Richard Victor Symonds-Tayler DSC, RN

Born  27 Oct 1897
Died  18 Feb 1971(73)

Ranks

2 Aug 1914 Mid.
15 Sep 1916 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1917 S.Lt.
15 Aug 1918 Lt.
15 Aug 1926 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1931 Cdr.
31 Dec 1936 Capt.
2 Jan 1946 Rear-Admiral
20 Mar 1949 Vice-Admiral
27 Jan 1953 Admiral (Retired)

Retired: 15 Jan 1952


Decorations

16 Aug 1915 DSC
10 Jun 1948 CB
1 Jan 1951 KBE

Warship Commands listed for Richard Victor Symonds-Tayler, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Sussex (96)Capt.Heavy cruiser6 Jun 194013 Nov 1940
HMS London (69)Capt.Heavy cruiser19 Dec 194219 Feb 1943
HMS Berwick (65)Capt.Heavy cruiser19 Feb 194314 Apr 1943
HMS London (69)Capt.Heavy cruiser15 Apr 194325 Nov 1944

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