Dunbar-Nasmith, Martin Eric

Date of birth:
April 1st, 1883
Date of death:
June 29th, 1965
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves Elgin
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Admiral. Retired in 1946.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Lieutenant Commander
Unit:
H.M.S. E 11, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1915
Citation:
"Between the dates 20th May and 8th June 1915, Lieutenant Commander Nasmith was in command of His Majesty's Submarine E 11 in the Sea of Marmara, in the Dardanelles. During this time they destroyed a large Turkish gunboat; two transport ships; an ammunition ship; 3 store ships and four other vessels. Having safely passed the most difficult part of his homeward journey, he then returned to attack he Turkish Transport ship."
Victoria Cross (VC)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Commander
Unit:
H.M.S. E 11, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
April 7th, 1916
Officier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
7th Submarine Flotilla, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
March 8th, 1920
For valuable services in charge of the Seventh Submarine Flotilla in the Baltic and as Senior Naval Officer, Reval.
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Unit:
East Indies Station (H.M.S. Hawkins), Royal Navy
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1934
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
H.M.S Yeoman, Admiralty, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1941
Order Odrodzenia Polski Komandorski
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
H.M.S Yeoman, Admiralty, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1943
Royal decree ? (17 December 1942)
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
H.M.S Yeoman, Admiralty, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1943
Royal decree ? (17 December 1942)
Ridder Grootkruis in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.1)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
H.M.S Yeoman, Admiralty, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
1944
Awarded for:
Operation Neptune
Letter of Praise
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
H.M.S Yeoman, Admiralty, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
1946
Commandeur de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
H.M.S Yeoman, Admiralty, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1948
Sanct Olavs Orden Commander
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
Admiralty, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1955
Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG/DCMG)

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