Lawrence George Durlacher

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Admiral SIR Lawrence George Durlacher, K.C.B., O.B.E., D.S.C. (24 July, 1904 – 16 January, 1986) served in the Royal Navy. Wikipedia and his obituary record his name as "Laurence", but his Service Record and The Navy List have him as "Lawrence".

Life & Career

Durlacher was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 April, 1927.[1]

Durlacher was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 April, 1935.[2]

Durlacher was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1939.[3]

World War II

Durlacher was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1945.[4]

Durlacher was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 7 January, 1955.[5]

Durlacher was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 7 July, 1958.[6]

Durlacher was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 12 April, 1961. He retired on 26 January, 1962.[7]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Donald K. Bain
Captain of H.M.S. Valorous
31 Mar, 1936[Inference][8] – 2 May, 1936[9]
Succeeded by
Donald K. Bain
Preceded by
Sir Manley L. Power
Fifth Sea Lord and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff
1959 – 1962
Succeeded by
Sir Peter W. Gretton

Footnotes

  1. Uboat.net page on the man.
  2. Uboat.net page on the man.
  3. Uboat.net page on the man.
  4. Uboat.net page on the man.
  5. Uboat.net page on the man.
  6. Uboat.net page on the man.
  7. Uboat.net page on the man.
  8. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  9. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.