ERIC JAMES BANKS NOYES
1/1/1912, Commissioned into the Royal Marines.
Lt. Col. 30/11/1936
Col. 2nd. Commandant 1/11/1940
Brigadier and A/Col. Commandant 1/11/1940
1943 Major General, and A.D.C. to the King.
He began the Great War aboard HMS Aboukir. After she was torpedoed in the channel 22/9/1914 he was briefly interned in Holland, then went on to serve in HMS ships Revenge, St. Vincent, Leviathan and others.
In 1918 he was wounded.
After the war he was Asst. District Intelligence Officer and Naval Provost Marshal at Malta, serving on HMS Caledon and HMS Repulse.
In 1927 he was with 12 Bn R.M.L.I. as past of the Shanghai Defence Force
1935-6 employed in connection with the defence of the Mediterranean Bases
1939-40 2nd. Commandant, Plymouth
1940 Commandant at Deal, later at Chatham
1941-3 at Eastney
1942 Col. Commandant Portsmouth Div.
1943 retired. C.B.E.
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