George Holbrow Lang
Life & Career
Born in Sterling, the son of Reverend J. P. Lang. Lang was educated at Conway before being put through Britannia
Lang was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 November, 1902.
Lang was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 November, 1910.
On 17 June 1916, he was appointed in command of the old destroyer Kestrel.
Lang was promoted to the rank of Captain on 5 October, 1927.
World War II
Mobilised on 28 September, 1938. Lang was sent to Cochrane, additional, as E.D.O.[?] on 25 August, 1939. He seemingly remained there the entire war. He reverted to the Retired List on 29 November, 1945.
Frederick E. K. Strong
|Captain of H.M.S. Kestrel
17 Jun, 1916 – 10 Apr, 1918
Michael K. H. Kennedy
Colin A. M. Sarel
|Captain of H.M.S. Espiegle
7 Feb, 1921 – 29 Aug, 1923
- The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394w.