James Hope Neild

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Acting Commander James Hope Neild, R.N. (15 April, 1882 – 6 July, 1919) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Neild was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1903.

Neild was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 39 June, 1911.

Neild was granted the acting rank of Commander on 3 July, 1915.

Neild died due to collapse caused by an accidental fracture of his left shoulder.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil H. France-Hayhurst
Captain of H.M.S. Patuca
21 Nov, 1914[1] – 2 May, 1915
Succeeded by
Percy G. Brown
Preceded by
Lionel G. Preston
Captain of H.M.S. Skipjack
2 Jun, 1915[2] – 31 May, 1917
Succeeded by
Guy F. Parsons
Preceded by
Charles W. Trousdale
Captain of H.M.S. Riviera
16 Jun, 1917[3] – 3 Nov, 1917
Succeeded by
Vivian L. Wiles


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401t.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398b.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 401z.