Paul Thomond Gape Methuen

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Lieutenant-Commander Paul Thomond Gape Methuen, R.N. (3 October, 1886 – 26 May, 1918) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of a Reverend P. E. Methuen.

Methuen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 November, 1906. he shared the Ronald Megaw Memorial Prize with Brian Egerton for 1906-07.

In October 1911 a Medical Certificate was forwarded that he was confined to bed, his complaint not being stated.

In 1908, he was awarded a medal for his services in the aftermath of the earthquake at Messina.

Methuen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 November, 1914.

Methuen was appointed to Hercules for gunnery duties on 9 January, 1917. He was still in this appointment when he died of enteric fever at his home in Britain.

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