Lewis Bernard Alexander Majendie

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Commander (retired) Lewis Bernard Alexander Majendie, D.S.C. (22 June, 1898 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

His father, J. H. C. Majendie, Esq. was a J.P. for Suffolk. His residence was a castle.

He served in Leviathan and Warspite, fighting at the Battle of Jutland in the latter. In March, 1917 he underwent a Torpedo Control Course at H.M.S. Vernon and then was briefly appointed to the destroyer Doon before moving to the Waveney in April.

In December 1917 he started studying submarines and was appointed to the J 4 on 16 April, 1918. On 26 August, 1918 he was placed in H 9, in which he served until January, 1919.

Majendie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1919.

Majendie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1927.

Majendie was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 22 August, 1934 and was promoted to the rank of Commander on 22 June, 1938.

World War II

His D.S.C. was for anti-U-boat operations.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles R. Thompson
Captain of H.M.S. L 33
10 Aug, 1925[1]
Succeeded by
Gilbert P. Claridge
Preceded by
Sydney M. Raw
Captain of H.M.S. H 33
31 Dec, 1928[2]
Succeeded by
Robert W. Peers
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Proteus
28 Apr, 1930[3]
Succeeded by
Henry S. Baker
Preceded by
Robert M. Aubrey
Captain of H.M.S. Fowey
30 Nov, 1942 – 22 Mar, 1943
Succeeded by
Ian M. Carss
Preceded by
Ian M. Carss
Captain of H.M.S. Fowey
17 May, 1943 – 2 Nov, 1943
Succeeded by
George E. Newey


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 251.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 243.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 260.