Biography and Notes
Lt. Commander Royal Navy (ret.) Only child. Baptised at Waltair 6 May 1895. Educated at the Royal Naval College, Osborne, 1908-10 and Royal Naval College, Dartmouth 1910-12. Cremated at West Norwood, Surrey.
Midshipman in the Royal Navy 1913; Sub- Lieut. 1915; Lieutenant 30 April 1917; Retired 1921; obtained rank of Lieut. Commander 30 April 1926. Served throughout the Great War (on HMS's Thunderer and Empress of India at Scapa Flow, Sloop Iris at Queenstown and in submarines in the North Sea), and was awarded the 1914 Star, British War medal, and Allies (Victory) medal. In employ of Minerals Separation Co. London and of allied firms on the Continent 1921-9; in Dorr Oliver Co. Ltd., Sales Engineers, London, from 1929. He and his wife lived from 1931 at Ash Cottage, Garrard Road, Banstead. Associate Member of Institute of Mechanical Engineers 1932. During World War II 1939-45 at Admiralty Offices in Glasgow and London.