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Hoghton,
Richard de Vaux
R. de V. Hoghton
05.04.1909
-
07.1988
Brighton district, Sussex
Prob. T/S.Lt. 30.08.1940
T/Lt. 30.11.1940 (reld 18.08.1944; medically unfit)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC 13.04.1943 minesweeping operations Nore Command 08.01.43 [investiture 11.05.43]
(12.1940)     HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishment, Hove, Sussex) *
15.01.1941 - early 1942 HMS Loch Eribol (minesweeping trawler) (from mid 1941 Commanding Officer)
(02.1942) - (06.1942) no appointment listed
(08.1942)     HMS Kurd (minesweeping trawler) *
25.09.1942 - 08.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Loch Eribol (minesweeping trawler) (DSC)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hole,
Michael Reynolds
M.R. Hole
(06?).1915 ?
Southampton district, Hampsire ?
-
T/S.Lt.
28.01.1940
T/Lt.
15.12.1940 (reld < 04.1946)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
03.12.1940
sinking Durbo & Lafore 10.40 [investiture 29.07.41]]
Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur (France) LegH
?
liaison duties
13.03.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Firedrake (destroyer)
20.08.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces training establishment, Fort William) (for motor launches)
15.11.1943
-
(07.1945)
on staff of Principal British Naval Liaison Officer to Allied Navies [HMS President]
Hollands,
Alfred William [Everton]
A.W.E. Hollands
Son of Frederick David and Elizabeth Ellen Hollands.
(09?).1913
Eastbourne district, Sussex
-
06.06.1944
(MPK) [age 29]
[Plymouth Memorial, panel 92, column 3]
T/S.Lt. ?
T/Lt. 08.06.1943

Mention in Despatches

MID 23.05.1944 Operation Avalanche (Salerno landings 09.43)
(09.1943)     HM LCT 411 (landing craft, tank) (despatches)
? - 06.06.1944 HM LCT 677 (landing craft, tank)
[The craft rolled over a mine while attempting to beach and land Canadian artillery units on Juno Beach. Hollands was a RN observer who was decapitated by the blast.]
Hollington,
Kenneth William
K.W. Hollington
Son of William C. Hollington, and Frances M. Hawkins.
Married ((06?.1944, Surrey Mid Eastern district; marriage dissolved) Doreen M. O'Brien.
08.05.1912
Rochford district, Essex
-
24.10.2006
Cheltenham General Hospital, Gloucestershire
T/S.Lt. 14.05.1942
T/Lt. 14.08.1942
T/A/Lt.Cdr. > 04.1944, < 06.1944 (reld > 04.1946)
(08.1942) - (02.1944) no appointment listed
(08.1942)     served on a Norwegian ship
? - 13.03.1944 British Naval Liaison Officer, Norwegian corvette Potentilla
(04.1944)     HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool) *
(06.1944) - (07.1945) HMS Fabius *
      British Naval Liaison Officer, Greek corvette Kriezis
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
Housemaster at Dean Close Junior School, also Scout-Master.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hollins,
Douglas Foster
M. Hollinshed

Son (with six brothers and one sister) of William Tyndale Hollins, BA (1853-1933), and Priscilla Anna Braithwaite (1859-1939).
Married (19.06.1913, St James, Clapham Park, London) Stella Maude Banks (1889-), daughter of Robert Fergusson Banks, and Emily Pettengill; three sons [Capt. Peter Roland Claude Hollins, Royal Tank Regiment], one daughter.

31.07.1887
Bristol district, Gloucestershire
-
(09?).1976
Surrey Northern district, Surrey
T/S.Lt. (A) 11.09.1939
T/Lt. (A) 22.12.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (A) > 12.1941, < 02.1942 (reld > 01.1945, < 07.1945)
WW I     served in the Army (T/2nd Lt. on General List) & Air Force
11.09.1939 - (09.)1940 HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)
13.09.1940 - (08.)1942 HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath)
16.09.1942 - (01.)1945 HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset)
Hollinshed,
Montague
"
John"
M. Hollinshed
03.09.1913
-
> 08.1973, < 08.1989
Ord.Sea.
? [C/LD/X 3384]
T/S.Lt.
?
T/Lt.
27.12.1941 (reld 1946)
Lt.
22.05.1957, seniority 22.02.1953
Lt.Cdr. RNR 22.02.1961 (retd 1965)
Mention in Despatches MID
11.07.1940
HM's birthday 40
(1940)


HMS Loch Alsh (trawler)



watchkeeper, HMS Heather (corvette)
05.1942
-
(04.1944)
First Lieutenant, HMS Oxlip (corvette)
04.05.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS Evenlode (frigate)
22.05.1957


transferred to Permanent RNVR [since 1958 RNR]
late 1950s?
-
early 1960s?
HMS Northwood (RNR HQ) [heading the Intelligence Department]
Hollis,
Eric James Stanton
E.J.S. Hollis
28.03.1911
Aston district, Warwickshire
-
01.1985
Oxford district, Oxfordshire
A/Chief Motor Mechanic
? [P/MX 89677]
T/S.Lt. (E)
07.08.1944
Mention in Despatches MID
21.12.1943
Operation Husky (invasion of Sicily 07.43)
Mention in Despatches MID
11.01.1944
action Keliba & Cape Bon 04.43
(04.1943)
 
 
HM MTB 637 (motor torpedo boat)
(07.1943)


HM MTB 633 (motor torpedo boat)
(10.1944)
 
 
HMS Aggressive (Coastal Forces base, Newhaven) *
04.06.1945
-
(07.1945)
Engineer Officer, Coastal Force Mobile Unit 2 [HMS Fox (RN base, Lerwick Shetlands)]
(04.1946)
 
 
HMS Pembroke IV (accouting base, Chatham) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hollis,
Ralph Malory
R.M. Hollis
Only son of Ralph Edmond Hollis, and Laura Julia Hilda Helby.
Married (1952) Elsie Lorna West, daughter of E. Maurice West; one daughter, one son.
11.10.1916
Wolverhampton, Worcestershire
-
03.05.1981
Chichester district, West Sussex (formerly of Fernhurst, Haslemere, Surrey)
T/Paym.S.Lt. 27.03.1941
T/Paym.Lt. = T/Lt. (S) 27.03.1942 (reld > 04.1946)
Education: Charterhouse (1930.3-1935.2); Exhibitioner, Brasenose College, Oxford (MA; OU football 1935, 1936, 1937).
21.03.1941 - (04.)1942 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for duty in Admiral's office)
30.05.1942 - (07.)1945 HMS Delhi (D class cruiser)
23.07.1945 - (10.1945) HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)
? - (04.1946) Headquarters Establishment Officer, Combined Operations Headquarters
Solicitor, Lee Boulton & Lee, London. Member Governing Body, Charterhouse.
Holloway,
Claude Raymond
C.R. Holloway
Son of Leonard Holloway, and ... Fischel, of Thorpe Bay, Essex.
Married (16.05.1945, Naples, Italy) Anne Gaylor (? - 1996); one daughter, two sons.

14.05.1919
Streatham, Wandsworth district, Greater London
-
25.03.2012
Cornford House, Pembury
T/S.Lt. 13.12.1940
T/Lt. 13.06.1943 (reld < 04.1946)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 04.09.1945 torpedo attack convoy Istrian Coast [award posted]
Education: Aldenham School, Elstree (05.1933-12.1936).
Stockbroker's clerk, with John Prust & Co., London EC2.
01.1940 - 08.1940 HMS Warspite (battleship) (Home & Mediterranean Fleets)
08.1940 - 12.1940 HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishment, Hove, Sussex)
01.1941 - 11.1945 served with Coastal Forces; MLs & MTBs , North Sea 1941, English Channel 06.1942, Mediterranean 06.1943-11.1945):
(02.1941)     no appointment listed
(03.1941)     First Lieutenant, HM ML 222 (motor launch)
06.1941 - (12.1941) HMS Midge (Coastal Forces base, Great Yarmouth)
29.07.1942 - 10.1942 Commanding Officer, HM MTB 54 (motor torpedo boat)
11?.1942 - (10.1944) Commanding Officer, HM MTB 242 (motor torpedo boat) [based initially at HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport), later Mediterranean] (from 02.12.1943-03.1944 hospitalized)
11.01.1945 - (07.1945) Commanding Officer, HM MTB 409 (motor torpedo boat)
Took up stockbroking, and retired as a partner of Laurence Prust and Co in 1984.
Hollywood,
Arthur James
A.J. Hollywood
Son of David and Eileen Hollywood, of Bangor.
His brother S/Lt. (A) David Francis Apperson "Frank" Hollywood, RNVR was killed 15.09.1943.
Fleet Air Arm, 794 Sqn, Goldcrest, Dale Naval Air Station, air crash in Sea Hurricane. Engine failure on take off, force-landed on airfield with engine smoking, overran into field.
(06?).1920
Newtonards district, Ireland
-

Belfast
T/S.Lt. (A) 15.11.1941
T/Lt. (A) 15.05.1944 (reld > 04.1946)
Education: Trinity College, Dublin (1937).
05.01.1942 - (02.)1942 acting observer, 819 Squadron FAA [HMS Jackdaw (RN Air Station, Crail, Fife)]
(04.1942)     HMS Sparrowhawk (RN Air Station, Hatston, Orkney) *
28.04.1942 - 11.07.1943 observer, 700 Squadron FAA [HMS Cumberland (cruiser)]
12.07.1943 - (08.)1943 observer, 700 Squadron FAA [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
10.09.1943 - (10.)1943 observer, 1770 Squadron FAA
10.11.1943 - (06.)1944 observer, 836 Squadron FAA
07.07.1944 - (07.1945) observer, 744 Squadron FAA [HMS Shrike (RN Air Station, Maydown, Northern Ireland)]
(04.1946)     HMS Ferret (RN base, Londonderry) *
Solicitor.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Holme,
Kenneth Arthur
K.A. Holme
Son of ... Holme, and ... Atherton.
31.12.1922
Preston district, Lancashire
-
12.2004
Blackpool district, Lancashire
T/S.Lt.
14.11.1943 (reld < 04.1946)
(1943?)
 
 
training, HMS James Cook (Combined Operations training establishment, Glen Caladh, nr Tignabruich)
(10.1944)
-
(07.1945)
HMS Helder (Combined Operations base, Brightlingsea) *
(1945?)
 
 
HMS Turtle (Combined Operations training establishment, Poole) [?]
* (10.1944) indexed, but not listed; (07.1945) still indexed, but the base was already paid off 30.09.1944
Holmes,
Charles
C. Holmes
Son of Fred Holmes, police inspector, Leeds.
Married ((09?).1937, Settle district, West Riding of Yorkshire) Doris I. Ward; ... children (one son?).
?
Leeds district
-
Able Seaman ?
T/S.Lt. 19.02.1942
T/Lt. 19.02.1943 (reld < 04.1946)
(1940/41?)     HMS Wolverine (destroyer) (North Atlantic)
(04.1942) - (06.1942) no appointment listed
(08.1942)     HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool) *
30.08.1942 - 12.1944 First Lieutenant, HM MMS 185 (motor minesweeper)
(01.1945) - (07.1945) [Commanding Officer?], HM MMS 4 (motor minesweeper) (Italy / Sicily) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Holmes,
Dennis Raymond
D.R. Holmes
Son of ... Holmes, and ... Smith.
26.09.1925
Chesterfield district, Derbyshire
-
(09?).1979
Hull district, Humberside
T/Midsh. 22.07.1943
T/S.Lt. 26.12.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
22.07.1943 - (07.1945) HMS Dinosaur (Combined Operations base, Troon) (for minor landing craft)
(04.1946)     HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Holmes,
Edward Arthur David
E.A.D. Holmes
?
-
T/S.Lt.
24.01.1941
T/Lt.
01.02.1943 (reld > 04.1946)
Bronzen Kruis (Bronze Cross) (The Netherlands) BK
23.06.1942
actions against the enemy [Dutch decree dated 05.06.42]
(1941)
 
