Philip William Douglas

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Captain Philip William Douglas (27 June, 1883 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Douglas entered the Royal Navy with the January, 1897 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia, passing in 1st in order of merit with 1624 marks in the competitive entrance examinations.[1]

As a Midshipman in mid-1900, Douglas landed with men from Centurion during the Boxer Rebellion.

Douglas was appointed to Warspite as gunnery officer on 22 November, 1914.

See Also



  1. Hampshire Telegraph and Naval Chronicle (Portsmouth, England), 6 Feb 1897, p. 8.