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1939-1945

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Macalister, J.H.
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McArthur, A.B.
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ichael, R.G.
Micklethwaite, K.
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Mylechreest, T.L.


J.H. Macalister   to   R.W. Mayo
Macalister,
John Hart
J.H. Macalister
1913
Hillhead district, Glasgow City, Scotland
-
1981
Ayr district, Ayrshire, Scotland
Prob. S/Lt. 29.12.1936
S.Lt. 29.12.1937
Lt. 06.08.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. 09.1945
Lt.Cdr. 06.08.1948 (retd 30.05.1955)
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD 14.07.1949 -

Mention in Despatches

MID 01.01.1943 New Year 43
29.12.1936     joined RNVR (Clyde Division)
19.03.1939 - 11.03.1940 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
12.03.1940 - (10.)1940 HMS Winchester (destroyer)
04.12.1940 - (02.)1943 HMS Viceroy (destroyer) (despatches)
01.06.1944 - (10.1944) Commanding Officer, HMS Skate (destroyer)
(01.1945)     no appointment listed
22.02.1945 - 01.1946 Commanding Officer, HMS Widemouth Bay (frigate)
MacDonald,
John Charles Mackie
J.C.M. MacDonald (Photo courtesy of Kenny MacDonald)
Son of Col. Alistair Cameron MacDonald, MC, RAMC.
Married (27.06.1945, Malta) Irene Robinson, daughter of Edward Victor Robinson.
1919
-
04.2006 still alive
Prob. T/Sg.Lt.
16.04.1943
T/Sg.Lt.
08 or 09.1943, seniority 16.04.1943 (reld > 04.1946)
Education: MB, ChB.
03.06.1943
-
(04.1944)
Medical Officer, HMS Witherington (destroyer) (Gibraltar Escort Force; Operation Husky)
04.05.1944
-
(07.)1945
HM Dockyard, Malta [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
(06?).1945
-
09.03.1946
Medical Officer, HMS Abercrombie (monitor) (Indian Ocean)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
Macdonald,
William Sinclair
"Bill"
W.S. Macdonald (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Macdonald) W.S. Macdonald (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Macdonald)
W.S. Macdonald (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Macdonald)
Married ...; one son, one daugter.
27.08.1911
Wick, Caithness, Scotland
-
21.01.1978
Wick, Caithness, Scotland
T/S.Lt. 10.12.1939
T/Lt. 24.11.1940 (reld 11.10.1945)

Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division)

MBE 09.03.1943 rescue survivors Western Approaches 10.42 [investiture 21.11.44]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 11.06.1942 HM's birthday 42 [investiture 09.02.43]
Mention in Despatches MID 27.01.1942 sinking U-boat 16.11.41
Education: University of Edinburgh (MA 1934).
Modern Languages Staff, Govan Secondary School. Queen's Park footballer.
30.12.1939 - (12.1940) HMS Ullswater (Lake class trawler)
01.1941 - (02.)1942 First Lieutenant, HMS Marigold (Flower class corvette) (DSC, despatches)
23.03.1942 - (08.) 1943 First Lieutenant, HMS Borage (Flower class corvette)
(10.)1943 - 24.09.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Borage (Flower class corvette) (MBE)
(10.1944)     no appointment listed
(01.1945) - (04.1945) HMS Dundonald (Combined Operations base, Auchengate) *
25.05.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Orlando (RN base, Greenock) (for miscellaneous duties)
Rector of Inverness Royal Academy from 1962 to 1971 and a Vice-Chairman of the Highland Regional Council's Education Committee.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mace,
Benjamin Edgerton William
"Bill"
B.E.W. Mace
Married; at least two sons.
21.05.1918
-
22.12.1992
Oxfordshire
Prob. T/Sg.Lt.
15.05.1942
T/Sg.Lt.
03.1943, seniority 15.05.1942 (reld < 04.1946)
Education: Birmingham University (MB, ChB)
15.06.1942
-
(10.)1943
Medical Officer, HMS Swale (frigate)
02.12.1943
-
(10.1944)
Medical Officer, HMS Shrapnel II (stokers' training establishment, Southampton)
02.02.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Bherunda (RN Air Station, Colombo, Ceylon) (for RN Aircraft Ceylonese Training Establishment, Maharagama)
MacFarlane,
Douglas Leonard Wallace
D.L.W. Macfarlane
Son of ... Macfarlane, and ... Madgen.
03.10.1915
Thakeham district, Sussex
-
(06?).1981
Mendip district, Somerset
T/Lt.
?

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
30.05.1944
attack enemy shipping Nore area 06.03.44
(03.1944)


Commanding Officer, HM MTB 695 (motor torpedo boat)
MacFarlane,
Ian Turner
I.T. MacFarlane
1924 ?
-
07.04.1945
(KIA) [age 21]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial]
T/S.Lt.
?
06.12.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Wasp (for MTBs)
?
-
07.04.1945
First Lieutenant, HM MTB 494 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS Mantis] (killed in action)
MacFarlane,
James Langford Brownrigg
J.L.B. MacFarlane (Photo courtesy of Mr Jim MacFarlane)
Son of James Erskine MacFarlane and Anna MacFarlane, of Reading, Berkshire.
12.09.1915
Spencers Wood, Reading, Berkshire
-
31.12.1942
(KIA) [age 28]
[Chatham Naval Memorial, 66, 1]
Prob. T/Sg.Lt.
27.03.1942
T/Sg.Lt.
04.01.1943, seniority 27.03.1942

Mention in Despatches

MID
27.04.1943
convoy JW51B 12.42
Education: studied medicine (MRCS, LRCP); trained as a doctor at St Mary’s Hospital Paddington which was evacuated to Park Prewitt Hospital near Basingstoke
18.04.1942
-
31.12.1942
Medical Officer, HMS Achates (destroyer)
[ship sunk in action with the German cruiser Admiral Hipper in the Barentz Sea]
MacGinty,
Brian Marius
B.M. MacGinty
?
-
T/S.Lt.
24.04.1942
T/Lt.
04.03.1944

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
11.12.1945
wind up, Europe 45
(06.1944)


Commanding Officer, HM MTB 248 (motor torpedo boat)
07.06.1944
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 481 (motor torpedo boat)
Machin,
Edward Denis
E.D. Machin
Son (with four sisters and one brother) of John Machin, and Cissy Gill.
Married (04.10.1952, Manchester, Lancashire) Vera Broadbent (adopted; born as Betty Manning); ... children (two daughters, one son?).
23.09.1917
Prestwich district, Lancashire
-
10.09.2011
Manchester
T/A/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 18.06.1943
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 18.12.1943
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 18.12.1945 (reld 09.06.1946)

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

12.07.1943 - (10.)1943 HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool) (for miscellaneous duties)
(12.1943) - (04.1946) no appointment listed
Machin,
Noel Gordon
N.G. Machin
Married ((09?).1937, Kidderminster district) Edna P. Hughes; two daughters.
20.12.1913
Rochford district, Essex
-
(03?.)1973
Reading district, Berkshire
T/S.Lt.
?

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
30.07.1942
St. Nazaire raid 28.03.42
Played Rugby for Moseley 1st XV (Birmingham).
(03.1942)


First Lieutenant, HM ML 5 (motor launch)
MacIntyre,
Alastair Duncan
A.D. MacIntryre
Married ((09?).1949, Harlow district, Essex) Phyllis G.B. Lattimer.
1910 ?
-
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
03.10.1941
Auditor in Buenos Aires working for a railroad.
18.07.1941
-
(04.)1944
HMS Edinburgh Castle (RN base, Freetown, Sierra Leone)
(12.1943)
 
 
British Naval Liaison Officer, Greek corvette Tompazis 
(10.1944)
 
 
HMS Boreas (destroyer, transferred to Royal Hellenic Navy, renamed Salamis) *
(07.1945)


HMS Fabius (RN base, Taranto, Italy) *
(04.1946)


HMS President (Admiralty) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Maciver,
Donald Angus
D.A. Maciver (Photo courtesy of Mr Iain Maciver) D.A. Maciver (Photo courtesy of Mr Iain Maciver)
Married Monica ...; one daughter, one son.
13.08.1920
Inverness, Logie Wester district, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland
-
25.10.2013
West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto
[National Military Cemtery, Beechwood, Ottawa]
T/Sg.Lt. 02.04.1943
Sg.Lt. RCN 1953?, seniority 21.11.1946
Sg.Lt.Cdr. RCN 22.09.1954
Sg.Cdr. RCN 01.01.1961
Sg.Capt. RCN 08.03.1965
Sg.Cdre. RCN ? (retd 1978)
Officer, Order of Military Merit (Canada) OMM 23.06.1973 ? [investiture 19.09.1973]
Canadian Decoration CD ? ?
Mention in Despatches MID

14.11.1944

Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
Education: University of Edinburgh (MB, ChB (Ed) (1942)), LMCC, FCRCS, FACS.
24.05.1943 - (10.)1943 Medical Officer, HMS Bayntun (frigate)
24.11.1943 - (07.1945) Medical Officer, French Ship Largs (ocean boarding vessel/HQ ship)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
1953?     transferred to Royal Canadian Navy
29.04.1953 - (04.)1955 RCN Hospital, Halifax [HMCS Stadacona]
1954?     HMCS Quebec (cruiser)
30.06.1955 - 27.11.1955 University Naval Training Division, Toronto [HMCS York]
28.11.1955 - 1956 RCN Hospital, Halifax [HMCS Stadacona]
1956 - 1957 HMCS Labrador (icebreaker)
1958 - 1962 Chief of Surgery, RCN Hospital, Halifax [HMCS Stadacona]
1962 - 1964 Chief of Surgery, Canadian Air Division Europe (3 (F) Wing, Zweibrücken, Germany)
1964 - 1978 Chief of Surgery, National Defence Medical Centre, Ottawa, Ont. (also Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Ottawa Medical School)
General surgeon, Wallaceburg, Ontario, 1978-1986, then 13 years at Cyprus.
Brother (Officer), Order of the Hospotal of St John of Jerusalem (OStJ), 06.1968.
MacIver,
Harry Ian
H.I. Maciver
Of Liverpool & Oxton, Birkenhead.
?
-
16.08.1959
Lochbroom district, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland
T/Lt.
28.08.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
13.12.1940? (reld > 04.1946)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
01.01.1943
New Year 43 [decoration posted]
12.01.1940
-
(10.)1940
HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)
13.12.1940
-
(08.1942)
Commanding Officer, HMS Agnes Wickfield (minesweeping trawler)
01.09.1944
-
(10.1944)
HMS Irwell (trawler base, Birkenhead)
1944?
-
1945?
Senior Officer, 206th Minesweeping Flotilla (HM MMS 1048?)
(07.1945)
-
(04.1946)
HMS Irwell (trawler base, Birkenhead) *
Company director.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mackay,
Allan Cameron
A.C. Mackay
Son of Allan Cameron Mackay.
11.12.1909
Croydon district, Greater London / Kent / Surrey
-
04.1993

