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Ibbett, W.
to
Isaacson, J.W.

 
W. Ibbett  to  J.W. Isaacson
Ibbett,
William
W. Ibbett

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21.06.1886 *
Oxted, Godstone district, Surrey
-
28.06.1975
Burgess Hill, West Sussex

* year of birth in naval records 1887
Seaman
? [SS1430]
A/Mate
12.1915?
Mate 2nd cl.
04.1916?
A/Lt.
02.1917?
Lt.
15.12.1917
02.08.1921, seniority 15.08.1917 (retd 31.03.1923; own request)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
15.08.1925
Cdr. (retd)
26.06.1927 (reverted to retd < 04.1946)
01.11.1915 
 

joined submarine service
(04.1916)
 
 
special service
04.04.1917
 
 
HMS Alecto 
(08.1917)
 
 
for submarines
01.10.1917
-
(11.1917)
Mate, HMS C 32
(12.1917)
-
(01.1918)
Mates Navigation, HMS E 9
15.01.1918

16.02.1918
submarine Commanding Officers' course
(04.1918)


persicope course
(06.1918)
 
 
for submarines
(07.1918)
 
 
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for Fort Blockhouse)
17.07.1918
-
20.08.1918
Commanding Officer, HMS C 13
20.08.1918
-
17.02.1919
Commanding Officer, HMS C 4
19.02.1919


left submarine service (temporarily) to undergo courses
(11.1920)


HMS Lucia (for Group "B" of submarines: HMS K 10, HMS K 11 & HMS K 16
(01.1921)
 
 
reserve, Rosyth
12.07.1921
-
04.04.1922
Commanding Officer, HMS H 49
)06.1922)
 
 
no ship
(12.1922)


HMS Titania
03.07.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Fortitude (RN base, Ardrossan)
07.11.1941
-
(12.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMS Fortitude II (Coastal Forces base, Ardrossan)]
24.02.1942
-
(08.)1943
Resident Naval Officer, Troon [HMS Fortitude (RN base, Ardrossan)]
07.09.1943
-
(10.1944)
Naval Officer-in-Charge, Akureyri [HMS Baldur (RN base, Reykjavik, Iceland)]
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
Impey,
Michael Elijah
M.E. Impey
08.11.1915
-
03.1986
Poole, Dorset
Midsh.
01.09.1933
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1936
S.Lt.
16.09.1936
Lt.
01.12.1938
?, seniority 01.09.1938
A/Lt.Cdr.
01.05.1945
Lt.Cdr.
29.05.1946, seniority 01.03.1946
Cdr.
30.06.1950 (General List 01.01.1957) (retd 28.01.1958)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
14.09.1943
destruction 2 U-boats W Approach 24.07.43
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
07.04.1942
protection convoy W Approach
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
30.07.1942
destruction U252 W Approach
02.09.1933
-
(07.1935)
HMS Rodney (battleship) (Home Fleet)
01.01.1936
-
(02.)1936
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
31.08.1936
-
(02.)1937
promotion course, Portsmouth
23.04.1937
-
(02.)1938
HMS Delhi (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
21.03.1938
-
(04.1940)
for Motor Anti-Submarine Boats, HMS Osprey
(02.1941)


specialist anti-submarine course
10.1941
-
(08.1942)
Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Stork (sloop)
01.1943
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Philante (yacht)
20.03.1943
-
(08.)1943
First Lieutenant, HMS Starling (sloop)
15.09.1943
-
(06.1944)
for instructional duties, Anti-Submarine Establishment [HMS Osprey]
28.05.1945
-
(07.1945)
for disposal in East-Indies escort [HMS Caradoc]
(04.1946)


HMS Taff (frigate)
11.1946
-
(07.)1948
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for Torpedo Anti-Subrmaine duties)
06.12.1948
-
(05.1950)
HMS Superb
20.10.1952
-
(05.1953)
staff, Commander-in-Chief, Far East Station [HMS Terror]
(01.1956)
-
(01.1957)
HMS President *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Ingham,
Frank John
F.J. Ingham
Husband of Blanche Ingham, of Devonport.

