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Everett, Douglas Henry

Date of birth:
June 16th, 1900
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Ranks
15 Aug 1916 Mid.
15 May 1918 A/S.Lt.
15 Jan 1919 S.Lt.
15 Jan 1921 Lt.
15 Jan 1929 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1932 Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Capt.
8 Jan 1949 Rear-Admiral
Retired: 31 Oct 1952

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1919
For valuable services in H.M.S. " Resolution," 1st Battle Squadron
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
H.M.S. Ajax, Rpyal Navy
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1940
Group citation:
"..who, as Commanders of their Ships, having done all they could during the long months of waiting to perfect their Ships and Ships' companies, so that they stood the test ,of battle, when the day for action came, heartened all by their readiness, example and encouragement."

In connection with the action with the "Admiral Graf Spee" also know as The Battle of the River Plate."
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1944
Group citation:
"For outstanding skill, resolution and devotion to duty in successful landings at Anzio."
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1946
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rear-Admiral
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1950
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)

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