Meredith Stanton Spalding

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Commander (retired) Meredith Stanton Spalding, (17 November, 1895 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Sydney Spalding, Esq., a wholesale stationer.

Spalding was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 November, 1917.

Spalding was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 November, 1925.

Spalding was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 9 March, 1936.

World War II

Drunkeness, reversion to Retired List, eventual Court Martial for drunkeness.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robert A. Cassidi
Captain of H.M.S. Viceroy
25 Mar, 1925
Succeeded by
Edward L. Berthon
Preceded by
Cyril J. H. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Wolverine
29 Jan, 1927 – c. Mar, 1927[Inference]
Succeeded by
Cyril J. H. Hill
Preceded by
Alexander M. Donovan
Captain of H.M.S. Verity
Feb, 1927[1]
Succeeded by
Stuart A. Buss
Preceded by
Alexander M. Donovan
Captain of H.M.S. Wolsey
c. late Apr, 1927
Succeeded by
Richard J. R. Scott
Preceded by
Alfred C. Collinson
Captain of H.M.S. Westcott
6 Dec, 1928[2] – 26 Jul, 1930
Succeeded by
Arthur D. B. James
Preceded by
Charles G. Stuart
Captain of H.M.S. Woolston
24 May, 1931[3]c. 11 Sep, 1931[Inference]
Succeeded by
Alfred G. Hine

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 279.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 288.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 290.