Royal Navy Officers
Rank Appointments

Midshipman 15 June 1902
Sub Lieuteneant   15 Aug 1905   
Lieutenant     15 Nov 1906   
Lieut. Commd.      15 Nov 1914   
Commander 30 June 1919

Placed on Retirement List with rank of Comdr. on 1 Jan 1923

Acting Capt.  30 Nov 1940  

Placed on Retirement List with rank of Capt. on 23 Jan 1946

Service Highlights

1914-1915 -  Served onboard HMS Essex
1922 -  Receives very favourable report from Director of Scientific Research for good work
1922 -  Volunteers for service in HMNZS Chatham
1922 -  Applies for Intelligence Course
1923 -  Appointed Naval Assistant, Scientific Research Experimental Depaartment
1938 -  Offer of Service
1940 -  In command and CSO to Flag Officer I/C Humber.
1941 -  Additional Duty in Naval Intelligence Division
194? -  Naval Advisor to Postal, Telegraph & Press censorship, Cairo for Middle East
1944 - Lanka, India addl duties as Naval Advisor to the Director of Censorship  India and Censorship advisor to CinC Eastern Fleet.

Capt. Conlon died 2 Nov 1957 in Somerset.

2  Comdr. Ernest Arthur Lister R.D.

- British War Medal
- Mercantile Marine Medal
- WWI Victory Medal
- WWII Defene Medal
- Reserve Decoration (GV)
1  Capt. Walter Kevin Edwards Conlon

- 1914-15 Star
- British War Medal
- WWI Victory Medal
- 1939-45 Star
- Atlantic Star
- Italy Star
- WWII Defene Medal
- WWII War Medal
Rank Appointments

Midshipman14 Sep 1906
Acting Sub-Lieutenant 7 Apr 1911
Sub-Lieutenant  12 May 1916
Lieutenant  12 May 1918
B&T Certified "Master"      25 Aug 1919
Lieut-Commander      12 May 1926

Placed on Retired List with rank of Comdr. on 19 Jun 1928

Comdr. Lister was a Merchant Mariner and a Royal Naval Reservist who served on active duty during WWI and requested re-activation on 25 May 1939.

During WWI, Ernest Lister served onboard Topedo Boat (TB) 15 and TB 72.

Comdr. Lister's Reserve Decoration is annotated in "London Gazette 5 October, 1926".
3  British Royal Navy  Officer Cap Badge