Haywards Heath district, West Sussex
T/Lt.
11.12.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
> 01.1945, < 07.1945 (reld 1945)
11.12.1939
-
(08.1942)
HMS Calliope (RN base, Tyne)
01.01.1943
-
(01.)1945
Port Minesweeping Officer, HMS Byrsa (Bougie, Algeria, from 10.1943 Castellamare, Italy, from 12.1943 Naples, Italy)
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
Mackay,
Edward Bruce
E.B. Mackay
Son of Edward and Agnes Mackay.
Husband of Sheila Graham Mackay, of Greenock, Renfrewshire.

biography (Dunedin Society)
1913 ?
-
24.11.1941
[age 28]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 60, column 2]
Prob. S.Lt.
02.11.1934
S.Lt.
02.11.1935
Lt.
02.11.1938
02.11.1934


commissioned, RNVR (Clyde Division)
25.08.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Cochrane (RN base, Rosyth) (additional; for various services)
18.11.1940
-
24.11.1941
Gunnery Officer, HMS Dunedin (cruiser) [torpedoed & sunk by U-124 in South Atlantic]
Mackay,
James Slater
J.S. Mackay
Son of James S. Mackay, fisherman.
Married ...; ... children (one daughter?).
25.09.1917
Helmsdale, Sutherland,
Scotland

-
1973
Helmsdale, Sutherland,
Scotland
T/S.Lt. 01.01.1942
T/Lt. 01.01.1943 (reld > 04.1946)
Lt. 05.01.1952
Lt.Cdr. RNR 05.01.1960 (retd 25.09.1967)
Mention in Despatches MID 28.11.1944 Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD 14.01.1966 -
Education: Aberdeen University (MA 1938); student, Aberdeen Training College (1938-1939).
(02.1942) - (04.1942) no appointment listed
04.04.1942 - (12.1942) HMS Blackwater (minesweeping trawler)
19.01.1943 - (02.)1943 HMS Flash (minesweeping whaler)
03.1943 - (08.)1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Gvas II (minesweeping trawler)
08.1943 - (04.)1944 HMS Asbury (accommodation, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA) (for British Yard minesweepers)
04.1944 - (04.1946) Commanding Officer, HM BYMS 2256 (British Yard minesweeper) (despatches)
05.01.1952 - 25.09.1967 Permanent RNVR (Tay Division, List 2A)
Mackay,
John
J. Mackay
07.05.1920
-

possibly:
07.06.1920
-
10.1997
Tunbridge Wells district, Kent
T/S.Lt. 29.01.1942
T/Lt. 29.01.1943
T/Instr.Lt. RN 25.02.1945, seniority 29.01.1943 (reld 08.03.1946)
Education: BA.
(04.1942)     no appointment listed
27.04.1942 - (08.)1943 HMS Belvoir (destroyer)
(10.1943)     British Naval Liaison Officer, Greek corvette "Saktouris"
26.10.1943 - (01.1945) British Naval Liaison Officer, Greek escort destroyer "Miaoulis"
25.02.1945     transferred, RN
16.04.1945 - (10.1945) Staff Education Officer, HMS Cochrane (RN base, Rosyth)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mackay,
Maurice William Hughes
M.W.H. Mackay
Married ((09?).1943, Northern Durham district) Loreen Mackie.
(09?).1920
Newcastle upon Tyne district, Cumberland / Northumberland
-
1986
New Zealand
Prob. T/Sg.Lt.
31.03.1944
T/Sg.Lt.
14.08.1944, seniority 31.03.1944 (reld > 04.1946)
Education: MB, BS (Durh) 1943; DMRD Eng 1947.
1944?
-
1945?
HMS Peacock (sloop) (Russian convoys)
08.01.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar) (additional, for various services)
(04.1946)


HMS Pembroke I (accounting base, Chatham) *
Emigrated to New Zealand and settled as a radiologist, 1949/50. Consultant Radiobiology Wanganui, Taihape & Waimarino Hospital.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mackelvie,
Alexander Kenneth
A.K. Mackelvie
Son of Alexander Mackelvie.
Married ((03?).1937, Darlington district, Durham) Janet Fraser Gill.
c. 1910 ?
-
19.03.1986
Midsh.
12.10.1927
A/S.Lt.
15.08.1930
S.Lt.
15.08.1931
Lt.
15.08.1933
Lt.Cdr.
15.08.1941
Cdr.
30.06.1945 (reld < 04.1946)
Capt.
30.06.1949 (retd 31.03.1953; own request)

Member of the Order of the British Empire

MBE
01.07.1941
HM's birthday 41
Mention in Despatches MID
06.04.1943
Operation Torch (landings in N Africa 11.42)
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration VD
?
?
1920s


joined RNVR, East Scottish Division
18.03.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Fernie (destroyer)
28.04.1942
-
(11.1942)
[Executive Officer?], HMS Broke (destroyer)
06.1945
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Conn (frigate)
(07.1948)
-
(05.1950)
Commanding Officer, Forth Division RNVR
Mackenzie,
George Wallace
G.W. Mackenzie
?
-
[possibly died 1984]
T/S.Lt.
10.04.1941
T/Lt.
10.04.1942 (reld > 04.1946)
28.07.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Vivacious (destroyer)
15.10.1942
-
(10.1943)
HMS Wensleydale (destroyer)
02.1945
-
(07.1945)
Kilindini Escort Force [HMS Tana (RN base, Kilindini, Kenya)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
Mackenzie,
Murdo
M. Mackenzie
?
-
T/S.Lt.
10.03.1944 (reld > 04.1946)
04.1944
-
(04.1946)
HMS Rushen Castle (corvette)
Mackenzie,
Stevenson Moir
M. Mackenzie
?
-
31.12.2013
[aged 95]
T/A/Lt.Cdr. ?
Companion of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) CBE ? ?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC ? ?
Croix de Guerre (France) CdeG ? ?
       
Mackereth,
Miles
M. Mackereth
14.10.1906 ?
Sculcoates, Yorkshire - East Riding ?
-
(09?).1974 ?
Bridlington, Yorkshire East Riding ?
T/S.Lt.
?
T/Lt.
17.08.1940 (reld < 04.1946)
- -
17.10.1944
Medal for Outstanding Acts (Greece): destruction enemy convoy Eastern Mediterranean 01.06.43
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
19.05.1941
-
(02.1943)
HMS Croome (destroyer)
(06.1943)


HHMS Queen Olga (destroyer)
06.1944
-
(10.1944)
HMS Urley (RN Air Station, Ronaldsway, Isle of Man)
04.04.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Wolfhound (destroyer)
Mackie,
James Watt Bell
J.W.B. Mackie
Married ((12?).1921, Chester-le-Street district, Durham) Edna I. Watson.
1896 ?
-
(03?).1968
Northumberland West district
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 02.09.1943
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 20.10.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
      Special Branch officer employed on staff, etc. duties ashore, but has not yet received any training of an executive nature:
(10.1944) - (04.1946) Sea Cadet Corps
Mackinnon,
Alexander Kemp
J.W.B. Mackie
29.01.1915
-
06.2006
Somerset
T/S.Lt. (E) 27.09.1943
T/Lt. (E) 27.09.1945 (reld > 07.1946)
(10.1943)     no appointment listed
10.1943 - (06.)1944 RN Aircraft Repair Yard Katukurunda [HMS Ukussa]
(10.1944) - (04.1945) no appointment listed
03.04.1945 - (10.1945) HMS Bherunda (RN Air Station, Colombo, Ceylon) (for M/T Depot, Nugegoda)
23.03.1946 - (07.1946) HMS Blackcap (RN Air Station, Stretton, Warrington, Lancashire)
Macklin,
Lance Noel Francis Campbell
L.N.F.C. Macklin L.N.F.C. Macklin
L.N.F.C. Macklin L.N.F.C. Macklin
L.N.F.C. Macklin L.N.F.C. Macklin
Only son (with two sisters) of Sir Albert Noel Campbell Macklin (1886-1946), Director of Fairmile Marine Co., and Lucy Leslie Cordery (1896-1980).
Married 1st (1950s?) Shelagh Cooper; one son, one daughter.
Married 2nd ((06?).1965, Wandsworth district, London) Gillian E. McComish; one son.
02.09.1919
Kensington, London
-
29.08.2002
Bethersden, Ashford with Shepway district, Kent
T/S.Lt. 15.05.1941
T/Lt. 15.11.1943 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)
Education: Eton.
(08.1941)     HMS Spartiate (RN base, Glasgow) *
18.09.1941 - (02.)1942 HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for motor launches)
(04.1942)     no appointment listed
18.05.1942 - (02.)1943 HMS Midge (Coastal Forces base, Great Yarmouth)
22.02.1943 - (06.)1943 HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William) (for motor launches)
06.1943 - (02.)1944 HMS Royalist (cruiser)
(04.1944)     no appointment listed
29.05.1944 - (10.1944) HMS Baldur (RN base, Reykjavik, Iceland) (for miscellaneous services)
(01.1945)     HMS Baldur (RN base, Reykjavik, Iceland) *
16.02.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Orlando (RN base, Greenock) (for Extended Defence duties)
(10.1945)     no appointment listed
Noted amateur racing driver in the early 1950s.
* indexed, but not listed as such
MacLennan,
Kenneth
K. MacLennan
?
-
T/A/Lt.
12.08.1943
T/Lt.
1944?, seniority 12.08.1943
20.03.1944
-
20.07.1944
HM LCT 139 (landing craft, tank)
20.07.1944
-
?
HM LCT 108 (landing craft, tank)
(10.1944)
-
(04.1946)
HMS Helder (Combined Operations base, Brightlingsea) *
* indexed, but not listed as such; HMS Helder was paid off 30.09.1944
Maclennan,
Stafford Northcote
S.N. Maclennan
14.06.1921
Barnet district, Hertfordshire / Oxfordshire / Buckinghamshire / Middlesex

-
T/S.Lt. 14.06.1942
T/A/Lt. 02.04.1944 (reld > 04.1946)

