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1939-1945

 

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Marigold,
James Richard
J.R. Marigold
Son of ... Marigold, and ... Matthey.
15.05.1920
Kings Norton district, Staffordshire / Warwickshire
-
12.2004 still alive
Midsh.
01.01.1938
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1940
S.Lt.
16.02.1940
Lt.
01.06.1941
Lt.Cdr. (L)
01.06.1949
Cdr. (L)
31.12.1954
Capt. [EngL]
30.06.1962

Mention in Despatches

MID
22.09.1942
Operation Harpoon (Gibraltar - Malta convoy 11/15.06.42)

FIEE (AMIEE)

01.01.1938
-
(06.1938)
HMS Ramillies (battleship) (Home Fleet)
22.07.1938
-
(08.1939)
HMS Resolution (battleship) (Home Fleet)
(04.1940)


no appointment listed
01.05.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Calcutta (cruiser)
(06.1942)
-
(02.1943)
HMS Marne (destroyer) *
19.04.1943
-
(06.1943)
[CO?] HMS Scourge (destroyer)
(08.1943)
-
(12.1943)
HMS Teazer (destroyer) *
(04.1944)


no appointment listed
(06.1944)


specialist torpedo course [HMS Vernon ?]
16.01.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Marlborough (training establishment, Eastbourne)
(05.1950)


no appointment listed
(05.1953)


HMS President *
22.08.1955
-
(01.1956)
HMS President (for miscellaneous duties)
31.03.1958
-
(07.1961)
HMS Girdle Ness (depot ship, Rosyth)
(02.1963)


Weapons Department, Admiralty *
19.12.1968
-
(08.1961)
Director of Naval Officer Appointments (Engineer Officers), Naval Secretary's Department, Navy Department
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marrack,
Hugh Richard
H.R. Marrack
Son of late John Reed Marrack, Tiverton, N. Devon.
Married (1917) Christine (died 1969), widow of Lt
George Pilkington, RN, and daughter of late A.M. Hallett; no children.

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05.07.1888
Tiverton, North Devon
-
12.02.1972
[Southsea, Hants ?]
A/S.Lt.
15.10.1907
S.Lt.
20.05.1908, seniority 15.10.1907
Lt.
30.06.1910
Lt.Cdr.
30.06.1918
Cdr.
30.06.1923
Capt.
31.12.1930
Cdre. 2nd cl.
05.05.1933-03.06.1933,
12.12.1939-14.01.1941
R.Adm.
15.01.1941 (retd 16.01.1941) (reverted to retd 1945?)
Companion of the Order of the British Empire (civil division) CBE
02.06.1943
HM's birthday 43

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
17.04.1918
?
Education: Blundell's School, Tiverton; HMS Britannia (1903)
15.01.1903


joined RN
1908


Sub-Lieutenant, Submarine Branch of Navy
1911
-
1912
Commanding Officer, HMS A 10 (submarine)
1912
-
1919
Commanding Officer, HMS C 19 (submarine) & E 51 (minelayer)
1919?
-
1923? Commanding Officer, HMS L 71, K 8, M 3 (submarines)
14.04.1923
-
(08.1923)
Commanding Officer, HMS Fermoy (twin screw minesweeper)
01.09.1924
-
15.08.1924
Admiralty [HMS President]
15.08.1924
-
(05.)1926 Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
26.08.1926
-
01.10.1928
London Depot RAN [lent to RAN]:
26.08.1926
-
31.03.1927
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (additional; for submarine building)
01.04.1927
-
05.09.1928
Commanding Officer, HMAS Oxley (submarine)
26.03.1929
-
02.1931
Commanding Officer, HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) & as Captain (S) 6th Submarine Flotilla (Portland)
02.02.1931
-
1933
Commanding Officer, HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) & as Captain (S) 4th Submarine Flotilla (China)
(05.1933)


no appointment listed
05.05.1933
-
03.06.1933
Commodore-in-Charge of Naval Establishments at Hong Kong [HMS Tamar]
16.10.1933
-
(01.)1934
senior officers' war course, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
14.05.1934
-
(07.)1934
tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
05.09.1934
-
(02.)1937
Commanding Officer, HMS Carlisle (cruiser) (Africa)
(07.1937)


no appointment listed
16.12.1937
-
09.07.1943
Captain Superintendent, HM Dockyard Sheerness [HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)] & since 12.12.1939 also Commodore-in-Charge, Sheerness [HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness)]
07.1943
-
(07.)1945
Commodore Superintendent, Gibraltar [HMS Cormorant]
1940


also: ADC to the King
Marrack,
John Alexander
J.A. Marrack
Son of ... Marrack, and ... Bulter.
Married; at least one son.
(03?).1921
Barnet district, Greater London / Hertfordshire / Middlesex
-
[10.2007 still alive]
Cadet
01.09.1938
Midsh.
01.09.1939
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
01.08.1940
Lt.
01.11.1941
Lt.Cdr.
01.11.1949
Cdr.
31.12.1953
Capt.
31.12.1962 (retd 17.04.1972)
01.09.1938
-
02.08.1939
special entry cadet, HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
03.08.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Nelson (battleship)
(02.1941)


HMS Duncan (destroyer) *
08.09.1941
-
(06.)1943
First Lieutenant, HMS Walpole (destroyer)
19.07.1943
-
(10.1944)
First Lieutenant, HMS Vigilant (destroyer)
?
-
(07.1945)
gunnery course
11.1945
-
(04.1946)
Assistant Gunnery Officer, HMS Duke of York (battleship)
05.01.1948
-
(07.1948)
for duty at Ministry of Supply [HMS President]
04.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Phoebe (cruiser)
18.08.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Newfoundland (cruiser)
?
-
(04.1955)
Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
18.04.1955
-
(01.1957)
HMS President (miscellaneous duties)
05.1958
-
(01.1959)
Staff Officer (Malta) [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
(07.1961)


HMS President *
12.06.1962
-
(02.1963)
Deputy Director, Gunnery Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
27.05.1963
-
(02.1964)
Deputy Superintendent, Captain of the Dockyard, and Queen's Harbour Master, Portsmouth Dockyard [HMS Victory]
17.05.1967
-
(02.1969)
Naval Attaché, Bonn (West Germany) [HMS President]
?
-
(08.1971)
Naval Manpower Department
07.07.1971
-
07.01.1972
also: Naval ADC to the Queen
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marriott,
Norman
N. Marriott
Son of Herbert Edward and Mary Marriott; husband of Moira Margaret Marriott.
03.04.1912
-
08.05.1942
(KIA) [age 30]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 62, column 1]
[Prob.] Midsh. RNR
?, antedated 31.12.1922
A/S.Lt. RNR
03.04.1933
S.Lt. RNR
06.12.1936
Lt. RNR
03.01.1937
Lt. (Supplementary List)
12.10.1937, seniority 03.04.1936
Lt.
1938?, seniority 03.04.1936

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
01.01.1941
New Year 41
19.04.1930
-
(02.1931)
HMS Rodney (battleship)
30.01.1937
-
(07.1937)
HMS H 32 (submarine)
20.01.1938
-
(02.1938)
HMS Lucia (submarine depot ship)
15.04.1938
-
(08.1939)
HMS Seahorse (submarine)
10.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS H 44 (submarine)
06.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Rorqual (minelaying submarine)
?
-
08.05.1942
HMS P 39 (submarine)
Marriott,
Peter Barnsley
"Sam"
P.B. Marriott (Photo courtesy of Mr Patrick Marriott) P.B. Marriott (Photo courtesy of Mr Patrick Marriott)
Son of George Montague Marriott, and Madge Irene Vickery.
Married (1948) Francis Jill Davis, a retired Leading WREN (died 08.05.2009); two sons (Maj. (Retd) Simon Montague Marriott WB, late 17th/21st Lancers & Brig. Patrick Claude Marriott CBE, late The Queen's Royal Lancers).

His son remembers: "As the only allied officer to 'command a U Boat' he was in 1945 much in demand and served out of ROTHESAY in Scotland dealing with OP DEADLIGHT, the surrender of the German U Boats. He commanded U776 on a mission to London to show the people of London a U Boat. She spent a few weeks tied up near the Houses of Parliament and was visited by VIPs and the public in vast numbers - an event designed to boost morale. It was very well covered by the media."



21.03.1915
Edgbaston, nr Birmingham, Tamworth district
-
01.1989
Norwich district, Norfolk
Cadet
01.05.1932
Midsh.
01.09.1933
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1936
S.Lt.
01.08.1936
Lt.
16.04.1938
A/Lt.Cdr.
01.11.1944
Lt.Cdr.
16.04.1946
Cdr.
30.06.1950
Capt.
31.12.1955 (retd 28.11.1964)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
05.01.1943
successful attack U-boat 21.10.42 [investiture 02.02.43]

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
03.04.1945
submarine warfare Far East 07-12.44 [decoration posted]
01.05.1932
-
(06.)1933
direct entry cadet, HMS Erebus (monitor; cadet training ship, Devonport) & HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
1933
-
1933
HMS Resolution (battleship) (Mediterranean)
10.08.1933
-
(07.)1934
HMS Shropshire (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
1934
-
1934
HMS Acasta (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
29.12.1934
-
(07.1935)
HMS Revenge (battleship) (Mediterranean)
01.01.1936
-
30.08.1936
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
31.08.1936
-
(02.)1937
promotion course, Portsmouth
26.04.1937
-
(07.)1937
submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
12.09.1937
-
(08.)1938
HMS Starfish (submarine) (2nd Submarine Flotilla)
08.08.1938
-
(09.1939)
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for submarines)
1939
-
1940
HMS L 26 (submarine)
(04.1940)


HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) *
1940
-
1940
British Naval Liaison Officer on two foreign ships: French submarine Achille, Dutch submarine O-22
1940
-
1940
HMS H 54 (submarine)
24.09.1940
-
(02.)1941
First Lieutenant, HMS Urge (submarine)
10.10.1941
-
31.05.1942
First Lieutenant, HMS Graph (submarine)
01.06.1942
-
01.04.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Graph (ex-German submarine U-570) **
05.05.1943
-
(01.)1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Stoic (submarine)
(07.1945)


HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) *
31.12.1945
-
(04.)1946
HMS Ferret IV (Captain Submarines surrendered U-boats, Londonderry)
01.10.1946
-
(07.)1948
HMS Victorious (aircraft carrier)
1948


Staff Officer (Operations), Malta [HMS St Angelo]
26.11.1948
-
(05.)1949
HMS Forth (submarine depot ship)
10.1949
-
(05.1950)
Commanding Officer, HMS Tabard
1951


DNE, Admiralty [HMS President]
02.03.1953
-
(05.1953)
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport)
25.10.1954
-
(04.)1955
Executive Officer, HMS Centaur
04.08.1955
-
(01.)1957
Naval Assistant to Director of Naval Construction [HMS President]  (nuclear submarines design)
1957


Senior Officers' War Course, Greenwich [HMS President]
1957
-
1958
Captain Grapple Squadron (in command of the Naval element of the thermo-nuclear trials at Christmas Island)
(01.1959)


HMS Phoenicia *
12.05.1960
-
(07.1961)
Commanding Officer, HMS Afrikander & Chief Staff Officer to Commander-in-Chief South Atlantic and South America Station
11.02.1963
-
(02.)1964
Captain of the Dockyard, Rosyth & Queen's Harbour Master [HMS Cochrane]
* indexed, but not listed as such
** for the period 05.1942-(02.1943) also (incorrectly?) shown as First Lieutenant, HMS P 51 (submarine)
Mars,
Alastair Campbell Gillespie

A.C.G. Mars

 


Son of Peter Campbell Mars, and Gertrude Fennell.
Married 1st Irene Gertrude Ing (07.12.1911 - (06?).1986), daughter of John Harold G. Ing (1885-), and Bertha Emily Streetin (1885-); one daughter, one son.

Married 2nd ((06?).1967, Kensington district, London) Agnes K. "Bunty" Colquhoun Mars.

