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'''Oswald Henry Dawson''' ( – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{RearRN}} '''Oswald Henry Dawson''', K.B.E., Royal Navy (9 March, 1882 – 11 May, 1950) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Rather than being educated in {{UK-1Britannia}}, Dawson entered the navy direct from ''Worcester''.<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47.|}} f. 384.</ref>
  
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Dawson was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 30 June, 1904.{{NLMar13|p. 21}}
  
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Dawson was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 30 June, 1912.<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47.|}} f. 384.</ref>
  
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Dawson was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 31 December, 1916.<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47.|}} f. 384.</ref>
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Dawson was appointed in command of the {{UK-Capetown|f=t}} in May, 1926.{{MackieRNW}}
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In April, 1930, he was appointed in command of the {{UK-Warspite|f=t}}.{{MackieRNW}}
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==Post-War==
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Dawson was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1923.<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47.|}} f. 384.</ref>
  
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Dawson was appointed in command of the {{UK-Capetown|f=t}} in May, 1926.
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==Footnotes==
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In April, 1930, he was appointed in command of the {{UK-Warspite|f=t}}.
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Dawson was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 21 July, 1935.<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47.|}} f. 384.</ref>
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==World War II==
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Dawson was called up on 5 September, 1939 with a rank of Commodore, Second Class, [[Royal Naval Reserve]].  On 14 November, he was appointed to assist in the Liverpool Convoy Pool.  Mentioned in despatches in 1942 for his three years of devoted duty, Dawson apparently worked there through the entire war and was reverted to the Retired list on 1 September, 1945.<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47.|}} f. 384.</ref>
  
==Service Records==
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* [http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_rv=simple&_q=ADM+Oswald+Henry+Dawson Service Records]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[John Claude Hamilton|John C. Hamilton]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Barham (1914)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Barham'']]'''<br>26 Apr, 1930<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47.|}} f. 384.</ref> &ndash; 6 Sep, 1930<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47.|}} f. 384.</ref>|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Charles Arthur Robertson-Scott|Charles A. Scott]]'''}}
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Wilbraham Tennyson Randle Ford|Wilbraham T. R. Ford]]'''|'''[[Portsmouth Navigation School|Captain of Portsmouth Navigation School]]'''<br>20 Jun, 1932{{NLJul34|p. 235}}<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47.|}} f. 384.  This source MAY say 10 June.</ref> &ndash; 27 Jul, 1934{{INF}}{{NLJul34|p. 235}}|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Ernest John Spooner|Ernest J. Spooner]]'''}}
 
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Latest revision as of 13:59, 29 December 2018

Rear-Admiral Oswald Henry Dawson, K.B.E., Royal Navy (9 March, 1882 – 11 May, 1950) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Rather than being educated in Britannia, Dawson entered the navy direct from Worcester.[1]

Dawson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1904.[2]

Dawson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1912.[3]

Dawson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1916.[4]

Post-War

Dawson was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1923.[5]

Dawson was appointed in command of the light cruiser Capetown in May, 1926.

In April, 1930, he was appointed in command of the battleship Warspite.

Dawson was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 21 July, 1935.[6]

World War II

Dawson was called up on 5 September, 1939 with a rank of Commodore, Second Class, Royal Naval Reserve. On 14 November, he was appointed to assist in the Liverpool Convoy Pool. Mentioned in despatches in 1942 for his three years of devoted duty, Dawson apparently worked there through the entire war and was reverted to the Retired list on 1 September, 1945.[7]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James A. G. Troup
Master of the Fleet, Atlantic Fleet
15 Aug, 1922[8]
Succeeded by
John H. D. Cunningham
Preceded by
James A. G. Troup
Master of the Fleet
15 Aug, 1922[9] – 15 Aug, 1923[10]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John F. Finlayson
Captain of H.M.S. Diligence
15 Dec, 1924[11][12] – 15 Feb, 1926[13]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
George H. Knowles
Captain of H.M.S. Capetown
15 May, 1926[14][15] – 8 Aug, 1927[16]
Succeeded by
The Hon. E. Rupert Drummond
Preceded by
Alfred H. Norman
Director of Navigation
30 Nov, 1927[17]
Succeeded by
Kenelm E. L. Creighton
Preceded by
John C. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Barham
26 Apr, 1930[18] – 6 Sep, 1930[19]
Succeeded by
Charles A. Scott
Preceded by
Arthur H. Walker
Captain of H.M.S. Warspite
6 Sep, 1930[20] – 25 Apr, 1931[21]
Succeeded by
Charles A. Scott
Preceded by
Wilbraham T. R. Ford
Captain of Portsmouth Navigation School
20 Jun, 1932[22][23] – 27 Jul, 1934[Inference][24]
Succeeded by
Ernest J. Spooner

Footnotes

  1. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 21.
  3. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  4. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  5. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  6. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  7. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 796.
  9. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  10. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p . 232.
  12. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  13. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 221.
  15. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  16. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  17. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  18. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  19. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  20. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  21. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 235.
  23. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384. This source MAY say 10 June.
  24. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 235.