sir Cecil Ponsonby Talbot
K.C.B., k.b.e., D.S.O.

Vice-Admiral Sir Cecil Ponsonby Talbot

Personal Details
Date of Birth31/08/1884
Place of BirthBangalore, India
Father's Name Major IAB Talbot
Wife's NameBridget Bradshaw
Date of Marriage14/08/1912
Place of MarriageBarrow in Furness
Date Retired 11 December 1936
Date of Death 
Place of Burial 


Rank History
RankDate attainedSource
Naval Cadet15 May 1899ADM 196/49
Midshipman15 September 1900ADM 196/49
Sub-Lieutenant15 November 1903ADM 196/49
Lieutenant15 November 1904ADM 196/49
Lieutenant-Commander15 November 1912ADM 196/49
Commander21 October 1914ADM 196/49
Captain31 December 1919Navy List Apr 1934
Rear-Admiral01 July 1932Navy List Apr 1936
Vice-Admiral17 February 1936Navy List Apr 1936

Rewards & Distinctions
Source: ADM 196/49 Service History
Gained 4 months' time on passing out of Britannia
Awarded Prize 10 books or instruments for 5 1st Class certificates
DSO Gazette 10/9/15
Bar to DSO Gazette 2/11/17
Legion of Honour (Chev) Gaz 17/12/19
CW 3156/31 Awarded GSP £150 3/4/31
CW 7241/31 Appointed Naval AdeC 20/7/31
CB (Mil) Gazette 1 Jan 1934
(Invested 27/2/34)
Gaz 8/6/39 K.B.E. (Military)
Gaz 6/6/47 K.C.B.
Grand Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau Supp to Gaz 25/11/47

Source: ADM 196/49 Service History
13 Sept 01 Rated Mid without exam
15 Nov 03 Passed Seamanship 1st 984/1000
19 Nov 03 Passed Seamanship
Mar 04 Passed Navigation Part I 2nd Cl 1051/1200
June 04 Passed Navigation Part II 1st Cl 1597/2000
Nov 04 Passed Pilotage 1st Cl 970/1000
Feb 05 Passed Gunnery 1st Cl 908/1000
Mar 05 Passed Torpedo 1st Cl 188/200
Nov 08 Granted certif on completing Mil Balloon course 11/08