Highet, John "Ian"

    Date of birth:
    December 9th, 1924 (Kilmarnock/Scotland, Great Britain)
    Date of death:
    December 9th, 1999 (Sydney, Australia)
    Service number:
    R267498
    Nationality:
    British (1801-present, Kingdom)

    Biography

    John Highet served with the British Merchant Navy during World War II on Empire Snow (Murmansk convoy, January 1943), Empire General, Dingledale, LST 3505, Wave King, HMS Vengeance, and was repatriated on HMS Indomitable.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Awarded with clasp "FRANCE AND GERMANY".
    Atlantic Star
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Awarded in the form of a clasp too be worn on the ribbon of the Atlantic Star.
    France and Germany Star
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 9th, 2013
    Details:
    Awarded posthumously.
    Arctic Star
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Awarded with "BURMA" clasp.
    Pacific Star
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Awarded as a clasp to be worn on the ribbon of the Pacific Star.
    Burma Star
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    2006
    Details:
    Awarded posthumously.
    Arctic Emblem
    Suez Canal Zone Medal 1945 - 1957

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Jeannie Highet
    • Photo: Jeannie Highet
    • - Familie
      - Medal Card

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