Geoffrey Saxton White

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Lieutenant-Commander Geoffrey Saxton White, V.C., (2 July, 1886 – 28 January, 1918) was an officer in the Royal Navy killed when his submarine was fired upon in the Dardanelles. He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.

Life & Career

On 30 November, 1911, White was appointed in command of the submarine C 27.[1]

Lieutenant-Commander White was in command of the submarine E 14 at the time of her loss on 28 January, 1918.[2]

See Also


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George F. Cholmley
Captain of H.M.S. C 27
30 Nov, 1911[3]
Succeeded by
Claude C. Dobson
Preceded by
Edward C. Boyle
Captain of H.M.S. E 14
? – 28 Jan, 1918[4]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost


  1. The Navy List (July, 1913) p. 395a.
  2. Naval Operations. Vol. V. pp. 90-1.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 395a.
  4. Naval Operations. Vol. V. pp. 90-1.