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Sayer, G.B.
Scarlett, C.C.F.
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Sharpe, H.W.
Shaw, A.C.
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Sissmore, J.E.
Skelton, W.F.
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Stallybrass, E.O.
Stammwitz, S.S.
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Syms,
J.A.

 
A.C. Shaw  to  J.E. Sissmore
Shaw,
Archibald Campbell
A.C. Shaw (Photo courtesy of Chris Elsworth) 
Younger son of John Grieg Shaw, of Belfast, and Mrs Shaw, of Lealholm, Inverleith Place, Edinburgh.
Married (15.06.1917, All Saints, Newton Heath, Manchester, Prestwich district, Lancashire) Robina Whytock (1888-1972), daughter of James Whytock, of Bonnybridge, Stirling; one son (Lt. John Whytock Shaw, RN), one daughter (Frances Elizabeth Jean Muirhead Shaw (1919-2003) married Lt.Cdr. Robert Francis Gerard Elsworth, DSC, RN).
1889
-
29.10.1958
Hampshire
Sg.Lt. 06.08.1914
Sg.Lt.Cdr. 06.08.1920
Sg.Cdr. 06.08.1926
A/Sg.Capt. < 10.1940
Sg.Capt. 31.12.1940 (retd)
Education: University of Edinburgh (MB, ChB Edin, 14.07.1914).
1914 - 1917 Medical Officer, HMS Mersey (gunboat)
? - (01.1919) HMS Vivid (RN barracks, Devonport)
01.05.1923 - (08.)1923 Assistant Medical Officer, HMS Warspite (battleship)
16.09.1923 - (05.)1926 Assistant Medical Officer, HMS Valiant (battleship) (Mediterranean) & for specialist duties
01.07.1926 - (06.1928) RN Hospital, Chatham [HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham)] & for specialist duties
28.05.1929 - (03.)1931 Medical Officer, HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
08.1931 - (01.)1932 RN Hospital, Haslar [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)]
01.01.1932 - (01.)1933 Medical Officer, HMS Valiant (battleship) (Home Fleet) & for specialist duties
09.01.1933 - 1933 Admiralty [HMS President] (for course)
11.03.1933 - (11.)1934 specialist in genito-urinary, RN Hospital, Haslar [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)]
18.11.1934 - (07.1937) Medical Officer-in-charge, RN Sick Quarters Wei-Hai-Wei [HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong)]
(02.1938)     no appointment listed
(06.1938)     no appointment listed
(08.1938) - (10.1938) short course of instruction
10.12.1938 - (05.)1939 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for duty with Naval Air Stations)
24.05.1939 - (08.1939) Staff Medical Officer on staff of Rear-Admiral, Naval Air Stations [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
(10.1940)     no appointment listed
(02.1941)     no appointment listed
08.11.1941 - 19.02.1943 Fleet Medical Officer, Mediterranean [HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship), then HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt)]
20.02.1943 - (12.1943) Medical Officer on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Levant [HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt)]
21.03.1944 - (06.)1944 Medical Officer-in-charge, RN Sick Quarters, Lowestoft [HMS Europa (RNPS depot, Lowestoft)] & for duty on staff of Flag Officer-in-Charge, Yarmouth
01.08.1944 - (04.1946) Medical Officer-in-charge, RN Auxiliary Hospital, East Anglia [HMS Europa (RNPS depot, Lowestoft)] & for duty on staff of Flag Officer-in-Charge, Yarmouth
Shaw,
David Alexander
D.A. Shaw
29.01.1919
-
31.03.1973
Gosport district, Hampshire
Cadet
01.05.1936
Midsh.
01.01.1937
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1939
S.Lt.
16.07.1939
Lt.
16.09.1940
Lt.Cdr.
16.09.1948
Cdr.
30.06.1954 (retd 1959/60?)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
08.09.1942
Malta convoy 22.03.42 [investiture 21.03.44]

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC
14.11.1944
German evacuation Le Havre [decoration posted]
Mention in Despatches MID
16.08.1940
Dunkirk 06.40
Mention in Despatches MID
29.09.1942
destruction U-boat Mediterranean 27.05.42
Mention in Despatches MID
14.09.1943
destruction U559 Mediterranean 30.10.42
01.09.1936
-
31.12.1936
HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Home Fleet)
01.01.1937
-
(02.)1937
HMS Rodney (battleship) (Home Fleet)
29.06.1937
-
(10.1938)
HMS Sussex (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
02.01.1939
-
(04.)1939
promotion course, Portsmouth
31.07.1939
-
(08.1939)
HMS Wessex (destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
08.02.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS Fitzroy (frigate)
22.12.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces training establishment, Fort William)
02.06.1941
-
22.10.1943
First Lieutenant, HMS Hurworth (destroyer) ( ship mined east of Kalymnos)
24.01.1944
-
(10.1944)
HMS Aggressive (Coastal Forces base, Newhaven):
(05.1944)
-
(07.1944)
Commanding Officer, HM MTB 252 (motor torpedo boat) & Senior Officer, 14th MTB Flotilla
(1945)


Commanding Officer, HM MTB 383 (motor torpedo boat) *
01.1946
-
(04.1947)
HMS Vanguard (battleship)
02.1948
-
(07.)1948
HMS Ulster
03.11.1948
-
(05.1950)
HMS Hornet
(05.1953)
 
 
no appointment listed
15.07.1953
-
(07.1954)
HMS Triumph
(04.1955)
 
 
HMS Eagle **
02.05.1955
-
(01.1956)
HMS Peregrine (RN Air Station, Ford, Sussex) 
(01.1957)
 
 
HMS Peregrine (RN Air Station, Ford, Sussex) **
18.03.1957
-
(01.1959)
Naval Equipment Division, Shipping Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
* (07.1945) indexed, but not listed as such
** indexed, but not listed as such
Shaw,
David Byam
D.B. Shaw
(09?).1906
Kensington, London
-
19.12.1941
(KIA) [age 35]
[Plymouth Naval Memorial]
Lt.
16.05.1929 (retd 02.05.1930)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
16.05.1937

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

OBE
11.07.1940
HM's birthday 40 [investiture 03.09.40]
Mention in Despatches MID
24.03.1942
sinking U131 & U434 17.12.41
...
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...
...
14.02.1928
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(08.1929)
HMS Whitsed (destroyer)
(04.1940)
 
 
no appointment listed
(1940)


HMS Transsylvania
10.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Belmont (destroyer)
14.04.1941
-
19.12.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Stanley (destroyer)
Shaw,
George Robert
G.R. Shaw
Only son of Dr. G.H. Shaw, and Mrs. Jane Liddell Forgie Shaw, of The Dell, St Lawrence, Isle of Wight.
Married 1st ((06?).1949, Plympton district, Devonshire) Joan Margaret Archer (died 1964), second daughter of V.Adm. Sir Ernest Russell Archer and Lady Archer, of North Queensferry, Fife; two sons, two daughters.
Married 2nd (05.04.1965) Olive Elizabeth Archer (23.07.1924 - 10.2004), daughter of Adm. Sir Ernest Russell Archer, KCB, CBE, and Lady Archer, of Winchester.
26.08.1921
-
13.11.2009
Ashmead, Niton, Isle of Wight
Cadet 01.05.1939
Midsh. 01.01.1940
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1941
S.Lt. 1942, seniority 01.04.1941
Lt. 23.02.1943, seniority 16.12.1942
Lt.Cdr. 16.12.1950 (retd 28.06.1952; medically unfit)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC 10.08.1943 destruction U-boat Northern Waters 04.07.43 [decoration posted]
Mention in Despatches MID 04.10.1940 Norway
Education: Uppingham School.
01.05.1939 - (09.1939) special entry cadet, HMS Britannia & HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
31.01.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Nelson (battleship) (04.1940 Battle of Narvik)
01.09.1941 - (12.1941) promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
20.11.1942 - 28.04.1943 HMS P 315 (submarine), renamed:
29.04.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Truculent (submarine)
15.02.1944 - (10.1944) HMS Ambrose (submarine base, Dundee)
(01.1945)     HMS Ambrose  (submarine base, Dundee) *
13.03.1945 - (07.)1945 HMS Hesperus (destroyer)
14.09.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Zambesi (destroyer)
02.1948 - (07.)1948 HMS Wrangler (destroyer)
15.11.1948 - (05.)1949 HMS Venus (destroyer)
21.06.1949 - (05.1950) HMS Vigo (destroyer)
Captain, Merchant Navy. Sailing master at Gordonstoun School, after which Master of the Sail Training Association schooners, the Malcolm Miller, and Captain Scott.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Shaw,
John Whytock
"Jack"
J.W. Shaw (Photo courtesy of Chris Elsworth)
Son of Sg.Capt. Archibald Campbell Shaw, RN (1889-1958), and Robina Whytock (1888-1972).
Married (1941) Hazel Gow; two sons.
(03?).1918
Plymouth district, Devon
-
1959
Cadet 01.01.1936
Midsh. 01.01.1937
A/S.Lt. 01.01.1939
S.Lt. 1940?, seniority 01.01.1939
Lt. 02.1941, seniority 01.06.1940
Lt.Cdr. 01.06.1948 (retd 01.04.1956)
01.01.1936 - 31.12.1936 special entry cadet, HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.01.1937 - (08.1938) HMS Suffolk (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
02.01.1939 - (05.)1939 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
31.07.1939 - (09.1939) HMS Emerald (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, The Nore)
30.03.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Lowestoft (sloop)
24.07.1941 - (12.1941) HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) (and for duty with submarines)
07.1942 - (08.)1942 First Lieutenant, HMS H 28 (submarine)
24.08.1942 - (02.)1943 First Lieutenant, HMS P 49 (submarine)
(06.1943) - 11.1943 HMCS Cornwallis (RCN training establishment, Halifax, NS)
15.11.1943 - (01.)1945 HMS Varbel (midget submarine base, Port Bannatyne)
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
(04.1946)     HMS Patroller *
11.02.1947 - (07.)1948 HMS Commonwealth
01.10.1948 - (05.)1949 HMS Tamar
26.10.1949 - (05.1951) HMS Sanderling (RN Air Station, Abbotsinch, Paisley, Scotland)
10.02.1953 - (05.1953) HMS Ranpura
(07.1954)     HMS Ranpura *
08.07.1954 - (04.1955) HMS Jupiter (for Reserve Fleet, Rosyth)
(01.1956)     HMS Jupiter *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Shaw,
Robert
R. Shaw
?
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Cadet
01.09.1943
Midsh.
01.05.1944
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1946
S.Lt.
01.01.1947, seniority 01.11.1945
Lt.
16.05.1947 (resigned 14.08.1947)
(10.1943)
-
(12.1944)
HMS Quadrant (destroyer) *
01.05.1944
-
(06.)1944
HMS Bermuda (cruiser)
08.07.1944
-
(10.)1944
HMS Malaya (battleship)
10.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS King George V (battleship)
(04.1946)


