|Sir Anthony Tippet|
|Born||2 October 1928|
|Died||13 October 2006|
|Years of service||1946 - 1987|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Educated at West Buckland School in Devon, Tippet joined the Royal Navy in 1946. He was subsequently called to the Bar at Gray's Inn in 1958. He commanded, as a Commander, HMS Jufair in Bahrain in the 1960s and became Assistant Director of the Naval Plans at the Admiralty and then commanded HMS Pembroke, the Royal Naval Barracks at Chatham.
Promoted to Rear-Admiral, he was appointed Assistant Chief of Fleet Support in 1979 and then Flag Officer and Port Admiral at Portsmouth as well as Chief Naval Supply & Secretariat Officer in 1981. Promoted to Vice-Admiral, he was appointed Chief of Fleet Support in 1983 and retired in 1987.
In 1950 he married Lola Bassett; they had three sons, Simon, Mark & Charles and one daughter, named AEneone.
Sir James Kennon
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Sir Benjamin Bathurst