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Wadman,
Ronald Sidney John
"Ron"

R.S.J. Wadman
Son of ... Wadman, and ... Newnham.
(12?).1920
West Derby district, Lancashire
-

00.2006 still alive
Cadet (E)
01.01.1938
Midsh. (E)
01.01.1939
A/S.Lt. (E)
01.09.1940
S.Lt. (E)
16.08.1941
A/Lt. (E)
< 08.1942
Lt. (E)
10.1942, seniority 16.07.1941
Lt.Cdr. (E)
16.07.1949
Cdr. (E)
30.06.1953 (General List 01.01.1957) (retd 03.10.1958)
01.01.1939
-
(09.)1939
engineering course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
12.09.1939
-
(02.1941)
engineering course, RN Engineering College, Keyham [HMS Drake]
28.04.1942
-
(04.)1944
HMS Cumberland (cruiser)
(06.1944)
-
(10.1944)
no appointment listed
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
(04.1946)


Portsmouth Division, Royal Marines *
04.1948
-
(07.1948)
HMS Fulmar (RN Air Station, Lossiemouth)
18.07.1949
-
(05.)1950
staff, Flag Officer (Air) (Home) [HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent)]
04.10.1950
-
(05.1953)
HMCS Shearwater (RCN Air Station, Shearwater)
07.09.1953
-
(04.1955)
HMS Heron (RN Air Station, Yeovilton, Somerset) **
* indexed, but not listed as such
** (01.1956) still indexed, but no longer listed as such
Wagstaff,
Noel John

N.J. Wagstaff
Married (14.03.1942) Leila Mary Cadell (26.01.1921 - 20.06.2000).

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20.12.1909
-

20.07.1973
Gosport district, Hampshire
Cadet
01.05.1927
Midsh.
01.01.1928
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1930
S/Lt.
16.09.1930
Lt.
16.02.1932
Lt.Cdr.
16.02.1940
Cdr.
31.12.1944
Capt.
30.06.1951 (retd 07.07.1960)
15.09.1923     entered RN
30.04.1927
-
(07.1927)
HMS Repulse (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
04.09.1928
-
(08.1929)
HMS Emerald (cruiser) (East Indies)
(04.1930)


no appointment listed
01.05.1930
-
(02.)1931
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President] 
31.12.1931
-
(01.)1932
HMS Centaur (cruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
08.1932
-
(09.1932)
HMS Cairo (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
04.12.1933
-
(01.1934)
qualifying for signal duties, HM Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
27.05.1935
-
(02.)1936
Signal Officer, HMS Faulknor (flotilla leader) (Home Fleet)
29.09.1936
-
(10.1938)
Port Wireless Telegraphy Officer for V/S and W/T duties on staff of Vice-Admiral Malta and for charge of Naval W/T and Signal Stations [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)
(02.1939)


no appointment listed
21.03.1939
-
(09.)1939
Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
20.11.1939
-
03.1940
HMS Cochrane (additional for various services)
26.03.1940
-
(02.1941)
Signal School (Experimental), Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
20.04.1942
20.04.1942
(02.1943)
-
-
(02.1943)
(08.1942)
HMS Lanka (RN base, Ceylon)
for duty with Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Fleet 
for miscellaneous duties

03.05.1943
-
(06.)1943
HMS Warspite (battleship)
29.07.1943
-
(04.)1944
Fleet RDF Officer, Eastern Fleet [HMS Lanka (RN base, Ceylon)] *
06.11.1944
-
(04.1946)
Signal Division, Admiralty [HMS President] **
07.08.1947
-
(07.1948)
Commanding Officer, HMS Loch Tralaig
24.01.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Pembroke (RN base, Chatham) (for miscellaneous services)
09.1952
-
(05.1953)
Commanding Officer, HMS Osiris
14.12.1954
-
(04.1955)
Commanding Officer, HMS Apollo
(01.1956)


HMS President ***



transferred to the General List
07.01.1960
-
07.07.1960
Naval ADC to the Queen
* (06.1944) still indexed, but no longer listed as such
** (04.1946) also indicated: "And for duty with Naval Intelligence Division"
*** indexed, but not listed as such
Wainwright,
Rupert Charles Purchas
R.C.P. Wainwright
Son of late Lt.Cdr. Oswald Johnson Wainwright (1881-1918), and Sybil Purchas (1888-?).
Married ((09?).1937, Portsmouth district, Hampshire) Patricia Mary Helen Blackwood (died 24.06.2009), daughter of late Col. F.H. Blackwood, DSO and Mrs Blackwood; two sons, two daughters.

16.10.1913
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
-
15.08.1991
South Warwickshire district, Warwickshire
Cadet
01.01.1931
Midsh.
01.09.1931
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1934
S.Lt.
16.05.1934
Lt.
16.12.1935
Lt.Cdr.
16.12.1943
Cdr.
30.06.1949
Capt.
30.06.1955
Cdre.
03.12.1962
R.Adm.
07.01.1965 (retd 1967)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
11.06.1966
HM's birthday 66 [investiture 25.10.66]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
07.03.1944
sinking of Scharnhorst [investiture 21.11.44]
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
1927
 
 
entered RN
10.01.1931
-
(02.)1931
HMS Revenge (battleship) (Mediterranean)
31.10.1931
-
1933
HMS Suffolk (cruiser) (5th Cruiser Squadron, China)
29.03.1933
-
(01.)1934
HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (Home Fleet)
04.01.1934
-
12.08.1934
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
13.08.1934
-
(02.)1935
promotion course, Portsmouth
07.05.1935
-
(08.)1936
HMAS Acasta (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
01.10.1936
-
(07.)1937
HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Home Fleet)
30.09.1937
-
(08.)1938
qualifying for gunnery duties, HMS Excellent
(10.1938)
 
 
no appointment listed
19.10.1938
-
(04.)1939
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
(08.1939)
 
 
no appointment listed
11.12.1939
-
(02.)1941
Gunnery Officer, HMS Cardiff (cruiser)
17.06.1941
-
(02.)1943
Gunnery Officer, HMS Scylla (cruiser)
(06.1943)
-
(10.1943)
HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport) *
11.11.1943
-
(10.)1944
Squadron Gunnery Officer, HMS Jamaica (cruiser)
28.11.1944
-
(04.1946)
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
03.1948
-
(05.)1949
Gunnery Officer, HMS Forth & on staff of Flag Officer Destroyers, Mediterranean Fleet
(05.1950)
 
 
Admiralty [HMS President] *
09.1952
-
(05.1953)
Commanding Officer, HMS Actaeon
?
-
?
Commanding Officer, HMS Tintagel Castle
?
-
1954
Commanding Officer, HMS Zephyr
15.03.1954
-
(04.1955)
Assistant Director (G), Gunnery Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(01.1956)
 
 
no appointment listed
09.08.1956
-
(01.)1957
Captain, HMS Cambridge (RN gunnery range, Wembury)
19.06.1958
-
1960
Commanding Officer, HMS Afrikander (RN base, Youngsfield, Wynberg, South Africa) & as Chief Staff Officer to Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic and South America Station
02.08.1960
-
1962
Director Naval Recruiting
03.12.1962
-
1964
Commodore Naval Drafting [HMS President]
07.07.1964
-
07.01.1965
also: Naval ADC to the Queen
1965
-
1967
Vice Naval Deputy to Supreme Allied Commander Europe
Served with Redditch Development Corporation, 1968-77.
Member Council, Missions to Seamen. Member: Stratford-on-Avon DC, 1973-86 (Vice-Chairman, 1983-84; Chairman, 1984-85); Associate District Councils,
1976-83. Vice-President, Stratford-upon-Avon Society. Member, Waste Management Advisory Council, 1978-81.
Published: two prize essays in the Journal of the Royal Uniterd Services Institution.
Wait,
Arthur Robert
A.R. Wait
Son of James Arthur Wait (1864-), and Mary Consterdine Williamson (1858-), of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Married ((12?).1929, St George Hanover Square district, London) Amy Mary Whiteman, only daughter of Francis Edward Whiteman, OBE, and Mrs Whiteman, of Algeciras, Spain.

