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1939-1945

 

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Cecil,
[Sir] Oswald Nigel Amherst
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11.11.1925
-
Midsh.  
... ...
S.Lt. 16.12.1944
... ...
R.Adm. 07.07.1975 (retd 15.09.1979)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Hawke House; 01.05.1939-1943; Admiralty No. 87).
... - ... ...
03.02.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Serapis
... - ... ...
Chacksfield,
Vincent William
V.W. Chacksfield
10.02.1915
-
24.12.1992
Northampton district, Northamptonshire
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1938
S.Lt. 29.04.1940, seniority 01.01.1939
Lt. 06.1940, seniority 01.03.1940
Lt.Cdr. 01.03.1948 (retd 07.07.1956; own request)
... - ... ...
16.04.1941 - (06.)1942 First Lieutenant, HMS Vivacious (destroyer)
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
06.08.1942 - (06.)1943 First Lieutenant, HMS Easton (destroyer)
(08.1943) - (10.1943) French Ship "Suffren" (as liaison officer to the French squadron at Alexandria)
16.11.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Furious (aircraft carrier)
08.07.1944 - (07.1945) HMS St George (training establishment, Douglas, Isle of Man)
... - ... ...
Chalmer,
Alexander Reginald
A.T. Chalmers
Son of Colonel George Chalmer, formerly of The Gordon Highlanders, and Janet Chalmer.
Husband of Katharine Douglas Gordon Chalmer, of Nairn.

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21.12.1886
Scotland
-
20.01.1943
[age 56]
[Camberwell (Honor Oak) Crematorium, screen wall, panel 3]
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
30.04.1906
Lt.
31.12.1908
Lt.Cdr.
31.12.1916 (retd)
Cdr. (retd)
21.12.1926
15.09.1901
 
 
entered RN
?
-
20.01.1943
Admiralty [HMS President] (killed at a bombing) *
* although borne on the Active List, no appointments are given in the Navy Lists of 02.1941, 12.1941, 08.1942 & 02.1943.
Chalmers,
Andrew Thomas
"Andy"
A.T. Chalmers
Son of an intelligence officer. Married (1945) Jean Eleanor Hawkins; two sons.
From Hanworth, near Norwich.

27.12.1920
-
13.10.2005
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1942
S.Lt.
10.10.1942, seniority 01.05.1942
Lt.
01.08.1943
?, seniority 16.01.1944
?, seniority 16.01.1943
Lt.Cdr.
16.01.1951 (retd 27.12.1970)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
30.01.1945
2 patrols & special operations Northern Waters
Mention in Despatches MID
18.07.1944
Norwegian patrols: 2 supply ships sunk, 1 damaged
1936


joined RN as a boy seaman 1st class
1942


HMS Royal Arthur (training establishment, Skegness)
(08.1942)


no appointment listed



[CO?] 90th Landing Craft Flotilla (North Africa)
(02.1943)


no appointment listed
03.05.1943
-
(06.1943)
HMS Cyclops (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
23.06.1943
-
(04.1944)
HMS Venturer (submarine)
03.05.1944
-
(06.1944)
HMS Ambrose (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
06.1944
-
(07.1945)
First Lieutenant, HMS Venturer (submarine)
07.03.1946
-
(04.1946)
HMS Tabard (submarine)
1946?
-
?
First Lieutenant, HMS Meteorite (ex-German submarine)
?
-
?
Commanding Officer, HMS Spur (submarine)
07.1948
-
06.1949
Commanding Officer, HMS Truculent (submarine)
30.01.1950
-
(05.1950)
RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
03.1953
-
(05.1953)
HMS Forth (submarine depot ship)
?
-
?
Commanding Officer, HMS Alderney (submarine)
?
-
?
Commanding Officer, HMS Sanguine (submarine)
?
-
?
Commanding Officer, HMS Trenchant (submarine)
?
-
?
Commanding Officer, HMS Alliance (submarine)
?
-
?
commander's assistant, HMS Indefatigable (training carrier)
19.09.1955
-
(01.1956)
First Lieutenant, HMS Veryan Bay (frigate) (West Indies)
20.05.1959
-
(02.1969)
Commanding Officer, RG [= ?], Devonport [HMS Dolphin (submarine depot)]
Worked for the Probation Service.
Chalmers,
William Scott
J.P. Champion
Son of the late Quintin Chalmers, MD, JP, of London.
Married (1921) Muriel Violet Frances (born 1899), daughter of Hon. Francis William Arthur Agar; two sons.

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01.05.1888
Glasgow, Scotland
-
11.06.1971
Titchfield, Hampshire
A/S.Lt.
15.05.1908?
S.Lt.
21.12.1908, seniority 15.05.1908
Lt.
09.02.1910, seniority 15.08.1909
Cdr.
30.06.1921
Capt.
31.12.1927
R.Adm.
10.01.1939 (retd 11.01.1939) (re-employed 25.08.1939) (reverted to retd < 08.1942)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
08.06.1939
HM's birthday 39
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
17.01.1919 
Belgium 14-15 *
* In recognition of his services with the Horse Boats on the Belgian Canals and the Naval Siege Guns on shore in Flanders between December, 1914, and April, 1915. He at all times displayed the seamanlike qualities of quickness and resource and personal courage of a very high order. His good example of cheerful and fearless work under the most trying circumstances contributed in a great degree to the excellent behaviour of the men.
Education: Glasgow Academy (1895-1902); HMS Britannia; RN College, Dartmouth
15.09.1903
 
 
entered RN
1912
-
1914
Navigating Officer, HMS Rainbow
1914
-
1914
First Lieutenant & Navigating Officer, HMS Earl Grey
1914
-
1915
service in horse canal boats and with Royal Naval Siege Guns, Belgium (Croix de Guerre, France [30.11.1917], DSC)
1915
-
1918
on staff of Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty [HMS Lion and HMS Queen Elizabeth, Battle of Jutland (despatches, British once [15.09.1916], French twice)]
01.11.1923
-
14.11.1923
Admiralty [HMS President]
15.11.1923
-
(01.)1925
Training and Staff Duties Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
07.12.1925
-
(07.1927)
HMS Revenge (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
16.01.1928
-
(06.1928)
imperial defence course, Imperial Defence College [HMS President]
22.03.1929
-
04.04.1929
HMAS Cerberus II / London Depot [on loan to Permanent Naval Force, Australia]
05.04.1929
-
16.05.1929
HMAS Australia (additional; for passage to Australia) [on loan to Permanent Naval Force, Australia]
17.05.1929
-
28.05..1931
Flag Captain, HMAS Australia (cruiser) & as Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral Commanding HM Australian Squadron [on loan to Permanent Naval Force, Australia]
29.05.1931
-
26.09..1931
Commanding Officer, HMAS Australia (cruiser) [on loan to Permanent Naval Force, Australia]
27.09.1931
-
13.01.1932
HMAS Cerberus / London Depot (additional; for passage to UK per RMS Comorin) [on loan to Permanent Naval Force, Australia]
01.08.1932
-
(07.)1934
staff, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
23.10.1934
-
10.10.1936
Commanding Officer, HMS Delhi (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
01.02.1937
-
10.01.1939
Director, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
25.08.1939
-
1942
HMS President (Admiralty) (for special and miscellaneous services)
1939


Supreme War Council
1940


Allied Military Council
1942


Admiralty Naval Staff
Chairman, Emergency Services Eastern Region, 1943-1945.
Post-war Deputy to Managing Director Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co.

Published: The Life and Letters of David Beatty, 1951; Max Horton and the Western Approaches, 1954; Full Cycle (the biography of Admiral Sir B. H. Ramsay), 1959.
Chambers,
Kenneth George Godfrey
K.G.G. Chambers
09.07.1927
-
07.1989
Midsh. 01.09.1944
... ...
Lt. 01.10.1948 (resigned 1953/54?)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Drake House; 01.01.1941-1945; Admiralty No. 264).
... - ... ...
05.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Belfast
... - ... ...
Champion,
John Pelham
J.P. Champion
Son of Rev. Francis Beresford Champion.

