John Prescott Burton

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Commander John Prescott Burton, R.N., Retired (26 July, 1890 – 22 May, 1954) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Burton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1911.

Burton was appointed Lieutenant in Command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 27 on 29 July, 1914.[1]

Post-War

Burton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1919.

Burton was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 4 August, 1933.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Theodore E. J. Bigg
Captain of H.M. T.B. 27
29 Jul, 1914[2] – 4 Jan, 1915
Succeeded by
John B. Spurgin

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 400.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 400.