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02.01.1883
Stoke Damerel, Devon
-
19.08.1941
[age 58]
[Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery, sec. C, cons. grave 3681]
Seaman
? [199530]
Gnr.
13.02.1914
Cd.Gnr.
13.02.1924
Lt.
08.12.1932 (retd 02.01.1933) (reactivated > 04.1940)
c. 1899


entered the navy as a Boy 
1900
-
1901
HMS Pique
22.08.1916
-
(01.1919)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Radstock (destroyer)
15.08.1923
-
(01.1925)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Valiant (battleship) (Mediterranean)
10.04.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMS Defiance (torpdeo school ship, Devonport)
16.04.1928
-
(02.)1931
Torpedo Officer, HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
04.11.1931
-
(09.1932)
HMS Defiance (torpdeo school ship, Devonport)
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
?
-
19.08.1941
HMS Defiance (torpdeo school ship, Devonport)
Inglis,
[Sir] John Gilchrist Thesiger
J.G.T. Inglis
Son of Rupert Edward Inglis and Helen Mary Inglis, daughter of W.O. Gilchrist.
Married (1945) Maud Dorrien
Frankland; one daughter.
08.06.1906
Cranbrook district, Kent / Sussex
-
29.10.1972
Alresford, Hampshire
Midsh.
15.05.1924
A/S.Lt.
15.09.1926
S.Lt.
28.02.1928, seniority 30.04.1927
Lt.
16.04.1929
Lt.Cdr.
16.04.1937
Cdr.
31.12.1940
Capt.
31.12.1944
R.Adm.
07.07.1954
V.Adm.
07.01.1958 (General List) (retd 29.01.1960)
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE
13.06.1959

HM's birthday 59

Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.01.1957
New Year 57
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
01.01.1943
New Year 43
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne & Dartmouth
09.1924
-
(01.1925)
HMS Carysfort (cruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
29.11.1925
-
(05.)1926
HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
30.12.1926
-
(07.1927)
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
20.02.1928
-
(08.1929)
HMS Wistaria (sloop) (America and West Indies)
(04.1930)


no appointment listed
14.05.1930
-
(02.)1931
HMS Norfolk (cruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
07.12.1931
-
(09.)1932
qualified for signal duties, HM Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
18.10.1933
-
(02.)1936
Signal Officer, HMS Keith (flotilla leader) (Mediterranean)
27.04.1936
-
(07.1937)
Signal Officer, HMS Ganges (training establishment, Shotley)
(02.1938)


no appointment listed
12.03.1938
-
(09.1939)
Flag Lieutenant-Commander to V.Adm. J.C. Tovey as Vice-Admiral (D) Commanding Destroyer Flotillas of the Mediterranean Fleet & as Squadron Signal and Wireless/Telegraphy (W/T) Officer [HMS Woolwich (destroyer depot ship), later HMS Galatea (cruiser)]
08.02.1940

(04.1940)
Flag Lieutenant-Commander to V.Adm. J.C. Tovey [HMS Delhi]
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
21.08.1941
-
(10.1943)
Fleet Wireless/Telegraphy (W/T) Officer, Home Fleet [HMS King George V, later HMS Duke of York]
01.11.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Mercury (signal school, near Petersfield)
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
30.10.1945
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS Atheling (escort carrier)
21.01.1947
-
08.1947
Admiralty [HMS President]
08.1947
-
(07.1948)
Naval Assistant to Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel, Admiralty [HMS President]
10.03.1949
-
(05.1950)
Captain of the Fleet, Mediterranean Station [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
06.1952
-
(05.1953)
Commanding Officer, HMS Sheffield (cruiser) & Flag Captain to Flag Officer (Heavy Squadron) Home Fleet
01.07.1954
-
05.01.1960
Director of Naval Intelligence, Admiralty [HMS President]
Ingram,
Arthur Gunning
A.G. Ingram

