Ronald James Burch

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Lieutenant-Commander Ronald James Burch, D.S.O. (9 June, 1907 – 23 July, 1940) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Burch was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 February, 1930.[1]

Burch was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 February, 1938.

Burch was appointed in command of the submarine Narwhal on 26 February, 1940 and was killed when she was sunk on her fifteenth war patrol.[2]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ronald W. Moir
Captain of H.M.S. H 34
30 Dec, 1931[3]
Succeeded by
George C. Phillips


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  3. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 244.