01.01.1915
St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada
-
12.03.1985
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cadet 01.05.1932
Midsh. 01.01.1933
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1935
S.Lt. 16.01.1936
Lt.  16.10.1937
A/Lt.Cdr. ?
Lt.Cdr. 01.04.1945 (court martial & dismissal from service 06.1952 *)
Distinguished Service Order DSO 22.12.1942 war patrols Mediterranean 08.42 [investiture 22.06.43]

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC 27.07.1943 10 submarine patrols Mediterranean since 08.42 [investiture 09.11.43]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 06.11.1945 war patrols Far East 11.44-08.45 [decoration posted]

* openly critical of certain aspects of naval bureaucracy and wished to leave the Navy, was arrested on a relatively minor charge and court martialled

Education: Dragon School, Oxford; RN Colleges, Dartmouth & Greenwich.
23.04.1932 - (01.1934) HMS Norfolk (cruiser)
02.05.1935 - (07.1935) promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
06.01.1936 - (02.)1936 promotion course, Portsmouth
12.12.1936 - (02.)1937 HMS Grampus (submarine)
18.04.1937 - (07.)1937 HMS Swordfish (submarine)
23.10.1937 - (02.)1938 HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (China)
04.1938 - (08.)1938 HMS Regulus (submarine) (China)
28.08.1938 - (04.)1940 HMS Regulus (submarine) (China)
19.05.1940 - (12.1940) HMS Perseus (submarine)
(02.1941)     submarine course
06.03.1941 - (06.)1941 HMS Cyclops (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
20.06.1941 - 11.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS H 44 (submarine)
18.11.1941 - (06.)1943 Commanding Officer, HMS P 42, renamed HMS Unbroken (submarine)
04.08.1943 - (12.)1943 Staff Officer (Operations) 2 to Rear-Admiral (Submarines) [HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport)]
15.12.1943 - (10/11.)1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Thule (submarine)
(04.1946)     HMS Dolphin (submarine depot) *
01.10.1946 - (05.1949) HMNZS Bellona
29.03.1950 - (05.)1950 staff Senior Officer Reserve Fleet, Sheerness [HMS Berry Head]
07.1950 - (05.1951) HMS Minerva
Had many jobs, including captain of a yacht owned by Stavros Niarchos, a chauffeur, and a van driver. Did temporary weather-ship jobs for the Ocean Weather Service.
Published: Unbroken, the story of a submarine (1953); Court martial (1954); Arctic submarine (1955); H.M.S. Thule intercepts (1956); Submarine at bay (1956); Atomic submarine : a story of tomorrow (1957); Fire in anger : a novel (1958); Mediterranean wolfpack (1960); Deep escape (1962); British submarines at war, 1939-1945 (1971).
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marsh,
Grahame Roy
G.R. Marsh (Photo courtesy of Capt. David Barnes MM)
Son of Frank Bertram Marsh, and Eveline M. Bird.
Married (27.12.1939, Malta) Joyce Evelyn Knott (aged 26), daughter of Charles Henry Alfred Knott.
31.08.1913
Leicester district, Leicestershire
-
05.1987

Reading & Wokingham district, Berkshire
Prob. S.Lt. RNR 31.12.1936
S.Lt. RNR 1937?, seniority 31.12.1936
S.Lt. 22.07.1938, seniority 15.02.1938
Lt. 05.08.1939, seniority 31.08.1937
Lt.Cdr. 11.02.1946, seniority 31.08.1945 (dismissed the service by a court-martial 17.04.1946 *)

* Found guilty on two of the three charges regarding his conduct during the loss of HMS Oswald, being: that he failed to ensure that the order to abandon ship was carried out, that he failed to assist in rallying the crew after the sinking and failed to assist in ensuring that men inside the submarine got out.

22.07.1938     transferred RN
28.09.1938 - (10.1938) HMS Maidstone (submarine depot ship) (Mediterranean) (for submarines)
21.01.1939 - (08.)1939 HMS Thames (submarine) (Portsmouth) [tender to HMS Maidstone]
12.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta) (for submarines)
1940 - 01.08.1940 First Lieutenant, HMS Oswald (submarine) (ship rammed & captured) [background story]
1940 - 1945? POW in Italian & German captivity (c. 1942/43 at Campo 5 at Gavi)
(04.1946)     HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Marsh,
Robert Arthur
R.A. Marsh

Son (with one brother) of Robert Charles Montgomery Marsh (1861-1932), and Hannah Sophia Humphries (1863-1953).
Married (1918, Alverstoke district, Hampshire) Bluebell Beatrice Savage (1898-); one son.
When on tour of duty in Simonstown, Cape Province, South Africa, 1936-37, he met Mabel Burnell (17.02.1903 - ); one daughter.

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08.09.1894
Gosport, Alverstoke district, Hampshire
-
29.07.1968
Chichester, Sussex
Seaman ? [M2227]
... ...
Cd.Eng. 01.04.1936
Lt. (E) 17.09.1942 (retd 08.09.1944) (reverted to retd 24.10.1945)
... - ... ...
01.03.1935 - 13.09.1937 HMS Amphion (cruiser) (Africa Station)
13.01.1938 - 14.10.1940 HMS Windsor (destroyer) [from 12.1938-31.07.1939 tender to HMS Effingham (Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)]
31.10.1940 - 05.1943 HMS Wheatland (destroyer) [tender to HMS Spartiate (RN base, Clyde)] (and for duty with Admiral Superintendent of Contract-Built Ships until commissioning 03.11.1941) (injured on his hand while in action against the enemy on 28.02.1943; hospitalized in Mediterranean & UK)
03.1941 - ? HMS Blankney (destroyer) [tender to HMS Spartiate (RN base, Clyde)] (temporarily; during sickness of Cd.Eng. P.R. Tiffin)
06.06.1943 - 29.08.1943 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (not to join; for full pay sick leave)
08.1943 - 02.1944 recovering (at times at RN Hospital, Haslar)
04.02.1944 - 10.12.1944 HMS Cochrane (RN base, Rosyth) (for Mechanical Training Establishment)
01.01.1945 - 09.07.1945 HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt) (additional; for various services: for Small Ships Maintenance Depot)
10.07.1945 - 02.08.1945 HMS Blenheim (destroyer depot ship)
03.08.1945 - 23.10.1945 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (not to join; for Class A release) (dispersal 19.08.1945; release 23.10.1945)
Marshall-A'Deane,
Walter Roger
W.R. Marshall-A'Deane (Photo courtesy of Pheasant Riordan)
Son of Richard Marshall, and Gertrude Ellen Temple, of Lairthwaite, Keswick.
Married (1925?) Margaret Hamilton A'Deane, of Takapau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand; three daughters.
14.05.1902
Patrington district, East Riding of Yorkshire
-
22.05.1941
(MPK) [age 38]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 45, column 1]
Midsh. 09.1919
A/S.Lt. 15.01.1922
Lt. 15.08.1924
Lt.Cdr. 15.08.1932
Cdr. 30.06.1939
Distinguished Service Order DSO 08.07.1941 sinking Italian submarine 06.03.41 [presented to next-of-kin]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 11.07.1940 HM's birthday 40 [presented to next-of-kin]
Albert Medal AM 04.11.1941 loss at attempted rescue survivors HMS Fiji [posthumously; presented to next-of-kin] *
Mention in Despatches MID 16.08.1940 Dunkirk 06.40
Mention in Despatches MID 29.07.1941 Battle of Cape Matapan
* When his ship, HMS Greyhound, was bombed and sunk, Commander Marshall-A'Deane was among the survivors picked up by HMS Kandahar. Later in the day HMS Fiji was sunk and HMS Kandahar again went to the rescue. Commander Marshall-A'Deane, despite the ordeal he had already been through that day, dived overboard in the gathering darkness to rescue the men in the water. He was not seen again. This was the last proof of his great gallantry. Commander Marshall-A'Deane had already in this war been appointed Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, won the Distinguished Service Cross, and twice been mentioned in Despatches.
Education: RN College, Osborne (01.1916-...).
      HMS Lowestoft (light cruiser) (Africa Station)
      HMS Ramillies (battleship)
(08.1923)     short course of instruction
07.08.1923 - (01.)1925 HMS Wessex (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
05.05.1925 - (07.)1927 HMNZS Dunedin (cruiser) (New Zealand)
29.03.1928 - (08.)1929 First Lieutenant, HMS Whirlwind (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
11.11.1929 - 1930 First Lieutenant, HMS Vega (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
02.01.1930 - (01.)1932 First Lieutenant, HMS Vega (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
23.04.1932 - 13.06.1932 HMAS Cerberus (Flinders Naval Depot, Westernport) [on loan to Permanent Naval Forces, Australia]
14.06.1932 - 18.04.1934 Flag Lieutenant[-Commander] to Rear-Admiral Commanding HM Australian Squadron [HMAS Canberra (cruiser)] [on loan to Permanent Naval Forces, Australia]
19.04.1934 - 20.04.1934 HMAS Penguin [on loan to Permanent Naval Forces, Australia]
(07.1934) - (08.1934) no appointment listed
30.08.1934 - (07.)1935 Commanding Officer, HMS Sardonyx (destroyer) (Portsmouth)
12.1935 - (02.)1936 Commanding Officer, HMS Acheron (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
13.06.1936 - (02.)1937 Commanding Officer, HMS Worcester (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
10.05.1937 - (07.)1937 tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
02.08.1937 - (04.)1939 Commanding Officer, HMS Escort (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
(05.1939)     Commanding Officer, HMS Stronghold (destroyer) [appointment possibly cancelled]
05.07.1939 - 22.05.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Greyhound (destroyer) [sunk by German aircraft off Crete]
Martell,
Colin Colenso
H.C. Martell
Son of late Engineer Capt. Albert Arthur Greer Martell, DSO, RN (Retd) (1884-1951) and late Mrs Susan (Colenso) Martell (1885-1978).
Brother of V.Adm. Hugh Colenso Martell.
Married (1939) Marguerite Walton-Wilson (born 1917); four sons.
22.04.1909
Plymouth district, Devon
-
06.1985
York district, Yorkshire
...
...
Lt.
01.04.1931
Lt.Cdr.
01.04.1939
Cdr.
31.12.1943
Capt.
31.12.1949 (retd 07.01.1959)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
08.06.1944
HM's birthday 44 [investiture 16.03.45]
...
-
...
...
06.05.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) 
26.11.1940
-
(12.1941)
Assistant Naval Attaché, Washington [HMS President]
[04.1941 British observer, USS Boise]
21.01.1942
-
(10.)1943
Gunnery Officer, HMS Valiant (battleship)
07.12.1943
-
(12.1943)
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) 
10.01.1944
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, Experimental Department, HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) 
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
...
-
...
...
(1953)


Commanding Officer, HMS Venus (anti-submarine frigate)
...
-
...
...
Farmer & forester.
Martell,
[Sir] Hugh Colenso
H.C. Martell
Son of late Engineer Capt. Albert Arthur Greer Martell, DSO, RN (Retd) (1884-1951) and late Mrs Susan (Colenso) Martell (1885-1978).
Brother of Capt. Colin Colenso Martell, RN.
Married 1st Marguerite, the daughter of Sir Dymoke White Bt; they had five sons and a daughter before the marriage was dissolved.
Married 2nd Margaret, daughter of late Major A.R. Glover; two sons, six daughters.

obituary
06.05.1912
-
25.12.1998
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Cadet
01.09.1929
Midsh.
01.05.1930
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1932
S.Lt.
20.12.1933, seniority 01.03.1933
Lt.
01.10.1934
Lt.Cdr.
01.10.1942
Cdr.
30.06.1945
Capt.
30.06.1952
Cdre. 2nd cl.
29.11.1955?
R.Adm.
08.01.1962
V.Adm.
16.07.1965 (retd 14.12.1967)
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE
11.06.1966
HM's birthday 66
Companion of the Order of the British Empire (civil division) CBE
01.01.1957
New Year 57, Operation Mosaic
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 
08.06.1963
HM's birthday 63
Mention in Despatches MID
23.10.1945
Operation Iceberg
Education: Edinburgh Academy; RN College Dartmouth (1927-1929)
12.08.1930
-
(01.)1932
HMS Danae (cruiser) (America and West Indies)
28.06.1932
-
(09.1932)
HMS Warspite (battleship) (Home Fleet)
09.12.1933
-
(01.)1934
HMS Dundalk (twin screw minesweeper) (1st Minesweeping Flotilla)
11.1934
-
(07.)1937
HMS Norfolk (cruiser) (East Indies & Devonport)
30.09.1937
-
(08.)1938
qualifying for gunnery duties, HMS Excellent
28.09.1938
-
(04.)1939
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
27.04.1939
-
(04.1940)
Assistant Gunnery Officer, HMS Nelson (battleship) (Home Fleet)
20.01.1941
-
1942
Gunnery Officer, HMS Berwick (cruiser) (Home Fleet, Russian convoys)
16.07.1942
-
01.10.1943
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
01.10.1943
-
(07.1945)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier) (East Indies Fleet & British Pacific Fleet)
27.08.1945
-
(10.)1947
an Assistant to the Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
17.11.1947
-
(07.1948)
Commanding Officer, HMS Sluys
01.1950
-
(05.1950)
staff, Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
03.04.1952
-
1954
Assistant Director of Naval Ordnance (Air), Admiralty [HMS President] & Naval Adviser to Director of Air Armament Research and Development, Ministry of Supply
04.02.1954
-
(04.)1955
Captain (F) 7 & Commanding Officer, HMS Bigbury Bay
29.11.1955
-
(01.1956)
Commanding Officer, HMS Narvik & Overall Operational Commander, Task Force 308 (Nuclear Tests, in Monte Bello Island as Commodore)
1957


Imperial Defence College
1958


Commanding Officer, HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
07.01.1961
-
07.01.1962
Naval ADC to the Queen
23.09.1959
-
1962
Director of Tactical and Weapons Policy Division, Admiralty [HMS President] and Naval Member Defence Research Policy Staff, Ministry of Defence
02.08.1962
-
1965
Admiral Commanding Reserves and Inspector of Recruiting [HMS President]
1965
-
1967
Chief of Allied Staff, Mediterranean, Aegean and Black Sea
Life Member, RNSA.
Martin,
[Sir] Benjamin Charles Stanley
B.C.S. Martin

