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Wodehouse,
Norman Atherton
N.A. Wodehouse
N.A. Wodehouse
Son of Reverend Frederick Armine Wodehouse (1842-1921) and Alice Elizabeth Juliana Powys (died 1934).
Married (22.10.1923) Theodosia Frances Boyle (born 24.06.1890), daughter of Cdr. Edward Louis Dalrymple Boyle and Theodosia Isabella Ogilvie, and widow of Douglas William Swire, Captain Shropshire Yeomanry; two sons.

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18.05.1887
Basford district, Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire
-
04.07.1941
a/b SS Robert L. Holt (sunk by German submarines)
(KIA)
[Liverpool Naval Memorial]
A/S.Lt.
30.07.1906
S.Lt.
06.04.1907, seniority 30.07.1906
Lt.
18.07.1908, seniority 30.07.1907
Lt.Cdr.
30.07.1915
Cdr.
30.06.1919
Capt.
30.06.1926
R.Adm.
02.06.1937 (retd 08.05.1940)
V.Adm. (retd)
08.05.1940
Cdre. 2nd cl. RNR
?
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
02.01.1939
New Year 39

Order of Striped Tiger of China (1919)
Royal Humane Society Silver Medal (1915)

Education: Royal Naval School, Lee­on­the­Solent; HMS Britannia; Imperial Defence College
15.01.1902
 
 
entered RN
1904


Midshipman, HMS Caesar, Atlantic Fleet
1905


Midshipman, HMS Bulwark, Mediterranean
1913


Gunnery Officer, HMS Warrior
1914
-
1918
served European War
30.08.1915
-
(01.1919)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Revenge (battleship)
1919
-
1922
Staff Commander on staff of Commander-in-Chief, China Station [HMS Hawkins (light cruiser)]
16.02.1922
-
(08.1923)
an Assistant to Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.07.1924
-
(05.1926)
Executive Officer, HMS Frobisher (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
14.03.1927
-
(07.1927)
senior officers' war course, RN War College, Greenwich
17.12.1928
-
(08.1929)
Commanding Officer, HMS Ceres (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
(04.1930)
-
(10.1930)
Commanding Officer, HMS Calypso (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
12.01.1931
-
(02.01931 senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
28.12.1931
-
(01.)1934
Commanding Officer, RN College, Dartmouth [HMS Britannia]
1935


senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth
07.05.1935
-
(07.)1935
tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
30.08.1935
-
(07.1937)
Flag Captain, HMS Barham (battleship) (Mediterranean)
19.01.1938
-
(02.)1938
HMS President (for miscellaneous or special services)
18.02.1938
-
(10.)1938
HMS President (for miscellaneous or special services)
18.10.1938
-
(02.)1939
Head of British Military Mission to Portugal [HMS President[
(04.1939)


no appointment listed
05.1939
-
(09.1939)
Rear-Admiral-in-Charge & Admiral-Superintendent  HM Dockyard Gibraltar [HMS Cormorant]
03.01.1940
-
(04.1940)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services at Admiralty)
(02.1941)


HMS President *
1941?
-
04.07.1941
Commodore of Convoys [HMS Eaglet]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wodehouse,
Philip George
P.G. Wodehouse (Photo courtesy of Mr Richard Cavendish)
Son (with two sisters and one brother)of Rev. Philip John Wodehouse (1836-1917) and Marion Bryan Wallas (1852-1922).
Married 1st (25.10.1915; marriage dissolved 1928) Beaujolois Theresa Constance Ridout (23.08.1889 - 12.1986), daughter of Arthur George Ridout (1852-1939), and Beaujolois Mabel Fanshawe (1859-1940); two daughters.
Married 2nd (06.1928) Alice Margaret Rowe (27.01.1901 - 02.1997), daughter of William Rowe.

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22.11.1883
Barnstaple, Devon
-
04.04.1973

Barnstaple, Devon
A/S.Lt. 15.09.1903?
S.Lt. 24.09.1904, seniority 15.09.1903
Lt. 01.04.1906
Lt.Cdr. 01.04.1914
Cdr. 31.12.1918 (retd 26.11.1929; own request)
Capt. (retd) 26.11.1929 (reactivated 18.09.1939) (reverted to retd 1946?)
Distinguished Service Order DSO 17.05.1918 Mediterranean
Officer, Order of the Crown (Italy) ItCrwn 21.06.1918 ?
15.01.1899     entered RN
(1915)     Commanding Officer, HMS Rattlesnake (Gallipoli 04.1915)
22.09.1916 - (01.1919) Commanding Officer, HMS Northesk (torpedo-boat destroyer)
22.01.1923 - (01.)1925 Mobilisation Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
08.04.1925 - (05.)1926 [Commanding Officer ?,] ML 291 (motor launch)
12.1926 - (02.)1927 [Commanding Officer?], HMS Carysfort (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
20.05.1927 - (07.)1927 HMS Malcolm (flotilla leader) (Reserve Fleet, Nore) (for destroyers in reserve)
(12.1927) - (07.1928) no appointment listed
(06.1929) - (08.1929) no appointment listed
18.09.1939 - (10.)1941 Commanding Officer, HMS Pegasus (depot ship, Devonport)
08.10.1941 - 06.06.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport)
(08.1942)     no appointment listed
24.08.1942 - 12.12.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Tynwald (anti-aircraft ship) (sunk by Italian submarine off Bougie)
(12.1942) - (06.1943) not indexed, so probably reverted to the retired list, but again reactivated:
02.07.1943 - 02.10.1944 Senior Officer, Thames Local Defence Flotilla [HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness)]
02.10.1944 - (07.1945) Commanding Officer, HMS Wildfire (RN base, Sheerness)
(04.1946)     no appointment listed
Wolfe,
Geoffrey Max
G.M. Wolfe
Only son of Sidney Wolfe, and the late Mrs Wolfe, of Hove, Sussex.
Married (07.10.1946, Holy Trinity Church, Brompton, Kensington district, London) Dorothy Josephine Davson, only daughter of George Charles Wolseley Davson (?-1979), and Pauline Elsie Dimes (1888-1981), of London SW15; three sons.
(09?).1911
Brentford district, Middlesex
-
23.08.2007
Wooburn Common, near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
T/Instr.Lt. 23.10.1939
T/A/Instr.Lt.Cdr. > 06.1943, < 08.1943
T/Instr.Lt.Cdr. 23.10.1945
Education: BA.
(04.1940)     short course of instruction
30.06.1940 - (12.1941) HMS Barham (battleship) (for meteorological duties)
16.03.1942 - (06.)1944 Naval Meteorological Branch, Admiralty [HMS President]
(10.144)     Naval Meteorological Branch, Admiralty [HMS President] *
08.11.1944 - (04.1946) Squadron Meteorological Officer, 11th Aircraft Carrier Squadron [HMS Venerable (aircraft carrier)]
Wonnacott,
William Ernest
W.E. Wonnacott
Son of Ernest William Wonnacott (1883-1949), and Susannah Hadassah Sarah Carpenter (1887/88-1922).
Married (1937) Katie May Prideaux (20.04.1912-11.1999), from Cornwall; one daughter, one son.
15.02.1912
Devonport district, Devon
-
(06?).1971
Plymouth district, Hampshire
A/Wt.Shipwr.
30.11.1939
Wt.Shipwr.
?, seniority 30.11.1939
A/Cd.Shipwr.
18.06.1945
Sen.Cd.Shipwr.
01.10.1948
Shipwr.Lt. (Special Duties List)
01.01.1957
Shipwr.Lt.Cdr.
01.04.1959 (retd 15.02.1962)
1926/27?


entered RN as Apprentice Shipwright
1939?
-
1940?
HMS Codrington (destroyer)
07.02.1940
-
16.06.1942
HMS Hermione (cruiser) [torpedoed & sunk by U-205 south of Crete]
17.06.1942
-
(10.)1943
HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt) (for duty with Naval Officer-in-Charge, Tripoli)
(12.1943)


no appointment listed
07.03.1944
-
(06.1944)
on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth [HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)]
(07.1945)


HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base)  *
(04.1946)


HMS Landswell (Mobile Landing Craft Advanced Base 1, Cochin) *
01.10.1946
-
(07.)1948
HM Dockyard, Portland [HMS Osprey]
19.10.1948
-
(05.)1949
HMS Unicorn (aircraft maintenance ship)
01.07.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Howe (battleship) (for miscellaneous duties)
12.02.1951
-
(05.1953)
HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)
?
-
(04.)1955
Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
17.05.1955
-
(01.1957)
on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth [HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)]
?
-
(01.1959)
HMS Tyne (destroyer depot ship)
?
-
(07.1961)
HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wood,
George Edward Cameron
G.E.C. Wood
Son of Edward and Julia Cameron Wood.
Married (11.04.1933, Edmonton district, Essex / Hertfordshrie / Middlesex) Cecily Delamere Arderne, of Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex.

Service record available upon request.

Service record available upon request.

