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Boniface, William G.

Date of birth:
November 16th, 1900 (Eastbourne/East Sussex, United Kingdom)
Service number:
P/J 71495
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Chief Petty Officer
Unit:
H.M.S Achilles (70), Royal Navy
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1940
Citation:
"who, though early in the action several splinters struck the Gun Director Tower at once, killing three men and wounding two others inside the tower, maintained a good range plot throughout the engagement."
In recognition of the gallant and successful action with the " Admiral Graf Spee."
Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)

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