Alastair Gordon Davidson

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Commander Alastair Gordon Davidson, R.N., Retired (25 September, 1893 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of schoolmaster H. O. D. Davidson, Esq., J.P..

Davidson passed out of Royal Naval College, Dartmouth in April, 1910 ranked 17th of 77 cadets in marks on the Part I examination.[1]

Davidson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 January, 1916.

Post-War

Davidson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 January, 1924.

Davidson was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 25 September, 1936.

World War II

Reverted to the Retired List on 2 April, 1946.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gordon F. Hannay
Captain of H.M.S. Seraph
6 May, 1924[2] – 14 Apr, 1925
Succeeded by
Hugh M. Barnes
Preceded by
Daniel H. Rainier
Captain of H.M.S. Wessex
17 Apr, 1925[3] – 19 May, 1927
Succeeded by
Roland F. B. Swinley
Preceded by
Eric P. Vivian
Captain of H.M.S. Wakeful
19 May, 1927[4] – 31 Aug, 1927[5]
Succeeded by
James C. Colvill
Preceded by
Edward L. Berthon
Captain of H.M.S. Viceroy
31 Aug, 1927[6] – 1 Nov, 1929
Succeeded by
Donal S. McGrath
Preceded by
John H. Bowen
Captain of H.M.S. Weston
8 Sep, 1939 – 12 Jan, 1940
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Apr 30, 1910; pg. 5; Issue 39260.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 269.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 287.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 285.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 280.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 280.