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1939-1945

 

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Dawnay,
[Sir] Peter
P. Dawnay
Son of Maj. Hon. Hugh Dawnay and Lady Susan de la Poer Beresford.
Married (28.04.1936) Lady Angela Christine Rose Montagu-Douglas-Scott, daughter of 7th Duke of Buccleuch; one son, one daughter.

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14.08.1904
St Marylebone district, Greater London / London
-
01.07.1989
Wield, Alresford, Hampshire
Midsh.
15.09.1922
A/S.Lt.
15.01.1925
S.Lt.
30.09.1925
Lt.
30.06.1927
Lt.Cdr.
30.06.1935
Cdr.
31.12.1940
Capt.
31.12.1946
R.Adm.
07.01.1956
V.Adm.
07.01.1959 (retd 01.02.1962)
Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order KCVO
02.12.1961
Royal tour of Ghana [investiture 02.12.61]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.01.1958
New Year 58 [investiture 11.02.58]
Member of the Royal Victorian Order MVO
22.06.1939
?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
07.03.1944
sinking of Scharnhorst [investiture 22.06.45]
Officer of the Legion of Merit (US) LM
28.05.1946
services in Far East
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne & Dartmouth.
15.05.1918     entered RN
15.09.1922
-
(08.1923)
HMS Centurion (battleship)
03.1924
-
(01.1925)
HMS Emperor of India (battleship) (Mediterranean) [07.1927 seconded to HMS Venomous (destroyer)]
11.01.1926
-
(05.)1926
promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Excellent]
03.12.1926
-
(07.)1927
HMS Renown (battlecruiser) 
15.08.1927
-
(06.)1928
HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) (Mediterranean)
01.12.1928
-
(08.1929)
qualifying for signal duties, HM Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
04.01.1930
-
(10.1930)
Signals Officer, HMS Effingham II (RN base, Ceylon) & for charge of Aden W/T Station
20.01.1931
-
(09.1932)
Flag Lieutenant to Commander-in-Chief, Africa Station & as Flees Signals and W/T Officer [HMS Cardiff (cruiser)] 
(05.1933)
 
 
no appointment listed
(06.1933)
 
 
short course of instruction
09.06.1933
-
(07.)1935
Flag Lieutenant to Vice Admiral Commanding 1st Cruiser Squadron & as Sqaudron Signals and W/T Officer [HMS London (cruiser)] (Mediterranean)
12.1935
-
(02.1936)
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for signal school)
05.01.1937
-
(02.)1939
Signals Officer, HMS Leander (cruiser) & as Squadron Signals Officer, New Zealand Squadron
(04.1939)
 
 
no appointment listed
10.07.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for signal school)
20.01.1941
-
(02.)1941
Signal Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
17.05.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS President (Admiralty) (for special and miscellaneous services)
01.04.1942
-
(08.)1943
HMS Saker (British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, USA)
18.10.1943
-
(10.1944)
Fleet Wireless Officer, HMS Duke of York (battleship)
(07.1945)
-
(04.1946)
Executive Officer, HMS Liverpool (cruiser)*
15.03.1948
-
(05.1949)
Deputy Director of Signal Division (V/S and W/T), Admiralty [HMS President]
(05.1950)
 
 
no appointment listed
1950
-
1951
Commanding Officer, HMS Saintes and 3rd Destroyer Flotilla
06.10.1951
-
(05.)1953
Commanding Officer, HMS Mercury (HM Signal School)
20.05.1954
-
10.11.1955
Commanding Officer, HMS Glasgow
20.02.1956
-
01.1958
Deputy Controller of the Navy, Admiralty [HMS President]
30.01.1958
-
25.01.1962
Flag Officer, Royal Yachts [HMS Britannia]
An Extra Equerry to the Queen since 1958. President, London Association for the Blind, 1968-. High Sheriff, Hampshire, 29.03.1973; Deputy Lieutenant (DL), Hampshire 21.11.1975.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Dawson,
Miles Delwaide
M.D. Dawson (Photo courtesy of Mr Shawn Dymond)
M.D. Dawson (Photo courtesy of Mr Shawn Dymond)
Son of ... Dawson, and ... Angier.
19.01.1922
Kingston district, Middlesex / Surrey
-
15.10.1987
Southampton, Hampshire
Cadet
01.05.1939
Midsh.
01.09.1939
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
16.06.1941
Lt.
01.02.1943
Lt.Cdr.
01.02.1951 (retd 29.09.1963)
Officer, Order of Oranje Nassau (Netherlands) OON
24.06.1955
rescue work Dutch floods 02.53
Education: RN College, Dartmouth
01.05.1939
-
25.08.1939
Cadet, HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
26.08.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Renown (battlecruiser)
03.07.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Echo (destroyer)
10.1941
-
01.1945
HMS Tetcott (destroyer)
[from early 1944 as First Lieutenant]
12.07.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Frobisher (cruiser)
02.1948
-
(07.1948)
HMS Whirlwind (destroyer)
12.04.1949
-
(05.1950)
First Lieutenant, HMS Armada (destroyer)
24.07.1951
-
(05.1953)
HMS Royal Prince (RN base, Krefeld, Germany)
03.01.1955
-
(01.)1956
Commanding Officer, HMS Venus
22.11.1956
-
(01.1957)
Staff Officer (P), HMS Highflyer (RN base, Trincomalee)
24.10.1960
-
(07.1961)
BIO Gibraltar & NA Rabot [HMS Rooke (RN base, Gibraltar)]
?
-
(02.1963)
HMS Collingwood (naval electrical school, Fareham, Hants.) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Dawson,
Sir Oswald Henry
O.H. Dawson
Son of W.H. Dawson, MD, Malvern, Worcs. Married (1922) Grace Swannell, daughter of J.T. Lefeaux,
Cheltenham; one son, two daughters.

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09.03.1882
Malvern, Worcestershire
-
11.05.1950
[Chalford Hill, Gloucestershire ?]
A/S.Lt.
15.04.1902?
S.Lt.
27.03.1903, seniority 15.04.1902
Lt.
30.06.1904
Cdr.
1916
Capt.
30.06.1923
R.Adm.
21.07.1935 (retd 22.07.1935)
Cdre. 2nd cl. RNR
11.1939 (reverted to retd 1945)
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE
01.01.1944
New Year 44
Mention in Despatches MID
17.11.1942
ocean convoys 39-42
15.09.1898


entered RN
15.12.1924
-
(01.1925)
Commanding Officer, HMS Diligence (destroyer depot ship) (Atlantic Fleet)
15.05.1926
-
(07.1927)
Commanding Officer, HMS Capetown (cruiser) (North America and West Indies)
15.11.1927
-
1930
Director of Navigation, Admiralty [HMS President]
26.04.1930
-
(02.)1931
Flag Captain, HMS Warspite (battleship) and Chief Staff Officer, 2nd Battle Squadron (Atlantic Fleet)
12.10.1931
-
(01.1932)
Senior Officers' War Course, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
20.06.1932
-
(01.)1934
Commanding Officer, HMS Dryad (Navigation School, Portsmouth)
02.03.1935
-
21.07.1935
Naval ADC to the King
11.1939
-
(08.1942)
Commodore of Ocean Convoys [HMS Eaglet]
Day,
[Sir] Archibald
A. Day
Son of late Donald D. Day, FRCS, and Henrietta S. Blaxland. Married (1929) Eunice Cassellah Pitt;
one son, two daughters.

