Samuel Montagu Agnew

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Captain (retired) Samuel Montagu Agnew, O.B.E., R.N. (22 February, 1867 – 22 April, 1929) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Essex Lodge, Norwood, the son of Captain J. Agnew, R.N..

Agnew was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in October, 1890.

Agnew was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 2 January, 1911.

Agnew was appointed to Pembroke Barracks on 1 August 1914. He suffered some stomach ailments during the war but stayed at his appointment, earning an O.B.E. in June, 1918.

Agnew reverted to the Retired List on 16 September, 1919 and on 7 October was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired), dated 11 November, 1918.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William H. F. Taylor
Captain of H.M. T.B. 22
6 May, 1892 – 24 Jul, 1892
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Herbert Powley
Captain of H.M.S. Martin
4 Sep, 1899 – 27 Sep, 1902
Succeeded by
Albert C. Scott
Preceded by
Harold G. Grenfell
Captain of H.M.S. Grasshopper
13 Jan, 1903[1] – 5 Jan, 1904
Succeeded by
Randal M. Lambert


  1. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 264.