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Boyall,
Anthony John
"Tony"
A.J. Boyall
Son of ... Boyall, and ... Nelson.
Married Midge (née ...); two sons, one daughter.
16.04.1921
Williton district, Somerset
-
13.11.2006
Cadet
01.09.1938
Midsh.
01.05.1939
S.Lt.
16.02.1941
Lt.
01.09.1942
A/Lt.Cdr.
> 07.1945, < 04.1946
Lt.Cdr.
01.09.1950
Cdr.
31.12.1957 (retd 16.04.1971)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE
12.06.1971
HM's birthday 71 [investiture 20.07.71]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
11.12.1945
wind up Europe 45 [decoration posted]
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
01.09.1938
-
30.04.1939
HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
01.05.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Glasgow (cruiser)
08.08.1940
-
(10.1940)
HMS Arrow (destroyer)
06.01.1941
-
(02.)1941
promotion course, Portsmouth
01.09.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Talbot (submarine depot ship, Malta)
08.07.1942
-
(08.1942)
HMS L 23 (submarine)
(02.1943)
 
 
no appointment listed
(06.1943)
-
(12.1943)
HMS Ullswater (minesweeping trawler) * [ship was lost 19.11.1942 !!]
(04.1944)
-
(06.1944)
HMS Forth (submarine depot ship) *
1944
-
(10.)1944
submarine Commanding Officer's course
03.12.1944
-
(10.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Upshot (submarine)
14.02.1946
-
(04.1946)
HMS Forth (submarine depot ship) (and for duty with submarines)
...
-
...
...
Boyd,
Christopher Denis
C.D. Boyd
14.07.1925
-
01.1991
Midsh. ?
... ...
S.Lt. 01.10.1944
... ...
Lt. 01.12.1946 (resignation accepted 05.03.1954)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 07.08.1945 sinking submarine 20.02.45 [decoration posted]
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Blake House; 01.01.1939-1943; Admiralty No. 45).
... - ... ...
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
... - ... ...
Boyd,
Sir Denis William
D.W. Boyd

Son of William John and Emily Eva Charlotte Boyd, Manchester.
Married (1915) Audrey Edoline, daughter of
Lt­Col A.B. Shakespear, RM Artillery; one son, two daughters (and one son deceased).

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06.03.1891
Manchester
-
21.01.1965
[Southsea Terrace, Southsea, Hants ?]
Midsh.
1906
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
07.04.1911, seniority 15.07.1910
Lt.
13.08.1912, seniority 15.10.1911
Lt.Cdr.
15.10.1919
Cdr.
31.12.1924
Capt.
31.12.1931
R.Adm.
08.07.1941
V.Adm.
30.06.1944
Adm.
21.01.1948 (retd 22.06.1949)
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
14.06.1945
HM's birthday 45
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
02.06.1943
HM's birthday 43
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
01.01.1941
New Year 41
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
17.04.1918
submarine service
Mention in Despatches MID
17.06.1941
attack by enemy aircraft 10.01.41
Education: RN College Dartmouth
1914
-
1918
served European War
09.09.1916
-
(01.1919)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Fearless (light cruiser) (and for duty with submarines)
02.01.1923 - (01.)1925
First Lieutenant, HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (on her world cruise)
1926
-
1928
lent to Royal Australian Navy:
11.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMAS Sydney (cruiser)
03.08.1928
-
(08.1929)
Fleet Torpedo Officer, Mediterranean Fleet [HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship)]
12.01.1931
-
(01.1932)
Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
08.07.1932
-
(09.1932)
Commanding Officer, HMS Valentine (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
21.08.1933
-
(01.1934)
naval staff, Tactical Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
23.05.1934
-
(07.1935)
Director of Tactical Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
13.01.1936
-
(02.1936)
Senior Officers' Technical Course, Portsmouth
07.10.1936
-
(02.1937)
Commanding Officer, HMS Hardy (destroyer) & Captain (D) 2nd Destroyer Flotilla (Malta and in the Mediterranean during Spanish Civil War)
(07.1937)
-
(02.1938)
no appointment listed
21.04.1938
-
(08.1939)
Commanding Officer, HMS Vernon (Torpedo School and Experimental Establishment, Portsmouth)
29.01.1940
-
(02.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier) and Flag Captain & Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral, Mediterranean Aircraft Carriers
1941


Rear-Admiral commanding Mediterranean Aircraft Carriers
24.02.1942
-
(08.1942)
Rear-Admiral, Eastern Fleet Aircraft Carriers [HMS Indomitable (aircraft carrier)]
14.01.1943
-
1945
A Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty & Fifth Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Air Equipment
01.06.1945
-
1946
Admiral (Air) [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
1946
-
1948
Commander-in-Chief British Pacific Fleet
1948
-
1949
Commander-in-Chief Far East Station
Principal of Ashridge College, 1950-1957.
Boyd,
Robert
R. Boyd
02.07.1903
-
11.02.1985
Prob. S.Lt. RNR
02.08.1938
Prob. S.Lt.
10.06.1939
S.Lt.
06.07.1940, seniority 01.03.1939
Lt.
03.1941, seniority 23.05.1937
Lt.Cdr.
23.11.1944
Cdr.
31.12.1949
Capt.
31.12.1956 (retd 10.06.1959)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
11.07.1944
operations in Mediterranean "mlyr 4 cst dst"
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
12.05.1942
patrols 04-09.41
Mention in Despatches MID
05.05.1942
2 supply ships sunk, 5 landings
10.06.1939
-
(08.1939)
HMS Forth (submarine depot ship) (Home Fleet)
19.02.1940
-
(04.1940)
HMS Walker (destroyer)
25.10.1940
-
(08.1942)
HMS Utmost (submarine)
27.11.1942
-
(02.1943)
Commanding Officer, HMS H 43 (submarine)
07.02.1943
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Untiring (submarine)
13.05.1945
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Otway (submarine)
20.10.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Frobisher (cruiser)
(05.1950)


HMNZS Philomel *
03.1953
-
(05.1953)
HMS Forth
29.07.1955
-
(01.1956)
Executive Officer, HMS Seahawk (RN Air Station, Culdrose)
Boyd,
Walter Michael Stewart
W.M.S. Boyd

Son of Robert Reginald Boyd (1880-1959), and Agnes Maria Dorothea Harrison (1884-1964).
Married (15.09.1951, Westminster district, London) Janet Ethelwyn Brown, daughter of Harold Mallows Brown.
19.09.1924
Chertsey district, Kent
-
03.03.2006
Glenside, Australia
Midsh. 01.01.1942
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1943
S.Lt. 14.02.1944, seniority 16.08.1943
Lt. 16.04.1945 (retd 24.04.1947; medically unfit)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Grenville House; 01.05.1938-12.1941; Admiralty No. 1916).
01.01.1942 - (04.)1942 HMS Kenya (Fiji class cruiser)
(06.1942)     no appointment listed
23.06.1942 - (04.)1943 HMS Kenya (Fiji class cruiser)
30.04.1943 - (08.)1943 HMS Resolution (Royal Sovereign class battleship)
(10.1943) - (12.1943) HMS Redoubt (R class destroyer) *
(02.1944) - (04.)1944 submarine course
23.04.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Safari (S class submarine)
15.08.1944 - (04.)1945 HMS Sirdar (S class submarine)
(07.1945) - (10.1945) no appointment listed
12.10.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Tradewind (T class submarine)
21.05.1946 - (07.1946) HMS Adamant (submarine depot ship) (for duty with submarines)
Studied medicine at Guy's Hospital. MB, BS Lond 1953; MRCS Eng, LRCP Lond 1953; DObst RCOG 1957. Emigrated to Adelaide, Southern Australia.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Boyer,
Francis Louis
F.L. Boyer
26.08.1910 ?
London City, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada ?
-
25.10.1993
A/S.Lt. RNR
06.12.1937
Prob. S.Lt.
02.05.1938
S.Lt.
1939, seniority 02.05.1938
Lt.
25.06.1939 (retd 20.04.1946; medically unfit)
(06.1938)
-
(10.1938)
no appointment listed
16.01.1939
-
(08.1939)
HMS Nelson (battleship) (Home Fleet)
24.02.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS H 50 (submarine)
18.10.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Undaunted (submarine)
17.04.1941
-
?
British Naval Liaison Officer, "Surcouf" (French submarine)
09.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for submarines)
(08.1942)
 
 
no appointment listed
09.1942
-
(02.)1943
First Lieutenant, HMS P 554 (submarine)
15.04.1943
-
(08.)1943
HMS Kite (sloop)
09.1943
-
27.12.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Roxborough (destroyer)
17.03.1944
-
11.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Riou (frigate)
03.12.1944
-
01.1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Bentley (frigate)
24.04.1945
-
(07.1945)
Naval Liaison Officer, HMS Saker [British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, USA]
Boyes,
Hector
H. Boyes
Son of late V.Adm. Sir George Henry Thomas Boyes.
Married (29.12.1919, St Matthias Church, London SW5) Eleanora de Bille, daughter of Consul­General H. Falsen, Oslo; one son.

