George Pritzler Green
Life & Career
The son of Henry Green, ship builder was born in Cherry Orchard, Charlton. He gained four months' time on passing out of Britannia in July, 1897. He would spend 29 months in the Mediterranean in his first ship, Empress of India. In January, 1899, Captain Charles Campbell noted that Green spoke French and was a "good musician."
Green was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1903.
Green was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 39 September, 1911.
Green was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 December, 1911.
Reverted to the Retired List on 7 June, 1919.
Green was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) in recognition of services rendered during the war with seniority of 11 November, 1918.
World War II
In 1943, Green had his shoulder injured when he was run down by a car.
On 14 June, 1944 he was reverted to the Retired List on compassionate grounds.
Richard A. A. Plowden
|Captain of H.M.S. Ostrich
3 Aug, 1909 – 6 Apr, 1910
Clive C. H. Maitland-Addison
John O. Wyatt
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 4
6 Apr, 1910 – 10 Sep, 1910
Henry P. Wilson
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 34
10 Sep, 1910 – 12 Sep, 1910
The Hon. Guy Stopford
|Captain of H.M.S. Valerian
20 Apr, 1916 – 13 Sep, 1917
Harry G. H. Tandy
- The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 352.
- The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 398p.