William Leslie Berridge

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Lieutenant William Leslie Berridge, (28 July, 1899 – 10 April, 1926) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Berridge was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in June, 1919

Berridge won the Beaufort and Wharton Testimonial for the year 1920.[1]

Berridge died in the Civil General Hospital in Penang from a spinal fracture sustained in a swimming accident in which he struck the sea bed "after descending the [the] chute".

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Vivian R. S. Bowlby
Captain of H.M.S. R 10
2 Feb, 1924[2] – 15 Oct, 1924
Succeeded by
James G. W. Deneys
Preceded by
Andrew L. Besant
Captain of H.M.S. L 15
Dec, 1924[3] – 10 Apr, 1926
Succeeded by
Brereton R. Hooper


  1. "Beaufort Testimonial." The Times (London, England), Monday, January 23, 1922, Issue 42936, p.4.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 262.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 250.