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20.02.1881
Plymouth, Devon
-
23.10.1960
Bognor Regis, Chichester district, Sussex
Midsh. 15.06.1897
A/S.Lt. 15.12.1900
S.Lt. 23.01.1902, seniority 15.12.1900
Lt. 15.09.1902
Cdr. 31.12.1915
Capt. 31.12.1922
R.Adm. 23.11.1934 (retd 24.11.1934) (dispersed 01.12.1946) (reverted to retd 31.03.1947)
Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George CMG 03.06.1918 valuable services rendered during the war
Companion, Order of the Indian Empire CIE 01.01.1931 New Year 31
Officer, Order of the Crown (Italy) OCwn 15.04.1912

valuable services rendered at the time of the earthquake in Southern Italy in the year 1908

15.01.1895     entered RN
1900     Midshipman, HMS Centurion (Boxer Campaign, China)
1901     RN College, Greenwich
1904 - 1905 Lieutenant, HM Signal School, Portsmouth
1905     Flag Lieutenant to R.Adm. Robert Leonard Groome [HMS Albemarle] (Channel Fleet)
1914 - 1919 served European War (despatches, CMG, 2nd Class Order of Aviz of Portugal)
1914     Flag Lieutenant-Commander and Signals Officer on staff of V.Adm. Thomas Henry Martyn Jerram [HMS Minotaur]
(1916)     Commanding Officer, HMS Thistle (gunboat)
23.12.1919 - 15.10.1921 Commanding Officer, HMS Hollyhock (sloop) [initially tender to HMS Vivid]
(08.1923)     no appointment listed
20.05.1924 - 1926 lent to Australian Government as Captain of Flinders Naval Depôt & Captain Superintendent of Training [HMAS Cerberus]
(07.1927)     no appointment listed
28.01.1928 - (04.)1930 Senior Naval Officer, Persian Gulf [HMS Triad (special service vessel)] (East Indies)
05.01.1931 - (02.)1931 tactical course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
14.05.1931 - 1933 Captain-in-Charge, Simonstown & Captain-in-Charge of Naval Establishments, Cape of Good Hope Dockyard [HMS Fora (gunboat; depot ship, Simonstown)]
11.08.1933 - (01.)1934 Chief of Staff and Maintenance Captain to Commander-in-Chief The Nore [HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)]
1934 - 23.11.1934 also: Naval ADC to the King
09.08.1939 - 23.08.1939 HMS President (additional; for duty inside Admiralty with Naval Intelligence Division)
24.08.1939 - 09.06.1940 Naval Attaché, Oslo (Norway) and Stockholm (Sweden) [HMS President]
10.06.1940 - 02.07.1940 HMS President (additional; for duty outside Admiralty)
03.07.1940 - 04.05.1941 Naval Attaché to to British Minister to Norwegian Government in England & as Liaison Officer to Royal Norwegian Navy [HMS President]
05.05.1941 - 20.05.1941 HMS President (additional; for duty inside Admiralty with Naval Intelligence Division)
21.05.1941 - 06.12.1941 Naval Attaché, Tokyo (Japan) [HMS President]
07.12.1941 - 09.10.1942 no appointment listed
10.10.1942 - 14.12.1942 HMS President (additional; for duty inside Admiralty with Naval Intelligence Division)
15.12.1942 - 18.11.1946 Naval Attaché, Bogota (for Venezuela & Colombia, from 02.07.1943 also for Ecuador, and from 14.12.1943 also for Haiti & the Dominican Republic) [HMS President (additional)]
19.11.1946 - 30.11.1946 HMS President (additional; for duty inside Admiralty with Naval Intelligence Division)
Boyle,
Edward Courtney
E.C. Boyle E.C. Boyle (© Imperial War Museum (Q 13352))
E.C. Boyle (© National Portrait Gallery, London NPG x69638) E.C. Boyle (© National Portrait Gallery, London NPG x69634)
E.C. Boyle (© National Portrait Gallery, London NPG x69635) E.C. Boyle (© National Portrait Gallery, London NPG x69636)
E.C. Boyle (© National Portrait Gallery, London NPG x69637) E.C. Boyle (© National Portrait Gallery, London NPG x69639)

Son of Lt.Col. Edward Boyle.
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23.03.1883
Carlisle, Cumberland
-
16.12.1967
Ascot, Berkshire
(road accident)
[Woking Crematorium, Surrey]
... ...
Lt. 15.12.1904
Cdr. 30.06.1915
Capt. 30.06.1920
R.Adm. 18.10.1932 (retd 19.10.1932) (reverted to retd > 06.1943, < 08.1943)
Victoria Cross VC 1915 operations in sea off Marmora *
Officer Legion of Honour and St Maurice and St Lazarus, 1915.
* For most conspicuous bravery, in command of Submarine E. 14, when he dived his vessel under the enemy minefields and entered the Sea of Marmora on the 27th April, 1915. In spite of great navigational difficulties from strong currents, of the continual neighbourhood of hostile patrols, and of the hourly danger of attack from the enemy, he continued to operate in the narrow waters of the Straits and succeeded in sinking two Turkish gunboats and one large military transport.
Education: Cheltenham College; HMS Britannia (1897).
(1915)     Commanding Officer, HMS E 14 (submarine) (VC)
... - ... ...
27.03.1926 - 31.03.1928 Captain of the Dockyard & Deputy Superintendent & King's Harbour Master, Devonport and Berehaven [HMS Vivid]
... - ... ...
24.08.1939 - 03.02.1942 Flag Officer-in-Charge, London [HMS Yeoman (RN base, Thames)]
(02.1943) - (06.1943) Admiralty [HMS President] *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Boyle,
Richard Courtenay
R.C. Boyle
Son of Lionel Richard Boyle.
Married Guen Boyle.
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20.05.1902
-
26.10.1986
Bury St Edmunds district, Suffolk (formerly of Pegsdon, nr Hitchin, Hertfordshire)
A/S.Lt.
15.10.1922?
S.Lt.
15.08.1923, seniority 15.10.1922
Lt.
15.05.1924
Lt.Cdr.
15.05.1932
Cdr.
30.06.1938
Capt.
30.06.1945 (retd 26.06.1954)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
05.07.1940
loss French Torpedo Boat Destroyer Bison
15.01.1916     entered RN
15.08.1923
-
(01.1925)
HMS Durban (cruiser) (China)
28.04.1926
-
(05.1926)
HMS Newark (twin screw minesweeper)
01.1927
-
(07.)1927
qualifying as Torpedo Officer, RN College, Greenwich [HMS Vernon]
15.08.1927
-
(06.1928)
qualifying for torpedo duties [HMS Vernon]
14.03.1929
-
(04.)1930
Torpedo Officer, HMS Durban (cruiser) (America and West Indies Station)
(10.1930)


no appointment listed
01.12.1930
-
(06.)1933
HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth)
10.10.1933
-
(02.1936)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Exeter (cruiser) (America and West Indies Station)
12.01.1937
-
(06.)1938
staff, HMS Vernon (torpedo school and experimental establishment, Portsmouth) (and for instructional duties)
26.07.1938
-
29.05.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Grenade (destroyer) [ship sunk at Dunkirk after dive bomber attacks]
08.07.1940
-
(08.)1942
Anti-Submarine Warfare Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
18.10.1942
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Havelock (destroyer)
28.04.1943
-
(06.1944)
Senior Officer, Escort Group B5 [HMS Swale (frigate)] *
20.01.1945
-
(07.1945)
an Assistant Director of the Torpedoes and Mining Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(04.1946)


HMS President **
11.1947
-
(07.1948)
Commanding Officer, HMS Black Swan (sloop)
(05.1949)


no appointment listed
18.07.1949
-
(05.1950)
Director of Boom Defences Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(05.1953)


no appointment listed
07.01.1954
-
07.07.1954
also: Naval ADC to the Queen
* Highest in rank aboard, which usually indicates the post of Commanding Officer. But as Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, RNR, got major awards for actions of HMS Swale it might be assumed that he was actually in command. Boyle was definitely in command of an Escort Group, with HMS Swale as command vessel.
** indexed, but not listed as such
Boys,
Frank Cecil
F.C. Boys (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 24326))
21.06.1918
Kensington district, London
-
27.03.2003
West Surrey district
... ...
Lt. 01.03.1940
Lt.Cdr. 01.03.1948
Cdr. 31.12.1953 (retd 27.05.1957)
Mention in Despatches MID 28.11.1944 Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
Mention in Despatches MID 11.12.1945 wind up Europe 45
... - ... ...
28.12.1943 - (07.1945) Gunnery Officer, HMS Sirius (cruiser) (despatches twice)
... - ... ...
Bracken,
Hugo Hastings
M.M. Bright
Son (with one brother and two sisters) of Sir Geoffrey Thomas Hirst Bracken, KCIE, CSI (1879-1951), and Beatrice Hastings Farrington (1877?-1964).
Married Marion Doreen Knightly (17.04.1918 - predeceased him); one daughter.
26.06.1912
Coonoor, Nilgiri Hills, Madras Presidency, India
-
24.06.2008
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
...
...
Lt.Cdr.
16.10.1942
...
...
Capt.
31.12.1954 (retd)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
10.06.1961
HM's birthday 61 [investiture 13.07.61]
Mention in Despatches MID
26.09.1940
Norwegian coast 04-06.40
...
-
...
...
(07.1945)
 
 
HMS Victorious *
(1961)
 
 
HMS Duncan
Bradbury,
John Roger

J.R. Bradbury (Photo courtesy of Mr David Bradbury) J.R. Bradbury (Photo courtesy of Mr David Bradbury)
Son of Arthur Rodgers Bradbury, and Alice Lunn.
Married (08.08.1941, Hailsham district, Sussex) Barbara Jean Bridgen (20.12.1921 - 06.1987), daughter of Sydney R. Bridgen, and Helen Perkins; three sons, three daughters.
17.09.1916
Marsden, Huddersfield district, West Yorkshire
-
18.01.2011
Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire
T/S.Lt. (E) RNVR 23.10.1939
T/S.Lt. (E) 1940?, seniority 23.10.1939
T/Lt. (E) 17.09.1941
23.11.1939 - (02.)1940 HMS Dorsetshire (cruiser)
14.02.1940 - (05.)1941 HMS Malaya (battleship)
06.06.1941 - (06.)1944 HMS Greenwich (destroyer depot ship)
09.1944 - (04.1946) HMS Assistance (aircraft depot and repair ship)
Retired as Technical Director, John Edward Crowther, Marsden, West Yorkshire.
Bradford,
George Francis Norton