King Haakon VII Liberty Medal

Hkn 26.08.1947 service to Norwegians [HMNorS Uredd]
06.09.1943 - (10.)1943 HMS Cutty Sark (yacht; submarine escort vessel)
08.03.1944 - (04.1946) Admiralty [HMS President]
MacLeod,
William Norman
W.N. MacLeod
?
-
T/A/S.Lt. (E)
?
22.05.1942
-
(06.1944)
HMS Palomares (auxiliary anti-aircraft ship, later fighter direction ship) (convoy PQ17, later Mediterranean)
Macnee,
Daniel Patrick
D.P. Macnee D.P. Macnee
06.02.1922
Paddington, London
-
25.06.2015
Rancho Mirage, California, USA
Ordinary Seaman 05.10.1942
Able Seaman ?
T/A/S.Lt. 04.06.1943
T/S.Lt. 04.12.1943
T/Lt. 04.12.1945
05.10.1942     six-week induction course, HMS Glendower (seamanship training establishment, Pwllheli)
      HMS Whippingham (paddle steamer)
      HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
      advanced training courses at Devonport & at RN College, Greenwich
      HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces training establishment, Fort William)
27.09.1943 - (04.)1945 HMS Cicala (Coastal Forces base, Dartmouth) (for miscellaneous services):
09.1943 - 1944 navigator, HM MTB 415 (motor torpedo boat)
1944 - 09.07.1944 First Lieutenant, HM MTB 434 (motor torpedo boat)
05.1945 - (10.1945) First Lieutenant, HM MTB 506 (motor torpedo boat)
      First Lieutenant, HM MTB 413 (motor torpedo boat)
29.01.1946 - (04.1946) HM MTB 509 (motor torpedo boat)
Actor. Well-known from his role in the tv-series The Avengers.
Maddison,
Desmond Robert Pearson

D.R.P. Maddison (Photo courtesy of Robin Maddison)
Son of Jonathan Pearson Maddison (1885-1957), and Elizabeth Lee, of Weymouth.
Married (1943, Haymarket district, Glasgow, Scotland) Jean Donald Dobson, one of the Leith/Rosyth Admirals WRNS secretaries; two sons.
21.03.1919
Dorchester district, Wilsthire
-
14.12.1983
Hastings & Rother district, Sussex
T/S.Lt. 02.10.1941
T/Lt. 01.07.1943 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)
Education: Sherborrne School, Dorset (1933.1-1937; School House; XI 1937; Hockey 1937).
Engineer.
(12.1941) - (08.1943) no appointment listed
09.08.1943 - (10.1945) HMS James Cook (Combined Operations training establishment, Glen Caladh, nr Tignabruich)
Maddocks,
Clifford John
C.J. Maddocks (Photo courtesy of Mrs Anne S. Litten) C.J. Maddocks (Photo courtesy of Mrs Anne S. Litten)
C.J. Maddocks (Photo courtesy of Mrs Anne S. Litten) C.J. Maddocks (Photo courtesy of Mrs Anne S. Litten)
C.J. Maddocks (Photo courtesy of Mrs Anne S. Litten)  
Only son of John Maddocks, of Rhymney House, Monmouthshire.
Married 1st (27.12.1941, St Mary Abbot's, Kensington, London / Middlesex; divorced 1962) Dorothy Louisa Fane (08.02.1917-14.01.2007) *, only daughter of Hubert William Fane and Mathilde Emilie Aloise von Adametz; two daughters.
Married 2nd ((12?).1963, Westminster district, London) Magan Poole.

* Married earlier 1st (28.09.1938) Capt. Frederick James Colville, Gordon Highlanders (1913-1940).
Married later 3rd (08.09.1962; divorced 1974) Lt.Col. John Anthony Russell Freeland, The Queen's Royal Regiment (died 1989).
 
04.11.1901
Bedwelty district, Monmouthshire
-
(01?).1975
South Glamorgan district
Prob. T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
16.06.1940
T/A/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
< 10.1940
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
16.09.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (Sp.Br.)
> 08.1942, < 02.1943 (reld < 04.1946)
19.08.1940
-
(12.1941)
an Assistant to Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty, from late 1940/early 1941 Unexploded Bombs Department, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty inside Admiralty)
09.01.1942
-
(07.1945)
HMS Volcano (bomb disposal training establishment, Holmrook, Cumberland)
AIME.
Madeley,
Silas Jethro Roy
S.J.R. Madeley
Son of Tom Madeley, and Ruby Richards, of Walsall.
(03?).1923
Walsall, Staffordshire
-
26.12.1943
[age 20]
[Wednesbury Cemetery, Staffordshire, sec. A, cons. grave 834]
T/Midsh. (A) 11.09.1942
T/A/S.Lt. (A) 04.03.1943
T/S.Lt. (A) 04.09.1943
(12.1942)     HMS Jackdaw (RN Air Station, Crail, Fife) *
(02.1943) - (04.1943) no appointment listed
31.05.1943 - (08.)1943 pilot, 784 Squadron FAA [HMS Merlin (RN Air Station, Donibristle, Fife)]
07.09.1943 - 26.12.1943 HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) (additional; for various services)
[Killed in an air crash in a plane of 151 Squadron RAF. De Havilland Mosquito NF Mk. XII HK190 was en route from RAF Ibsley, Hampshire, to RAF Colerne, Wiltshire, when it flew into a hill in bad visibility 4 miles North of Devizes, Wiltshire. Both occupants were killed.]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Magnus,
Peter
P. Magnus
Son of Victor Montague Magnus, and Evelyn Alice Browne.
Married (04.1945) Helen Willink; one son, two daughters.
18.10.1919
Rochford district, Essex
-
19.12.1998
Tunbridge Wells district, Kent
T/S.Lt.
13.12.1940
T/Lt.
13.06.1943 (reld < 04.1946)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
16.01.1945
Coastal Forces action Nore 10.10.44 [investiture 27.07.45]

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
10.04.1945
attack E-boats Channel 22.12.44 [investiture 27.07.45]
(02.1941)
 
 
no appointment listed
(12.1941)
 
 
no appointment listed
04.04.1942
-
(08.)1942
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 18 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS Beehive]
08.1942
-
04.05.1943
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 224 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS Hornet]
05.05.1943
-
(12.1943)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 349 (motor torpedo boat)
26.05.1944
-
(10.1944)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 475 (motor torpedo boat) & Senior Officer, 30th MTB Flotilla
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
Makeig-Jones,
David Tofield
D.T. Makeig-Jones (Photo courtesy of Mr Stewart Makeig-Jones)
Only child of Capt. William Tofield Makeig-Jones, RN (1890-1939), and Dorothy Maud Faulkner (1895-1979).
08.10.1922
Warblington, Havant, Hampshire
-
13.01.1947
Ceylon (killed by bandits)
T/A/S.Lt. (A)
08.10.1941
T/S.Lt.
08.10.1942
T/Lt.
10.02.1945 (reld < 04.1946)
(12.1941)


no appointment listed
(10.1944)
 
 
HMS Dartmouth (RN base, Dartmouth) *
22.11.1944
-
(01.1945)
HM LST 382 (landing ship, tank)
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Makin,
Neil Meredith
N.M. Makin
Residence: (1945) Altrincham, Cheshire.
(06?).1919
Dartford district, Kent
-
05.11.1948
Bucklow district, Cheshire
... ...
T/El.Lt. 20.04.1943
Pre-war college apprentice with Metro-Vicks, Manchester.
      general degaussing duties including Suez (with interests in HV gear)
... - ... ...
? - (07.1945) HMS Stag (RN base, Port Said)
Mallett,
Thomas Howard
"Tom"
T.H. Mallett (Photo courtesy of Mr Colin Mallett) T.H. Mallett (Photo courtesy of Mr Colin Mallett)
Married Margot (née ....); one daughter, two sons.
04.12.1919
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
-
26.05.2009
Williton, Somerset
[Taunton Deane Crematorium]
Prob. T/A/S.Lt.
11.1943
T/A/El.S.Lt.
1944?
T/El.S.Lt.
15.05.1944
T/El.Lt.
15.05.1946 (reld 25.09.1946)
Joined the Post Office Telecommunications Engineering Department as an engineering apprentice in 1937, returning to this job post-war.
11.1943
-
?
divisional course, Portsmouth
?
-
04.1944
training, HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Dunoon, Argyllshire)
17.04.1944
-
(07.)1945
HMS Orlando (RN base, Greenock) (for base duties; as Base Electrical Officer to Captain M/L Clyde located at Sandbank, near Dunoon, Scotland)
31.12.1945
-
05.1946
deputy anti-submarine officer, HMS Wolfe (submarine depot ship, 1st Submarine Flotilla)
05.1946
-
08.1946
electrical officer supporting two operational "T" class submarines
CEng. MIET. Deputy Director in the Civil Aviation Authority, with the equivalent rank of Group Captain.
Malone,
Simon Patrick
S.P. Malone

21.04.1924
St Pancras district, Greater London
-
12.1989
Camden district, London
T/A/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
31.03.1944
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
30.09.1944 (reld > 04.1946)
(10.1944) 
 

HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar) *
(01.1945)


HMS Medway II (1st Submarine Flotilla base, Malta) *
(03.1945)
 
 
British Naval Liaison Officer, Greek torpedo boat "Panther"
(07.1945)
 
 
HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria) *
(04.1946)
 
 
no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Man,
Frank Otto Stoe
F.O.S. Man (Photo courtesy of Mr David Man) F.O.S. Man (Photo courtesy of Mr David Man)

15.01.1914
Hankow, China
-
04.01.1986
Bramshott, Hampshire
S.Lt. SSRNVR 01.02.1937
Lt. SSRNVR 10.03.1941
T/Lt. 05.1942, seniority 10.03.1941
T/A/Lt.Cdr. > 01.1945, < 04.1945 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)
Cdr. MRN[V]R 31.12.1952

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

OBE 01.01.1962 New Year 62 [investiture 27.11.62]

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC 29.08.1944 Operation Hostile (minelaying etc. NW Coast of France 29.04.44)  [investiture 21.11.44]
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD ? -
Education: Cheltenham College (01.1928-04.1932); Queen's College, Oxford (1932).
27.10.1939 - (06.)1940 HMS Panglima (motor patrol boat)
(08.1940)     no appointment listed
02.09.1940 - (04.)1941 HMS Laburnum (drill school, Singapore)
(06.1941) - (08.1941) HMS Ban Hong Liong (auxiliary vessel) *
08.08.1941 - (02.)1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Penghambat (motor patrol boat)
(04.1942) - (10.1942) no appointment listed [05.1942 transferred from SSRNVR to RNVR]
12.10.1942 - (08.)1943 Commanding Officer, HM ML 186 (motor launch)
(10.1943)     no appointment listed
15.10.1943 - (07.)1945 Commanding Officer, HM ML 186 (motor launch) & from [> 06.1944, < 10.1944] as Senior Officer, 10th ML Flotilla (DSC)
(10.1945)     no appointment listed
      served Malayan RN[V]R (OBE)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mangnall,
Rollo Barratt
R.B. Mangnall
19.12.1913
Alverstoke district, Hampshire
-
03.03.1971
Sherborne, Sturminster district, Dorset
T/S.Lt.
05.01.1940
T/A/Lt.
01.12.1940
T/Lt.
?, seniority 01.12.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
< 07.1945

