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'''Edward Trevor Lloyd Dunsterville''', ( – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRN}} '''Edward Trevor Lloyd Dunsterville''', (25 January, 1913 – August, 2001) served in the [[Royal Navy]].  "Dusty" Dunsterville was Mountbatten's flotilla signals officer in the {{UK-Kelly}} during World War II..
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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[Edward] spent his childhood at Woolwich, then in Ireland during the Troubles, where his father commanded the citadel at Cork, and where he recalled going home in the dark at the age of six armed with a service revolver lent to him by his father.
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Passing out first in his class at Dartmouth in April 1930, Dunsterville was awarded the [[Robert Roxburgh Memorial Prize]].{{ToL|Dartmouth Passing-Out Examination|15 Apr. 1930, p. 13}}  He was promoted to {{MidRN}} on 1 January, 1931.{{NavAppts|21 Jan. 1931, p. 8}}
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He was appointed to {{UK-Cumberland}} along with several other midshipmen on 31 October, 1931.{{NavAppts|19 Aug. 1931, p. 15}}
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On 27 August, 1934, he was appointed to ''Osprey'' for an anti-submarine course.  In mid-September, he was appointed to the {{UK-Blanche|f=t}},{{NavAppts|4 Aug. 1934, p. 6}} 
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in which he was presently promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 1 October, 1934.
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He was appointed to a long signal course that began on 2 December 1935.{{ToL|Long Signals Course|6 July 1935, p. 17}}
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Dunsterville qualified as a signals officer after attending the [[Portsmouth Signal School]] from 17 October, 1938.{{NavAppts|18 Oct. 1938, p. 19}}  He was awarded the [[Jackson Everett Prize]] for passing the best final examinations in visual signalling and wireless telegraphy.
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==World War II==
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In 1939, he joined the {{UK-Kelly|f=t}} to become Mountbatten's flotilla signals officer.
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Dunsterville was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 1 October, 1942.
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He retired in 1973.
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Latest revision as of 10:52, 22 October 2020

Captain Edward Trevor Lloyd Dunsterville, (25 January, 1913 – August, 2001) served in the Royal Navy. "Dusty" Dunsterville was Mountbatten's flotilla signals officer in the Template:UK-Kelly during World War II..

Life & Career

His obituary in The Telegraph records that:[1]

[Edward] spent his childhood at Woolwich, then in Ireland during the Troubles, where his father commanded the citadel at Cork, and where he recalled going home in the dark at the age of six armed with a service revolver lent to him by his father.

Passing out first in his class at Dartmouth in April 1930, Dunsterville was awarded the Robert Roxburgh Memorial Prize.[2] He was promoted to Midshipman on 1 January, 1931.[3]

He was appointed to Cumberland along with several other midshipmen on 31 October, 1931.[4]

On 27 August, 1934, he was appointed to Osprey for an anti-submarine course. In mid-September, he was appointed to the destroyer Blanche,[5] in which he was presently promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1934.

He was appointed to a long signal course that began on 2 December 1935.[6]

Dunsterville qualified as a signals officer after attending the Portsmouth Signal School from 17 October, 1938.[7] He was awarded the Jackson Everett Prize for passing the best final examinations in visual signalling and wireless telegraphy.

World War II

In 1939, he joined the Template:UK-Kelly to become Mountbatten's flotilla signals officer.

Dunsterville was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1942.

He retired in 1973.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Denham M. T. Bedford
Captain of Devonport Gunnery School
25 Jul, 1951
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. Obituary.
  2. "Dartmouth Passing-Out Examination." The Times (London, England), 15 Apr. 1930, p. 13.
  3. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), 21 Jan. 1931, p. 8.
  4. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), 19 Aug. 1931, p. 15.
  5. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), 4 Aug. 1934, p. 6.
  6. "Long Signals Course." The Times (London, England), 6 July 1935, p. 17.
  7. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), 18 Oct. 1938, p. 19.