|Sir Bertram Thesiger|
|Born||14 January 1875|
|Died||12 May 1966 (aged 91)|
|Years of service||1887–1944|
|Commands held||HMS Inconstant
East Indies Station
|Battles/wars||World War I
World War II
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Thesiger joined the Royal Navy in 1887. He served in World War I as Commanding Officer of HMS Inconstant at the Battle of Jutland. He became Admiral Superintendent Portsmouth Dockyard in 1925 and Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station in 1927; he retired in 1932.
He was recalled during World War II to be Convoy Commodore, with the rank of Commodore, 2nd class Royal Naval Reserve from 1940 to 1942 and then to be Flag Officer in charge at Falmouth from 1942 to 1944.
In 1921 he married Violet Brodrick Cloete (née Henley).
|Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station
Sir Eric Fullerton