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18.07.1891
Ryde, Isle of Wight
-
03.06.1957
Natal, S Africa
Mate
13.10.1916 [238008]
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
13.05.1919 [19.05.1922 seniority adjusted to 13.10.1918]
Lt.Cdr.
13.10.1926
Cdr.
30.06.1931
Capt.
30.06.1935
Cdre. 2nd cl.
14.02.1942?
R.Adm.
07.07.1944 (retd)
V.Adm. (retd)
02.10.1948
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE
11.06.1946
HM birthday 46
Companion of the Order of the British Empire (civil division) CBE
01.01.1944
New Year 44
Distinguished Service Order DSO 
14.10.1941
Bismarck action 05.41
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1941
New Year 41
Mention in Despatches MID
03.07.1945
Arakan assault Rangoon
Education: RN Hospital School, Greenwich
1908


served Somali campaign
1910


served Persian Gulf
1914
-
1918
served European War
23.03.1918
-
(1919)
Mate (T), HMS Leviathan (cruiser)
05.04.1928
-
(08.1929)
Commanding Officer, HMS Venetia (destroyer)
26.07.1930
-
(02.1931)
Commanding Officer, HMS Vortigern (destroyer)
10.09.1931
-
(09.1932)
HMS Voyager (destroyer)
(04.1933)


no appointment listed
08.05.1933
-
(06.1933)
tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
02.08.1933
-
(07.)1935
HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport) (Maintenance Commander and for P & RT duties)
20.12.1935
-
(02.1936)
Commanding Officer, HMS Folkestone (patrol sloop)
(02.1937)


no appointment listed
24.05.1937
-
(07.)1937
senior officers' war course, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
09.10.1937
-
(04.)1939
Director of Physical Training and Sports, HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
31.07.1939
-
(05.)1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Dorsetshire (cruiser)
09.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Afrikander (RN base, Simonstown, South Africa)]
14.04.1942
-
(12.1943)
Commodore in Charge of Naval Establishments, Durban [HMS Afrikander IV, from ... (early 1943?) HMS Kongoni]
(04.1944)
-

no appointment listed
(01.1945)
-
(09.1945)
Senior Officer, Advanced Force "W" [HMS Bulolo] (Ramree Island)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
Martin,
Charles William Thomas
C.W.T. Martin

Married (1950, Glasgow, Scotland) Agnes Farquhar; one daughter, one son.
06.08.1910
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
-
28.06.1980
Hastings and Rother district, Sussex
Wt.Shipwr. 15.09.1939
A/Cd.Shipwr. 18.06.1945
Cd.Shipwr. 01.10.1946
Shipwr.Lt.Cdr. 01.01.1957 (retd 06.08.1960; age)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 11.12.1945 wind up Europe 45 [decoration posted]
26.09.1939 - (12.1941) HMS Revenge (battleship)
(02.1942) - (07.1942) no appointment listed
28.07.1942 - (02.)1943 HMS Lochailort (Combined Operations base, Inverailort Castle, nr Inverness)
10.03.1943 - (07.1945) HMS Dido (cruiser) (DSC)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
... - ... ...
Martin,
Derek D'Arcy
D.D'A. Martin

Married Helen ...; three sons, one daughter.
1925?
-
13.01.2014
[aged 88]
... ...
S.Lt. 01.02.1944
Lt. 01.08.1945
Lt.Cdr. 01.08.1953 (retd)
... - ... ...
04.1945 - (07.1945) HMS London
... - ... ...
Martin,
Desmond Samuel Royse

D.S.R. Martin (Photo courtesy of Mr David Barnes)
Son of Harvey Combe Martin (1884-1918), and Olive Annette Royse (1882-1928).
Married ((06?).1940, Westminster district, London) Joanna Beatrix Dennistoun (22.05.1919 - 22.11.2010), only daughter of Cdr. George Hamliton Dennistoun (1884-1977), and Ethel Beatrix Pyne (1893-1978), of Peel Forest, Rangitata, New Zealand; three sons, one daughter.
23.09.1912
Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
-

03.05.1950
The King Edward VII Sanatorium, Easebourne, Midhurst district, Sussex (formerly of Four Marks, Alton, Hampshire)
[Prob.] Midsh. RNR 25.06.1931
A/S.Lt. RNR 23.09.1933
S.Lt. RNR 04.01.1936
Lt. RNR 08.07.1936
Lt. (Supplementary List) 1937?, seniority 23.09.1936
Lt. 1938?, seniority 23.09.1936
Lt.Cdr. 23.03.1944
Distinguished Service Order DSO  15.06.1943 submarine patrol 04.43 [investiture 09.11.43]
Distinguished Service Order DSO  27.07.1943 sinking U-boat 30.05.43 [investiture 09.11.43]
Distinguished Service Order DSO  02.11.1943 sinking U-boat 22.08.43 [investiture 09.11.43]

 

22.05.1937 - (10.1938) HMS Rainbow (submarine)
29.03.1939 - (08.1939) HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
(09.1939) - (02.1940) no appointment listed
02.1940 - (07.)1940 HMS H 34 (submarine)
29.07.1940 - (10.)1940 HMS Unique (submarine)
(12.1940)     submarine Commanding Officer's course *
(02.1941)     submarine course *
17.04.1941 - 20.06.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS H 28 (submarine)
07.07.1941 - 16.02.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Una (submarine)
(06.1942) - (08.1942) HMS Forth (submarine depot ship) *
(10.1942)     no appointment listed
12.11.1942 - 03.12.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Ultimatum (submarine)
04.12.1942 - 15.03.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS P 216 (submarine)
17.03.1943 - 08.10.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Tuna (submarine)
10.10.1943 - (10.)1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Terrapin (submarine)
(01.1945)     HMS Adamant (submarine depot ship) *
(04.1945) - (07.1945) HMS Lanka (RN base, Colombo, Ceylon) *
12.11.1945 - (04.1946) RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
12.09.1947 - (07.1948) Commanding Officer, HMS Alcide
(05.1949)     HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) *
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
Published: The seas between : letters from a submariner (ed. Guy Mannering) (2003)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Martin,
John Cecil Gilbert

J.C.G. Martin (Photo courtesy of Mr Jeremy Martin)
17.08.1908
Eastry district, Kent
-
16.07.1973
Stratton, Southwark district, Cornwall
Cadet
15.01.1926
Midsh.
15.09.1926
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1929
S.Lt.
1930?, seniority 16.08.1929
Lt.
16.01.1931
Lt.Cdr.
16.01.1939
Cdr.
30.06.1944 (retd 17.08.1958)
A/Capt.
< 05.1953
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
12.06.1958
HM's birthday 58 [investiture 14.11.58]
Mention in Despatches MID
23.02.1943
Operation Streamline Jane (operations at Majunga & Tanarive, Madagascar 09.42)
06.01.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMS Revenge (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
31.12.1927
-
(06.1928)
HMS Rodney (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
03.01.1929
-
(08.1929)
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
08.03.1930
-
(10.1930)
HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Mediterranean)
13.01.1931
-
(01.)1932
First Lieutenant, HMS Wolsey (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
30.01.1932
-
(06.)1933
First Lieutenant, HMS Gnat (gunboat) (China)
04.12.1933
-
(07.)1934
qualifying for signal duties, HM Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
15.12.1934
-
(07.)1935
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for signal school)
16.09.1935
-
(02.)1937
Flag Lieutenant to Vice-Admiral Commanding Reserve Fleet & as Signal and Wireless Telegraphy Officer [HMS Hawkins (cruiser)] (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
14.04.1937
-
(04.)1939
HMS Exmouth (flotilla leader, 5th Destroyer Flotilla) (Home Fleet) (for signal and wireless telegraphy duties)
27.04.1939
-
(08.1939)
Signal Officer, HMS Caledonia (boys' training ship, Rosyth)
03.1940
-
(04.)1940
Signal Officer, HMS Keith (destroyer)
29.06.1940
-
(02.)1941
Flag Lieutenant to Flag Officer Commanding Dover [HMS Lynx (RN base, Dover)]
10.11.1941
-
(12.1941)
Flag Lieutenant-Commander to Flag Officer Commanding Force H & Squadron Signal and Wireless Telegraphy Officer [HMS Rodney (battleship)]
09.02.1942
-
(08.)1942
Flag Lieutenant-Commander to Rear-Admiral Eastern Fleet Aircraft Carriers & Squadron Signal and Wireless Telegraphy Officer [HMS Indomitable (aircraft carrier)]
21.12.1942
-
(08.)1943
HMS Tana (RN base, Kilindini, Kenya)
08.09.1943
-
(12.1943)
Staff Officer (Operations) to Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Fleet [HMS Lanka (RN base, Colombo, Ceylon)]
06.04.1944
-
(06.)1944
Flag Lieutenant-Commander to Flag Officer, Naval Air Stations [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
09.10.1944
-
(04.1946)
Signal Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.1947
-
(07.1948)
Commanding Officer, HMS Wren (sloop)
01.03.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
10.10.1951
-
(05.1953)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
10.02.1954
-
(01.1957)
Signal Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
Martin,
[Sir] John Edward Ludgate
J.E.L. Martin J.E.L. Martin
J.E.L. Martin J.E.L. Martin
J.E.L. Martin

Son (with one sister) of Sg.R.Adm. William Ludgate Martin, OBE, FRCS (1870-1960), and Elsie Mary Catford (1880-1975), of Swanage.
Married (12.03.1942, Scotland) Rosemary Ann Deck (04.10.1922 - ), younger daughter of Samuel Frederick Deck (1883-1949), and Nancy Aileen Le Mesurier Croll (1891-1974), of Suffolk; two daughters, two sons.

10.05.1918
Cheam, Surrey
-
31.05.2011
Cadet 01.09.1935
Midsh. 01.05.1936
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1938
S.Lt. 01.11.1938
Lt. 16.11.1939
?, seniority 16.05.1939
Lt.Cdr. 16.08.1947
Cdr. 31.12.1951
Capt. 31.12.1957
Cdre. 30.06.1961
R.Adm. 07.07.1966
V.Adm. 21.04.1970 (retd 24.04.1973)
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB 03.06.1972 HM's birthday 72 [investiture 30.11.72]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 08.06.1968 HM's birthday 68 [investiture 03.12.68]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 07.12.1943 Operation Antidote (minesweeping Galita to Sousse, Tunisia 05.43) [investiture 27.02.45]
Mention in Despatches MID 23.01.1968 Aden operations
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (1932-1935).
10.09.1935 - (04.)1936 HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.05.1936 - (02.)1937 HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) (Mediterranean)
06.1937 - (07.)1937 HMS Warspite (battleship) (Mediterranean)
31.10.1937 - (03.)1938 HMS Devonshire (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
02.05.1938 - (12.1938) promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
14.02.1939 - (02.)1941 HMS Pelican (sloop)
31.03.1941 - (02.)1942 First Lieutenant, HMS Antelope (destroyer)
(04.1942)     no appointment listed
04.05.1942 - (08.)1942 long navigation course [HMS Dryad]
09.10.1942 - (08.)1943 Navigating Officer, HMS Rhyl (Bangor class minesweeper) (13th Minesweeping Flotilla) (DSC)
10.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Rothesay (Bangor class minesweeper) (for navigational duties) (13th Minesweeping Flotilla)
24.01.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset) (for navigational duties)
26.02.1945 - (07.)1945 Navigating Officer, HMS Manxman (minelayer)
14.08.1945 - 1946 Navigating Officer, HMS Bermuda (cruiser)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
12.08.1946 - (04.)1947 Squadron Navigation and Direction Officer, Training Battleships [HMS Nelson]
24.09.1947 - (07.1948) Navigating Officer, HMS Victorious
1949     Staff College
25.04.1949 - (05.)1950 HMS Dryad
15.08.1950 - (05.)1951 Navigating Officer, HMS Devonshire
31.12.1951 - 1954 Directing Staff, RN Staff College [HMS President]
20.05.1954 - (04.)1955 Naval Member, Joint Services Planning Staff, Far East [HMS Terror]
19.01.1956 - (01.)1957 Executive Officer, HMS Superb
1958     Joint Services Staff College
(01.1959)     no appointment listed
04.05.1959 - 1961 Deputy Director, Complementing (DDC),  Manpower Planning and Complementing Division, Manpower Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
30.06.1961 - 07.1963 Senior Naval Officer, West Indies & from 1962 Commander, British Forces, Caribbean Area & Island Commander, Bermuda, NATO [HMS Ulster]
30.09.1963 - 08.1966 Captain, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth [HMS Dartmouth]
09.1966 - 09.1967 Flag Officer, Middle East
01.09.1967 - (08.)1968 Commander, British Forces in the Gulf [HMS Jufair (RN base, Bahrein)] (CB, despatches)
17.09.1968 - 06.1970 Director General of Naval Personal Services and Training
09.1970 - 01.1973 Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (KCB)
Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Guernsey, 1974-1980. President, Nautical Institute, 1975-1978.
Martin,
William Hynd Norrie

W.H.N. Martin
14.10.1908
-
10.12.1988
Prob. 2nd Lt. RM
01.09.1927
Prob. Lt. RM
01.09.1930
Lt. RM
17.03.1931, seniority 01.09.1930
Capt. RM
01.04.1937
T/Maj. RM
06.02.1941-16.07.1944
Lt.Cdr. (A)
17.07.1944, seniority 01.09.1939
Cdr. (A)
30.06.1945 (retd 14.10.1958)
RAF:

F/O
17.01.1932
F/Lt.
01.01.1936
(08.1929)
-
(04.)1930
Portsmouth Division, RM
15.09.1930
-
(02.1931)
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Mediterranean)
?
-
(01.)1932
Portsmouth Division, RM
17.01.1932
-
21.06.1937
employed under the Air Ministry [attached to RAF]
17.01.1932
-
(09.1932)
pilot's course, RAF Base, Leuchars [attached to RAF]
01.1933
-
(01.)1934
pilot, T/B Squadron 811 FAA [HMS Furious (aircraft carrier)] (Home Fleet) [attached to RAF]
10.12.1934
-
(07.)1935
pilot, S/R Squadron 822 FAA [HMS Furious (aircraft carrier)] (Home Fleet) [attached to RAF]
18.10.1935
-
01.1936
pilot, B Squadron 822 FAA [HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier)] (Home Fleet) [attached to RAF]
01.1936
-
(02.1937)
pilot, S/R Squadron 824 FAA [HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier)] (China) [attached to RAF]
(02.1938)
-
(08.1939)
Portsmouth Division, RM
(04.1940)


