Myles Aldington Blomfield

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Commander Myles Aldington Blomfield, O.B.E., R.N. (16 June, 1884 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Pilkington.

Blomfield was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1906 and lent for duty under Australian government.[1]

Blomfield was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1914.

On 1 December 1915, he was ill, and thought to likely to be unready for sea service for six months.

On 15 December 1916, he was admitted to Haslar Hospital with colitis. On 9 January, he was placed in charge of Boom Defence at the Tyne. On 22 March, he was appointed in command of the sweeping sloop Snapdragon, in which he remained until being appointed to President for special service as Commodore of Convoy as an acting Commander.

Blomfield was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1919.

World War II

On 15 October 1940, he was appointed in command of the yacht Viva II vice Humber.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John I. Hallett
Captain of H.M. T.B. 057
9 Jan, 1912 – 1 Mar, 1912
Succeeded by
William H. J. Parkin
Preceded by
Adrian St. V. Keyes
Captain of H.M. T.B. 4
1 Mar, 1912 – late Mar, 1912
Succeeded by
Geoffrey S. Holden
Preceded by
George H. I. Parker
Captain of H.M. T.B. 2
3 Apr, 1912[2] – 27 Aug, 1912
Succeeded by
Eldred S. Brooksmith
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. P22
8 Jun, 1916[3] – 13 Nov, 1916
Succeeded by
James Quayle
Preceded by
Norman M. C. Thurstan
Captain of H.M.S. Dryad
13 Nov, 1916[4] – 3 Dec, 1916[Inference][5]
Succeeded by
Charles E. Hamond
Preceded by
Austin C. Ackland
Captain of H.M.S. Snapdragon
22 Mar, 1917[6] – 10 Oct, 1917
Succeeded by
Humphrey W. Best


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 8.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 399.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396ii.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 393t.
  5. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398f.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 397z.