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Lacy, A.D.
to
Lewis, W.F.H.

Lilley, R.H.
to
Lyver, G.D.D'E.

 
A.D. Lacy  to  W.F.H. Lewis
Lacy,
Alexander Dacre
A.D. Lacy (Photo courtesy of Mr Steve Cookson)
Elder son of Capt. Saumarez Dacre Lacy, RN, and Mrs Lacy, of Wayside, Bagshot.
Married (06.10.1927, St John's, Old Coulsdon, Croydon district, Surrey) Katherine Margaret Anne Goodenough, elder daughter of Adm. Sir William Edmund Goodenough, and Hon. Henrietta Margaret Stanley; three daughters.

Record AVAILABLE upon request.

Record AVAILABLE upon request.

06.05.1894
Weymouth district, Dorset
-

03.07.1969
Farningham, Kent
Midsh. 15.09.1911
A/S.Lt. 15.01.1914
S.Lt. 15.11.1914
A/Lt. 15.05.1916
Lt. 15.06.1916
?, seniority 15.05.1916
Lt.Cdr. 15.05.1924 (retd 06.05.1937; own request)
Cdr. (retd) 06.05.1937 (dispersed 01.09.1945) (reverted to retd 10.12.1945)
Officier, Légion d'Honneur (France) LegH ? ?
15.01.1907     entered RN
... - ... ...
27.09.1939 - 23.07.1940 HMS Spartiate (RN base, Glasgow) (additional; for fitting out duties)
26.07.1940 - 19.01.1941 Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President (additional; for duty inside Admiralty)] (for liaison duties with French mission)
20.01.1941 - 12.02.1942 Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President (additional; for duty inside Admiralty)] (on staff of General Spears for liaison duties with Free French Forces)
13.02.1942 - 20.04.1942 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (additional; not to join)
21.04.1942 - 31.08.1945 HMS Saker (British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, DC, USA) (for Naval Ordnance)
Laing,
Michael Bryan
M.B. Laing
Son of Bryan Laing (1875-1941), iron shipbuilder, and Eleanor Leather (c. 1870-c. 1946).
(12?).1901
Sunderland, Durham
-
03.01.1978
Therfield, Royston, Hertfordshire
Midsh. 15.09.1917
A/S.Lt. ?
S.Lt. 15.09.1921
A/Lt. 15.04.1923
Lt. 03.10.1923, seniority 15.04.1923
Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1931
Cdr. 30.06.1936
Capt. 30.06.1943 (retd 08.07.1952)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 11.12.1945 wind up Europe 45 [investiture 02.11.48]
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 01.01.1942 New Year 42 [investiture 07.12.43]
Mention in Despatches MID 23.01.1945 planning amphibious operations Sicily & Southern France
Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (France) LegH ? landings south coast of France 08.44
Education: RN College, Osborne (05.1915).
09.1917 - 05.1919 HMS Lord Nelson (battleship)
15.04.1923 - (08.1923) HMS Wolfhound (torpedo-boat destroyer)
15.04.1924 - (01.1925) HMS Whitshed (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(05.1926)     no appointment listed
30.12.1926 - (07.)1927 qualifying for gunnery duties, RN College, Greenwich [HMS Excellent]
15.08.1927 - (05.)1928 qualifying for gunnery duties [HMS Excellent]
(06.1928)     no appointment listed
05.07.1929 - (04.)1930 Assistant Gunnery Officer, HMS Repulse (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
01.08.1930 - (01.)1932 Flotilla Gunnery Officer, 2nd Destroyer Flotilla [HMS Stuart (flotilla leader)] (Mediterranean)
01.07.1932 - (07.)1934 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
24.07.1934 - (08.1936) Gunnery Officer, HMS Norfolk (cruiser) & as Fleet Gunnery Officer, East Indies
21.01.1937 - (08.)1938 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
26.09.1938 - 1938 tactical course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(10.1938)     no appointment listed
10.01.1939 - 17.07.1939 staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
18.07.1939 - (09.)1939 Staff Officer (Operations) to Vice-Admiral Commanding Reserve Fleet [HMS Effingham (cruiser)] (Portsmouth)
18.09.1939 - (04.)1940 on staff of Vice-Admiral Commanding Northern Patrol [HMS Pyramus (RN base, Kirkwall)]
17.07.1940 - (02.1941) Executive Officer, HMS Furious (aircraft carrier)
01.04.1942 - (08.)1943 HMS Saker (British Naval Mission to Washington, DC):
RN Liasion Officer aboard the US carrier Yorktown (Battle of Midway)
(10.1943) - (12.1943) no appointment listed
31.12.1943 - (06.)1944 Deputy Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS Hannibal]
01.08.1944 - (07.1945) Deputy Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS Byrsa]
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
01.07.1946 - 02.1948 Commanding Officer, HMNZS Bellona (light cruiser)
(07.1948)     no appointment listed
13.09.1948 - (05.1949) Commanding Officer, HMS Unicorn (aircraft maintenance ship)
01.1950 - 1950 senior officers' technical course
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
Lake,
Sir Atwell Henry
9th Baronet, cr. 1711
A.H. Lake (Photo courtesy of Pat Fielding) A.H. Lake
One of three sons oflate Admiral Atwell Peregrine Macleod Lake (1842-1915), and Constance Mary Lake (née Turner).
Succeeded cousin, 1924.
Married (1922) Kathleen Marion, daughter of late Alfred Morrison Turner, Broughton, West Derby, Liverpool; three sons.

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13.02.1891
Greenwich district, Greater London
-
27.11.1972
Rudgwick, Sussex
Midsh. ?
S.Lt. 30.12.1911
Lt. 30.12.1913
Lt.Cdr. 30.12.1921
Cdr. 30.06.1927
Capt. 31.05.1932
Cdre. 2nd cl. > 08.1939, < 08.1942 (retd < 07.1944)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 01.01.1945 New Year 45 [investiture 26.03.46]
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 16.09.1919

for valuable services in HMS Lion, Battle Cruiser Force

Commander of the Legion of Merit (US) LM 19.03.1946 CNS NZ 05.42-04.45
15.01.1904     entered RN
1914 - 1918 served European War
? - (01.1919) HMS Lion (battlecruiser) (Battle of Jutland)
22.08.1921 - (08.1923) HMS Ganges (Shotley training establishment) (in lieu of Gunnery Lieutenant)
04.01.1924 - (02.)1927 HMS Barham (battleship) (Mediterranean)
(07.1927)     no appointment listed
05.04.1928 - (04.)1930 HMS Victory (for training duties)
25.07.1930 - (01.)1932 HMS Nelson (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
(09.1932)     no appointment listed
13.03.1933 - (06.1933) senior officers' war course, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(01.1934)     no appointment listed
07.05.1934 - (08.)1934 course at Senior Officers' School, Sheerness [HMS President]
(11.1934) - (02.1935) no appointment listed
05.1935 - (02.)1936 Commanding Officer, HMS Milford (sloop) (Africa)
(08.1936)     no appointment listed
15.10.1936 - (02.)1937 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for miscellaneous services)
23.04.1937 - (02.)1939 Commanding Officer, HMS Caledonia (boys' training ship, Rosyth)
20.03.1939 - (04.)1939 senior officers' war course, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
18.05.1939 - 1942 Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief,
Portsmouth [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)]
05.1942 - 10.04.1945 Chief of Naval Staff, New Zealand, and First Member of Naval Board
Formerly ADC to King George VI.
Lake,
Henry Neville
H.N. Lake (Imperial War Museum  © IWM (A 25742))

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20.02.1893
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
-
13.12.1979
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
... ...
Lt. 15.04.1915
Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1923
Cdr. 31.12.1927 (retd 08.04.1937)
Capt. (retd) 20.02.1938
Distinguished Service Order DSO 15.02.1919 ?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 19.12.1917 ?
15.01.1906     entered RN
... - ... ...
13.11.1939 - 31.07.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Forfar (armed merchant cruiser)
... - ... ...
17.02.1941 - (10.1944) Duty Captain on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Western Approaches [HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)] (OBE)
Lakin,
Richard Barklie
R.B. Lakin R.B. Lakin
Son of ... Lakin, and ... McCalmont.
From Bampton, Oxfordshire.
Married 1st (1936) Pamela "Pam" Jackson-Taylor (died 1981); three sons, three daughters.
Married 2nd Pansy Phillips (predeceased him).

08.10.1914
Warwick district, Warwickshire
-
01.03.2011
Cadet
01.01.1932
Midsh.
01.09.1932
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1935
S.Lt. 
01.09.1935
Lt.
01.11.1937
?, seniority 01.11.1936
A/Lt.Cdr.
09.04.1944?
Lt.Cdr.
01.11.1944 (retd 13.11.1946)
Distinguished Service Order DSO 09.03.1943 [Folboats Msn?] & Operation Torch
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 09.07.1941 patrols torpedoed 4 transports 02-03.41
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 12.10.1943 4 war patrols Mediterranean
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1940 New Year 40
Officer of the Legion of Merit (US) LM 24.10.1944 attack on Sicily
21.01.1932
-
(01.1934)
HMS Sussex (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
03.01.1935
-
(07.)1935
promotion course, RN College, Greewnich [HMS President]
02.09.1935
-
(02.)1936
promotion course, Portsmouth
28.09.1936
-
(02.)1938
HMS Narwhal (submarine) (2nd Submarine Flotilla)
23.05.1938
-
(08.)1939
HMS Ursula (submarine) (6th Submarine Flotilla)
09.1939
-
(04.)1940
First Lieutenant, HMS H 32 (submarine)



HMS Unrest (submarine)
07.11.1940
-
(02.)1941
First Lieutenant, HMS Utmost (submarine)
11.08.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for submarines)
06.03.1942
-
(02.)1943
Navigating Officer [later CO?], HMS Ursula (submarine)
27.04.1943
-
(10.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Safari (submarine)
11.11.1943
-
(04.)1944
HMS Wolfe (submarine depot ship) (Clyde)
09.04.1944
-
(06.1944)
HMS Saker (RN base, Washington, DC, USA)
01.1946
-
(04.)1946
Assistant Naval Liaison Officer in the US Pacific Fleet [HMS Golden Hind (RN base, Sydney)]
Lamb,
Charles Bentall
C.B. Lamb
Son of Arthur Lamb and Violet Aubrey Bentall.
Married (20.09.1939) Josephine Frances Elgar; two sons.
11.04.1914
Bolton, Lancashire
-
28.05.1981
Salisbury, Wiltshire
RNR:
 
Prob. Midsh.
31.03.1933
Midsh.
?, seniority 31.03.1933 (reld 23.12.1935)
RAF:
 
Act. P/O (prob.)
23.12.1935 (reld 23.05.1938)
RN:
 
S.Lt. (A)
13.06.1938, seniority 28.10.1936
Lt. (A)
28.10.1938
?, seniority 28.06.1938
?, seniority 28.06.1937

A/Lt.Cdr. (A)
06.02.1944?
Lt.Cdr.
01.08.1945, seniority 28.06.1944
Cdr.
31.12.1949 (retd 29.07.1958)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
20.01.1942
for operations from Malta
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
02.12.1941
attacks on Albania
Mention in Despatches MID
20.05.1941
attack on Taranto 11.11.40
Apprentice sailor, Clan Line Steamers, 1930-1934.
31.03.1933


joined RNR
09.12.1933
-
(01.1934)
HMS Rodney (battleship) (Home Fleet /  West Indies) (for 4 months' training)
23.12.1935


commissioned, Royal Air Force [short service commission]
23.05.1938


transferred to the Air Branch of the Royal Navy
(08.1938)
-
(10.1938)
short course of instruction
(02.1939)


short course of instruction
27.02.1939
-
(04.)1939
TSR Squadron 822 [HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier) (Home Fleet)]
(08.1939)
-
(09.1939)
Fleet Air Arm
24.11.1939
-
(02.)1941
pilot, 815 Squadron FAA [HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)] (took part in Taranto attack, 11.1940)
1941
-
17.09.1941
pilot, 830 Squadron FAA [RN Air Station, Hal Far [HMS St Angelo]]
[on a secret mission to drop a secret agent in Tunisia, the aircraft nosed up in a dry salt lake & crew was captured]
17.09.1941
-
1943?
POW in French capitvity
03.1943
-
04.1943
[CO?] 842 Squadron FAA
24.04.1943
-
(12.1943)
pilot, 781 Squadron FAA [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
06.02.1944
-
(04.)1944
Lieutenant-Commander (Flying), HMS Implacable (aircraft carrier)
13.05.1944
-
(10.1944)
Lieutenant-Commander (Flying), HMS Indefatigable (aircraft carrier)
08.01.1945
-
(07.1945)
Lieutenant-Commander (Flying), HMS Implacable (aircraft carrier)
01.08.1945


transferred to the Executive Branch, RN
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
15.03.1948
-
(07.)1948
staff, Flag Officer (Air) (Home) [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
15.11.1948
-
(05.1949)
HMS Implacable (aircraft carrier)
25.01.1950
-
(05.1950)
HMS Fulmar (RN Air Station, Lossiemouth)
07.03.1952
-
(05.)1953
Commanding Officer, HMS Welcome (fishery protection vessel)
23.10.1953
-
(04.)1955
Commander (General Training) and Staff Officer (Flying) to Flag Officer Ground Training [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
26.09.1955
-
(01.)1956
HMS President (miscellaneous duties)
22.05.1956
-
(01.1957)
HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset)
Assistant Commandant, Joint School of Warfare (Old Sarum),1956-1958. Lecturer in finance, RN College, 1958-1973. Founded & managed the White Ensign Association, 1958-1973.
Published
: War in a stringbag (1977; wartime memoirs)
Lamb,
Lawrence
L. Lamb
 
(03?).1920
Wandsworth district, London
-
05.04.2008
St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth [aged 88]
Sea. ? [D/JX 145980]
A/Ldg.Sea. (1941)
A/S.Lt. 01.01.1944
S.Lt. 06.1944, seniority 01.01.1944
Lt. 20.03.1945, seniority 01.09.1944
Lt.Cdr. 01.09.1952 (retd 19.02.1970)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division)

MBE

01.01.1967 New Year 67 [investiture 12.11.68]
Distinguished Service Medal DSM 03.06.1941 withdrawal from Greece in connection with landing craft movements [investiture 18.05.43]
(1941)     HMS Glenearn (troop ship)
(04.1944) - (06.1944) no appointment listed
11.06.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Bellona (light cruiser)
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
(04.1946)     HMS Lanka II (accounting base, Ceylon) *
... - ... ...
(1966)     on loan to Royal Mayasian Navy (MBE)
Lamb,
Thomas Walter
T.W. Lamb (Photo courtesy of Mr Andrew Duvenhage)
Son of Thomas S. Lamb, and Beatrice Isabella Watts (1892-).
Married (05.11.1942, Newcastle upon Tyne district, Northumberland) Joice Thompson ((03?).1922 - ), daughter of Capt. Frank Thompson, Merchant Navy, and Beatrice Mary Graham; one daughter.
22.03.1915
Tynemouth district, Northumberland
-
08.10.1996
RAF:  
(A) P/O (prob) 04.05.1936
P/O 12.03.1937
(A) F/O 20.05.1938
F/O 12.09.1938 (reld 19.09.1938)
RN:  
S.Lt. (A) 06.08.1938, seniority 12.03.1937
Lt. (A) ?, seniority 12.09.1938
A/Lt.Cdr. (A) > 10.1944, < 01.1945 [acting rank]
A/Lt.Cdr. (A) 01.11.1945 [appointed rank]
Lt.Cdr. (A) 12.09.1946
Cdr. 30.06.1949 (retd 30.06.1965)
A/Capt. 15.10.1959
Hon. Capt. 30.06.1965
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - & clasp France and Germany
Africa Star Afr St - -
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Coronation Medal 1953 Cor M - -
04.05.1936     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
04.05.1936     RAF Depot Uxbridge
25.12.1936     139 (Bomber) Squadron RAF (Wyton)
08.03.1937     44 (Bomber) Squadron RAF (Wyton)
06.08.1938     transferred, Royal Navy (Air Branch)
(10.1938)     short course of instruction
28.11.1938 - (04.)1939 Fleet Air Arm, HMS Argus (aircraft carrier) (Portsmouth)
(08.1939) - (09.1939) Fleet Air Arm
18.03.1940 - (04.)1940 Naval Air Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
24.04.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Ark Royal (aircraft carrier) (for pilot duties, and for armament duties)
17.11.1941 - (08.1942) HMS Landrail (RN Air Station, Machrihanish, Argyllshire) (for pilot duties, and for armament duties)
02.1943 - (06.)1943 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
28.06.1943 - (01.)1945 HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) (additional; for various services)
14.05.1945 - (10.1947) Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty at Ministry of Aircraft Production, later Ministry of Supply)
(07.1948)     HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) *
(05.1949)     no appointment listed
15.03.1950 - (05.1950) HMS Illustrious
26.02.1952 - (05.1953) HMS Curlew (RN Air Station, St Merryn, nr Padstow, Cornwall)
(07.1954) - (01.1957) Admiralty [HMS President] *
29.05.1957 - (01.1959) Staff Officer (Plans) to Commander Gibraltar, Mediterranean, NATO
15.10.1959 - (02.1964) Assistant Director (Air Armament), Department of the Director-General, Aircraft, Admiralty [HMS President]
Lambe,
[Sir] Charles Edward
C.E. Lambe (Photo courtesy of Mrs Anne Randall)
C.E. Lambe
Only son of late Henry Edward Lambe and late Lady Lambe of Grove House, Semley, Shaftesbury, Dorset.
Married (1940) Lesbia Rachel, daughter of late Sir
Walter Corbet, Bt, formerly wife of Victor I.H. Mylius, RN; one son, one daughter.
20.12.1900
Camberwell, London
-
29.08.1960
[Newport, Fife / London ?]
Cadet
1914
Midsh.
17.08.1917
A/Lt.
15.01.1923
Lt.
?, seniority 15.02.1922
Lt.Cdr.
15.02.1930
Cdr.
30.06.1933
Capt.
31.12.1937
A/R.Adm.
29.08.1945?
R.Adm.
08.07.1947
V.Adm.
01.12.1950
Adm.
30.03.1954
Adm. of the Fleet
10.05.1960
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath GCB
13.06.1957
HM's birthday 57
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
01.01.1953
New Year 53
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.01.1944
New Year 44
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order CVO
28.09.1938
?
Mention in Despatches MID
11.07.1940
HM's birthday 40
Mention in Despatches MID
01.05.1945
Operation Meridian (air strikes on Palembang, 24/29.01.45)
Mention in Despatches MID
23.10.1945
Operation Iceberg (air strikes on Sakishima Islands & capture of Okinawa, 03-05.45)
Officer of the Legion of Merit (US) LM
23.07.1946
services to US government
Grand Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog (Denmark) Dann
-
state visit Denmark 05.57
Education: RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth
1917
-
1919
Midshipman, HMS Emperor of India (battleship)
(08.1923)


short course of instruction
07.08.1923
-
(01.)1925
HMS Benbow (battleship) (Mediterranean)
24.09.1925
-
(05.1926)
qualifying for torpedo duties, RN College, Greenwich [HMS Vernon]
10.10.1927
-
(08.1929)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Stuart (destroyer, flotilla leader) (Mediterranean)
14.01.1930
-
(04.1930)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(02.1931)


no appointment listed
16.03.1931
-
(01.)1932
HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth)
15.07.1932
-
(06.)1933
Torpedo Officer, HMS Hawkins (cruiser) (East Indies)
01.12.1933
-
(07.)1935
Squadron Torpedo Officer, Destroyer Flotillas Mediterranean [HMS Coventry (cruiser)]
19.08.1935
-
(02.)1936
HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth)
01.09.1936
-
(10.1938)
HMS President (for miscellaneous or special service)
01.09.1936
-
1938
also: Equerry to the King (Edward VIII & George VI)
02.01.1939
-
04.09.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Dunedin (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet)
02.10.1940
-
(02.)1941
Assistant Director of Plans Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(12.1941)


no appointment listed
12.03.1942
-
(10.)1943
Director of Plans Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(12.1943)


no appointment listed
31.05.1944
-
(07.1945)
Flag Captain, HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)
1945


Flag Officer Commanding Carriers British Pacific Fleet [HMS Illustrious)
29.08.1945
-
(04.)1946
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air) [HMS President]
17.09.1947
-
1948
Flag Officer Flying Training [HMS Merlin (RN Air Station, Donibristle, Fife)]
05.12.1948
-
(05.)1949
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
08.09.1949
-
1951
Flag Officer Commanding 3rd Aircraft Carrier Squadron [HMS Vengeance (aircraft carrier)]
1951
-
1953
Flag Officer, Air (Home) [Flag Officer Royal Yacht for TRH Visit to Australia and New Zealand, 1952]
20.03.1953
-
1954
Commander-in-Chief, Far East Station [HMS Terror]
(04.1955)


no appointment listed
11.10.1955
-
(01.)1957
a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty and Chief of Naval Personnel (Second Sea Lord)
1957
-
1959
Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, and NATO Comdr­in­Chief, Allied Forces, Mediterranean
1959
-
1960
a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
Extra Equerry to the Queen 1952-1960 (to King George VI, 02.01.1939-1952).
Lambert,
Geoffrey Thornton
G.T. Lambert
Son of Sir George Bancroft Lambert, KCSI (1873-1945), and Ann Spooner, of Lucknow, India.
Married (26.07.1930, Wesley Church, Ecclesall Bierlow district, Derbyshire / West Riding of Yorkshire) Jean Margaret Fawcett Osborn, second daughter of Mr & Mrs Fred M. Osborn, of Sheffield; one son (killed in an air accident 1956), one daughter.