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07.10.1903
Jesmond, Newcastle
-
12.02.1954

Bath district, Somerset
Midsh. ?
A/S.Lt. ?
S.Lt. ?
Lt. ?
Lt.Cdr. 30.10.1934 (retd)
A/Cdr. (retd) 24.06.1943
Cdr. (retd) ?
15.05.1917     entered RN
... - ... ....
28.03.1939 - (06.)1940 an Assistant Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Woolwich Area (Middle Gate House, Royal Arsenal) [under Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]]
01.07.1940 - (04.)1943 Naval Ordnance Inspecting Officer, Chatham Area (RN Gunwharf) [under Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]]
(06.1943)     no appointment listed
24.06.1943 - (10.)1943 Deputy Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Woolwich Area (Middle Gate House, Royal Arsenal) [under Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]]
08.11.1943 - (02.)1944 an Assistant to Chief Inspector of Naval Ordnance [HMS President]
20.03.1944 - (07.1945) a Deputy Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Woolwich Area (Middle Gate House, Royal Arsenal) [under Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]]
? - (04.1946) Deputy Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Newcastle-on-Tyne (c/o Messrs. Vickers Armstrong, Elswick Works) [under Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]]
Wake-Walker,
Cedric Collingwood
C.C. Wake-Walker (Photo courtesy of Mr Tom Wake)
Younger son of Adm. Sir William Frederic Wake-Walker, KCB, CBE, RN (1888-1945), and Muriel Elsie Hughes (1890-1963).
Brother of Capt. Christopher Baldwin Hughes Wake-Walker, RN.
Married (20.04.1949, Chichester Cathedral, Chichester, Sussex) Margaret Iona Letitia Maclean ((09?).1928 - ), eldest daughter of Capt. John Cassilis Maclean, RN (1893-1980), and Margaret Isobel Randolph (1901-2001), of Catercross, Fittleworth, Sussex; one son, two daughters.
23.08.1923
Kensington district, London
-

08.2012 still alive, living in Salisbury
Midsh. 01.01.1941
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1942
S.Lt. 16.12.1942
Lt. 01.12.1944
Lt.Cdr. 01.12.1952 (retd 01.08.1963)
Mention in Despatches MID 29.06.1951 Korea
(02.1941)     HMS King George V (battleship) *
(08.1941) - (10.1941) HMS Suffolk (cruiser) *
10.1941 - (12.1941) HMS Mackay (destroyer)
(02.1942)     HMS Mackay (destroyer) *
02.1942 - (06.)1942 HMS Duke of York (battleship)
(08.1942) - (08.)1943 promotion course, Portsmouth
11.10.1943 - (04.1946) HMS Undine (destroyer)
(07.1948) - (05.1949) no appointment listed
17.01.1950 - (05.1951) Flag Lieutenant to Flag Officer Commanding 5th Cruiser Squadron and Second-in-Command Far Eastern Station[HMS Belfast (cruiser), from ... HMS Ladybird] (Far East)
01.1953 - (05.1953) HMS Mercury (training establishment, nr Petersfield)
14.06.1954 - (01.1956) Flag Lieutenant & Staff Communications Officer  to Flag Officer Gibraltar [HMS Rooke]
(01.1957)     HMS Girdle Ness *
15.07.1958 - (01.1959) First Lieutenant, HMS Saintes
(01.1960)     HMS Saintes *
(07.1961) - (02.1963) HMS Mercury (training establishment, nr Petersfield)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wake-Walker,
Christopher Baldwin Hughes
C.B.H. Wake-Walker

Son of Adm. Sir William Frederic Wake-Walker, KCB, CBE, RN (1888-1945), and Muriel Elsie Hughes (1890-1963).
Brother of Lt.Cdr. Cedric Collingwood Wake-Walker, RN.
Married (10.02.1944) 3rd Officer Lady Anne Spencer, WRNS (04.08.1920 - ), daughter of Capt. Albert Edward John Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975), and Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Hamilton (1897-1972); three sons, two daughters.
16.05.1920
-
05.04.1998
Ipswich, Suffolk
Midsh.
01.01.1938
S.Lt.
16.12.1939
Lt.
01.08.1941
Lt.Cdr.
01.08.1949
Cdr.
30.06.1953
Capt.
30.06.1961 (retd 24.12.1968)
01.01.1938
-
(10.)1938
HMS Southampton (cruiser)
09.11.1938
-
(09.1939)
HMS Liverpool (cruiser) (East Indies)
18.05.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Sheffield (cruiser)
11.03.1942
-
(10.1943)
Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty outside Admiralty)
(12.1943)


no appointment listed
25.01.1944
-
(06.)1944
First Lieutenant, HMS Volage (destroyer)
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed
1944
-
1945
qualified in signals
26.05.1945
-
(07.)1945
staff, HMS Mercury (HM Signal School, nr Petersfield)
1945
-
01.1946
Signals Communications Officer, HMS Onslow (destroyer) (17th Destroyer Flotilla)
01.1946
-
1947
Signals Communications Officer, HMS Solebay (destroyer) (5th Destroyer Flotilla)
29.01.1947
- 1948 Signals Communications Officer to Commander-in-Chief, Nore & Staff of Sgnal School, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
(07.1948)


no appointment listed
27.11.1948
-
(05.)1950
Signals Communications Officer, New Zealand Squadron [HMNZS Bellona] (lent to RNZN)
1950
-
1952
Signals Communications Officer to Flag Officer Second-in-Command Mediterranean
18.02.1953
-
1954
Fleet Communications Officer, Mediterranean [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
03.01.1955
-
(04.)1955
joint services staff course, Joint Services Staff College [HMS President]
03.10.1955
-
1957
Commanding Officer, HMS Surprise
1959
-
1961
Commander, RN College, Greenwich
(07.1961)     no appointment listed
02.07.1962
-
1964
Naval Attaché, Paris [HMS President]
1964
-
1966
Captain F.17, Dartmouth Training Squadron [HMS Tenby & HMS Eastbourne]
10.10.1966
-
23.12.1968
Director of Naval Signals, Navy Department
Deputy Lieutenant (DL), County of Suffolk, 15.12.1983.
Wake-Walker,
Sir William Frederic
W.F. Wake-Walker
 

Son of Frederic George Arthur Wake­Walker (1857-1931), solicitor, and Mary Eleanor Forster (?-1928).
Married (19.01.1916) Muriel Elsie Hughes (14.08.1890 - 28.11.1963), daughter (with one brother) of Sir Collingwood Hughes, 10th Bt (1854-1932), and Elsie Johansson (?-1932); two sons (Capt. Christopher B.H. Wake-Walker & Lt.Cdr. Cedric C. Wake-Walker), two daughters.

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24.03.1888
Watford, Hertfordshire
-
24.09.1945
London
[East Bergholt Cemetery, row H, grave 7]
Cadet
01.1903
Midsh.
?
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
09.04.1908, seniority 15.07.1907
Lt.
19.06.1909, seniority 15.07.1908
Lt.Cdr.
15.07.1916
Cdr.
30.06.1920
Capt.
31.12.1927
R.Adm.
10.01.1939
V.Adm.
06.04.1942
Adm.
08.05.1945
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
01.01.1943
New Year 43 [investiture 02.02.43]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
07.07.1940
evacuation of Dunkirk 05/06.40 [investiture 09.08.41]
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
14.10.1941
destruction of German battleship Bismarck [investiture 30.06.42]
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
1919
?
- Nte
20.12.1940
Name brough to notice: operations in the field 03-06.40
 

 

Education: Haileybury (1900-1902); HMS Britannia
15.01.1903


entered RN



HMS Invincible (battlecruiser)
1912


qualified in torpedo
1914
-
1918
served European War:
11.07.1916
-
(01.1919)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Ramillies (battleship)
?
-
?
Royal Navy Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
15.08.1922
-
1924
Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
08.12.1924
-
(01.)1925
Tactical Section, Admiralty [HMS President]
29.12.1925
-
(07.)1927
Executive Officer, HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Mediterranean)
(04.1928)
-
(06.1928)
no appointment listed
17.05.1929
-
(04.)1930
Commanding Officer, HMS Castor (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
25.07.1930
-
(01.)1932
Deputy Director of the Training and Staff Duties Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
08.09.1932
-
(07.)1935
Commanding Officer, HMS Dragon (cruiser) (America and West Indies Station)
15.10.1935
-
(07.)1937
Director of Torpedoes and Mining, Admiralty [HMS President]
03.01.1938
- (10.1938) Commanding Officer, HMS Revenge (battleship) (Home Fleet)
(02.1939)


no appointment listed
13.03.1939
-
(04.)1939
Senior Officers' War Course, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(08.1939)
-
(09.1939)
no appointment listed
(09.1939)


Rear-Admiral Commanding 12th Cruiser Squadron (Northern Patrol)
28.10.1939
-
05.1940
Rear-Admiral (Minelaying), Admiralty [HMS President] (successfully co-ordinated technical measures dealing with German magnetic mine)
29.05.1940
-
06.1940
under the title "Rear-Admiral, Dover" commander of sea-going ships and vessels off the Belgian coast & Dunkirk (operation "Dynamo"; loss of the flagship, flotilla leader HMS Keith)
06.1940
-
(08.)1940
Rear-Admiral Commanding 1st Minelaying Squadron
1940
-
12.1940
Rear-Admiral Commanding Force K (Malta) [HMS Formidable (aircraft carrier)]
15.12.1940

