Timothy Monckton Synnot

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Timothy Monckton Synnot

Born(1916-01-15)15 January 1916
Died18 May 1997(1997-05-18) (aged 81)
AllegianceFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Service/branchNaval Ensign of Australia.svg  Royal Australian Navy
Battles/wars World War II
Relations Monckton Synnot (ancestor)
Anthony Synnot (brother)

Timothy Monckton Synnot DSC (15 January 1916 – 18 May 1997) was an officer in the Royal Australian Navy. He was a descendant[ vague ] of Monckton Synnot and the older brother of Admiral Anthony Synnot. Having joined the RAN in 1930, he served on HMAS Hobart in World War II, during which he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross [1] and was mentioned in Despatches (for "good services in operations off the coast of British Somaliland" [2] ). He was promoted to commander in 1951 and retired as a captain.

After his naval service Synnot settled at Naberoo, near Keith, in South Australia.[ citation needed ]

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  1. "Timothy Monckton Synnot". Australian War Memorial . Retrieved 28 January 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "Lieutenant Timothy Monckton Synnot, Royal Australian Navy, H.M.A.S. Hobart" (PDF). Third Supplement to the London Gazette (35100): 1441. 11 March 1941.