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'''Herbert William Wyld''', D.S.O., ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRN}} '''Herbert William Wyld''', D.S.O., R.N., Retired (4 June, 1882 – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Wyld was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 31 December, 1903.  In January 1904, Captain Paget would note that Wyld had demonstrated great aptitude in navigation.<ref>Wyld Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47/51.|D7603758}} f. 256.</ref>
  
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Wyld was appointed {{LieutRN}} & Commander of the {{UK-TB35|f=t}} on 4 August, 1909.{{NLApr10|p. 399}}
  
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Wyld was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 31 December, 1911.<ref>Wyld Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47/51.|D7603758}} f. 256.</ref>
  
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Wyld was appointed in command of the {{UK-Pincher|f=t}} on 20 September, 1912.{{NLJan15|p. 371}}
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Wyld was appointed {{LieutRN}} & Commander of the {{UK-TB35|f=t}} on 4 August, 1909.<ref>''The Navy List''. (April, 1910). p. 399.</ref>
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Wyld was appointed in command of the {{UK-Pincher|f=t}} on 20 September, 1912.<ref>''The Navy List'' (January, 1915)p. 371.</ref>
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Wyld was admitted to Queensferry Hospital on 26 January, 1913 for a fractured rib on his left side.  He was found fit on 10 February.  Captain (D), {{UK-DF|3}} [[Ernest Sausmarez Carey|Carey]] evaluated him that month as having a poor physique and lacking force of character.  On 6 May, 1913 he was tried by Court Martial for stranding {{UK-Pincher}}.  Default was proved and Wyld received a reprimand.  Though his ship performed well in the 1913 gunlayers' tests, the new Captain (D) 3 D.F. [[Cecil Henry Fox|Fox]] also recorded that he felt Wyld lacked power of command.<ref>Wyld Service Record{{TNA|ADM 196/47/51.|D7603758}} f. 256.</ref>
  
On 15 November, 1916, Wyld was appointed in command of the {{UK-Nereide|f=t}}.{{SMNLFeb19|p. 852}}
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On 11 April, 1915, he was commended for his zealous and efficient manner in which he had carried out transport escort duties since December, 1914.  He grounded {{UK-Pincher}} a second time during 1915 and received a lighter admonition from the Admiralty.<ref>Wyld Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47/51.|D7603758}} f. 256.</ref>
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On 15 November, 1916, Wyld was appointed in command of the {{UK-Nereide|f=t}}.{{NLFeb19|p. 852}}
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On 1 June 1917, Wyld was given fourteen days leave in England while {{UK-Nereide}} was refitting.  He would be re-appointed in command when she re-commissioned in July 1918 and serve through the end of the war.
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==Post-war==
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On 10 April, 1919, Wyld left ''Nereide'' upon her reducing to reserve.  On 7 May he would be appointed to command {{UK-Serene}} and for charge of a group of T.B.Ds..  He was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1919.<ref>Wyld Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47/51.|D7603758}} f. 256.</ref>
  
 
He was appointed in command of the {{UK-Spindrift|f=t}} on 21 June, 1920.{{NLDec20|p. 866}}
 
He was appointed in command of the {{UK-Spindrift|f=t}} on 21 June, 1920.{{NLDec20|p. 866}}
  
==See Also==
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Wyld was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 November, 1922.<ref>Wyld Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47/51.|D7603758}} f. 256.</ref>
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==Bibliography==
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==World War II==
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In August 1939, Wyld was appointed to the Contraband Control Service in Gibraltar.
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==Service Records==
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On 1 December, 1941, he was appointed in command of {{UK-Sandhurst}}, vice [[Gerald William Hoare-Smith|Hoare-Smith]].
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Wyld was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 3 September, 1945.<ref>Wyld Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47/51.|D7603758}} f. 256.</ref>
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* [http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_q=ADM+Herbert+William+Wyld Service Records]
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Latest revision as of 20:29, 15 May 2018

