Lt Claude Edward Barnwell RNVR

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Postiebear
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Lt Claude Edward Barnwell RNVR

Postby Postiebear » Thu May 03, 2018 1:27 pm

All trying to get info on this gentleman

Was awarded MiD and Greek war Cross but can find no other info or confirmation

Any help greatly appreciated

Regards

James
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Peter
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Re: Lt Claude Edward Barnwell RNVR

Postby Peter » Sun May 06, 2018 12:19 pm

Hello James
Interesting enquiry re Lt Barnwell , if we are aware of his boat number, I think we stand a chance for further information . Our C/O Lt Mountstephens also received the Greek War Medal aboard MGB 647 for the rescue of the Greek Destroyer Adrias off the Turkish Coast in October 1943
Peter

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Re: Lt Claude Edward Barnwell RNVR

Postby Postiebear » Sun May 06, 2018 2:24 pm

Hi peter

Thanks for the reply his records are sealed for 23 years under mod rules

So do not know boat number etc

Regards

James

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Re: Lt Claude Edward Barnwell RNVR

Postby Postiebear » Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:51 pm

08.4.43 temporary Lieutenant (engineering branch) RNVR
06.43-08.43 no appointment listed
02.08.43-10.44 HMS Forte IV (Coastal Forces Base Falmouth)
01.11.44-10.45 HMS Mosquito (Coastal Forces Base Alexandria)
1.12.44 Temporary Lieutenant (Engineering Branch)
04.46 No Appoitment listed
13.07.46 Released

I think he was a aRating for 1 year previous to being promoted


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