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Fisher, Ralph Lindsay

Date of birth:
June 18th, 1903
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Commander
Unit:
H.M.S. Wakeful (H88), Royal Navy
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1940
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Commander
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1941
Awarded for:
Operation Demon
"For distinguished services in effecting the withdrawal from the beaches of Greece under fire and in the face of many and great difficulties of many thousands of Troops of the Allied Armies."
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Commander
Unit:
H.M.S. Musketeer (G86), Royal Navy
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1942
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Commander
Unit:
H.M.S. Musketeer (G86), Royal Navy
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1943
Awarded for:
Operation Torch
"For courage and devotion to duty in service in North Africa, in support of the Eighth Army."
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Commander
Unit:
H.M.S. Musketeer (G86), Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 5th, 1944
"For great gallantry, determination and skill while serving on H.M. Ship Musketeer throughout the action in which the German Battleship Scharnhorst was sunk."
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1957
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)

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