Vaughan, Islwyn

Date of birth:
July 9th, 1920 (Ammanford/Wales, United Kingdom)
Date of death:
September 19th, 1989
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
18 September 1940: Joins Royal Navy
6 March 1942: Sub-lieutenant
21 September 1944: Lieutenant

Military career:
19 Sept 1940 - 20 Nov 1941: HMS Gurkha (Battle of the Atlantic and Malta Convey)
19 Aug 1942: 5th Flotilla Landing Craft (Dieppe Raid)
6 Jun 1944: 520th Landing Craft Flotilla (Pointe Du Hoc Landing 2nd US Rangers)
1 Nov 1944: 509 Landing Craft Flotilla (Vlissingen, Holland Landing to liberate South Beveland)
Nov 1944 May 1945: 509 Landing Craft Flotilla (Eastern Scheldt, Waal river, Holland)

"LIeutenant Vaughan is a thorough an capable officer, a good organiser with a high sense of responsibility. A very keen sportsman who plays with talent both rugby and cricket."
25.5.1945

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Sources

  • - Robert Vaughan
    - Original documents

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