G.F.N. Bradford
Son (with one sister) of Maj. William Hamilton Bradford (1867-), and Georgiana Edith Longman (1875-1942), of Bursted Manor, Upper Hardres, Canterbury.
Married (01.12.1936, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Shanghai) Ethelwynne Anne Spence (25.07.1911 - 11.1997), only child of Mr & Mrs Herbert Marshall Spence, of Shanghai; one son, one daughter. Ethelwynne Bradford remarried (1961) Col. Ronald James Frier McAlister, OBE, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
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22.07.1900
Whyteleafe, Godstone district, Surrey
-
25.11.1941
(MPK) [age 41]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 45, column 1]
Midsh. ?
A/S.Lt. 15.05.1918
S.Lt. ?
Lt. 15.12.1920
Lt.Cdr. 15.12.1928
Cdr. 30.06.1935
Education: RN College, Osborne (05.1913-...).
05.1913     entered RN
... - ... ...
11.01.1938 - (02.)1940 Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
02.1940 - (05.)1940 Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(06.1940)     no appointment listed
06.07.1940 - 25.11.1941 Executive Officer, HMS Barham (battleship) (torpedoed & sunk by U-331 in eastern Mediterranean)
Bradley,
Charles Robert

C.R. Bradley
Son of Arnold Bradley, and ... Matthews, of Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and Kenya.
Engaged (1945) Third Officer Dorothy Kirker Hanna, WRNS, younger daughter of Capt. & Mrs. Robert G. Hanna, of Belfast.
Married (23.04.1949, Weymouth) Mrs Helga Lucia Appleton (née Collins).
13.05.1923
Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge district, Kent
-
?
Midsh. 01.09.1940
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1942
S.Lt. 01.09.1942
Lt. 01.11.1944 (retd 1951/52?)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Hawke House; Admiralty No. 1729a; 01.01.1937-08.1940).
01.09.1940 - (12.1941) HMS Newcastle (cruiser)
01.05.1942 - (08.)1942 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
14.12.1942 - (06.)1943 HMS Medway II (1st Submarine Flotilla base, Beirut)
26.07.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Trident (submarine)
13.02.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Surf (submarine)
11.06.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Sandhurst (destroyer depot ship)
25.02.1946 - (04.1946) HMS Forth (submarine depot ship)
30.04.1947 - (07.)1948 HMS Ambush (submarine)
09.08.1948 - (05.1949) HMS Thorough (submarine)
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
11.12.1950 - (05.1951) Commanding Officer, HMS Ambush (submarine)
Bradley,
Frederic Cyril
F.C. Bradley
Son of Frederick Livingstone Bradley, merchant,  and Florence Bradley, Cardiff.
Married (21.09.1912) Phyllis Ethel, daughter of the late William Wood, manufacturer at Highgate; no children.

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20.09.1888
Wimbledon, Surrey
-
09.04.1957

[Bournemouth, Hampshire ?]
...
...
Cdr.
31.12.1923
Capt.
31.12.1930
R.Adm.
15.01.1941 (retd 16.01.1941)
Education: private; Littlejohns.
15.01.1904


Naval cadet, HMS Britannia
1914
-
1918
Destroyer service
...
-
...
...
07.08.1931
-
21.08.1934
on loan to RAN:
07.08.1931
-
20.08.1931
London Depot RAN
21.08.1931
-
26.09.1931
HMAS Cerberus (additional; for passage per RMS Narkunda from UK to Sydney)
27.09.1931
-
31.05.1933
Commanding Officer, HMAS Australia
01.06.1933
-
18.04.1934
Commanding Officer, HMAS Canberra & as Chief Staff Officer to R.Adm. Commanding HM Australian Squadron
19.04.1934
-
21.08.1934
London Depot RAN (additional; for passage to UK per Wanganella & Rangitata, and for foreign shore leave)
19.06.1935
-
(02.)1938
Naval Attaché, Washington (USA) [HMS President]
(06.1938)
-
(08.1938)
no appointment listed
26.09.1938
-
(10.1938)
tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
15.02.1939
-
14.12.1939
Commanding Officer, HMS Edinburgh (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
(04.1940)


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) *
05.1940
-
(08.)1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Cabot (RN training establishment, Ashley Down, Bristol)
18.09.1942
-
(12.1943)
Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer-in-Charge, Greenock [HMS Orlando (RN base, Greenock)]
(04.1944)


Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty *
29.03.1944
-
(04.)1946
Naval Attaché, Lisbon (Portugal)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Bradshaw,
Alan Rousseau
A.R. Bradshaw (Photo courtesy of Mr Tim Robinson) A.R. Bradshaw
A.R. Bradshaw A.R. Bradshaw
Younger son of Mr. and Mrs. James Moore Bradshaw, of Myrtlefield Park, Belfast.
Married 1st ((03?).1925, Barnet district, Middlesex; marriage dissolved 1941) Madeline Davies, daughter of Edgar Owen Davies; two sons, two daughters.
Married 2nd (23.01.1941, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire) Daphne Mary Sercombe (1912-), younger daughter of Athelstan Cornforth Sercombe and Mrs. O.H.d'A. Steward, of Sheringham.

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21.12.1898
Belfast, Northern Ireland
-
24.11.1987
Baily, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Paym.Midsh. 15.07.1917
Paym.Lt. 15.07.1920
Paym.Lt.Cdr. 15.07.1928
Paym.Cdr. 31.12.1936 (retd 21.12.1938; own request) (recalled 03.09.1939) 
A/Paym.Capt. (retd) 1944 (demobilized 03.05.1945)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) CBE 01.01.1945 New Year 45: employed in a department of the Foreign Office [investiture 02.02.45]
Education: Ecole Moyenne, Brussels (Belgium); Dungannon Royal School.
15.07.1916     entered RN
1916 - 1916 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
1916 - 1917 on staff of Adm. Sir Charles E. Madden [HMS Revenge & HMS Marlborough]
1917 - 1920 HMS Galatea (Baltic)
1920 - 1921 HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar)
1921 - 1922 on staff of R.Adm. Sir Reginald Y. Tyrwhitt [HMS Cardiff (light cruiser)] (evacuation of Smyrna)
08.04.1923 - (08.1923) HMS Calliope (light cruiser) (for duty with Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet) 
1923? - 1924 HMS Ajax (battleship)
22.09.1924 - (01.)1925 Admiralty [HMS President] (for 4 months' study in France)
09.02.1925 - (05.)1926 HMS Impregnable (boys' training establishment, Devonport)
01.11.1926 - (06.)1928 Secretary to Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral (D) Commanding Destroyer Flotillas of the Mediterranean Fleet [HMS Coventry (cruiser)]
1928 - 01.1929 senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
03.01.1929 - (04.)1930 Secretary to Captain of the Fleet, Atlantic Fleet [HMS Nelson (battleship)]
(08.1930)     no appointment listed
09.08.1930 - (07.)1932 Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(08.1938)     no appointment listed
05.08.1932 - (05.)1934 Assistant Secretary to Vice-Admiral Commanding 1st Battle Squadron [HMS Revenge (battleship)] (Mediterranean)
(07.1934) - (08.1934) no appointment listed
23.08.1934 - (08.)1938 Admiralty [HMS President] (for Naval Intelligence Division)
(10.1938) - (12.1938) no appointment listed
Secretary of the radio company Pye (Ireland), 1939, later  Director of Aberdare Electric Ltd.
11.1939 - 1945 in charge of administration at Government Code and Cypher School, Bletchley Park, initially with title as General Administrative Officer, then as Assistant Director (Administration), and finally as Deputy Director (Administration):
03.09.1939 - (02.)1941 Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(12.1941)     Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President] *
1942 - 1945 lent to Foreign Office 
Chairman, Alliance and Dublin Consumers' Gas Co., Machinery Services Ltd., Thomas Pearson and Co. Ltd., and other companies. Director, Pye (Ireland) Ltd., Wire Ropes Ltd., Wright Machinery Co. Ltd., and other companies. Deputy chairman, Unidare Ltd.
Published
: English-French naval terms (1932).
* indexed, but not listed as such
Brady,
Gerald Hepburn

G.H. Brady (© Imperial War Museum (A 29197))

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25.08.1882
-
28.06.1959
... ...
Cdr. 30.06.1915 (retd 08.09.1928)
Capt. (retd) 08.09.1928
15.07.1896     commissioned, RN
... - ... ...
09.10.1942 - (07.1945) Chief Staff Officer on Administrative Staff of Commander-in-Chief Western Approaches [HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)]
Braine,
Richard Michael Allix
R.M.A. Braine
24.08.1924
Stroud district, Shropshire
-
Midsh. ?
... ...
S.Lt. 16.10.1943
Lt. 16.06.1945 (retd 26.09.1948; medically unfit)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (St Vincent House; 01.05.1938-1942; Admiralty No. 1917).
... - ... ...
07.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Mayina (for destroyers)
... - ... ...
Bramwell,
Hugh Peter
H.P. Bramwell

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29.08.1908
Llantrisant, Pontypridd district, Glamorgan
-
17.05.1975
South Africa
Midsh. 15.09.1926
A/S.Lt. 01.01.1929
S.Lt. 16.09.1929
Lt. 01.10.1931
Lt.Cdr. 01.10.1939
Cdr. 31.12.1942 (retd 21.10.1950; own request)
Distinguished Service Order DSO 25.06.1940 FAA coast of Norway [investiture 20.05.41]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 25.06.1940 FAA coast of Norway [investiture 20.05.41]
... - ... ...
01.1940 - 04.1940 Commanding Officer, 801 Squadron FAA (DSO, DSC)
28.06.1940 - (10.)1940 HMS Daedalus (additional; for various services)
18.11.1940 - 07.1941 Commanding Officer, 759 Squadron FAA [HMS Heron]
21.07.1941 - (02.)1943 Commanding Officer, 778 Squadron FAA [HMS Condor]
03.1943 - (12.1943) Commander Flying, HMS Pretoria Castle
02.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Formidable
... - ... ...
Farmer; Director, Seafire Investments Ltd. Johannesburg.
Branson,
Cecil Robert Peter Charles
C.R.P.C. Branson
Son of Cecil Branson and Marcelle Branson.
Mrried (1946) Sonia Moss; one daughter.

