Eric Wheeler Bush

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Captain Eric Wheeler Bush, D.S.O., D.S.C. (12 August, 1899 – ) served in the Royal Navy. On 14 March, 1916 he would become the youngest recipient of the D.S.C. in history and he would later serve in H.M.S. Revenge at the Battle of Jutland.

Life & Career

Bush was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1920.[1]

Bush was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1928.[2]

Bush was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1933.[3]

Bush was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1939.[4]

Captain of Euryalus from 31 March, 1941 to 15 August, 1943.[5]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil C. M. Usher
Captain of H.M.S. Ladybird
1 Feb, 1932[6] – 21 Apr, 1932
Succeeded by
Percy J. Oliver
Preceded by
Douglas C. Lang
Captain of H.M.S. Malaya
11 Jul, 1944 – 20 Sep, 1944
Succeeded by
Donald H. Fuller


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  6. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 250.