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Royal Naval Writers’ Association

Formed in 1887 - The Oldest Military Association

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RNWA Presidents

Royal Naval Writers’ Association HQ

Portsmouth Presidents

(It is recognised that there were other Presidents of other locations)

* Note: The current President, Colin Hughes, is in the history of the RNWA the longest consecutive serving President.

1887 – W C Gunn 
1888 – F Ballantyne1936 FA Sweeney
1889 – H T Derry1936 JH Pollard
1890 – J A Sheeny1937 TG Johnson
1891-1893 – E C Payne1938-1940 C Brownjohn
1894-1898 – H Pointing1941-1943 JE Bird
1899-1902 – E L A Munn1944-1946 AF Brown
1903 – T Trowern1947-1949 JE Bird
1904 – B F Burden1950 LG Jenner
1904 – H Collier1951-1955 JV Watson
1905 – A S Part1956 AJ Sansom
1906-1907 – L M Poe1957-1959 PD Brannen
1908-1910 – A W Creal1960-1962 IW Baker
1911-1912 – Lloyd-Evans1963-1964 P North
1913 – E J Heal1965-1966 RA Muir
1914-1916 – A G Webley1967-1969 IW Baker
1917-1918 – D Thompson1970-1972 RC Morse
1910 – 1922 – J E Lane1973 BE Haynes
1923-1924- D Thompson1974 NA Davies
1925-1926 – S E Massey1975 DJ Turner
1927 – R Thompson1976-1977 DL Stevenson
1928 – W O Martin1978-1979 TJ Crowe
1929 – A Tibbel1980-1990 B Emmence
1930 – J Kinnear1990-1991 R Carter
1931 – F G Panhurst1992 R Muir
1932 – S Bates1993 G Kershaw
1933- M H Boone1993-1996 B Emmence
1934 – W F Fuller1996-2000 J Stych
1935 RV Leonard2001- Current CE Hughes
  

In the RNWA’s 127 year history (1887-2014) there have been 57 occasions when a President has resided in this role. 3 persons have held the position twice therefore making 54 members having had the honour and privilege of being RNWA President.

 

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