Stanley Herbert King Spurgeon DSO, RAN
|Born ||15 May 1902||Gosport, England, U.K.|
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|13 Dec 1915|| ||Cadet|
|1 Jan 1920|| ||Mid.|
|1 May 1922|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|1 Nov 1922|| ||S.Lt.|
|1 Feb 1924|| ||Lt.|
|1 Feb 1932|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1937|| ||Cdr.|
|28 Oct 1956|| ||Capt. (Emergency)|
Retired: 15 May 1962
|22 Oct 1939|| ||DSO (1)|
|10 Jun 1954|| ||OBE|
Warship Commands listed for Stanley Herbert King Spurgeon, RAN
|HMS Echo (H 23)||Cdr.||Destroyer||3 Apr 1939||11 Feb 1941|
|HMAS Stuart (D 00)||Cdr.||Destroyer||5 Jan 1942||21 Jan 1943|
Transferred to the Emergency List on 15 May 1952
Events related to this officer
Destroyer HMS Echo (H 23)
19 Nov 1939
The British merchant Pensilva that was torpedoed and sunk northwest of Cape Ortegal in position 46°51'N, 11°36'W by German U-boat U-49. HMS Echo (Cdr. S.H.K. Spurgeon, RAN) later picks up the survivors.
- DSO awarded on 22 December 1939
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