John Battersby Thomas

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Lieutenant (retired) John Battersby Thomas, R.N. (26 April, 1856 – 12 May, 1930) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 11 January, 1888.

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 6 November, 1908.

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 8 February, 1915.

Reverted to pension on 31 July 1919.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Rupert S. Gwatkin-Williams
Captain of H.M.S. Ranger
1 Nov, 1906[1] – 26 Jun, 1907
Succeeded by
Harold N. Key
Preceded by
Benjamin G. Carroll
as Captain of H.M.S. Nymphe
Captain of H.M.S. Wildfire
30 Jan, 1908[2]
Succeeded by
John Hayes


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 365.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 397.