30.03.1924
St Malo, France
-
01.01.2011
Hull
Midsh. 01.05.1941
A/S.Lt. 01.01.1943
S.Lt. 1943, seniority 16.12.1942
Lt. 01.10.1944
Lt.Cdr. 01.10.1952
Cdr. 31.12.1957
Capt. 31.12.1965
R.Adm. 07.01.1975 (retd 31.03.1977)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 01.01.1975 New Year 75
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Admiralty No. 1832; Exmouth House; 01.09.1937-...).
      served, HMS Dragon, W Africa, S Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Far East (present during time of fall of Singapore and Java), 1941-1942; Sub-Lieutenant's Courses, 1942-1943; qualified as submarine specialist
(12.1941) - (08.)1943 no appointment listed
01.10.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Forth (submarine depot ship)
14.02.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Sea Rover (submarine) (Far East)
13.06.1945 - 08.09.1945 [Commanding Officer?], HMS Unsparing (submarine)
      various appointments in submarines, 1945-1953; First Lieutenant, HMS Defender, 1953-1955; jssc; CO, HMS Roebuck, Dartmouth Training Squadron, 1957;  Staff, Flag Officer Flotillas Mediterranean, 1959-1960; Joint Planning Staff, MoD, 1960-1962; Exec. Officer, HMS Victorious, Far East, 1962-1964; CO, HMS Rooke, Gibraltar, 1965; NATO Def. Coll., 1965; Defence Planning Staff, MoD, 1966-1968; CO, HMS Phoebe, and Captain (D) Londonderry Squadron, 1968-1970; Naval Attaché, Paris, 1970-1973; CO, HMS Hermes, 1973-1974 (Hermes headed RN task force evacuating Brit. and foreign subjects from Cyprus beaches after Turkish invasion, 1973); Asst Chief of Naval Staff (Ops), MoD, 1975-1977
Managing Director, UK Trawlers Mutual Insurance Association, 1977-1985.
Branson,
Cyril Montague Chimms
C.M.C. Branson
Youngest son of Maj. & Mrs. Branson, of Chimmo, Winchester.
Married (29.10.1943, Holy Trinity Church, Brompton, London) Elizabeth Mary "Betty" Blunt, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs Leslie Blunt, of Hackington Haven, Canterbury.
24.02.1919
-
11.07.2008
Pickering, North Yorkshire
Cadet 01.05.1936
Midsh.
01.01.1937
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1939
S.Lt.
16.09.1939 (retd 03.10.1940)
A/Lt. (retd)
< 08.1942
Krzyz Walecznych (Cross of the Valorous) (Poland) KW
21.10.1941
as liaison officer ORP Wilk
01.09.1936 - 31.12.1936 HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Home Fleet)
01.01.1937
-
(10.1938)
HMS Malaya (battleship) (Mediterranean) [ship 25.05.1937 commissioned]
02.01.1939
-
(04.)1939
promotion course, Portsmouth
31.07.1939
-
(09.1939)
HMS Witch (destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
03.02.1940
-
?
British Naval Liaison Officer, ORP Wilk (Polish submarine)
24.02.1940
-
(04.1940)
HMS Forth (submarine depot ship, Rosyth) (for submarines)
(08.1942)
-
(02.1943)
HMS President *
(06.1943)
-
(08.1943)
Naval Tactics, Training and Staff Duties, Combined Operations HQ **
(12.1943)
-
(06.1944)
no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
** (10.1943) still indexed, nut no longer listed as such
Brass,
John Ernest Padwick
J.E.P. Brass
Son of Capt. Ernest Henry Brass, and Amy Bertha Ernestine Pepper-Staveley.
Married ((09?).1929, Chelsea district, London) Millicent Evelyn Roche.

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03.07.1899
-
06.04.1976
... ...
Lt. 15.10.1919
Lt.Cdr. 15.10.1927 (retd 07.09.1934; own request)
Cdr. (retd) 03.07.1939
05.1912     entered RN
... - ... ...
01.10.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Beaver (RN base, Hull, Humber)
(04.1940)     HMS Beaver (RN base, Hull, Humber) *
20.05.1940 - (08.)1940 Assistant Naval Attaché to Rumania & Yugoslavia at Bucharest [HMS President]
08.08.1940 - (10.)1940 Naval Attaché to Rumania at Bucharest [HMS President]
07.11.1940 - 01.1941 HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt) (additional; for various services)
27.01.1941 - (04.)1941 Assistant Naval Attaché to Greece & Bulgaria at Athens [HMS President]
(06.1941) - (10.1941) no appointment listed
01.10.1941 - (06.)1944 staff, HMS Duke (RN training establishment, Great Malvern, Worcestershire)
24.07.1944 - (04.)1945 Personal Services Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Brayne,
John Goble
J.G. Brayne
Second son (with three brothers and two sisters) of Col. Frank Lugard Brayne, CSI, CIE, MC (1882-1952), and Iris Goodeve Goble (1891?-1961), of Ashill, Norfolk.
Married (23.08.1947, St Peter and Paul's Church, Swaffham, Wayland district, Norfolk) Mary Elizabeth Townend, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs O. Townend, of Swaffham, Norfolk.
29.07.1923
India
-
27.05.1982
Leicestershire Central district, Leicestershire
Cadet ?
Midsh. 01.09.1940
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1942
S.Lt. 01.07.1942
Lt. 01.05.1944 (retd 24.12.1948)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (01.01.1937-...; Admiralty No. 1730; St Vincent House).
01.09.1940 - (04.)1942 HMS Dorsetshire (cruiser)
01.05.1942 - (10.)1942 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(12.1942)     HMS Westminster (destroyer) *
(02.1943)     no appointment listed
22.02.1943 - (06.)1943 HMS Maidstone (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
07.07.1943 - (02.)1944 HMS Sportsman (submarine)
01.03.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Medway II (base for 1st Submarine Flotilla, Malta)
23.08.1944     British Naval Liaison Officer, Greek escort destroyer "Kriti"
(10.1944) - (01.1945) HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt) *
20.03.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Sabre (destroyer)
(04.1946)     HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) *
15.07.1948 - (07.)1948 HMS Flint Castle
* indexed, but not listed as such
Breese,
John Edward
"Ben"

J.E. Breese J.E. Breese (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
Son of ... Breese, a gardener, and ... Cotton.
Married (1939) Doris Freeland (predeceased him); one son, three daughters.

23.07.1914
Chislehurst, Bromley district, Kent
-
26.06.2009
Sedlescombe, East Sussex
Boy 2nd class
1930
Leading Seaman
(1938)
Chief Petty Officer
?
S.Lt. (A)
01.09.1944
Lt. (A)
01.09.1945
Lt.Cdr.
01.09.1953 (retd 23.07.1959)
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
04.05.1954
operations in Malaya [investiture 20.07.54]
Education: grammar school, Bromley; training ship "Mercury" on the Hamble (2 years).
1930


joined RN
1938


No 1 Flying Training School at Leuchars, Fife
(04.1940)
-
(07.1940)
HMS Valiant (battleship) (as Swordfish pilot) (Norway & Mediterranean)



spent much of the later war years training squadrons
(23.08.1944)     Cochrane Course, Final Selection Board, Upper Yardmen & Upper Yardmen (Air), HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, nr Portsmouth, Hampshire)
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed
(01.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
(04.1946)
 
 
no appointment listed
1947?
-
1951?
instructor and examiner in instrument flying for four years
30.10.1947
-
(07.1948)
HMS Vulture (RN Air Station, St Merryn, nr Padstow, Cornwall)
07.02.1949
-
(05.)1949
HMS Seahawk (RN Air Station, Culdrose)
16.11.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) (for miscellaneous duties)
1952


848 (Helo) Squadron FAA (Malaya)
29.10.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Simbang (for miscellaneous services)
03.05.1954
-
(07.1954)
HMS Gamecock (RN Air Station, Bramcote, Nuneaton) (for duty at RAF Valley)
(04.1955)
- (01.1956)
HMS Gamecock (RN Air Station, Bramcote, Nuneaton) *
(1956)


HMS Ocean (carrier) (during the Suez invasion he flew Whirlwind helicopters)
(01.1957)
-
(01.1959)
Admiralty [HMS President] (writing pilots' notes for various aircraft at the Ministry of Aviation) *
Served in civilian duty with the Ministry of Aviation, 1959-1978.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Bremner,
Eric Gordon Nelson
E.G.N. Bremner
Married Rosamund Daphne Brock; two daughters, one son.
11.05.1917
St Columb, Cornwall
-
18.09.1983
Hong Kong (while helping with the Boat People)
Cadet
01.09.1934
Midsh.
01.05.1935
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1937
S.Lt.
01.03.1938
Lt.
16.05.1939
?, seniority 16.11.1938
Lt.Cdr.
16.11.1946 (retd 27.06.1948)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
01.09.1934
-
30.04.1935
cadet, HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.05.1935
-
(02.)1936
HMS Cornwall (cruiser) (China)
13.04.1936
-
(02.)1937
HMS Dorsetshire (cruiser) (China)
15.05.1937
-
(07.)1937
HMS Ramillies (battleship) (Home Fleet)
30.08.1937
-
(02.)1938
promotion course, Portsmouth
14.05.1938
-
(04.)1939
HMS Hasty (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
10.07.1939
-
(08.)1939
HMS Vernon (torpedo school and experimental establishment, Portsmouth) (for motor torpedo boats)
12.08.1939
-
(09.1939)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 8 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong)]
(04.1940)


HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport) *
10.12.1940
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 42 (motor torpedo boat) [HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport)]
01.09.1941
-
(12.1941)
qualifying for signal duties, HM Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Mercury]
11.04.1942
-
(08.)1942
Signals Officer, HMS Mackay (destroyer)
24.08.1942
-
(12.1943)
HMS Dundonald II (Combined Operations training establishment, Auchengate)
31.01.1944
-
(06.1944)
Signals Officer, HMS Vigilant (destroyer)
(06.1944)
 
