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.[1]

Dicken was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1917.[2]

Dicken was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1922. He served as executive officer in Marlborough from 1925 to 1927.[3]

Dicken was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1929.[4]

World War II

Dicken was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 25 June, 1940 and placed on the Retired List the following day.[5]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
The Hon. Alexander R. M. Ramsay
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Paris
c. Sep, 1922 – c. 1925
Succeeded by
James M. Pipon
Preceded by
Sir John M. Alleyne
Captain of H.M.S. Lupin
29 Oct, 1930[6][7] – Oct, 1931[8]
Succeeded by
John M. Howson
Preceded by
John C. Annesley
Captain of H.M.S. Durban
6 Mar, 1934[9][10] – 21 Sep, 1936[11]
Succeeded by
Noel A. Beal
Preceded by
Cyril G. Sedgwick
Commodore in Charge at Hong Kong
3 Apr, 1937[12] – 30 Apr, 1939[13]
Succeeded by
Arthur M. Peters
Preceded by
Lancelot V. Donne
Captain of H.M.S. Diomede
21 Jul, 1939[14] – 30 Jan, 1940[15]
Succeeded by
John W. Farquhar

Footnotes

  1. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  2. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  3. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  4. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  5. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  6. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 251.
  8. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  9. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 236.
  11. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 278.
  13. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. 75.
  14. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. ?.
  15. Dicken Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/75. f. ?.