 
British Naval Liaison Officer, Hr.Ms. O-21 (Dutch submarine)
(12.1941)
 
 
no appointment listed
06.1942
-
(07.1945)
HMS P 512 (submarine)
(04.1946)
 
 
no appointment listed
Holmes,
William Arthur
K.A. Holme
Son of Joseph Anderson Holmes, and Lucy Henderson Buck.
Married (1947, Glasgow, Scotland) Frances Phyllis Fletcher, sister of S.Lt. (E) Alfred Leonard Fletcher, RNVR.
01.03.1923
Easington district, Co. Durham
-
30.03.1976
Luton
T/A/S.Lt. (E)
30.07.1944 (reld > 04.1946)



temporary officer serving under T.124X agreements
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed
(01.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
(04.1946)
 
 
no appointment listed
Holroyde,
Derek James Gilbert
D.J.G. Holroyde (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
(03?).1922
Maidstone district, Surrey
-
10.05.1992
Western Australia
... ...
T/Lt. 18.06.1944
... - ... ...
18.06.1944 - (07.1945) Asdic Officer, HMS Cassandra (destroyer)
... - ... ...
Academic dean.
Holt,
Christopher Robert Vesey
C.R.V. Holt (Photo courtesy of Mr Nicholas J.V. Holt, via Mr Bill Forster) C.R.V. Holt (Photo courtesy of Mr Nicholas J.V. Holt, via Mr Bill Forster)
C.R.V. Holt
Elder son (with one brother & two sisters) of V.Adm. Reginald Vesey Holt, CB, DSO, MVO, RN, and Evelyn Constance Day.
Brother of Cdr. John Geoffrey Vesey Holt, OBE, RN, and of 3rd Offr. Rowena Mary Vesey Holt, WRNS.
Married (01.06.1945, Holy Trinity, Brompton, Kensington district, London) 3rd Officer Margaret Jane Venetia Malcolm, WRNS (11.01.1923 - ), of West Meon, Petersfield, Hampshire, daughter of Sir Malcolm Albert James Malcolm, 10th Bt (1898-1976), and Geraldine Margot Digby (1898-1965); one son, one daughter.
17.10.1915
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
-
11.11.1997
West Meon, Petersfield, Hampshire
[St John the Evangelist Churchyard, West Meon, City of Winchester, Hampshire]
Prob. S.Lt. 05.08.1939
S.Lt. 1940, seniority 05.08.1939
Lt. 17.10.1940 (reld 10.12.1945)
Lt.Cdr. 17.10.1948 (retd 12.08.1957)

Commander of the Royal Victorian Order

CVO 12.06.1976 HM's birthday 76
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD 12.11.1952 -
Education: Eton.
13.09.1939 - 16.09.1939 HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishment, Hove, Sussex)
17.09.1939 - 28.02.1940 Southend
28.02.1940 - 17.03.1940 HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Portland)
18.03.1940 - 09.04.1940 HMS Defiance (torpedo school ship, Devonport)
10.04.1940 - (10.)1940 HMS Ashanti (destroyer)
23.11.1940 - 08.12.1941 HMS Malcolm (destroyer)
13.12.1941 - 17.02.1942 HMS Hurricane (destroyer)
20.03.1942 - 04.10.1943 HMS Velox (destroyer)
10?.1943 - 12?.1943 damage control course
02.12.1943 - 13.01.1944 to USA (to collect US built HMS Spragge)
14.01.1944 - 04.07.1945 HMS Spragge (frigate)
      staff course
Member of London Stock Exchange, 1938-1982. Partner, James Capel & Co., Stockbrokers, 1938, Senior Partner, 03.1968-1970, Chairman (on firm becoming a company), 1970-1975, Director, 1975-1976. Member Council, King George's Fund for Sailors, 1983-1987; Treasurer, Hants Wildlife Trust, 1984-1989. Member, Armed Forces Art Society, Stock Exchange Art Society, and other art societies.
Holt,
Robert Clifford
R.C. Holt
Son of ... Holt, and ... Bailey.
Married ...; ... children (one daughter?).
09.07.1918
Newcastle upon Tyne district, Cumberland
-
11.1984
Northumberland West district, Northumberland
Prob. Midsh. 14.04.1937
Midsh, 1939, seniority 28.11.1936
A/S.Lt. 1939, seniority 14.04.1937
S.Lt. 11.01.1940
Lt. 03.11.1941 (demobilized < 04.1946)
Lt.Cdr. 03.11.1949
Cdr. RNR 31.12.1958
Capt. RNR 31.12.1961 (retd 01.04.1964)
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD ? -
14.04.1937     joined RNVR (Tyne Division)
31.07.1939 - (02.)1942 HMS Dauntless (cruiser)
12.03.1942   11.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Yestor (anti-submarine warfare trawler)
(02.1944) - (04.1944) no appointment listed
(10.1944) - (01.1945) Airfields and Carrier Requirements Department, Admiralty [HMS President] * | **
06.06.1945 - (10.1945) HMS Tay (frigate)
1945? - 1946? Commanding Officer, HMS Meon (frigate) ?
* indexed, but not listed as such
** his daughter indicates that he was an instructor at Oxford University Naval Squadron
Homan,
David McCall
D.M. Homan
10.09.1907
-
21.01.1986
Prob. T/S.Lt. 16.08.1940
T/Lt. 16.11.1940 (reld < 04.1946)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) OBE 01.01.1977 New Year 77: for services to the British community in Kyrenia Cyprus
King Haakon VII Liberty Medal Hkn 26.08.1947 liaison services with Norwegians
16.10.1940 - (12.1941) HMS Glen Strathallan (escort vessel)
(06.1942) - (09.1942) British Naval Liaison Officer, "Narvik" (Norwegian patrol craft)
1943? - (10.1944) HMS Calliope (RN base, Tyne) *
? - 01.04.1944 British Naval Liaison Officer, "Potentilla" (Norwegian corvette)
17.04.1944 - 12.1944 British Naval Liaison Officer, "Tunsberg Castle" (Norwegian corvette) (ship sunk)
(01.1945)     no appointment listed
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Homans Jr,
William Perkins
W.P. Homans Jr. (Photo courtesy of Mr Eric Dietrich-Berryman)

18.03.1921
Boston, Massachusetts
-
07.02.1997
Phoenix, Arizona
[named on memorial in Greenwich]
T/S.Lt. 21.10.1941
21.10.1941 - 1943 volunteered as a US citizen to serve in the RNVR & served on corvettes & anti-submarine trawlers (Mediterranean):
(12.1941) - (02.1942) no appointment listed
10.02.1942 - (04.)1942 HMS Western Isles (work up base, Tobermory)
(06.1942) - (08.1942) no appointment listed
20.08.1942 - (01.1945) HMS Ironbound (minesweeping trawler)
1945? - 1945 transferred to the US Navy (USS Dextrous) and served as an officer in the Pacific
An American (Boston) civil rights lawyer who championed the downtrodden, the oppressed and the out-and-out villainous with such verve that he became a legend in Massachusetts legal circles.
Literature: Eric Dietrich-Berryman, Charlotte Hammond & R.E. White, Passport not required : U.S. volunteers in the Royal Navy, 1939-1941 (2010); Mark S. Brodin, William P. Homans, Jr : a life in court (2010).
Honer,
Eric Albert
E.A. Honer (Photo courtesy of Mr Paul Watkinson)
Married ((09?).1942, Wellingborough district, Northamptonshire) Mary P. "Tishy" Whitton; one son, one daughter.
20.05.1911
Croydon district, Greater London / Kent / Surrey
-
11.1991
Lymington, New Forest district, Hampshire
T/S.Lt. 26.06.1941
T/Lt. 26.09.1941 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)
(08.1941)     no appointment listed
10.08.1941 - (06.)1943 HMS Attack (Coastal Forces base, Portland) (for small craft) [also based at Newhaven & Dartmouth]
07.1943 - 07.1943 Commanding Officer, HM MGB 614 (motor gun boat)
07.1943 - (12.)1943 Commanding Officer, HM MTB 511 (motor torpedo boat)
12.1943 - (01.)1945 HMS Hannibal (RN base, Taranto, Italy) (additional; for miscellaneous duties [service at Bari])
22.01.1945 - (10.1945) Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty outside Admiralty)
Hood,
Joseph Eric
J.E. Hood
Son of Thomas Hood, and Annie Elizabeth ....
Married ((03?).1940, Plymouth district, Devon) Audrey Louise Martin (27.08.1916 - 07.1992), of Plymstock, Devon.
?
-
28.02.1944
(died of wounds sustained in a diving accident)[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 88, column 1]
T/S.Lt. 10.07.1942
T/A/Lt. 19.03.1943
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
31.08.1942 - (04.)1943 Unexploded Bomb Disposal Department, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty outside Admiralty)
(06.1943)     HMS Fox (RN base, Lerwick, Shetlands)
Date of appointment shown as 09.08.1942
12.07.1943 - (08.)1943 Unexploded Bomb Disposal Department, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty outside Admiralty)
09.1943 - 28.02.1944 HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar) (additional; for various services)
Hood,
Peter Neville
P.N. Hood
Son of ... Hood, and ... Bread.
(12?).1913
Falmouth district, Cornwall
-
T/Lt.
30.10.1942
Legionnaire of the Legion of Merit (USA) LM
?
?
(1943)


Navigating Officer, HMS Bee (Holyhead)
15.11.1943

(1944)
Commanding Officer, Grey Goose (ex-SGB 9)
Hoogewerf,
Vivian Francis
"Frank"
V.F. Hoogewerf
Son of Vivian Horace Hoogewerf, and Jane Margaret McInerny.
Married (28.02.1940, Purley, Surrey Mid Eastern district) Marie Anne Brotherton-Ratcliffe (21.03.1914 - 19.01.2006); two sons, three daughters.
02.09.1909
Bombay, India
-
01.04.1970
Lambeth district, London
T/S.Lt. 07.08.1941
T/Lt. 07.11.1941 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)
(10.1941)     no appointment listed
15.10.1941 - (08.)1942 HMS Tenby (Bangor class minesweeper)
(10.1942) - (02.1943) torpedo course
03.1943 - (08.)1943 HMS Manxman (minelayer)
(10.1943) - (02.1944) HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Roedean School, Brighton) *
16.02.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Ramillies (battleship)
22.03.1945 - (07.)1945 HMS Hedingham Castle (corvette)
(10.1945)     no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hope,
William
"Bill"
W. Hope
?
-
T/A/S.Lt. (E) 11.01.1944 (reld 28.08.1945; appointment terminated - medically unfit)
? - 09.1942 ss Moreton Bay (troop ship, Ministry of War Transport)
09.1942 - 03.1943 ss Pasteur (troop ship, Ministry of War Transport)
03.1943 - 11.1943 ss Franconia (troop ship, Ministry of War Transport)
11.01.1944     temporary officer serving under T.124X agreements
01.1944 - 01.1944 HMS Mersey (T.124X depot, Liverpool)
01.02.1944 - 07.1944 HMS Ameer (escort carrier)
07.1944 - 11.1944 HMS Mersey (T.124X depot, Liverpool)
18.11.1944 - 27.03.1945 HMS Silvio (landing ship, infantry)
28.03.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Mersey (T.124X depot, Liverpool)
Hopkins,
Ian Broughton
I.B. Hopkins
?
-
T/Sg.Lt.
02.02.1940
T/A/Sg/Lt.Cdr.
< 07.1945 (reld < 04.1946)
Mention in Despatches MID
29.07.1941
rescue work SS Archangel
Education: MB, ChB
Practiced in Aberdeen before the war.
23.02.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Calliope (RN base, Tyne)
03.1941
-
(12.1941)
Medical Officer, HMS Blankney (destroyer)
09.08.1943
-
(06.1944)
Medical Officer, HMS Ambitious (minesweeping depot ship)
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
Hopkins,
John
J. Hopkins
Married ... ; ... children (one son?).
24.11.1923
-
11.2006
North Somerset district, Somerset
T/A/S.Lt. 29.10.1943
T/S.Lt. 29.04.1944 (reld > 04.1946)
(12.1943)     no appointment listed
10.01.1944 - (04.)1944 HMS Saker (British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, DC, USA)
(06.1944) - (04.1945) HMS Allington Castle (Castle class corvette) *
(07.1945) - (10.1945) no appointment listed
(04.1946)     HM LST 3514 (landing ship, tank) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hopkins,
Walter Douglas
W.D. Hopkins (Photo courtesy of Mr Bruce Graham) W.D. Hopkins (Photo courtesy of Mr Bruce Graham)
W.D. Hopkins (Photo courtesy of Mr Bruce Graham)
Son (with two brothers and one sister) of Edwin William Hopkins (1872-1950), and Annie Davey (1876-).
Married (1938, Hillhead district, Glasgow, Scotland) Eleanor E. "Paddy" McGill; one son, one daughter.
15.08.1901
Cardiff district, Glamorgan
-
05.1988
North Dorset district, Dorset
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 27.08.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (Sp.Br.) > 12.1942, < 02.1943 (reld > 07.1945, < 10.1945)

