HMS Glendower 1942 - HMS Victory X 1946

#1
My father has just passed away and his Naval record is rather limited.

I wonder if anyone can help me find the name of the destroyer on which he served.

Full Name: Harold Anthony Armstrong Official No: MX109246

HMS Glendower 18 May 1942 - 30 Jun 1942
HMS Victory II 01 July 1942 - 13 Aug 1942
HMS Drake I 14 Aug 1942 - 04 Jan 1943
(RNH Barrow Gurney)

HMS Victory I 05 han 1943 - 18 Jan 1943
(RNH Haslar)

HMS Victory II 19 Jan 1943 - 22 Feb 1943
HMS Nile 23 Feb 1943 - 30 Sep 1944
(64 General Hospital)

HMS Nile 01 Oct 1944 - -5 Jul 1945
(RNAH Alex)

HMS Nile 06 Jul 1945 - 04 Aug 1945
HMS Victory II 05 Aug 1945 - 18 Jun 1946
HMS Victory X 19 Jun 1946 - 24 Aug 1946

Any information anyone has (no matter how small) would be great
 

hackle

Lantern Swinger
Moderator
#2
Very sorry to hear about your loss.

Pending the arrival of someone who can explain how naval posting records work, I believe these are all shore establishments.

Clearly your father did serve overseas, as I believe HMS Nile was the Naval Base Alexandria in that period. RNAH Alexandria would be Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital.

According to this link, 64 General Hospital was in Alexandria 1939-44: British General Hospitals - Scarlet Finders

Good luck!
 

hackle

Lantern Swinger
Moderator
#4
You're welcome! Again pending arrival of the experts, the MX prefix to the number covered a number of trades. Could he have been a Sick Berth Attendant (SBA) - now Medical Assistant?
 
#5
Thank You.
I believe from one of the last conversations I had with him, he was a CPO retired but you are correct that he was also an SBA. The Navy Command has given me very littleto go on.
He was until his death a very active member of St. Dunstans (now Blind Veterans UK) www.blindveterans.org.uk/
 
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