Darrell Bunt

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Frederick Darrell Bunt CB OBE (known as Darrell; 3 July 1902 – 31 October 1977) was Chaplain of the Fleet[1] and Archdeacon of the Royal Navy from 1956 to 1960.

Educated at the City of London School and St Chad's College, Durham,[2] Bunt was ordained in 1927.[3] After curacies St Luke’s, Victoria Docks and St Augustine’s, Wembley Park he became a Chaplain in the Royal Navy. Amongst others he served HMS President (as Chaplain to Leonard Coulshaw, the Chaplain of the Fleet), HMS Excellent, the RN College at Dartmouth and HM Dockyard, Portsmouth before becoming head of the service. An Honorary Chaplain to the Queen, he died on 31 October 1977.


  1. ^ The Times, Saturday, Jan 14, 1956; pg. 4; Issue 53428; col A New Fleet Chaplain
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1947-48 Oxford, OUP, 1941

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
Noel Chamberlain
Chaplain of the Fleet
1956 –1960
Succeeded by
John Armstrong