10.07.1900
Bucklow district, Cheshire
-
05.11.1940
(KIA) [age 40]
[Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 34, column 1]
Midsh. 15.07.1916
A/S.Lt. 15.05.1918
S.Lt. 19.01.1919
A/Lt. 15.01.1921
Lt. 15.10.1920
Lt.Cdr. 15.10.1928
15.07.1916     entered RN
(01.1919)     HMS Scorpion (destroyer) *
12.05.1922 - (08.1923) HMS Venomous (torpedo-boat destroyer)
25.10.1924 - (01.1925) HMS Volunteer (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(05.1926)     no appointment listed
03.1927 - (07.)1927 HMS Wolsey (destroyer) (China)
12.10.1927 - (08.1929) HMS Emperor of India (battleship) (Atlantic)
03.09.1929 - (04.)1930 First Lieutenant, HMS Wallflower (sloop) (Africa)
17.04.1930 - (09.1932) First Lieutenant, HMS Delphinium (sloop) (Africa)
01.01.1934 - (07.)1935 HMS Centurion (target vessel)
28.08.1935 - (02.)1936 HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier) (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
09.11.1936 - (02.)1937 Commanding Officer, HMS Shikari (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
04.05.1937 - 26.07.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Centurion (target vessel) [from 14.10.1939 based at HMS Defiance]
26.08.1940 - 03.10.1940 HMS Seaborn (additional)
04.10.1940 - 05.11.1940 Executive Officer, HMS Jervis Bay (armed merchant cruiser) (& for gunnery duties)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wood,
Gordon Graham
W.E. Wonnacott
Son of ... Wood, and ... Milne.
21.12.1911
Chertsey district, Surrey
-
03.1995
Chichester, West Sussex
T/Lt. (E)
10.06.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (E)
20.02.1943? (reld > 04.1946)
24.01.1940
-
(12.1941)
HMS Hornet (Coastal Forces base, Gosport)
08.04.1942
-
(02.)1943
Engineer Officer, 16th MTB Flotilla [HMS Saker (British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, USA)]
20.02.1943
-
(08.)1943
HMS Braganza (RN base, Bombay, India)
(10.1943)
-
(10.1944)
HMS Braganza (RN base, Bombay, India) *
30.10.1944
-
(07.)1945
HMS Beehive (Coastal Forces base, Felixstowe)
20.10.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Badger (RN base, Harwich)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Woodford,
Reginald
"Reg"
R. Woodford

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19.08.1901
Newport, Isle of Wight
-
03.12.1974
East Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire
Gnr. 01.07.1930
Cd.Gnr. 01.10.1939
Lt. 10.01.1945 (retd 19.08.1951)
Lt.Cdr. (retd) 10.01.1953
Member of the Royal Victorian Order, 4th Class MVO 01.01.1955 New Year 55 [investiture 22.02.55]
... - ... ...
13.02.1939 - (05.)1939 HMS Frobisher (cadet training cruiser, Portsmouth)
03.05.1939 - (08.1942) RN College, Dartmouth [HMS Britannia]
(02.1943) - (12.1943) HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) *
21.12.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Nelson (battleship)
22.06.1944 - (01.)1945 HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
01.01.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Vernon (D) (base for port parties (Naval Parties 1571-1574), Dartmouth)
... - ... ...
Woodhall,
Eric Langton
E.L. Woodhall

Son of Gerald Frederick and Hilda Sabina Fluester Woodhall.

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16.12.1899
Paddington, London
-
21.06.1940
(KIA)
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 36, column 3]
Midsh.
15.06.1918
A/Lt.
?
Lt.
27.10.1922, seniority 15.12.1921
Lt.Cdr.
15.12.1929
A/Cdr.
12.11.1939?
Distinguished Service Order DSO
23.12.1939
successful actions against enemy submarines [investiture 06.02.40]
Member of the Royal Victorian Order, 4th Class MVO
08.08.1932
?
15.06.1918
-
(01.1919)
HMS Glorious (cruiser) (European War)
1920


HMS Centurion (Black Sea)
17.08.1922
-
(08.1923)
HMS Walrus (torpedo-boat destroyer)
(01.1925)


Plymouth Division, Royal Marines
22.06.1926
-
(07.1927)
HMS Colombo (cruiser) (North America & West Indies)
05.06.1929
-
(08.)1929
First Lieutenant, HMS Woolston (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
08.1929
-
(02.)1931
First Lieutenant, HMS Amazon (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
07.01.1932
-
1933
Commanding Officer, HMS Tiverton (twin screw minesweeper) (1st Minesweeping Flotilla)
20.07.1933
-
1936
Commanding Officer, HMS Acasta (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(02.1936)


no appointment listed
1936


Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
27.08.1936
-
(10.1938)
HMS Tamar (RN base, Hong Kong) (for duty with Petty Officers' courses)
31.07.1939
-
(08.)1939
Commanding Officer, HMS Eclipse (destroyer)
12.11.1939
-
21.06.1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Cape Howe (armed merchant cruiser)
Woodhouse,
[Sir] Charles Henry Lawrence
C.H.L. Woodhouse


Son of Rev. A.P. Woodhouse and F.D. Woodhouse.
Married (1928) Barbara Margaret, daughter of Dr H.M. Brownfield, Petersfield; three daughters.
Residence: (1947) Cossington, Petersfield, Hants.

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09.07.1893
East Retford district, Nottinghamshire
-
23.09.1978
[Warlingham, Surrey ?]
A/S.Lt. ?
S.Lt. 15.03.1914
Lt. 15.04.1915
Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1923
Cdr. 31.12.1927
Capt. 31.12.1934
R.Adm. 08.01.1944
V.Adm. 21.01.1948 (retd 15.08.1950)
Adm. (retd) 26.01.1952

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

KCB 09.06.1949 HM birthday 49 [investiture 13.07.50]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 23.12.1939 action with Admiral Graf Spee 13.12.39
Commander, Order of Merit (Chile) 06.09.1940 Concepcion earthquake 24.01.39 [award handed]
 Silver Medal of Concepcion (Chile) 1939? Concepcion earthquake 24.01.39 [award handed]
Education: RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth.
15.05.1906     entered RN
16.12.1918 - (01.1919) 2nd Gunnery Officer, HMS St Vincent (battleship)
04.1922 - (08.1923) HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
10.08.1924 - (05.1926) Gunnery Officer, HMS Coventry (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
01.1927 - (07.1927) HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
01.01.1928 - (08.1929) HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
14.01.1930 - (10.1930) staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
01.01.1931 - (09.1932) Staff Officer (Operations) to Rear-Admiral, 2nd Battle Squadron & Squadron Gunnery Officer [HMS Warspite (battleship)]
01.02.1933 - (01.1934) Executive Officer, HMS Enterprise (cruiser) (East Indies)
23.02.1935 - (02.1937) Assistant Director of Naval Equipment, Admiralty [HMS President]
10.05.1937 - (07.1937) tactical course, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
09.10.1937 - 22.04.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Ajax (cruiser) (Battle of the River Plate 13 Dec 1939)
10.06.1940 - 01.10.1940 served at Admiralty [HMS President]
01.10.1940 - (02.)1942 Director of Local Defence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
03.04.1942 - (12.)1943 Commanding Officer, HMS Howe (battleship)
08.07.1943 - 08.01.1944 also: Naval ADC to the King
13.03.1944 - (07.1945) Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty [HMS President]
03.1946 - (04.1946) Rear-Admiral, Aircraft Carriers [HMS Implacable]
04.1948 - 04.1950 Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station [HMS Norfolk, later HMS Mauritius]
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
Woodrooffe,
Thomas Borries Ralph
"Tommy"
C.H. de M. Woods
Eldest son (with one brother) of George Borries Woodrooffe, MB, BC (Cantab) (1868-1923), and Elizabeth McFarlan "Bessie" Jameson (1872?-1941).
Married (10.03.1927, Brompton Oratory, Kensington district, London) Ida Helen Duncan (05.12.1900 - (03?).1981), younger daughter of Mr & Mrs Ian Duncan, of Wellington, New Zealand; one daughter.

