Edward Lyon Berthon

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Captain Edward Lyon Berthon, D.S.O., D.S.C.* (15 September, 1894 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Berthon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1916.

Berthon was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1929.

Berthon was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1937.

Mentikoned in Despatches at Dunikrk.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robert A. Cassidi
Captain of H.M.S. Viceroy
28 Mar, 1925[1]
Succeeded by
Alastair G. Davidson
Preceded by
Philip H. Calderon
Captain of H.M.S. Wivern
1 Jul, 1927[2] – 11 Sep, 1928[3]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Louis H. K. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Wild Swan
12 Sep, 1928[4] – Nov, 1929
Succeeded by
Colin C. L. Mackenzie
Preceded by
Eric E. Addis
Captain of H.M.S. Philomel
2 Jan, 1931[5] – 1933
Succeeded by
Basil C. B. Brooke
Preceded by
?
Naval Officer in Charge, Auckland
2 Jan, 1931[6]
Succeeded by
Basil C. B. Brooke
Preceded by
John N. Knox
Captain of H.M.S. Crusader
31 Aug, 1934[7]
Succeeded by
Cecil P. F. Brown
Preceded by
Walter N. T. Beckett
Captain of H.M.S. Winchester
21 Sep, 1936[8] – 14 Jul, 1937
Succeeded by
Philip N. Walter
Preceded by
Philip L. Vian
Captain of H.M.S. Keppel
28 Sep, 1938[9] – 27 May, 1940[10]
Succeeded by
Francis S. W. de Winton
Preceded by
Walter H. G. Fallowfield
Captain in Charge, Ceylon
15 Oct, 1938[11] – Jan, 1940[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
Basil O. Bell-Salter
as Naval Officer in Charge, Ceylon
Preceded by
David J. R. Simson
Captain of H.M.S. Keith
27 May, 1940 – 1 Jun, 1940
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Philip Louis Vian
Captain (D), Nineteenth Destroyer Flotilla
27 May, 1940 – 1 Jun, 1940
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Philip Louis Vian
Captain of H.M.S. Cossack
10 Jul, 1941[12]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 281.
  2. Berthon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/145/702. f. ?.
  3. Berthon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/145/702. f. ?.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 289.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 300.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 300.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 226.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 292.
  9. Berthon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/15. f. ?.
  10. Berthon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/15. f. ?.
  11. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 313.
  12. Berthon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/93/46. f. ?.