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{{CaptRN}} (retired) '''Arthur Gwyn Moreton Meredyth''', C.B.E., R.N. (21 July, 1862 – 14 December, 1955) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]].
  
Born 21 July, 1862. Captain, [[Senior Naval Officer, Thurso]] in WWI.
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==Early Life & Career==
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Meredyth was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 30 June, 1885.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/25485/pages/3002 no. 25485.  p. 3002.] 30 June, 1885.</ref>
  
==Footnotes==
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On 7 July 1887, he was loaned to command the {{UK-TB38|f=t}} for manoeuvres.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 2 July, 1887.  Issue '''32114''', col C, p. 12.</ref>
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Meredyth was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1898.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26983/pages/3983 no. 26983.  p. 3983.]  1 July, 1898.</ref>
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Meredyth was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 21 July, 1908.
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On 27 July, 1915 Meredyth was appointed Senior Naval Officer, [[Thurso]].{{NLNov17|p. 398''i''}}
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==Post-War==
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Meredyth reverted to the Retired List on 12 May, 1919.
  
 
==Bibliography==
 
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*"Obituaries" (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Friday, 16 December, 1955.  Issue '''53405''', col B, pg. 11.
 
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==Service Records==
 
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*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=8553574&queryType=1&resultcount=2 ADM 196/42.]
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*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=7906086&queryType=1&resultcount=4 ADM 196/20.]
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[[Category:1862 births|Meredyth]]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Arthur Horatio Shirley|Arthur H. Shirley]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Jason (1892)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Jason'']]'''<br>30 Aug, 1895{{NLApr97|p. 235}} &ndash; 3 Nov, 1898|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Henry Harvey Bruce|Henry H. Bruce]]'''}}
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''?'''|'''[[H.M.S. Flying Fish (1897)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Flying Fish'']]'''<br>3 Nov, 1898<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 1 November, 1898.  Issue '''35662''', col F, p. 10.</ref> &ndash; 3 Nov, 1899|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Morgan Singer|Morgan Singer]]'''}}
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Henry Loftus Tottenham|Henry L. Tottenham]]'''<br><small>as '''Captain of H.M.S. ''Audacious'''''</small>|'''[[H.M.S. Audacious (1869)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Imperieuse'']]'''<br>28 Oct, 1914{{NLApr15|p. 394''q''}} &ndash; 27 Jul, 1915|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Bertram Mordaunt Chambers|Bertram M. Chambers]]'''}}
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[John Gilbert de Odingsells Coke|John G. de O. Coke]]'''|'''[[Scapa Flow|King's Harbour Master, Scapa Flow]]'''<br>28 Oct, 1914 &ndash; 27 Jul, 1915|Succeeded by<br>'''?'''}}
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''?'''|'''[[Thurso|Senior Naval Officer, Thurso]]'''<br>27 Jul, 1915{{NLDec18|p. 918}} &ndash; 22 May, 1919|Succeeded by<br>'''?'''}}
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Latest revision as of 09:32, 16 October 2019

Captain (retired) Arthur Gwyn Moreton Meredyth, C.B.E., R.N. (21 July, 1862 – 14 December, 1955) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Meredyth was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1885.[1]

On 7 July 1887, he was loaned to command the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 38 for manoeuvres.[2]

Meredyth was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1898.[3]

Meredyth was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 21 July, 1908.

On 27 July, 1915 Meredyth was appointed Senior Naval Officer, Thurso.[4]

Post-War

Meredyth reverted to the Retired List on 12 May, 1919.

Bibliography

  • "Obituaries" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 16 December, 1955. Issue 53405, col B, pg. 11.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Captain of H.M. T.B. 38
7 Jul, 1887[5] – Dec, 1887
Succeeded by
Herbert W. James
Preceded by
Arthur H. Shirley
Captain of H.M.S. Jason
30 Aug, 1895[6] – 3 Nov, 1898
Succeeded by
Henry H. Bruce
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Flying Fish
3 Nov, 1898[7] – 3 Nov, 1899
Succeeded by
Morgan Singer
Preceded by
Henry L. Tottenham
as Captain of H.M.S. Audacious
Captain of H.M.S. Imperieuse
28 Oct, 1914[8] – 27 Jul, 1915
Succeeded by
Bertram M. Chambers
Preceded by
John G. de O. Coke
King's Harbour Master, Scapa Flow
28 Oct, 1914 – 27 Jul, 1915
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Senior Naval Officer, Thurso
27 Jul, 1915[9] – 22 May, 1919
Succeeded by
?

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25485. p. 3002. 30 June, 1885.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26983. p. 3983. 1 July, 1898.
  4. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398i.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 235.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 1 November, 1898. Issue 35662, col F, p. 10.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 394q.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 918.