Llewellyn Evan Hugh Llewellyn

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Captain (retired) Llewellyn Evan Hugh Llewellyn, C.B., O.B.E., R.N. (14 December, 1879 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Walter John Llewellyn, J.P. of County Down.

His first service was in St. George at the Cape of Good Hope from 21 August 1895 to April 1897 when he was appointed to Victorious in the Channel Squadron. In July, he moved over to the battleship Magnificent.

Llewellyn was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1900.

Appointed to Terrible as Lieutenant (G) on 3 January, 1905 and re-appointed on 28 March, 1905.[1] He served there until being appointed to Good Hope as gunnery officer on 15 July 1905.

On 2 February 1906 he was admitted to Osborne Convalescent Home.

Appointed to the old Centurion as gunnery officer on 29 May 1906.

Appointed to Hindustan as Lieutenant (G) on 2 July, 1907.[2] He was superseded in this role on 28 January, 1908. His earlier hospitalisation may have involved an injury to his ears, as his Service Record notes that he was no longer able to tolerate gunfire after an operation.

An appointment to Impregnable was considered, but he was instead placed on the Retired List as unfit on 20 March, 1908, Llewellyn was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired) on 1 August, 1908. He received a gratuity of £182 in compensation for his hearing loss.

Llewellyn was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 14 December, 1919 and to the rank of Captain (retired) on 1 November, 1927.

World War II

1940 work with the Air Ministry.

Hospitalised in Royal Masonic Hospital in 1941 for a septic throat.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John A. Duncan
Chief Inspector of Naval Ordnance
Mar, 1919[3] – 1 Nov, 1927
Succeeded by


  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Mar 23, 1905; pg. 10; Issue 37662.
  2. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jul 03, 1907; pg. 5; Issue 38375.
  3. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 1820e. Possibly in April, 1919.