George Bennett Weston Young

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Captain George Bennett Weston Young, D.S.O., R.N. (16 January, 1873 – 11 August, 1941) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Young was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in December, 1894.[1]

Young was promoted to the rank of Commander in June, 1906.[2]

Young was appointed in command of the flotilla leader Swift on 1 August, 1912.[3]

Great War

Young was promoted to the rank of Captain in December, 1915.[4]

Post-War

He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 16 January, 1924.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John S. Dumaresq
Captain of H.M.S. Swift
1 Aug, 1912[6]
Succeeded by
Charles J. Wintour
Preceded by
Herbert MacI. Edwards
Captain of H.M.S. Ariadne
1 Aug, 1914[7]
Succeeded by
Hugh S. Shipway
Preceded by
Ernest Wigram
Captain of H.M.S. Empress of Britain
29 Jan, 1915[8]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Charles W. Trousdale
Captain of H.M.S. Andes
26 May, 1915[9]
Succeeded by
Cyril T. Hewlett-Cooper

Footnotes

  1. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  2. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 380.
  4. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  5. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 380.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401k.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401jjj.

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