Anthony Frank Burnell-Nugent DSC, RN

Born  9 Jul 1906

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15 Sep 1926 A/S.Lt.
30 Apr 1927 S.Lt.
30 Jan 1929 Lt.
30 Jan 1937 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Cdr.

Retired: 16 Aug 1945


23 Nov 1939 DSC
16 Aug 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Anthony Frank Burnell-Nugent, RN

HMS Walpole (D 41)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer9 Jan 193921 Nov 1939
HMS Havant (H 32)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer21 Nov 19391 Jun 1940
HMS Jervis (F 00)Lt.Cdr.DestroyerJun 194015 Jul 1940
HMS Hostile (H 55)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer18 Jul 194023 Aug 1940
HMS Jersey (F 72)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer8 Jan 19412 May 1941
HMS Racehorse (H 11)Cdr.Destroyer15 Sep 19425 Dec 1943

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Destroyer HMS Jersey (F 72)

6 Apr 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
The destroyers HMS Intrepid (Cdr. R.C. Gordon, DSO, RN), HMS Icarus (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Maud, DSC and Bar, RN), HMS Jersey (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Burnell-Nugent, DSC, RN) and the escort destroyers HMS Cleveland (Lt.Cdr. W.S. Clouston, RN) and HMS Fernie (Lt.Cdr. A.H.P. Noble, RN) departed Portsmouth. They were to patrol between the longitudes of Nab Tower and Portlands Bill to the south of 50.15'N between 2000/6 and 0000/7. On completion of the patrol the destroyers were to return to Portsmouth except HMS Jersey which was to be detached so as to arrive at Plymouth at 0700/7.

19 Apr 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Jersey (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Burnell-Nugent, DSC, RN) departed Plymouth. [No further details available for the moment.] (1)

20 Apr 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Jersey (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Burnell-Nugent, DSC, RN) returned to Plymouth. [No further details available for the moment.] (1)


  1. ADM 187/12 + ADM 199/2557

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