Hubert Guy Dyke Acland, Fourth Baronet
Gunnery Officer H.M.S. Illustrious and Commonwealth.
Who was Who
ACLAND, Captain Sir Hubert (Guy Dyke) 4th Bt cr 1890; DSO 1920; RN
Born 8 June 1890; y s of Sir William Alison Dyke Acland, 2nd Bt; m 1915, Lalage Mary Kathleen (d 1961), e d of Captain John Edward Acland; two s ; died 6 May 1978
SUCCESSION S brother, 1970
CAREER Lieutenant 1910; Lieutenant Commander, 1918; Commander, 1925; Captain 1932; served European War, 1914–19 (despatches, DSO); commanded 1st Minesweeping Flotilla, 1934–35 and Fishery Protection and Minesweeping Flotilla, 1935–36; lent to Royal Australian Navy, 1937–38, and commanded HMAS Australia, 1937–38 and HMAS Albatross, 1938; Senior Officer of Reserve Fleet, Devonport, 1939; Gunnery School, Chatham, Nov. 1939; commanded HMS Vindictive, 1941–42; retired list, 1942; on staff of C-in-C Rosyth, 1943 and of Flag Officer in Charge N. Ireland, 1943–45
HEIR s Antony Guy Acland [b 17 Aug. 1916; m 1st, 1939, Avriel Ann (d 1943), o c of late Captain Mervyn Edward John Wingfield-Stratford; one d; 2nd, 1944, Margaret Joan, er d of late Major Nelson Rooke; one s one d]
ADDRESS c/o Sunny Bank, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight
- The National Archives. ADM 196/52.