24.01.1941
21.05.1941

07.1941

08.1941
-


-

-

-
02.1942


27.05.1941

07.1941

09.1941
Rear-Admiral Commanding 1st Cruiser Squadron [HMS Norfolk (cruiser)]
actually assumed command
action against German battleship Bismarck
Polar Sea service, among others:
strike at enemy's coastal traffic in the Far North [HMS Devonshire]
securing of the first experimental escort convoy "Dervish"

22.05.1942
-
(07.)1945
A Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty: Third Sea Lord and Controller [HMS President] (responsible for landing craft development)
24.09.1945


died only a few hours after accepting the appointment as Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean
Waldegrave,
the Hon. John Montagu Granville
J.M.G. Waldegrave
Son of the Hon. Montagu Waldegrave (afterwards 5th Baron Radstock) (1867-1953) and the Hon. Mrs. Waldegrave (Constance Marion Brodie) (died 1936), of Chelsea, London.
Married (29.06.1940) Lady Hersey Margaret Boyle (11.07.1914-1993), daughter of Capt. Patrick James Boyle, RN, 8th Earl of Glasgow; two daughters.

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29.08.1905
-
18.02.1944
(KIA)
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 81. column 1]
Midsh.
15.09.1923
A/S.Lt.
15.01.1926
Lt.
15.05.1928
Lt.Cdr.
15.05.1936
Cdr.
08.05.1942
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
23.12.1939
succesful actions against enemy submarines [investiture 05.03.40]
15.05.1919     entered RN
29.04.1924
-
(01.1925)
HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
08.04.1926
-
15.01.1927
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
16.01.1927
-
(07.1927)
promotion course, Portsmouth
15.01.1929
-
(08.)1929
HMS Vidette (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet) (temporary)
09.1929
-
(04.)1930
First Lieutenant, HMS Gannet (river gunboat) (China)
09.1930
-
(02.1931)
HMS Bee (gunboat) (China)
(01.1932)


no appointment listed
30.03.1932
-
(01.)1934
HMS Ganges (training establishment, Shotley)
29.03.1934
-
(07.1935)
First Lieutenant, HMS Hastings (sloop)
06.02.1936
-
(02.)1938
Commanding Officer, HMS Gnat (river gunboat) (China)
(06.1938)
-
(08.1938)
no appointment listed
18.08.1938
-
(09.)1939
HMS Vindictive (cruiser)
03.10.1939
-
(04.)1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Puffin (sloop)
31.08.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for training duties)
01.04.1941
-
(12.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMS Windsor (destroyer)
14.01.1942
-
01.05.1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Punjabi (destroyer)
27.05.1942
-
(08.)1943
Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
06.09.1943
-
18.02.1944
Executive Officer, HMS Penelope (cruiser) (torpedoed off Anzio)
Walker,
Frederic John
"Johnnie"
F.J. Walker (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 21312A))

statue, Liverpool
F.J. Walker (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 22020))

Son of late Capt. Frederic Murray Walker, RN. Married (1919) Jessica Eileen Ryder Stobart; three sons, one daughter.
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03.06.1896
Plymouth
-
09.07.1944

(cerebral thrombosis) Naval Hospital, Seaforth
[buried at sea]
S.Lt. 01.01.1916
Lt. 15.08.1917
Lt.Cdr. 15.08.1925
Cdr. 31.12.1931
Capt. 30.06.1942
06.1944?, seniority 30.06.1940?
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 14.09.1943 destruction of 2 U-boats, Western Approaches 24.06.43 [presented to next-of-kin]
Distinguished Service Order DSO 06.01.1942 defending convoy 3 U-boats sunk [investiture 03.11.42]
Distinguished Service Order DSO 30.07.1942 Murmansk convoys [investiture 03.11.42]
Distinguished Service Order DSO 22.02.1944 destruction U-boat, Western Approaches, 06.11.43 [presented to next-of-kin]
Distinguished Service Order DSO 13.06.1944 6 U-boats sunk in 10 days [presented to next-of-kin]
Mention in Despatches MID 16.08.1940 Dunkirk 06.40
Mention in Despatches MID 20.06.1944 U-boat probably sunk, Western Approaches
Mention in Despatches MID 01.08.1944 destruction U473, Western Approaches, 06.05.44
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne & Dartmouth (1909-1914; King's Medal).
15.05.1909     entered RN
06.1914 - 06.1916 HMS Ajax (battleship)
06.1916 - ? HMS Mermaid (sloop) (Dover)
15.08.1916 - (01.1919) First Lieutenant, HMS Sarpedon (destroyer)
1919?     Watch-Keeping Officer, HMS Valiant (battleship)
15.03.1923 - (05.)1926 HMS Osprey (anti-submarine school, Portland)
08.1926 - (07.1927) Fleet Anti-Submarine Officer, Atlantic Fleet [HMS Revenge (battleship)] (Atlantic Fleet)
31.12.1927 - (06.)1928 Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Nelson (battleship) & as Fleet anti-Submarine Officer, Atlantic Fleet
18.08.1928 - (10.)1930 Anti-Submarine Officer, HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship) [since 04.1930?: HMS Warspite (battleship)] (Mediterranean) (and for Fleet anti-submarine duties)
12.12.1930 - (02.)1931 Anti-Submarine Officer on staff of Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean [HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship)] (Mediterranean)
17.07.1931 - (01.)1932 HMS Osprey (anti-submarine school, Portland)
08.08.1932 - (09.1932) Senior Officers' Technical Course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(05.1933) - (06.1933) no appointment listed
(06?.)1933 - 09.11.1933 Commanding Officer, HMS Shikari (destroyer)
10.11.1933 - (07.1935) Commanding Officer, HMS Falmouth (sloop) (China)
(02.1936)     no appointment listed
25.07.1936 - (02.)1937 Executive Officer, HMS Valiant (battleship) (Mediterranean)
08.04.1937 - (09.1939) Commander Experimental Department, Anti-Submarine Establishment (Portland) [HMS Osprey]
25.01.1940 - 09.1941 Staff Officer (Operations) & (Anti-Submarine) to the Flag Officer Commanding Dover [HMS Lynx (RN base, Dover)]
09.1941 - 07.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Stork (sloop) & Senior Officer, 36th Escort Group
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
09.1942 - (02.)1943 Captain (D), Liverpool [HMS Eaglet (RN base, Liverpool)]
21.03.1943 - 07.1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Starling (sloop) & Senior Officer, 2nd Support Group
Literature: D.E.G. Wemyss, Walker's Group in the Western Approaches (1948); Terence Robertson, Walker, RN : the story of Captain Frederic John Walker CB, DSO and three Bars, RN  (1956); Alan Burn, Frederic John Walker RN and the Battle of the Atlantic (1993) [also published as: The fighting Captain]
Walker,
[Sir] Harold Thomas Coulthard
"Hookey"
H.T.C. Walker (Photo: HMS Hood Association) as a Lieutenant

Younger son of late Lt.Gen. Sir Harold Bridgwood Walker, KCB, KCMG, DSO (1862-1934), and late Lady Walker (Harriet Edith Coulthard).
Married (03.12.1931, St Mary's Church, Harkstead, Suffolk) Olive Marjory Berners (07.08.1897 - 11.1991) (formerly Mrs Robert M. Knowles), younger daughter of Major J.A. Berners, Woolverstone Park, Ipswich; one son, one daughter.