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24.01.1899
South Africa
-
25.03.1978
Kensington, London W8
Midsh. 01.09.1917
A/S.Lt. 19.01.1919
S.Lt. ?
A/Lt. 15.04.1921
Lt. 15.04.1923
Lt.Cdr. 15.04.1929
03?.1933, seniority 15.07.1929 (retd 21.04.1933; under Order in Council of 12.10.1925)
A/Cdr. (retd) > 10.1944, < 01.1945
Education: St Andrew's College, Grahamstown, South Africa; Clifton College (Dakyn's House; 09.1916-01.1917; 5z-5y; XV).
15.02.1917     entered RN
18.07.1917 - (05.)1919 Midshipman, HMS Resolution (Grand Fleet)
12.05.1919 - (08.)1920 HMS Scarab (river gunboat)
08.10.1920 - (01.1921) course of instruction at Cambridge University [HMS President]
(04.1922)     short course of instruction
11.05.1923 - (08.1923) HMS Philomel (light cruiser) (New Zealand Division)
16.06.1924 - (05.1926) HMS Dunedin (cruiser) (New Zealand Division)
(02.1927)     New Zealand Division *
20.04.1927 - (04.)1930 HMS Nelson (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
30.06.1930 - 09.1932 RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory] [played cricket RN XI 1930-1932]
02.09.1932 - 01.1933 HMS Valiant (battleship) (Home Fleet)
07.01.1933 - 03?.1933 HMS Pembroke (RN base, Pembroke)
[sentenced by a naval court-martial to dismissal from his position, forfeiture of three months' seniority and being severely reprimanded for absenting himself without leave for a week in February 1933]
Worked as commentator for the BBC, 1936-1939.
23.09.1939 - 02.1940 Admiralty [HMS President] (for special and miscellaneous services)
21.02.1940 - 06.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS Coventry City (anti-submarine warfare trawler)
(10.1940)     no appointment listed
17.10.1940 - 02.1944 Press Division, Admiralty [HMS President] (for duty with staff of Press Division at Ministry of Information)
02.1944 - 31.01.1946 Department of the Director of Personal Services, Admiralty [HMS President]
01.02.1946 - (04.1946) Department of the Chief of Naval Information, Admiralty [HMS President]
Published: Naval odyssey (1936; the voyage of a cruiser to the Mediterranean in 1921); River of golden sand (1936); Best stories of the navy (ed.; 1941); Best stories of the sea (ed.; 1945); In good company (1947; an account of the author's wartime experiences as a Naval Observer); Moanalua (1950; sketches of life in a wardroom on the New Zealand Station); The enterprise of England : an account of her emergence as an oceanic power (1958); The battle of the Atlantic (1965).
* indexed, but not listed as such
Woods,
Charles Humphrey de Meuron
C.H. de M. Woods
Son of Ernest Woods. Married (10.04.1920) Grace Marion Collier at Beckenham Parish Church.

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24.08.1894
-
29.05.1960
Kitale, Kenya
Midsh.
15.05.1907
A/S.Lt.
15.05.1914
S.Lt.
15.11.1914
A/Lt.
15.06.1916
Lt.
27.02.1918, seniority 15.05.1916
(retd 02.10.1920; own request)
Lt.Cdr. (retd)
15.05.1924
Cdr. (retd)
24.08.1934 (reverted to retd 18.07.1942; medically unfit)
15.05.1907
 
 
entered RN
15.01.1912


HMS Indefatigable
10.10.1918
-
(01.1919)
First Lieutenant, HMS Vanity (destroyer)
27.02.1924


applied for Master Certificate BOT (granted 19.03.1924)
04.10.1939

04.10.1939

07.07.1940
-

-

-
06.1942

07.07.1940

06.1942

HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta) (for miscellaneous duties at Malta)
additional for duty with CCB [= Contraband Control Board?] Malta
additional for staff Vice-Admiral Malta
19.06.1942 -
17.07.1942
arrived Kenya for medical board & appointment terminated (neurasthenia)
Woods,
Derek Ashfield
D.A. Woods
Son of ... Woods, and ... Jacks.
From Churt, Surrey.
19.08.1923
Croydon district, Greater London / Kent, Surrey
-
07.2004
Whyke, Chichester
Midsh.
01.01.1941
S.Lt.
16.10.1942
Lt.
16.07.1944
Lt.Cdr.
16.07.1952 (General List 01.01.1957)  (retd > 01.1957, < 07.1959)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
01.08.1944
destruction U473 Western Approaches 06.05.44 [award posted]
Mention in Despatches MID
13.06.1944
2nd Support Group, 6 U-boats sunk in 10 days

 

24.08.1942
-
(08.1942)
promotion course, Portsmouth
14.01.1943
-
(08.1943)
HMS Aberdeen (sloop)
(10.1943)
-
(12.1943)
no appointment listed
20.12.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS Wild Goose (sloop)
16.04.1945
-
(07.1945)
[CO?] HMS St Bride's Bay (frigate)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
(07.1948)

  no appointment listed
13.03.1950
-
(05.1950)
HMS Sea Eagle
(05.1953)


HMNZS Philomel II
26.07.1954
-
(01.1956)
HMS Grenville
Woods,
[Sir] Wilfrid John Wentworth
W.J.W. Woods
Son of late Sir Wilfrid Woods, KCMG, KBE, and late Ethel Maud Woods (née Palmer).
Married 1st (1930) Murray Auriol Ruth Inglis (died 1956); one daughter (one son deceased).
Married 2nd (1957) Joan Bridget Constance Eden.

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19.02.1906
-
01.01.1975
Burley, Hampshire
Midsh.
1924
S/Lt.
1926
Lt.
1928
Lt.Cdr.
1936
Cdr.
30.06.1941
Capt.
30.06.1945
R.Adm.
07.01.1955
V.Adm.
1958
Adm.
1960 (retd 1965)

GBE 1963; KCB 1960 (CB 1957); DSO 1942; Bar to DSO 1942; DL.

Education: Seabrook Lodge, Hythe, Kent; Royal Naval Colleges Osborne and Dartmouth
1927


joined Submarines
1935


First Command, HMS Seahorse (submarine)
1936


HMS Nelson
1939


RN Staff College
1939


Staff of 6th S/M Flotilla, Home Waters
1940


Commanding Officer, HMS Triumph (submarine) (Mediterranean) (DSO and Bar, Order of White Eagle of Yugoslavia)
1942


Staff of Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean
22.02.1944
-
(06.)1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Centurion (Normandy)
27.07.1944
-
(10.1944)
Staff of 3rd S/M Flotilla, Home Waters [HMS Forth]
1945
-
11.05.1945
Commanding Officer, HMS Forth & Captain (S) 3rd Submarine Flotilla
1947


Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer S/M's
1948


Admiralty, as Director of Torpedo, Anti­Submarine and Mine Warfare
1951


idc
1952


Commanding Officer, HMS Indomitable
1953


Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean as Cdre 1st Class
07.12.1955
-
11.1957
Flag Officer (Submarines)
1958
-
1960
Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic
1960
-
1962
Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet, and NATO Commander-in-Chief Eastern Atlantic Area
1963
-
1965
Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth and Allied Commander-in-Chief, Channel
1962
-
1965
also: Principal Naval ADC to the Queen
Commodore RN Sailing Association, 1963-1966. Member, Committee of Management, RNLI, 1966, Chairman, 1968-1972; President, Sea Cadet Corps Sports Council, 1966; Chairman, Foudroyant Trust, 1967. DL Hants 1971. Knight Commander, Order of King George the First of Greece, 1963.
Woodward,
Edwin Hopcraft
E.H. Woodward

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05.11.1905
Oxford, Berkshire
-
01.1985
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Seaman
? [J100412]
A/Gnr.
01.10.1936
Gnr.
?, seniority 01.10.1936 (retd < 07.1948)
A/Cd.Gnr.
18.06.1945
A/Lt.
?
(07.1937)
-
(07.1937)
no appointment listed
29.08.1937
-
(04.1940
HMNZS Wakakura (trawler) [lent to New Zealand government]
15.11.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Latona (minelayer)
(08.1942)


no appointment listed
24.11.1942
-
(07.1945)
HMS Queen Charlotte (anti-aircraft range, Ainsdale on Sea, Southport, Lancashire)
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
Woodward,
Edward Arthur
"Teddy"
E.A. Woodward (Photo courtesy of Mr Richard Scott) E.A. Woodward (Photo courtesy of Mr Richard Scott)
E.A. Woodward (Photo courtesy of Mr Tony Drury)
E.A. Woodward (Photo courtesy of Mr Tony Drury)
E.A. Woodward (Photo courtesy of Mr Tony Drury) 
Only son of Mr & Mrs E.A. Woodward, of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Married (26.10.1933) Betty Hart, only daughter of Mr & Mrs V. Anwyl Hart, of Northern Transvaal, South Africa.
Later relationship with Barbara "Lott" Myers (who changed name by deed poll to Woodward) (died 24.09.2007); no children.

