Arthur Perfect Meredith Lewes

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Commander (retired) Arthur Perfect Meredith Lewes, D.S.C., R.N. (3 July, 1889 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in London, the son of Colonel H. A. Lewes, Arthur Lewes gained two and a half months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Lewes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1911.

Lewes was awarded the Shadwell Testimonial in 1912 for a survey he created of the Santa Maura Canal (Lefkada) and Port Drepano, Greece.


Lewes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1919.

Lewes was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Commander on 3 July, 1934.

World War II

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles W. Tinson
Naval Assistant to the Hydrographer of the Navy
4 Aug, 1926 – 19 Apr, 1934
Succeeded by
Patrick S. E. Maxwell