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19.07.1899
Norwich
-
17.07.1970
[Wye, Ashford, Kent ?]
Lt.
15.08.1919
Lt.Cdr.
15.08.1927
Cdr.
30.06.1934
Capt.
30.06.1940
R.Adm.
08.07.1949
V.Adm.
27.01.1953 (retd 13.06.1955)
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE
01.01.1954
New Year 54
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
01.01.1943
New Year 43
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
07.06.1951
HM's birthday 51
Distinguished Service Order DSO
20.11.1945
minesweeping Rangoon Approaches & planning assault
Education: HMS Comway; RN College, Dartmouth
05.1914
 
 
entered RN
1914
-
1918
HMS Lowestoft, HMS Britannia, and HMS Courageous as cadet and midshipman, and in the destroyer HMS Welland in Mediterranean as a sub­lieut



at the end of the war and on completion of courses which included two terms at Cambridge University specialised in Hydrographic surveying
23.06.1922
-
(01.1925)
HMS Fitzroy (surveying vessel) (for navigating duties in lieu of specialist Lieut.)
30.01.1925
- (07.1927) HMS Iroquois (surveying vessel) (for navigating duties in lieu of specialist Lieut.) (China)
10.09.1928
-
(08.1929)
Naval Assistant, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
28.10.1929
-
(02.1931)
First Lieutenant, HMS Endeavour (surveying vessel)
08.12.1931
-
(01.1932)
Naval Assistant, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
12.06.1932
-
(09.1932)
Commanding Officer, HMS Fitzroy (surveying vessel)



Commanding Officer, HMS Iroquois (surveying vessel)
21.08.1933
-
(07.1935)
Commanding Officer, HMS Ormonde (surveying vessel)
01.1936
-
(02.1936)
HMS Resource (repair ship) (for charge of survey) (Mediterranean)
11.01.1937
-
(02.1939)
Superintendent of Chart Branch, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
23.02.1939
-
(04.1939)
Commanding Officer, HMS Scott (surveying ship)
10.07.1939
-
(08.1939)
HMS Victory (Portsmouth), for charge of South Coast of England Survey
31.08.1939
-
1943
staff, Flag Officer Commanding Dover (later: Vice-Admiral Dover), since ... (02.1942) Chief Staff Officer
02.02.1943
-
(06.1944)
Assistant Hydrographer, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.06.1945
-
(07.)1945
Fleet Hydrographic Officer, East Indies [HMS Lanka]
20.08.1945
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS White Bear (surveying ship)



Assistant Hydrographer, Admiralty, Whitehall, and in command of HMS Dalrymple
1949
-
1950
Flag Officer Commanding British Naval Forces in Germany and Chief British Naval Representative in the Allied Control Commission
05.1950
-
1955
Hydrographer of the Navy, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
Hydrographic Survey, Lake Nyasa, 1955-1956; Co­ordinator of Operations for International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958; Acting Conservator, River Mersey, 1961-1970; Chairman, Dover Harbour Board, 1965. Hereditary Freeman of City of Norwich, 1920.
Published
: The Admiralty Hydrographic Service, 1795-1919 (1967)
Day,
Peter Alexander Coryton

P.A.C. Day
Son of ... Day, and ... Betley.
Married Betty; two sons.
(03?).1920
Brentford district, Middlesex
-
21.02.2007
[Winchester ?]
[age 87]
Cadet
01.05.1938
Midsh.
01.05.1939
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1941
S.Lt.
01.06.1940
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
01.12.1941
Lt.Cdr.
01.12.1949 (retd > 02.1963, < 02.1969)
01.05.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Cumberland (cruiser)
06.01.1941
-
(02.1941)
promotion course, Portsmouth
(12.1941)


no appointment listed
(08.1942)


HMS Skirmisher (RN base, Milford Haven) *
09.10.1942
-
(12.1943)
HMS Taku (submarine)
01.03.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS Nigeria (cruiser)
09.04.1946
-
(04.1946)
First Lieutenant, HMS Romola (minesweeper)
26.02.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Collingwood
18.12.1950
-
(05.1953)
HMS Glory
(01.1956)


HMS Bellerophon *
08.06.1960
-
(07.1961)
First Lieutenant, HMS Bellerophon
26.01.1962
-
(02.1963)
S.Mor.O., Staff, Commander-in-Chief Plymouth [HMS Drake]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Day,
Sidney David
S.D. Day

10.07.1899
Deal, Eastry district, Kent
-
(12?).1973
Weymouth district, Dorset
ERA1 ? [ M11509]
T/A/Wt.Eng. 1943?, seniority 11.03.1942
T/Wt.Eng. 1945?, seniority 11.03.1942 (reld < 04.1946)
Long Service Good conduct Medal LSGCM 09.1932 -
(1932)     HMS Albury (twin screw minesweeper)
05.1943 - (06.)1943 HMS Aberdare (Hunt class minesweeper)
(08.1943) - (10.1943) no appointment listed
19.11.1943 - (01.)1945 HMS Badger (minesweeper base, Harwich)
14.02.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Boscawen (RN base, Portland) (for service at Weymouth)
de Candole,
Reverend Charles Patrick
C.P. de Candole (Photo courtesy of Robin Clay) C.P. de Candole in 1961 (Photo courtesy of Robin Clay)
C.P. de Candole as a child (Photo courtesy of Robin Clay)  
Middle son of the Rev. James Alexander de Candole and Mary Paterson, of Toft, Cambridgeshire.
Married (07.1946, Toft, Cambridge) Audrey Imogen Nicholson (02.06.1924 - 09.1996), WRNS, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs L.H. Nicholson, of Grassendale, Liverpool; two sons, three daughters.
27.01.1907
Holton St. Mary, Ipswich, Suffolk
-
23.09.1992
Canford Magna, Dorset
Chapl. 21.09.1937 (retd 27.01.1962)
01.01.1938 - (09.)1939 HMS Rodney (battleship) (Home Fleet)
15.12.1939 - (02.)1941 HMS St Vincent (boys' training establishment, Forton)
27.02.1941 - (08.1942) HMS Morgan (RN base, Kingston, Jamaica)
(02.1943)     no appointment listed
24.04.1943 - (10.)1943 HMS Gosling (training establishment, Risley, nr Warrington, Lancashire)
29.11.1943 - (04.)1944 HMS Good Hope (training establishment, Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
(06.1944)     no appointment listed
09.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Highflyer (RN base, Trincomalee)
28.02.1946 - (04.)1946 HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hampshire)
27.12.1946 - (07.)1948) HMS Vernon (torpedo & anti-submarine school, Portsmouth)
(12.1948)     RN Hospital Haslar [HMS Victory]
17.03.1949 - (05.)1951 HMS Caledonia (RN apprentice training establishment, Rosyth)
11.05.1951 - (05.1953) HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport) (for miscellaneous duties)
? - (04.1955) Naval Hospital Haslar [HMS Victory]
25.11.1955 - (01.1957) Naval Hospital Malta [HMS St Angelo]
28.07.1958 - (01.1960) HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset)
19.04.1961 - (07.1961) RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
? - 1962 HMS Tyne (accomodation ship for the Senior Officer Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
Rector of Witchampton, Dorset, for 22 years, before he retired from that, to live in Wimborne.
de Chair,
Henry Graham Dudley
H.G.D. De Chair
10.09.1905
Winchester, Hants.
-
06.01.1995
Gravesend, Kent
Midsh.
15.09.1923
A/S.Lt.
15.01.1926
S.Lt.
?
Lt.
16.10.1928
Lt.Cdr.
16.10.1936
Cdr.
31.12.1943 (retd 10.09.1955; age)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
22.12.1942
action with U162 03.09.42
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
18.09.1945
Japanese heavy cruiser sunk 16.05.45
Education: RN College, Dartmouth
15.09.1923
-
(01.1925)
HMS Iron Duke (battleship) (Mediterranean)



HMS Wivern (destroyer)



HMS Laburnum (sloop)
16.01.1927
-
(07.1927)
promotion course, Portsmouth
(08.1929)
-
(04.1930)
no appointment listed
04.11.1930
-
(02.1931)
HMS Nelson (battleship) (Home Fleet)
07.12.1931
-
(09.1932)
signal course, HM Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
26.09.1932
-
(01.1934)
HMS Achates (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
31.08.1934
-
(02.1936)
First Lieutenant, HMS Venetia (destroyer) (Mediterranean, Abyssinia)
11.1936
-
(07.1937)
Commanding Officer, HMS Wrestler (destroyer) (Portsmouth Local Destroyer Flotilla)
02.12.1937
-
(02.1938)
Commanding Officer, HMS Scout (destroyer) (The Nore)
[court- martialled, dismissed his ship and reprimanded after HMS Scout ran aground in the Thames Estuary]
08.02.1938
-
(08.1938)
gas and ventilation officer, HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Home Fleet)
18.08.1938
-
1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Thracian (destroyer) (Hong Kong Local Defence Flotilla)
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
20.05.1941
-
(08.1942)
Commanding Officer, HMS Vimy (destroyer)
(02.1943)


no appointment listed
28.04.1943
-
(04.1944)
HMS King Aflred (training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
05.1944
-
(06.1944)
Chief Naval Instructor, CTC, Royal Naval Establishments India (Bombay) [HMS Braganza]
16.10.1944
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Venus (destroyer)
29.01.1946
-
(04.1946)
HMS Rosneath (Combined Operations base, Rosneath)
15.07.1949
-
(05.1950)
Executive Officer, HMS Vulture (RN Air Station, St Merryn, nr Padstow, Cornwall)
22.10.1951
-
(05.1953)
Commanding Officer, HMS Montclare (depot ship)
de Courcy-Ireland,
Stanley Brian
S.B. de Courcy-Ireland
Son of the Rev. E.S. & Mrs de Courcy-Ireland, of Homemead, Northam, North Devon.
Married (01.12.1927, St Mary's Church, Alverstoke , Hampshire) Ruth Rhys Jones (died 03.2007, aged 74), only daughter of Capt. Harry Jones, RN, of Clonkeen, Alverstoke; one son, two daughters.

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05.05.1900
Aldwick-le-Street, Doncaster, Yorkshire
-
11.11.2001
Badgeworth. Cheltenham district, Gloucestershire
Midsh. 01.01.1916
S.Lt. 15.09.1918
Lt. 15.08.1920
Lt.Cdr. 15.08.1928
Cdr. 30.05.1935
Capt. 30.06.1942 (retd 07.07.1951)
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne (01.1913-1914) & Dartmouth (1914-1915).
01.01.1916
 
 
entered RN
01.01.1916
-
1918
HMS Bellerophon (Grand Fleet; Scapa Flow & Battle of Jutland)
1918
-
1919
HMS Westcott (torpedo-boat destroyer) (witnessed scuttling of captured German Fleet, Scapa Flow)
1919
-
1920
Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
1920
-
1921
HMS Venomous (destroyer)
31.01.1922
-
28.02.1922
London Depot RAN [lent to RAN]
01.03.1922
-
25.04.1924
Gunnery Instructor, HMAS Cerberus (Flinders Naval Depot, Sydney, NSW) [lent to RAN]
26.04.1944
-
08.08.1924
London Depot RAN (for passage to UK & foreign service leave) [lent to RAN]
22.09.1924
-
1926
HMS Frobisher (cruiser) (Mediterranean & Balkans)
14.03.1926
-
(05.)1926
observers' course [HMS Excellent]
22.11.1926
-
1928
observer, HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Atlantic Fleet)
03.01.1928
-
(04.)1928
observer, HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
(05.)1928
-
1929
formed a squadron at Leuchars in Scotland before becoming a ground instructor [lent to RAF]
20.06.1929
-
(08.)1929
observer, HMS Argus (aircraft carrier) (Atlantic Fleet)
12.12.1929
-
(02.)1931
HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier) (China) (invalided home after a heart attack)
12.1931
-
(01.)1934
observer, HMS Furious (aircraft carrier)
01.05.1934
-
29.08.1935
senior observer, HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier) (Home Fleet)
30.08.1935
-
18.02.1936
Staff Officer (Operations) to Rear-Admiaral Aircraft Carriers [HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier)] (home Fleet)
19.02.1936
-
07.12.1936
Staff Officer (Operations) to Vice-Admiral Aircraft Carriers [HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier)] (Mediterranean)
14.12.1936
-
(10.)1938
attached officer in the Directorate of Operations (Naval Cooperation), Air Ministry [HMS President]
10.01.1939 - 17.01.1941 Executive Officer, HMS Newcastle (cruiser)
(02.1941)      no appointment listed
05.06.1941 - (08.)1942 Air Ministry [HMS President]
22.09.1942 - 02.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Owl (RN Air Station, Fearn)
02.1944 - (07.)1945 Deputy Director of Combined Operations (Naval), Combined Operations HQ
19.03.1946 - 26.02.1948 Commanding Officer, HMS Ajax (cruiser)
(07.1948)     no appointment listed
01.08.1948 - 1951 Deputy Director of Naval Equipment, Admiralty [HMS President]
07.01.1951 - 07.07.1951 also: Naval ADC to the King
Published: A naval life (1990).
de Halpert,
Michael Francis
M.F. de Halpert
Son of Roger V. de Halpert, and Chloris J. Streatfeild.
Married Anne ...; two sons, one daughter.
(03?).1919
St Marylebone district, Greater London / London
-
12.02.2008
[age 89]
...
....
S.Lt.
01.03.1939
Lt.
01.06.1940
Lt.Cdr.
01.06.1948 (retd 24.03.1958)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
11.06.1946
wind up Far East [decoration posted]
...
-
....
...
06.10.1939
-
(10.1940)
HMS Seagull (Halcyon class minesweeper)
(02.1941)
-
(12.1941)
HMS Polruan (Bangor class minesweeper) *
(08.1942)
 
 
HMS Afrikander V (RN base, Diego Suarez) *
16.12.1942
-
(12.1943)
HMS Vanquisher (destroyer)
19.02.1944
-
(04.1946)
HMS Terpischore (destroyer)
....
-
...
....
de LabalmondiÈre,
Arthur Victor
A.V. De Labalmondière
Married (28.04.1927) Geraldine St. Maur Ingham, daughter of Brig.-Gen. Charles George St. Maur Ingham and Phyllis Geraldine Betton-Betton-Foster.

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21.05.1900
Isle of Wight
-
14.08.1969
Mere
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
14.02.1921, seniority 15.08.1920
Lt.Cdr.
15.08.1928 (retd 21.05.1945)
A/Cdr.
01.1943
Cdr. (retd)
?
Letter of Praise LoP
?
Operation Neptune
15.07.1916
 
 
entered RN
27.09.1923
-
(01.1925)
torpedo course, HMS Vernon
12.05.1927
-
(07.1927)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Dolphin (submarine depot ship, Gosport) (for Fort Blockhouse)
16.04.1928
-
(08.1929)
Torpedo Officer, flotilla staff, 1st Destroyer Flotilla [HMS Mackay (flotilla leader)] (Mediterranean)
10.01.1930
-
(04.1930)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Hawkins (cruiser) & as Squadron Torpedo Officer (temporary), 2nd Cruiser Squadron (Atlantic Fleet)
12.04.1930
-
(01.1932)
HMS Defiance (torpedo school ship, Devonport)
28.07.1932
-
(01.1934)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Cairo (cruiser) & as Squadron Torpedo Offcer, Home Fleet Destroyer Flotillas (Home Fleet)
20.07.1934
-
(02.1936)
Tactical School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
30.04.1936
-
(08.1942)
Torpedo Officer, for duty at Portland, later Weymouth [HMS Vernon]
02.01.1943
-
(04.1944)
Tactical Commander, Coastal Forces [HMS Bee] (Holyhead)
08.05.1944
-
(06.1944)
staff, Flag Officer-in-Charge, Portland [HMS Boscawen]
12.1944
-
(07.1945)
Torpedo Maintenance Duties, HMS Golden Hind (Australia)
de Labilliere,
Claud Denis Delacour
C.D.D. De Labilliere
Son of the Revd. C.E.D. de Labilliere and Mrs. de Labilliere. Husband of Frances Christine Wright de Labilliere. Father of Gen. Sir Peter de la Billiere.
1904 ?
-
23.05.1941
(KIA) [age 37]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 45, column 3]
Sg.Lt.
01.10.1930
Sg.Lt.Cdr.
01.10.1936

MRCS, LRCP

01.01.1931
-
(01.1932)
Medical Officer, HMS Tern (river gunboat) (China)
10.04.1932
-
(09.1932)
HMS Suffolk (cruiser) (China)
05.08.1933
-
(01.1934)
RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake] (temporary)
10.07.1934
-
(02.1936)
Medical Officer, HMS Leith (patrol sloop) (New Zealand)
(02.1937)


no appointment listed
17.05.1937
-
(07.1937)
RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
15.12.1937
-
(04.1939)
RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
10.05.1939
-
(08.1939)
HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)
05.03.1940
-
23.05.1941
HMS Fiji (cruiser) (sunk off Crete)
de la Pasture,
Gerard Roger Malherbe
G.R.M. de la Pasture
Son of Marquis Gerard Hubert de la Pasture (1886-1962), and Ida Mosley, of Stable Cottage, Street End, Canterbury.
Married (17.08.1964, Roman Catholic church of St Thomas, Canterbury, Kent) E. Jane Wallis, younger daughter of Mr & Mrs W. Wallis, of Oakleigh, Bekesbourne.
29.08.1922
-
28.07.1979
Hereford and Worcester
Cadet 01.01.1940
Midsh. 01.05.1940
A/S.Lt. ?
S.Lt. 16.04.1942
Lt. 16.08.1943
Lt.Cdr. 16.08.1951
Cdr. 31.12.1955 (retd 04.12.1965)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Admiralty No. 1644; Grenville House; 09.1936-01.1940).
01.01.1940 - 30.04.1940 training, RN College, Dartmouth
01.05.1940 - (02.1941) HMS Devonshire (cruiser)
05.01.1942 - (01.1942) promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
12.05.1942 - (06.)1943 HMS Impulsive (destroyer)
(08.1943)     no appointment listed
(10.1943)     HMS Hannibal (RN base, Algiers) *
06.12.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Urania (destroyer)
(04.1944) - (10.1944) HMS Urania  (destroyer) *
(01.1945)     no appointment listed
22.02.1945 - (04.1946) First Lieutenant, HMS Widemouth Bay (frigate)
06.07.1948 - (07.1948) HMS Loch Veyatie
01.04.1949 - (05.1949) HMS Merlin
(05.1950)     HMS Merlin *
06.08.1952 - (07.)1954 HMS Ganges
16.08.1954 - (01.)1956 Commanding Officer, HMS Termagent
28.11.1956 - (01.1957) HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for training duties)
24.03.1958 - (01.1959) Commanding Officer, HMS Undaunted
24.04.1961 - (07.1961) Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer Middle East (Bahrein) [HMS Jufair]
12.06.1962 - (02.1964) Plans Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
* indexed, but not listed as such
de Pass,
Daniel
D. de Pass
Son of Alfred Aaron de Pass (1861-1952), and Ethel Phoebe Salaman (1869-1910).
Married Eleanor Jean Fleming; two sons.

