Woodhouse, Charles Henry Lawrence

Date of birth:
July 9th, 1893
Date of death:
September 23rd, 1978
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Ranks
15 May 1911 Mid.
15 Sep 1913 A/S.Lt.
15 Mar 1914 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1915 Lt.
15 Apr 1923 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1927 Cdr.
31 Dec 1934 Capt.
8 Jan 1944 Rear-Admiral
21 Jan 1948 Vice-Admiral
26 Jan 1952 Admiral (Retired)
Retired: 15 Aug 1950

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
H.M.S. Ajax, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1940
Citation:
"In recognition of the gallant and successful action with the " Admiral Graf Spee".
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1949
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)

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