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15 October 2014
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MY NAME IS JOHN BARNETT. I AM THE SON OF WILLIAM GEORGE BARNETT DSM. X C.P.O ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINER, HE SERVED IN H.M.S GNAT,ONE OF THE RIVER RATS IN THE CHINA STATION 1929 TO 1936 AND THEN ON HMS ANTELOPE FAR EAST, HMS CURACOA, HE THEN JOINED THE SUBMARINE SERVICE AND SERVED ON HMS,SNAPPER, REGENT, CLYDE,UNISON WITH THE MALTA FIGHTING TENTH, AND THE RUSSIAN CONVOYS,HMS SAGA, STATESMAN AND TOKEN, HE FINISHED HIS SERVICE AS PRESIDENT OF HMS VICTORY C.P.O.MESS IN 1953 HAVING SERVED 22 YEARS BEFORE,DURING, AND AFTER THE 2 WORLD WAR.
I HAVE RESEARCHED HIS LIFE AND TIMES WITH THE ROYAL NAVY,HE WAS PRESENTED WITH THE DSM BY THE KING AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE ON THE 9TH NOV 1943 ALSO THE 1939/1945 STAR, ATLANTIC STAR, AFRICAN STAR AND BAR, ITALIAN STAR, DEFENCE MEDAL, AFTER WAR MEDAL,CHINA FAVOUR MEDAL RIBBON, RUSSIAN CONVOY MEDAL, MALTA GEORGE CROSS COM MEDAL AND I HAVE RECORDED A FULL HISTORY IN A 500 PAGE BOOK DOCUMENTED WITH MANY PHOTOGRAPHS, AND SUPORTING DOCUMENTS. MANY STORIES HAVE BEEN POSTED IN THE PEOPLES WAR STORIES UNDER [BARNETT SUBMARINES] I WOULD LIKE TO WRITE A BOOK BUT NOT SURE HOW TO START IT.
ANYONE OUT THERE WITH ANY ANSWERS TO THIS ?

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