Paul Bush (Royal Navy officer)
|Sir Paul Bush|
|Born||21 September 1855
|Died||15 March 1930 (aged 74)|
|Years of service||1859–1916|
|Commands held||HMS St George
Cape of Good Hope Station
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Member of the Royal Victorian Order
Bush joined the Royal Navy in 1859. Promoted to Lieutenant in 1877, he served at the Battle of Tokar in February 1884 during the Mahdist War and received the Order of Osminieh (Fourth Class). Promoted to Captain in 1897, Bush was given a command of the protected cruiser HMS St George on 26 February 1901. In May the following year, he was appointed in command of the armored cruiser HMS Sutlej on her first commission, for the Channel Squadron. He was appointed Commander-in-Chief, Cape of Good Hope Station in 1910 and retired in 1916.
In 1900 he married Rachel Adela Bond.
- Naval Command Evening Post, 19 October 1910
- "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36384). London. 21 February 1901. p. 10.
- 1901 Census - Royal Navy Ships Archived 10 October 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36761). London. 7 May 1902. p. 10.
- Royal Navy Flag Officers 1904-1945
Sir George Egerton
|Commander-in-Chief, Cape of Good Hope Station
Sir Herbert King-Hall