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
01.07.1941
HM's birthday 41
02.06.1939


joined Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve [attached Sussex Division RNVR]
05.01.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS Cochrane (RN base, Rosyth) (additional; for various services)
(1940)


HMPC Sanderling
(02.1941)
-
(12.1941)
HMS Gleaner (minesweeper) *



served Combined Operations Pilotage Parties (COPP):
(11.1942)


"Party Inhuman" - pre-operation Torch (North Africa)
(07.1943)


COPP 4 (Naval Party 770) (Sicily)
22.12.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base)
Solicitor.
Mann,
Arthur Bryan
A.B. Mann (photo courtesy of Kathleen Mann)
Only child of Leslie Mann, and Frances E. Powell, of High Reins, Hexham, Northumberland.
(12?).1921
Castle Ward district, Northumberland
-
23.02.1942
(MPK) [age 20]
[Lee-on-Solent Memorial, bay 4, panel 2]
T/A/S.Lt. (A) 03.05.1941
08.08.1941 - 23.02.1942 acting observer, 817 Squadron FAA [HMS Victorious (aircraft carrier)]
Manning,
Thomas Davys
T.D. Manning (Photo courtesy of Mr Mike Hawthorne)
Son (with two brothers and one sister) of Dr Thomas Davys Manning (1867-1943), and Mary Anne Coles (1869-1960), of Hoddesdon, Weymouth.

30.06.1898
Hoddesdon, Ware district, Hertfordshire
-
25.11.1971
Newlands, Seaford, Eastbourne district, Sussex
S.Lt. 15.07.1921
Lt. 15.07.1924
Lt.Cdr. 15.07.1932
Cdr. 31.12.1941
Capt. 30.06.1945 (reld 08.06.1946) (retd 15.09.1951)
Companion of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) CBE 02.01.1950

New Year 50: Sussex Division RNVR [investiture 14.03.50]

British War Medal 1914-1920 BWM 14|20 - -
Victory Medal VM - -
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD 13.02.1939 -
Gained Civil Aviator's Certificate No 137 on 19.10.1917.
      Airship Pilot and Intelligence Officer (RN Airship Station, Polegate)
14.09.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Portland) (for Patrol Service training)
01.04.1940 - (12.)1940 Anti-Submarine Warfare Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
11.12.1940 - (06.)1942 an Assistant to Naval Assistants to Second Sea Lord, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.08.1942 - (06.)1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Seahawk (Coastal Forces base, Ardrishaig)
17.08.1944 - (07.)1945 an Assistant to Naval Assistants to Second Sea Lord, Admiralty [HMS President]
(10.1945) - (04.1946) no appointment listed
1946 - 1951 Commanding Officer, Sussex Division RNVR
01.11.1949 - 15.09.1951 RNVR ADC to HM the King
Schoolmaster.
Published
: (with C.F. Walker) British warship names (1959); The British destroyer (1961); editor of The Mariner's Mirror
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mansell,
Arthur James Mervyn
A.J.M. Mansell (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster) A.J.M. Mansell
Married ((09?).1948, Ealing district, London) June I. Duncan; one son, one daughter.
19.01.1918
Bulawayo, Rhodesia
-
26.08.2009
West Ealing, London
Ord.Sea. ?
T/S.Lt. 28.11.1943
T/Lt. 01.03.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) MBE 31.12.1997

New Year 98: For services to Ealing Cricket Club and to Youth Cricket in Middlesex

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC 15.05.1945 actions against E-boats 02/03.45 [decoration posted]
09.1942 - 01.1943 HMS Venomous (destroyer)
      HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, hove & Lancing, Sussex)
11.12.1943 - (07.1945) HMS Riou (frigate)
(04.1946)     HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown, South Africa) *
FRPS. Pharmacist. Cricketer.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Manser,
James Henry
J.H. Manser
Son of James H. Manser, and Nellie E. Elvidge.
(09?).1925
Canterbury district, Kent
-
T/Midsh. 09.06.1944
T/A/S.Lt. 01.01.1945
T/S.Lt. 30.07.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
24.09.1944 - (10.1945) HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base) (for landing craft duty)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
Maples,
Ernest Mark Cecil
E.M.C. Maples
Son of Capt. John Cecil Maples and Enid May Dickinson, of Grassgarth, Westmorland.
(09?).1924
Chester district, Cheshire
-
23.05.1944
[age 19]
[St Augustine National Cemetery, USA, section C, grave 2]
[commemorated with memorial window at St Marks Church, Natland, Cumbria & at war memorial, Farndon, Cheshire]
T/A/S.Lt. (A)
?
09.01.1944
-
23.05.1944
Officer Training Unit of the USN VF Squadron [HMS Saker (British Admiralty Delegation in the US, Washington, DC)] (killed in an air crash)
Maples,
Thomas Cradock
T.C. Maples (Photo courtesy of Mr Nicholas Parks Young)  
Only son of Maj. Alfred Cradock Maples, Territorial Force (1878-1950), and Mary Ethel Mill Maples, of Hyde Park, London.
Married (02.11.1937, Brompton, Kensington district, Greater London) Hazel Mary Olive, youngest daughter of Mr & Mrs W. Leonard Olive, of Clifton, Bristol; one daughter, one son.
30.01.1905
Exeter district, Devon
-
09.1989
Childrey, Wantage district, Berkshire
T/Lt.
16.12.1939 (reld < 04.1946)
16.12.1939
-
(07.1945)
HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hampshire)
Marczyk,
Michał
M. Marczyk
22.05.1902
Poland
-
(03?).1982
Great Yarmouth district, Norfolk
T/Lt. (E) 11.11.1940 (reld > 04.1946)
11.11.1940 - (10.)1944 HMS Delphin II (auxiliary trawler; examination duties)
01.12.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness)
(04.1945)     HMS Noir (armed yacht; anti-submarine duties) *
03.07.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marlow,
Geoffrey Peter
G.P. Marlow
Son of ... Marlow, and ... Eales.
15.12.1915
Northampton district, Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire / Huntingtonshire / Northhamptonshire
-
06.1997
Windsor, Berkshire
T/A/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
?
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
27.09.1944 (reld < 04.1946)

Polish Military Cross

PolMC
05.12.1944
services to Polish Navy
(12.1944?)


British Naval Liaison Officer, ORP Piorun (Polish destroyer)
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
Marr,
James William Slesser
"Babe"
J.W.S. Marr J.W.S. Marr
J.W.S. Marr J.W.S. Marr
J.W.S. Marr J.W.S. Marr
Second son of John George Marr, a farmer, and Georgina Sutherland Slesser.
Married (06.07.1937, Bramshot) Dorothea Helene Plutte, fourth daughter of Gottfried Friedrich Plutte, of Sydenham; two sons, three daughters (and one child deceased).

09.12.1902
Cushnie, Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
-
29.04.1965
Milford Chest Hospital, Busbridge, Surrey (formerly of Haslemere, Surrey)
Prob. T/Lt.
15.07.1940
T/Lt.
03.1941, seniority 15.07.1940 (reld < 04.1946)
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
1943
Clasp to the Polar Medal in Bronze PolM
07.10.1941
Bronze clasp: 1928-1937 [investiture 12.05.42]
Polar Medal in Silver PolM
30.11.1954
base leader Pt Lockroy [investiture 15.03.55]

Scouts' Silver Cross and Bronze Medal of Royal Humane Society 1919; Polar Medal in bronze, 1934; W.S. Bruce Memorial Prize of Royal Scottish Geographical Society, 1936. Back Grant of Royal Geographical Society, 1946

Education: Aberdeen Grammar School and University (BSc, MA, 1925).
At 18 years of age, when a Boy Scout, served with Shackleton­Rowett Antarctic Expedition. in the "Quest" under late Sir Ernest Shackleton, 1921-1922. Zoologist to British Arctic Expedition, 1925. Appointed zoologist in the Colonial Service ("Discovery" Investigations), 1926, and in this service subs took part in three expeditions to Antarctic in Royal Research Ships "William Scoresby", 1927-1929, "Discovery II", 1931-1933 and 1935-1937. Seconded in charge of oceanography to British Australian New Zealand
Antarctic Research Expedition under Sir Douglas Mawson, 1929-1930. Ccarried out research in Antarctic into canning, drying and freezing of whale meat for human consumption, 1939-1940 (spent much of his time on the SS Terje Viken a whale factory
ship owned by United Whalers Ltd).
28.08.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Baldur (RN base, Reykjavik, Iceland)
01.08.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Pyramus (RN base, Kirkwall, Orkneys)



served Eastern Fleet
1942
-
1943
seconded to South African Naval Forces
(10.1944)
-
(01.1945)
Admiralty [HMS President] *
late 1943
-
02.1945
organised and commanded advance parties of Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in Graham Land region of Antarctica (Operation Tabarin). Sailed from England in the Highland Monarch in December 1943. He then sailed from Port Stanley to Deception Island on the 29th January 1944 onboard HMS William Scoresby and established the base there on 3 February 1944. A base was then built at Port Lockroy on the 11th of Feb 1944 and Marr over winter there until 1945. He handed over command of Tabarin to Capt Andrew Taylor (Canadian Army) on Feb 8/9th 1945 because he was suffering from back problems and subsequently returned to Port Stanley and then to England sometime in the spring of 1945.
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
Marine biologist & Polar explorer. Principal Scientific Officer in the Royal Naval Scientific Service (National Institute of Oceanography) since 1949.
Published: Into the frozen South (1923); various papers in the "Discovery" Reports and other scientific journals.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marsh,
Frank Salisbury
J.A. Marshall
Son of Jesse Salisbury Marsh, labourer, and Florrie Abode.
02.04.1922
Worsley, Lancashire
-
1987
Australia
T/A/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 12.02.1943
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 12.08.1943
T/A/Lt. (Sp.Br.) > 06.1944, < 10.1944
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 01.06.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
(04.1943)     no appointment listed
(08.1943)     HMS Ambrose (base 9th Submarine Flotilla, Dundee) *
(12.1943) - (06.1944) Free French minelaying submarine "Rubis"
04.01.1943 - 02.1945? British Naval Liaison Officer, Free French minelaying submarine "Rubis"
(10.1944) - (01.1945) HMS Ambrose (base 9th Submarine Flotilla, Dundee) *
(04.1945) - (07.1945) HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) *
25.02.1945 - 10.1945 British Naval Liaison Officer, Dutch submarine "Tijgerhaai"
10.1945 - 04.1946 HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport)
04.1946 - ? HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marshall,
Arthur Thomas
A.T. Marshall
Married; at least one son.
Residence: (1946) Wolverhampton.
28.12.1913
-
Prob. T/Sg.Lt.
01.03.1940
T/Sg.Lt.
?, seniority 01.03.1940
T/A/Sg.Lt.Cdr.
< 07.1945 (reld < 04.1946)