HMAS Quickmatch (destroyer) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Shaw,
Robert John
R.J. Shaw (Photo courtesy of Mr John Shaw) R.J. Shaw (Photo courtesy of Mr John Shaw)
R.J. Shaw (Photo courtesy of Mr John Shaw)
Son (with three brothers [all killed in World War I] and five sisters) of Bishop Edward Domett Shaw (1860-1937), and Agnes Gilbey, of Christ Church, Oxford.
Married (20.07.1934, Holy Trinity, Sloane Street, London) Sylvia Chiesman, daughter of Sidney Chiesman, and Mrs Stanley Dutton, of Cadogan Gardens, London SW.

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10.02.1900
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
-
05.08.1995
Hindhead, Surrey
Midsh. 01.01.1916
A/S.Lt. 15.03.1918
S.Lt. 15.09.1918
Lt. 31.08.1920
Lt.Cdr. 31.08.1928
Cdr. 31.12.1932
Capt. 30.06.1939 (retd 10.07.1948) (dispersal date 03.09.1948)  (reverted to retd 15.11.1948)

Member of the Order of the British Empire

MBE 17.07.1919 for valuable services in HMS Royal Sovereign, 1st Battle Squadron
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1942 New Year 42
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1943 New Year 43
Mention in Despatches MID 16.03.1943 Operation Torch (N Africa landings 11.42)
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne (01.01.1913-1914) & Dartmouth (01.1915-01.01.1916; Chief Cadet Captain in Term 4 [Sept 1915]).
01.01.1913     entered RN
01.01.1916 - 04.1918 HMS Hercules (Second-in-Command of a gun turret at Battle of Jutland)
04.1918 - 10.10.1919 HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship)
10.10.1919 - 20.03.1920 Admiralty [HMS President] (additional; for course at Cambridge University)
26.04.1920 - 14.06.1920 HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth) (additional; for navigation course for rank of Lt.)
14.06.1920 - 01.11.1920 HMS Victoria and Albert (HM's yacht)
01.11.1920 - 21.12.1920 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) (additional; for gunnery course for rank of Lt.)
21.12.1920 - 02.01.1921 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (additional; for Unemployed Time, not exceeding 6 months)
02.01.1921 - 22.01.1921 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) (additional; for torpedo course in HMS Vernon for rank of Lt.)
22.01.1921 - 09.02.1921 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (additional; for Unemployed Time)
09.02.1921 - 04.10.1921 HMS Glorious (while boys are borne for training) [to 01.07.1921 at HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport) (additional)]
04.10.1921 - 15.10.1923 HMS Ganges (additional; for training establishment, Shotley)
15.10.1923 - 24.10.1923 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (additional; for Unemployed Time)
24.10.1923 - 20.03.1926 HMS Iron Duke (battleship) (Mediterranean)
06.05.1926 - ? HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport) (additional; for special service)
? - 03.07.1926 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (additional; for ....)
03.07.1926 - 31.07.1928 staff, RN College, Dartmouth [HMS Britannia]
15.08.1928 - 10.01.1931 Executive Officer, HMS Bryony (sloop) (Mediterranean)
(02.1931) - (03.1931) no appointment listed
01.05.1931 - 02.1933 HMS Kent (cruiser) (China)
(05.1933) - (06.1933) no appointment listed
18.09.1933     tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (additional)]
(01.1934)     no appointment listed
16.01.1934 - (11.1934) staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
09.01.1935 - 05.01.1937 Training and Staff Duties Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
22.02.1937 - 31.07.1939 Executive Officer, HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser) [initially at HMS Victory]
28.09.1939 - 06.10.1939 HMS Milford (sloop) (additional)
06.10.1939 - 20.06.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Milford (sloop)
27.08.1940 - 06.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Dragon (light cruiser) (despatches twice)
(08.1942)     HMS Warspite (battleship) (additional; as Captain of Fleet to Commander-in-Chief Eastern Fleet) (temporarily) *
29.09.1942 - 01.11.1942 HMS President (additional; for duty outside Admiralty on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Fleet)
01.11.1942 - 09.12.1942 HMS Excellent II (for HMS Evolution; for duty with Naval Commander ETF)
09.12.1942 - 27.08.1943 Captain (F), Algiers [HMS Excellent II, from 01.01.1943 HMS Hannibal (RN base, Algiers/Taranto)] & from 16.05.1943 as Chief Staff Oficer to Commodore Algiers
28.08.1943 - (12.1943) Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer, Western Italy [HMS Hasdrubal (RN base, Bizerta)]
(04.1944) - (01.1945) no appointment listed (sick)
12.03.1945 - 10.04.1945 HMS Leigh (RN base, Southend on Sea) (additional; for special duty (temporarily))
11.04.1945 - 01.05.1945 HMS Victory IV (accounting section, Petersfield) (additional; whilst unemployed)
02.05.1945 - (04.)1947 Commanding Officer, HMS Osprey & in charge of Anti-Submarine Establishment, Portland
06.05.1947 - 24.07.1947 HMS Vernon (additional; for senior officers technical course)
25.07.1947 - 24.08.1947 HMS Victory IV (additional; for HSL)
25.08.1947 - 19.05.1948 Commanding Officer, HMS Howe & Flag Captain & Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer, Training Battleships
20.05.1948 - 05.07.1948 Commanding Officer, HMS King George V
06.07.1948 - 02.09.1948 HMS Victory II (additional; for HSL whilst unemployed)
Played first-class cricket, 1926-1937.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Shaw,
Thomas Henry Brown
"Harry"
T.H.B. Shaw 
Married Colleen (predeceased him); three sons, one daughter.
1909 ?
-
07.02.2010

Charlton Abbotts [aged 101]
... ...
Lt. 16.08.1931
Lt.Cdr. 16.08.1939
Cdr. 31.12.1944 (retd 01.10.1958)

Distinguished Service Cross

DSC 19.07.1940 Norwegian coast [investiture 18.07.41]
Mention in Despatches MID 12.08.1941 Lofoten raid
... - ... ...
12.10.1938 - (04.)1940 Navigating Officer, HMS Somali (and for flotilla duties) (DSC, despatches)
05.09.1940 - (02.)1941 Navigating Officer, HMS Somali (and for flotilla duties) (DSC, despatches)
01.12.1941 - (08.)1942 Navigating Officer, HMS Liverpool
05.10.1942 - (08.)1943 Navigating Officer, HMS Cleopatra
08.1943 - (01.)1945 Staff Navigating Officer to Flag Officer Commanding Aircraft Carriers, British Pacific Fleet [HMS Indomitable (aircraft carrier)]
30.04.1945 - (04.1946) a Naval Assistant, Navigation Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
... - ... ...
Shaw,
William David
W.D. Shaw (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 21164)) 
?
-
2007 still alive
Cadet 01.01.1935
Midsh. 01.01.1936
S.Lt. 01.03.1938
Lt. 01.01.1940
A/Lt.Cdr. 01.05.1945
Lt.Cdr. 01.07.1946
Cdr. 30.06.1951 (retd 01.09.1955)
Mention in Despatches MID 11.06.1942 HM's birthday 42
Mention in Despatches MID 08.09.1942 Malta convoy 22.03.42
Mention in Despatches MID 06.01.1944 sinking of Scharnhorst
Commander of the Order of St Charles the Holy (Monaco) (visit inauguration Prince of Monaco 04.50).
... - ... ...
11.1941 - (12.1941) HMS Kipling (despatches twice)
14.09.1942 - late 1943 HMS Matchless (destroyer)
late 1943 - 05.02.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Matchless (destroyer) (despatches)
30.03.1944 - 04.04.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Croome (escort destroyer)
18.05.1944 - mid 1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Belvoir (escort destroyer)
... - ... ...
Sheehan,
Jeremiah Thomas
J.T. Sheehan 

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07.07.1893
Baltimore, Cork
-
12.1984

Surrey South Esatern district, Surrey
... ...
Wt.Shipwr.Offr. 01.01.1929
Cd.Shipwr.Offr. 09.04.1937
Paym.Lt. = Lt. (S) 01.07.1939 (retd 07.07.1943; age)
A/Lt.Cdr. (S) (retd) > 07.1945, < 04.1946
Lt.Cdr. (S) (retd) 31.07.1947 (reverted to retd 1948?)

Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division)

MBE 10.06.1948 HM's birthday 48
... - ... ...
07.1939 - (08.)1942 HMS Raven (RN Air Station, Eastleigh, Southampton)
(12.1942) - (02.1943) HMS Raven (RN Air Station, Eastleigh, Southampton) *
01.02.1943 - (01.)1945 HMS Saker (British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, DC, USA) (for miscellaneous services)
30.03.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Blackcap (RN Air Station, Stretton, Warrington, Lancashire)
07.03.1946 - (07.)1948 Captain's Secretary, HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Shelford,
William Ommanney
W.O. Shelford
21.02.1909
Kensington, Greater London / London / Middlesex
-
(06?).1979
Kingston upon Thames district
Cadet
01.05.1926
Midsh.
01.01.1927
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1929
S.Lt.
01.11.1929
Lt.
01.06.1931
Lt.Cdr.
01.06.1939
Cdr.
31.12.1943
Capt.
31.12.1950 (retd 08.09.1953)
01.05.1926
-
(02.)1927
HMS Malaya (battleship) (Mediterranean)
15.04.1927
-
(06.1928)
HMS Hawkins (cruiser) (China)
02.05.1929
-
05.01.1930
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
06.01.1930
-
(04.)1930
promotion course, Portsmouth
(08.1930)
 
 
no appointment listed
27.12.1930
-
(02.)1931
HMS X 1 (submarine)
10.04.1931
-
(01.)1932
HMS Otway (submarine) (1st Submarine Flotilla) (Mediterranean) [tender to HMS Oxley]
24.07.1932
-
(06.)1933
First Lieutenant, HMS H 31 (submarine) (5th Submarine Flotilla) [tender to HMS Dolphin]
01.06.1933
-
(08.)1934
First Lieutenant, HMS H 33 (submarine) (5th Submarine Flotilla) [tender to HMS Dolphin]
20.10.1934
-
(07.)1935
HMS Mackay (flotilla leader, 2nd Submarine Flotilla) (Home Fleet)
30.09.1935
-
(01.)1937
First Lieutenant, HMS Sealion (submarine) (1st Submarine Flotilla) [tender to HMS Cyclops]
(02.1937)
 
 
no appointment listed
(07.1937)
 
 
no appointment listed
03.01.1938
-
(02.)1938
submarine Commanding Officers' course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
15.04.1938
-
(08.)1938
HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) (6th Submarine Flotilla) (for submarines)
07.08.1938
-
(04.)1939
Commanding Officer, HMS L 27 (submarine) [tender to HMS Titania]
25.07.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Glasgow (cruiser)
12.08.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for submarines)
1940
 -
1940 
British Naval Liaison Officer, "Surcouf" (Franch submarine)
23.04.1941
-
(06.)1944
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for Fort Blockhouse) (in charge of DSEA (Davis Submerged Escape Apparatus) Training)
09.1944
-
(10.1944)
Torpedoes and Mining Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.01.1945
-
24.03.1946
Superintendent of Diving in charge of Admiralty Experimental Diving Unit [HMS Vernon] (for duty at Vernon (D))
25.03.1946
-
04.1948
Commanding Officer, HMS Deepwater
04.1948
-
(07.)1948
Commanding Officer, HMS Reclaim
29.11.1948
-
(05.)1949
Commanding Officer, HMS Howe (battleship)
11.1949
-
(05.1950)
Executive Officer, HMS Forth
11.02.1952
-
(05.)1953
Commanding Officer, HMS Phoenix
Published: Subsunk : the story of submarine escape (1960).
Shelley,
Richard
R. Shelley

Changed his surname from
Shelley to Benyon, by deed poll, 1964


Son of Lt.Col. Sir John Shelley, 9th Bt. (1848-1934), and Lady Shelley (Marion Emma Benyon) (died 1948).
Married (1929) Eve Alice Gascoyne­Cecil (born 13.01.1900), daughter of late Lord William Cecil, Bishop of Exeter; four sons.

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18.01.1892
St George Hanover Square district, Greater London
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12.06.1968
Beenham, Berkshire
Midsh.
?
S.Lt.
15.08.1912
Lt.
15.08.1914
Lt.Cdr.
15.08.1922
Cdr.
31.12.1927
Capt.
31.12.1934
R.Adm.
08.01.1944 (retd 21.01.1948)
V.Adm. (retd)
21.01.1948
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
13.06.1946
HM's birthday 46

Commander of the Order of the British Empire

CBE
01.07.1941
HM's birthday 41 [investiture 12.05.42]
Commander of the Order of St Charles the Holy (Monaco) Mon
-
silver jubilee Prince of MonaCommanding Officer, 06.47
Education: RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth; Imperial Defence College.
15.09.1904


joined RN
15.05.1923
-
(01.1925)
HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
18.01.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMS Victoria and Albert (HM's yacht) (Portsmouth)
07.01.1929
-
(08.1929)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
18.03.1930
-
(09.)1932
Executive Officer, HMS Berwick (cruiser) (China)
01.11.1932
-
(01.1934)
Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(07.1935)


no appointment listed
14.01.1936
-
(02.1936)
imperial defence course, Imperial Defence College
09.01.1937
-
(07.1937)
Commanding Officer, HMS Pegasus (seaplane carrier) (Portsmouth)
14.01.1938
-
(02.)1939
Commanding Officer, HMS Curacoa (cruiser; gunnery and torpedo school cruiser, Portsmouth)
(04.1939)


no appointment listed
24.07.1939
-
(09.1939)
Naval Attaché, Berlin (covering Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland)
02.1940
-
(02.1941)
Captain of the Fleet, Mediterranean [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta), later HMS Warspite (battleship)]
23.06.1942
-
(10.1943)
Commanding Officer, HMS Suffolk (cruiser)
(12.1943)


no appointment listed
11.01.1944
-
(06.1944)
Flag Officer East Africa & (from 01.02.1944) Admiral Superintendent, HM Dockyard Kilindini (East Indies) [HMS Tana]
08.03.1945
-
(10.1947)
Naval Attaché, Paris
Deputy Lieutenant (DL), Buckinghamshire, 08.12.1952, High Sheriff of Bucks, 1958, Vice-Lieutenant, 1961-1965.
Sherbrooke,
Robert St Vincent "Rupert"
R.St.V. Sherbrooke R.St.V. Sherbrooke
R.St.V. Sherbrooke R.St.V. Sherbrooke

R.St.V. Sherbrooke
Son of late Capt. Henry Graham Sherbrooke, DSO, RN (1877-1940), and Flora Maude Francklin, of Oxton Hall, Newark, Notts.
Married (1929) Rosemary Neville, daughter of late Lt­Col Percy Neville Buckley, CBE; two daughters.

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08.01.1901
Oxton Hall, Newark, Nottinghamshire
-
13.06.1972
Oxton, Newark, Nottinghamshire
[buried St Peter and St Paul Church, Oxton, Newark]
Midsh.
01.01.1917
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
15.04.1921
Lt.Cdr.
15.04.1929
Cdr.
31.12.1935
Capt.
30.06.1942
Cdre. 2nd cl.
29.11.1948
R.Adm.
07.07.1951 (retd 04.03.1954)
Victoria Cross VC
12.01.1943
defence of convoy JW518 31.12.42 [investiture 29.06.43] *
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.06.1953
coronation list 53 [investiture 30.06.53]

Distinguished Service Order

DSO
28.06.1940
2nd Battle of Narvik [investiture 06.08.40]

King Haakon VII's Liberation Cross (Norway)

Hkn
15.04.1947
liberation of Norway
* On 31 December 1942 off North Cape, Norway in the Barents Sea, Captain Sherbrooke in HMS Onslow was senior officer in command of destroyers escorting an important convoy for North Russia, when he made contact with a vastly superior enemy force. Four times the enemy tried to attack the convoy but was forced back each time. Early in the action Captain Sherbrooke was seriously wounded in the face and temporarily blinded. Nevertheless he continued to direct the ships under his command and even when the next senior officer had assumed control, he insisted on receiving all reports of the action until the convoy was out of danger.
Education: RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth.
09.01.1917


joined the RN (HMS Canada)
12.05.1922
-
(08.1923)
HMS Capetown (light cruiser)
14.12.1924
-
(05.)1926
HMS Iron Duke (battleship) (Mediterranean)
03.12.1926
-
(06.1928)
HMS Erebus (monitor; training ship and turret drill ship, Devonport) (for duty with Special Entry Cadets)
01.08.1929
-
(04.)1930
HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) (Mediterranean)
26.07.1930
-
(01.)1932
HMS Rodney (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
27.07.1932
-
(02.)1935
HMS Dauntless (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
(07.1935)
 
 
no appointment listed
24.08.1935
-
(02.)1936
HMS President IV (base defences, Mediterranean)
10.1936
-
(07.1937)
Commanding Officer, HMS Vanoc (destroyer) (Gibraltar Local Defence Flotilla) (Mediterranean)
11.01.1938
-
(10.1938)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
21.01.1939
-
(04.)1939
course at Staff College, Minley Manor [HMS President]
31.07.1939
-
(09.)1939
Commanding Officer, HMS Wakeful (destroyer)
31.12.1939
-
01.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Cossack (destroyer)
18.01.1940
-
04.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Afridi (destroyer)
04.1940
-
1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Cossack (destroyer)
11.1940
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Matabele (destroyer)
31.07.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Edinburgh Castle (RN base, Freetown, Sierra Leone) (for flotilla duties)
25.02.1942
-
(08.)1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Philoctetes (destroyer depot ship)
28.11.1942
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Onslow (destroyer) & Captain (D) 17th Destroyer Flotilla
06.1943
-
(12.1943)
Commanding Officer, HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath, Angus, Scotland)
(04.1944)
-
(04.1946)
no appointment listed
28.10.1946
-
(07.)1948
Director of Craft and Amphibious Material Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
29.11.1948
-
(05.1949)
Commanding Officer, RN Barracks, Lee-on-Solent [HMS Daedalus]
(05.1950)
 
 
no appointment listed
11.1951
-
(05.1953)
Flag Officer, Germany and Chief British Naval Representative on Allied Control Commission [HMS Royal Prince]
High Sheriff of Notts, 1958; DL Notts, 1958; JP Notts, 1960; Vice­Lieutenant Notts, 1964. KStJ 1970. Lord Lieutenant, County of Nottingham, since 1968; JP; Registrar and Secretary of the Order of the Bath, 1964-1968.
Literature: Kenneth Edwards, Seven sailors (1945).
Sherston,
George Ponsonby
G.P. Sherston
Youngest son of three sons and two daughters of Maj. Charles Davies Sherston, and Edith Talbot, of Evercreech, Somerset.
Married (wife died c. 1952).

