Roger Leigh Wiles

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Captain (retired) Roger Leigh Wiles (3 August, 1886 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wiles was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1907.

Wiles was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 065 on 1 August, 1909.[1]

On 28 May, 1914, Lieutenant Wiles was appointed to command the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 036, but was to be borne in Triumph.[2]

Wiles was appointed in command of the destroyer Whiting on 11 August, 1914.[3]

Wiles was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1914.

Post-War

Wiles was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1919.

Wiles was placed on the Retired List at his own request with with the rank of Captain on 29 June, 1933.

World War II

In 1940, Wiles was mentioned in despatches for good service "over a period."

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Geoffrey E. Ridgeway
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 065
Captain of H.M. T.B. 065
1 Aug, 1909[4] – 21 Nov, 1910
Succeeded by
James R. M. M. Crichton
Preceded by
Arthur M. Longmore
Captain of H.M. T.B. 111
21 Nov, 1910[5] – 19 Aug, 1911
Succeeded by
Henry P. Boxer
Preceded by
Thomas H. G. Barton
Captain of H.M. T.B. 036
28 May, 1914[6] – 11 Aug, 1914
Succeeded by
T. S. M. Pooley
Preceded by
Ralph Neville
Captain of H.M.S. Whiting
11 Aug, 1914[7] – 4 Oct, 1915[8][9]
Succeeded by
Robert McMurray
Preceded by
Tom S. V. Phillips
Captain of H.M.S. Verbena
2 May, 1925[10] – 30 Nov, 1926
Succeeded by
Lancelot G. Ingham
Preceded by
John A. Scott
Captain of H.M.S. Cormorant
27 Mar, 1930[11] – 29 Jun, 1933
Succeeded by
Ivan W. Whitehorn

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 399.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 386a.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 397.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 399.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 400.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 386a.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399i.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399i.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 399i.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 279a.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 225.