Capt. Douglas Davenport-Jones

CBE  RD RNR

Nationality:

United Kingdom

Rank:

Master

Regiment/Service:

Merchant Navy

Unit Text:  

Clan Buchanan (Glasgow)

Age:

57

Date of Death:

08/05/1941

Captain D. Davenport-Jones

Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in 1939.

ADC to King George V

This was the first time a member of the Merchant Navy was honoured in this way

When serving as 4th Officer on Clan Colquhoun c1909

Awards:

C B E, R D

Additional information:

Son of Charles and Fanny Mary Davenport Jones;

Husband of Ethel Elizabeth Davenport-Jones, of Hastings, Sussex.

Casualty Type:

Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference:

Panel 30. Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

See also:

German raider "Pinguin"

Apprentice Arthur Brown

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