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Philip Edward Yonge

Philip Edward Yonge

Male 1912 - 2002  (90 years)

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  • Name Philip Edward Yonge 
    Born 20 Apr 1912  Maidstone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 2002  Plymouth, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19185  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Family Living 
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    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F7872  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lt.
      01.10.1935
      Lt.Cdr.
      01.04.1943
      Cdr.
      31.12.1948 (retd 20.04.1962)
      Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE
      01.01.1962
      New Year 62 [investiture 13.03.62]

      Distinguished Service Cross
      DSC
      14.11.1944
      Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44) [decoration posted]

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      (04.1940)

      HMS Rochester (sloop) *
      24.06.1940
      -
      (12.1941)
      Navigating Officer, HMS Campbell (destroyer) (for flotilla duties)
      (08.1942)

      HMS Hermione (cruiser) [ship was torpedoed & sunk by U-205 south of Crete 16.06.1942] *
      25.10.1942
      -
      (02.)1943
      HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown, South Africa) (for flotilla duties)
      25.02.1943
      -
      (06.)1943
      HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)
      30.07.1943
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      (06.)1944
      HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)
      31.07.1944
      -
      (07.1945)
      Navigating Officer, HMS Kenya (cruiser)
      (04.1946)

      no appointment listed
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      (1961)

      HMS Drake