Carlin GV

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Title

Carlin GV

Subject

Lt. Commander GV Carlin RNVR

Description

Lt. Commander George Vernon Carlin RNVR. (ON 1916-22) Killed at sea age 37 on the 24 May 1941 when his ship HMS Hood was sunk by the Bismark in the Atlantic. PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
He was the son of John James Cresswell Carlin, Assistant Librarian, and Annie Carlin. M.A. (Oxon.).

From The Nottinghamian July 1941:
After gaining his Higher Certificate Carlin left school to go to St Edmund's Hall, Oxford.There he took his BA degree in English, and in due course proceeded to his MA. Becoming a Schoolmaster, he held posts in succession at Kingswood School, Bath: Bloxham School, Banbury; and at the Royal Masonic Junior School at Bushey, Herts, where he was Housemaster until he left for active service. A member of the OTC at school, he joined the RNVR as a sub-Lieutenant at Oxford. He also attended as a Lieutenant-Commander the Coronation Levee of George VI. He was called up in August 1939 and was appointed secretary to Rear-Admiral Kekewich, later becoming paymaster for HMS Hood.

Creator

YG

Source

Nottingham High School Archive