George Edwin Matthews

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Lieutenant-Commander George Edwin Matthews, R.N. (28 August, 1887 – 18 October, 1918) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in western London.

Matthews was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1909.

Matthews was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 109 on 17 March, 1912.[1]

Matthews was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1917.

Matthews died of influenza.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alfred G. Peace
Captain of H.M. T.B. 109
17 Mar, 1912[2] – 22 Jan, 1914
Succeeded by
Philip H. Irwin
Preceded by
William J. Whitworth
Captain of H.M.S. Cockatrice
5 Jul, 1916[3] – 31 Oct, 1917
Succeeded by
Edward Eastwick-Field
Preceded by
Hugh J. Woodward
Captain of H.M.S. Sable
31 Oct, 1917 – 18 Oct, 1918
Succeeded by
Edward B. Hoyle

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1914). p. 401a.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392l.