John Treacher

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Sir John Treacher
John Treacher (1977)
Born(1924-09-23)23 September 1924
Died30 April 2018(2018-04-30) (aged 93)
AllegianceUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service1941–1977
RankAdmiral
Commands heldHMS Eagle
Fleet
Battles/warsWorld War II
Korean War
AwardsKnight Commander of the Order of the Bath

Admiral Sir John Devereux Treacher KCB (23 September 1924 – 30 April 2018) was a British naval officer. He served as Commander-in-Chief Fleet from 1975 to 1977.

In retirement he became Chief Executive of National Car Parks. He was also Deputy Chairman of Westland Group and a Director of Meggitt. He was named chairman of London's Playboy Club in an attempt to secure a gambling license that had been denied over concerns regarding his predecessor.[1]

Treacher died on 30 April 2018 at the age of 93.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. New York Times October 6,1981
  2. "Admiral Sir John Treacher obituary". The Daily Telegraph. 3 May 2018.