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26.03.1883
Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire
-
13.02.1955
[Hasketon, Woodbridge, Suffolk ?]
A/S.Lt.
26.03.1902?
S.Lt.
27.03.1903, seniority 26.03.1902
Lt.
?
Cdr.
31.12.1915 (retd 13.12.1922; own request)
Capt. (retd)
26.03.1928 (reverted to retd 1945)
T/Cdre. 2nd cl. (retd)
1944?
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
08.06.1944
HM's birthday 44
Distinguished Service Order DSO
15.09.1916
Battle of Jutland 31.05.16
Letter of Praise LoP
1944?
Operation Neptune
15.01.1897
 
 
entered RN
(1916)


HMS Maenad
17.08.1918
-
(01.1919)
Deputy Director of Naval Equipment
1939
-
1945
Naval Control Service Officer, Thames and Medway
16.10.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Pembroke IV (accounting base, Chatham)
06.09.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)
14.04.1941
-
(12.1943)
Naval Officer-in-Charge, Southend [HMS Pembroke IV, since 01.10.1941 HMS Leigh]
(04.1944)
-
(07.1945)
Commodore-in-Charge, Southend & Naval Control Service Officer, Thames [HMS Leigh]
Champness,
Charles Henry
C.H. Champness
Second son of Henry Robert Champness, MVO, Assistant Director of Naval Construction, and Susan Augusta Quiller.
Married (15.06.1920, New Monkland Church, Airdrie, Scotland) Jessie Black Motherwell, daughter of late John Motherwell, coalmaster, of Rawyards House, Rawyards, Lanarkshire.

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30.08.1889
Portsea Island district, Hampshire
-
13.08.1963
Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland
Cadet 15.09.1904
Midsh. 15.01.1906
A/S.Lt. ?
S.Lt. 15.05.1909
Lt. 31.12.1911
Lt.Cdr. 31.12.1919
Cdr. 31.12.1925 (retd 01.06.1935; own request)
Capt. (retd) 01.06.1935 (reverted to retd > 07.1945, < 04.1946)
Distinguished Service Order DSO 25.06.1940 Norwegian coast [investiture 06.08.40]
Mention in Despatches MID 20.12.1940 operations in Norway
Jubilee Medal, 1935; Coronation Medal, 1953.
Education: Plymouth College (1897-1902); Dulwich College (16.01.1903-04.1904); Shortlands School, Eastbourne (1904); HMS Britannia (09.1904).
03.1907     HMS Exmouth
04.1907     HMS Terrible (temporary)
26.05.1909     HMS Irresistible
01.06.1910     HMS Gibraltar
07?.1910     HMS Fox
1910 - 1912 served in Persian Gulf in suppression of gun­running (Naval General Service Medal, Persian Gulf Bar)
1913     qualified as Navigation Specialist
1914 - 1918 navigator in HMS Hornet (destroyer), HMS Iphigenia (minelayer), HMS King Orry (armed merchant cruiser), HMS Parker (flotilla leader):
1914 - 1915 in North Sea Destroyers
11.1915 - 12.1916 served in the White Sea (Russian Order of St Anne 3rd Cl. with crossed swords, 1914-1915 Star, Victory and Allied Medals)
12.1916 - 11.1918 in North Sea Destroyers
15.12.1922 - (08.1923) Navigating Officer, HMS Warspite (battleship)
02.09.1924 - (01.1925) Navigating Officer, HMS Ramillies (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
04.01.1926 - (07.)1927 HM Dockyard Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
04.10.1927 - (06.)1928 staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
09.03.1929 - (03.)1931 Navigating Officer, HMS Calcutta (cruiser) & as Fleet Navigating Officer, Africa Station
11.06.1931 - 30.08.1933 Navigating Officer, HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (Home Fleet)  (and from 10?.1931 as Squadron Navigating Officer & Staff Officer (Operations), Battle Cruiser Squadron)
(01.1934) - (03.1934) no appointment listed
09.05.1934 - 23.02.1935 Deputy Superintendent and King's Harbour Master, HM Dockyard Sheerness [HMS Pembroke]
Marine Superintendent to Scottish Fishery Board, 1935-1939
04.1940 - 05.1940 landed for operations in Norway, April-May 1940 (DSO, despatches, 1939-1945 Star)
05.05.1940 - 03.1941 HMS Cochrane (RN base, Rosyth) (for ship's complement)
03.1941 - (12.1941) HMS Claverhouse (RN base, Leith and Granton)
26.03.1942 - (08.1942) HMS Malabar (RN base, Bermuda)
08.01.1943 - (01.)1945 Captain-in-Charge, Jamaica [HMS Morgan (RN base, Kingston, Jamaica)]
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
Marine Superintendent to Scottish Home Department, 09.1945-12.1954.
Chance,
Edward Stanley
E.S. Chance

Royal Concession and Declaration of 31.03.1956 to bear the name of: Chance-Curwen.
Son of Frederick Selby Chance (1886-1946), and Isabel Mary Curwen (1897-1967).
Married 1st ((06?).1949, Chelsea district, London) Caryl Catcheside ((06?).1929 - ).
Married 2nd Elizabeth Honor Susan Calcott ((12?).1941 - ), daughter of George Calcott, and Audrey Olive Eleanor Milligan; two sons. Elizabeth Curwen remarried (1988) David Heath Thornely.
20.11.1924
St Marylebone district, London
-
22.10.1983
Belle Isle, Bowness-on-Windermere, Westmorland
Midsh. 01.01.1942
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1943
S.Lt. 01.11.1943
Lt. 01.12.1945 (Emgcy List 12.07.1947) (removed 01.03.1952; medically unfit)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Exmouth House; 01.01.1939-12.1941; Admiralty No. 1921).
01.01.1942 - (04.)1943 HMS King George V (King George V class battleship)
05.1943 - (08.)1943 HMS Melbreak (Hunt class destroyer)
(10.1943) - (12.1943) no appointment listed
(02.1944) - (04.)1944 submarine course [HMS Dolphin]
24.04.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Forth (submarine depot ship)
27.08.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Taku (T class submarine)
15.01.1945 - (04.)1945 HMS Forth (submarine depot ship) (and for duty with submarines)
12.06.1945 - (10.)1945 HMS Springer (S class submarine)
01.12.1945 - (07.)1946 HMS Springer (S class submarine)
02.11.1946 - (04.)1947 HMS Spur (S class submarine)
Chapman,
Alex Colin
A.C. Chapman
Son of Rev. Theodore Charles Chapman and Alice Barr Chapman.
Married (1929) Janet Marion, daughter of late Canon Percy Hugh Chapman, LL.D.; one son.

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15.09.1897
Barton Regis, Gloucestershire
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04.09.1970

[Ravelston, The Marina, Deal ?]
Midsh.
08.1914
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
?
Lt.
15.09.1919
Lt.Cdr.
15.06.1927
Cdr.
31.12.1932
Capt. 
30.06.1940 (retd 08.07.1949)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
29.06.1943
bringing ship to port after torpedo attack
Mention in Despatches MID
25.11.1941
operations Style & Substance
Education: Clifton College; RN Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth
09.1910
 
 
entered RN
(08.1923)


no appointment listed
27.09.1923
-
(01.1925)
qualifying for gunnery duties, HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
07.07.1926
-
(07.1927)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Adventure
28.06.1929
-
(08.)1929
RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
21.12.1929
-
(04.)1930
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
25.10.1930
-
(02.1931)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Revenge (battleship) (Mediterranean)
12.01.1932
-
(09.1932)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
22.12.1933
-
(02.1936)
Squadron Gunnery Officer, 1st Battle Squadron [HMS Revenge (battleship), later (1936) HMS Valiant (battleship)] (Mediterranean)
17.11.1936
-
(07.1937)
Commanding Officer, HMS Fleetwood (escort vessel) (Home Fleet)
22.02.1938
-
(04.)1940
Executive Officer, HMS Barham (battleship)
24.07.1940
-
(02.)1941
Staff Officer (Plans) to Commander-in-Chief Home Fleet [HMS Nelson (battleship)]
14.05.1941
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Arethusa (cruiser)
10.06.1943
-
(06.)1944
Captain of the Fleet, Home Fleet [HMS Duke of York (battleship)]
27.07.1944
-
31.07.1946
Director of Gunnery and Anti-Aircraft Warfare Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
12.04.1948
-
(07.1948)
Head of Naval Branch Combined Services Division, Berlin [HMS Royal Albert]
08.01.1949
-
08.07.1949
Naval ADC to the King
Chapman,
Edmund Henry Cracroft
E.H.C. Chapman
Son of Edmund Steuart Chapman (1870-1909), and Muriel Elfrida Nourse.
Married (1933).

