Peter Doyle (admiral)
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Peter Doyle Admiral

Peter Doyle
Born(1925-09-27)27 September 1925
Lithgow, New South Wales
Died2 May 2007(2007-05-02) (aged 81)[1]
Melbourne, Victoria
Service/branchRoyal Australian Navy
Years of service1939-1982
RankRear Admiral
Commands heldDeputy Chief of Naval Staff (1981-82)
HM Australian Fleet (1980-81)
HMAS Melbourne (1976-77)
Junior Recruit Training Establishment (1972-75)
HMAS Perth (1966-68)
HMAS Quickmatch (1961-62)[2]
Battles/warsSecond World War
Korean War
Vietnam War
AwardsOfficer of the Order of Australia
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Mentioned in despatches (2)

Rear Admiral Peter Hogarth Doyle, (27 September 1925 - 2 May 2007) was a senior commander of the Royal Australian Navy, who served as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff from 1981 to 1982. Doyle served in the Second World War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War in various roles before retiring in 1982.[3] He was mentioned in despatches in the Korean and Vietnam Wars.[4]


  1. ^ "Assertive leader always stood up to a skirmish - Obituaries -". Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "RAN admirals". Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Rear Admiral Peter Hogarth Doyle". Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Peter Hogarth Doyle - MiD Award". Retrieved 2018.
Military offices
Preceded by
Rear Admiral John Stevens
Deputy Chief of Naval Staff
Succeeded by
Rear Admiral Geoffrey Woolrych
Preceded by
Rear Admiral David Leach
Flag Officer Commanding HM Australian Fleet
Succeeded by
Rear Admiral John Stevens

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