Admiral Sir Ralph Leatham

Male 1886 - 1954  (68 years)


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  • Name Admiral Sir Ralph Leatham  [1
    Title Admiral Sir 
    Born 3 Mar 1886  Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _MILT Between 1943 and 1945 
    Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth of the Royal Navy 
    Occupation Between 1946 and 1949  Bermuda Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Governor 
    Died 10 Mar 1954  [2
    Notes 
    • Admiral Sir Ralph Leatham joined the Royal Navy in 1900 as a cadet on the training ship Britannia. He served on various ships during World War I. After the War he went on to command HMS Yarmouth, HMS Durban, HMS Ramillies and HMS Valiant. He was appointed Rear Admiral, 1st Battle Squadron in 1938. He served in World War II as Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station from Apr 1939 and as Flag Officer in Command, Malta from 1942 taking part in actions against the Italian Navy. He became Deputy Governor of Malta in 1943 and was briefly temporary Commander-in-Chief, Levant before becoming Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth later in 1943. He retired in 1946 and became the Governor of Bermuda from 1946-1949.
    Person ID I1478  mytree
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2017 

    Father Samuel Gurney Leatham 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Annie Gertrude La Trobe-Bateman,   b. 1847,   d. 11 Apr 1915  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 28 Feb 1867 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet

    Family Enid May Birks,   b. 2 May 1889,   d. Apr 1989, Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1910 
    Children 
     1. Charles Anthony La Trobe Leatham,   b. 17 Apr 1915,   d. Bef 23 Aug 2001, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 86 years)
     2. A. Leatham
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F706  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Mar 1886 - Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Governor - Between 1946 and 1949 - Bermuda Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S132] The Genealogist, Dec 1975, Vol I, No. 8. Charles Joseph La TrobeMemorial Issue, Page 196..

    2. [S74] Internet, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Leatham.


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