Cecil Ryther Acklom

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Captain Cecil Ryther Acklom, C.B., C.B.E., Royal Navy (31 May, 1872 – 12 June, 1937) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Acclom gained nine months' time on passing out of Britannia in July of 1887.

Acklom was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant dated 14 April, 1893.[1]

Acklom was Assistant Superintendent at the Royal Gun Factory, Woolwich from 1899 to 1910. In accordance with the provisions of the Orders in Council of 22 February, 1870, and 18 October, 1909, he was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, dated 1 June, 1910.[2]

Acklom was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 May, 1912, eventually ro Acting Captain on 21 February, 1917 and finally to Captain on 1 November, 1918.[3]

From 1910 to 1919 he was Superintendent of the Royal Naval Torpedo Factory, Greenock. He was awarded the C.B. in 1910, and appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) on 11 June, 1919.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Assistant Superintendent, Royal Gun Factory, Woolwich
4 Oct, 1899[5] – 3 Sep, 1909[6]
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Superintendent, Royal Naval Torpedo Factory, Greenock
3 Sep, 1909[7] – 5 Mar, 1919[8]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 26393. p. 2292. 18 April, 1893.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 28391. p. 4652. 1 July, 1910.
  3. Acklom Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/238. f. 262.
  4. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 31398. p. 7508. 11 June, 1919.
  5. Acklom Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/238. f. 262.
  6. Acklom Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/238. f. 262.
  7. Acklom Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/238. f. 262.
  8. Acklom Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/238. f. 262.