We remember Douglas Hugh Tollemache

We remember Douglas Hugh Tollemache

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Timeline

1896
sibling Dorothy Clare Tollemache Source:9080198 1896
1897
sibling Leila Mary Tollemache Source:9080198 1897
1898
birth Buenos Aires Argentina Source:7631228 Source:9080166 25th June 1898
1911
location A boarder at:- 1 Aspley Road, Wandsworth, London United Kingdom other group residence address Source:9080166 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 12 Source:9080166 2nd April 1911
1916
commission Regular Source:9080149 15th September 1916
1916
dates Age 18 Source:9080149 15th September 1916
1916
enlistment Not known United Kingdom Source:9080149 15th September 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Midshipman HMS Ajax [a King George V-class dreadnought battleship] Source:9080149 15th September 1916 - 14th May 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Sub-Lieutenant HMS Ajax [a King George V-class dreadnought battleship] Source:9080149 15th May 1918 - 14th May 1920
1920
service Royal Navy Lieutenant Source:9080149 15th May 1920 - 12th October 1922
1920
education Naval engineering Greenwich Naval College Greenwich, London United Kingdom Source:9080149 31st May 1920
1922
service Royal Navy Lieutenant (E) Source:9080149 13th October 1922
1922
appointments Qualified in Naval Engineering Source:9080149 13th October 1922
1931
marriage Alys Kynaston Tollemache nee Bebbington Source:9080177 14th April 1931 - 31st March 1941
1931
dates Age 32 Source:9080176 June 1931
1936
children Ian Henry Tollemache Source:9080176 1936
1941
service Royal Navy Commander (E) HMS Bonaventure [a Dido-class light cruiser] Source:9080149 30th March 1941
1941
dates Age 42 Source:9080177 31st March 1941
1941
death Killed in Action Douglas Hugh Tollemache was lost at sea when HMS Bonaventure was torpedoed and sunk south of Crete (33°20′N 26°35′E) by the Italian submarine Ambra. He was 42. the sea off the coast of Crete Greece Source:8867192 Source:9080177 31st March 1941

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Douglas Hugh
Initials DH
Last Name Tollemache
Source 7631228
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
A boarder at:- 1 Aspley Road, Wandsworth, London United Kingdom other group residence address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy HMS Ajax [a King George V-class dreadnought battleship] Midshipman
Royal Navy HMS Ajax [a King George V-class dreadnought battleship] Sub-Lieutenant
Royal Navy Lieutenant
Royal Navy Lieutenant (E)
Royal Navy HMS Bonaventure [a Dido-class light cruiser] Commander (E)
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ian Henry Tollemache son 1936
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Gilbert Tollemache father
Mary Elizabeth Tollemache nee Morris mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dorothy Clare Tollemache sister 1896
Leila Mary Tollemache sister 1897
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alys Kynaston Tollemache nee Bebbington wife 14th April 1931

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Officers: 1899 - 1919

External Evidence

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The Peerage Beverly42842
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Keith22624
Marriage Recorded Kensington London Keith22624
CWGC Entry for Commander Douglas Hugh Tollemache - Royal Navy Keith22624
Lives of the First World War Entry for Dorothy Clare Tollemache Keith22624

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HMS Bonaventure Keith22624

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