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06.10.1891
-
09.08.1963
Midsh. 15.09.1908
S.Lt. 15.10.1911
Lt. 15.10.1913
Lt.Cdr. 15.10.1921
Cdr. 31.12.1926
Capt. 31.12.1934 (retd 08.01.1944)
Cdre. 2nd cl. (retd) 15.04.1941?
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 08.06.1944 HM's birthday 44 [investiture 09.07.46]
... - ... ...
28.12.1937 - 29.12.1939 Commanding Officer, HMS Cossack (destroyer)
10.01.1940 - (02.)1941 Deputy Director of Personal Services (Personnel), Admiralty [HMS President]
15.04.1941 - (12.1943) Commanding Officer, HMS Europa (RN Patrol Service Central Depot, Lowestoft)
01.04.1944 - (04.)1944 HMS Braganza (for duty with Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia Command)
(06.1944)     HMS Hathi *
01.09.1944 - (07.1945) Chief Staff Officer (Personnel) on staff of Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station [HMS Lanka (RN base, Colombo, Ceylon)]
* indexed, but not listed as such
de St. Croix,
Bernard Jasper
B.J. de St. Croix (Source: De St. Croix family website) B.J. de St. Croix (Source: De St. Croix family website)
Son of Frederick Alexander de St. Croix (1862-1921) and Lucy Elizabeth Tuck (1877-1914).
Married (29.06.1925) Helenora Margaret Stehn; one son, one daughter.

De St. Croix family website
28.08.1903
-
20.02.1965
[buried at St Andrew's Church, Bishopstone nr Seaford]
Midsh.
15.09.1921
A/S.Lt.
15.01.1924
S.Lt.
30.08.1924
Lt.
30.08.1926
Lt.Cdr.
30.08.1934
Cdr.
31.12.1939 (retd 22.10.1952; medically unfit)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
19.12.1944
successful action with enemy light forces 44
Mention in Despatches MID
28.11.1944
Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
09.1921
-
(08.1923)
HMS Hawkins (light cruiser)
10.04.1924
-
(01.1925)
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich
21.07.1925
-
(05.1926)
HMS Leamington (twin-screw minesweeper)
(07.1927)


no appointment listed
01.08.1927
-
(08.1929)
HMS Ceres (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
07.01.1930
-
(01.)1932 HMS Repulse (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
17.08.1932
-
(09.)1932
First Lieutenant, HMS Wolsey (destroyer)
01.12.1932
-
(01.)1934
HMS Frobisher (cruiser; cadet training cruiser)
20.11.1934
-
(02.1936)
First Lieutenant, HMS Lowestoft (patrol sloop) (China)
12.01.1937
-
(07.1937)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
04.01.1938
-
(08.)1939
Staff Officer (Operations) to Commander-in-Chief, Africa Station [HMS Amphion (cruiser), later HMS Neptune (cruiser)]
02.09.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Afrikander V (RN base, Greetown, Sierra Leone)
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
05.11.1941
-
11.08.1942
Executive Officer, HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier) [torpedoed & sunk in the Mediterranean]
01.1943
-
(08.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Salisbury (destroyer)
(10.1943)
-
(12.1943)
HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool) *
21.12.1943
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Tanatside (destroyer)
01.05.1945
-
(04.1946)
Executive Officer, HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hampshire)
28.02.1948
-
(05.1950)
Boom Defence Officer, Nore [HMS Pembroke]
de Ste. Croix *,
David Austin
D.A. de St. Croix
* also found as: de St. Croix
?
-
died between 08.1989 and 12.1991 ?
Midsh.
01.01.1945
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
01.09.1946 
Lt.
01.04.1948 (retd 24.01.1950; medically unfit)
(07.1945)


HMS Berwick (cruiser) *
(04.1946)


HMS Veryan Bay (frigate) *
07.07.1948
-
(07.1948)
HMS Aurochs (submarine)
08.11.1948
-
(05.1949)
HMS Astute (submarine)
de Ste. Croix,
John Arthur
J.A. de Ste. Croix
Married; five children (one of which is Lt. Ronald Arthur de Ste. Croix, RN).

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18.08.1890
Portsmouth, Hampshire
-
25.05.1963
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Seaman
? [237065]
A/Gnr.
?
Gnr.
13.07.1917
Cd.Gnr.
13.07.1927
Lt.
01.12.1938 (retd 18.08.1940)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
01.12.1946
Croix de Guerre (Belgium) CdeG
17.01.1919
for distinguished services rendered during the war
06.02.1918
 
 
commissioned RN
27.08.1923
-
(01.)1925
HMS Tiger (battlecruiser; seagoing gunnery firing ship, Portsmouth) (for DF & I duties)
27.04.1925
-
(05.1926)
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet) (for DF & I duties)
(02.1927)
 
 
no appointment listed
15.03.1927
-
(07.1927)
HMS Suffolk (cruiser) (building at Portsmouth Dockyard) (for DF & I duties) (and on commissioning)
07.02.1928
-
(04.)1930
HMS Suffolk (cruiser) (China) (for DF & I duties)
(08.1930)
-
(10.1930)
no appointment listed
19.11.1930
-
(02.1931)
HMS Restless (destroyer) (Portsmouth) (for direction finding duties)
04.01.1932
-
(01.)1934
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
12.03.1934
-
(02.)1935
HMS Iron Duke (training ship) (for direction finding duties)
24.06.1935
-
(07.)1935 RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
09.10.1935
-
(06.)1938
HMS Repulse (battlecruiser) (UK & Mediterranean) (for direction finding duties)
(08.1938)
-
(10.1938)
no appointment listed
13.10.1938
-
(02.)1939
HMS Hawkins (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
27.02.1939
-
(04.)1939
RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
30.05.1939
-
(09.1939)
Commanding Officer, HMS Shearwater (patrol vessel) [while under construction at Cowes, Isle of Wight, also for duty with Admiral-Superintendent Contract-built Ships]
21.02.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) [in charge while being refitted at Portsmouth]
27.05.1940
-
(08.1942)
HMS Pegasus (catapult trials and maintenance ship)
13.01.1943
-
(12.1943)
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
24.02.1944
-
(04.)1944
Gunnery Maintenance Officer, HMS Midge (Coastal Forces base, Great Yarmouth)
23.05.1944
-
(04.1946)
HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hampshire)
de Ste. Croix,
Ronald Arthur
R.A. de Ste. Croix
Son of Lt.Cdr. John Arthur de Ste. Croix, RN.
23.12.1918
London
-
17.02.1996
Sidcup, Bexley, Kent
Gnr.
01.04.1940
A/Cd.Gnr.
18.06.1945
Sen.Cd.Gnr.
01.04.1949
Lt. (Special Duties List)
01.01.1957 (retd 1957/58?)
09.08.1940
-
14.09.1942
HMS Coventry (cruiser) (and for direction finding duties) (ship sunk by German & Italian aircraft off Tobruk)
14.09.1942
-
(02.)1943
HMS Glenroy (landing ship infantry)
11.02.1943
-
(06.)1943
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
07.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Scylla (cruiser)
01.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Sirius (cruiser)
07.03.1947
-
(07.1948)
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
17.01.1949
-
(05.1953)
HMS Redjacket (RN nominal depot ship, Bombay)
24.08.1954
-
(01.1956)
HMS Duchess (destroyer)
(01.1957)


HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
de Salis,
Rodolph Henry Fane
R.H.F. de Salis
Married Madelaine Marion Catherine Heath, daughter of Adm. Sir Herbert Leopold Heath; no children.

