Herbert Francis Hope Layman DSO, RN

Born  23 Mar 1899

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15 Jul 1919 S.Lt.
15 Jul 1921 Lt.
15 Jul 1929 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1936 Cdr.
31 Dec 1943 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jan 1953


7 Jun 1940 DSO
3 Dec 1940 Bar to DSO

Warship Commands listed for Herbert Francis Hope Layman, RN

HMS Hotspur (H 01)Cdr.Destroyer3 Jan 1939Jan 1941

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Destroyer HMS Hotspur (H 01)

10 Apr 1940
HMS Hotspur (Cdr. H.F.H. Layman, RN) was severely damaged in the first battle of Narvik. Repairs were completed by Chatham Dockyard on 13 July. (1)


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