Peter George Samuel TOSTEVIN

Male 1923 - 1977  (54 years)


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  • Name Peter George Samuel TOSTEVIN 
    Born 1923  Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • General Register Office Index:- December 1/4 1923, Havant
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As "De Tastevin" - Surname Changed by Deed Poll from Tostevin 
    Promoted 01 Jan 1945 
    To Sub Lieutenant 
    Promoted 01 Feb 1954 
    To Lieutenant Commander 
    Retired 09 Jul 1958 
    From the London Gazette, August 1958 
    Died 11 Aug 1977 
    Notes 
    • Description A scarce medal to a Commanding Officer of one of H.M. Ships involved in the Suez Campaign of 1956 Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Near East (Lt. Cdr. P. G. S. Tostevin, R.N.) extremely fine £200-240 Footnote Peter George Samuel Tostevin was born in Havant in 1923. It is not known when he joined the Royal Navy but he was in the Seaman specialization branch and could have served for a number of years before being commissioned in 1945. He received his commission as Acting Sub-Lieutenant, with seniority of 1 January 1945 (London Gazette 22 February 1946) and was promoted to Lieutenant with seniority of 1 August 1945 (London Gazette 8 March 1946) and promoted to Lieutenant-Commander on 1 February 1954. He served aboard the sloop Enchantress, 1945; the Bombay depot ship, Redjacket, 1948; the frigate Loch Dunvegan, 1950; the aircraft carrier Triumph, 1952; the salvage vessel, Uplifter, 1953 and the Miner, 1955. On 15 June 1956 he was appointed to the command of the boom defence vessel Barnstone. The ship served in the 1956 Suez Operation Musketeer and was actively employed in clearing sunken wrecks from the harbour. Lieutenant-Commander Tostevin retired on 9 July 1958 and died on 11 August 1977. Sold with some copied research and a British Armed Forces £1 note which was then current at the time of the Suez Campaign.
    Person ID I4475  Silk Weavers and Stay Makers
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2016 

    Father Edward Claude TOSTEVIN,   b. 02 Aug 1886, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1966, Lonsdale Nursing Home, Southsea, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Edith Elizabeth PANNELL,   b. 1882, Linch, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F1142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosemary Ella D'esney HARRISON,   b. 1925, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 56 years) 
    Children 
     1. Andrew Peter DE TASTEVIN
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F1140  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart