Cecil George Chichester

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Captain Cecil George Chichester, D.S.O., R.N., Retired (25 September, 1875 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Gibraltar the son of Major Gene Chichester, Cecil was raised in Barnstaple and gained nine months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Chichester was awarded the Goodenough Medal for 1896.

Chichester was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1897.

Chichester was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1908.[1]

Chichester was appointed in command of the destroyer Hornet on 10 November, 1913.[2]


Chichester was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 1 August, 1922.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Colin K. MacLean
Captain of H.M.S. Hornet
10 Nov, 1913[3] – 7 Feb, 1915
Succeeded by
The Hon. Edward B. S. Bingham
Preceded by
Frederick P. Loder-Symonds
Captain of H.M.S. Forward
8 Feb, 1915[4] – 19 Apr, 1915
Succeeded by
Cecil G. Chichester
Preceded by
Cecil G. Chichester
Captain of H.M.S. Forward
20 May, 1915 – May, 1918
Succeeded by
Arthur E. F. Bedford


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 15.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 332.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 332.
  4. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 393w.