John Wilfred Scott

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Commander (retired) John Wilfred Scott, D.S.O. (9 November, 1881 – 8 August, 1926) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Son of Reverend A. J. Scott.

Scott was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1903.

Scott was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1911.

From the outbreak of the war through the end of 1915, Scott was first and gunnery officer in Implacable.

After a brief time in command of Test, he was appointed to Cochrane, in which he finished out the war.

Scott was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1918.[Fact Check]

Chronic dysentery 1922.

Placed on the Retired List as medically unfit on 26 March, 1924.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ian C. S. Hilton
Captain of H.M.S. Ness
3 May, 1916[1] – 3 Jul, 1916[2]
Succeeded by
Adrian St. V. Keyes
Preceded by
Edmund A. T. de P. de la Poer
Captain of H.M.S. Chrysanthemum
15 Oct, 1920[3]
Succeeded by
Frederic G. Schurr

Footnotes

  1. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/171. f. 171.
  2. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/171. f. 171.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 745.