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Oliver, George William

Date of birth:
1904
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

George William Oliver was the sole survivor of the submarine H.M.S. H49, after the ship was sunk by German Depthcharges from "UJ 116" and UJ 118" under the command of Wolfgang Kaden on October 18th, 1940 near Texel, the Netherlands. He spent the rest of the war as a POW at Milag and Milag Nord

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leading Stoker
Unit:
H.M.S. H49, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
December 3rd, 1940
Action:
Received for courage, enterprise and resource during a successful patrol by H.M. Submarine.
Details:
LG 35007/6914.
Mentioned in Despatches

Sources

  • Photo 1: Christine Frahm
  • Photo: Christine Frahm
  • - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 3rd December 1940, Issue 35007, dated 3rd December 1940
    - Newspaper Article

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