* Special Branch officer who has qualified for, and is undertaking general duties of an executive nature on shore

31.08.1939 - (08.)1940 on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth]
05.09.1940 - (06.)1943 HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt)
(08.1943) - (10.1943) Admiralty [HMS President] *
03.11.1943 - (10.)1944 HMS Yeoman (RN base, Thames)
31.10.1944 - (07.)1945 HMS Spartiate (RN base, Glasgow)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Horan,
Henry James
H.J. Horan
From Ireland.
?
-

T/Lt.
08.02.1942
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
? (reld 1945/46)
Mention in Despatches MID
11.12.1945
wind up (Europe 45)
(1944)


Commanding Officer, "P2" (P-Party to clear European ports)



Commanding Officer, Naval Party 1572
(1945)


Naval Party 1732
(07.1945)


Mine Disposal Officer, HMS Vernon
Hordern,
Lebbeus Anthony
L.A. Hordern (© Imperial War Museum (A 23052))
04.04.1914
Sydney, NSW, Australia
-
06.1979
Cane End, Reading, Henley district, Oxfordshire
T/Lt. (A) 29.09.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (A) < 04.1944
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 30.05.1944 attack on Tirpitz 03.04.1944 [decoration posted]
... - ... ...
25.03.1943 - (04.1944) Commanding Officer, 896 Squadron FAA [HMS Pursuer (Archer class escort carrier)]
... - ... ...
Hordern,
[Sir] Michael Murray
M.M. Hordern M.M. Hordern
M.M. Hordern M.M. Hordern
Son of Capt. Edward Joseph Calverley Hordern, CIE, RIN, and Margaret Emily Murray.
Married (27.04.1943) Grace Eveline Mortimer (19.11.1914 -  04.1986); one daughter.

04.10.1911
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
-
02.05.1995
Oxford, Oxfordshire
T/S.Lt.
1941?
T/Lt.
13.02.1942
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
07.1943 (reld < 04.1946)
Knight Bachelor Kt
01.01.1983
New Year 83: actor
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) CBE
01.01.1972
New Year 72: actor
Education: Windlesham House preparatory school; Brighton College.
Actor. Formerly in business with The Educational Supply Association, playing meanwhile as an amateur at St Pancras People's Theatre; first professional appearance as Lodovico in Othello, People's Palace, 1937; two seasons of repertory at Little Theatre, Bristol, 1937-39.



gunner on a merchant ship
12.01.1942
-
(04.)1944
HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)
04.09.1944
-
(07.1945)
Office of Naval Assistant to Second Sea Lord, Admiralty [HMS President]
Parts include: Mr Toad in Toad of Toad Hall, at Stratford, 1948 and 1949; Ivanov in Ivanov, Arts Theatre, 1950; Stratford Season, 1952: Jacques, Menenius, Caliban; Old Vic Season, 1953-54: Polonius, King John, Malvolio, Prospero; "BB" in The Doctor's Dilemma, Saville, 1956; Old Vic Season, 1958-59: Cassius, Macbeth; Ulysses (Troilus and Cressida), Edinburgh Fest., 1962; Herbert Georg Beutler in The Physicists, Aldwych, 1963; Southman in Saint's Day, St Martin's, 1965; Relatively Speaking, Duke of York's, 1967; A Delicate Balance, Aldwych, 1969; King Lear, Nottingham Playhouse, 1969; Flint, Criterion, 1970; National Theatre: 1972: Jumpers (also 1976), Gaunt, in Richard II; 1973: The Cherry Orchard; The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, Manchester, 1977, Round House, 1979; RSC Stratford, 1978: Prospero in The Tempest, Armado in Love's Labour's Lost; The Rivals, NT, 1983; You Never Can Tell, Haymarket, 1987; Bookends, Apollo, 1990; Trelawney of the Wells, Comedy, 1992; also many leading parts in films, radio and television.
Hon. Fellow, QMC, 1987; Hon. DLitt: Exeter, 1985; Warwick, 1987.
Published
: A world elsewhere (1993; autobiography).
Horgan,
Hector Joseph [C]
H.J. Horgan
Son (with one brother) of Patrick Horgan (1885-), and Mary Curtin (1881-).
Married ((06?).1945, Worthing district, Sussex) Mary Berry (1920-); one son.
21.04.1915
Cork district, Ireland
-
(09?).1982
Surrey Northern district
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 11.09.1941
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 11.09.1942 (reld > 04.1946)

Gold Cross for Conspicuous Gallantry (Greece), 04.07.1944

* Special Branch officer who has qualified for, and is undertaking general duties of an executive nature on shore

26.09.1941 - (04.)1943 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for miscellaneous services)
(06.1943)     no appointment listed
13.07.1943 - 14.09.1943 HMS Medway II (base for 1st Submarine Flotilla, Beirut)
? - 14.09.1943 British Naval Liaison Officer, HHMS Katsonis (Greek submarine) (sunk in Aegean)
09.1943 - 04.1945 POW in German captivity [missing personnel file]
Manager of Maudes of Fakenham Ltd., of Fakenham (tractor dealers & "GK" tyre service depot), 1951. Had practical farming experience on a large mechanised farm and was awarded a course in agriculture at Kesteven, Lincolnshire.
Horlock,
Kenneth Mervyn
K.M. Horlock
05.11.1910
Lewisham, Greater London
-
01.1989
Taunton Deane, Somerset
T/S.Lt.
27.06.1940
T/Lt.
27.06.1941
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
?

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
01.01.1945
New Year 45 [investiture 27.11.45]
Mention in Despatches MID
14.05.1946
attack 11.07.43
14.11.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for miscellaneous services)
27.05.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces training establishment, Fort William) (for motor launches):
(03.1942)


Commanding Officer, HM ML 443 (motor launch)
09.04.1942
-
(08.)1942
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 24 [HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport)]
21.11.1942
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 651 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces training establishment, Fort William)]
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
Published: Our lady of the pirates (privately published posthumously [?], 1990s [?])
Horn,
John Frederick
J.F. Horn (Photo courtesy of Mr Neil Horn)
Son of Frederick Horn, and Jessie Reppke.
Married ...; ... children (one son?).
18.02.1920
Liverpool, West Derby district, Lancashire
-
10.1991
Birkenhead district, Cheshire
T/S.Lt. 30.04.1942
T/Lt. 30.10.1944 (reld < 04.1946)
Lt. 03.10.1954
Lt.Cdr. 03.10.1962 (retd > 02.1964, < 02.1968)
Teacher.
      starting the war as a telegraphist on a mine sweeping trawler out of Fort William
      HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishment, Lancing, Sussex)
      Motor Gun Boat
28.12.1942 - (01.)1945 HMS Clematis (corvette) (Atlantic convoys)
22.03.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Tay (frigate)
1954? - 1965? Permanent RNVR, later RNR (Mersey Division) (List 2A) [HMS Eaglet]
Hornbrook,
Francis Bailey
K.M. Horlock
Son of John Hornbrook and Rose Bailey.
Home address: London.
1906 ?
-
07.12.1942
(KIA) [age 36]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 71, column 1]
T/S.Lt.
06.09.1940
T/Lt.
06.12.1940
06.09.1940
-
24.09.1940
mine disposal training, HMS Vernon (torpedo school and experimental establishment, Portsmouth)
25.09.1940
-
13.05.1941
Torpedoes and Mining Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
14.05.1941
-
03.05.1942
Trade Division, Admiralty (for merchant ships) [HMS President]
04.05.1942
-
12.10.1942
Torpedoes and Mining Department, Admiralty (for duty outside Admiralty) [HMS President]
13.10.1942
-
07.12.1942
HMS Sheba (RN base, Aden) (for mine disposal duties) [went down with the SS Ceramic off the Azores whilst taking passage to Arabia via Cape Town]
Horsnell,
Vernon Sadler
V.S. Horsnell (Photo courtesy of Mrs Christine Imms)
Second son of Walter Horsnell and Marianne (née Sadler).
Married 1st (27.06.1939, Kingston, Surrey; separated, 1953; marriage dissolved c. 1959) Katherine Hawkins McLachlan; two sons, two daughters.
Married 2nd (c. 1959) Gisela ...; no children.
Residence: Scredington Linconshire.
01.11.1905
Normanton, West Yorkshire
-
12.02.1991
Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, Lincolnshire
T/Lt.
25.03.1942 (reld 27.02.1946)

Member of the Order of the British Empire

MBE
01.01.1946
New Year 46
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
(1945)


HMS Royal Caroline (Naval Party 1741, Lübeck, Germany)
Education Officer (GCC), 1946-1953 (sometime Heig, Hamburg and Munster). Had his own prep school in Bradford for some years and moved to Linconshire in 1974.
Houghton,
Frederick John
F.J. Houghton
Married 1st ... (died 1954); one son.
Married 2nd May Gill.
01.11.1894
Hackney district, Greater London / London / Middlesex
-
21.01.1966
Tiverton
[cremated at Taunton]
Army:
 
2nd Lt.
24.06.1916
T/Lt.
...-03.06.1917 (while being employed with a Service Battalion)
Lt.
04.12.1917 (half-pay 22.02.1918; ill-health caused by wounds) (retd 02.08.1918; ill-health caused by wounds)
RNVR:
 
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
29.10.1940
24.06.1916
 
 
commissioned, Royal Leicestershire Regiment



served World War I, being severely wounded at the Somme

Invalided for 10 years, then took up chicken farming in Farnham. Developed an interest in motor racing, driving Lagondas for four years on the track at Brooklands, also being a partner in a garage in Guildford. 

10.1940?
-
26.01.1941
HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Portland
27.01.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Victory III (accounting section, Wantage, Berkshire)
From 1942 onwards seconded as an inspector of landing craft. Farmed from 1947 onwards in the Tiverton area.
Houston,
Alexander James
"Jimmy"
A.J. Houston (Photo courtesy of Mr Peter Moss) A.J. Houston (Photo courtesy of Mr Peter Moss)
Brought up in Ayr, Scotland.
Married ((03?).1946, Chepstow district, Monmouthshire) Elizabeth Liddell (01.10.1921 - 21.09.2015); two daughters.
12.03.1919
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic
-
11.1994
Petersfield district, Hampshire
T/S.Lt. (A) 03.05.1941
T/Lt. (A) 03.11.1943
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (A) 03.11.1945? (reld 21.03.1946)
(06.1941)     no appointment listed
(08.1941)     HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath) *
12.09.1941 - (10.)1941 pilot, 800 Squadron FAA [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)
11.10.1941 - (10.)1942 pilot, 800 Squadron FAA [HMS Indomitable (Illustrious class aircraft carrier)]
11.1942 - (02.)1943 pilot, 795 Squadron FAA [HMS Kilele (RN Air Station, Tanga, Tanganyika)]
01.03.1943 - (04.)1943 pilot, 809 Squadron FAA [HMS Vulture (RN Air Station, St Merryn, Padstow, Cornwall)]
01.04.1943 - (02.)1944 pilot, 809 Squadron FAA
26.02.1944 - (06.)1944 pilot, 794 Squadron FAA [HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset)]
14.08.1944 - (01.)1945 pilot, 787 Squadron FAA [HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset)]
(04.1945) - (10.1945) HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) *
His son-in-law writes: "After the War he worked for Liddell Brothers in China up until the cultural revolution and then as a timber merchant in Borneo until 1954. He joined Willis Faber, Lloyds of London, specialising in aircraft Insurance, before retiring. He drowned, Nr Petersfield, in an accident whilst fishing with some Fleet Air Arm friends."
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hovey,
Frederick Arthur Charles
"Fred"
F.A.C. Hovey
Son of ... Hovey, and ... Snow.
14.04.1924
Steyning district, Sussex
-
07.1999
Derby
T/A/S.Lt.
?
T/S.Lt.
28.10.1944 (reld > 04.1946)

