King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

FAWKES, George Barney Hamley (1903-1967), Rear Admiral

Service biography
Midshipman HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH 1921; Sub Lt, submarines 1924; 4 Submarine Flotilla, Hong Kong 1930; RN Staff College, Greenwich 1933; HMS NELSON 1934; submarines 1935; staff officer to Adm, submarines 1938; World War II 1939-1945; commanding 8 Submarine Flotilla 1941; acting Capt, British Military Mission to USSR (Black Sea) 1941; commanding 8 Submarine Flotilla 1942; Chief of Staff to Adm, Submarines 1944; Flag Officer and Chief of Staff, America and West Indies Station, HMS SHEFFIELD 1946; Director, Operations Div, Admiralty 1949; Chief of Staff, Home Fleet, HMS INDOMITABLE, Dec 1951; HMS VANGUARD 1952; Flag Officer, Submarines, Gosport 1954-1955; retired 1956

: ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINE MUSEUM, GOSPORT: Typescript copy of log narrative of 4 Submarine Flotilla's passage to Hong Kong 1930; UNIVERSITY SOUTHAMPTON LIBRARY: The papers of AF Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, include personal correspondence with Fawkes 1955 (ref: MB1/I161)


Index terms
PLACES Far East 1930

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