 
[Signals Officer?], HMS Kempenfelt (destroyer) (Normandy)
09.07.1944
-
(10.1944)
[Signals Officer?], HMS Myngs (destroyer)
26.03.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Braganza III (Combined Signal Centre, Bombay, India)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Brennan,
Joseph Roland
J.R. Brennan
Son of J. Brennan, whose address in 1923 is given as The Shrubberies, Kenmare, Co Kerry.
Married (02.08.1938, Medway district, Kent) Clarice Rovena Mortimer (née Lawrence) (1898-1974?).
05.09.1894
Kenmare district, Ireland
-
02.03.1953

Annacloon, Oughterard, Co Galway, Ireland
T/Sg.Lt. 09.03.1918, seniority 28.02.1918
Sg.Lt.Cdr. 28.02.1924
Sg.Cdr. 28.02.1930
Sg.Capt. 30.06.1943 (retd 06.11.1944; medically unfit)
British War Medal 1914-1920 14|20 BWM - -
Victory Medal VM - -
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Defence Medal Def Med - -
1939-1945 War Medal 39|45 WM - -
Jubilee Medal 1935 35 Jub M - -
Coronation Medal 1937 37 Cor M - -
Education: University of Dublin (BA); MB, BCh 21.12.1917.
09.03.1918     entered RN Medical Service, based at Plymouth Hospital
22.04.1918     HMS Clacton Belle (paddle minesweeper)
30.09.1918     HMS Aberdare (twin screw minesweeper)
15.09.1919     HMS Gilia (sloop) [tender to HMS Caesar (depot ship)]
26.02.1920     HMS Mars (battleship), later HMS Crescent V (depot, Invergordon)
16.05.1920     volunteers for service under the New Zealand Government
15.09.1920     HMS Kellett (survey ship)
24.11.1920     HMS Conqueror (battleship)
05.01.1921     HMS Crocus (sloop)
26.03.1923     leaves Bushire in Persia for Karachi and Bombay in the s.s. Bamora, arriving on 27 July
19.10.1923     HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport) (additional)
15.11.1923     posted to Plymouth Hospital
07.04.1925     HMS Diligence (depot ship)
20.12.1925     HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport) (additional)
13.02.1926     Admiralty [HMS President] (additional; for five-month course of instruction)
30.06.1926     HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport) (additional; for course)
01.09.1926     HMS Castor
29.12.1926     HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport) (additional)
06.01.1927     RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport)]
20.04.1927     RN Hospital, Plymouth [HMS Vivid] (and for instruction of sick berth staff)
18.02.1929     course at RAF Medical Officers’ School of Instruction
09.03.1929 - 09.09.1931 HMS Enterprise (cruiser) (4th Cruiser Squadron, East Indies)
17.10.1931 - (01.)1932 Medical Officers' Post-Graduate Course [HMS President]
20.02.1932 - (01.)1934 RN Hospital, Chatham (and as specialist in bacteriology)[HMS Pembroke]
03.01.1934 - (08.)1936 Fleet Medical Officer, America and West Indies Station [HMS York (cruiser)]
(10.1936)     no appointment listed
16.11.1936     RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
04.01.1937 - (02.)1937 short course of instruction
10.04.1937 - (05.)1939 RN Hospital, Plymouth [HMS Drake]
18.05.1939     RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
19.06.1939 - (10.)1940 HMS Repulse (battlecruiser) [from 14.09-24.09.1940 Squadron Medical Officer]
09.11.1940     short course of instruction
06.01.1941 - (08.)1942 RN Hospital, Plymouth [HMS Drake]
01.09.1942?     RN College, Dartmouth [HMS Britannia] (for duty at the cadets' sick quarters)
20.10.1942 - (06.)1943 RN College, Bristol [HMS Bristol (training establishment, Ashley Down, Bristol)], from early 1943 RN College, Eaton Hall, Chester [HMS Britannia]
17.07.1943 - (06.)1944 RN Auxiliary Hospital, Rainhill [HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)] (and as Principal Medical Officer, East Lancashire)
(10.1944)     no appointment listed
Brent,
Charles Roy
C.R. Brent

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06.03.1893
Portsea Island, Hampshire
-
29.07.1981

Greenwich
Midsh.
15.01.1911
A/S.Lt.
15.03.1913
S.Lt.
15.03.1914
Lt.
29.02.1916
Lt.Cdr.
29.02.1924 (retd 16.04.1936; own request)
Cdr. (retd)
16.04.1936 (reverted to retd 03.04.1946)
1914-1915 Star 14|15 St
?
?
British War Medal 1914-1920 14|20 BWM
?
?
Victory Medal VM
?
?
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St
?
?
Africa Star Afr St
?
?
Defence Medal Def Med
?
?
1939-1945 War Medal 39|45 WM
?
?
15.01.1906
 
 
entered RN
06.02.1914
-
1916
HMS Gossamer (torpedo boat destroyer)
16.06.1917
-
1920
HMS Caradoc (light cruiser) (Baltic)
(03.1920)


HMS Vendetta (torpedo boat destroyer)
30.11.1922
-
(01.1925)
HMS Iroquois (surveying vessel)
11.1925
-
(07.1927)
First Lieutenant, HMS Beaufort (surveying vessel)
04.01.1928
-
(02.1936)
a Naval Assistant, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.09.1938
-
(08.)1942
a Naval Assistant, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.09.1942
-
(07.1945)
Superintendent, Chart Depot, HM Dockyard, Alexandria (Egypt) [HMS Nile]
Brereton,
William Hector
W.H. Brereton
Son of Col. Cyprian Bridge Brereton (1876-1962), and Margaret Irene Guy.
Married (22.03.1952, Malta) Elaine Reynolds Hampton (born c. 1921; predeceased him), daughter of Arthur Charles Hampton; two daughters.
1919 ?
Ireleand ?
-
21.09.2009
Auckland Hospital, New Zealand
Cadet 01.09.1936
Midsh. 01.05.1937
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1939
S.Lt. 1940?, seniority 01.03.1939
Lt. 01.09.1940
Lt.Cdr. 01.09.1948 (retd 20.07.1959)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) MBE 13.06.1959 HM's birthday 59 [investiture 20.10.59]
01.09.1936 - (02.)1937 special entry cadet, HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
24.04.1937 - (04.)1939 HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Home Fleet)
01.05.1939 - (08.)1939 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
23.08.1939 - (02.)1941 HMS Valorous (destroyer)
(12.1941)     no appointment listed
21.07.1942 - (08.1943) First Lieutenant, HMS Obdurate (destroyer)
(10.1943) - (01.)1945 no appointment listed
10.01.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Speaker (escort carrier)
(07.1948)     lent to RAN
04.02.1949 - (05.)1949 HMNZS Taupo [lent to RNZN]
12.1949 - (05.1950) HMNZS Tamaki [lent to RNZN]
(1952)     HMS Dieppe
07.07.1952 - (05.1953) HMS Orion (for service with Senior Officer Reserve Fleet, Plymouth)
14.05.1954 - (01.)1956 HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong) (for miscellaneous duties)
05.11.1956 - (01.)1959 Staff Movements Officer on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth [HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)] (MBE)
Breton,
David Charles Geoffrey
D.C.G Breton
Son of ... Breton, and ... Walker.
Married ((09?).1951, Kensington district, London) Joan De Sancha (née Pitt); one son, three daughters.
21.11.1924
Farnham district, West Riding of Yorkshire
-
08.06.1994
Westminster district, London
Midsh. (E) 01.01.1942
A/S.Lt. (E) 01.09.1943
S.Lt. (E) 01.10.1943
A/Lt. (E) 01.04.1945
Lt. (E) 01.06.1945
Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.06.1953 (retd 17.04.1964)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (St Vincent House; 01.05.1938-16.12.1941; Admiralty No. 1918).
(02.1942) - (04.1943) no appointment listed
(06.1943) - (08.1943) HMS Berwick (cruiser) *
(10.1943) - (04.1945) no appointment listed
27.05.1945 - (07.)1945 HMS Jamaica (cruiser)
24.09.1945 - (04.1947) HMS Glasgow (cruiser)
(10.1947)     no appointment listed
13.11.1947 - (07.1948) HMS Sirius (cruiser)
... - ... ...
* indexed, but not listed as such
Brewer,
Arthur Leslie
"Bill" / "Jub"
A.L. Brewer
Son of ... Brewer, and Edith M. Lewis.
Married ((06?).1936, Portsmouth district, Hampshire) Maggie Driver (14.10.1913-01.1985); twin daughters, one son.

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05.09.1911
West Ham district, Greater London
-
16.12.2009

Hayling Island, Hampshire
ERA 2 ? [C/MX 45995]
A/Wt.Eng. 01.10.1941
Wt.Eng. 1942?, seniority 01.10.1941
Lt. (E) 17.07.1944, seniority 01.01.1943
Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.01.1951 (retd 05.09.1956)
Distinguished Service Medal DSM 28.06.1940 submarine actions against the enemy [decoration posted]
Mention in Despatches MID 05.09.1944 4 supply ships sunk & 2 special operations
1930s     HMS Cumberland (cruiser) & HMS Hood (battlecruiser)
(1940?)     HMS Thames (submarine)
(1940)     HMS Narwhal (minelaying submarine) (DSM)
(12.1941)     submarine course *
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
14.10.1942 - (04.)1944 HMS Sceptre (submarine)
(06.1944)     no appointment listed
25.07.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Trespasser (submarine) (despatches)
10.01.1946 - (04.)1947 HMS Alderney (submarine)
05.05.194 - (07.1948) HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for submarines)
25.02.1949 - (05.1950) HMS Vernon (training establishment, Portsmouth) (for miscellaneous duties)
03.09.1951 - (05.1953) HMS Savage (destroyer)
14.06.1954 - (07.)1954 HMS Bellerophon (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
07.1954 - (01.)1956 HMS Cavalier (destroyer)
Worked for Goulandris Shipping, Foster Wheelers, and the predecessor to Portsmouth University.
Brewer,
Godfrey Noel
G.N. Brewer
From Bromborough, Cheshire (1943).

