John Alexander Webster

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Captain John Alexander Webster, C.B.E., M.V.O., R.N. (23 November, 1874 – 24 June, 1924) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Webster was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 October, 1895.

Webster was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1907.

Webster was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1914.

Webster was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 19 May, 1922. he died two years later of colon cancer.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Valentine E. B. Phillimore
Captain of H.M.S. Motagua
14 Jan, 1915[1] – 27 Jul, 1916
Succeeded by
Lawrence L. Dundas
Preceded by
Philip Nelson-Ward
Director of Navigation
8 Aug, 1916[2] – 1 Aug, 1919
Succeeded by
John E. T. Harper
Preceded by
Harry L. Boyle
Captain of H.M.S. Conqueror
1 Jul, 1920 – 18 Aug, 1920
Succeeded by
Cecil M. Staveley


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401q.
  2. Schofield. p. 190.