Cyril Gordon Sedgwick

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Rear-Admiral Cyril Gordon Sedgwick, C.B., R.N. (27 November, 1885 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Sedgwick was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1906.

Sedgwick was appointed as gunnery officer in Magnificent in July, 1914 and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1914.

In April, 1916, he was appointed to Courageous as gunnery officer. Sedgwick was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1918.

Sedgwick's role as gunnery officer in Courageous ended on 25 March 1919. On 8 April, he was appointed to Revenge as gunnery officer and as squadron gunnery officer.

Sedgwick was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1925.

Sedgwick was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 19 July, 1936 and was placed on the Retired List the next day in accordance with Orders in Council of 9 March, 1914.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Squadron Gunnery Officer, First Battle Squadron
8 Apr, 1919[1]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Henry J. S. Brownrigg
Deputy Director of the Gunnery Division
1 Mar, 1926 – 25 Jun, 1928
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Evelyn C. O. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. Keppel
16 Oct, 1928[2]c. 11 Jun, 1930
Succeeded by
Arthur G. Harris
Preceded by
Charles G. Ramsey
Captain (D), Third Destroyer Flotilla
16 Oct, 1928 – 22 Jun, 1930
Succeeded by
Roderick B. T. Miles
Preceded by
Noel M. F. Corbett
Captain of H.M.S. Codrington
? – 31 Jul, 1930
Succeeded by
Frederick R. G. Maunsell
Preceded by
Edward O. Cochrane
Captain of Devonport Gunnery School
31 Jul, 1930[3] – 1 Aug, 1932
Succeeded by
Wilfred N. Custance
Preceded by
Cecil N. Reyne
Captain of H.M.S. Berwick
1 Jul, 1932[4] – 14 Jan, 1935
Succeeded by
Eric R. Bent
Preceded by
Frank Elliott
Commodore in Charge at Hong Kong
2 Mar, 1935[5] – 1937
Succeeded by
Edward B. C. Dicken


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 855.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 249.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 284.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 216.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 278.