St. John Reginald Joseph Tyrwhitt

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Admiral SIR St. John Reginald Joseph Tyrwhitt, K.C.B., D.S.O., D.S.C.* (18 April, 1905 – 10 October, 1961) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Admiral Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt.

Tyrwhitt served as Second Sea Lord before being promoted to the rank of Admiral on 9 September, 1961. He would die just one month later.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Donald G. F. W. MacIntyre
Captain of H.M.S. Defender
1 Apr, 1939 – 30 Oct, 1940
Succeeded by
Gilbert L. Farnfield
Preceded by
Richard T. White
Captain of H.M.S. Tartar
5 Jun, 1942 – 15 Mar, 1944
Succeeded by
Basil Jones
Preceded by
Sir Douglas E. Holland-Martin
Second Sea Lord
1959 – 1961
Succeeded by
Sir Royston H. Wright