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Revision as of 14:22, 31 July 2012

Vice-Admiral William John Standly Alderson, C.B., Royal Navy, Retired (10 June, 1867 – 30 May, 1946) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

William John Standly Alderson was born at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds, on 10 June, 1867,[1] the second son of Edward Samuel and Caroline Alderson.[2]

He was appointed command of Dreadnought on 10 June, 1914.[3]

Alderson died at Ovingham House, Cardigan on 30 May, 1946, aged seventy-eight.[4]

Footnotes

  1. Service Record. ADM 196/42. f. 455.
  2. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Saturday, 1 June, 1946. Issue 50467, col A, pg. 1.
  3. John Roberts. The Battleship Dreadnought. p. 21.
  4. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Saturday, 1 June, 1946. Issue 50467, col A, pg. 1.

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments