John Campbell Annesley

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Captain John Campbell Annesley, D.S.O., R. N. (2 August, 1895 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

His father died before he joined the navy.

Annesley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1917. He was slightly wounded in the naval raid on Zeebrugge and Ostend.

Annesley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1925.

Annesley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1930.

Annesley was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1938.

Annesley commanded Victorious from 15 August, 1945 to 12 July, 1947, vice Rear-Admiral Denny.

He was placed on the Retired List on 8 January, 1948.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Guy L. Warren
Captain of H.M.S. Bryony
11 Mar, 1928[1] – 19 Apr, 1928[2]
Succeeded by
Guy L. Warren
Preceded by
Henry I. M. L. Scott
Captain of H.M.S. Penzance
12 Jan, 1931[3]c. Feb, 1931[4]
Succeeded by
Robert A. Startin
Preceded by
Robert A. Startin
Captain of H.M.S. Cyclamen
c. Feb, 1931[5]c. 1 Mar, 1931[6]
Succeeded by
Leslie H. Ashmore
Preceded by
Leslie H. Ashmore
Captain of H.M.S. Wallflower
c. 1 Mar, 1931[7] – 24 Jun, 1931[8]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Alban T. B. Curteis
Captain of H.M.S. Durban
24 Jun, 1931[9] – 1 Sep, 1931[Inference]
Succeeded by
Richard H. O. Lane-Poole
Preceded by
Richard H. O. Lane-Poole
Captain of H.M.S. Durban
15 Dec, 1933[10] – 25 Jun, 1934[11]
Succeeded by
Edward B. C. Dicken
Preceded by
John S. Hammill
Captain of H.M.S. Marshal Soult
26 May, 1936 – 31 Aug, 1936
Succeeded by
Arthur D. B. James
Preceded by
Henry J. Egerton
Captain of H.M.S. Enterprise
2 Mar, 1940 – 15 Jul, 1942[12]
Succeeded by
George E. M. O'Donnell

Footnotes

  1. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  2. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  3. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  4. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  5. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  6. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  7. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  8. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 234.
  10. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  11. Annesley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/134. f. 134.
  12. Superseded that day. O'Donnell Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/56. f. 14.