Patrick William Beresford Brooking

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Admiral (retired) Patrick William Beresford Brooking, D.S.O.*, C.B. (30 October, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Brooking was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 October, 1917.[1]

Brooking was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 October, 1925.[2]

Brooking was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1930.[3]

Brooking was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1937.[4]

Brooking was appointed in command of the light cruiser Sirius twice – first from 27 Feburary, 1942 to 20 May, 1943 and then again from 20 June 1943 to 29 October, 1943.[5] Herbert Wyndham Williams held command for the intervening month.

Brooking was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 5 July, 1946.[6]

Brooking was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 3 August, 1949.[7]

Brooking was placed on the Retired List on 15 August, 1950 and promoted to the rank of Admiral (retired) on 18 March, 1953.[8]

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John A. Giffard
Captain of H.M.S. Ceres
7 Jul, 1935
Succeeded by
Arthur H. S. Casswell

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