Royal Australian Navy Personnel Biographies

This is a list of biographies available on this website for Royal Australian Navy personnel, past and present, who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Personnel who have attained an Admiral rank
  • Current serving personnel in the Royal Australian Navy or Department of Defence Senior Leadership Group
  • Current serving personnel who are Commanding Officers for either a commissioned ship or naval establishment
  • Personnel who have significantly contributed to the history of the Royal Australian Navy


Rank Surname First Namesort descending
Rear Admiral Wells David Charles
Rear Admiral Holthouse David Guy
Rear Admiral Harries David Hugh
Rear Admiral Campbell David John
Captain Hamer David John
Vice Admiral Shackleton David John
Captain Ramsay David John
Vice Admiral Johnston David Lance
Mr McLarty David Lyon
Vice Admiral Leach David Willoughby
Rear Admiral Thomas Davyd Rhys
Warrant Officer Butterworth Deb
Rear Admiral Pritchard Denis Adrian
Mr McGuire Dominic Paul
Vice Admiral Chalmers Donald Bruce
Captain Clelland Dugald
Captain Stevens Duncan Herbert
Rear Admiral Stubington Edward Graham
Admiral Evans Edward Ratcliffe Garth
Ordinary Seaman Sheean VC Edward ‘Teddy’
Lieutenant Commander Newman Elizabeth
Captain Dechaineux Emile Frank Verlaine
Commander McDonald-Kerr Emma
Lieutenant Commander Griffiths Emma
Commander Kingsford-Smith Eric
Captain Nave Eric
Commander Feldt Eric Augustus
Chief Petty Officer Boyd Erle Alwin Greglach
Rear Admiral Sydenham Ernest Dickerson
Commander Kavanagh Errol Martin
Commander Eggins Fiona
Commander Southwood Fiona
Third Officer Provan Frances Betty
Sub Lieutenant Hixson Francis
Leading Seaman Emms Francis Bassett ‘Dick’
Lieutenant Commander Smith Francis Edward
Rear Admiral Haworth-Booth Francis Fitzgerald
Captain Getting Frank Edmund
Rear Admiral George Frank Leveson
Rear Admiral de Laat Frans Karel
Rear Admiral Tickell Frederick
Lieutenant Commander Lane Frederick Thomas
Rear Admiral Purves Frederick William
Dr Wheatley Frederick William
Rear Admiral Gatacre Galfrey George Ormond
Warrant Officer Wight Gary
Commander Walker Geoffrey
Mr Ingleton Geoffrey Chapman
Rear Admiral Smith Geoffrey Francis
Lieutenant Commander Gellie Geoffrey James