Allan Poland DSO, RN
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|15 Jan 1905|| ||Mid.|
|15 Mar 1908|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 Mar 1909|| ||Lt.|
|15 Mar 1917|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1921|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1928|| ||Capt.|
|5 Jan 1940|| ||Rear-Admiral|
Retired: 7 Jan 1940
|20 Sep 1918|| ||DSO|
|21 Dec 1943|| ||CBE|
Warship Commands listed for Allan Poland, RN
|HMS Despatch (D 30)||Capt.||Light cruiser||31 Jul 1939||19 Feb 1940|
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5 Dec 1939
The German merchant Dusseldorf (4930 GRT) was captured by HMS Despatch (Capt. A. Poland, DSO, RN) off Punta Caldera in Chilean territorial waters.
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