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10.10.1907
-
04.11.1987
Midsh.
15.09.1925
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
16.09.1928
Lt.
16.09.1930
Lt.Cdr.
16.09.1938 (retd 10.10.1952)
A/Cdr.
> 02.1943, < 06.1943
Cdr. (retd)
10.10.1952
Mention in Despatches MID
14.06.1945
HM's birthday 45
Education: RN College, Dartmouth
11.01.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Mediterranean)
12.04.1929
-
(02.)1931
HMS Verbena (sloop) (Africa)
24.10.1931
-
(09.)1932
HMS Basilisk (destroyer) (Mediterranean)



qualified for observer duties
01.08.1933
-
(07.)1935
HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Home Fleet)
08.1935
-
(02.1936)
HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
07.01.1937
-
(02.)1938
HMAS Australia (cruiser)
19.04.1938
-
(06.)1938
HMAS Albatross (seaplane carrier)
07.07.1938
-
(10.1938)
HMAS Canberra (cruiser)
(02.1939)
-
(04.1939)
no appointment listed
(08.1939)


Fleet Air Arm
?
-
17.09.1939
observer, Fleet Air Arm [HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier)] (ship torpedoed)
(04.1940)


Fleet Air Arm
03.09.1940
-
(02.)1941
Assistant Staff Officer (Air), HMS Formidable  (aircraft carrier)
11.10.1941
-
(08.)1942
Staff of Second Sea Lord's Office for Appointments, &c, Admiralty [HMS President] (for Fleet Air Arm personnel duties)
15.09.1942
-
(08.)1943
Air Staff Officer on staff of Rear-Admiral, Home Fleet Aircraft Carriers [HMS Indomitable (aircraft carrier)]
20.08.1943
-
(10.)1943
on staff of Commander (A)-in-Charge of Naval Air Stations, Mediterranean [HMS Cormorant II]
(12).1943
-
11.04.1944
Air Staff Officer on staff of Rear-Admiral, Home Fleet [later: Eastern Fleet] Aircraft Carriers [HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)] *
11.04.1944
-
(04.1946)
directing staff, RN Tactical School, Greenwich [HMS President]
30.09.1946
-
(05.1950)
HMS Peregrine (RN Air Station, Ford, Sussex)
* appointment dated 20.08.1943 which implies a continuation of the appointment at HMS Cormorant II
Chapman,
George Critchett
G.C. Chapman
21.08.1926
-
22.11.2005

[according to England & Wales Death Index: 12.08.1926-05.2006]
Midsh. 01.01.1944
... ...
S.Lt. 01.08.1945
... ...
Cdr. (E) 30.06.1961 (retd)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Hawke House; 01.05.1940-1943; Admiralty No. 216).
... - ... ...
(07.1945)     HMS Gregale *
... - ... ...
* indexed, but not listed as such
Chapman,
Kenneth Alfred Jack
K.A.J. Chapman (Photo courtesy of Mr Nicholas Parks Young)

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20.12.1902
Slough, Eton district, Buckinghamshire
-
09.06.1959
Reading district, Berkshire
Wt. Wardmaster 15.11.1939
A/Cd. Wardmaster ?
Wardmaster Lt. ? (retd 20.12.1952; age)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) MBE 01.01.1953 New Year 53 [investiture 24.02.53]
10.01.1940 - (10.1940) HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hampshire)
... - ... ...
Chapman,
Miles Patrick
M.P. Chapman (Photo courtesy of Mr Peter Chapman)
Married ...; ... children (one son?).
19.07.1921
Johannesburg, South Africa
-
27.03.2008
Emsworth, Hampshire
Cadet 01.09.1938
Midsh. 01.09.1939
S.Lt. 01.10.1940
Lt. 16.02.1942
Lt.Cdr. 16.02.1950 (retd 19.07.1971)
Member of the Order of the British Empire MBE 12.06.1971 HM's birthday 71 [investiture 20.07.71]
01.09.1938 - 08.1939 direct entry cadet, HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
04.08.1939 - 04.02.1941 HMS Danae (cruiser)
05.02.1942 - 11.05.1941 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for training)
26.05.1941 - 15.06.1941 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) (for training)
15.06.1941 - 04.07.1941 HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth) (for training)
06.07.1941 - 27.07.1941 HMS Vernon (torpedo school and experimental establishment, Portsmouth) (for training)
28.07.1941 - 09.09.1941 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) (for training)
09.09.1941 - 20.07.1942 HMS Fleetwood (sloop)
05.08.1942 - 23.09.1944 HMS Forester (destroyer)
23.09.1944 - 23.11.1944 gunnery officer's course [HMS Excellent?]
23.11.1944 - 19.06.1945 First Lieutenant, HMS Duncan (destroyer)
25.07.1945 - 30.09.1945 HMS Macaw (RN Air Station, Bootle) (Instructor training RAF Pilots for Fleet Air Arm)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
05.06.1946 - 14.01.1947 HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Portland) (for long course in Torpedo & Anti-Submarine duties)
15.01.1947 - 10.03.1948 HMS Vernon (TAS school, Portsmouth) (for instructional staff)
11.03.1948 - 25.12.1949 Executive Officer & Flotilla Torpedo & Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Black Swan (sloop)
27.03.1950 - 14.02.1952 HMS Defiance (training establishment, Devonport)
15.02.1952 - 16.09.1953 Commanding Officer, HMS Plover (minesweeper)
05.10.1953 - 30.11.1954 Squadron Torpedo and Anti-Submarine Officer & Senior Staff Officer, HMS Agincourt (destroyer)
10.01.1955 - 24.11.1955 Fleet Torpedo & Anti-Submarine Officer, America and West Indies Station, and Forecastle & Divisional Officer, HMS Superb (cruiser)
16.01.1956 - 30.09.1957 Staff Torpedo & Anti-Submarine Officer on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Nore [HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)]
06.01.1958 - 25.01.1960 UCWE (Application Officer for Mine hunting equipment)
25.02.1960 - 01.08.1969 Torpedo Trials Team (later CWTA), Mine Warfare Group, HMS Vernon (TAS School, Portsmouth)
Chapman,
Rowland Paul
R.P. Chapman

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20.07.1897
Hereford district, Herefordshire
-
04.01.1959
Evancoyd, Radnorshire
Midsh.
1914
S.Lt.
10.1916?
Lt.
15.09.1918
Lt.Cdr. (E)
15.09.1926
Cdr. (E)
31.12.1929
Capt. (E)
30.06.1941 (retd 29.01.1948) (reverted to retd 03.07.1948)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
05.1912


entered RN
08.1914
-
?
HMS Hannibal
?
-
10.1916
HMS Benbow
10.1916
-
05.1917
HMS Mignonette (sloop)
05.1917
-
?
HMS Christopher (destroyer)
?
-
(01.1919)
HMS Valentine (torpedo-boat destroyer)
early 1920
-
05.1920
engineering course, RN College, Greenwich
05.1920
-
1921
engineering course, RN Engineering College, Keyham
10.10.1921
-
(08.1923)
HMS Warspite (battleship)
15.05.1924
-
(05.)1926
HMS Calcutta (cruiser) (North America and West Indies)
10.07.1926
-
(06.1928)
a Second Assistant to the Manager, Engineering Department, HM Dockyard, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
08.07.1929
-
(04.)1930
HMS Rodney (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
(08.1930)
 
 
no appointment listed
09.09.1930
-
06.03.1933
HM Dockyard, Chatham [HMS Pembroke] (for charge of gun mountings and sighting gear)
18.05.1933
-
26.05.1936
HMNZS Diomede (cruiser)
07.07.1936
-
(08.1939)
an Engineer Inspector, Engineer-in-Chief's Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(04.1940)


no appointment listed
(10.1940)


no appointment listed
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
(12.1941)


HM Dockyard, Singapore [HMS Sultan] *
02.1942
-
1945
POW in Japanese captivity (Mukden in Manchuria)
24.04.1946
-
30.11.1946
Captain (E)-in-Charge, Artificers' Training Establishment [HMS Raleigh (training establishment, Trevol, Torpoint, Cornwall)
01.12.1946
-
(10.1947)
Commanding Officer, HMS Fisgard (naval artificers' training establishment, Torpoint, Cornwall)
05.11.1947
-
29.01.1948
also: Naval ADC to the King
MIMechE.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Charlwood,
David White
D.W. Charlwood (Photo courtesy of Mr Nicholas Parks Young)

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05.05.1880
King's Norton district, Worcestershire
-
05.10.1960
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
Lt.Cdr. (E) 30.07.1937 (retd)
28.12.1939 - (10.1940) HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hampshire)
... - ... ...
Charman,
Albert Edward
"Ted"
A.E. Charman
Son of John "Jack" Charman (1875-1951), and Mary Ann "Polly" Holmes (1884-1968).

