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Honour - EAST INDIES 1940-45


Date - June 1940/August 1945
Type - Area Awards
Conflict - World War 2; 1939-45

 
Description The area covered by the award was the Indian Ocean including the Red Sea, Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.

All ships which conducted successful attacks against enemy shipping or significant shore installations qualified for the award.

 

 
 
HM Ships
Ameer 45  Battler 44  Begum 44  Cauvery (RIN) 44  Cumberland 44-45 
Emperor 45  Eskimo 45  Falmouth 40  Findhorn 44  Formidable 41 
Godavari (RIN) 44  Gozo 45  Haarlem 43  Hyacinth 43  Illustrious 44
Imersay 45  Indefatigable 45  Indomitable 44-45  Ipswich (RAN) 44  Jumna (RIN) 44 
Kandahar 40  Khedive 45  Kimberley 40  Kingston 40  Khartoum 40 
Launceston (RAN) 44  Lennox 45  Lightfoot 45  Lingay 45  London 44-45 
Melita 45  Moonstone 40  Nadder 44  Nigeria 45  Norman (RAN) 44 
Paladin 44  Parret 44  Pelorus 45  Persian 45  Petard 44 
Phoebe 44  Postillion 45  Queen Elizabeth 45  Queenborough 44  Quiberon (RAN) 44 
Quilliam 44  Racehorse 45  Raider 44  Rapid 45  Redoubt 45 
Relentless 44-45   Renown 44  Rocket 45  Roebuck 44-45  Rotherham 45
Royalist 45  Saumarez 45  Shah 44  Shakespeare 44  Shoreham 40 
Shropshire 41  Stalker 45  Storm 44 Suffolk 44-45  Taff 44
Van Galen (RNethN44  Venus 45  Verulam 45 Victorious 44-45  Vigilant 45
Virago 45  Volage 45  Wager 44 Wakeful 44  Wessex 44
Whelp 44  Wollongong (RAN) 43       
         
FAA Squadrons
700 (41) 800 (45) 804 (45) 808 (45) 809 (45)
810 (44) 813 (41) 815 (44) 817 (44) 820 (45)
822 (44) 824 (41) 826 (41) 829 (41) 831 (44)
832 (44) 834 (44) 845 (44-45) 847 (44) 849 (45)
851 (44) 857 (45) 887 (45) 888 (45) 894 (45)
896 (45) 1770 (45) 1830 (44) 1833 (44) 1834 (44-45)
1836 (44-45) 1837 (44) 1839 (44-45) 1844 (44-45)  
         
 
This page last edited - 13 May, 2013.

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