John Meynell Alleyne, Fourth Baronet

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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.

He was promoted to Lieutenant on 15 July, 1910.[1]

Served on H.M.S. Lord Clive, for which he was awarded the D.S.C.

Who was Who

ALLEYNE, Captain Sir John (Meynell) 4th Bt cr 1769; DSO 1918; DSC; RN retired

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

SUCCESSION S grandfather, 1912

CAREER Served World War I; was navigator of Vindictive when sunk to block Ostend Harbour, May 1918 (severely wounded); retired list, 1936. Served World War II

HEIR s Rev. John Olpherts Campbell Alleyne [b 18 Jan. 1928; m 1968, Honor Irwin; one s one d]

CLUB Naval and Military

ADDRESS Greenacres, Seamans Lane, Minstead, Lyndhurst, Hants Southampton 813235


  • "Capt Sir John Alleyne" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 19 December, 1983. Issue 61716, col G, pg. 14.

Service Record



  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 2.