WWII: Campaign Stars & War Medal

13.12.1944
-
31.05.1945
HM LST 161 (landing ship, tank)
01.06.1945
-
(04.1946)
HM LSE 52 (landing ship, emergency repair)
Sales director of Joseph Mason plc, of Nottingham Road, Derby (manufacturers of coach paints to Queen Elizabeth II), and as such Royal Warrant Holders’ Association Medal (03.1985).
Howard,
Charles Robert Grenville
C.R.G. Howard
Son (with two sisters) of Charles Reginald Howard (1875-1918), and Hilda Margaret Moore (1882-1980).
Married (13.06.1936, Wraxall, Weston-super-Mare district, Somerset) Katherine Grace Glenny (09.10.1911 - 26.01.1984), daughter (with one sister) of Elliott Thornton Glenny (1880-1940), and Jessie Catherine Dence (1881-1912); three daughters, one son.
19.09.1912
Frome district, Somerset
-
(03?).1976
Poole district, Dorset
T/Sg.Lt. 08.12.1939
T/A/Sg.Lt.Cdr. > 06.1944, < 10.1944 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)
Education: University of Britsol (MB, ChB 1937).
08.12.1939 - (04.)1940 RN Sick Quarters, Grimsby [HMS Beaver]
19.04.1940 - (04.)1941 HMS Bonaventure (Dido class cruiser) [ship torpedoed and sunk by Italian submarine Ambra in Mediterranean 31.03.1941]
01.04.1941 - (12.1942) HMS Nile (RN Base, Alexandria, Egypt)
(02.1943)     HMS Valiant (Queen Elizabeth class battleship) *
(04.1943)     no appointment listed
19.04.1943 - (06.)1943 HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath)
01.07.1943 - (10.)1943 HMS Shrike (RN Air Station, Maydown, Northern Ireland)
14.10.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Landrail (RN Air Station, Machrihanish, Argyllshire)
12.09.1944 - (01.)1945 RN Auxiliary Hospital, Barrow Gurney [HMS Drake]
03.03.1945 - (10.1945) RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Howard,
the Hon. Greville [Reginald Charles]
the Hon. G. Howard
Son of Henry Molyneux Paget Howard, 19th Earl of Suffolk (1877-1917) and Margaret Hyde Leiter. Married (24.11.1945, London) Mary Ridehalgh, daughter of William Smith Ridehalgh; one daughter.
07.09.1909
Vindermorie
-
20.09.1987

Prob. T/S.Lt.
?
T/Lt.
05.12.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
< 10.1944
Lt.
12.11.1958, seniority 26.02.1952
A/Lt.Cdr.
12.11.1958
Lt.Cdr.
26.02.1960 (retd 07.09.1964)
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD

?

-
16.02.1938
 
 
joined Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve (attached London Division RNVR)
15.02.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS Cape Howe (special service vessel)
18.04.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Punjabi (destroyer)
(12.1941)


HMS Malcolm (destroyer) *
20.07.1944
-
(10.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Nith (frigate)
12.11.1958
-
07.09.1964
served Permanent RNVR, later RNR (Unattached List)
British Conservative and National Liberal politician. He served as Member of Parliament (MP) for St Ives from 1950 until he stood down at the 1966 general election.
Howard,
Robin Cecil
R.C. Howard (Photo courtesy of Sally Oldfield)
(12?).1924
Brighton district, Sussex
-
T/A/S.Lt. 07.06.1944
T/S.Lt. 07.12.1944
... - ... ...
21.02.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Mantis (Coastal Forces base, Lowestoft) (for 4th MTB Flotilla):
02.1944 - 05.1945 First Lieutenant, HM MTB 455 (motor torpedo boat)
Howard,
Sydney Lesley
S.L. Howard
14.02.1913
Northampton, Northamptonshire
-
09.12.1989
Wells, Somerset
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
25.09.1941
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
25.09.1942 (reld < 04.1946)
09.10.1941
-
(02.1943)
HMS Forward (RN base, Newhaven)
01.05.1944
-
(10.1944)
HMS Kestrel (RN Air Station, Worthy Down, nr Winchester)
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
Headmaster.
Howarth,
David Armine
D.A. Howarth
Son of Dr. Osbert John Radycliffe Howarth (1877-1954), scholar in geography, and Eleanor Katherine Paget.
Married 1st (1944) Nanette Russell Smith, an English teacher (marriage dissolved 1981);  three daughters, one son. 
Married 2nd (1981) Joanna White; one step-son, one step-daughter.

18.07.1912
Kensington district, London
-
02.07.1991
Blackboys, Sussex
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
07.02.1941
T/A/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
07.02.1942
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
?, seniority 07.02.1942
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (Sp.Br.)
> 01.1945, < 07.1945 (reld < 04.1946)

Knight 1st class, Order of St Olav (Norway), 1955
King Haakon VII Liberty Cross (Norway), (1945; London Gazette: 24.06.1947)

Education: Tonbridge School; Trinity College, Cambridge University (BA, 1933)
Free-lance writer. Baird Television Co., London, England, researcher, 1933-1934; British Broadcasting Corporation, London, assistant talks editor, 1934-1939, war correspondent, 1939-1940.
(12.)1941
-
(07.1945)
Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President] *



seconded to Special Operations Executive (SOE)
Author. FRSL, 1982.
Published: The Shetland Bus, 1951 (also under title: Across to Norway); We die alone (also under title: Escape alone), 1955; The sledge patrol, 1957; Dawn of D­Day, 1959 (also under title: D-Day, the sixth of June, 1944); The shadow of the dam, 1961; (ed) My land and my people, by HH The Dalai Lama, 1962; The desert king : a biography of Ibn Saud, 1964; The golden isthmus (also under title: Panama : four hundred years of dreams and cruelty), 1966; A near run thing : the day of Waterloo (also under title: Waterloo : day of battle), 1968; Trafalgar : the Nelson touch, 1969; Sovereign of the seas, 1974; The Greek adventure : Lord Byron and other eccentrics in the War of Independence), 1976; 1066, the year of the conquest, 1977; Dhows, 1977; (with others) Great Britons, 1978; The men of war, 1978; The Dreadnoughts, 1979; Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire, 1980; Famous sea battles, 1981; The voyage of the Armada : the Spanish story, 1981; Tahiti : a paradis lost, 1983; (with son Stephen Howarth) The story of P&O : the Oriental Steam Navigation Company, 1985; Pursued by a bear : an autobiography, 1986; (with son Stephen Howarth) Nelson, the immortal memory, 1988; (ed.) Art and Patronage in the Caroline Courts : essays in honour of Sir Oliver Millar, 1993; fiction: Group Flashing Two, 1952; One night in Styria, 1953; Thieves hole, 1954; for children: Heroes of nowadays, 1957; Great escapes, 1969.
Howe,
Earl;
Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon;
5th Earl Howe (1821);
Baron Howe (1788);
Baron Curzon (1794);
Viscount Curzon (1802)

Viscount Curzon Viscount Curzon
Viscount Curzon Viscount Curzon
Viscount Curzon Viscount Curzon
Son of 4th Earl and Lady Georgina Elizabeth  Spencer­Churchill (died 1906), daughter of 7th Duke of Marlborough.
Succeeded father 1929.
Married 1st (1907) Mary  (marriage dissolved 1937; died 1962), daughter of late Colonel Hon. Montagu Curzon of Garatshay, Loughborough; one son, one daughter.
Married 2nd (1937) Joyce Mary McLean Jack (from whom he obtained a divorce, 1943); one daughter.
Married 3rd (1944) Sybil Boyter, only child of late Capt. Francis Johnson, Palmeira Sq., Hove, Sussex; one daughter. 

01.05.1884
Mayfair, London
-
26.07.1964
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
S.Lt.
29.01.1904
Lt.
19.02.1906
Cdr.
28.10.1907
Capt.
01.01.1921 (retd > 12.1941, < 07.1944) (reverted to retd 16.08.1945)
Cdre. 2nd cl.
30.06.1933
- PC
05.07.1929
-
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
03.06.1924
HM's birthday 24
Royal Naval and Royal Marine Forces Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD
24.03.1922
-
Education: Eton; Christ Church, Oxford
1904?


joined RNVR (Sussex Division)
1914
-
1919
served in command of Howe Battalion RND in Belgium, and HMS Queen Elizabeth
MP (C) South Battersea, 1918-1929; ADC to King, 1925-1928; London Whip, Unionist Central Office, 1927
04.08.1940
-
(10.1945)
in charge of the Degaussing Staff, HMS Cochrane (naval base, Rosyth)
Patron of eight livings; Premier and Perpetual Govr and Trustee of King William IV Naval Asylum; Chairman Royal National Life-Boat Institution, 1956-. 
Howell,
Arthur Ernest
A.E. Howell (Photo courtesy of Mr Glyn Howell) A.E. Howell (Photo courtesy of Mr Glyn Howell)
A.E. Howell (Photo courtesy of Mr Glyn Howell)
?
-
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 15.04.1944
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 01.11.1945
Bank employee.
(04/05.1943)     Seaman Coder, HMS Northern Spray (trawler) (convoy ONS 5) (see also here)
      HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
05.11.1943 - (01.)1945 HMS Quebec (Combined Training Centre, Inverary)
(07.1945) - (04.1946) HMS Boscawen (RN base, Portland) *
Bank manager, Wimborne, Dorset.
Howell,
Edwin Francis
"Teddy"
E.F. Howell (Photo courtesy of Glyn Howell)
Son of ... Howell, and ... Cole.
Married; one daughter.
13.04.1916
Pembroke district, Dyfed / Pembrokeshire
-
07.1996
South Gloucestershire
T/Paym.S.Lt. 1942?
T/Paym.Lt. = T/Lt. (S) 29.01.1943 (reld > 04.1945, < 04.1946)
Education: Cheltenham Teachers' Training College.
Solicitor's clerk.
      HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
07.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Bambara (RN Air Station, Trincomalee, Ceylon)
Teacher, Arundle Street School in Portsmouth. Headmaster, Almondsbury C of E School, near Bristol.
Howell,
Patrick George
P.G. Howell
Married ((03?).1953, Surrey South Western district, Surrey) Mary E. Waterston; ... children (two sons, one daughter?).
07.05.1924
-
05.02.1982
Norwich district, Norfolk (formerly of Stamford, Lincolnshire)
T/A/S.Lt. (A) 12.07.1944
T/S.Lt. (A) 12.01.1945 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)
21.07.1944 - (10.1944) HMS Macaw (FAA training establishment, Wellbank, Cumberland)
(01.1945)     no appointment listed
08.03.1945 - (10.1945) pilot, 1851 Squadron FAA [HMS Venerable (Colossus class aircraft carrier)]
1950s - 1960s Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve
Howell,
Robert Alwyn
R.A. Howell
Son (with one brother and one sister) of George Walter Howell (1870-1932), and Lilian Amy Stephanie Bindon (1872-1954).
Married ((12?).1936, Lewes district, Sussex) Mary Eva Perry, of Warninglid, Sussex; ... children (one son?).
(09?).1905
Eastbourne, Sussex
-
20.02.1945
(KIA) [age 39]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 90, column 2]

 
T/S.Lt. 21.06.1940
T/Lt. 21.09.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. > 06.1944, < 10.1944
      HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishment, Hove, Sussex)
(08.1940)     no appointment listed
07.09.1940 - (06.)1941 HMS Skirmisher (RN base, Milford Haven)
14.06.1941 - (10.)1941 HMS Derby County (anti-submarine warfare trawler)
08.11.1941 - 20.02.1945 HMS Vervain (corvette) (from mid-1943 as Commanding Officer) [ship torpedoed & sunk by U-1208 south of Ireland]
Howell,
Ronald Thomas Albert
"Robin"
R.T.A. Howell
Son of ... Howell, and ... Cox.
Married ((09?).1951, Surrey Northern district) Edna G. Baylis; two daughters.
12.06.1923
Lambeth district, London
-
27.06.1973
Paddington district, London
T/Midsh. 17.07.1942
T/A/S.Lt. 12.12.1943
T/Lt. 01.05.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
Chevalier, Order of Oranje-Nassau (The Netherlands) OON 04.03.1947 for outstanding services in H.Neth.M.S. JOHAN MAURITS VAN NASSAU from 11.43-09.44 [Dutch Royal Decree No. 61 of 12.10.46]
Education: Kingston Grammar School; Queen Mary College, London (BSc 1950; PhD 1953). FIEE.
(10.1942)     no appointment listed
29.10.1942 - (06.)1943 HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool) (for miscellaneous duties)
12.06.1943 - 09.1944 HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool) (for flotilla duties)
11.1943 - 09.1944 British Naval Liaison Officer, Dutch frigate Johan Maurits van Nassau
09.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Fowey (sloop)
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
(04.1946)     HMS Trafalgar (destroyer) *
1940s - 1950s Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve
Electrical and electronics engineer. With Decca Radar Research Laboratories, 1952-1958. Head of Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Brunei College, 1958-1964. Professor and Head of Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Brunei University, 1964-1973 (Vice-Principal of Brunei University, 1970-1973).
* indexed, but not listed as such
Howell-Jones,
Anthony [Patrick]
A. Howell-Jones
Married ...; ... children (two sons?).
18.05.1907
Wirral district, Cheshire
-
(12?).1972
Newport, North Shropshire district
 
