Royer Mylius Dick

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Rear-Admiral Royer Mylius Dick, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.C., (14 October, 1897 – 10 January, 1955) was an officer in the Royal Navy. He specialised in signals.

Life & Career

Promoted to Lieutenant on 15 November, 1918.[1]

Dick spoke French and was an acting interpreter in 1920.[2]

On 3 May, 1924, he was made Flag Lieutenant to Boyle and Squadron Signal officer.

On 15 November, 1926, he was promoted to Lieutenant-Commander.[3]

Married Agens Mary Harben on 3 November, 1928 at St. Paul's Church in Knightbridge.[4]

Dick was promoted to Commander on 30 June, 1933.[5]

Dick was appointed in command of the B-class destroyer Basilisk on 2 August, 1938.[6]

World War II

He was promoted to Captain on 30 June, 1940.[7]

Promoted to Rear-Admiral on the retired list on 8 July, 1949.[8]

Papers

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John W. Durnford
Captain of H.M.S. Resolution
Apr, 1944[9] – Jul, 1944[10]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Frederick R. Parham
Captain of H.M.S. Belfast
Jul, 1944[11] – 1946[12]
Succeeded by
Edward K. Le Mesurier
 

Footnotes

  1. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/120. f. 66.
  2. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/120. f. 66.
  3. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/120. f. 66.
  4. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/120. f. 66.
  5. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/120. f. 66.
  6. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/120. f. 66.
  7. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/120. f. 66.
  8. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/120. f. 66.
  9. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.