Commander Oliver Fogg-Elliot, OBE MID RN

Commander Oliver Fogg-Elliot, OBE MID RN

Male 1901 - 1978  (77 years)

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  • Name Oliver Fogg-Elliot 
    Prefix Commander 
    Suffix OBE MID RN 
    Born 19 May 1901 
    Gender Male 
    Awards 1914-1920 
    Awarded Victory Medal and British War Medal as Sub-Lt. on "Cormorant". 
    Awards 1927  Wanhsien, Yangtse River, China Find all individuals with events at this location 
    'The announcement of the award of the following honours to officers and men of the Royal Navy and Mercantile Marine in recognition of their services at Wanhsien, Yangtse River, China, on 5th September 1926, and connected events, appeared in the London Gazette of 6th May 1927:-
    "The following officers & men have been mentioned in despatches:-
    Lieut. Oliver Fogg-Elliot, RN, HMS Kiawo."'. 
    Awards 10 Jun 1961 
    Order of the British Empire (OBE, Military Division)
    [From The London Gazette] 
    Died Aug-Sep 1978  Durham south western Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4  Mark Fogg-Elliot
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2013 

    Father Charles Thurstan Fogg-Elliot,   b. 28 Jun 1870,   d. 30 Aug 1955, The Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Cicely Wilkinson,   b. Oct-Dec 1877, Tudhoe, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1932  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1897 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet

    Family Ruth Grace Jeffreys,   b. 21 Sep 1910, Naas, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 2006, Deben district, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married Apr-Jun 1933  Wokingham, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Michael Fogg-Elliot,   b. 26 Jul 1935
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Commander Oliver Fogg-Elliot, MID RN
    Commander Oliver Fogg-Elliot, MID RN
    'Wanhsien Expedition'
    Surviving Naval Officers: Surgeon-Lt. Murray, Lt. Fogg-Elliot "Mantis", Lt. Peterson "Scarab"
    HMS Kiawo (formerly SS Kiawo but requisitioned by the Royal Navy to help deal with the Wanhsien Incident)
    HMS Kiawo (formerly SS Kiawo but requisitioned by the Royal Navy to help deal with the Wanhsien Incident)
    The bridge of HMS Kiawo ready for action
    The bridge of HMS Kiawo ready for action
    Royal Navy boarding party on board HMS Kiawo
    Royal Navy boarding party on board HMS Kiawo
    Capt Williamson, centre front. Party consisted of Cdr Frederick Darley (killed, MID), Lt Alfred Higgins (seriously wounded and died, MID) and 20 men from light cruiser HMS Dispatch, Lt Jack Peterson from HMS Scarab, Sub Lt Christopher Bridge (killed, MID) from HMS Cockchafer, and about 40 PO's and men from HMS Scarab and Mantis. In addition to the three officers, four Able Seaman were also killed.
    Press clipping with summary of the incident
    Press clipping with summary of the incident
    Oliver Fogg-Elliot
    Oliver Fogg-Elliot


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