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18.12.1910
Buenos Aires, Argentina
-
27.05.1997
Adelaide, South Australia
Cadet 01.05.1928
Midsh. 01.01.1929
A/S.Lt. 01.05.1931
S.Lt. 16.11.1931
Lt. 16.08.1933
Lt.Cdr. 16.08.1941
Cdr. 30.06.1944 (retd 02.04.1946)
Distinguished Service Order DSO 07.04.1942 12 war patrols Mediterranean [investiture 07.07.42]
Distinguished Service Order DSO 21.07.1942 sunk U-331 12.01.42 &tc. [investiture 07.12.43]
Distinguished Service Order DSO 04.05.1943 sinking 11000 tons of shipping Eastern Mediterranean [investiture 07.12.43]
Education: Dorset schools; HMS Britannia (15.09.1924-1928).
01.05.1928 - (06.1928) HMS Benbow (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
28.03.1929 - (02.)1931 HMS Warspite (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
30.04.1931 - (01.)1932 promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
(09.1932)     no appointment listed
03.05.1933 - (06.)1933 HMS Douglas (submarine flotilla leader) (Mediterranean) (for submarines)
09.1933 - (01.)1934 HMS Rover (submarine) (Mediterranean)
22.03.1934 - (07.1935) HMS Regulus (submarine) (China)
(02.1936)     no appointment listed
21.12.1936 - (02.)1938 HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for submarines)
(06.1938)     no appointment listed
13.07.1938 - (08.)1939 HMS Triumph (submarine) (5th Submarine Flotilla) (and for duty with submarines)
10.09.1939 - (12.1939) HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for submarines)
(02.1940)     no appointment listed
04.03.1940 - 15.08.1940 Commanding Officer, HMS H 28 (training submarine)
14.09.1940 - 31.08.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS Unbeaten (submarine) (10th Submarine Flotilla, Malta) [02.1942 on sick leave]
26.10.1942 - 12.12.1942 Commanding Officer, HMS P 314 [later renamed HMS Tactician] (submarine)
04.01.1943 - (07.)1945 HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for submarines) [at some point in charge of the 'perisher' submarine Commanding Officer's qualifying course]
(10.1945) - (04.1946) HMS Cyclops (submarine depot ship) *
Joined Vickers at Barrow-in-Furness, being involved in development work on the German Type XVIIIB U-boat. Later represented Vickers in Pakistan. Skippered a charter yacht in the Mediterranean (being involved in dubious practices), before emigrating to Australia. KSJ. FINucE.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Woollerton,
Robert Collet
R.C. Woollerton

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31.03.1890
Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
-
02.12.1949
A/S.Lt.
15.11.1909
S.Lt.
02.11.1910, seniority 15.11.1909
Lt.
05.12.1911, seniority 15.02.1911
Lt.Cdr.
15.02.1919
Cdr.
30.06.1924 (retd 23.05.1936)
Capt. (retd)
23.05.1936
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
04.06.1934
HM's birthday 34
15.05.1906  


entered RN
... -
...
...
02.02.1928
-
(08.1929)
Executive Officer, HMS Berwick (cruiser) (China)
(04.1930)


no appointment listed
15.05.1930
-
(02.)1931
Executive Officer, HMS Marlborough (battleship)
19.10.1931
-
(01.)1932
senior officers' technical course, Portsmouth [HMS President]
(09.1932)


no appointment listed
11.10.1932
-
(07.1935)
Commander Superintendent of Contract-Built Ships (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), Naval Equipment Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(02.1936)


no appointment listed
22.05.1939
-
(04.1946)
an Assistant to the Director of Naval Ordnance, Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
Woolley,
Herbert George Arthur
H.G.A. Woolley (Photo courtesy of Mrs Marion Mattingly)
Elder son of Lt.Col. (Quartermaster) Henry Woolley, and Harriet Woolley, of The Woodlands, Dersingham, Norfolk.
Married (1926, Paris, France) Marion Clare Ruddy, younger daughter of T. Ruddy, of Brentwood Park, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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13.02.1896
Chalton, Woolwich district, London
-
07.1976
Washington, DC, USA
Assistant Clerk 01.1914
A/Paym.S.Lt. 15.07.1917
Paym.S.Lt. 04.11.1921, seniority 15.04.1917
Paym.Lt. ?, seniority 15.04.1919
Paym.Lt.Cdr. = Lt.Cdr. (S) (emgcy) 15.04.1927 (emgcy 11.1928) (reverted to emgcy > 07.1945, < 04.1946)
A/Paym.Cdr. = A/Cdr. (S) (emgcy) < 12.1941
T/Paym.Capt. (emgcy) from > 04.1940 to < 12.1941
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 05.1919 for distinguished services in the Gallipoli Peninsula, and afterwards as senior Secretary's Clerk to the Vice Admiral, Dover Patrol
- Ntce 28.08.1918 name brought to notice: rendered good service in attending wounded and during the transportation of wounded at sea, Ostend, 09/10.05.1918
Officer, Legion of Merit (USA) LM 17.09.1946 adviser to US Service Departments on Combined Operations questions
15.01.1914     entered RN
1914     on staff of R.Adm. De Robeck, Commanding 9th Cruiser Squadron [HMS Amphitrite] (Dardanelles)
      Secretary's Clerk to R.Adm. Douglas Nicholson [HMS Hibernia]
02.1918     senior Secretary's Clerk to V.Adm. Roger Keyes in Dover Patrol
07.08.1922 - (08.1923) HMS Valiant (battleship)
19.08.1924     course for accounting officers wishing to qualify for the duties of secretaries to flag officers, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
01.01.1925 - (01.)1925 HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)
01.05.1925 - 01.06.1925 Admiralty [HMS President]
01.06.1925 - 16.05.1927 Secretary to Naval Secretary to First Sea Lord [HMS President]
16.05.1927 - 11.1928 Secretary to Rear-Admiral Commanding 2nd Cruiser Squadron [HMS Curacoa (cruiser), later HMS Vindictive (cruiser)]
Resigned from the Royal Navy in order to take up residence in California, USA.
29.08.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Malabar (RN base, Bermuda) (for service at Bermuda)
24.08.1940 - (12.1941) Admiralty [HMS President] (for special and miscellaneous services)
(08.1942) - (07.1945) no appointment listed: seconded to US Service Departments as adviser on Combined Operations
Post-war at  World Bank.
Wootten,
Patrick William Wootten
P.W.W. Wootten

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09.03.1901
Epsom district, Surrey
-
15.11.1979
Badgworth Court, near Axbridge, Weston-super-Mare district, Somerset
Midsh.
15.08.1917
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
15.01.1921
Lt.
15.12.1922
Lt.Cdr.
15.12.1930
Cdr.
31.12.1937
A/Capt.
10.1943?, till 12.1943
Capt.
30.06.1945 (retd 11.12.1948)
06.09.1917
-
(01.1919)
HMS Repulse (battlecruiser)
10.02.1923
-
(01.1925)
HMS Calcutta (cruiser) (North America and West Indies)
20.03.1926
-
(05.1926)
pilot's course, RAF Base, Gosport
(07.1927)


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) *
(08.1929)


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) [attached to RAF] *
27.12.1929
-
(10.1930)
HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Mediterranean)
13.01.1931
-
(02.1931)
staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
15.01.1932
-
(01.1934)
Staff Officer (Operations) to Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [HMS Queen Elizabeth (battleship)]
01.1935
-
(07.)1935
Staff Officer (Operations) to Commander-in-Chief, Africa Station [HMS Carlisle (cruiser)]
25.11.1935
-
(02.)1938
HMS Repulse (battlecruiser) (Mediterranean)
08.06.1938
-
(10.1938)
Plans Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
23.05.1939
-
(04.)1940
Trade Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
05.11.1940
(02.1941)
(08.1942)
(10.1943)
-

-

(10.)1943

(08.1943)
HMS Indomitable (aircraft carrier)
in command while under construction
Executive Officer
CO
10.1943
-
12.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Speaker (escort carrier)
08.12.1943
-
(07.1945)
Plans Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
(04.1946)


no appointment listed
07.07.1946
-
(07.1948)
Naval Attaché, Washington
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wormell,
Paul Howard
P.H. Wormell
17.03.1911
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
-
01.06.1997
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Midsh.
01.01.1929
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1931
S.Lt.
22.08.1932, seniority 01.11.1931
Lt.
01.11.1933
Lt.Cdr.
01.11.1941 (retd 01.05.1955; own request)

Mention in Despatches

MID

11.12.1945
wind up Europe 45
19.03.1929
-
(08.1929)
HMS Durban (cruiser) (America and West Indies)
06.01.1930
-
(04.)1930
HMS Heliotrope (sloop) (America and West Indies)
02.09.1930
-
(10.)1930
HMS Barham (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
02.12.1930
-
(02.)1931
HMS Valiant (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
30.04.1931
-
(01.)1932
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
08.09.1932
-
(01.1934)
HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Mediterranean)
03.1935
-
(07.)1935
acting observer, RAF Station, Halfar [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
31.08.1935
-
(02.)1937
observer, HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
(07.1937)


no appointment listed
03.01.1938
-
(10.)1938
observer, HMS Furious (aircraft carrier) (Home Fleet)
29.12.1938
-
(02.)1939
observer, HMS Courageous (aircraft carrier) (Home Fleet)
06.03.1939
-
(02.1941)
observer, 700 Squadron FAA [HMS Cornwall (cruiser)]
04.03.1942
-
(06.1944)
instructional staff, HMS Goshawk (RN Air Station, Piarco, Trinidad)
02.10.1944
-
(07.1945)
Operations Officer, HMS Queen (escort carrier)
08.10.1945
-
(04.1946)
observer, HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)
28.07.1947
-
(07.1948)
Naval Air Organisation and Training Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
04.07.1949
-
(05.1950)
HMS Mercury II
16.06.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS President (for miscellaneous services)
?
-
(04.1955)
Naval Weather Service Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
Wraith,
John Somerton
"Johnny"
W.F.C. Wreford
Only son of Col. Ernest Arnold Wraith, CBE, DSO, and Gwendolen O'Connell-Jones, of Esher.
Married (27.06.1942) Elizabeth Adey (04.03.1914-?), widow of Lt. J.E. Moore, RN, of Alverstoke, Hampshire, eldest daughter of Harold Stephen Adey (1875-1950) and Frances Mary Adey (1885?-1965), of Harpsden, Henley-on-Thames.
(06?).1913
Derby district, Derbyshire
-
17.10.1943
(MPK) [age 30]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 72, column 3]
Cadet
01.09.1930
Midsh.
01.05.1931
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1933
S.Lt.
01.06.1934
Lt.
01.06.1937
Distinguished Service Order DSO
07.04.1942
17 war patrols Mediterranean [investiture 12.05.42]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
12.11.1940
good service in recent patrols [investiture 12.05.42]

