Arthur Ronald Farquhar

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Captain (retired) Arthur Ronald Farquhar, D.S.C. (20 April, 1888 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Farquhar was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1910.[1]

In 1914 Farquhar was awarded the Royal Humane Society Bronze Medal for saving an A.B. at sea on 1 January, 1914.[2]

Farquhar was mentioned for his services in the bombardment of the aerodrome at Prosecco (near Trieste) on 29 May, 1917.[3]

Farquhar was appointed in command of the destroyer Trinidad on 10 August, 1918.[4]

Farquhar was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1918.[5]

Post-War

Farquhar was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1924.[6]

Farquhar was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 21 April, 1934.[7]

World War II

In August, 1939, Farquhar was appointed Senior Officer, Second Minesweeping Flotilla.

In October, 1941, he was appointed in command of H.M.S. Watchful, which I cannot identify further.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles G. Stuart
Captain of H.M.S. Mischief
25 May, 1918[8] – 10 Aug, 1918[9]
Succeeded by
John E. Phayre
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Trinidad
10 Aug, 1918[10][11] – 25 Jun, 1919[12]
Succeeded by
Arthur R. Farquhar
Preceded by
James R. C. Cavendish
Captain of H.M.S. Trojan
25 Jun, 1919[13] – 7 Jul, 1919[14]
Succeeded by
Ernald G. H. Master
Preceded by
Arthur R. Farquhar
Captain of H.M.S. Trinidad
7 Jul, 1919[15] – 14 Sep, 1919[16]
Succeeded by
Lionel G. Foote
Preceded by
Hugh P. Cotton
Captain of H.M.S. Dahlia
8 May, 1931[17][18] – Feb, 1932[19]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Robert A. Startin
Captain of H.M.S. Penzance
Feb, 1932[20][21] – Apr, 1933[22]
Succeeded by
Robert H. Bevan
Preceded by
Nelson Clover
Captain of H.M.S. Caledon
10 Jul, 1933[23] – 24 Oct, 1933[24]
Succeeded by
Cecil N. Reyne

Footnotes

  1. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  2. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  3. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 921a.
  5. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  6. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  7. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  8. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  9. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  10. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 921a.
  12. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  13. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  14. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  15. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  16. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 229.
  18. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 261.
  20. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 261.
  22. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  23. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  24. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.