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31.08.1883
Kildare, Ireland
-
24.06.1963
Kenya
(murdered by intruders on his farm)
A/S.Lt.
15.09.1902
S.Lt.
26.10.1903, seniority 15.09.1902
Lt.
01.04.1905
Cdr.
30.06.1917 (retd 10.09.1927)
Capt. (retd)
31.08.1928 (reverted to retd < 04.1946)
Navy Cross (USA) NC
16.09.1919
?
Croix de Guerre (France) CdeG
17.05.1918
?
15.01.1898
 
 
entered RN
WW I
 
 
Commanding Officer, HMS Snowdrop
31.10.1921
-
(08.1923)
Commanding Officer, HMS Laburnum (sloop)
(01.1925)
 
 
no appointment listed
(05.1926)
 
 
no appointment listed
(07.1927)
 
 
no appointment listed
02.09.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Gloucester III (RN base, Aden)
31.01.1941
-
(12.1941)
Naval Officer-in-Charge & King's Harbour Master, Freetown [HMS Edinburgh Castle (RN base, Freetown, Sierra Leone)]
06.1942
-
(07.1945)
Captain Superintendent, HM Dockyard, Durban (South Africa) [HMS Kongoni (RN base, Durban)]
Retired to a farm in the Ngong Hills in Kenya.
Sherwood,
Martyn Butt
M.B. Sherwood (Photos: http://www.tai-mo-shan.co.uk) M.B. Sherwood (Photos: http://www.tai-mo-shan.co.uk)
M.B. Sherwood (Photos: http://www.tai-mo-shan.co.uk) M.B. Sherwood (Photos: http://www.tai-mo-shan.co.uk)

13.04.1901
Hendon, Greater London
-
(06?).1980
Tunbridge Wells district, Kent
Midsh.
15.09.1917
A/Lt.
25.05.1923
Lt.
15.06.1923
Lt.Cdr. *
15.06.1931 (retd 19.10.1934; own request)
Cdr. (retd)
13.04.1941 (reverted to retd > 04.1946)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
16.08.1940
Norwegian coast [investiture 09.11.43]
Distinguished Service Order DSO
03.06.1941
Greek withdrawal ms Piraeus Harbour etc. [investiture 09.11.43]
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1943
New Year 43
War Cross, 3rd Class (Greece) GrWC
11.08.1942
mine clearance Piraeus etc. 41 [decoration presented]

Lloyd's Medal for Saving Life at Sea, silver (S.S. Ryujin Maru, 4th November 1931)

* Lt.Cdr., RAN (Emergency List) 08.11.1938-07.02.1939

Education: RN Colleges, Osborne (1915) & Dartmouth.
20.09.1917
-
(01.1919)
HMS Benbow (battleship)
(1919?)


HMS Wolsey (torpedo-boat destroyer) (Baltic)



HMS Benbow (battleship)
1921


HMS Cornflower (Red Sea)
(05.1922)


HMS President (for study at Cambridge)
(08.1923)


short course of instruction
(09.1924)
 
 
HMS L 56 (submarine)
16.09.1924
-
18.11.1924
HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) (China)
19.11.1924
-
(05.1926)
First Lieutenant, HMS L 2 (submarine) (China) [tender to HMS Titania]
(02.1927)
 
 
no appointment listed
22.02.1927
-
(08.1927)
HMS Ramillies (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
02.1928
-
04.1928
HMS Vulcan (submarine depot ship) (Portland)
04.1928
-
04.1929
First Lieutenant, HMS L 71 (submarine)
29.04.1929
-
(08.)1929 submarine commanding officer's course, Portsmouth [HMS Alecto]
08.1929
-
26.08.1929
First Lieutenant, HMS H 49 (submarine) [tender to HMS Vulcan]
26.08.1929
-
18.08.1930
Commanding Officer, HMS H 49 (submarine) [tender to HMS Vulcan]
30.09.1930
-
05.1933
HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier) (China)
05.1933
-
10.1934
no appointment listed (on half-pay): together with four other officers commissioned, financed and had privately built the yacht Tai Mo Shan & sailed it from Hong Kong to the UK (Dartmouth) for a year (05.1933-05.1934)
(03.1940)
-
21.05.1940
HMS Cape Passaro (anti-submarine warfare trawler) [sunk by German aircraft off Navik 21.05.1940] *
02.07.1940
-
23.04.1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Peony (corvette)
(08.1942)


no appointment listed
(10.)1942
-
11.1942
British Admiralty Delegation, Washington [HMS Saker II]
11.1942
-
(02.)1943
Commanding Officer, LCI(L) 6 [HMS Asbury]
04.04.1943
-
(06.)1943
HMS Dinosaur (Combined Operations base, Troon) (for LCI(L)'s)
07.1943
-
(08.)1943
Executive Officer to R.Adm. Commanding LST Squadron Mediterranean [HMS Hamilcar]
01.10.1943
-
25.09.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Hart (sloop)
07.02.1945
-
20.04.1945
Commanding Offficer, HMS Highlander (destroyer)
06.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Braganza (RN base, Bombay, India) (for miscellaneous services)
18.12.1945
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMS Highway (landing ship dock)
Published: The voyage of the Tai-Mo-Shan (1935); Coston gun (1946; autobiography).
* indexed, but not listed as such
Sherwood,
Warwick Stanley
W.S. Sherwood
Son of Stanley Victor Sherwood, and Elsie Tryphena Entwisle.
19.06.1923
Wandsworth district, Greater London / London / Surrey
-
12.2004 still alive
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1944
Lt.
01.11.1944
Lt.Cdr.
01.11.1952 (retd 12.11.1958)
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (Upper Yardman scheme).
(06.1944)
-
(10.1944) 
no appointment listed
30.10.1944
-
29.01.1945
course, HMS Elfin (submarine base, Blyth)
29.01.1945
-
01.02.1945
HMCS Stadacona (additional; for passage)
01.02.1945
-
11.10.1945
Third Officer, HMS Unruffled (submarine)
11.10.1945
-
(04.)1947
Third Officer, HMS Seraph (submarine)
25.09.1947
-
(10.)1947
HMS Montclare (submarine depot ship) (as spare officer for submarines)
27.10.1947


Commanding Officer, HMS Alderney (submarine) (temporarily)
12.12.1947


HMS Montclare (submarine depot ship) (for Reserve Group "L" of submarines)
08.05.1948


First Lieutenant, HMS Trump (submarine)
29.05.1948
-
(07.1948)
HMS Sea Eagle (joint anti-submarine school, Londonderry) (as spare First Lieutenant)
24.01.1949
-
(05.)1949
First Lieutenant, HMS Token (submarine)
15.09.1949
-
(05.)1950
First Lieutenant, HMS Alaric (submarine)
30.08.1950


First Lieutenant, HMS Astute (submarine)
04.12.1950


submarine Commanding Officer's qualifying course [HMS Scythian]
20.08.1951


HMS Montclare (submarine depot ship)
16.11.1951


HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)
12.01.1952


HMS Swiftsure (light cruiser)
03.1953
-
(05.)1953
HMS St Bride's Bay (frigate)
03.05.1953
-
(07.1954)
HMS St Bride's Bay (frigate)
(04.1955)
-
(01.)1956
HMS Stalker *
18.03.1956
-
(01.1957)
Commanding Officer Reserve Fleet, Lisshally [HMS Sea Eagle (joint anti-submarine school, Londonderry)]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Shipley,
Percy Thomas
P.T. Shipley
Son of Harry Shipley and Mary Holder.
Married (at Cobham, UK).