Fleet Air Arm
01.1941
-
(02.)1941
Second-in-Command, 814 Squadron FAA [HMS Hermes]
(12.)1941
-
09.04.1942
Commanding Officer, 814 Squadron FAA [HMS Hermes]
10.04.1942
-
(08.)1942
Commanding Officer, 814 Squadron FAA [HMS Lanka (for RN Air Station, Trincomalee)]
09.1942
-
(02.)1943
Lieutenant-Commander (Flying), HMS Striker
21.02.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Asbury (as SBNONAS [= Senior British Naval Officer, Naval Air Stations?])
17.07.1944


transferred from Royal Marines to Royal Navy (Air Branch)
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
24.08.1945
-
(04.1946)
on staff of Flag Officer, Naval Air Stations [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
09.11.1946
-
01.04.1947
Commanding Officer, HMS Nabcatcher (mobile naval air base (MONAB) VIII)
(07.1948)


no appointment listed
15.03.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Vengeance
24.09.1951
-
(05.1953)
HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset)
20.09.1953
-
(01.1956)
Commanding Officer, HMS Simbang (RN Air Station, Sembawang, Singapore) & as Fleet Aviation Officer on Staff of Commander-in-Chief, Far East Station
Marwood,
Michael Travers
M.T. Marwood (Photo courtesy of Mr Michael T. Marwood) M.T. Marwood (Photo courtesy of Mr Michael T. Marwood)
Son of Ralph Kenneth Marwood (1892-1963), and Gwendoline Morrish (1896-1987), of Havant, Hampshire.
Married (06.08.1955, St Mary's Church, Hayling Island, Gosport district, Hampshire) Anne Chevallier (05.05.1928 - 19.07.2009), daughter of Cdr. Joseph Barrington Chevallier, RN (1893-1976), of Calcot, Berkshire, and Sarah Mary Thomas (1893-1980), of Hayling Island, Hampshire; four children.

16.05.1919
Hendon district, Middlesex
-
08.2010 still alive at Lewes, East Sussex
Cadet 01.09.1936
Midsh. 01.05.1937
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1939
S.Lt. 01.03.1940, seniority 01.03.1939
Lt. 08.1940, seniority 16.06.1940
Lt.Cdr. 16.06.1948 (retd 29.11.1958; own request)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 11.07.1940 HM's birthday 40: sinking U-41 05.02.40 [investiture 06.08.40]
Mention in Despatches MID 18.09.1945 action with Japanese forces, sinking of 15,000 ton Japanese cruise Haguro 16.05.45
09.09.1936 - 30.04.1937 special entry cadet, HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.05.1937 - 07.1937 HMS Delhi (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
10.07.1937 - (04.)1939 HMS Devonshire (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
01.05.1939 - (08.)1939 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
22.08.1939 - (10.)1940 Navigating Officer, HMS Antelope (destroyer) (Channel convoys & Atlantic convoys) (DSC)
28.12.1940 - (08.)1942 First Lieutenant, HMS Verdun (long range escort) (East Coast convoys)
02.11.1942 - 06.1943 long signals course, HMS Mercury (signal school, Portsmouth)
26.06.1943 - 10.1943 HMS Tana (RN base, Kilindini, Kenya) (as Fleet Wireless Assistant, Eastern Fleet) **
25.10.1943 - (10.)1944 HMS Bulolo (landing ship, headquarters) *
[s
ignals duties on staff of Senior Officer Force “G” and as Flag Lieutenant to R.Adm. T.H. Troubridge DSO (landings at Anzio, Elba & South of France)]
12.1944 - 12.1945 HMS Saumarez (destroyer) & as Flotilla Communication Officer, 26th Destroyer Flotilla (despatches) (harrying the Japanese from the Andaman Sea) ***
16.01.1946 - 02.1947 HMS Mercury (signal school, nr Petersfield) (to train foreign officers)
21.02.1947 - 12.1947 Flag Lieutenant to R.Adm. George E. Creasy, Flag Officer (Air) Far East & as Squadron Communications Officer [HMS Theseus (aircraft carrier)] (visited Australia & New Zealand to demonstrate aircraft carrier operations)
12.01.1948 - 04.1950 Admiralty [HMS President] (for miscellaneous services: for Signal/Intelligence Division; rewrote the Navy’s Cryptographic Instructions)
(05.1950)     Admiralty [HMS President] *
26.06.1950 - 11.1951 Flag Lieutenant Commander to V.Adm. P.B.R.W. William-Powlett, Flag Officer, Destroyers, Mediterranean Fleet & as Staff Communications Officer [HMS Forth (destroyer depot ship)]
17.12.1951 - 23.01.1953 HMS Mercury (signal school, nr Petersfield) (as Head of Visual Signalling Department Training Signal Officers Long Course)
24.01.1953 - 01.1954 First Lieutenant, HMS Mercury (signal school, nr Petersfield)
14.02.1954 - 01.1956 Office of Admiral Commanding Reserves [HMS President I] (responsibiliies for Communications personnel training in RNVR & RNV(W)R)
18.01.1956 - 01.1957 Deputy Staff Communications Officer on the staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)] (included NATO duties for CINCHAN)
14.01.1957 - 29.11.1958 Personnel Officer [Appointing Signal Officers], HMS Mercury (signal school, nr Petersfield)
* indexed, but not listed as such
** Navy List gives: 06.1943 - (12.)1943 HMS Salsette (Combined Operations base, Bombay)
*** date of appointment 17.11.1944 according to Mr Marwood
Maslen,
Merrick Edsell
M.E. Maslen
Married (12.07.1962, Chichester) Shirley Townend White (26.09.1922 - 12.2002), who was earlier married to Lt. [later Adm. Sir] Ian Easton, RN.
14.12.1923
-
04.1994
Torbay district, Devon
... ...
S.Lt. 01.06.1944
Lt. 01.05.1946 (retd)
... - ... ...
04.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Lamerton (escort destroyer)
... - ... ...
Mason,
Arthur Edward
A.E. Mason
Married; at least one son.

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26.01.1901
Bath, Somerset
-
26.12.1991
Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire
Seaman
? [M34836]
Wt. El.
08.06.1928
Cd. El.
11.01.1937
El.Lt.
01.07.1938
A/El.Lt.Cdr.
23.04.1945?
El.Lt.Cdr. = Lt.Cdr. (L)
15.05.1946 (retd 26.01.1951)
15.08.1928
 
 
commissioned RN
15.09.1928
-
(04.1930)
HMS Barham (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
(02.1931)
 
 
no appointment listed
07.04.1931
-
(01.)1934
HMS York (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
23.01.1934
-
(02.)1936
HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth)
14.04.1936
-
(02.)1937
HMS Woolwich (destroyer depot ship) (Mediterranean)
(07.1937)
 
 
no appointment listed
24.08.1937
-
(12.1941)
RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
28.04.1942
-
(02.)1943
RN Aircraft Repair Yard, Fleetlands (Hampshire)
11.03.1943
-
(10.1944)
HMS Daedalus II (RN Aircraft Training Establishment, Lee-on-Solent)
23.05.1945
-
(07.)1945
HMS Merganser (RN Air Station, Crimond/Rattray, Aberdeenshire)
19.11.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Merlin (RN Air Station, Donibristle, Fife)
02.03.1948
-
(05.1950)
RN Barracks, Lee-on-Solent [HMS Daedalus]
Joined Civil Service until retirement in 1961. MIEE.
Mason,
Donald Rex
D.R. Mason

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22.06.1902
Bedford, Bedfordshire
-
(12?).1979
Liverpool district, Merseyside
Seaman ? [J87265 & P/JX 142545]
T/Petty Officer ?
T/Boatsw. = T/Cd.Boatsw. 02.10.1943 (reld < 04.1946)
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1944 New Year 44
1941 - 1943 HMS Penelope (cruiser) (Mediterranean) (despatches)
23.10.1943 - (07.1945) HMS Glendower (training establishment, Pwllheli, North Wales)
Mason,
[Sir] Frank Trowbridge
F.T. Mason F.T. Mason

Son of late F.J. Mason, MBE, JP.
Married (1924) Dora Margaret Brand; one son, two daughters.

25.04.1900
Ipswich
-
29.08.1988
Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex
... ...
Cdr. (E) 31.12.1934
Capt. (E) 31.12.1943
R.Adm. (E) 05.03.1950
V.Adm. (E) 28.04.1953 (retd 1957)
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB 01.01.1955 New Year 55 [investiture 08.02.55]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 01.01.1953 New Year 53 [investiture 10.02.53]
Education: Ipswich School; RN College, Keyham, 1918.
      HMS Collingwood, 1918; HMS Queen Elizabeth, 1919-21; HMS Tiger, 1921; RN Coll., Greenwich, 1921-22; RN Engineering College, Keyham, 1922-23; HMS Malaya, 1923-25; HM Dockyard, Malta, 1925-28; HMS Rodney, 1929 and 1933-34; HMS Galatea, 1937-39
02.11.1939 - (06.)1943 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) (for ordnance and instructional duties)
29.06.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Proserpine (RN base, Orkneys) (for Fleet Gunmounting duties, Home Fleet)
08.03.1944 - (04.1946) an Engineer Inspector of Gun Mountings, Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
1947 - 1948 Chief Gunnery Engineer Officer and Deputy Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
1949     Imperial Defence College (idc)
1950 - 1952 Deputy Engineer-in-Chief of The Fleet
1952 - 1953 on staff of Commander-in-Chief, The Nore
1953 - 1957 Engineer-in-Chief of the Fleet
FEng. Hon. FIMechE; FIMarE; retired; Member of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1958-63 (Vice­Chairman, 1962). Parsons Memorial Lecturer,  1956. Chairman Steering Committee, National Engineering Laboratory, 1958-69, Chairman Advisory Board, 1969, Chairman Advisory Committee, 1973-75; Member Steering Committee, National Physical Laboratory, 1966-68; Chairman, Froude Committee, 1966. Member Council, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1953-57, and 1961 (Vice-President, 1962, President, 1964); Institute of Marine Engineers: Chairman, Panel of Joint Nuclear Marine Propulsion, 1957; Member Council, 1958-60; Vice-Chairman, 1961; Chairman, 1962; President, 1967. Deputy Chairman, Schools Science and Technology Committee, 1968; Member Governing Body: National Council for Technological Awards, 1960-64; Royal Naval School, Haslemere, 1953-83; Ipswich School, 1961-72; Further Education Staff College, 1964-74; Navy League, 1967-75; Hurstpierpoint College, 1966-80; Brighton Polytechnic, 1969-73; Member Council and Executive Committee, City and Guilds of London Institution, 1968-77, Vice-Chairman, 1970-77, Honorary FCGI 1977. Chairman, Standing Conference on Schools Science and Technology, 1971-75, Vice-President, 1975. Founder Fellow, Fellowship of Engineering, 1976. Assistant to Court, Worshipful Co. of Shipwrights. Member Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers (President, 1977); Honorary MIPlantE. High Steward of Ipswich, 1967 (life appointment).
Massey,
George Davenport
G.D. Massey (Photo courtesy of Mr Richard Taylor)

Biographical sketch courtesy of Mr Richard Taylor.

11.01.1904
-
16.01.1959
T/A/Wt.Mech. 26.07.1945
Naval General Service Medal NavGSM - & clasp Palestine 36-39
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Mention in Despatches MID 09.03.1943 rescuing survivors Western Approaches 10.42
      see "biography" button on the left
Massy-Dawson,
Dennis Staunton
D.S. Massy-Dawson
Only son of Charles Godfrey Massy-Dawson (1873-1936), and Wilhelmina Geraldine Haughton, of Lindfield, Sussex.
Married (15.07.1939, Plymouth, Devon) Jean Mary Hamilton-Campbell (05.07.1909-10.1988), daughter of Lt.Col. William Kentigern Hamilton-Campbell (1865-1917). She remarried (29.09.1941) Cdr. (S) Alan Melville Ackery, OBE, RN.
06.12.1909
-
07.01.1940
(MPK) [age 30]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 37, column 1]
... ...
Lt. 01.08.1932
Passed Civil Service examination for special entry into RN, 06.1927.
09.1927     HMS Erebus
... - ... ...
15.04.1939 - 07.01.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Seahorse (submarine)
Matheson,
Roderick Lees
R.L. Matheson
14.04.1907
Devonport district, Devon
-
20.04.1989
George Square district, Edinburgh / Lothian region, Scotland
A/S.Lt. RNR
03.12.1928
S.Lt. RNR
05.12.1931
Lt. RNR
18.09.1934
Lt. (Supplementary List)
13.03.1937, seniority 14.04.1931
Lt.
1938?, seniority 14.04.1931
Lt.Cdr.
14.04.1939 (retd 14.04.1952)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
25.11.1941
Operations Style & Substance
13.05.1932
-
(09.1932)
HMS L 21 (submarine)
31.03.1937
-
(07.1937)
First Lieutenant, HMS Vanquisher (destroyer)
(02.1938)


no appointment listed
10.02.1938
-
(10.1938)
HMS Duchess (destroyer)
03.04.1939
-
(02.1941)
HMS Manchester (cruiser)
27.07.1942
-
(12.1943)
HMS Penelope (cruiser)
(04.1944)


no appointment listed
01.05.1944
-
(06.1944)
HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hants.)
08.05.1945
-
(07.1945)
Executive Officer, HMS Vanguard *
(05.1950)


no appointment listed
* (04.1946) still indexed, but no longer listed as such
Matthews,
George Henry Carne
G.H.C. Matthews (Photo courtesy of Mr David G. Hards) G.H.C. Matthews (Photo courtesy of Mr David G. Hards)
G.H.C. Matthews (Photo courtesy of Mr David G. Hards) G.H.C. Matthews (Photo courtesy of Mr David G. Hards)
Son (with three brothers and three sisters) of Edward Matthews (1859-), and Agnes Ann Carne (1856-).
Married (26.12.1911, Plymouth, Devon) Mabel Harris ((12?).1891-26.11.1947); four daughters, one son.

