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Brind, Eric James Patrick (1892-1963)


Photograph of Admiral E.J.P. Brind

© IWM (MH 16301)

Patrick Brind commanded 4 Cruiser Squadron in the final months of the Pacific War.  His squadron was the first British unit to operate with the U.S. 5 Fleet, contributing to the preliminary bombardment of Iwo Jima in February 1945.

Brind was present for the Japanese surrender aboard Missouri.

Service record

1892-5-5     

Born
1922
Lieutenant commander     

1927
Commander

1933
Captain

1938

Commander, Birmingham
1939-1

Commander, Gunnery School
1940

Chief of staff, Home Fleet
1942-4
Rear admiral
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Home)
1944-11

Commander, 4 Cruiser Squadron
1945
Vice admiral

1946

President, Royal Naval College
1949
Admiral
Commander, Far East Station
1951

Commander, Allied Forces, Northern Europe
1953

Retires
1963

Dies

References

"Admiral Eric James Patrick Brind" (accessed 2007-5-3)

Buell (1987)

Pettibone (2006)



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