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18.03.1891
Plymstock, Devon
-
25.12.1975
Rowley Bristow Hospital, Pyrford, Woking, Surrey
Midsh. 1908
S.Lt. 30.05.1911
Lt. 30.04.1913
Lt.Cdr. 30.04.1921
Cdr. 30.06.1926
Capt. 31.12.1931
Cdre. 2nd cl. 15.04.1940?, till 1940
R.Adm. 08.07.1941
V.Adm. 12.12.1944 (retd 10.09.1947)
Adm. (retd) 02.09.1948
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB 01.01.1946 New Year 46 [investiture 26.02.46]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 01.01.1944 New Year 44 [investiture 18.04.44]
Mention in Despatches MID 18.09.1945 services East Indies Station 44-45
Education: St Christopher's, Bath; RN Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth.
15.09.1903     entered RN
1914 - 1918 served European War: HMS Bellerophon & HMS Vindictive (Zeebrugge raid, 1918) (wounded, lost a hand, despatches twice)
21.09.1918 - (01.1919) HMS President (miscellaneous services)
(05.1919)     Commanding Officer, HMS Mantis (Archangel River Expedition)
08.02.1922 - (08.1923) RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
15.04.1924 - (01.)1925 HMS Canterbury (cruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
03.01.1925 - (05.)1926 Executive Officer, HMS Cleopatra (cruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
19.08.1926 - 26.08.1926 Admiralty [HMS President]
26.08.1926 - (07.)1927 Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
07.11.1927 - (08.1929) Executive Officer, HMS Warspite (battleship) (Mediterranean)
28.02.1930 - (01.)1932 Executive Officer, HMS Ganges (base/training establishment, Harwich/Shotley)
10.02.1932 - (09.1932) Commanding Officer, HMS Canterbury (cruiser) (Chatham)
(01.1933)     no appointment listed
13.03.1933 - (06.)1933 senior officers' war course, RN War College, Greenwich [HMS President]
02.10.1933 - (01.)1934 course, Senior Officers' School, Sheerness [HMS President]
19.04.1934 - (02.)1936 Flag Captain, HMAS Canberra (cruiser) & Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral Commanding HM Australian Squadron
10.08.1936 - (02.)1938 Deputy Director Training and Staff Duties Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
20.05.1938 - 30.01.1939 Flag Captain, HMS Hood (battlecruiser) & Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral Commanding Battle Cruiser Squadron (Mediterranean)
31.01.1939 - 25.03.1940 Flag Captain, HMS Barham (battleship) & Chief Staff Officer to Vice-Admiral Commanding 1st Battle Squadron (Mediterranean)
15.04.1940 - (06.)1941 Commodore RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(08.1941)     no appointment listed
27.08.1941 - 12.09.1941 President of the second Board of Enquiry into the loss of HMS Hood, Admiralty [HMS President]
15.09.1941 - (10.)1941 Admiralty [HMS President] (for special and miscellaneous services)
12.11.1941 - 10.12.1943 Director of Personal Services, Admiralty [HMS President]
(02.1944)     Admiralty [HMS President]
01.05.1944 - (10.)1944 Rear-Admiral Commanding 5th Cruiser Squadron [HMS London (cruiser)]
04.12.1944 - (09.1945) Flag Officer Commanding 3rd Battle Squadron & Second-in-Command, East Indies Station [HMS Queen Elizabeth & HMS Nelson] (accepted the Japanese surrender of the Penang area)
15.03.1946 - 17.06.1947 Vice-Admiral Commanding British Naval Forces in Germany & Chief British Naval Representative in the Allied Control Commission [HMS Royal Albert]
Walker,
Horace
H. Walker

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17.03.1885
-
14.11.1955
Orpington, Kent
S.Lt.
?
Lt.
31.12.1906
Lt.Cdr.
31.12.1914 (retd 01.06.1927; own request)
Cdr. (retd)
01.06.1927
15.01.1900
 
 
entered RN
17.04.1918
-
(01.1919)
Commanding Officer, HMS Mindful (destroyer)
(08.1923)


Coast Guard *
13.11.1923
-
(01.1925)
HMS Woolwich (destroyer depot ship) (Devonport) (for destroyers in reserve)
01.1926
-
(05.1926)
HMS Douglas (dlotilla leader) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport) (additional; for destroyers in reserve)
27.12.1939
-
(02.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMS Beaver II (RN base, Immingham)
(08.1942)


no appointment listed
(02.1943)
-
(12.1943)
HMAS Cerberus (RAN training establishment/base, Williamstown, Vict.) *
08.03.1944
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Archer (escort carrier)
(07.1945)


no appointment listed
* indexed, but not listed as such
Walkey,
Howarth Seymour

H.S. Walkey
Son of Samuel Walkey, Dawlish. Devon.
Married (1923) Marjory Edith Awdry Burnard; one son.

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13.05.1900
St Germans district, Cornwall
-
20.08.1970
[Chippenham, Wiltshire ?]
Midsh.
01.05.1917
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
15.04.1921
Lt.Cdr.
15.04.1929 (retd 13.02.1943)
A/Cdr. (retd)
01.05.1940?
Cdr. (retd)
13.02.1943
A/Capt. (retd)
< 07.1948
Capt. (retd)
19.03.1947
R.Adm. (retd)
03.03.1956 (reverted to retd 1959)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
31.05.1956
HM's birthday 56 [investiture 24.07.56]
Education: RN Colleges, Osbourne & Dartmouth 
1913


joined RN
07.05.1917
-
(01.)1919
HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship)
15.08.1922
-
(08.1923)
HMS Conquest (light cruiser)
25.09.1924
-
(05.1926)
qualifying for gunnery, RN College, Greenwich [HMS Excellent]



served in West Indies, Mediterranean 
and Far East:
09.06.1927
-
(07.1927)
Assistant Gunnery Officer, HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Mediterranean)
19.02.1928
-
(08.1929)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Broke (flotilla leader) (and for Gunnery duties in flotilla) (Mediterranean)
(04.1930)


no appointment listed
15.05.1930
-
(02.)1931
Gunnery Officer, HMS Despatch (cruiser) (and as Fleet Gunnery Officer) (America & West Indies)
16.05.1931
-
(01.)1932
Gunnery Officer, HMS Delhi (cruiser) (and as Fleet Gunnery Officer)
05.08.1932
-
(09.1932)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Erebus (monitor) (Devonport)
26.05.1933
-
(07.)1935
Gunnery Officer, HMS Neptune (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
1935


joined Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty
12.12.1935
-
(02.1936)
Gunnery School, Portsmouth [HMS Excellent]
10.1936
-
(10.1938)
Ordnance Assistant, Armament Supply Department, Admiralty
03.10.1938
-
(04.)1940
Assistant Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Woolwich Area
01.05.1940
-
(02.1941)
Deputy Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Woolwich Area
01.04.1942
-
(12.1943)
Deputy Inspector of Naval Ordnance, South Wales Area
03.04.1944
-
(07.1945)
Assistant to Chief Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
19.03.1947
-
(07.1948)
Deputy Chief Inspector of Naval Ordnance (G), Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
18.04.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS President [Naval Ordnance Department?]
23.02.1953 - (01.1956) Chief Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
1956
-
1958
Vice-President, Naval Ordnance Board
1958
-
1959
President, Naval Ordnance Board
Wallace,
John Henry
J.H. Wallace
From Hove, Sussex.

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04.11.1909
-
25.08.1995
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
Cadet
01.01.1927
Midsh.
01.09.1927
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1930
S.Lt.
16.09.1930
Lt.
01.10.1932
Lt.Cdr.
01.10.1940 (retd c. 1954)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
02.10.1942
Operation Jubilee (Dieppe raid) [investiture 02.09.43]
Mention in Despatches MID
13.06.1944
sinking U-boat Mediterranean 28.02.44
Croix de Guerre (France) CdeG
?
liaison services FS Richelieu
15.05.1923     entered RN
15.01.1927
-
(07.)1927
HMS Revenge (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
15.08.1927
-
(08.1929)
HMS Nelson (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
02.01.1930
-
10.08.1930
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
11.08.1930
-
(02.)1931
promotion course, Portsmouth
13.04.1931
-
(09.1932)
HMS Wolfhound (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
03.02.1933
-
(07.)1934
HMS Wild Swan (destroyer) (China)
17.12.1934
-
(07.1935)
First Lieutenant, HMS Delight (destroyer) (China)
(02.1936)
 
 
no appointment listed
30.12.1936
-
(07.)1937
First Lieutenant, HMS Crusader (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
10.08.1937
-
(04.1940)
First Lieutenant, HMS Encounter (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
(02.1941)
 
 
HMS King Alfred (RNVR officers' training establishments, Hove & Lancing, Sussex) *
21.08.1941
-
09.1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Calpe (destroyer)
09.1942
-
03.12.1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Penylan (destroyer) (sunk by E-boat in English Channel)
25.01.1943
-
(06.)1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Anthony (destroyer)
(1944?)
 
 
British Naval Liaison Officer, French Ship Richelieu
(10.1944)
 
 
no appointment listed 
?
-
(07.1945)
HMS Lanka
(04.1946)
 
 
Admiralty [HMS President] *
20.12.1947
-
(05.1950)
Naval Provost Marshal on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
(05.1953)
 
 
HMNZS Philomel
* indexed, but not listed as such
Waller,
John William Ashley
J.W.A. Waller
Son of John Ashley Waller, JP, Beenham Court, Kingsclere, Hants, and Margaret Priscilla Lavinia Waller.
Married (1918) Adye Campbell Russell, Melbourne; one son, one daughter.