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26.12.1887
Flushing, Falmouth district, Cornwall
-
30.06.1944
[age 56]
[St Budeaux Churchyard and Extension, Plymouth, grave 526]
A/Gnr. 31.12.1915
Gnr. ?, seniority 31.12.1915
?, seniority 14.08.1915
Cd.Gnr. 14.08.1925 (retd 20.02.1932; own request)
Lt. (retd) 22.05.1941 (reverted to retd > 10.1942, < 12.1942)
1905     enlisted, RN
      HMS Arun (torpedo-boat destroyer)
25.05.1916     commissioned, RN
(1916)     HM TB 054 (torpedo-boat) (Devonport)
07.05.1918 - (08.)1919 HMS Achilles (cruiser)
14.08.1919 - (03.)1920 HMS Tiger (battlecruiser)
(04.1920) - (08.1920) no appointment listed
16.08.1920 - (01.)1921 HMS Benbow (battleship)
21.09.1921 - (04.1922) HMS Impregnable (boys' training establishment, Devonport) (for instructional duties)
(08.1923)     no appointment listed
07.01.1924 - (01.1925) HMS Resolution (battleship) (for instructional duties)
01.01.1926 - (12.1927) RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Vivid]
(04.1928) - (05.1928) no appointment listed
19.05.1928 - (07.1928) HMS Resolution (battleship)
20.05.1929 - (08.)1930 HMS Centurion (battleship; fleet target ship)
08.12.1930 - (03.)1931 HMS Comus (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
(12.1931) - (01.1932) no appointment listed
27.08.1939 - (10.)1942 HMS Skirmisher (RN base, Milford Haven)
Matthews,
Nigel
N. Matthews
27.01.1921
-
19.12.2010
... ...
Lt. 01.10.1941
Lt.Cdr. ?
Cdr. 30.06.1954 (retd)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC ? ?
... - ... ...
? - ? HMS Implacable (DSC)
... - ... ...
Maund,
Loben Edward Harold
L.E.H. Maund
L.E.H. Maund
Son of the late Edward Arthur Maund.
Married 1st Mary Edith Collins; at least one son (Lt. Michael Richard Maund, RN).

Married 2nd (1933) Constance Alice Macartney Iredell.

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26.09.1892
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
-
18.06.1957
[Fittleworth, Sussex ?]
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
30.07.1913
Lt. 
30.12.1914
Lt.Cdr.
30.12.1922
Cdr.
31.12.1927
Capt.
30.06.1934 (retd 08.07.1943)
A/R.Adm.
17.05.1942?
R.Adm. (retd)
01.03.1946
Companion of the Order of the British Empire CBE
14.10.1941
Bismarck action

Mention in Despatches

MID
26.09.1940
Norway 04-06.40
Mention in Despatches MID
06.01.1942
Operation Halberd (Gibraltar-Malta convoy 24-28.09.41)
Mention in Despatches MID
21.12.1943
Operation Husky (invasion of Sicily, 07.43)
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth (Gold Medal and Dirk)
15.09.1905
 
 
entered RN
1914
-
1918
Served European War: Dover Patrol, Grand Fleet and Atlantic convoys (battle of Jutland)
01.03.1918
-
(01.1919)
Commanding Officer, HMS Scorpion (destroyer)
23.07.1923
-
(08.)1923
HMS President (for Wireless Signal duties with Director of Training and Staff Duties Division, Admiralty) (temporary)
01.09.1923
-
(01.1925)
Staff Officer (Operations) to Commander-in-Chief, East Indies [HMS Chatham (cruiser)]
02.1926
-
(05.1926)
HMS Caradoc (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
06.1927
-
(07.1927)
Executive Officer, HMS Curlew (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
31.01.1928
-
(10.1930)
Naval Assistant Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence [HMS President]
(02.1931)


no appointment listed
15.09.1931
-
(06.)1933
Executive Officer, HMS Furious (aircraft carrier)
16.10.1933
-
(01.)1934
senior officers' war course, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
30.06.1934
-
(02.)1935
HMS President (for duty at Training and Staff Duties Division)
30.06.1935
-
(02.1936)
Assistant Director of Plans Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
17.08.1936
-
(07.1937)
Commanding Officer, HMS Danae (cruiser) (China)
(02.1938)


no appointment listed
14.03.1938
-
(06.)1938
senior officers' war course, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
01.07.1938
-
(09.1939)
Commandant, Inter-Service Training and Development Centre [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for miscellaneous services)]
31.01.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for miscellaneous services)
(04.)1940
-
(06.)1940
Naval Chief of Staff to Flag Officer, Narvik (Norway operations)
(02.1941)


Operations Division, Admiralty *
19.04.1941
-
13.11.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Ark Royal (aircraft carrier) (operation against Bismarck, and three convoys to Malta)
17.05.1942
-
(08.)1943
Director of Combined Operations, Middle East [HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria)] (for special service on Staff of Commander-in- Chief, Mediterranean)
12.01.1943
-
08.07.1943
also: Naval ADC to the King
25.08.1943
-
(06.)1944
Director of Combined Operations, India [HMS Salsette (Combined Operations base, Bombay)] [arrived in India 16.10.1943]
01.10.1944
-
(07.)1945
Rear-Admiral Landing Ships and Craft (Unallocated)
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
Director of A. Kershaw & Sons, Ltd.
Published: Assault from the sea (1949)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Maund,
Michael Richard
M.R. Maund
Son of R.Adm. Loben Edward Harold Maund, CBE, and Edith Mary Collins, of Marylebone, London.
(03?).1915
Windsor district, Surrey
-
11.01.1943
(KIA) [age 28]
[Lee-on-Solent Memorial, bay 4, panel 3]
Cadet
01.05.1932
Midsh.
01.01.1933
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1935
S.Lt.
16.01.1936
A/Lt.
16.05.1938
Lt.
13.02.1939, seniority 16.05.1938
RAF:
 
(T) F/O
05.01.1937
Distinguished Service Cross

DSC

04.05.1943

operations from Malta 08.42-01.43 [presented to next-of-kin]
Mention in Despatches MID
11.09.1940
courage in recent engagements
Mention in Despatches MID
20.05.1941
attack Taranto 11.11.40
(09.1932)
-
(01.1934)
HMS Shropshire (cruiser) (Mediterranean) *
15.06.1934
-
(02.)1935
HMS Neptune (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
02.05.1935
-
05.01.1936
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
06.01.1936
-
(02.1936)
promotion course, Portsmouth
05.01.1937
-
(07.1937)
pilot's course, No. 1 Flying Training School, Leuchars [attached to RAF]
(02.1938)
 
 
no appointment listed [attached to RAF]
30.04.1938
-
(08.)1938
pilot, TSR Squadron 811 FAA [HMS Furious (aircraft carrier)] (Home Fleet) [attached to RAF]
01.09.1938
-
(04.)1939
pilot, TSR Squadron 824 FAA [HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier)] (China) [attached to RAF]
(08.1939)
-
(04.1940)
Fleet Air Arm (not specified)
09.1940
-
(02.)1941
pilot, 813 Squadron FAA [HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier)]
29.05.1941
-
(12.1941)
pilot, 786 Squadron FAA [HMS Jackdaw (RN Air Station, Crail, Fife)]
07.03.1942
-
(08.1942)
pilot, 828 Squadron FAA [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
?
-
11.01.1943
pilot, 821 Squadron FAA [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Maunsell,
Frederick Richard Guy
F.R.G. Maunsell
Son of Brig.Gen. Frederick Guy Maunsell (1864-1929), and Hilda Irwin (?-1949).
Married (27.08.1938, Chelsea district, London) Nancy Lilian St. Quintin (09.06.1905 - 06.1991), daughter of Ernest Edward St. Quintin; one son, one daughter.

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22.10.1898
-
09.05.1979
Berkshire
... ...
Lt. 15.04.1920
Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1928 (retd 1935)
Cdr. (retd) 06.01.1941
Mention in Despatches MID 16.08.1940 Dunkirk
Mention in Despatches MID 28.11.1944 Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
Education: Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey; RN College, Keyham.
... - ... ...
18.07.1924 - (01.)1925 HMS Verity (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
25.05.1925 - (02.)1927 HMS Venomous (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(07.1927)     no appointment listed
... - ... ...
15.06.1939 - 26.02.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Speedwell (Halcyon class minesweeper) (despatches)
30.06.1941 - 19.08.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Seagull (Halcyon class minesweeper)
18.09.1943 - 17.02.1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Gozo (Algerine class minesweeper) (despatches)
(07.1945)     HMS Louis *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Maurice,
Frank Heathcote Powys
F.H.P. Maurice
Son of Frank Lyttleton Maurice.

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06.04.1895
Brighton, Sussex
-
(09?).1967
Gosport district, Hampshire
Cdr.
30.06.1930
A/Capt.
01.09.1941? (reverted to retd 1944/45?)
Capt. (retd)
?
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) CBE 
01.01.1947
New Year 47
15.01.1908
 
 
entered RN
16.01.1939
-
(08.1939)
MTB Officer, HMS Vernon
01.09.1941
-
(02.1943)
Maintenance Captain, Rear-Admiral Coastal Forces [HMS Attack]
12.02.1943
-
22.11.1944
Director of Coastal Forces Materiel Department, Admiralty
(1947)


 Director of Temporary Housing, Ministry of Works
Maurice-Jones,
Charles Alun
C.A. Maurice-Jones
Elder son of the Rev. Maurice Jones (1863-1957), and Emily Sabine (1874-1906), daughter of Col. C.M. Longmore and Ada (née Stockwell), of Gosport.
Married Winifred Maurice-Jones (née ...), of Felixstowe; one (?) daughter.
03.10.1895
-
31.07.1944
[age 48]
[Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery, Kent, Naval Reservation, 1560]
Asst.Clerk
15.07.1913
Clerk
15.07.1914
A/Asst.Paym.
15.01.1917
Asst.Paym.
01.12.1917, seniority 15.10.1916
A/Paym.
24.04.1918
Paym.Lt.
15.10.1918
Paym.Lt.Cdr.
15.10.1926
Paym.Cdr.
31.12.1933
A/Paym.Capt.
29.07.1942
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) CBE 
08.06.1944
HM's birthday 44 [investiture next-of-kin 05.12.44]
1914-1915 Star 14|15 St
?
?
British War Medal 1914-1920 BWM 14|20
?
?
Victory Medal VM
?
?
Defence Medal DefM
?
?
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45
?
?
George VI's Coronation Medal, 1937 CorM
?
?
15.07.1913


joins Royal Navy
09.08.1913
-
07.1914
HMS Berwick (cruiser)
15.07.1914
-
11.1915
HMS Berwick (cruiser) (additional)
27.11.1915
-
03.1918?
Captain's clerk's duties, HMS Woolwich (destroyer depot ship)
04.03.1918
-
12.1918

in charge of the Captain’s Offices, HM Destroyer base at Port Edgar on the Firth of Forth

04.12.1918
-
02.1919
Clerk to the Admiral's Secretary of the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet [HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship)]
15.02.1919
-
08.1919
HMS Iron Duke (battleship)
18.08.1919
-
08.1922
Clerk to the Admiral's Secretary of the Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS Iron Duke (battleship)]
14.08.1922
-
11.1923
HMS Delhi (cruiser)
08.11.1923
-
04.1924
HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier)
01.05.1924
-
01.1925
Captain's Secretary to Commanding Officer, HMS Stuart (flotilla leader) & Captain (D) 3rd Destroyer Flotilla 
01.1925
-
04.1927
HMS Egmont (RN base, Malta)
20.04.1927
-
02.1928
Captain's Secretary to Commanding Officer, HMS Malcolm (flotilla leader) & Captain (D) Reserve Fleet, Nore
14.02.1928
-
09.1928
secretaries' course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
01.10.1928
-
08.1929
HMS Renown (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
01.09.1929
-
02.1933
HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean) *
14.02.1933
-
06.1934
HMS Ganges (boys' training establishment, Shotley)
04.06.1934
-
07.1934
HMS President (for miscellaneous service at Admiralty)
02.07.1934
-
10.1936
Secretary to Assistant Chief of Naval Staff, Admiralty (R.Adm. C.E. Kennedy-Purvis) [HMS President]
09.10.1936
-
(08.)1938
Admiral's Secretary to Vice-Admiral Commanding 1st Cruiser Squadron (R.Adm., from 28.06.1937 V.Adm. C.E. Kennedy-Purvis) [HMS Sussex (cruiser), from early 1937 HMS London (cruiser)] (Mediterranean) **
(10.1938)


no appointment listed
(02.1939)


short course of instruction
03.02.1939
-
07.1939
HMS Colombo (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
31.07.1939
-
04.1940
HMS Drake IV (accounting base, Devonport)
04.04.1940
-
07.1942
Admiral's Secretary to Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station (V.Adm., from 15.02.1942 Adm. Sir Charles E. Kennedy-Purvis) [HMS Malabar (RN base, Bermuda)]
29.07.1942
-
31.07.1944
Secretary to Deputy First Sea Lord, Admiralty (Adm. Sir Charles E. Kennedy-Purvis) [HMS President]
* from 14.03.1931 commanded by Capt. C.E. Kennedy-Purvis, with whom Maurice-Jones remained associated for the rest of his career
**  changed flag after February and before July 1937
Maxted,
Anthony Cecil
A.C. Maxted
Son of ... Maxted, and ... Bremner.
(03?).1920
Bridge district, Kent
-
30.11.1963
Lt.
16.08.1943
Lt.Cdr.
?
...
-
...
...
?
-
(07.1945)
HMS Patroller
...
-
...
...
Maxwell,
Alexander
A. Maxwell

