Bertram Thomas Carlyle Ogilvy Freeman Mitford

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Captain THE HONOURABLE Bertram Thomas Carlyle Ogilvy Freeman Mitford, D.S.O., R.N. (2 June, 1880 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Chelsea, the son of A. B. F. Mitford, M.P..

Mitford was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1902.

Mitford was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1913.

Mitford was awarded the Royal Humane Society's Bronze Medal for saving a seaman from H.M.S. Weymouth on 17 October, 1916.

Mitford was appointed in command of the light cruiser Lowestoft in February, 1918.[1] He would be awarded a D.S.O. for his services in command of the ship during the bombardment of Durazzo on 2 October 1918.

Mitford was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1918.

Mitford retired at his own request on 19 May, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William A. H. Kelly
Captain of H.M.S. Weymouth
31 Jan, 1918 – Feb, 1918
Succeeded by
Alister F. Beal
Preceded by
Alister F. Beal
Captain of H.M.S. Lowestoft
Feb, 1918[2] – 18 Aug, 1919
Succeeded by
Henry E. F. Aylmer
Preceded by
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Copenhagen
15 Sep, 1919[3] – 16 Dec, 1920
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 835.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 835.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 1816.