Miles Turney Thornton Simpson

Miles Turney Thornton Simpson

Male 1916 - 2001  (84 years)

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  • Name Miles Turney Thornton Simpson 
    WW2 1939-45 
    5 Nov 1939 - Apr 1942: Commanding Officer, HMS Feulan (an HM Yacht)*. Also commanded the HM Yachts Cordelia II and Melora*.
    Promoted to Lieutenant in 1941*.
    1 May 1942 - Jun 1942: HMS Alecto
    18 Jul 1942 - Aug 1942: HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for miscellaneous duties)
    Oct 1942 - Apr 1943: HMS Titania (submarine depot ship)
    May 1943 - Aug 1943: HMS Quebec (Combined Training Centre, Inverary): Combined Operations Pilotage Party (COPP) 5 [Naval Party 730] (Sicily, Italy, Salerno reconnaissances)
    1 Sep 1943 - Oct 1944: HMS Hannibal (RN base, Algiers/Taranto)
    Jan 1945 - Oct 1945: First Lieutenant on HMS Klo (anti-submarine warfare whaler)
    Information from http://www.unithistories.com/officers/RNVR_officersS.html#Simpson_MTT and also (*) kindly provided by Patrick Simpson. 
    Born 20 May 1916  Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Career 18 Oct 1938  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Miles Turney Thornton Simpson enrols in the Royal Navy Volunteer Supplementary Reserve (attached London Division RNVR)
    5 Nov 1939: to Temporary Sub-Lieutenant
    20 May 1941: to Temporary Lieutenant  
    Marriage See below 
    Address 1953-1983  Staithe House, Stalham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    From British Phone Books 1880-1984 
    Died Jan 2001  North Walsham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12254  Simpson & Elder
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2019 

    Father George Thornton Simpson,   b. 19 Dec 1875, Laleham, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1958, The Lodge, Papplewick, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Maud Turney,   b. Jul-Sep 1885, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1975  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 12th June 1913  All Hallows, Gedling, Basford District, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F330  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Joan Beryl Maber,   b. 2 Sep 1914,   d. 27 Jan 1976  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Dec 1943  Algiers, Algeria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Nov 1957 
    Children 
     1. Cheryl Christine Simpson,   b. Oct-Dec 1944, Basford district, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Patrick Miles Thornton Simpson,   b. Jul-Sep 1946, North Walsham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F723  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Marcelle Marie G Delievre,   b. 23 Dec 1920,   d. Jul-Aug 2005, Westminster district, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Apr-Jun 1961  North Walsingham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F331  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Combined Operations Pilotage Party (COPP) 5
    Combined Operations Pilotage Party (COPP) 5

    Top row: Miles Turney Thornton Simpson, A.B. Nicholls, N.H. Goodyear, R. Stanbury, J.R. Smith, P. Matterson, D. Kent, P.S. Sykes
    Front row: R.A. Williamson, A. Thomas, J. Hatton


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