Captain Herbert William Wyld, D.S.O., R.N., Retired (4 June, 1882 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wyld was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1903. In January 1904, Captain Paget would note that Wyld had demonstrated great aptitude in navigation.[1]

Wyld was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 35 on 4 August, 1909.[2]

Wyld was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1911.[3]

Wyld was appointed in command of the destroyer Pincher on 20 September, 1912.[4]

Wyld was admitted to Queensferry Hospital on 26 January, 1913 for a fractured rib on his left side. He was found fit on 10 February. Captain (D), Third Destroyer Flotilla Carey evaluated him that month as having a poor physique and lacking force of character. On 6 May, 1913 he was tried by Court Martial for stranding Pincher. Default was proved and Wyld received a reprimand. Though his ship performed well in the 1913 gunlayers' tests, the new Captain (D) 3 D.F. Fox also recorded that he felt Wyld lacked power of command.[5]

On 11 April, 1915, he was commended for his zealous and efficient manner in which he had carried out transport escort duties since December, 1914. He grounded Pincher a second time during 1915 and received a lighter admonition from the Admiralty.[6]

On 15 November, 1916, Wyld was appointed in command of the destroyer Nereide.[7]

On 1 June 1917, Wyld was given fourteen days leave in England while Nereide was refitting. He would be re-appointed in command when she re-commissioned in July 1918 and serve through the end of the war.

Post-war

On 10 April, 1919, Wyld left Nereide upon her reducing to reserve. On 7 May he would be appointed to command Serene and for charge of a group of T.B.Ds.. He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1919.[8]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Spindrift on 21 June, 1920.[9]

Wyld was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 November, 1922.[10]

World War II

In August 1939, Wyld was appointed to the Contraband Control Service in Gibraltar.

On 1 December, 1941, he was appointed in command of Sandhurst, vice Hoare-Smith.

Wyld was promoted to the rank of Captain on 3 September, 1945.[11]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Captain of H.M. T.B. 35
4 Aug, 1909[12][13] – 16 Feb, 1911[14]
Succeeded by
Spencer F. Russell
Preceded by
Charles W. J. Howard
Captain of H.M.S. Nith
14 Feb, 1911[15][16] – 31 Oct, 1911[17]
Succeeded by
Owen T. H. Phillips
Preceded by
Charles G. Robinson
Captain of H.M.S. Afridi
31 Oct, 1911[18][19] – Sep, 1912[20]
Succeeded by
Hubert E. Gore-Langton
Preceded by
Vaughan A. E. Hanning-Lee
Captain of H.M.S. Pincher
20 Sep, 1912[21] – 15 Nov, 1916[22]
Succeeded by
Fred E. Ayers
Preceded by
William D. Irvin
Captain of H.M.S. Nereide
15 Nov, 1916[23][24] – 10 Apr, 1919[25]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Desmond Maxwell
Captain of H.M.S. Serene
7 May, 1919[26][27] – 1 Oct, 1919[28]
Succeeded by
Richard M. Welby
Preceded by
Walter F. Smithwick
Captain of H.M.S. Scythe
9 Feb, 1920[29] – 21 Jun, 1920[30]
Succeeded by
Alban Knubley
Preceded by
Ralph Neville
Captain of H.M.S. Spindrift
21 Jun, 1920[31][32] – 9 Feb, 1922[33]
Succeeded by
Joseph H. L. Yorke
Preceded by
Gerald W. Hoare-Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Sandhurst
1 Dec, 1941[34] – 1945[35]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 399.
  3. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 371.
  5. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  6. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 852.
  8. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 866.
  10. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  11. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  12. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 399.
  14. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  15. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 350.
  17. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  18. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  19. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 274.
  20. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  21. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396n.
  22. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  23. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  24. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 852.
  25. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  26. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  27. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 906.
  28. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  29. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  30. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  31. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  32. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 866.
  33. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  34. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  35. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.