Herbert Reginald Norbury

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Captain Herbert Reginald Norbury, C.B., Royal Navy (21 May, 1876 – 15 March, 1967) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

He was promoted to Captain in the New Year of 1914.

He was appointed in command of Talbot on 1 August, 1914.[1]

He retired from the Service in 1923.

Norbury died on 15 March, 1967, at 88 Albion Gate, London.[2] His wife, Violet, had died on the 10th, being buried on the 15th.[3]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Philip H. Trimmer
Captain of H.M.S. Talbot
1 Aug, 1914[4] – 26 Jan, 1915[5]
Succeeded by
Fawcet Wray
Preceded by
Basil E. Reinold
Assistant Director of Naval Ordnance
3 Mar, 1915 – 16 May, 1917
Succeeded by
Joseph C. W. Henley
Preceded by
Barrington H. Chevallier
Superintendent of Ordnance Stores
after Dec, 1918[6]
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 383a.
  2. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Thursday, 16 March, 1967. Issue 56891, col A, p. 26.
  3. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Saturday, 11 March, 1967. Issue 56887, col A, p. 20.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 383a.
  5. Date taken from his successor. Wray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 400.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 1820f.