Atlantic Star; India Star Medal

Education: MB, ChB
01.03.1940
-
06.04.1940
RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
07.04.1940
-
(08.)1942
HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
04.11.1942
-
(02.1943)
HMS Belfast (cruiser)



served on HMS Wolfhound, and spent time in India, Ceylon, Alexandria - working with blood transfusion - and Scapa Flow
(07.1945)


HMS Yingchow *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marshall,
James
"Jumbo" / "Jim"

J. Marshall (Photo courtesy of Mr Guy de la Bedoyère)
?
-
Prob. S.Lt.
29.04.1939
S.Lt.
1940?, seniority 29.04.1939
Lt.
28.08.1941 (demobilized < 04.1946)
Lt.Cdr.
28.08.1949 (removed from active list 06.03.1951)
Mention in Despatches MID
30.05.1944
North Russian convoy 02.44
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration VRD
02.08.1951
-
04.1939


joined RNVR (Clyde Division)
22.10.1939
-
(12.1941)
HMS Punjabi (destroyer)
1942?
-
1944
HMS Onslaught (destroyer)
26.06.1944
-
(01.)1945
HMS Chesterfield (destroyer)
19.06.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Enchantress (sloop)
Marshall,
John Arthur
J.A. Marshall
?
-
T/Lt.
01.10.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
< 07.1945

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

OBE
08.06.1950
HM's birthday 50
(04.1940)
-
(02.1941)
Staff Instructor, Straits Settlements RNVR (Singapore) (ex-RN)
10.02.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Anderson (RN barracks, Colombo, Ceylon)
08.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Braganza (RN base, bombay, India) (at disposal)
?
-
(05.1950)
Lt.Cdr., Malayan RNVR
Marshall,
John Edmund
J.E. Marshall (Photo courtesy of Mr David J. Marshall)
?
-
T/S.Lt. (E) 22.09.1940
T/Lt. (E) 22.03.1943 (reld > 04.1946)
25.10.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Rion (armed anti-submarine yacht)
09.08.1941 - (08.1942) HMS Virginia (armed anti-submarine yacht)
07.06.1944 - (10.)1944 HMS St Clement (Combined Operations base, Coal House Fort, Tilbury, Essex) (for landing craft duties)
24.10.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Medina (training establishment, Puckpool Camp, nr Ryde, Isle of Wight)
23.05.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Beaver (RN base, Hull)
(04.1946)     HMS Nedia *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marshall,
Joseph Harry
J.H. Marshall
Son of ... Marshall, and ... Goodfellow.
Married; at least one son.
21.01.1922
Kings Norton district, Warwickshire / Staffordshire
-
06.11.1978
Ord.Sea.
(1942)
T/S.Lt.
02.01.1944
T/Lt.
02.01.1946 (reld > 04.1946)
(1942)
 
 
HMS Middleton (destroyer)
(1943)
 
 
HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
27.01.1944
-
(10.)1944
HMS Razorbill (Coastal Forces base, Algiers)
06.12.1944
-
(07.1945)
First Lieutenant, HM ML 449 (motor launch) (Adriatic)
(1945?)


Commanding Officer, HM ML 841 (motor launch)
(04.1946)


HMS Marshal Soult (trawler base, Portsmouth) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marshall,
Philip Edward
P.E. Marshall
?
-
T/Midsh. 13.11.1942
T/A/S.Lt. 01.09.1943
T/S.Lt. 01.03.1944
T/Lt. 01.03.1946 (reld > 04.1946)
      HMS Londonderry (sloop)
      selected from lower deck under Y scheme for officer training
21.12.1942 - (12.)1943 HMS Whimbrel (sloop)
07.12.1943 - (04.)1944 HMS Rockingham (destroyer)
(06.1944)     HMS Rockingham (destroyer) *
16.06.1944 - (07.)1945 HMS Inman (frigate)
10.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Portland Bill (maintenance and repair ship)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marshall,
Robert Michael
"Mike"
R.M. Marshall (Photo courtesy of Mr Arthur Thorning) R.M. Marshall (Photo courtesy of Mr Arthur Thorning)
Only son of Robert Victor Marshall, and Margaret Elizabeth Gundell.
Married (1940) Muriel Stella Daubeny * (born 1919), daughter of late Rev. P.M. Daubeny and of Mrs Daubeny, Old House Farm, Cublington, Bucks; two daughters.

* she remarried (1963) Maj.Gen. Sir Ronald Campbell Penney.
18.05.1917
Pontefract, West Riding of Yorkshire
-
12.05.1945
[age 27]
[Plymouth Naval Memorial, panel 95, column 3]
Prob. T/S.Lt.
10.11.1939
T/S.Lt.
1940, seniority 10.11.1939
T/Lt.
01.02.1942
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
11.1944

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
08.02.1944
action E-boats Nore 24.10.43 * [decoration posted to next-of-kin]

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
27.03.1945
special operations 11.43-03.44 ** [decoration posted to next-of-kin]
Education: Giggleswick School, North Yorkshire (1931-1936); Oriel College, Oxford University (09.1936-...; BA).
Played Rugby Football (three times an Oxford Blue and five caps for England).
03.02.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS Cape Passaro (anti-submarine warfare trawler)
17.06.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for Fort Blockhouse)
24.06.1941
-
24.05.1942
HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William) (for motor launches)
25.05.1942
-
11.1943
Commanding Officer, HM MGB 607 (motor gun boat) [initially at HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William)]
22.11.1943
-
11.1944
Commanding Officer, HM MGB 503 (motor gun boat)
11.1944
-
(01.)1945
Commanding Officer, HM MGB 509 (motor gun boat) & as Senior Officer, 15th MGB Flotilla
11.05.1945 -
12.05.1945
Commanding Officer, HM MGB 2002 (motor gun boat) (temporarily) [boat was mined]
* Part of the citation read: "His aggressive spirit was a fine example to all Commanding Officers of Coastal Force Craft, and is in the finest traditions of the service."
** The citation read: "His first task was to get his ship into reliable running order… a series of serious mechanical breakdowns had undermined the morale of her crew…under Lt Marshall’s direction the ship rapidly became operational. After accompanying two operations as an observer…Lt Marshall embarked on a series of 12 faultlessly executed expeditions. Four of these operations were to parts of the North French coast not previously visited; Lt Marshall displayed outstanding skill in locating accurately these new pinpoints, entering narrow rock strewn channels without hesitation. On one occasion he pressed on and completed an operation of great importance in a North-Easterly gale gusting to force 8, under conditions which would have made a less determined officer give up long before reaching the French coast. MGB 503 embarked 100 Allied airmen from a beach in enemy occupied France between January and March 1944. The procedure involved lying at anchor within a mile of enemy watchposts for between two and four hours at a time. The standard of efficiency to which Lt Marshall had trained his surf boats’ crews needs no emphasis in view of these figures. By skilful tactics and cool and correct judgment, Lt Marshall avoided detection by enemy sea patrols and convoys indicated by radar and visually on a number of occasions. His high qualities of leadership and seamanship are worthy of recognition."
Marshall,
Ronald Sidney
R.S. Marshall
?
-
T/El.S.Lt.
?
T/El.Lt.
01.03.1943
01.04.1942
-
(08.1942)
HMS Pennywort (corvette)
04.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown, South Africa)
Marshall,
Stuart David
S.D. Marshall
?
-
T/Lt.
03.05.1941
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
?

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
29.08.1944
Op. Neptune, Normandy 06.44

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
08.05.1945
action E-boats Nore 21.12.44
(06.1942)


Commanding Officer, HM MTB 202 (motor torpedo boat)
(1944)


Commanding Officer, HM MTB 624 (motor torpedo boat)
(12.1944)


Commanding Officer, HM MTB 693 (motor torpedo boat)
Marston,
Eric Charles Ranshaw
E.C.R. Marston
Son of ... Marston, and ... Holden.
Married ((09?).1950, Bournemouth district, Dorset) Hazel C. Carr; ... children.
(03?).1917
Poole district, Wiltshire
-
27.06.2010
T/Lt. 04.12.1942 (reld > 04.1946)

Member of the Order of the British Empire

MBE 01.01.1946 New Year 46 [HMS Dundonald II]
(10.1944) - (04.1946) no appointment listed, but obviously serving at HMS Dundonald II (Combined Operations training establishment, Auchengate) (MBE)
Marston,
Ronald Charles
R.C. Marston
Son (with one sister) of Charles Walter Marston (1875-), and Winifred Best (1883-).
Married ((06?).1942, Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire) Florence M. Wiseman; two sons.
24.03.1906
West Ham district, London
-
(06?).1976
Staincliffe district, Lancashire
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 23.05.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (Sp.Br.) 26.06.1943? (reld 03.04.1946)

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

05.04.1938     enrolled Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve (attached to London Division RNVR)
23.05.1940 - (06.)1943 HMS Beaver (RN base, Humber) (for duty at Grimsby Base)
26.06.1943 - (06.)1944 on staff of Flag Officer Commanding Iceland (C) [HMS Baldur (RN base, Reykjavik, Iceland)]
06.09.1944 - (10.1945) Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty outside Admiralty)
Martin,
Alan Gould
A.G. Martin
Son of ... Martin, and ... Gould.
Married ((12?).1953, Bucklow district, Cheshire / Lancashire) Barbare G. Haworth; two sons.
(03?).1920
Bucklow district, Cheshire / Lancashire
-
17.04.2010
hospital, Leeds, West Yorkshire
T/S.Lt. 31.07.1941
T/Lt. 31.01.1944 (reld > 04.1946)

?