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04.10.1903
-
18.08.1983
Liss, Hampshire
Midsh. 15.09.1922
A/S.Lt. 15.01.1925
S.Lt. 1926?, seniority 15.12.1924
Lt. 15.12.1926
Lt.Cdr. 15.12.1934
Cdr. 30.06.1941
Capt. 30.06.1948 (retd 08.07.1957)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 13.11.1945 Operation Jubilee (Dieppe raid 19.08.42) & as POW *
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Mention in Despatches MID 01.07.1941 HM's birthday 41
Coronation Medal 1953 Cor M - -
 
15.09.1921     special entry cadet, HMS Thunderer (cadet training cruiser)
15.09.1922 - (08.1923) HMS Centurion (battleship)
03.1924 - (01.1925) HMS Emperor of India (battleship) (Mediterranean)
11.01.1926 - (05.)1926 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
24.07.1926 - (06.)1928 HMS Verity (destroyer) (China)
24.11.1928 - (08.)1930 HMS Renown (battlecruiser) (Atalntic Fleet)
18.12.1930 - (09.)1932 RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Vivid]
12.09.1932 - (07.)1935 Executive Officer, HMS Active (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
19.08.1935 - (01.)1937 Commanding Officer, HMS Searcher (destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
27.01.1937 - (02.)1937 RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
10.05.1937 - (07.)1937 tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
1937     Commanding Officer, HMS Sharpshooter (minesweeper)
05.01.1938 - 14.01.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Foresight (destroyer) (despatches)
early 1941 - early 1942 no appointment listed while on a Staff appointment on attachment to No. 2 Group, Bomber Command at High Wycombe
early 1942 - 19.08.1942 Combined Operations HQ [HMS President]
19.08.1942     Principal Beach Master, Dieppe [embarked in HMS Prince Charles]
(08.1942) - (09.1945) no appointment listed while being a POW in German captivity (Marlag und Milag Nord)
25.10.1945 - 06.1946 Assistant Director (Eastern Theatre), Small Vessels Pool, Admiralty [HMS President]
06.1946 - 01.1947 Deputy Director of Movements for Naval Servicing Craft
02.01.1947 - (10.1947) Executive Officer, HMS Sussex (cruiser)
      course at RN College, Greenwich
(07.1948)     no appointment listed
15.04.1949 - 04.1950 Commanding Officer, HMS Veryan Bay (frigate) & as Captain (F), 2nd Firgate Flotilla
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
01.07.1950 - (05.1951) Commandng Officer, HMS Mull of Galloway [soon changed to: HMS Jupiter (Reserve Fleet, Gareloch)] & as Senior Officer Reserve Fleet Clyde Area & as Resident Naval Officer, Faslane
11.1952 - 08.09.1954 Commanding Officer, HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown, South Africa)
08.12.1954 - 22.01.1957 Naval Attaché, Paris (France) [HMS President]
07.01.1957 - 07.07.1957 also: Naval ADC to the Queen
* "Commander Lambert was Principal Beach Master on the main beach (Red-White); this beach was under heavy and continually increasing observed fire throughout the operation. The troops who landed on this beach were pinned down, having been repulsed with heavy casualties, which placed the Naval Beach Party in a position of the utmost hazard. It then became the main duty of the Naval Beach Party to evacuate the troops, which, regardless of his own safety, Commander Lambert did everything possible to organise. That this very gallant effort was largely frustrated was owing to the fact that few L.C.A.s succeeded in reaching Red-White Beach and of those that did, the majority were afterwards sunk by enemy fire. Subsequently, when the troops on the beach were surrendering, Commander Lambert made a spirited attempt to avoid falling into enemy hands by swimming out to a sunken L.C.T., but he was eventually forced to surrender."
Having been embarked in H.M.S. Prince Charles,
Cdr. G.T. Lambert transferred to a landing craft at about 0320 hours on the 19th for the final run-in to Dieppe’s seafront – he takes up the story in the official report he delivered to the Admiralty on his return to the U.K. in May 1945:
‘The enemy’s fire increased considerably as we stepped on to the beach. My party landed on White Beach near the centre of the town’s front. We had not had time to scatter nor take what cover there was under the steeper banks of shingle, before a shell or mortar bomb fell amongst us, killing or severely wounding all except four, who were liberally spattered with flying stones. Several more shells landed in quick succession; the effect of this fire then and throughout the operation was multiplied considerably by the beach being composed of large shingle … ’ Setting off down the beach, Lambert decided to establish his H.Q. in the shelter of a groyne dividing Red and White Beaches, and was joined by his two runners and the badly wounded Sub. Lieutenant Thomson, R.N.V.R. Next striking out along the beach to make contact with the Naval Signal Section, his wrist-watch already shattered, Lambert came upon Sub. Lieutenant Haslett, R.N.V.R., and was just giving him some instructions when the latter was shot through the head: ‘The crack of single bullets passing near seemed to indicate we were being sniped. A search through binoculars revealed the culprit on the breakwater (which, I was surprised to find, had not yet been captured), and he was dealt with.’ Desperate to make contact with H.M.S. Calpe, the raid’s H.Q. ship, Lambert impounded a passing scout car and from it commenced to send a series of signals by handset to the Force Commander, even though ‘the Germans were breaking into the conversation in English.’ In fact, the overall picture was bleak in the extreme, and until orders were received to commence the evacuation, all that could be done was to grab a Sten and ‘try and counter the heavy small arms fire which was being directed from the cliffs and buildings along the front.’ Eventually, as related by Lambert, he ‘was informed that the code word had been passed for the withdrawal to begin.’ But the landing craft making for White Beach were heavily attacked by enemy aircraft, and those that reached Red Beach subsequently struck by mortar and shell fire while casting off – the troops had to be brought on shore again through a murderous fire. The situation was now hopeless, Lambert describing events leading up to his capture: ‘After this incident, which left us busy for some time [the loss of landing craft off White and Red Beaches], it was noticed that the horizon was clear of shipping, and Brigadier W. Southam was informed it was unlikely that anymore would be sent. He was rallying his men to further efforts but they were too exhausted for much more exertion. Casualties were getting heavy and, although we kept up small arms fire as individuals, we could not reduce the increasing fire directed at us from the cliff tops. I then set out to return to the beach H.Q., about a furlong to the eastward, to talk things over with the P.M.L.O., but a heavy barrage was put down and it was necessary to lie very flat until it ceased. When it suddenly stopped, Germans could be seen attacking from the promenade and our troops had begun to surrender. I returned to the strong point, being met by Lieutenant Bibby, R.N.V.R., who told me that the soldiers had had enough and had run out of ammunition. We decided to try and escape by swimming out to a sunken L.C.T. with its bows afloat and lie up until dark. The Germans had no compunction about firing at us all the way out, but we got on board. However, the rising tide engulfed the bows and, as we were too exhausted to swim, the current took us close in to the breakwater where we were picked up by the enemy.’
Lambton,
Hedworth
H. Lambton
From Dunstable.
Son of Hon. Claud Lambton (1865-1945), and Lettice Wormald (1875?-1945).
Married 1st (14.02.1935), Iris Wynnfred Violet Halpin,
daughter of William Law Halpin (divorced in 1963); one daughter.
Married 2nd (1963), Olivia Monckton.
20.03.1904
St George Hanover Square district, London / Middlesex
-
(09?).1983
Blyth district
Midsh.
15.01.1922
A/S.Lt.
15.05.1924
S.Lt.
15.01.1925
Lt.
15.10.1926 (retd 22.09.1934; own request)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
15.10.1934
Cdr. (retd)
20.03.1944
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
19.06.1945
Operation Hotbed (North Russian convoy 02.45) [investiture 16.10.45]
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1945
New Year 45
02.06.1922
-
(08.1923)
HMS Despatch (light cruiser)
25.09.1924
-
(01.)1925
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
07.12.1925
-
(05.)1926
submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
21.11.1926
-
(07.)1927
HMS K 26 (submarine) (Mediterranean)
(04.1928)


short course of instruction
05.1928
-
(08.1929)
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Mediterranean) [ship commissioned 24.07.1928]
01.02.1930
-
(04.)1930
HMS Verity (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
19.09.1930
-
(02.)1931
HMS Marlborough (battleship)
12.04.1931
-
(01.)1932
First Lieutenant, HMS Tetrarch (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
12.09.1932
-
(06.1933)
First Lieutenant, HMS Acheron (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
(01.1934)
-
(07.1934)
no appointment listed
31.07.1939
-
(02.)1941
HMS Danae (cruiser)
02.1941
-
(12.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMS Scout (destroyer)
(08.1942)


no appointment listed
(02.1943)


HMS Reading (destroyer) *
03.03.1943
-
05.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Valorous (destroyer)
05.1943
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Westcott (destroyer)
?
-
17.02.1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Lark (sloop) (torpedoed by U-boat & beached at Murmansk)
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
10.09.1945
-
(04.1946)
Executive Officer, HMS Fieldfare (RN Air Station, Evanton, Ross-shire)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Lampen,
Ambrose Maynard Dudley
"Michael"
A.M.D. Lampen (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 24857)) A.M.D. Lampen

29.06.1911
-
08.02.2010
San Francisco, USA
... ...
Lt. 01.05.1934
Lt.Cdr. 01.05.1942 (retd 29.06.1956)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 28.11.1944 Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44) [decoration posted]
... - ... ...
12.06.1944 - (10.1944) HMS Haslemere (Mulberry Control Ship, Normandy) (DSC)
... - ... ...
Lancaster,
Owen Felton
O.F. Lancaster O.F. Lancaster (Photo courtesy of Mr Martin Barth)

Son of Hugh Felton Lancaster and Gertrude Kate Morris.
Marrie ((09?).1930, Alverstoke district, Hampshire) Violet Marion Cpx, of Sidcup, Kent.
(03?).1909
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
-
17.10.1943
(MPK) [age 33]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 73, column 1]
Wt.Eng. 01.10.1936
Lt. (E) 01.07.1938
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 23.12.1939 destruction U-boat etc. [investiture 08.02.40]
29.12.1936 - (02.)1938 HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Home Fleet)
25.04.1938 - (06.)1938 submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
06.08.1938 - (02.)1939 HMS Maidstone (submarine depot ship) (Mediterranean) (for submarines)
02.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Salmon (submarine) (DSC)
30.09.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Dolphin (submarine depot) (for submarines)
04.1941 - 17.10.1943 HMS Trooper (submarine) (ship missing in Mediterranean)
Landon,
John Palmer
J.P. Landon
Son of Charles Palmer Landon, and Caroline Manders.

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06.08.1883
Calcutta, India
-
(03?).1953
Chichester district, Sussex
A/S.Lt.
15.09.1903?
S.Lt.
26.01.1905, seniority 15.09.1903
Lt.
01.04.1906
Lt.Cdr.
01.04.1914
Cdr.
30.06.1918 (retd 31.08.1922; own request)
Capt. (retd)
06.08.1928 (reactivated 1940) (reverted to retd < 04.1946)
15.09.1898
 
 
entered RN
13.11.1940
-
(08.)1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Corfu (armed merchant cruiser)
12.1942
-
05.1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Nemo (auxiliary patrol base, Brightlingsea) & as Naval Officer-in-Charge Brightlingsea & Resident Naval Officer Frinton & (from 11.1943) Captain M/L Brightlingsea
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
Lane,
Walter Frederick Boyt

W.F.B. Lane
Son of Walter Herbert Lane, and Blanche Gertrude Adams, of Portsmouth, and Freshwater, Isle of Wight.
Married ((09?).1931) Gladys Annie "Anne" Littlecott (1908-1991), daughter of Edwin Littlecott, of Southsea; one son.

07.02.1909
-
24.05.1988
Winchester district, Hampshire
Midsh. (E) 15.09.1926
S.Lt. (E) 01.01.1929
Lt. (E) 01.11.1930
Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.11.1938
Cdr. (E) 30.06.1942
Capt. (E) 31.12.1950
R.Adm. 23.09.1957 (retd 20.01.1961)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 01.01.1960 New Year 60 [investiture 23.02.60]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 28.06.1940 2nd Battle of Narvik [investiture 17.11.42]
Mention in Despatches MID 03.02.1942 Battle of Cape Matapan
Education: RN Engineering College & RN College.
1924     joined RN
... - ... ...
31.08.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Cossack (destroyer) (DSC)
27.05.1940 - (12.1941) HMS Warspite (battleship) (despatches)
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
19.10.1942 - (07.1945) an Engineer Inspector, Department of the Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty [HMS President]
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
... - ... ...
1957     Deputy Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.10.1958 - 1961 Director of Marine Engineering, Admiralty [HMS President] (CB)
FIMechE, MIMarE.
Lane-Poole,
Sir Richard Hayden Owen
R.H.O. Lane-Poole

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01.04.1883
-
25.03.1971
... ...
Capt. 30.06.1923
R.Adm. 08.05.1935
V.Adm. 11.01.1939 (retd)
Cdre. 2nd cl. RNR 09.06.1944?

KBE 1944, CB 1936, OBE 1919

... - ... ...
09.06.1944 - (07.1945) Commodore of Convoys [HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool) (for convoy duties)]
Langford-Holt,
[Sir] John Anthony *
J.L. Holt [later: J.A. Langford-Holt]
Son of late Ernest Langford­Holt.
Married 1st (1944) Elisabeth Charlotte Marie (marriage dissolved 1950), daughter
of late Ernst Neustadtl, Vienna.
Married 2nd (1953), Flora Evelyn Innes (marriage dissolved 1969), daughter of late Ian St Clair Stuart; one son, one daughter.
Married 3rd (1971) Betty Ann (marriage dissolved 1981), daughter of H. Maxworthy.
Married 4th (04.1984) Irene Attwooll, daughter of late David Alexander Kerr.

* initially known in the Navy as: Holt, John Langford
30.06.1916
-
23.07.1993
Wandsworth, London
Army:

2nd Lt.
22.07.1936
RN:

A/S.Lt. (A)
01.07.1939
S.Lt. (A)
14.03.1940
Lt. (A)
01.01.1942
Lt.Cdr. (A)
1945 ?
Knight Bachelor Kt
01.101.1962
New Year 62: for political and public service

Grand Decoration of Honour, in Silver with Star (Austria), 1980.

Education: Shrewsbury School



late Cadet Serjeant, Shrewsbury School Contingent, Junior Division, Officer Training Corps
22.07.1936
-
07.1939
commissioned, 7th Battalion The Royal Welch Fusiliers - Territorial Army
24.08.1939


mobilized TA
1939


joined RN and Air Branch (FAA)
(08.1939)
-
(04.1940)
Fleet Air Arm
14.01.1941
-
(02.1941)
pilot, 754 Squadron FAA [HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath)]
25.05.1941
-
(12.1941)
pilot, 700 Squadron FAA [HMS Berwick (cruiser)]
(08.1942)
-
(02.1943)
no appointment listed
06.05.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Landrail (RN Air Station, Machrihanish, Argyllshire)
(07.1945)
-
(04.1946)
HMS Landrail *
Member of Parliament (MP) (C) Shrewsbury, 1945-83. Secretary of Conservative Parly Labour Committee, 1945-50; Member: CPA, 1945-83; IPU, 1945-83, and other International Bodies; Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, 1945-83; Estimates Committee, 1964-68; Expenditure Committee, 1977-79; Chairman, Select Committee on Defence, 1979-81. Chancellor, Primrose League, 1989-92. Chairman, Anglo­Austrian Society, 1960-63, 1971-82. Freeman and Liveryman of City of London.

* indexed, but not listed as such
Langley,
Gerald Maxwell Bradshaw
G.M.B. Langley
Son of Admiral Gerald Charles Langley, and Juanita Maxwell.

