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'''Desmond Parry Dreyer''', ( – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{AdmRN}} {{SIR}} '''Desmond Parry Dreyer''', G.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.C., D.L. (6 April, 1910 – 15 May, 2003) served in the [[Royal Navy]].  He was the second son of Jellicoe's flag captain, [[Frederic Charles Dreyer]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
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His first ships were {{UK-Revenge}} (four months) and {{UK-Nelson}} (two years).  In 1931, he was hospitalised for jaundice.
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At the [[Battle of the River Plate]] in December 1939, Dreyer was Gunnery Officer in the {{UK-Ajax|f=t}}.
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==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 10:11, 26 November 2019

Admiral SIR Desmond Parry Dreyer, G.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.C., D.L. (6 April, 1910 – 15 May, 2003) served in the Royal Navy. He was the second son of Jellicoe's flag captain, Frederic Charles Dreyer.

Life & Career

His first ships were Revenge (four months) and Nelson (two years). In 1931, he was hospitalised for jaundice.

At the Battle of the River Plate in December 1939, Dreyer was Gunnery Officer in the light cruiser Ajax.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sir Royston H. Wright
Second Sea Lord
1965 – 1967
Succeeded by
Sir Peter J. Hill-Norton

Footnotes