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Admiral Sir Compton Edward Domvile,
G.C.B., G.C.V.O. (1842-1924)

print: Admiral Sir Compton Edward Domvile G.C.B., G.C.V.O. (1842-1924)

published in 'Who Was Who, 1916-1928'

DOMVILE, Sir Compton Edward, G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath), created 1904; K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath), created 1898; G.C.V.O. (Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order) 1903; born Worcestershire, 10 October 1842; second son of late Henry Barry Domvile; married 1876, Isabella, daughter of Captain Edmund Peel, late 85th Regiment; two sons, three daughters; Educated: Royal Academy, Gosport. Entered Navy, 1856; appointed to Royal yacht, 1862; Lieutenant 1862; promoted Commander for service against pirates, 1868; Captain, 1876; Captain of the "Dido," 1879-88; West Africa and Cape during the Boer War; Acting Commodore, Jamaica, 1882; Captain of "Temeraire," 1884-86; Captain H.M.S. "Excellent" - Gunnery School, Portsmouth, 1886-90; Ordnance Committee, 1890-91; Director of Naval Ordnance, 1891-94; second in command Mediterranean, 1894-96; Admiral 1902; Admiral Superintendent of Naval Reserves, 1897-1902; Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean Station, 1902-05. Address: 7 San Remo, Hove, Sussex. (Died 19 Nov. 1924.)


The print above was published in Vanity Fair magazine of London on 10 October 1906. The signature on the print, 'Spy', was the pseudonym of Sir Leslie Ward (1851-1922).

photograph: Admiral Sir Compton Domvile and Officers of HMS Bulwark, 1902

Admiral Sir Compton Domvile
and Officers of HMS Bulwark, 1902

Back row: Ferraro, Gorges, Angus, Carpenter-Porter, Coleman, Ahern
Third row: Jenkins, Kennedy, Howard, Franklin, Grieve, Croker, Innes, Moss, Pearson, the Honorable Bingham, Southard
Second row: Bramble, Crowley, Francis, Hamilton (Captain), Admiral Sir Compton Domvile, Philpotts, Piele, Frost, Krabbe
Front row: Foote, Gill, Darke, Maconochie, Heath, Lobb, Mock

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Admiral Sir Compton Edward Domvile G.C.B., G.C.V.O. (1842-1924)