Collection WARSOP - WARSOP, R Adm John Charles (1927-1995)

Key Information

Reference code



WARSOP, R Adm John Charles (1927-1995)


  • [1994] (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

AFO 1/56, the new officer structure', a manuscript text on changes in the RN officer structure, 1956-1994, with particular reference to Area Flag Officers, written in [1994].

System of arrangement

Single item.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1927; educated at Gateway School, Leicester, and Royal Naval College, Eaton Hall, Chester; attended Royal Naval Engineering College, Keyham, Plymouth, 1945-1948; served on HMS THESEUS and HMS GAMBIA, 1949-1950; Royal Naval College, Greenwich, 1950-1952; served on HMS SUPERB, 1952-1954; Staff, Royal Naval Engineering College, 1954-1956; Ministry of Defence, 1956-1959; Senior Engineer, HMS ARK ROYAL, 1959-1961; Ministry of Defence, 1961-1965, 1968-1970, 1972-1975 and 1979-1981; British Defence Staff, Washington, USA, 1965-1968; Engineer Officer, HMS BLAKE, 1970-1972; Commanding Officer, HMS FISGARD, 1975-1978; R Adm, 1981; Port Adm, Rosyth, 1981-1983; Flag Officer and Naval Base Cdr, Portsmouth, 1983-1985; retired, 1986; died in 1995.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1996.

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, via the Archives.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Finding aids

This collection level description.

Related materials

Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth, holds tapes of interviews with Warsop.

Related descriptions


Decorations: CB

Alternative identifier(s)

Place access points

People and Organisations

Genre access points

Rules and/or conventions used

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


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