Sir Geoffrey Layton
K.C.B., K.C.M.G., D.S.O.

Personal Details
Date of Birth20/04/1884
Place of BirthGlendale, West Derby, Liverpool
Father's Name 
Wife's NameEleanor Gwladys Langley
Date of Marriage17/12/1908
Place of MarriageTennenhallStafforshire
Date Retired 
Date of Death 
Place of Burial 


Rank History
RankDate attainedSource
Naval Cadet15 May 1899ADM 196/49
Midshipman30 September 1900ADM 196/49
Sub-Lieutenant30 November 1903ADM 196/49
Lieutenant30 November 1905ADM 196/49
Lieutenant-Commander30 November 1913ADM 196/49
Commander31 December 1916ADM 196/49
Captain31 December 1922Navy List Aug 1938
Rear-Admiral24 January 1935Navy List Aug 1938
Vice-Admiral22 October 1938Navy List, Apr 1945
Admiral15 September 1942Navy List, Apr 1945