Quintin Bernard Preston-Thomas

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Commander (retired) Quintin Bernard Preston-Thomas, R.N. (10 November, 1880 – 30 November, 1950) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Weybridge.

Preston-Thomas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1902.

Preston-Thomas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1910.


Preston-Thomas was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 26 August, 1924.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William H. Darwall
Captain of H.M.S. Britomart
6 Jan, 1914 – Aug, 1914
Succeeded by
Charles V. L. Norcock
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. M.33
10 Jun, 1915[1] – 21 May, 1918
Succeeded by
Henry Haire-Forster
Preceded by
Charles Hester
Captain of H.M.S. Cockchafer
May, 1919 – Nov, 1919
Succeeded by
Aubrey C. Thursfield


  1. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395j.