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19.06.1892
Burton upon Trent, Derbyshire
-
died between 07.1977 and 08.1983
Seaman
? [J781]
A/Mate
22.06.1918
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
22.12.1920 (retd 04.09.1922)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
22.12.1928
Cdr. (retd)
> 07.1945 (reverted to retd 1945/46)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
11.11.1919

for distinguished services with the Naval Gun battery

07.10.1916
 
 
commissioned RN
01.10.1918
-
(07.1919)
HMS Milne (destroyer)
29.08.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Pyramus (RN base, Kirkwall)
11.06.1940
-
(02.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMS Garry (trawler)
01.05.1941
-
(12.)1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Foyle (trawler)
07.12.1941
-
(06.1944)
HMS Dunluce Castle (depot ship)
(07.1945)


HMS Braganza (RN base, Bombay, India) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Ingram,
David Caldicott
D.C. Ingram
Son of Edgar L. Ingram, of Parkstone, Dorset.
Married (1931) Stella Anne, youngest daughter of Robert Butland, JP of Paignton, Devon.
(09?).1903
Poole, Dorset
-
died between 08.1989 and 12.1991
Midsh.
15.09.1921
A/S.Lt.
15.01.1924
S.Lt.
30.07.1924
Lt.
28.02.1926
Lt.Cdr.
28.02.1934
Cdr.
30.06.1940
A/Capt.
15.10.1943?
Capt.
31.12.1945 (retd 07.01.1955)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
03.07.1945
services in Mediterranean
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
11.04.1944
preparations Operation Source (midget submarine attack Tirpitz)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
09.08.1940

attack on enemy heavy ship

Mention in Despatches MID
11.08.1942
passage Malta, handling ship in enemy waters
06.05.1923
-
(08.1923)
HMS Repulse (battlecruiser)
10.04.1924
-
(01.1925)
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
18.12.1925
-
(05.1926)
HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) (China) (for submarines)
1927
-
(07.1927)
HMS L 19 (submarine) (China)
29.04.1929
-
(08.1929)
HMS Vulcan (submarine depot ship) (Portland) (additional, for submarines)
(04.1930)
-
(01.1932)
no appointment listed
31.08.1932
-
(09.1932)
Commanding Officer, HMS H 33 (submarine) (6th Submarine Flotilla)
(01.1934)


no appointment listed
(07.1935)


no appointment listed
10.09.1935
-
(02.)1936
HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) (3rd Submarine Flotilla) (for submarines)
02.05.1936
-
(07.)1937
Commanding Officer, HMS Oxley (submarine) (5th Submarine Flotilla)
29.07.1937
-
(09.1939)
Commanding Officer, HMS Phoenix (submarine) (China)
(04.1940)


no appointment listed
18.04.1940
-
1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Clyde (submarine)
29.05.1942
-
(08.)1942
HMS Ambrose (submarine base, Dundee) (for submarines)
11.09.1942
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Varbel (midget submarine base, Port Bannatyne) *
(10.1943)


no appointment listed
15.10.1943
-
09.1944
Captain (S), 1st Submarine Flotilla & Commanding Officer, HMS Medway II (submarine base, Beirut/Malta)]
05.02.1945
-
(04.1946)
Captain (S), 7th Submarine (Training) Flotilla & Commanding Officer, HMS Cyclops (submarine depot ship)
13.06.1948
-
(05.1950)
Chief Intelligence Staff, Middle East [HMS Stag, later HMS Osiris]
24.03.1952
-
(05.1953)
Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence (Organization), Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
* (06.1943) & (08.1943) still indexed, but no longer listed as such
Ingram,
John Charles Anthony
J.C.A. Ingram
?
-
19.02.1992
Rondebosch, Cape, South Africa
Midsh.
01.05.1928
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1930
S.Lt.
16.01.1931
Lt.
16.01.1933
Lt.Cdr.
16.01.1941
Cdr.
30.06.1945 (retd 18.07.1960)
A/Capt.
< 01.1956
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
02.06.1943
HM's birthday 43
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
14.09.1943
destruction U-boat Western Approaches & 1 probable 05.43
Mention in Despatches MID
11.06.1942
HM's birthday 42
Mention in Despatches MID
21.11.1944
Operation Neptune
01.09.1927
-
(04.)1930
HMS Nelson (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
25.09.1930
-
(02.)1931
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
11.12.1931
-
(01.1934)
HMS Whitshed (destroyer) (China)
(07.1934)