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25.05.1890
Windsor, Berkshire
-
01.06.1972
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
1910?
Lt.
17.05.1911, seniority 15.07.1910
Lt.Cdr.
15.07.1918
Cdr.
30.06.1923 (retd 24.05.1936?)
Capt. (retd)
25.05.1936
Cdre. 2nd cl.
< 07.1945
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
03.06.1935
HM's birthday 35
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
25.10.1916
?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
01.10.1917
?
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1943
New Year 43
Mention in Despatches MID
13.03.1945
assault Normandy 06-09.44
15.01.1905
 
 
entered RN
02.01.1923
-
(08.)1923
HMS Vernon (topedo school ship) (additional; for miscellaneous duties)
02.10.1923
-
(01.)1925
Torpedo Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
15.09.1925
-
(05.)1926
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
01.10.1926
-
(06.1928)
Commanding Officer, HMS Veronica (sloop) (New Zealand)
31.12.1928
-
(04.1930)
Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(02.1931)


no appointment listed
21.10.1931
-
(07.1934)
on staff (for anti-gas duties) of Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)]
26.01.1935
-
(02.1936)
Superintendent of Mine Design [HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth)]
02.10.1939
-
(12.1941)
Deputy Director of Operations Division (Mining), Admiralty [HMS President]
15.01.1942
-
(10.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Menestheus (minelayer)
22.11.1943
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Southern Prince (auxiliary minelayer)
(07.1945)
-
(04.1946)
Principal Sea Transport Officer, South East Asia Command, Sea Transport Department
De Villiers,
Lindsay
L. De Villiers
Son of James Henry and Marie Josephine De Villiers.
Married Pamela Margaret De Villiers, of Durban, South Africa & Stubbington, Hampshire; one son. She remarried (02.01.1941, St Austin's Church, Nairobi, Kenya) Lt.Col. B.J.D. Gerrard, The Gordon Highlanders & The Nigeria Regiment.

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21.07.1904
Cape Town. South Africa
-
10.04.1940
(KIA) [age 35]
[Plymouth War Memorial, panel 36, column 1]
Midsh. 15.05.1922
A/S.Lt. 15.09.1924
S.Lt. 15.05.1925
Lt. 15.02.1927
Lt. Cdr. 15.02.1935
Mention in Despatches MID 07.06.1940 1st Battle of Narvik [posthumously]
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne (01.1918-...) & Dartmouth (...-07.1921).
15.01.1918     entered RN
07.1921 - 08.1922 HMS Thunderer
14.08.1922 - (08.1923) HMS Lowestoft (light cruiser) (Africa Station)
1923? - 1924 HMS Dublin (light cruiser) (Africa Station)
01.01.1925 - (01.)1925 promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
15.02.1925 - (05.)1926 HMS Walrus (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
12.1926 - (02.)1927 HMS Walrus (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
07.05.1927 - (07.)1927 HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong) (additional; for miscellaneous services [temporarily])
30.11.1927 - (06.1928) Executive Officer, HMS Peterel (river gunboat) (China)
(08.1929)     no appointment listed
(04.1930)     no appointment listed
09.05.1930 - (02.)1931 HMS Verity (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
20.04.1931 - (06.)1933 HMS Cardiff (cruiser) (Africa)
18.10.1933 - (10.)1936 Executive Officer, HMS Basilisk (destroyer) (Mediterranean & Home Fleet)
15.12.1936 - (02.)1938 Commanding Officer, HMS Amazon (destroyer) (Portsmouth)
09.05.1938 - (06.)1938 tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
27.07.1938 - (04.)1939 Commanding Officer, HMS Blanche (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
(08.1939)     no appointment listed
22.08.1939 - 10.04.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Hunter (destroyer) (ship sunk in collision at Narvik)
de Voil,
Leonard Charles
L.C. de Voil (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
Married ((06?).1917, Chertsey district, Surrey) Florence Gilbey.

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31.01.1896
Ware district, Hertfordshire
-
17.11.1971
Sussex
A/Gnr. (T) 01.04.1925
Gnr. (T) 1926?, seniority 01.04.1925
Cd.Gnr. (T) 01.04.1935
Lt. 13.09.1941 (retd 28.03.1946)
11.08.1925 - (03.)1926 HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship)
30.04.1926 - (06.)1928 HMS Venomous (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
24.10.1928 - (08.1930) HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth)
(02.1931) - (03.1931) no appointment listed
(01.1932)     no appointment listed
(09.1932)     no appointment listed
(01.1933)     no appointment listed
(05.1933) - (06.1933) no appointment listed
02.01.1934 - (02.)!936 HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth)
14.07.1936 - (08.)1938 HMS Glasgow (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
(10.1938)     no appointment listed
11.11.1938 - (12.1941) HMS King George V (battleship)
26.07.1942 - (10.)1943 HMS Assegai (training establishment, nr Durban, South Africa) (for torpedo school)
(12.1943) - (04.1944) no appointment listed
06.04.1944 - (10.)1944 HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Roedean School, Brighton)
13.12.1944 - (07.1945) Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty with Admiral Superintendent of Contract-built Ships)
De Winton,
Francis Stephen Walter
F.S.W. De Winton