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04.04.1902
Maidstone, Malling district, Kent
-
24.05.1962
Seaman
? [M28817]
A/Mate (E)
01.07.1928
Mate (E)
16.10.1929, seniority 01.07.1928
Lt. (E)
01.01.1931
Lt.Cdr. (E)
01.01.1939
Cdr. (E)
31.12.1942 (retd 04.04.1952)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
01.07.1941
HM's birthday 41 [investiture 23.09.41]
Mention in Despatches MID
11.06.1946
wind up Far East
Atlantic Star; Pacific Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; Italy Star; Defence Medal
1917?


began his training as an engineer in the Royal Navy at the age of 15
early 1920s


came to Australia with the naval service entourage of the Duke of York (later King George VI)
27.09.1928
-
(08.)1929
qualifying in engineering, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
13.08.1929
-
(01.)1932
an Assistant Engineer Officer, HMS Rodney (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
(09.1932)


no appointment listed
(01.1934)


no appointment listed
04.1935
-
(07.1937)
Engineer Officer, HMS Glowworm (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
26.01.1938
-
(08.)1938
Engineer Officer, HMS Anthony (destroyer) (The Nore)
24.08.1938
- (02.)1941 Engineer Officer, HMS Kashmir (destroyer)
[
partly in charge while under construction; ship commissioned 26.10.1939]
04.09.1941
-
(02.)1943
HMS Raleigh (training establishment, Trevol, Torpoint, Cornwall) (for Artificers' Training Establishment)
12.03.1943
-
(12.1943)
Engineer Officer, HMS Grenville (destroyer)
01.1944
-
(04.)1944
Engineer Officer, HMS Rotherham (destroyer)
04.1944
-
(07.1945)
Engineer Officer, HMS Resource (fleet repair ship)
02.1946
-
(04.1946)
an Assistant to Chief Engineer, HM Dockyard Hong Kong [HMS Tamar]
25.07.1946
-
1948
an Assistant to Chief Engineer, HM Dockyard Hong Kong [HMS Tamar]
[probably in charge of the reconstruction of Hong Kong's power infrastructure]
(07.1948)


no appointment listed
10.01.1950
-
(05.1950)
Engineer Officer, HMS Implacable (aircraft carrier)
Retired to Melbourne, Australia in 1956, where he consulted for ICI Australia & NZ Ltd.
Shirley-Rollison,
Waldemar William Powell
W.W.P. Shirley-Rollison (Photo courtesy of Mr Ian Frost) W.W.P. Shirley-Rollison (Photo courtesy of Mr Ian Frost)
Only son of Mr & Mrs George Henry Shirley-Rollison, of Bury Manor, Wick, Gloucestershire.
Married (05.08.1931, Holy Rood Church, Stubbington, Hampshire) Irene Nina Tatham (12.02.1906 - 02.1997), daughter of Trevor John Tatham, of Beaconsfield, Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire (she remarried 1975 to Sir John Leslie Turing, Bt, MC); two sons.

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24.06.1900
Worksop district, Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire / Yorkshire - West Riding
-
08.02.1973
hospital, Midhurst district (lately of Mid Lavant, Chichester)
Midsh. 01.05.1917
A/S.Lt. ?
S.Lt. 15.09.1919
A/Lt. 15.09.1921
Lt. 1922?, seniority 15.02.1921
Lt.Cdr. 15.02.1929
Cdr. 31.12.1933
A/Capt. < 02.1941
Capt. 31.12.1941 (retd 08.01.1951)
Mention in Despatches MID 23.05.1944 Operation Avalanche (Salerno landings 09.43)
Education: King Edward's School, Bath; RN Colleges, Osborne & Dartmouth (15.01.1914-05.1917).
07.05.1917     entered RN
05.1917? - 11.1918? HMS Repulse (battlescruiser)
? - (01.1919) HMS Princess Royal (battlecruiser)
(04.1922)     short course of instruction
15.08.1922 - (08.1923) HMS Warspite (battleship)
22.09.1924 - 03.1926? HMS Frobisher (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
14.03.1926 - (05.)1926 observers' course [HMS Excellent]
22.11.1926 - (07.)1927 HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Atlantic Fleet) (as Acting Observer)
13.12.1927 - 06.1928 HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Atlantic Fleet) (for observer duties)
06.1928 - 01.1931 attached to RAF School of Naval Cooperation (Lee-on-Solent) [lent to RAF]
13.01.1931 - 12.1931 staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
12.1931 - (01.)1934 HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Home Fleet) (for observer duties)
03.04.1934 - 31.08.1936 Naval Air Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.09.1936 - 28.07.1938 Commanding Officer, HMS Fame (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
(08.1938) - (10.1938) no appointment listed
11.1938 - (04.)1940 attached officer in the Directorate of Operations (Naval Cooperation), Air Ministry
28.06.1940 - (02.)1941 lent to Air Ministry [HMS President]
01.10.1941 - (12.1941) Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty outside Admiralty)
18.03.1942 - 04.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Despatch (light cruiser)
04.1942 - 04.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Attacker (escort carrier)
05.1944 - (07.1945) Commanding Officer, HMS Urley (RN Air Station, Ronaldsway, Isle of Man)
15.03.1946 - (04.1946) Naval Officer-in-Charge, Aden & Commanding Officer, HMS Sheba (RN base, Aden)
(07.1948)     no appointment listed
22.09.1948 - (05.1950) Commanding Officer, HMS Gamecock (RN Air Station, Bramcote, Nuneaton)
07.07.1950 - 08.01.1951 also: Naval ADC to the King
Leamington Spa Branch, Royal Navy Association (Joint President, 1948-1950 & President, 1953-1956).
Short,
Charles Rodney
C.R. Short
Father of Capt. Maurice Seymour Short, DSC, RN.

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02.04.1875
Southampton, Hampshire

-
06.12.1961
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
Seaman
? [157395]
Cd.Gnr.
03.01.1917 (retd 06.07.1920)
Lt. (retd)
06.07.1920 (reactivated 13.11.1941?)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
27.10.1944 (reverted to retd < 04.1946)
23.01.1903
 
 
commissioned RN
WW I


served First Great War
13.11.1941
-
(07.1945)
HMS Beaver II (RN base, Immingham) (for duty at Hull) (for fitting out gunnery duties)
Short,
Maurice Seymour
M.S. Short
Son of Lt.Cdr. Charles Rodney Short, RN, and ... Short.
16.01.1920
Portsmouth, Hampshire

-
24.05.2001

Ivybridge, Devon
Seaman
1935?
Leading Seaman
1937
Petty Officer
1938
Warrant Officer
1939
Gnr.
08.01.1942
A/Lt.
09.12.1945
Lt.
09.01.1947, seniority 21.08.1943
Lt.Cdr.
21.08.1951 (retd 1963?)
A/Cdr.
01.12.1960?
Cdr. (retd)
?
Capt. (retd)
c. 1975 ?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
04.04.1944
Aegean operations, bombarded & sunk 13.11.43 [decoration posted]
1935?


joined RN (HMS St Vincent)
(1937)


served in Hong Kong
02.02.1942
-
(06.)1943
HMS Tetcott (destroyer)
07.1943
-
13.11.1943
HMS Dulverton (destroyer) (sunk by German aircaft in the Aegean)
(12.1943)
 
 
no appointment listed
02.1944
-
(10.1944)
HMS Aldenham (destroyer)
(07.1945)


HMS Erebus (monitor) *
09.01.1946
-
(04.)1946
HMS Black Prince (cruiser)
22.05.1946
-
(07.)1948
HMS Contest (destroyer)
23.09.1948
-
(05.1949)
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
04.1950
-
(05.1950)
HMS Fierce (Algerine class minesweeper)
17.11.1952
-
(05.)1953
HMS Widemouth Bay (frigate)
28.09.1953
-
(04.)1955
CINO (Chief Inspector of Naval Ordnance) Officer attached to Departments under Ministry of Supply [HMS President]
05.09.1955
-
(01.1959)
Assistant Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Birmingham [HMS President]
01.12.1960
-
(02.1964)
Naval Ordnance Inspecting Officer, Plymouth [HMS President]
(02.1968)
-
(02.1969)
Naval Ordnance Inspectorate, Northern Ireland



after spending some time at Shoeburyness ranges in the early 70's he was promoted to Captain at Pendine, and thence to MOD at Charles House in Knightsbridge, where he retired in 1983
Shove,
Herbert William
J.A. Shuter
Son of Herbert Samuel and Bertha Shove.
Married 1st (1910) Guinevere Wren (died 1920), daughter of J.A.E. Wren; four daughters.
Married 2nd (1920) Mary Myrtle Reilly, daughter of Col. J.A.H. Reilly; three sons.
Residence: Ditchling Common, Sussex.

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06.07.1886
Faversham, Kent

-
05.12.1943
RN Hospital Durdham Down, Bristol
(died of illness) [age 57]
[Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery, TTT.959]
A/S.Lt.
15.07.1905
S.Lt.
17.01.1907, seniority 15.07.1905
Lt.
10.07.1907, seniority 15.01.1906
Lt.Cdr.
15.01.1914 (retd 07.11.1919)
Cdr. (retd)
06.07.1926
A/Capt. (retd)
25.07.1942?
Distinguished Service Order DSO
02.11.1917
in recognition of services in submarines in enemy waters
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE
11.07.1940
in recognition of distinguished services during the war [investiture 03.09.40]
Mention in Despatches MID
WW I
?
Lived as a child with his farming family on Queen Court Farm, in Ospringe.
15.01.1902
 
 
entered RN
?
-
(10.1913)
HMS C 2 (submarine) [tender to HMS Thames (depot ship)]
1915
-
1916
Commanding Officer, HMS C 2 (submarine)
1916?
-
1918?
Commanding Officer, HMS E 29 (submarine)
1918?
-
1919?
Commanding Officer, HMS K 3 (submarine)

Distributist, journalist, and Catholic Land Association Secretary, living at Hallett's Farm, Ditchling.

