Robert Lionel Brooke Cunliffe, RN

Born  15 Mar 1895


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Ranks

15 Sep 1912 Mid.
15 Sep 1914 A/S.Lt.
15 Jul 1915 S.Lt.
15 Jan 1917 Lt.
15 Jan 1925 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1930 Cdr.
31 Dec 1936 Capt.

Retired: 2 Jan 1946


Decorations

23 May 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
15 Aug 1944 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Robert Lionel Brooke Cunliffe, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Milford (L 51 / U 51)Capt.Sloop29 Dec 193721 Oct 1939
HMS Illustrious (87)Capt.Aircraft Carrier22 Sep 194231 May 1944

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Events related to this officer

Sloop HMS Milford (L 51 / U 51)


28 Mar 1938
HMS Milford (Capt. R.L.B. Cunliffe, RN) anchored off Gough Island in the South Atlantic Ocean and claimed the island for Britain.


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