Gerald Hepburn Brady

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Captain Gerald Hepburn Brady, R.N., Retired (25 August, 1882 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Dovercourt, the son of Civil Servant Henry Brady.

He passed out of Britannia in December, 1897 ranked ninth of the sixty-four cadets who passed out, with 1759 marks.[1]

Brady was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 25 August, 1902.

Brady was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 25 August, 1910.

Brady was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1915.


Brady was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 8 September, 1928

World War II

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry Purdy
Captain of H.M.S. Violet
Jun, 1906
Succeeded by
Joseph A. Shuter
Preceded by
Basil R. Brooke
Captain of H.M.S. Foxglove
12 Dec, 1919[2] – 15 Oct, 1921
Succeeded by
Henry V. Hudson
Preceded by
Gerard C. Pigou
Captain of H.M.S. Cormorant
1 Apr, 1924[3] – Apr, 1926
Succeeded by
John A. Scott
Preceded by
Oliver M. F. Stokes
Captain of H.M.S. Cleopatra
25 Nov, 1927[4] – 9 Mar, 1928
Succeeded by
Frank G. Bramble
Preceded by
Henry A. Simpson
as Naval Officer in Charge, Port Said
Resident Naval Officer and in Command Naval Depot, Port Said
12 Jan, 1941 – 29 Jan, 1941
Succeeded by
William Bayard Hynes


  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence" The Times (London, England), Thursday, Dec 16, 1897; pg. 7; Issue 35388.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 776.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 228.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1928). p. 224.