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14.12.1895
-
17.04.1971
Midhurst district
Cadet (Special Entry)
01.09.1914
Midsh.
01.01.1915
S.Lt.
15.03.1917
Lt.
15.10.1918
Lt.Cdr.
15.10.1926
Cdr.
31.12.1931
Capt.
31.12.1936
Cdre. 1st cl.
27.09.1943?
R.Adm.
02.01.1946 (retd 22.06.1949)
V.Adm. (retd)
22.06.1949
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
10.06.1948
HM's birthday 48
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
12.12.1919
for valuable services during the war *
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1940
New Year 40
* In fact for the invention of the Langley Inclinometer, a visual fire control instrument which helped to give the inclination of the surface targets.
Education: Wellington College
01.09.1914
-
15.12.1914
Special Entry Cadet (2nd Entry) RN College Keyham
1915
-
1919
served European War:
01.01.1915


HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) (Dardanelles (or Gallipoli) campaign)
07.03.1917


HMS Renown (battlecruiser)
1923
-
1939
Fleet Air Arm (Observer):
22.02.1924
-
(01.1925)
HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean) (and for observer duties)
21.04.1927
-
(07.1927)
observer, HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Atlantic Fleet)
21.10.1928
-
(08.1929)
Staff Officer (Operations), 1st Battle Squadron [HMS Barham (battleship)] (Mediterranean)
06.01.1930
-
(04.1930)
HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth) (temporary)
01.10.1930
-
(02.1931)
Naval Air Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.07.1931
-
(01.1932)
observer, HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
03.04.1932
-
(09.1932)
Naval Air Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty [HMS President]
20.12.1932
-
(01.1934)
Commanding Officer, HMS Diana (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
30.12.1934
-
01.01.1937
Naval Air Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.01.1937
-
18.02.1938

Assistant Director Naval Air Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty [HMS President]
18.02.1938
-
(08.1939)
Deputy Director Naval Air Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty [HMS President]
21.11.1939
-
(04.1940)
Commanding Officer, HMS Carlisle (cruiser)
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
11.07.1941
-
(09.)1943
Director Gunnery and Anti-Aircraft Warfare Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty [HMS President]
27.09.1943
-
(06.)1944
Chief Naval Staff Officer, Supreme Allied Command, South-East Asia [HMS Braganza]
11.01.1945
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Devonshire (cruiser)
28.02.1946
-
1949
Ministry of Defence [HMS President]
Langley,
Michael Armitage
C.G. Lapthorn
Son of Cyril Owen Langley, DL (1880-), and Mary Armitage, of Brewood, Staffordshire.
(09?).1911
Wolverhampton district, Shropshire / Staffordshire / West Midlands
-
16.11.1940
(MPK) [age 28]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 36, column 3]
[commemorated at War Memorial in the grounds of St. Mary and St. Chad Church, Brewood]
Cadet 1928
Midsh. 01.05.1929
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1931
S.Lt. 01.04.1932
Lt. 01.08.1934
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 03.12.1940 successful patrol & attack convoy 16.09.40 [posthumously; presented to next-of-kin]
25.08.1928 - (08.)1930 HMS Barham (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
02.12.1930 - (03.)1931 HMS Valiant (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
24.09.1931 - 03.04.1932 promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
04.04.1932 - (09.1932) promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(01.1933)     no appointment listed
24.04.1933 - (06.)1933 HMS L 16 (submarine) (for duty with Group "D" Submarines) [tender to HMS Pigmy]
17.12.1933 - 10.1934 HMS Rainbow (submarine) (China)
15.10.1934 - ? HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (China)
16.01.1935 - (02.)1936 HMS Osiris (submarine) (China) [tender to HMS Cyclops]
17.07.1936 - 1936 HMS Titania (submarine depot ship)
28.07.1936 - (07.)1937 HMS H 34 (submarine) (6th Submarine Flotilla) [tender to HMS Titania]
29.09.1937 - (02.)1938 HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (China) (and for duty with submarines)
04.1938 - 04.1940 First Lieutenant, then (> 10.1938, < 02.1939)Commanding Officer, HMS Pandora (submarine) (China)
15.04.1940 - 09.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS H 49 (submarine) (DSC)
09.1940 - 10.1940 HMS Elfin (submarine base, Blyth) (for submarines)
14.10.1940 - 16.11.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Swordfish (submarine)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Langton,
Charles Arthur
C.A. Langton
Son of ... Langton, and ... Hignett.
30.07.1914
Chippenham district, Wiltshire
-
(03?).1971

Alton district, Hampshire
Midsh.
01.05.1932
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1934
S.Lt.
16.03.1935
Lt.
16.05.1937
Lt.Cdr.
16.05.1945 (retd 1940/50s)
Mention in Despatches

MID

01.01.1940
New Year 40
Mention in Despatches

MID

08.12.1942
Russian convoy PQ18 09.42
Order of the Patriotic War 1st class (USSR) OPW1
11.04.1944
services to USSR
09.06.1932
-
(09.1932)
HMS Renown (battle cruiser)
05.04.1933
-
(01.1934)
HMS Leander (cruiser)
01.04.1935
-
(07.1935)
promotion course, Portsmouth
29.06.1936
-
(02.1937)
HMS Grenville (destroyer, flotilla leader)
05.09.1938
-
(08.1939)
HMS Firedrake (destroyer)
25.07.1940
-
(08.1942)
HMS Western Isles (work-up base, Tobermory) (anti-submarine duties)
12.08.1942
-
(08.1943)
First Lieutenant, HMS Malcolm (destroyer)
31.08.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Nimrod (anti-submarine training establishment, Campbeltown) (for instructional duties)
15.10.1944
-
(04.1946)
HMS Caesar (destroyer) (anti-submarine duties)
La Niece,
Peter George
P.G. La Niece
Elder son of George David Nelson La Niece (1894-1985), and Gwynneth Mary Morgan (1896-1978), of East Croydon, Surrey.
Married (13.03.1948, Holy Trinity, Brompton, Kensington district, London) Second Officer Evelyn Mary Wrixon "Eve" Babington, WRNS (28.06.1918 - (12?).1982), younger daughter of Oscar John Gilmore Babington, MAI, AMInstCE (1879-1930), and Annie Honor Wrixon (1878-1975), of London SW5; two sons, one daughter.
23.07.1920
Fulham district, London
-
04.04.2003
Wadhurst, Uckfield district, East Sussex
Cadet 01.09.1937
Midsh. 01.09.1938
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1940
S.Lt. 1940?, seniority 01.10.1939
Lt. 16.02.1941
Lt.Cdr. 16.02.1949
Cdr. 30.06.1953
Capt. 31.12.1961
R.Adm. 07.01.1971 (retd 06.08.1973)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 02.06.1973 HM's birthday 73
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 01.01.1967

New Year 67

Education: Whitgift School, Croydon.
01.09.1937 - 31.08.1938 special entry cadet, HMS Vindictive (cadet training ship)
01.09.1938 - (12.1939) HMS Barham (battleship) (Mediterranean)
23.01.1940 - (04.)1940 HMS Hood (battlecruiser)
06.05.1940 - (06.)1940 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(07.1940)     no appointment listed
24.09.1940 - (12.)1940 HMS Lydd (Hunt class minesweeper)
07.12.1940 - (08.1942) HMS Birmingham (cruiser)
(12.1942)     HMS Tana (RN base, Kilindini, Kenya) *
(02.1943) - (04.)1943 British Naval Liaison Officer, HMNethS "Heemskerck" (light cruiser)
(06.1943)     no appointment listed
14.07.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Viscount (destroyer)
28.06.1944 - (10.1944) HMS Dauntless (cruiser)
(01.1945) - (07.1945) specialist gunnery course
(04.1946)     Naval Meteorological Branch, Admiralty [HMS President] *
... - ... ...
1962     Commanding Officer, HMS Rame Head
1963 - 1966 Senior UK Polaris Representative, Washington, USA
1966 - 1968 Commanding Officer, HMS Triumph
1969 - 1971 Commodore Clyde in Command Clyde Submarine Base
1971 - 1973 Flag Officer Spithead and Port Admiral, Portsmouth
Director in Exco Group of Companies, 1976-1985.
Published: Not a nine to five job (1992; memoirs).
* indexed, but not listed as such
Lansdown,
Charles Savage Ewbank
C.S.E. Lansdown
12.10.1904
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
-
11.1992

Basingstoke, Hampshire
Midsh.
15.09.1922
A/S.Lt.
15.01.1925
S.Lt.
08.09.1926, seniority 15.10.1925
Lt.
15.10.1927
Lt.Cdr.
15.10.1935 (retd 12.10.1949)
Cdr. (retd)
12.10.1949
Officer of the Order of the British Empire

OBE

02.06.1943
HM's birthday 43
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
28.11.1944
Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
15.09.1922
-
(08.1823)
HMS Ajax (battleship)
03.1924
-
(01.1925)
HMS Marlborough (battleship) (Mediterranean)
11.01.1926
-
(05.)1926
promotion course, Portsmouth
23.08.1926
-
(06.1928)
HMS Endeavour (surveying vessel)
18.05.1929
-
(08.)1929
HMS Rosemary (Fishery Protection Flotilla)
16.12.1929
-
(04.)1930
HMS Fitzroy (surveying vessel)
09.04.1930
-
(10.)1930
HMS Flinders (surveying vessel)
01.12.1930
-
(06.1933)
HMS Herald (surveying vessel) (China)
(01.1934)


no appointment listed
19.03.1934
-
(07.)1935
Navigating Officer, HMS Kellett (surveying vessel) (in lieu of a specialist)
02.12.1935
-
(02.)1936
HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth) (additional) (for Mining Department)
09.09.1936
-
(02.1939)
HMS Stork (escort vessel) (surveying service) (for navigating duties in lieu of a specialist)
(04.1939)


no appointment listed
22.05.1939
-
(08.1939)
Executive Officer, HMS Gleaner (minesweeper) (for surveying service)
01.02.1940
-
(06.1943)
Executive Officer & Navigating Officer, HMS Atreus (controlled minelaying base ship)
(08.1943)
-
(07.1945)
no appointment listed:
(06.1944)


HMS Royal Anne (Naval Party 1500, Arromanches (Mulberry B))
[surveying operation in order to position Phoenix caissons off the coast of Arromanches, led from HMS Fernmoor in conjunction with HDML 1001 to do the actual soundings]
15.05.1945
-
(07.1948)
Naval Assistant, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
Lanyon,
Norman
N. Lanyon
09.03.1908
-
01.01.1982
Winchester district
S.Lt.
16.01.1929
Lt.
16.05.1931
Lt.Cdr.
16.05.1939
Cdr.
31.12.1944 (retd 1940/50s)
Distinguished Service Cross

DSC

27.06.1944
services Adriatic 10.43
Distinguished Service Cross

DSC

07.11.1944
sinking U223 Mediterranean
Mention in Despatches

MID

23.05.1944
Operation Avalanche
Order of the Phoenix, 4th class (Greece) Phnx
15.12.1942
escorting Greek king to UK
27.07.1929
-
(02.1931)
HMS Effingham (cruiser)
20.05.1932
-
(01.1934)
HMS Delhi (cruiser)
03.01.1935
-
(07.1935)
HMS Nelson (battleship)
13.01.1937
-
(02.1937)
First Lieutenant, HMS Viscount (destroyer)
03.01.1939
-
(08.1939)
HMS Ganges (naval base, Harwich)
(1941?)


Commanding Officer, HMS Volunteer (destroyer)
17.02.1942
-
(02.1943)
Commanding Officer, HMS Echo (destroyer)
23.02.1943
-
12.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Tumult (destroyer)
(07.1945)


Combined Operations HQ
14.02.1946
-
(04.1946)
HMS Surprise
Lapthorn,
Charles George
C.G. Lapthorn

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10.08.1899
Plymouth, Devon
-
1979
Hampshire
Seaman ? [M14535]
T/A/Wt.Eng. 16.03.1943
T/Wt.Eng. 1944?, seniority 16.03.1943 (reld < 04.1946)
06.04.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Venomous (destroyer)
(04.1944)     HMS Venomous (destroyer) *
(06.1944)     no appointment listed
(10.1944) - (01.1945) HMS Brixham (Bangor class minesweeper) *
(07.1945)     HMS Orestes (Algerine class minesweeper) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Larder,
John Mawer
J.M. Larder
Son of Allan Joseph Larder (1865-1954), and Alice Larder (1865-1921?).

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08.10.1903
West Firsby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
-
30.05.1990
Chatham district, Kent
Seaman ? [J99493]
A/Gnr. 01.10.1933
Gnr. 1934, seniority 01.10.1933
Cd.Gnr. 01.10.1942
Lt. 01.07.1948 (retd 08.10.1953) (reverted to retd > 01.1955, < 04.1955)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire

MBE

01.01.1949 New Year 49 [decoration posted]
Distinguished Service Cross

DSC

02.06.1943 HM's birthday 43 [investiture 16.03.45]
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Africa Star Afr St - & clasp N Africa 42-43
Pac St - -
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
(01.1934) - (03.1934) short course of instruction
20.04.1934 - (02.)1936 HMS Ganges (training establishment, Shotley, Ipswich, Suffolk)
25.02.1936 - (02.)1938 HMS Duncan (flotilla leader, 8th Destroyer Flotilla) (for direction finding duties) [accommodated in HMS Decoy]
(03.1938) - (06.1938) no appointment listed
06.07.1938 - (08.)1940 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for gunnery school)
30.09.1940 - (02.)1943 HMS Sheffield (cruiser) (for direction finding duties) (DSC)
01.04.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Assegai (training establishment, nr Durban, South Africa)
(10.1944)     no appointment listed
28.11.1944 - (04.)1946 HMS Anson (battleship)
01.10.1946 - 30.05.1947 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for gunnery school)
31.05.1947 - 10.10.1948 President of Commissioned and Warrant Officers' Mess (up to 30.06.1948) & for charge of Armament Stores, RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)] (MBE)
11.10.1948 - (01.)1955 Training Officer, Sea Cadet Corps HQ (Open Units) (London)
Larking,
Dennis Augustus Hugo
N. Lanyon
Son of late Col. Cuthbert Larking, JP (1842-1910), and Lady Adela Maria Hare (1845-1912), daughter of 2nd Earl of Listowel, of Uckfield, Sussex.
Married 1st (25.01.1902; divorced 1924) Muriel Campbell Rankine (1878? - 28.09.1957), daughter of the late William Macbean Rankine, of Dudhope, Forfarshire; two daughters, one son.
Married 2nd (08.07.1925) Nina Bianca Allatini (? - 12.07.1983), daughter of late Charles Allatini, of Salonica & Italy; one son.

Original service record available upon request.

Service record available upon request.

20.01.1876
East Grinstead, Sussex
-
20.04.1970
Juan les Pins, France
Cadet 15.01.1890
Midsh. 15.06.1892
A/S.Lt. 18.02.1896
S.Lt. 02.11.1896, seniority 15.12.1895
Lt. 30.06.1898 (reld 01.06.1905) (retd 03.10.1906; unfit [defective vision]) (re-employed 03.08.1914)
A/Cdr. (retd) 23.02.1915
Cdr. (retd) 20.01.1916
A/Capt. (retd) 17.01.1917
Capt. (retd) 11.11.1918 * (reverted to retd 17.08.1919) (re-employed 17.10.1939) (reverted to retd 18.11.1939) (re-employed 19.02.1940) (dispersed 02.04.1946) (reld 30.06.1946) (reverted to retd 01.07.1946)
Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George

CMG

03.06.1916 valuable services rendered in connection with the war
Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (France) LegH 25.11.1921 ?
? Hkn 03.08.1943 King Haakon's Commendation Medal (Norway)
Commander of the Order of St Olav (Norway) StOlav 04.03.1947

for services as British Naval Liaison Officer with the Royal Norwegian Navy during the war

Order of White Eagle, 4th class with swords (Serbia; 02.11.1917); Commander, Order of SS Maurice and Lazarus (Italy; 10.07.1919); Commander, Order of the Crown of Italy (Italy; 07.06.1918); War Cross (Italy; 17.03.1919)
* in recognition of services rendered during the war
Education: Stubbington House, Fareham; HMS Britannia.
15.01.1890     entered RN (served in Mediterannean, West Indian, and China Stations):
15.01.1890 - 14.01.1892 HMS Britannia (training ship)
15.01.1892 - 04.02.1892 HMS Victory
05.02.1892 - 15.07.1894 HMS Dreadnought (additional) (Mediteranean)
16.07.1894 - 13.08.1894 HMS Warspite
14.08.1894 - 13.09.1894 HMS Victory
14.09.1894 - 04.10.1895 HMS Volage (Training Squadron)
05.10.1895 - 11.12.1895 HMS Royal Sovereign ([Africa?] Squadron)
12.12.1895 - 15.12.1895 HMS Inflexible
18.02.1896 - 17.10.1896 RN College [HMS Vernon, HMS Excellent, HMS Victory]
02.11.1896 - 03.02.1897 HMS Hasty [tender to HMS Victory] (Home Fleet)
04.02.1897 - 10.07.1900 HMS Rattler ([Africa?])
10.07.1900 - 09.1900 HMS [Aconies?] (manoeuvres)
09.1900 - 01.12.1900 HMS Colossus (coast guard)
01.02.1901 - 1901 HMS Empress of India (Mediterranean)
1901 - 09.06.1903 HMS Caesar
10.06.1903 - 01.06.1905 in command of Mediterranean torpedo-boat destroyers (HMS Crane (tender to HMS Orion), from 15.02.1904 HMS Earnest (tender to HMS Leander)]
03.08.1914 - 08.11.1915 2nd Sea Lord's Office, Admiralty [HMS President]
08.11.1915 - 07.1919 Naval Attaché, Rome
16.07.1919 - 16.08.1919 Admiralty [HMS  President] (additional; for duty in Intelligence Division)
17.10.1939 - 18.11.1939 HMS President (additional; as Naval Representative on University Selection Board, University College Nottingham)
19.02.1940 - 06.05.1940 HMS President (additional; for duty outside Admiralty with Director of Naval Intelligence)
07.05.1940 - 24.02.1941 Naval Attaché, Budapest (Balkans) [HMS President (additional)]
25.02.1941 - 18.06.1941 Naval Attaché, Belgrade & Budapest [HMS President (additional)]
19.06.1941 - 07.09.1941 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (not to join)
08.09.1941 - 10.06.1942 Liaison Officer, Royal Norwegian Navy Headquarters, London [HMS President]
11.06.1942 - 01.04.1946 on staff of Principal Naval Liaison Officer to Allied Navies, Admiralty as Liaison Officer with Royal Norwegian Naval HQ London [HMS President]
Member of Lloyd's.
Launders,
James Stuart
"Jimmy"
J.S. Launders
Married ((03?).1943, South Shields district, Durham) Olive Johnston (died 13.04.2010, aged 89); ... children (one son?).

1919
-
1988
Cadet
01.01.1938
Midsh.
01.01.1939
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1940
S.Lt.
?
Lt.
01.04.1941
A/Lt.Cdr.
< 04.1946
Lt.Cdr.
01.04.1949
Cdr.
30.06.1957
Capt.
30.06.1966 (retd 29.11.1974; medically unfit)
Distinguished Service Order

DSO

30.01.1945
2 patrols & support operations, Northern waters [investiture 27.07.45]
Distinguished Service Order DSO
24.04.1945
patrols Norwegian waters since 02.45 [investiture 27.07.45]
Distinguished Service Cross

DSC

22.12.1942
gallantry on war patrols in the Mediterranean [investiture 13.07.43]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
18.07.1944
Norwegian patrols, 2 supply ships sunk [investiture 27.07.45]
01.01.1938
-
31.12.1938
special entry cadet, HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
01.01.1939
-
(02.)1939
HMS Nelson (battleship) (Home Fleet)
21.03.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Repulse (battlecruiser)
01.09.1940
-
(10.)1940
promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
30.12.1940
-
(02.)1941
submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
01.09.1941
-
(12.)1941
First Lieutenant, HMS H 28 (submarine)
07.12.1941
-
(08.1942)
First Lieutenant, HMS P 35 (submarine)
?
-
(02.)1943
submarine Commanding Officers' course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
18.05.1943
-
(03.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Venturer (submarine)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
01.1947?


HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) ?
01.07.1947
-
(07.1948)
Commanding Officer, HMS Meteorite (submarine)
28.03.1949
-
(05.1949)
HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)
04.1950
-
(05.1950)
HMS Dolphin (submarine dpot, Gosport) (for miscellaneous duties)
05.07.1951
-
(05.)1953
Commanding Officer, HMS Alcide (submarine)
1953
 
 
HMS President (Admiralty)
22.03.1954
-
(04.)1955
HMS Wakeful (anti-submarine frigate)
02.06.1955
-
(01.1957)
on staff of Flag Officer, Malaya [HMS Terror (RN base, Singapore)]
19.05.1958
-
(01.1959)
on staff of Flag Officer Commanding Reserve Fleet [HMS Vanguard (Reserve Fleet HQ, Portsmouth)] (as Command Work Study Officer and as Officer-in-Charge No. 4 Fleet Work Study Team)
29.08.1960
-
1960
long tactical course
12.1960
-
(07.1961)
Staff Officer (Operations), Naval Forces Northern Europe (NATO)
(02.1963)


no appointment listed
20.05.1963
-
(02.1964)
for duty with Chief Polaris Executive, Admiralty [HMS President]
30.03.1966
-
?
for duty with Director General Weapons (Naval), Bath [HMS President]
(02.1968)


HM Dockyard, Rosyth **
18.11.1968
-
(08?).1970
Commanding Officer, HMS Forth (submarine depot ship, Singapore) & as Captain (S/M) 7th Submarine Squadron
(08.1971)


Weapons Department (Naval) **
05.1972
-
?
Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer Scotland and Northern Ireland
07.07.1974
-
01.01.1975
also: Naval ADC to the Queen
* (07.1945) still indexed, but no longer listed as such
** indexed, but not listed as such
Laurence,
Sir Noel Frank
N.F. Laurence
Son of Frederic Laurence, of Maidstone.
Married (1917) Esme Joan Coghlan White; two sons, one daughter.

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27.12.1882
Maidstone
-
26.01.1970
Surrey Northern district, Surrey
A/S.Lt.
15.01.1903?
S.Lt.
13.06.1904, seniority 15.01.1903
Lt.
03.12.1904, seniority 15.01.1904
Capt.
31.12.1919
Cdre. 2nd cl.
01.01.1930
R.Adm.
23.09.1932
V.Adm.
12.07.1936
Adm.
01.08.1940 (retd > 12.1941, < 08.1942) (reverted to retd < 02.1943)
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
09.06.1938
HM's birthday 38
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
04.06.1934
HM's birthday 34
Distinguished Service Order DSO
24.02.1916

for his services in charge of British submarines operating in the Baltic Sea

Distinguished Service Order DSO
01.01.1917

in recognition of the skill and determination which he showed in making a successful submarine attack on an enemy Battle Squadron on the 5th November, 1916

Russian Order of St George, 4th cl.; Chevalier Légion d'Honneur (France) (15.04.1916); Russian Order of St Vladimir, 4th cl.; Spanish Order of Naval Merit, 3rd cl. (06.11.1929)
15.09.1899


entered RN



Commanding Officer, HMS E 1 (submarine) (torpedoed 2 German battleships Jutland, 1915 (despatches, DSO, bar)); Senior Officer British Submarines, Baltic
01.10.1921
-
(08.)1923
RN War College, Greenwich
03.10.1923
-
(01.1925)
Flag Captain, HMS Chatham (cruiser) & as Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief East Indies
12.04.1926
-
(05.)1926
senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth
01.07.1926
-
01.07.1927
Assistant Director of Training and Staff Duties Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.07.1927
-
(04.)1928
Director of Training and Staff Duties Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
10.04.1928
-
(06.)1928
senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth
01.06.1928
-
(08.)1929
Commanding Officer, HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
01.01.1930
-
15.01.1932
Commodore of the RN Barracks Devonport [HMS Vivid]
12.02.1932
-
1932
also: Naval ADC to the King
19.01.1932
-
(09.)1932
imperial defence course, Imperial Defence College
10.12.1932
-
(07.)1934
Rear-Admiral (Submarines) [HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport)]
14.01.1935
-
(02.)1935
senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
07.05.1935
-
(07.1935)
tactical course, Portsmouth
16.02.1936
-
(07.)1937
Vice-Admiral Aircraft Carriers [HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier)]
(02.1938)
-
(10.1938)
no appointment listed
21.11.1938
-
01.1941
Admiral Commanding Reserves [HMS President I]
13.01.1941
-
(01?.)1943
Chief Naval Representative at Ministry of Aircraft Production [HMS President]
Lavers,
Harold Charles
H.C. Lavers

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12.09.1894
Plymouth, Devon

-
06.04.1972
Seaman
? [M2455]
Lt. (E)
14.11.1937
Lt.Cdr. (E)
14.11.1945 (retd)
01.10.1923
 
 
commissioned RN
...
-
...
...
28.06.1937
-
(12.1939)
HMS Hebe (minesweeper)
26.03.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Whaddon (destroyer)
(12.1941)


no appointment listed
(08.1942)


no appointment listed
16.09.1942
-
(04.)1944
RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
14.06.1944
-
(06.1944)
HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar) (for flotilla duties)
10.05.1945
-
(07.1945)
French Ship Paris (for trawler maintenance duties)
...
-
...
...
Law,
[Sir] Horace Rochfort
H.R. Law
H.R. Law
H.R. Law H.R. Law
H.R. Law (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 34215)) 
Son of Horace Samuel Law (1873-1940), MD, FRCSI, and Sybil Mary Clay (1878-1952).
Brother of Lt. Ronald Pakenham Law, RNVR.
Cousin ot S.Lt. Thomas Pakenham Law, RNVR (their fathers were brothers).

Married (13.12.1941) Heather Valerie Coryton (16.03.1917 - 10.1996); two sons, two daughters.


23.06.1911
Dublin, Ireland
-
30.01.2005
Petersfield, Hampshire
Midsh.
01.09.1930
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1933
S.Lt.
1934, seniority 01.09.1932
Lt.
01.10.1933
Lt.Cdr.
01.10.1941
Cdr.
30.06.1946
Capt.
30.06.1952
R.Adm.
07.07.1961
V.Adm.
05.06.1965
Adm.
17.09.1968 (retd 01.08.1972)
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath GCB
01.01.1972
New Year 72
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
01.01.1967
New Year 67
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
08.06.1963
HM's birthday 63
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
01.01.1951
New Year 51
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
11.11.1941
Greek withdrawal 04.41
Mention in Despatches MID
23.01.1941
courageous action Norwegian waters 05.40
Grand Cross, Order of the Crown (Netherlands), 1972.
Education: Sherborne School
1929


entered RN
06.09.1930
-
(10.)1930
HMS Barham (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
02.12.1930
-
(02.)1931
HMS Valiant (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
30.05.1931
-
(09.1932)
HMS Effingham (cruiser) (East Indies)
05.01.1933
-
(06).1933
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
21.08.1933
-
(01.)1934
promotion course, Portsmouth
08.05.1934
-
(07.)1935
HMS Wolfhound (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
01.07.1935
-
(02.1936)
HMS Despatch (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
04.01.1937
-
(07.)1937
qualifying for gunnery duties, HMS Excellent
01.11.1937
-
(02.)1938
HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for gunnery school)
20.04.1938
-
(08.)1938
Assistant Gunnery Officer, HMS Rodney (battleship) (Home Fleet)
08.09.1938
-
(10.1938)
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
05.01.1939
-
(08.)1939
advanced gunnery course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
24.08.1939
-
(04.)1940
Gunnery Officer, HMS Cairo (anti-aircraft ship)
27.06.1940
-
(02.)1941
Gunnery Officer, HMS Coventry (anti-aircraft ship)
06.1941
-
(08.)1942
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
22.11.1942
-
(06.)1944
Gunnery Officer, HMS Nigeria (cruiser)
09.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
21.01.1946
-
(04.)1946
Commanding Officer, HMS Modeste
25.07.1946
-
(07.1948)
Gunnery and Anti-Aircraft Warfare Divisiob, Admiralty [HMS President]
(05.1949)


no appointment listed
06.1949
-
(05.1950)
on staff of Flag Officer Commanding 5th Cruiser Squadron & Second-in-Command Far Eastern Station [HMS Belfast]
01.09.1952
-
(05.1953)
Commanding Officer, HMS Duchess
23.04.1954
-
(01.)1956
Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth [HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)]
29.08.1956
-
(01.1957)
Director, RN Tactical School (Woolwich) [HMS President]
1958


Commanding Officer, HMS Centaur
26.08.1960
-
(07.)1961
Commanding Officer, Britannia RN College, Dartmouth [HMS Dartmouth]
06.12.1961
-
(02.)1963
Flag Officer Sea Training & in command Portland Naval Base [HMS Osprey]
28.05.1963
-
1965
Flag Officer, Submarines [HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport)] & COMSUBEASTLANT (NATO)
30.07.1965
-
1970
Controller of the Navy
28.02.1970
-
28.02.1972
Commander-in-Chief, Naval Home Command, and Flag Officer, Portsmouth Area [HMS Victory]
21.04.1970
-
1972
also: First and Principal Naval Aide-de-Camp to the Queen
Chairman, R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie & Co., 1973-1981. Member, Security Commission, 1973-1982. President: RINA, 1975-1977; Officers' Christian Union, 1976-1986; Chairman, Church Army Board, 1980-1987.
Lawrey,
Martin
M. Lawrey
Married (Bermuda) Elizabeth Gosling, daughter of the Hon. Ambrose Gosling; two sons, one daughter.

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16.08.1897
Falmouth district, Cornwall
-
17.09.1939
[St Gluvias Church Cemetery, Cornwall, section 1, row 11, grave 11]
Asst. Clerk 15.01.1915
Paym.S.Lt. 15.11.1917
Paym.Lt. 15.09.1919
Paym.Lt.Cdr. 15.09.1927
Paym.Cdr. 30.06.1935
Barrister-at-law, called to the bar by Gray's Inn in 1932.
15.01.1915     entered RN
01.1915 - 04.1915 HMS Drake (cruiser) (Northern Patrol)
05.1915 - 1919 on the staffs of the Commodore and Rear-Admiral Commanding 1st & 6th Light Cruiser Squadrons [HMS Galatea (cruiser) & HMS Cardiff (cruiser)] (Battle of Jutland, the Heligoland action 11.1917, operations in the Baltic 1918-1919)]
      on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Western Approaches
27.09.1921 - (08.1923) HMS Ramillies (battleship)
26.05.1924 - (05.)1926 Assistant Secretary on staff of Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station [HMS Calcutta (cruiser)]
01.11.1926 - (06.1928) HMS Impregnable (boys' training establishment, Devonport)
01.08.1929 - (03.)1931 Admiralty [HMS President] (for Naval Intelligence Division)
01.08.1931 - (01.)1932 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for accountant officers' technical course)
10.05.1932 - (06.)1933 HMS Renown (battlecruiser) (Home Fleet)
19.08.1933 - (07.)1935 Secretary of Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet [HMS Nelson (battleship)]
03.09.1935 - 1935 HMS Boscawen (RN base, Portland) (temporarily)
06.12.1935 - 09.09.1938 Secretary to Commodore, Malaya [HMS Terror II (RN base, Singapore)]
(10.1938)     no appointment listed
(02.1939)     no appointment listed
06.03.1939     HMS President (for course at HMS Victory)
(04.1939) - (05.1939) short course of instruction
01.07.1939 - 17.09.1939 HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport) (torpedoed & sunk by U-29 west of Ireland)
Laws,
Arthur Ernest Leonard
A.E.L. Laws
Son of ... Laws, and ... Winzar.
25.05.1913
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
-
01.1996
Wantage, Berkshire

A/Gnr.
10.02.1945
Cd.Gnr.
?, seniority 10.02.1945
Sen.Cd.Gnr.
01.10.1952
Lt. (Special Duties List) (G)
01.01.1957 (retd 07.09.1958)
(07.1945)
-
(04.1946)
no appointment listed
13.06.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Cygnet
30.04.1951
-
(05.1953)
HMS Collingwood
18.07.1955
-
(01.1956)
HMS Excellent
Lawson,
Cecil Graham
C.G. Lawson

Son of Captain Bennet Lawson and Minnie Elizabeth Lawson; husband of Edith Mary Connor Lawson, of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.
(12?).1907
Greenwich
-
10.12.1941
(KIA) [age 34]
[Plymouth Naval Memorial, panel 44, column 2]
Prob. S.Lt. RNR
20.07.1931
S.Lt. RNR
08.10.1935, seniority 20.07.1931
Lt. RNR
19.10.1935
Prob. Lt. (Supplementary List)
?, seniority 25.11.1931
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
18.05.1938, seniority 25.11.1931
Lt.Cdr.
25.11.1939
21.09.1935
-
(02.1936)
HMS Neptune (cruiser)
(07.1937)


no appointment listed
16.12.1937
-
(02.1938)
HMS Revenge (battleship)
04.04.1938
-
(08.1938)
First Lieutenant, HMS Hazard (minesweeper)
12.09.1938
-
(08.1939)
RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
06.09.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Suffolk (cruiser)
15.01.1941
-
10.12.1941
HMS Prince of Wales (battleship)
Lawson,
Frederick Charles William
"Derick"
F.C.W. Lawson F.C.W. Lawson
Son of M.L. Lawson, formerly of Public Works Department, Punjab, India.
Married ((06?).1945, Eastbourne district, Sussex) Dorothy Mary Norman
(07.01.1914-02.1986), Eastbourne; one son, three daughters.

20.04.1917
Simla, India
-
25.01.2010
Avon Park, Limpley Stoke
Cadet 01.01.1935
Midsh. (E) 01.01.1936
S.Lt. (E) 01.01.1938
Lt. (E) 01.01.1939
A/Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.11.1944
Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.01.1947
Cdr. (E) 31.12.1949
Capt. (E) 30.06.1960
R.Adm. 07.01.1969 (retd 03.01.1972)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 12.06.1971 HM's birthday 71 [investiture 30.11.71]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 22.09.1942 Operation Harpoon [investiture 23.03.43]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 14.06.1945 HM's birthday 45 [decoration posted]
Education: Bishop Cotton School, Simla; Eastbourne College; RN Engineering College, Keyham.
01.01.1935     special entry cadet, HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.01.1936 - (08.1939) course of instruction in engineering, RN Engineering College, Keyham [HMS Drake]
12.12.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Berwick (cruiser)
29.08.1940 - (02.)1941 course of instruction in engineering, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
15.08.1941 - (08.)1942 HMS Liverpool (cruiser) (DSC)
21.09.1942 - (10.)1943 HMS Duke of York (battleship)
16.11.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Aurora (cruiser) (Bar to DSC)
04.07.1944 - (04.)1947 an Assistant Engineer Inspector, Engineer-in-Chief's Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
02.10.1947 - (05.1949) HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport) (for miscellaneous duties)
(05.1950)     Admiralty [HMS President] *
14.01.1953 - (05.)1953 staff, RN College, Dartmouth [HMS Britannia]
09.11.1953 - (01.)1956 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for miscellaneous duties)
05.11.1956 - (01.1957) HMS Albion
01.09.1958 - (01.1959) Deputy Manager Engineering Department (Production), HM Dockyard Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
25.04.1960 - (07.1961) Deputy Manager Engineering Department (Administration), HM Dockyard Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
01.07.1962 - (02.1964) Chief Staff Officer (Tech.) to Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth & as Chief Staff Officer (Tech.) to COMCENTLANT and COMPLYMCHAN, and for duty with Commander-in-Chief Home Fleet as Captain Fleet Maintenance [HMS Drake]
06.11.1965 - (02.)1969 Commodore Superintendent, HM Dockyard Singapore
1969 - 10.1971 Flag Officer, Medway & Admiral Superintendent, HM Dockyard, Chatham [HMS Pembroke] (CB)
Chief Executive, Royal Dockyards, Ministry of Defence, 1972-1975. MIMechE.
Lawson,
John Monteith
J.M. Lawson
Son (with two sisters) of Cdr. Noel John Cecil Lawson, MBE, RNR (1887-1964), and Edith Mathews Monteith, of Horsham, Sussex.
Brother of actresses Sarah E. Lawson and Anne Lawson.
20.03.1922
47 Earl's Court Square, Kensington, London
-
23.03.1943
(MPK) [age 21]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 73, column 1]
Midsh. 01.01.1940
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1941
S.Lt. 01.01.1942
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (01.09.1935-04.04.1939; Admiralty No. 1569a; Hawke House).
01.01.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Rodney (battleship)
01.09.1941 - 12.1941 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
05.01.1942 - 08.03.1942 HMS Elfin (submarine base, Blyth) (for submarine course)
09.03.1942 - 17.03.1942 HMS Cyclops (submarine depot ship) (as spare officer)
18.03.1942 - 13.05.1942 HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (additional, then as spare officer)
14.05.1942 - 24.08.1942 HMS Taku (submarine) [11-23.07.1942 sick on the books of HMS Medway]
25.08.1942 - ? HMS Thrasher (submarine) [04.12.1942-... sick on the books of HMS Maidstone]
(02.1943)     HMS Thrasher (submarine) *
? - 23.03.1943 HMS Turbulent (submarine) (ship lost off Sardinia)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Layard,
Arthur Frank Capel
A.F.C. Layard

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28.11.1899
Steyning, Sussex
-
25.11.1999
Chichester, Sussex
Lt.
15.02.1920
Lt.Cdr.
15.02.1928
A/Cdr.
08.1943?
A/Cdr. ?
?
Cdr.
28.11.1944 (retd 1940/50s)

Distinguished Service Order

DSO
16.03.1943
Operation Torch, assault Algiers
Distinguished Service Cross

DSC

03.07.1945
probable destruction of U-boat North Sea 06.02.45
Mention in Despatches MID
27.02.1945
saved ship damaged in air attack 20.07.44
09.1912     entered RN
      specialized in Gunnery
(10.1932)     Commanding Officer, HMS Vivacious (destroyer)
17.08.1937 - (08.1939) Experimental Department, Gunnery School, Portsmouth [HMS Excellent]
[12.01.1939 - 17.08.1939 Commanding Officer, HMCS Gaspe (minesweeper) ?]
  - 31.03.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Firedrake (destroyer) (probably never actually assumed command)
04.1942 - (08.1942) Commanding Officer, HMS Broke (destroyer)
29.12.1942 - (06.1943) HMS President:
(02.1943)     Department of Miscellaneous Weapon Development, Admiralty
(06.1943)     for duty with Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Weapons), Admiralty
08.1943 - (04.1944) Commanding Officer, HMS Salisbury (destroyer)
06.04.1944 - 02.07.1945 lent to RCN:
06.04.1944 - 26.07.1944 Commanding Officer, HMCS Matane (frigate)
30.07.1944 - 04.11.1944 Commanding Officer, HCMS Swansea (frigate)
(02.1945) - 22.02.1945 Commanding Officer, HMCS St. John (frigate)
23.02.1945 -   Commanding Officer, HMCS Loch Alvie (frigate)
(07.1945) - (04.1946) no appointment listed
Literature: Michael Whitby (ed), Commanding Canadians : the Second World War diaries of A.F.C. Layard (2005).
Layman,
Herbert Francis Hope
H.F.H. Layman
Son of Maj. F.H. Layman, 11th Hussars.
Married ([12?}.1934, Portsmouth), Elizabeth, only daughter of Rear-Admiral A.P. Hughes; one son, one daughter.
Last residence: Blewbury, Didcot, Oxfordshire.
23.03.1899
-
21.12.1989
Wallingford, Berkshire
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
15.07.1921
Lt.Cdr.
15.07.1929
Cdr.
30.06.1936
A/Capt.
< 02.1943
Capt.
31.12.1943 (retd 08.01.1953)

Distinguished Service Order

DSO
07.06.1940
1st Battle of Narvik
Distinguished Service Order DSO
03.12.1940
sinking of Italian submarines Durbo & Lafole 10.40
Education: Haileybury
1918


Grand Fleet
24.11.1922
-
(01.1925)
HMS Curlew (cruiser) (North America & West Indies)
05.10.1925
-
(05.)1926
qualifying for signal duties, HM Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
23.10.1926
-
(07.1927)
Flag Lieutenant to Rear-Admiral Commanding 1st Battle Squadron [HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship)] (Mediterranean)
20.12.1928
-
(04.)1930
Signal Officer, HMS Keppel (flotilla leader) & for Signal and W/T duties in 3rd Destroyer Flotilla (Mediterranean)
16.06.1930
-
(01.)1932
Signal Officer, HMS Ganges (RN base, Harwich, Essex & training establishment, Shotley)
18.07.1932
-
(09.1932)
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for Signal School)
14.09.1933
-
(02.)1936
Fleet Signal Officer, Home Fleet [HMS Nelson (battleship)]
05.1936
-
(07.1937)
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for Signal School (Experimental))
11.01.1938
-
(10.1938)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
03.01.1939
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Hotspur (destroyer)
25.05.1942
-
(08.)1942
Signal Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
04.09.1942
-
(12.1943)
HMS President (for service with Signal Department, Admiralty)
15.02.1944
-
(07.)1945
Deputy Director Signal Division (Y), Admiralty, and for duty with Director of Naval Intelligence [HMS President]
20.11.1945
-
03.1946
Commanding Officer, HMS Rajah (escort carrier)
24.03.1946
-
(07.)1948
Commanding Officer, HMS Hornbill (RN Air Station, Culham, Berkshire)
10.01.1949
-
1951
Director of Radio Equipment, Admiralty [HMS President]
1951
-
1953
Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, The Nore
Vice­President, Tennis and Rackets Association.
Published: articles on rackets.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Layton,
Sir Geoffrey
G. Layton G. Layton

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20.04.1884
West Derby, Lancashire
-
04.09.1964
Portsmouth, Hampshire
S.Lt.
1903
Lt.
1905
Cdr.
1916
Capt.
31.12.1922
R.Adm.
24.01.1935
V.Adm.
22.10.1938
Adm.
15.09.1942 (retd 1947)
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire GBE
01.01.1947
New Year 47

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

KCB 
11.07.1940
HM's birthday 40
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
1936
?
Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George KCMG
01.01.1945
New Year 45
Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George CMG
?
?