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17.11.1910
Hook, Kingston district, Surrey
-
23.08.1991
Dunstan Bank, Gateshead district, Tyne and Wear
A/Wt. Steward
19.09.1941
Wt. Steward
1942?, seniority 19.09.1941
Cd. Steward = Cd. Catering Offr.
27.03.1943
Lt. (S)
01.08.1945, seniority 13.02.1945
Supply Lt.Cdr. (Catering)
13.02.1953 (retd 17.11.1960)
Member of the Order of the British Empire MBE
10.06.1954
HM's birthday 54 [investiture 20.07.54]
(12.1941)
 
 
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) *
06.03.1942
-
(08.1942)
HMS Victorious (aircraft carrier)
(02.1943)
-
(06.)1943
HMS Bee (Coastal Forces base, Weymouth) *
(08.)1943
-
(07.1945)
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) *
15.02.1946
-
(05.1949)
RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)]
02.01.1950
-
(05.1950)
HMS Ceres (Supply and Secretariat training school at Wetherby, Yorkshire)
21.04.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Devonshire (cruiser)
29.06.1954
-
(01.1956)
HMS Centaur (light fleet carrier)
(01.1957)
 
 
HMS Ceres (Supply and Secretariat training school at Wetherby, Yorkshire) *
(01.1959)
 
 
HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) *
MHCI.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Chartres,
Clive Frederick Evelyn
C.F.E. Chartres
Son of Frederick William Charles Chartres (1880-1967), and Constance Muriel Antill (1884-1943), of Woodbridge, Suffolk.
(06?).1919
Wangford district, Suffolk
-
23.03.1943

(MPK) [age 23]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 73, column 1]
Cadet 01.01.1937
S.Lt. (E) 01.08.1939
Lt. (E) 16.02.1941
11.01.1937 - 07.09.1937 special entry cadet, HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
08.09.1937 - 31.12.1937 special entry cadet, HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
01.01.1938 - (02.)1941 engineering course, RN Engineering College, Keyham [HMS Drake]
12.09.1941 - (08.)1942 HMS Cleopatra (cruiser)
22.10.1942 - (02.)1943 HMS Taku (submarine)
1943 - 23.03.1943 HMS Turbulent (submarine) (ship lost off Sardinia)
Chatfield,
Lord Alfred Ernle Montacute;
1st Baron Chatfield of Ditchling, cr. 11.06.1937
A.E.M. Chatfield A.E.M. Chatfield
A.E.M. Chatfield A.E.M. Chatfield
Only son of late Admiral Alfred John Chatfield, CB (1831-1910), and Louisa Faulconer (?-1916).
Married (29.07.1909) Lillian Emma St John Matthews (CStJ 1957) (26.03.1889 - 30.09.1977), daughter of Maj. George Lipscomb Matthews, TF (1858-?), and Emma Florence Lewis; one son, one daughter (and one daughter deceased).

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27.09.1873
Southsea, Portsea Island, Hampshire
-
15.11.1967
Farnham Common, Buckinghamshire
Midsh. 15.08.1888
S.Lt. 27.09.1892
Lt. 27.03.1894
Cdr. 31.12.1903
Capt. 30.09.1909
R.Adm. 31.07.1920
V.Adm. 01.03.1926
Adm. 01.04.1930
Adm. of the Fleet 08.05.1935 (half-pay 07.09.1938?)
- PC
1939
?
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath GCB
01.01.1934
New Year 34
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
1922
?
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
03.06.1916
HM's birthday 16
Member of the Order of Merit OM
02.01.1939
?
Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George KCMG
05.04.1919
services during the war
Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George CMG
15.09.1916

commanded and fought Flagship with great skill and gallantry

Commander of the Royal Victorian Order CVO
04.02.1912
?
Mention in Despatches MID
03.03.1915
?
Hon. DCL Oxford, 1934; Hon. LLD Cambridge, 1939
Gold Medal, RSA, 1947; Grand Cross of the Phœnix (Greece), 1933; Grand Cross of Aviz of Portugal, 1940
15.07.1886

 

joined RN, HMS Britannia



specialized in Gunnery
03.1906
-
06.1909
Commanding Officer, Gunnery School HMS Excellent
11.1911
-
02.1912
Captain HMS Medina during tour of King George V and Queen Mary in India
1914
-
1916
served as Flag Captain to Vice-Admiral Commanding Battle Cruiser Fleet (Sir David Beatty), HMS Lion, during action off Heligoland, Dogger Bank action, 1915 (despatches, CB), and battle of Jutland, 1916 (despatches, CMG)
02.1917
-
07.04.1919
Flag Captain and Fleet Gunnery Officer to Sir David Beatty (Commander-in-Chief Grand Fleet), HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship)
19.06.1919
-
05.03.1920
4th Sea Lord (Naval Representative, Washington Naval Conference, 1920)
15.03.1920
-
11.12.1922
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff
11.12.1922
-
01.1925
Commanded Third Light Cruiser Squadron [HMS Cardiff]
(01.1925)


no appointment listed
30.04.1925
-
01.11.1928
Third Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy
17.04.1929
-
26.05.1930
Commander-in-Chief Atlantic Fleet [HMS Nelson (battleship)]
27.05.1930
-
30.09.1932
Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean [HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship)]
21.01.1933
-
07.09.1938
a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty (First Sea Lord) and Chief of Naval Staff
 22.09.1938
-
04.02.1939
Chairman of Expert Committee on Indian Defence [HMS President]
1939
-
1940
Minister for Co­ordination of Defence (with seat in War Cabinet)
1940


Chairman of Committee on Evacuation of Casualties in London Region Hospitals
1940
-
1946
Chairman of Civil Defence Honours Committee
Special Assistant Commissioner for Hampshire, 1941; President: Institute of Naval Architects, 1941-1948; War Memorials Advisory Committee, 1943-1948; Chairman of Trustees of Imperial War Museum, 1943-1950; Chairman Royal Empire Society, 1948-1951; President of Garden Tomb Association, 1950-. DL Bucks, 15.06.1951. Freedom of Salters' Company, 1937.
Chattock,
Thomas Rawden
G.W.S. Childs
Married 1st (14.11.1924) Irene ...; ... children (one son?).
Married 2nd ((03?).1947, Surrey South Western district) ... Millar, née King.

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05.01.1901
Bristol, Gloucestershire
-
01.09.1959

Ware, Hertfordshire
Midsh. 06.09.1917
A/S.Lt. 15.05.1920
S.Lt. 15.01.1921
Lt. 15.01.1923
Lt.Cdr. 15.01.1931 (retd 1947?)
Cdr. (retd) 1947?
15.09.1914     entered RN
06.09.1917 - 01.1919 HMS Canada (battleship)
31.01.1919 - 01.06.1919 HMS Vanessa (torpedo-boat destroyer) [tender to HMS Blake (destroyer depot ship)]
01.06.1919 - 03.1920 HMS Princess Royal (battlecruiser)
03.1920 - 19.08.1920 HMS Hood (battlecruiser)
20.08.1920 - 04.1922 HMS Winchelsea (torpedo-boat destroyer)
19.04.1922 - 07.1922 Admiralty [HMS President] (additional; for course at Cambridge University)
11.09.1922 - 15.12.1922 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) (additional; for course for rank of Lt., to be followed by courses in torpedoes & navigation)
28.12.1922 - 01.04.1924 HMS Sandhurst (destroyer repair ship)
01.04.1924 - 09.05.1924 HMS Diligence (temporarily)
11.06.1924 - 20.06.1924 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (additional; for GCC??)
21.06.1924 - 05.1926 HMS Cornflower (sloop) (Mediterranean)
(05.1926)     no appointment listed
24.07.1926 - 04.1928 HMS Conquest (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
07.04.1928 - 06.1929 HMS Douglas (flotilla leader, 1st Submarine Flotilla) (Mediterranean)
21.08.1929 - 30.10.1929 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (additional; for Unemployed Time)
31.10.1929 - 30.11.1929 First Lieutenant, HMS Vesper (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
30.11.1929 - (01.)1932 First Lieutenant, HMS Vimy (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
(09.1932)     no appointment listed
(01.1933)     no appointment listed
01.1933 - (11.1934) HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
27.05.1935 - 13.04.1938 HMAS Cerberus (Flinders Naval Depot, Victoria) (for First Lieutenant duties) [lent to RAN]
(06.1938)     no appointment listed
04.07.1938 - (02.)1939 HMS Despatch (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
01.03.1939 - (08.)1939 HMS Durban (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
23.11.1939 - 25.12.1941 HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong) (captured)
25.12.1941 - 30.08.1945 POW in Japanese captivity at Hong Kong:
30.12.1941 - 23.01.1942 Sham Shui Po
23.01.1942 - 18.04.1942 North Point
18.04.1942 - 15.05.1944 Argyle Street
15.05.1944 - 30.08.1945 Sham Shui Po
14.02.1946 - (04.1946) Executive Officer, HMS Mylodon (Combined Operations base, Lowestoft)
Chatwin,
Cecil Athos Newcome
C.A.N. Chatwin (Photo courtesy of Mr Ian Frost)
Only son of Herbert Freeman Chatwin (1871-?), and Emma Chatwin (died 1951).
Married (27.12.1930, St Ethelburga's, Bishopsgate) Mrs. Phyllis Una T. Smith (née Dreyer) (born 1902), elder daughter of Adm. Sir Frederic Charles Dreyer.

