Walter Alan Chambre Dickson

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Commander Walter Alan Chambre Dickson, R.N., Retired (5 September, 1893 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of an estate agent.

Dickson passed out of Royal Naval College, Dartmouth in April, 1910 ranked 20th of 77 cadets in marks on the Part I examination.[1]

Dickson was made a Midshipman on 15 January, 1911.[2]

Dickson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 June, 1915.

Post-War

Dickson was appointed in command of the submarine L 7 in November, 1920.[3]

Dickson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 June, 1923.

Dickson was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 2 November, 1936.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles M. S. Chapman
Captain of H.M.S. C 30
5 Jun, 1918 – 25 Aug, 1918
Succeeded by
Richard D. Sandford
Preceded by
Arthur L. Noakes
Captain of H.M.S. H 9
25 Aug, 1918 – 2 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Captain of S.M.S. UB 64
2 Jan, 1919 – 17 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. H 32
17 Jan, 1919 – 17 Mar, 1920
Succeeded by
John G. H. Steedman
Preceded by
Dudley V. Peyton-Ward
Captain of H.M.S. L 7
7 Nov, 1920[4] – May, 1921
Succeeded by
Henry N. Lake
Preceded by
Frank P. Busbridge
Captain of H.M.S. L 22
5 Nov, 1923[5] – 1 Nov, 1924
Succeeded by
Arthur L. Noakes
Preceded by
Geoffrey M. K. Keble-White
Captain of H.M.S. L 71
1 Nov, 1924[6] – Feb, 1926
Succeeded by
Edward G. Stanley

Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Apr 30, 1910; pg. 5; Issue 39260.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 22.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 250.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.