Mention in Despatches

MID

20.07.1943
3 patrols Mediterranean
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (1928-1930).
06.09.1930
-
(02.)1931
HMS Renown (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
25.07.1931
-
(06.)1933
HMS Exeter (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
28.09.1933
-
08.09.1934
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
09.04.1934
-
(11.)1934
promotion course, Portsmouth
31.12.1934
-
(02.)1935
submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
31.05.1935
-
(07.)1937
HMS Phoenix (submarine) (China) [tender to HMS Medway]
03.09.1937
-
(08.)1938
HMS L 27 (submarine) [tender to HMS Titania]
07.08.1938
-
(04.)1939
HMS Sunfish (submarine) [tender to HMS Dolphin]
05.06.1939
-
(08.1939)
HMS H 43 (submarine) (Portsmouth) [tender to HMS Dolphin]
07.03.1940
-
(04.)1940
HMS Forth (submarine depot ship)
20.06.1940
-
(10.)1940
HMS Cachalot (minelaying submarine)
05.12.1940
-
(02.)1941
HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) & for duty with submarines
14.06.1941
-
06.1942
Commanding Officer, HMS Upright (submarine)
18.06.1942
-
17.10.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Trooper (submarine) (chariot attack on Palermo 01.1943; mined East of Leros)
Wreford,
William Frederick Carew
W.F.C. Wreford (Photo courtesy of Mr Roy Lourens)
Son (with three sisters and two brothers) of John Frederick Wreford, BA (1859-1932), and Marion Gertrude Johnston (1869-1956).
Married ((09?).1938, Barnstaple district, Devon) Dorothy Maud Warburton (25.06.1908 - 03.1986); one son, one daughter (twins).

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18.05.1905
Tawstock, Barnstaple district, Devon
-
27.06.1981
Surrey South Eastern district
Midsh. 01.05.1923
A/S.Lt. 15.09.1925
S.Lt. 16.07.1927, seniority 30.04.1926
Lt. 30.01.1928
Lt.Cdr. 30.01.1936 (retd 18.05.1948)
A/Cdr. 01.04.1940?
Cdr. (retd) 18.05.1948
A/Capt. (retd) < 05.1953
Capt. (retd) > 05.1953

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

CBE

01.01.1965 New Year 65
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Coronation Medal 1953 Cor M 53 - -
Education: RN College, Dartmouth (15.01.1919-...).
? - 14.05.1923 HMS Thunderer (training cruiser)
02.07.1923 - (08.)1923 HMS Warspite (battleship)
03.11.1923 - (01.1925) HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
01.01.1926 - 30.01.1927 promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
31.01.1927 - (07.)1927 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Excellent]
20.10.1927 - (06.1928) HMS Ramillies (battleship) (Mediterranean)
24.06.1929 - (08.1929) HMS Barham (battleship) (Mediterranean)
01.02.1930 - (02.)1931 HMS Whirlwind (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
24.09.1931 - (09.)1932 qualifying for gunnery duties, HMS Excellent
01.10.1932 - (06.)1933 HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport) (for gunnery school)
04.08.1933 - (01.)1934 Assistant Gunnery Officer, HMS Royal Oak (battleship) (Mediterranean)
14.05.1934 - (08.)1934 HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport) (for gunnery school) (temporarily)
16.08.1934 - (07.1935) Gunnery Officer, HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier) (China)
01.01.1936 - (02.)1937 an Assistant Inspector of Naval Ordnance (on probation) (directly under the Chief of Naval Ordnance), Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty
01.04.1937 - 31.03.1940 an Assistant Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Sheffield Area (under the Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty)
01.04.1940 - 05.1942 Deputy Inspector of Naval Ordnance, South Wales Area (under the Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty)
05.1942 - 25.09.1943 a Deputy Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Birmingham Area (under the Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty)
26.09.1943 - (04.1946) an Assistant to the Chief Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(10.1947) - (07.1948) Ordnance Assistant, Armament Supply Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
(05.1949) - (05.1950) HMS President (for miscellaneous and special services)
? - (05.1953) Indian Navy
Wright,
Alfred Wordsworth
A.W. Wright (Photo courtesy of Mr Nicholas Parks Young)

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21.03.1880
Sheffield, Yorkshire
-
06.03.1972
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
Lt.Cdr. 06.02.1937 (retd)
18.12.1939 - (10.1940) HMS Collingwood (training establishment, Fareham, Hampshire)
... - ... ...
Wright,
David Kent
D.K. Wright (Photo courtesy of Mr Kark Sellar)
1925 ?
Johannesburg, South Africa ?
-
Cadet 01.09.1942
Midsh. 01.05.1943
S.Lt. 1945?, seniority 01.08.1944
Lt. 16.04.1946
Lt.Cdr. 16.04.1954 (retd 25.04.1960)
1939-19145 Star 39|45 St - -
Atlantic Star Atl St - -
Burma Star Bur St - & clasp Pacific
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
Naval General Service Medal Nav GSM - & clasps Malaya / Near East
Korea Medal Kor M - -
United Nations Service Medal UN SM - & clasp Korea
01.05.1943 - (06.)1944 HMS Renown (battlecruiser)
(10.1944)     HMS Renown (battlecruiser) *
(01.1945)     no appointment listed
(07.1945)     no appointment listed
24.09.1945 - (04.1946) HMS Saga (submarine)
13.01.1948 - (07.1948) HMS Teredo
18.03.1949 - (05.1949) HMS Vulture (RN Air Station, St Merryn, nr Padstow, Cornwall)
(05.1950)     no appointment listed
(05.1951)     HMS Terror *
(05.1953)     no appointment listed
(07.1954) - (04.1955) HMS Mull of Galloway *
(01.1956)     no appointment listed
(01.1957)     HMS Reggio *
(01.1959) - (01.1960) HMS Sanderling *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wright,
Dudley Eric
D.E. Wright

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26.12.1901
Portsmouth
-
23.09.1980
Grimsby district, Lincolnshire
Seaman
? [J92143]
?
A/Gnr. (T)
01.10.1931
Gnr. (T)
> 09.1932, seniority 01.10.1931
Cd.Gnr. (T)
01.04.1941
Lt.
18.10.1949 (retd 26.12.1951)

Mention in Despatches

MID

01.01.1940
New Year 40
Mention in Despatches MID
27.08.1940
Dutch, Belgian & French coasts 05.40
29.12.1931
-
(09.1932)
HMS Voyager (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
04.05.1933
-
(01.1934)
HMS Campbell (flotilla leader) (Home Fleet)
16.05.1935
-
11.09.1936
Commanding Officer, HMNZS Wakakura (trawler)
11.09.1936
-
(07.1937)
Gunnery Officer, HMNZS Wakakura (trawler)
01.12.1937
-
(04.1939)
HMS Nelson (battleship) (Home Fleet)
02.05.1939
-
(09.1939)
HMS Belfast (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
19.01.1940
-
(05.1940)
HMS Malcolm (destroyer)
(02.1941)


no appointment listed
05.1941
-
(02.)1943
HMS Sandhurst (depot ship)
07.03.1943
-
(06.1944)
HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces training establishment, Fort William)
21.05.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Indomitable (aircraft carrier)
(04.1946)


HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth) *
15.12.1947
-
(07.)1948
HMS Mull of Kintyre (motor craft)
09.1948
-
(05.1950)
HMS Graemsay (minesweeping trawler)
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wright,
Francis Ernest
F.E. Wright