25.08.1939
-
(04.1940)
HMS Pembroke IV (accounting base, Chatham) (for organizing the defenses of the Port of London)
03.01.1941
-
(02.)1941
HMS Flora (RN base, Invergordon) (for miscellaneous services)
14.06.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Helicon (RN base, Aultbea)
25.07.1942
-
09.09.1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Edinburgh Castle (RN base, Freetown, Sierra Leone)
10.09.1942
-
05.12.1943
HMS Eland (RN base, Freetown, Sierra Leone)
Published: The fairy ring of commerce (1930); An outline of personalism.
Shuter,
John Allen
J.A. Shuter

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30.07.1887
Dartford district, Kent

-
(06?).1974
RN Hospital, Haslar, Southe East Hampshire
Lt.
30.06.1909
Lt.Cdr.
30.06.1917 (retd)
Cdr. (retd)
30.07.1927 (reactivated 1939/40?) (reverted to retd < 02.1943)
15.05.1902
 
 
entered RN
(04.1940)
 
 
no appointment listed
26.09.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Baldur (RN base, Reykjavik, Iceland)
24.11.1941
-
(08.1942)
Commanding Officer, HMS Virginia (armed yacht)
Shuttleworth,
John Ashton
J.A. Shuttleworth J.A. Shuttleworth
Elder son (with one brother) of Maj. Ashton Ashton Shuttleworth (1878-1956), and Dorothy Ann Leslie (1887-1967).
Brother of Sq.Ldr. Richard Ashton Shuttleworth, RAF.
Married (25.08.1940, Blandford) Margaret Eugenie "Jean" Blackwell (22.12.1920 - ), daughter of Philip William Blackwell, and Margaret A. Blackwell (from 1930 Mrs T.I. Scott Bell), of Southsea; six sons.
14.11.1918
Ecclesall Bierlow district, Yorkshire

-
02.08.1983
Hathersage, Bakewell district, Derbyshire
Cadet 01.01.1936
Midsh. 01.01.1937
A/S.Lt. 01.01.1939
S.Lt. 1940?, seniority 01.09.1938
A/Lt. 01.01.1940
Lt. 1942?, seniority 01.01.1940
A/Lt.Cdr. > 12.1943, < 04.1944
Lt.Cdr. 01.01.1948 (retd 18.01.1964)
01.01.1936 - 31.12.1936 cadet training, HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Home Fleet)
01.01.1937 - (02.)1937 HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Home Fleet)
01.06.1937 - (10.1938) HMS Revenge (battleship) (Home Fleet)
02.01.1939 - (08.1939) promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(09.1939)     no appointment listed
(01.1940)     Fleet Air Arm
1940     qualified as naval observer
15.09.1940 - (10.)1940 observer, 828 Squadron FAA [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
06.10.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Nile II (air base, Alexandria, Egypt) (for observer duties)
01.11.1941 - (12.1941) observer, 700 Squadron FAA [HMS Liverpool (cruiser)]
25.02.1942 - (08.)1942 observer, 810 Squadron FAA [HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)]
24.08.1942 - (02.)1943 observer, 788 Squadron FAA [HMS Kipanga (RN Air Station, Kilindini, Kenya)]
17.05.1943 - (10.)1943 HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath)
23.10.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Nightjar (RN Air Station, Inskip, Lancashire) (and for air signal duties)
(10.1944)     HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) *
20.11.1944 - (04.1946) Flag Lieutenant-Commander to Flag Officer Naval Air Stations, Australia [later: Pacific] [HMS Golden Hind (RN manning depot, Sydney, NSW)]
1946     qualified in communications
01.06.1948 - (05.)1949 Admiralty [HMS President] (for miscellaneous services)
15.08.1949 - (05.)1950 HMS Unicorn
08.1950 - (05.)1951 HMS Belfast
12.11.1951 - (05.)1953 Flag Lt.Cdr. to Flag Officer Commanding Reserve Fleet [HMS Jamaica]
20.08.1953 - (01.)1955 HMS Fulmar (RN Air Station, Lossiemouth)
(04.1955)     HMS Fulmar (RN Air Station, Lossiemouth) *
02.05.1955 - (01.1957) Staff Officer (Communications) on staff of Naval Forces Northern Europe, NATO (Kolsaas, Oslo, Norway)
1958 - 1959 Commanding Officer, HMS Flowerdown
(01.1959)     Signal Division, Admiralty [HMS President] *
(01.1960)     HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) *
03.10.1960 - (02.)1963 Commanding Officer, HMS Forest Moor (RN W/T Station, Darley, nr Harrogate)
County Councillor, Derbyshire, 1967. High Sheriff, Derbyshire, 1973. Deputy Lieutenant (DL), Derbyshire.
Silcock,
Ronald Ker
R.K. Silcock (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 24857))
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22.01.1902
-
27.08.1977
... ...
Lt.Cdr. 15.06.1931
Cdr 31.12.1943 (retd 22.01.1952)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 28.11.1944 Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44) [decoration posted]
Mention in Despatches MID 01.01.1942 New Year 42
15.09.1915     entered RN
... - ... ...
16.01.1940 - (12.1941) HMS Revenge (battleship) (despatches)
... - ... ...
10.04.1944 - (10.1944) Commanding Officer, HMS Haslemere (Mulberry Control Ship, Normandy) (DSC)
... - ... ...
Simeon,
Sir Charles Edward Barrington
A.N. Simms
Son of late E.A. Simeon, MRCS, LRCP.
Married (1918) Gladys, daughter of late B. Arkle, Spital, Cheshire; two sons (and eldest son killed in Libya, 1942), three daughters.

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24.12.1889
Wigan, Greater Manchester, Lancashire

-
16.11.1955

Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire
Lt.
1911
...
...
Cdr.
30.06.1924
Capt.
30.06.1930
R.Adm.
15.01.1941
V.Adm.
07.11.1943 (retd 08.11.1943)
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE
14.06.1945
HM's birthday 45 [investiture 27.07.45]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.01.1943
New Year 43
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1941
New Year 41
Grand Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau (Netherlands) OON
19.03.1946
services to Dutch Navy [investiture 27.02.46]
Education: Forest School, Wanstead.
15.09.1906


entered RN
1915


qualified in gunnery
1916


in HMS Chester at Battle of Jutland
...
-
...
...
(04.1930)


no appointment listed
(02.1931)


no appointment listed
06.04.1931
-
1933
Naval Member of Ordnance Committee
19.06.1933
-
(07.)1935
Commanding Officer, HMS Colombo (cruiser) (East Indies)
13.01.1936
-
(02.)1936
senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth
23.03.1936
-
01.05.1939
Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
15.05.1939
-
01.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Renown (battleship) (in action with German Fleet off Norway and Italian Fleet off Sardinia (despatches))
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
01.04.1941
-
17.03.1946
Deputy Controller, Admiralty [HMS President]
Director of Vickers­Armstrong Ltd, 1946-1954.
Simms,
Arthur Neville
A.N. Simms (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster) A.N. Simms (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
A.N. Simms (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster) A.N. Simms (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
A.N. Simms (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
Son of ... Simms, and ... Rock.
19.12.1917
Bath district, Avon / Somerset

-
01.01.1995

Taunton Deane, Somerset
A/Gnr. (T) 12.07.1941
Gnr. (T) ?, seniority 12.06.1941
A/Lt. 17.12.1944
Lt. ?, seniority 17.12.1944
Lt. (L) ?, seniority 21.11.1942
Lt.Cdr. (L) 21.11.1950 (retd 19.12.1962)
A/Cdr. (L) < 01.1960
Member of the Order of the British Empire MBE 01.01.1963 New Year 63
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
Pacific Star Pac St - & clasp Burma
Italy Star It St - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
18.08.1941 - (12.1943) HMS Venomous (destroyer)
(04.1944) - (06.1944) no appointment listed
? - (10.1944) promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(01.1945)     no appointment listed
(07.1945)     HMCS Uganda (cruiser) *
07.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Argonaut (cruiser)
      transferred to Electrical Branch
10.05.1948 - (05.1950) instructional staff, HMS Collingwood (radar and electrical school, Fareham, Hampshire)
20.03.1951 - (05.1951) Divisional Officer, HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier)
(05.1953)     no appointment listed
19.07.1954 - (01.1956) Staff Electrical Officer on staff of Commodore Harwich [HMS Mull of Galloway]
14.03.1956 - (01.1957) HMS Dainty
(01.1959) - (01.1960) Admiralty [HMS President]
04.06.1961 - (07.1961) Staff Electrical Officer, HMS Urchin
? - (08.1962) HMS Orion
* indexed, but not listed as such
Simons,
Basil Tremayne
B.T. Simons (Photo courtesy of Mr Jonathan Powell)

Fourth son of Frederick Dyke Sydney Simons, solicitor, of Penybryn, Cefn Coed, Merthr Tydfil, Wales, and Nora Penelope Barratt. Married ((03?).1934, Weymouth district, Dorset) Ambrosine Mary Digby Oswald, second daughter of Lt.Col. W.D. Oswald, 5th Dragoon Guards, and Mrs Oswald, of St Winning, Weymouth; two sons, one daughter.
06.12.1908
Merthyr Tydfil district, Breconshire / Glamorgan / Mid Glamorgan
-
10.11.1977
Somerset
Midsh. 01.01.1927
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1929
S.Lt. 01.01.1930
Lt. 01.10.1931
Lt.Cdr. 01.10.1939 (retd 06.12.1953)
Cdr. (retd) 06.12.1953
01.05.1926 - (02.)1927 HMS Iron Duke (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
15.04.1927 - (06.1928) HMS Danae (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
02.05.1929 - (08.1929) promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
06.01.1930 - (04.)1930 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(08.1930)     no appointment listed
01.09.1930 - (10.)1930 submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
29.12.1930 - (01.)1931 HMS Douglas (submarine flotilla leader) (for submarines) (Mediterranean)
31.01.1931 - (01.1932) HMS L 23 (submarine) [tender to HMS Lucia]
24.04.1932 - (11.1934) First Lieutenant, HMS H 50 (submarine) [tender to HMS Titania]
02.01.1935 - (02.)1935 HMS Torrid (destroyer) (1st Anti-Submarine Flotilla, Portland)
01.05.1935 - (07.)1935 First Lieutenant, HMS H 43 (submarine) [tender to HMS Titania] (temporarily)
29.10.1935 - (02.)1937 First Lieutenant, HMS Thames (submarine) [tender to HMS Cyclops]
(07.1937)     no appointment listed
11.12.1937 - (02.)1938 HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
28.03.1938 - 05.06.1939 Commanding Officer, HMS H 43 (submarine) [tender to HMS Titania]
03.07.1939 - (08.)1939 Commanding Officer, HMS H 34 (submarine) (Portsmouth)
11.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for submarines)
(10.1940)     no appointment listed
02.01.1941 - (08.)1943 HMS Ambrose (submarine depot ship)
11.10.1943 - (10.)1944 Staff, Rear-Admiral (Submarines) [HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport)] (and for duty with submarines)
29.11.1944 - (01.)1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Umbra (submarine)
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
(04.1946)     HMS Cumberland (cruiser) *
03.1948 - (05.)1950 HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong) (for miscellaneous duties)
13.11.1950 - (05.)1951 Admiralty [HMS President] (for miscellaneous services)
01.08.1951 - (05.1953) RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Simpson,
Cortlandt James Woore
see: Cortlandt-Simpson,
James Woore
 
