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Toase, Aidan Edward

Date of birth:
July 15th, 1918
Date of death:
April 9th, 2009
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
H.M.S. Exeter (68), Royal Navy
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1940
Citation:
"who was very active and resourceful in assisting to render the turret safe after it had been hit by an 11-inch shell"

In recognition of the gallant and successful action with the " Admiral Graf Spee".
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant (Acting Captain)
Awarded on:
January 12th, 1946
For gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe.
Mentioned in Dispatches

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