Charles John Houssemayne Du Boulay
Life & Career
The son of Retired Colonel W. G. Du Boulay, Royal Engineers. His older brother, Ernest also served in the navy.
Du Boulay was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1915.
Du Boulay was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1923.
Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 April, 1931.
Du Boulay was promoted to the rank of Commander on 20 April, 1934.
Du Boulay was appointed to the destroyer Falcon on 29 July, 1914. On 28 October he assumed command of the Falcon when Lieutenant Hubert Osmond Wauton was killed in action. He was relieved on the 31st.
World War II
Hubert O. Wauton
|Captain of H.M.S. Falcon
? – 31 Oct, 1914
Lambert N. B. Morgan
Frederick E. Raw
|Captain of H.M.S. Orestes
13 Sep, 1918 – 14 Dec, 1918
- The Navy List. (October, 1914). p.315.
- Smith. Hard Lying. pp. 63-4.
- The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 316.
- The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 856.