Geoffrey Nigel Oliver

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Admiral Geoffrey Nigel Oliver, G.B.E., K.C.B., D.S.O.** (22 January, 1898 – 26 May, 1980) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Oliver was a special entry to the September, 1915 intake term at Royal Naval College, Osborne.

Awarded the Goodenough Medal and the Commander Egerton Prize.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald M. B. Langley
Captain of H.M.S. Diana
Nov, 1934 – Dec, 1934
Succeeded by
William H. Selby
Preceded by
Ian R. H. Black
Captain of H.M.S. Veteran
Dec, 1934[1] – Jun, 1936
Succeeded by
John E. Broome
Preceded by
Eric J. P. Brind
President of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich
1948 – 1950
Succeeded by
Harold R. G. Kinahan
Preceded by
Charles H. L. Woodhouse
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies
1950 – 1952
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Sir Cyril E. Douglas-Pennant
Commander-in-Chief at the Nore
15 May, 1953 – 1955
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 285.