Heathcote George Hewitt
Life & Career
The son of Thomas Hewitt, Barrister at Law was born in Walton and gained two months' time on passing out of Britannia.
Hewitt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1904.
Hewitt qualified as an interpreter in German at some point.
Hewitt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1912.
Hewitt was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 17 December, 1926 with rank of Commander.
World War II
A Court Martial on 23 April, 1942 found Hewitt guilty on three charges of theft, two charges of improperly ordering government stores to be landed and one change of landing provisions contrary to regulations. Three charges were not proved. He was sentenced to be dismissed from H.M.S. Sandhurst and to be severely reprimanded. In 1943, he was informed that there would be no employment for him in the Royal Navy.
Erskine A. Nicolson
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 51
10 Jan, 1905 – 24 Jan, 1905
Lindsay R. Venn
Hamilton J. B. Hall
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 78
24 Jan, 1905 – 14 Mar, 1906
Cyprian D. C. Bridge
- The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 399.