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Lieutenant Basil James Carlisle Wise, (4 January, 1910 – 8 June, 1940) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wise was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 16 May, 1933.[1]

He was awarded the Robert Roxburgh Memorial Prize for being the Naval Cadet who obtained the highest place in the grand aggregate of marks in the Passing Out Examination at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. He was also awarded the Henry Leigh Carslake Prize for an essay submitted as a Naval Observer for the Fleet Air Arm.

Wise was appointed to the aircraft carrier Argus on 28 December, 1938.[2]

He died when Glorious was sunk on 8 June, 1940.[3]

See Also



  1. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 88.
  2. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 256.
  3. "Deaths." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jun 07, 1941; pg. 1; Issue 48946.