Alan Gordon Grierson

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Commander (retired) Alan Gordon Grierson, (13 May, 1891 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Grierson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1911.[1]

He was awarded the Ogilvy Medal for the year 1914 for placing first in examinations to qualify for Lieutenant (T).

Grierson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1919.[2]

He was appointed to the Portsmouth Anti-Gas School on 24 September 1928, but it is not clear whether he was designated to head up the school.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cuthbert H. Heath-Caldwell
Superintendent of Anti-Gas Training, Portsmouth
24 Sep, 1928 – 12 Dec, 1932[3]
Succeeded by
Horace G. Gorton


  1. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 61a.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 47.
  3. Gorton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/70. f. 69.