Leslie Haliburton Ashmore DSO, RN
|Born||21 Feb 1893||Hendon, London, England|
|Died||10 Jan 1974||(80)||Godden Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, England|
Retired: 20 Nov 1947
Warship Commands listed for Leslie Haliburton Ashmore, RN
|HMS Kent (54)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||7 Apr 1938||12 Sep 1939|
|HMS Valiant (02)||Capt.||Battleship||22 May 1942||15 Oct 1943|
|HMS Malaya (01)||Capt.||Battleship||15 Oct 1943||29 Nov 1943|
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Battleship HMS Malaya (01)
18 Nov 1943
HMS Malaya (Capt. L.H. Ashmore, RN) departed Plymouth for Greenock. She was escorted until about Milford Haven by the escort destroyers HMS Melbreak (Lt. G.J. Kirkby, DSC and Bar, RN) and HMS Tanatside (Cdr. B.J. de St. Croix, RN). (2)
19 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Malaya (Capt. L.H. Ashmore, RN) arrived at Greenock. (2)
21 Nov 1943
HMS Malaya (Capt. L.H. Ashmore, RN) shifted from Greenock to Gareloch. At Gareloch she was placed in reserve.
During the time she was in reserve she was also used a test ship for bouncing bombs trials see; Highball (offsite link) for more info. (2)
- ADM 53/117885
- ADM 53/117886
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