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17.01.1892
Kingsclere, Hampshire
-
09.01.1975
[San Cristobal, Menorca, Spain ?]
Midsh.
1909
S.Lt.
1912
Lt.
28.02.1913
Lt.Cdr.
28.02.1921
Cdr.
31.12.1926
Capt.
30.06.1934
R.Adm.
08.07.1943 (retd 03.05.1947?; reverted to retd 14.07.1948)
V.Adm. (retd)
03.05.1947
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.01.1946
New Year 46 [investiture 26.03.46]
Officer of the Legion of Merit (US) LM
15.10.1946
?
Education: Naval Colleges; Staff College (1928).
15.06.1904     entered RN
1914
-
1918
served in Grand Fleet:



HMS King Edward VII



HMS Royal Oak
28.10.1918
-
(01.1919)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Marlborough (battleship)
1918


qualified in torpedoes
25.04.1923
-
(08.1923)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Ramillies (battleship)
15.12.1924
-
(05.1926)
Torpedo Officer, HMS Birmingham (cruiser) (Africa) (and as Fleet Torpedo Officer, Africa Station)
29.03.1927
-
05.04.1927
Admiralty [HMS President]
05.04.1927
-
(07.1927)
Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
07.01.1929
-
(08.1929)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(04.1930)


no appointment listed
26.05.1930
-
(01.)1932
Operations Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
08.08.1932
-
(09.)1932
senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth
08.10.1932
-
(01.)1934
HMS London (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
14.11.1934
-
(02.)1936
Chief of Intelligence Staff Far East [HMS Kent (cruiser)] (China) (accomodated in HMS Tamar)
(02.1937)


no appointment listed
10.05.1937
-
(07.)1937
tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
07.08.1937
-
07.07.1940
lent to RAN:
09.10.1937
-
16.11.1939
Commanding Officer, HMAS Sydney (cruiser)
16.11.1939
-
07.07.1940
Commodore, London Depot, RAN
09.12.1940
-
(02.)1941
Chief Staff Officer to First Sea Lord [HMS President]
1941
-
1942
Naval Assistant to First Sea Lord [HMS President]
12.01.1943
-
08.07.1943
Naval ADC to the King
03.1942
-
12.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Malaya (battleship) & (1942) Flag Captain, Force H
1944
-
1945
Red Sea and Suez Canal Area
12.06.1944
-
1946
British Admiralty Maintenance and Supply Representative, Washington, USA [HMS Saker] (on Lend Lease and Administration)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
01.05.1946
-
(10.)1947
Naval Adviser to Netherlands Ministry of Marine
Waller,
Wilfred Neville
W.N. Waller
± 1917 ?
-
02.07.1948
Cadet
01.01.1935
Midsh.
01.09.1935
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1938
S.Lt.
16.07.1938
Lt.
1940?, seniority 16.10.1939
A/Lt.Cdr.
09.1943 ?
Lt.Cdr.
16.10.1947
King's Commendation Cmdn
29.08.1944
flying accident [Bar?] Harbour 29.04.44
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
01.01.1935
-
31.08.1935
cadet, HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser)
01.09.1935
-
(02.1936)
HMS Leander (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
07.01.1937
-
(07.1937)
HMS Royal Oak (battleship)
03.01.1938
-
(08.)1938
promotion course, Portsmouth
09.09.1938
-
(10.)1938
HMS Whitehall (destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
11.1938
-
(04.)1939
HMS Maori (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
03.07.1939
-
(08.1939)
pilots' course, No. 7 Flying Training School, Peterborough
(04.1940)


Fleet Air Arm
01.08.1940
-
(12.1941)
pilot, 700 Squadron FAA [HMS Cornwall]
(08.1942)


no appointment listed
(02.1943)


no appointment listed
22.02.1943
-
(06.)1943
pilot, HMS Heron
28.06.1943
-
09.1943
835 Squadron [HMS Chaser]
09.1943
-
12.1943
Commanding Officer, 835 Squadron [HMS Chaser]
01.1944
-
(06.)1944
Commanding Officer, 732 Squadron FAA [HMS Saker]
14.12.1944
-
01.12.1945
1850 Squadron FAA [HMS Vengeance]
02.12.1945
-
05.1946
Commanding Officer, 1850 Squadron FAA [HMS Vengeance]
05.1946
-
(10.1947)
Commanding Officer, 806 Squadron FAA
Wallis,
Arthur Hammond
A.H. Wallis
Married (10.01.1940, Portsmouth, Hampshire) Lucy Joyce Becher (25.02.1916 - 11.1974), elder daughter of Lt.Col. Lancelot Edward Becher, DSO (1882-1960), and Margaret Lucy Lyttelton (1882-1970), of Newstead, Godalming; ... children.

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16.09.1903
Windsor district, Berkshire / Surrey
-
04.1989

Surrey South Western district
Midsh. 15.09.1921
A/S.Lt. 15.01.1924
S.Lt. 15.10.1924
Lt. 15.07.1926
Lt.Cdr. 15.07.1934
Cdr. 31.12.1940
Capt. 31.12.1947 (retd 07.01.1957)
Cdre. 2nd cl. 18.04.1951
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE 01.01.1952 New Year 52 [investiture 12.03.52]
15.05.1917     entered RN
01.11.1921 - (08.1923) HMS Durban (light cruiser)
10.04.1924 - (01.)1925 promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
11.07.1925 - (06.1928) HMS Broke (flotilla leader, 4th Destroyer Flotilla)
03.01.1929 - (04.)1930 specialist torpedo course, HMS Vernon
18.06.1930 - (02.)!931 HMS Defiance (torpedo school ship, Portsmouth)
08.12.1931 - (08.1934) Torpedo Officer, HMS Shropshire (cruiser)
(02.1935)     no appointment listed
11.02.1935 - (10.)1938 Instructional Department, HMS Vernon (Torpedo school and experimental establishment, Portsmouth)
14.12.1936 - (08.)1938 Torpedo Officer, HMS Aurora (cruiser) & as Squadron Torpedo Officer,  Home Fleet Destroyer Flotillas
24.08.1938 - (10.1940) Torpedo Officer, HMS Nelson (battleship)
15.02.1941 - (02.)1943 in charge of Whitehead Department, HMS Vernon (Torpedo school and experimental establishment, Portsmouth, later Roedean School, Brighton)
14.04.1943 - (01.)1945 Executive Officer, HMS Illustrious
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
30.07.1945 - 31.01.1946 Admiralty [HMS President]
01.02.1946 - (10.1947) Underwater Weapons Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.05.1948 - (05.1949) HMS Osprey (for miscellaneous duties)
18.04.1950     tactical course
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
18.04.1951 - 11.1951 Senior Naval Officer, Persian Gulf [HMS Wild Goose] (CBE)
11.1951 - 03.1952 Commanding Officer, HMS Mauritius
14.03.1952 - ? for duty with Ministry of Defence and on UK Delegation of NATO Military Standardization Agency
(05.1953)     no appointment listed
08.06.1953 - (01.1956) Director of Underwater Weapon Materials Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
07.07.1956 - 07.01.1957 also: Naval ADC to the Queen
Walmsley,
Eric Norman
E.N. Walmsley (Photo courtesy of Mr James Telfer-Smith) E.N. Walmsley (Imperial War Museum © IWM (A 21164))
Married 1st Florence "Lu" Suttor, of Sydney (died 1963); one son.
Married 2nd (1965) Constance Martin (died 2000).

28.04.1909
Wimbledon, Kingston district, Middlesex / Surrey
-
10.02.2005
Hampshire
A/S.Lt. RNR 28.04.1930
S.Lt. RNR 18.09.1931
Lt. RNR 28.04.1933
Lt. (Supplementary List) 09.04.1937, seniority 28.04.1933
Lt. 1938?, seniority 28.04.1933
Lt.Cdr. 28.04.1941 (retd 28.04.1954)
A/Cdr. > 05.1950, < 05.1953
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 11.06.1942 HM's birthday 42 [investiture 27.07.45]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 05.01.1944 sinking of Scharnhorst 12.43 [investiture 27.07.45]
Education: HMS Worcester, the Thames nautical training college at Greenhithe
Went to sea as an apprentice with Elders and Fyffes, 1925. After obtaining his master's certificate, he joined the Orient Line on the mail and passenger run to Australia.
12.04.1937
-
(07.1937)
HMS Delhi (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
04.01.1938
-
(08.)1938
anti-submarine course [HMS Osprey]
10.08.1938 - (04.)1940 First Lieutenant, HMS Douglas (destroyer)
06.1940 - (08.)1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Vidette (destroyer)
27.10.1942 - 05.1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Icarus (destroyer)
24.05.1943 - (01/02.)1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Saumarez (destroyer)
05.02.1944 - (06.)1944 Commanding Officer, HMS Matchless (destroyer)
29.08.1944 - (04.)1945 RN Barracks & LCMB, Port Glasgow [HMS Monck]
(1944?)     Commanding Officer, HMS Gabbard (destoyer)
(07.1945) - (04.1946) no appointment listed
post-war


serving in the Second Sea Lord's Office & the Naval Intelligence Department:
01.06.1948
-
(05.1950)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services) [07.1948 indicated as Office of Naval Assistant to Second Sea Lord, Admiralty]
13.02.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
First Officer, then Master, at Overseas Tankship, the marine arm of Caltex, 1954-1958. Marine superintendent for a fleet of 28 ships, 1958. Next he was loaned to American Overseas Petroleum, where he helped pioneer the offshore drilling industry, advising TexaCommanding Officer, and Standard Oil on drilling locations and oil rigs. Walmsley was a member of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners and the Institute of Navigation, and a Younger Brother of Trinity House.
Walmsley,
Roy Basford
R.B. Walmsley
Only child of Cdr. Wilfred Walmsley, OBE, RN, and May Burgess, of Esher, Surrey.
14.12.1921
Medway district, Kent
-
11.02.1942

