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Ulyat, E.S.
to
Usherwood, E.M.

 
E.S. Ulyat   to   E.M. Usherwood
Ulyat,
Edward Stewart

E.S. Ulyat
(06?).1887
Kimbolton, St Neots district, Huntingdonshire
-
07.06.1954
hospital, King's Lynn, Norfolk
Chapl. 11.09.1912 (retd)
Education: MA.
?
-
(10.1944)
HM Dockyard, Portsmouth
Umfreville-Moore,
Charles D'Olier

C.D'O. Umfreville-Moore
Son (with one brother and two sisters) of Lt.Col. Harry K. Umfreville, DSO, Duke of Wellington's Regiment, and Enid George.
Married Beryl Best, only daughter of Lt.Col. T.A.D. Best, DSO, Royal Inniskillins; three sons.

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22.09.1906
-
1967

S/Lt.
? (emgcy 17.04.1930)
Lt.
16.08.1930
Lt.Cdr. (emgcy) ?
A/Cdr. (emgcy)
< 10.1944
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)
Umpleby,
Herbert

H. Umpleby

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31.12.1903
-
16.12.1978
T/A/Wt.Mech. 30.06.1944
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Sussex
Underhill,
John Norman

J.H. Underhill
12.07.1926
Farnham district, Surrey
-
30.03.2009

Midsh. 01.09.1943
... ...
Cdr. 30.06.1961 (retd)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE ? ?
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Kenya
Underhill,
Lewis George

L.G. Underhill
08.06.1913
-
09.12.1986
Hillingdon district, Middlesex
Paym.Lt.Cdr. 01.06.1943
A/Paym.Cdr.
< 10.1944
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Lanka
Underhill,
Sydney William

S.W. Underhill
Later known by last name: Fraser-Underhill.
01.08.1907
-
17.07.1981
Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.11.1938
A/Cdr. (E)
< 10.1944
?
-
(10.1944)
HMS Rotherham
Unwin,
Edward Owen
"Ted"
E.O. Unwin (Photo: Dunedin Society)
Son of Guy Harold Unwin, and Sage Peregrine Hallowes.
Married (17.04.1934) Vivian Mary Unwin (née Stock), of Petersfield, Hampshire; one daughter, one step-daughter.

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05.03.1905
London
-
27.11.1941
[age 36]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 45, column 1]
Midsh.
15.01.1923
A/S.Lt.
15.05.1925
S.Lt.
15.11.1925
Lt.
15.04.1927
Lt.Cdr.
15.04.1935
Cdr.
31.12.1939

Spanish Order of Naval Merit; Jackson Everett Prize for Signals and W/T

Education: RN Colleges, Osborne (09.1918) & Dartmouth (1920)
15.01.1923
-
(01.)1925
HMS Emperor of India (battleship) (Mediterranean)
12.04.1926
-
(05.1926)
promotion course, Portsmouth
15.04.1927
-
(07.)1927
HMS Ceres (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
17.10.1927
-
(06.)1928
observers' course [HMS Excellent]
07.1928
-
1929
Observer, HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Atlantic Fleet)
08.04.1929
-
(02.)1931
Observer, HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
1931
-
1931
Observer, HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier)
07.12.1931
-
(09.)1932
qualifying for signal duties, HM Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
20.12.1932
-
(01.)1934
Observer, HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier) (Home Fleet) (and for Signal Duties)
02.05.1934
-
02.1936
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for Signal School)
17.02.1936
-
1936
Flag Lieutenant-Commander, HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) (and for Signals & W/T Duties)
1936
-
07.1937
Flag Lieutenant-Commander, HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier) (and as Squadron Signals & W/T Officer, Aircraft Carriers) (Home Fleet)
28.07.1937
-
(10.1938)
Squadron W/T Officer, Battle Cruiser Squadron [HMS Hood (battlecruiser)] (Mediterranean)
1938?
-
1939?
Admiralty [HMS President]
(02.1939)
-
(04.1939)
no appointment listed
24.05.1939
-
16.01.1940
Flag Lieutenant-Commander to Rear-Admiral R.B. Davies (R.Adm. Naval Air Stations) [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
(04.1940)


Signal Department, Admiralty [HMS President] *
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
28.03.1941
-
24.11.1941
Executive Officer, HMS Dunedin (cruiser) [torpedoed & sunk by U-124 in South Atlantic]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Unwin,
Harold

H. Unwin (Photo courtesy of Mrs Catherine Anderson)
Married Mary Chambers; three daughters.
Lived in Wales.
27.03.1908
Wigan, Greater Manchester, Lancashire
-
09.05.1971
Talsarnau, Wales
Prob. A/S.Lt. RNR
30.09.1932
S.Lt. RNR
1933?, seniority 30.09.1932
Lt. RNR
30.04.1934
Lt.
08.03.1938, seniority 27.03.1932
Lt.Cdr.
27.03.1940
Cdr.
30.06.1945 (retd 01.11.1952)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
07.06.1940
Dunkirk [investiture 06.08.40]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
21.04.1942
action with E-boats, Nore 19.02.42 [investiture 03.11.42]
30.09.1932
 
 
entered RNR
08.03.1938


transferred from RNR to RN
08.03.1938
-
(08.1939)
First Lieutenant, HMS Niger (minesweeper)
07.03.1940
-
09.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Leda (minesweeper)
26.09.1940
-
04.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Pytchley (destroyer)
04.1943
-
02.1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Obedient (destroyer)
04.1945
-
(04.)1947
Commanding Officer, HMS Lagos (destroyer)
30.04.1948
-
05.1949
Commanding Officer, HMS Bermuda (cruiser)
14.12.1948
-
05.1949
also: Commanding Officer, HMS Cumberland (trials cruiser)
24.05.1949
-
(05.1950)
[Executive Officer ?], HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Usher,
Robert Ronald Harry
"Robin"

