John David Luce

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Admiral SIR John David Luce, D.S.O.*, C.B., K.C.B., G.C.B., O.B.E. (23 January, 1906 – 6 January, 1971) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Luce was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 16 October, 1928.[1]

Luce was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 16 October, 1936.[2]

World War II

Luce was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1940.[3]

Luce was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1945.[4]

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

Luce was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 31 January, 1958.[6]

Luce was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 20 August, 1960.[7]

Retired 15 March, 1966.[8]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Rupert P. Lonsdale
Captain of H.M.S. H 44
10 Aug, 1935[9]
Succeeded by
Hugh A. V. Haggard
Preceded by
George C. P. Menzies
Captain of H.M.S. Regulus
Dec, 1938[Citation needed] – 15 Jan, 1939[Inference]
Succeeded by
John M. Money
Preceded by
Walter S. Hall
Captain of H.M.S. Rainbow
22 Mar, 1939 – 22 Apr, 1940
Succeeded by
Lewis P. Moore
Preceded by
Sydney W. F. Bennetts
Captain of H.M.S. Cachalot
15 Jun, 1940 – 21 Feb, 1941
Succeeded by
Hugo R. B. Newton
Preceded by
John D. Shaw-Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Liverpool
Apr, 1951[10] – 1952[11]
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Thomas A. C. Pakenham
Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham
1952[12] – Jan, 1953[13]
Succeeded by
Charles W. Greening
Preceded by
Richard G. Onslow
Naval Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty
1954 – 1956
Succeeded by
Robert Alastair Ewing

Footnotes

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  8. Uboat.net page on the man.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 245.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.