? 02.11.1943 Greek Medal for Outstanding Acts: liaison work on "Miaoulis" on operations in the Aegean & Dodecanese Seas
18.09.1941 - (06.)1943 HMS Exmoor (destroyer)
(08.)1943 - (10.)1943 British Naval Liaison Officer, Greek destroyer "Miaoulis" *
27.10.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt) (additional; for various services)
(10.1944) - (01.1945) no appointment listed
(07.1945)     HMS Mercury (signal school, nr Petersfield, Hampshire) *
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
Company director.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Martin,
Alexander Phillips
"Alec"
A.P. Martin (Photo courtesy of Tracy Brown)
Son of Oscar Bergman Martin (1880-1912), and Annie Catherine Phillips (1880-1952).
Married ...; ... children.
17.04.1907
Wirral district, Cheshire
-
02.1987
Birkenhead district, Cheshire
T/S.Lt. 06.09.1940
T/Lt. 06.12.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. > 01.1945, < 04.1945 (reld > 10.1945, < 04.1946)
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 - -
20.11.1940 - (02.)1942 First Lieutenant, HMS Birch (Tree class trawler)
03.1942 - 03.06.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Maple (Berberis class trawler)
15.08.1942 - (06.)1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Moy (Mersey class trawler)
07.09.1944 - (10.1945) Commanding Officer, HMS Porcher (Isles class trawler)
1940s - 1960s Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve
Martin,
Cecil John
H.R. Martin
Married ...; ... children (one daughter?).
31.10.1909
-
1990
T/Sg.Lt. 15.01.1940
T/A/Sg.Lt.Cdr. > 01.1945, < 07.1945 (reld < 04.1946)
Education: St Bartholomew's Hospital (London); MA, MB Camb 1937, BCh 1934.
House physician, St Bartholomew's Hospital; Res. anaesthesist Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital.
01.02.1940 - (06.)1940 RM Infirmary, Eastney (Portsmouth) [HMS Victory]
17.07.1940 - (06.)1941 HMS Quorn (destroyer)
(08.1941)     no appointment listed
24.09.1941 - (12.1943) HMS Ceres (cruiser)
(02.1944) - (04.1944) HMS Ceres (cruiser) *
28.04.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Attack (Coastal Forces base, Portland)
20.09.1944 - (10.)1944 RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
31.10.1944 - (07.1945) RN Auxiliary Hospital Seaforth [HMS Eaglet]
Emigrated to Australia, 1950. General practitioner in Yarralumla, Canberra, Australia.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Martin,
Charles Edward Capel
"Charlie"
C.E.C. Martin
Only son of Lt. Charles Herbert George Martin (1882-1915), and Beatrice Elsie Hanbury

21.04.1913
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
-
19.02.1998
Chelsea, London
T/Lt.
19.04.1941

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
18.01.1944
13 operations enemy coast Plymouth area 42-43
Legionnaire of the Legion of Merit (USA) LM
20.03.1945
Bay of Seine 06.44
(1942)
-
(1943)
HM MGB 318 (motor gun boat)
(1944)


Commanding Officer, HMS Grey Wolf
Martin,
Cyril Ernest
C.E. Martin (Photo courtesy of Mr Richard Martin)
From Fletton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
04.01.1905
Abbotsley, St Neots district, Huntingdonshire
-
09.07.1945
Naples (accident) [age 40]
[Naples War Cemetery, Italy, IV.J.17]
Able Sea.
27.11.1940
T/S.Lt.
18.09.1942
T/Lt.
18.06.1943
27.11.1940
-
18.09.1942
served as a rating
18.09.1942


training, HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
16.10.1942
-
23.05.1943 
HMS Emperor of India (anti-aircraft ship)
24.05.1943
-
13.06.1943
HMS Drake (for RN Barracks, Devonport & divisional course)
14.06.1943
-
26.07.1943
HMS Drake (for gunnery course & RN Gunnery School, Devonport)
27.07.1943
-
13.02.1944
Gunnery Officer, HMS Claverhouse (RN base, Leith & Granton)
14.02.1944
-
16.02.1945
Gunnery Officer, HMS Acute (Algerine class minesweeper)
17.02.1945
-
09.07.1945
on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS Byrsa (RN base, Naples, Italy)] (possibly as Port Gunnery Officer, Naples)
Martin,
Evelyn George
E.G. Martin E.G. Martin
Son of Col. Evelyn Charles Martin (1847-1904), and Edith Hamilton Martin (1847-1935), of The Heath, Upton-on-Severn, Worcestershire.

22.03.1881
Upton-on-Severn, Worcestershire
-
27.04.1945
Windmill Hill, Hadleigh, Suffolk (heart failure) [age 64]
[Hadleigh Cemetery, Suffolk, sec. 39, grave 29]
T/Lt. 11.10.1939 (commission terminated 11.02.1945)
T/A/Lt.Cdr. 25.11.1939
T/A/Cdr. > 02.1941, < 12.1941

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division)

OBE 11.06.1919 for valuable services as Officer-in-Charge of Rescue Tugs, Plymouth
Education: Eton School (09.1894-07.1899); Oxford University.
Played First Class cricket, 1903-1907. Yachtsman and author. Successful helmsman in small class racing boats until the outbreak of WWI. Founder of Royal Ocean Racing Club (its first Commodore, and then its Admiral until he died). Winner of the first Fastnet race in 1925 in his pilot cutter Jolie Brise.
11.10.1939 - 09.1940 Trade Division, Admiralty [HMS President] *
26.09.1940 - (02.)1944 in charge of rescue tugs, Campbeltown [HMS Nimrod (anti-submarine training establishment, Campbeltown)]
Published: Deep water cruising (1928); Cruising & Ocean racing (1933; with others); Sailorman (1933); Helmsmanship (1934).
* For most of the war also borne
on under Trade Division while actually serving at HMS Nimrod; his service records seem to imply: 11.10.1939 HMS President (Trade Division), 09.11.1940 HMS Nimrod, 10.03.1941 HMS President (Trade Division)
Martin,
Henry Arnold
H.A. Martin (Photo courtesy of Elaine Haddelsey) H.A. Martin (Photo courtesy of Elaine Haddelsey)
H.A. Martin (Photo courtesy of Elaine Haddelsey)
Son (with two sisters and two brothers) of Albert Le Gros Martin (1866-1943), and Clara Jane Parfitt (1862-1943).
Married (24.11.1915, London) Annie Louisa Lowen (27.05.1891 - 02.11.1986); one daughter.

18.07.1890
Islington district, London
-
(03?).1978
Scarborough district, North Yorkshire
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 05.05.1942
T/A/Lt. (Sp.Br.) < 10.1942
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) 03.06.1942 (reld > 04.1946)

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

(08.1942) - (04.1943) no appointment listed
(06.)1943 - (04.1946) Sea Cadet Corps
Martin,
Henry Fowler
H.F. Martin
15.12.1905
South Shields district, Durham / Tyne and Wear
-
04.1988
Shepway district, Kent
T/Lt.
13.08.1943 (reld < 04.1946)
31.07.1944
-
(07.1945)
HM LST 159 (landing ship, tank)
Martin,
Herbert Richard
H.R. Martin
?
-
T/Lt. 06.08.1943 (reld < 04.1946)

Letter of Praise

LoP - Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
(06.1944)     Commanding Officer, HM LCT 931 (landing craft, tank)
(10.1944) - (07.1945) no appointment listed
Martin,
John Newman
J.N. Martin (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster) J.N. Martin (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
J.N. Martin (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
Son of Ebenezer Martin (1862?-), and Mary Jane Martin (1878?-).
11.04.1907
Hailsham, Sussex
-
11.1994
Waveney district, Suffolk
T/A/S.Lt. 08.10.1943
T/S.Lt. 08.04.1944
T/A/Lt. < 04.1946 (reld 20.07.1946)
(12.1943) - (04.1944) no appointment listed
15.05.1944 - (06.)1944 on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Nore [HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)]
20.07.1944 - (07.)1945 Watchkeeping Officer, HMS Venomous (destroyer)
09.1945 - (04.)1946 on Operational Staff of Flag Officer Commanding West Africa [HMS Eland (RN base, Freetown, Sierra Leone)]
Solicitor (admitted 1939). Clerk to the Justices for Beccles, Blything. Bungay and Mutford and Lothingland Divisions of Suffolk, and the Borough of Lowestoft, 1960s.
Published: Club law and the law of unregistered friendly societies (6th ed., 1970; 7th ed., 1979); Paterson's licensing acts (1972).
Martin-Smith,
Graham Frederick Cyril
G.F.C. Martin-Smith
Son of ... Martin-Smith, and ... Colton.
Married 1st ((06?).1942, Newcastle-upon-Tyne district, Northumberland) Marion R. Boiston.
Married 2nd ((06?).1948, Kensington district, Llondon) ... Pallister.
23.12.1916
Woodbridge district, Essex / Suffolk
-
11.1999
Brighton district, Sussex
T/A/Lt. (E) ?
T/Lt. (E) 10.04.1944 (reld < 04.1946)
28.11.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Cutty Sark (yacht; submarine escort vessel)
12.09.1944 - (10.1944) HMS Radiant
02.01.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness) (for duty at Queenborough Pier)
Martino,
Frederick William Richard
F.W.R. Martino
(12?).1897
Kings Norton, Staffordshire
-
(06?).1960
Westminster district, London
T/Lt.
26.02.1940 (reld 1945/46)
23.04.1937


joined Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve, Sussex Division (held no rank prior to temporary commission or appointment on or after mobilisation)
(06.1940)


Commanding Officer, Pellag II (yacht) (Dunkirk)
(07.1945)

  HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
Maskell,
George Wilfred
G.W. Maskell (Photo courtesy of Mrs Val Chase)
Youngest son (with one brother) of George James Maskell (1871-1936), and Charlotte Victoria Martin (1866/67?-1943).
30.05.1915
Lexden district, Essex
-
04.1999
Bury St Edmunds district, Suffolk
T/A/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 1943?
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 21.12.1943 (reld > 07.1945, < 04.1946)
      Royal Marine bandsman
19.10.1943 - (10.)1944 HMS Argus (aircraft carrier) (for meteorological duties)
24.10.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Flycatcher (HQ of MONAB organisation, Ludham, Norfolk) (for mobile naval air bases; for meteorological duties)
      HMS Nabthorpe (Mobile Naval Air Base III, Schofields, NSW)
Mason,
Jan Theunis McQuoid-
see: SANF(V) section (under McQuoid-Mason)  
Mason,
Kenneth
"Ken"
K. Mason
?
-
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
?
31.10.1943
-
(06.1944)
Air Direction Officer, HMS Vindex (escort carrier)
Mason,
Peter Edward
P.E. Mason
?
-
T/S.Lt.
?
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
?