R.R.H. Usher (Photo courtesy of Mr Andrew Nichol)
Son of Ronald James Usher and Alice Margaret Usher.
Husband of Jane Usher, of Ryton-on-Tyne, Co. Durham.
1924
-
29.04.1947
(died of illness) [age 23]
[Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery, naval reservation, grave 1709]
Midsh.
01.09.1941
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1943
S.Lt.
01.06.1943
Lt.
16.01.1945
Mentioned in Despatches MID
24.07.1945
war patrols Far Eat 07.44-04.45
01.09.1941
-
(08.)1942
HMS Diomede (cruiser)
12.1942
-
(10.)1943
HMS Norfolk (cruiser)
(12.1943)


HMS Norfolk (cruiser) *
20.02.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMS Telemachus (submarine)
(04.1946)
 
 
HMS Cyclops (submarine depot ship) *
?
-
29.04.1947
HMS Sentinel (submarine)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Usherwood,
Edward Maurice

E.M. Usherwood (Photo courtesy of Mr Lionel King) E.M. Usherwood
Son (with one brother and one sister) of Edward Cuthbert Usherwood (1877-1957), and Evelyn Frances Martin (1875-1931).

01.12.1911
Bembridge, Isle of Wight
-
08.09.2011

Ipswich, Suffolk
Cadet 01.09.1929
Midsh. 01.05.1930
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1932
S.Lt. 20.12.1933, seniority 16.05.1933
Lt. 16.02.1936
Lt.Cdr. 01.02.1944
Cdr. 31.12.1949
Capt. 31.12.1954 (retd 07.07.1964)
Officer, Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) OBE 11.06.1994 HM's birthday 94: Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 20.02.1945 Operation Mercerised (operations off Corfu & Saranda 09.44) [investiture 30.10.45]
09.08.1929 - (08.)1930 HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship)
01.12.1930 - (03.)1931 HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
(12.1931)     no appointment listed
26.12.1931 - (09.)1932 HMS Revenge (battleship) (Mediterranean)
29.09.1932 - 02.04.1933 promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
03.04.1933 - (06.)1933 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
28.12.1933 - (03.)1935 HMS Walpole (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
04.06.1935 - (02.)1936 HMS Firedrake (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
03.03.1936 - (10.)1936 HMS Fury (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
31.12.1936 - (02.)1937 qualifying for anti-submarine duties [HMS Osprey]
(07.1937)     no appointment listed
06.08.1937 - (01.)1938 HMS Osprey (anti-submarine school, Portland)
19.01.1938 - (06.)1938 HMS Walpole (destroyer) (Portland) (and for anti-submarine duties)
25.07.1938 - (09.1939) Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Greyhound (destroyer) (Mediterranean) (for flotilla duties, 1st Destroyer Flotilla)
03.1940 - (04.)1940 HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Portland) (for miscellaneous duties)
31.07.1940 - (10.)1940 Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Keppel (destroyer) (and for flotilla duties)
13.10.1940 - (12.1941) Anti-Submarine Officer on staff of Flag Officer-in-Charge, Greenock [HMS Orlando (RN base, Greenock)]
07.1942 - (02.)1943 Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Bulldog (destroyer)
06.05.1943 - (10.)1943 Staff Officer (Operations) on staff of Flag Officer Commanding Gibraltar [HMS Cormorant] (and for anti-submarine duties)
10.1943 - (12.1943) Anti-Submarine Officer on Flotilla Staff, HMS Jervis (destroyer)
29.01.1944 - (10.1944) HMS Fabius (RN base, Taranto, Italy) (DSC)
07.01.1945 - (01.)1945 HMS Osprey (anti-submarine establishment, Dunoon, Argyllshire) (for miscellaneous duties)
30.04.1945 - (07.1945) Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Vindictive (fleet repair ship)
(04.1946)     HMS Loch Arkaig (frigate) *
03.02.1948 - (05.1949) Admiralty [HMS President] (for miscellaneous services)
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
(05.1953)     no appointment listed
05.08.1953 - (07.)1954 Commanding Officer, HMS Verulam (anti-submarine frigate)
07.1954     on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth
02.05.1955 - (01.)1957 Assistant Director Underwater Weapons Materials Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
17.12.1957 - (01.)1959 Commanding Officer, HMS Torquay (frigate) & as Captain (F) 5th Frigate Squadron
02.1959 - ? Commanding Officer, HMS Scarborough (frigate)
03.1960 - 1960 senior officers' war course
24.09.1960 - (07.1961) Assistant Chief of Staff (Intelligence), Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT) (NATO)
04.10.1962 - (02.)1964 Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer Scotland and Northern Ireland, COMNORECHAN and COMNORLANT (NATO) [HMS Cochrane]
07.01.1964 - 07.07.1964 also: Naval ADC to the Queen
Vice-president, Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association, Suffolk.
* indexed, but not listed as such
       
 
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