Reginald George Talbot

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Commander (retired) Reginald George Talbot, C.B.E., R.N. (25 January, 1881 – 11 September, 1939) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Ceylon the son of Gustavus Talbot, manager of the Ceylon Tea Company.

Talbot was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1903.

Talbot was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1911.

Tlabot was appointed in command of the old ship Daedalus on 21 January, 1916 with the acting rank of Commander. He remained in this post until 21 May, 1919.

Talbot was placed on the Retired List at his own request upon his relief on 13 December, 1920. He was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 25 January, 1921.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George F. A. Mulock
Captain of H.M.S. Hunter
16 Jan, 1909[1] – 1909
Succeeded by
Cecil R. Nicholl
Preceded by
Cecil R. Nicholl
Captain of H.M.S. Rocket
mid 1909 – 29 Jul, 1909
Succeeded by
Walter G. Rigg
Preceded by
Hugh Seymour
Captain of H.M.S. Electra
29 Jul, 1909[2] – 17 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Nigel K. W. Barttelot
Preceded by
John C. Hodgson
Captain of H.M.S. Cheerful
17 Aug, 1910 – 1910
Succeeded by
Wilfrid W. Hunt


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 328.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 308.