We remember Richard Hart Garstin

We remember Richard Hart Garstin

Timeline

Timeline

1881
sibling William Fitzroy Hamilton Garstin Source:6179643 21st November 1881
1883
sibling George Christophilus Garstin Source:6179643 21st September 1883
1885
sibling John Loftus Garstin Source:6179643 23rd February 1885
1886
birth Randalstown, Antrim Ireland Source:6179643 Source:6185706 25th March 1886
1900
education HMS Conway Source:6186425 1900 - 1902
1907
service Other Empire Force Royal Indian Marine Source:6186425 1907
1917
service British Army Major Royal Engineers Source:6186425 6th March 1917
1917
awards Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award Source:6186425 31st August 1917
1918
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:6186425 18th January 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant-Colonel Royal Engineers Source:6186425 20th February 1918 - 13th March 1919
1918
service Other Empire Force Lieutenant Royal Indian Marine Source:6186425 8th November 1918
1919
children Patrick Bannister Garstin Source:6185589 1919
1923
service Other Empire Force Acting Commander Royal Indian Marine Ship Lawrence Source:6186425 8th June 1923
1925
service Other Empire Force Commander Royal Indian Marine Source:6186425 4th December 1925
1928
appointments Commander of the Dockyard, Bombay, HMIS Dalhousie Source:6186425 1st April 1928 - 1st June 1929
1933
service Other Empire Force Commander Royal Indian Marine Source:6185557 1933
1934
service Other Empire Force Captain Royal Indian Marine Source:6186425 16th December 1934 - 1st February 1935
1935
discharge Source:6179643 1935
1941
appointments Naval Officer in Charge, Basra, Iraq, HMS Seabelle Source:6186425 15th May 1941 - December 1941
1942
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:6186425 10th March 1942
1942
service Royal Navy Commodore Source:6186425 19th May 1942
1942
appointments Commodore of Ocean Convoys, HMS Eaglet, Liverpool Source:6186425 19th May 1942 - 27th October 1942
1943
location Casita, Marine Parade, Tankerton, Whitstable, Kent United Kingdom their own address Source:6185596 1943
service Royal Navy Midshipman Source:6185706
service British Army Major Royal Engineers Inland Waterways Transport Source:5316314
marriage Mary A. Bannister Source:6185575
location Glendowan, Letterkenny Ireland parents address Source:6179643
1942
death Killed in Action At 22.33 and 22.38 hours on 27 Oct 1942, U-509 fired torpedoes at the convoy SL-125 northwest of the Canary Islands and hit the Pacific Star and Stentor. Northwest of the Canary Islands Spain Source:6185596 Source:6185700 27th October 1942

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard Hart
Initials RH
Last Name Garstin
Source 6179643
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Casita, Marine Parade, Tankerton, Whitstable, Kent United Kingdom their own address known 1943
Glendowan, Letterkenny Ireland parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Engineers Inland Waterways Transport Major
Other Empire Force Royal Indian Marine Commander
Royal Navy Midshipman
Other Empire Force Royal Indian Marine
Other Empire Force Royal Indian Marine Lieutenant
Other Empire Force Royal Indian Marine Ship Lawrence Acting Commander
Other Empire Force Royal Indian Marine Commander
Other Empire Force Royal Indian Marine Captain
Royal Navy Commodore
British Army Royal Engineers Lieutenant-Colonel
British Army Royal Engineers Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award
Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration
Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Patrick Bannister Garstin son 1919
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
W.f. Garstin father
Catherine Emily Garstin mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Fitzroy Hamilton Garstin brother 21st November 1881
John Loftus Garstin brother 23rd February 1885
George Christophilus Garstin brother 21st September 1883
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary A. Bannister wife

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription Keith1947

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Richard Hart Garstin Anthony26083
Royal Indian Marine Gradation List of Officers Anthony26083
Richard Hart Garstin deceased Anthony26083
Stentor - British Motor merchant Anthony26083
Richard Hart Garstin Anthony26083
Link to wife Mary Amelia Garstin Anthony26083

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