Benjamin Charles Stanley Martin
Vice Admiral Sir Benjamin Charles Stanley Martin KBE DSO (18 July 1891–3 June 1957) was a Royal Navy officer who was the first boy from the Royal Naval Hospital School, Greenwich, to reach ...
Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope
Admiral of the Fleet Andrew Browne Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope KT, GCB, OM, DSO & Two Bars (7 January 1883 – 12 June 1963) was a British admiral of the Second Wo...
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Victor Crutchley
Admiral Sir Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley VC, KCB, DSC, DL, RN (2 November 1893 – 24 January 1986) was a Royal Navy admiral during the Second World War and a First World War r...
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Bernard Rawlings (Royal Navy officer)
Admiral Sir (Henry) Bernard (Hughes) Rawlings GBE KCB (1889–1962) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Flag Officer, Eastern Mediterranean during World War II.
Bernard Rawlings was born...
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Project Catherine
Operation Catherine was the name of a proposed Baltic Sea offensive by the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom to be undertaken in the spring of 1940. It aimed at interdicting German seaborne commerce w...
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Martin Dunbar-Nasmith
Admiral Sir Martin Eric Dunbar-Nasmith VC KCB KCMG (1 April 1883 – 29 June 1965), was a Royal Navy officer who was awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantr...
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Max Kennedy Horton
Admiral Sir Max Kennedy Horton GCB, DSO & Two Bars, SGM (29 November 1883 – 30 July 1951) was a British submariner during the First World War and commander-in-chief of the Western Approaches ...
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William Scott Chalmers
William Scott Chalmers CBE DSC (1 May 1888 – 11 June 1971) was a Rear Admiral of the Royal Navy who served in World War I and World War II.
Chalmers was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of Dr. Q...
Patrick Brind
Admiral Sir Eric James Patrick Brind GBE KCB (1892–1963) was the first Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces Northern Europe.
Brind served in World War I on the Gunboat HMS Excellent followed by ...
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Charles Forbes (Royal Navy officer)
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Morton Forbes GCB, DSO (22 November 1880 – 28 August 1960) was a Royal Navy officer. He served in the First World War seeing action in the Dardanelles Campaign and at ...
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Henry Ruthven Moore
Admiral Sir Henry Ruthven Moore GCB, CVO, DSO (29 August 1886 – 12 March 1978) was the last British admiral to command Home Fleet during World War II. He served in that post from 1944 to 194...
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Charles Little
Admiral Sir Charles James Colebrooke Little GCB GBE (14 June 1882 – 20 June 1973) was a senior Royal Navy officer who went on to be Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.
Little joined the ...
William Tennant (Royal Navy officer)
Admiral Sir William George "Bill" Tennant KCB CBE MVO DL (2 January 1890 – 26 July 1963) was a British naval officer. He was lauded for overseeing the successful evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940. T...
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Claud Barry
Admiral Sir Claud Barrington Barry KBE CB DSO (17 July 1891 – 27 December 1951) was a Royal Navy officer who became Naval Secretary.
Educated at Cordwalles School and at the Royal Naval College, O...
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Frederick Dalrymple-Hamilton
Admiral Sir Frederick Hew George Dalrymple-Hamilton KCB (27 March 1890 – 26 December 1974) was a British naval officer who served in World War I and World War II.
Dalrymple-Hamilton was the ...
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Richard Bell-Davies
Vice Admiral Richard Bell Davies VC CB DSO AFC (19 May 1886 – 26 February 1966), also known as Richard Bell-Davies, was a British Royal Navy officer and World War I fighter pilot. He was a recipient o...
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Henry Harwood
Admiral Sir Henry Harwood Harwood, KCB, OBE (19 January 1888 – 9 June 1950), was a British naval officer who won fame in the Battle of the River Plate.
Following education at Stubbington Hou...
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Philip Mack
Rear Admiral Philip John Mack DSO* (6 October 1892—29 April 1943) was an officer of the British Royal Navy.
He was the eldest son of Major Philip Paston Mack (1854–1923) of the 12th Lancers, and K...
Arthur Palliser
Admiral Sir Arthur Francis Eric Palliser KCB, DSC (1890 – 22 February 1956) was a prominent British naval officer during World War II.
Palliser was born in Richmond, Surrey, the son of Arthur Pall...
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Namsos Campaign
The Namsos Campaign, in Namsos, Norway, and its surrounding area involved heavy fighting between Anglo-French and Norwegian naval and military forces on the one hand, and German military, naval and ai...
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Tom Phillips (Royal Navy officer)
Admiral Sir Thomas Spencer Vaughan "Tom" Phillips GBE, KCB, DSO (19 February 1888 – 10 December 1941) was a Second World War admiral in the Royal Navy. He was nicknamed "Tom Thumb", due to ...
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Henry Horan
Rear-Admiral Henry Edward Horan CB DSC (12 August 1890–1961) was a Royal Navy officer who became Commander-in-Chief of the New Zealand Division.
Horan joined the Royal Navy in 1910 and served in W...
Dunkirk evacuation
The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, France, between 27 May and 4 J...
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William Gladstone Agnew
Sir William Gladstone Agnew KCVO, CB, DSO (2 December 1898 - 12 July 1960) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served during the First and Second World Wars, and rose to the rank of vice-admiral.Agn...
George Creasy
Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Elvey Creasy, GCB, CBE, DSO, MVO (13 October 1895 – 31 October 1972) was a senior Royal Navy officer. After serving as a junior officer in the First World War, du...
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