DEANE, James Charles "Jim", BEM
|Name:||Deane||James Charles "Jim"|
|Rank:||Petty Officer Stoker Mech||Service Number:||
344212 (Royal Navy)
|Date Joined:||7th May 1940 (New Zealand Division of the Royal Navy)||Date Discharged:||5th July 1946 (RNZN)|
After service in the Royal Navy, Chief Petty Officer Stoker Mechanician Jim Deane settled in New Zealand. He had previously been awarded the Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, serving in HMS Pembroke between the two world wars. He served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in New Zealand and was mobilised in 1940, serving the entire war in the shore establishment HMS/HMNZS Philomel. He was awarded the British Empire Medal in the 1946 King's Birthday Honours List.
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Note: The medallion on the right is a fleet medallion of merit for life saving.