Simpson,
George Walter Gillow
"Shrimp"
G.W.G. Simpson G.W.G. Simpson
G.W.G. Simpson G.W.G. Simpson
G.W.G. Simpson (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 14390))
2nd son of late Rev. R.H.B. Simpson, of Guildford, Surrey. Lost a brother in World War I.
Married (1945) Alison Mary, elder daughter of late Capt. L.J. Hall, CBE, RNR; two sons, one daughter.

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06.06.1901
Guildford, Surrey
-
02.03.1972
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
S.Lt. 15.05.1921
A/Lt. ?
Lt. 03.10.1923, seniority 15.04.1923
Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1931
Cdr. 31.12.1935
Capt. 30.06.1941
Cdre. 2nd cl. 26.04.1943
R.Adm. 07.07.1950 (retd 30.03.1954)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 08.06.1950 HM's birthday 50 (New Zealand  Navy) [investiture 28.02.51]
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 19.05.1942 for leadership and resolute example in command of a Submarine Flotilla (air raids Malta 03-04.42) [investiture 22.06.43]
British War Medal 1914-1920 BWM 14|20 - -
Victory Medal VM - -
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Africa Star Afr St - & clasp
Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Mention in Despatches MID 12.01.1943 for services to the 8th Army in Egypt (attack of enemy supply bases Mediterranean)
Cor M 37 - -
Virtuti Militari (Poland) Virt Mil 08.12.1942 good services to the Polish Navy
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth.
09.1917 - 1919 served in Grand Fleet
16.10.1921     joined submarine service, mainly serving on submarines for the rest of his career
(08.1922)     spare crew
(04.1923)     HMS Tonbridge (twin-screw minesweeper)
10.04.1923 - (01.1925) Commanding Officer, HMS L 15 (submarine) (China)
(07.1925)     HMS L 7 (submarine)
(05.1926)     no appointment listed
11.06.1926 - (07.1927) First Lieutenant, HMS L 18 (submarine) (Mediterranean)
14.12.1927 - 28.09.1928 Commanding Officer, HMS H 49 (submarine) [tender to HMS Vulcan]
(01.1929)     Admiralty [HMS President]
02.03.1929 - (08.1929) for 6 months' study of Russian [HMS President]
25.11.1929 - (02.1931) HMS Nelson (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
(01.1932)     no appointment listed
1932 - 1932 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
18.02.1932 - (06.1933) Executive Officer, HMS Thames (submarine)
(01.1934)     no appointment listed
16.01.1934 - (11.1934) staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(01.1935) - (02.1935) short course of instruction
15.04.1935 - (02.1936) Commanding Officer, HMS L 27 (submarine) (2nd Submarine Flotilla)
(06.1936)     tactical course
17.08.1936 - (08.1938) Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
21.09.1938 - 11.1939 Commanding Officer, HMS Porpoise (submarine) [tender to HMS St Angelo, from 11.10.1939 to HMS Dolphin]
15.11.1939 - 26.05.1940 HMS Cyclops (submarine depot ship Harwich/Rothesay) (and for duty with submarines)
27.05.1940 - 17.09.1940 HMS Maidstone (submarine depot ship) (additional)
18.09.1940 - 01.1941 HMS Medway (submarine depot ship, Mediterranean [Alexandria]) (for submarines)
10.01.1941 - 22.01.1943 Commander (S), [from 30.06.1941 Captain (S)], 10th Submarine Flotilla [HMS Talbot (submarine depot ship, Malta)]
(02.1943)     no appointment listed
19.04.1943 - 25.04.1943 courses, HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)
26.04.1943 - 1945 Commodore (D) Western Approaches [HMS Ferret (RN base, Londonderry)]
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
19.11.1945 - (04.1946) Commanding Officer, HMS Birmingham (cruiser)
1947 - 06.1950 First Naval Member and Chief of Naval Staff, Royal New Zealand Navy
1951     Flag Officer, Germany, and Chief British Naval Representative on Allied Control Commission
04.01.1952 - 12.02.1954 Flag Officer (Submarines) [HMS Dolphin]
13.02.1954 - 30.03.1954 HMS President (additional)
26.04.1954 - 05.1954 HMS President (additional; for 28 days)
Published: Periscope view : a professional autobiography (1972)
Simpson,
Richard Rowell
R.R. Simpson
Son of Robert Rowell Simpson and Audrey Margaret Simpson.
1916 ?
Middelsborough district, Yorkshire ?
-
19.06.1940
(MPK) [age 24]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 37, column 1]
Cadet
01.05.1933
Midsh.
01.01.1934
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1936
S.Lt.
01.09.1936
Lt.
16.12.1937
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
01.05.1933
-
15.01.1934
HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
16.01.1934
-
(02.)1936
HMS Orion (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
04.01.1937
-
(07.)1937
promotion course, Portsmouth
30.08.1937
-
10.12.1937
submarine course, HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport)
11.12.1937
-
(02.)1938
HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (China) (additional) (from 27.01.1938 as spare officer for submarines)
04.1938
-
(08.)1939
HMS Grampus (submarine) (China)
11.08.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS Grampus (submarine) [tender to HMS Medway]
1940
-
19.06.1940
First Lieutenant, HMS Odin (submarine) [tender to HMS Medway] [missing, presumed killed when ship was sunk by Italian destroyer in Gulf of Taranto, 13.06.1940]
Simpson,
Robert Macaulay
R.M. Simpson
Married (01.09.1972) Helen ...; two sons.
?
-
01.2014 still alive at Burton Court,
Eardisland,
Near Leominster,
Herefordshire
Midsh. 01.05.1942
A/S.Lt. 01.01.1944
S.Lt. 1944, seniority 01.04.1943
Lt. 01.08.1944
Lt.Cdr. 01.08.1952 (retd 12.06.1958)
... - ... ...
09.07.1942 - (08.)1943 HMS Valiant (battleship)
12.09.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Echo (destroyer)
(02.1944) - (04.1944) HMS Echo (destroyer) *
23.05.1944 - (04.1946) First Lieutenant, HMS Whimbrel (sloop)
... - ... ...
* indexed, but not listed as such
Simpson,
Thomas Harold
T.H. Simpson

Son of Sir Maurice George Simpson (1866-1954), and Emma Mina Connell.
Married 1st (1920) Bridget Baily (died 1937).
Married 2nd (11.10.1938) Kathleen Clare Raikes Newbery ((06?).1910-05.01.1952), daughter of Lionel Archibald McClintock Newbery, Clerk in Holy Orders; one son, one daughter.

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07.07.1896
Elham district, Kent
-
05.01.1952
(motoring accident)
St Albans, Hertfordshire
...
...
Lt. (E)
?
28.10.1920, seniority 15.09.1917
Lt.Cdr. (E)
15.09.1925
Cdr. (E)
30.06.1929
Capt. (E)
31.12.1940
R.Adm. (E)
02.04.1947 (retd 16.09.1948)
Member of the Royal Victorian Order MVO
21.11.1934

visit of HRH the Duke of Gloucester to Australia and New Zealand

Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
15.05.1909
 
 
joined RN
19.09.1922
-
(08.1923)
Assistant Engineer Officer, HMS Southampton (light cruiser)
28.10.1924
-
(01.)1925
HMS President (for miscellaneous services at Admiralty)
31.03.1925
-
(07.)1927
an Engineer Inspector, Department of the Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty [HMS President]
07.12.1927
-
(06.1928)
Assistant Engineer Officer, HMS Rodney (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
26.07.1929
-
(02.)1931
professorial staff, Applied Mechanics Department, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
09.12.1931
-
(06.)1933
an Engineer Inspector, Department of the Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty [HMS President]
17.12.1933
-
12.11.1935
Engineer Officer, HMS Sussex (cruiser) (Mediterranean & Australia)
02.12.1935
-
(07.1937)
an Engineer Inspector, Department of the Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty [HMS President]
24.01.1938
-
(02.)1939
Engineer Officer, HMS Sussex (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
(04.1939)
 