Distinguished Service Order

DSO
1918
?

Distinguished Service Order

DSO
?
?
Grand Cross of the Order of Orange Nassau (Netherlands) OON
19.01.1943
services to Dutch navy
Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (France) LegH
?
?
Education: Eastman's, Winchester; HMS Britannia; Imperial Defence College
15.05.1899


joined the Royal Navy
1905
-
mid 1920s
submarine service
1931
-
1933
Chief of Staff, China Station
1933
-
1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Renown (battlecruiser)
1934
-
1936
Commodore of Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth
1936
-
1938
Director of Personal Services, Admiralty
08.1938
-
08.1939
Commanding Battle Cruiser Squadron [HMS Hood]
10.01.1939
-
1940
Vice-Admiral Commanding 1st Battle Squadron and [already since 19.09.1938] Second-in-Command, Mediterranean Fleet [HMS Barham]
09.1940
-
1941
Commander-in-Chief, China Station
1941
-
1942
Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Fleet
01.01.1942
-
05.03.1942
HMS Lanka
05.03.1942
-
1945
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies (Ceylon) [HMS Lanka]
01.03.1945
-
1947
Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
Leach,
[Sir] Henry Conyers
H.C. Leach
H.C. Leach
H.C. Leach

Third son of Captain John Catterall Leach, MVO, DSO, RN and Evelyn Burrell Lee, of Yarner, Bovey Tracey, Devon.
Married (1958) Mary Jean McCall (died 28.06.1991), younger daughter of Adm. Sir Henry McCall, KCVO, KBE, CB, DSO; two daughters.
18.11.1923
Bovey Tracey, Devon
-
26.04.2011
Wonston, Winchester district, Hampshire
Midsh. 01.01.1941
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1942
S.Lt. ?, seniority 01.10.1942
Lt. 01.02.1944
Lt.Cdr. 01.02.1952
Cdr. 30.06.1955
Capt. 31.12.1961
R.Adm. 07.07.1971
V.Adm. 06.07.1974
Adm. 30.03.1977
Adm. of the Fleet 01.12.1982 (remained on the active list, but actually retd [02.12?.]1982)
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath GCB 03.06.1978 HM's birthday 78
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB 01.01.1977 New Year 77
Education: St Peter's Court, Broadstairs; RN College Dartmouth (Grenville House; Admiralty No. 1805; 01.05.1937-...); psc 1952; jssc 1961.
      HMS Rodney (battleship)
(02.1941)     HMS Edinburgh (cruiser) *
1941 - 1942 HMS Mauritius (cruiser) (S Atlantic and
Indian Ocean)
[originally appointed to the HMS Prince of Wales, but as his father became Commanding Officer, there, he shifted to HMS Mauritius]
      HMS Sardonyx (destroyer)
24.08.1942 - (08.1942) promotion course, Portsmouth
01.02.1943 - (10.)1944 HMS Duke of York (battleship) (incl.
Scharnhorst action)
22.11.1944 - (04.1946) HMS Javelin (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
1947     specialized in Gunnery, RN College, Greenwich
19.12.1947 - (07.1948) HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
1948 - 1951 various gunnery appointments:
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
06.10.1952 - (05.)1953 HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
1953 - 1955 Gunnery Officer, Newcastle (cruiser) (Far East)
1955 - 1959 staff appointments:
26.09.1955 - (01.1956) HMS Mercury II
1959 - 1961 Commanding Officer, HMS Dunkirk (destroyer)
14.06.1962 - (02.1964) Chief Staff Officer (Plans and Operations) to Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Far East Fleet [HMS Terror]
1965 - 1967 Commanding Officer, HMS Galatea (frigate) & Captain (D) 27th Squadron and Mediterranean
15.02.1968 - 1970 Director of Naval Plans, Navy Department [HMS President]
1970     Commanding Officer, HMS Albion (commando ship)
04.1971 - 1973 Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy)
1974 - 1975 Flag Officer First Flotilla
1976 - 1977 Vice-Chief of Defence Staff
1977 - 1979 Commander-in-Chief, Fleet, and Allied Commander-in-Chief, Channel and Eastern Atlantic
1979 - 1982 Chief of Naval Staff and First Sea Lord
06.07.1979 - 01.12.1982 also: First and Principal Naval ADC to the Queen
Chairman, St Dunstan's, since 1983. President: RN Benevolent Society, 1983-1995; Sea Cadet Association, 1984-1993; Royal Bath and West of England Society, 1993 (Vice-Pres., 1994-); Patron: Meridian Trust Association., 1993-; Hampshire RBL, 1994-. Chairman Council, King Edward VII Hospital, 1987-. Governor, Cranleigh School, 1983-1993. Freeman: City of London; Shipwrights' Co.; Honorary Freeman, Merchant Taylors' Co. Deputy Lieutenant (DL), Hampshire, 23.06.1992.
* indexed, but not lsited as such
Leach,
John Catterall
J.C. Leach J.C. Leach
J.C. Leach
J.C. Leach
Son of Charles Rothwell Leach.
Married (1916) Evelyn Burrell, only daughter of R.H. Lee; three sons (one of which is Adm. Sir Henry C. Leach, RN).

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01.09.1894
-
10.12.1941
(KIA) [age 47]
[Plymouth Naval Memorial, panel 44, column 2]
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
30.12.1914
Lt.
15.12.1915
Lt.Cdr.
15.12.1923
Cdr.
31.12.1928
Capt.
31.12.1933
Distinguished Service Order DSO
14.10.1941
Bismarck action
Member of the Royal Victorian Order MVO
27.06.1927

visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York to New Zealand and Australia

15.05.1907
 
 
entered RN
1914
-
1918
served European war
14.03.1923
-
(08.)1923
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
28.09.1923
-
(01.)1925
Gunnery Officer, HMS Calcutta (cruiser) & Fleet Gunnery Officer, North America and West Indies Station
15.09.1925
-
(05.)1926
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
13.07.1926
-
(06.1928)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Renown (battlecruiser) (during the Duke and Duchess of York's tour in Australia and New Zealand (MVO))
21.01.1929
-
(08.1929)
course at Staff College, Camberley
14.04.1930
-
(01.)1932 staff, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
08.05.1932
-
(01.)1934
Executive Officer, HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Mediterranean)
07.03.1934
-
(02.)1936
a Deputy Director, Training and Staff Duties Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
04.05.1936
-
(10.1938)
Commanding Officer, HMS Cumberland (cruiser) (China)
(02.1939)
-
(04.1939)
no appointment listed
01.05.1939
-
(04.1940)
Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
15.02.1941
-
10.12.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Prince of Wales (battleship) & as Chief Staff Officer, 2nd Battle Squadron [ship sunk by Japanese aircraft off the East coast of Malaya]
Leatham,
Sir Ralph
R. Leatham
R. Leatham
Youngest son of Samuel Gurney Leatham and Annie Gertrude La Trobe-Bateman; five brothers, six sisters. Married (19.12.1910) Enid May, daughter of H.W. Birks; one son, one daughter.

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03.03.1886
Wakefield, Yorkshire
-
10.03.1954
[Lymington, Hampshire ?]
A/S.Lt.
30.03.1905
S.Lt.
23.08.1906, seniority 30.03.1905
Lt.
28.02.1907, seniority 30.06.1906
Cdr.
31.12.1917
Capt.
31.12.1924
R.Adm.
05.01.1936
V.Adm.
01.08.1939
Adm.
09.12.1943 (retd (< 04.)1946)
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
01.01.1942
New Year 42
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
1938
?
Commander of the Legion of Merit (US) LM
28.05.1946
?
Commandeur de la Legion d'Honneur (France) LegH
?
?
Croix de Guerre (France) CdeG
?
?
Education: HMS Britannia (1900); Imperial Defence College
15.09.1900
 
 
entered RN
06.1923
-
(01.)1925
Commander [= Executive Officer], HMS Curacoa (cruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
10.01.1925
-
(05.1926)
Naval Air Section, Admiralty [HMS President]
17.01.1927
-
(07.1927)
Imperial Defence Course, Imperial Defence College [HMS President]
10.01.1928
-
(06.)1928
Commanding Officer, HMS Yarmouth (cruiser)
26.11.1928
-
(04.1930)
Commanding Officer, HMS Durban (cruiser) (America and West Indies)
05.01.1931
-
(02.)1931
tactical course [HMS Victory]
04.08.1931
-
(06.1933)
staff, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(01.1934)


no appointment listed
01.05.1934
-
(07.1935)
Commanding Officer, HMS Ramillies (battleship) (Mediterranean)



Commanding Officer, HMS Valiant (battleship)
12.01.1936
-
(02.1936)
Commanding Officer, HMS President IV (Base Defences, Mediterranean)
(02.1937)
-
(07.)1937
no appointment listed
06.09.1937
-
(02.)1938
Chief of Staff & Maintenance Captain, Portsmouth [HMS Victory (RN base. Portsmouth)]
16.05.1938
-
(06.)1938
tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
14.06.1938
-
1939
Rear-Admiral 1st Battle Squadron [HMS Barham (cruiser)] (Home Fleet)
(02.1939)


no appointment listed
12.04.1939
-
04.1941
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station [HMS Gloucester (08.1939), later HMS Gloucester II (04.1940), later HMS Lanka (02.1941)]
(12.1941)
 
 
no appointment listed
01.01.1942
-
01.12.1942
Flag Officer in Charge, Malta [HMS St. Angelo]
(02.1943)
-
(06.1943)
no appointment listed
1943


Deputy Governor, Malta
1943


Commander-in-Chief, Levant (temporary)
24.08.1943
-
(07.)1945
Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth [HMS Drake]
Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bermudas or Somers Islands, 07.02.1946-1949.
KStJ, 24.06.1946.
Le Bailly,
[Sir] Louis Edward Stewart Holland
L.E.S.H. Le Bailly L.E.S.H. Le Bailly
L.E.S.H. Le Bailly
Son of Robert Francis Le Bailly (1866-1945), and Ida Gaskell Holland, of Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Gloucestershire.
Married (03.10.1946, Holy Trinity, Brompton Parish Church, Kensington district, London) Pamela Ruth
Berthon ((09?).1924 - ), eldest daughter of R.Adm. (E) Charles Pierre Berthon, CBE (1893-1965), and Ruth Euphemia Meldrum Ferrier (1899-1978), of Crapstone House, Buckland Monachorum, South Devon; three daughters.

18.07.1915
Chelsea district, London
-
03.10.2010
Kilkhampton, near Bude, Cornwall
.... ...
Lt. (E) 16.10.1937
A/Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.11.1944
Lt.Cdr. (E) 16.10.1945
Cdr. 31.12.1948
Capt. 30.06.1958
R.Adm. 07.01.1967
V.Adm. 21.04.1970 (retd 02.09.1972)
Knigt Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) KBE 03.06.1972 HM's birthday 72 [investiture 18.07.72]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 01.01.1969 New Year 69 [decoration presented]
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 05.06.1952 HM's birthday 52 [decoration presented]
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
1929     joined RN
1932     HMS Hood (battlecruiser)
1933 - 1937 RN Engineering College, Keyham
03.05.1937 - (09.)1939 HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (Home Fleet)
05.12.1939 - 11.03.1942 HMS Naiad (cruiser) (torpedoed and sunk by U-565 in Mediterranean)
12.07.1942 - (10.)1944 RN Engineering College, Keyham [HMS Drake]
(01.1945)     no appointment listed
10.02.1945 - (04.)1946 HMS Duke of York (battleship)
1946 - 1950 Admiralty [HMS President]:
21.07.1948 - (07.1948) Staff of Engineer Overseer, Sheffield and Leeds District [serving under Department of Engineer-in-Chief]
20.01.1949 - (05.)1950 for miscellaneous services
1950 - 1952 HMS Bermuda
1955 - 1958 RN Engineering College, Keyham
1958     Staff Officer to Dartmouth Review Committee, Admiralty
1958 - 1960 Assistant Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty
1960 - 1963 Naval Assistant to Controller of the
Navy
1963     Imperial Defence College
1963 - 1967 Deputy Director of Marine Engineering
04.1967 - 1969 Naval Attaché, Washington, DC, & Commander, British Navy Staff & UK National Liaison Representative to SACLANT [HMS Saker]
1970 - 1972 Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Intelligence), Ministry of Defence
Director­General of Intelligence, Ministry of Defence, 1972-1975. CSSBs, 1976-1982. Member Council, Research Inst. for Study of Conflict and Terrorism, 1976-. Chairman of Governors, Rendcomb College, 1979-1985. Deputy Lieutenant (DL) Cornwall, 1982. FIMechE; FInstPet; FIMarE. Hon DSc Plymouth, 1994.
Published: The man around the engine, 1990; From Fisher to the Falklands, 1991; Old loves return, 1993.
Lee,
Herbert Jack
H.J. Lee
Son of Hubert S. Lee, and Eleanor Tapping.
05.01.1918
Eastry district, Kent
-

22.05.1971
Headcorn, Canterbury district, Kent
Cadet
01.01.1936
Midsh.
01.01.1937
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1939
S.Lt.
1939/40?, seniority 01.11.1938
Lt.
01.04.1940
A/Lt.Cdr.
> 07.1945, < 04.1946
Lt.Cdr.
01.04.1948
Cdr.
30.06.1951
Capt.
31.12.1955 (retd 20.09.1965)
Cdre.
22.03.1963
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) CBE
12.06.1965
HM's birthday 65 [investiture 21.10.65]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
01.01.1943
New Year 43 [investiture 27.07.43]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
18.05.1943
North Russian convoy [investiture 27.07.43]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
02.02.1951
Korea (since 09.07.50) [investiture 14.11.51]
01.01.1936
-
31.12.1936
special entry cadet, HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.01.1937
-
(02.)1937
HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) (Mediterranean)
06.1937
-
(10.1938)
HMS Warspite (battleship) (Mediterranean)
02.01.1939
-
(04.)1939
promotion course, Portsmouth
31.07.1939
-
12.06.1940
HMS Calypso  (cruiser) (sunk by Italian submarine Bagnolini in Mediterranean)
(02.1941)
-
(12.1941)
no appointment listed
(1942?)


HMS Avon Vale (destroyer)
(08.1942)
-
(02.1943)
First Lieutenant, HMS Orwell (destroyer) *
08.05.1943
-
(12.1943)
HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hampshire)
22.02.1944
-
(10.)1944
HMS Mackay (destroyer)
03.1945
-
09.1946
Commanding Officer, HMS St Austell Bay (frigate)
01.04.1948
-
(07.1948)
HMS Ganges (training establishment, Shotley)
28.03.1949
-
(05.)1949
Commanding Officer, HMS Comet
04.07.1949
-
(05.1950)
Commanding Officer, HMS Cockade
24.03.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
01.05.1954
-
(01.)1956
Executive Officer, HMS Gambia
23.10.1956
-
(01.1957)
Liaison with Commander-in-Chief Southern Pacific under Allied Forces Mediterranean, NATO
25.11.1958
-
(01.1959)
Commanding Officer, HMS Solebay & as Captain (D) 1st Destroyer Squadron
03.10.1960
-
(07.1961)
HMS President (for duty with the Ministry of Defence) 
(02.1963)
 
 
HMS President *
22.03.1963
-
(02.1964)
Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean & Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Mediterranean [HMS Phoenicia, later HMS St Angelo]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Lee-Barber,
John
J. Lee-Barber J. Lee-Barber (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 21164))

Son (with two sisters) of Richard "Dick" Lee Barber (1872-1960), of Herringfleet, near Great Yarmouth.
Married (1939) Suzanne Claude Le Gallais (died 1976), daughter  of Col. Albert Le Gallais, ADC, MC, of La Moye, Jersey, Channel Islands; two daughters.

