Arthur David Torlesse, RN
|Born ||24 Jan 1902|
|Died ||19 Jul 1995||(93)|
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|15 Sep 1921|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|15 May 1922|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 Aug 1923|| ||Lt.|
|15 Aug 1931|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1935|| ||Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1942|| ||Capt.|
|7 Jul 1951|| ||Rear-Admiral|
Retired: 16 Dec 1954
|1 Jan 1946|| ||DSO|
|1 Jan 1953|| ||CB|
Warship Commands listed for Arthur David Torlesse, RN
|HMS Suffolk (55)||Cdr.||Heavy cruiser||31 May 1940||8 Jul 1940|
|HMS Hunter (ii) (D 80)||Capt.||Escort Carrier||10 Sep 1944||29 Dec 1945|
He had been XO of HMS Suffolk 7/39-7/40 & survived the 18/4/40 damage.
He was CO of HMS Triumph 1/50-4/51, RAC Op Hurricane "Campania" Monte Bello Atomic Trials 52/53, FO Ground Training 5/53-11/54.
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