Walter de Burgh Thomas

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. (retired) Walter de Burgh Thomas (30 June, 1883 – ) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. in 1915, later altered to 1917.

Found guilty of poor judgment in collision on 28 September 1917 between Surly and S.S. Vera.

Thomas was appointed in command of the patrol boat P41 on 9 January, 1918.[1]

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 15 December, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward N. Mortimer
Captain of H.M.S. Surly
19 Jan, 1916[2] – 19 Jan, 1918
Succeeded by
George S. Loraine
Preceded by
John Wilson
Captain of H.M.S. P41
9 Jan, 1918[3] – 15 Aug, 1919[Inference]
Succeeded by
James Figgins


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 859.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398c.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 858.