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by mlQ488
Fri Feb 23, 2024 5:34 am
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML488 (Q488) INFORMATION REQUIRED
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: ML488 (Q488) INFORMATION REQUIRED

Have found additional reference to ML488 and Opertation Hostile https://www.mcdoa.org.uk/ww_ii_awards_for_rn_minelaying_B.htm Joseph Cecil Back - D/JX129363 rank/rate - A/PO unit ML 488 date gazetted - 29 Aug 44 award - DSM Minelaying - DSM awarded for bravery and undaunted devotion to duty in impor...
by mlQ488
Wed Feb 07, 2024 3:15 am
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML488 (Q488) INFORMATION REQUIRED
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: ML488 (Q488) INFORMATION REQUIRED

Hi Admin, Thank you for your reply and information. Unfortunately I don't have any records or dates for Dads service other than he served on Q488 as the front gunner. His full name is Ronald James Driscoll, born on the 12th July 1924. I have quite a few photos that I can scan and share with you, but...
by mlQ488
Sun Feb 04, 2024 6:22 am
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML488 (Q488) INFORMATION REQUIRED
Replies: 3
Views: 363

ML488 (Q488) INFORMATION REQUIRED

As a new member I’m looking for information on the motor launch my father served on during the war. Unfortunately he didn’t tell me much about his service before he was deceased other than a lot of his work was clearing shipping lanes after the war. My sister has given me some photos of his boat and...

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