|Sir Philip Clarke|
|Born||14 March 1898|
|Died||13 November 1966 (aged 68)|
World War I|
World War II
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire|
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
Clarke joined the Royal Navy in 1911 and was promoted to midshipman in 1914 at the start of the First World War. He served in the Second World War becoming commanding officer of the cruiser HMS Caledon in July 1939 and commanding officer of the cruiser HMS Glasgow in November 1943.
Clarke became Director of Mobilisation at the Admiralty in March 1946 and Flag Officer, Malta in June 1948. In retirement he served as President of the Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers from 1955 to 1956.
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- "Past Presidents". Institution of Engineering & Technology. http://www.theiet.org/resources/library/archives/institution-history/presidents-iere.cfm. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
|Flag Officer, Malta
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