Capt John Pownal Aplin


Aboard Llangibby Castle 1944

Reading pre-invasion notes from Eisenhower.

Left to right: Ship Adj. Capt G.S. McKay, O.C. Ship Lt. Col. P.L.M. Battye,

Ship's Master Capt  T.W. McAllen,

Maj. A.W. Gregory (Regina Rifles), and Chief Officer J.P. Aplin

LLANGIBBY CASTLE

Operation NEPTUNE – Invasion of France in June 1944

24 November 1944

Gazette Issue 36815, Supplement 5461, published 28 November 1944

John Pownal Aplin - MID - when Chief Officer  

Clansman - September 1983

Service Record

From

To

Joined Company in 1934

Llandaff Castle

2nd / Chief Officer

WW2

11/1942

Llangibby Castle

Chief Officer

1944


Empire Arun

Chief Officer

5/1945

9/1945

Pretoria Castle

Chief Office

6/1949

4/1951

Richmond Castle

Master

5/1951

10/1951

Roslin Castle

Master

10/1951

1/1952

Rowallan Castle

Master

9/1953


Kenilworth Castle

Master

3/1956

6/1958

Good Hope Castle

Master

8/1958


Retired

11/1959


Died

25 April 1983

Aged 72

Obituary - 1983

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