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21.03.1906
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
-
Chief Petty Officer
(1941) [D/J 105801]
T/Gnr. (T)
17.10.1942
British Empire Medal BEM
01.01.1942
New Year 42
02.03.1922


joined RN (served in the ranks)
(1941)


HMS Medway (submarine depot ship)
17.10.1942


commissioned as an officer, HMS Defiance (torpedo school ship, Devonport)
12.1942
-
(06.)1944
HMS Chelsea (destroyer)
07.09.1944
-
(07.)1945
French Ship Mistral (torpedo boat)
15.10.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Inconstant (destroyer)
Maxwell,
Charles Alexander
C.A. Maxwell (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)

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21.03.1898
Londonderry
-
24.10.1977
Sutton district, London
... ...
Cd.Eng. 01.10.1937
A/Lt. (E) < 12.1943
Lt. (E) 15.01.1946 (retd 21.03.1948)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) MBE 03.07.1945 Operation Acumen; damage control
Distinguished Service Cross

DSC

02.06.1943

HM's birthday 43 [investiture 27.07.43]
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1941 New Year 41
Mention in Despatches MID 10.11.1942 Operation Pedestal
... - ... ...
      HMS Woolston (despatches)
      HMS Branham (DSC, despatches)
16.11.1943 - (07.1945) Engineer Officer, HMS Cassandra (destroyer) (MBE)
... - ... ...
Maxwell,
Joseph Archibald
J.A. Maxwell (Photo courtesy of Rory Hammond)
Son of Thomas Henry Maxwell, KC, LLD, of Dublin, Ireland.
Married (12.08.1919, St Luke's, Matfield, Tonbridge district, Kent) Dorothy Anna Perkin, ARRC (15.10.1891 - (06?).1979), elder daughter of John Arthur Perkin, MA, of The Grange, Matfield, Kent; two sons, two daughters (eldest daughter Dorothy Patricia Maxwell married 1st (1941) Lt. (E) John Gouldthorpe Boddy, AM, RN (1920?-1942), then 2nd (1947) Lt.Cdr. Edward Henry Graham Stokes, RN (1911-1985)).
29.05.1890
Dublin, Ireland
-
12.07.1980
Compton Chamberlayne Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sg.Lt. 03.04.1914
Sg.Lt.Cdr. 03.04.1920
Sg.Cdr. 03.04.1926
Sg.Capt. 31.12.1938
Sg.R.Adm. 01.01.1946 (retd 15.06.1949)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 02.01.1950 New Year 50 [investiture 14.03.50]
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order CVO 22.06.1939 Royal Tour of Canada
Companion of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) CBE 23.05.1944 HM's birthday 44 [investiture 28.10.47]
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE 1938 ?
Education: Trinity College, Dublin (MB, BCh 1912); FRCS Edinburgh 1926.
24.01.1924 - (01.1925) RN Hospital, Haslar & as specialist in nose, ear and throat [HMS Victory]
06.04.1926 - (05.1926) Medical Officers' post-graduate course [HMS President]
04.01.1927 - (06.1928) Surgical Specialist, RN Hospital, Haslar [HMS Victory]
04.04.1929 - (08.)1929 HMS Frobisher (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
24.09.1929 - (04.)1930 HMS Shropshire (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
01.07.1930 - (08.1930) HMS Resource (repair ship) (temporarily)
(02.1931)     no appointment listed
22.03.1931 - (07.)1934 Surgical Specialist, RN Hospital, Malta [HMS St Angelo]
(08.1934)     no appointment listed
12.10.1934 - (02.)1939 Surgical Specialist, RN Hospital, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
(04.1939)     no appointment listed
06.05.1939 - (08.1939) Surgeon to the King and Queen in Empress of Australia, en route for Royal Tour of Canada [HMS Victoria and Albert (HM's yacht)]  (CVO)
13.03.1940 - (02.)1943 Surgical Specialist, RN Hospital, Plymouth [HMS Drake]
04.1943 - (06.)1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Oxfordshire (hospital ship) (CBE)
18.09.1944 - (10.)1944 Commanding Officer, RN Sick Quarters, Grimsby & for duty on staff of Flag Officer-in-Charge, Humber [HMS Beaver]
11.1944 - (04.)1946 Commanding Officer, RN Auxiliary Hospital Sydney, Australia [HMS Golden Hind]
27.08.1946 - 1948 Commanding Officer, RN Auxiliary Hospital Sherborne [HMS Boscawen]
21.05.1948 - 15.06.1949 Medical Officer-in-Charge, RN Hospital Haslar & for duty on Staff of Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
Medical Superintendent, St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth, retired 1955. CStJ 1949, KHS 1946-1949.
Maxwell-Hyslop,
Alexander Henry
[originally: A.H.M. Hyslop; name change by deed poll of 15.07.1925]
A.H. Maxwell-Hyslop

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25.05.1895
Woolwich, London
-
28.08.1978
Par, Cornwall
Midsh.
1913
Lt.
?
02.10.1920, seniority 15.03.1917
27.11.1920, seniority 15.06.1917
Lt.Cdr.
15.01.1925
Cdr.
31.12.1930
Capt.
30.06.1937 (retd 05.07.1946; invalided)
Mention in Despatches MID
28.11.1944
Operation Neptune
Name brought to notice Ntce
20.12.1940
operations in Norway 40
AM (GC)
11.11.1929
explosion aboard HMS Devonshire 07.1929 *
* HMS Devonshire was carrying out full calibre firing on 26th July 1929 when, at the first salvo there was a heavy explosion which blew off the roof of one of the turrets. Lieutenant-Commander Maxwell Hyslop was in the fore control when the explosion occurred, and immediately proceeded to the turret and climbed inside. He made a general examination of the turret, and descended the gun well through most dangerous conditions of fumes and smoke, necessitating the use of a life line, remaining in the turret until the emergency was over, directing arrangements for the safety of the magazine, and supervising the evacuation of the wounded. He was fully aware of the danger to himself from the results of cordite fumes, and the grave risk of further explosions. At the time this officer entered the turret the fire produced by the explosion was still burning and it was impossible to estimate the real state of affairs due to the heavy smoke. He was fully aware that there were other cordite charges in the hoist and handling room below which might ignite at any moment with almost certain fatal results to himself, and he deliberately endangered his own life to save the lives of others.
Education: Rottingdean nr Brighton; RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth
15.05.1908


joined RN as a cadet
1914
-
1918
served European War (HMS Centurion; Royal Naval Air Station, Polegate, Sussex; HMS Africa; HMS Repulse; HMS Revenge)



specialized in Gunnery



HMS Ceres
(07.1925)


HMS Furious
19.03.1929
-
(08.1929)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Devonshire (cruiser)
(02.1931)


no appointment listed
01.06.1931
-
(09.1932)
Gunnery School, Devonport [HMS Vivid]
10.08.1933
-
1935
Commanding Officer, HMS Laburnum (sloop) (New Zealand Station)
(07.1935)     no appointment listed
14.12.1935
-
(02.1936)
Maintenance Commander, HMS Resource (repair ship) (Mediterranean)
14.09.1936
-
(07.1937)
Commanding Officer, HMS Impregnable (Boys' Training Establishment, St Budeaux)
(02.1938)
-
(08.1938)
no appointment listed
08.08.1938
-
(10.1938)
Senior Officers' Technical Course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
31.07.1939
-
(08.1939)
Commanding Officer, HMS Durban (cruiser)
15.03.1940
-
(04.1940)
HMS President (for special and miscellaneous services)
04.06.1940
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, Destroyer Office, Flagstaff Steps, Devonport [HMS Drake IV]
13.04.1942
-
12.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Cumberland (cruiser) (Arctic duties)
03.12.1943
-
11.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Nelson (battleship)
31.01.1945
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Raleigh (Naval Officers Selection station at Torpoint, Cornwall)
02.01.1946
-
05.07.1946
Naval ADC to the King
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
May,
Hugh Seaburne
H.S. May
Son of Archibald Seaburne May, and ... Price.
Married 1st (01.01.1949) The Hon. Diana Maria Faith Crofton, only daugther of The Hon. Edward Charles Crofton and his wife Cecilia Mabel, widow of Alexander Francis Macdonald of Glenaladale and daughter of John T. Day of Hayeswood, Streatham Park (marriage dissolved); one son, one daughter.
Married 2nd (29.03.1962), Joan Betty Corlett (née Allison), daughter of Hubert
Allison, Official Jockey Club Starter, and his wife Mildred Clarke (née Thompson).
Of Dunworth House, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire.
23.08.1920
Staines district, Middlesex
-
12.01.2002

Cadet
01.01.1939
Midsh.
01.09.1939
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
01.10.1941
Lt.
01.09.1942
A/Lt.Cdr.
19.12.1945?
Lt.Cdr.
01.09.1950
Cdr.
31.12.1955 (retd 17.03.1959)
Education: Ampleforth
01.01.1939


naval cadet (special entry; having been entered for engineering duties), undergoing training in HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
08.02.1940
-
(04.1940)
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship)
10.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship)
12.03.1942
-
(08.1942)
HMS Taku (submarine)
09.10.1942
-
(02.1943)
[Commanding Officer, ?] HMS Osiris (submarine)
27.04.1943
-
(10.1943)
First Lieutenant, HMS Trooper (submarine)
(12.1943)


no appointment listed
(04.1944)
-
(06.1944)
HMS L.23 (submarine) *
23.03.1945
-
(07.1945)
First Lieutenant, HMS Sea Rover (submarine)
19.12.1945
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS Sturdy (destroyer)
17.05.1948
-
(07.1948)
HMS Maidstone (submarine depot ship)
(05.1950)


no appointment listed
(05.1953)

  HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta) *
(01.1956)


no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Maycock,
Ernest Robert
E.R. Maycock

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23.08.1882
Newton Abbot, Devon
-
02.05.1952
Lt.
01.04.1913
Cdr. (retd)
23.08.1922 (reverted to retd 1946?)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
11.06.1942
HM's birthday 42
10.10.1917
-
(1919)
Commanding Officer, HMS Marigold (sloop)
(08.1942)
-
(02.1943)
no appointment listed
01.04.1943
-
08.12.1943
Executive Officer, HMS Foliot (accommodation camp, Tamerton Foliot, Plymouth)
08.12.1943
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Foliot III (landing craft base, Bickleigh, Plymouth)
Maydon,
Stephen Lynch Conway
S.L.C. Maydon
S.L.C. Maydon
Youngest son of J.G. Maydon, one time MLA, and Min. of Railways and Harbours, Natal, S. Africa, and Dorothy Isabel Cope; married 1938, Joan Mary Doligny Baker, daughter of C.V. Baker, Betchworth, Surrey; three sons.
15.12.1913
-
02.03.1971
[Wraxall, nr Bristol ?]
Cadet
01.05.1931
Midsh.
01.01.1932
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1934
S.Lt.
01.11.1934
Lt.
01.08.1936
Lt.Cdr.
01.02.1943 (retd 01.03.1949)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
22.12.1942
war patrols Mediterranean 06.42
Distinguished Service Order DSO
04.05.1943
7 supply ships sunk Eastern Mediterranean, 4 Cqs beached
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
27.02.1945
war patrols Far East 06-11.44
Education: Twyford School, near Winchester; RN College, Dartmouth
25.04.1931
-
(01.1934)
HMS Resolution (battleship)
07.01.1935
-
(07.1935)
promotion course, Portsmouth
15.12.1935
-
(02.1936)
HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
18.06.1936
-
(07.1937)
HMS Orpheus (submarine)
(02.1938)


no appointment listed
20.05.1938
-
(10.1938)
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
28.07.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Porpoise
29.12.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Ambrose (for submarines)
07.07.1941
-
(02.1943)
Commanding Officer, HMS P 35 [1943 renamed HMS Umbra] (submarine)
19.05.1943
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Tradewind (submarine)
(07.1945)
-
(04.1946)
no appointment listed
Contested (C) Bristol South, 1950; MP (C) Wells Division of Somerset, 1951-1970; Joint Parlementary Secretary, Minister of Pensions and National Insurance, 1962-1964.
Mayne,
Richard Clinton
"Dickie"
R.C. Mayne
Son (with two sisters and one brother) of Ronald Clinton Mayne (1882-1954), and Hyacinth Laura Mary Durnford (1882-1961).
Married (05.04.1952, Guernsey, Channel Islands) Daphne Mary Priaulx (29.06.1925 - 29.03.2010); one daughter, one son.
14.06.1924
Alverstoke, Hampshire
-
27.08.2007
Sainte Severe, France
Midsh. 01.09.1941
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1943
S.Lt. 1944?, seniority 16.06.1943
Lt. 01.06.1945
Lt.Cdr. 01.06.1953
Cdr. 31.12.1959 (retd 06.08.1974)
Hon. Capt. 06.08.1974
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Admiralty No. 1896; St Vincent House; 01.01.1938-...).
01.09.1941 - (10.)1943 HMS Renown (battlecruiser)
04.10.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Lookout (destroyer)
25.07.1944 - (04.1946) HMS Cavalier (destroyer)
... - ... ....
26.09.1955 - (01.1956) Admiralty [HMS President] (for miscellaneous duties)
(01.1957)     HMS Alamein *
18.11.1957 - 30.06.1959 Commanding Officer, HMS Eastbourne
07.12.1959 - (01.1960) Chief Staff Officer, HMS Jufair
... - ... ....
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mayo,
Robert William
"Robin"
R.W. Mayo
Son of late Frank Mayo, farmer at Charminster.
Married 1st (1942) Sheila Colvill (died 1974), daughter of late John Colvill, JP, of Campbeltown, and widow of Paym.Lt.Cdr. Herbert John Reeder who was lost in HMS Kelly 23.05.1941; one son, one step-son.
Married 2nd (1980) Mrs Betty Washbrook (née Hosier).

