Geoffrey Bransby O'Brien Harding

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Lieutenant-Commander Geoffrey Bransby O'Brien Harding, (30 April, 1899 – 31 January, 1942) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Harding was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 January, 1920.

Harding was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 January, 1928.

Harding was killed when his command, Belmont was torpedoed and lost to U-82.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ivo W. L. Frewen-Laton
Captain of H.M.S. Velox
7 Dec, 1925
Succeeded by
Ivo W. L. Frewen-Laton
Preceded by
Guy B. Amery-Parkes
Captain of H.M.S. Walker
18 Dec, 1930[1] – 1931
Succeeded by
John Drinkwater
Preceded by
Richard G. Stewart
Captain of H.M.S. Warwick
18 Dec, 1930[2] – Jan, 1933
Succeeded by
John W. Durnford
Preceded by
Peter J. Fitzgerald
Captain of H.M.S. Belmont
11 Jul, 1941 – 31 Jan, 1942
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 285.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 291.