(KIA) [age 20]
[Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery, Protestant Section (Officers'), plot E, collective grave 16]
Paym.Cadet 01.01.1939
Paym.Midsh. 01.09.1939
A/Paym.S.Lt. 01.09.1941
01.09.1939 - (09.)1939 HMS Kent (cruiser) (China)
22.10.1939 - (06.)1941 HMS Dorsetshire (cruiser)
07.07.1941 - 11.02.1942 HMS Cleopatra (cruiser) (killed during a bombing of the ship at Grand Harbour, Malta)
Walmsley,
Wilfred
W. Walmsley
Married ((12?).1917, Hulme) May Burgess; one son (Paym.S.Lt. Roy Basford Walmsley, RN).
07.11.1892
Macclesfield, Cheshire
-
13.01.1966

Worthing district, Sussex
... ...
Lt. 28.10.1919
Lt.Cdr. 28.10.1927 (retd 24.04.1937; own request)
Cdr. (retd) 24.04.1937
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 01.01.1943 New Year 43 [investiture 02.02.43]
1909     joined RN
28.06.1917     commissioned RN
... - ... ...
07.1938 - (04.1946) Fire Precaution Officer, Dockyard Department, Admiralty, from 1942 Local Defence Division, Admiralty [HMS President] (OBE)
Walpole,
Horace Jeremy Spencer
H.J.S. Walpole
Son (with one sister) of Maj. Robert Spencer Hobhouse Walpole (1881-1975), and Edith Winifred Keeling (1893-1978), later of Geraldine, New Zealand.
Married (05.04.1950, St Mary's, Chatham) Mary Elizabeth Bruce Kidman ((06?).1925 - ), only daughter of Harold Joseph Kidman (1891-1941), and Violet E. Hill, of Chatham; one son, four daughters.
08.09.1924
Warwick district, Warwickshire
-
20.09.2001

Gloucestershire
Midsh. 01.01.1942
A/S.Lt. 01.09.1943
S.Lt. 1944?, seniority 01.08.1943
Lt. 01.04.1945
Lt.Cdr. 01.04.1953 (retd 29.02.1960)
Education: St George's School, nr Wellington, New Zealand; RN College, Dartmouth (Admiralty No. 1954; Grenville House, 01.05.1938-12.1941).
01.01.1942 - (08.1942) HMS Orion (cruiser)
(02.1943)     HMS Paladin (destroyer) *
10.02.1943 - (08.)1943 HMS Orion (cruiser)
(10.1943) - (12.1943) HMS Talbot (submarine depot ship, Malta) *
? - (04.)1944 submarine course
25.04.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Unrivalled (submarine)
25.07.1944 - (10.)1944 HMS Medway II (1st Submarine Flotilla base, Malta)
14.10.1944 - (07.1945) HMS Vampire (submarine)
16.02.1948 - (05.)1949 HMS Seneschal
30.09.1949 - (05.1950) HMS St Kitts
12.1952 - (05.1953) HMS Ranpura
17.03.1954 - (01.)1956 RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
14.05.1956 - (01.1957) Commanding Officer, HMS Watchful
? - (01.1959) HMS Neptune *
Ran the Farmhouse Hotel, Lower Swell, Gloucestershire, 1960-68, and then became a science teacher at Oakley Hall School, Cirencester, 1968-89. Produced a unique collection of hand-made miniature-scale model waterline ships representing the Royal Navy strength from c. 1914-2000, comprising a large group of approximately 3,000 individual vessels commissioned into service during the period.
Walter *,
Keith McNeil
K.M. Campbell-Walter
Son of Alexander McNeil Walter.
Married (1930) Frances Henriette, FSA Scot., eldest daughter and senior co­heir of Sir Edward Taswell Campbell of Airds Bay, 1st Bt, MP (died 1945); two sons, two daughters.

* changed surname from Walter to Campbell-Walter by deed poll of 19.03.1952

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31.08.1904
-
24.04.1976
Hampstead district
Midsh.
15.09.1922
A/S.Lt.
15.01.1925
S.Lt.
30.09.1925
Lt.
30.09.1927
Lt.Cdr.
30.09.1935
Cdr.
31.12.1938
A/Capt.
18.11.1943?
Capt.
31.12.1945
Cdre.
17.09.1953
R.Adm.
07.01.1955 (retd 07.07.1958)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
13.06.1957
HM's birthday 57 [investiture 16.07.57]
Mention in Despatches MID
04.05.1943
Operation Torch
Officer, Legion of Merit (United States of America) LM
28.05.1946
?
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth.
15.05.1918     entered RN
15.09.1922
-
(01.1925)
HMS Benbow (battleship) (Mediterranean)
11.01.1926
-
(05.)1926
promotion course, Portsmouth
24.07.1926
-
(07.)1927
HMS Barham (battleship) (Mediterranean)
11.1927
-
(06.)1928
HMS Warspite (battleship) (Mediterranean)
26.11.1928
-
(08.)1929
RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
02.12.1929
-
(08.)1930
qualifying for signal duties, Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
19.12.1930
-
(06.1933)
Signals Officer, HMNZS Diomede (cruiser), from 11.05.1933 HMNZS Dunedin (cruiser) & as Squadron Signals and Wireless Telegraphy Officer, New Zealand Station
(01.1934)
 
 
no appointment listed
23.04.1934
-
(02.1936)
Squadron Signals Officer, 1st Battle Squadron [HMS Revenge (battleship), later HMS Valiant (battleship)] (Mediterranean)
12.01.1937
-
(07.)1937
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
21.12.1937
-
(02.)1939
Fleet Signals Officer, Home Fleet [HMS Nelson (battleship)]
30.03.1939
-
(08.)1939
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for tactical school)
25.08.1939
-
(04.)1940
Signal Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
30.06.1940
-
(09.1940?)
HMS Hood (battlecruiser) *
08.09.1940
-
(12.1941)
Signal Department, Admiralty [HMS President] *
12.05.1942
-
(06.)1943
Executive Officer, HMS Aurora (cruiser)
08.1943
-
17.11.1943
British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, DC [HMS Saker]
18.11.1943
-
(07.1945)
Staff Communication Officer & Director of Radio Equipment (Wireless), British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, DC [HMS Saker]
(04.1946)
 
 
HMS President **
(07.1948)
 
 
no appointment listed
10.1948
-
(05.1949)
Commanding Officer, HMS Fierce & as Captain 2nd Minesweeping Flotilla
(05.1950)
 
 
no appointment listed
(05.1953)
 
 
HMS President **
17.09.1953
-
(07.1954)
Commanding Officer, HMS Sheffield & Flag Captain to Commander-in-Chief, Amercia and West Indies Station
07.07.1954
 -
07.01.1955
also: Naval ADC to the Queen
02.03.1955
-
1958
Flag Officer, Germany, and Commander Allied  Naval Forces Northern Area, Central Europe & Chief British Naval Representative in the Allied Control Commission [HMS Royal Prince (parent ship, Germany), based at Cologne]
* (02.1941) listed under both HMS Hood and Signal Department
** indexed, but not listed as such
Walter,
Philip Norman
P.N. Walter
Son of Capt. Philip Walter, RN, and Eleanor Walter; and grand­son of John Walter III, of The Times.
Married (1946) Sylvia (died 1976), daughter of J.C.M. Ogilvie­Forbes, Boyndlie, Aberdeenshire; one son.