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07.05.1896
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
-
04.1985
Chichester, West Sussex
Midsh.
1913
S.Lt.
?
Lt.
15.11.1917
Lt.Cdr.
15.11.1925
Cdr.
31.12.1931
Capt.
31.12.1938 (retd 08.01.1948)
15.01.1909
 
 
entered RN
1915


served in the North Sea
1915
-
1916
served in the English Channel
1917
-
1918
served off the west coast of Ireland
1922


served in Turkey
29.08.1924
-
(01.1925)
First Lieutenant, HMS Valentine (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
09.03.1925
-
(07.1927)
HMS Somme (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet & China)
(08.1929)


no appointment listed
02.12.1929
-
(02.1931)
Commanding Officer, HMS Whirlwind (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
(01.1932)


no appointment listed
04.07.1932
-
(09.1932)
Commanding Officer, HMS Frobisher (cruiser) (temporary) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
06.04.1933
-
(01.1934)
Executive Officer, HMS Centurion (target vessel)
02.11.1934
-
(02.)1936
Commanding Officer, HMS Basilisk (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
18.01.1937
-
(04.1939)
[Executive Officer?,] RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
31.05.1939
-
01.12.1939
Commanding Officer, HMS Keppel (flotilla leader) & Captain (D) 17th Destroyer Flotilla (Reserve Fleet, The Nore & Mediterranean)
01.12.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar) (additional for various services)
1941
-
1942
served in the North Sea:
18.01.1941
-
(02.1941)
SO Rosyth Escort Force [HMS Cochrane II]
1942
-
1944
served in the Indian Ocean:
23.06.1942
-
03.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Rotherham (destroyer)
(06.1943)
-
(12.1943)
no appointment listed
(04.1944)
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Rotherham (destroyer)
09.10.1944
-
(07.)1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Defender (destroyer base) & Captain (D) Liverpool
1945
-
1946
Captain-in-Charge, West Africa
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
1946
-
1947
Naval Officer-in-Charge, Hamburg
08.07.1947
-
7.1.1948?
Naval ADC to the King
1950
-
(1966??)
Commodore of Convoys
Dearden,
Lionel Humphrey Lucas
L.H.L. Dearden
Son of Cdr. R.L. Dearden, RN, and Hilda Marjory Ward-Humphrey, of Winterbourne Houghton, Blandford, Dorsetshire.
Husband of Phyllis Gordon Dearden.
(09?).1917
Knaresborough district, West Riding of Yorkshire
-
27.10.1940
(KIA) [age 23]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 37, column 1]
Prob. S.Lt.
29.07.1939
(09.1939)
 
 
short course of instruction
1939
-
1940
HMS Campbell (destroyer) *
19.08.1940
-
23.09.1940
submarine course [HMS Dolphin]
24.09.1940
-
27.10.1940
HMS H 49 (submarine) [tender to HMS Elfin] (killed when ship was sunk by German surface force near Terschelling, the Netherlands, 18.10.1940)
* (04.1940) indexed, but not listed as such
Dearden,
Richard Lionel
R.L. Dearden
Married ((06?).1914, Knaresborough district, West Riding of Yorkshire) Hilda Marjory Ward-Humphrey (? - 1964); three sons, one daughter (son S.Lt. Lionel Humphrey Lucas Dearden, RN).

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16.07.1883
Medway district, Kent
-
01.02.1955
Hampshire
Prob. S.Lt. 01.07.1911
S.Lt. 13.01.1913, seniority 01.07.1911
Lt. 01.09.1913
Lt.Cdr. 01.09.1921 (retd 16.07.1923; own request)
Cdr. (retd) 16.07.1923 (reverted to retd < 04.1946)
01.09.1913     entered RN
(01.1919)     HMS Castor (light cruiser)
(04.1940)     no appointment listed
29.04.1940 - (07.1945) HMS Beaver (RN base, Humber) (initially for miscellaneous duties, later for duty at Grimsby base)
Published: The autobiography of a crook (1925); Christopher Parkins, RN (1925); Jim of the "Valfreya" (1925); Ships that pass ... (1930); Watch on deck (1934; memoirs); A seafarer's harvest (1935); Maiden voyage (1938); Care of the Commander (1939); Great cricle trek (1939).
Debenham,
Alan James
"Jim"
A.J. Debenham (Photo courtesy of Mr David Burt)
Son of Horace Allan Debenham (1864-1951), and Maude Constance Debenham (1874-1951).
Unmarried.

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21.05.1905
Presteigne, Knighton district, Radnorshire, Wales
-
08.03.1987
Isle of Man
Mish. 15.05.1923
A/S.Lt. 15.09.1925
S.Lt. 30.03.1926
Lt. 30.10.1927
Lt.Cdr. 30.10.1935 (retd 1945?)
A/Cdr. 15.01.1942 to (08.1942)
Cdr. (retd) 1945?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 11.09.1940 courage in recent engagements [investiture 14.02.42]
Mention in Despatches MID 14.01.1941 leading attack on Maritza 04.09.40
15.01.1919     entered RN
... - ... ...
04.04.1937 - (05.)1939 School of Naval Co-operation, RAF Station Ford, nr Arundel, Sussex [HMS Victory]
06.1939 - (12.)1941 Commanding Officer, 824 Squadron FAA [HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier)] (DSC, despatches)
05.01.1942 - (08.1942) HMS Landrail (RN Air Station, Machrihanish, Argyllshire)
15.01.1943 - (12.1943) instructional staff, HMS Goshawk (RN Air Station, Piarco, Trinidad)
(04.1944)     HMS Goshawk (RN Air Station, Piarco, Trinidad) *
(06.1944)     no appointment listed
05.07.1944 - (10.1944) instructional staff, HMS Condor (RN Air Sation, Arbroath)
(01.1945) - (07.1945) HMS Condor (RN Air Sation, Arbroath) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Delamore,
Adrian Rhodes
A.R. Delamore
Son of A.W. Delamore.
M
arried (1950) Joan Louise Mizen, daughter of Edward Ernest Mizen and Daisy Cochrane; three sons.
Once of Waiheke Island.
04.11.1924
Auckland, New Zealand
-
01.1987
Cadet 01.05.1942
Midsh. 01.01.1943
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1944
S.Lt. 01.08.1945, seniority 01.04.1944
Lt. 15.04.1946, seniority 01.12.1945 (retd 1950)
Education: Wanganui Collegiate School (1937-1941).
      served Far East, Mediterranean, Atlantic, Russian convoys, later Palestine:
01.05.1942     special entry cadet (under the Dominion Scheme)
(02.1943)     no appointment listed
05.1943 - (04.)1944 HMS Mauritius (cruiser)
06.05.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Meteor (destroyer)
(10.1944) - (01.1945) no appointment listed
02.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Battler (escort carrier)
(04.1946)     HMS President III (accounting base) *
03.04.1947 - (07.1948) HMS Chaplet
(05.1949)     HMNZS Philomel *
06.06.1949 - (05.1950) HMNZS Tamaki
Farmer.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Deneys,
James Godfrey Wood
J.G.W. Deneys
Son of late J.P. Deneys and Mrs Myburgh.
Married ((09?).1920, Portsmouth district, Hampshire) Nora Winifred Mackenzie (died 04.03.1967); two sons.