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
09.11.1943
action Channel 27.09.43
Mention in Despatches MID
14.11.1944
Op. Neptune, Normandy 06.44
(1943)


Commanding Officer, HM SGB 4 (steam gun boat) (HMS Grey Fox)
(06.1944)


Force G
Mason,
Richard Albert
R.A. Mason
?
-
T/Lt.
23.11.1940
T/Lt. RNR
22.12.1942, seniority 23.11.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. RNR
< 07.1945 (reld < 04.1946)
01.09.1940
-
(12.1941)
[Commanding Officer?], HMS Sheldon
20.03.1942
-
(12.1943)
HMS Pennywort (corvette)
22.12.1942


transferred from RNVR to RNR
01.04.1944
-
(07.1945)
Executive Officer, HMS Awe (frigate)
Mason,
Robert Patrick
R.P. Mason (Photo courtesy of Mr Christopher P.C. Mason)
Son of ... Mason, and ... Rowson.
Married ...; ... children (one son?).
20.03.1914
Croydon, London
-
26.07.1964
Banstead, Surrey
T/S.Lt. (A) 15.09.1939
T/Lt. (A) 15.09.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (A) 29.12.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
Company director. Civil aviator's licence (No. 15915) taken on D.H. Gipsy Moth 1 85 h.p. at Redhill Flying Club, 16.06.1938.
(12.1939) - (02.1940) Fleet Air Arm
20.02.1940 - (12.1940) pilot, 755 Squadron FAA [HMS Kestrel (RN Air Station, Worthy Down, nr Winchester)]
(02.1941) - (04.1941) HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset) *
04.1941 - (06.)1941 HMS Grebe (RN Air Station, Dekheila, nr Alexandria, Egypt)
19.07.1941 - (12.1941) pilot, 805 Squadron FAA [HMS Grebe (RN Air Station, Dekheila, nr Alexandria, Egypt)]
13.01.1942 - (02.)1942 pilot, 772 Squadron FAA [HMS Landrail (RN Air Station, Machrihanish, Argyllshire)]
(04.1942) - (12.1942) no appointment listed
29.12.1942 - (07.1945) Lieutenant-Commander (Flying), HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mason,
Thomas Albert
T.A. Mason (Photo courtesy of Mrs Jill Byron)
Son of Benjamin George Mason, and Florence Maud Sapsted.
Married ((12?).1939, Edmonton district, Middlesex) Violet Winifred Motschman (23.01.1911 - 11.1987); two daughters.
19.07.1911
Islington district, London
-
10.11.1979
Hastings and Rother district, Sussex
T/A/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) * 17.12.1943
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) 17.06.1944 (reld 10.04.1946)

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

Education: Dame Alice Owen's School, Islington.
(02.1944) - (10.1944) no appointment listed
11.12.1944 - (01).1945 HMS Raleigh (training establishment, Trevol, Torpoint, Cornwall)
28.03.1945 - 05.02.1946 Divisional Officer, HMS Raleigh (training establishment, Trevol, Torpoint, Cornwall)
His daughter writes: "I know he volunteered at the start of the war and because he didn't want to kill anyone, he was able to choose to join a minesweeper crew, which of course, saves lives. He was a signalman and spent at least some of the war in Alexandria. He was offered a Commission as an officer at the end of the war but in the medical he had to take then, it was discovered that he was red/green colour blind and he was told he could not go back to sea. He left the Navy at the end of the war as he didn't want to be behind a desk in the Navy. He loved the sea and only wanted to serve at sea. He worked in the City of London after the war, where he worked until his retirement in 1976."
Massey,
Richard Arthur John
R.A.J. Massey (Photo courtesy of Mr Harold E. Wright)
Son of Arthur John C. Massey (1880-1953), and Ethel Elizabeth Baldwin (1882-1948).
Married Jean Barbara Massey (née ...).
23.12.1916
Hendon district, Middlesex
-
02.04.1984
Poole district, Dorset
Ord.Sea. 1939
AB Sea. 1940?
T/S.Lt. 17.01.1941
T/Lt. 17.01.1942 (reld < 04.1946)
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - & clasp France & Germany
Burma Star Bur St   -
Italy Star It St - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
RNVR Long Service Good Conduct Medal LSGCM - -
1939 - 1939 HMS Iron Duke (training ship, Portsmouth) (Reserve Fleet review, Portland)
1939 - 1940 HMS Jervis Bay (armed merchant cruiser) (ocean convoys; Scapa Flow, Freetown [Bermuda] & Halifax, NS)
13.02.1941 - (10.)1943 First Lieutenant, HMS Anchusa (corvette) (ocean convoys; Liverpool, Freetown [Bermuda] & Londonderry)
06.11.1943 - (07.)1945 First Lieutenant, HMS Lochy (frigate) (ocean convoys; Liverpool, Naples, English Channel [Normandy], Gibraltar, Aden, Bombay, Colombo, Capetown, Trincomalee & Rangoon)
Funeral director.
Masters,
Philip Leslie
"Pip"
P.L. Masters
Married ...; ... children (one son?).
19.06.1913
Jersey, Channel Islands
-
10.1999
Eastbourne, Sussex
T/S.Lt. 26.02.1942
T/A/Lt. 26.02.1943
T/A/Lt.Cdr. > 07.1945 (reld 13.05.1946)
Education: Victoria College, Jersey; Exeter College, University of Oxford.
      served as a rating (probably on destroyers)
(04.1942)     no appointment listed
15.05.1942 - (08.)1942 HMS President III (accounting base for personnel allocated in Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships)
(10.1942)     HMS President III (accounting base for personnel allocated in Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships) *
06.11.1942 - (12.1942) HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset)
01.1943 - (08.)1943 HMS Striker (escort carrier)
(10.1943) - (06.1944) no appointment listed
12.08.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Landrail (RN Air Station, Machrihanish, Argyllshire)
Became a school teacher. Retired in 1972 to Eastbourne after many years as Headmaster of the Beacon School, Chesham Bois, Bucks.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mather,
Charles Garnett
C.G. Mather
19.10.1914
-
01.2005
Bradford district, Yorkshire
T/A/S.Lt. 05.03.1943
T/S.Lt. 05.09.1943
T/A/Lt. > 10.1944, < 01.1945 (reld > 04.1946)
(04.1943) - (06.1943) no appointment listed
06.1943 - (10.)1943 HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar)
(12.1943) - (01.1945) French Ship "Terrible" *
(1944)     British Naval Liaison Officer, "Le Malin" (French destroyer)
(04.1945) - (07.1945) HMS Hannibal (RN base, Taranto)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mather,
Geoffrey William
G.W. Mather
14.09.1924
Chorlton district, Lancashire
-
05.2001
Worthing, West Sussex
T/A/S.Lt. 16.06.1944
T/S.Lt. 16.12.1944
S.Lt. 01.1947, seniority 16.12.1944
Lt. 02.1947, seniority 16.12.1946 (reld 1947?; invalided out with TB)
(10.1944)     no appointment listed
11.12.1944 - (04.1946) Third Officer, HM MTB 5020 (motor torpedo boat)
01.1947     transferred, RN
Mather,
Sam Fred
S.F. Mather
Married ((09?).1937, Chichester district, Sussex) Eunice Ann Eggins ((09?).1917 - 1971), daughter of Charles H. Eggins, and Florence Weeks.
(03?).1902
Woolwich district, London
-
1955
Sussex
T/S.Lt. (E) 07.12.1942
T/Lt. (E) 07.12.1944 (reld < 04.1946)
29.09.1944 - (07.1945) Combined Operations Material Department, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty outside Admiralty)
Matheson,
James Monteath
J.M. Matheson
?
-
T/Lt.
24.05.1939
A/Lt.Cdr.
?
(1943)


staff, HMS Bee (Coastal Forces base, Weymouth)
(1944)


Operations Officer, Captain Coastal Forces (Channel), Commander-in-Chief Portsmouth
Matheson,
William James
W.J. Matheson
?
-
Prob. T/Sg.Lt.
26.01.1940
T/Sg.Lt.
?, seniority 26.01.1940 (reld 12.02.1946)
Education: MB, ChB
12.02.1940
-
(04.1940)
HMS Vanessa (destroyer)
26.10.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Vanessa (destroyer)
(12.1944?)


HMS Rushen Castle (corvette)
(07.1945)


Royal Marine Training Group, Devon
Mathias,
Trevor John
T.J. Mathias
Son of John H. Mathias, and Winifred M.B. Gresham.
Married 1st Mona (predeceased him); one daughter, one son.
Married 2nd Penelope.
(03?).1920
Lambeth district, Greater London / London / Surrey
-
29.03.2009
Ipswich hospital
[age 89]
Prob. T/A/S.Lt. 12.04.1940
T/A/S.Lt. 1941?, seniority 12.04.1940
T/S.Lt. 20.03.1941
T/Lt. 01.05.1942 (reld < 04.1946)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC 20.06.1944 action Plymouth area 26.02.44 [investiture 20.07.45]
Mention in Despatches MID 26.05.1942 attack tanker Boulogne 11.04.42
Mention in Despatches MID 13.10.1942 attack convoy Dover 06.08.42
20.07.1940 - (10.1940) HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Portland) (for ML 105 (motor launch))
(02.1941)     HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Portland) *
05.09.1941 - (08.)1942 Commanding Officer, HM ML 102 (motor launch) [HMS Wasp (Coastal Forces base, Dover)] (despatches)
(08.1942)     Commanding Officer, HM MGB 324 (motor gun boat) (despatches)
19.10.1942 - 01.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS MGB 111 (motor gun boat) & from 04.1943 Senior Officer, 8th MGB Flotilla (temporarily), redesignated:
01.1944 - 07.1944 Commanding Officer, HM MTB 430  (motor torpedo boat) & Senior Officer, 1st MTB Flotilla (DSC) (lost ship after collision with another)
(10.1944) - (01.1945)  HMS Bee (Coastal Forces base, Holyhead) *
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
Malayan Civil Service. Assistant District Officer for Kelantan, before moving to Malacca as Secretary to the State Council of the British Colony. After a period as Acting District Commissioner in Klang, Selangore, he returned to the UK in 1957. He resumed his qualified profession as an accountant in London but this did not suit very well and he took a position as an Adviser with the Indian Tea Association, serving in Calcutta, New Delhi, Assam and, finally, Darjeeling. Moving back to the UK in 1969 as the Administrative Director of the Agricultural Training Board until retirement in 1983, when he lived first in Surrey and then at Felixstowe.
* indexed, but not listed as such.
Matthews,
Arthur George John
A.G.J. Matthews
11.03.1899
Portsmouth, Hampshire
-
07.1987
Portsmouth, Hampshire
T/S.Lt.
28.08.1939
T/Lt.
24.09.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
08.1942? (reld < 04.1946)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
01.01.1943
New Year 43 [investiture 06.04.43]
Military Medal MM
WW I  ?
?
Mention in Despatches MID
11.06.1942
HM's birthday 42
28.08.1939
-
(08.)1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Hornbeam (minesweeping trawler)
29.08.1942
-
(07.1945)
on staff of Flag Officer-in-Charge, Liverpool [HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)]
Matthews,
Charles Wauchope
A.G.J. Matthews
?
-
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
10.02.1944
T/A/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
< 04.1946 (reld > 04.1946)
(10.1944)
-
(07.1945)
HMS Stag (RN base, Port Said) *
(03.1945)
 
 
British Naval Liaison Officer, RHelN Kriti (Greek escort destroyer)
11.01.1946
-
(04.1946)
HMS Lochinvar (RN base, Granton) (for training duties; watchkeeping duties)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Matthews,
Frank
F. Matthews (Photo courtesy of Mr Nick Clark)
personal account at www.harry-tates.org.uk
?
-
T/A/S.Lt. (E)
12.02.1945
T/S.Lt. (E)
12.08.1945
T/Lt. (E)
1946? (reld 08.1946)
06.06.1945
-
08.1946
HM LST 321 (landing ship, tank)
Matthews,
Michael Harrington
M.H. Matthews
Eldest son of the very Revd Walter Robert Matthews (1881-1973), former Dean of St Paul's, and Margaret Matthews (née Bryan).
(06?).1914
Wandsworth district, Greater London
-
29.05.1940
(KIA) [age 26]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 44, column 2 & Memorial, Gray's Inn, London, England]
Prob. T/S.Lt.
10.11.1939
02.01.1940
-
29.05.1940
HMS Greyhound (destroyer) (killed by an air attack of German bombers at Dunkirk)
Matthews,
Treharne
T. Matthews
Son of John Henry & Blanche Matthews.
Married (16.11.1915, Cardiff) Lilian Francis Hopkins.
21.05.1896
Cardiff, Glamorgan
-
(09?).1980
South Glamorgan district, Wales
T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.)
24.05.1944 (reld 1945)
11.1914
-
1919
served as a Corporal in the Royal Army Support Corps
09.02.1945


invalided home from the Far East per SS City of Tokyo
Matthiae,
Basil Charles
B.C. Matthiae (Photo courtesy of Mr David Matthiae) B.C. Matthiae (Photo courtesy of Mr David Matthiae)
B.C. Matthiae (Photo courtesy of Mr David Matthiae) B.C. Matthiae (Photo courtesy of Mr David Matthiae)
B.C. Matthiae (Photo courtesy of Mr David Matthiae) B.C. Matthiae (Photo courtesy of Mr David Matthiae)
B.C. Matthiae (Photo courtesy of Mr David Matthiae) B.C. Matthiae (Photo courtesy of Mr David Matthiae)
Son of Henry Charles Matthiae, and Ada Florence Munday.
Married (08.11.1939, St. Stephens Church, Norbury) Eveline May Parsons (died 20.03.2009, aged 92); one son, one daughter.
Moved in 1968 from Thornton Heath to South Croydon.
02.12.1917
Thornton Heath, Croydon district, Surrey
-
(12?).1980
South Croydon
(died from a heart attack)
Ordinary Seaman
07.1940?
T/S.Lt.
03.07.1942
T/Lt.
03.07.1943 (reld 03.1946)
T/Lt. (Sp.Br.)
19.01.1947
T/Lt.Cdr. (Sp.Br.)
08.03.1952
Education: Selhurst Grammar School; Assistant Scoutmaster (67th Croydon Scouts); Chorister, Sunday School Teacher, Server and Guild of Youth member at St. Stephen’s Church, Norbury; Watchkeeping Certificate (12.01.1943); completed Astro Navigation course, RN College, Greenwich (27.08.1944)
Worked at Roffey and Clarke as Printer.
c. 07.1940


joined RNVR & served in the ranks



HMS Witherington (destroyer)



HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness) (possibly boom defence duties)
12.06.1942
-
02.08.1942
HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishment)
16.08.1942
-
(07.1945)
HMS Dinosaur (Combined Operations base, Troon) (for LCTs):
18.02.1943
-
12.02.1944
Commanding Officer, HM LCT 21 (landing craft tank)
12.04.1944
-
27.08.1944
Commanding Officer, HM LCT 822 (landing craft tank) (52nd LCT Flotilla)
28.08.1944
-
10.01.1946
Commanding Officer, HM LCH 101 (landing craft headquarters) (Normandy & Far East [Rangoon])
[instructed to join LCH 101 22.09.1944 at Chatham]
11.03.1946


instructed to join HMS Rosneath (Combined Operations base, Rosneath, Dumbartonshire) from HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base) for Class A release
19.01.1947
-
(02.1964)
Sea Cadet Corps (Commanding Officer, training ship Terra Nova, Croydon Sea Cadet Unit; later District Officer)
After demobilisation, returned to the printing trade becoming Manager for Roffey and Clark Printers in Croydon.
Maude-Roxby,
Leycester Montagu
L.M. Maude-Roxby
(03?).1918
Barnet district, Surrey
-
T/S.Lt.
?
T/Lt.
30.01.1943
10.02.1942
-
(02.1943)
HMS Pennywort (corvette)
06.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Avon (frigate)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
Maw,
Walter
W. Maw
Son of Valentine Maw (1895-1978), and Edith Annie Walker (1895-), of Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire.
(09?).1922
Scunthorpe, Glanford Brigg district, Lincolnshire
-
17.01.1944
[age 21]
[Scunthorpe (Brumby and Frodingham) Cemetery, B.2.66]

T/S.Lt. (A) ?
? - 17.01.1944 770 Squadron FAA [HMS Jackdaw (RN Air Station, Crail, Fife)] (killed in an air crash)
Maxwell,
Ian Lowry
W. Maxwell
Son of William Lowry Maxwell (1871-1955), and Mary Gunning.
Married Constance Mary Louise Gray (27.02.1919 - 04.1977); one daughter, two sons.
21.06.1919
Kircubbin, Newtownards district, Northern Ireland
-
08.1973
Bristol district, Gloucestershire
T/Sg.Lt. 10.07.1942 (reld > 04.1946)
Education: Queen's Univeristy, Belfast (MB, BCh BAO 1941).
08.08.1942 - (10.)1943 HMS Venomous (destroyer)
11.11.1943 - (10.)1944 HMS Serapis (destroyer)
27.12.1944 - (01.)1945 RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
15.11.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Raleigh (training establishment, Trevol, Torpoint, Cornwall)
Deputy Police Surgeon. Member BMA. Late Resident Medical Officer, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton. Honorary Physician Belfast City Hospital. General practitioner, Heron, Joscelyne, Hayes & Maxwell, at Bristol.
Maxwell,
William
W. Maxwell
Married; one son, one daughter.
1912
Glasgow
-
1989
T/S.Lt.
10.07.1942
T/Lt.
10.10.1942 (reld < 04.1946)
05.10.1942
-
08.06.1945
HMS Kingston Olivine (anti-submarine warfare trawler)
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
May,
Jack
J. May (Photo courtesy of Mr Geoff Bowler) J. May (Photo courtesy of Clare May)
J. May (Photo courtesy of Clare May) J. May (Photo courtesy of Clare May)
J. May (Photo courtesy of Clare May)
Son of Charles Edward May, and Elsie Smith-Coates.
Married ((12?).1942, Dartford district, Kent)Margaret Emily Blackburn, of East Barnehurst, Kent; one son.
25.05.1915
Islington district, London
-
07.04.1945
(KIA) [age 29]
[Crayford (St. Paulinus) Churchyard, Kent]
Sea. 31.10.1940 [JX 227421]
T/S.Lt. 30.10.1941
T/Lt. 30.10.1942
Education: BA (Lond.).
(12.1941)     no appointment listed
05.01.1942 - (10.)1942 HMS Calliope (RN base, Tyne)
22.10.1942 - (06.)1943 First Lieutenant, HM MTB 25 (motor torpedo boat) (5th MTB Flotilla) [HMS Wasp (Coastal Forces base, Dover)]
(07.1943) - (08.1943) Commanding Officer, HM MTB 202 (motor torpedo boat) *
02.09.1943 - (12.1943) Commanding Officer, HM MTB 361 (motor torpedo boat)
24.01.1944 - (10.)1944 HMS Wasp  (Coastal Forces base, Dover) (for MTBs):
(06.1944)     Commanding Officer, HM MTB 206 (motor torpedo boat)
01.11.1944 - 07.04.1945 Commanding Officer, HM MTB 494 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS Mantis  (Coastal Forces base, Lowestoft)] (killed in action)
May,
John Henry Lewis
J.H. May
Son (with one sister) of James Lewis May (1873-1961), and Lizzie Hyde (1874-).
Married 1st ((03?).1934, Weymouth district, Dorset) Agnes Laura Lemon (11.05.1897 - (12?).1969), daughter of Henry John Lemon (1868-1964), and Julia Kate Plowman (1872-1959); ... children.
Married 2nd ((06?).1971, Gosport district, Hampshire) Eleanor J. Merritt.
28.11.1901
Bowes Park, Edmonton district, Middlesex
-
08.1987
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
T/Lt. 11.10.1939
T/A/Lt.Cdr. > 12.1942, < 02.1943 (reld 13.01.1946)

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division)

OBE 11.07.1940 HM's birthday 40 [investiture 23.09.41]
(12.1939) - (05.1940) no appointment listed
(1940)     HMS Northern Sun (anti-submarine warfare trawler) (OBE)
16.05.1940 - (08.)1941 HMS Buttermere (Lake class trawler)
08.1941 - 04.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Wastwater (anti-submarine warfare whaler)
04.1943 - (06.)1943 HMS Wastwater (anti-submarine warfare whaler)
20.07.1943 - (08.)1943 HMS Ferret (RN base, Londonderry)
01.09.1943 - 11.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Holmes (Captain class frigate)
03.11.1943 - (07.1945) Commanding Officer, HMS Tobago (Colony class frigate)
(10.1945)     Admiralty [HMS President] *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Maybee,
Charles Robert James
"Bob"
C.R.J. Maybee
Son of Charles Maybee (1887-1977), and Ethel Judd (1889-1976).
Married 1st (17.08.1935, Dagenham, Romford district, Essex) Helen Johnson (1915 - ); one daughter.
Married 2nd ((06?).1968, Brent district, Greater London) Anne Holleran.
06.04.1912
Greenwich district, London
-
(09?).1975
Tonbridge district, Kent
T/A/S.Lt. 02.02.1945 (appointment terminated 07.09.1945)
(04.1945)     no appointment listed
(07.1945)     HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mayo,
Robert William
R.W. Mayo
Son of William Henry and Jessie Louisa Mayo, of Sketty, Swansea.
(06?).1919
Swansea district, Wales
-
02.12.1940
(KIA) [age 21]
[Liverpool Naval Memorial, panel 4, column 1]
T/A/S.Lt. (E)
26.10.1939
14.11.1940
-
02.12.1940
HMS Forfar (armed merchant cruiser) (torpedoed & sunk by U-99 in the Atlantic 500 miles west of Ireland)


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