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12.12.1898
Malta?
-
21.01.1984
Berkshire
S.Lt.
15.11.1917
Lt.
15.11.1919
Lt.Cdr.
15.11.1927
Cdr.
31.12.1932
Capt.
30.06.1940 (retd 06.06.1948; invalided)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
26.09.1940
Norway 04-06.40 [investiture 15.03.41]
Mention in Despatches MID
23.12.1939
successful actions against enemy submarines
Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (France) LegH
?
capture of Narvik [presented]
Croix de Guerre (France) CdeG
?
capture of Narvik [presented]
Education: West Downs School, Winchester (1907); RN Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth
08.1914
 
 
entered RN
1914
-
1918
served European War (Dardanelles and North Sea)
15.01.1919
-
(01.1919)
HMS President (for Cambridge University)
02.01.1922
-
(08.1923)
HMS Valiant (battleship)
03.12.1923
-
(01.1925)
HMS Durban (cruiser) (China)
(05.1926)


no appointment listed
31.07.1926
-
(07.)1927
First Lieutenant, HMS Spey (fishery protection gunboat)
21.11.1927
-
(08.)1929
HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport) (for training duties)
31.10.1929
-
(04.)1930
Commanding Officer, HMS Sutton (twin-screw minesweeper) (1st Minesweeping Flotilla)
01.08.1930
-
(09.1932)
Commanding Officer, HMS Wild Swan (destroyer) (China)
10.04.1933
-
30.07.1933
HMS President (for Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty)
31.07.1933
-
(01.)1934
Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
16.01.1934
-
(11.1934)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
25.02.1935
-
(02.)1937
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff and Director of Naval Intelligence, Navy Office, Melbourne [HMAS Cerberus]
10.05.1937
-
(07.)1937
tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
14.07.1937
-
(06.)1938
Commanding Officer, HMS Winchester (destroyer) & in command of 'Vernon' Flotilla (Portsmouth)
28.07.1938
-
1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Fame (destroyer)
01.02.1940
-
(04.1940)
Executive Officer, HMS Faulknor (destroyer)
(04.1940)
-
(06.1940)
Commanding Officer, HMS Fame (destroyer) (Norway)
(02.1941)


HMS Neptune *
(12.1941)
 
 
HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport) *
1942


commanded Inshore Squadron, N Africa (wounded, PoW)
(08.1942)
-
(10.1943)
no appointment listed
(12.1943)


Combined Operations Headquarters (for naval tactics, training & staff duties)
(04.1944)
-
(07.1945)
no appointment listed:
1944


Assistant Chief of Staff to Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief
20.11.1945
-
(10.1947)
Commanding Officer, HMS St. George (RN barracks, Gosport, Hants)
Commandant, Corps of Commissionaires, 1950-1960. Director of The Times, 1958-1964.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Walters,
Jack Dalrymple
J.D. Walters
Son of Alexander Radclyffe Walters (1868-), and Maud Beattie (1871-).

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13.12.1897
Reigate, Surrey
-
14.01.1981

Stevenage district
A/Lt.
15.09.1918
Lt.
15.05.1919 (retd 16.07.1920; own request)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
15.05.1927
A/Cdr. (retd)
25.08.1941? (reverted to retd 1945/46)
Cdr. (retd)
?
Education: RN Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth
09.1910
 
 
entered RN
1914
-
1915
HMS Doris (Mediterranean)
1916
-
1917
HMS Valiant (North Sea)
1917
-
1918
HMS Lobelia (Mediterranean)
1918


HMS Calypso (Baltic)
15.01.1919
-
(01.1919)
HMS President (for Cambridge University)
1920


HMS Tring (English Channel)
25.08.1941

(08.1942)
(08.1943)
-

-
-

(12.1943)

(06.1943)
(10.1943)

HMS Eaglet (Western Approaches Command):
 Duty Commander
 Staff Officer (Escorts) (2)

20.01.1944
-
(07.1945)
Chief Staff Officer to Naval Officer-in-Charge Naples Area [HMS Byrsa]
Walters,
John William Townshend
J.W.T. Walters
Son of William Bernard Walters and Lilian Martha Walters (née Hartridge).
Married (1949) Margaret Sarah Patricia Jeffkins; two sons, one daughter.

23.04.1926
Guildford, Surrey
-
07.05.2008
Liphook, Hampshire
Cadet
01.01.1944
Paym. Midsh. = Midsh. (S)
01.09.1944
S.Lt. (S)
?
Lt. (S)
01.01.1948
Lt.Cdr. (S)
01.01.1956
Cdr. (S)
31.12.1962
Capt. (S)
1970s
R.Adm.
07.01.1981 (retd 1984)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
1984
?
Education: John Fisher School, Purley, Surrey; jssc (1967)
01.01.1944
-
31.08.1944
special entry cadet (for accountant duties)
01.09.1944
-
1946
HMS King George V (battleship)
(04.1946)


HMS Perseus *
14.10.1946
-
(05.)1949
Captain's Secretary, HMS London
09.12.1949
-
1951
Secretary to Chief Staff Officer, HMS Condor (RN Air Station, Arbroath)
11.1951
-
(05.)1953
Staff of Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)] (for duty in Admiral's office)
(07.)1954
-
(01.1957)
Office of Vice Chief of Naval Staff [HMS President]
08.09.1957
-
(01.)1959
Squadron Supply Officer, 8th Destroyer Squadron & 3rd Frigate Squadron [HMS Cheviot]
11.12.1959
-
1962
Legal Adviser and FNIO on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS Phoenicia]
07.08.1962
-
(02.)1964
Secretary to Flag Officer Middle East [HMS Sheba]
1964
-
1966
Secretary to Naval Secretary
16.12.1967
-
(02.)1969
Supply Officer, HMS Albion
1969
-
1972
Secretary to Chief of Fleet Support
1972
-
1975
Chief Naval Judge Advocate
1975
-
1978
Captain Naval Drafting
1978
-
1980
Director Naval Administrative Planning
1980
-
1981
Defence Delegegate, UN Law of the Sea Conference
1981
-
1984
Assistant Chief of Defence Staff (Personnel and Logistics)
Called to Bar, Middle Temple, 1956. Chairman, Industrial Tribunals, Southampton, since 1987 (London Central, 1984-1987); Deputy Chairman, Data Protection Tribunal, since 1985.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Walton,
Eric William Kevin
E.W.K. Walton E.W.K. Walton
Son of Murray Walton, a missionary, and Myra Hebbert.
Married Ruth Yule; one son, three daughters.

15.05.1918
Kobe, Japan
-
13.04.2009
Prob. T/S.Lt. (E) RNVR
23.10.1939
T/S.Lt. (E)
1941, seniority 23.10.1939
T/Lt. (E)
23.04.1942
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
27.04.1943
convoy JW51B 12.42 [investiture 23.11.43]
Albert Medal (Land) AM *
08.06.1948
rescue crevasse 24.08.46 [investiture 20.07.48]
Mention in Despatches MID
18.04.1944
anti-U-boat operations Western Approaches 10-11.43
Commendation Cmdn
12.05.1953
rescue crevasse 01.01.52
Polar Medal PolM
17.07.1953
Marguerite Bay 46-47 [investiture 20.10.53]

* entitled by Royal Warrant of 1971 to the George Cross (GC), but he chose to retain the AM. Recommendation reads: "At about 12 noon on 24th August, 1946, while on a sledging journey, a member of the Survey fell through a badly-bridged crevasse and disappeared. Major Tonkin had fallen some 40 feet and was jammed in a narrow .part'of the crevasse. Ropes were lowered to him and he managed to get loops round his forearms, but no higher, and it was found impossible to pull him out as he was jammed in the ice. Lieutenant Walton volunteered to be lowered in the crevasse to free Major Tonkin by chipping. As an ice axe could not be used in the constricted space of the crevasse, the spike was sawn off and used as a hand tool. Lieutenant Walton was lowered down a wider part of the crevasse and worked his way along until he reached and succeeded in freeing Major Tonkin, who was eventually pulled to the surface, after having been three hours down the crevasse. During that time Lieutenant Walton was lowered down to him on five separate occasions, remaining down for considerable periods on each occasion. His persistence was most commendable, and it was due solely to his efforts that Major Tonkin was finally rescued.

