Walter Egerton Woodward

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Captain Walter Egerton Woodward, D.S.O., R.N. (10 August, 1874 – 18 February, 1935) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Captain (eventually, Vice-Admiral) Robert Woodward, C.B., R.N..

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1895.

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1907.

Woodward was appointed to the pre-dreadnought Exmouth on 17 December, 1912,[1] and remained in her until being lent to Medea on 9 April, 1913.

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1916.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil F. Lambert
Captain of H.M.S. Chamois
5 Sep, 1901[2] – 31 Oct, 1901
Succeeded by
Percy W. Pontifex
Preceded by
George M. Keane
Captain of H.M.S. Medea
9 Apr, 1913 – 22 Apr, 1913
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Harold Escombe
Captain of H.M.S. Ocean
1 Jul, 1913 – 14 Apr, 1914
Succeeded by
Arthur B. Hughes
Preceded by
Robert W. Glennie
Captain of H.M.S. Marmora
3 Sep, 1916[3] – 25 Jul, 1918[4]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Harry H. Smyth
Captain of H.M.S. Princess Margaret
9 Nov, 1919 – 20 Jan, 1920
Succeeded by
Robert A. Hornell

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 311.
  2. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Friday, 6 September 1901. (36553), p. 8.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 401q.
  4. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 137.