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10.03.1898
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
-
11.05.1974

Chichester district
Midsh.
1914?
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
?
A/Lt.
15.11.1918
Lt.
15.06.1919
Lt.Cdr.
15.06.1927
Cdr.
30.06.1933 (retd 21.07.1948; reld under the government's re-allocation plan)
A/Capt.
02.11.1943
Distinguished Service Order DSO
26.07.1940

for good services in successful operations which prevented much war material from falling into the hands of the enemy

Croix de Guerre (France) CdeG
?
liaison operations Norway 04.40
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne & Dartmouth (01.1911-1914?).
01.1911
 
 
entered RN
1914?
-
1916
HMS Albemarle (battleship)
 1916
-
?
HMS Benbow (battleship)
 ?
-
1918
HMS Cordeila (cruiser)
(01.1919)
 
 
HMS President
25.06.1923
-
(08.1923)
HMS Marlborough (battleship)
12.12.1924
-
(05.)1926
HMS Windsor (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
21.12.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for training duties)
05.04.1928
-
(06.1928)
Commanding Officer, HMS Tetrarch (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
14.01.1929
-
03.09.1929
Commanding Officer, HMS Venomous (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
16.09.1929
-
01.11.1930
Commanding Officer, HMS Verity (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(02.1931)


no appointment listed
20.08.1931
-
11?.1933
First Lieutenant Commander, RN Barracks, Portsmouth  [HMS Victory]
09.11.1933
-
19.07.1934
Commanding Officer, HMS Shikari (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
20.07.1934
-
(07.)1935
Commanding Officer, HMS Bryony (sloop) (Mediterranean)
1935
-
21.12.1935
HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)
14.01.1936
-
(08.1936)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President] (psc)
(01.1937)
 
 
no appointment listed
19.01.1937
-
(07.1937)
course at Air Force Staff College, Andover [HMS President] (psa)
10.01.1938
-
(02.)1938
tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
25.03.1938
-
(09.1939)
Commanding Officer, HMS Garland (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(12.1939)


supposedly to have been on board the HMS Exeter (cruiser) during the Battle of River Plate
(01.1940?)
-
16.02.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Wolsey (destroyer)
(04.1940)


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) *
(04.1940)


Liaison Officer, French Ship "Indomptable"
06.07.1940
-
(10.)1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Fame (destroyer)
13.12.1940
-
(08.)1942
Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President] **
02.11.1942
-
(08.)1943
HMS President (for miscellaneous services at Admiralty)
02.11.1943
-
(07.)1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Proserpine (RN base, Lyness, Scapa Flow)
03.11.1945
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS Merlin (RN Air Station, Donibristle, Fife)
President, Leamington Spa branch Royal Navy Association, 1956-1963.
* indexed, but not listed as such
** (02.1941) & (12.1941) still also borne [incorrectly?] on HMS Fame
Chavasse,
[Rev.] Evelyn Henry
E.H. Chavasse as a young boy E.H. Chavasse as a young boy
E.H. Chavasse as a young boy E.H. Chavasse as a young boy
Fourth son (with four brothers) of Maj. Henry Chavasse (1863-1943), and Judith Isabella Fleming (1867-1935).
Brother of Col. Kendal George Fleming Chavasse, DSO*, Royal Irish Fusiliers and Capt. Paul Morrison Bushe Chavasse, CBE, DSC*, RN.
Married 1st (17.12.1930) Evelyn Constance Morgan; two sons.
Married 2nd (07.10.1957) Violet Helen (?-1991).

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personal memoirs



10.10.1906
Whitfield Court, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford, Ireland
-
09.08.1991
Kyrenia, Cyprus
Midsh. 15.09.1924
A/S.Lt. 01.01.1927
S.Lt. 01.07.1927
Lt. 01.02.1929
Lt.Cdr. 01.02.1937
Cdr. 30.06.1943 (retd 20.04.1949; medically unfit)
Distinguished Service Order DSO 07.09.1943 U-boat destruction convoy HX237 05.43 [investiture 27.07.45]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 02.06.1943 HM's birthday 43 [investiture 27.07.45]
Letter of Appreciation LoA - passage convoy ON139 10.42
1920     joined RN
15.09.1924 - (05.1926) HMS Benbow (battleship) (Mediterranean)
30.12.1926 - (07.)1927 promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
17.08.1927 - (12.1927) promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(04.1928)     no appointment listed
16.04.1928 - (07.)1928 submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
04.12.1928 - (08.1930) HMS L 69 (submarine)
(10.1930)     no appointment listed
(01.1931) - (03.1931) no appointment listed
24.04.1931 - (05.)1932 First Lieutenant, HMS Salmon (destroyer) (Portland)
(07.1932)     no appointment listed
01.07.1932 - (01.)1934 First Lieutenant, HMS Scarab (gunboat) (China)
(03.1934) - (07.1934) no appointment listed
(08.1934)     short course of instruction
31.08.1934 - (10.)1936 First Lieutenant, HMS Crescent (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
05.10.1936 - (11.1936) RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
(01.1937)     no appointment listed
12.01.1937 - (10.)1937 staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(01.1938)     no appointment listed
05.01.1938 - 12.1941 Staff Officer (Operations) 2 & Staff Officer Intelligence (Afloat), Commander-in-Chief East Indies [HMS Gloucester]
(12.1941) - (02.1942) no appointment listed
02.03.1942 - 09.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Broadway (destroyer) & Escort Commander in Western Approaches (North Atlantic)
12.09.1943 - 07.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Bentinck (frigate) & Senior Officer, 4th Escort Group
(10.)1944 - (07.)1945 Staff Officer (Operations), Derby House in Liverpool [HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)]
14.08.1945 - (10.1945) HMS Cochrane (RN base, Rosyth) (for Rosyth Escort Force)
15.02.1946 - 10.1946 Staff Officer (Operations) 2, Commander-in-Chief East Indies [HMS Highflyer]
post-war     Naval Intelligence Department
(07.1948) - (10.1948) no appointment listed
20.04.1949     invalided out of the navy with recurring TB
Joined the church (Reverend), 1952. Retired from his last parish (St Peter, 1964-1973, in Jersey, to Cyprus, 1973. Periodically Acting Honorary Chaplain in Kyrenia, Cyprus during the Turkish invasion, 1973-1980.
Chavasse,
Paul Morrison Bushe
P.M.B. Chavasse
Youngest son (with four brothers) of Maj. Henry Chavasse (1863-1943), and Judith Isabella Fleming (1867-1935).
Brother of Col. Kendal George Fleming Chavasse, DSO*, Royal Irish Fusiliers and Cdr. Evelyn Henry Chavasse, DSO, DSC, RN.
Married (11.04.1930) Elizabeth Geraldine Aylmer Somerville (03.03.1905 - 12.11.1959), only daughter of Capt. Aylmer Coghill Somerville (1865-1928), and Natalie Adah Turner, of London SW10; one son, one daughter.

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04.01.1908
Co. Waterford, Ireland
-
23.08.1994
Castletownshend, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland
Midsh. 15.01.1926
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1928
S.Lt. 01.01.1929
Lt. 01.10.1930
Lt.Cdr. 01.10.1938
Cdr. 31.12.1944
Capt. 30.06.1951 (retd 07.07.1960)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 11.06.1960 HM's birthday 60 [investiture 26.10.60]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 11.07.1940 HM's birthday 40 [investiture 03.09.40]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 07.03.1944 sinking of the Scharnhorst [investiture 27.07.45]
Mention in Despatches MID 13.10.1942 service in Mediterranean from 04.41
Education: RN College, Dartmouth; RN College, Greenwich.
... - ... ...
25.09.1939 - 19.05.1940 Executive Officer, HMS Princess Victoria (minelayer) (DSC) (ship mined & sunk off the mouth of the Humber)
(06.1940) - (07.1940) no appointment listed
12.09.1940 - (12.1941) Squadron Torpedo Officer, HMS Abdiel (minelayer) (despatches)
10.07.1942 - (08.1942) Torpedo Officer, HMS Furious (aircraft carrier)
(10.1942) - (12.1942) no appointment listed: in the headquarters ship HMS Bulolo for the North African landings
15.01.1943 - (12.1943) Torpedo Officer, HMS Jamaica (cruiser) (Bar to DSC)
23.01.1944 - (06.)1944 Torpedo Officer, HMS Anson (battleship)
07.1944 - (01.)1945 Operations Division (Mining), Admiralty [HMS President]
(04.1945) - (07.1945) Operations Division (Mining), Admiralty [HMS President] *
10.09.1945 - (04.1946) Torpedo, Anti-Submarine and Mine Warfare Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
... - ... ...
15.06.1953 - 07.11.1955 Commodore, Sri Lanka Navy
      HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (CBE)
Chave,
Robert Leslie
R.L. Chave
03.05.1909
South Stoneham district, Hampshire
-

