Cedric Naylor

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Commander (retired) Cedric Naylor, D.S.O.*, D.S.C. (12 June, 1891 – 12 January, 1949) served in the Royal Naval Reserve and the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Naylor transferred into the Royal Navy from the R.N.R..

Naylor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 19 December, 1916. He commanded the Q-ship Penshurst from 3 October 1917 until she was lost on 24 December 1917 in action against U 110.

Naylor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 19 December, 1924.

Naylor was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 12 June, 1935.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Polyanthus
26 Jan, 1918[1] – Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Gerald E. Boultbee
Captain of H.M.S. Scarab
9 Jan, 1928[2] – 25 Jul, 1930[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
Richard I. Clutterbuck


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 868.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 267.