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16.04.1905
Mutford district, Norfolk / Suffolk
-
14.11.1995
Wivenhoe, Alton district, Hampshire
S.Lt. 30.03.1926
Lt. 30.12.1927
Lt.Cdr. 30.12.1935
Cdr. 30.06.1941
A/Capt. < 04.1946
Capt. 31.12.1947
R.Adm. 07.01.1957 (retd 25.05.1959)

Companion of the Order of the Bath

CB  01.01.1959 New Year 59 [investiture 10.02.59]

Distinguished Service Order

DSO 11.07.1940 HM's birthday 40 [investiture 10.03.42]

Distinguished Service Order

DSO 11.11.1941 Greek withdrawal 04.41 [investiture 10.03.42]
Mention in Despatches MID 19.07.1940 withdrawal of troops from Namsos
Mention in Despatches MID 06.01.1944 sinking of Scharnhorst
Cross of Valour (Poland) KW 21.10.1941 withdrawal of Polish forces from France 40 [decoration posted]
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth.
      service in destroyers and in Yangtze gunboat until 1937
1937 - 1938 Commanding Officer, HMS Witch
10.01.1939 - 19.11.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Griffin (destroyer) (DSO and Bar, despatches, Polish Cross of Valour)
05.03.1942 - (08.)1942 Admiralty [HMS President] (for special and miscellaneous services)
26.09.1942 - 14.08.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Opportune (destroyer) (despatches)
30.08.1944 - 05.06.1945 Commander-in-Charge, Hove [HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishment, Hove, Sussex)]
06.06.1945 - (07.1945) Executive Officer, HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
(04.1946)     HMS St James *
1946 - 15.01.1947 Commanding Officer, HMS St James
1948 - 1949 Senior Officer Reserve Fleet, Harwich
1950 - 1952 Naval Attaché, Chile
1952 - 1954 Commanding Officer, HMS Agincourt & Captain (D), 4th Destroyer Squadron
1954 - 1956 Commodore, Inshore Flotilla
1957 - 1959 Admiral Superintendent, HM Dockyard, Malta [HMS St Angelo]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Lees,
Dennis Marescaux
D.M. Lees (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 24478))

Son of Capt. J. Lees, Royal West Kent
Regiment, and Gemma Marescaux, of Brenchley, Kent.
Married ((06?).1934, Kensington district, London) Daphne May Burnett, daughter of J. Burnett, of Kincardineshire; three sons.

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28.01.1900
Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
-
04.08.1973
Southsea, Hampshire
S.Lt. 15.09.1918
Lt. 15.04.1920
Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1928
Cdr. 31.12.1933
Capt. 31.12.1939
Cdre. 1st cl. ?
R.Adm. 08.01.1949 (retd 14.02.1953)

Companion of the Order of the Bath

CB  01.01.1951 New Year 51 [investiture 14.02.51]

Distinguished Service Order

DSO 19.07.1940 action off Norway [investiture 29.09.42]
War Cross, 3rd Class (Greece) GrWC 11.08.1942 services beligerent Greece
Officer of the Legion of Merit (US) LM 17.07.1945 Operation Neptune
Mention in Despatches MID 11.11.1941 Greek withdrawal 04.41
Mention in Despatches MID 11.07.1944 action Plymouth aere 25.04.44
Mention in Despatches MID 28.11.1944 Operation Neptune
Croix de Guerre (France) CdeG 1948 South of France
Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (France) LegH 1948 South of France
Education: Ludgrove Preparatory School; RN Colleges Osborne and Dartmouth (1912-1916).
01.01.1916     entered RN
... - ... ...
27.07.1934 - 19.12.1936 Fleet Gunnery Officer, Mediterranean Fleet [HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship)]
(01.1937) - (02.1937) no appointment listed
05.04.1937 - (02.)1940 Executive Officer, HMS Birmingham (cruiser)
18.03.1940 - 01.06.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Calcutta (cruiser)
15.07.1941 - 16.07.1943 Deputy Director of Operations Division (Coastal Force), Admiralty [HMS President]
21.08.1943 - 29.04.1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Black Prince (cruiser)
06.1945 - 15.01.1946 Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet [HMS Renown (battlecruiser) & HMS Nelson (battleship)]
12.02.1946 - 1949 Director of Naval Ordnance
1949 - 1951 Chief of Staff, Portsmouth
1951 - 1953 Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel (personal services)
Le Fanu,
[Sir] Michael
"Dry Ginger"
M. Le Fanu M. Le Fanu
M. Le Fanu M. Le Fanu
M. Le Fanu M. Le Fanu
M. Le Fanu

Son of Captain Hugh Barrington Le Fanu, RN (1872-1929), and Georgiana Harriott Kingscote (1879-1965).
Married (18.12.1943, Droxford district, Hampshire) Prudence Grace "Prue" Morgan (20.12.1921-(12?).1980), daughter of Admiral Sir Vaughan Morgan, KBE, CB, MVO, DSC, DL, and Mary Julia Lowe; two sons, one daughter.

02.08.1913
Lindfield, Cuckfield district, Sussex
-
28.11.1970
St Marylebone district, London
Cadet 01.01.1931
Midsh. 01.09.1931
A/S.Lt. 01.01.1934
S.Lt. 14.03.1935, seniority 01.05.1934
Lt. 21.10.1935, seniority 01.06.1935
Lt.Cdr. 02.12.1942, seniority 01.06.1942
Cdr. 31.12.1944
Capt. 30.06.1949
R.Adm. 07.07.1958
V.Adm. 25.10.1961
Adm. 29.09.1965
Adm. of the Fleet 03.07.1970 (half-pay 04.11.1970)

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath

GCB  01.01.1968 New Year 68 [investiture 23.02.68]

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

KCB 08.06.1963 HM's birthday 63 [investiture 16.07.63]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 11.06.1960 HM's birthday 60 [investiture 05.07.60]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 24.02.1942 destruction Italian convoy Mediterranean 09.11.41 [investiture 12.05.42]
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
Pac St - & clasp Burma
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Mention in Despatches MID 26.09.1940 Norwegian coast 04-06.40
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1946 New Year 46
Officer of the Legion of Merit (US) LM 03.12.1946

for service as British Pacific Fleet Liaison Officer on the staffs of Commander, United States Fifth Fleet and Commander, United States Third Fleet from February to September, 1945

Bronze Star Medal (US) BSM 02.12.1946 ?
Education: Bedford School; RN College, Dartmouth (1926-).
06.01.1931 - (06.)1933 HMS Dorsetshire (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
06.06.1933 - (01.)1934 HMS York (cruiser)
04.01.1934 - 12.08.1934 promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
13.08.1934 - (02.)1935 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
25.03.1935 - (08.)1936 HMS Whitshed (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
21.09.1936 - (07.)1937 HMS Bulldog (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
30.09.1937 - (08.)1938 qualifying for gunnery duties, HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
(10.1938)     no appointment listed
11.1938 - (04.)1939 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
15.06.1939 - (09.)1939 Assistant to Fleet Gunnery Officer on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS Warspite (battleship)]
18.12.1939 - 26.01.1942 First Lieutenant & Gunnery Officer, HMS Aurora (cruiser) (Norway, Atlantic, Arctic, Mediterranean) (DSC, despatches)
01.1942 - (08.1942) HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
25.01.1943 - (12.1943) Assistant Fleet Gunnery Officer on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet [HMS Duke of York (battleship)]
14.01.1944 - (01.)1945 Gunnery Officer, HMS Howe (battleship) (Far Eastern Fleet)
23.01.1945 - (09.1945) Naval Liaison Officer to US Pacific Fleet (US 3rd & 5th Fleets) on staff of Commander-in-Chief, British Pacific Fleet [HMS Golden Hind(RN manning depot, Sydney, NSW)] (despatches, BSM) [tasked with the arrangements for the Japanese surrender onboard the USS Missouri on 02.09.1945]
06.02.1946 - (10.1947) Experimental Commander, HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
01.03.1948 - (05.)1949 Executive Officer, HMS Superb (cruiser)
19.09.1949 - (05.1950) Naval Assistant to Third Sea Lord and Controller, Admiralty [HMS President]
1951     Senior Officer, 3rd Training Squadron (Londonderry; undertaking anti-submarine activities)
29.12.1952 - (05.)1953 on special duties in the Admiralty, under the Chief Scientist, to investigate the problems of atomic warfare [HMS President]
1953     Imperial Defence College
(07.1954)     no appointment listed
31.12.1954 - 07.01.1957 Commanding Officer, HMS Ganges (boys' training establishment, Shotley)
1957 - 15.02.1958 Commanding Officer, HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier)
15.07.1958 - 09.02.1960 Director General, Weapons, Admiralty [HMS President] (CB)
1960 - 1961 Flag Officer, Second-in-Command, Far East Station
01.1.1961 - 1965 Third Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy, Admiralty [HMS President] (KCB)
25.11.1965 - (02.)1968 Commander-in-Chief, Middle East (GCB)
08.1968 - 1970 Chief of Naval Staff and First Sea Lord, Admiralty [HMS President]
10.1970     about to take over as Chief of the Defence Staff, when serious illness prevented this
Vice-President of the Inland Waterways Association, 1970.
Literature
: Dry Ginger : the biography of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Michael Le Fanu (1977).
Legard,
George Hugo Digby
G.H.D. Legard (Photo courtesy of Hilary Legard) G.H.D. Legard (Photo courtesy of Hilary Legard)
G.H.D. Legard (Photo courtesy of Hilary Legard)
Son (with one brother) of Rev. Charles Legard, MC (1887-1976), and Ethel Gertrude Marriott (1889-1973), of Burghclere Rectory, Newbury.
Married (30.03.1944, Church of the Ascension, Burghclere, Hampshire) Eve Lilian Howard, WRNS ((06?).1923 - 27.02.2013), daughter of Capt. Francis Howard, DSC, RN (1889-1966), and Grace Flora Wilson (1889?-1938); one son, two daughters. Eve Legard remarried (10.09.1973) Lt. (S) Guy Alexander Hughes, RNVR.
26.02.1920
Malton district, Yorkshire
-

17.06.1966
Marske, Middlesborough district, North Riding of Yorkshire
Cadet 01.05.1937
Midsh. 01.09.1937
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1939
S.Lt. 16.12.1939
Lt. 16.05.1941
Lt.Cdr. 16.05.1949 (retd 12.12.1953)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division)

MBE

04.04.1944 for undaunting courage in saving the life of a wounded officer when HMS Dulverton was lost and he was himself wounded
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (1933-13.04.1937; Admiralty No. 1346; Greynvile Term).
01.05.1937 - 31.08.1937 HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.09.1937 - (02.)1938 HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (Mediterranean)
04.1938 - (08.)1939 HMS Devonshire (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
28.08.1939 - (02.)1940 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
05.02.1940 - (03.)1940 HMS Fitzroy (Hunt class minesweeper)
02.03.1940 - (12.)1941 HMS Veteran (destroyer)
16.12.1941 - 07.02.1942 HMS Ledbury (destroyer)
(04.1942) - (06.1942) HMS Ledbury (destroyer) *
01.07.1942 - (02.)1943 HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex)
(04.1943) - (10.1943) no appointment listed
(12.1943) - (04.1944) HMS Dulverton (destroyer) (MBE) [ship had been sunk in the Aegean 13.11.1943] *
28.04.1944 - (10.1944) HMS Dinosaur (Combined Operations training centre, Troon) (for motorized landing craft)
(01.1945) - (04.1945) HMS Dinosaur (Combined Operations training centre, Troon) *
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
30.03.1946 - (04.)1946 HMS Gravelines (destroyer)
30.11.1946 - (07.1948) HMS Venus (destroyer)
01.1949 - (05.1949) Admiralty [HMS President] (for miscellaneous services)
03.04.1950 - (05.)1951 HMS Phoenix (training establishment, Portsmouth)
1951 - 1952 Commanding Officer, HMS Zambesi
03.1953 - (05.)1953 Commanding Officer, HMS Termagant (destroyer)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Le Geyt,
Edward Gerard
E.G. Le Geyt
Son of Daniel Edward Le Geyt, MRCS, LRCP (1868-), and Eliza Aris (1873-1951).
Married ((03?).1947, Chichester district, Sussex) Philippa Suzanna Rosamond Strickland (23.02.1901 - (12?).1982), who was earlier (1926) married to Constantine Mary Joseph Lubienska-Bodenham (1899-1971), daughter of Roger Walter Strickland (1873-1938), and Anice Maude Rowley (1874-).

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05.05.1904
St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
-
14.03.1993
Southwark district, London SE5
Midsh. 15.09.1923
A/S.Lt. 15.01.1926
S.Lt. 03.08.1927, seniority 15.11.1925
Lt. 11.02.1928, seniority 15.06.1927
Lt.Cdr. 15.06.1935
Cdr. 30.06.1941 (retd 05.05.1954; age)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 14.05.1946 depth charge attack 21.02.40 [decoration posted]
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
Burma Star Bur St - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Coronation Medal 1937 Cor M 37 - -
Coronation Medal 1953 Cor M 53 - -
Russian Convoys Medal Rsn Conv 1989 -
Malta Commemorative Medal Malta M 1992 -
Education: Victorial College, Channel Islands (1914.2-1922).
... - ... ...
20.06.1939 - 06.09.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Diana (destroyer) (DSC)
(10.1940)     no appointment listed
15.11.1940 - 01.10.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Eskimo (destroyer)
(10.1942) - (12.1942) no appointment listed
18.01.1943 - (10.)1943 Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(12.1943)     no appointment listed
24.12.1943 - (07.1945) Executive Officer, HMS Euryalus (cruiser)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
... - ... ...
Leggatt,
William Ronald Christopher
W.R.C. Leggatt (Photo courtesy of Mr Edward Trivigino)

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27.09.1900
Thanet district, Kent
-

10.1985
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
...
...
Cdr.
31.12.1935
Capt.
30.06.1941 (retd 07.07.1950)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
29.08.1944
Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44) [investiture 02.02.45]
Mention in Despatches MID
05.03.1942
service with the army
07.05.1917
 
 
entered RN
...
-
...
...
19.12.1938
-
(04.)1940
Executive Officer, HMS Ramillies (battleship)
09.09.1940
-
(02.)1941
on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS Warspite (battleship)]
(12.1941)
 
 
HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) *
(1942)
 
 
Trade Convoy Plotting Room, Trade Division, Admiralty [HMS President] (routeing & convoy plans of defensively armed merchant ships)
23.06.1942
-
04.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Despatch (cruiser)
(06.1944)
 
 
Naval Officer-in-Charge, Sword Beach
31.08.1944
-
(04.1946)
Naval Assistant to Third Sea Lord and Controller [HMS President]
06.05.1948
-
21.11.1948
Commanding Officer, HMS Ocean (aircraft carrier)
...
-
...
...
Leigh,
Samuel Henry
S.H. Leigh

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27.12.1904
Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire
-

16.02.1967
Seaman
? [J96923 & M37194]
A/Wt. Supply Offr.
31.07.1939
Wt. Supply Offr. =
Wt. Stores Offr.
1940?, seniority 31.07.1939
A/Cd. Stores Offr.
18.06.1945
Cd. Stores Offr.
01.10.1946
Lt. (S)
22.03.1949 (retd 27.12.1954)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division)

MBE

13.06.1946
HM's birthday 46
(09.1939)
 
 
no appointment listed
07.10.1939
-
(12.1941)
HMS Argus (aircraft carrier)
23.06.1942
-
(12.1943)
HMS Mercury (signal school, nr Petersfield, Hampshire)
29.03.1944
-
(04.1946)
HMS Tana (RN base, Kilindini, Kenya)
13.02.1948
-
(07.1948)
HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)
04.02.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Hornbill (RN Air Station, Culham, Berkshire)
08.01.1951
-
(07.1954)
RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
Leighton,
Evelyn Ivor Robert
E.I.R. Leighton
Son (with one sister) of Robert Leighton (1859-1934), author, and Marie Connor, of Bishop's Stortford, Hampshire.
Married (24.06.1930, Sydney, NSW, Australia) Marjory Cecilia Shakerley (? - 08.03.2012), only daughter of Lt.Col. G.C. Shakerley, DSO, 60th Rifles, and Mrs Shakerley, of Whittington Lodge, Worcester.

31.05.1901
St Marylebone district, London
-

21.10.1969
Watlington, Oxford
Midsh.
15.09.1917
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
?
Lt.
05.01.1923, seniority 15.06.1922
Lt.Cdr.
15.06.1930
Cdr.
30.06.1936 (retd 10.11.1947)
A/Capt.
?
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division)

OBE

01.01.1942 New Year 42 [investiture 10.03.42]
?
-
(01.1919)
HMS Royal Oak (battleship)
03.01.1923
-
(08.1923)
HMS Constance (light cruiser)
25.09.1924
-
(05.)1926
qualifying for gunnery duties [HMS Excellent]
17.05.1926
-
(02.)1927
HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for gunnery school)
09.06.1927
-
(07.1927)
Assistant Gunnery Officer, HMS Barham (battleship) (Mediterranean)
28.03.1928
-
(08.1929)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Colombo (cruiser) (America and West Indies)
21.02.1930
-
30.03.1930
passage to Australia per SS Cathay
31.03.1930
-
15.03.1932
on loan to RAN (Exchange Officer):
31.03.1930
-
28.05.1931
Gunnery Officer, HMAS Canberra (cruiser)
29.05.1931
-
15.03.1932
Gunnery Officer, HMAS Canberra (cruiser) & as Squadron Gunnery Officer, HM Australian Squadron
16.03.1932
-
04?.1932
passage to UK per SS Orsova
26.06.1932
-
(09.1932)
HMS Pembroke (R base, Chatham) (for gunnery school)
17.01.1933
-
(06.1933)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(01.1934)
 
 
no appointment listed
06.04.1934
-
(02.)1936
Staff Officer (Opeations) to Rear-Admiral Commanding 1st Cruiser Squadron, later Gunnery Officer, HMS London (cruiser) & as Squadron Gunnery Officer and Staff Officer (Opeations) to Rear-Admiral Commanding 1st Cruiser Squadron (Mediterranean)
(08.1936)
 
 
no appointment listed
(01.1937)
 
 
no appointment listed
26.01.1937
-
(10.1938)
an Assistant to the Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
10.01.1939
-
31.12.1939
Staff Officer (Operations) & Squadron Gunnery Officer to Rear-Admiral Commanding 2nd Battle Squadron [HMS Resolution (battleship)]
01.01.1940
-
(02.)1941
Chief Staff Officer, Staff Officer (Operations) & Squadron Gunnery Officer to Rear-Admiral Commanding 3rd Battle Squadron [HMS Resolution (battleship), from ... 1940 HMS Seaborn (accounting base, Halifax, NS)]
(12.1941)
 
 
no appointment listed
13.05.1942
-
(08.)1942
on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Nore [HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)]
29.12.1942
-
(12.1943)
an Assistant to the Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
(04.1944)
-
(04.1946)
Deputy Superintendent, Scientific and Technical Staff at Gunnery Establishment, Teddington (under Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty) [HMS President]
Leiper,
John Victor
J.V. Leiper
?
-
23.09.1965
... ...
Gnr. (T) 01.08.1940
Lt. (Special Duties List) 01.01.1957 (retd 07.07.1959)
03.09.1940 - 01.03.1942 Torpedo Officer, HMS Encounter (destroyer) (ship sunk by Japanese forces in Java Sea; captured)
03.1942 - 1945 POW in Japanese captivity
... - ... ...
Leir,
Ernest William
E.W. Leir

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26.02.1883
Wincanton, Somerset
-

02.08.1971

Wells district
Lt.
1903
Cdr.
1914
Capt.
30.06.1919 (retd)
R.Adm. (retd)
08.10.1931
Cdre. 2nd cl. RNR
10.11.1939

