Arthur William Tomlinson

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Commander (retired) Arthur William Tomlinson, R.N. (12 February, 1879 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Reverend A. Thomas was born in New Zealand.

Tomlinson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1899.

Tomlinson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1907.

There is a curious lapse or an amazing last appointment in his service record being as an Inspector of Steel on the Inspection Staff at Woolwich, dated 14 January, 1908. The next entry in his record, chronologically, indicates that Tomlinson was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Commander on 1 April, 1922.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hugh S. Currey
Captain of H.M. T.B. 55
11 Jul, 1899[1] – 4 Sep, 1899
Succeeded by
Reginald Aylen
Preceded by
Herbert N. Hunter
Captain of H.M.S. Ferret
8 Aug, 1902 – 1902
Succeeded by
Joseph Sanders
Preceded by
James U. Farie
Captain of H.M.S. Vigilant
21 Jul, 1903[2]
Succeeded by
Walter J. C. Lake


  1. "The Naval Mobilization". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1899. Issue 35877, col C, p. 10.
  2. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.