Education: Monkton Combe School; City and Guilds College of Engineering, Imperial College, London (graduated 1939; civil engineering)
(04.1940)
-
(10.1940)
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) * [assisting with the commissioning of new ships at Tyneside]
(02.1941)
 
 
HMS Rodney (battleship) *
06.1941
-
(12.1941)
HMS Rodney (battleship)
04.1942
-
(12.1942)
HMS Onslow (destroyer)
(02.1943)
 
 
no appointment listed
15.03.1943
-
11.1943
HMS Duncan (destroyer)
29.11.1943
-
(06.)1944
HMS Petard (destroyer)
09.1944
-
(01.)1945
HMS Woolwich (destroyer depot ship)
07.02.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Relentless (destroyer)
(04.1946)
 
 
HMS President *
(07.1948)
 
 
HMS President *
Member, Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey.
Published: Two years in the Antarctic (1955) ; joint author of Portrait of Antarctica (1983)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wanklyn,
Malcolm David


M.D. Wanklyn

 

3rd son (of 6 children) of late William Lumb Wanklyn (1872-1932), egineer, and of Mrs Marjorie Josephine (Rawson) Wanklyn (1885-), Flat, 159, Chatsworth Court, W8.
Married (05.05.1938) Elspeth Kinloch (born 1912), 2nd daughter of James Kinloch; one son (Lt.Cdr. Ian David Kinloch Wanklyn, who married Penelope Malins, eldest daughter of Capt. Charles Wickham Malins, DSO, DSC, RN).

28.06.1911
The Hermitage, Alipore, India
-
14.04.1942
off North Africa in Gulf of Tripoli
(KIA) [age 30]
[Portsmouith Naval Memorial, panel 61, column 3]
Cadet
01.05.1928?
Midsh.
01.05.1929
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1931
S.Lt.
01.01.1932
Lt.
01.02.1933
Lt.Cdr.
01.02.1941
Victoria Cross VC
16.12.1941
war patrols Mediterranean 05-10.41 * [presented to next-of-kin]
Distinguished Service Order DSO
02.09.1941
war patrols 01-05.41 [presented to next-of-kin]
Distinguished Service Order DSO
25.08.1942
sinking Italian small AMM St Bon [presented to next-of-kin]
Distinguished Service Order DSO
25.08.1942
sinking U-boat & trawler Mediterranean 03.42 [presented to next-of-kin]
* On 24 May 1941 in the Mediterranean, south of Sicily, Lieutenant commander Wanklyn , commanding HM Submarine Upholder, torpedoed a troopship which was with a strongly protected convoy. The troopship sank and Upholder then endured a strong counter-attack in which 37 deoth charges were dropped in 20 minutes, before she got clear. By the end of 1941 Lieutenant-Commander Wanklyn had sunk nearly 140,000 tons of enemy shipping, including a destroyer and troop-ships, tankers, supply and store ships.
Education: Parkfield preparatory school in Haywards Heath, Sussex; RN College, Dartmouth (1925-1928)
1925


entered RN
01.09.1928
-
(04.)1930
HMS Marlborough (battleship) (3rd Battle Squadron)
23.04.1930
-
(02.)1931
HMS Renown (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
24.09.1931
-
04.04.1932
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
04.04.1932
-
(09.)1932
promotion course, Portsmouth
1932


joined submarines
15.02.1933
-
(05.)1933
HMS Vernon (torpedo school, Portsmouth) (temporary)
08.05.1933
-
(06.)1933
submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
19.08.1933
-
(08.)1934
HMS Oberon (submarine) (Mediterranean) [tender to HMS Douglas]
19.10.1934
-
(07.1935)
HMS L 56 (submarine) (Portsmouth) [tender to HMS Dolphin]
01.01.1936
-
(02.1936)
First Lieutenant, HMS H 50 (submarine) (6th Submarine Flotilla) [tender to HMS Titania]
28.01.1937
-
(08.)1938
First Lieutenant, HMS Shark (submarine) [tender to HMS Cyclops]
(10.1938)


no appointment listed
30.11.1938
-
(04.)1939
First Lieutenant, HMS Porpoise (submarine) (2nd Submarine Flotilla) [tender to HMS Lucia]
29.07.1939
-
(08.)1939
HMS Dolphin (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
02.08.1939
-
(09.1939)
First Lieutenant, HMS Otway (submarine) (5th Submarine Flotilla)
05.02.1940
-
(04.)1940
Commanding Officer, HMS H 32 (submarine)
08.08.1940
-
14.04.1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Upholder (submarine) (Mediterranean)
Literature: J. Allaway, Hero of the Upholder : the story of Lt.Cdr. M.D. Wanklyn, VD, DSO (1991)
Warburton,
Geoffrey
G. Warburton
Married ((12?).1911, Kensington district, London) Muriel Davidson.

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23.01.1887
Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire
-
04.10.1962

Essex
Lt. 15.03.1908
Lt.Cdr. 15.03.1916 (retd 14.07.1927; own request)
Cdr. (retd) 14.07.1927
Distinguished Service Order DSO 22.06.1917 ?
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 30.06.1942 firefighting tanker Phoenix when exploded
15.09.1901     entered RN
... - ... ...
06.02.1940 - (12.1941) HMS Stag (RN base, Port Said, Egypt) (Additional; for various services) (OBE)
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
01.09.1942 - (07.1945) HMS Moreta (RN base, Haifa, Palestine)
01.09.1942 - (12.1943) Executive Officer to Naval Officer-in-Charge, Palestine Ports
(04.1944) - (07.1945) Executive Officer, later Chief Staff Officer to Senior Naval Officer, Levant Area
08.1945 - (04.1946) [Commanding Officer?], HMS Sphinx (accomodation camp, Alexandria, Egypt)
Warburton-Lee,
Bernard Armitage Warburton
[initially known as:
Lee, B.A.W.]

B.A.W. Warburton-Lee B.A.W. Warburton-Lee (Photo courtesy of Mr Sandy Christie)

Son of Joseph Henry Warburton Lee (1855-1932), and Emmiline Vernon Armitage (1857-1943).
Married (09.10.1924, St James's, Sussex Gardens, Paddington district, London) Elizabeth Campbell-Swinton (11.08.1900- 12.1980), youngest daughter of Capt. & Mrs George Swinton, of Sussex Gardens, London; one son. Elizabeth Warburton-Lee remarried (1943) Arthur H.C. Sutherland.

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13.09.1895
Broad Oak,
Whitchurch, Shropshire
-
10.04.1940
(KIA) [age 44]
Narvik, Norway
[Ballangen New Cemetery, Ballangen, Nordland, Norway, British Plot IV.B.9]
Lt. 15.01.1917
Lt.Cdr. 15.01.1925
Cdr. 30.06.1930
Capt. 30.06.1936
Victoria Cross VC 07.06.1940 Battle of Narvik 10.04.40 * [presented to next-of-kin]
Norwegian War Cross NorWC 19.10.1942 Battle of Narvik 10.04.40 [presented to next-of-kin]
Mention in Despatches MID 11.12.1918 service in Grand Fleet destroyers
* For gallantry, enterprise and daring in command of the force engaged in the First Battle of Narvik, on 10th April, 1940. On being ordered to carry out an attack on Narvik, Captain Warburton-Lee learned that the enemy was holding the place in much greater force than had been thought. He signalled to the Admiralty that six German destroyers and one submarine were there, that the channel might be mined, and that he intended to attack at dawn. The Admiralty replied that he alone could judge whether to attack, and that whatever decision he made would have full support. Captain Warburton-Lee led his flotilla of five destroyers up the fjord in heavy snow-storms, arriving off Narvik just after daybreak. He took the enemy completely by surprise and made three successful attacks on warships and merchantmen in the harbour. As the flotilla withdrew, five enemy destroyers of superior gunpower were encountered and engaged. The Captain was mortally wounded by a shell which hit the bridge of H.M.S. Hardy. His last signal was "Continue to engage the enemy".
15.05.1908     entered RN
16.04.1918 - (01.1919) First Lieutenant, HMS Wrestler (destroyer)
(08.1923)     no appointment listed
28.11.1924 - (01.1925) Commanding Officer, HMS Tuscan (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
30.03.1926 - (04.)1928 Commanding Officer, HMS Walpole (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
09.04.1928 - (04.1930) Commanding Officer, HMS Vanessa (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(08.1930) - (10.1930) no appointment listed
13.01.1931 - (01.1932) staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(09.1932)     no appointment listed
07.04.1933 - (07.)1934 Commanding Officer, HMS Bryony (sloop) (Mediterranean)
(08.1934)     no appointment listed
10.1934 - (11.)1934 Commanding Officer, HMS Decoy (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
17.12.1934 - (02.1936) Commanding Officer, HMS Witch (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
12.01.1937 - (07.1937) imperial defence course, Imperial Defence College
10.01.1938 - (02.)1938 tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
14.02.1938 - (04.)1939 Flag Captain, HMS Effingham (cruiser) & as Chief of Staff to Vice-Admiral Commanding Reserve Fleet
28.07.1939 - 10.04.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Hardy (destroyer, flotilla leader) & Captain (D) 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, from [08.1939?] 2nd Destroyer Flotilla
 
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