Gervase Boswell Middleton
Life & Career
Middleton was appointed to Queen Elizabeth from 1915 to 1917.
Middleton was Nelson's first torpedo officer upon her commissioning in 1927.
In 1938, Middleton was appointed in command of the light cruiser Aurora, where he was Flag Captain to Admiral Tom Philips.
World War II
Middleton was appointed in command of the battleship Revenge in January, 1943.
Middleton was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral in 1945.
From 1946 to 1950, Middleton was appointed Admiral Superintendent of H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.
Middleton was promoted to the rank of Admiral (retired) in 1952.
- Service Records
- Obituary in The Times, 13 June, 1961, P. 14 55106 E.
- Tribute from Hugh Clausen in The Times, 14 June, 1961, P. 14 55107 E.
Cecil S. Sandford
|Captain of H.M.S. Aurora
Apr, 1938 – 22 Jan, 1940
Louis H. K. Hamilton
L. Vaughan Morgan
|Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
St. J. Cronyn