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17.03.1901
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
-
05.04.1988
Oxted, Surrey
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
15.01.1921
Lt.
15.06.1922
Lt.Cdr.
15.06.1930
Cdr.
30.06.1935
Capt.
30.06.1943 (retd 08.07.1952)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
19.10.1943
attacks on U-boats 05-06.43
Mention in Despatches MID
11.07.1940
HM's birthday 40
Mention in Despatches MID
06.04.1943
Operation Torch (landing North Africa 12.42)
King Haakon VII's Liberty Cross (Norway) Hkn
26.08.1947
services to Norway
Education: Glyngarth Preparatory School in Cheltenham.
15.09.1914     entered RN
01.09.1922
-
(08.1923)
HMS Wallace (flotilla leader)
29.08.1924
-
(01.1925)
HMS Tiger (battlecruiser; seagoing gunnery firing ship, Portsmouth)
02.10.1926
-
(08.1929)
First Lieutenant, HMS Vanessa (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
02.01.1930
-
(02.)1931
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for training duties)
22.09.1931
-
(09.1932)
Commanding Officer, HMS Wrestler (destroyer)
03.02.1933
-
(01.1934)
Commanding Officer, HMS Whitehall (destroyer) (China)
(07.1935)


no appointment listed
11.10.1935
-
(02.1936)
Commanding Officer, HMS Vanquisher (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
12.01.1937
-
(07.1937)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
10.01.1938
-
(02.)1938
tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
06.04.1938
-
(08.)1938
HMS Southampton (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
15.10.1938
-
(04.)1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Maori (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
26.08.1940
-
(02.1941)
Trade Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.08.1942
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Stork (escort sloop)
02.04.1943
-
(08.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Pelican (escort sloop) & SO 1st Support Group (Atlantic Fleet)
(10.1943)


no appointment listed
11.1943
-
(06.)1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Defender (ocean escort base, Liverpool) & Captain (D), Liverpool
14.10.1944
-
(04.)1946
Commanding Officer, HMS Caesar (destroyer) & Captain (D) 6th Destroyer Flotilla
25.11.1946
-
(07.)1948
Commanding Officer, HMS Gamecock (RN Air Station, Bramcote, Nuneaton)
28.10.1948
-
(05.1950)
Director of Naval Recruiting, Admiralty [HMS President]
23.10.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Terror (RN base, Singapore) (for miscellaneous duties)
Brewerton,
Howard Cuthbert
J.M. Brigstocke
Son of John R. Brewerton, woodworker, and Catherine M. Howard.
Married ((09?).1943, Keighley district, West Riding of Yorkshire) Alma Kathleen Smith (04.01.1917 - (03?).1981); one daughter, one son.
Residence: (1945) Bierley, Bradford, Yorkshire.
09.03.1912
Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
-
2000
Brougham Village, Christchurch, New Zealand
Sg.Lt. (D) 16.11.1936
09.03.1937, seniority 16.05.1936
Sg.Lt.Cdr. (D) 16.05.1942 (emgcy 16.11.1942)
Education: University of Leeds (LDS, 27.03.1936).
29.12.1936 - (02.)1937 RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
22.06.1937 - (07.)1937 RM Infirmary, Deal [HMS Pembroke]
10.11.1937 - (06.)1940 HMS Shropshire (cruiser)
(07.1940)     no appointment listed
16.08.1940 - (12.1942) HMS Badger (minesweeper base, Harwich)
28.01.1943 - (04.)1944 HMS Hannibal (RN base, Algiers/Taranto)
(06.1944)     no appointment listed
29.07.1944 - (10.)1944 RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
14.12.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Westcliff (Combined Operations base, Southend)
Emigrated to New Zealand in 1952 and practiced as a dentist in Geraldine before moving to Christchurch in 1970. Retired to Brougham Village.
Bridge,
[Sir] Arthur Robin Moore
A.R.M. Bridge A.R.M. Bridge (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 29830))

Son of late Robert Moore and Mary Frances Bridge. Married (1933) Ida Nancy, eldest daughter of George Tulk Shepherdson, of Santiago, Chile; one son, one daughter.

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15.02.1894
Weymouth, Dorset
-
19.02.1971
Emsworth, Hampshire
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
30.08.1914
Lt.
30.11.1915
Lt.Cdr.
30.11.1923
Cdr.
31.12.1928
Capt.
30.06.1936
Cdre. 1st cl.
17.03.1944
R.Adm.
05.07.1945
V.Adm.
26.09.1948 (retd 15.08.1951)
Adm. (retd)
10.04.1952
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE
08.06.1950
HM's birthday 50 [investiture 04.07.50]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.01.1948
New Year 48 [investiture 02.11.48]
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
01.01.1941
New Year 41 [investiture 25.11.41]
Education: RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth.
15.01.1907


joined Royal Navy
1914
-
1918
World War I: Lt, HMS Marlborough (battleship), Grand Fleet 1916
1917
-
1918
Navigating Officer, HMS Lupin (fleet sweeping sloop)
08.07.1918
-
(01.1919)
Navigating Officer, HMS Royalist (light cruiser)
20.05.1920
-
25.10.1922
lent to RAN:
20.05.1920
-
27.05.1920
London Depot RAN
28.05.1920
-
25.10.1921
HMAS Sydney (light cruiser)
26.10.1921
-
12.07.1922
HMAS Platypus (fleet repair ship)
13.07.1922
-
28.07.1922
HMAS Penguin (depot ship, Sydney, NSW)
29.07.1922
-
25.10.1922
London Depot RAN
09.04.1923
-
(08.1923)
HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)
(01.1925)


no appointment listed
05.03.1925
-
(05.1926)
Navigating Officer, HMS Lowestoft (cruiser)
03.01.1927
-
(06.1928)
Navigating Officer, HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Atlantic Fleet)
07.01.1929
-
(08.)1929
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
20.12.1929
-
(02.)1931
Navigating Officer, HMS Despatch (cruiser) & Fleet Navigating Officer / Staff Officer (Operations), America and West Indies Station
16.05.1931
-
(01.)1932
Navigating Officer, HMS Delhi (cruiser) (and as Fleet Navigating Officer and Staff Officer (Operations), America and West Indies Station)
27.06.1932
-
(01.)1934
staff, RN Staff College [HMS President]
20.11.1934
-
(02.1936)
Commanding Officer, HMS Lowestoft (sloop) (China)
(02.1937)


no appointment listed
03.05.1937
-
(04.)1939
Commanding Officer, HMS Dryad (HM Navigation School, Portsmouth)
16.06.1939
-
24.04.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier)
02.09.1941
-
(02.)1943
Director, Naval Air Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
24.05.1943
-
1944
Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer, Carrier Training and Administration [HMS Monck (HQ combined training, Largs)]
17.03.1944
-
(07.)1945
Second-in-Command Naval Air Stations and Commodore Naval Air Stations (North) [HMS Merlin (RN Air Station, Donibristle, Fife)]
12.1945
-
(04.)1946
Flag Officer Commanding Aircraft Carriers and Naval Air Stations, East Indies [HMS Ukussa (RN Air Station, Katukurunda, Ceylon)]
1946
-
1947
Flag Officer (Air) British Pacific Fleet and East Indies
1947
-
1948
Senior Naval Representative, British Element of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Australia
(07.1948)


no appointment listed
31.08.1948
-
(05.)1950
Flag Officer Commanding Reserve Fleet [HMS Duke of York]
Briggs,
Edmund William
E.W. Briggs
Younger son of Adm. Sir Charles John Briggs (1858-1951), and Frances Mary Wilson (1880-1963), of Willow House, Biddestone, Wiltshire.
Married (10.06.1950, St Cyriac's, Lacock, Chippenham district, Wiltshire) Janet Margaret Jackson, only daughter of Lt.Col. Maurice A. Jackson, Royal Artillery, and Mrs Jackson, of Lacock, Wiltshire; one son.
11.11.1912
Biddestone, Chippenham district, Wiltshire
-
23.10.1995
Lacock, Chippenham district, Wiltshire
Cadet 01.01.1929
Midsh. 01.09.1930
A/S.Lt. 01.01.1933
S.Lt. 01.07.1933
Lt. 01.08.1934
Lt.Cdr. 01.08.1942
Cdr. 30.06.1948
Capt. 30.06.1956 (retd 29.06.1966)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 14.11.1944 Operation Neptune [investiture 27.02.45]
... - ... ...
08.02.1939 - (03.)1940 Gunnery Officer, HMS Coventry (cruiser)
11.03.1940 - (12.1941) Gunnery Officer, HMS Ajax (cruiser) (later also as Squadron Gunnery Officer)
03.1942 - (02.)1943 HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport) (for gunnery school)
(06.1943) - (08.1943) HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport) *
08.1943 - (12.1943) Gunnery Officer on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Station [HMS Hannibal (RN base, Algiers/Taranto)]
(04.1944) - (06.1944) no appointment listed
10.10.1944 - (04.1946) HMS Belfast (cruiser) (DSC)
... - ... ...
Briggs,
Gerald Andrew
G.A. Briggs
20.04.1925
-
02.03.2000
Midsh. ?
... ...
S.Lt. 16.08.1944
... ...
Lt.Cdr. 16.08.1954 (retd 28.02.1963)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (St Vincent House; 01.01.1939-1943; Admiralty No. 46).
... - ... ...
01.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Redoubt
... - ... ...
Briggs,
Hugh Francis
M.M. Bright
One of four sons of Harry Beecham Briggs (MRCS in 1875, Licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries 1875 and MB London 1876) (died 1914).
Married (21.12.1938, Worthing) Mary E.R. Heard [or Tozer or Carling].
08.11.1884
Satara, south of Bombay and Poona, India
-
18.10.1957
Kingswood, Tadworth, Surrey
Sg.
14.05.1909
Staff Sg. = Sg.Lt.Cdr.
14.05.1917
?, seniority 05.1915
Sg.Cdr.
14.05.1921
Sg.Capt.
01.05.1934 (retd 18.11.1941; age) (reverted to retd 27.05.1946) 
1914-1915 Star 14|15 St
?
?
British War Medal 1914-1920 14|20 BWM
?
?
Victory Medal VM
?
?
Jubilee Medal 1935 Jub M 35
?
?
Coronation Medal 1937 Cor M 37
?
?
Defence Medal Def Med
?
?
1939-1945 British War Medal 39|45 BWM
?
?
Education: Dollar Academy, Scotland (1894-1901); Edinburgh University (from 10.1901; MB, ChB Ed 1907); FRCS Ed 1923
14.05.1909


