Robert Oliver Fitzroy, RN

Born  10 Jan 1893Chelsea, London, England
Died  19 Jan 1986(93)Chelsea, London, England


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Ranks

15 Sep 1905 Cadet
15 Sep 1910 Mid.
15 Jan 1913 A/S.Lt.
15 Feb 1914 S.Lt.
15 Dec 1915 Lt.
15 Dec 1923 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1928 Cdr.
31 Dec 1936 Capt.

Retired: 2 Jan 1946


Decorations

16 Jan 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Robert Oliver Fitzroy, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Bramble (i) (J 11)Capt.Minesweeper22 Aug 193927 Mar 1940
HMS Rodney (29)Capt.Battleship10 Sep 1943Dec 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Battleship HMS Rodney (29)


9 May 1944
Welcomed General Sir Bernard Montgomery on board at Scapa Flow Orkney during a visit to "pay respects to the senior service". Rodney went on to become involved in the bombardment of "British" D-Day beaches. (1)

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