 
no appointment listed
18.05.1939
-
(02.)1941
Commanding Officer, Admiralty Fuel Experimental Station [HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)]
02.05.1941
-
(12.1943)
an Engineer Inspector, Department of the Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty [HMS President]
08.02.1944
-
(06.)1944
HMS President (for special and miscellaneous services)
11.08.1944
-
(10.)1944
an Engineer Inspector, Department of the Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty [HMS President]
12.1944
-
(04.)1946
Fleet Engineer Officer, British Pacific Fleet [HMS Golden Hind (RN manning depot, Sydney, NSW), from 01.12.1945 HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong)]
16.04.1947
-
(07.)1948
Engineer Officer, Rosyth (on staff of Flag Officer Scotland and Northern Ireland) [HMS Cochrane (RN base, Rosyth)]
Anglo­Iranian Oil Company, 1948-1952.
The Rear Admiral Simpson Memorial Prize: A prize of books and/or instruments awarded to the officer who obtains the best results of the three terms of the Marine Engineering Specialist Course passing out each year from the RN Engineering College, Manadon. Prize instituted in 1954: relatives of the late Rear-Admiral (E) T.H. Simpson, MVO, gave a sum of money for this purpose to commemorate his memory.
Sims-Williams,
Hugh Woodrow Sims
H.W.S. Sims-Williams
Changed last name by deed poll of 03.12.1932 from Williams to Sims-Williams.
05.11.1906
Chelsea, Greater London
-
09.1990
Basingstoke district, Hampshire
...
...
Lt.Cdr.
01.08.1936
Cdr.
31.12.1942
Capt.
30.06.1950 (retd 07.07.1959) (General List)
Mention in Despatches MID
01.07.1941
HM's birthday 41
...
-
...
...
12.03.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS Galatea (cruiser)
29.08.1940
-
(02.)1941
Staff Officer (Operations), 18th Cruiser Squadron [HMS Edinburgh (cruiser)]
08.07.1941
-
(02.)1943
Gunnery Officer, HMS Nelson (battleship)
09.05.1943
-
(10.1944)
Plans Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
25.05.1945
-
(04.1946)
Executive Officer, HMS Superb (cruiser)
...
-
...
...
07.01.1959
-
07.07.1959
also: Naval ADC to the Queen
Simson,
David James Robert
D.J.R. Simson
Son of James and Mary Anne Simson.
Married ((09?).1939, London) Arlette Muriel Loeb Thal (06.05.1907 - 08.09.1972), of Edinburgh.

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07.09.1892
St Andrews, Scotland
-
23.05.1940
at sea off Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
[Chatham Naval Memorial, 34, 1]
... ...
Lt. 15.01.1915
Lt.Cdr. 15.01.1923
Cdr. 30.06.1928
Capt. 30.06.1936
Mention in Despatches MID 27.08.1940 posthumously
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (King's Medal).
15.05.1905     entered RN
... - ... ...
08.1939 - 11.1939 Commanding Officer, HMS Codrington (destroyer)
26.11.1939 - (02.)1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Lynx (RN base, Dover) (and for command of auxiliary minesweeping craft)
02.1940 - 23.05.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Keith (destroyer) & Captain (D), 19th Destroyer Flotilla
Sinclair,
Erroll Norman
E.N. Sinclair
Son (with one sister) of Col. John Norman Sinclair (1880-1918), DSO, Royal Horse Artillery, and Amy Rebecca Heard (1877-1969).
Married 1st ((06?).1933, Portsmouth district, Hampshire) Diana M. Lamplough ((06?).1912 - ). She remarried (1940) Alan Kirconnel.
Married 2nd (03.07.1940, Uxbridge, Middlesex) Frances Elinor Knox­Gore (18.01.1913 - 03.2005), daughter of Maj. Annesley St George Knox-Gore, Connaught Rangers, of Ballina, Co. Mayo; two sons.

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06.03.1909
Cork, Kilbrittain, Kinsale district, Ireland
-
29.10.1993
Wittersham, Ashford district, Kent
Midsh. 01.01.1927
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1929
S.Lt. 01.04.1930
Lt. 01.08.1932
Lt.Cdr. 01.08.1940
Cdr. 31.12.1946
Capt. 31.12.1952
R.Adm. 08.01.1962 (retd 30.09.1964)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 08.06.1963 HM's birthday 63 [decoration presented]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 06.10.1944 sinking U-971 Plymouth area 24.06.44 [decoration posted]
Mention in Despatches MID 29.07.1941 Operation Tiger; attacked by aircraft
Mention in Despatches MID 01.09.1942 Operation Harpoon
Mention in Despatches MID 29.08.1944 action with German destroyers Plymouth area 08.06.44
Mention in Despatches MID 11.06.1946 wind up Far East
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (15.09.1922-1926).
01.05.1926 - (07.1927) HMS Marlborough (battleship)
03.01.1928 - (07.1928) HMS Dragon (cruiser)
02.05.1929 - 08.1930 promotion course, RN College Greenwich [HMS President]
11.08.1930 - (03.)1931 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
31.08.1931 - (12.)1931 submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
29.12.1931 - (01.)1933 for duty with Group “Y” Submarines (HMS L 66, HMS L 22 & HMS L 52) (in reserve at Portsmouth) [tender to HMS Pigmy, accounts carried out in HMS Dolphin]
25.04.1933 - 04.1934 HMS Oswald (submarine)
01.04.1934 - (03.)1935 HMS Cumberland (cruiser)
04.1935 - (07.1937) HMS Cairo (cruiser)
(01.1938) - (10.)1940 HMS Gallant (destroyer) (Dunkirk) [date of appointment shown as 25.02.1936]
02.11.1940 - (08.)1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Fortune (destroyer) (despatches)
08.1941 - 04.10.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Antelope (destroyer) (North African landings) (despatches)
11.1943 - (12.1943) HMS Valentine (destroyer)
01.02.1944 - 12.1945 Commanding Officer, HMS Eskimo (destroyer) (10th Destroyer Flotilla) (DSC, despatches twice)
      First Lieutenant, RN Barracks, Chatham, 1946, Comdr 1946; Exec. Officer, RN Air Station, Eglinton, 1947; Staff Officer Ops to C-in-C, S Atlantic Station, Simonstown, and UK Liaison Officer to S African Naval Forces, until 1951; in command HMS St Kitts, 5th Destroyer Squadron, Home Fleet, 1951-53; Capt. 1952; Pres. Second Admiralty Interview Board, 1953-54; Naval Attaché at Ankara, Teheran and Tel Aviv, 1955; Capt. (D) 4th Destroyer Squadron, HMS Agincourt, 1957-59; in command HMS Sea Eagle and Sen. Naval Officer N Ireland, and Naval Director, Joint Anti-Submarine School, Londonderry, 1959-61; Flag Officer, Gibraltar, and Admiral Superintendent, HM Dockyard, Gibraltar [HMS Rooke], also NATO Commander of Gibraltar sub areas, 1962-64 (CB)
Naval Regional Officer (North), 1964-68.
Singer,
Michael Morgan
M.M. Singer (Photo courtesy of Cdr. Greg Swinden, RAN) M.M. Singer
M.M. Singer (Photo courtesy of Cdr. Greg Swinden, RAN) M.M. Singer (Photo courtesy of Cdr. Greg Swinden, RAN)
Son (with two sisters) of Adm. Sir Morgan Singer, KCB, KCVO (1864-1938), and Emily Mary Desborough (1871-1952).
Married (25.07.1941, St Mark's, Sydney, NSW, Australia) Sybil Emmeline Martha Watts, daughter of Mr & Mrs G. Watts, of Wardering, Western Australia (she later re-married Tweedie).

05.12.1909
Stoke, Devon
-
20.11.1941
Indian Ocean
[age 31]
[Plymouth Naval Memorial, panel 44, column 2]
Cadet 01.05.1927
Midsh. 01.01.1928
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1930
S.Lt. 01.11.1930
Lt. 01.08.1932
Lt.Cdr. 01.08.1940
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 27.12.1940 destruction Italian cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni 19.07.40 [decoration presented to next of kin]
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
12.1927 - (06.1928) HMS Ramillies (battleship) (Mediterranean)
15.03.1929 - (08.1929) HMS Effingham (cruiser) (East Indies)
(04.1930)     no appointment listed
01.05.1930 - (02.)1931 promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
01.12.1931 - (09.)1932 HMS Suffolk (cruiser) (China)
23.12.1932 - (06.)1933 HMS Tarantula (gunboat) (China) (temporary)
10.10.1933 - (07.)1935 HMS Achilles (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
26.09.1935 - (10.)1936 gunnery course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS Excellent]
26.10.1936 - (07.1937) HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for gunnery school)
10.01.1938 - (02.)1938 Assistant Gunnery Officer, HMS Rodney (battleship) (Home Fleet)
21.04.1938 - (10.)1938 Gunnery Officer, HMS Iron Duke (training ship, Portsmouth)
03.12.1938 - 16.01.1939 HMS President (additional; for passage to Australia)
17.01.1939 - 20.11.1941 Gunnery Officer [from 26.04.1940 Intelligence Officer], HMAS Sydney (light cruiser) [Exchange Officer on loan to RAN] (ship sunk by auxiliary cruiser "Kormoran")
[notebable event sinking of Italian light cruiser "Bartelomeo Colleoni" 19.07.1940]

 

Sissmore,
John Edmund
J.E. Sissmore

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17.07.1896
Kingston district, Surrey
-
(09?).1975
Chichester district, West Sussex
... ...
Lt.Cdr. 15.12.1925
Cdr. 31.12.1931 (retd 17.07.1946)
A/Capt. ?
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE 01.01.1948 New Year 48
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 14.03.1916 Dardanelles
15.05.1909     entered RN
... - ... ...
12.07.1934 - (07.)1937 Executive Officer, HMS Ajax (cruiser) [from 12.09.1934-16.12.1934 in command]
01.12.1937 - (07.1945) Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty with Admiral Superintendent)
... - ... ...
Personnel manager for 13 years at the Walker-on-Tyne shipyard, 1948-1961.
       

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