Arthur Bruce Gaskell

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Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Bruce Gaskell, (11 September, 1888 – 15 September, 1927) served in the Royal Navy and the Royal Naval Air Service.

Life & Career

Gaskell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1910.

When the war broke out, Gaskell was appointed to the seaplane carrier H.M.S. Engadine. He remained with her until the end of 1915, being promoted to Squadron Commander on 1 January, 1916.

Gaskell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1918.

He was killed in an accident in a Bristol fighter "H 1632"[?] at 0700 hours on a practice flight from the R.A.F.'s Hinaidi Aerodrome near Baghdad on 15 September, 1927.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
In Command, Gibraltar R.N.A.S. Station
25 Feb, 1916 – 28 Feb, 1917
Succeeded by