Stephen Hugh Norris

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Commander Stephen Hugh Norris, D.S.C., D.S.O. (9 September, 1903 – 13 November, 1944) served in the Royal Navy.

As with many men born c. 1899 or later, his Service Records at The National Archives do not reflect activity between 1931 and 1939 or so.

Life & Career

Norris was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 December, 1926.[1]

Norris was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 December, 1934.[2]

Norris was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1942.[3]

He was killed by a landmine in Yugoslavia.[4]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Adlebert W. C. J. Nicholson
Captain of H.M.S. Scout
19 Jul, 1935[5] – 20 May, 1936[Inference]
Succeeded by
Francis Douglas-Watson
Preceded by
Francis Douglas-Watson
Captain of H.M.S. Scout
2 Jun, 1936
Succeeded by
Frank G. Emley
Preceded by
John M. Rodgers
Captain of H.M.S. Firedrake
4 Apr, 1938 – 4 May, 1942
Succeeded by
William E. Banks


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  5. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 274.