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10.01.1888
-
20.11.1966
A/S.Lt.
30.04.1908?
S.Lt.
21.12.1908, seniority 30.04.1908
Lt.
27.03.1911
Lt.Cdr.
27.03.1919 (retd 30.10.1929; own request)
Cdr. (retd)
30.10.1929
15.09.1904
 
 
entered RN
09.03.1918
-
(01.1919)
Commanding Officer, HMS Tarpon (torpedo-boat destroyer)
10.02.1922
-
(08.1923)
Commanding Officer, HMS Romola (torpedo-boat destroyer)
11.03.1924
-
(01.1925)
Commanding Officer, HMS Violent (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
16.02.1926
-
(07.1927)
Assistant to Captain-in-Charge & Executive Officer, HMS Malabar (RN base, Bermuda)
(08.1929)


no appointment listed
22.08.1939
-
(02.1940)
HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta) (for miscellaneous duties)
06.02.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMS Stag (RN base, Port Said)
27.02.1942
-
(12.1943)
HMS Cressy (RN base, Dundee)
Wright,
Frederick George
"Fred" / "Jimmy"
F.G. Wright (Photo courtesy of Mrs Heather Hamer)
Son of William Wright, a naval orderly at Royal Naval Hospital in Haslar, and Edith
Lucy Wright (née Bolden).
Married 1st (12.1934) Florence Kate Birch; one daughter.
Married 2nd (10.09.1948); Elizabeth Robertson (née Henderson); one daughter.
15.08.1909
Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire
-
12.12.1980
Exeter, Devon
Boy 2nd cl.
20.01.1925
Boy 1st cl.
1926?
Ord.Sea.
12.11.1926?
AB Sea.
15.05.1928?
A/Ldg.Sea.
25.06.1932?
Ldg.Sea.
07.1935
Gnr.
01.04.1937
A/Lt.
18.05.1941
Lt.
12.1941, seniority 01.01.1939
A/Lt.Cdr.
01.05.1945
Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1947 (retd 15.08.1954)

Mention in Despatches

MID

28.11.1944
Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
20.01.1925
-
21.04.1926
HMS Ganges (training establishment, Shotley)
30.04.1926
-
11.11.1926
HMS Columbine (RN base, Port Edgar)
12.11.1926
-
19.07.1927
HMS Tiger (battlecruiser; sea going gunnery firing ship, Portsmouth)
20.07.1927
-
14.08.1927
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
14.08.1927
-
14.05.1928
HMS Nelson (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
15.05.1928
-
21.07.1928
HMS Dauntless (cruiser) (Chatham)
01.08.1928
-
04.10.1928
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
05.10.1928
-
02.1930
HMS Caradoc (cruiser) (America and West Indies Station)
26.02.1930
-
03.1930
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
31.03.1930
-
11.1930
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
21.11.1930
-
05.1931
HMS Concord (cruiser; signa school cruiser, Portsmouth)
11.05.1931
-
05.1932
HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
10.05.1932
-
06.1932
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
25.06.1932
-
21.07.1934
HMS Fowey (sloop) (East Indies Station)
02.11.1934
-
01.1935
HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
18.01.1935
-
06.1937
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
19.06.1937
-
29.09.1938
HMS St Vincent (boys' training establishment, Forton Barracks, Gosport)
30.09.1938
-
27.10.1938
HMS Effingham (cruiser) (Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth)
28.10.1938
-
31.03.1939
HMS St Vincent (boys' training establishment, Forton Barracks, Gosport)
01.04.1939
-
06.10.1940
HMS Deptford (sloop)
07.10.1940
-
18.05.1941
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
09.06.1941
-
07.1941
HMS Blyth (Bangor class minesweeper)
16.08.1941
-
28.07.1942
HMS Selkirk (Hunt class minesweeper)
29.07.1942
-
11.1943
First Lieutenant & Gunnery Officer, HMS Durban (cruiser)
08.12.1943
-
03.1945
Gunnery Officer, HMS Warspite (battleship)
14.03.1945
-
09.1945
HMS Western Isles (work up base, Tobermory)
28.09.1945
-
01.1946
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
01.02.1946
-
19.05.1948
Gunnery Officer, HMS Implacable (aircraft carrier)
15.06.1948
-
06.1949
HMS Unicorn (aircraft maintenance ship)
01.07.1949
-
06.1950
HMS Howe (battleship) (for miscellaneous duties)
01.07.1950
-
08.1950
HMS Orion (cruiser)
30.08.1950
-
10.1951
HMS Vengeance (aircraft carrier)
08.10.1951
-
15.08.1954
HMS Drake (RN base, Devonport) (initially shown under "miscellaneous duties" while on staff, later as in command of RN Range, Wembury)
Wright,
Frederick Henry
F.H. Wright
16.05.1909
-
24.07.1978
A/Lt.
04.01.1942
Lt.
25.05.1943, seniority 16.02.1940
Lt.Cdr.
16.02.1946
?, seniority 16.02.1948 (retd < 04.1955)
(08.1942)


HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria) *
22.07.1942
-
(01.)1943
HMS Stag (RN base, Port Said)
24.01.1943
-
(12.)1943
HMS Cleopatra (cruiser)
24.12.1943
-
(06.1944)
First Lieutenant, HMS Mounsey (frigate)
31.01.1945
-
(04.1946)
First Lieutenant, HMS Savage (destroyer)
10.1946
-
(07.1948)
HMS Royal Arthur (training establishment, Corsham, Wilts.)
02.01.1950
-
(05.1950)
HMS Liverpool (cruiser)
06.12.1952
-
(04.1955)
Commanding Officer, HMAS Barwon & as Commanding Officer, Reserve Ships, Melbourne
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wright,
Frederick Henry
F.H. Wright
?
-
A/Gnr.
01.01.1939
Gnr.
?, seniority 01.01.1939
(02.1939)
-
(04.1939)
short course of instruction
24.04.1939
-
(08.1939)
Gunnery School, Devonport [HMS Drake]
27.08.1939
-
(02.1941)
HMS Aberdeen (sloop)
(08.1942)
-
(12.1943)
no appointment listed
(04.1944)
-
(04.1946)
HMS Inglis (frigate) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wright,
Frederick John
F.J. Wright

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21.04.1907
-
12.06.2000
West Surrey district
Chief Petty Officer
? [C/J 108620]
T/A/Gnr. (T)
20..09.1943
T/Gnr. (T)
?, seniority 20.09.1943
Distinguished Service Medal DSM
01.01.1944
New Year 44: HMS Kelvin [investiture 29.02.44]

Mention in Despatches

MID

11.12.1945
wind up Europe 45
(1943)


Chief Petty Officer, HMS Kelvin (destroyer)
(10.1943)


no appointment listed
15.11.1943
-
(04.1946)
HMS Javelin (destroyer)
Wright,
John Piachaud
J.P. Wright
From Uppingam, Rutland.

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05.11.1902
Skipton district, West Riding of Yorkshire
-
05.04.1980
Weymouth district
A/S.Lt.
15.09.1922
S.Lt.
1922
Lt.
15.06.1924
Lt.Cdr.
15.06.1932
Cdr.
30.06.1936
Capt.
30.06.1940 (retd 07.01.1950)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
10.06.1954
Dep.Asst.Dir, MoD
Distinguished Service Order DSO
07.06.1940
1st Battle of Narvik [investiture 21.10.41]
Distinguished Service Order DSO
31.03.1942
attack battlecruisers Nore 12.02.42 [investiture 07.07.42]

Mention in Despatches

MID

01.05.1945
Operation Meridian (air strikes on Palembang 24/29.01.45
Education: RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth
03.01.1923
-
(08.1923)
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
25.04.1924
-
(01.1925)
HMS Vortigern (destroyer) (Atlantic Fleet)
05.10.1925
-
(05.1926)
observers' course [HMS Excellent]
03.05.1927
-
(07.)1927
naval observers' air pilotage and meteorology course, RAF Base, Calshot
17.12.1927
-
(08.1929)
HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier) (China)
(04.1930)


no appointment listed
10.07.1930
-
(09.1932)
HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
(01.1934)


no appointment listed
05.07.1934
-
(02.)1936
School of Naval Co-operation, Lee-on-Solent
25.08.1936
-
18.02.1938
Naval Air Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
18.02.1938
-
(08.)1938
Air Personnel Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
23.08.1938
-
(04.)1940
Commanding Officer, HMS Hostile (destroyer)
07.1940
-
(02.1941)
Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer-in-Charge, Malta [HMS St Angelo]
(1942)


HMS Mackay (destroyer)
06.07.1942
-
(06.1944)
Director Naval Air Warfare and Flying Training Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
09.06.1945
-
(07.1945)
Chief Staff Officer, 1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron, British Pacific Fleet [HMS Formidable]
(04.1946)


Admiralty [HMS President] *
1940s?
-
1940s?
HMS Guardian (British Pacific Fleet)
09.06.1948
-
(07.1948)
Flag Captain & Chief Staff Officer, 3rd Aircraft Carrier Squadron [HMS Theseus (aircraft carrier)]
Deputy Assistant Director, Ministry of Defence.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Wright,
Noel
N. Wright

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24.12.1890
-
18.04.1975
... ...
Paym.Capt. = Capt. (S) 30.06.1939 (retd)
A/R.Adm. (S) < 07.1945
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB 1946 ?
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 1919 ?
... - ... ...
15.02.1944 - (07.1945) Administrative Staff, Western Approaches [HMS Eaglet]
Wright,
[Sir] Royston Hollis
R.H. Wright
Son of Thomas Henry and Lydia Maude Wright.
Married (22.12.1945, Chapel, RN College, Greenwich, Kent) 2nd Officer Betty Lilian Gladstone, WRNS (26.10.1910-01.01.1988), daughter of Mrs N.V. Gladstone, and widow of
Lieutenant (E) John Esmond Ackery, DSC, RN; no children.

