Eric Walter Poyntz Westmacott

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Lieutenant Eric Walter Poyntz Westmacott, R.N. (23 June, 1887 – 28 August, 1914) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Teddington.

Westmacott was promoted to the rank of Sub-Lieutenant on 30 December, 1907.

Westmacott was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1909.

Westmacott was appointed to Amethyst for duty on the staff of Commodore (T), who noted Westmacott was "fond of games", in October 1913. Westmacott died aboard the light cruiser Arethusa at the Battle of Helgoland Bight on 28 August, 1914.

See Also