His birth date was given as 3 September, 1855 before being altered by reference to Constabulary [?] Papers. Perhaps he misrepresented his age to join the service early.
Life & Career
Duffett was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 4 January, 1884.
Duffett was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 1 April, 1903.
Duffett was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1908.
Retired due to age on 3 September, 1910.
Duffett was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired) on 1 April, 1916.
Duffett died of heart disease and bronchitis.
Rudolf M. Burmester
|Captain of H.M.S. Hunter
30 Apr, 1903 – 2 Jan, 1905
Gerard C. Pigou
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 115
3 Jan, 1905 – 13 Nov, 1905
- The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 328.
- The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 400. "March" given here.