09.02.1909
Charminster, Dorchester district, Dorset
-
06.07.2007
Marlborough
[funeral at St George's Church, Preshute, Wiltshire; buried at Campbeltown, Scotland]
Midsh. RNR
01.05.1925
A/S.Lt. RNR
09.02.1930
S.Lt. RNR
16.06.1931
Lt. RNR
18.09.1934
Lt. (Supplementary List)
09.04.1937, seniority 09.02.1933
Lt.
1938?, seniority 09.02.1933
Lt.Cdr.
09.02.1941
Cdr.
30.06.1948
Capt.
31.12.1953
R.Adm.
07.01.1964 (retd 20.09.1966)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
12.06.1965
HM's birthday 65
Companion of the Order of the British Empire (civil division) CBE
01.01.1962
New Year 62
Education: Weymouth College; HMS Conway
Served with Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. (Master's Ticket, 1936), 1925-1937.



training, HMS Ramillies (battleship)



training, HMS Venturous (destroyer)
02.11.1931
-
(09.1932)
HMS H 43 (submarine) (6th Submarine Flotilla) [tender to HMS Titania]
1937


transferred to Royal Navy
10.04.1937
-
(07.1937)
HMS Malaya (battleship) (Mediterranean)
04.01.1938
-
(08.)1938
anti-submarine course [HMS Osprey]
19.08.1938
-
(04.)1940
Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (and for flotilla duties) (Hong Kong) [laying submarine detection equipment]
05.1940
-
(10.1940)
Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong)
(02.1941)


HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong) *
24.10.1941
-
(08.)1942
Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Nemesis (accommodation ship, Iceland)
04.09.1942
-
(12.1943)
Squadron Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Tyne (destroyer depot ship)
31.01.1944
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Aberdeen (sloop) (Freetown, Sierra Leone)
(04.1946)


HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment) *
14.01.1947
-
(07.)1948
Commanding Officer, HMS Chevron (destroyer) (Palestinian Patrol)
06.12.1948
-
(05.1950)
on staff of Flag Officer (Submarines) [HMS Dolphin] (submarine depot, Gosport)
(1952)


Executive Officer, HMS Theseus (carrier) (Korea)
28.08.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Vernon (training establishment, Portsmouth)
11.02.1954
-
(01.)1956
Admiralty [HMS President] (for miscellaneous services)
12.09.1956
-
(01.1957)
Commanding Officer, HMS Osprey (anti-submarine training establishment, Portland)
(01.1959)
 
 
no appointment listed
20.07.1959
-
(07.1961)
Superintendent TEE, Greenock & as Captain-in-Charge, Clyde [HMS Cochrane]
04.04.1962
-
(02.1963)
Commanding Officer, HMS St Angelo (RN base, Matla) & as Flag Captain to Flag Officer Malta & as SORS, Malta
09.01.1964
-
(02.1964)
Naval Deputy to Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Northern Europe, NATO (Norway)
In Scotland he was made an Honorary Sheriff's Substitute, a member of the judiciary, and served as a magistrate. He was also president of the Sea Cadets.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Mays,
[Anthony] Henry George
H.G. Mays 
Son of George W. Mays, and Elizabeth J. Chitty.
Married ((09?).1945, Bromley district, Kent) Winifred D. Bewick.
(06?).1919
Lewisham district, London
-
(03?).1965
Cheltenham district, Gloucestershire
Midsh. (A) 16.01.1939
A/S.Lt. (A) 04.11.1939
S.Lt. (A) 17.04.1940
Lt. (A) 04.05.1942
Lt. 1948/49?, seniority 04.05.1942
Lt.Cdr. 04.05.1950 (retd 09.06.1958)
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - & clasp Aircrew Europe
Africa Star Afr St - -
Defence Medal DefM - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Naval General Service Medal NavGSM - & clasp Palestine 45-48

Medals of Lt.Cdr. [A.]H.G. Mays, RN (Photo courtesy of Mr Mark Sellar)

16.01.1939 - (04.)1939 HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier) (Devonport) (for training)
15.05.1939 - (08.1939) observers' course [HMS Excellent]
23.02.1940 - (05.)1941 acting observer, 820 Squadron FAA [HMS Ark Royal (aircraft carrier)] (Bismarck action)
29.10.1941 - 09.08.1942 observer, 811 Squadron FAA [HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath)]
[Failed to return after minelaying south of Den Helder. Thought to have collided with Swordfish DK751. Captured.]
09.08.1942 - 1945 POW in German captivity
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
29.05.1948 - (07.)1948 HMS Seahawk (RN Air Station, Culdrose) (for FFD and training)
01.09.1948 - (05.1949) HMS Ocean
(05.1950)     HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) *
31.03.1953 - (05.1953) HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)
(07.1954)     no appointment listed
(04.1955)     Admiralty [HMS President] *
18.07.1955 - (01.1957) Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
McBean,
Russell Hamilton
R.H. McBean

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03.03.1894
Aston district, Warwickshire
-
30.10.1963

...
...
Lt.
15.05.1916
Lt.Cdr.
15.05.1924 (retd 12.08.1937)
Cdr. (retd)
12.08.1937
A/Capt. (retd)
01.1945
Distinguished Service Order DSO
11.11.1919
Kronstadt Harbour 18.08.19 *
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
28.08.1918
Ostend 09/10.05.18 **

* For distinguished services in command of H.M. Coastal Motor Boat No. 31 in the attack on Kronstadt Harbour on the 18th August, 1919. Under a very heavy fire he entered the harbour, torpedoed the Bolshevik battleship "Andrei Pervozanni" and returned through the fire of the forts and batteries to the open sea. 
** In command of a coastal motor boat. He escorted "Vindictive" close up to the entrance at Ostend, covering her with smokescreen and then assisting her with guiding lights. He torpedoed the eastern and western piers, and finally engaged the machine gunsthere with his own machine guns at pointblank range with apparently good effect. He most skilfully handled his vessel under a. heavy fire until he was wounded.

15.01.1907
 
 
entered RN
...
-
...
....
16.09.1935
-
(02.1936)
Commanding Officer, HMS Chrysanthemum (patrol sloop) (Mediterranean)
(08.1936)
 
 
no appointment listed
(01.1937)
-
(02.1937)
no appointment listed
(07.1937)
 
 
no appointment listed
(04.1940)
 
 
no appointment listed
01.07.1940
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Beehive (Coastal Forces base, Felixstowe)
17.09.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Woolwich (destroyer depot ship)
15.02.1942
-
(08.)1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Mosquito (Coastal Forces base, Alexandria, Egypt)
12.1942
-
(06.)1944
Executive Officer, HMS Bull (RN base, Massawa, Eritrea)
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed
(01.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
01.1945
-
(04.1946)
Assistant Director General, Ship Repairs [HMS Braganza (for duty at Calcutta)]
McBeath,
John Edwin Home
J.E.H. McBeath
J.E.H. McBeath (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
J.E.H. McBeath J.E.H. McBeath (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster) 
Elder son of late Mr and Mrs J.H. McBeath, Natal, South Africa.
Married (06.06.1952, St George Hanover Square) Hon. Janet Mary Blades (25.05.1916 - 07.04.2011), youngest daughter of George Rowland Blades, 1st Baron Ebbisham, GBE (1868-1953), and Margaret Emma Reiner (1885-1965); one son, one daughter.

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27.09.1907
Transvaal, South Africa
-
28.03.1982
Farnham, Surrey
Able Seaman (1923)
A/Mate 01.12.1928
Mate 04.12.1929, seniority 01.12.1928
S.Lt. ?, seniority 01.12.1928
Lt. 01.12.1931
07.03.1932, seniority 01.10.1931
Lt.Cdr. 01.10.1939
Cdr. 31.12.1941
Capt. 31.12.1945
Cdre. 2nd cl. 27.01.1953
R.Adm. 07.07.1955 (retd 07.07.1958)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 01.01.1957 New Year 57 [decoration presented]
Distinguished Service Order DSO 27.08.1940 Dutch, Belgian & French coasts 05.40 [investiture 09.08.41]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 06.01.1942 Operation Archery (raid on Vaagso Islands, 27.12.41) [decoration posted]
Mention in Despatches MID 16.08.1940 Dunkirk 06.40
Chevalier, Ordre du mérite maritime [= Knight, Order of Maritime Merit] (France) OMM 12.03.1940 *
* In recognition of valuable services rendered by him in connection with the rescue of survivors from the French steamer "Yolande" when wrecked on the coast of Shantung (China) on the 6th March, 1938.
Education: Massachusetts, USA; Hilton College, Natal, South Africa.
1923     entered Royal Navy
(1923)     HMS Hood (battlecruiser)
03.01.1929 - (08.)1929 Mates' course for rank of Lieutenant [RN College, Greenwich]
04.12.1929 - (01.)1932 HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Mediterranean)
(09.1932)     no appointment listed
06.09.1932 - (11.1934) HMS Norfolk (cruiser) (America and West Indies)
(02.1935)     no appointment listed
13.04.1935 - (02.)1936 First Lieutenant, HMS Sturdy (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
24.06.1936 - (06.)1938 Gunnery Officer, HMS Capetown (cruiser) (China)
18.07.1938 - (09.1939) First Lieutenant, HMS Garland (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
1939 - 1945 commanded destroyers in North Sea, Atlantic, Arctic, Mediterranean:
08.01.1940 - 23.12.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Venomous (destroyer) (Dunkirk evacuation; DSO, despatches)
(02.1941)     no appointment listed
01.05.1941 - 23.02.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Oribi (destroyer) (DSC)
17.03.1943 - (01.)1945 RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
02.10.1945 - 11.1947 Captain of the Dockyard, Deputy Superintendent and King's Harbour Master, HM's Dockyard, Singapore [HMS Terror]
(07.1948)     no appointment listed
10.1948 - 1950 Commanding Officer, HMS Chequers (destroyer) & Captain (D), First Destroyer Flotilla (Mediterranean Fleet)
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
05.06.1950 - 1952 Flag Captain & Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer Commanding Reserve Fleet [HMS Duke of York, from 12.07.1950 HMS King George V]
27.01.1953 - 02.12.1954 Commodore, Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
02.12.1954 - ? senior officers' technical course
(04.1955)     no appointment listed
05.1955 - 02.1958 Chief of Naval Staff and First Member Naval Board, RNZN (CB) [lent to RNZN]
07.01.1955 - 07.07.1955 also: Naval ADC to the Queen
Honorary Commodore, Sea Cadet Corps, 01.11.1958-75. Deputy Lieutenant (DL) Surrey, 07.10.1968, Sheriff, 1970-1972, High Sheriff, 1973-1974.
McBride,
[Sir] William
W. McBride (Photo courtesy of Mr John Lucey)
Elder son of Mr & Mrs John S. McBride, of Fermoy, co. Cork.
Brother of Sqd.Ldr. J.T. McBride, RAFVR.
Married (1928) Juanita Marie Franco, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs J.J. Franco, of Belize (British Honduras) and Kensington, London; one son.
20.02.1895
Cork, Ireland
-
09.09.1959
Hurlingham, Greater London
Paym.Lt. 15.01.1918
Paym.Lt.Cdr. 15.01.1926
Paym.Cdr. 31.12.1933
T/Paym.Capt. 01.01.1938?
Paym.Capt. = Capt. (S) 31.12.1943
A/R.Adm. (S) < 05.1950
V.Adm. (S) 04.08.1950 (retd 07.08.1954)
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB 01.01.1953 New Year 53 [investiture 10.03.53]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 01.01.1951 New Year 53 [investiture 14.02.51]
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) CBE 12.06.1947 HM's birthday 47 [investiture 28.10.47]
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE 01.01.1942 New Year 42 [investiture 10.02.42]
Education: Cork Grammar School.
1912     joined RN
1914 - 1918 HMS Weymouth, HMS Monarch and HMS Barham
1918 - 1920 staff of Flag Officer Commanding 2nd Battle Squadron
1920 - 1922 staff of Flag Officer Commanding Reserve Fleet
10.09.1922 - 1924 Captain's Secretary, HMS Hawkins (light cruiser) & as Secretary to Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, China Station
(01.1925)     no appointment listed
23.06.1925 - 01.05.1927 Captain's Secretary, HMS Ganges (training establishment, Harwich)
02.05.1927 - (04.)1928 HMS St Vincent (boys' training establishment, Forton)
21.04.1928 - (04.)1930 HMS Bee (gunboat) (China Station)
(08.1930) - (10.1930) no appointment listed
03.01.1931 - (01.)1932 HMS Repulse (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
08.03.1932 - (09.)1932 Divisional Officer for Accountant Branch ratings, RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
15.12.1932 - (11.)1934 Secretary to Flag Officer Commanding 2nd Cruiser Squadron [HMS Dorsetshire (cruiser), later HMS Leander (cruiser)] (Home Fleet)
18.01.1935 - (07.)1937 Secretary to Fourth Sea Lord [HMS President]
01.01.1938 - (10.)1940 Secretary to Commander-in-Chief, China Station [HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong)]
17.02.1941 - (08.)1942 Secretary to Commander-in-Chief, Western Approaches [HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)]
20.11.1942 - (10.)1944 Secretary to Head of British Admiralty Delegation, USA [HMS Saker]
03.12.1944 - (04.)1946 Deputy Director-General, Supply and Secretariat Branch [HMS President]
09.12.1946 - 1949 Command Supply Officer (Air) [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
19.04.1949 - 1951 Command Supply Officer (Nore) [HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)]
04.08.1951 - (07.)1954 Director-General Supply and Secretariat Branch, Admiralty [HMS President]
McCall,
[Sir] Henry William Urquhart
H.W.U. McCall H.W.U. McCall
H.W.U. McCall H.W.U. McCall
H.W.U. McCall H.W.U. McCall
H.W.U. McCall 
Son of Henry John McCall, Largs, Ayrshire, and Isobel Alston McCall (née Dykes).
Married (1926) Helen Mary Leycester; two daughters.

