John Henry Wallace DSC, RN
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|1 Jan 1930|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|16 Sep 1930|| ||S.Lt.|
|1 Oct 1932|| ||Lt.|
|1 Oct 1940|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
Retired: 4 Nov 1954
Warship Commands listed for John Henry Wallace, RN
|HMS Calpe (L 71)||Lt.Cdr.||Escort destroyer||21 Aug 1941||10 Oct 1942|
|HMS Penylan (L 89)||Lt.Cdr.||Escort destroyer||10 Oct 1942||3 Dec 1942|
|HMS Anthony (H 40)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||25 Jan 1943||11 Sep 1944|
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24 Feb 1944 (position 35.55, -5.45)
German U-boat U-761 was scuttled in the Strait of Gibraltar north of Tangier, in position 35°55'N, 05°45'W, after being badly damaged by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Anthony (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Wallace, DSC, RN) and HMS Wishart (Lt. J.A. Holdsworth, RN), a British Catalina (202 Sqn RAF/G) and two US Catalina aircraft (VP-63 USN/P-14 & P-15).
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