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 16.03.1942 (reld > 07.1945, < 04.1946)
(10.1942) - (08.1943) no appointment listed
04.11.1943 - (07.1945) HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Dunoon, Argyllshire) (for Mobile Training Units; in lieu of Specialist Anti-Submarine Officer)
Howey,
Anthony John Edwards
A.J.E. Howey
Son of Captain John Edwards Howey and Gladys M. Howey, of Littlestone, Kent.
09.09.1912
Stratton, Cornwall
-
01.02.1943
[age 30]
[Lee-on-Solent Memorial, bay 4, panel 6]
T/S.Lt. (A)
02.10.1939
T/Lt. (A)
02.10.1940
Education: Eton (1926-1931)
(04.1940)


Fleet Air Arm
17.12.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Grebe (RN Air Station, Dekheila, near Alexandria, Egypt)
01.02.1941
-
(12.1941)
pilot, 775 Squadron FAA [HMS Grebe (RN Air Station, Dekheila, near Alexandria, Egypt)]
06.07.1942
-
01.02.1943
pilot, 782 Squadron FAA [HMS Merlin (RN Air Station, Donibristle)]
Hubbard,
Alfred Francis
A.F. Hubbard (Photo courtesy of Mrs Rachel Gamble) A.F. Hubbard (Photo courtesy of Mrs Rachel Gamble)
Son of ... Hubbard, and ... Snowden.
Married (18.01.1944,  Bishop Thornton, Yorkshire); ... children.
 
19.10.1917
St Leonards, Knaresborough district, West Riding of Yorkshire
-
21.05.1988
Waihi Beach, New Zealand
T/S.Lt.
30.10.1943
T/Lt.
25.02.1946, seniority 30.10.1945 (reld 31.03.1946)
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St
-
-
Africa Star Afr St
-
-
12.04.1940
-
31.03.1946
served RM & RNVR
19.05.1942


exam qualifying for observers [HMS Raven (RN Air Station, Eastleigh)]
(07.1943)
 
 
HM LCT 21 (landing craft, tank)
(11.1943)

06.1944 
HM LCT 863 (landing craft, tank) (late June 1944 the craft was hit by a mine in the Channel)
(07.1944)


HM LCT 741 (landing craft, tank)
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed: landing craft Commanding Officers' course, Troon [HMS Dinosaur]
(11.1944)
 
 
HM LCT 796 (landing craft, tank)
(11.1944?)
 -
12.1944 
HM LCT 883 (landing craft, tank) (received shrapnel wounds to his back)
12.1944
-
03.1945
treatment & recovery 
[01.1945 at Minterne Magna Hospital after second operation after shrapnel in back, from which he recuperates with more operations for the next year]
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
Banker, later a member of the clergy (Rev A.F. Hubbard).
Hubbard,
John Edward
J.E. Hubbard
?
-
T/S.Lt.
?
T/Lt.
01.03.1945
(06.1942)


Commanding Officer, HM MTB 48 (motor torpedo boat)
(09.1943)


Commanding Officer, HM MTB ... (motor torpedo boat)
Hubbard,
Percy Richard
P.R. Hubbard
Son (with one sister and one brother) of Richard Hubbard (1839-1902), and Susannah Harvey (1856-1910).
Husband of Doris Catharine Hubbard, of Chelsea, London.
(03?).1884
Walpole St Andrew, Wisbech district, Norfolk
-
11.11.1943
[age 59]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 80, column 1]
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 27.09.1943
T/A/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 12.10.1943
Military Cross MC WWI ? ?
(10.1943)     no appointment listed
10.1943 - 11.11.1943 HMS Rajaliya (RN Air Station Puttalam, Ceylon) (killed aboard steamship "Carlier" on passage to Ceylon)
Hubberstey,
John Richard
"Dick"
J.R. Hubberstey (Photo courtesy of Mrs Vicky Stewart) J.R. Hubberstey (Photo courtesy of Mrs Vicky Stewart)
J.R. Hubberstey (Photo courtesy of Mrs Vicky Stewart)
Son of Edgar Hubberstey (1888-1946), and Alice Swarbrick (1890-1973).
Married ((09?).1947, Blackpool district, Lancashire) Margaret Hagel (16.12.1919 - 08.2000), daughter of Hermanus Hagel (1878-1976), and Clara Shaw (1885-1971); two daughters, two sons.
13.12.1921
Blackpool, Fylde district, Lancashire
-
03.10.1995
Croydon district, London
T/A/S.Lt. 21.05.1943
T/S.Lt. 21.11.1943
T/Lt. 21.11.1945 (reld 02.01.1946)
      HMS Tynedale (destroyer)
(09.1942)     HMS Raleigh (training establishment, Torpoint, Cornwall)
      HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
      HMS Wallace (destroyer)
(08.1943) - (10.1945) HMS Dundonald (Combined Operations base, Auchengate) *
      1st Lieutenant, HM LCT 929 (landing craft, tank)
      1st Lieutenant, HM LCT ??? (landing craft, tank)
? - 1945 Commanding Officer, HM LCT 734 (landing craft, tank)
1940s - 1960s Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve
* indexed, but not listed as such
His daughter writes: "HMS Wallace: First commission as an officer under training (as 2nd Lieutenant). Prince Philip was 1st Lieutenant. Dad and Philip did the Night watch together on the Wallace.HMS Dundonald: Training. HM LCT 929 : Dad 'No 1' (1st Lieutenant). Charlie Jones was Commanding Officer. Another HM LCT: Dad didn't say the number. HM LCT 734: Dad was Commanding Officer (CO / Captain), his first command, Derek Rawlings was Midshipman (No 1,1st Lieutenant), Geoff White was Sub Lieutenant (3rd Officer). It ran mainly from Southampton/Poole to Normandy Beachhead. He was in command of LCT 734 from the time it was commissioned until the end of the War in 1945 when he took the ship to Boulogne, lowered the White Ensign (which I now have), raised the Tricolor and handed the ship over to the town's Mayor, Henri Henneguelle."
Hudson,
Edward Gerald
E.G. Hudson
Son of ... Hudson, and ... Tierney.
Married ...; ... children.
21.11.1919
Islington district, London
-
01.2002
West Surrey district, Surrey
T/S.Lt. 12.06.1941
T/Lt. 01.11.1942 (reld 01.04.1946)
Mention in Despatches MID 20.02.1945 towing damaged ship to safety 05.09.1944
(08.1941) - (10.1941) no appointment listed
02.10.1941 - (06.)1942 HMS Brabant (minesweeping trawler)
01.06.1942 - (10.1945) HM MMS 165 (motor minesweeper) (from about Aug/Sep 1943 Commanding Officer) (despatches)
Hudson,
Edwin
E. Hudson
Son of Ernest Hudson, and Lucy Wilson, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
07.11.1922
Wellingrborough, Northamptonshire
-
18.12.1942
(MPK) [age 20]
[Chatham Naval Memorial, 66, 1]
Ord.Sea. 04.1941
T/A/S.Lt. 07.11.1942
Education: Wellingborough Grammar School (1934-1939).
04.1941     joined RNVR
04.1941? - 1942? HMS Somali (destroyer) (North Russian convoys)
1942 - 1942 HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
11.1942 - (12.)1942 spare officer for 4th MTB Flotilla [HMS Beehive (Coastal Forces base, Felixstowe)]
? - 18.12.1942 First Lieutenant, HM MTB 30 (motor torpedo boat) (missing, presumed killed when boat was mined in the North Sea)
Hudson,
Richard Guy Ormonde
R.G.O. Hudson R.G.O. Hudson
Only son of James Ormond Hudson (1898-), and Doris Hilda Parker (1899-), of Chulmleigh, Devon, and Gurteen Renvyle, County Galway.
Grew up in Seaton, South Devon.
Married 1st (06.01.1945, King's Chapel of the Savoy, Westminster district, Middlesex) Sylvia Mary Price, elder daughter (with two siblings) of Maj. Hubert Davenport Price, MC (1890-1958), and Valentine Mary Pritchett (1895-1969), of Abbots Morton Manor, Worcestershire.
Married 2nd ((06?).1974, Barnstaple district, North Devon) Patricia Jessie R. Wright (28.12.1918 - 12.1994).

06.09.1920
King's Norton, Staffordshire
-
26.06.1995
Chulmleigh, Barnstaple district, Devon
Ord.Sea. 11.09.1940
T/S.Lt. 25.09.1941
T/Lt. 01.09.1943 (reld 07.1946)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC 14.11.1944 German evacuation of Le Havre * [investiture 06.03.45]
* During the evacuation of Le Havre this officer acted as a controller on five out of the seven nights. The frigates in which he was embarked were frequently under heavy and prolonged fire from shore batteries. As the pioneer, with Lieutenant Lee, in the control ship technique, he has acted as a controller on 45 nights since 5th June 1944. He has shown himself skilful and courageous and a sound tactician, and has been tireless in his devolution to duty and determination.  Signed Patrick V.M. McLaughlin, Captain Royal Navy, Captain Coastal Forces, Channel.
Education: Rugby School; Oxford University (read jurisprudence, St John's College).
11.09.1940     HMS Royal Arthur (training establishment, Skegness)
      HMS Sikh (destroyer)
? - 09.1941 HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
      training, HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William)
      HM MTB 233 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William)]
      HM MTB 62 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport)]
06.10.1942 - 05.1943 HMS Mosquito (Coastal Forces base, Alexandria, Egypt) (for MTBs)
      1st Lieutenant in the 7th MTB Flotilla, working onboard MTBs 62, 65 & 77, as well as acting as a “spare Commanding Officer”, assuming temporary command of MTBs where necessary
05.1943 - 10.06.1943 HMS Gregale (Coastal Forces base, Malta) (wounded; invalided home)
25.09.1943 - 05.1944 navigation instructor, HMS Bee (Coastal Forces base, Holyhead)
05.1944 - 1944? HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport) (for special service with Captain Coastal Forces (CCF), Channel)
1944? - 01.1945 on staff of Captain Coastal Forces, Nore [HMS Pembroke]
13.01.1945 - 07.1946 instructor, HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)
1946? - mid 1960s Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve (attached to London Division RNVR)
Solicitor.
Huggins,
Ronald Ernest
"Ron"
R.E. Huggins
Married ((09?).1940, Dartford district, Kent) ... Bass.
(06?).1916
Greenwich district, Greater London / Kent / London
-
T/S.Lt. (A)
?
T/Lt. (A)
14.02.1943 (reld 1945/46)

Mention in Despatches

MID
16.09.1944
assistance sinking U765 Western Approaches 06.05.44
07.11.1942
-
(04.1944)
pilot, 825 Squadron FAA [1944 at HMS Vindex (escort carrier)]
20.07.1944
-
(07.1945)
FDO (Flight Deck Officer) and DLCO (Deck Landing Control Officer), HMS Premier (escort carrier)
Huggins,
Ulric Gilbert Brougham Lang
U.G.B.L. Huggins (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
Only son of Maj. Charles Gilbert Dingwall Huggins (1882-1965), and Gwendolen Isla Brougham (1892-1974), of Hadlow Down, Sussex.
Married 1st (20.06.1940, St Mark's Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia) Patricia M. Cole, daughter of Maj. & Mrs. Coleridge Cole, of Victoria, British Columbia, formerly of London.
Married 2nd (18.07.1946, Chelsea district, London) Una Patricia Lennard (15.08.1920 - 03.2002), second daughter of Mr E.S. Lennard, of Launceston, Cornwall; one daughter.

