Vice Admiral John Gregory Crace, KBE

Date of birth  1887-02-06  NSW. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1902-05  Entered the Royal Navy's midshipman training college in England and joined the training ship HMS Britannia. 
Other  1904  Graduated from Royal Navy's midshipman training college. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1913-01-26  Joined Royal Australian Navy. 
Date promoted  1939-07  Promoted Rear Admiral and appointed to command the Australian Squadron. 
Other  1942-05  Served in the battle of the Coral Sea. 
Other  1942-06  Returned to England having handed over his command. 
Date of discharge  1942-10-04  Left the RAN. 
Date of death  1968-05-11  Hampshire, England.