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Roger Dimmock
Born 27 May 1935(1935-05-27) (age 86)
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  Royal Navy
Rank Rear Admiral
Commands held HMS Berwick
HMS Naiad
RNAS Culdrose
HMS Hermes
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath

Rear Admiral Roger Charles Dimmock CB (born 27 May 1935) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Naval Secretary.

Naval career[edit | edit source]

Educated at Price's School, Dimmock joined the Royal Navy in 1953 and specialised in naval aviation.[1] He commanded the frigates HMS Berwick and HMS Naiad.[1] He was appointed Chief Staff Officer to the Flag Officer, Carriers and Amphibious Ships in 1978 and given command of RNAS Culdrose in 1980 before taking command of the aircraft carrier HMS Hermes in 1982.[1] He went on to be Director of Naval Air Warfare at the Ministry of Defence in 1983, Naval Secretary in 1985 and Flag Officer, Naval Air Command in 1987.[1] He retired in 1989.[2]

He laid the wreath at the Remembrance Day Service at Fareham in November 2005.[3]

Family[edit | edit source]

In 1958 he married Lesley Patricia Reid; they have three daughters.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Debrett's People of Today 1994
  2. Whitaker's Almanack 1990
  3. Remembrance Day Service Fareham Hampshire County Council, 13 November 2005
Military offices
Preceded by
Richard Thomas
Naval Secretary
Succeeded by
Norman King

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