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30.07.1897
-
25.10.1962
[Hayling Island, Hampshire ?]
S.Lt.
15.09.1917
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
14.01.1922, seniority 15.02.1919
Lt.Cdr.
15.02.1927 (retd 30.07.1942)
A/Cdr.
?
Cdr. (retd)
30.07.1942
Distinguished Service Order DSO
06.05.1941
sinking of U100, U99? & U29
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
14.06.1945
HM's birthday 45
Order of George I 4th class (Greece) Geo I
15.12.1942
escorting King to UK
Education: Haileybury.
01.02.1916


joined RN
1916
-
1917
HMS Shannon
1918


HMS Tormentor
1918
-
1931
served in submarines:
?
-
(01.1919)
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport)
02.02.1923
-
(08.1923)
First Lieutenant, HMS L 18 (submarine) [tender to HMS Lucia]
15.10.1924
-
(05.)1926
Commanding Officer, HMS R 10 (submarine) (Portland)
20.07.1926
-
(07.)1927
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Mediterranean)
07.11.1927
-
(06.)1928
HMS Champion (cruiser) (Portsmouth)
11.08.1928
-
(04.)1930
Commanding Officer, HMS L 52 (submarine)
01.04.1930
-
(08.)1930
in command of Group "M" Submarines in Reserve at Portsmouth [HMS L 14 (submarine)]
(10.1930)
  

no appointment listed
11.1930
-
(02.1931)
Commanding Officer, HMS L 23 (submarine) (Mediterranean)
(01.1932)


no appointment listed
30.07.1932
-
(06.)1933
Commanding Officer, HMS Vidette (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
(01.1934)


no appointment listed
05.04.1934
-
(11.)1934
HMS Effingham (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
19.12.1934
-
(02.)1938
Commanding Officer, HMS Tyrant (destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth & Portsmouth Local Destroyer Flotilla)
08.05.1938
-
(02.)1939
Commanding Officer, HMS Danae (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
09.02.1939
-
15.12.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Vanoc (destroyer)
30.12.1941
-
(07.1945)
Assistant to Naval Assistants to Second Sea Lord, Admiralty [HMS President]
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
Denham,
Henry Mangles
H.M. Denham
Son of Henry Mangles Denham and Helen Clara Lowndes. Married (1924) Estelle Margaret Sibbald Currie; one son, two daughters.

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09.09.1897
Harrow
-
15.07.1993

London

Lt.
15.09.1918
Lt.Cdr.
15.09.1926
Cdr.
30.06.1932 (retd 09.09.1947)
A/Capt. 
28.12.1939?
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George CMG
14.06.1945
HM's birthday 45
Commander of the Order of Orange Nassau (The Netherlands) OON
13.08.1946
services to the Netherlands *
King Christian X Liberty Medal (Denmark) ChrX
?
services to Denmark
King Haakon VII Liberty Cross (Norway) Hkn
26.08.1947

services to Norway

* same award gazetted at 02.11.1948

Education: RN Colleges, Osborne & Dartmouth (1910-...)
10.1910
 
 
entered RN
1914
-
1915
Midshipman, HMS Agamemnon (battleship) (Dardanelles)
1915?
-
1917?
HMS Racoon (destroyer)



occupation of the Rhine in HM Rhine Flotilla
1919


on a year's course at Magdalene College, Cambridge [HMS President]
1921


HMS Renown (cruiser) (round the world cruise with the Prince of Wales)



HMS Centurion (battleship) (Mediterranean)



spent a brief period in Austria in order to learn German
01.09.1924
-
1926
Divisional Officer, HMS Impregnable (boys' training ship at Devonport)
28.04.1926
-
(07.)1927
Flag Lieutenant[-Commander] to Commander-in-Chief Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
20.09.1927
-
(08.1929)
HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) (Mediterranean)
30.11.1929
-
(04.1930)
HMS Warspite (battleship) (Mediterranean)
27.05.1930
-
(01.1932)
HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) (Mediterranean)
(09.1932)


no appointment listed
19.04.1933
-
(01.1934)
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot ship) (for Fort Blockhouse)
15.01.1935
-
(07.1935)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich
16.01.1936
-
(04.)1939
Commander [= Executive Officer], HMS Penelope (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
1939


Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(08.1939)


no appointment listed
28.12.1939
-
(04.)1940
Naval Attaché, Scandinavian Countries (Copenhagen, Denmark) [HMS President]
21.05.1940
-
1947
Naval Attaché, Stockholm (Sweden) [HMS President]
Published: The Aegean, 1963, 5th edn 1983; Eastern Mediterranean, 1964; The Adriatic, 1967; The Tyrrhenian Sea, 1969; The Ionian Islands to Rhodes, 1972; Southern Turkey, the Levant and Cyprus, 1973; Ionian Islands to Anatolian Coast, 1982; Dardanelles : a Midshipman's Diary, 1915-16 (1981); Inside the Nazi Ring : a Naval Attaché in Sweden 1940-1945, 1984
Denison,
Edward Conyngham
E.C. Denison
Only son of late Captain Hon. Henry Denison, and grandson of 1st Lord Londesborough; cousin and
heir­presumptive to 6th Baron Londesborough. Mrried (1919) Betty, youngest daughter of late Sir Charles Heaton Ellis, CBE; (one son killed in action, 1945), one daughter.

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06.09.1888
-
13.11.1960
[London ?}
Lt.
01.10.1910
Lt.Cdr.
01.10.1918
Cdr.
31.12.1924
Capt. 
31.12.1931 (retd > 02.1941)
Cdre. 2nd cl. RNR
12.08.1941
Member of the Royal Victorian Order MVO
1931
?
Mention in Despatches MID
03.10.1944
3 years ocean convoys
Education: HMS Britannia
15.05.1903
 
 
entered RN
1914
-
1918
served European War
21.12.1922
-
(01.1925)
RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
15.06.1925
-
(07.1927)
Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty
26.08.1927
-
(08.1929)
Executive Officer, HMS Lowestoft (cruiser) (Africa)
15.01.1930
-
(01.1932)
Executive Officer, HM Yacht Victoria and Albert
25.03.1932
-
(01.1934)
HMS Bideford (sloop) (Persian Gulf)
01.10.1934
-
(02.1936)
Deputy Director of Personal Services (Manning), Admiralty [HMS President]
21.10.1936
-
(07.1937)
Commanding Officer, HMS Malabar (steam pinnace; for RN Barracks) & in charge of HM Naval Establishments, Bermuda
(02.1938)
-
(10.1938)
no appointment listed
16.12.1938
-
(02.1939)
HMS President I (for miscellaneous service at Admiralty)
10.02.1939
-
(02.1941)
Flag Captain, HMS St Angelo (parent ship, Malta) & [till 07.1940] Chief Staff Officer to Vice-Admiral-in-Charge, Malta
12.08.1941
-
1944
Commodore of Ocean Convoys [HMS Eaglet]
Denison,
Keith Baird
K.B. Denison
(12?).1926
West Ham district, Essex
-
29.02.2012
Midsh. (E) 01.01.1945
... ...
Capt. (E) 31.12.1972 (retd)
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
... - ... ...
       
 
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