George Emery Fardell, RN

Born  29 Apr 1905


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Ranks

15 Sep 1925 A/S.Lt.
30 May 1926 S.Lt.
30 Sep 1928 Lt.
30 Sep 1936 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1941 Cdr.
30 Jun 1947 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jul 1956


Decorations

1 Jan 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for George Emery Fardell, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Javelin (F 61)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer30 Dec 194130 Sep 1942
HMS Faulknor (H 62)Cdr.Destroyer3 Apr 1945mid 1945
HMS Racehorse (H 11)Cdr.Destroyer8 Aug 19457 Nov 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Javelin (F 61)


5 May 1942
Took part in the landings at Madagascar. (1)

12 Aug 1942
With East Med Fleet bombarded the Island of Rhodes. (1)

7 Sep 1942
An enemy submarine was sighted in position 31°46'N, 32°03'E. The destroyers HMS Javelin (Cdr. G.E. Fardell, RN) and HMS Paladin (Cdr. A.F. Pugsley, RN) were sent out from Port Said to search the area. (2)

12 Sep 1942
With East Med Fleet bombarded El-Darba. (1)

Sources

  1. Personal communication
  2. ADM 187/21 + ADM 199/651

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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