12.07.1973
Bedford district
Midsh. (E)
01.05.1927
A/S.Lt. (E)
01.09.1929
S.Lt. (E)
01.05.1930
Lt. (E)
01.08.1932
Lt.Cdr. (E)
01.08.1940 (retd 03.05.1954; age)
05.05.1927
-
(02.)1931
engineering course, RN Engineering College, Keyham [HMS Vivid]
23.04.1931
-
(06.)1933
HMS Cardiff (cruiser) (Africa)
25.09.1933
-
(07.)1934
HMS Renown (battlecruiser) (Home Fleet)
27.12.1934
-
(07.)1935
HMS Lucia (submarine depot ship) (Home Fleet) (and for duty with submarines)
20.12.1935
-
(02.)1936
HMS Osiris (submarine) (China)
12.1936
-
(02.)1937
HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (China) (for submarines)
10.04.1937
-
(07.1937)
HMS Regent (submarine) (China)
(02.1938)

(08.1938)
no appointment listed
14.09.1938
-
(10.1938)
Admiralty Engineering Laboratory, West Drayton, Middlesex (under Department of the Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty) [HMS President]
03.01.1939
-
(04.)1939
in charge of HMS Oxley (submarine) (reduced to reserve at Portsmouth)
05.05.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Tigris (submarine)
24.09.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Seaborn (accounting base for 3rd Battle Squadron, Halifax, NS)
04.03.1941
-
(08.)1942
HMS Argus (aircraft carrier)
29.12.1942
-
(12.1943)
HMS Scourge (destroyer)
(04.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed
16.05.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS Chequers (destroyer)
(04.1946)
 
 
no appointment listed
05.01.1948
-
(05.)1949
HMS Zephyr
04.06.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Ariadne
(05.1953)
 
 
HM Dockyard Singapore [HMS Terror] *
MIMarE
* indexed, but not listed as such
Cherry,
Apsley Dunbar Maxwell
A.D.M. Cherry
Son of William Cherry, Surgeon General.
Married (18.11.1915, St Luke, Chelsea, London) Kathleen Macan; ... children (daughter Marguerite married Capt. Roger Curzon Lewis, RN).

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07.08.1876
-
24.05.1955
Domaine de Pigranel, Mouans-Sartoux, Alpes Maritimes, France
... ...
Capt. 30.06.1917 (retd 20.07.1922; own request)
15.07.1890     entered RN
... - ... ...
01.01.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Hannibal (RN base, Algiers / Taranto)
(02.1944)     no appointment listed
04.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Hannibal (RN base, Taranto)
16.02.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Fabius (RN base, Taranto)
Cheyne,
Mark Edmonstone
M.E. Cheyne
Son of ... Cheyne, and ... Haggard. Grandson of H. Rider Haggard.
14.03.1917
St Thomas district, Devon
-

27.07.2001
Norwich, Norfolk
Cadet
01.01.1935
Midsh.
01.01.1936
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1938
S.Lt.
?, seniority 01.03.1938
Lt.
08.05.1940, seniority 01.07.1939
Lt.Cdr.
01.07.1947
Cdr.
31.12.1954 (retd 18.09.1961)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
04.05.1943
sinking of 11 enemy ships 19.01.43
01.01.1935
-
01.01.1936
special entry cadet, HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.01.1936
-
(02.)1938
HMS Barham (battleship) (Mediterranean)
02.05.1938
-
(10.1938)
promotion course, Portsmouth
(02.1939)


no appointment listed
01.03.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Cornwall (cruiser) (The Nore)
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
05.03.1942
-
(06.)1943
First Lieutenant, HMS Kelvin (destroyer)
28.08.1943
-
(04.)1944
HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hants.)
06.06.1944
-
(04.1946)
HMS King George V (battleship)
30.06.1947
-
(07.)1948
Commanding Officer, HMS Whimbrel (sloop)
17.08.1948
-
(05.1950)
Executive Officer, HMS Hartland Point (landing craft repair ship)
03.1951
-
(05.1953)
Executive Officer, HMS Saintes (destroyer)
(04.1955)


no appointment lsited
(01.1956)


HMS President *
17.02.1958
-
(07.1961)
an Assistant Director, Marine Services Division, Department of Dockyards and Maintenance, Admiralty [HMS President]
Served on the Norfolk County Council for 15 years. Member of the former Loddon District Council and Ditchingham Parish Council and was also Deputy Lieutenant (DL) of Norfolk, 01.03.1977.

* indexed, but not listed as such
Chichester,
Cecil George
C.G. Chichester

Married (25.04.1905) Katherine Elizabeth Cottrell-Dormer; three sons (Capt. Cecil Charles Chichester, Royal Signals, Lt.Cdr. Michael Guy Chichester, RN), one daughter (Florence Anne Chichester, who married 1st Lt.Cdr. Henry Wilkin, RN, 2nd V.Adm. Sir Alastair Ewing, RN).

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25.09.1875
-
11.05.1967
...
...
Cdr.
31.12.1908 (retd)
Capt. (retd)
? (reverted to retd < 07.1945)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
04.1918
*
Mention in Despatches MID
11.06.1942
HM's birthday 42
* In recognition of the energy, good judgment and coolness under fire with which he organised and executed the evacuation of the Aerodrome at Thermi, Mityleni, on the 9th to 15th October, 1917. The evacuation of the Aerodrome was carried out under continuous bombardment by the enemy, and was effected entirely without casualties and without loss of stores.
15.01.1890
 
 
entered RN
...
-
...
...
10.06.1940
-
(01.)1945
Senior Fitting Out Gunnery Officer, Humber [HMS Beaver II (RN base, Immingham, Lincolnshire)]
Chichester,
Gilbert Etienne
G.E. Chichester
16.09.1924
-
Midsh. ?
... ...
S.Lt. 01.04.1944
Lt. 01.06.1946 (retd 10.10.1950; medically unfit)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Blake House; 01.05.1938-16.12.1941; Admiralty No. 1922).
... - ... ...
02.06.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Arethusa
... - ... ...
Chichester,
Michael Guy
M.G. Chichester M.G. Chichester
Son of Capt. Cecil George Chichester, DSO, RN, and Katherine Elizabeth Cottrell-Dormer.
Married (04.08.1945) Eleanor Sarah "Sally" Riddell-Blount (born 25.11.1915); one son, one daughter.

22.12.1917
Eton district, Buckinghamshire
-
26.12.2012
Cadet
01.05.1935
Midsh.
01.01.1936
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1938
S.Lt.
01.11.1938
Lt.
01.09.1939
A/Lt.Cdr.
01.11.1944
Lt.Cdr.
01.09.1947
Cdr.
31.12.1951 (retd 12.08.1961)
Mention in Despatches MID
08.06.1944
HM's birthday 44
Mention in Despatches MID
28.11.1944
Operation Neptune
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
01.01.1936
-
(02.)1938
HMS London (cruiser) (1st Cruiser Squadron, Mediterranean Fleet)
02.05.1938
-
(10.1938)
promotion course, Portsmouth
1939
-
1945
service with the Home Fleet and the Western Approaches Command:
21.01.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Imogen (destroyer) (3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean Fleet)
09.01.1941
-
(02.1941)
HMS Aberdeen (sloop)
1942


qualified as signal communications specialist
(08.1942)


no appointment listed
1942
-
(06.)1943
HMS Offa, Battle of the Atlantic *
03.06.1943
-
(12.1943)
Signals Officer, HMS Onslow (destroyer)
08.01.1944
-
03.1944
HM Signal School, nr Petersfield [HMS Mercury]
03.03.1944
-
1945
Flag Lieutenant, HMS Belfast (cruiser) (sinking of the German battlecruiser Scharnhorst, Battle of North Cape, 1943 & shore bombardment of Normandy coast,  June 1944)
18.07.1945
-
(07.1945)
staff, Naval Air Signal School [HMS Condor]
18.01.1946
-
1947
Flag Lieutenant-Commander, HMS Ukussa, Royal Naval Air Station, Katukurunda, Ceylon
12.05.1947
-
1949
Signal Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
05.09.1949
-
(05.1950)
Flag Lieutenant-Commander, HMS Dolphin
02.1952
-
1954
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
02.05.1955
-
(01.)1956
HMS Contest (destroyer)
1957


Joint Tactical School, Malta
1958
-
1960
HMS Phoenicia
(07.)1961


served as Sea Cadet Corps Officer
Defence Correspondent for the Statist, 1962-1967; regular contributor of articles to Navy magazine, 1962-1977, member of the Bow Group Standing Committee on Defence, 1982.
Published (with John Wilkinson): The uncertain ally : British defence policy, 1960-1990 (1982); British Defence, a blueprint for reform (1987)
* Index of Febr 1943 shows HMS Valkyrie, though the ship's listing does not include him
Child,
Miles Ambrose Gregory
M.A.G. Child
Son of Stephen Ambrose Child (1865-1946), and Mabel Gregory (1861-).
Married (02.1941, Surrey North Eastern district) Maria Filomena "Ena" Burrill (16.08.1908 - 09.01.1999), actress, daughter of Charles Sutherland Burrill, and Alyce Virginia Welch.