no appointment listed
17.06.1935
-
(07.1935)
RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
07.02.1936
-
(02.)1938
First Lieutenant, HMS Peterel (river gunboat) (China)
(06.1938)


no appointment listed
08.07.1938
-
(10.)1938
First Lieutenant, HMS Broke (flotilla leader) (Devonport)
07.10.1938
-
(09.1939)
HMS Codrington (destroyer, flotilla leader) (Devonport) *
10.12.1940
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Cottesmore (destroyer)
23.02.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Oribi (destroyer)
08.05.1945
-
(07.)1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Finnisterre (destroyer)
18.07.1945
-
(04.1946)
Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
05.05.1948
-
(07.1948)
staff of Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic [HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown), later HMS Nigeria (cruiser)] *
04.08.1949
-
(05.1950)
Commanding Officer, HMS Aisne (destroyer)
22.09.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
(04.1955)


Naval Training Department, Admiralty
(01.1956)
-
(01.1957)
HMS President ***
* (04.1940) still indexed, but no longer listed as such
** (05.1949) indexed under HMS Nigeria, but not listed as such
**
indexed, but not listed as such
Ionides,
Hugo Meynell Cyril
"Tinsides"
H.M.C. Ionides
Son of Cyril Constantine Luke Ionides (1873-1960), and Mary Isobel Pigou (1867-1948), of Woodbridge, Suffolk.
Married (13.09.1924, Rochford, Essex) Rosalind Mary "Linda" Rankin (07.01.1900-25.12.1975), third daughter of Harold and Grace Rankin, of Broomhilss, Rochford, Eseex; two adopted sons.
26.02.1900
Highhead, Hampshire
-
19.06.1991
Ufford, Suffolk
Midsh. 15.06.1918
A/S.Lt. ?
S.Lt. ?
Lt. 15.12.1921
Lt.Cdr. 15.12.1929
Cdr. 31.12.1933
Capt. 30.06.1940 (retd 08.07.1949)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 14.06.1945 HM's birthday 45 [investiture 23.07.46]
Officer, Legion of Merit (USA) LM 28.05.1946 services in the Far East
01.1918     joined RN
? - (01.1919) HMS Renown (battlecruiser)
15.12.1922 - (01.)1925 First Lieutenant, HMS K 26 (submarine) (Portsmouth) [tender to HMS Conquest]
13.09.1925 - (05.)1926 HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
29.07.1926 - (07.1927) First Lieutenant, HMS Oberon (submarine) [tender to HMS Dolphin]
16.01.1928 - (04.)1928 submarine Commanding Officer's course, Portsmouth [HMS Alecto]
10.04.1928 - (06.1928) Commanding Officer, HMS H 32 (submarine, 6th Submarine Flotilla) [tender to HMS Vulcan]
16.05.1929 - (02.)1931 HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship, 1st Battle Squadron) (Mediterranean)
23.09.1931 - (01.)1932 HMS Titania (submarine depot ship, 6th Submarine Flotilla) (for submarines)
25.08.1932 - (09.)1932 in command of Group "M" Submarines in reserve at Portsmouth [HMS L 14 (submarine)] [tender to HMS Pigmy] (and for instructional duties)
27.03.1933 - (06.)1933 in command of Group "M" Submarines in reserve at Portsmouth [HMS L 14 (submarine)] [tender to HMS Pigmy] (and for instructional duties)
01.06.1933 - (01.)1934 Commanding Officer, HMS L 52 (submarine, 5th Submarine Flotilla) (Portsmouth) [tender to HMS Dolphin]
1934     specialized submarine commander
01.06.1934 - (02.)1936 Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
03.1936 - (02.)1938 Commanding Officer, HMS Clyde (submarine, 1st Submarine Flotilla) (Mediterranean) [tender to HMS Cyclops]
23.05.1938 - (06.)1938 Commanding Officer, HMS Whitehall (destroyer, 2nd Submarine Flotilla) (and for duty with submarines)
25.07.1938 - (08.)1939 Commanding Officer, HMS Mackay (flotiila leader, 2nd Submarine Flotilla) (and for suty with submarines)
09.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Forth (submarine depot ship) (and for duty with submarines)
09.1940 - (12.)1941 HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) (Holy Loch)
12.1941 - (02.)1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Forth (submarine depot ship) (St Johns, Newfoundland, from 03.1942 Holy Loch)
17.05.1943 - (10.)1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Roberts (monitor) **
06.1943 - 05.11.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Medway II (submarine base, Beirut) & as Captain (S), 1st Submarine Flotilla **
07.12.1943 - 04.1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Adamant (submarine depot ship) (Trincomalee)
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
(04.1946)     Manning Department, Admiralty [HMS President] *
30.03.1948 - (05.)1949 Commanding Officer, HMS Diadem
* indexed, but not listed as such
** (08.1943) & (10.1943) both under HMS Roberts & HMS Medway II
Isaac,
Hugh Thomas
"Sam"
H.T. Isaac (Photo courtesy of Mr Richard Bennett)
Son (with two brothers and two sisters) of William Thomas Isaac (1863-1931), and Eleanor Maria Bennett (1857-1931).
Unmarried.

