Charles Alfred Evelyn Stanfield, RN

Born  6 Jun 1900

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15 Jul 1916 Mid.
15 May 1918 A/S.Lt.
15 Jan 1919 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1920 Lt.
15 Jun 1928 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1934 Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jul 1949


15 May 1945 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Charles Alfred Evelyn Stanfield, RN

HMS Deptford (L 53 / U 53)Cdr.Sloop11 Jan 193819 Jan 1940
HMS Colombo (D 89)Capt.Light cruiser8 Feb 194028 Aug 1941
HMS Mauritius (80)Capt.Light cruiser23 Oct 194416 Sep 1946
HMS Malaya (01)Capt.Battleship25 Apr 194528 Apr 1945

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Battleship HMS Malaya (01)

25 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Malaya (Capt. C.A.E. Stanfield, RN) departed Plymouth for Portsmouth.

[No mention on escorts, but it seems unlikely the ship was not escorted as German submarines were still operating in British waters.] (1)

25 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Malaya (Capt. C.A.E. Stanfield, RN) arrived at Portsmouth. She was to be used as training vessel / barracks ship from now on. She was decommissioned in early / mid May. (1)


  1. ADM 53/121735

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