RN Hospital, Haslar
04.12.1909


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) [lent temporarily to HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)]
30.03.1910


HMS Leander (depot ship, Devonport)
20.04.1910


HMS Tyne (iron steam storeship, then depot ship for 5th Destroyer Flotilla, Malta)
12.04.1911


HMS Forte (2nd class cruiser) (The Cape) [travelled on HMS Vindictive, leaving on 04.03.1911]
12.07.1913


HMS Prince of Wales (battleship) (5th Battle Squadron)
31.01.1914


HMS President (for a five-month promotion course)
01.07.1914


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
01.08.1914


HMS Glory (battleship) (8th Battle Squadron) (The Channel, Halifax, NS, North America, Atlantic, Dardanelles, Suez Canal, East Indies, Egypt, North Russia)
11.04.1916


HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)
05.1916


HMHS Rewa (hospital ship) (torpedoed & sunk 04.01.1918) [recommended for a DSO]
06.01.1918


HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport)
05.03.1918


RN Hospital, Granton (Firth of Forth)
26.05.1919


RN Hospital, Invergordon [HMS Thalia; also listed under HMS Mars (depot ship, Invergordon)]
15.01.1920


HMHS Berbice (hospital ship)
19.01.1922


RN Sick Quarters, South Queensferry (Firth of Forth)
13.09.1922


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (additional; for unemployed time, not exceeding six months)
12.03.1923
-
31.03.1923
HMS Pembroke IV (for RN Hospital Yarmouth, for survey of stores)
01.04.1923


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (additional; for unemployed time)
01.06.1923


HMS Sandhurst (destroyer depot ship) (Mediterranean)
02.11.1923


HMS Dauntless (light cruiser) (Atlantic Fleet) (Empire Cruise from 29.11.1923-28.09.1924)
15.02.1926


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (additional; for unemployed time; not exceeding six months)
01.07.1926


RN Hospital, Haslar (Gosport) [HMS Victory]
25.06.1928


Senior Medical Officer, HMS Kent (cruiser) & as Fleet Medical Officer (China)
27.07.1931


HMS President (for PG course)
27.11.1931


RN Hospital, Haslar (Gosport) [HMS Victory]
18.01.1932


RN Hospital, Portland [HMS Victory XI, later HMS Boscawen]
[Jan 1932 Navy List: 'short course of instruction']
10.10.1934


RN Hospital, Cape of Good Hope [HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown)] (left UK in Dunluce Castle 25.10.1934)
05.02.1938


three-month Medical Officers’ Post-Graduate course at Cape Hospital [HMS President]
07.07.1938


Professor of Surgery, RN Hospital, Haslar (Gosport) [HMS Victory]
04.09.1939
-
02.1942
specialist in surgery, RN Auxiliary Hospital, Barrow Gurney [HMS Drake]
23.02.1942
-
12.1943
Medical Officer, HMS Glendower (seamanship training establishment, Pwllheli, North Wales)
18.12.1943
-
28.03.1946
Commanding Officer, RN Hospital, Port Edgar [HMS Cochrane]
Member of a pensions appeal tribunal and was later made chairman till early 1957.
Briggs,
Thomas Vallack
G.A. Briggs G.A. Briggs
G.A. Briggs G.A. Briggs
 

Eldest of late Admiral Sir Charles John Briggs, KCB and Lady (Frances) Briggs (née Wilson).
Married (1947) Estelle Burland Willing (d 1997), Boston, USA; one step son.

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06.04.1906
-
11.07.1999
Midsh. ?
... ...
Cdr. 30.06.1940
... ...
R.Adm. 07.07.1956

CBE 1958, OBE 1945

Education: The Grange, Stevenage, Herts; Imperial Service College, Windsor.
      joined Royal Navy, 1924; served HMS Thunderer, Hood, Wishart, Antelope, Wolsey, Nelson, Excellent, and Faulkner, 1924-37; Advanced Gunnery Specialist
1939 - 1940 HMS Royal Ark
1941 - 1942 AA Commander, HMS Excellent
1943 - 1944 HMS Newcastle
04.12.1944 - (07.1945) Staff Officer (Operations) on staff of Flag Officer Commanding 3rd Battle Squadron [HMS Renown, then HMS Queen Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth class battleship), then HMS Nelson] (OBE, despatches twice)
1946 - 1946 HMS Comus
      US Naval War Coll., Newport, RI, 1946-47; Dep. Dir. of Naval Ordnance (G), 1947-49; commanded 5th Destroyer Flotilla, HMS Solebay, 1949- 50, and HMS Cumberland, 1953-54; IDC, 1951 ; Chief of Staff: Plymouth, 1952-53, Home Fleet and Eastern Atlantic, 1956-57; Rear-Adm. 1956; Asst Controller of the Navy, 1958
A Vice-Patron, Royal Naval Association (President, 1971-76). Director: Hugh Stevenson & Sons Ltd, 1958-69; Hugh Stevenson & Sons (North East) Ltd, 1964; Bowater-Stevenson Containers Ltd, 1969-7 1; Free-Stay Holidays Ltd, 197 1; International Consumer Incentives Ltd, 1974-83; Meru Group Ltd, 1978-83. Vice-Chairman, City of Westminster Society for Mentally Handicapped Children, 1969; Member, Management Committee, Haileybury and ISC Junior School, Windsor, 1959-80 (Chairman, 1978-80); Life Governor, Haileybury and Imperial Service Coll., 1959 (Member Council, 1959- 80); President, Haileybury Society, 1973-74. Fellow, Inst. of Marketing, 1970-83. Chm., Aldeburgh Festival Club, 1979- 80. DL Greater London, 1970-82 (Representative DL, Kingston upon Thames, 1970- 79). Recreations: golf, shooting, bowling. Address: 630 Colonial Road, Guilford, CT 06437, USA. Clubs: Royal Naval Golfing Society, Aldeburgh Golf (Captain, 1981-82); Royal Naval Sailing Association; Royal Naval Ski; Madison Art.
Bright,
Morris Moss
"Morry"

M.M. Bright (Photo courtesy of Mr Simon Silver) M.M. Bright (Photo courtesy of Mr Simon Silver)
M.M. Bright (Photo courtesy of Mr Simon Silver) M.M. Bright (Photo courtesy of Mr Simon Silver)
M.M. Bright (Photo courtesy of Mr Simon Silver) M.M. Bright (Photo courtesy of Mr Simon Silver)
M.M. Bright (Photo courtesy of Mr Simon Silver) M.M. Bright (Photo courtesy of Mr Simon Silver)
Married ((03?).1918, London) Golda Gertrude "Gertie" Wisberg (09.08.1890 - (06?).1977); two daughters, two sons.

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06.08.1889
Bethnal Green, Hackney,  London
-
24.12.1965
Hammersmith Hospital, London
[Western Jewish Cemetery, Edmonton]
Boy 2nd cl. 22.06.1905 [233960]
Boy 1st cl. 22.01.1906
Ord.Sea. 06.08.1907
AB Sea. 07.10.1908
Ldg. Sea. 29.11.1910
Petty Offr. 01.11.1913
A/Wt.Offr. 14.06.1914
A/Mate 12.02.1915
Mate 08.03.1916, seniority 12.02.1915
A/Lt. 1918
Lt. 10.09.1918, seniority 15.06.1917 (retd 1920)
Lt.Cdr. (retd) 15.06.1925 (reverted to retd 13.03.1945; invalided)
A/Cdr. (retd) 16.10.1943?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 01.07.1941 HM's birthday 41 [investiture 15.07.41]
1914-1915 Star 14|15 St - -
British War Medal 1914-1920 BWM 14|20 - -
Victory Medal VM - -
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Defence Medal Def Med - -
1939-1945 War Medal WM 39|45 - -
22.06.1905 - 25.09.1905 HMS Boscawen I (training ship)
26.09.1905 - 17.05.1906 HMS Ganges (training ship)
18.05.1906 - 09.09.1906 HMS Euryalus (armoured cruiser)
10.09.1906 - 14.12.1908 HMS Repulse (battleship)
15.12.1908 - 02.06.1909 HMS Pembroke I (RN base, Chatham)
03.06.1909 - 18.11.1910 HMS Blenheim (armoured cruiser)
19.11.1910 - 27.01.1911 HMS Pembroke I (RN base, Chatham)
28.01.1911 - 31.07.1911 HMS Victory I (RN base, Portsmouth)
01.08.1911 - 04.09.1911 HMS Pembroke I (RN base, Chatham)
05.11.1911 - 06.03.1914 HMS Falmouth (cruiser)
07.03.1914 - 02.08.1914 HMS Pembroke I (RN base, Chatham) [from 15.06.1914 lent to HMS Excellent & HMS Vernon for courses to qualify for A/Mate]
03.08.1914 - 31.12.1917 HMS Minerva (light cruiser) (bombardment of Akaba, Suez Canal & Dardanelles)
27.10.1918 - 06.11.1918 HMS Marlborough (battleship)
06.02.1919 - 30.06.1919 RN College
07.07.1919 - 06.09.1919 HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)
06.09.1919 - 26.04.1920 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)
03.09.1939 - 11?.1939 rejoined RN at Harwich [HMS Badger?]
16.11.1939 - 03.06.1940 Staff Officer, Minesweeping Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
20.08.1940 - (10.)1940 HMS Lynx (RN base, Dover) (for minesweeping duties)
16.10.1940 - 24.04.1941 First Lieutenant, HMS Miranda (minesweeping base, Great Yarmouth)
(12.1941)     HMS Pembroke IV (base supply organization, Chatham) *
14.03.1942 - 05.04.1942 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (additional; for 'time only')
06.04.1942 - (08.)1942 staff of Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
30.09.1942 - 10.10.1943 First Lieutenant, HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness)
16.10.1943 - (06.)1944 Executive Officer, HMS Cabot (RN training establishment, Wetherby, Yorks.)
29.07.1944 - 13.03.1945 Executive Officer, HMS Mylodon (Combined Operations base, Lowestoft)
President, East London Branch & National Vice-President, Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women (AJEX).
* indexed, but not listed as such
Brightman,
Ernest Edward
E.E. Brightman

