In 1931 he married Anna Maria Rolt in Amersham #Ref_3.
He served in the Royal Navy. His service record shows that he had command of several vessels as follows:
|No.||Name||Date Began||Date Ended|
|1||HMS H50||1 May 1934||2 Mar 1935|
|2||HMS Oswald||2 Aug 1939||Feb 1940|
|3||HMS Trident||2 Aug 1939||Feb 1940|
|4||HMS Titania||12 Jun 1942||Early 1943|
|5||HMS Sheffield||11 Jan 1944||29 Mar 1944|
|6||HMS Sheffield||28 Aug 1944||Nov 1944|
|7||HMS Musketeer||20 Feb 1945||Aug 1945|
A summary of his personal details can be seen on the www.unithistories.com website #Web_1.
The dreadnoughtproject.org website #Web_2 gives his naval appointments.
A short account of his life and career in the Royal Navy can be seen on the lintonsview.blogspot.com website #Web_3.
Another table of his Naval appointments can be seen on the uboat.net website #Web_4. The website also gives a detailed record of his service between 1939 and 1942 and sets out his ranks and awards in the Royal Navy (reproduced below).
Ranks and Awards
|1||15 Jan 1925||A/S Lt|
|2||15 Oct 1925||S Lt|
|3||5 Jul 1927||Lt|
|4||15 Jul 1935||Lt Cdr|
|5||3 Dec 1940||DSC|
|6||30 Jun 1941||Cdr|
|7||30 Jun 1946||Capt.|
|8||27 Jan 1942||DSO|
|9||16 Jun 1942||Bar to DSO|
|10||7 Jul 1955||Retired|
He passed away on 4 Oct 1985 #Ref_4.
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