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Hiscock, William Ewart

Date of birth:
January 13th, 1886
Date of death:
February 15th, 1942 (Malta)
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves Capuccini (Kalkara)
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1918
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Commander
Unit:
Bomb Disposal, HMS St. Angelo, Birgu-Malta, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1941
"For courage, enterprise and devotion to duty in contact with the enemy."
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Lieutenant-Commander
Unit:
Bomb Disposal, HMS St. Angelo, Birgu-Malta, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1942
For "great gallantry and undaunted devotion" he displayed in September 1941 in attempting to defuse a novel Italian ‘Torpedo Machine’ in St George's Bay, Malta.
George Cross

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