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29.09.1908
Kingston district, Middlesex / Surrey
-
18.07.1977
Downton, Wiltshire
Naval Cadet
1927
Midsh.
01.01.1928
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1930
S.Lt.
1931, seniority 01.03.1930
Lt.
01.06.1931
Lt.Cdr.
01.06.1939
Cdr.
31.12.1940
Capt.
31.12.1946
R.Adm.
07.01.1956
V.Adm.
31.01.1959
Adm.
26.01.1962
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire GBE
13.06.1964
HM's birthday 64 [investiture 15.07.64]
Kinght Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
10.06.1961
HM's birthday 61 [investiture 13.07.61]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
12.06.1958
HM's birthday 58 [investiture 15.07.58]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
01.01.1941
New Year 41 [investiture 25.02.41]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
04.04.1944
Aegean operations mined & sunk 22.10.43 [award posted]
Mention in Despatches MID
21.12.1943
Operation Husky (invasion of Sicily, 07.43)
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1944
New Year 44
? ?
29.01.1946
Greek Aristeon Andrias (Gold Medal for Valour): rescue HMHS Adrias 22.10.44 [award presented]
Education: Haileybury College, Hertford (1922-1926)
07.02.1928
-
(08.1929)
HMS Suffolk (cruiser) (China)
(04.1930)
 
 
no appointment listed
01.05.1930
-
(02.)1931
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
29.12.1931
-
(09.)1932
HMS Wryneck (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
13.12.1932
-
(02.)1935
HMS Ganges (training establishment, Shotley, Ipswich, Suffolk)
30.04.1935
-
(02.)1937
First Lieutenant, HMS Escort (destroyer) (Home Fleet)
15.04.1937
-
(04.)1939
HMS Vindictive (cadet training cruiser)
27.04.1939
-
02.1941
Commanding Officer, HMS Beagle (destroyer)
11.11.1941
-
03.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Derwent (destroyer)
24.03.1943
-
22.10.1943
Commanding Officer, HMS Hurworth (destroyer)
(12.1943)
 
 
no appointment listed
18.03.1944
-
(07.1945)
staff, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
04.04.1946
-
(04.1946)
Executive Officer, HMS Appledore (Combined Operations base & training establishment, Fremingham Camp, Appledore)
01.1948
-
(05.)1949
Commanding Officer, HMS Wakeful
06.03.1950
-
1951
Director of Manning Department (under Department of Personal Services), Admiralty [HMS President]
1952


Imperial Defence College
(05.1953)
 
 
no appointment listed
07.09.1953
-
(07.)1954
Commanding Officer, HMS Triumph
31.01.1955
-
01.1956
Commodore RN Barracks, Devonport [HMS Drake]
01.1956
-
14.02.1958
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff [HMS President]
15.04.1958
-
(01.)1959
Flag Officer Flotillas, Home Fleet [HMS Birmingham]
03.12.1959
-
14.09.1961
Flag Officer, Scotland [HMS Cochrane (RN barracks, Donibristle)]
28.09.1961
-
(02.)1964
a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel
1964
-
1965
Chief of Naval Personnel and Second Sea Lord, Ministry of Defence
Wyatt,
[Sir] Arthur Guy Norris
A.G.N. Wyatt
S
on of late Arthur Norris Wyatt and May (née Reynolds).
Married (1922) Anne Christine, daughter of late
Hon. James Hogue, Sydney, NSW; no children.

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08.03.1893
Whitegate, Cheshire
-
09.11.1981
[Woodbridge, Tasmania, Austr. ?]
Lt.
30.09.1915
Lt.Cdr.
30.09.1923
Cdr.
31.12.1929
Capt.
30.06.1936
A/R.Adm.
01.05.1945?
R.Adm.
05.07.1945
V.Adm.
22.10.1948 (retd 1948)
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE
09.06.1949
HM's birthday 49 [investiture 12.07.49]
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
01.01.1948
New Year 48 [investiture 10.02.48]
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1945
New Year 45
Education: Stubbington; RN Colleges Osborne & Dartmouth
15.01.1906


joined RN
1914
-
1918
served European War, commanded HM TBD Beagle, 1918
1918


joined Royal Naval Surveying Service
20.11.1918
-
(01.1919)
HMS Melisande (yacht)



surveys in Home Waters, Australia, New Zealand, East Africa, West Indies, Mediterranean, East Indies, Persian Gulf and Labrador:
13.03.1922
-
(08.1923)
Executive Officer, HMS Kellett (surveying vessel)
17.12.1923
-
(01.1925)
Executive Officer, HMS Herald (surveying vessel)
(05.1926)


no appointment listed
08.02.1927
-
(08.)1929
Commanding Officer, HMS Beaufort (surveying vessel)
07.10.1929
-
(02.)1931
Commanding Officer, HMS Ormonde (surveying vessel)
15.10.1931
-
(01.)1932
Commanding Officer, HMS Fitzroy (surveying vessel)
12.06.1932
-
(01.)1934
Commanding Officer, HMS Challenger (surveying vessel)
28.03.1935
-
(07.)1935
Commanding Officer, HMS Flinders (surveying vessel)
19.09.1935
-
(02.1936)
Superintendent of Chart Branch, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President] *
15.02.1937
-
(09.)1939
Commanding Officer, HMS Endeavour (surveying ship)
20.11.1939
-
(04.)1940
HMS President (for special and miscellaneous services)
29.07.1940
-
(02.1941)
Assistant Hydrographer (2) of the Navy, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
16.06.1942
-
(06.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMS Challenger (surveying ship) (South East Asia and SW Pacific) (despatches)
01.05.1945
-
(05.)1950
Hydrographer of the Navy, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
* (02.1937) still indexed, but no longer listed as such
Wyatt,
Peter Joseph
P.J. Wyatt
Son of Col. Francis Joseph Caldwell Wyatt, and ... Tate.
Married 1st (03.04.1937, Malta) Christine Mary Clayton (29.04.1910-), daughter of John Clayton, Clerk in Holy Orders.
Married 2nd; ... children (one daughter?).
07.08.1914
Medway district, Kent
-
21.01.1997
Dartmouth, Torbay district, Devon
Cadet
01.01.1932
Midsh.
01.09.1932
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1935
S.Lt.
07.04.1936, seniority 01.05.1935
Lt.
01.10.1936
?, seniority 01.04.1936
Lt.Cdr.
01.04.1944
Cdr.
31.12.1947
Capt.
30.06.1954 (retd 31.08.1963)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
08.06.1963
HM's birthday 63 [investiture 16.07.63]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
23.03.1943
convoy JW51B coastal escort 31.12.42 [investiture 09.11.43]
Mention in Despatches MID
14.09.1943
destruction U-boat Western Approaches 05.43 &tc.
21.01.1932
-
(01.)1934
HMS Sussex (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
15.06.1934
-
(11.1934)
HMS Valiant (battleship) (Home Fleet)
03.01.1935
-
(07.1935)
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
25.01.1936
-
(02.)1936
HMS Boreas (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
09.1936
-
(02.)1938
HMS Hostile (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
04.04.1938
-
(08.)1938
long navigation course [HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)]
13.09.1938
-
(04.1940)
Navigating Officer, HMS Grimsby (escort vessel) (China)
(02.1941)
 
 
no appointment listed
29.08.1941
-
(02.)1943
Navigating Officer, HMS Onslow (destroyer)
(05.)1943
-
1943
Navigating Officer, HMS Offa (destroyer) *
07.1943
-
(06.)1944
HMS Dryad (navigation school, Portsmouth)
25.09.1944
-
(04.)1946
Navigating Officer, HMS Vengeance (aircraft carrier)
(07.1948)
-
(05.1949)
Admiralty [HMS President] **
(05.1950)
 
 
no appointment listed
15.03.1953
-
(05.1953)
Commanding Officer, HMS Plucky (minesweeper)
(07.1954)
 
 
Admiralty [HMS President] **
(04.1955)
 
 
Admiralty [HMS President] **
01.10.1955
-
(01.1957)
Commanding Officer, HMS Harrier (RN School of Aircraft Direction and Meteorology, Kete, Pembrokeshire)
26.04.1958
-
10.1959
Commanding Officer, HMS Cardigan Bay (frigate) & Captain (F) 3rd Frigate Squadron
09.05.1960
-
(07.)1961
Director of Manning, Manpower Department, Admiralty [HMS President]
03.10.1961
-
(02.1963)
Commanding Officer, HMS Dryad and in charge of Navigation and Direction School, Portsmouth
* (06.1943) still indexed, but no longer listed as such
** indexed, but not listed as such
Wykeham-Martin,
Maurice Fairfax
M.F. Wykeham-Martin
Son of ... Wykeham-Martin, and ... Perry.
(06?).1912
Newton Abbot district, Devon
-

14.07.1940
(MPK) [age 27]