Distinguished Service Order

DSO
1916
?
Officier de la Legion d'Honneur (France) LegH
1917
?
Mention in Despatches MID
17.11.1942
ocean convoys 39-42
Education: King's School, Bruton
15.09.1897


entered RN
1899
-
1902
served as midshipman on China Station (took part in the relief of the Legations in Pekin, 1900)



attached to the Submarine Service; Commanding Officer, HMS C.13 (1908)
1914


specially promoted to Commander, for services in the Bight of Heligoland action, August 1914 (DSO for services rendered in overseas submarine work, despatches)
1923
-
1924
Captain of the Dockyard, Deputy Superintendent and King's Harbour-Master at Chatham
1924
-
1926
Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf
1926
-
1927
Captain, Reserve Flotilla, Portsmouth
23.04.1929
-
(02.)1931
Captain-in-Charge and King's Harbour-Master, Portland [HMS Victory XI]
1931


Naval ADC to the King
10.11.1939
-
(07.1945)
Commodore of Ocean Convoys [HMS Eaglet]
Leonard,
Barry Warsop Cooper
B.W.C. Leonard
Youngest son of Paymaster-in-Chief William Vancouver Theodore Leonard, RN, and Georgina Maud Leonard.
Married ((09?).1937, Meriden district, Warwickshire / West Midlands) Patricia Beatrice Eden Neate (17.09.1916 - 09.2002), oldest daughter of Cdr. Charles Eden Neate, RN (1887-1965), and Dorothy Tucker (1889-1971); one daughter. Patricia Leonard remarrried (1945) Lt.Cdr. (A) William Francis Cuthbert Garthwaite, DSC and Bar, RNVR.
(03?).1911
-
30.04.1944
(MPK) [age 33]
[Plymouth Naval Memorial, panel 85, column 1]
... ...
Lt. (E) 16.04.1933
Lt.Cdr. (E) 16.04.1941
A/Cdr. (E) 15.04.1944?
... - ... ...
26.12.1939 - (12.1942) an Assistant Engineer Inspector, Engineer-in-Chief's Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(02.1943)     Engineer-in-Chief's Department, Admiralty [HMS President] *
15.03.1943 - (02.)1944 HMS Forth (submarine depot ship)
15.04.1944 - 30.04.1944 HMS Cyclops (submarine depot ship) (and for flotilla duties) [drowned as a result of a sailing accident]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Leslie,
George Cunningham

G.C. Leslie (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster) G.C. Leslie (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
G.C. Leslie

Fourth son of Col A.S. Leslie, CMG, WS, Kininvie, and Mrs M.I. Leslie (née Horne).
Married (1953), Margaret Rose Leslie; one son, three daughters.
27.10.1920
-
14.11.1988
Oxford, Oxfordshire
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1940
Lt. 01.05.1941
?, seniority 01.11.1940
Lt.Cdr. 01.11.1948
Cdr. 30.06.1952
Capt. 30.06.1958
R.Adm. 07.01.1968 (retd 17.11.1970)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 01.01.1970 New Year 70 [investiture 10.02.70]
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 03.07.1945 Operation Acumen; damage control
Officer, Order of Oranje-Nassau (The Netherlands) OON 1950? visit of the Queen of the Netherlands to London 11.50
Knight of the Order of St Olav (Norway) StOlav 1962? state visit of the King of Norway to Edinburgh 10.62
Education: Uppingham; MA.
1938     entered RN
10.07.1939 - (10.1940) HMS York (cruiser)
(02.1941) - (12.1941) HMS Harvester (destroyer) *
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
08.09.1942 - (12.1943) HMS Volunteer (destroyer)
01.03.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Cassandra (destroyer)
12.06.1944 - (01.)1945 First Lieutenant, HMS Cassandra (destroyer)
20.03.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Chevron (destroyer)
1950 - 1951 Commanding Officer, HMS Wrangler
1951     Commanding Officer, HMS Wilton
1954 - 1955 Commanding Officer, HMS Surprise
1960 - 1962 Captain, Fishery Protection Squadron
1964 - 1965 Commodore RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
1966 - 1967 Commanding Officer, HMS Devonshire
1967 - 1968 Flag Officer, Admiralty Interview Board
1968 - 1970 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Headquarters, Brussels
Domestic Bursar and Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford 1970-1988. FBIM.
Lethbridge,
Ernest Edward
E.E. Lethbridge (Photo courtesy of Mrs J.F. Wilby)

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03.06.1906
Bristol, Gloucestershire
-
31.10.1973
Chichester, West Sussex
Boy 2nd class
07.10.1921 [P/J 104458]
Boy 1st class
04.06.1922
Ordinary Seaman
02.12.1923
Able Bodied Seaman
11.07.1925
Acting Leading Seaman
06.04.1932
Leading Seaman
06.04.1933
Acting Petty Officer
17.01.1935
Petty Officer
17.01.1936
Chief Petty Officer
07.10.1940
T/A/Gnr. (T)
15.02.1943
T/Gnr. (T)
04.08.1946 (reld 04.08.1946)
Mention in Despatches MID
23.12.1939
attacked by enemy aircraft
Mention in Despatches MID
05.08.1941
sinking Italian convoy & escorts 16.04.41
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St
-
-
Atlantic Star Atl St
-
& France and Germany clasp
Africa Star Afr St
-
-
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45
-
-
Naval Long Service Good Conduct Medal LSGCM
25.06.1939
-
Arctic Emblem Arct Emb
-
-

07.10.1921
-
24.09.1922
HMS Ganges (boys' training establishment, Shotley)
25.09.1922
-
06.10.1922
HMS Courageous (cruiser)
07.10.1922
-
19.01.1923
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
20.01.1923
-
05.05.1923
HMS Courageous (cruiser)
06.05.1923
-
31.08.1924
HMS Conquest (cruiser)
01.09.1924
-
02.09.1924
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
03.09.1924
-
02.12.1924
HMS Yarmouth (cruiser)
03.12.1924
-
04.12.1924
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
05.12.1924
-
16.01.1925
HMS Centurion (battleship) (Reserve Fleet)
17.01.1925
-
02.11.1925
HMS Argus (aircraft carrier) (Atlantic Fleet)
03.11.1925
-
20.04.1926
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
21.04.1926
-
24.01.1927
HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Portsmouth)
25.01.1927
-
10.06.1929
HMS Vendetta (destroyer) [based at HMS Egmont (RN base, Malta), from 01.04.1929 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)]
11.06.1929
-
04.10.1929
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
05.10.1929
-
25.11.1929
HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Portsmouth)
26.11.1929
-
16.05.1930
HMS Concord (cruiser; signal school cruiser, Portsmouth)
17.05.1930
-
20.10.1930
HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Portsmouth)
21.10.1930
-
11.07.1932
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Mediterranean)
12.07.1932
-
11.01.1934
HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Portsmouth)
 12.01.1934
-
25.04.1935
HMS Cairo (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
26.04.1935
-
03.01.1936
HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Portsmouth)
  04.01.1936
-
17.05.1936
HMS Ambuscade (destoyer) [tender to HMS Winchester (destroyer)] (Portsmouth)
18.05.1936
-
13.02.1938
HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Portsmouth)
14.02.1938
14.02.1938
01.10.1938
01.09.1939
01.11.1939
01.06.1940
-
-
-
-
-
-
16.04.1941
30.09.1938
31.08.1939
31.10.1939
31.05.1940
16.04.1941
HMS Mohawk (destroyer), based at:
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)
HMS Maidstone II (accounting base, Alexandria)
HMS Cochrane II (accounting base tenders, Rosyth)
HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria)]
17.04.1941
-
18.08.1941
HMS Canopus (RN base/training establishment, Ras El Tin School, Alexandria, Egypt)
19.08.1941
-
06.12.1941
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
07.12.1941
-
14.02.1943
HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Roedean School, Brighton)
21.03.1943
-
23.03.1945
HMS Belfast (cruiser) (Scharnhorst & Tirpitz actions)
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
23.07.1945
-
04.08.1946
Instructional Department, HMS Vernon (torpedo school & experimental establishment, Portsmouth)
Levett,
Roland Miles
R.M. Levett
Elder son of Ernest Christopher Levett, and Grace Virginia Miley, of Kingston Hill.
Married (16.01.1943, St Nicholas's Church, Chiswick Mall, Brentford district, Middlesex) Joan Hamilton "Bunty" Freeman (1918 - 14.05.2009); two sons.
12.02.1917
Whitchurch district, Hampshire
-
21.10.1967
RN Hospital, Haslar, Gosport district, Hampshire (formerly of Zephon House, Crookham Village, near Aldershot)
[Crondall Village Church Cemetery, Crondall, Hampshire]
Paym.Cadet 01.01.1935
Paym.Midsh. 01.01.1936
A/Paym.S.Lt. 01.01.1938
Paym.S.Lt. 01.03.1938
Paym.Lt. = Lt. (S) 01.03.1940
1944?, seniority 01.12.1939
A/Lt.Cdr. (S) ?
Lt.Cdr. (S) 01.12.1947
Cdr. (S) 30.06.1953
A/Capt. (S) 01.09.1957-....1960
Capt. (S) 31.12.1962
Education: Winchester College (1931.1-1934.2; Sergeant's House (Culver Lea)).
01.01.1935 - 31.08.1935 special entry cadet (training)
01.09.1935 - (10.1936) HMS London (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
07.01.1937 - (02.)1937 HMS Cairo (cruiser) (Home Fleet) (for duty in office of Commodore Commanding Home Fleet Destroyer Flotillas)
14.04.1937 - (09.1939) HMS Orion (cruiser) (The Nore & America and West Indies)
01.03.1940 - (04.)1940 HMS Orion (cruiser)
02.04.1940 - (08.)1942 on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet [HMS Rodney (battleship), from 24.07.1940 HMS Nelson, (battleship), from 01.04.1941 HMS King George V (battleship), from 05.05.1942 HMS Duke of York (battleship), from 08.07.1942 HMS King George V (battleship)]
20.08.1942 - (10.)1943 HMS Anson (battleship)
05.11.1943 - (10.1944) HMS Europa (RN Patrol Service Central Depot, Lowestoft)
(01.1945)     HMS Europa (RN Patrol Service Central Depot, Lowestoft) *
1945 - (07.)1945 Depot Royal Marines, Deal
26.09.1945 - 09.03.1947 secretary to Captain of the Fleet, Mediterranean (on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean) [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
08.01.1948 - (05.)1949 HMS Nuthatch (RN Air Station, Anthorn, Cumberland)
1949     on staff of Rear Admiral Reserve Aircraft
01.03.1950 - (05.1951) RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
(05.1953)     Admiralty [HMS President] *
10.1953 - (01.)1955 secretary to Flag Officer Commanding 5th Cruiser Squadron & Second-in-Command Far East Station [HMS Birmingham]
04?.1955     secretary to Commander, Allied Naval Forces, Northern Europe
(01.1956) - (01.1957) Admiralty [HMS President] *
01.09.1957 - (01.)1960 secretary to Commander-in-Chief, Far East Station [HMS Terror (additional)]
03.08.1960 - (08.1962) HMS Seahawk (RN Air Station, Culdrose)
16.01.1963 - (02.1964) UK Secretary, International Planning Team, Standing Group, NATO (Pentagon, Washington, DC)
12.04.1966     Assistant Chief of Staff (Plans) to Allied Commander-in-Chief Channel [HMS Warrior (Fleet HQ, Northwood, Middlesex)]
Lewes,
John Hext
J.H. Lewes
Son of Col. John Lewes, of Llanllyr, nr Lampeter.
Married (14.12.1929, St Peter's, Eaton Square, London) Nesta Cecil Talbot (06.04.1905 - 06.1994), only daughter of Capt. H. FitzRoy Talbot, DSO, RN; two daughters, one son.

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16.06.1903
Devonport district, Devon
-
14.03.1992
Cardiganshire North, Dyfed
Midsh. 15.05.1921
A/S.Lt. 15.09.1923
Lt. 15.04.1925
Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1933
Cdr. 30.06.1939 (retd 01.09.1947)
A/Capt. 09.07.1944?
Hon. Capt. 01.09.1947
Commander of the Order of the British Empire OBE 01.01.1944 New Year 44 [investiture 30.10.45]
Mention in Despatches MID 17.03.1942 raid Norwegian coast, sinking of supply ships
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1946 New Year 46
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne & Dartmouth.
15.01.1917     entered RN
... - ... ...
07.07.1939 - 27.11.1939 Commanding Officer, HMS Shikari (destroyer)
16.09.1942 - 05.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Intrepid (destroyer) (despatches)
05.1942 - (10.)1942 HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown, South Africa)
(12.1942) - (04.1943) no appointment listed
04.1943 - (06.)1943 HMS Lanka (RN base, Colombo, Ceylon) (OBE)
07.1943 - 01.10.1943 Staff Torpedo Officer to Rear Admiral, Naval Air Stations Indian Ocean [HMS Ukussa (RN Air Station, Katukurunda, Ceylon)]
01.10.1943 - (06.)1944 Staff Torpedo Officer to Rear Admiral, Naval Air Stations Indian Ocean [HMS Bherunda (RN Air Station, Colombo, Ceylon)]
09.07.1944 - 05.1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Ameer (escort carrier) (despatches)
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
... - ... ...
Deputy Lieutenant & Justice of the Peace, Cardiganshire, 1950. Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire, 09.05.1956-31.03.1974. KStJ.
Lewes,
John Hugh
J.H. Lewes
Eldest son of John Herbert Lewes, and Constance Sutherland, of Calcutta and Folkestone.
Engaged (02.1924; engagement broken off 05.1924) Lettice Garnons-Williams, only daughter of Capt. Aylmer H. Garnons-Williams, of Twineham.
Married (27.07.1927) Lilla Muriel Moss King (13.05.1903 -25.01.1978), widow of Lt. Ean Charles Colville Greenlees (1901?-1925) [with one son of this 1st marriage], and daughter of Robert Curzon Henry Moss King; two sons.

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30.06.1900
-
03.05.1961
Bittescombe Manor, Wiveliscombe, Somerset
Midsh. 09.1916?
A/S.Lt. 15.05.1918
Lt. 15.04.1920
Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1928 (retd 30.06.1945)
A/Cdr. 16.12.1940?
Cdr. (retd) 30.06.1945
A/Capt. 27.06.1942?
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 04.09.1945 Operation Overlord to the end of the war [investiture 09.07.46]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 16.08.1940 Dunkirk [investiture 03.09.40]
Mention in Despatches MID 28.11.1944 Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
Officer of the Legion of Merit (US) LM 15.10.1946 for services as Assistant Chief of Staff
(Intelligence) to the Allied Naval Commander, Expeditionary Force and later as Assistant Chief of Staff (Intelligence) to the
British Naval Commander-in-Chief, Germany
King Christian X Liberty Medal (Denmark) ChrX LM 25.11.1947 services to the Danes
Officer, Order of Leopold I (Belgium) Leo ? training Belgian officers in intelligence
Education: Hillerest School, Folkestone; RN College, Osborne (05.1913-...).
04.09.1916     commissioned RN
? - (01.1919) HMS Resolution (battleship)
17.04.1922 - (08.)1923 HMS H 32 (submarine) [tender to HMS Vulcan]
01.10.1923 - (01.)1925 HMS X 1 (submarine) (Portsmouth) [tender to HMS Pembroke]
31.08.1925 - (05.1926) HMS L 56 (submarine) (Mediterranean) [tender to HMS Lucia]
(02.1927)     short course of instruction
03.03.1927 - (04.)1928 Commanding Officer, HMS R 4 (submarine) [tender to HMS Vulcan]
(05.1928) - (06.1928) no appointment listed
04.06.1928 - (08.)1929 HMS Frobisher (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
11.11.1929 - (08.)1930 HMS Frobisher (cruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
10.11.1930 - 25.11.1930 HMS Alecto (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
26.11.1930 - (01.)1932 HMS Douglas (submarine flotilla leader, 1st Submarine Flotilla) (Mediterranean) (for submarines)
15.08.1932 - (06.)1933 Commanding Officer, HMS L 26 (submarine) [tender to HMS Lucia]
26.10.1933 - (11.1934) Commanding Officer, HMS L 26 (submarine) [tender to HMS Mackay]
(02.1935)     no appointment listed
24.04.1935 - (02.)1936 HMS Ceres (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, The Nore)
14.04.1936 - (10.)1936 HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
10.12.1936 - (02.)1937 HM Dockyard, Devonport [HMS Drake]
23.03.1937 - (07.)1937 HMS Caledon (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
04.11.1937 - (02.)1938 HMS Caledon (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
01.04.1938 - (04.)1939 HMS Carlisle (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
27.06.1939 - (08.1939) HMS Ceres (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
03?.1940 - (06.)1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Bideford (sloop) (Dunkirk) (DSC)
(10.1940)     no appointment listed
16.12.1940 - 26.06.1942 Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
27.06.1942 - 08.03.1944 Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence (S), Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President] (Danish Liberty Medal, Belgian Order of Leopold)
1944 - 1945 Assistant Chief of Staff (Intelligence) to Allied Naval Commander Expeditionary Force [HMS Odyssee] (CBE, despatches, Legion of Merit)
1945 - 1945 Assistant Chief of Staff (Intelligence) to the
British Naval Commander-in-Chief, Germany
(07.1945)     Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
Lewin,
Edgar Duncan Goodenough
E.D.G. Lewin, 1940.
E.D.G. Lewin, 1950s.
Son of Captain George Edgar Lewin, RN, and ... Clarke.
Married (1943) Nancy Emily Hallett, Tintinhull, Somerset; one son, one daughter.
09.08.1912
Farnham district, Hampshire / Surrey / Sussex
-
24.11.1983
[Harpenden, Herts. ?]
Midsh.
01.09.1930
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1933
S.Lt.
01.09.1933
Lt.
01.09.1935
Lt.Cdr.
01.03.1943
A/Cdr.
< 12.1943
Cdr.
30.06.1945
Capt.
30.06.1949 (retd 1957)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.01.1958
New Year 58
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
10.11.1953
Korea
Distinguished Service Order DSO
25.11.1941
Operations Style & Substance 25.11.41
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
23.02.1940
Battle of the River Plate
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
23.10.1945
capture of Okinawa

- Silver Medal
Concp
?
earthquake Concepcion, Chile 24.01.39

 

Education: RN College, Dartmouth
07.1931
-
(09.1932)
Midshipman, HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Mediterranean)
(01.1934)


HMS Rodney (battleship) (Home Fleet) *
20.01.1935
-
(07.1935)
pilot's course, No. 1 Flying Training School, Leuchars
01.02.1936
-
(07.1937)
pilot, TSR Squadron 823, FAA [HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier)] (Mediterranean) [attached to RAF]
28.01.1938
-
(12.1939)
pilot HMS Ajax (cruiser) (America and West Indies Station) (Battle of the River Plate)
(04.1940)


Fleet Air Arm
20.01.1941
-
(02.1941)
pilot, 880 Squadron FAA [HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath)]
05.1941
-
11.1941
Commanding Officer, 808 Squadron FAA [HMS Ark Royal (aircraft carrier)]
01.12.1941
-
(08.1942)
HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton) [from 12.1941-02.1942 Commanding Officer, 885 Squadron FAA]
(02.1943)


no appointment listed
07.06.1943
-
(08.1943)
HMS Indomitable (aircraft carrier) **
22.11.1943
-
(12.1943)
HMS Monck (carrier training & administration, Port Glasgow)
15.12.1943
-
(06.1944)
SNO [Senior Naval Officer?] to Rear-Admiral Escort Carriers [R.Adm. A.W. La T. Bisset] [HMS Royalist] (Mediterranean)
09.06.1945
-
(07.1945)
Squadron Fighter Direction Officer, First Aircraft Carrier Squadron, British Pacific Fleet [HMS Formidable (aircraft carrier)]
01.11.1945
-
04.02.1946
Admiralty [HMS President]
04.02.1946
-
(04.1946)
Naval Air Warfare Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
29.10.1949
-
(05.1950)
Deputy Director of Navigation and Direction Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
14.12.1952
-
(05.)1953
Commanding Officer, HMS Glory (Korea)
1953
-
1954
Director of Air Warfare, Admiralty [HMS President]
1955
-
01.1956
Commanding Officer, HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier)
16.01.1956
-
1957
Director of Plans, Admiralty [HMS President]
Joined Board of Blackburn's, 1957; Sales Director, Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd, 1968-71; Managing Director, Hawker Siddeley Dynamics, 1971-77, Chairman, 1977. Deputy Chairman, British Aerospace Dynamics Group, 1977-78.
* indexed, but not listed as such
** (10.1943) still indexed, but no longer listed as such
Lewin,
Terence Thornton;
Baron created 1982 (Life Peer), of Greenwich in Greater London
T.T. Lewin
T.T. Lewin
Son of ... Lewin, and ... Falconer.
Married (1944) Jane Branch­Evans; two sons, one daughter. From North Harrow, Middlesex.