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11.06.1895
Largs, Ayrshire
-
23.03.1980
Wonston, nr Winchester, Hampshire
Midsh.
1913
Lt.
15.04.1917
Lt.Cdr.
15.04.1925
Cdr.
30.06.1931
Capt.
30.06.1937
Cdre. 1st cl.
15.02.1943?
R.Adm.
05.07.1946
V.Adm.
01.05.1950
Adm.
15.09.1953 (retd 09.1953)
Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order KCVO
16.07.1953
Coronation naval review [investiture 21.07.53]
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE
07.06.1951
HM's birthday 51 [investiture 31.07.51]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.01.1949
New Year 49 [investiture 14.02.51]
Distinguished Service Order DSO
08.09.1942
Malta convoy 22.03.42 [investiture 12.03.46]
Mention in Despatches MID
05.05.1942
battle of Crete 29.04.41
Officer of the Legion of Merit (US) LM
16.07.1946
?
Education: RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth (1908-1913)
15.05.1908


joined RN as a cadet
1913
-
1915
Midshipman, HMS Hyacinth, flagship at the Cape, South Africa
1915
-
1916
Sub-Lieutenant, HMS Daffodil
1916


Lieutenant & Executive Officer, HMS Nepean (destroyer), Grand Fleet
1918


First Lieutenant, HMS Westcott, Grand Fleet
(08.1923)
 
 
no appointment listed
(01.1925)
 
 
no appointment lsited
06.03.1926
-
(07.1927)
staff, RN College, Dartmouth
(04.1928)
-
(06.1928)
no appointment listed
03.08.1928
-
(08.)1929
Executive Officer, HMS Ceres (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
05.11.1929
-
(08.)1930
Executive Officer, HMS Calypso (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
(02.1931)
 
 
no appointment listed
30.10.1931
-
(09.)1932
HMS Greenwich (destroyer depot ship, Rosyth) (for Maintenance Reserve destroyers)
18.10.1932
-
(08.)1934
Commanding Officer, HMS Achates (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(11.1934)
 
 
no appointment listed
(02.1935)
 
 
no appointment listed
11.07.1935
-
(07.1937)
RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
10.01.1938
-
(02.)1938
senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(06.1938)
-
(10.1938)
no appointment listed
12.11.1938
-
04.05.1940
Naval Attaché, Buenos Aires (Argentine) [HMS President]
22.09.1940
-
01.10.1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Dido (cruiser)
(02.1943)


HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) *
15.02.1943
-
(12.1943)
Chief of Staff to Head of British Admiralty Delegation, Washington [HMS Saker]
02.03.1944
-
13.02.1946
Commanding Officer, HMS Howe (battleship)
(04.1946)
 
 
HMS President *
11.08.1946
-
04.09.1948
Senior British Naval Officer & Flag Officer Liaison, Middle East [HMS Stag]
15.02.1949
-
(05.)1950
Flag Officer Destroyers, Mediterranean Fleet [HMS Forth]
04.01.1951
-
31.07.1953
Flag Officer Commanding Reserve Fleet [HMS Jamaica]
* indexed, but not listed as such
McCartan,
Patrick Hugh
P.H. McCartan

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21.09.1889
Portsmouth, Hampshire
-
28.05.1965
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
Seaman
? [271879]
...
...
Eng.Cdr.
31.12.1929 (retd 21.09.1939)
Eng.Capt. (retd)
21.09.1939
...
-
...
...
12.1927
-
(04.)1930
HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) (and for duty with submarines)
23.09.1930
-
(01.)1932
staff, 5th Destroyer Flotilla [HMS Montrose (destroyer; flotilla leader)] (Atlantic Fleet)
03.1932
-
(09.1932)
HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong) (for charge of stores and for fleet duties at Hong Kong)
...
-
...
...
(04.1940)


HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) *
09.12.1940
-
(12.1941)
HMS President (for special and miscellaneous services)
01.05.1942
-
(06.1944)
HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) (for various services)
(07.1945)
-
(04.1946)
Signal Division [?], Admiralty [HMS President]
* indexed, but not listed as such
McCarthy,
[Sir] Edward Desmond Bewley
E.D.B. McCarthy E.D.B. McCarthy (Imperial War Museum © IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 2692))
E.D.B. McCarthy
Son of Edward Adye McCarthy.
Married (1925) Agatha Kentish, daughter of Brig.-Gen. H.J.J. Kentish; two sons.

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15.11.1893
St Giles, London, Middlesex
-
08.06.1966
[Sturminster Marshall, nr Wimborne, Dorset ?]
... ...
Lt. 15.02.1916
Lt.Cdr. 15.02.1924
Cdr. 31.12.1929
Capt. 30.06.1935
R.Adm. 07.07.1944
V.Adm. 02.09.1948 (retd 15.12.1950)
Adm. (retd) 15.03.1952
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB 02.01.1950 New Year 50 [investiture 27.10.50]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 18.12.1945 wind up Europe 45 [investiture 26.03.46]
Distinguished Service Order DSO 27.06.1941 action Italian destroyers 12.10.40 [investiture 01.12.42]
Distinguished Service Order DSO 11.11.1941 Greek withdrawal 04.41 [investiture 01.12.42]
Mention in Despatches MID 03.02.1942 Battle of Cape Matapan
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1944 New Year 44
Education: RN Colleges Dartmouth & Osborne.
15.09.1906     entered RN
... - ... ...
09.05.1938 - (03.)1940 Deputy Director, Training and Staff Duties Division, Admiralty
22.04.1940 - 11.1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Ajax (cruiser) [Flag Captain & as Chief Staff Officer]
08.01.1942 - (02.)1943 Captain of the Fleet, Home Fleet [HMS King George V (battleship)]
04.1943 - (06.)1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Anson (battleship) [and Flag Captain & Chief Staff Officer to V.Adm. Sir Henry Moore, Commanding 2nd Battle Squadron, Home Fleet] *
22.08.1944 - 1946 Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Home), Admiralty
1946 - 1947 Rear­Admiral Destroyers, Mediterranean
1948 - 1950 Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic
* The 08.1943 Navy List indicates HMS Duke of York, while shortly afterwards again HMS Anson from 06.1943 and then from 29.07.1943. This might mean a short period on the HMS Duke of York in mid-1943.
McCarthy,
William Henry Debonnaire
W.H.D. McCarthy (Photo from George Cross Database)
George Cross database
02.04.1911
Kensington, Greater London
-
Boatsw.
?
A/Cd. Boatsw.
18.06.1945
Cd. Boatsw. = Sen.Cd. Boatsw.
01.10.1946
Lt.
01.10.1951
Lt.Cdr. (Special Duties List)
01.01.1957 (retd 02.04.1961)


exchanged for: George Cross
AM

GC
27.07.1943
saving life Benghazi harbour 03.01.43 *
* Mr. McCarthy dived into a tempestuous sea from the Mole at Benghazi to save some Indian seamen who had been thrown into the sea from a raft. When a line was thrown he swam with it to the Indians, caught hold of one of them and successfully brought him ashore. He then returned to the rescue of another. There was grave danger that Mr. McCarthy would be dashed against the rocks by the gale and the high sea.
(01.1943)


HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt)
(07.1945)
-
(04.1946)
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) *
(07.1948)


Pembroke Dock (naval store and fuel depot) [HMS Drake] *
15.08.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Bulawayo (supply ship)
07.01.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for miscellaneous duties)
15.01.1954
-
(01.1956)
HMS Rooke (RN base, Gibraltar) (for miscellaneous duties)
(01.1957)


HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
McCausland,
Eric Marcus
E.M. McCausland
From Wheatley, Oxfordshire (1927); later North Somercote, Lincoln (1933).

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17.12.1895
Wareham, Dorset
-
11.10.1965

Lt.
15.09.1918 (retd 30.05.1919)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
15.09.1926
A/Cdr. (retd)
09.1943 (reverted to retd 1945/46)
Cdr. (retd)
08.05.1946
22.08.1940
-
(08.1943)
Commanding Officer, HMS Conqueror (auxiliary anti-aircraft vessel (coastal))
09.1943
-
(12.1943)
Executive Officer, HMS Premier (escort carrier)
11.12.1943
-
(04.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Thane (escort carrier)
(06.1944)


no appointment listed
04.1945
-
(07.1945)
Executive Officer, HMS Wayland (depot ship)
McClintock,
Hubert Victor Perry
H.V.P. McClintock

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20.11.1902
-
died between 08.1989 and 12.1991 ?
...
...
Lt.
15.05.1925
Lt.Cdr.
15.05.1933
Cdr.
31.12.1936
A/Capt.
23.10.1939?
Capt.
31.12.1943 (retd 02.09.1953)

Distinguished Service Order

DSO
02.10.1942
Operation Jubilee (Dieppe raid 19.08.42)
Mention in Despatches MID
30.05.1944
North Russian convoy 02.44
... -
...
...
08.01.1935
-
(02.)1937
HMS Victoria and Albert (HM's yacht)
05.02.1937
-
(08.)1939
Executive Officer, HMNZS Leander (cruiser)
23.10.1939
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, HMNZS Monowai (survey ship)
(12.1941)


no appointment listed
01.04.1942
-
(08.1942)
HMS President (for special and miscellaneous services)
(08.1942)


Combined Operations (Dieppe raid)
01.02.1943
-
06.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Chaser (escort carrier)
12.1944
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS Nabstock (mobile naval air base (MONAB) VI)
(07.1948)


no appointment listed
06.08.1948
-
(05.1950)
Captain Superintendent of HM Dockyard Sheerness & Captain-in-Charge, Sheerness [HMS Pembroke]
20.12.1950
-
(05.)1953
Commanding Officer, HMS Hornbill (RN Air Station, Culham, Berkshire)
McClure,
John Aylmer
J.A. McClure (Photo courtesy of Mr David Allen)
26.05.1914
-
26.09.2001
South Hams, Hampshire
Cadet
01.09.1931
Midsh.
01.05.1932
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1934
S.Lt.
16.03.1935
Lt.
16.03.1937
Lt.Cdr.
16.03.1945 (retd 12.08.1957)

Letter of Appreciation

LoA
?
bombing railway building Indo-China 01.02.40
Royal Order of Cambodia (officer 2nd class) Camb
?
bombing Yunnan railway 01.02.40

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
23.06.1942
convoy escort, action with enemy
Member of the Order of the British Empire MBE
01.01.1958
New Year 58
05.09.1931
-
(09.1932)
HMS Warspite (battleship) (Home Fleet)
22.02.1933
-
(01.1934)
HMS Cumberland (cruiser) (China)
01.04.1935
-
(07.)1935
promotion course, Portsmouth
14.09.1935
-
(02.)1936
HMS Wolsey (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
10.1936
-
(07.1937)
HMS Greyhound (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
10.02.1938
-
(09.1939)
HMS Falcon (river gunboat) (China)
02.04.1940
-
(08.)1942
First Lieutenant, HMS Eclipse (destroyer)
22.09.1942
-
(06.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Wensleydale (destroyer)
28.07.1943
-
(06.)1944
Operations Division, Admiralty (for duty outside Admiralty) [HMS President]
11.1944
-
(07.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMS Active (destroyer)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
17.07.1946
-
(07.)1948
Staff Officer (Operations) to Captain-in-Charge, Ceylon [HMS Highflyer]
07.12.1948
-
(05.1950)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
03.02.1953
(04.1955)
-

(01.1956)

HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
Office of the Naval Assistant to the Second Sea Lord
(1957)


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