06.11.1913
-
11.2001
Eastbourne district, Sussex
Prob. S.Lt. 05.11.1937
S.Lt. 05.11.1938
Lt. 18.06.1940 (reld < 04.1946)
Lt.Cdr. 18.06.1948 (retd 04.09.1964)

Mention in Despatches

MID 06.04.1943 Force Q (aboard cruiser HMS Aurora) against Italian convoy Mediterranean 12.42
Royal Naval and Royal Marine Forces Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD ? -
Royal Naval and Royal Marine Forces Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD 01.12.1964 1st clasp
05.11.1937     joined RNVR (Mersey Division)
11.06.1938     HMS Cornwall (cruiser) (for training)
31.07.1939 - (02.)1940 HMS Caradoc (cruiser)
07.02.1940 - (12.1940) HMS Caradoc (cruiser)
(02.1941) - (06.1941) no appointment listed
23.06.1941 - (10.1945) HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for destroyer flotilla; for gunnery duties)
Hughes,
Francis Mainwaring
F.M. Hughes
Son of Maj. William Thomas Mainwaring Hughes (1893-1979), and Amy Iris Davies (1893-1964), of Swansea.
(12?).1925
Swansea district, Glamorganshire
-
12.05.1945
[age 20]
[Oystermouth Cemetery, Glamorganshire, section A, grave 172]
T/Midsh. (A) 06.08.1944
T/A/S.Lt. (A) 04.1945?
(10.1944) - (04.1945) HMS Saker (British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, DC, USA) (for full flying duties and training) *
16.04.1945 - 12.05.1945 pilot, 763 Squadron FAA [HMS Nightjar (RN Air Station, Inskip, Lancashire)] (died in an air crash together with T/A/S.Lt. (A) G.A. McQuater of the same unit)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hughes,
Guy Erskine
G.E. Hughes
Son (with one brother and one half-brother) of Maj. Claud Gillan Erskine Hughes (1876-1954), the Cheshire Regt, and Florence Elizabeth Walker Waters (1880-1968), daughter of S.A. Waters, sometime of Royal Irish Constabulary.
Married (05.04.1930, Paris, France) June Crowther Spicer (29.06.1908 - 03.02.2001), daughter of Donald Spicer, of Ghent; three sons, one daughter.
07.03.1904
Farnham district, Surrey
-
08.01.1980
Northumberland North First district, Northumberland
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 13.11.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (Sp.Br.) > 10.1941, < 12.1941
T/A/Cdr. (Sp.Br.) > 08.1943, < 10.1943
T/Cdr. (Sp.Br.) 31.07.1944 (reld > 11.1945, < 01.1946)
Companion, Order of St Michael and St George CMG 01.01.1949 Control Commission for Germany

* Special Branch officer employed on wireless telegraphy duties

Education: Harrow School (1918.1-1922.2; The Park House; Entrance Scholar); Trinity College, Cambridge (Science Exhibitioner; BA).
Messrs Mather & Platt, Ltd; apprentice engineer, 1925-1928; ICI Ltd, 1928-1935; Messrs Ed. Sharp & Sons, Ltd; Dir, 1935-1939.
13.11.1939 - (11.)1945 Signal Division, Admiralty [HMS President] (and for duty with Naval Intelligence Division)
1940s - 1950s Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve [attached to London Division RNVR]
Chief, Food, Agriculture and Forestry (British) Bi-partite Control Office, Frankfurt, Control Commission for Germany (British Element), 1946-1949 (CMG). Overseas Food Corp., Urambo, 1950. Managing Director, Imperial Chemical Industries (South Africa) Ltd, 1952-1958; Managing Director (1958-1966), later Director, African Explosives & Chemical Industries Ltd.; Director of associated and subsidiary companies (A.E. & C.I. Housing & Est.; Cape Explosives Works; S.A. Titan Products (Pty.); Miller, Weedon Travel (Pty.); Longmeadow Home).
Hughes,
Guy Alexander
G.A. Hughes
Son of Capt. Alan Hughes, and ... Lang, of Neilsland, Ashtead, Surrey.
Married 1st (23.09.1939, St Giles Parish Church, Ashtead, Surrey Mid Eastern district) Jill Gervers, elder daughter of Ronald J.W. Gervers, MC, Mary Edmé (Tommy) Kitchener, of Southwood, Ashtead, Surrey; ... children (one daughter?).

Married 2nd (10.09.1973)  Eve Lilian Howard ((06?).1923 - 27.02.2013), daughter of Capt. Francis Howard, DSC, RN (1889-1966), and Grace Flora Wilson (1889?-1938), and widow of Lt.Cdr. George Hugo Digby Legard, MBE, RN.
11.07.1916
Kingston district, Middlesex / Surrey
-
10.2004
Kent
T/Paym.S.Lt. 06.12.1940
T/Paym.Lt. = T/Lt. (S) 06.12.1941
01.01.1941 - 11.12.1944 Captain's Secretary, HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
(01.1945)     HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex) *
01.02.1945 - (04.1946) Captain's Secretary, HMS Ocean (aircraft carrier)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hughes,
John Meredith
J.M. Hughes (Photo courtesy of Mr John Hughes)
Son of John Hughes, and Elizabeth Pointon.
Married; ... children (one son?).
27.09.1920
Prestwich, Lancashire
-
09.2010 still alive
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 04.09.1942
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 04.03.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
19.10.1942 - (04.1946) HMS President III (accounting base for naval personnel serving on Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships) *
* in Navy Lists of 10.1944 & 01.1945 indexed as HMS Sheba (RN base, Aden), but not shown there
Hughes,
John William
"Jack"
J.W. Hughes (Photo courtesy of Glynne Hughes)
30.09.1910
Goole, Yorkshire

-
16.11.1992
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AB Seaman
?
T/A/S.Lt.
09.06.1942 (reld > 04.1946)



officer holding temporary commission under T.124T agreements



based in Portsmouth in 1943/44 and his ship was involved in towing one of Mulberry Harbour units 
(10.1944)


no appointment listed
13.11.1944
-
(01.)1945
HMS Marshal Soult (trawler base, Portsmouth) (for rescue tugs)
20.04.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Hannibal (RN base, Taranto) (for duty with rescue tugs)
(04.1946)


HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar) *
1948
-
1950
Sea Cadet Corps, Goole (as T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) with seniority 10.07.1948)
Working at the Appleby-Frodingham steel works Scunthorpe, 1946-1950. Returned to deep sea trade serving on the "Orsova", "Oriana" and "Canberra" with brief periods of coastal trade on MVs "Actuality" and "Fountains Abbey". The year before his retirement he served as a "Ferry Crew" (his words) member to the Clan McLeod.
* indexed, but not listed as suc
Hughes,
Norman Hubert
N.H. Hughes
Son of Edward George Hughes (1875-1938), and Mary Florence Mumford (1876-1976).
Married (1939, Hadley, Barnet) Olive Copcutt (11.07.1913 - 1973); two daughters, two sons.
24.03.1910
Tulse Hill, Lambeth district, London
-

1979
Zimbabwe, Southern Africa
Prob. T/S.Lt. 01.12.1939
T/S.Lt. 16.01.1940
T/Lt. 24.03.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. 03.19242? (reld < 04.1946)

Mention in Despatches

MID 02.10.1942 Operation Jubilee (Dieppe)
(02.1940)     HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishment, Hove, Sussex)
(03.1940) - (06.1940) Admiralty [HMS President] *
22.07.1940 - (04.)1941 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for miscellaneous services)
19.05.1941 - 03.1942 HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William) (for motor launches)
03.1942 - (02.)1943 Executive Officer, HMS Midge (Coastal Forces base, Great Yarmouth)
(08.1942)     12th MTB Flotilla (raid on Dieppe) (despatches)
25.02.1943 - 07.1943 Commanding Officer, HM MGB 662 (motor gun boat) [& Senior Officer, ... MGB Flotilla ?] [HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William)]
04.07.1943 - (07.1945) HMS Gregale (Coastal Forces base, Malta)
Came to Southern Rhodesia 1948. Director of Companies (Cruisewear (Pvt.) Ltd., Icematic (Pvt.) Ltd., Sphinx Dist. (Pvt.) Ltd., Ester Products, Hygienic Mnftrs); Member of the Board of Trustees Arundel School for Girls, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia.
Hughes,
Ralph William
R.W. Hughes (Photo courtesy of Mrs Valerie Schirru)
Son of ... Hughes, and ... Forrest.
(12?).1911
West Ham district, London
-

Prob. Lt.
01.09.1939
Lt.
?, seniority 01.09.1939
A/Lt.Cdr.
17.02.1944? (reld < 04.1946)
Lt.Cdr.
01.09.1947 (removed from active list 19.07.1950)
27.11.1936


joined Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve [attached to London Division RNVR]
01.09.1939


mobilized RNVR (Unattached List)
11.03.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS Afridi (destroyer)
06.1940
-
14.09.1942
HMS Sikh (destroyer) (ship sank after being badly damaged by Tobruk shore batteries)
17.02.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS Foliot (accommodation camp for personnel on special service, Tamerton Foliot, Plymouth)
1948/50?


transferred from Unattached List to London Division RNVR, List 2
Hughes,
Rowland *
R. Hughes
* first name also found as: Roland
13.04.1911
Conwy, Caernarvonshire, North Wales

-
07.2001
Conwy, Caernarvonshire, North Wales
T/S.Lt.
26.08.1942?
T/Lt.
26.08.1943 (reld < 04.1946)
28.11.1942
-
(07.1945)
HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base) [possibly serving in Landing Craft Tank (Rocket) (LCT(R)) in amphibious landings in Italy]
Hughes,
Thomas Graham
T.G. Hughes
1922 ?
-

16.03.1944
(KIA) [age 22]
T/S.Lt.
?

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
08.06.1944
HM's birthday 44
Mention in Despatches MID
03.08.1943
coastal attack trawler & R-boats 28.05.43



Commanding Officer, HM MGB 108 (motor gun boat)

-
16.03.1944
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 417 (motor torpedo boat)
Hull,
Dennis John
D.J. Hull
?
-
T/S.Lt. 03.07.1941
T/A/Lt. 03.01.1944 (reld < 04.1946)
1941?     HMS Witch (destroyer) ?
25.07.1941 - (07.1945) Trade Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
Hume,
Michael Hoskyn Shapcott
M.H.S. Hume
21.11.1921
-
(12?).1975
Cuckfield district
T/S.Lt.
11.11.1942
T/Lt.
21.05.1944
Mention in Despatches MID
11.12.1945
wind up, Europe 45
12.12.1943
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 706 (motor torpedo boat)
(1946)


Commanding Officer, HM ML 121 (motor launch)
Humphrey,
Frederick Basil

F.B. Humphrey
Married ((03?).1946, King's Lynn district, Norfolk) Sister Annie Elizabeth Nixon, QAIMNSR.
10.01.1898
-
29.06.1969
South Wootten, King's Lynn, Norfolk
T/Lt. 19.01.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. < 10.1944 (reld < 04.1946)
19.12.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Proserpine (minesweeper & anti-submarine base, Lyness, Scapa Flow)
05.08.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Badger (minesweeper base, Harwich)
(12.1941)     HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt) *
25.09.1943 - (07.1945) HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base) (for landing craft duty)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Humphrey,
Iorwerth Brian Evan

I.B.E. Humphrey
Son of ... Humphrey, and ... Evans.
(03?).1917
Warrington district, Cheshire / Lancashire
-
14.06.1944
(DOW)
[Lowestoft Naval Memorial, panel 13, column 2]
T/S.Lt.
01.11.1940
T/Lt.
23.12.1941
17.11.1940
-
(10.1943)
HMS Tulip (corvette)
01.01.1944
-
13.06.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Birdlip (armed trawler) (torpedoed off Liberia)
Humphreys,
Arthur John

A.J. Humphreys
?
-
T/A/S.Lt. 30.04.1942
T/S.Lt. 01.12.1942
T/Lt. 13.10.1944 (reld > 04.1946)
(06.1942)     no appointment listed
02.06.1942 - (10.1942) HMS Walney (escort)
(12.1942) - (02.1943) no appointment listed
02.04.1943 - (01.)1945 HMS Roberts (monitor)
08.05.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Opossum (sloop)
Humphreys,
Donald Davies
"Don"

D.D. Humphreys
Son of ... Humphreys, and ... Davies.
From Chester.
(03?.1918
Ruthin district, Denbighshire
-
T/S.Lt.
28.08.1941
T/Lt.
15.05.1943 (reld > 04.1946)
(1941)


HMS Northern Foam (anti-submarine warfare trawler)
27.10.1941
-
(08.1942)
HMS Northern Gift (anti-submarine warfare trawler) (eventually First Lieutenant)
21.12.1943
-
(07.1945)
[Commanding Officer?], HMS Kilmington (patrol vessel)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
Humphreys,
John Fuller

