Gerald Maxwell Bradshaw Langley

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Gerald Maxwell Bradshaw Langley, C.B., O.B.E. (14 December, 1895 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Admiral Gerald Langley.

Langley joined the navy as part of a special emergency term taken into the Training Establishment in September 1914. He came in from Wellington College.[1]

Langley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1918.

Langley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1926.

Langley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1931.

Langley was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1936.

Langley was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 January, 1946.

Langley was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Vice-Admiral on 22 June, 1949.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur R. M. Black
Captain of H.M.S. Diana
20 Dec, 1932[2] – Oct, 1934
Succeeded by
Geoffrey N. Oliver
Preceded by
Reginald Henry Portal
Deputy Director of the Naval Air Division
Feb, 1938 – Nov, 1939
Succeeded by
Robert M. Ellis
Preceded by
Cuthbert F. B. Bowlby
Captain of H.M.S. Carlisle
21 Nov, 1939 – 7 Feb, 1941
Succeeded by
Thomas C. Hampton
Preceded by
Donald K. Bain
Captain of H.M.S. Devonshire
11 Jan, 1945 – 1 Jan, 1946
Succeeded by
John R. S. Brown


  1. "Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), 4 Dec. 1934, p. 20.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 231.