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==Life & Career==
 
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Wyld was appointed {{LieutRN}} & Commander of the {{UK-TB35|f=t}} on 4 August, 1909.{{NLApr10|p. 399}}
 
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>
  
 
Wyld was appointed in command of the {{UK-Pincher|f=t}} on 20 September, 1912.{{NLJan15|p. 371}}
 
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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 Saumarez 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.  He performed well, however, in the 1913 gunlayers' tests.<ref>Wyld Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47/51.|D7603758}} f. 256.</ref>
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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>
  
 
On 15 November, 1916, Wyld was appointed in command of the {{UK-Nereide|f=t}}.{{NLFeb19|p. 852}}
 
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.
  
 
==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>
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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}}
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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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==World War II==
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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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Revision as of 19:21, 19 December 2016

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. He performed well, however, in the 1913 gunlayers' tests.[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

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

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M. T.B. 35
4 Aug, 1909[12]
Succeeded by
Desmond Maxwell
Preceded by
George H. H. Holden
Captain of H.M.S. Afridi
31 Oct, 1911[13] – late 1912[14]
Succeeded by
Hubert E. Gore-Langton
Preceded by
Vaughan A. E. Hanning-Lee
Captain of H.M.S. Pincher
20 Sep, 1912[15] – mid Nov, 1916[16][17]
Succeeded by
Fred E. Ayers
Preceded by
William D. Irvin
Captain of H.M.S. Nereide
15 Nov, 1916[18]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Desmond Maxwell
Captain of H.M.S. Serene
7 May, 1919[19] – 1 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by
Richard M. Welby
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Spindrift
21 Jun, 1920[20]
Succeeded by
Joseph H. L. Yorke

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. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 399.
  13. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 274.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 272.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396n.
  16. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396n.
  17. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396o.
  18. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 852.
  19. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 906.
  20. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 866.

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