Allan Thomas George Cumberland Peachey
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.
Leonard F. Potter
|Captain of H.M.S. Royal Oak
28 May, 1936 – 11 Jun, 1936
Thomas B. Drew
Alfred S. Russell
|Captain of H.M.S. Delhi
24 Nov, 1941 – Dec, 1943
Gilbert R. Waymouth
|Captain of H.M.S. Royal Sovereign
28 Apr, 1944 – 28 Jun, 1944
Harold T. W. Grant
|Captain of H.M.S. Enterprise
28 Jun, 1944 – 2 Oct, 1944
Sydney K. Smyth
- 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.