J.F. Humphreys (© Photo: Peter Scott, "The battle of the narrow seas")
19.04.1916
-
07.2004
New Forest district, Hampshire / New Forest
T/Lt.
04.10.1941

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
19.12.1944
coastal forces action Nore 18.09.44
Mention in Despatches MID
21.11.1944
Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
(06.1944)
-
(09.1944)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 724 (motor torpedo boat)
Humphry,
C
hristopher
C. Humphry
Son of ... Humphry, and ... Cook.
Married ((12?).1949, Bristol district, Gloucestershire) Sylvena N. Scudamore; one son, one daughter.
(06?).1923
Pontypool district, Wales
-
09.2014 still alive, living at Odiham
T/A/S.Lt. 11.06.1943
T/S.Lt. 11.12.1943
T/Lt. 28.06.1946, seniority 11.12.1945 (reld 16.08.1946)
(08.1943) - (10.1943) no appointment listed
10.1943 - (04.)1944 Third Officer, HM MGB 312 (motor gun boat)
19.04.1944 - (10.)1944 First Lieutenant, HM MGB 316 (motor gun boat)
15.10.1944 - (04.)1945 HM MTB 720 (motor torpedo boat)
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
09.1945 - (10.1945) HMS Golden Hind (RN manning depot, Sydney, NSW, Australia)
(04.1946)     HMS Golden Hind (RN manning depot, Sydney, NSW, Australia) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Humphry,
James Murray
J.M. Humphry (Photo courtesy of Mr Trevor Humphry)
Son of Ernest George Humphry (1883-), and Dorothy Maud Stockman (1882-).
Married ((03?).1943, St Marylebone district, London) Eleanor Kathleen Morton (13.12.1910 - 12.2004).
22.09.1910
Handworth, West Bromwich district, Staffordshire
-
07.1995
Newick, Lewes district, Sussex
T/S.Lt. 07.12.1939
T/Lt. 22.09.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. 18.09.1944? (reld < 04.1946)
Lt. 01.02.1950
A/Lt.Cdr. < 01.1957
Lt.Cdr. 01.02.1958 (retd 22.09.1965)
Royal Naval and Royal Marine Forces Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD 02.03.1965 -
Obtained civil aviator's licence (No. 13906) on 31.05.1936, taken on D.H. 60G Moth, Gipsy I, 85 h.p., at Hampshire Aeroplane Club.
07.12.1939 - (08.)1942 HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar) (additional; for various services)
29.09.1942 - (04.)1943 HMS Highlander (destroyer)
10.05.1943 - (02.)1944 HMS Aries (Algerine class minesweeper) (in lieu of specialist navigating officer)
(04.1944)     no appointment listed
16.04.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)
18.09.1944 - (07.1945) a Naval Assistant in the Navigation Branch, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(10.1945)     no appointment listed
01.02.1950 - 22.09.1965 Permanent RNVR (London Division) (List IIa), from late 1950s RNR
Pre- & post-war career at the Bank of England.
Hunneyball,
Trevor Derek

T.D. Hunneyball (Photo courtesy of Mr Stuart Hunneyball) T.D. Hunneyball (Photo courtesy of Mr Stuart Hunneyball)
Second son of Thomas William and Bertha Hunneyball.
Married (15.04.1952, Devizes) Doreen Underwood; three sons, three daughters.
02.12.1924
Clapham, Greater London
-
13.05.2007
Devizes, Wiltshire (cancer)
[his ashes were scattered just off the coast of Trevone, North Cornwall]
T/A/S.Lt.
02.06.1944
T/S.Lt.
15.06.1945, seniority 02.12.1944
Lt.
11.02.1948, seniority 02.12.1946 (transfer to Permanent List RNVR cancelled 29.12.1949)
Education: Longmore School, Hertford; Yeovil School



training, HMS Ganges
for 2 years
 
 
served Coastal Forces, based at Dover (eventually Commanding Officer, HM MTB 354 (motor torpedo boat)):
24.04.1944
-
(10.1944)
HMS Wasp (Coastal Forces base, Dover) (for MTBs and MLs)
02.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Mayina (transit & holding camp, Colombo, Ceylon)



stationed in Singapore
(04.1946)
 
 
no appointment listed
(1946)
 
 
Navigating Officer, HMS Buchan Ness (landing craft maintenance vessel) (on passage from Singapore to UK)
11.02.1948
-
29.12.1949
transferred to List I of the Permanent RNVR (Cardiff Division)
Member of the Coastal Veterans Association and the Devizes Branch of the Royal Naval Association.
Hunt,
Douglas Eric [James]
"Duggie"

D.E.J. Hunt
Son of Frederick George Hunt (1886-1954), and Elsie Mary Cook (1887-1982).
Unmarried.

DVD interview available at the Coastal Forces Heritage Trust

14.07.1916
Fulham district, London
-
08.07.2008
Compton
T/A/S.Lt. 27.11.1941
T/Lt. 27.11.1942 (reld 05.05.1946)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC 01.08.1944 minelaying Nore Command [investiture 07.11.44]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 10.10.1944 action Dutch coast 08.07.44 [investiture 07.11.44]
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) MBE 31.12.1998 New Year 99: for services to the Coastal Forces Officers' Association
Education: St Paul's School; Christ's College, Cambridge.
      training, HMS Raleigh
      HMS Renown (battlecruiser) (as QD rating)
      HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishment, Hove, Sussex)
      served on motor launches (spare First Lieutenant) (Felixstowe)
      First Lieutenant, HM MTB ... (motor torpedo boat)
14.05.1942 - (08.)1942) First Lieutenant, HM MTB 82 (motor torpdeo boat) [HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport)]
0.12.1942 - (02.)1943 HMS Mantis (Coastal Forces base, Lowestoft) (for 22nd MTB Flotilla)
10.04.1943 - (12.1943) Commanding Officer, HM MTB 245 (motor torpedo boat)
24.01.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Mantis (Coastal Forces base, Lowestoft) (for MTBs, as  Divisional Commander within 22nd MTB Flotilla)
04.09.1944 - (07.1945) Commanding Officer, HM MTB 392 (motor torpedo boat) & Senior Officer, 31st MTB Flotilla (Lowestoft)
Hunt,
Douglas Patrick Randolph
E.R.C. Hunt
Son of ... Hunt, and ... Webster.
17.03.1918
Reading district, Hampshire
-
03.1990
Bracknell district, Berkshire
T/S.Lt. 13.03.1941
T/Lt. 01.11.1942 (reld > 04.1946)
(04.1941) - (06.1941) no appointment listed
09.06.1941 - (04.)1942 HMS Minos II (Coastal Forces base, Lowestoft) (for 6th ML Flotilla)
(06.1942)     HMS Minos II (Coastal Forces base, Lowestoft) *
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
22.08.1942 - (06.)1944 Commanding Officer, HM RML 527 (rescue motor launch) [initially at HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William) (for motor launches)]
04.09.1944 - (10.)1945 Commanding Officer, HM ML 246 (motor launch)
05.12.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Sennen (escort)
1950s - 1960s Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hunt,
Edgar Royston Carey

E.R.C. Hunt
(06?).1911
Long Ashton district, Somerset
-
19.08.1942
Dieppe
(KIA) [age 31]
[Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery]
T/Lt.
?
?
-
19.08.1942
HMS Tormentor (parent ship, Warsash)
Hunt,
John Joseph Benedict;
Hunt of Tanworth, Baron created 1980 (Life Peer), of Stratford­upon­Avon in the county of Warwickshire

J.J.B. Hunt J.J.B. Hunt
J.J.B. Hunt J.J.B. Hunt
Elder son of Maj. Arthur L. Hunt, and Daphne Hunt (née Aston-Case).
Married 1st (1941) Hon. Magdalen Mary Lister
Robinson (died 1971), younger daughter of 1st Baron Robinson; two sons (and one daughter deceased).
Married 2nd (1973) Madeleine Frances (died 2007), daughter of Sir William Hume, CMG, FRCP, and widow of Sir John
Charles, KCB, FRCP; one step son, one step daughter.

23.10.1919
Minehead, Williton district, Somerset
-
17.07.2008
T/A/S.Lt.
28.06.1940
T/S.Lt.
23.10.1940
T/Lt.
01.04.1942 (reld < 04.1946)
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath GCB
1977
?
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
1973
?
Companion of the Order of the Bath (Civil Division) CB
1968
?
Officier de la Legion d'Honneur (France) LegH
1987
?
Education: Downside College; Magdalene College, Cambridge University (Honorary Fellow, 1977)
1940
-
1946
convoy escort, Western Approaches and in Far East:
27.09.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Foxtrot (anti-submarine warfare trawler)
07.04.1941
-
(02.)1943
HMS Kingston Beryl (anti-submarine warfare trawrler)
08.1943
-
(10.1944)
HMS Irwell (trawler base, Birkenhead)
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
Home Civil Service, Administrative Class, 1946; Dominions Office, 1946; Private Secretary to Parliamentary Under-Secretary, 1947; 2nd Secretary, Office of UK High Commissioner in Ceylon, 1948-1950; Principal, 1949; Directing Staff, IDC, 1951-1952; 1st Secretary, Office of UK High Commissioner in Canada, 1953-1956; Private Secretary to: Secretary of Cabinet and Permanent Secretary to Treasury and Head of Civil Service, 1956-1958; Assistant Secretary: Commonwealth Relations Office 1958; Cabinet Office, 1960; HM Treasury, 1962-1967, Under-Secretary, 1965; Deputy Secretary, 1968 and First Civil Service Commissioner, Civil Service Department, 1968-1971; Third Secretary, Treasury, 1971-1972; Second Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office, 1972-1973. Secretary of the Cabinet, 1973-1979.
Director, 1980-1992, Deputy Chairman, 1982-1985, Chairman, 1985-1990, Prudential Corporation, Deputy Chairman, Prudential Assurance Co. Ltd, 1982-1985; Director, IBM (UK) Ltd, 1980-1990; Advisory Director, Unilever plc, 1980-1990. Chairman: Sub-Committee A, H of L European Communities Select Committee, 1992-1995; H of L Select Committee on Relations between Central and Local Government, 1995-1996. Chairman, Disasters Emergency Committee, 1981-1989. Chairman, Inquiry into Cable Expansion and Broadcasting Policy, 1982. Chairman, European Policy Forum, 1992-. Chairman, Ditchley Foundation, 1983-1991. Director, The Tablet Publishing Co. Ltd, 1984- (Chairman, 1984-1996). President, Local Government Association, 1997-. Chairman: Banque Nationale de Paris plc, 1980-1997; BNP UK Holdings Ltd, 1991-1997.
Hunt,
Leslie Arthur

P.J. Hunt
Married ...; one daughter, one son.
?
-
?
T/S.Lt. 23.10.1942
T/Lt. 23.04.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
(12.1942) - (02.1943) no appointment listed
15.03.1943 - (08.)1943 First Lieutenant, HM ML 196 (motor launch)
25.09.1943 - (12.)1943 First Lieutenant, HM ML 198 (motor launch)
27.12.1943 - (02.)1944 First Lieutenant, HM ML 146 (motor launch)
20.03.1944 - (10.1945) First Lieutenant, from 04.1945 Commanding Officer, HM ML 904 (motor launch)
(04.1946)     HM HDML 1334 (harbour defence motor launch) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
His son-in-law writes: "He initially served on one of the 50 American Lend-Lease destroyers before transferring to MLs. He saw service with Coastal Forces before taking part in D Day in a navigation boat off Gold Beach (ML904?). He went to the Far East via Gibraltar, Malta, Alexandria in ML904. He was promoted Lieut and took over command of ML904 from M N Fox in April 1945. He took part in operations agaist the Japanese, including an action on the Kokkawa river in May 1945. He finished his service in Singapore in Oct/Nov 1945. This is all I know of his service. His name appears in 13th/14th Flotilla record of Burma operations and we possess the remains of a white ensign of his."
Hunt,
Peter James

P.J. Hunt
?
-
22.04.1944
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 88, column 1]
T/Midsh.
?
T/A/S.Lt.
1944
30.01.1944
-
22.04.1944
HMS Varbel (midget submarine base, Pt Bannatyne)
[lost overboard HMS Solstice (drifter), missing presumed killed]
Hunter,
Ian Basil

I.B. Hunter I.B. Hunter
I.B. Hunter I.B. Hunter
Son of Robert Hunter, wine expert, and Isabella Hunter, of Cape Town, South Africa.
Married ((06?).1926, St George Hanover Square district, London) Catherine F. "Casha" Pringle; two sons.

