Gibraltar 1971 Here is a list of those who have served on HMS Devonshire. If you wish to add your name please contact us. Our apologies to those who have previously been added but now ommited. Please re submit. Also if your details are not correct. A ALLEN “Derby” Sid 1939-42 ALLEN ” Derby Sid LREM 1962-64 ALGER […]
Royal Marine Rules: 1. Be courteous to everyone, friendly to no one. 2. Decide to be aggressive enough, quickly enough. 3. Have a plan. 4. Have a back-up plan, because the first one probably won’t work. 5. be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet, even your friends 6. Do not […]
Harry H Corbett served in HMS Devonshire 1944-45 as a Royal Marine. He is fondly recalled for his role in “Steptoe and Son” as Harold Albert Kitchener Steptoe, a Rag & Bone man residing at Oil Drum Lane. His daughter, actress Sussanah Corbett has now put his life to words: “Harry H Corbett – The Front Legs […]
Those that were killed after HMS Devonshires X Turret explosion were laid to rest at Taxiarches cemetery, Volos, Greece
Whilst “HMS Devonshire” was engaged in firing practice in the Aegean, off the island of Skhiatos, the left gun of “X” turret misfired, resulting in 15 fatalities. List of caualties and survivors and awards.