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[[Captain (Royal Navy)|Captain]] {{SIR}} '''John Meynell Alleyne''', Fourth Baronet, D.S.O., D.S.C., Royal Navy (11 August, 1889 – 17 December, 1983) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]] during the [[First World War]].
 
[[Captain (Royal Navy)|Captain]] {{SIR}} '''John Meynell Alleyne''', Fourth Baronet, D.S.O., D.S.C., Royal Navy (11 August, 1889 – 17 December, 1983) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]] during the [[First World War]].
  
Served on [[H.M.S. Lord Clive (1915)|H.M.S. ''Lord Clive'']], for which he was awarded the D.S.C.
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==Life & Career==
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The son of Reynold Alleyne, John entered the Royal Navy ranked 45th in order of merit of sixty cadets accepted in the [[:Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of May, 1904|May 1904 intake term]] at {{UK-1Britannia|f=p}}.{{ToL|Cadetships in the Royal Navy|Thursday, Apr 21, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37374}}
  
==Who was Who==
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He was promoted to {{LieutRN}} on 15 July, 1910.{{NLMar13|p. 2}}
ALLEYNE, Captain Sir John (Meynell)
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4th Bt cr 1769; DSO 1918; DSC; RN retired
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Born 11 Aug. 1889; s of Reynold Alleyne, e s of 3rd Bt and Susanna, d of late John Meynell of Meynell Langley, Derbyshire; m 1920, Alice Violet, d of late James Campbell, and Mrs Campbell, 12 Cornwall Gardens, SW; one s two d ; died 17 Dec. 1983
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Alleyne was appointed to the {{UK-LordClive|f=tp}} from 17 June 1916 to 16 October 1918, in which role he was awarded the D.S.C..<ref>Alleyne Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52/128.|}} f. 495.</ref>
  
SUCCESSION
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He was navigator of {{UK-Vindictive}} during the raid on Ostend Harbour in May 1918, being severely wounded in the action.<ref>Alleyne Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52/128.|}} f. 495.</ref>
S grandfather, 1912
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CAREER
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Alleyne was promoted to {{LCommRN}} on 15 July, 1918.<ref>Alleyne Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52/128.|}} f. 495.</ref>
Served World War I; was navigator of HMS Vindictive when sunk to block Ostend Harbour, May 1918 (severely wounded); retired list, 1936. Served World War II
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HEIR
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Alleyne was promoted to {{CommRN}} on 31 December, 1924.<ref>Alleyne Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/52/128.|}} f. 495.</ref>
s Rev. John Olpherts Campbell Alleyne [b 18 Jan. 1928; m 1968, Honor Irwin; one s one d]
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CLUB
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He was placed on the Retired List with the rank of {{CaptRN}} dated 12 January, 1936.<ref>Alleyne Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52/128.|}} f. 495.</ref>
Naval and Military
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ADDRESS
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==World War II==
Greenacres, Seamans Lane, Minstead, Lyndhurst, Hants
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Southampton 813235
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==Footnotes==
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Appointed in command of the Armed Merchant Cruiser [[H.M.S. Asturias (1925)|''Asturias'']] on 28 April, 1943, he operated as part of the West Africa Command.<ref>[http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ship/3338.html Uboat.net]</ref>
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==Bibliography==
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==See Also==
 
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* [http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_rv=simple&_q=ADM+John+Meynell+Alleyne Service Records]
 
*"Capt Sir John Alleyne" (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Monday, 19 December, 1983.  Issue '''61716''', col G, pg. 14.
 
*"Capt Sir John Alleyne" (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Monday, 19 December, 1983.  Issue '''61716''', col G, pg. 14.
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Latest revision as of 16:56, 4 July 2021

Captain SIR John Meynell Alleyne, Fourth Baronet, D.S.O., D.S.C., Royal Navy (11 August, 1889 – 17 December, 1983) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the First World War.

Life & Career

The son of Reynold Alleyne, John entered the Royal Navy ranked 45th in order of merit of sixty cadets accepted in the May 1904 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia.[1]

He was promoted to Lieutenant on 15 July, 1910.[2]

Alleyne was appointed to the monitor H.M.S. Lord Clive from 17 June 1916 to 16 October 1918, in which role he was awarded the D.S.C..[3]

He was navigator of Vindictive during the raid on Ostend Harbour in May 1918, being severely wounded in the action.[4]

Alleyne was promoted to Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1918.[5]

Alleyne was promoted to Commander on 31 December, 1924.[6]

He was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Captain dated 12 January, 1936.[7]

World War II

Appointed in command of the Armed Merchant Cruiser Asturias on 28 April, 1943, he operated as part of the West Africa Command.[8]

See Also

  • Service Records
  • "Capt Sir John Alleyne" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 19 December, 1983. Issue 61716, col G, pg. 14.
  • Liddle, Peter H. (1985). The Sailor's War: 1914-18. Blandford Press, Ltd., Poole. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hugh F. Curry
Captain of H.M.S. Lupin
1 Aug, 1928[9]
Succeeded by
Edward B. C. Dicken
 

Footnotes

  1. "Cadetships in the Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 21, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37374.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 2.
  3. Alleyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/128. f. 495.
  4. Alleyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/128. f. 495.
  5. Alleyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/128. f. 495.
  6. Alleyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/128. f. 495.
  7. Alleyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/128. f. 495.
  8. Uboat.net
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 252.