.


1 Jan 1944 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Ewart Leslie Wathen, RNR

HMS Lord Austin (FY 220)T/Lt.ASW Trawlermid/late42early 1944

Career information

Ewart Leslie Wathen was born in Weston Super Mare, Somerset on the 28 October 1902 and passed away in September 1981, Loughborough, Leics. He married Aimee Vera Dunstone from Aston, Warwickshire.

Events related to this officer

ASW Trawler HMS Lord Austin (FY 220)

7 Sep 1942
HMS Lord Austin picks up 67 men from the Panamanian merchant El Capitan that was heavily damaged by German about 65 miles northeast of Iokanka, Russia by bombs German Ju88 aircraft. The wreck of the El Capitan is sunk early the next day in position 69°23'N, 40°50'E by German U-boat U-255.

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