John Arthur Symons Eccles, RN

Born  20 Jun 1898


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Ranks

15 Mar 1917 Mid.
15 May 1918 S.Lt.
15 May 1920 Lt.
15 May 1928 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1933 Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Capt.
8 Jan 1949 Rear-Admiral
22 Apr 1952 Vice-Admiral
1 Dec 1955 Admiral

Retired: 28 Feb 1958


Decorations

1 May 1945 CBE
16 Jul 1953 KCVO
1 Jan 1955 KCB

Warship Commands listed for John Arthur Symons Eccles, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Durban (D 99)Capt.Light cruiser1 May 194013 Oct 1941
HMS Indomitable (92)Capt.Aircraft Carrier2 Nov 194324 Jan 1944
HMS Indomitable (92)Capt.Aircraft Carrier30 Jan 194428 Dec 1945

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