[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 37, column 1]
Midsh.
01.01.1931
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1933
S.Lt.
16.01.1934
Lt.
16.01.1936
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
23.12.1939
sinking a U-boat & torpedoing a cruiser, North Sea 13.12.39 [investiture 06.02.40]
14.05.1930
-
(09.1932)
HMS Norfolk (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
04.05.1933
-
07.01.1934
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
08.01.1934
-
(07.)1934
promotion course, Portsmouth
31.12.1934
-
(02.)1935
submarine course, Portsmouth [HMS Dolphin]
13.04.1935
-
(07.1935)
HMS L 54 (submarine)
15.01.1936
-
(02.)1936
HMS L 53 (submarine) (Portsmouth)
22.10.1936
-
(02.)1937
HMS Grampus (submarine) (and for duty Class I with submarines)
05.1937
-
(07.1937)
HMS Osiris (submarine) (China)
01.1938
-
(02.)1938
HMS Douglas (flotilla leader) (Mediterranean) (for submarines)
04.1938
-
14.07.1940
First Lieutenant & Torpedo Officer, HMS Salmon (submarine) (missing, presumed killed when ship was mined off the coast of Norway)
Wylam,
Arthur Thomas
A.T. Wylam
Son (with one sister) of John Wylam (1864-1907), and Caroline Elizabeth Smale (1867-1942).
Married ((12?).1934, Devonport district, Devon) Dorothy May Fox (16.08.1902 - 03.1996); two sons, one daughter.

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25.06.1896
Tamar, Devonport, Devon
-
13.09.1975
Hythe hospital, New Forest district, Hampshire
Boy 2nd class 15.09.1913 [J26912]
Boy 1st class 14.11.1913
Ordinary Seaman 25.06.1914
Able Seaman 01.01.1915
Leading Seaman 01.07.1918
Petty Officer 01.05.1920
Chief Petty Officer ? (retd 1936)
Wt. Recruiter = Cd. Recruiter 15.08.1942
1914-1915 Star 14|15 St - -
British War Medal 1914-1920 BWM 14|20 - -
Victory Medal VM - -
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
King's Jubilee Medal 1935 JubM 1935 -
Long Service Good Conduct Medal (Naval) LSGCM 13.08.1929 -
Education: RN Hospital School, Greenwich (1908). Was refused to join RN on medical grounds. Worked at Devonport Dockyard (as a messenger).
15.09.1913     HMS Vivid I (Devonport)
29.03.1914     HMS Carnarvon (cruiser)
16.08.1915     HMS Vivid I (Devonport) [28.10.1915 Seaman Gunner]
16.05.1916     HMS Carysfort (cruiser)
20.11.1917     HMS Vivid I (Devonport) [30.04.1918 Gunlayer II]
13.08.1918     HMS Orion (dreadnought)
01.04.1920     HMS Vivid I (Devonport)
27.04.1920     HMS Satyr (destroyer) [tender to HMS Woolwich (destroyer depot ship)]
07.08.1920     HMS Vivid I (Devonport) [29.09.1921 Gunner's Mate]
02.01.1922     HMS Voyager (destroyer [tender to HMS Columbine (Rosyth)]
06.06.1924     HMS Vivid I (Devonport) (possibly as instructor)
19.02.1927     HMS Volunteer (destroyer) [tender to HMS Egmont II (Malta)]
1936 - 1958 on staff of Royal Navy Recruiting Officer, Newcastle [in Navy List no appointment shown]
Chairman of the Hythe Golden Age Club, a position he held until June 1975.
Wyldbore-Smith,
Hugh Deane
H.D. Wyldebore-Smith (Photo: HMS Hood Association)
H.D. Wyldebore-Smith
Eldest son of late Capt Hugh Francis Wyldbore Wyldbore-Smith, RN.
Married (05.05.1937) Rachel Caroline Lucy Orlebar (08.08.1906-1999), daughter of the Rev Edward Yard Orlebar, of Crawley Park, nr Bletchley, Buckinghamshire; two sons.

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15.02.1907
Portsmouth
-

24.05.1941
(MPK) [age 34]
[Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 45, column 1]
Cadet
15.09.1920 [= 1923?]
Midsh.
?
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1927
S.Lt.
16.08.1928, seniority 01.11.1927
Lt.
01.12.1928
Lt.Cdr.
01.12.1936
A/Cdr.
?
15.05.1924
-
(05.1926)
HMS Barham (battleship) (Mediterranean)
28.04.1927
-
(07.1927)
promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
02.1928
-
(06.)1928
promotion course, Portsmouth
15.08.1928
-
(10.)1930
HMS Viscount (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
06.12.1930
-
(02.)1931
signals course, HM Signal School, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
17.12.1931
-
(09.1932)
Signals Officer, HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) & for Signals and W/T duties  in flotilla (China)
(01.1934)


no appointment listed
20.04.1934
-
(02.)1936
Signal School (Experimental), Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
20.03.1936
-
(06.)1938
Signals Officer, HMS Norfolk (cruiser) & Fleet Signals and W/T Officer, East Indies
(10.1938)


no appointment listed
12.12.1938
-
(08.)1939
Commanding Officer, HMS Doon (trawler, fishery protection)
28.08.1939
-
(04.)1940
Flag Lieutenant-Commander & Squadron Signal & Wireless Telegraphy Officer to Rear/Vice-Admiral Commanding Aircraft Carriers [HMS Ark Royal (aircraft carrier)]
08.1940
-
(02.)1941
Flag Lieutenant-Commander to Rear-Admiral Commanding Aircraft Carriers [HMS Illustrious (aircraft carrier)] (and for Squadron Signal & Wireless Telegraphy duties)
?
-
24.05.1941
HMS Hood (battlecruiser) (missing, presumed killed when ship was sunk by German battleship Bismarck in North Atlantic)
Wynne,
Trethowan Campbell Trevredyn
T.C.T. Wynne
Only child of Sir Trevredyn Rasleigh Wynne, KCSI, KCIE, VD (1853-1942), and Winifred Conduitt (1877?-1951).

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30.11.1897
Nagpur, India
-
29.05.1980
nursing home, Hove, East Sussex
Midsh. 02.08.1914
A/S.Lt. 15.11.1916
Lt. 15.02.1919
Lt.Cdr. 15.02.1927
Cdr. 30.06.1933 (retd 30.11.1947)
A/Capt. 02.04.1943?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 03.02.1942 Battle of Cape Matapan [decoration posted]

Mention in Despatches

MID

08.01.1942 withdrawal from Crete
Officer, Legion of Merit (USA) LM 28.05.1946 ?
01.1911     entered RN
? - 01.01.1915 HMS Formidable (ship sunk)
18.01.1915 - 15.01.1917 HMAS Australia [lent to RAN]
      HMS Ure (torpedo-boat destroyer)
      HMS Redoubt (torpedo-boat destroyer)
? - (01.1919) Admiralty [HMS President]
18.12.1922 - (08.1923) Navigating Officer, HMS Cornflower (sloop)
08.11.1924 - (01.)1925 Navigating Officer, HMS Newark (twin-screw minesweeper)
01.09.1925 - (07.)1927 Navigating Officer, HMS Ceres (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
04.10.1927 - (06.1928) staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich [HMS President]
11.02.1929 - (02.)1931 Navigating Officer, HMS Tiger (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
28.02.1931 - (01.)1932 British Naval Mission to Greece
14.03.1932 - 11.1932 Navigating Officer, HMS Curacoa (cruiser)& as Squadron Navigating Officer, 3rd Cruiser Squadron (Mediterranean)
11.1932 - (06.1933) Navigating Officer, HMS Delhi (cruiser) & as Squadron Navigating Officer, 3rd Cruiser Squadron (Mediterranean)
(01.1934)     no appointment listed
21.01.1934 - (08.)1934 staff course, Staff College, Camberley [HMS President]
16.08.1934 - (11.1934) Navigating Officer, HMS Victoria and Albert (HM's yacht, Portsmouth)
(02.1935)     no appointment listed
23.04.1935 - (07.)1935 Navigating Officer, HMS Amphion (cruiser) (while under construction at Portsmouth)
23.09.1935 - 1935 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth] (for tactical course)
07.12.1935 - (07.1937) Executive & Navigating Officer, HMS Amphion (cruiser) & as Fleet Navigating Officer and Staff Officer (Operations), Africa Station
(02.1938) - (06.1938) no appointment listed
23.05.1938 - 1938 HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for course)
04.07.1938 - 29.05.1941 Executive Officer, HMS Orion (light cruiser)
29.05.1941 - (12.1941) Commanding Officer, HMS Orion (light cruiser)
(08.1942) - (02.)1943 Staff Officer (Intelligence) to Captain-in-Charge, Jamaica [HMS Morgan] [date of appointment shown as: 30.06.1941]
02.04.1943 - (01.)1945 Staff Officer (Intelligence) on staff of British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, USA [HMS Saker]
01.1945 - (07.)1945 Commanding Officer Inshore Squadrons [HMS Byrsa]
01.11.1945 - (04.)1947 Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty [HMS President]
       
 
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