24th Destroyer Flotilla

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24th Destroyer Flotilla (24DF)
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BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom from 1801.png Royal Navy
FirstCaptain Charles Leslie Firth
LastCaptain Geoffrey Frederic Burghard

The 24th Destroyer Flotilla also known as the Twenty Fourth Destroyer Flotilla was a naval formation of the Royal Navy from 1943 to 1945.[1]

In Command

Captains (D) 24th Destroyer Flotilla

Incomplete list of post holders included:

Captain (D) 24th Destroyer Flotilla
Rank Name Term Notes
1 Captain Charles Leslie Firth August 1943 – 30 September 1944 [2][3]
2 Captain Geoffrey Frederic Burghard 30 September 1944 – August 1945 [4][5]


  1. Mackie, Colin. (January 2020).Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865. Flotillas & Squadrons. pp.194-253..
  2. Mackie.p.236.
  3. Helgason, Gudmundur (1995–2020). "Capt. Charles Leslie Firth , DSO of the Royal Navy (RN) - Allied Warship Commanders of WWII - uboat.net". uboat.net. G Helgason. Retrieved 3 October 2020.
  4. Mackie.p.236.
  5. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "World War II unit histories & officers: B." www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houtermand and Koppes. Retrieved 3 October 2020.