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13.05.1894
-
31.08.1961
...
...
Paym.Lt.Cdr.
15.10.1924
Paym.Cdr. =
Cdr. (S)
31.12.1932 (retd 1944?)
A/Paym.Capt. = A/Capt. (S) (retd)
< 02.1943
15.07.1911     entered RN
...
-
...
...
01.11.1926
-
(06.1928)
Division II, RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
04.07.1929
-
(02.)1931
Admiral's Secretary to Rear-Admiral & Commanding Officer Coast of Scotland [HMS Greenwich (destroyer depot ship)]
02.11.1931
-
(01.1932)
Commodore's Secretary to Commodore RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
...
-
...
...
22.11.1938
-
(08.1939)
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship)
(04.1940)


no appointment listed
23.07.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship)
(12.1941)


RM Group Mobile Naval Base Defence Organisation (2) (MNBDO(2))
15.01.1942
-
(08.)1942
HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces training establishment, Fort William)
05.11.1942
-
(06.)1943
HMS Lanka (RN base, Colombo, Ceylon) (for miscellaneous duties)
(12.).1943
-
(06.1944)
Royal Indian Navy
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
07.1945
-
(04.1946)
on staff of Commander-in-Chief South Atlantic [HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown, S Africa)]
Brigstocke,
John Michael
J.M. Brigstocke
Son of ... Brigstocke, and ... Craig.
11.1917
Rugby district,  Leicestershire / Northamptonshire / Warwickshire
-
11.07.1970
Hendon district, Middlesex
Prob. Midsh. RNR
31.12.1935
Midsh. RNR
?, seniority 31.12.1935
Prob. S.Lt.
10.06.1939
S.Lt.
?, seniority 01.03.1939
Lt.
03.1941, seniority 26.05.1940
Lt.Cdr.
26.05.1948 (retd 18.03.1953)
29.05.1937
-
(07.1937)
HMS Revenge (battleship) (to complete 4 months' training) (Home Fleet)
10.06.1939
-
(07.1939)
HMS Eskimo (destroyer)
(08.1939)


short course
20.01.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Penelope (cruiser)
04.1941
-
(08.1942)
HMS Vanquisher (destroyer)
15.10.1942
-
(02.1943)
First Lieutenant, HMS Whimbrel (sloop)
23.03.1943
-
(07.1945)
HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)
07.02.1946
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, ML 461 & SO 24th ML Flotilla
10.01.1949
-
(05.1950)
Commanding Officer, HMS Stormcloud
Brind,
[Sir] Eric James Patrick
"Daddy"
E.J.P. Brind E.J.P. Brind
E.J.P. Brind E.J.P. Brind (Photo courtesy of Mr Richard Scott)

Third son of Col. Edward Agincourt Brind (1877-1919), 88th Connaught Rangers, and Florence Lund.
Married 1st (23.01.1918, Kensington) Eileen Margaret Apperly (1895-1940), daughter of Rev. Josiah Marling Apperly, rector of Tonge, Sittingbourne, Kent; one daughter.
Married 2nd (21.01.1948, Chapel of RN College, Greenwich) Superintendent Edith Gordon Lowe, WRNS (05.11.1895 - 14.02.1979), widow of R.Adm. Henry Evelyn Charles Blagrove (1887-1939) & daughter of William Duncan Lowe, writer to the signet.
Lived at The Forge, Lye Green, near Crowborough.

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12.05.1892
Paignton, Devon
-
04.10.1963
Lye Green, near Crowborough, Sussex
[memorial in Withyham church]
Cadet
15.01.1905
Midsh.
15.09.1909
A/S.Lt.
15.09.1912
S.Lt.
30.12.1912
Lt.
30.09.1914
Lt.Cdr.
30.09.1922
Cdr.
30.06.1927
Capt.
31.12.1933
Cdre. 1st cl.
02.12.1940?
R.Adm.
06.02.1942
V.Adm.
16.10.1945
Adm.
20.03.1949 (retd 22.06.1953)
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire GBE
01.01.1951
New Year 51 [investiture 08.05.51]
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
14.10.1941
Bismarck sunk [investiture 30.06.42]
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
13.06.1946
HM's birthday [investiture 09.07.46]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
25.07.1944
planning & executing landings Normandy [investiture 10.10.44]
Commander of the Legion of Merit (US) LM
03.12.1946
?
Education: RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth.
1914
-
1915
HMS Excellent (gunboat)
1916
-
1918
HMS Malaya (battleship) (Battle of Jutland 05.1916)
08.10.1918
-
(01.1919)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Sir John Moore (monitor)
15.12.1921
-
1924
Gunnery Officer, HMS Cardiff (cruiser) & as Squadron Gunnery Officer 3rd Light Cruiser Squadron (Mediterranean)
10.08.1924
-
(05.)1926
Gunnery Officer, HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
12.07.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMS Excellent (Gunnery School, Portsmouth)
(04.1928)
-
(06.1928)
no appointment listed
05.02.1929
-
(10.1930)
HMS London (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
13.01.1931
-
(01.)1932
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich
27.07.1932
-
(01.)1934
Commander [= Executive Officer], HMS Excellent (Gunnery School, Portsmouth)
16.05.1934
-
1936
Tactical Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
25.03.1936
-
(02.)1937
Flag Captain, HMS Orion (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
01.06.1937
-
(07.1937)
Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Nore & Maintenance Captain [HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)]
03.01.1938
-
04.03.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Birmingham (cruiser) (China)
(04.1940)


no appointment listed
02.12.1940
-
07.04.1942
Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief Home Fleet [HMS Nelson (battleship), from 01.04.1941 HMS King George V (battleship)]
28.05.1942
-
08.1944
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Home), Admiralty [HMS President]
10.1944
-
01.1946
Rear-Admiral Commanding 4th Cruiser Squadron [HMS Swiftsure (cruiser)] (British Pacific Fleet)
(04.1946)


HMS President *
03.10.1946
-
09.1948
President of Royal Naval College, Greenwich [HMS President]
11.01.1949
-
1951
Commander-in-Chief, Far East Station [HMS Terror]
1951
-
1953
Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces, Northern Europe
* indexed, but not listed as such
Brind,
Maurice Arthur
M.A. Brind
Married Olive ...

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01.01.1894
-
14.07.1960

Leamington Spa
Lt.
15.03.1916 (retd 15.02.1924)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
15.03.1924
Cdr. (retd)
10.03.1934, seniority 01.01.1934 (reverted to retd 1945?)
Mention in Despatches MID
11.07.1940
HM's Birthday 40
Recommended for commendation for service in the Battle of Jutland (15.09.1916).
15.09.1906
 
 
entered RN
14.12.1918
-
(01.1919)
Commanding Officer, HMS Iris (sloop)
09.10.1939
-
(04.1940)
Commanding Officer, HMS Loch Melfort (auxiliary anti-submarine trawler)
(02.1941)


HMS Boscawen (RN base, Portland) *
15.11.1941
-
04.05.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Midge (Coastal Forces base, Great Yarmouth)
07.1944
-
(1945?)
Commanding Officer, Coastal Forces Mobile Unit 1 (CFMU1), Arromanches
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Brislee,
Michael
M. Brislee
31.05.1924
-
18.07.1979
Midsh. ?
... ...
Lt. 16.03.1945
Lt.Cdr. 16.03.1953 (retd 29.01.1958)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Hawke House; 01.01.1938-29.07.1941; Admiralty No. 1873; Cadet Captain 1941).
... - ... ...
12.1943 - (07.1945) HMS Rover
... - ... ...
Bristowe,
Robert Henry
"Bobbie"
R.H. Bristowe (Photo courtesy of Mr Ian Sayer) R.H. Bristowe (Photo courtesy of Mr Ian Sayer)
Married Margaret "Margy" Inglis (1911-1994); no children.

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10.01.1906
Epsom district, Surrey
-
07.08.1978
Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Crawley district, Sussex
Midsh.
15.05.1924
A/S.Lt.
15.09.1926
S.Lt.
30.04.1927
Lt.
16.06.1929 (emgcy 06.04.1933)
Lt.Cdr. (emgcy)
16.06.1937 (mobilized 28.08.1939)
Cdr. (emgcy)
03.09.1945  (demobilized < 04.1946) (resigned commission 12.11.1968)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
06.09.1940
attack on French battleship Richelieu, Dakar 08.07.40
15.09.1919     entered RN
15.05.1924
-
(01.1925)
HMS Dublin (cruiser) (Africa)
(05.1926)


no appointment listed
30.12.1926
-
(07.1927)
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
01.03.1928
-
(04.)1928
HMS Columbine (RN base, Port Edgar) (for emergency destroyers) (temporary)
16.04.1928
-
(06.)1928
submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
10.11.1928
-
(04.)1930
HMS Caledon (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
28.07.1930
-
(01.)1932
First Lieutenant, HMS Gannet (river gunboat) (China)
(09.1932)
 
 
no appointment listed
28.08.1939
-
(12.1941)
HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier)
31.01.1942
-
(08.1942)
Commanding Officer, HMS Castleton (destroyer)
12.01.1943
-
(12.1943)
Commanding Officer, HMS Chanticleer (sloop)
21.01.1944
-
06.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Waveney (frigate) (badly injured; taken off the ship at Normandy)
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
Stockbroker.
 
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