Honours for Service in the Action Between HM Ships “Swift” and “Broke” and German Destroyers, on the Night of the 20th to 21st April 1917

Honours for Service in the Action Between HM Ships “Swift” and “Broke” and German Destroyers, on the Night of the 20th to 21st April 1917

This community brings together those mentioned in the sixth supplement to the London gazette issue of Tuesday 8 May 1917 for their services against German Destroyers. On 20-21 April 1917 HM Ships Swift and Broke engaged a German flotilla of 5 or 6 Destroyers successfully sinking two.

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  • Born 1890

    Royal Navy Commander

    Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Broke

  • Born 1892

    Died 1964

    Royal Navy Commander

    Royal Navy Naval Cadet

    Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Broke

  • Born 1892

    Royal Navy 239909 Leading Telegraphist HMS BELLEROPHON

    Royal Navy 239909 Petty Officer Telegraphist HMS Broke

  • Born 1877

    Royal Navy Naval Cadet

    Royal Navy Midshipman

    Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant

  • Born 1884

    Died 1944

    Royal Navy Acting Gunner (T) HMS Hibernia

    Royal Navy Gunner (T) HMS Broke

    Royal Navy Commissioned Gunner

  • Born 1891

    Died 1978

    Royal Navy Commander

    Royal Navy Naval Cadet

    Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Swift

  • Born 1900

    Royal Navy SS7516

  • Born 1893

    Died 1922

    Royal Navy Surgeon Probationer HMS Swift

  • Profile picture for Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans

    Born 1880

    Died 1957

    Royal Navy Commander

    Royal Navy Lieutenant

    Royal Navy Admiral

  • Born 1895

    Died 1934

    Royal Navy Surgeon Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. Crusader (Dover Patrol), H.M.S. Broke D.S.C. for action off Dover, April 1917, H.M.S. Broke

  • Born 1885

    Royal Navy 210513 Boy 2nd Class HMS Impregnable

    Royal Navy 210513 Yeoman of Signals HMS Swift

  • Born 1893

    Royal Navy Commander

    Royal Navy Naval Cadet

    Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Swift

  • Born 1885

    Royal Navy 213714 Boy 2nd Class HMS Boscawen

    Royal Navy 213714 Leading Signalman HMS Crusader

    Royal Navy 213714 Yeoman of Signals HMS Crusader

  • Born 1882

    Royal Navy Lieutenant (Retd)

    Royal Navy Gunner (T) HMS Opal

    Royal Navy Gunner (T) HMS Swift

  • Profile picture for Donald Allan Gyles

    Born 1897

    Died 1979

    Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander

    Royal Navy Midshipman HMS Broke

    Royal Navy Acting Sub Lieutenant HMS Broke

  • Born 1886

    Royal Navy SS103869 Stoker 1st Class HMS BROKE

    Royal Navy SS103869 Stoker 1st Class HMS BROKE

  • Born 1896

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy Naval Cadet

    Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Swift