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10.07.1898
St Davids, Brecknock district, Breconshire, Wales
-
16.04.1978
Killiow, nr Truro, Cornwall
Paym.S.Lt. 15.07.1918
Paym.Lt. 15.04.1920
Paym.Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1928
Paym.Cdr. = Cdr. (S) 30.06.1936 (retd 10.07.1948; age)
T/Paym.Capt. 01.10.1937-16.01.1939
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 01.01.1944 New Year 44 [investiture 07.03.44]
Mention in Despatches MID 23.02.1940 Battle of River Plate
15.01.1916     entered RN
... - ... ...
18.12.1926 - (12.1927) HMS Revenge (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
01.1928 - (07.)1928 Assistant Secretary to V.Adm. Commanding Reserve Fleet [HMS Constance (cruiser)] (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth) (temporarily)
28.11.1928 - (02.)1931 Assistant Secretary to Commander-in-Chief, China Station [HMS Kent (cruiser)] (China)
(03.1931)     no appointment listed
08.06.1931 - (09.)1932 Assistant Secretary to Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)]
15.12.1932 - (06.)1933 Secretary to Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet [HMS Nelson (battleship)] (Home Fleet)
19.08.1933 - (08.)1934 HMS Malaya (battleship) (Home Fleet)
01.11.1934 - (05.)1936 Admiral's Secretary to R.Adm. (D) Commanding Destroyer Flotillas of the Mediterranean Fleet [HMS Coventry (cruiser), later HMS Galatea (cruiser)] (Mediterranean)
(05.1936)     no appointment listed
26.05.1936 - (07.)1937 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
01.09.1937 - 01.10.1937 HMS President (for duty inside Admiralty)
01.10.1937 - 16.01.1939 Secretary to Fourth Sea Lord, Admiralty [HMS President]
27.01.1939 - (04.)1943 HMNZS Achilles (cruiser) (OBE, despatches)
15.05.1943 - (10.)1944 HMS Nightjar (RN Air Station, Inskip, Lancashire)
18.12.1944 - (04.1946) HMS Duke of York (battleship)
Secretary, Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, 1949-1959 (Hon. Life Member, 1956).
Isaacson,
James William
J.W. Isaacson
Son of ... Isaacson, and ... Yoole.
20.12.1920
Toxteth Park district, Lancashire
-
24.01.1995
Southwark district, London
Paym.Cadet 01.09.1938
Paym.Midsh. 01.09.1939
Paym.S.Lt. 01.07.1941
Paym.Lt. = Lt. (S) 01.12.1942
Lt.Cdr. (S) 01.12.1950 (retd 20.12.1965)
01.05.1939 - (08.)1942 HMS Cumberland (cruiser)
28.08.1942 - (10.)1943 for duty in Admiral's Office of Flag Officer Commanding Dover [HMS Lynx (RN base, Dover)]
01.11.1943 - (01.)1945 Captain's Secretary, HMS Vindex (escort carrier)
(07.1945)     HMS Highflyer (RN base, Trincomalee) *
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
... - ... ...
* indexed, but not listed as such
       
 
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