Geoffrey Nigel Oliver

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Admiral Geoffrey Nigel Oliver, G.B.E., K.C.B., D.S.O.** (22 January, 1898 – 26 May, 1980) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Awarded the Goodenough Medal and the Commander Egerton Prize.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ian R. H. Black
Captain of H.M.S. Veteran
Dec, 1934[1]
Succeeded by
Walter T. Couchman
Preceded by
Eric J. P. Brind
President of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich
1948 – 1950
Succeeded by
Harold R. G. Kinahan
Preceded by
Charles H. L. Woodhouse
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies
1950 – 1952
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Sir Cyril E. Douglas-Pennant
Commander-in-Chief at the Nore
1953 – 1955
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 285.