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Mawer, Charles Needham

Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Lieutenant
Unit:
HMCS Haida (G63), Royal Canadian Navy
Awarded on:
July 11th, 1944
For good service in action with enemy destroyers. For leadership, resolution and skill in HMCS Haida in a successful action with enemy destroyers in the English Channel.
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For assisting in the sinking of the German Destroyer T-29 on 26 April 1944, north of Brittany.

Radar and Director Control Officer
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Lieutenant
Unit:
HMCS Haida (G63), Royal Canadian Navy
Awarded on:
August 29th, 1944
Awarded for:
Operation Overlord
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
For outstanding courage, skill and devotion to duty in H.M. Canadian Ship Haida in action with German destroyers.
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For assisting in the sinking of the German Destroyer Z-32 in the English Channel on 9 June 1944.

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