Cyril Appleton, RN

Born  5 Apr 1896

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1 Mar 1915 Mid.
1 Mar 1917 A/S.Lt.
15 Mar 1917 S.Lt.
15 Oct 1918 Lt.
15 Oct 1926 Lt.Cdr.
5 Apr 1941 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 5 Apr 1941


Warship Commands listed for Cyril Appleton, RN

HMS Despatch (D 30)A/Cdr.Light cruiser20 Jun 194017 Jul 1940
HMS Despatch (D 30)Cdr. (retired)Light cruiser7 Apr 194230 Apr 1942

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Light cruiser HMS Despatch (D 30)

10 Apr 1942
HMS Despatch (Cdr.(Retd.) C. Appleton, RN) is docked in No.5 Dock at the Chatham Dockyard. The dock is pumped dry the following day.

[As no logs are available for June and July 1942 some details for these month will be missing.] (1)


  1. ADM 53/115764

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