Pasfield Victor Oliver

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Captain (retired) Pasfield Victor Oliver, R.N. (8 August, 1872 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Captain S. P. Oliver entered Britannia in January, 1886 after placing twenty-second in order of merit of the forty candidates for naval cadetship that were accepted for acceptance following a round of examinations in late November, 1885.[1]

Oliver was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 June, 1894.

Oliver was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1905.

On 7 December, 1912, he was appointed to Pembroke for charge of Detention Barracks. He would perform this sort of work through early 1921.


Oliver was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain on 22 July, 1921. He would apply for work as Governor of Bodmin Prison.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
W. A. Howard Kelly
Captain of H.M.S. Nile
6 Sep, 1909[2] – 3 May, 1910
Succeeded by
Harold Christian


  1. "Cadetships In The Navy." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Dec 05, 1885; pg. 8; Issue 31622.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 349.