Charles Edward Collins
Life & Career
Collins was promoted to the rank of Signal Boatswain on 9 May, 1890.
He was made Chief Signal Bosun on 26 June, 1902.
Collins was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 January, 1905.
Collins was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 January, 1913.
Barrie Kent believes that Collins was made Captain of the Signal School in 1915. I presume this was a temporary appointment.
Collins was placed on the Retired List on 1 August, 1919. For some reason, this was antedated to some time in February, 1918.
Frederick L. Field
|Captain of Portsmouth Signal School
5 Oct, 1915
John D. Allen