Allan Poland DSO, RN

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15 Jan 1905 Mid.
15 Mar 1908 S.Lt.
15 Mar 1909 Lt.
15 Mar 1917 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1921 Cdr.
31 Dec 1928 Capt.
5 Jan 1940 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 7 Jan 1940


20 Sep 1918 DSO
21 Dec 1943 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Allan Poland, RN

HMS Despatch (D 30)Capt.Light cruiser31 Jul 193919 Feb 1940

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Light cruiser HMS Despatch (D 30)

5 Dec 1939
The German merchant Dusseldorf (4930 GRT) was captured by HMS Despatch (Capt. A. Poland, DSO, RN) off Punta Caldera in Chilean territorial waters.

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