13.06.1900
Cape Town, South Africa
-
22.09.1975
Ealing district, Middlesex
Prob. T/A/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 01.02.1943
T/S.Lt. 01.08.1943
T/Lt. 01.08.1944 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)

* Special Branch officer employed on staff, etc., duties ashore, but has not received any training of an executive nature

Education: St Andrew's College, Grahamstown, South Africa; Aldenham, Radlett, Hertfordshire (04.1915-04.1916); Bradfield College, Berkshire (05.1916-07.1917).
Served European War, 1917-18, King Edward's Horse (as a Trooper). Stage and screen actor. First appearance New Theatre, 1919; subsequently London and New York; Hollywood, 1934-42.
(04.1943) - (06.1943) no appointment listed
27.07.1943 - (10.)1943 HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness) (for Thames Local Defence Flotilla)
[possibly served aboard HMS Douwe Aukes (anti-aircraft ship) at some point]
28.10.1943 - (04.)1945 HMS Aristocrat (anti-aircraft ship)
(07.1945) - (10.1945) no appointment listed
Latterly stage screen and television, Hollywood, New York and London.
Hunter,
John Frederick

P.J. Hunt
?
-
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 15.01.1942
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 15.01.1943 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)

* Special Branch officer employed on staff, etc., duties ashore, but has not received any training of an executive nature

(1941?)     seaman, HMS Somali (destroyer)
31.01.1942 - (12.1942) HMS Quebec (Combined Training Centre, Inverary)
01.04.1943 - (10.1945) HMS Stopford (Combined Operations training establishment & landing craft base, Bo'ness, West Lothian)
Huntley,
Alfred Henry

A.H. Huntley
29.05.1904
Hackney district, Greater London / London / Middlesex
-
10.1986
Basingstoke district, Hampshire
A/S.Lt. SSRNVR
01.02.1940
S.Lt. SSRNVR
01.05.1940
Lt. SSRNVR
?
T/Lt.
23.05.1942, seniority 01.02.1941
(reld < 04.1946)
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
< 10.1944
Mention in Despatches MID
22.01.1946
lost in air attack Sumatra 17.02.42
(04.1940)
 
 
HMS Sultan II (accounting base, Singapore) *
26.06.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Fuh Wo (auxiliary patrol vessel)
(12.)1941
-
17.02.1942
HMS Jarak (auxiliary minesweeper) (sunk by advancing Japanese and a section of Japanese Fleet,  escaped to Sumatra following sinking)
23.05.1942
 
 
transferred from SSRNVR to RNVR
(10.1944)
-
(07.1945)
HMS Lanka (RN base, Colombo, Ceylon) *
Hurd,
Peter Leslie Martin

P.L.M. Hurd
Son of Leslie M. Hurd, and Jessie U. Welch.
28.08.1922
Bilericay district, Essex
-
04.2011 living in Italy
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 11.06.1943
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 11.06.1945
Lt. (Sp.Br.) 16.08.1948, seniority 13.05.1947
09.05.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Bellona (cruiser)
(07.1945)     HMS Bellona (cruiser) *
08.11.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Godwit (RN Air Station, Hinstock, Salop)
16.08.1948     transferred to List II of permanent RNVR
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hurry,
Charles Edward

C.E. Hurry (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
Son of Lt.Cdr. Edward Hurry, RN, and Margaret Grahamie Inglis.
Married ...; ... children (one son?).
26.09.1924
Edinburgh, Scotland
-
16.06.2015
Moretonhampstead, Devon
T/Midsh. 01.10.1943
T/A/S.Lt. 19.02.1945
T/S.Lt. 19.08.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
Education: St Edmund's School, Hindhead; Cheltenham College (09.1938-12.1942; Leconfield and Boyne House).
01.1943 - 04.1943 HMS Ganges (training establishment, Shotley) (12 weeks seaman's training, including a 10 day torpedo course at HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham))
04.04.1943 - 07.1943 HMS Queen Eagle (auxiliary anti-aircraft ship)
14.07.1943 - 10.1943 HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
28.10.1943 - (01.)1945 HMS Valiant (battleship) (Far Eastern Fleet)
18.04.1945 - (07.)1945 HMS Gregale (Coastal Forces base, Malta)
12.11.1945 - (04.1946) First Lieutenant, HM ML 568 (motor launch)
Studied at College of Aeronautics and Automobile Engineering, Fulham, two years. Trainee at Rolls Royce in their car testing centre and afterwards with their outside service staff testing engines for army vehicles. Spent five years with Rolls Royce. Chicken farming in Cornwall. Worked as technician at Lanchester College of Further Education (now Coventry University) until retirement at age 60. Moved to Moretonhampstead, Devon, in 1985.
Husband,
James Webster
J.W. Husband
Of Dundee, Angus.
?
-
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) *

T/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
21.01.1944

1939-1945 Star

39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
* Special Branch officer employed on scientific duties
Education: University of St Andrews
01.1942 -   HMS Attack (coastal forces base Portland)
05.1943 -   HMS Hornet (coastal forces base Gosport)
12.1943 -   Coastal Forces Material Department, Admiralty
01.03.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Mull of Galloway (escort repair ship)
Hutchins,
Leslie John

L.J. Hutchins
Son of ... Hutchins, and ... Blanks.
(06?).1918
Hackney district, Greater London / London / Middlesex
-
T/S.Lt.
?
T/Lt.
?

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
30.07.1942
attacked by 6 Me 109s 04.06.42 [investiture 17.11.42]
Mention in Despatches MID
26.12.1944
Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
(06.1942)


First Lieutenant, HM ML 137 (motor launch)
(06.1944)


Commanding Officer, HM ML 137 (motor launch)
Hutchinson,
Charles Ross

C.R. Hutchinson
06.04.1905
Woolwich district, London
-
01.1986
Lambeth district, London
T/Lt. 09.10.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr. < 10.1944 (reld < 04.1946)
09.10.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Cutty Sark (yacht; submarine escort vessel)
(10.1940)     no appointment listed
17.02.1941 - (12.1943) on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Western Approaches [HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)] (as Duty Signal Officer)
10.01.1944 - (10.)1944 HMS Mercury (signal school, nr Petersfield)
12.1944 - (07.1945) on staff of Vice-Admiral (Q), British Pacific Fleet [HMS Golden Hind (RN manning depot, Sydney, NSW)]
Hutchinson,
Edward Alfred 

E.A. Hutchinson (Photo courtesy of Mr Tim Hutchinson) E.A. Hutchinson (Photo courtesy of Mr Tim Hutchinson)
22.10.1920
Catford, London
-
05.11.1992
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ordinary Signalman
01.10.1938 [LD/X 3770]
Signalman
24.01.1939
T/S.Lt.
01.05.1941
T/Lt.
01.11.1943 (reld > 04.1946)



served at Scapa [HMS Proserpine ?]
02.07.1941
-
(02.)1943
HMS St Modwen (armed yacht; anti-submarine duties)
08.1943
-
10.1944
Gunnery Officer, HM LST 214 (landing ship, tank) (Anzio & Normandy)
30.10.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS Nabbington (Mobile Naval Air Base (MONAB) I, Nowra, NSW, Australia) (for station duties)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
Hutchinson,
Sidney Alexander

S.A. Hutchinson
Son of ... Hutchinson, and ... Carey ?
Married ...; ... children (one daughter?).
(09?).1911 ?
Islington district, London ?
-
(09?).1967 ?
Haringey district, London ?
T/A/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 16.04.1943
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 16.10.1943
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 16.10.1945 (reld 01.04.1946)

* Special Branch officer who has qualified for, and is undertaking general duties of an executive nature on shore

(06.1943) - (08.1943) no appointment listed
16.08.1943 - 29.08.1943 HMS Searcher (escort carrier)
30.08.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Biter (escort carrier)
11.09.1944 - (10.1945) HMS Smiter (escort carrier)
Hutton,
John

J. Hutton (Photo courtesy of Catherine Hutton)
Son of John Christopher Wood Hutton.
Married ...; one son, one daughter.
31.05.1916
Leith, Scotland
-
07.07.1996
Adelaide, South Australia
T/S.Lt. 27.02.1941
T/Lt. 27.02.1942

1939-1945 Star

39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
Italy Star It St - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
06.1940 - 06.1940 HMS Europa (RN Patrol Service central depot, Sparrow's Nest, Lowestoft)
06.1940 - 12.1940 HMS Lucifer (RN base, Swansea)
12.1940 - 01.1941 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
01.1941 - 27.02.1941 HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
(04.1941)     no appointment listed
08.04.1941 - (08.)1942 First Lieutenant, HMS Sunbeam III (motor fishing vessel)
(10.1942) - (12.1942) no appointment listed
01.12.1942 - (02.)1942 HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces training establishment, Fort William) (for motor launches)
07.03.1943 - 05.1943 Commanding Officer, HM ML 1212 (motor launch) [HMS Hannibal (RN base, Algiers, Algeria)]
05.05.1943 - (08.)1943 Commanding Officer, HM ML 1228 (motor launch)
18.08.1943 - 01.1944 Commanding Officer, HM HDML 1163 (harbour defence motor launch)
20.01.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Razorbill (Coastal Forces base, Algiers)
27.07.1944 - 09.1944 HMS Gregale (Coastal Forces base, Malta)
19.09.1944 - (10.)1945 Commanding Officer, HM ML 569 (motor launch)
07.12.1945 - 07.1946 HMS Gregale (Coastal Forces base, Malta)
Worked within the Immigration Department from July 1946 to 1948 but then discharged back into civilian life. Emigrated to Adelaide, South Australia, 1950.
Hutton,
Tomas Edward
T.E. Hutton
?
-
T/A/S.Lt.
16.10.1941
T/S.Lt.
10.01.1942
T/Lt.
16.04.1944 (reld > 07.1946)
(12.1941)
 
 
no appointment listed
01.04.1942
-
(06.1943)
First Lieutenant, HM MTB 335 (motor torpedo boat) [based at HMS Benbow (RN base, Trinidad)]
30.06.1944
-
(10.)1944
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 390 (motor torpedo boat)
21.11.1944
-
(01.)1945
HMS Mantis (Coastal Forces base, Lowestoft) (for MGBs, MTBs, etc.)
04.1945
-
(07.)1945
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 503 (motor torpedo boat)
08.10.1945
-
(04.)1946
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 2014 (motor torpedo boat)
?
-
(07.1946)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 2018 (motor torpedo boat)
Hyett,
Alfred William

A.W. Hyett
Son of ... Hyett, and ... Hope.
22.05.1913
Cardiff district, Glamorganshire
-
02.1991
South Glamorgan, Glamorganshire
ERA 1938/39?
T/A/S.Lt. (E) 02.08.1943
T/S.Lt. (E) 01.11.1943
T/Lt. (E) 01.02.1945 (reld 10.05.1946)
(03.1941)     HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt)
(10.1944) - (01.1945) HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base) *
01.02.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base) [probably in 270th LCI(L) Flotilla "A" Squadron]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Hyslop,
Peter Hastings

P.H. Hyslop
Son of Albert Boehr Hyslop (1884-1957), and Janet Sharp Hyslop (1889-1979).
04.07.1918
Edinburgh, Scotland
-
12.2003
Northumberland North First district, Northumberland
T/S.Lt.
18.10.1940
T/Lt.
01.05.1942

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
02.05.1944
torpedoed cruiser "Dalmatia" 22.12.43 [while aboard MTB 226]
Education: BSc.
17.12.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS California (armed merchant cruiser)
(12.1941)
 
 
no appointment listed
16.04.1942
-
22.07.1942
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 42 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport)]
23.07.1942
-
15.06.1944
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 85 (motor torpedo boat)
16.06.1944
-
(10.)1944
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 374 (motor torpedo boat)
11.1944
-
(01.)1945
HMS Gregale (Coastal Forces base, Malta)
19.03.1945
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 374 (motor torpedo boat) & as Senior Officer, 20th MTB Flotilla
(04.1946)
 
 
no appointment listed
AMICE. Engineer to the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses.


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HASK
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HODK
HOGH
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HYSL

 

These websites may be worthwhile visiting:


general naval history, campaign summaries, etc.


U-boats and almost all the Allied ships they fought


Warships' photographs