Walter Neville Lapage

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Captain (retired) Walter Neville Lapage, O.B.E. (5 February, 1883 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy and served as H.M.S. Tiger's torpedo officer at the Battle of Jutland.

Life & Career

Lapage was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1904.[1]

Appointed to H.M.S. Vernon as a Junior Staff Officer on 9 April, 1907.[2]

Lapage was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1912.[3]

Lapage was appointed to Tiger as torpedo officer on 19 June, 1914.[4] He would fight in her at the Battle of Jutland.

Lapage was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1916.[5]

Lapage was appointed to the battlecruiser Hood as Squadron Torpedo Officer on 4 March, 1919.[6]

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Squadron Torpedo Officer, Battle Cruiser Squadron
4 Mar, 1919[7]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1908). p. 123.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1908). p. 390.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 59.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 385a.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 67.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 788.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 801.