Eric Langton Woodhall

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Lieutenant-Commander Eric Langton Woodhall, M.V.O., D.S.O. (16 December, 1899 – 21 June, 1940) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Woodhall was a special entrant to the navy.

Woodhall was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 December 1921.

Woodhall was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 December, 1929.

Woodhall was killed while commanding the Q-ship H.M.S. Prunella when she was torpedoed and lost.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Leonard A. W. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Tiverton
7 Jan, 1932[1] – 10 Feb, 1933[Inference]
Succeeded by
Eric P. Hinton
Preceded by
Walter J. Phipps
Captain of H.M.S. Acasta
20 Jul, 1933[2]
Succeeded by
Donald T. Dowler
Preceded by
Ivo T. Clark
Captain of H.M.S. Eclipse
31 Jul, 1939 – 9 Nov, 1939
Succeeded by
Ivo T. Clark


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 278.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 213.