Peter Dawnay

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Vice-Admiral Peter Dawnay, K.C.V.O., C.B., D.S.C. (14 August, 1904 – 1989) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Paddington.

Dawnay was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1927.[1]

Dawnay was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1935.[2]

Dawnay was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1940.[3]

Dawnay was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1946.

Dawnay was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 7 January, 1956.[4]

Dawnay was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 7 January, 1959.[5]

Retired 1 February, 1962.[6]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ralph D. B. Haddon
Captain of H.M.S. Liverpool
27 Dec, 1944 – 4 Jul, 1945
Succeeded by
Leslie S. Saunders

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