Henry Purdon Boyd
Life & Career
Born in Antrim, the son of underwriter Henry Boyd.
Boyd was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1910.
Boyd was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1916.
Boyd was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 18 October, 1922. He was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 30 March, 1926.
World War II
The Naval Officer-in-Charge, Kirkwall reported that Boyd died suddenly of heart failure.
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 9
17 Jun, 1907 – 10 Nov, 1909
Arthur K. Gregory
Gregory G. C. Wood-Martin
|Captain of H.M.S. Penelope
21 Apr, 1920 – 16 Jun, 1920
|Captain of H.M.S. Undaunted
5 May, 1921 – 15 Apr, 1922
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 9.
- The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 879.
- The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 399.