19.11.1920
Dover, Kent
-
23.01.1999
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Cadet
01.01.1939
Midsh.
01.09.1939
S.Lt. 01.08.1940
Lt.
01.07.1941
Lt.Cdr.
01.07.1949
Cdr.
31.12.1952
Capt.
30.06.1958
R.Adm.
07.01.1968
V.Adm.
07.10.1970
Adm.
01.12.1973
Adm. of the Fleet
06.07.1979 (retd 04.12.1982)
Knight of the Garter KG
26.04.1983
-
- Life Peerage
19.11.1982
Operation Corporate
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath GCB
12.06.1976
HM's birthday 76
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
01.01.1973
New Year 73
Member of the Royal Victorian Order (4th class) MVO
01.01.1959
New Year 59
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
01.12.1942
Operation EV (Nort Russian convoy PQ18 / QP14 09.42) *
Mention in Despatches MID
25.08.1942
Murmansk convoys 03-05.42
Mention in Despatches MID
29.08.1944
action with minesweepers Plymouth area 14.06.44
Mention in Despatches MID
14.11.1944
action Plymouth area 05.08.44

* For gallantry, skill and resolution . . .[when involved in] escorting an important convoy to North Russia in face of relentless attacks by enemy aircraft and submarines.

Education: The Judd School, Tonbridge.
01.01.1939 - (09.)1939 special entry cadet, HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
      war service in Home and Mediterranean Fleets in Malta Convoys, N Russian Convoys, invasion N Africa and Channel (despatches):
1939     HMS Belfast (cruiser)
24.11.1939 - (02.)1941 HMS Valiant (battleship)
04.10.1941 - (12.1941) HMS Highlander (destroyer)
14.01.1942 - (10.1944) HMS Ashanti (destroyer) (First Lieutenant since mid-1943)
(01.1945) - (07.1945) gunnery course
(04.1946)


HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) *
18.07.1949
-
(05.1950)
Executive Officer, HMS Chequers
(05.1953)


HMS President *
29.10.1955
-
(01.)1956
Commanding Officer, HMS Corunna
1957 - 1958
Commanding Officer, HM Yacht Britannia
(07.1961)


HMS President *
18.12.1961 -
(02.)1963
Captain (F) 17th Frigate [= Dartmouth Training] Squadron and HM Ships Urchin and Tenby [HMS Urchin]
1964
-
1965
Director, Naval Tactical and Weapons Policy Division, Ministry of Defence
1966
-
1967
Commanding Officer, HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier)
08.01.1968
-
(02.)1969
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy), Admiralty
1969
-
1970
Flag Officer, Second-in-Command, Far East Fleet
01.1971
-
1973
Vice-Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiralty
1973
-
1975
Commander-in-Chief Fleet
1975
-
1977
Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command
1977 - 1979 Chief of Naval Staff and First Sea Lord, Admiralty
01.09.1979
-
01.10.1982
Chief of the Defence Staff (Falklands War)
Naval ADC to the Queen, 07.07.1967-07.01.1968. Flag ADC to the Queen, 24.11.1975-01.03.1977; First and Principal ADC to the Queen, 01.03.1977-06.07.1979. Life Col Comdt, RM, 1995. Mem. Council, White Ensign Assoc. Ltd, 1982- (Chm. Council and Assoc., 1983-1987); Chm., Trustees, National Maritime Museum, 1987-1995 (Trustee, 1981-1995; Dep. Chm., 1986-1987); Mem., Museums and Galleries Commn, 1983-1987; President: Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners' Royal Benevolent Soc., 1984-1995; British Schools Exploring Soc., 1985-; George Cross Island Assoc., 1988-; Soc. for Nautical Res., 1989-. Elder Brother of Trinity House, 1975. Freeman and Liveryman, Stationers' and Newspaper Makers' Co., 1996; Hon. Freeman: Skinners' Co., 1976; Shipwrights' Co., 1978. Hon. DSc City, 1977; Hon. DLitt Greenwich, 1993.
Literature: Richard Hill, Lewin of Greenwich : the authorised biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin (2001)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Lewis,
[Sir] Andrew Mackenzie

A.M. Lewis
Son of late Rev. Cyril Lewis.
Married 1st (09.01.1943) Rachel Elizabeth Leatham (06.08.1918-1983); two sons.
Married 2nd (1989) Primrose Robinson (née Sadler­Phillips).
24.01.1918
-
08.11.1993
... ...
Lt. 01.09.1939
A/Lt.Cdr. 01.11.1944
... ...
Adm. 21.08.1971 (retd 1974)
KCB 1971 (CB 1967)
Education: Haileybury.
... - ... ...
20.06.1939 - (10.1940) HMS Ashanti (destroyer)
03.01.1941 - (12.)1941 HMS Castleton (destroyer)
30.12.1941 - (08.1942) HMS Boadicea (destroyer)
? - (02.)1943 gunnery course, HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
(06.1943) - (08.1943) no appointment listed
10.09.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
15.02.1944 - (01.)1945 Gunnery Officer, HMS Howe (battleship)
05.1945 - (07.1945) Fleet Anti-Aircraft Officer [HMS Golden Hind (RN manning depot, Sydney, NSW, Australia)]
27.12.1945 - (04.1946) an Assistant to the Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
... - ... ...
Director of Plans, Admiralty, 1961-63; in command of HMS Kent, 1964-65; Director-General, Weapons (Naval), 1965-68; Flag Officer, Flotillas, Western Fleet, 1968-69; Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel, 1970-71. Commander-in-Chief, Naval Home Command, 1972-74; Flag Aide-de-Camp to the Queen, 1972-74. DL Essex, 1975. DU Essex, 1990. KStJ 1978.Lord-Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Essex, 1978-92.
Lewis,
Edward Percival Sealy

E.P.S. Lewis (Photo courtesy of HMS Hood Association) E.P.S. Lewis (Photo courtesy of HMS Hood Association)
Married (18.01.1941, Greenock) Sheila Manwaring Dunlop.
Residence: (1941) Wallasey, Chester.

(09?).1909
West Derby district, Lancashire
-
24.05.1941
(MPK) [age 31]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 45, column 2]
Lt. RNR
01.03.1937
Prob. Lt.
04.04.1938
Lt.
1939?, seniority 29.07.1933
Education: HMS Conway (1923-1925)
(06.1938)
-
(10.1938)
no appointment listed
11.01.1939
-
(04.)1939
HMS Keith (flotilla leader, 5th Destroyer Flotilla) (Home Fleet)
23.05.1939
-
24.05.1941
HMS Hood (battlecruiser)
[missing, presumed killed when the ship was sunk by the German battleship Bismarck in the North Atlantic]
Lewis,
Henry Edward
H.E. Lewis (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Seymour-Jones)

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24.09.1889
Plymouth, Devon
-
16.07.1979
Chichester district, West Sussex
Seaman ? [271840]
Engine Room Artificer (1918)
Eng.Lt. 01.07.1920
Eng.Lt.Cdr. 01.07.1928
Eng.Cdr. 31.12.1933 (retd 24.09.1939; age)
A/Eng.Capt.  (retd) > 08.1939, < 04.1940
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 16.02.1942 action against enemy at Malta [investiture 30.10.45]
04.1923 - (08.1923) HMS Sea Bear (torpedo-boat destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
02.1924 - (01.)1925 HMS Sesame (destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
25.02.1925 - (05.1926) Assistant to Mining Engineer Officer, Mining Depot, Wrabness, Manningtree, Essex [HMS Ganges]
07.01.1927 - (06.1928) HMS Sirdar (destroyer) (China)
24.06.1929 - (03.)1931 on staff of Engineer Overseer, Scotland District (Glasgow) under Engineer-in-Chief's Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
10.08.1931 - (06.)1933 HMS Sandhurst (destroyer depot ship) (Mediterranean)
12.12.1933 - (03.)1934 HMS Capetown (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
06.1934 - (07.1935) HMS Faulknor (flotilla leader, 6th Destroyer Flotilla) (Home Fleet) [initially building at Scotstoun, ship 27.05.1935 commissioned]
(02.1936)     no appointment listed
07.04.1936 - (10.1936) HMS Calcutta (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, The Nore)
04.01.1937 - (07.1945) HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)
04.01.1937 - (08.1942) Engineer Officer on staff of Vice Admiral-in-Charge, Malta & for Captain of Dockyard's Department & for duties with ships and vessels under order of Vice Admiral Malta
(02.1943) - (07.1945) Engineer Officer, Malta
Lewis,
John Edward
J.E. Lewis
?
-
11.2007 still alive at Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks
Cadet
01.01.1940
Midsh.
01.05.1940
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
01.12.1941
Lt.
16.03.1943
Lt.Cdr.
16.03.1951
Cdr.
30.06.1955 (retd 19.10.1963)
Mention in Despatches MID
03.02.1942
Battle of Cape Matapan
Education: RN College, Dartmouth
01.01.940
-
30.04.1940
cadet training, RN College, Dartmouth
01.05.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Gloucester (cruiser)
(03.1941)
 
 
HMS Orion (cruiser)
05.01.1942
-
(01.)1942
promotion course, Portsmouth
09.06.1942
-
(12.1943)
First Lieutenant, HMS Opportune (destroyer)
23.03.1944
-
(07.1945)
First Lieutenant, HMS Lauderdale (destroyer)
31.08.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser, Portsmouth)
14.01.1948
-
(07.1948)
instructional staff, HMS Vernon (torpedo & anti-submarine school, Portsmouth)
14.01.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Solebay (destroyer)
28.04.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport)
07.10.1954
-
(04.1955)
HMS Undine (frigate)
(01.1956)
 
 
no appointment listed
06.02.1956
-
(01.1957)
Undersurface Warfare Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
27.02.1958
-
(01.1959)
Fleet Operations Officer and Fleet Torpedo and Anti-Submarine Officer, South Atlantic and South America Station, and as Junior Naval Liaison Officer on Staff of UK High Commissioner in South Africa [HMS Afrikander]
21.11.1960
-
(02.)1963
Underwater Weapons Division, Weapons Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
Lewis,
Owen Temple

O.T. Lewis  

Married Sally "Susette" Macgregor; five children.

16.03.1920
Carluke, Lanarkshire
-
18.08.2009
Prob. T/S.Lt. (E) RNVR
26.07.1941
T/S.Lt. (E)
24.11.1942, seniority 26.07.1941
T/Lt. (E)
28.01.1944 (reld < 04.1946)
Education: Charterhouse; Trinity College, Cambridge.
(12.1941)
 
 
Admiralty [HMS President] *
07.03.1942
-
(01.)1945
HMS Norfolk (cruiser) [24.11.1942 transferred from RNVR to RN]
30.04.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Solebay (destroyer)
Became a design engineer, taking jobs at Daniels, the Stroud chainsaw manufacturers, and at Miniature Electronic Components in Woking.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Lewis,
Peter Barthrop North *
P.B.N. Lewis
Son of ... Lewis, and ... King.
From Binford.

* initially known as:
North Lewis, P.B.
27.10.1913
Kensington district, Greater London / London / Middlesex
-
03.1996
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Midsh.
01.09.1931
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
14.03.1935, seniority 16.05.1934
Lt.
16.12.1935
Lt.Cdr.
16.06.1943
Cdr.
31.12.1948 (retd 15.04.1956)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
02.10.1942
Operation Jubilee (raid on Dieppe 19.08.42)
Mention in Despatches MID
29.08.1944
action with German destroyers Plymouth area 08.06.44
10.01.1931
-
(01.)1932
HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) (Mediterranean)
08.1932
-
(09.1932)
HMS Norfolk (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
(01.1934)


no appointment listed
29.03.1935
-
(02.)1937
HMS Folkestone (patrol sloop) (China)
(07.1937)


no appointment listed
29.08.1937
-
(10.)1938
HMS Glasgow (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
13.10.1938
-
04.03.1940
Commanding Officer, HMNZS Wakakura (minesweeping trawler; RNZNVR training ship) [lent to New Zealand government]
15.04.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Escapade (destroyer)
12.1941
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Bleasdale (destroyer)
23.02.1943
-
(10.)1943
[First Lieutenant?], HMS Stevenstone (destroyer)
23.11.1943
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Javelin (destroyer)
22.01.1945
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS Tuscan (destroyer)
(07.1948)


no appointment listed
10.10.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for miscellaneous services)
06.04.1953
-
(05.1953)
Commanding Officer, HMS Roebuck
09.04.1954
-
(01.1956)
Executive Officer, HMS Hornet
Lewis,
Pughe Davies
W.F.H. Lewis
Son of ... Lewis, and ... Davies.
Married ((12?).1936, Paddington district, London) Joan Murray.
07.08.1912
Aberayon district, Cardiganshire
-
06.03.1997
Cardiganshire South, Dyfed / Wales
Midsh. (E) 01.01.1932
S.Lt. (E) 01.03.1934
Lt. (E) 01.07.1936
Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.07.1944
Cdr. (E) 31.12.1947 (retd 26.09.1957)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 25.08.1942 Murmansk convoys 03-05.42 [investiture 07.12.43]
... - ... ...
(08.1939)     no appointment listed
03.01.1940 - (04.)1940 HMS Victorious (aircraft carrier)
13.09.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Cardiff (cruiser)
12.11.1941 - (08.)1942 HMS Foresight (destroyer) (DSC)
10.09.1942 - (06.)1944 HMS Ajax (cruiser)
(10.1944)     no appointment listed
(01.1945)     no appointment listed
20.03.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Landrail (RN Air Station, Machrihanish, Argyllshire)
17.04.1946 - (04.1946) Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
... - ... ...
Lewis,
Roger Curzon
R.C. Lewis R.C. Lewis
R.C. Lewis R.C. Lewis
R.C. Lewis
Second son of Francis William Lewis, and Kathleen Mary Annesley, of Loughton, Essex.
Married (12.02.1944, Algiers) Marguerite Christiane Cherry (12.10.1916 - (12?).1971), eldest daughter of Capt. Apsley Dunbar Maxwell Cherry, RN (1876-1955), and Kathleen Macan, of El Tampha, Blida, Algeria; two sons.

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19.07.1909
Epping, Essex

-
08.08.1994
[Huntly, Bishopsteignton,
Teignmouth, Devon ?]
Cadet 15.09.1926
Midsh. 01.05.1927
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1929
S.Lt. 01.03.1930
Lt. 01.04.1931
Lt.Cdr. 01.04.1939
Cdr. 30.06.1942
Capt. 31.12.1949 (retd 07.01.1959)
Distinguished Service Order DSO 23.12.1939 securing & stripping live enemy mines [investiture 19.12.39]
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 23.05.1944 Operation Avalanche (Salerno landings 09.43)
Mention in Despatches MID 14.10.1941 sinking of the Bismarck
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (15.01.1923-).
03.12.1926 - (07.)1927 HMS Benbow (battleship) (Atlantic)
26.08.1927 - (08.)1929 HMS Lowestoft (cruiser) (Africa)
31.03.1930 - (08.1930) promotion course, Portsmouth
03.12.1930 - (01.)1932 HMS Valhalla (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
01.1931 - (03.)1931 HMS Warwick (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
27.04.1931 - (07.)1932 HMS Vivien (Atlantic Fleet)
08.07.1932 - (01.)1933 HMS Valentine (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
(05.1933)     no appointment listed
04.05.1933 - (05.)1934 qualifying for torpdeo duties, HMS Vernon
(07.1934)     no appointment listed
30.07.1934 - (08.)1934 HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth)
14.08.1934 - (10.)1935 HMS Defiance (torpedo school ship, Devonport)
11.10.1935 - (02.)1938 Torpedo Officer, HMS Enterprise (cruiser) (East Indies Station)
16.05.1938 - (08.)1939 staff, Torpedo School and Experimental Establishment, Portsmouth [HMS Vernon]
12.08.1939 - (09.)1939 Torpedo Officer, HMS Warspite (battleship)
20.09.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS President (for special and miscellaneous services): HMS Florentino
(06.1940)     Torpedo School and Experimental Establishment, Portsmouth [HMS Vernon] *
11.06.1940 - 06.1942 Torpedo Officer, HMS Rodney (battleship)
(08.1942) - (12.1942) no appointment listed
01.01.1943 - (10.1944) Fleet Torpedo Officer, Mediterranean Fleet [HMS Hannibal (RN base, Algiers/Taranto), from 09.07.1944 HMS Byrsa (RN base, Naples)]
(01.1945)     no appointment listed
01.04.1945 - (04.)1946 Commanding Officer, HMS Lioness (minesweeper) & Senior Officer, 11th Minesweeping Flotilla
12.11.1946 - (07.)1948 Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
10.02.1949 - (05.)1949 HMS Seahawk (RN Air Station, Culdrose)
14.07.1950 - 1952 superintendent of Torpedo Experimental Establishment, Greenock [HMS President]
01.12.1952 - 1955 Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer, Middle East [HMS Osiris]
(01.1955) - (04.1955) no appointment listed
29.10.1955 - 25.07.1958 Captain of the Dockyard and Queen's Harbourmaster, Chatham
07.07.1958 - 07.01.1959 also: Naval ADC to the Queen
* indexed, but not listed as such
Lewis,
William Frederick Horace

W.F.H. Lewis

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06.05.1896
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
-
1980
Humberside
Seaman ? [J16041]
... ...
Cd.Gnr. (T) 01.07.1937
Lt. 04.05.1945 (retd 06.05.1946)
... - ... ...
21.10.1936 - (05.)1939 HMS Devonshire (cruiser)
24.07.1939 - (09.1939) HMS Venomous (destroyer)
03.03.1940 - (10.1940) HMS Furious (aircraft carrier)
(02.1941) - (02.1943) HMS Philoctetes (destroyer depot ship) *
(06.1943) - (12.1943) no appointment listed
18.01.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Unicorn (aircraft maintenance ship)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
       
 
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