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08.05.1901
Cobham, Epsom district, Surrey
-
04.08.1961
Wrecclesham, Farnham, Surrey
Lt. 15.12.1922
Lt.Cdr. 15.12.1930 (retd 08.05.1946)
A/Cdr. 04.01.1943
Cdr. (retd) 08.05.1946
15.01.1915     entered RN
10.01.1923 - (01.)1925 HMS Vortigern (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
22.04.1925 - (02.)1927 HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Atlantic Fleet)
30.03.1927 - (07.1927) HMS Whirlwind (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
01.1928 - 28.03.1928 HMS Wakeful (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
29.03.1928 - (06.1928) HMS Whirlwind (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
10.05.1929 - (08.)1930 HMS Devonshire (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
16.12.1930 - (06.)1933 HMS Keith (flotilla leader, 4th Destroyer Flotilla) (Mediterranean)
27.12.1933 - (11.1934) HMS Effingham (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth) (for emergency destroyers)
04.01.1935 - (02.)1935 Commanding Officer, HMS Westminster (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
23.04.1935 - (02.)1937 Commanding Officer, HMS Forester (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
10.05.1937 - (07.)1937 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for Tactical School)
11.08.1937 - (10.)1938 Merchant Navy Defence Instructional Officer, South Shields (under Officer of Admiral Commanding Reserves) [HMS President II]
07.12.1938 - (05.)1939 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for training duties)
17.06.1939 - 13.07.1939 Commanding Officer, HMS Viscount (destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
14.07.1939 - 12.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Warwick (destroyer)
17.12.1941 - (08.)1942 HMS Attack (Coastal Forces base, Portland)
01.09.1942 - (12.1942) HMS Bee (Coastal Forces base, Weymouth)
04.01.1943 - (04.)1943 Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(06.1943)     no appointment listed
11.06.1943 - (01.)1945 Local Defence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.04.1945 - (04.1946) on staff of Principal British Naval Liaison Officer (PNLO), Admiralty [HMS President]
10.03.1947 - (10.1947) Naval Adviser to Polish Resettlement Corps on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth [HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)]
Childs,
Geoffrey William Samuel
G.W.S. Childs (Photo courtesy of Mr Bartlomiej Blaszkowski)

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04.04.1892
St Pancras district, London
-

19.05.1967
Worcester district
Clerk
?
Asst. Paym.
15.04.1913
Paym.Lt.
15.04.1915 (retd 07.1919?)
A/Paym.Lt.Cdr.
< 04.1940
Paym.Lt.Cdr. (retd) = Lt.Cdr. (S) (retd)
?, seniority 25.11.1939
A/Paym.Cdr. (retd) =
A/Cdr. (S) (retd)

< 12.1941
Polonia Restituta 4th class PolRes
22.12.1942
services to Polish Navy
15.07.1909
 
 
entered RN
15.12.1911
 
 
HMS Neptune

Immigration officer, Home Office (1930).

22.09.1939
-
03.1940
HMS Drake IV (accounting base, Devonport)
05.03.1940
-
(12.1941)
Admiralty [HMS President] (for special and miscellaneous services)
11.06.1942
-
(04.1946)
staff of Principal British Naval Liaison Officer to Allied Navies [HMS President]
Chitty,
Joseph Charles Oliver
J.C.O. Chitty
Son of Joseph Torry Chitty (1893-1951) of Jesmond, Newcastle (formerly of Torrie Lodge), and Olive Francesca Constance Martelli.
Formerly of Salisbury (Harare).
Married (26.09.1942) Liv Helga, daughter of J.J. Bakke, of Norway; one daughter.
28.10.1917
Sleaford district, Lincolnshire
-


Southern Rhodesia / Zimbabwe
Cadet
01.01.1935
Midsh.
01.09.1935
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1938
S.Lt.
01.05.1938
Lt.
05.1940, seniority 16.07.1939 (retd 1946?)
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St
-
-
Atlantic Star Atl St
-
-
Africa Star Afr St
-
-
Burma Star Bur St
-
-
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
01.01.1935
-
31.08.1935
HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.09.1935
-
(07.1937)
HMS York (cruiser) (America and West Indies)
03.01.1938
-
(08.)1938
promotion course, Portsmouth
17.09.1938
-
(04.)1940
HMS Shropshire (cruiser)
20.07.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Shropshire (cruiser) (Atlantic & Somaliland)
(12.1941)
 
 
no appointment listed
29.05.1942
-
(06.)1943
observer, HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown) (for Fleet Air Arm pool)
07.1943
-
(10.)1943
observer, HMS Cormorant II (RN Air Station, Gibraltar) (for duty with pool)
(12.1943)
 
 
no appointment listed
29.02.1944
-
(07.)1945
HMS Howe (battleship) (Burma)
12.11.1945
-
(04.1946)
an Assistant (Air) to Naval Assistants to Second Sea Lord, Admiralty [HMS President]
Cholerton,
Eric Willis
E.W. Cholerton (Photo courtesy of Mr Frank Mayberry)
Son of Temp. Quartermaster & Lieut. Willis Cholerton, MC, and Ada Minnie Coates.
Married (01.01.1938, Holy Trinity Church in Sliema, Malta) Kathleen Rose McLeod Jenkin (born 03.01.1912, Sliema, Malta), daughter of Thomas George and Eva Marion (née Lillywhite) Jenkin, of Sliema, Malta; one daughter, two sons.
05.01.1910
Frimley, Surrey
-

08.01.1976
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Prob. S.Lt. RNR
01.07.1933
S.Lt. RNR
08.12.1935, seniority 01.07.1933
Lt. RNR
01.07.1936
09.12.1936, seniority 22.05.1936
Lt. (Supplementary List)
23.03.1937, seniority 05.01.1934
Lt.
1938?, seniority 05.01.1934
Lt.Cdr.
05.01.1942 (retd 05.01.1955)
25.11.1936
-
01.1938
HMS Snapper (submarine) (Mediterranean)
01.1938
-
(02.)1938
HMS Douglas (flotilla leader, 1st Submarine Flotilla) (Mediterranean)
04.1938
-
(08.)1938
HMS Shark (submarine)
08.1938
-
(10.)1938
HMS Maidstone (submarine depot ship) (for submarines) (Mediterranean)
13.11.1938
-
(08.)1939
First Lieutenant, HMS Snapper (submarine)
07.12.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Galatea (cruiser)
28.04.1940
-
09.04.1942
HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier) [ship sunk by Japanese aircraft south of Ceylon]
(08.1942)


no appointment listed
29.09.1942
-
(06.)1943
HMS Ajax (cruiser)
06.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Royalist (cruiser)
01.1945
-
(04.1946)
Executive Officer, HMS Sainfoin (landing ship, infantry)
17.02.1947
-
(07.1948)
HMS Maidstone (submarine depot ship)
01.04.1950
-
(05.1950)
HMS Woolwich (destroyer depot ship)
(05.1953)


HMS Lochinvar (destroyer & minesweeper base, Granton) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Chovil,
Albert Maurice
A.M. Chovil (Photo courtesy of Mr Nicholas Parks Young)
Son (with two brothers) of Alfred Samuel Chovil, export merchant, and Caroline Harriet Newey.
Married ((12?).1923, Ware district, Hertfordshire) Alianor Beatrice Emery (26.09.1902 - 10.02.1976); ... children.

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28.07.1901
Moseley, King's Norton district, Warwickshire
-
13.01.1973
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
Midsh. 15.09.1917
A/S.Lt.. 15.09.1920
S.Lt.. 15.05.1921
Lt.. 15.06.1922
Lt.Cdr. 15.06.1930 (retd 28.07.1946)
A/Cdr. 01.07.1944?
Cdr. (retd) 28.07.1946
Mention in Despatches MID 26.01.1943 escort convoy to Russia 07.42
... - ... ...
(09.1939)     HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) *
20.09.1939 - (12.)1939 HMS Royal Arthur (training establishment, Skegness)
18.12.1939 - (02.)1942 HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hampshire)
23.03.1942 - (06.)1943 HMS Palomares (fighter direction ship) (despatches)
(08.1943)     no appointment listed
16.09.1943 - (10.)1943 HMS Effingham (Combined Operations base, Dartmouth)
(12.1943) - (06.1944) no appointment listed
01.07.1944 - (07.)1946 Executive Officer, HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Christie,
Arthur Edward Tolfrey
A.E.T. Christie

