John Gordon Aitchison
Life & Career
Aitchison was born the son of Stephen W. Aitchison, Esq., the Director of a Public Company.
Aitchison was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 January, 1916.
He was appointed to Dolphin for a submarine course on 14 February, 1916, lasting through 1 April, when he was sent to Bonaventure for service in submarines. On 16 July, he was appointed to D 8, where he remained until being appointed to E 39 on 21 August. Superseded in E 39 on 29 November, 1916, he went to Cleopatra until 16 October, 1918.
Aitchison was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 January, 1924.
Aitchison was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 1 November, 1935.
World War II
Gordon C. Steele
|Captain of H.M.S. PC 73
15 Sep, 1922 – 28 Apr, 1923
Charles G. N. Graham
Pelham A. Maitland
|Captain of H.M.S. P38
28 Apr, 1923 – 1 Oct, 1924
Edwin A. Homan
as Captain of H.M.S. Spey
Edward S. F. Fegen
|Captain of H.M.S. Forres
3 Aug, 1927 – 7 Oct, 1927
Alexander M. Donovan
- "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Apr 30, 1910; pg. 5; Issue 39260.
- The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 789.
- The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 257.