Ronald John Robert Dendy, RN

Born  14 Nov 1900Woking Surry Near East Grinstead Sussex
Died   1981(80)Surrey

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15 Nov 1918 A/S.Lt.
15 Jul 1919 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1921 Lt.
15 Apr 1929 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1934 Cdr.
31 Dec 1941 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jan 1951


13 Oct 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Ronald John Robert Dendy, RN

HMS Coventry (D 43)Capt.Light cruiser5 Mar 194214 Sep 1942

Career information

His wife was named Barbara. They had two children; Elizabeth born March 1934 and Julia Mary born 1937 both born in Weymouth Dorset.

He was apparently one of the survivors of the battlecruiser HMS Repulse, sunk by the Japanese on 10 Dec 1941 off Malaya. British destroyers rescued the survivors.

He died in the U. K. in the early 80’s in his mid-90’s.

Events related to this officer

Light cruiser HMS Coventry (D 43)

29 Mar 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Coventry (Capt. R.J.R. Dendy, RN) is undocked. (1)


  1. ADM 53/115496

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

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