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21.09.1907
Isle of Wight, Hampshire
-
08.02.1989
Farnham, Surrey North-Western district, Surrey
Midsh.
15.09.1926
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1929
S.Lt.
22.03.1930, seniority 01.12.1928
Lt.
08.10.1930, seniority 01.01.1930
Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1938
Cdr.
31.12.1942
Capt.
31.12.1949 (General List 01.01.1957) (retd 07.01.1959)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
22.07.1941
towing Taku 03.41
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
06.04.1943
Operation Torch
Commander of the Military Order of St. Benedict of Aviz (Portugal) Aviz
?
visit Portugal 02.57
15.09.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMS Iron Duke (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
03.01.1929
-
(08.1929)
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
08.03.1930
-
(04.1930)
HMS Waterhen (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
?
-
(10.1930)
HMS Wryneck (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(02.1931)


short course
09.02.1931
-
(09.1932)
HMS Bulldog (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
18.04.1933
-
(01.1934)
HMS Westcott (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
02.04.1935
-
(02.1937)
HMS Dorsetshire (cruiser) (China)
(07.1937)


no appointment listed
26.07.1937
-
(02.1938)
HMS President (for study of languages) (for 6 months' study  in Germany)
05.04.1938
-
(04.)1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Sheldrake (patrol vessel)
12.1940
-
11.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Enchantress (escort vessel) & from .... ? also SO 38th Escort Group
11.1943
-
(06.1944)
Chief Staff Officer, HM Naval Establishments Bermuda [HMS Malabar]
(07.1945)


HMS Golden Hind (RN manning depot, Sydney, NSW, Australia) *
01.12.1945
-
(04.1946)
Staff Officer (Q) to Vice-Admiral (Q) British Pacific Fleet [HMS Golden Hind II (RN base, Sydney, NSW)]
07.07.1948
-
(08.1948)
RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)]
(05.1950)


HMS President *
16.02.1953
-
(05.1953)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
01.09.1953
-
(04.)1955
NATO Defence College
18.11.1955
-
(1957)
Commanding Officer, HMS Chieftain (destroyer)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Chubb,
Edwin Joseph
E.J. Chubb
Married ((06?).1935, Devonport district, Devon) Doris H. Taylor.
28.11.1908
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
-
23.02.2000

South Hams district, Devon
Midsh. (E) 01.01.1928
S.Lt. (E) 01.04.1930
Lt. (E) 01.07.1931
Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.07.1939 (retd 28.11.1953)
12.01.1928 - (01.)1932 engineering course, RN Engineering College, Keyham [HMS Vivid]
04.01.1932 - (01.)1934 HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
24.07.1934 - (02.)1935 on staff of Gun Mounting Overseer at Messrs. Vickers-Armstrong Ltd. in Barrow-in-Furness under Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.02.1935 - (07.1935) HMS Galatea (cruiser) (building at Greenock) (and for duty with Commander Superintendent of Contract-Built Ships)
01.1936 - (10.1936) HMS Resource (repair ship) (Mediterranean)
(01.1937)     no appointment listed
28.01.1937 - (07.)1937 HMS Diomede (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, The Nore)
19.08.1937 - 1937 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for courses)
04.11.1937 - (04.)1940 HMS Firedrake (destroyer)
30.05.1940 - (10.)1940 HMS Nestor (destroyer)
11.1940 - 01.03.1942 HMS Exeter (cruiser) [sunk by Japanese forces in Battle of the Java Sea; captured]
01.03.1942 - (07.1945) POW in Japanese captivity
(04.1946) - (07.)1948 HMS Renown (battlecruiser) *
16.08.1948 - (05.1949) HMS Guardian
(05.1950)     Admiralty [HMS President] *
19.06.1950 - (05.)1951 HMS Newcastle
09.06.1951 - (05.)1953 HMS Orion (for duty with Senior Officer Reserve Fleet, Plymouth)
Churchill,
Charles Fraser Harrington
C.F.H. Churchill
Son of Lt.Col. Herbert Forbes Churchill, retired, and Grace Hay Hunt.
Married 1st (07.12.1931, Malta) Gertrude Vivian Swan, daughter of Sir Charles Sheriton Swan, shipbuilder; one son.
Married 2nd Ethel Dorothea (née ...) (died 21.08.1980).

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19.03.1899
Alderley Edge, Macclesfield district, Cheshire
-

10.11.1980
Ponterwyd, Aberstwyth, Dyfed
S.Lt.
15.01.1918
Lt.
15.02.1920
Lt.Cdr
15.02.1928 (retd 19.03.1944)
A/Cdr.
21.07.1941?
Cdr. (retd)
19.03.1944
A/Capt. (retd)
01.1945?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
20.07.1943
[ar ats?] & convoy escort 11.42-03.43 [investiture 06.03.45]
08.1914
 
 
entered RN
(01.1919)
 
 
Admiralty [HMS President]
02.08.1922
-
(08.1923)
HMS Laburnum (sloop)
(01.1925)
 
 
no appointment listed
09.03.1925
-
(02.)1927
HMS Valentine (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
02.07.1927
-
(04.)1928
HMS Egmont (RN base, Malta) (for command of destroyers in reserve)
04.1928
-
(06.)1928
Commanding Officer, HMS Vivacious (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
10.1928
-
(04.)1930
Commanding Officer, HMS Seraph (destroyer) (China)
(08.1930)
-
(10.1930)
no appointment listed
25.04.1931
-
(06.1933)
Commanding Officer, HMS Bulldog (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(01.1934)
 
 
no appointment listed
12.03.1934
-
(08.)1934
Commanding Officer, HMS Escapade (destroyer) (and for duty with Commander Superintendent of Contract-built Ships while under construction at Greenock)
24.09.1934
-
(11.1934)
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for tactical school) [borne in HMS Dryad]
(02.1935)
 
 
no appointment listed
17.06.1935
-
(07.)1935
HMS Dauntless (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
31.07.1935
-
(08.)1938
Officer Instructor, Sussex Division RNVR
22.08.1938
-
(08.)1939
HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong)
10.1939
-
12.07.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Folkestone (sloop)
21.07.1941
-
(12.)1941
Trade Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
15.12.1941
-
06.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Vanoc (destroyer)
05.06.1943
-
25.02.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Inglefield (destroyer) [ship sunk by a German radio controlled glider bomb off Anzio, Italy]
04.1944
-
19.12.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Faulknor (destroyer)
01.1945
-
14.12.1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Abercrombie (monitor)
(04.1946)
 
 
HMS Cape Wrath (repair ship) *
Published: An elementary guide for executors (written by a layman for laymen) (1951)
Churchill,
Leonard Samuel
L.S. Churchill (Photo courtesy of Mr Guy de la Bedoyère)
Married ((06?).1935, Newton Abbot district, Devon) Florence Hilda Hooper.

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29.08.1906
Teignmouth, Newton Abbot district, Devon
-

10.05.1947 *
(illness)
[Hong Kong Cemetery, 21A, 10396]

* borne on HMS Eaglet at the time of his death
Seaman
? [J105391]
Gnr. (T)
18.12.1939
A/Cd.Gnr. (T)
18.06.1945
11.01.1940
-
20.07.1942
Torpedo Officer, HMS Viscount (destroyer)
(08.1942)
 
 
no appointment listed
03.09.1942
-
21.08.1944
Torpedo Officer, HMS Onslaught (destroyer)
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed
(01.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
10.05.1945
-
(04.)1947
Torpedo Officer, HMS Lagos (destroyer)
Churchill,
Peter Norton
P.N. Churchill
Younger son of Lt.Col. Arthur Benjamin Norton Churchill (1860-1939), Royal Artillery, and Marion Foster (1865-1958), of Camberley.
Married (17.12.1938, St Michael's, Teignmoutth, Newton Abbot district, Devon) Nancy Trevelyan King (07.07.1911 - 12.1997), daughter (with one sister) of Alexander Trevelyan King (1879-1949), and Maud Henrietta Lepper (1883-1964).
Residence: Abbots Leigh, Teignmouth, Devon; one daughter.

25.09.1903
Tonbridge district, Kent
-

08.07.1940
(KIA) [age 36]

[Plymouth Naval Memorial, panel 36, column 1]
 
... ...
A/S.Lt. 15.01.1924
S.Lt. 15.07.1924
Lt. 15.10.1925
Lt.Cdr. 15.10.1933
15.05.1917     entered RN
... - ... ...
30.12.1930 - (06.1933) Torpedo Officer, HMS Cornwall (cruiser) (China)
(01.1934) - (03.1934) no appointment listed
09.03.1934 - (07.)1935 HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth)
19.07.1935 - (01.)1938 Torpedo Officer, HMS Barham (battleship) (Mediterranean Fleet)
(02.1938) - (03.1938) no appointment listed
24.04.1938 - 08.07.1940 Torpedo Officer, HMS Gloucester (cruiser) (killed while ship was acting as cover passage of Malta convoys evacuating families to Egypt and ship was under heavy and sustained air attacks and hit on compass platform; Captain FR Garside, CBE, RN and 17 others of the ship's company were killed)
       
 
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