Theodore Edward Podger, RN

Born  1 Apr 1906Weston Super Mare, Somerset, England, U.K.
Died  15 Oct 1982(76)Whetstone, Middlesex, England, U.K.

Ranks

15 Sep 1926 A/S.Lt.
15 Mar 1927 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1928 Lt.
15 Jun 1936 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Cdr.
31 Dec 1947 Capt.

Retired: 4 Mar 1957


Decorations

3 Oct 1952 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
13 Jun 1957 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Theodore Edward Podger, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Kenya (14)Cdr.Light cruiser24 Aug 19434 Sep 1943

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Light cruiser HMS Kenya (14)


25 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
During 25/26 August 1943, HMS Kenya (Cdr. T.E. Podger, RN, flying the flag of Rear-Admiral W.G. Tennant, CB, MVO, RN) and HMS Emerald (Capt. F.J. Wylie, RN) conducted exercises off Kilindini. These included night exercises. (1)

4 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Durning 3 / 4 September 1943, HMS Kenya (Cdr. T.E. Podger, RN, flying the flag of Rear-Admiral W.G. Tennant, CB, MVO, RN), HMS Hawkins (Capt. J.W. Josselyn, DSC, RN), HMAS Norman (Cdr. H.J. Buchanan DSO, RAN), HMAS Quiberon (Cdr. G.S. Stewart, RAN) and HMS Rapid (Lt.Cdr. M.W. Tomkinson, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted exercises off Kilindini. These included night exercises. (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 53/117444 + ADM 53/117708
  2. ADM 53/117625 + ADM 53/117709

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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