Harold de Gallye Lamotte

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Commander (retired) Harold de Gallye Lamotte, D.S.O., R.N. (2 December, 1882 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Kingston on Thames, the son of William de Gallye Lamotte, a civil servant in the Treasury Department.

Lamotte was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 January, 1905.

Lamotte was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 January, 1913.


Retired at his own request on 29 September, 1920.

Lamotte was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 2 December, 1922.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Julian M. Ogilvie
Captain of H.M. T.B. 45
14 Jul, 1904
Succeeded by
Sydney K. Mason
Preceded by
Oswald T. Hodgson
Captain of H.M.S. Seagull
17 Dec, 1914[1] – 22 May, 1917
Succeeded by
Robert C. Warden
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Muskerry
Jun, 1917[2] – 1 Mar, 1918
Succeeded by
Morris L. Vernon
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Craigie
26 Jul, 1918[3] – 23 Nov, 1919
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 397w.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 395u.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 768.