Edward Bernard Cornish Dicken

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Rear-Admiral Edward Bernard Cornish Dicken, O.B.E., D.S.C., R.N. (18 January, 1888 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Dicken was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1909. He became a fluent speaker of French.


Dicken was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1922.

Dicken was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1929.

World War II

Dicken was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 25 June, 1940.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sir John M. Alleyne
Captain of H.M.S. Lupin
Oct, 1930[1] – Oct, 1931
Succeeded by
Terence H. Back
Preceded by
Richard H. O. Lane-Poole
Captain of H.M.S. Durban
6 Mar, 1934[2] – 21 Sep, 1936
Succeeded by
Noel A. Beal
Preceded by
Cyril G. Sedgwick
Commodore in Charge at Hong Kong
3 Apr, 1937[3] – Apr, 1939[4]
Succeeded by
Arthur M. Peters
Preceded by
Lancelot V. Donne
Captain of H.M.S. Diomede
21 Jul, 1939[5] – 30 Jan, 1940[6]
Succeeded by
John W. Farquhar

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 251.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 236.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 278.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  5. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. ?.
  6. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. ?.