George Pritzler Green

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Commander (retired) George Pritzler Green, R.N. (12 November, 1881 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

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.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Richard A. A. Plowden
Captain of H.M.S. Ostrich
3 Aug, 1909[1] – 6 Apr, 1910
Succeeded by
Clive C. H. Maitland-Addison
Preceded by
John O. Wyatt
Captain of H.M. T.B. 4
6 Apr, 1910 – 10 Sep, 1910
Succeeded by
Henry P. Wilson
Preceded by
Geoffrey Mackworth
Captain of H.M. T.B. 34
10 Sep, 1910 – 12 Sep, 1910
Succeeded by
Stuart E. Holder
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Valerian
20 Apr, 1916[2] – 13 Sep, 1917
Succeeded by
Harry G. H. Tandy


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 352.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 398p.