Marshal Llewelyn Clarke

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Admiral (retired) SIR Marshal Llewelyn Clarke, D.S.C., C.B., K.B.E., R.N. (9 May, 1887 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Basutoland.

Clarke was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1909.

Clarke was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1917.

Post-War

Clarke was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1922.

Clarke was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1929.

Clarke was appointed in command of the light cruiser Concord in December, 1929.

World War II

Clarke was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 5 January, 1940.

Clarke was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 3 April, 1943.

Clarke was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Admiral on 16 October, 1945.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Malcolm R. J. Maxwell-Scott
Captain of H.M.S. Tarantula
1 Aug, 1927 – 13 Sep, 1929
Succeeded by
Edye K. Boddam-Whetham
Preceded by
Albert J. Robertson
Captain of H.M.S. Concord
Dec, 1929[1] – 18 Dec, 1930[2]
Succeeded by
Algernon R. Smithwick
Preceded by
Charles A. A. Larcom
Captain of H.M.S. Courageous
25 Jan, 1939[3] – Jul, 1939[4]
Succeeded by
William T. Makeig-Jones
Preceded by
The Hon. George Fraser
Captain of H.M.S. Furious
May, 1939[5] – Jan, 1940[6]
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Troubridge

Footnotes

  1. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  2. Smithwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/310. f. ?.
  3. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 269.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.