Robert Lionel Brooke Cunliffe
Life & Career
Cunliffe was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, X.
World War II
Cunliffe was appointed in command of the aircraft carrier Illustrious and as Flag Captain and Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral Commanding, Home Fleet on 31 August, 1943, vice Grantham. He held the post exactly one year before being named in command of the Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport as a Commodore, Second Class, vice Tudway.
Edward C. Thornton
|Captain of H.M.S. Milford
Dec, 1937 – 13 Nov, 1939
Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton
|Captain of Royal Naval College, Dartmouth
19 Dec, 1939 – 11 Apr, 1942
Edward A. Aylmer
Bertram H. Ramsay
|Flag Officer-in-Charge, Dover
23 Apr, 1942 – 1 Aug, 1942
Henry D. Pridham-Wippell
Lionel C. P. Tudway
|Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport
31 Aug, 1944 – 22 Jan, 1946
- The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 101.
- The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 309.
- Pridham-Wippell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/14. ff. 177, 253.
- Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.