Raymond Dryhurst certificate of service in the Royal Navy

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Raymond Dryhurst certificate of service in the Royal Navy

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Contains personal details, postings and qualifications. From 26 November 1942 until 14 October 1952.

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Three page form document handwritten filled out

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IBCC Digital Archive

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S. 459 (Revised – August 1939). S1075 No. 371490

CERTIFICATE OF THE SERVICE OF

DRYHURST Raymond Colin

in the ROYAL NAVY. DBPJ. 32


Port Division Portsmouth
Official No. JX 387726 Romford


Date of Birth 29 August 1924 Nearest known Relative or Friend

Where born Relationship: Mother
Town of Village Great Waltham Name: Elsie V. Dryhurst
County Essex
Address: 13 North Avenue
Trade brought up to Laundry Machine Operator Chelmsford
Essex
Religious denomination Church of England


All engagements, including Non-C.S., Swimming Qualifications
To be noted in these Columns.

Date of actually Commencement Period volunteered Date Qualification Signature
Volunteering of time for

1. 26 Nov ’42 26 Nov 1942 Volunteer until the 1. 26 Nov ’42 P.P.T.
end of the period of
the present emergency

W.I. No. KP 248773 C


Medals, Clasps, &c., L.S. and G.C. Gratuity. (see also Page 4).


8 May 51 Paid £23-12-6 RFR CG
8 May 51 Paid £5-0-0 Bounty


Description of Person Stature Chest Hair Eyes Complexion Marks, Wounds, and Scars
Feet In. In.

On entry as a boy
Scar L cheek & both knees
On advancement to man’s 6 - 0½ 34½ Black Brown Dark Scar R elbow, Front neck
Rating, or on entry under
28 years
S. 459.



Name of Ship Substantive Non-Substant From To Cause of Discharge
Rating -ive Rating


Collingwood Grd Sig 26 Nov 42 13 Mar 43

Scotia --- ” --- 14 Mch 43 3 June 43

Mercury --- ” --- 4 June 43 12 Aug 43

Lyne (Faulknor) --- ” --- 13 Aug 43 ) 31 Oct 43
}
----- ” ----- Signalman 26 Aug 43 ) -----------

Nile ( ----”---- ) --- ” --- 1 Nov 43 12 Feb 44

Fabius --- ” --- 13 Feb 44 16 June 44

--- ” --- --- ” --- T.O. V/S 17 June 44 2 Aug 45

Mercury --- ” --- --- ” --- 3 Aug 45 27 Feb 46

Godwit --- ” --- --- ” --- 28 Feb 46 2 May 46 Released in clas.

Enrolled RFR (Po) Sig (To V/S) B/27331 28 Apr 49

Entitled to two blue and two white suits on first appearance for drill


Mercury Sig. 8 9 May 51 23 May 51

Bellerephon (Aldamant) --- ” --- 24 May 51 30 Aug 51

Theseus --- ” --- 31 Aug 51 30 Nov 51

Rooke --- ” --- 1 Dec 51 30 Dec 51

Redpole (Victory II) --- ” --- 31 Dec 51 30 Dec 51

Theseus --- ” --- 31 Dec 51 14 Jan 52

Redpole (Victory II) --- ” --- 15 Jan 52 31 Jan 52

Redpole (Victory IV) --- ” --- 1 Feb 52 143 Oct 52

Mercury --- ” --- 14 Oct 52 7 Nov 52 Shore for RFR


Citation

“Raymond Dryhurst certificate of service in the Royal Navy,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 19, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28662.

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