Herbert Daniel Jehan

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Chief Gunner Herbert Daniel Jehan, D.S.C. (2 February, 1878 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life and Service

Jehan was appointed to Cherwell of the Channel Squadron on 19 January, 1909. His service in her ended on 3 April.

He was appointed to Iron Duke on 17 April, 1913 and stayed in her until 15 December, 1917. During the Battle of Jutland he acted as control officer for her 6-in guns. Jehan described his role in taking German destroyers under fire at 9,000 to 10,000 yards – seemingly to good effect. Jehan was subsequently recommended for early promotion for his service during the battle.

He was made a Chief Gunner on 14 July, 1917.[1]


Service Records


  1. Jehan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/35. f. 801.