William David Gordon Weir

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Commander William David Gordon Weir, O.B.E. (23 May, 1897 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Weir was a member of a large special entry to the Training Establishment in September, 1915.

Weir was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1919.

Weir was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1927.

Weir was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Commander on 23 May, 1942.

Reverted to the Retired List on 25 July 1947.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Benjamin C. S. Martin
Captain of H.M.S. Salmon
5 Apr, 1928 – 15 Nov, 1928
Succeeded by
Denys R. Brocklebank
Preceded by
Henry A. Simpson
Captain of H.M.S. Vega
15 Nov, 1928[1] – Dec, 1929
Succeeded by
William D. G. Weir
Preceded by
Richard F. Jolly
Captain of H.M.S. Vivien
Dec, 1929 – Jun, 1930
Succeeded by
Douglas A. Budgen
Preceded by
William D. G. Weir
Captain of H.M.S. Vega
Jun, 1930 – late 1930[2]
Succeeded by
Ian R. H. Black
Preceded by
Walter N. T. Beckett
Captain of H.M.S. Velox
2 Apr, 1931[3] – 1933[4]
Succeeded by
Roger P. Selby
Preceded by
Walter N. T. Beckett
Captain of H.M.S. Amazon
22 Sep, 1933[5][6] – Sep, 1934[Inference]
Succeeded by
Hilary W. Biggs
Preceded by
Alexander M. Donovan
Captain of H.M.S. Vanoc
22 Sep, 1933[7]
Succeeded by
John Bostock
Preceded by
Charles E. Glasfurd
Captain of H.M.S. Stronghold
3 Sep, 1934
Succeeded by
Arthur C. Stanford
Preceded by
Gerald E. Boultbee
Captain of H.M.S. Argus
21 Jan, 1936 – late Jan, 1936
Succeeded by
Henry J. Johnstone
Preceded by
David J. R. Simson
Captain of H.M.S. Vivien
19 Sep, 1939 – 6 Jul, 1940
Succeeded by
Stephen H. Beattie
Preceded by
George P. Huddart
Captain of H.M.S. Windsor
early 1941 – 1 May, 1941
Succeeded by
John M. G. Waldegrave

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 278.
  2. His Service Record is hard to read here.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 278.
  4. His Service Record makes it difficult to read this ful date.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 215.
  6. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Sep 19, 1933; pg. 7; Issue 46553.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 282.