John Treacher

British admiral

Admiral Sir John Devereux Treacher KCB (23 September 1924 – 30 April 2018) was a British naval officer. He served as Commander-in-Chief Fleet from 1975 to 1977.

Sir John Treacher
John Treacher (1977)
Born(1924-09-23)23 September 1924
Died30 April 2018(2018-04-30) (aged 93)
AllegianceUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service1941–1977
Commands heldHMS Eagle
Battles/warsWorld War II
Korean War
AwardsKnight Commander of the Order of the Bath

In retirement he became Chief Executive of National Car Parks. He was also Deputy Chairman of Westland Group and a Director of Meggitt. He was named chairman of London's Playboy Club in an attempt to secure a gambling license that had been denied over concerns regarding his predecessor.[1]

Treacher died on 30 April 2018 at the age of 93.[2]


  1. New York Times October 6,1981
  2. "Admiral Sir John Treacher obituary". The Daily Telegraph. 3 May 2018.