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

Service Record

From

To

Clan Colquhoun

4th Officer

c1909


Clan Buchanan

Master


5/1941

Killed

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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