Basil John Douglas Guy

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Commander Basil John Douglas Guy, V.C., D.S.O., R.N. (9 May, 1882 – 29 December, 1956) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Guy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1903.

Guy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1911.[1]

Guy was appointed to the third class protected cruiser Blanche as executive officer on 23 January, 1913.[2]

On 13 July 1916, Guy was appointed in command of the converted auxiliary Osmanieh in the Mediterranean. This may have proven brief, as he also was in command of the special service vessel Wanganella around this time, ending on 5 July, 1917.

Guy was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1918.

Post-War

On 10 January, 1919, Guy was appointed as Commander (m) on staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Nore.

Placed on the Retired List 1 January, 1923.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William H. Darwall
Captain of H.M.S. Handy
1908 – 26 Feb, 1909
Succeeded by
John Kiddle
Preceded by
John Kiddle
Captain of H.M.S. Otter
26 Feb, 1909[3] – Jan, 1910
Succeeded by
Ernest Stevenson
Preceded by
John Kiddle
Captain of H.M.S. Handy
1 Jan, 1910[4] – 1911
Succeeded by
The Hon. Guy Stopford
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Candytuft
5 Jul, 1917 – 10 Jul, 1917
Succeeded by
Robert B. Lyness
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Ceanothus
24 Jul, 1917 – 11 Dec, 1917[Inference]
Succeeded by
William C. O'G. Cochrane

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 42.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 283.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 352.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 328.