Arthur David Torlesse, RN

Born  24 Jan 1902
Died  19 Jul 1995(93)


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Ranks

15 Sep 1921 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1922 S.Lt.
15 Aug 1923 Lt.
15 Aug 1931 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1935 Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Capt.
7 Jul 1951 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 16 Dec 1954


Decorations

1 Jan 1946 DSO
1 Jan 1953 CB

Warship Commands listed for Arthur David Torlesse, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Suffolk (55)Cdr.Heavy cruiser31 May 19408 Jul 1940
HMS Hunter (ii) (D 80)Capt.Escort Carrier10 Sep 194429 Dec 1945

Career information

He had been XO of HMS Suffolk 7/39-7/40 & survived the 18/4/40 damage.

He was CO of HMS Triumph 1/50-4/51, RAC Op Hurricane "Campania" Monte Bello Atomic Trials 52/53, FO Ground Training 5/53-11/54.

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