Allan Thomas George Cumberland Peachey

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Captain Allan Thomas George Cumberland Peachey, C.B.E., D.S.O., R.N. (23 May, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Peachey's father was a surgeon who died before he entered the navy.

Peachey joined the navy as part of a special emergency term taken into the Training Establishment in September 1914.

Peachey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1919.

Peachey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1927.

Peachey was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1933.

Peachey was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1940.

Placed on the Retired List on 7 January, 1950.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Leonard F. Potter
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Oak
28 May, 1936 – 11 Jun, 1936[1]
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Drew
Preceded by
Alfred S. Russell
Captain of H.M.S. Delhi
24 Nov, 1941 – Dec, 1943
Succeeded by
Gilbert R. Waymouth
Preceded by
Sydney Hopkins
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Sovereign
28 Apr, 1944 – 28 Jun, 1944
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Harold T. W. Grant
Captain of H.M.S. Enterprise
28 Jun, 1944 – 2 Oct, 1944
Succeeded by
Sydney K. Smyth


  1. This is inferred. Peachey's Service Record implies 18 July, 1938, but this seems unsupported by language that he was to oversee only her trials upon re-commissioning and the clarity of Drew's Service Record.