Arthur Neville Gouldsmith

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Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Neville Gouldsmith, R.N. (21 September, 1878 – 18 February, 1915) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gouldsmith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1901.

Gouldsmith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1909.

Gouldsmith was appointed to the armoured cruiser H.M.S. Good Hope on 28 March, 1914 but was fortunate to fall sick, ensuring he would not die in her in the Battle of Coronel. He was appointed to the first class protected cruiser Europa during the Test Mobilisation in July, but was reported sick at home on 23 August. Whatever was afflicting him, he never recovered – his service record notes a series of medical evaluations. Gouldsmith died in mid-February, 1915.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Claude A. Rombulow-Pearse
Captain of H.M.S. Sturgeon
3 Jan, 1905 – 23 Sep, 1905
Succeeded by
Francis B. Favell
Preceded by
Francis B. Favell
Captain of H.M.S. Sunfish
23 Sep, 1905[1] – Apr, 1907[Inference]
Succeeded by
Henry C. Stahl
Preceded by
Alfred B. Barker
Captain of H.M.S. Lapwing
26 Mar, 1907[2] – 26 Mar, 1909
Succeeded by
Colin K. MacLean
Preceded by
Samuel Collins
Captain of H.M.S. Spanker
11 Apr, 1911[3] – 11 Apr, 1913
Succeeded by
Basil G. Washington


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 379.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 339.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 376.